Practical Wireless - November 2019

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Practical Wireless November is on sale today!

The November 2019 issue of Practical Wireless is now available. Here are some of the highlights:

2019 PW 144MHz QRP Contest Results: Colin Redwood G6MXL has the results of the June 2019 2m QRP contest.

The QCX QRP Transceiver (Part Two): Daimon Tilley G4USI completes his build and testing of a QCX transceiver kit.

Carrying on the Practical Way: Don G3XTT takes a look at Powerpole connectors, increasingly encountered in the world of amateur radio.

HF Highlights: Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX has plenty of news from his faithful reporters but band conditions over the summer have been dire.

Multiple Receivers − Sorting out the Audio Issues: Dr Samuel Ritchie returns, this time with a solution for organising the audio outputs from multiple radios and other sources.

Kits and Modules: Geoff Theasby G8BMI has two more intriguing suggestions for the shack/workshop, a USB soldering iron and a 12V bargraph.

Valve & Vintage: Our lady pioneers don’t always get the recognition they deserve. Dave Gordon-Smith G3UUR aims to put that right with a look at the life of Beatrice Saltmarsh G6SF.

The World of VHF: Tim Kirby G4VXE starts this month’s column with some good news about our 144MHz allocation.

In Focus – Martin Lynch & Sons: Don G3XTT pays a visit to regular PW advertiser and well-known retailer Martin Lynch & Sons.

Making Waves: Steve White G3ZVW looks back at Solar Cycle 24 and forward to Solar Cycle 25.

What Next: Colin Redwood G6MXL continues his look at contests and their terminology. 

Doing it by Design: Eric Edwards GW8LJJ describes a variable current (and voltage) add-on unit for high current power supplies.

In the Footsteps of Marconi: Joe Chester MW1MWD enjoys further success as he follows in the footsteps of Marconi.

Data Modes: Mike Richards G4WNC explains some of the more advanced features of the FT8 and FT4 modes as well as ensuring your PC has accurate time.

Reviewed – Micro-Portable QRP Antennas: Daimon Tilley G4USI tests the Moonraker Whizz Whip, Whizz Loop and SPX-100 for holiday use. Read about how he fared.

Practical Wireless November 2019 is available now from most good Newsagents or purchase from us here.