Category Archives: New Products

The new Sangean ATS-405 shortwave portable

[UPDATE: Click here for a full review of the Sangean ATS-405] Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Aaron Hyde, who reports that Sangean has a new travel radio on the market: the Sangean ATS-405. Aaron writes: “While looking around the … Continue reading

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Bonito’s new high and low pass filters

Dennis Walter at Bonito has just informed me about two new product’s they’re offering: high and low pass filters. From the Bonito blog: LP060 Low Pass Filter The elliptically-formed low pass filter LP060 from NTi suppresses all frequencies above 60 MHz. … Continue reading

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The Siru Innovatios SDR20 multi-touch portable SDR

A few weeks ago, at the Four Days In May conference (held alongside the Dayton Hamvention) I met Jarkko Mäkivaara from the Finnish company Siru. Jarkko was demonstrating the SDR20: a radio that immediately grabbed my attention from across the room. The … Continue reading

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A review of the TitanSDR Pro software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. It’s no secret…I’m a bit of an SDR geek. Yes, after discovering the power of software-defined radios a few years ago, I’m hooked: SDR listening … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 2 API for the SDRplay RSP

Many thanks to Jon Hudson at SDRplay who notified me that they have released a Raspberry Pi 2 API for the SDRplay RSP receiver. Note that the API is a “pre-release” version and you’ll need to reference the included Linux installation … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-680 now available on eBay

The Tecsun PL-680 is now available on eBay via my favorite Hong Kong-based seller, Anon-Co. Pricing is currently $105.99 + $18.00 shipping to UK/US, $29.00 shipping to everyone else. Click here to read my review of the PL-680. Click here … Continue reading

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New Franzis shortwave radio kit

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Franz Miller, who writes: “I’ve pasted a link below to the webpage at Conrad in Germany for yet another Franzis radio kit; no idea how good it is, but it looks neato-retro to me.  Covers … Continue reading

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