The July 2018 issue of Practical Wireless is now available to buy

Here are some of the highlights...

Two features on the emerging sub-hobby of Network Radio, one an overview and one a review of two Network Radio transceivers.

A review of the INRAD M629 and DMS-1 desk microphone system, now available in the UK.

Amateur Radio Direction Finding: a feature explaining how to get involved in this fun activity.

Radials for Quarter-Wave Verticals: Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX explains how to achieve an effective earth system for a quarter-wave vertical antenna.

HF Highlights: Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX reports on WRTC 2018 and the RAF Centenary activities, as well as bringing all the usual reader news.

Kits and Modules: Geoff Theasby G8BMI has a couple of clock kits and also manages to squeeze in a voltmeter/ammeter.

Valve and Vintage: Ray Howes G4OWY relates the tale of Art Collins, engineer, entrepreneur and designer of some true classic radios.

The World of VHF: Tim Kirby G4VXE explains the basics of remote operating, has news of the developing sporadic E season and a report on activity from Walmart stores!

Carrying on the Practical Way: Gary Andrews M0CWY is back with a Direct Conversion Receiver in a Marmite jar.

Starting Over: Lee Aldridge G4EJB relates the continuing saga of his return to amateur radio – this month it’s antenna time. 

Data Modes: Mike Richards G4WNC has more RTTY comparisons plus news on the LimeSDR.

What Next: Colin Redwood G6MXL reports on his one-man mini-DXpedition to the Isles of Scilly. 

Doing it by Design: Eric Edwards GW8LJJ has yet another handy shack accessory – a versatile audio processor suitable for most types of microphone.

Making Waves: Steve White G3ZVW looks at signal polarisation.

All of this and much more only in the July issue of Practical Wireless.

On sale 7 June 2018 - available to order here