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CQ is the magazine for active hams, with a focus on the practical. Every article is clearly written and aimed at involving you, the reader...whether it's a story of operating from some exotic location, an article to deepen your understanding of ham radio science and technology, or a fun-to-build project that will have practical use in your ham shack.

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Current Issue Highlights

  • Be Prepared and Do a Good Turn

  • Integrating Amateur Radio Into Public Health Emergency Response

  • A Heavy Duty Multi-Band Amateur Radio Antenna

  • Plus...

  • Young Ham of the Year Presentation

  • DXing from Lonely Places

  • Conclusion: CQ Interviews: DXpeditioner Don Miller, W9WNV

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