Category Archives: Retailers

Eton Traveler III/AN200 bundle at Universal Radio

This morning, I noticed that Universal Radio is now bundling that AN200 medium wave loop with the purchase of a Eton Traveler III. I’ve had an AN200 for years and it does make quite a different when inductively coupled with portable … Continue reading

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Pete gives Kaito high marks for customer service

SWLing Post reader, Pete Jernakoff (K3KMS), writes: “I purchased two PL-880 radios from Amazon about a year ago and before the soft muting issue became a hot topic. Both of my radios (8819 firmware version) suffered from this most annoying problem … Continue reading

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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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