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The Active Ham's Magazine

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

"Take It to the Field" Special!...including:
  • DX in the Shadow of Shangri-La

  • Results: 2015 CQ WPX RTTY Contest

  • Results: 2015 CQ WW 160-Meter Contest

  • 2015 CQ WW DX Contest Rules

  • Plus 3 Antenna Projects...

  • A Stealth Antenna for Seniors

  • The Advanced Aqueous Antenna

  • A Club Yagi Project

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2015 CQ WW WPX RTTY Contest Results - click here to view!
2015 CQ WW 160-Meter Contest Results - click here to view!

Dayton Hamvention® 2015 — New Product Debut — click here to view!

CQ Feb 2014 IssueClick here to view/download the CQ February 2014 PDF (24MB)

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