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Monitoring Monthly - July 2006

What's In The New Best Selling Radio Listeners' Magazine?

MM July 2006

monitoringmonthly the listening enthusiasts' favourite, 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.

In this issue of monitoringmonthly you can find the following.

Features Include:

  • Bearcat UBC72XLT
    There are many different scanners with different features. The budget Uniden Bearcat UBC72XLT has some you might not expect. Best of all it's fitted with CloseCall, see how it faired as Dave Roberts puts it though its paces.
  • Hampshire Fire & Rescue
    Dave Roberts is back on the trail of discovery. This time he ventures into Hampshire in search of the Fire Brigade. He found them, so you can learn more !
  • Watson Digi-Hunter
    The problem with digital transmisisons used at v.h.f. and higher frequencies is that the signals comprise of multiple carriers operating in close proximity, all with similar amplitudes. Establishing their frequency is no easy task. Dave Roberts looks at a useful tool to accomplish that goal. Is the Digi-Hunter from Watson up to the job?
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his net over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • 'Squidgy' Scanners & Phones
    Gone are the days when you could listen to other people's interesting 'phone calls with your scanner. Dave Roberts takes us back to the days when this was possible and looks at some of the more intriguing uses of interception.
  • Digital Radio Explained
    Another new series, this one coveres 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 presentation.
  • WiNRADiO G33EM, G305i & G315e Previewed
    Jack Weber has considerable experience of Software Defined Radios, he's also used and indeed owned a few of the examples from WiNRADiO. Here he takes a look at three new radios from the Australian manufacturer.
  • Soft Rock
    Don't be misled by the title, this is not a look at the likes of the Eagles, Chicago or similar. Instead, Kevin Nice looks at the cheapest way to become acquainted with the new phenomena of Software Defined Radio in the shape of the SoftRock V6 kit distributed in the UK by Waters & Stanton.
  • Signals From Space
    Alexander James picks up from where he left off in the June issue of MM and delves more deeply into reception of v.h.f. and u.h.f. satellites!
  • Hands On With Hardy
    Did you realise that there is a simple way to keep QRM at bay, by removing annoying signals? Clive Hardy revelas two ways of achieving this. Firstly, he introduces the secrets of a very simple but effective method. Next, he eliminates noise at the audio end by use of an Amplified Noise Eliminating Module from bhi.!
  • 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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