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A short history of Radio Constructor Magazine
Radio Amateur Magazine 1952
Note that the cover states 'Incorporating SHORT WAVE NEWS'. This magazine was the first of the series having commenced publication in 1946.
Radio Constructor Magazine 1947
At around 25 pages two thirds of the magazine was devoted to constructional projects while only 3 or 4 pages carried advertisements.
Projects in this edition are a 4 Watt Quality Amplifier. A beginners 1 valver using a PM2HL valve. Both with full instructions including chassis drilling. Finaly on the query pages an AF amplifier for the R1155 set.
Once again advertisements were few so only one page is shown below.
Short Wave News Magazine 1948
At around 25 pages there were a few projects: a three valve 100 watt transmitter. And a short description of the circuit for a simple 2 valve receiver.
The rest of the magazine consisted of articles on current conditions,DX news and club news.
Once again advertisements were few so only a couple of pages are shown below.
Arthur C Gee G2UK
W Norman Stevens G3AKA
C W C Overland G2ATV who became editor in the 1950's
J R Davis who wrote the "In your Workshop" until the mid 1950's.
J R Davies died on 7th February 1981 aged 57 and Arthur C Gee G2UK died on the 19th May 1997. Note: Arthur Gee was a doctor and Chief Medical Officer for Suffolk at one time.
The End September 1981
Last updated 5.7.2006