Monitoring Times….

A few weeks ago I was at the local book store with Julie she was getting her supply of photography periodicals. While there I came across a magazine that has intrested me but I never had purchased..Monitoring Times.  Monitoring Times is a mix of Amateur radio, Short Wave and scanner information. As  I was looking the magazine over I noticed they offered it via email each month as a full color PDF. I did not end up purchasing the magazine but at home I looked  up the details of what Monitoring Times calls their MTXpress version. What I found out was it's cheaper than the paper version, it has click-able links which I find are a great
add on and if  you want it's printable. Finally and best of all as soon as the magazine is released it's  in your email box waiting for you to read. I let a subscription lapse on a bi-monthly magazine that seemed to consistently arrive during the second month of it's release. It would be great if CQ and QST could take advantage of this technology. I did end up paying for a year subscription of MTXpress and it's great. It has
KBPF3 board
rekindled my interest in Short wave listening. So it's back to the Elecraft K3...funny how a lot of my post's seem to sneak back to Elecraft. They offer and I just purchased a board you instal in the radio that gives you general coverage from 500khz to 30mhz and then from 48mhz to 54mhz. So in a few weeks my short wave adventure will begin once again.
Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

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