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Monitoring Monthly March 2007

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MM March 2007

Volume 2 Issue 3!

monitoringmonthly continues to bring you the best radio magazine in the land! We are continual congratulated for knocking the others into a cocked hat. If you want quality covereage of radio related subjected this is the place to be. The magazine of choice for real listening enthusiasts just keeps getting better. MM is the best selling radio listeners magazine in the UK. Produced by the Team You Can Trust to bring you what you want!

What are your interests? New products, VHF/UHF, Broadcast or utility DX, satellite news feeds, matters military, airbands, data modes, space, news of what's happening in the radio arena around the world, then
Monitoring Monthly is the magazine to keep you informed.

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March's Features Include:

  • ALA1530+ Small Aperture Active Loop Reviewed
    John Wilson is back doing what he does best. In depth technical reviews of radio equipment. Here, it's the turn of a new offering from Wellbrook Communications to be scrutinised by the master. See what John thinks of the new and improved ALA1530 active loop.
    Jack Weber takes a look at a vital function performed by various artificial earth satellites, whose names and main functions will already be familiar to those who regularly read MM. Search And Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking provides a life-line for millions of people on the planet, should things go wrong.
  • Ops Normal
    In every issue of monitoringmonthly, Pat Carty brings you the very latest info from the Military Communications arena. News of comms, exercises and frequencies from around the UK and further afield. For the very best coverage of the subject don't miss it!
  • WiNRADiO DNC Reviewed
    Alexander James takes a short break from monitoring signals from space to have a look at a handy add-on device to extend the frequency coverage of receivers that have an upper limit of 1700-2000MHz. The DNC-3500 is a handy device that was designed for use with WiNRADiO's G305 and G315 wideband receivers. See what Alexander makes of the DNC-3500.
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his net over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Beacons The Faros Way
    The monitoring of distant beacons provides an excellent way of determining the prevailing propagation conditions. Being able to perform the monitoring function automatically adds a whole level of usefulness. Having the results presented by the software performing the task is just exemplary. Jack Weber presents a solution with merit.
  • Signal From Space
    Over the past months, Alexander James has guided us through the vital process for getting operational on a multitude of bands to enable the reception of signals from space. This month he looks at some improvements to be made to your station.
  • 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!
  • Hands On With Hardy - Notch Filter
    Once again, Clive Hardy brings us another self build project to produce a really useful accessory, using a few common tools and little engineering expertise. This time Clive takes us through the build process of a tuneable notch filter.
  • Meg- A-Month - 6
    Continuing our look at one megahertz slices of the h.f. bands, this month it's 7 to 8MHz which is allocated to amateur, broadcast and utilities, most of which are data transmissions by various military.
  • Radio O
    He's at it again. Further to his Amateur Radio Direction Finding experiences, as reported last year, this time, Clive Hardy decided to have a go at Radio-Orienteering. Read on to see how Clive got on, when he tried his hand at direction finding to locate hidden transmitters using 3.5 and/or 144MHz.

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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