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[AMPS] good news, Ham Radio Magazine... now on CD Rom

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Subject: [AMPS] good news, Ham Radio Magazine... now on CD Rom
From: (Robin E. Midgett)
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2001 11:33:42 -0500
There is a very nice online index for HR magazine at

At 08:48 7/7/01 +0100, Ian White, G3SEK wrote:

>John Tait wrote:
> >
> >
> >> >HR was the best thing going and still holds it own
> >> >in archive format.
> >> >-
> >> >It's a shame HR was bought out and absorbed
> >> >by the CQ Mag Group.  My CD Roms are now on
> >> >order...
> >
> >
> >      I just received mine in the post....HALLELUJAH!!!
> >The best $150 I ever spent.....
> >
> >     Congratulations to whoever got this VALUABLE
> >resource back in the public arena......THANKS!!
> >
>AIUI, CQ Publications had been developing this compilation CD through
>its 'Comms Quarterly' magazine, which was supposed to be a successor to
>'HR'. The project was at the review stage when the mag folded, and was
>bought by ARRL and merged into 'QEX'.
>It's very good that the project has been revived and brought to market.
>John, please can you give us a bit more information on the method of
>presentation (PDF?) and also the indexing and searching capabilities?
>Presumably they are scanned graphics images of the pages, so it wouldn't
>be possible to search for individual words or phrases within the text.
>However, 'HR' always had good annual and cumulative indexes, classified
>by subject. If they have made the index entries into fully searchable
>text with hyperlinks, it should be quite easy to find any article. Can
>you confirm/correct these speculations please, John?
>73 from Ian G3SEK          Editor, 'The VHF/UHF DX Book'
>                           'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)
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Robin E. Midgett KB4IDC
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