Category Archives: Books

WRTH 2015 to ship in December

Sean Gilbert, WRTH International Editor, just posted the following information on the WRTH Facebook group: “WRTH 2015 will be published, as usual, in early December. This will be the 69th Annual edition! Even though both International and Domestic SW is declining … Continue reading

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Now shipping: Shortwave Receivers Past & Present

My buddy, Dave (N9EWO), writes: Yes, it has finally hit the store shelves. Universal Radio received shipment of the (long awaited) updated publication this morning. “Shortwave Receivers Past & Present, Communications Receivers , 1942-2013” 4th edition It can be ordered … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Early Shortwave Stations: A Broadcasting History Through 1945″

As a life-long student of the history of technology–radio or otherwise–I appreciate well-written, authoritative works of history on the subject. That is exactly what you’ll find in Jerome S. Berg’s The Early Shortwave Stations: A Broadcasting History Through 1945.  In these days … Continue reading

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WRTH : A14 updates are now available for download

WRTH has just announced that updates to the A season international radio broadcasting schedules are available to download on WRTH’s website. This update includes the cuts and changes to VOA/RFA/RFE etc.

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WWII Archive: “War On the Short Wave”

I stumbled upon this WWII era book published by the Foreign Policy Association on Archive.org.  A fascinating look at the the power and fear of propaganda over the shortwaves.

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2014 WRTH: A look inside

I received my copy of the 2014 World Radio and TV Handbook (WRTH) directly from the publisher a few days ago, just prior to a 24 hour power outage. As many SWLing Post readers know, I always look forward to … Continue reading

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The sixth edition of The Worldwide Listening Guide

I’m very pleased to have just received the 6th edition of John Figliozzi’s Worldwide Listening Guide (WWLG). This is the latest updated version of the guide I reviewed last year. As I said then, you may want a copy of the … Continue reading

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