Category Archives: AM

New from Heathkit: the Explorer Jr TRF AM radio receiver kit

Yes, the legendary Heathkit company is back and their first kit is a simple Tuned Radio Frequency (TRF) AM/mediumwave analog receiver: the Explorer Jr. I knew Heathkit was back in business and under new management, but hadn’t heard any updates as of late. Their … Continue reading

Posted in AM, Kits, Mediumwave, New Products, News, Radios | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Radio Kiribati and WiFi Radios

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul Walker, who writes: Thomas.. I know this isn’t quite SW news anymore, but Radio Kiribati usedto be on SW a while ago and is now on AM. I just found out something to … Continue reading

Posted in AM, News, Radios | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Jeff gives high marks to the Sangean PR-D4W

My pal, Jeff McMahon, over at the Herculodge, has just posted a video review of the Sangean PR-D4 portable radio. In summary, he writes: “It’s a great radio with top FM, AM, and speaker sound. It blows away my C.Crane … Continue reading

Posted in AM, FM, New Products, News, Radios, Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Sangean ATS-909X: Marty’s bedside radio review

SWLing Post reader, Marty (W5MRM), comments: I recently picked up a Sangean ATS-909X to use as a bedside radio. This blog post inspired me to put together a video review of the ATS-909X as a bedside radio. The video review … Continue reading

Posted in AM, Mediumwave, News, Radios, Reviews, Shortwave Radio Reviews | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Jeff’s bedside radio search ends with the Sangean CL-100

My pal, Jeff McMahon, over at the Herculodge writes: A week ago, my Sangean WR-2 was fried when the electric company surged my house. I replaced it with the Grundig S350DL but it drifted too much. I then used my … Continue reading

Posted in AM, News | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

The Oxo Good Grips Turntable for the Mediumwave DXer

SWLing Post contributor, Robert Gulley, writes: I recently purchased an Oxo Good Grips Turntable, 16” from Amazon. As the photos show, the size of the turntable can hold a fairly large radio (CC Radio EP and Select-a-tenna) on the turntable … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, AM, Mediumwave, News | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Guest Post: Joris’ home brew Si4835-based receiver

Many thanks to Joris van Scheindelen (PE1KTH)–an SWLing Post contributor from the Netherlands–for the following guest post: High Tech AM-FM DSP Receiver From The old mode AM is still an interesting mode for amateur radio communication, also in amplitude CW. Building … Continue reading

Posted in AM, Articles, FM, Guest Posts, Ham Radio, How To, Mediumwave, News, Radios, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment