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, “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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