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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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CQ’s digital edition includes CQ Plus! A 50+ page supplement to CQ which explores the broader aspects of hobby radio.  See additional information below and . . . click on the link above to view an entire digital edition, which includes the CQ Plus supplement!

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Current Issue Highlights

Emergency Communications Special!

    CQ Interviews: FEMA Administrator Craig
      Fugate, KK4INZ

    • RaDAR: Rapid Deployment Amateur Radio

    • Radio’s Vital Role in Battling Ebola

    • DXing from the Danger Zone

    CQ WW DX Contest All-Time Records

And in CQ Plus (digital edition only)...

    • A Dim Future for U.S. Government SW Broadcasting

    CQ Reviews: La Crosse Handheld
      AM-FM-NOAA Weather Radio

    • Kurt on Vegetable Antennas (yes, you read
      that right!)

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CQ Plus

This 50+ page supplement to CQ Amateur Radio’s digital edition has made CQ the single source for articles on the broader aspects of hobby radio, from shortwave listening and scanner monitoring to personal two-way services and internet radio, as well as amateur radio. Click on the link at the top of the page to view an entire digital edition of CQ, which includes the CQ Plus supplement!

CQ Plus!Click here to view a full-size, 2-page Table of Contents of a recent CQ issue!

Current CQ print edition subscribers can add a one-year, CQ Amateur Radio digital edition sub to their print sub for only $17 – click here!

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