Category Archives: SWLers

The best shortwave radio for cross-continent cycling?

SWLing Post reader, Pat, is an avid cyclist and is seeking a radio for his next cross-continent adventure. There are a limited number of products on the market that meet Pat’s requirements, so I thought posting his inquiry might bring a … Continue reading

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William Westenhaver, RIP

Sheldon Harvey kindly posted the following notice regarding William (Bill) Westenhaver on the NASWA Winter SWL Fest Facebook group: I’m sad to report the passing this week of a person well known within the radio hobby community, William (Bill) Westenhaver. A … 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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Shack Photo Contest: We have a winner!

Please join me in congratulating SWLing Post reader, Vimal, for winning our October Shack Photo contest! Vimal notes: “I love these radios (see photo above). The Tecsun PL-390 stereo DSP radio with selectable band width- is able to pull in … Continue reading

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Reminder: Share a photo of your shack or listening post for a chance to win a Grundig G2

The November 1st deadline for our latest Reader Challenge is approaching! In exchange for sharing a photo of your favorite listening post or your radio shack with the SWLing Post community, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a Grundig G2 portable … Continue reading

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Mini DXpedition: Oxford Shortwave Log and the Sony ICF-SW55

SWLing Post reader, “Oxford Shortwave Log” recently noted the following on our Facebook page: “Hi there, I received some very nice feedback regarding almost perfect reception of Radio Australia during a mini DX-pedition into the Oxfordshire countryside and thought I … Continue reading

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A PARI DXpedition update

The SWLing Post DXpedition at PARI is going very well.  We started yesterday around noon with beautiful fall weather; late last night, it started raining but that hasn’t dampened our spirits today. Despite the wet, chilly weather, Gary Donnelly (above) … Continue reading

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