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Practical Wireless Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £3.33 per issue Practical Wireless is aimed at the licensed radio amateur and caters for the amateur radio hobby.

Practical Wireless is a ‘doing’ magazine focusing on the practical and constructional side of amateur radio and appeals to all ages.

Written by expert authors and contributors, Practical Wireless reflects developments in the technology, participants, activities and licensing framework of the hobby.

Every monthly issue features:
- The latest news
- Reviews of the latest radio equipment and ancillaries
- Regular practical constructional articles and projects
- Features from the UK and around the world
- What Next column is aimed at recently-licensed newcomers
- Software-defined radio
- Satellite operation
- Technical, operating and historic interests
- DX-ing and DXpeditions
- HF (High Frequency), VHF (Very High Frequency) and UHF (Ultra High Frequency)
- QRP
- Transceivers and Antennas
- Rallies and club news

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Practical Wireless  |  August 2020  


IN THIS MONTH'S PRACTICAL WIRELESS

• NEWS: Our monthly roundup of news from the UK and internationally.
• DX COMMANDER 10MABV MULTI-BAND VERTICAL: A multiband vertical suitable for both home and portable operation.
• SEMI-AUTOMATIC BUG KEY: A bug key from the ground up!
• THE MORSE MODE: A great opportunity to brush up your CW!
• FROM THE GROUND UP: A new series taking readers through the basics of electronics.
• HF HIGHLIGHTS: The higher bands have been enlivened by summertime Sporadic E propagation.
• WORLD OF VHF: A packed column as a result of some remarkable propagation during May and early June.
• WHAT NEXT: The basics for those starting out in the hobby.
• PEDESTRIAN MOBILE: Ken Churms G4VZV can often be heard on the HF bands using his reciprocal call EA5/G4VZV/pedestrian mobile. Here is his story.
• DATA MODES: A collection of topics, starting with an update on the Bullseye LNB.
• VALVE & VINTAGE: The Eddystone S750, a classic receiver that makes a versatile tuneable IF for VHF/UHF converters.
• CARRYING ON THE G3RJV WAY: The Z-Match.
• IN THE SHOP: Asking: “Who in Tarnation are Sommerkamp?”
• THE MAGIC BOX ON THE PIECE OF WIRE: A 4:1 transformer for terminating an end-fed wire.
• NOTES FROM A SMALL STATION: The struggle to be loud on 80m.
• DSO KIT: A digital oscilloscope kit that is also the basis of a future project.
• MAKING A START ON THE 630M BAND: How to get started on 630m.
• PILOTING A SDR WITH HAM COCKPIT: An exciting software program, which will host a range of plug-ins to perform just about any function a 21st century radio amateur needs.
• KITS & MODULES: A power controller, a USB microscope and an alternative test probe for the bench meter.
• READERS’ LETTERS: Topics include whether transistors wear out, a temporary antenna and more on Bruneval.
Practical Wireless is aimed at the licensed radio amateur and caters for the amateur radio hobby.

Practical Wireless is a ‘doing’ magazine focusing on the practical and constructional side of amateur radio and appeals to all ages.

Written by expert authors and contributors, Practical Wireless reflects developments in the technology, participants, activities and licensing framework of the hobby.

Every monthly issue features:
- The latest news
- Reviews of the latest radio equipment and ancillaries
- Regular practical constructional articles and projects
- Features from the UK and around the world
- What Next column is aimed at recently-licensed newcomers
- Software-defined radio
- Satellite operation
- Technical, operating and historic interests
- DX-ing and DXpeditions
- HF (High Frequency), VHF (Very High Frequency) and UHF (Ultra High Frequency)
- QRP
- Transceivers and Antennas
- Rallies and club news
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Not enough technical content for my liking. Reviewed 07 May 2020
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Do not like this "electronic" issue of PW, because I can not download articles to my PC Reviewed 21 April 2020
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Very simple and easy to access & read. Good value especially in these locked down times Reviewed 02 April 2020
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Practical Wireless

Great magazine with a lot of practical tips, tests and articles! Reviewed 02 March 2020
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Consistently interesting articles. Reviewed 11 February 2020

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