Author Archives: Thomas

New feature on 2014 Tecsun PL-660

Many thanks to my buddy, David Korchin (K2WNW), who noticed that Anon-Co is selling a new 2014 production run of the Tecsun PL-660, which includes an Auto Sorting Memory feature. Anon-Co states that Auto Sorting Memory organizes all stored station … Continue reading

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Shortwave.am: a new online frequency guide

A few SWLing Post readers have recently recommended that I check out a new shortwave radio schedule site: shortwave.am. Shortwave.am has a unique layout that lists broadcast schedules along with a map that displays broadcast footprints (both short and long path). … Continue reading

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BBC World Service features DRM

In this BBC World Service report, Mark Whittaker explores Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) and, especially, its potential in India. Use the embedded player or link below to listen: listen to ‘Digital Shortwave: a radio revolution ’ on Audioboo (Source: Audioboo via Tarmo … Continue reading

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Radio Andorra Postage Stamp

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Marty, who writes from Madrid: “Just wanted to let you know about an interesting postage stamp that was issued this month in the Principality of Andorra. Actually, the Spanish Post Office “Correos” issues the … Continue reading

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Air Force plans to decommission HAARP

HAARP (the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program) in Alaska is now slated to be decommissioned as the US Air Force plans to “initiate divestiture in June 2014,” according to a USAF representative in this KTOO article. HAARP was officially shut … Continue reading

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Weak signals: Which radio do you prefer?

I’m in the process of reviewing a number of shortwave portables and pitting them against each other. Sometimes, it can be very difficult to decide which radio is better–especially if you have more than two radios to compare at a time. … Continue reading

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Shortwave Shindig rebroadcast, April 18 and 19

This just in from David Goren at Shortwaveology: Shortwave Shindig rebroadcast! The show originally broadcast on 3/14 will be heard again on WRMI: Friday, April 18, at 6-7 pm ET (2200-2300 UTC) and Saturday, April 19 at 11 pm-12 midnight … Continue reading

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