Category Archives: News

Monitoring while recording on the Tecsun PL-660

London Shortwave has discovered an innovative way to monitor broadcasts while recording from his Tecsun PL-660. He writes: “Tecsun PL-660 doesn’t have a line out, which means that when recording from it one has to use a pair of headphones to listen … Continue reading

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An open letter to the BBG

Many thanks to Keith Perron who shares his open letter to the Broadcasting Board of Governors Chairman, Jeff Shell. Keith’s letter focuses on the importance of shortwave radio from the perspective of a broadcaster and of someone who has traveled … Continue reading

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One more week to get your Shindig T-shirt at a discount

Remember our announcement about the Shortwave Shindig T-shirt? David Goren has extended his 10% discount to SWLing Post readers for one more week! Simply enter the promotional coupon code “swling” at checkout. Total cost will then be $18 shipped! Click … Continue reading

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Chris field records NHK while traveling in Peru

SWLing Post reader, Chris, has just shared a recording of NHK World he made while traveling in Peru on Monday (April 21st, 2014). Yes, that’s his photo above taken in the picturesque coastal town of Máncora. Can you tell I’m envious?  … Continue reading

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Results of the Shortwave Portable weak signal shoot-out

Thanks to all who participated in our shoot-out!  Last week, I posted three recordings of a weak shortwave broadcast in an attempt to evaluate which recording–thus which radio–our listeners prefer. The test was “blind” in that, though four radios were evaluated, only three … Continue reading

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The Mighty KBC: surfing the shortwaves

Many thanks to Peter Quinn at The Mighty KBC for sharing the following announcement for his new summer radio show: “Great news if you love surf music and like exploring shortwave radio. The Big Beach Radio Show is coming to … Continue reading

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FDM-DUO SDR to ship May 2014

I’ve just learned from the Europe-based retailer, WoodBoxRadio, that the new FDM-DUO software defined radio will begin shipping end of May 2014. If you are interested in pre-ordering the FDM-DUO transceiver, you’ll need to submit a 30% deposit (315 Euro) based … Continue reading

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