[CQ-Contest] Future of Paper Certificates

Rudy Bakalov r_bakalov at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 30 14:43:36 EDT 2015

CQ Magazine is utterly mismanaged. It has failed to recognize and embrace the impact of the Internet and user created content.  It is not a viable business, with or without printed certificates, unless they change.

There are many changes they CAN make.

Rudy N2WQ

Sent using a tiny keyboard.  Please excuse brevity, typos, or inappropriate autocorrect.

> On Aug 30, 2015, at 11:22 AM, Jim Brown <k9yc at audiosystemsgroup.com> wrote:
>> On Sat,8/29/2015 5:15 PM, Rudy Bakalov via CQ-Contest wrote:
>> One thing that I genuinely don't understand is what exactly is CQ Magazine's sponsorship? If they have a problem with mailing the certificates then what's left?
> Simple. The magazine and newspaper business has been in trouble since the rise of the internet. CQ is on the edge financially. It's not what they WANT to do, it's what they CAN do.
> 73, Jim K9YC
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