Category Archives: SWLers

Christian’s reception of Radio Nacional Arcángel San Gabriel

On Wednesday, I received the following tweet from SWLing Post reader, Christian Diemoz, in Italy: 16th Sep at 19.32z: one of my best receptions of #LRA36, Radio Nacional Arcangel San Gabriel. https://t.co/buSYs2ooMB @SWLingDotCom #hamr — Christian Diemoz (@Chris_Diemoz) September 17, … Continue reading

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Paul Litwinovich’s Vintage Radio series

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Richard Cuff, for pointing out a brilliant series of articles called Vintage Radio by WSHU Chief Engineer, Paul Litwinovich. Here are links to each article written thus far in the Vintage Radio series. If you would like … Continue reading

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How Tudor enjoys Radio Australia

In response to my recent Radio Australia post, SWLing Post reader, Tudor Vedeanu comments: “I’ve also enjoyed listening to music on Radio Australia lately. “Saturday Night Country” is currently my favorite show on SW. Here is a recording I made during the … Continue reading

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How shortwaves keep you young…

Remember our recent posts about Dave Richard’s homebrew regenerative receiver? If so, you can imagine the laugh I had yesterday when I viewed this latest creation by the infamous Jeff Murray (K1NSS): “Short Wave & Prosper”–? I have to agree!  And I’m completely in … Continue reading

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Radio is dead? Not according to Mullins

Garth Mullins is an SWL and a radio geek:  yes, he’s one of us. What’s more, Mullins believes that radio is now experiencing a renaissance.  Listen to his brilliant documentary, End of the Dial, which was recently re-broadcast on the CBC … Continue reading

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Dave’s late night listening session

My good buddy, Dave Richards (AA7EE), recently shared this message with his friends, many of whom do not know a lot about shortwave radio (yet): “I’m waking up very slowly this morning – was up until 4:30am listening to the … Continue reading

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Ken’s favorite QSL card

Regarding memorable QSL cards, SWLing Post reader, Ken Carr comments: “I received my favorite QSL card many years ago as a result of a random contact. I was just starting out in ham radio when I logged a QSO [contact] … Continue reading

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