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ARRL QST 1997 May


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ARRL QST 1997 May
TitleAuthors 
Page#
Twister, a la Antenna!0
A VHF/UHF beam antenna isn't much good without a rotator. Learn how to purchase and install the rotator that's right for you.
Terry J. Taylor, W5JFM
"It Seems to Us. . .": Public Service in the 21st Century9
DC Currents15
Representative Eshoo reintroduces the Volunteer Services Act; New Jersey amateurs get the message out; more.
Steve Mansfield, N1MZA
Get Ready for Phase 3D!28
In the last installment of our series, we took a look at the lesser-known features of this amazing satellite.
Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and Zack Lau, W1VT
A Skyhook for the 90's31
Use affordable advertising balloons to support your Field Day antennas.
Don Daso, K4ZA
An Ultra Simple W1AW Receiver34
Eavesdrop on W1AW for less than $10
Charles Kitchin, N1TEV, and Mike Murphy, WB2UID
A PIC-Based Digital Frequency Display36
This tiny frequency counter makes a terrific display for your old analog radio.
Neil Heckt
High-Efficiency Class-E Power Amplifiers - Part 139
Eileen Lau, KE6VWU; Kai-Wai Chiu, KF6GHS; Jeff Qin, KF6GHY; John Davis, KF6EDB; Kent Potter, KC6OKH; and David Rutledge, KN6EK Take 3 to 12 W of RF and generate 300 to 500 W using low-cost components.
Once Again, a Ham Operator in Command43
The Strategic Air Command has an Amateur Radio legacy that spans more than 40 years - and continues today in USSTRATCOM.
Charles A. Keene
The Year in Review48
1996 was a year of growth and change.
The Doctor is IN52
Truckers on packet; hamming at sea; the meaning of "Q"; misbehaving video drivers and more.
The Bent Dipole56
Here's the cure for your can't-find-enough-space-for-a-full-sized-wire-dipole-antenna blues!
Nizar A. Mullani, K0NM
The Mini-Five Beam58
A compact 2-meter beam antenna with an unorthodox design!
Lee Aurick, W1SE
Test Your Knowledge!60
A hands-on test of your homebrewing savvy.
H. Ward Silver, N0AX
Time on Your Side61
Do you really know what time it is?
Donald Cox, AA3EK
Product Review63
QST examines the ICOM IC-756 MF/HF/VHF transceiver and the Japan Radio Company NRD-535D HF receiver
Rick Lindquist, N1RL
Happenings76
Little LEO battle moves to the next level; Phase 3D delayed - again; 1x1 call signs put on ice; RS-16 satellite in orbit; AEA inks deal to sell product lines; Eimac sells glass-tube division; more!
Rick Lindquist, N1RL
IC-703 Ham Radio
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for this month:

W2RZ
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WE4V

Stewart Warner R113
Stewart Warner 301-A
738 Silver Marshall
IR Widget
Reading Morse Code on your PC
FCC Datbase Lookup
Pixie Transceiver
PSK31 Circuit Interface
The Iambic Mouse
MaxTrac 900 Ham Conversion
GE MVP Ham Conversion
Weather Station
ICOM OPC-478 Interface
PIC to Network
Morse Code Decoder Circuit