Newsletter


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. Scroll to the bottom of this page for related contact information.


Solid Copy No 169 – February 2024

Editor’s Notes: K6RB on DX Mentor
Info: CWops Activity Weekend
Info: Award for Advancing the Art of CW
Info: Dayton Hamvention CWops Dinner
How We Were: G3XTT
AEØQ: VOACAP: Geo-Targeting
AE5EZ: Making Ham Signs with CO2 Laser
VE2KM: Impact of ICR
N3JT: Patagonia

Solid Copy No 168 – January 2024

News and Notes
How We Were: GØELZ
Annct: NA CW Weekend
Annct: Award for Advancing the Art of CW
K9LA: Cycle 25 Update & CWTs
AJ8B: My First Beam Project
N9EEE: States QSO Party
K9WX: My Bungali Key
N6XI: Preview K4 Remote
AI4BJ: CW at GOTA station. Why not?
VK3QB: CW Activity Weekend
N3JT: Nominating New Members


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

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