RadCom September 2019, Vol. 95, No. 9

| August 28, 2019

Cover image: The Icom IC-9700 tri band (2m, 70cm & 23cm) 72 transceiver. Photo courtesy Icom UK.Icom IC-9700 all mode 2m-70cm-23cm—“a very impressive radio with great features and superb performance”—ZL3DW

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News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84
Around Your Region – Events roundup 89
New products 14
News 12
RSGB Matters 6
Special Interest Groups News 16


Advertisers’ index 93
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 18
ATV, Dave Crump, G8GKQ 53
Contesting, Steve White, G3ZVW 76
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 66
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 62
Members’ ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 96
Rallies and events 95
The Last Word 97
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 64

Special offer

The Whizz Whip 45

Technical Features

Antenna secrets, the electron and radiation, David Sumner, G3PVH 30
Design notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 46


2019 RSGB Convention 54
Developments in radio receivers, Godfrey Manning, G4GLM 82
National Hamfest 68
Nevada celebrates 50 golden years 60
RSGB Cricket World Cup Marathon, Nick Totterdell, G4FAL 78
What are you doing about interference? John Rogers, M0JAV 34
XX9D Macau 2019, Werner Hasemann, DJ9KH 72


Anytone AT-D878UV Plus handheld, Tim Kirby, G4VXE 40
Book review 35
Icom IC-9700 transceiver, Andrew Barron, ZL3DW 22

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