Category Archives: Radios

The new Sangean ATS-405 shortwave portable

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Aaron Hyde, who reports that Sangean has a new travel radio on the market: the Sangean ATS-405. Aaron writes: “While looking around the internet today, I came across a new DSP shortwave radio called … Continue reading

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Jon spots a Yaesu FR-101 on eBay

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Jon, who writes: “Just noticed this very clean Yaesu FR-101 this morning on eBay.  When I first saw the FR-101 in the search results, I thought it was the more popular FT-101 series transceiver. … Continue reading

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The Panasonic RF-2200: an early birthday gift

This week, I purchased a radio that I have lusted after for years: the Panasonic RF-2200. I justified this eBay purchase because June is my birthday month and…well…do I need anymore justification!?!  Just look at this beautiful analog dial: In … Continue reading

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James’ vintage transistor radio collection

In response to my recent post about the vintage Arvin 68R58 transistor radio, SWLing Post reader, James Patterson, has shared photos of his collection in New Zealand. James has captioned each photo below: Many thanks, James, for sharing photos from your … Continue reading

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A review of the TitanSDR Pro software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. It’s no secret…I’m a bit of an SDR geek. Yes, after discovering the power of software-defined radios a few years ago, I’m hooked: SDR listening … Continue reading

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Honoring Memorial Day: The White Cliffs of Dover

Today is Memorial Day, and I’m feeling humbly grateful to all of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Since I’ve been reading a lot of WWII history lately, I’ve also been playing a lot of WWII-era music here in … Continue reading

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How to replace a noisy wall power supply

Regarding noisy switching power supplies, SWLing Post reader, Dan Lewis, comments: “Google the following: “Jameco linear wall transformer”, and you’ll find a suitable non-switching replacement. Jameco still has a number of linear transformers in their catalog at reasonable prices. I … Continue reading

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