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Monitoring Times 2000 INDEX




Antenna Law -- APR

Canada's Regional Stations -- OCT

DXing the AM BC Band (MW) -- FEB

Far Eastern Rendezvous -- SEP

Guide to Addresses - Asia, Pacific -- SEP

Guide to QSL Addresses - Africa -- OCT

Guide to QSL Addresses - S Am -- DEC

Independence and Innovation VOA -- MAY

Leo Sarkisian: Music Man of Africa -- OCT

Listening in on Africa -- OCT

Listening In on South America -- DEC

Regional Music - Asia, Pacific -- SEP

San Francisco's Radio Heritage -- DEC

Somalia on Shortwave -- JUN

Summer DX Challenge (Baseball) -- JUN

TWR on AM from Bonaire (MW) -- MAR

Using Music to ID SW Stations -- FEB

Visit to Spanish National Radio -- NOV

VOA Cuts European Services -- APR

VOA Special English -- MAY

WCPE: FM Radio for 2000 -- JAN

WINB Surviving on Shortwave -- MAR



Antarctica Communications Today -- JAN

Index of Articles 1999 -- JAN

Moonbounce -- NOV



Amateur Radio Survives in Mir -- JUL

Decoding the Russian Navsats-I -- FEB

Decoding the Russian Navsats-II -- FEB

Phase 3D -- JUL

Primer on Satellite Groundstations -- JUL

SatCom North Arctic Expedition -- AUG

Space Action on AMSATs -- JUL



Crisis in North Carolina (ham radio) -- FEB

Developing "The Ear" for Radio -- NOV

Field Trip for the Scanner Listener -- JUN

How Far is "Line of Sight"? -- MAR

NASA/Space Shuttle Guide -- JUL

Roadtrip! Scanning I-35 -- DEC

Scanning Salt Lake City -- MAY

Scanning Profile of Chicago -- OCT

Understanding Handoffs Comms -- AUG


Technology and Technical:

Bluetooth: New World of Wireless -- SEP

Budget FM-DX Antenna -- MAY

DX Lifesaver: MiniDisc Recorder -- SEP

There are antennas and Antennas -- APR

Extending the Range of Quad Loop -- APR

20th Century Nostalgia

Ice Cold Radio: The Byrd Exped -- JAN

Forbidden Signals fm Ancient TXer -- MAR

Jasper's Antique Radios -- JUN

MaritimeMuseum for Monitors -- MAY

Monitoring with Vintage Ears -- OCT

The Radio War over Vietnam -- APR

Voice of Tomorrow Clandestine -- AUG

Waiting for the Go Code -- JUL


ALE: HF Comms in New Millennium -- JUN

Ham Radio Special Event Stations -- SEP

Monitoring Pacific Ocean Flights -- AUG

North Atlantic Crossing -- AUG




JAN -- Propagation by Groundwave

FEB -- Mailbag: AM Radio Log, WTIR Orlando, Slinky antenna, new 690/940 occupants, FCC auctions 5 stations

MAR -- X-Files Radio - oddities and possible causes; 690/940 occupants IDed; applicants for 740; federal use of TIS

APR -- Low Power FM

MAY -- Reference Aids

JUN -- More Low Power FM; new 3-letter stn in Canada; daytime DXing; more on Slinky antenna

JUL -- Popularity Contest (radios used by DXers); new X band stn; skip and other unusual receptions

AUG -- That Spotted Ole Sun (solar flux and MW reception)

SEP -- It's Back(CBC powerhouse stations); First LPFM filings (esp Atlanta area); MW database websites; deceptive logging

OCT -- Timesharing and End of WMAQ

NOV -- SRS and SSS (skip techniques); new Xband stn in Idaho; station sold on ebay; WLS nostalgia site; WTFDA concention

DEC -- New AM Station licenses; LPFM news; receivers for MW DXing, freq swap in Phoenix



JAN -- Antennas and the new century: above HF, trends, in HF antenna work

FEB -- Vehicular Antennas - I

MAR -- Vehicular Antennas - II

APR -- Antenna Design Programs

MAY -- Multi-Band Antennas

JUN -- Some Antenna Tests and Measurements

JUL -- Building Your Own Antennas (dipole)

AUG -- A Legendary Multiband Antenna (multiband dipole)

SEP -- Groundplane Antennas

OCT -- Survey of Antenna Directivity

NOV -- Antenna Books: ARRL Handbook, ARRL Antenna Book, HF Antennas for all Occasions, W6SAI Antenna Handbook, Practical Antenna Handbook, Aerials series

DEC -- Noise - The Arch-Enemy



JAN -- How House Wiring Works

FEB -- File Box Fun

MAR -- Of Dropped Shoes and the Future of Ham Radio

APR -- Spring Reading(Pssport, Crystal Bldg, AM BC Antenna Systems, Inside Amateur Radio)

MAY -- The Science Fair Crystal Set

JUN -- Join the Club

JUL -- A Great Tale (DeMaw's Tuna Tin 2)

AUG -- Reasonable Recycled Receivers

SEP -- New Beginnings for the Beginner's Corner

OCT -- Only SWL Antenna You'll Need

NOV -- Finding the Perfect SW Receiver

DEC -- 10 Meters Makes Commuting Fun!


BELOW 500 kHz

JAN -- Beacons Alive and well; identifying new signals

FEB -- Prime Time- selected DX beacons; visit to Hammond museum of Radio

MAR -- (Building) A Natural Radio Receiver

APR -- Buttoning up the Natural Radio

MAY -- The Great Outdoors (DXpeditions)

JUN -- Catching Up: loggings, log prog; souped-up loop, Loop Antenna Handbook

JUL -- Summertime Tips; BeaconFinder Updates

AUG -- Tuning in to NAVTEX; DGPS news; Web updates

SEP -- Longwave - Many Hobbies in One

OCT -- Season Opener (antenna, receiver checks), publications, experimental station, video project

NOV -- News,Tips, & Loggings: LW websites, manuals, Litz wire; Canadian postal abbreviations, Scrapbook requests ,logs from BeaconFinder

DEC -- Prime Season - Chasing Euros; Beacons; Lowfers; going lower



JAN -- Get Organized

FEB -- Lost and Found

MAR -- Understanding the Incident Command System

APR -- Leashing the Internet

MAY -- Getting Geared up for Summer

JUN -- Service Search Scanning

(discontinued monthly titles)



JAN -- A Scanning Hall of Fame, guest ed by Robt Wyman

FEB -- Millennial Musings

MAR -- Abolish Morse Code Before It's Too Late!  (Fond Memories and Harsh Pragmatics)

APR -- LPFM: Democracy on the Airwaves

MAY -- Do citizens have the right to listen to public service? Guest ed by Chris Boyd

JUN -- New Senate Bill Could End Scanner Use!

JUL -- You'll find me in the flea-market! (Dayton Hamvention)

AUG -- Markey Gets His Due, and, Will There Be a Digital Scanner?

SEP -- The Internet: Get used to it, it's here to stay!

OCT -- The Radio Hobby on the Rebound

NOV -- A Domestic SW Service - Pro and Con

DEC -- Holidays Greetings from staff



JAN -- TalkPCR by QROSoft

FEB -- Plugging & Trunking with WinRadio: WR XRS plug-ins, WR Trunking Option

MAR -- Can software Simplify the AR-8200? AR8200 Workshop; ARC8200 ToolBox by BuTel; ScanCat 7.50 SE

APR -- Handheld Computer Market and GPS for Palm Pilot

MAY -- Tune up that whistle with DSP: Swezey Digital Filter Prog; GNASP1

JUN -- More DSP Filter Progs: Chromasound, SR5 Spectrum Analyzer V2.0, Analyzer 2000, Spectrogram, Spectran

JUL -- Software for the Ten-Tec RX-320: Ten-Tec utility,Dxtra, GNR, KF5OJ

AUG -- More Programs to control the RX-320: AT/SWL99, ERGO, N4PY v 1.04

SEP -- When is a PC-Controlled Radio, Not? PCR-1000, PCRPilot3C, RX-320 Controller

OCT -- What to look for in a computer for radio monitoring

NOV -- On-Line Freq Files and Databases: SPEEDX; ADDX Kurier; Prime Time SW; WWW SWL Guide; LI Area Scanning Resource; PeCon; Airport Guide,  WW Airport Path Finder; FCC; ILGRadio; conversion programs?

DEC -- Can You Teach an Old Dog New Tricks? [Radio Max 5.4, Scanner Wear 2.5, ScanStar 7.62, Scancat 7.5 SE]



JAN -- Digital Beginner's Freqs

FEB -- Something for Everyone: more beginner's freqs; ALE update; Utility Monitoring Central

MAR -- Voice Frequency Telegraphy Systems

APR -- More on VFT and French Forces

MAY -- Differential GPS

JUN -- Ecoutez vous Francais? (French diplo channels)

JUL -- Got Sync? (IDing signals you can't decode); decoders update

AUG -- Russian Intelligence-Gathering on HF

SEP -- Aid Agencies on HF Radio

OCT -- ALE Networks Update

NOV -- Digital Meteorology

Dec -- Digital Utilities: Where to Listen, what to log; new ALE net



JAN -- Sony FRS U-ceiver

FEB -- Sharp Wizard OZ-750

MAR -- Palm IIIe

APR -- Pryme's PR-460 GMRS HTs

MAY -- Alinco’s Clear DJ-V5 Dualbander

JUN -- What's New with CB? Cobra and Cherokee

JUL -- Drake Minitalk 99 FRS radio

AUG -- GE Sedona FRS

SEP -- Sangean DT-300VW Wx,MW,TV radio

OCT -- no column

NOV -- no column

DEC -- no column



JAN -- Campaign 2000 (federal protection freqs); 168-168.9875 allocations

FEB -- National Interagency Fire Center; 169-169.9875 alloc

MAR -- Mysterious Data Signals in New England; Wildfires in the Southeast; 170-170.9875 alloc

APR -- NASA Trunked Systems; 171-171.9875 alloc.

MAY -- Intl Boundary and Water Commission; Wash DC freqs; 172-172.9875 alloc.

JUN -- SHARES on ALE; FBI aircraft, FEMA freqs; 173-173.9875 alloc.

JUL -- Postal Inspection Profile; 29.9-30.550, 32-33 alloc.

AUG -- Feds in the Civilian Aircraft Band; hurricane season resources; Canadian Fed Freq resource; 34-35, 36037, 38-39 alloc.

SEP -- Gov't Trunking Systems; 40-49.974 alloc.

OCT -- New Federal Bandplans (Itinerant, common use, interagency; Gov Hydro Freqs, Wireless Mics

NOV -- Scanning the Wild, Wild West; Houston, DOE, Idaho; AZ, CO, NV, NM, OR

DEC -- Federal Freqs in Alaska; NASA Comms; Pisgah Natl Forest; Fed UHF land mobile service alloc



JAN -- All is not well at VOA

FEB -- Digital Radio Mondiale

MAR -- Latin Am Music Styles Web Page

APR -- This Month's Headlines

MAY -- FEBC Dropping English; DX the Internet; RHC on 1700?

JUN -- Vietnam Gets Canadian Relay

JUL -- Behind "Chiapas, the World Speaks"

AUG -- Radio Verdad QSLs

SEP -- ZimbabweClandestine

OCT -- American Forces Network on SW

NOV -- Yugoslavia Expelled from SW Site

DEC -- Silent Countries Now Webcasting



JAN -- Four Best Kept Secrets: Lyngemark satellite charts, SBCA e-Newsletter, Professional Satellite Repair,

FEB -- SWLing with Pictures! Panamsat 5; DXing with a small dish

MAR -- NSS 806 Intl Sat Workhorse

APR -- The LNBF Advantage

MAY -- TVRO Time Machine: YUSA

JUN -- Sat DX Equip for Tight Spaces and Budgets

JUL -- Tuning in SCPC Radio Broadcasts

AUG -- Easy Satellite Service Tips

SEP -- Your Satellite TV Q&A's

OCT -- The ST-6600 MPEGII Rx

NOV -- Int'l TV Viewing and Q&As

DEC -- 4DTV Saves the Day (Maybe)


MILCOM (odd months)

JAN -- Military Trunking Systems: Camp Pendleton, Fort Huachuca; Motorola mil systems; Fed trunking standard groups

MAR -- Air Show Season 2000

MAY -- HILL AFB Trunking; Buckeye State (OH) Milair; Armed Forces Day

JUL -- New Blue Angel Freq; Mil Sat Freqs; 113th Fighter Wing/121st Squadron, 201st Airlift Squadron; Monitoring the Military guide is back

SEP -- Eglin AFB; US Army trunked systems

NOV -- San Antonio Fed Trunk Sys Update; Ft Lewis, Wash; Camp Pendleton; VHF Military Land Mobile Service



JAN -- Hello, Y2k; Onelist web site; 80 metre direct conversion receiver schematic

FEB -- Intro to ten Meters - signals, antennas, gear

MAR -- Restructuring (a personal perspective)

APR -- What? Still no computer?; ARRL asks reconsideration on restructuring; RS HTX 10; band report

MAY -- NOGAnaut transmitter; Amateur Radio 101; Sporadic E skip

JUN -- Beacon Peekin'; summer activities

JUL -- QRP versus QRO; Flight of the Bumblebees; Final Final (Ike's last column)

AUG -- Tried the New Mode in Town? PSK31 (LVH)

SEP -- Welcome to HF Operation

OCT -- The Courtesy of QSLing; CQ WW DX contest; GoldenClassics of Yesteryear; www.; QSL Cards by W4MPY

NOV -- The Cult of K2

DEC -- All I Want for Christmas (Dec contests)



JAN -- How to Pirate and Clandestine BC; NASWA and Winter SWL Fest; Cichiguaz maildrop

FEB -- Pirate Radio programming, Low Power FM

MAR -- DXing Clandestine Radio Stations; pirate addresses at Schoech site

APR -- Mixed Reactions to LPFM; Mexican Clandestine?

MAY -- WHYP most active NA pirate; Euros on 19 Meters

JUN -- Clandestine Web Sites Reinvigorated; New ACE publisher

JUL -- Peruvian Broadcaster Invades Pirate Band; Pirates Going Legit

AUG -- Mobilization Radio Targets Washington

SEP -- Current Pirate Radio Programming

OCT -- Pirate DX Season; WCPE offer; new web sites

NOV -- Pirating with Cumbre on the Air

DEC -- Best SW Radio Site, Clandestine Radio Com; Holiday Pirates



JAN -- Bern Radio; More from BWI

FEB -- Navigational Aids; Ramp rats and related activities

MAR -- Potomac area TRACON; Aero websites; airline info; software updates (AirNav Lite, Xavius)

APR -- Aeronautical Radio, Inc.

MAY -- Continental Airlines Cruisin’; Minneapolis ARTCC freqs

JUN -- Chicago, and the Funnies

JUL -- A Visit to Minneapolis ARTCC

AUG -- Dallas Ft Worth  ATC; France's Friendly Skies?;The  State of Aviation in Australia

SEP -- Baltimore-Washington Intl update and airline co freq list

OCT -- Welcome to Bay and JFK

NOV -- New York to Kansas

DEC -- Bound for the Northwest: Seattle, Portland airports; ARINC HF freqs; Weather Processors Products (ATC)



JAN -- Charting a Future for SW BCing - II

FEB -- The Best SW Media Programs

MAR -- RNZI Loses Sport; BBCWS Loses Mind

APR -- Don't Overlook These Gems!

MAY -- Things learned at the SW Winterfest

JUN -- The BBC (Yes, Again!)

JUL -- Europe's Summer of the Arts

AUG -- The SWL's "National" Sports

SEP -- Live from Australia: 2000 Olympics

OCT -- So much for that firewall (VOA)

NOV -- Ruminations of a Blocked Writer

DEC -- Half Full or Half Empty?(RN Media Network & R Australia)



JAN -- QSLing Mediumwave

FEB -- QSLing Brazilians

MAR -- Ethiopia - Radio from the Horn

APR -- Czech Radio, Past and Present

MAY -- Here comes the sun..shine radio (Turkey)

JUN -- Get Creative (email QSLs)

JUL -- full column of QSL reports

AUG -- Language Translation Software

SEP -- Asia-Pacific Station Websites

OCT -- African Station Websites

NOV -- Address Update

DEC -- S American website directory



JAN -- Hello, MT readers, Starting Out, Crystal Sets, Vacuum Tube Detectors

FEB -- Battery Sets of the 1920s: Regenerative, TRF, Superheterodyne receivers

MAR -- The First A.C. Sets

APR -- The Screen Grid Revolution

MAY -- The Radio Becomes a Home Appliance

JUN -- Depression Downsizing

JUL -- A.C.-D.C. Evolution

AUG -- New Twists on Tuning

SEP -- Your Grounding in Safety

OCT -- Equipping your Restoration Workshop

NOV -- Restoring Your First Set

DEC -- Digging into the Transitone



FEB -- SWL Program Guide

MAR -- Internet Radio Guide: SWBC by region

APR -- Int'l  BCers via SAT

MAY -- SWL Program Guide

JUN -- Internet Radio: Ireland on the Internet

JUL -- (no column)

AUG -- SWL ProgramGuide




SCPC (even ); Audio (odd)

Satellite Loading Report:

JAN -- Telstar 7

FEB -- SBS-6, GE-5

MAR -- GE Americom Satcom K2, GE-2

APR -- GE-3

MAY -- Telstar 4, Galaxy 7

JUN -- Telstar 6

JUL -- Galaxy 3R, Telstar 5

AUG -- Galaxy 11

SEP -- GE-1, GStar-4

OCT -- Telesat E2, Telesat E-1, Solidaridad-1

NOV -- Solidaridad-2, SatMex-5

DEC -- Morelos 2, Galaxy 5



JAN -- Radio Shack PRO-92 Portable

FEB -- Yaesu VF-500 Portable Scanner

MAR -- Uniden Sportcat SC-200 Portable Scanner; MetroWest NiMH battery pack; Uniden Scanner clock radio ergonomics

APR -- Understanding Intermod; PRO-92 follow-up

MAY -- Radio Shack PRO-94

JUN -- Radio Shack PRO-2052 Trunk Tracker

JUL -- Electra Tiger Scan TSA

AUG -- Patches, Crystals, and Review Index

SEP -- Radio Shack PRO-2067

OCT -- ICOM IC-R3 Wide Coverage Receiver

NOV -- AOR AR-3000A

DEC -- Alinco DJ-X2T Wideband Receiver



JAN -- Brasstown NC; Chatt TN; Pima AZ

FEB -- Hickory, NC; SC Dept Natural Res; Ga Dept Nat Res; Dahlonega, GA, Army Ranger Trunk sys

MAR -- White Sands NM; Milair FL; Patrick AFB, Cape Canaveral; New Orleans LA trunk sys

APR -- So CA aero; FL milair; MD VHF air-air; Montgomery Co, TX; Kansas City ARTCC; VHF Lo-Band Skip

MAY -- Italian VHF Lo-Band skip; GTE Airfone freqs; cruise log requests

JUN -- LAX; Phoenix Air Cargo; Calif skip; Florida milair; MD state PD; Italian skip logs

JUL -- Avery Co, NC; Mexico VHF assignments; More Italian Skip logs; Space Shuttle audio/video retransmissions by ham radio

AUG -- ASCIET 2000 military exercise

SEP -- MD State Patrol; Chicago Area

OCT -- (no column)

NOV -- (no column)

DEC  -- (no column)



JAN -- Airborne Scanners, grounded again?; new band to scan (746-806); Wash Co, Ore, trunk update; Maine scanning

FEB -- Scanner Industry Keeps on "Trunkin'" - comparison of BC-245, PRO-94, PRO-92

MAR -- CES 2000; Police Call Business samples (Fla)

APR -- Passing of Two Scanner Heroes; Relm buying Uniden 2-way business; scanning w/the Palm Pilot; Optoelectronics clairifcation; 245 keyboard lock; scanning films; CT cops a digital attitude; Hawaiian scanning

MAY -- Some Good Scanner News (Holyoke, Mass); Scanners in the Media; Radio Shack PRO-92 vs Uniden BC-245 revisted; Hershey Park (PA) scanning; Mammoth Mt (CA) ski resort trunked system

JUN -- Exciting New Advances in Scanners; Scanner Master Smart-Link; APCO and convention; Boston area monitoring; Utah Scanning; Kansas City EDACS system; Sparks, NV

JUL -- Itinerant Matters; ECPA Challenge Denied; Boston APCO Convention - Boston and Mass profile

AUG -- It was Great'n in Dayton; Speed Racer Scanning at Daytona; Dougherty Co GA trunked system; websites for scanning Disney; more on wireless mics; tower proliferation

SEP -- News from a Newbie; scanner suggestions; air phones; Wyoming monitoring

OCT -- Airport Scanning, aero monitoring in Michigan, more airport trunking, ramp frequencies; California aircraft ground crew licenses (Police Call)

NOV -- BC780XLT Update (new features); Daytona FL area trunking update; Jackson MS trunking; Natick MA comm sys; Plymouth MA info

DEC -- Sunshine State not so Sunny (Fla gives contract to Ericsson); MI digital system; W Hartford CT TRS; Puerto Rico TRS; BC780 part 2



JAN -- Public Safety pool

FEB -- Public Safety Pool - II

MAR -- Bus: Railroad Alloc

APR -- Petroleum and Power Alloc

MAY -- VHF-low bandplans from Europe (Italy, France); UK cordless phones

JUN -- Fast Food Frequency Pairs

JUL -- Amateur Satellite Bandplans

AUG -- National Civilian Aeronautical Band Assignments

SEP -- New Zealand VHF Band Plans; US Low Band alloc

OCT -- The California Highway Patrol

NOV -- Channel Plan for 220-222 MHz Private Mobile Radio Services

DEC -- Highway Maintenance



JAN -- Kaito KA-007 Free-power Radio

FEB -- Receiver News: Watkins-Johnson, Baygen, NASA HF-5E, RN Receiver Shopping List

MAR -- MFJ-784B Tunable DSP Filter

APR -- Wellbrook ALA 1530 Loop

MAY -- Sangean ATS 505

JUN -- Palstar R30 - Back to the Future?

JUL -- Ten-Tec RX-340

AUG -- What do those specs really mean?

SEP -- Synchronous Detection - What is it?

OCT -- What is receiver sensitivity?

NOV -- What is dynamic range?

DEC -- What is receiver selectivity?



JAN -- Trunking Theory 101

FEB -- A Trunked System Demo

MAR -- Tracking Motorola Systems (O'Hare; Disneylnd; Arlington, TX)

APR -- Ericsson's EDACS Trunking (Ocean City, MD; Brevard Co, FL; Illinois SP; DFW Airport, TX)

MAY -- Logic Trunked Systems (Chicago, IL; Bloomington, IN; Evansvile, IN; Marshfield, MA; Rochester, NY; Milwaukee, WI)

JUN -- The Case for APCO Project 25 (MI state, FL HP, CT state, Mesa AZ, Fairfax Co VA, Baltimore MD)

JUL -- Readers Track the Trunks (Evansville, IN; Albuquerque, NM; Rochester update; Disneyland Update; Austin, TX)

AUG -- Figuring Out  Fleet Maps

SEP -- Can These Trunked Systems Deliver?

OCT -- Multiple Transmitter Site Solutions

NOV -- Mailbag Miscellany: (Allentown, PA; BWI, Sullivan Co, TN; Galveston, TX); BC780XLT, RS PRO-92. BC 245XLT

DEC -- Who's on Where?



JAN -- Solar Peak, the High End is Back

FEB -- SW Utility: An Alphabet Soup? More Panama changes; Cuban Spook Sked

MAR -- ALE: The Future Arrives

APR -- Black Fax from the Sky; More Panama

MAY -- More Weather Changes – Air Force, Russia, South Africa, Greece, USCG; More French RTTY strangeness

JUN -- US Air Force Air/Ground Net Takes Shape (SCOPE Command ALE system)

JUL -- The Sun Sets on Portishead Radio; new version PC- ALE

AUG -- Hear the Hurricane Hunters

SEP -- KPH Rises from the Dead; RTTY broadcasting?; Will MARS adopt PSK31?

OCT -- To Catch a Spy; Tracking XPH

NOV -- US Military Expanding HF Services, USAF Weather net; Power Control IDed

DEC -- The Guide to MUF Surfing



JAN -- Seasonal changes: FengYun-2 fixed; software updates WXSAT, WXTRACK; OSEI team monitor volcano

FEB -- What's New in 2000? WXSATs preferred orbits; winter images from NOAA; GOES-89 and -10; Internet site update

MAR -- View from the Top of the Century: Non-APT WXsats, GOES captures the moon, DMSP launch check-out moves to NOAA; APT images of Alaska

APR -- Geoff Perry, an appreciation; Operational WXSATS; software updates; Internet site recommendation; new GOES system hardware; (Mayflower steps)

MAY -- Spring weather, space weather; Operational Wxsats; Sich-1; monitoring solar interference; EXPLORES program; Contrails image; GOES-L launch; archival pics

JUN -- WXsats Turn 40; Fengyun-2A ceases ops; GOES-L ops; GOES wefax transmissions

JUL -- The Launch of GOES-L; Volcano eruption prediction from GOES; Fire monitoring; Operational WXsats, NOAA-12 and 15; Okean-O Resurrection?

AUG -- Surface Events Captured on Satellite; Operational WXsats; Meteor 3-5 early and late; GOES-11 working fine; May Shuttle launch captured; Los Alamos fire from Terra sat

SEP -- High Resolution Satellite Imagery; New Fengyun wxsat; NOAA-L launch; Op Wxsats; Internet site update

OCT -- WXSATs: A World of Change; NOAA-L Launch; Fengyun-1B; NOA-9 whispers; NOAA WXSATs, a glimpse of the future

NOV -- Readers Get the Picture: pics from readers; glimpse of the future part 2

DEC -- Performance Anxiety (NOAA-Learly orbit stages; NOAA-126 infrared; Replacing NOAA-14; Op Wxsats; Geostationary scene



JAN -- GB's RA proposes spectrum fees; FCC restructuring; FCC allows GPS in cellphones; cellphone buster illegal in US

FEB -- FCC to Reallocate 200 MHz of Prime Spectrum

MAR -- Ham Radio License Structure Simplified

APR -- FCC Creates Low Power FM Service

MAY -- Radio freqs to become a commodity; guard band managers; software defined radio

JUN -- Anti-Eavesdropping Legislation

JUL -- The FCC Rulemaking Process

AUG -- FCC Proposes new ultra-wideband technology

SEP -- Low Power FM Update

OCT -- One-Stop Shopping at Firstgov; Wm Flippo arrest; Vladimir Petit-Fere arrest; Leslie Brewer fine; CB enforcements; unsolicited junk fax enforcement; FCC budget cut by Congress; FCC puts RF emission safety guide online

NOV -- FCC Crates MURS Service; Other New CB Services

DEC -- Gov Monitoring Raises Privacy Questions




AIB Global BCing Guide -- Feb

Amateur Radio - First 100 Years -- Feb

ARRL RFI Book -- Mar

Basic Technology for the Amateur Radio Enthusiast (book & video) -- May

Calypso at Midnight CD -- Jan

Earth Rising -- Apr

Forrest Mims Circuit Scrapbook -- Jun

German Numbers Woman -- Dec

Gordon West license manuals -- May

Govt Radio Systems -- Dec

Guide to VHF/UHF Amateur Radio -- Jun

IRCA Foreign Log -- Feb

IRCA books: AM Slogans List, IRCA Foreign Log, DXers Technical Guide -- Aug

Klingenfuss annual references 2000 -- Jan

Klingenfuss SW Freq Guide 2000 -- Jul

Klingenfuss Guide to Ute Stns 2000 -- Jul

Loop Antenna Handbook -- Apr

M Street Radio Directory 2000 -- Apr

Max Research antenna books -- Apr

Monitoring the Military (online) -- Jul

NRC AM Radio Log -- Dec

NRC Station Map -- Dec

NRC: Loop Ant Design & Theory -- Apr

Police Call 2000 -- Apr

Police Call: So Calif -- Apr

Police Call 2001 -- Oct

Radio in My Life ODXA booklet -- Jan

RDI White Paper, Satellit 800 -- Sep

Short Wave Guide (EDXP) -- Jul

Space Architecture; Frassanito -- Jul

Speaking of Science -- Jun

Southwest FreqDirectory -- Sep

The Logic of Microspace -- Aug

TV Station Guide -- Apr

The Voice of the Crystal -- Jun

WRTH 2000 -- Mar


Business news, Software

Antique Electronic Supply cat -- Jan

Antique Electronic Supply cat -- Apr -- May

BandTrol & SofTrol for BC895XLT -- May

Business news -- MAR

Computer Aided Tech old-time radio broadcast CDs -- Sep

DigiPan Freeware for PSK31 -- Jul

Ericsson selling priv radio sys; WR1550 dynamic range; new name, website for Watkins-Johnson; Grundig 800 news; East Anglia catalog -- Feb

HAMCALC v 43 -- Jun

Hamcall CD-ROM (Buckmaster) -- Sep

Inside WSM/ First 75 Years -- Feb

Iridium collectibles? -- Jul

FTV decoding  software -- Mar

Kenwood HQ moves to Atlantas -- Oct

KLM antennas out of business -- Jan

Magellan/Hertz NeverLost system -- Jan

Mr Scanner FCC CD-ROM -- Sep

News and rumors -- Dec

Nitelogger discontinued -- Nov

Palstar 30 Filter Specs -- Aug

Pasternack coax catalog -- Nov

Patent Wizard -- Nov

Police Call #4 recall -- Jan

Police Call 2000 CD-ROM -- Mar

Police Call 2001 on CD -- Oct + Jotter -- Jan

Quebec database, Thibodeaux -- Sep

Radio-Active Shoc database -- Dec

Radio HF closes storefront -- Aug

Satellite-delivered radio (XM,CDR) -- Jan

Scancat Gold ver 7.5.8

Scanner Recorder -- Sep

Scannerstuff Scanner Prog System -- Feb

Scott Craig solar data plot prog -- May

Skyvision catalog -- Apr

Websites of note -- Oct

WinMorse -- Aug

WR1550 features -- Apr



Aiwa Dynamo FR-C151 -- Feb

Alinco DM-330MV power supply -- Jan

Alinco DJ-V5TDC clear HT -- Apr

Alinco DJ-X2T -- Oct

Alpha Delta Coax Switch -- Jun

AR8200 Mark II upgrade -- Oct

Cellular Phone Alert Pen -- Nov

Clear Speech Base -- Sep

Cutting Edge TransPorter -- Jan

Cutting Edge Radio Badge -- Apr

Cutting Edge Radio Glove for VX-5 -- Jun

Cybiko portable intertainment -- Sep

Fire GPS System -- Nov

GeoClock -- Mar

Hammacher Schlemmer map mural -- Mar

Hamtronics kits -- Jun

Icom IC-718 HF tx -- Aug

LF Engineering Skymatch,etc, cat -- Sep

Mercedes Benz  StarTAK cellphone -- May

MFJ 24-hr clocks -- Jan

MFJ HT Duck Antennas -- Jan

MFJ SWR Meter 269 -- Oct

Midland SpeakEasy FRS -- Oct

Miland SpeakEasy 75-517 FRS -- Nov

Midland Weather Alert radio -- Oct

MorseExpress Millennium Key -- Nov

OHR QRP Kit -- Dec

Optoelectronics Multicounter -- Aug

Radio Shack Optimus Multiband -- Jun

Ramsey antenna kits -- Apr

Ramsey SW receiver kit -- May

Receivers and rumors of receivers -- Aug

RF Enterprises Pilot Light flashlight -- Feb

SafeTShield (caveat emptor) -- Nov

Samsung Star Trek wrist phone -- Jan

Sangean ATS-505 -- Apr

Small Wonder Labs PSK-20 Tx Kit -- Jul

Smart Link Reaction Tuner -- Aug

Sonicbox -- Feb

SRS Labs WOW Thing -- Feb

Super Select-A-Tenna -- Jun

Ten-Tec RX-340 -- May

Uniden BC780XLT TrunkTracker -- Feb

Uniden BC780XLT anticipation -- Mar

WinRadio 1550e -- Jan

WinRadio WR-3500, WR-3700 -- Oct

Yaesu VR-5000 -- Dec



AOR Antenna Line -- Nov

CCRadio vs. GE Superadio -- Mar

Diamond vs Condor scanner ant -- Sep

Grove FTR-100 Notch Filter -- Oct

Grundig 500 sneak preview -- May

Hamtronics Aviation Rx Module -- Aug

Icom W32A TXer as a scanner -- Feb

Protek 3201 RF Field Analyzer -- Dec

Ramsey FM-100 Stereo transmitter -- Apr

Ramsey Mobile RDF System -- Jul

Stridsberg FLT201A Notch Filter -- Jan

Stridsberg MCA204 Multicoupler -- Jan

Super Select-A-Tenna -- Jul

Timestep feed and converter for GOES reception (from Swagur) -- May

Wellbrook Antenna Splitter AS1030 -- Sep




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