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Monitoring Monthly February 2007

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MM February 2007

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February's Features Include:

  • Morphy Richards Digital Radio
    The uptake of DRM so far has been due to listeners engineering their own receiving systems with modified hardware and some PC software to decode the programme content. Now it's possible to listen to DRM with a self contained set. Kevin Ryan explores the Morphy Richards 27024 DRM/DAB and analogue radio.
  • Buying Second Hand The eBay Way
    It's always made sense to buy second hand, firstly from a price point of view, but additionally many radios that are of interest to the readers of MM are no longer available new. Jack Weber has been buying and selling radios for his collections for many a year. Read the first part of our guide to making use of eBay to find the set you desire.
  • Forest FM
    Do you listen to your local Community Radio station? MM sent Clive Hardy to Forest FM, to discover Community Radio at its best. See what he discovered.
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his net over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Pigs Fly - Down South
    Ex-Pat and now Falkland Island resident, Peter Wakefield VP8CXZ, takes a look at how day-to-day life in the Southern Atlantic creates unique solutions. The Falkland Islands have a rather different way of handling air traffic and radio...
  • Digital Radio Explained
    A new volume and Kevin Ryan is back with his regular look at the fascinating world of digital broadcast radio in the UK and further afield.
  • Hands On With Hardy - MW Loop
    This month, Clive Hardy brings us another self-build antenna project. Clive shows you how to turn simple DIY materials into a very useful and compact medium wave loop antenna..
  • Meg- A-Month
    Continuing our look at one megahertz slices of the h.f. bands, this month in part 5 of Meg-A-Month, Clive Hardy looks at the 6-7MHz segment of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Logik Internet Radio Receiver - Reviewed
    Kevin Ryan trys to recreate the past with a device of today and asks "Is this the future for radio?" See what he means as he examines a receiver designed for WLAN connection.

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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