March CQ

If you’re not a subscriber, then you might want to go to the local news stand or book store to see of you can procure a copy.  This month’s issue is devoted to QRP.

Good articles (as always) by Cam N6GA and Joe K0NEB.  Cam reviews the new Argonaut VI, and Joe has his monthly, first rate article on kit building.

There are other interesting articles – one about using QRP next to saltwater and a look inside the NAQCC. And also an article with some novel and unconventional ways on how to run a 100 Watt transceiver at QRP power levels, by splitting your output power between a dummy load and an antenna

There’s also a very interesting article about the Raspberry Pi.

FYI, I’m not an employee of CQ Communications – I just appreciate the fact that they have an annual issue devoted to QRP.  And in all honesty, besides this annual issue, they give QRP related items and events good coverage year ’round.

72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP – When you care to send the very least!

Larry Makoski, W2LJ, is a regular contributor to and writes from New Jersey, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

3 Responses to “March CQ”

  • Tomas NW7US:

    … And don’t forget to check out my monthly propagation column! All good reads, this month. 73

  • Matt W1MST:

    Tomas — I never miss it! Always find it to be well written and very informative. One of my must-reads.

  • Tomas NW7US:

    I’m glad that the community allows me to contribute to the pursuit of signals. Space weather and radio propagation have been a passion of mine since I was about nine years old. Yes, the bug caught me early. I discovered shortwave radio, and then the hourly reports on WWV, that introduced me to sunspots and something called a flux. Since then, it has been a great journey of learning as well as putting to use that knowledge. I love our hobby. And, I appreciate your blog. Keep up this great resource. 73 de NW7US

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