Each month the latest version of the club’s  newsletter  “Solid Copy”   is posted here for you to read.  Click on the issue of the Month you wish to review and enjoy your reading !

The newsletter will cover the last month’s news and provide articles about CW-related topics including, News and Notes, Giving Back, CW Academy, New Members, CWops Tests, CWops Member Awards, QTX Report, and My Story: New Member Biographies. It may include photos, audio files, and other content.  Members are encouraged to submit articles about their personal ham radio adventures or interests to the newsletter editor: Dick Strassburger, N9EEE

Solid Copy No 160 – May 2023

Building Relationships
News and Notes
How We Were: W3WHK
CWops Dayton Hamvention Dinner
North American (DC) CW Weekend
N9EEE: QSL Cards – Love em or Hate em
KV8Q: My POTA Debut
KR2Q: Are You Addicted to Speed
VK3QB: Magic Band – 6 Metres on VK9NT
VU3HPF & VU2JXN: Andaman Island Expedition


Solid Copy No 159 – April 2023

News and Notes
CWops Dayton Hamvention Dinner
North American (DC) CW Weekend
How We Were: W3LPL
IK1YRA: CWTs on an Oil & Gas Rig
VK3QB: The Other Magic Band
N9EEE: RF Reverse Path Propagation
Poetry Corner with ChatGPT and W1WEF
My Story: New Member Biographies


Solid Copy No 158 – March 2023

ChatGPT For Ham Radio
News and Notes
CWops Dayton Hamvention Dinner
North American (DC) CW Weekend
K4MSG: Early Codes in Wireless
N9EEE: ChatGPT Weighs In On Cut Numbers
VK3QB: VK9CM DXped to Cocos-Keeling Islands
KF9VV: POTA and CW, A Perfect Fit
K1BG: Youth CW Academy
VA3IK, W6QEG: The Joy of a CW Student
How We Were: KB6NU


Solid Copy No 157 – February 2023

Internet Archive
News and Notes
CWops Dayton Hamvention Dinner
Advancing the Art of CW Award
How We Were: W2CDO
K1VR: I Heard Gus (Bouvet Isl)
K4MSG: U.S. Navy Code Story
KK0U: Ergonomic Keying
F6BCW: TX7G – The Marquesas
AF8A: Solar Eclipse QSO Party


Solid Copy No 156 – January 2023

New Year Resolutions
Annual Financial Report
Yasme Foundation Award of Excellence
News and Notes
CWops Dayton Hamvention Dinner
How We Were: AE0Q
WB2UZE: Haptic Device for Hearing
WF6F: My Experience w/Streamdeck
AH7RF: Aloha
K0AV: 3B8M CQWW After-action Report
KR2Q: Contests’ Effect on the WARC Bands

We welcome any member to submit material for “Solid Copy” by emailing your input to the newsletter editor Dick Strassburger, N9EEE: Use the subject “Newsletter.”

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The Internet Archive is now hosting back issues of the CWops newsletter, Solid Copy, from 2010 through last month’s issue as an alternate resource to our own website archive. There are powerful search facilities to select years etc and global text search capability across the whole archive back to February 2010. Try it and see what you think.

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