Category Archives: New Products

Dietmar compares the Tecsun PL-310ET to the Icom R-71A

SWLing Post reader, Dietmar, writes: “I recently saw a YouTube video that demonstrated that the new Tecsun PL-310ET has better reception than the previous PL-310 that you reviewed [see video below]. I purchased the PL-310ET for $50 (incl. shipping) from … Continue reading

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The ShouYu SY-DP-330: a retro, x-bass shortwave radio

The Professor recently sent me a link to the ShouYu SY-DP-330–stating it must be the “big brother” of the ShouYu SY-X5. Indeed it is! The DP-330 sports all of the features found in the SY-X5. It is very large in comparison, … Continue reading

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Global Tuners for Android smart phones

Many thanks to Chris Freitas, who informed me that the excellent Global Tuners website, has produced an app for Android-based smart phones. With this app and a free Global Tuners account, your smart phone can remotely control a number of … Continue reading

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The Tecsun ICR-110 packs AM/FM and digital recording/playback

In a comment, SWLing Post reader Owl mentions: “Tecsun has just released ICR-110 which is as BIG as the PL-880 and seems to have the same speaker too.” The ICR-110 can be found on eBay–click here to search. At $46.00 US … Continue reading

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TuneIn adds the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

I’m pleased to announce that TuneIn Radio has added our Shortwave Radio Audio Archive (SRAA) podcast as a new Internet streaming broadcaster. For those of you not familiar, TuneIn’s website and mobile apps offer the user the ability to listen to streaming … Continue reading

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Chorus 4: The DSP chip that supports AM, FM, DAB, DAB+, HD Radio and DRM

The London-based digital solutions company, Frontier Silicon, has announced a new DSP radio chip that offers a wide array of available modes and is even DRM ready. I have seen no specifications for this chip yet, and do not know … Continue reading

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Etón introduces two travel portables: the Etón Traveler III and Mini 400

In addition to the shortwave portables we mentioned earlier this morning, SWLing Post reader, Tom, points out two more radios Etón will introduce at CES: [Etón is] showing off 2 other models all under the label of the World Travel … Continue reading

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