Category Archives: AM

This Panasonic RF-2200 will help you weather a storm

While looking through a number of photos Flickr user vency1 posted, I noticed an interesting story behind his trusty Panasonic RF-2200. He describes his radio thus: “A very good performing receiver. I’ve had great listening adventures with this on AM … Continue reading

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Drew’s CB Tapes

SWLing Post reader, Chris, writes: “I found this web page  that my be of interest to your blog readers. A guy named Drew Durigan has saved CB radio audio of himself talking to his friends when he was a teenager … Continue reading

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WSJ: “FCC Agents Trace Radio Interference”

I’m happy to see RFI being mentioned in the Wall Street Journal. Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ulis, for the tip: (Source: Wall Street Journal) A federal agent who shows up unannounced at a building along a Texas highway … Continue reading

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WRNO Worldwide recordings from 1983

Many thanks to Dave (N9EWO) who writes: “I see a great You Tube file (it’s in 2 parts) of a WRNO Worldwide broadcast “off air” recording made on Dec 14, 1983. Ah yes the memories[...] You can hear the very … Continue reading

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The Professor reviews the Tecsun ICR-110 AM/FM radio recorder

The Professor, over at The Radio Kitchen, has just published an excellent review of the new Tecsun ICR-110: an AM/FM radio with built-in MP3 recorder and player. While the ICR-110 is a little quirky, those of you looking for an … Continue reading

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Listening to shortwave radio, in stereo

Recently, my buddy Dave Zantow (N9EWO) told me that his Japan Radio Company JRC NRD-545 could natively decode Motorola C-Quam AM stereo (the “AMS” function).  To be honest, I wasn’t aware that AM stereo had ever been an option on a tabletop … Continue reading

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“Why The Humanitarian Community Should Shape The Future Of Shortwave”

As World Radio Day approaches, writer Mehmet Burk (founder of ReliefAnalysis.com) considers the importance of shortwave radio, especially in terms of disaster relief. Burke posted the article, Why The Humanitarian Community Should Shape The Future Of Shortwave on Interaction.org. Here’s a quote: “In the … Continue reading

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