January 2020 QST Digital Edition


The January 2020 Digital Edition of “QST” is now available.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 05111.

Accessed on 14 December 2019, 0235 UTC, Post 1236.

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Every issue is filled with news and features to keep active in Amateur Radio.
Go to this link and start reading: January 2019 QST

Inside this Issue

  • Learn how to create metal boxes for your projects.
  • Understand the math behind decibels.
  • Test the effectiveness of mobile antennas.
  • Take a look back to March 1970.

   …and much more!

Enjoy Content You Won’t Find in the Print Edition…

  • See our video overview of the Icom IC-9700 VHF/UHF transceiver.
Great gift ideas for every ham on your list!

•    The ARRL Antenna Book Four-Volume Boxed Set
•    The 2020 ARRL Handbook Six-Volume Shrink-wrapped Set
•    Book of the Month! 20% OFF! – A History of QST Volume 1
For guaranteed holiday delivery on US orders, order by 12 Noon Monday, December 16th EST

ARRL members can read and download the digital edition on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android tablets & phones, and Kindle Fire devices. Read QST online or choose to download individual issues for offline reading on the mobile applications. The QST apps are FREE!

What is a digital edition?
The digital edition of QST is an electronic form of the journal. All ARRL members have access to the digital edition of QST…a way to read and interact with the current issue of QST anytime, anywhere. Each issue includes unique, digital-edition-only content such as video, audio features and extra content. Members can also access the digital archive for access to previous issues.

How do I access the digital edition?
QST can be read online or downloaded onto some devices. Members must have a valid ARRL website login to access this benefit. You can always find a link to the current digital edition and archives at The web version is optimized to automatically recognize most mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers. Apple iOS device users (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch), Android device users, and Kindle Fire users can also access the digital edition from a dedicated QST app. The app is free in Apple’s App Store the Google Play Store, and the Amazon App Store, or search for “QST“. When prompted to sign into the digital edition, use your ARRL website registration username and password. Not registered? Go to

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Need help? Visit the digital edition help page for frequently asked questions.

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You can choose to opt-out* of the mailed, print edition of QST at any time. Complete our online opt-out form. Due to the lead time required to prepare QST for mailing, you may receive one last printed issue. * Disclaimer: Choosing to opt-out of the print edition of QST is voluntary and will not result in a refund or reduction of ARRL membership dues. Any savings will be used to extend the ARRL’s reach in the areas of public service, education, advocacy, technology and membership.

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Hawaii Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual potluck Christmas lunch and regular monthly meeting will be held on Saturday, 14 December 2019, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest will be held on Saturday, 25 January 2020, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit this blog daily.  Our news feeds are updated daily.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator,

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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