The March 2021 issue of Practical Wireless is now available

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Investigating the Xiegu XPA125B 100W Linear Amplifier: Richard Constantine G3UGF looks at an amplifier that can turn your QRP rig into a 100W station.

Building the Walford Electronics Ilton DSB Transmitter: Richard White G6NFE adds a transmitter to complement his Ivel receiver.

What’s a ZM-2: Richard Constantine G3UGF sings the praises of a neat ATU for QRP operation.

Doing it by Design: Eric Edwards GW8LJJ describes a handy piece of test equipment for the shack.

The World of VHF: Tim Kirby GW4VXE reports on a surprising winter Es opening on 6m.

What Next: Colin Redwood G6MXL introduces newcomers to soldering − a key skill for most home construction.

Notes from a Small Station: Joe Chester M1MWD continues his quest to eliminate noise and accentuate the signals.

Kits & Modules: Geoff Theasby G8BMI has two more, very different projects for those lockdown days.

Carrying on the Practical Way: Tony Jones G7ETW builds a handy frequency counter.

Morse Revealed, Part 1: Thought there’s nothing more to know about Morse Code? Think again as Mike Bedford G4AEE looks at some of the lesser-known facts about this remarkable form of communication.

HF Highlights: Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX brings his usual comprehensive round-up of the world of HF. 

Data Modes: Mike Richards G4WNC moves on to look at the FT4 digital mode and he’s also covering an upgrade to his RF network analyser.

An Eight-Way Remote Antenna Switch: Ken Ginn G8NDL describes a remote antenna switch that combines a clever mix of software and hardware.

Valve & Vintage: Dr Bruce Taylor HB9ANY describes Eddystone’s ultimate top-line amateur band receiver.

Readers’ Letters: Topics this month include fuses, the thrill of radio, Pop Blundell and radio on a budget.

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