Author Archives: Thomas

WRTH 2015 available on Amazon.com

The publishers of the Wold Radio TV Handbook sent the following message to me regarding availability of WRTH 2015 on Amazon.com: “WRTH 2015 is now available on Amazon.com, despite the first page listing it as “This title has not yet been … Continue reading

Posted in Books, News, Schedules and Frequencies, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Vilnius 1990-1991

Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Richard Langley, has digitized another set of historic off-air recordings–this time, documenting the independence of Lithuania through Radio Vilinus. Many thanks to Richard for the following guest post and archived audio: Radio Vilnius 1990-1991 On … Continue reading

Posted in International Broadcasting, News, Nostalgia, Radio History, Recordings, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Amazon Prime: $72 sale, today only

While I prefer supporting true radio retailers like Universal Radio and C. Crane with my radio-related purchases, there are many products (including a number of imported radios) only available from Amazon.com and eBay. Amazon’s pricing can change from day-to-day, but I … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | 5 Comments

The Quadrus SDR: A New Military-Grade Software Defined Radio Receiver

Dr. Bertalan Eged of Spectrafold Technologies recently contacted me regarding a new military grade SDR they’ve produced: the Quadrus SDR. Today is the Quadrus official release. The Quadrus SDR has phase-coherent multi-channel capabilities with up to 16 channels, which means that it … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Modes, Manufacturers, New Products, News, Radios, Shortwave Radio, Shortwave Radio Index, Software Defined Radio | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Slovakia

For your listening pleasure: the English language service of Radio Slovakia–recorded on January 23, 2015 at 1230 UTC on 9,955 kHz. This broadcast of Radio Slovakia comes by way of the World Radio Network and is relayed by Radio Miami International (WRMI). Click here … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Recordings, Shortwave Radio, What's On Shortwave | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Andrew Lack sworn-in as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Below, you’ll find the full press release from the BBG regarding Andy Lack’s appointment. At the end of the press release I’ve noted another article from the NY Times. (Source: BBG Press Release) WASHINGTON – Respected journalist and media executive … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, International Broadcasting, News, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

C.Crane CC Witness USB AC Adapter on sale

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dave Zantow (N9EWO) who writes: I see that CCrane Witness USB AC Adapter is on sale for $9.95 right now. This analog regulated supply (as reviewed on my web page) works very well with … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | 1 Comment