Conducted by Jon Jones, N0JK
The World Above 50 MHz is a QST column devoted to on-the-air activities and technical discussions of the amateur bands above 50 MHz. It is especially concerned with CW and SSB activity generally, radio propagation, DXing, technical innovations, and operating achievements. The links listed at the right under Records and Standings will take you to pages that detail the achievements of operators on those bands.
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History of the World Above 50 MHz
The World Above 50 MHz has appeared in QST for more than 60 years, making it one of the longest running columns. It originated as "On the Ultra Highs," which debuted in December 1939 under the direction of Ed Tilton, W1HDQ. There have been three name changes and five editors since its founding. The current name was adopted in 1976.
|Ed Tilton, W1HDQ||1939-1960|
|Sam Harris, W1FZJ||1960-1967|
|Bill Smith, W5TVB||1967-1974|
|Bill Tynan, W3XO||1974-1992|
|Emil Pocock, W3EP||1992-2002|
|Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ||2002-2011|
|Jon Jones, N0JK||2011-Present|