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From issues gone by, here is a photo of Gene Hughes of Police Call (who's last issue was published in 2005 and National Communications editor Norm Schrein at the first annual National Scanning Convention.  The convention was held in Lancaster, PA in July of 1995.  The photo caption read "Gene Hughes receives recognition for his years of service to the radio hobby community.  Norm Schrein awards him a plaque from NatScan."  This photo appeared in the September/October issue of National Scanning Magazine, which eventually evolved into National Communications.


National Communications is the magazine for every radio user. Anyone who has bought a scanner or CB for the first time to the radio pro will find this magazine packed full of useful information. We have stories for the novice on how to program that first scanner to the electronic technician who wants to modify his scanner or CB. National Communications is produced by the industry's leading writers. Names like Ed Muro to Gordon West, to Jim Sutton, to our product reviewer Tom Swisher, CB specialist Chuck Gysi or our federal government reporter Mark Meece all contribute to make this the number one magazine for the radio crowd.  Top notch editing ensures Nat-Com readers have the best material and the latest information for the radio hobby. Roving reporter Norm Schrein takes you to the heart of the action, riding through America's major cities, in the patrol car, behind the dispatch desk, or with fire fighters, You meet the people and talk to the professionals. Tom Swisher shows you the latest equipment, often months before you'll ever see it on a store shelf. He runs each one through its paces so you can make intelligent, confident buying decisions. Plus there's do-it-yourself projects and much more. Best of all we're 100% communications. It's radio at its most exciting: police, fire and emergency medical and some of the best two-way and CB radio anywhere.

Here are the stories for the March/April 2014 Issue
which will post on-line March 1, 2014

Title of Article Author
Closing Comments Norm Schrein
Consumer Electronics Show 2014 Gordon West
Enhance Your Scanner Listening Experience Chuck Gysi
Homemaking, Advertising And Talk Dorothy Rieke
In The News  
Invasion of the Chinese Radios Mark Haverstock
Last Page Out  
Radio Plays a Big Role in Weather Forecasting Rich Apuzzo
Touring the new BBC Broadcasting House Roy Stevenson
Where Do You Go After CB? Chuck Gysi
Which Speaker Should I use? Jon VanAllen




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