Practical Wireless - August 2021
EMF-390 review, AllStar, Boutique radios, the R1155 and some great projects: An ATUBox, an antenna switch and an Arduino CR Meter.
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What's in this Issue?
Don has personal memories of the R1155 receiver and relates some EMC tales.
PW’s monthly roundup of news from the UK and internationally, including new products, club news and recent events.
Review − the GQ EMF-390 EMF Multi-Field/Multi-Function Meter
Don G3XTT takes a look at this handy meter but uses the opportunity for a wider discussion about the new EMF regulations.
Steve Ireland VK6VZ/G3ZZD investigates the rise of ‘boutique’ radio manufacturers selling online.
Valve & Vintage
Philip Moss M0PBM describes the classic R1155 wartime receiver.
Carrying on the Practical Way
David McAlpin GM8UPI describes an easy-to-build Dual Antenna Switching Unit & has a ‘how to’ on Panel Marking.
Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX explains where to find current information about DX activity on HF.
Colin Redwood G6MXL looks at some EMC issues he has encountered over the years.
Notes from a Small Station
Joe Chester M1MWD tries to draw some conclusions about activity from contest statistics.
The World of VHF
With the Sporadic E season in full swing, Tim Kirby GW4VXE has another packed column, starting with a mention of WFVIEW.
From the Ground Up
Eric Edwards GW8LJJ completes his overview of inductors.
On a Budget
Daimon Tilley G4USI takes a canter around the various HF transceivers available at budget prices.
Locate a rally or event near you; once again we have our comprehensive list.
The Morse Mode
Roger Cooke G3LDI brings another miscellany of Morse-related topics.
Mike Richards G4WNC reminds us that the hobby provides opportunities for us to self-train, make friends, share knowledge, help in disasters and more.
An Arduino CR Meter
Tony Jones G7ETW offers a design for an Arduino-based CR meter that brings together hardware and software in a useful piece of test equipment.
Martin Waller G0PJO returns, experimenting with something new.
Tom Morgan ZS1AFS describes a Mode with Nodes, but is it Internet or Radio?
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