Category Archives: Recordings

Remembering Radio Canada International’s final shortwave broadcast

I spent the summer of 2012 in an off-grid cabin on the eastern coast of Prince Edward Island, Canada. That summer, I listened as two of my favorite shortwave broadcasters left the air within weeks of each other: Radio Netherlands … Continue reading

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Sproutie hears the Shortwave Shindig

SWLing Post reader, Dave Richards (AA7EE), made a short video of his regen receiver “Sproutie” tuned to the Shortwave Shindig Friday evening. Dave writes: “I was quite pleased with the fidelity. Of course, the skirts on a regen are quite … Continue reading

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Shortwave Shindig tonight–!

David Goren’s Shortwave Shindig will once again broadcast live–in a few moments–from the Winter SWL Fest in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Tune in at 22:00-23:00 EST tonight (that’s 03:00-04:00 UTC, February 28) on 7,570 kHz.

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Poland

For your listening pleasure: Radio Poland. This recording was made on February 2, 2015 on 9395 kHz starting at 1800 UTC.  Although Radio Poland formally left the shortwaves in 2013, their service is now relayed by Global 24 Radio. Click … Continue reading

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Reader Survey: Comparing the Tecsun PL-680 and PL-660 on medium wave (AM)

[Update: Please note that this survey has been closed, but the audio samples–labeled Radio A and Radio B–will remain to allow others the opportunity to make an evaluation prior to reading the PL-680 review.] [Update 2: The PL-680 review and … Continue reading

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Catching a USAF HF-GCS transmission in Morocco

My buddy, @K7al_L3afta (on Twitter), posted this interesting recording of the US Air Force High Frequency Global Communications System on 15,016 kHz USB at 18:01 UTC yesterday: I don’t believe I’ve ever heard or noticed this type of USAF HF-GCS transmission before.  Sounds almost … Continue reading

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Reader Survey: Comparing the Tecsun PL-680 and PL-660 synchronous detection

[Update: Please note that this survey has been closed, but the audio samples–labeled Radio A and Radio B–will remain to allow others the opportunity to make an evaluation prior to reading the PL-680 review.] [Update 2: The PL-680 review and … Continue reading

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