Category Archives: New Products

Reader Survey: Comparing the Tecsun PL-680 and PL-660 synchronous detection

[Update: Please note that this survey has been closed, but the audio samples–labeled Radio A and Radio B–will remain to allow others the opportunity to make an evaluation prior to reading the PL-680 review.] [Update 2: The PL-680 review and … Continue reading

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Reader Survey: Comparing the Tecsun PL-660 and PL-680 on AM shortwave

[Update: Please note that this survey has been closed, but the audio samples–labeled Radio A and Radio B–will remain to allow others the opportunity to make an evaluation prior to reading the PL-680 review.] [Update 2: The PL-680 review and … Continue reading

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Unboxing the Tecsun PL-680

When I got home, after a very long day, I found that FedEx delivered the Tecsun PL-680 I ordered from Anon-Co.  I haven’t even had a moment to listen to the PL-680 yet, but I hope to make time tomorrow. I’m … Continue reading

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The Tecsun PL-680 now shipping

SWLing Post reader, Steve, writes: Anna [at Anon-Co] has the PL-680 in stock according to a email I received from her this morning. Readers who are interested in ordering the radio should be aware of the Chinese New Year and … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Detecting Radio Guyana/Voice of Guyana

Yesterday I learned that Voice of Guyana (a.k.a. Radio Guyana) is back on the shortwaves after being off-air for many years. Evidently, the station repaired some of its transmitters and antennas with the assistance of station supporter and technician Jamie Labadia. At this point … Continue reading

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The Quadrus SDR: A New Military-Grade Software Defined Radio Receiver

Dr. Bertalan Eged of Spectrafold Technologies recently contacted me regarding a new military grade SDR they’ve produced: the Quadrus SDR. Today is the Quadrus official release. The Quadrus SDR has phase-coherent multi-channel capabilities with up to 16 channels, which means that it … Continue reading

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DXtreme Station Log — Multimedia Edition, Version 11.0

I just received the following note from SWLing Post sponsor, Bob Raymond (NE1I), at DXtreme software: DXtreme Software is proud to announce the release of: DXtreme Station Log — Multimedia Edition, Version 11.0. For details, check out DXtreme Software’s Product Announcement in … Continue reading

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