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Monitoring Monthly May 2007

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MM May 2007

Volume 2 Issue 5!

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This month in monitoringmonthly you can find the following.

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May's Features Include:

  • Icom's PCR1000 Scrutinised
    Jack Weber examines another radio purchased via eBay, the popular Internet auction site. We reckon, there is lots of potential for getting the radio you always wanted this way. This time it's the turn of the revolutionary Icom PCR1000. See what Jack thinks of the second-hand bargain.
  • *COVER FEATURE* Coast Guard
    When things go wrong off the coast of the UK, the ever watchful eye of the Coast Guard is there to assist and co-ordinate rescue assets to attempt to restore calm. Clive Hardy recently visited the Portland MRCC and discovered just what the Coast Guard is all about.
  • Intro To Iridium Monitoring
    Inspired by an MM series, Ian Wraith went on to do some research and turned what he discovered into a practial solution. Here Ian shares his experiences and efforts with monitoringmonthly readers. You too can discover more.
  • Scanning Update
    Dave Roberts casts his net over the latest in the fascinating world of scanning and related subjects.
  • Weather Special Monitoring
    Our WXSAT regular, Lawrence Harris, has been undecided for some time about which weather monitoring system to buy. He's finally made a choice. Read how and what he thinks of this new acquisition.
  • 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!
  • Software For Eumetcast Imagery
    The EUMETCAST broadcast service is a satellite relay transmitting various WXSAT image files to users. The files are generally sent in a scheduled way. The transport stream allows users to collect the data. Lawrence Harris looks at various software for examining and viewing the data, post arrival.
  • Inspired By Signals From Space
    Like many MM readers, the 'Signals From Space' series has got Phil Williams thinking and planning. So much so that he just had to build a system to see what he could receive on L-band with his trusty Icom R20 hand-held scanner.
  • Sounds From The Track
    Shirley Ann Carty brings us an F1 primer for all you race rans! She details the fascinating testing sessions at Silverstone that really make for a brilliant weekend of racing car and radio action.
  • RAF Boulmer
    Pat Carty comes up with an MM scoop! This month our Mil Coms correspondent has managed to get access to one of the most closely guarded establishments in the UK - RAF Boulmer. Read on to find out what Pat managed to discover.
  • Around The World In 100 Minutes With METOP
    Lawrence Harris takes us on a whistle stop tour of the planet, courtesy of the new European polar orbiting digital WXSAT, METOP-A.
  • Meg-A-Month Part 8
    This month, Meg-a-Month covers a three megahertz section of the h.f bands rather than just the one. 9-12MHz reveal their secrets.

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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