[CQ-Contest] May 99 QST arrives

henrypol2 at juno.com henrypol2 at juno.com
Tue Apr 13 14:00:33 EDT 1999

A stop by the PO box this morning resulted in the latest issue of QST.

Front cover photo of a EME array at LA1K, with a related article inside.

Contest related items:
Thanks for the Memories - Why Logging is Important!
Product Review - Kenwood TS-570S(G) Transceiver
How’s DX column - E4, Palestine
How to Make 1,000,000 Points in the 99 FQP (OK, just kidding... But don’t
forget it! Right, Jim?) 
Results - 98 ARRL 160 Meter Contest
Results - 98 ARRL International EME Competition (cover story)
Rules - 99 June VHF QSO Party and Field Day

Other interesting items:
Amateur Radio Direction Finding - 98 IARU World Championships
PSK31 - Has RTTY’s Replacement Arrived?
The MFJ-9420D (D=Deluxe) (modification article)
Surface Mount Technology - You Can Work With It!, Part 2
Product Review - Yaesu VX-5R Tri-band HT, and Icom IC-Q7A dual-band HT
Op-Ed - The Public’s Perception of the Safety of Radio Waves

Icom has a new HF receiver, the IC-R75
Elecraft has a 10 watt HF transceiver, model K2, in kit (!) form for $549

M2 Antennas has new HF DX Series yagis
HAL Communications has ad for their new DXP38 HF-Modem with the caption
"Next Contest Work the Weak Ones"
ARRL has new book - Wire Antenna Classics

73 and good reading,
Henry Pollock - K4TMC
Raleigh, NC

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