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Monitoring Monthly Special 2008

The Third Year of Best Selling Radio Listeners' Magazine!

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MM Special 2008

Volume 3 Issue 10!

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 pocket sized scanner: Alinco DJ-X3 - Save £20!
  • 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:

  • Icom R7000 - eBay Bargain Evaluated
    Jack Weber reviews the Icom IC-R7000, the most recent of his eBay purchases as he slowly works his way through the clasic receivers of yesteryear. See how he gets on with the first of the Icom wideband v.h.f. and u.h.f. communication receivers.
  • AMSAT UK - Colloquium 2008
    The 23rd AMSAT-UK 'Satellite Weekend' was held at the University of Surrey, Guildford from Friday 25th until Sunday 27th July. Radio Amateurs from around the world attended the three day event and it was said that this year's was the "best yet".
  • Radio, Radar & Boniface Down
    Roger Bunney reports on his recent visit to the site of a 1962 aircraft crash site on the Isle of Wight where a Channel Airways DC-3 Dakota G-AGZB met its fate. The memorial is steeped in history and offers much for the antenna enthusiast.
  • D-Star Update - Radio Configuration
    Last Issue, Kevin Nice explained the story of how GB7MM made it on-air. Now he looks at how you control the operation, access and routing of radios by the use of the four key parameters crutial to D-Star operation.
  • 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.
  • VXI BlueParrott Roadwarrior Headset
    Now distributed in the UK as an accessory to their TalkSafe range of Bluetooth transceiver remotes, the Roadwarrior headset is tried for size by Kevin Nice.
  • Digital Radio Explained
    Kevin Ryan revisits DRM signals from BBC Radio Devon and more DRM in general. Plus, he investigates radio via Freesat with a new low cost Goodmans receiver, 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 - Polycon Variable
    Clive's 'Hands On With Hardy' construction project is the easy to build soulution for the rather difficult to aquire tuning knobs for polycon variable capacitors. Read on to see how Clive goes about exploiting an elegant solution.
  • Mode-A-Month Part 6
     Another mode is examined by Clive Hardy this month, as he describes yet another way of passing intelligence by radio. Frequency modulation is the method of radio carrier encoding this time around.
  • MM Special Offer
    Don't miss this chance of a bargain mini wideband scanner featuring stereo f.m broadcast reception. Save £20 with MM when you buy an Alinco DJ-X3 great for airshows with 8.33kHz steps and so much more! Save £20! Alinco DJ-X3 offer MM Price .

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. 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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