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Radio User Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £3.33 per issue Since its debut in 2006, RadioUser, the former Short Wave Magazine, has been the best-selling radio listener`s’ magazine in the UK. It covers all forms of broadcast and two-way radio, but not amateur radio. The magazine offers regular columns, exciting features, equipment reviews and a plethora of resources on a large number of radio topics.

With one eye on the traditions and history of radio, and another one on its present and dynamic future, RadioUser contains up-to-the-minute writing from our expert team of authors, on:

• News and Products
• Reviews of the latest radios, scanners, antennas and other radio equipment
• Emerging Issues in Radio, and from the Radio Industry, National (UK) Radio
• Aerials and Antennas, Airband and Maritime Radio
• International Broadcast Radio, from Long Wave to Short Wave, FM, Digital and Online
• Network Radio, Podcasting and Digital Radio
• Software-Defined Radio (SDR)
• CB Radio
• Portraits of Radio Personalities, Clubs, Associations and Charities
• Radio in History and the History of Radio
• Scanning and Receiving Signals from Space
• Taking Radio Mobile, DXpeditions, and CB Radio (from January 2020)
• Utility (non-broadcast) S

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Radio User  |  October 2020  


IN THIS MONTH'S RADIO USER

• NEWS & PRODUCTS: Plugins, products & all the latest global radio stories.
• AIRBAND NEWS: The ever-expanding use of automation in all manner of airborne systems, & communications at Oxford Airport.
• BOOK REVIEW: Governmental control of the media under consecutive German regimes since 1900.
• BOOK REVIEW: A reprint of a work by Oliver Lodge & a comprehensive book about the transistor.
• EMERGING ISSUES IN RADIO: The near future of both radio industry conferences & radio-themed museum collections.
• AERIALS NOW: The AN-SOF aerial modelling software package & its capabilities in the form of the modelling of a straightforward EWE aerial.
• AN INTRODUCTION TO CB RADIO: The history & abiding pleasure of CB radio.
• NETWORK RADIO: New models, news about cyber-attacks on Network Radio & a new initiative from Moonraker.
• MÖRER WIB2D & WATSON WS-8683: The compact Mörer WIB2D NAVTEX receiver & the Watson WS-8683 Wireless Weather Station.
• THE INTERNATIONAL RADIO SCENE: This month’s best international radio programmes, podcasts & outstanding personalities.
• DIGITAL RADIO: The Majority Petersfield Go & VQ Blighty portable DAB radios, appropriate DAB aerials & global digital radio news
• THE HINDENBURG DISASTER: The role of two-way radio communications & broadcast coverage in the Hindenburg airship crash
• WITNESSES OF WORDS: Marco C. van der Hoeven shows how microphones have both been witnesses to key historical events – & have themselves made history.
• TV & RADIO, PAST & PRESENT: A profile of the popular Talking Pictures TV Channel
• UNDERSTANDING & INTERPRETING PROPAGATION FORECASTS : Revealing the abundance of information contained in propagation diagrams
• MORSE & HIS STATUE: The removal & re-erection of the statue of the painter & inventor Samuel F.B. Morse in New York.
• MARITIME MATTERS: Search & Rescue drones, seasonal hazards & a second-generation emergency system
Since its debut in 2006, RadioUser, the former Short Wave Magazine, has been the best-selling radio listener`s’ magazine in the UK. It covers all forms of broadcast and two-way radio, but not amateur radio. The magazine offers regular columns, exciting features, equipment reviews and a plethora of resources on a large number of radio topics.

With one eye on the traditions and history of radio, and another one on its present and dynamic future, RadioUser contains up-to-the-minute writing from our expert team of authors, on:

• News and Products
• Reviews of the latest radios, scanners, antennas and other radio equipment
• Emerging Issues in Radio, and from the Radio Industry, National (UK) Radio
• Aerials and Antennas, Airband and Maritime Radio
• International Broadcast Radio, from Long Wave to Short Wave, FM, Digital and Online
• Network Radio, Podcasting and Digital Radio
• Software-Defined Radio (SDR)
• CB Radio
• Portraits of Radio Personalities, Clubs, Associations and Charities
• Radio in History and the History of Radio
• Scanning and Receiving Signals from Space
• Taking Radio Mobile, DXpeditions, and CB Radio (from January 2020)
• Utility (non-broadcast) Signals and Non-Directional Beacons
• Books, Club Activities, Radio Rallies and Resources
• Radio, Weather, Climate and the Atmosphere
• Very Low Frequency (VLF) Radio
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Radio User

Did not realise how interesting it would be Thankyou Reviewed 15 September 2020
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Radio User

very interesting
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Radio User

Best magazine for HAM and listening amateurs. Good tests and informative articles. Looking forward to RU every month. Reviewed 21 June 2020
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Radio User

I have really enjoyed the content. Reviewed 12 June 2020
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Radio User

I think generally the magazine is good. But, I miss Nils Schiffhauer as his column was outstanding. More content covering utility monitoring and Milcoms in general I think. Hardware reviews are just glorified oppinions with no hardware test result to prove/back up a sales pitch! Reviewed 22 May 2020

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