[CQ-Contest] Magazine archives

Rob Van Geen rvangeen at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 06:53:00 EDT 2022

archive.org is also a wonderful resource.. Callbooks, 73 Magazine, Ham
Radio Magazine, QST, etc..

Have fun trying to figure out how search works - just gotta keep playing
with it

- Rob NH6V

On Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM James Cain <jamesdavidcain at gmail.com>

> Kevin: Thank you! I have worldradiohistory.com bookmarked and have used
> it.
> In fact, in one very important way it's much better than the ARRL archives;
> worldradiohistory has complete issues, every page, cover-to-cover. You can
> load and then read an entire issue like that. And the WRH page scans are a
> lot cleaner in most cases. Thanks for reminding me of this resource.
> The ARRL QST archives do provide a search function that can work if you
> have a fair idea of what you are looking for (e.g. a word or words that
> appear in the article title).
> CQ magazine archives are available, too, for a subscription, at CQ Magazine
> Archives (hamcall.net) <https://hamcall.net/cq>. A working historian would
> certainly need them. For contesters, the CQ WW DX contest articles are
> available at yet another web site, CQ Magazine Archives (hamcall.net)
> <https://hamcall.net/cq> .
> hamcall.net has 73 magazine archives, too, although it is limited. Whew,
> an
> embarrassment of riches.
> A lot of people worked to make all these resources available and they
> deserve a big tip of the hat. When I researched a book in 2001/2002 NONE of
> these resources existed. Turns out that the internet is useful for more
> than cute cat photos after all.
> cain K1TN
> ------
> K1TN wrote "I forgot to mention previously that you must be a current ARRL
> member to
> access QST archives. Here's how to get the story:"
> Or you can get it without being a member from the great website
> ofworldradiohistory.com . Here's a link to older QST's in which the
> November
> 1938 issue is included. https://worldradiohistory.com/QST.htm
> You're right, Cain. An exceptional tribute to an exceptional man.
> Kevan N4XL
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