The Spectrum Monitor fills void left by Monitoring Times


I was excited to see that Ken Reitz, KS4ZR, managing editor of MT, will continue to publish an e-magazine called The Spectrum Monitor. As most of you know, Monitoring Times has ceased publication with the December, 2013 edition.

The lineup looks fantastic:

Keith Baker KB1SF/VA3KSF, “Amateur Radio Satellites”

Kevin O’Hern Carey WB2QMY, “The Longwave Zone”

Mike Chace-Ortiz AB1TZ/G6DHU “Digital HF: Intercept and Analyze”

Marc Ellis N9EWJ, “Adventures in Radio Restoration”

Dan Farber ACØLW, “Antenna Connections”

Tomas Hood NW7US, “Understanding Propagation”

Kirk Kleinschmidt NTØZ, “Amateur Radio Insight”

Cory Koral K2WV, “Aeronautical Monitoring”

Stan Nelson KB5VL, “Amateur Radio Astronomy”

Chris Parris, “Federal Wavelengths”

Doug Smith W9WI, “The Broadcast Tower”

Hugh Stegman NV6H, “Utility Planet”

Dan Veeneman, “Scanning America”

Ron Walsh VE3GO, “Maritime Monitoring”

Fred Waterer, “The Shortwave Listener”

Thomas Witherspoon K4SWL, “World of Shortwave Listening”

A charter subscription is available for the very affordable price of $20 and includes 12 issues available in a variety of digital formats.

Matt Thomas, W1MST, is the managing editor of Contact him at [email protected].

3 Responses to “The Spectrum Monitor fills void left by Monitoring Times”

  • Marie, N3OGR:

    Matt, I just wanted to say THANKS for the info breakdown. I was looking for that. In for a charter membership.

  • kris vk2mrn:

    Really want to subscribe but will only pay via paypal. Im sure there are many others.

  • Ken Sprouse / WA3FKG:

    I jumped on this the moment I heard about it. I had my name on the list the first week the web site went on line. With this lineup of writers I don’t think I will be disappointed.

    This seems to be a trend in the industry and I’m still have an argument about the cost of e-magazines that have shed the costs involved in printing a dead tree version of their product and the associated overhead of moving that physical product around the country. I sincerely hope that the money saved goes into a superior product which will make me very happy. I look forward to receiving my first issue.

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