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“72” Newsletters

Here are some back issues of our newsletter “72”, a blast from the past, as it were. If you have other issues, please let us know so that we can share with the rest of the club.

  • 1992-01 Volunteers • QRP “Team” Concept • Survey Results • Tech Notes • Operating QRP in Contests • Please Write for Your Newsletter • From Dave, NN1G
  • 1992-09 Boxboro Photo Opportunity • Coordinator’s Message • QRP-NE Homebrew Kit Info • New QRP ARCI Net • Member’s News • “The Talking Staff” • Mobile QRP CW • Phoenix QRP Transmitter • Identifying Unknown Crystal Filters • QRP-NE Nets
  • 1992-12 Presidents Message de W1FMR • QRP-NE Winter Sports • QRP-NE Straight Key Night • January 16th Meeting at ARRL HQ! • Renewal Information • Technical Articles • Members News
  • 1993-07 Coordinator’s Message de W1FMR • Easy T/R Switching for the Colorburst Special • Members News • W1CFI’s 80 Meter Transceiver • Product Review, Lectrokit Spider • QRP-NE May Daze Sprints • Field Day Results, 1993 • New Members • First Sunday Info
  • 1993-10 Coordinator’s Message de W1FMR • Members News • Fall Meeting, 11/28 at Boxboro, MA • Where to Find Parts • New Members • The Lazy H Antenna • Home Brew Project #2 – A Proposal • QRP Tidbits • An Antenna That Really Doesn’t Work All That Well • NORCAL 40 QRP Transceiver Review
  • 1994-01 Start the New Year Right • QRP-NE Project #2 Information • As Always, More Info for the QRP Enthusiast
  • 1994-04 The ‘Forty-40’ Single-board Superhet Kit for 40M/30M • Second Annual QRP Hamming Bicycle Tour • Earth Friendly QRPp • Internet Anyone? • You Can Pay Me Now or You Can Pay Me Later – Part 1 • Forty-40 Kit Information • Charts & Graphs • News From All Over — NE-QRP Mail Bag • Are You Looking to Lose Your License? • President’s Report • Field Day 1994 • NE QRP Meeting Minutes • RadioKit Review • In a Word… • Know Your Neighbor…! Part 1 • The QRP PLUS Transceiver – A Review • NorthWest Club Contest • CW Operator’s QRP Club Contest 1994 Contest Rules • QRP Nets as of January 1994
  • 1994-06 President’s Report • Homebrewing an Enclosure for the Forty-40 Transceiver • QRP from the Bahamas • 72 Newsletter Review and More • New England QRP Club Meeting Minutes • Know Your Neighbor…! Part II • QRP A-Field 1994 Rules and Time • QRP A-Field Entry Form • Ten Parts or Less, A Challenge • What Goes ‘Round, Comes ‘Round • Care with Radio Shack Power Resistors • You Can Pay Me Now or You Can Pay Me Later, Part II • Death to Hiss • Charts & Graphs • W1FMT 3-Alpha Field Day 1994 • NE Forty-40 Kit Review • Open Letter • Forty-40 Kits Still Available • NorCal 40 Partial Kit Info • Dayton Thoughts & Reflections • New England QRP Application and Questionnaire
  • 1994-10 President’s Message • Mods for the XX-40 Transceiver • New Members • A Different Field Day • Simple Electronic Keyer • Hot Rig Hot Line • QRP Questionnaire • An Amp for Receivers with Low, Low Audio • RIT for the ’30-40′ and ’40-40′ Transceiver • Home Brewing Tips • A Mini-expedition on 40 Meters • Simple Electronic Keyer Using ‘555’ Timer Chips • W1FMR ARRL Field Day Pictures • Charts & Graphs • Unprecedented Contest – QRP Afield – Comments from the Players • Kits Still Available / New England Conv.
  • 1995-01 It’s My Turn • First Silicon – A Trip Down Memory Lane • Message from the President • Building the NE Thirty-40 • Three’Fer is the End Product • A Different Kind of Field Strength Meter • Make Your Match • More Power Versus More Harmonics • QRP-Afield • QRP Afield 1994 Results – Final List • Random Thoughts About Battery Evolution • To All Current and Expectant Sierra Owners • Pete Hoover W6ZH Proves LIFE for 30-30 • New England QRP Club’s Newest Members • QRP New England Nets • Big Sound Ten Bucks! • Dues Due – Don’ts Won’t • Colorburst Club Contest • Larry’s Homebrew BEER • Reflections – Boxboro ARRL Convention • Update Forty-40 RIT Add-on
  • 1995-04 QRP Afield – Arizona Style • New England QRP Club Member Questionnaire • 30/40 NN1G Rig… Orphan • For Your Information • No Limits to NE-QRP • End Fed Long Wire • Colorburst Contest Comments • Letter to a New QRP’er on Antenna Selection • 1995 Dayton QRP-Club Forum • Product Review – Autek RF-1 Antenna Analyzer • Small Wonder Lab 80 Review • Outtakes of QRP Homebrew • Coming Events • Things to Ponder • Reflections on the Winter 1995 Colorburst Sprint • Zack Lau – KH6CP/1 March 1993 QEX 40 Meter QRP Rig • QRP+ Observations REVISED • Primary Viewing Was Gone! • Meeting at W1AW • More Gain for the “30-40” • Field Day is Just Around the Corner • Note from WB6FZH/KH6 • You’re Never Too Old to Color • Do You Know What Length It Is? • Check it Off • New Members
  • 1995-06 Report from NE#01  • New England ARRL Convention  • Editor’s Time  • Greetings From Alaska  •Colorado QRP Club Summer QSO Party  • Backpacking on 40m  • Serendipity  • A Simple Success  • Dayton  • Mt Hale and 30m QRP  • 30 M is Shared  • QRP Afield  • Just What Do You Need To Do?  • CUT & PASTE  • High-band Gain Mod for the XX-40  • XX-40 Cabinet holding Fixture • New Members  • Apartment Antennas • Swim with Internet
  • 1995-10 The Green Mountain 20 Transceiver  • NE-QRP Sprint  • Green Mountain 20 Schematic  • Lunch-eating Balun  • Vermont QSO Party • Tuna Tin Original • Fall – My Favorite Hamfest Time • Internet Addresses •New England Simple Antenna – Part 1 • Treasurer’s Report • Great Lakes Net Report • Two Electret Mic Ideas for QRP SSB • Humor in QRP • My First (and only) QRP DXpedition • Review – Oak Hill Research, UP FRONT • NN1G Mods, Homebrewing 90’s Style • Vacuum Tube Nostalgia • New Members •Beacons & Easter NY QRP Net • Membership Application
  • 1996-01 More Output Power for the XX-40 • Exorcism of Evil RF • Winter NEW QRP meeting • New International Postal Rates  • Load for Bear QRP Afield or Bust • Four Days in May  • New Members •Digipeter Rabbit-A No Code Fable • Two HamSticks Experiment • New QRP Operating Awards • NorCal 40/40A Tuning Potentiometer • Listing of QRP/Homebrew Resources •1995 QRP Afield Results •New England Simple Titan (NEST) Part 2 • Ladder Grabber product review • Are You up to Date? Charts/Graphs • Trip to Canada with a Lot Of QRP  • Application Form
  • 1996-04 NJ Invades NEQRP at ARRL HQ • New England QRP Club dues up $3 • One More ATU – Junk Box L-C-L • QRP Afield Antenna Mast • SSurface Mount Amp That’s Little & Loud • A mini-DXpedition CM/CO Land • FD-4 Antenna  • New Members •Winter ARRL Meeting • 49er Boards Are In • QRP Adventures of the Thunderous Kind •QRP Event of the 20th Century • The Wouff-Hong & the Rettysnitch • NEQRP Club Kit #3 – 20-30 PVC Mast • NEQRP Scheduled for May 11 •QRP Cost Antenna – Recycled Beer • Greetings from the Renewal Chairman • Vertical Antenna Classics – Book Review  • The Perfect QRP Field Day Station. Well, Sorta • ARCI Banquet May 17, 1996 • Unique Keyer Translates and Displays Morse Code
  • 1996-10 The White Mountain SSB QRP Transceiver • A Phone Call to Mama •Comments – the Other Side of the Desk • The Direct Digital VFO • QRP-Batter FD in 1996 • Battery Controller • G5RV Antenna Trivia • The Cajun Who-Dat Antenna • Calculator Keyer • QRP RX Update • Going Digital QRP Style • Mod to QRP RX QSK Switch • Membership News • Another Great Antenna • NorCal Face Plates • The PVC Gusher II • No Excuses • Patter Audio Amp for QRP RX • New Members • Vanity Call Change • Membership Application
  • 1997-01 ’96 QRP Afield Winner • Soldering Tips – Circuit Repairs • Treasurer’s Report • QRP Afield Final Results – Top Ten • New England QRP 79er Sprint •NorthWest QRP Digital Contest • Type 77 Ferrite Cores •Revival NE3040 XCVR • Colorado QRP Club Winter QSO Party • Dry Transfer Lettering • Longwires Lessons I’ve Learned • The Real Meaning of QRP • QRPAfieldn Sept 1996 Random Comments •OldCall/New Call- Who’s on First? FCC Phase II •Smith Chart Program • New Improved QRP+ •Green mountain Series Power Increase •Tin 1 Watt RF Amp • 50 States in 50 Days •Tiny 1 Watt RF Amplifier Schematic •The Frosted Antenna • Arizona ScQRPions FYBO February Contest • QRP Afield the Gusher III Antenna Kit • New Members • An Open Letter from WA5ACM  • 4,395,833 Miles Per Watt – a New QRP Record • Membership Application
  • 1997-04 Guide to Measuring Micro Power • Black Bull • The CODE – Who Needs It? • Homebrew QSLs •Tuning With a Rainbow • A visit to the Home Station • No Excuses! •Phone Problem-CW Solution? • Another Satisfied Customer •My Name is Patrick • Metric Conversions – 72 Chart • My March/April QRP Field Trip •Field Day is Just Around the Corner • Catching The Waves • A Phone Call to Mama •A Tribute to One of Our Own • Hints & Kinks • Is Fear of a Microphone Keeping You From Becoming an Amateur Radio Operator? • Portsmouth Island QRP Expedition • Cleveland QRP Club • Contest – How Fast Can You Evacuate? • New Members • Cheese Hollow, MD Special Event Station • A Good Book Helps QRP DXing