Category Archives: News

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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Slate: Don’t Count AM/FM Radio Out Just Yet

Jeff, over at the excellent Herculodge blog, shares this link to an interesting article in Slate about the future of AM/FM radio in the age of podcasts. Click here to view the full article and check out Jeff’s excerpts on the Herculodge. … Continue reading

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WRMI to cover 2015 sporting events

(Source: WRMI press release) OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA, USA – America’s most powerful radio signal will carry previews and highlights of some of the world’s top sporting events throughout 2015. WRMI (Radio Miami International) will provide exclusive shortwave coverage from the USA for … Continue reading

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Cuts to Radio Australia shortwave broadcasts

(Source: WRTH Facebook Page via contributor, Mauno Ritola) “According to information from Radio Australia, there will be a drastic cut to their shortwave schedule starting 1st February 2015. Only these transmissions from Shepparton will remain to the Pacific: 2100-0900 UTC on … 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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More from 1 Radio News developer Steven Clift

After publishing a post about the new 1 Radio News app, developer Steven Clift commented: Thanks for the mention! I had a private email in my draft box for Tom … here, I’ll share with all: Thomas, Ken Reitz suggested … 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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