Category Archives: Shortwave Radio

Chris’ Retro Review of the Radio Shack DX-397 (Sangean SG-622)

SWLing Post reader, Chris Freitas, has sent me a link to a recent review he made of the RadioShack DX-397. I know many of us have had one of these little analog radios (branded as RadioShack or the original Sangean … 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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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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Shortwave Radio Recording: beHAVior Night via WBCQ

For your listening pleasure: beHAVior Night, a shortwave radio show (relayed by WBCQ) dedicated to showcasing music from the first four decades of the 20th Century. This show was recorded on 7,490 kHz, starting at 22:00 UTC on February 13, 2015. Click here … Continue reading

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Alex updates shortwave frequency charts for winter season

SWLing Post reader, Alex, has just informed me that he’s updated his printer-friendly shortwave frequency charts for the winter broadcasting season. Note that Alex creates his charts based on listening to broadcasters rather than importing schedules from other sources. You can download the free … Continue reading

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Update: WRTH 2015 via Amazon

Last month we mentioned that Amazon had erroneously listed WRTH 2015 as a title that had “not yet been released.” I’ve just received word from the publisher of WRTH that this has been fixed on Amazon’s site, but those of … Continue reading

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Happy World Radio Day 2015: several ways you can celebrate

Today is World Radio Day, a time “to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe,” UNESCO reminds us. As shortwave radio listeners, we understand this power of information without … Continue reading

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