Category Archives: New Products

Update: Sangean ATS-405 review

After publishing my initial review of the Sangean ATS-405 on July 25, I contacted Sangean and requested a sample radio for comparison purposes. Back story:  there were some receiver performance issues that I suspected may have been tied to my particular ATS-405 unit. … Continue reading

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The Siru Innovatios SDR20 adds new features

Many thanks to Jarkko Mäkivaara with Siru Innovations who writes with the following update: We have added some new features to our SDR20 portable radio! Please see the video [below] for a demonstration of the following features: * Smooth zoom in FFT/waterfall … Continue reading

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Degen refreshes shortwave product line

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul, who commented with a link to the new Degen DE221 “ultralight” radio: http://ebay.to/1fKWZ2m Paul’s link lead to the discovery of several new Degen models, in fact. Many of the new models have the … Continue reading

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Initial review of the Sangean ATS-405

Just last week, I received the new Sangean ATS-405 on loan from Universal Radio. Though I’ve only had the radio for a week, I thought I’d share a few un-boxing photos (by request) and my initial impressions/review of this radio. Unboxing … Continue reading

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The new Sangean PR-D19 AM/FM radio

Many thanks to Jeff, over at the Herculodge for sharing information about the new Sangean PR-D19 AM/FM radio which is now available at Universal Radio and Amazon. Click here to read Jeff’s post on the Herculodge.

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Keith’s review of the Sangean ATS-405

SWLing Post reader, Mike, writes: Keith Perron’s review of the new Sangean ATS-405 appeared in the last show of Media Network Plus. There is an archive of the show on the PCJ website for you to listen: http://www.pcjmedia.com/medianetworkplus The review’s … Continue reading

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A review of the SDRplay RSP software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. Good things often come in small packages.  But not all of these things are…well, affordable. Ironically, earlier this year, just after I began to evaluate … Continue reading

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