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Radio User Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £3.17 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  |  April 2020  


IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE:

• NEWS & PRODUCTS - New hobby and pro gear from Boxchip, Icom, Talon and Wheatstone & WOLFWAVE
• BOOK REVIEW (I) - A new title on the history and activities of the little-known Radio Security Service in WWII
• AIRBAND NEWS - Norwich Airport and studies a substantial new publication on the fascinating development of the Birdlip Aeronautical Communication Complex
• BOOK REVIEW (II) - A new book for beginners in radio
• FEATURE: PORTABLE DXING (PT III) - What you must know, bring along and do before you embark on an international DXpedition
• FEEDBACK - Letters and e-mails
• FEATURE: TIME, FREQUENCY AND PROPAGATION (PT I) - Time signal stations, points to the links between propagation, frequency and accurate time and profiles MSF and DCF77
• EMERGING ISSUES IN RADIO - How radio can be instrumental in striving for local and global social and economic justice
• DIGITAL RADIO - The latest figures from the Radio Joint Audience Research survey, Times Radio and a full complement of news and updates from across the globe
• NETWORK RADIO - Sarah Hynes of the ‘Radio Network’ initiative who shows us how network radio technology can effectively forge communities into to a large ‘hobby-family’
• AERIALS NOW! - Reviewing the latest CCW Loop Amplifier Modification Kit
• MARITIME MATTERS - The first instalment of this year’s quarterly reports on the current Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) monitoring scene.
• HISTORY OF RADIO: THE LURE OF TOKYO ROSE - WWII propaganda radio
• THE INTERNATIONAL RADIO SCENE - How radio retains its significance in the age of online-listening
• USER REPORT: THE BHI NES10-2 MK4 NOISE CANCELLING SPEAKER - The editor finds his listening experience much improved
• FEEDBACK - The concluding part of your posts, news and letters
• RALLIES & EVENTS - The UK’s most in-depth list of radio-related events
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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