Category Archives: Specials

Universal Radio sale on Icom/Kenwood

Universal Radio has just posted “Black Friday” deals on The Kenwood TS-590SG and a wide range of Icom radios.   The Icom R75 tabletop receiver is priced at $669.95 with free shipping and a free Grundig G2 portable radio. If … Continue reading

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A digital announcement from STF Radio International

STF Radio International just shared the following digital announcement. Yes, you’ll need to decode this message from SoundCloud with an application like FLDigi: STF also mentioned that a text version of this announcement with follow in the next few days (but … Continue reading

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November 22: Global 24 testing 9465 kHz

Global 24 writes: 0000 UTC on November 22  running for 24 hours we will be testing on 9465.  Let us know if you can hear it and how well you can hear it. Please send eception reports to: qsls@global24radio.com

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Holiday Sale: Pixel Shielded Magnetic Loop RF PRO-1B

Doug Talely, from Pixel Antennas, writes: We are running a Holiday Special on our highly regarded RF PRO-1B Shielded magnetic loop antenna system, between now and the end of December. The normal price for this antenna system is $499.99 but … Continue reading

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RadioShack DX-402 (Sangean ATS-505) $31.95 shipped via eBay

  eBay seller reforger is selling “open box/used”  RadioShack model 20-629 (DX-402) portable shortwave radios for $31.95 US including shipping. The RS DX-402 is essentially a rebranded Sangean ATS-505. I purchased a DX-402 earlier this year and find that its AGC circuit is … Continue reading

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Does Shortwave Radio Have a Future?

This article originally appeared in the October 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor Magazine. There’s a topic I’d like to put on table. One that, in my radio-centric world, stirs up a fair amount of discussion…and, truth be told, apprehension. The question, … Continue reading

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Grundig G8 Traveller II price drops

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike (K8RAT), for informing me that the Grundig G8 Traveller II is now available for a close-out price of $34.98 at Universal Radio and $33.99 at Amazon.com. I’m sure this low price is to make … Continue reading

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