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The new November/December 2021 issue #388 was mailed November 1st.

Due to continuing problems with the United States Postal Service, DO NOT expect timely delivery as in years past…this is totally out of our control once the monthly issues are turned over to USPS. In some areas, even the 1st Class issues have taken over 30 days to arrive. Expect 4 or 5 days for 1st-Class delivery and up to 3 weeks for Periodicals-class issues.

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What's in the ER #388, November/December 2021 Issue:
Article Author
The 1934 Gross Radio CB-25 Transmitter Bruce Howes, W1UJR
In Defence of Bill and Bob; The WS19 Dave Gordon-Smith, G3UUR
Short Circuits: Yet More on Snubber Networks ER Readers,
Book Review: Heathkit Amateur Radio Products 3rd Edition Dave Ishmael, WA6VVL
ER Mailbag Whit Reeve,
2021 Hammarlund Hullabaloo Special Event Jerry Robinson, N4KJ
The Hallicrafters SX-140 Receiver Dave Ishmael, WA6VVL
Some Improvements to the Hallicrafters SX-140 Phil Legate, ACØOB
The JBR-11: A Homebrew HF Receiver Mitch Mitchell, K9PNP
Vintage Nets ER Readers,
Classified Advertising ER Readers,

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