Category Archives: News

Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Romania International

For your listening pleasure: one full hour of Radio Romania International‘s English language service. This recording was made on April 23 at 00:00 UTC on 9730 kHz. I used my Elad FDM-S2 software defined receiver to make this recording. As you … Continue reading

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Urban go-kit

My good pal David Korchin (K2WNW) posted the above photo in his Facebook feed yesterday, simply titled, “Today’s carry.” David is very much a kindred spirit; like me, he is constantly tweaking his go-gear. He works in New York City and likes to have … Continue reading

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LeBlanc to crack down on pirates

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Bill Patalon, who writes: FCC’s LeBlanc wants to really crack down on Pirates …. And the “C” goes after the SW buccaneers as well as those on the commercial BCBs … While the … Continue reading

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Jay’s review of the Sony TFM-8000W

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ron, who shares this link to Jay Allen’s review of the classic Sony TFM-8000W. Last year, at the Dayton Hamvention, I picked up a Sony TFM-1600W; I find it to be an amazingly sensitive radio with … Continue reading

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Practice your RTTY with ITTY

SWLing Post reader, George (NJ3H), writes: First off, this short message is not about listening to anything over the radio, but over the internet. So I am sure that may be a disappointment for some. However, it does give folks a … Continue reading

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Radio Six International broadcasts this week

(Source: Mike Terry via the WRTH Facebook page) Radio Six International Shortwave transmissions will return for an experiment next weekend. From transmitters in Sweden, and on a couple of frequencies in different bands, we offer an afternoon of programming from … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Rado Casablanca

Thursday night at 00:00 UTC, I was pleased to hear the interval signal of one of my favorite pirate radio stations: Radio Casablanca. “Rick Blaine” fired up his AM transmitter and pumped out some amazing WWII era music on 6,940 … Continue reading

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