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Radio Enthusiast incorporates both Practical Wireless and RadioUser magazines, two monthly publications dedicated to amateur radio whether you are a "do-er" or a "listener". 

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Corona Virus and Radio Related Resources

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Reviews of the latest radio equipment and books

Read our expert reviews from equipment operating at different frequencies, antennas and the latest book releases.
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