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Monitoring Monthly February 2008

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MM February 2008

Volume 3 Issue 2!

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!

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.

  • Fantastic savings with MM - Save over £40 off PSR-295 1000ch  scanner  offer
  • MONEY SAVING OFFER - Save on RPF Gizzmo 
  • 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:

  • eBay Bargain - Lowe HF-150 HF Receiver Reviewed
    Jack Weber has been buying radios on eBay again, this time he's come up with a classic from Lowe Electronics. The minimalist styled HF-150 that offers portable and base station h.f. reception.
  • Saving With MM - Special Offer
    Save over £40 on an ideal 1000ch 25-1300MHz hand-held GRE PSR-295 scanner. Covers civil and military airband, has 8.33kHz steps and much more.
  • The TLP Comes To Town
    Pat Carty brings us news of the first in the 2008 series of Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP) courses, running from 14 January through to 8 February and administered by staff from Florennes Air Base in Belgium.
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his knowing eye over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Starting Taxi MDT Monitoring Decoder Project
    Ian Wraith brings us part two in our series describing the creation of an MDT decoder program and the use of free tools and communication facilities to enable the interaction with testers for his decoder project. Now we start monitoring data. Part one of this series can be found in  MM October 2007.
  • Digital Radio Explained
    Kevin Ryan examines some the use of a bit rate of 112bits/sec for many of the Channel 4 Radio proposed stereo services, as he continues his regular look at the fascinating world of digital broadcast radio in the UK and further afield.
  • Hands On With Hardy - Construction Essentials
    Rather than a project in this issue's 'Hands On', Clive brings us a look at techniques and tools that are essential for any budding or experienced constructor.
  • Y Station War Time Follow Up
    As a result of our coverage of the recently revived Colossus operation, for the first time in over sixty tears, we received this article written by a war time researcher, who has a special interest in the radio intercept network that fed Bletchley Park with captured signals during WWII.
  • Meg-A-Month Part 18
    In part 18 of Meg-A-Month, Clive Hardy continues his climb through the v.h.f. spectrum. Now, Clive examines the segment between 235 and 470MHz.
  • The Other Man's Shack
    We take another of our irregular look at the radio set-ups of another MM reader. This time it's the turn of stalwart, Lee James.
  • Win a Kenwood TH-K2ET 2m Transceiver
    Due to the generousity of Kenwood Electronics UK, we have a neat 2m hand-held transceiver to give away. Enter this competition and you could be the winner!

Amongst the monthly regulars you'll find,

  • Lawrence Harris - Satellites' View - remote earth observation
  • Martin Peters - Readers' Logs & News - What MM readers have received.
  • Peter Bond - In Flight - Our regular look at airbands and aviation, both civil & Mil
  • 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, exersises 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. 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!

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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