Category Archives: News

Radio Malaysia QSL Card

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader,  Timm Breyel, who writes: While browsing your site I noticed the QSL Gallery page. Interesting. I have many old QSLs from the 1960s and 1970s, all of which are stored away in the States, … Continue reading

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Chris reviews the Sangean WR-22

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Chris Freitas, who has informed me about a review he just published of the Sangean WR-22 AM/FM clock radio. Click here to read Chris’ full review on his blog.

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Christoph’s photo tour of Friedrichshafen 2015

SWLing Post reader, Christoph Ratzer, has posted a photo gallery of the 2015 Friedrichshafen Ham Radio convention in Germany. Click here to view Christoph’s gallery. Many thanks, Christoph, for this fine photo tour! I actually recognize a couple of friends in those photos. I … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: WWV changes announcement format,1971

Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Brian D. Smith, recently contacted me; I was enthused when he described the recording he was sharing: This recording captures the last 5 minutes of WWV’s old format (giving the time every 5 minutes) and the first 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea broadcasting 15th Pacific Games via shortwave

SWLing Post contributor, Rob Wagner, has shared the following update on his blog: It’s quite difficult to hear Papua New Guinea these days now that nearly all their shortwave transmitters have closed and moved to FM. BUT….In the last day … Continue reading

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A review of the SDRplay RSP software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. Good things often come in small packages.  But not all of these things are…well, affordable. Ironically, earlier this year, just after I began to evaluate … Continue reading

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Grundig S450DLX now $60 shipped from Amazon

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, who notes that the Grundig S450DLX is now $60.11 shipped from I’ve never reviewed the S450DLX, but I have used one for several days. Shortwave reception is average (perhaps, at best) but this … Continue reading

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