[CQ-Contest] March QST arrives

K4tmc at aol.com K4tmc at aol.com
Wed Feb 23 20:45:45 EST 2000

Front cover photo of a new tuna tin QRP rig, the Tuna Tin 2, with the
old May 76 issue of QST in the background which had the original Tuna
Tin rig (wonder what happened to that cat).

Contest related items: 
Short Takes column - Leatherman Pocket Survival
Tool (every contester needs one of these; Don’t start a contest
without one!; saves a lot of time fumbling around for the tool box)
and the MFJ-493 Super Menu Driven Memory Keyer Product Review -
Elecraft K2 HF Transceiver Kit Results - 99 ARRL September VHF QSO
Party; 99 IARU HF World Championship; 99 ARRL 10 GHz and Up Cumulative
Contest; and Revised 99 June VHF QSO Party Rover Scores

Other interesting items:
The Tuna Tin 2 - Today (cover story)
A Simple Meter Tester
A Simple 10-Meter QRP Transmitter
Local Ham Stores and the Global Economy
The NB6M QRP Paddles
How’s DX? column - Clipperton Island

A two-page spread on the new Icom IC-756PRO with lots of information; and the 
1000 owners get a free clock.  And AES is closing-out the old IC-756 units at 

That’s all....

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

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