Category Archives: News

CommRadio introduces the CR-1a

Many thanks to Dave Zantow (N9EWO) for apprising me of an update to the CommRadio line: the new CommRadio CR-1a. Based on information published by CommRadio, it appears that the main difference is a change to the USB hardware which has … Continue reading

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Just arrived: the Tecsun PL-310ET

I confess, I have well over twenty portable shortwave radios at the moment…So why am I still so enthusiastic when a new one arrives in the mailbox? My Tecun PL-310ET just arrived, purchased from my favorite eBay seller, Anon-Co. And I just can’t … Continue reading

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SABA conference to feature special DRM broadcast from Ascension Island

(Source: DRM Consortium via Alokesh Gupta) The DRM Consortium is a Sector Partner at The Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA), Digital Radio Broadcasting Summit in Cape Town from 22nd – 24th April. The event will include a presentation by the … Continue reading

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Numbers Stations in the news

There have been a lot of numbers in the news lately. Earlier this week, David Goren’s numbers station radio documentary was featured on the ABC Radio National show, Sounds Like Radio. Click here to listen. This morning, I also noticed this excellent BBC News Magazine piece … Continue reading

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STF Radio: 1 Hour Million Watt Special, April 20

STF Radio sent the following announcement for their “1-hour Million-Watt Special”:     ___________ ____  ____  __   ___  _  ___        / ___/_   __| ___||    \|  \ |   \(_)/ _ \       \___ … Continue reading

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New feature on 2014 Tecsun PL-660

Many thanks to my buddy, David Korchin (K2WNW), who noticed that Anon-Co is selling a new 2014 production run of the Tecsun PL-660, which includes an Auto Sorting Memory feature. Anon-Co states that Auto Sorting Memory organizes all stored station … Continue reading

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Shortwave.am: a new online frequency guide

A few SWLing Post readers have recently recommended that I check out a new shortwave radio schedule site: shortwave.am. Shortwave.am has a unique layout that lists broadcast schedules along with a map that displays broadcast footprints (both short and long path). … Continue reading

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