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November 2016.

On Sale 13th October 2016.

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Don has celebrated a birthday, taken part in a 2m contest and been preparing for an upcoming DXpedition.

PW’s monthly roundup of news from the UK and internationally, including new products, club news and recent events.

The Halse and Hatch Transceiver, Part 2
Tim Walford G3PCJ completes the Halse and Hatch transceiver project by describing the transmit side and the final construction and testing.

2016 PW 144MHz QRP Contest Results
Colin Redwood G6MXL has the results of this year’s 2m QRP contest.

Buying an HF Linear Amplifier
Steve Ireland VK6VZ/G3ZZD explains the ‘numbers game’ of buying a legal-limit capable linear amplifier.

Doing it by Design
Tony Nailer G4CFY has good progress to report with the Multiband Receiver project.

A Radio Trip through SE Asia, Part 2
Chris Burger ZS6EZ concludes his travels in SE Asia, starting with Myanmar and achieving his goal of operating from the Spratly Islands.

Locate a rally or event near you; we have our usual comprehensive list.

What Next
This month Colin Redwood G6MXL turns his attention to soldering.

World of VHF
Tim Kirby G4VXE has another fascinating column, with some homebrew antenna projects and operating news from VHF to microwaves.

Carrying on the Practical Way
Eric Edwards GW8LJJ, an inveterate constructor, advises on how to make low voltage supplies available throughout your shack.

Data Modes
Mike Richards G4WNC is looking this month at the Reverse Beacon Network, an online tool useful not only to DXers and contesters but for anyone wanting to check out their station performance.

Emerging Technology
Chris Lorek G4HCL gives us food for thought on planned man-made changes to the ionosphere.

Valve & Vintage
Ben Nock G4BXD is back again and has a selection of frequency measuring equipment, some of which will bring back happy memories to many of our readers.

HF Highlights
As we move into the main season for HF propagation in the northern hemisphere, Steve Telenius-Lowe PJ4DX has plenty of news and views to report.

Making Waves
Steve White G3ZVW takes a look at the driving force behind a lot of shortwave radio propagation – the Sun.

Readers’ Letters
This month’s letters cover Tim Peake QSOs, more on home construction, club events and operating.

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