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Practical Wireless Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £3.92 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 2021  


IN THIS ISSUE

• Reviewed, the GW EMF-390 EMF Multi-Field/Multi-Function meter.
• The arrival online of manufacturers of Boutique radios.
• All Star – is it internet or is it radio?
• My ATUBox, a handy way of tuning your antenna remotely.
• An Arduino CR meter - a design for an Arduino-based piece of test equipment for the shack.
• On a Budget – a look at HF transceivers available at budget prices.
• Practical Way – an easy-to-build dual antenna switching unit, with advice on how to make it (and other projects) look good.
• The R1155, a classic from WWII.
• Where to find current information about DX activity on the HF bands.
• The last part in our overview of inductors.
• Plus, all the latest news, readers’ letters and regular columns.
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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GREAT MAGAZINE. Reviewed 04 March 2021
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Practical Wireless

I feel PW has more practical and interesting readable content than a number of other publications on the subject. Reviewed 06 February 2021
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excellent Reviewed 05 February 2021
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great Reviewed 28 December 2020

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Good All-Round Ham Radio Magazibe Reviewed 10 August 2020

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