Monitoring Times 1999 INDEX
FEATURES:
Broadcast:
Around the World by Radio
DEC
Behind the Mic at Columbia Square MAR
Radio Australia looks to the Future FEB
Radio Canada Intl
SEP
Song of the Coconut Is (Indonesia) OCT
The New VOA
AUG
TIS - Original Microbroadcasters NOV
Turning Point for Intl Broadcasting JAN
1998 Shortwave Year in Review
MAR
193rd Special Operations Wing
JUN
Human Interest:
Alone on the Pacific (Mick Bird)
A Volunteer for the CG Auxiliary
Eyewitness at the Solar Eclipse
My First Radio
MAY
APR
OCT
SEP
Miscellaneous:
A Common Date/Time Standard
Compliance Enforcement at FCC
Privacy Bill Resurrected
JAN
MAY
APR
Satellites
GPS and ITS
Join the Search for ET
Live Pictures from Mir
Tuning in to Radio via Satellite
Weather Satellite Primer
Whispers from the Cosmos
MAY
JUN
JUN
MAR
JUL
JUN
Scanning:
DXing the VHF Low Band
Guide to Aerial Refueling
How to Identify FM Skip
MD State Police Helicopters
San Diego Regional Comm Sys
Scanning across the Pond
Scanning in Las Vegas
Tracker Tips
Tuning in to the Power Grid
Vacation Scanning at Yellowstone
OCT
MAR
FEB
AUG
OCT
JUL
JUL
SEP
DEC
JUL
Technology and Technical:
Aerial Magic
Aiming Your HF Antenna
Alternative Power Set-up
Build Your Own Wx Station
Back Yard Beverage
Construct an L-Band Feedhorn
Filters - the Critical Element
Hey, hey, hey - It’s Y2k
Improvements to the Sony 2010
Monitoring Strategies for Y2k
OptoCom receiver review
Quadraform LF Loop Antenna
Radio Propagation and the Sun
Random Length Wire Antenna
Tape Recording from the Radio
APR
DEC
JAN
AUG
APR
APR
DEC
OCT
AUG
NOV
MAY
NOV
FEB
APR
SEP
Utilities:
DXing Latin America by Air
SEP
Homing in on LF Beacons
NOV
Monitoring the Crisis in the Balkans JUN
The Rise and Fall of WCC
DEC
Time Standard Stations
JAN
AMERICAN BANDSCAN
JAN Bits and Pieces
FEB DXing on the Road; expanded
band news; bits & pieces
MAR TLSa (three letter acronyms) and
other annoyances; applicants for
CBC AM channels; expanded
band map
APR Beaming In (directional arrays)
MAY Domestic DXers Abroad;
expanded band news; harmonics
JUN Book reviews of AM Broadcast
Stations, AM Radio Log, FM
Atlas; Expanded band news
JUL
FCC Online; bits&pieces
AUG IDing that unID
SEP New and Improved; operational
expanded band stations
OCT Fading - is it inevitable?
Bits&Pieces
NOV Y2k and Broadcasting; US-Mex
agreement on expanded band
DEC Crystal Ball; digital TV DX; other
services on 1610
...AND MORE!
JAN Maxon's Full-Featured FRS-214
FEB Cherokee's Potent FR-460
MAR Motorola's New TalkAbout TA280
APR Motorola's TalkAbout Distance
GMRS
MAY Cherokee's FR-465plusVW FRS;
47 CTCSS tone table
JUN Cobra's Formidable Line of
MicroTalk FRS Radios
JUL
Drake FRS Sport 110 Raises the
Ante
AUG GMRS Rule Changes
SEP Maxon's High Quality GMRS 21X
OCT First Alert WX-67
NOV Oregon Scientific WR-102 Wx
radio
DEC Cobra's Innovative MicroTalk
Weather FRS radio
ANTENNA TOPICS
JAN The Half-Square Beam;
Antennas and Technique for
Low-Band DXing
FEB What difference does a dB
make?
MAR Handy Tool for Antenna Work
(MFJ 259B)
APR What Does an Antenna Do?
MAY Direction Finding Techniques and
Antennas
JUN Repeaters and their Antennas,
cavity resonators
JUL
Vacation with an Antenna
AUG Antennas Designed for
Reception
SEP What is a "DX Antenna"?
OCT Remote-Control of Antennas
NOV The many faces of lightning
DEC
The Popular Half-Wave Antenna
BEGINNER'S CORNER
JAN Around the World Yet Again
FEB Getting Started in Amateur Radio
MAR Indoor Antennas and More
APR Great Radio Reads
MAY Setting up a monitoring post
JUN Kit Building the Uncle Skip Way
JUL
Special Summer Listening
(weather events, circus and fairs,
sports, special event stations and
DXpeditions, random tuning)
AUG Radio Tools from the Office
Supply Store
SEP Listening 101
OCT Developing Logging and
Confirmation Skills
NOV That Pesky Propagation
DEC Keep on Having Fun!
BELOW 500 kHz
JAN Nipping the Noise; Beacon
directory
FEB Lowfer Update; GWEN gone;
new LF band?; hunting for S118
MAR Voice BCs on Low Freqs; active
TWEB and AWOS stns; DX
camp results
APR Longwave towers; West Coast
net
MAY Longwave Online; loggings
JUN Ham Band Update; Euro-Beacon
Guide; logs
JUL
Your FAQs Answered
AUG Surfin' for LW Sites
SEP Natural Radio - An Introduction
OCT Natural Radio - The Hardware
NOV Did you know? IDs; call
assignments; FAA beacons;
splinter freqs; harmonics;
homebrew natural radio
DEC A Look Back (letter from a former
ship radio officer)
BOB'S TIP OF THE MONTH
JAN Spool Antenna for Portable
SWLing
FEB Converting an AM/FM for
aircraft/public safety reception
MAR Hint by the Handful (24 hr time on
12hr watch; check Uniden for RS
cost savings; custom cataloging
MT articles; dust your radios
APR Synchronous detection and
Digital RF signal generator for
the technically adept
MAY Better reel antenna/Memory
keep-alive while changing
batteries
JUN Roll your own NiCds
JUL
More on the Fat vs. Thin Antenna
Wire; More on License-Free
Wireless Mike; More on Sony
Memory Battery Replacement
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Two radios, one antenna; one
radio, two antennas
Pocket organizers and PDAs,
Reducing circuit noise in used
rcvrs; Using your car stereo for
scanner/sw sound
More Sony ICF-2010 Audio
Improvements (better audio,
better bandwidth); circuit
correction for August feature
More earphone audio on BC
scanners
Fixing Intermittent Sony 2010
Battery Operation
CLOSING COMMENTS
JAN The Millennium Dilemma: Myth or
Monster?
FEB Bits and Pieces (ridiculous
regulation; Leonid meteor storm;
hobby rebound)
MAR Great Wailing and Gnashing of
Teeth (The Right to Listen; A
New Ham Test?)
APR Radio Waves and the Human
Body
MAY The FCC on the Hot Seat
JUN Scanner Listeners and the Law
JUL
The Frequencies, They are
a'Changin'!
AUG In Opposition to "Technospeak"
SEP The Results are In - How Do You
Measure Up?
OCT Y2k - Myth or Monster? You
decide.
NOV Looking Back as We Move
Forward
DEC Greetings from the MT Staff!
COMPUTERS & RADIO
JAN A Reflection on Computers &
Radar
FEB 3.4 Million freqs (Grove FCC
database) and the COMDEX
Report
MAR AirNav 2.10
APR DXtreme Software's SWRLgold
V3.0
MAY Software radio prospects /
SkySpy ACARS decoding
program
JUN Interfacing with the Icom IC-R2
(website to build or buy interface,
R2 utility program)
JUL
Get the Picture with RadioCom
3.52
AUG Seeing is Believing with
VisualRadio
SEP Flight Databases Plus v4.0
ACARS Add-on
OCT AirNav 3 - NOT Just a Revision!
NOV The Duality of Life on the Internet
DEC The Better Side of the Internet
(Jet Radio)
DIGITAL DIGEST
JAN Who's on Where?
FEB Who Uses What? Part 2
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Twinplex - SITOR ARQ on the
Double; new sequential duplex
ARQ system?
Catch Coquelet-8 before it's too
late
Gearing up for complex decoding
Old systems going strong
(Havana, Cairo embassies)
Computerized Monitoring Aids
(NSK PC Freq Manager)
Robust Romania
Piccolo
Two’s Company, Thirty Six is a
CROWD; Chinese diplo moving
to PSK
PSK - HF Digital's Brave New
World
PSK - Part 2
EXPERIMENTER'S WORKSHOP
JAN Mastering the Grove FCC
Database
FEB Data Decoder Interface for Trunk
Following
MAR Soup up your Computer for Radio
APR Dual Polarity Power Supplies
MAY 4-Level FSK data decoder
interface
JUN Modifying the Sony WaveHawk baseband audio, data decoding,
S-meter, AM and WFM baseband
taps, tape recording, backlight,
extended memory
JUL
Computer Update: Trends &
Features
AUG Tools & Techniques (building and
equipping the workbench)
SEP Update on Computer Networking
- II
OCT Computer Tools, Utilities, and
Tips for Radio
NOV Electroluminescent Panels
DEC The End of an Era
THE FED FILES
FEB Where have all the fed freqs
gone? (Standard Federal
Trunked land mobile systems);
163-163.9875 allocations
APR Nat'l Disaster Medical Sys; more
on 120.375 MHz; 164-164.9875
MHz allocations
JUN Monitoring in W. Arkansas; DEA
in San Diego; FF updates from
readers; 165-165.9875 MHz
allocations
AUG US Fish and Wildlife Service;
166-166.9875 allocations
OCT Fed Files mailbag: NC Feds,
More FBI Freqs, US Fish and
Wildlife update, Blue Ridge
Pkwy; 167-167.9875 MHz
allocations
DEC Monitoring Y2k the Government
Way (by-agency and by-freq
listings)
GLOBAL FORUM
JAN Update on HCJB's Pifo Problem
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
"Anything Goes" Gone
France Snubs Western English
Speakers
Sunspot Peak; BBC Comes
Clean about 3-year plan
Antarctica's Archangel on the Air
Find it on the web (IBB; SEC)
China Sneaks in Cuban Relay
Arne Skoog 1913-1999
Thanks to Cuba and China,
Jamming Continues
Deutsche Welle Faces Radial
Cutbacks; Don’t Miss this Radio
St Helena Day
WBCQ Celebrates One Year
CIDX SW Listener Survey
HOT NEWS
JAN Program Changes in a new
BCing Season (R Prague, R
Vlaanderen, R Netherlands,
WRN, Polish R Warsaw, R
Australia, R Taipei Intl, BBC
America, WRN-1
MAR Radio Waves, VOA to Africa,
views of earth from space on
internet, Art Bell update
APR BBC Singapore; DAB portable
receivers; ODXA Milestone;
EDXP electronic newsletter;
Hard-Core DX emailing list; Mac
using SWLs on the increase;
WRN selected programming
MAY DW Radio Worlds; Grove free
stuff; WWCR DX block; ODXA
Radio Fest; Internet radio;
sunspot webpage; NOAA radio;
selected programs
JUL
Kosovo Crisis
SEP BBC World TV
OCT Radio Republik Indonesia
NOV SWL Programs
DEC BBC, RN highlights; new SW
WTJC, Newport, NC
K.I.S. RADIO
JAN "Doomsday Radio"
MAR Restoring the Hallicrafters S-38
MAY More Mobile Station Solutions
JUL
Kits to Keep it Simple
SEP Audio Enhancing Devices (DSP)
NOV Bringing Hidden Treasures to Life
LAUNCHING PAD
JAN Is this Mess Necessary?
FEB Let's Accessorize!
MAR Putting it all together
APR Prosat DVB Digital Receiver
MAY Satellite Launch Update; mailbag
JUN Multi-Satellite Reception with a
Fixed Dish; Mail bag
JUL
Touring the Atlantic Satellites
AUG Zinwell DVB Satellite Receiver;
joys of digital reception; Bob
Cooper
SEP Uniden's SQ-590: Last Chance
for a Talented Receiver
OCT Hot Tips on Cold LNBs
NOV Your DVB Questions Answered
DEC
DBS Update: The Latest on
Small Dish TV
MAGNE TESTS
(Reprints of Magne Tests reviews are not
available.)
JAN Grundig Platinum Traveller
Portable; Drake no longer
servicing older models
MAR RS DX-397 Compact Portable
APR Emergency Radio: Info-Mate 837;
Sony introduces ICF-SW07
MAY Sony's ICF-SW07 ROM-tuned
portable
JUN Luke DP-976 Emergency Radio
JUL
Latest Version of Japan Radio's
NRD-545; Grundig Yacht Boy
300PE being introduced
AUG Grundig Yacht Boy 300PE
SEP Icom IC-R75
OCT WiNRADiO 1500e PC Receiver
NOV Virtual Radio: Icom IC-PCR1000
DEC Kachina's Proposed KC-105CRX
Receiver (a look at Kachina KC505 tx)
MILCOM
JAN Monitoring the E-8 Joint Stars;
Spectrum holes; NJ mil freqs
MAR The 1999 Air Show Season, Blue
Angel and Thunderbird skeds
and freqs; US Army MARS freqs
and designators; midwest air-toair loggings
MAY The Hidden Military Aircraft Band;
What's on 138.925?; midwest
monitoring; Coronet and HF
refueling freqs; N. Fla milair freqs
JUL
USS Enterprise; MCAS Yuma;
NG Y2K Exercise; Naval
tailcodes & callsigns
SEP New HF Zulu Freq Found; Mystic
Star Update; Randolph AFB;
442nd Fighter Wing presets;
Wright Patterson TRS
NOV The Civil Air Patrol; Des Moines
Intl and midwest logs; Have
Quick Freqs; MacDill AFB;
Military trunking systems survey
ON THE HAM BANDS
JAN You can bet on this Bob-tail;
Building and Using Baluns and
Ununs
FEB Restructuring; Radio Shack
repeater; Hiram Percy Maxim;
email
MAR Let's Talk about Ham Radio; The
Internet and the Michigan Mighty
Mite QRP transmitter
APR W6SAI HF Antenna Handbook;
QST archive projects - Pitchfork
antenna, checkers on the air
MAY SWLing for hams; Flight of the
Bumblebees
JUN Adventure Radio Society; Light
House Day and other special
events; Hamcalc Ver 38; ARRL
web site and Ike's Soap Box
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
A Different Antenna (Hentenna)
Is It High Enough?
Clandestine Radio (compact and
hidden antennas); 6-m FM
Cutting Your Losses
(transmatch); Mosley antennas;
entertaining hams
Ike's Santa List
Hamming on the Internet; AM
freqs
OUTER LIMITS
JAN Four SW Pirates Busted by FCC;
Joe Mama killed; Metallica tx
FEB SW Pirates adjust to FCC Busts;
R Cochiguaz; Stoneham
maildrop closing
MAR Pirate Radio at Winter Fest; R
Free Vermont vs. FCC; new S
American address; bust update
APR New editors at Free Radio
Weekly; New ACE address;
Europirates audible; clannie
news
MAY Jimmy the Weasel bust; Radio
World endorses LPFM; W807;
Europirates still heard
JUN Radio Free Berkeley Returns;
Radio Caroline; Serb Clans?; S
Am Pirates
JUL
ANARC Net on Summer
Vacation; Schoech QSL page;
FCC embarrassed; Radio Eclipse
wins Poll
AUG Jimmy the Weasel Denies Bust;
WBCQ schedule; Radio San
Miguel
SEP Numbers Station CD Available
(Smolinski); Finn web page;
Radiodifusora Paraton
OCT La Voz de Alpha 66 Founder
Dies; South American Pirates;
Another micropirate bust; Zantow
web site
NOV South American Pirates;
Berkeley Liberation Radio
DEC Winter Prop Boost Europirates;
Clandestine Radio Watch
PCS FRONT LINE
FEB Protection against cellular fraud
(authentication, RF fingerprinting;
wireless telephone protection act,
subscription fraud, insider fraud,
network intrusions); 220 MHz
auction
APR Touching Bases: Iridium,
Globalstar, AT&T, Sprint PCS,
AirCell; Sony phone warning
JUN Surfing the Web on a Mobile
Phone -- wireless apps, smart
phones, GPRS, Bluetooth,
Ricochet
AUG Who Pays for that Cellular Call?;
new area codes; new spectrum
allocations; Global System for
Mobiles
OCT Iridium Woes; FBI Stalls
Satphone Licenses; Dial 911
Anywhere
DEC
The Evolution of PCS,
Globalstar, Orbcomm
PLANE TALK
JAN More HF Control Frequencies
FEB Monitoring Accessories and
Activities; western hemisphere
MWARAs
MAR March Madness (humor); ATC
separation standards
APR ATCC simulation; Murphy's Law;
Delta map and Salt Lake City
freqs, Minn/St Paul freqs
MAY Enhanced Traffic Management;
System; Airport surveillance
radar
JUN A Toast to Air Traffic Controllers
JUL
Shanwick Radio; Airport
Movement Area Safety
System(AMASS)
AUG Travel with the Flying Pig
(videos); A visit to Poland's ATC
SEP Stockholmradio; SF Bay Tower
freqs; transponder code
assignments
OCT Airport Hopping - Balt-Wash Intl,
Wash Reagan Natl, Dulles Intl,
Chicago Midway, St Louis KS,
Kansas City Intl; Light Humor
NOV Florida Freqs; Chicago O'Hare;
Wash DC; Murphy's Law
DEC Forth Worth ARTCC; book review
Five Miles and a Thousand Feet;;
LAX video available from Flying
Pig
PROGRAMMING SPOTLIGHT
JAN Learning to Fish - 1
FEB Learning to Fish - 2
MAR The Literate Listener
APR OK, Where do I start?
MAY One for the Veteran Listener
(quiz)
JUN Down Memory Lane(answers)
JUL
Traditional Life
AUG Summer Heat: Sport and (BBC)
Controversy
SEP Music on SW - Evening Prime
OCT Music on SW - Morning Prime
NOV Music on SW - Foreign
DEC Charting a Future for Int'l
Broadcasting
PROPAGATION CONDITIONS
JAN Worldwide Broadcasting Conflicts
FEB Sounding the Ionosphere
MAR Causes and Effects of Ducting
APR Bibliography of the Sun
MAY Bibliography of the Sun - II
JUN Knife Edge Refraction
JUL
ELF/VLF/LF Prop Modes - I
AUG ELF/VLF/LF Prop Modes - II
SEP - ELF/VLF/LF Prop Modes - III
OCT Where to Listen in 1999
NOV How to Use This Page
DEC Santa Claus - a Man of Many
Modes!
QSL REPORT
JAN Nordic SW Center Website
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Double Dutch Treat
Sign of the Times? (changing
QSL policies)
Signs of the Times - Part Deux?
The SWL QSL card museum
You Asked for It (all-reports)
Summer Grab Bag
Hot August QSLs (RTBF)
September, and the DXing is
Easy!
QSL VHF Low Band Stations
DXing India
Special QSL Cards for DXers(R
Australia and German Maritime
Radio)
SCANNER EQUIPMENT
JAN AOR AR7000 Wide Coverage
Receiver
FEB Radio Shack PRO-2066 Mobile
Trunking Scanner; Improved feel
for Drake R8B tuning knob;
Download Uniden user manuals
MAR ICOM RS-8500 Software; PRO34 discriminator output
APR Icom IC-R2 Portable Scanner;
ITT Mackay Marine 3031A rcvr
MAY Remote Scanner Monitoring;
Longer MX-4000/4200 battery
life; PRO-7A repair
JUN Mini-Circuit's ZFSC-4-1 Splitter;
more notes on Icom IC-R2; new
Electra Corp scanner?; Batteries
Plus; Skyway aircraft band
converter
JUL
Racing Electronics RE2000
Alpha Portable Scanner; May
column correction
AUG AOR AR16 portable scanner;
Harris RF-590 receiver
SEP Uniden BC245XLT TrunkTracker
II
OCT Plectron R700 Monitor Receivers
NOV Uniden BC278CLT Scanner
DEC Uniden BC248CLT Scanner
SCANNING REPORT
JAN Flying and Scanning by GPS
FEB A Lesson from Boston
PoliceRadio; morals about
messing with the media; Police
Call 1999
MAR Future Railroad Scanning
(trunking debate); scanning
antennas & Nil-Jon antenna
review; Massachusetts
Monitoring (part 2, completed)
APR CES 99 Report; (BC-245XLT
announcement) and no-shows;
CT state police update; scanner
repair (G&G Comm); Ft Worth,
TX, public safety sys; Savannah /
Chatham Co / Tybee Is., GA,
trunked repeater system
MAY Scanner MArketing-You tell us;
Disaster monitoring in Canada;
Utah Co, UT, trunking;
Montgomery Co, PA, trunking;
Ericsson plans in N Calif
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
CT SP on the Move; Nil-Jon
antenna follow-up; contributions
& queries from readers; Trends in
pub safety comms; news & notes
The Digital Dilemma; open
airwave policy in Las Vegas;
Longview, TX, trunking; NWS
computer-generated voice
The Bearcat 245XLT - What's it
all about?; Palm Beach Co Fla
sheriff, fire/rescue, W Palm
Beach trunked system
The Good Old Days (LAPD
comms on Adam-12); Scanner
Marketing follow-up; Busch
Stadium, Halifax, Portland,
trunked systems
Canadian Digital Scanners;
Groton CT Fire Dispatch;
Promoting Scanners;
Consolidation Continues; Wash
State Ops; Southern Linc Blues;
Wilmington NC Trunking
Big Changes in the Big Apple;
scanner marketing follow-up;
Wash Co, OR, trunking; new CA
business licenses
Uniden's SmartScanner (how
service works); Trunking Report
(Pinellas and Pasco Co, Fla);
Police Call excerpt Vol 8
SERVICE SEARCH
MAY Marine Radio Monitoring
JUN Civil Aero Assignments
JUL
Gearing up for a Revolution
(refarming); Stat e Law
Enforcement Agency Allocations
AUG Emergency Medical Allocations
SEP Forestry Conservation (state &
local)
OCT Police Service Allocations
NOV Highway Maintenance Service
DEC Fire Frequency Allocations
UTILITY WORLD
JAN Rescue Coordination 1999
FEB Listen for USAF Salinas Global
(GHFS)
MAR More Israeli Intelligence Freqs
APR Sunspots (solar cycles and how
to interpret solar indices reports)
MAY Monitor the Y2K Countdown
JUN More Maritime Changes;
Numbers update; HWK7 not
French Navy
JUL
Are Planes Going Digital? HF
ACARS; More New Star
AUG Globe Wireless jumps the Morse
ship, Global Radio Network
SEP Updated CG Wx Sked; drug war
leaves Panama; web ute
resources; bogus numbers BCs
OCT Spooks around the Clock; More
Cuban Strangeness; Spook
Radio Schedules
NOV US Armed Forces on HF?
DEC Y2k, the Witching Hour
Approaches - likely activity ,
freqs, dates, agencies, callsigns,
nets
VIEW FROM ABOVE
JAN Wild and Wooly Weather
(WXSATs; RESURS; GOES-8;
STS Orbit plus; Kepler element
sources)
FEB Using Primary Data formats
MAR Watching Iraq; operational
Wesats; Polar Wesat status;
SICH-1 and OKEAN-4; GOES
Y2K tests; GOES-L; solstice
images
APR Scanning the Weather Sats
MAY So GOES the weather; DMSP
image; new products
JUN Storms over Yugoslavia; NOAA15 Chan 3A,B; NOAA APT
Calibration markers; NOAA-15
data drop-outs; Using NOAA data
JUL
Beauty and the Beast - antennas,
computer upgrades; operational
wesats; new Chinese wesat; new
Landsat launched; new Indian
imaging sat; first pics from Insat2E; correspondence from India
AUG Seasonal Satellite Viewing;
FengYun-1C; Free tracking
software; WxSat launches;
GOES-L launch delayed
SEP WeSats Here to Stay: GOES
Wefax; WXSAT emailing list;
GOES-L launch delay; more
software and updates; images of
hot weather
OCT Way to Go, GOES! NOAA
information sites; sources of
current Kepler elements
NOV More on GOES-East; operational
WXSATs; short-term outages
from GOES
DEC T Build or to Buy?; Operational
WXSATs; Iceberg Imaged;
EMWIN; GOES-East
WASHINGTON WHISPERS
JAN FCC Curbs Violations
FEB renter's antenna rights; new WTB
bureau chief; Sony recall; HDTV
future
MAR FCC agenda for 1999; coalition
petitions FCC to let market
determine high speed Internet;;
e-commerce and reforming FCC
on Congress agenda; low power
FM NPRM on FCC website; 19
pirates shut down; equipment
approval system privatized and
streamlined; real estate alliance
appeals satellite dish ruling
APR FCC Proposes Low Power FM
Service
MAY NR514 passes House; Tauzin
opposes LPFM; taxing internet
coming; Fcc shuts down Vibes
89.1 FM , Grizzly Peak repeater,
ham operators
JUN Amateur Satellite(was) to
Promote Commercial Venture
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
From Information Superhighway
to Super Speedway!
EAS vs EBS; Israeli ATC vs
pirates; reduced Morse code
requirements worldwide; area
code shortage; FCC investigating
10-10 services; FCC reconsiders
slamming; annoying email violate
US law?
Low Power BCing Creates
Uproar
LPFM Broadcasting not RFI
Threat
The Migration to Digital Radio
Reply Comments Pour in on to
Low Power FM Broadcasting
WHAT'S NEW
Books:
AM BC Stn Antenna Systems
MAY
Antenna Site Operating Guide
APR
ARRL Wire Antenna Classics
OCT
BeaconFinder
JUN
Buying a Used SW Receiver
FEB
Collectors Guide to Vintage TVs
AUG
Compendium of RR Freqs
JUN
Cop Talk!
AUG
A DXer's Technical Guide
FEB
FM Atlas (18th)
NOV
Govt Radio Systems: CA
JUL
Hiram Percy Maxim
JAN
Home Video
MAR
Insanely Great Software WinWeather
JUN
Int'l Satellite Directory
SEP
Klingenfuss books:
SW Freq Guide, Guide to Utilities,
Radiotelex Messages, SuperFreq List on CD (G)
APR
Klingenfuss Guide to Wx Services AUG
Ladder Crystal Filters (MFJ)
SEP
Mahlon Loomis, inventor of Radio MAR
McGraw-Hill Electronics Books
MAY
MT Express Debut
NOV
NRC AM Radio Log
DEC
NRC AM Station Map Book
JUL
On the Short Waves
JUN
Police Call 1999 (Grove)
FEB
Radio Happy Isles
DEC
S Fla Trunking Guide
MAY
SW Guide to SE Asia
APR
The Covert Catalog
AUG
Trunked Radio Systems (Calif)
JAN
Trunked Radio Systems (Calif)
OCT
Voices in the Purple Haze
SEP
Weathering the Storm
AUG
WRTH 1999 (Grove)
FEB
Xtal Set Society, Vol 8
JUL
Your Guide to Propagation
MAR
Software, Videos, Services, etc.
Agrelo DF ing distributor SWS
AirNav tracking software
Alinco DJ-195T & DJ-V5T HTs
aRFive AR5000 software control
AR7030 improved
Atlantic Ham Radio taken over by
Radioworld, Inc
Australasian SW Digest (sub)
BetaSphere beta testing
MAY
FEB
JUL
FEB
SEP
JUL
AUG
FEB
CAIG catalog, new address
APR
ComBox has US office
APR
Computer Intl new website
DEC
Counter Spy Shops
JAN
DataFile's PROBE Ver 5.0 soft
JUL
Drake manuals online
MAY
Due Diligence 2000 (soft)
OCT
DW Radio Worlds brochure
JUN
Electronics Engineers Master catalog
on disk and on line
MAR
Fisher metal detector newsletter
MAY
Flighttracking via internet
MAY
FreeTracker support pulled
JUN
Hamco antenna catalog
FEB
IC Master on CD-ROM
SEP
Guide to Fed Govt Sales
MAR
Hamcalc software disk
MAY
HamCalc 40
OCT
Hammall.com
JUN
IC Master online
MAR
Icom promotions
DEC
Icom repairs: MalcolmTech Support
JUL
IC-R2, IC-Q7A software on line
AUG
Inmarsat mini-M for aircraft
JUL
JPS Comms, leaving ham sales
JUL
Magellan Geographix website
JAN
Magellan S@tellite Modem
SEP
Marbian Productions changes
MAR
Midland Consumer Radio recall
DEC
MFJ acquisition of Hy-Gain Ant
JUL
MT Express debut (G)
NOV
Oak Hills Research bought by
Milestone Technologies
JUL
Optocom utility v 2.1 on line
SEP
Parnass' RadioMaps
FEB
Police Call on CD (G)
NOV
QSLs by W4MPY
FEB
Quebec Freq Dir on disk
NOV
Radio HF email newsletter
MAY
Radio Mali on CD
DEC
Radio Shopper magazine
JUN
Rarities-Exchange.com via sat
APR
Relm discontinues scanners
OCT
Rich Wells dealer survey site
AUG
ScanCat supports TenTec RX320 JAN
SESCOM catalog and give-away SEP
Skyvision catalog
OCT
SmartScanner service now available
NOV
Swagur-Timestep agreement
FEB
Swezey DSP filter for SW
DEC
TDP available on line
AUG
Timestep PROsat for Windows i
APR
Traffic Radar Handbook on line
NOV
Ultimate TIS Digest online
NOV
Uniden closures
JUN
Uniden BC-245 manual online
SEP
WinRadio software upgrades
DEC
WUN Frequency Guide CD (G)
MAY
Yaesu buys Standard
AUG
Equipment:
AOR Pocket receiver AR16B (G)
AOR SDU5500 SDU
BayGen lantern (Grove)
BayGen Global SW rx (G)
Bearcat bonanza (G)
ComBox SatStream PC
Craftsman digital multimeter
JUN
JUL
JAN
DEC
APR
JAN
SEP
Cutting Edge HAM-Pack
APR
Cutting Edge PocketPRO pouch JUN
Cutting Edge Quick Draw holster OCT
Damark CellGuard/Safe Guard
OCT
Electronic Spec modem protection FEB
Everhardt AM/FM/Wx antenna for RVs
NOV
Garmin GPS III Plus (Grove)
JAN
Garmin NavTalk Cellular/GPS
AUG
GoTalk II FRS radio (Grove)
JAN
Grundig Satellit 800 (G)
NOV
Icom R-2 scanner (Grove)
FEB
Icom IC-R75 preview
APR
Interference filters, AM & FM (G) JUN
Kaito Self-Powered Multiband (G) DEC
KVH secure Tracphone
FEB
KVH TracVision LM
JUL
MetroWest Rapid Rechargers
DEC
MFJ-8121 21 band receiver
JUN
MFJ Atomic Clock,monster display JUL
MFJ field strength meters
SEP
MFJ Helping Hands kit tools
OCT
MFJ Jim Handy Interface
MAR
MFJ Ni-MH Batteries
OCT
MFJ RuffRider mobile antennas
APR
MFJ 24-Hr clocks
JUN
MFJ shack clock
NOV
Milestone Tech TA-1 CW paddle DEC
NCT ClearSpeech Speaker
APR
OptoCom available from Grove
MAR
Optoelectronics MiniScout (G)
JUN
Pelican computer case
JUN
PowerSafe 2000
NOV
Radio Shack PRO-92, -94, -2052 (G)
OCT
RadMan RF field monitor
JAN
Receivers for dogtracking (G)
MAY
RF Bug
OCT
RSM shortwave loop
JAN
Sangean SR-2 AM/FM (G)
AUG
SETI package from Grove
JUN
Snap-Trak, Inc GPS chip
AUG
Sperryspectrum analyzer (G)
SEP
TERK clip-on TV antennas
JUN
TrackMaster Arrow Tracking Sys MAY
Tripplite Super10 surge protectors APR
Trudell Dish-pod
MAR
Uniden BC245XLT (G)
JUL
Uniden BC278CLT, 248, 244
AUG
Wavecom W40PC DSP card
AUG
WorldSpace receivers unveiled
MAR
Reviews:
Active Duck for HH (G)
DEC
Alpha Delta speaker /
Icom Q7A Tx
JAN
AVCOM SDM42A SDU
APR
Bose v. Zenith Challenge
MAR
Crane/Sangean CCRadio FEB
E-Trax software utility
SEP
EXP-1750 LF transceiver kit
JUN
JRC NRD545 with VHF/UHF
converter
MAY
Kachina 505DSP
OCT
Klockit clock kits
NOV
Kloss Model 88 AM/FM radio
JUL
MFJ Deluxe Noise Canceling Signal
Enhancer MFJ-1026
AUG
OptoCom receiver (feature)
MAY
Radio Shack Tuner Control Cleaner
& Lubricant
AUG
Sony ICF-B200
MAR
Tigertronics BP-2M digital modem DEC