Category Archives: Shortwave Radio

James’ restored Sony ICF-5800H

SWLing Post contributor, James Patterson, has recently restored a Sony ICF-5800H. James sent me a few photos and I decided to post them here. I absolutely love the design of Japanese analog radios from this era. They have signal meters, large backlit … Continue reading

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CountyComm promotion includes free custom padded case with GP5/SSB

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Ron, who writes: Buy a GP5 from CountyComm this week and get the 17 buck custom carry case for free. Thanks, for sharing this, Ron. I actually have this GP5 case–it houses the GP5/SSB … Continue reading

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November 28, 2015: Tune to “Rockin’ with Raoul”

Radio producer and SWLing Post friend, Raoul van Hall, writes: Hello fellow shortwave and music fans. I am very excited to be broadcasting via PCJ International, a one-hour music special on November 28th. It’s called “Rockin’ with Raoul,” and it … Continue reading

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Guest post: Trip Down Shortwave Memory Lane via Vintage RadioShack Catalogs

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mario Filippi (N2HUN), for the following guest post: Trip Down Shortwave Memory Lane via Vintage RS Catalogs -Mario Filippi (N2HUN) Attached is a wonderful website containing archived Radio Shack catalogs and sales flyers going back to … Continue reading

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WWV History: Richard’s QSL cards

Commenting on our post about Myke’s new release of At The Tone, SWLing Post contributor Richard Langley writes: I must have first heard WWV shortly after putting together the Knight-Kit Span Master I received for Christmas 1963. I still have … Continue reading

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Paul’s SWLing videos

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul Walker, who writes: I think you and your readers might enjoy these videos. I’ve upgraded from a Tecsun PL880 and Sangean ATS909X to a JRC NRD535D. I live in Camden, Arkansas which is … Continue reading

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Video: Shortwave listening and radio astronomy

On Thursday I attended an event at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI)–location of the 2015 SWLing Post DXPedition. During a break, I had a couple of free hours, so I reached in my messenger bag and pulled out the … Continue reading

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