Category Archives: New Products

Eton Satellit in stock and shipping from Amazon

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, who notes that Amazon.com is now shipping the Eton Satellit with a potential arrival date of before Christmas (at least, as of today). Current price is $179.72. Click here to view the Eton … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-680 could be available in January 2015

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Steve, who writes: Anna from Anon-co (eBay seller) sent me this little tidbit of info on the PL-680 […] I thought I would pass it along given your interest. At least we know it is … Continue reading

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Shortwave Receivers, Past & Present: a book for every radio enthusiast

Last month, I received an unexpected–and most welcome–package: a copy of Fred Osterman’s Shortwave Receivers Past & Present, now in its fourth edition. My copy was a signed version, sent to those who contributed to the volume. Although my contributions to this … Continue reading

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1 Radio News equivalent for iPhone

Regarding the new 1 Radio News App for Android devices, SWLing Post reader, Erica comments: “I too wish 1 Radio News were available for iPhone. The nearest thing I know of however is an app called Hourly News. It allows you … Continue reading

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Review of the C. Crane CC Skywave portable radio

While electronics manufacturer C. Crane offers a number of unique AM/FM radios, including some of the best portable medium wave receivers on the market, they’ve traditionally only had two models of shortwave radio––namely, the CCRadio-SW, and the CCRadio-SWP. Earlier this … Continue reading

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The Tecsun PL-680: A new portable in the works?

SWLing Post reader, Antonio, writes: “It seems that a new radio is on the horizon. Nevada Radio, in the U.K., has announced the new Tecsun PL-680.” Thanks, Antonio–admittedly, I was completely unaware of this upcoming model. Based on the photo … Continue reading

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CountyComm GP5/SSB delayed at port

Many thanks to Dave Zantow who points out the following message on Universal Radio’s product page for the CountyComm GP5/SSB: “These radios arrived to the San Diego, CA dock in late November. Due to a dock worker labor issue, they … Continue reading

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