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The September 2021 issue of Practical Wireless is now available.


Don G3XTT talks through some highlights from the latest issue of Practical Wireless:

Reviewed – the Wouxun 2/4m Anniversary Pack: Richard Constantine G3UGF looks at a dual-band handheld that, usefully, includes the increasingly popular 4m band.

Doing it by Design: Eric Edwards GW8LJJ describes an AM transmitter for the 80m band that uses modern design techniques.
Adventures in WSPR Land: John Rowlands MW1CFN reflects on some interesting propagation lessons learned from using WSPR.
160m Vertical Antenna for home and portable use: Chas Wilson M0CDD describes an easy to build and erect antenna suitable for 160m portable operation.

HF Highlights: Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX reports that an increase in solar activity may herald better things to come on the HF bands!

What Next: Colin Redwood G6MXL looks at the Log4OM2 logging program from the perspective of someone new to computer logging. 
Notes from a Small Station: Joe Chester M1MWD ventures out to investigate the National Radio Centre.

The World of VHF: Tim Kirby G4VXE reports on some remarkable conditions on the VHF, UHF and microwave bands, including what may well be a new record.

Making Waves: Steve White G3ZVW discusses beam antennas and the relative merits of using combinations of them. 

Data Modes: Mike Richards G4WNC takes a look at data modes for more than rubber-stamp QSOs, starting with Olivia.

Review − the VC999: Tony Jones G7ETW takes a look at a piece of test equipment that might just appeal.

Valve & Vintage: Bernard Nock G4BXD describes some recent and fascinating additions to the museum.

Kits & Modules: Geoff Theasby G8BMI recommends some more low-price devices to help and amuse in the shack.

A Dual-Band 6m and 4m Wire Dipole: Vince Lear G3TKN describes an easy-to-make dual-band dipole that allows you to sample the 4m and 6m bands.

Announcing the 13th Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest: Colin Redwood G6MXL invites readers to participate in the Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest.

Readers’ Letters: A wide range of topics once again, including FT8, EMF issues, the R1155 and more.

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