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Monitoring Monthly December 2006

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MM December 2006

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monitoringmonthly the real radio read of real listening enthusiasts. MM is the best selling radio listeners magazine in the UK. Produced by the Team You Can Trust!

If you are interested in broadcast or utility DX, or satellite news feeds, matters military, airbands, data modes, news of what's happening in the radio arena around the world, then
Monitoring Monthly is the magazine to keep you informed.

This month in monitoringmonthly you can find the following.

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Features Include:

  • Medium Wave DXing
    Have you ever thought of trying to capture serious DX on medium wave? Well, Jack Weber has and he tells us what to consider when starting out on this exciting journey to receiving medium wave signals from around the world.
  • IBC 2006
    As ever, the broadcasting industry keeps evolving and changing. Martin Peters reports on this year's show and shares with us, his discoveries of what is new, when he visited this year's International Broadcasting Convention.
  • Hands On With Hardy - Simple Four Element Yagi
    Another DIY receiving antenna project using DIY materials and requiring no special tools or skills, Clive shows you how to build a simple four element Yagi for the 432MHz amateur band.
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his net over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Essential Radio Software Part 1
    Having explained how to build a computer specifically aimed at radio use, Jack Weber now reveals some of the essential programs that suit the many needs of the radio enthusiast. Even if you've not assembled your own PC, it's likely that there's something useful for you.
  • Digital Radio Explained
    Kevin Ryan continues to present the complexities of digital broadcast radio. How it works where it's going and what's happening right now. All in an easy to understand format.
  • Ask MM!
    Do you have a problem you can't solve, or is there just something you can't get to grips with and need pointing in the right direction? MM is here to help you with your monitoring hobby, so just send us your question and we'll provide the answer or explanation.
  • Meg- A-Month
    In part 3 of Meg-a-Month, Clive Hardy picks up where we left off last month with our look at one megahertz slices of the h.f. electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Signals From Space - 9
    The inexorable climb in frequency continues as Alexander James reaches the Ka-Band at 20GHz this month. He arrives there by way of a pause at the Ku Band which ranges between 10-12GHz first.
  • MM 2006 Index
    This year's features, reviews and series' listed for easy reference.

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!

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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