Category Archives: SWLers

“Interferenze” Interview on RAI Radio3Mondo

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Andrea Borgnino, journalist and Internet Content Manager for RAI (RadioTelevisione Italiana)…and, remarkably enough, reader of the SWLing Post. (You’ve probably seen me refer to Andrea on the SWLing Post as I follow … Continue reading

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WPLN host, Bradley George, says shortwave radio shaped his career

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Richard Cuff, for sharing this article written by Bradley George of Nashville Public Radio: “From ages 11 to 15, I spent hours hunched over a tiny Magnavox radio, straining to hear the world’s shortwave radio stations. … Continue reading

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Eric remembers SWLing while deployed in Abu Dhabi

In an email last week, my good friend Eric McFadden (WD8RIF), mentioned the shortwave radio set-up he used while deployed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates back in the early 1990′s. I asked Eric for permission to post his email notes–not only … Continue reading

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Portables, SDRs, dongles, kits, and a spy radio: our virtual radio challenge responses

Two weeks ago, I posted a virtual challenge for SWLing Post readers:  I asked you to imagine you were placed on a one-year research assignment on one of the world’s most remote inhabited islands, namely, Tristan Da Cunha, in the South Atlantic. Your goal … Continue reading

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Chris field records NHK while traveling in Peru

SWLing Post reader, Chris, has just shared a recording of NHK World he made while traveling in Peru on Monday (April 21st, 2014). Yes, that’s his photo above taken in the picturesque coastal town of Máncora. Can you tell I’m envious?  … Continue reading

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Shortwave.am: a new online frequency guide

A few SWLing Post readers have recently recommended that I check out a new shortwave radio schedule site: shortwave.am. Shortwave.am has a unique layout that lists broadcast schedules along with a map that displays broadcast footprints (both short and long path). … Continue reading

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Remembering Bill Bergadano

The shortwave radio community lost a friend last week: Bill Bergadano (KA2EMZ). I never got to know Bill personally, but I knew of him and we had many mutual friends. Fred Waterer, my friend and fellow writer at The Spectrum Monitor … Continue reading

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