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Practical Wireless Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £3.17 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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IN THIS MONTH'S PW

• News - News from the UK & internationally, including new products, club news & recent events
• Review – the Yaesu FT-818ND - The successor to the hugely popular FT-817
• The ARS-USB Antenna Rotator System by EA4TX - Installing & using a handy accessory for those with antenna rotators
• Amateur Radio Licence Exams, an Update - An update on the status of the new examination syllabus
• In the Shop - A selection of anecdotes, hints & tips from years in the business
• Christmas Quiz 2019 - A pre-Christmas challenge. Are you up for it?
• What Next - Contests & their terminology, focusing on the adjudication process.
• HF Highlights - News of special event activities
• Rallies - Our usual comprehensive list
• The World of VHF - Some interesting developments relating to the GD-77
• National Hamfest 2019 - A reader’s personal take on his first visit
• The Morse Mode - The programmes run by CWops as a good way of building Morse skills
• Carrying on the Practical Way - Adding an S-meter to a classic valve receiver
• The 2019 RSGB Convention - The RSGB Convention, held once again at Kents Hill Conference Centre, Milton Keynes
• Radio Eye on the Sky (Part 1) - How chance, skill, tenacity & the enthusiasm of a botanist radio amateur created a technical masterpiece
• Valve & Vintage - The intriguing story of UK amateur radio during WWII
65 Christmas Quiz Answers - See how you fared!
66 Notes from a Small Station - Receiving maximum signal and discriminating against atmospheric noise
• Data Modes - A variety of topics under the Data Modes banner
• Annual Index - The 2019 PW Annual Index
• Readers’ Letters - Topics include band use, LED bulbs, CW teaching and practice, the Newark Hamfest and more
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 Reviewed 02 March 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Great magazine with a lot of practical tips, tests and articles!
   Practical Wireless Reviewed 11 February 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Consistently interesting articles.
   Worth reading every month Reviewed 09 April 2019
I have read PW every month for years.
It keeps me up to date as to what is happening in amateur radio.
Don g3xtt the Editor is happy to include all aspects of the hobby old and new.
   Great to have a digital version Reviewed 07 June 2018
Really good to have this on Pocketmags, and a week or more earlier than the print version.

I particularly like the style of writing which is very accessible but not too technical.

I notice they have recently started looking at some newer technologies like Network Radios, a new strand of the Amateur hobby which is proving really interesting to enthusiasts from all backgrounds.

Well done PW for keeping on the cutting edge of the Ham hobby, in so many ways!
   Practically Brilliant! Reviewed 07 June 2018 SUBSCRIBER
Always a great yet gentle and easy read.

Not afraid to explore new technologies in the hobby (like Network Radios, as one example) and full of useful stuff from a great set of contributors.

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