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Please contact the Advertising Department at 860-594-0231 or email@example.com for further information or to submit your ad.
1. Advertising must pertain to products and services which are related to Amateur Radio. 2. The Ham-Ad rate for commercial ﬁrms offering products or services for sale is $2.25 per word. Individuals selling or buying personal equipment: ARRL member 1.00 per word. Non-ARRL member $1.50 per word. Bolding is available for $2.50 a word. Prices subject to change without notice. You may pay by check payable to the ARRL and sent to: Ham-Ads, ARRL, 225 Main St., Newington, CT 06111. Or, you may pay by credit card sending the information by fax to 860-594-4285 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The credit card information we need is: the type of credit card, the exact name that appears on the credit card, the credit card number, the expiration date and the credit card billing address. 3. Remittance in full must accompany copy since Ham-Ads are not carried on our books. Each word, abbreviation, model number and group of numbers counts as one word. Entire telephone numbers count as one word. No charge for postal Zip code. No cash or contract discounts or agency commission will be allowed. Tear sheets or proofs of Ham-Ads cannot be supplied. Ads submitted in writing should be typed or printed clearly on an 8 1/2” X 11” sheet of paper. 4. Closing date for Ham-Ads is the 15th of the second month preceding publication date. No cancellations or changes will be accepted after this closing date. Example: Ads received July16th through August15th will appear in October QST. If the 15th falls on a weekend or holiday, the Ham-Ad deadline is the previous working day. Please contact the Advertising Department at 860-594-0255 or hamads@arrl. org for further information or to submit your ad. 5. No Ham-Ad may use more than 200 words. No advertiser may use more than two ads in one issue. A last name or call must appear in each ad. Mention of lotteries, prize drawings, games of chance etc is not permitted in QST advertising. 6. New ﬁrms or individuals offering products or services for sale must check with us to determine if a production sample (which will be returned) should be submitted for examination. Dealers are exempted, unless the product is unknown to us. Check with us if you are in doubt. You must stand by and support all claims and speciﬁcations mentioned in your advertising. The publisher of QST will vouch for the integrity of advertisers who are obviously commercial in character and for the grade or character of their products and services. Individual advertisers are not subject to scrutiny. The American Radio Relay League does not discriminate in its advertising on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or national origin. The League reserves the right to decline or discontinue advertising for any other reason. 7. AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL HAM AD POSTERS AND RESPONDERS, FROM THE ARRL ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT Greetings from ARRL HQ! Please note that we have received reports from many ARRL members who have placed classiﬁed ads in these listings, and have received responses from individuals proposing “creative” payment schemes. These particular instances involved offers of overpayments for goods by bank check, followed by instructions to deduct the cost of your item from the overpayment, and to transfer the overage back or to another individual. This is a well-known scam. Unfortunately, we have no control over this and other scams of this type. Once your email address is posted, you are vulnerable to those individuals seeking to provide you with questionable information. See http://www.arrl.org/news/ features/2005/07/15/1/?nc=1 for further details. REMEMBER: TRANSACT CAREFULLY AND PROTECT YOURSELF.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of QST - September 2010
QST - September 2010
It Seems to Us: Disaster Drills: The Last Word?
This Just In
Guide to ARRL Member Services
Up Front in QST
A Solar Powered Repeater for Emergency Communications
A Portable Antenna Mast and Support for Your RV
One Ham’s DC Power Connector Preference
Attic Antenna Experiments
The Doctor is IN
Getting on the Air
Hints & Kinks
The Flight of PBH-8
Ham Radio Manufacturing: An Inside Look
JOTA 2010 is October 16-17
2009-2010 School Club Roundup Results
ARES®: 75 and Counting
2010 Simulated Emergency Test
This Month in Contesting
2010 ARRL DX Phone Contest Results
2008 ARRL International DX Contest (Phone) Scores
The World Above 50 MHz
Amateur Radio World
At the Foundation
Convention and Hamfest Calendar
ARRL VEC Volunteer Examiner Honor Roll
Field Organization Reports
75, 50 and 25 Years Ago
Index of Advertisers
QST - September 2010