|Editor||Philip Cala-Lazar, K9PL|
|Publisher||Robert F. Heytow Memorial Radio Club|
|First issue||January 2004|
|Based in||Skokie, Illinois|
The K9YA Telegraph is a free, monthly, general interest amateur radio e-Zine first published in January 2004. The journal of the Robert F. Heytow Memorial Radio Club, the K9YA Telegraph is distributed to subscribers in over 100 countries via e-mail as a PDF file. Issues comprise original articles written by authors drawn from its subscriber base. Notable among those authors was contributing editor, Rod Newkirk (SK), W9BRD/VA3ZBB, former "How's DX" columnist for QST magazine.
The K9YA Telegraph describes itself as unique in offering the amateur radio community a no-cost, high concept publication covering a number of topics unavailable elsewhere and in providing a welcoming venue and readership to first-time writers.
The Telegraph's staff includes: Michael Dinelli, N9BOR, layout; Philip Cala-Lazar, K9PL, editor; and Jeff Murray, K1NSS, cartoonist.
Cartoons of K9YA Telegraph cartoonist emeritus (as of April 2016) Dick Sylvan, W9CBT, appear in NAQCC News, the newsletter of the North American QRP CW Club. A collection of Dick's cartoons is reproduced in the book, HI HI—A Collection of Ham Radio Cartoons (ISBN 9781411661950).
K9YA Telegraph articles have been referenced and reprinted in the Contester's Rate Sheet, a publication of the American Radio Relay League; The Keynote, the journal of the International Morse Preservation Society (FISTS); and the scientific journal, Polar Research, Volume 27, Issue 1, April 2008.
K9YA Telegraph motto: The Good News About Amateur Radio
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- Radio Society Great Britain (RSGB) - Publisher of RadCom
- The Role of Radio in Rescuing the Survivors of the Airship Italia; Harvey M. Solomon & Philip Cala-Lazar; Polar Research, Volume 27, Issue 1, 2008. Pages: 73–74