[CQ-Contest] April CQ arrives

K4tmc at aol.com K4tmc at aol.com
Thu Mar 23 15:48:21 EST 2000

Another successful trip to the PO box this morning; got the latest issue of CQ.

Front cover photo of W0DRT and his granddaughter, K0GAL (great call!) in her shack (you can tell by the curtains).  And, (drum-roll please) there is a 1/3 page write-up inside!  Thank you CQ staff.

Contest related items:
CQ Reviews - The Five Band HEX Beam (Traffie Technology HX-5B)
Contesting column - Sweating the Details as a Multi-Op
Propagation column - Sunspot Cycle 23 Progress

Other interesting items:
Zero Bias (editorial) - Dairy Farms, Antenna Farms, and the 14th Amendment
CQ Market Survey - High-Frequency Transceivers
Amateur Radio and Aurora Research
At Issue - ARRL vs. Kenwood Sky Command
The 2000 CQ National Foxhunting Weekend
Electronic Sniffers For Amateur Radio Equipment (for checking those "non-smoking-user" rigs) :-)
CQ Review - Transtronics SK205 SW Receiver Kit
"Real Hams" Don’t Upgrade, They DOWNgrade! :-)
Washington Readout column - Question Pool Committee Releases New Amateur Exams!
Math’s Notes column - A 1KW Optical Transmitter :-)
World of Ideas column - Keys and CW: Timeless Treats, Part II
QRP column - A Hands-On Guide to QRP Success
DX column - Activities Around the World
and more......

73 and good luck during the CQ WPX SSB,
Henry Pollock - K4TMC
Raleigh, NC

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