Category Archives: Retailers

Complete list of RadioShack store closures

Many thanks to my friend, David (K2WNW), for sharing the following link to a RadioShack Corporation document which lists all retail store closures. Click here to download (PDF).

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As RadioShack closes shop, look for deals

I’ve received a number of messages and comments regarding close-out and clearance deals at RadioShack retail stores. While this varies by market and the type of store (some are corporate, others are RS franchises), there’s no question: now is the … Continue reading

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RadioShack nears the end

Many thanks to Ron, who shares this link to a story from the ARRL News: RadioShack’s Long, Slow Downward Slide Nears the End The end is near for RadioShack. It seems inevitable that the once seemingly ubiquitous electronics and cell phone … Continue reading

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RadioShack prepares for bankruptcy

(Source: ARS Techinica via WSJ) “It’s a move many have predicted for some time: RadioShack is probably going to file for bankruptcy protection. According to a Wall Street Journal report citing unnamed sources, the cash-poor retailer could submit its filing as soon as … Continue reading

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C.Crane Cyber Monday Sale

If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a C.Crane radio, today may be a good time to pull the trigger. C.Crane is offering 10% off sitewide with the promo code CYBER10.

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Shoot-out results: Top ultra-portable shortwave

Thanks to all who participated in our ultra-portable shoot-out! A little over a week ago, I posted recordings of shortwave broadcasts, weak and strong, in an attempt to evaluate which recording–thus which radio–our listeners prefer. I conducted this test on … Continue reading

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Grundig G5 via Blinq: Might want to pass…

While many SWLing Post readers have reported positively about their experience with the online discount retailer, several buyers have not been happy with the used/open box Grundig G5 units Blinq is selling for $45 US each. Mike (K8RAT) noted that his G5’s … Continue reading

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