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(4 Customer Reviews)   |     Write Review 12 issues per year Practical Wireless is a unique magazine that has been in continuous publication since 1932. Originally, PW – as it’s known to its friends and readers worldwide – started off as a magazine that dealt with the more practical side of wireless construction for general enthusiasts. However, since 1980, the magazine has aimed itself specifically at the Radio Amateur.

Practical Wireless has always been a ‘doing’ magazine with the accent on the practical, constructional side of Amateur Radio. Renowned for providing good homebrew projects, PW gives full assembly instructions for all types of old and new ideas ranging from the absolute beginner projects in our series called ‘Radio Basics’ to projects for the more advanced Radio Amateur, such as in our series: Carrying On The Practical Way.

Practical Wireless reflects modern trends by regularly featuring reviews of the latest radios and test equipment. It also covers other aspects such as computers in radio communications and ancillaries via reviews and specific features

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Practical Wireless  |  November 2019  


IN THIS MONTH'S PRACTICAL WIRELESS
• Keylines - Amateur radio contesting & the early years of PW
• News - A monthly roundup of news, including new products & recent events
•2019 PW 144MHz QRP Contest Results - The results of the June 2019 2m QRP contest
• The QCX QRP Transceiver - The build & testing of a QCX transceiver kit
• Carrying on the Practical Way - A look at Powerpole connectors, increasingly encountered in the world of amateur radio
• HF Highlights - News from our faithful reporters but band conditions over the summer have been dire
•Multiple Receivers: Sorting out the Audio Issues - A solution for organising the audio outputs from multiple radios & other sources
• Kits & Modules - Intriguing suggestions for the shack/workshop, a USB soldering iron & a 12V bargraph
• Radio Bookstore - Your one-stop shop for hobby-related titles, biographies, reference titles, historical accounts, technical advice & successful building projects
• Valve & Vintage - A look at the life of Beatrice Saltmarsh G6SF
• The World of VHF - Some good news about our 144MHz allocation
• In Focus: Martin Lynch & Sons - A visit to regular PW advertiser & well-known retailer Martin Lynch & Sons
• Making Waves - Looking back at Solar Cycle 24 & forward to Solar Cycle 25
• What Next - A look at contests & their terminology.
• Doing it by Design - A variable current (& voltage) add-on unit for high current power supplies
• In the Footsteps of Marconi - Following in the footsteps of Marconi
• Rallies - Locate a rally or event near you
• Data Modes - Some of the more advanced features of the FT8 & FT4 modes
•Review: Micro-Portable QRP Antennas The Moonraker Whizz Whip, Whizz Loop & SPX-100 for holiday use
• Readers’ Letters - Some fascinating nostalgia & an upbeat letter from a newcomer to the hobby
Practical Wireless is a unique magazine that has been in continuous publication since 1932. Originally, PW – as it’s known to its friends and readers worldwide – started off as a magazine that dealt with the more practical side of wireless construction for general enthusiasts. However, since 1980, the magazine has aimed itself specifically at the Radio Amateur.

Practical Wireless has always been a ‘doing’ magazine with the accent on the practical, constructional side of Amateur Radio. Renowned for providing good homebrew projects, PW gives full assembly instructions for all types of old and new ideas ranging from the absolute beginner projects in our series called ‘Radio Basics’ to projects for the more advanced Radio Amateur, such as in our series: Carrying On The Practical Way.

Practical Wireless reflects modern trends by regularly featuring reviews of the latest radios and test equipment. It also covers other aspects such as computers in radio communications and ancillaries via reviews and specific features
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4 Customer Reviews
   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.

What's not to like?
   Great Magazine Reviewed 29 November 2017 SUBSCRIBER
Really enjoy reading PW. Lots of varied articles, reviews, amateur radio news etc.
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Practical Wireless   |   November 2019   


IN THIS MONTH'S PRACTICAL WIRELESS
• Keylines - Amateur radio contesting & the early years of PW
• News - A monthly roundup of news, including new products & recent events
•2019 PW 144MHz QRP Contest Results - The results of the June 2019 2m QRP contest
• The QCX QRP Transceiver - The build & testing of a QCX transceiver kit
• Carrying on the Practical Way - A look at Powerpole connectors, increasingly encountered in the world of amateur radio
• HF Highlights - News from our faithful reporters but band conditions over the summer have been dire
•Multiple Receivers: Sorting out the Audio Issues - A solution for organising the audio outputs from multiple radios & other sources
• Kits & Modules - Intriguing suggestions for the shack/workshop, a USB soldering iron & a 12V bargraph
• Radio Bookstore - Your one-stop shop for hobby-related titles, biographies, reference titles, historical accounts, technical advice & successful building projects
• Valve & Vintage - A look at the life of Beatrice Saltmarsh G6SF
• The World of VHF - Some good news about our 144MHz allocation
• In Focus: Martin Lynch & Sons - A visit to regular PW advertiser & well-known retailer Martin Lynch & Sons
• Making Waves - Looking back at Solar Cycle 24 & forward to Solar Cycle 25
• What Next - A look at contests & their terminology.
• Doing it by Design - A variable current (& voltage) add-on unit for high current power supplies
• In the Footsteps of Marconi - Following in the footsteps of Marconi
• Rallies - Locate a rally or event near you
• Data Modes - Some of the more advanced features of the FT8 & FT4 modes
•Review: Micro-Portable QRP Antennas The Moonraker Whizz Whip, Whizz Loop & SPX-100 for holiday use
• Readers’ Letters - Some fascinating nostalgia & an upbeat letter from a newcomer to the hobby
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  A discount off the RRP of your magazine
  Your magazine delivered to your door each month
  You'll never miss an issue
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  Money-back guarantee

You'll receive 12 issues during a 1 year Practical Wireless magazine print subscription.
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