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Practical Wireless Magazine

(3 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.

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Practical Wireless  |  June 2018  


In this month’s issue

Keylines - Don reports on feedback received regarding Network Radio.
News - PW’s monthly roundup of news from the UK and internationally
The EAntenna DUOSAT 3- and 5-element LFA Yagi - Tim Kirby G4VXE builds and tries out a two-band antenna.
Starting Over - Lee Aldridge G4EJB continues his tale of returning to the hobby.
The 35th Annual Practical Wireless 144MHz QRP Contest - Colin Redwood G6MXL introduces the 2018 event.
Kits and Modules - Geoff Theasby G8BMI describes a handy project for a frequency synthesiser.
The World of VHF - Tim Kirby G4VXE has plenty to report about old modes and new.
The 2018 GMDX Convention - PW’s Editor Don G3XTT has a short report.
Valve and Vintage - Ben Nock G4BXD looks back nostalgically at the development of thermionic valves.
HF Highlights - Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX reports on a busy March.
Carrying on the Practical Way - Gary Andrews M0CWY has some advice on simple approaches to construction.
Technical for the Terrified - Tony Jones G7ETW looks at two ways of combining a pair of transistors for additional gain.
Data Modes - Mike Richards G4WNC compares and contrasts several RTTY programs.
Radio Bookstore - Your one-stop shop for hobby-related titles.
The Morse Mode - Roger Cooke G3LDI returns to the question of whether bad Morse is acceptable on the air.
What Next - Colin Redwood G6MXL plans a one-man mini-DXpedition to the Isles of Scilly.
In the Shop - Harry Leeming G3LLL offers yet another melange of homespun advice and experience.
Buying Second-Hand - Chris Lorek G4HCL looks at a classic HF amateur bands receiver, the KW 202.
A Data Modes Primer - John Wood G3YQC takes us through the basics of data modes operation.
Rallies - Locate a rally or event near you.
Readers’ Letters - Topics this month include Network Radio, valve testers and SDR versus superhet technology.
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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You'll receive 12 issues during a 1 year Practical Wireless magazine subscription.

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3 Customer Reviews
   Great to have a digital version Reviewed Thursday, June 7, 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 Thursday, June 7, 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 Wednesday, November 29, 2017 SUBSCRIBER
Really enjoy reading PW. Lots of varied articles, reviews, amateur radio news etc.
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Practical Wireless   |   June 2018   


In this month’s issue

Keylines - Don reports on feedback received regarding Network Radio.
News - PW’s monthly roundup of news from the UK and internationally
The EAntenna DUOSAT 3- and 5-element LFA Yagi - Tim Kirby G4VXE builds and tries out a two-band antenna.
Starting Over - Lee Aldridge G4EJB continues his tale of returning to the hobby.
The 35th Annual Practical Wireless 144MHz QRP Contest - Colin Redwood G6MXL introduces the 2018 event.
Kits and Modules - Geoff Theasby G8BMI describes a handy project for a frequency synthesiser.
The World of VHF - Tim Kirby G4VXE has plenty to report about old modes and new.
The 2018 GMDX Convention - PW’s Editor Don G3XTT has a short report.
Valve and Vintage - Ben Nock G4BXD looks back nostalgically at the development of thermionic valves.
HF Highlights - Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX reports on a busy March.
Carrying on the Practical Way - Gary Andrews M0CWY has some advice on simple approaches to construction.
Technical for the Terrified - Tony Jones G7ETW looks at two ways of combining a pair of transistors for additional gain.
Data Modes - Mike Richards G4WNC compares and contrasts several RTTY programs.
Radio Bookstore - Your one-stop shop for hobby-related titles.
The Morse Mode - Roger Cooke G3LDI returns to the question of whether bad Morse is acceptable on the air.
What Next - Colin Redwood G6MXL plans a one-man mini-DXpedition to the Isles of Scilly.
In the Shop - Harry Leeming G3LLL offers yet another melange of homespun advice and experience.
Buying Second-Hand - Chris Lorek G4HCL looks at a classic HF amateur bands receiver, the KW 202.
A Data Modes Primer - John Wood G3YQC takes us through the basics of data modes operation.
Rallies - Locate a rally or event near you.
Readers’ Letters - Topics this month include Network Radio, valve testers and SDR versus superhet technology.
As a subscriber you'll receive the following benefits:

  A discount off the RRP of your magazine
  Your magazine delivered to your door each month
  You'll never miss an issue
  You’re protected from price rises that may happen later in the year
  Money-back guarantee

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