[CQ-Contest] Jan 2000 QST arrives

Henry A Pollock k4tmc at juno.com
Mon Dec 13 22:54:01 EST 1999

Front cover photo of a collage of QST front covers from 1915 to 1990 with
the caption -
"Amateur Radio: 100 Years of Discovery."

Contest related items:
The 14th Annual School Club Roundup (2000)
Product Review - QST Compares Switching Power Supplies (Astron SS-30M,
PS-85, Kenwood PS-40, MFJ-4225MV, Samlec SEC 1223, and Yaesu FP-1023
World Above 50 MHz column - Using 1/2-Inch 75 Ohm CATV Hardline
Contest Corral column - results corrections to 98 10 Meter, 99
International Phone &
CW, and 99 FD
Results - 99 June VHF QSO Party, and 99 ARRL UHF Contest

Other interesting items:
Amateur Radio: 100 Years of Discovery
The 1999 Solar Eclipse and Amateur Radio
Hot-Wiring the Kenwood TS-690S and TS-450S (mods for transverters and
receive antennas)
Short Takes (review) - Palomar Engineers VLF Converter; and RadioCom 4.0 
A Compact Two-Element 2-Meter Beam (a vertically polarized Moxon design)
Product Review - Icom IC-R75 Communication Receiver
How's DX? - Pitcairn Islands
Old Radio (new column about old radios)
Radios To Go (new column about mobile rigs)
QRP Power (new column about low power communications)

Two-page ad from Ten-Tec showing their HF equipment with prices.
ARRL has 1/3 page ad for the book "Stealth Amateur Radio", about hidden
stations and
invisible antennas.
M2 Antenna Systems has ad indicating that they will support KLM customers
and provide a new Tribander Series like the KT-34s.

Thanks to everyone for the contacts during the 10 Meter Contest!

73 and good reading,
Henry Pollock - K4TMC
Raleigh, NC
k4tmc at juno.com

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