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Out today - Practical Wireless October issue!


What highlights are in store this month?

The October 2018 issue of Practical Wireless is now available to buy in the shops. Here are some of the highlights:
Review: Tim Kirby G4VXE looks at the Anytone AT-D868UV handheld.

Antenna Couplers: Peter Chadwick G3RZP explains all.

Radio Direction Finding Kit: Clive Mott-Gotobed G4ODM describes a simple way to use your existing handheld for 2m direction finding.

The Transistor Revolution (Part 1): Dr Bruce Taylor HB9ANY describes the invention of the tiny device that changed the course of radio history.

The World of VHF: Tim Kirby G4VXE has news of some impressive DX worked on the 2m band.

HF Highlights: With the approach of the autumn DX season, Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX has news of some planned DXpeditions. 

Technical for the Terrified: Andy Choraffa G3PKW covers the design of Direct Conversion receivers using modern components.

Kits and Modules: Geoff Theasby G8BMI has a PCB oscilloscope for around £10 and a variable voltage module for just £3. 

Carrying on the Practical Way: David Jardine G0FDV challenges readers to build a one JFET regenerative radio in an afternoon. 

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Valve and Vintage: Bernard Nock G4BXD takes a canter through a selection of classic sets from Pye of Cambridge.

In the Shop: Harry Leeming G3LLL addresses another selection of strange faults and even stranger customers!

What Next: Colin Redwood G6MXL looks at sources of DX information.

The Morse Mode: Roger Cooke G3LDI returns to a previous topic but has a flurry of new correspondence too.

Data Modes: Mike Richards G4WNC looks at the LimeSDR Mini and 3D printing and shows how you can get away from the noise with an Airspy HF+.

Starting Over: Lee Aldridge G4EJB gets as far as persuading his Howes transceiver to work again.

Exploring New Fields: Joe Chester MW1MWD is another who has returned to the hobby of late. His tale nicely complements our Starting Over feature.

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