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Monitoring Monthly April 2007

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MM April 2007

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April's Features Include:

  • RFSpace SDR-IQ Examined
    We mentioned the imminent arrival of the latest software defined radio from RFSpace in the December issue of MM. Here, Jack Weber takes an indepth look at the brand new SDR-IQ - Our No1 review.
  • Hands On Hardy - Builds Preselector
    Modern receivers tend to have broadband r.f. front-ends. That is, their input circuitry lacks a tuned circuit that tracks the frequency being monitored. Clive Hardy shows us a handy and cheap solution that is also easy to build.
  • Ops Normal
    In every issue of monitoringmonthly, Pat Carty brings you the very latest info from the Military Communications arena. News of comms, exersises and frequencies from around the UK an further afield. For the the very best coverage of the subject don't miss it!
  • Signals From Space - Part 12
    Alexander James has taken us on a tour of satellite reception, through the vital process for getting operational on a multitude of bands. Now he looks at the building of practical antennas for L and S bands that will enable you to capture signals from space!
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his net over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Uniden UBC3500XLT Reviewed
    Due to set the UK scanning scene alight, this new hand-held from Uniden looks like a bargain, offering great performance. It does have its shortcomings too. These aside, it certainly is an interesting radio. Clive Hardy picks up the story...
  • MFJ-382 Amplified Speaker
    Some things are an essential part of the radio enthusiast's collection of paraphernalia. Over the years, those essentials have changed and perhaps grown. These days a power supply and antenna or several, most likely a computer, are essential but one item that has remained a constant is the shack speaker. Owen Jeffreys examines a handy solution.
  • Digital Radio Explained
    Kevin Ryan has some DRM QSL success. This month he updates us on the various DRM transmitter sites and looks at the work of the newly remaned DMB in Korea. Lastly, he voids his new Morphy Richards DRM receiver warrenty!
  • Spies, Intelligence & Radio - Part 1
    Paul Beaumont is the the author of our regular numbers column Atencion 123. In part one of our new series, Paul explores some of his fascination with Spies, Intelligence and Radio. Paul reveals how his interest in espionage goes much deaper than just monitoring short wave transmissions.
  • Radio Mate Review
    The new Radio Mate from those very effective noise reducing people bhi Ltd., represents the first of their non sound based solutions. The Radio Mate provides extra functionality to three popular Yaesu radios, the FT-817, FT-857 and the FT-897. Kevin Nice sees what it can do for his favourite portable transceiver.
  • Meg-A-Month Part 7
    Continuing our look at one megahertz slices of the h.f. bands, this month it's the turn of 8 to 9MHz, which is dominated by the maritime allocation from 8.100 to 8.815MHz. Below that is Fixed, Land Mobile and Broadcast, a continuation of the allocation from 7.450 to 8.000MHz and above it is Aeronautical, continuing to 9.040MHz.

Amongst the monthly regulars you'll find,

  • Lawrence Harris
  • Martin Peters
  • Peter Bond
  • Keith Hamer & Garry Smith,
  • Dave Roberts,
  • Clive Hardy
  • Pat Carty
  • Ben Hogan,
  • Jacques d'Avignon,
  • Paul Beaumont of ENIGMA 2000
  • Greg Baker
  • Roger Bunney
  • Tony Currie name but a few! Our aim is to be at the forefront of the hobby - and that's where you say we are!

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!

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