Category Archives: Retailers

Universal Radio now shipping the Tecsun PL-880

Universal Radio is now shipping the Tecsun PL-880–I understand that all of their units are firmware version 8820. Click here to check out the PL-880 at Universal Radio’s website. To read our review of the Tecsun PL-880, click here.

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RadioShack to close 500 retail stores

After serving up a comical, self-effacing Super Bowl ad on Sunday, RadioShack’s stock momentarily surged, only to plummet after RadioShack announced yesterday that they are to close about 500 of their 4,500 retail stores in the coming months. RadioShack admitted through … Continue reading

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Sangean 909X on sale

SWLing Post reader, Tom, writes: Just thought I would tell you that at the moment I am seeing the White Sangean 909X Shortwave radio on sale from Amazon for $163.81 at the moment. Says on the page it is 64% … Continue reading

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Bonito’s AntennaJet ASM 300 coming soon

(Source: Bonito Press Release) Bonito AntennaJet ASM300 With the AntennaJet ASM 300, we add another component to our supplies of receiving equipment. It is USB-controlled and you can connect up to three different receiving antennas from 9 kHz – 300 … Continue reading

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The Tecsun PL-880 charger and battery

I’ve had a lot of questions and comments about whether the Tecsun PL-880 is supplied with a power supply/battery charger.  I purchased my PL-880 from from Anon-Co on eBay and they sent a charger along with the radio. The charger was not … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-880 available for pre-order on Amazon

I just noticed that the Tecsun PL-880 is available to purchase as a pre-order from Amazon.com. The vendor (Electronnix) claims that the PL-880 will be “released” on November 30, 2013. The price is set at $149.00 US; at least $20 … Continue reading

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Now available: DXtreme Reception Log version 8.0

I just received this press release from SWLing Post sponsor, Bob Raymond (NE1I), at DXtreme software. Bob has announced the availability of the latest version of his logging software for radio and TV monitoring enthusiasts: DXtreme Reception Log — Advanced Edition, Version 8.0. … Continue reading

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