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Radio Taiwan International to end transmissions to Europe & Africa

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, who notes this brief announcement from Radio Taiwan International: “Starting from March 29th, RTI will terminate its transmission to Europe on 3965 KHz and to Africa on 11975 KHZ following the end of … Continue reading

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CRI, RFA, Sputnik, and the BBC: an “information battle?”

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Richard Cuff, for sharing this article from The National: Radio wars: information battle heats up as Russia and China muscle in For about 70 years it was the base of the BBC World Service. … Continue reading

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An inexpensive Windows tablet for portable SDRs?

I’ve never been a fan of tablet PCs. I have an old Android tablet that I occasionally use to watch Netflix and read eBooks, but when I want to interact with a computer, I typically want the convenience of a … Continue reading

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The Mighty KBC: Summer frequency changes/additions

If you enjoy listening to The Mighty KBC, you’ll want to note these frequency changes and additions: Frequency changes for The Mighty KBC We are delighted to announce that from the 1st June 2015, KBC will be heard daily on … Continue reading

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Roundup of software defined radios

  Many thanks to several readers (including Mike and Greg) who have shared a link to RTL-SDR.com’s Roundup of Software Defined Receivers. The list gives an excellent, comprehensive overview of SDRs currently on the market. I encourage you to check … Continue reading

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Bonito adds new products

I’ve just heard from German manufacturer, Bonito, who has added several new products to their product line: MegaLoop ML200: The MegaLoop is a 5 meter active stainless steel loop antenna that can be used outdoors. The MegaLoop ML200 ships with a Dual Power power … Continue reading

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Eton Traveler III/AN200 bundle at Universal Radio

This morning, I noticed that Universal Radio is now bundling that AN200 medium wave loop with the purchase of a Eton Traveler III. I’ve had an AN200 for years and it does make quite a different when inductively coupled with portable … Continue reading

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