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

March-April 2022 issue of Break-In

THIS MONTHS COVER: The 2022 NZART AGM and annual conference will be held September 10-11 in Wellington. This issue has information on the AGM and conference. The photograph is of Wellington's iconic cable car. Credit Mark Gooding ZL2UFI.

Features in this issue are:

- An Automatic Tuner for Small Magnetic Loops: Part 2 John Moriarty ZL2JPM 
- Designing a Fox Alan Page ZL3UYJ
- ZL4NQ’s Long Wire Antenna Jim Davies ZL4JI
GROTA – Going Green with Radio Trials Kelvin Barnsdale ZL3KB
- Trail Ride Event Communications Doug Beale ZL3DUG
- SOTA and the VHF / UHF / SHF records Philip Sharp ZL1PSH
The Taranaki Award Doug Beale ZL3DUG
- H Night, 8 December 2021 Rob Carter ZL2IW
- CWOps CW Academy Gerard van Antwerpen ZL2GVA
- A Field Day Story Jim Reed ZL1LC
- CW Traffic Net in New Zealand Gerard van Antwerpen ZL2GVA
- 100th Anniversary – NZ Broadcasting Develops Craig Crawford ZL3TLB
- Rejuvenating the KiwiSAT Project (5) Douglas Birt ZL1BFS
- ZL Crossword 52 By Graeme Hunt ZL1ANH
- Bicycle mobile operations Brian Fields ZL3XDJ
- 2022 NZART AGM, Conference and Annual Reports

NOTE: the next close off for Break-In is 10 May 2022, for the May/June 2022 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, QSL Bureau 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