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The June issue of Practical Wireless is on sale!


The June 2019 issue of Practical Wireless is now available

Here are some of the highlights inside this month's issue:

Create Your Own Printed Circuit Boards: Clive Mott G4ODM explains how to go about creating your own PCBs.

The 36th Annual Practical Wireless 144MHz QRP Contest: Colin Redwood G6MXL, our QRP Contest adjudicator, introduces the 2019 event, which takes place on Sunday 9th June 2019. 

The Radio Communications Foundation: Steve Hartley G0FUW has an update on the RCF’s activities.

Carrying on the Practical Way: Matthew Nassau M0NJX describes how he designed and built his own antenna rotator, a true Practical Way project!

Trapezing Antennas? Yeh: Tom Morgan ZS1AFS offers a photo diary of how he managed to get a new HF Yagi onto the tower. Not a challenge most of us face in the UK but a stirring tale or derring-do!

The Morse Mode: Roger Cooke G3LDI gives a fascinating insight into the challenges faced by Morse operators in the early days of trans-oceanic telegraphy.

In the Shop: Harry Leeming G3LLL reflects on the trials and tribulations of making ends meet in the electronic retail business.

Kits & Modules: The quest for the holy grail or check your antennas from the comfort of your armchair or shack.

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Valve & Vintage: As well as the latest museum news, Bernard Nock G4BXD describes a rather unusual set that recently crossed his path.

The World of VHF: A cheap 70cm handheld, some early Es on 6m and more satellite news. Tim Kirby G4VXE’s monthly round-up of the VHF and UHF bands.

Exploring New Fields: Joe Chester MW1MWD relates the lessons he has learned regarding batteries for portable operation.

Technical for the Terrified: Tony Jones G7ETW repairs an aged VSWR meter and takes the opportunity to explain the whys and wherefores of their design.

What Next: Colin Redwood G6MXL looks at demonstration, or exhibition, stations, making use of extensive notes from his friend Alan Walker G4UWS who has run numerous such stations over the last decade.

Introducing the Personal Digital Node for Yaesu Fusion users: Tim Kirby G4VXE has an update on Yaesu Fusion developments, as a supplement to his earlier Fusion features.

Starting Over: Lee Aldridge G4EJB reflects on the global exchange of ideas, first time portable, his first superhet (for many years) and getting ready for a constructional evening.

HF Highlights : HF specialist Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX has a very full postbag this month.
23cm, The Next Band Up? (Part 2)

Sam Jewell G4DDK continues his introduction to the 23cm band, discussing equipment and antennas.

On sale 9 May 2019. To order your copy of Practical Wireless June 2019, click here

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