Category Archives: Reviews

Video: Chris reviews the Tecsun 2P3 AM radio kit

SWLing Post reader, Chris, writes: “I just wanted to let you know that I just put together the Tecsun 2P3 AM radio kit over the holiday break. I wanted to also let you know that I made a YouTube review … Continue reading

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Jay reviews the Eton Satellit

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ron, who notes that Jay Allen has just posted his review of the Eton Satellit. Click here to read. There are now several user reviews on Amazon.com as well; its current rating is 2.5 stars. … Continue reading

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Allan’s video review of the CountyComm GP5/SSB

SWLing Post contributor, Dave Zantow (N9EWO), writes: Allan’s (W2AEW) excellent “You Tube” Video has just been posted here on the CountyComm GP-5/SSB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuEPJ3qGu_g Many thanks for sharing this video, Dave! Readers: I suggest you check out the library of informative … Continue reading

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Dave’s review of the CountyComm GP5/SSB

Dave Zantow (N9EWO) has just posted his review: CountyComm GP5/SSB Pocket Portable (with SSB) Review Now Posted Now posted up on my web page. It’s mid way down. Note : I also totally updated my Tecsun PL-360 review as well … Continue reading

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A review of the CountyComm GP5/SSB portable radio: a great preparedness radio

On Tuesday I received the new CountyComm GP5/SSB portable shortwave radio, a sample sent me from CountyComm. If you’re familiar with the current shortwave portable landscape, then you’ll quickly note that the GP5/SSB shares a striking resemblance to both the … Continue reading

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WRTH 2015: A look inside

I received my copy of the 2015 World Radio and TV Handbook (WRTH) directly from the publisher last week. As many SWLing Post readers know, I always look forward to receiving this staple radio reference guide each year. While other reference … Continue reading

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A review of the Elad FDM-S2 software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the November 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. At the Dayton Hamvention this year, I made it a special point to check out the Italian radio manufacturer, Elad. Although I’ve known about Elad … Continue reading

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