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Read the March 2022 issue of Practical Wireless today!


Editor Don Field marks his 100th issue by talking through some of the key highlights

News PW’s monthly roundup of news from the UK and internationally, including new products, club news and recent events.

PW at 90
A look back at PW’s third decade.

Review – The Yaesu FTM-6000E
Richard Constantine G3UGF finds the Yaesu FTM-6000E to be “Easy to Operate yet feature packed”.

SDR, Part 3
In the third part of this project, Dr Samuel Ritchie EI9FZB turns to the 40m to put the product detector to the test.

From the Ground Up
Following on from part ll, Eric Edwards GW8LJJ looks at some other diodes, starting with Zener Diodes. 

Data Modes
Mike Richards G4WNC reports the passing of a key member of the WSJT team before going on to further advice about using SDR-Console.

The Royal Signals Museum
Geoff Budden G3WZP reports on recent developments at the Royal Signals Museum.

HF Highlights
Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX has reports from many readers who enjoyed a ‘Christmas bonus’ of good HF propagation.

Valved Radio Repair, Part 1
Bernard Nock G4BXD embarks on a new series explaining the ins and outs of repairing valved radios.

A Pocket Portable 2m Beam Antenna
David Johnson G4DHF describes and easy to build antenna that’s ideal for portable operation.

The Faces behind the Calls
Roger Dowling G3NKH meets a couple who are a regular presence on digital radio.

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Build the PW Paston, Part 2
Mark Tuttle G0TMT starts construction of the Paston by tackling the audio board.

The World of VHF
Tim Kirby GW4VXE has a first listing of regular UK VHF/UHF nets.

Kits & Modules
Geoff Theasby G8BMI covers two very different topics in this month’s column, RF spectrum analysers and dummy loads.

Locate a rally or event near you; we have our usual comprehensive list.

On a Budget
Daimon Tilley G4USI looks at a selection of amplifiers, both HF and VHF, available for budget prices.

The HW-9 – Heathkit’s last QRP Classic
Ian Liston-Smith G4JQT describes the HW-9, its features and its flaws.

The Kenwood TL-922
Dr Bruce Taylor HB9ANY describes this potent HF bands linear power amplifier.

Readers’ Letters
This month’s Letters include some great feedback on Eric Edwards GW8LJJ’s HF Signal Generator project.

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