Category Archives: SWLers

Richard’s QSL from Radio Demerara (Voice of Guyana)

SWLing Post contributor, Richard Langley, writes: “Your recent post sent me to my archives and I’ve found my QSL from Radio Demerara, the predecessor of the Voice of Guyana. Copies of the front and back of the QSL letter I … Continue reading

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The Sony CF-560s: a shortwave favorite in Spain

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Jesus Leal, for contacting me and sharing photos of his Sony CF-560s shortwave receiver. I have never seen the CF-560s before. I believe the its a relatively rare receiver; indeed, I couldn’t even find one in the completed … Continue reading

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Gerry Wells 1929-2014

Very sad to learn that Gerry Wells, Curator of the British Vintage Wireless & Television Museum passed away on December 22, 2014. We featured Gerry Wells in this post from 2011; the included radio documentary is a must-listen. Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Peter Gabriel: inspired by shortwave radio

SWLing Post reader, Chris, writes: Your recent post about John Lennon triggered my memory about an interview I heard years ago with Peter Gabriel. He too had a fascination with Shortwave Radio listening and it inspired some of his music.  … Continue reading

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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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