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Break-In is the official journal of NZART and is published as a bi-monthly magazine.

July-August 2021 issue of Break-In

Break-In for July-August 2021 issue will be with NZ Post soon. It should be appearing in letterboxes by the end of next week (week of 2 August 2021) or later depending on NZ Post delivery schedules.
THIS MONTHS COVER: Warren Harris ZL2AJ, NZART Vice-President Awarding Don Robertson ZL2TYR/ZL6EXA with NZART’s Amateur of the Year Award. See the article on page 9. Photo Soren Low ZL1SKL
Features in this issue are:
- Gas, Great Uncles and Electricity By Gordon Cooper ZL1KL
- NZART Headquarters Visiting Policy
- Four Days in May FDIM 2021 By Jim Reed ZL1LC
- 90th Anniversary of the Napier Earthquake By Craig Crawford ZL3TLB
- Amateur of the Year 2020: Don Robertson ZL2TYR By Mark Gooding ZL2UFI
- The Receiving Tests in the IARU HST World Championships By Philip Sharp ZL1PSH
- Oceania DX Contest 2021
- 75th Anniversary – Victory Contest By Craig Crawford ZL3TLB
- Jock White Field Day Report 2021 By Stuart Watchman ZL2TW
- The Break-In Awards: “The Break-In’s” By Mark Gooding ZL2UFI
- Rejuvenating the KiwiSAT Project By Douglas Birt ZL1BFS
- AGM Minutes of NZART
- ZL Radio Beacons
NOTE: the next close off for Break-In is 10 September 2021, for the September/October 2021 issue.

A total of six issues a year are produced, with the first January/February distributed within the first week of February, and so on.

The close off dates for articles/advertising are:

  • 10 January for January/February issue.
  • 10 March for March/April issue.
  • 20 April for May/June issue. (produced to coincide with the AGM over Queens Birthday Weekend)
  • 10 July for July/August issue.
  • 10 September for September/October issue.
  • 10 November for November/December issue.

Each issue normally contains Technical and General articles of interest to amateur radio operators. Sometimes the articles are of a more general nature with some flavour of radio mixed into the article somewhere!

In addition, each issue contains a number of columns from various authors covering activities from AREC, DX, Satellites, SOTA and more.

As the official journal Break-In contains information about the association, important news and announcements, AGM news and Remits plus the Annual Accounts. As magazine it has a wealth of information with many members having copies going back to the very first issue produced in January 1928!

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As a FREE service we have provided a sample PDF of Break-In for you to download and read – January/February 2020 issue