Category Archives: Shortwave Radio

The Tecsun PL-680: A new portable in the works?

SWLing Post reader, Antonio, writes: “It seems that a new radio is on the horizon. Nevada Radio, in the U.K., has announced the new Tecsun PL-680.” Thanks, Antonio–admittedly, I was completely unaware of this upcoming model. Based on the photo … Continue reading

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CountyComm GP5/SSB delayed at port

Many thanks to Dave Zantow who points out the following message on Universal Radio’s product page for the CountyComm GP5/SSB: “These radios arrived to the San Diego, CA dock in late November. Due to a dock worker labor issue, they … Continue reading

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David Goren’s Cold War mix

Feeling nostalgic for the Cold War?  David Goren recently posted the following audio mix and description on his excellent website, Shortwaveology.net: “This mashup of vintage cold war propaganda (mostly) from Radio Moscow’s North American Service was made for The Schizophonic Archive, … Continue reading

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Video: Controlling the Elad FDM-S2 SDR with the HP Stream 7 tablet

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Guy Atkins, who shares the following video demonstrating how the Elad FDM-S2 can be controlled with the $99 HP Stream 7 Windows 8.1 tablet PC: You can read more about Guy’s FDM-S2/HP Stream 7 setup in … Continue reading

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The Canadian International DX Club (CIDX) Messenger

There are few things in our wonderful hobby that can can be purchased for as little as $10.00. Fortunately, an annual membership to the Canadian International DX Club is one of those few. I’m reminded of this great value as I just … Continue reading

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Coming soon: C. Crane CC Skywave review

C. Crane has sent me their new CC Skywave shortwave portable for review. I’ve been using it since Friday and have started putting together a quick review. If you have any thoughts or questions, please comment and I’ll try to address … Continue reading

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December 13/15: Special RMRC shortwave broadcasts

(Source: Toshi Ohtake, Japan Short Wave Club, via Sean Gilbert) RMRC Shortwave broadcasts in December 2014 about the EDXC’14 Conference The Rhein-Main Radio Club ( RMRC ) of Frankfurt, Germany, plans to broadcast a one-hour program in English about the EDXC … Continue reading

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