[CQ-Contest] July/August CQ Contest arrives

K4tmc at aol.com K4tmc at aol.com
Mon Jun 19 11:52:57 EDT 2000

This arrived Friday, but just have not had time to post; went to bed early Friday night to rest-up for Saturday’s fishing trip (the fish were still asleep!), got back late Sat. evening, and Sunday was busy with Father’s Day activities.

Front cover photo of the WRTC-2000 organizing committee members and the Slovenia  WRTC2000 postage stamp, and a related feature article inside.

Feature Articles:
WRTC-2000, The callsigns, awards, referees, and more
The 2000 CQ Contest Hall of Fame, nomination guidelines and winners
Hook’em Horns, A brief history of contesting at the University of Texas

Regular Departments:
The Band Edge (editorial) – Field Day
Operating Techniques – Hearing Damage
Up The Tower – Siting the Tower and Guy Anchors
In The Beginning – The World Wide Young Contesters Club
Continental Countdown – Europe’s Youngest Contest Op at DN1MA, 99 Autumn CW EU Sprint Results, ZX5J in the CQWW WPX SSB 2000
Antennas for Contesting – Interference Reduction Tips
A Conversation With – EI6FR, Declan Craig
Monthly Collectible – Amateur Bands in China (CRSA)
VHF Contest Forum – The New CQWW VHF Contest
YL Contesting – What Would You Do?

Full-page, inside back cover, ad for the new KT36XA from M2 Antenna Systems.

73 and good reading,
Henry Pollock – K4TMC
Raleigh, NC (heading to the airport for Rochester, NY this week)

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