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[[File:PE_Feb_1973_coverPE Feb 1973 cover.gif|thumb|right|150px|February 1973 PE cover]]'''Practical Electronics''' was a UK published magazine, founded in 1964, as a constructors' magazine for the electronics enthusiast. It was originally spun-off from a sister title, [[Practical Wireless]], to contain all non-radio articles. However, there was a further division in 1971, when a novice-level title, [[Everyday Electronics]], was begun by the same publisher. Until 1977, both titles had the same production and editorial team. In 1986 both titles were sold by their owner, IPC Magazines, to independent publishers.<ref name="epe">[http://www.epe-magazine.co.uk/epe-history.html The History of EPE], EPE website</ref>
 
By the early 1990s, the title experienced a marked decline in market share and, in 1992, it was purchased by Wimborne Publishing Ltd. which was, at that time, the publisher of the rival, novice-level Everyday Electronics. The two magazines were merged to form Everyday with Practical Electronics (EPE) - the "with" in the title being dropped from the November 1995 issue. In February 1999, the publisher acquired the former rival, [[Electronics Today International]], and merged it into EPE.<ref name="epe" /><ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Practical_Electronics Practical Electronics], Wikipedia</ref>
 
== Electronic music projects ==
* [[Practical Electronics SDIY articles index]]
 
== References ==
{{Reflist}}
 
== External links ==
* [http://www.epe-magazine.co.uk/index.html EPE Magazine website]
* The [http://www.spontis.se/ Cloned Analog Gear] website has some scans of plans for synth and other stuff from PE.
 
[[Category:Magazines]]
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