Category Archives: Updates

The SDRplay RSP now has gapless coverage

Jon Hudson with SDRplay has just informed me that they’ve released the latest version of the SDRplay RSP’s API and EXTIO which, among other things, removes the previous frequency gap between 380 MHz to 420 MHz. This is brilliant news for those of you … Continue reading

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SWLing Post DXpedition at PARI is all systems go!

Some of you may recall a post I published last year regarding a shortwave and medium wave DXpedition at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a 200-acre radio astronomy observatory and former NASA tracking station located deep in the mountains of … Continue reading

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DXpedition at a radio astronomy observatory: Want to join me?

Yesterday evening, prior to my presentation at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), I took the opportunity to do a little portable shortwave listening on the PARI campus. One of the great things about listening to shortwave, mediumwave or longwave … Continue reading

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The SWLing Post Podcast

Thanks to SWLing Post reader, Michael, I have set up our RSS feed for podcasts. This means that if you enjoy listening to our shortwave radio recordings, you can now easily subscribe and download all of our audio automatically. This … Continue reading

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Cricket – Muve ZTE Score: Our pick for a portable wi-fi radio, on sale at BestBuy

In our two-part series on Internet radio–Rethinking Internet Radio Part 1 and Part 2–we pointed out a very affordable and effective option for listening to internet radio: the Cricket Muve ZTE Score no-contract Android phone combined with the TuneIn radio … Continue reading

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List price of Bonito 1102S RadioJet for US

Universal Radio has published the “List Price” of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet at  $784.00 US. This could make the RadioJet a very strong competitor to other SDRs on the market in North America. The list price (not necessarily the final … Continue reading

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SWLing Post Update: Good news–comments are now open without registration

After being approached by a few readers, we have decided to lift the requirement to become a registered user on the SWLing Post in order to post comments. Now you can post comments without the added hassle. If you’re interested,  the … Continue reading

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