Inside the June 2022 issue of Practical Wireless
Now on sale, we highlight what you can read in this issue
Keylines: Don talks about propagation, receivers, radials and more.
PW at 90: A look back at PW’s sixth decade.
Review – Xiegu X6100: Daimon Tilley G4USI gets his hands on the latest offering from Xiegu.
Reviewed – Two Antennas from Moonraker: Don G3XTT takes a look at two very different antennas from PW advertiser Moonraker. And a chance to win one of them.
Data Modes: Mike Richards G4WNC continues his look at data modes on the higher frequency bands plus a look at his latest Morse keyer project.
The 39th Annual Practical Wireless 144MHz QRP Contest: Colin Redwood G6MXL, our QRP Contest adjudicator, introduces the 2022 event which takes place on Sunday 12 June.
A Compact 50-tone CTCSS Encoder: Many amateur radio repeaters now use Continuous Tone Coded Subaudible Squelch (CTCSS). Installing a low-cost CTCSS encoder is a simple way to restore or extend the life of legacy FM transceivers.
HF Highlights: Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX has a packed column, with several news items and plenty of reader reports.
The World of VHF: Tim Kirby GW4VXE reports on some nice 6m propagation as well as 40MHz news and more.
SDR, Part 6: Dr Samuel Ritchie EI9FZB takes us towards an all-band HF receiver.
On a Budget: Daimon Tilley G4USI addresses himself to the shack receiver, as a stand-alone piece of kit.
Valve and Vintage: Philip Moss M0PBM describes the KW Electronics KW 201 amateur bands receiver.
What Next: To coincide with the start of the summer Sporadic-E season in the Northern Hemisphere, Colin Redwood G6MXL encourages readers to explore the 6m band.
The Morse Mode: After a brief word about protocols, Roger Cooke G3LDI takes a look at visual signalling of Morse code.
Build the PW Paston, Part 5: Mark Tuttle G0TMT completes the receiver section of the 40m transceiver.
Doing it by Design: Eric Edwards GW8LJJ describes a novel but easy to build regenerative receiver for the 80m band.
Kits & Modules: Geoff Theasby G8BMI starts with two simple SWR meters and then goes on to describe his collection of Morse keys.
A Simple BFO to use with an old Broadcast Receiver: Steve Macdonald G4AQB describes a handy project for enabling CW or SSB reception on an old broadcast receiver.
Readers’ Letters: This month’s Letters reflect on the most recent issue of PW.