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Monitoring Monthly August 2008

The Third Year of Best Selling Radio Listeners' Magazine!

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MM August 2008

Volume 3 Issue 8!

What are your interests? New products, VHF/UHF, Broadcast or utility DX, satellite news feeds, Military communication and excercises, Earth observation satelites, airbands, data modes, space, Motor sport comms, news of what's happening in the radio arena around the world, then monitoringmonthly is the magazine to keep you informed.

This month in monitoringmonthly you can find the following.

  • MONEY SAVING OFFER - Save on Superb Illustrated book: Avro Vulcan - Britain's Cold War Warrior
  • Win Once Again With MM - Over £90 worth of prizes!
  • Yet another free to enter competition.
  • As reviewed in the August 2006 issue of monitoringmonthly, the Bearcat UBC72XLT, is on offer in our free prize draw.
  • As we say - you can't WIN if you don't enter!

The Features Include:

  • Review - AOR LA390 Tuned Active Loop Evaluated
    We all need a really effective h.f. antenna. Now, even if you don't have acres of space, it's possibe with the latest from AOR. Jack Weber looks at a superb solution for those with little space to spare. It even works inside.
  • Saving With MM - Special Offer Avro Vulcan - Britain's Cold War Warrior
    Something a little different this issue, as we have a book offer. A reference book that we are sure will appeal to many readers. Avro Vulcan is an illustrated history of the aircraft which has a special place in the hearts of many. Save £3.99 with MM and don't miss this brilliant read.
  • See You At RIAT 2008
    A short preview of the Airshow you must visit - The MM team will be there. Stock up with books and tempt youself with the AirNav RadarBox and UBC3500XLT CloseCall Scanner.
  • Cadet Communications
    Looking for some light hearted listening with a military twist and an excuse to indulge in some low-level SIGINT? Then Clive Hardy says have a listen to Cadet Force radio comms on h.f. He outlines the activities of those trainee operators.
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts provides both a light hearted and a serious view of the latest insight into the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Signals From Space - Part 19 Lunar Orbiters
    We are travelling a little further this time as we journey to the Moon. Alexanda James examines Lunar Orbitors and their downlinks.
  • Digital Radio Explained
    Kevin Ryan looks at the newly launched digital radio platform Freesat and brings us up-to-date with what is happening with DAB, DRM and Satellite Radio, as he continues his regular look at the fascinating world of digital broadcast radio in the UK and around the world.
  • Hands On With Hardy - Passive Tone Control
    In this 'Hands On With Hardy', Clive's construction project is the passive tone control circuit, designed to fit in-line between your scanner's headphone output and an earpiece, or headphones. Read on while Clive shows you how to go about the build.
  • Mode-A-Month Part 4
    Clive begins his look at the transmission modes in use across the radio spectrum around the world and beyond. Read and discover.
  • Tracking Ships & Aircraft
    Radio offers so much scope for entertainment. If you have an interest in ships or aircraft, then no doubt you are able receive voice and perhaps data transmissions from them. Kevin Nice looks at anothe use of transmissions from both ships and aircraft.

Amongst the monthly regulars you'll find,

  • Martin Peters - Readers' Logs & News - What MM readers have received.
  • Andy Lyass - Flight Path - Our regular look at airbands and aviation, Mainly civil.
  • Keith Hamer & Garry Smith - TV DX - All the latest TV news and reception reports from afar. 
  • Dave Roberts - Scanning Update, the lastest
  • Clive Hardy - Amateur Scene - A taste of amateur radio.
  • Pat Carty - Ops Normal - The fascinating world of Mil-Coms, exercises and more, right from where the action happens! 
  • Ben Hogan - HF Utility radio.
  • Jacques d'Avignon - HF Propagation Forcast around the globe. 
  • Paul Beaumont of ENIGMA 2000
  • Greg Baker - Brings a quarterly look at the radio scene in Australia and South Pacific area.
  • Roger Bunney - Satellites View - a regular look at  Clarke Belt News Feeds
  • Tony Currie - A Broadcasters View - The perspective from the other side of the transmitter.

...to name but a few! Our aim is to be at the forefront of the hobby - and that's where you say we are!

Make sure you don't miss the next issue of monitoringmonthly! We've set about making sure that the best authorities in the hobby are writing for monitoringmonthly. Our massive 100 page issue is jam packed with radio essentials! In every issue, we provide practical wireless and radio advice from our knowledgable authors and whether you are just a radio user, or a keen enthusiast - MM has something for you!. Brought to you by the the team you can trust to bring you the very best!

You get much more with monitoringmonthly. Our downloadable PDF subscriptions for £29.95 per year or just £4.95 for subscribers to our paper version, are becoming very popular indeed! We continue to bring you the best radio magazine in the land! If you are looking for quality covereage of radio related subjects, then this is the place to be. The magazine of choice for real listening enthusiasts just keeps getting better. MM is the best selling and best loved radio listeners' magazine in the UK. Produced by the Team You Can Trust to bring you what you want!

Don't miss this exciting new radio magazine. Make sure that you keep an eye on the news stands for the current issue of Radio Communications Monitoring Monthly. If your favorite retailer can't find us, then tell them the ISSN 1747-7809. The magazine trade refer to us as 'Radio & Comm'.

 
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