Category Archives: Updates

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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Shortwave Radio Index now has tags for country of origin

Several readers have written to ask where various shortwave radios are manufactured, and if there are models that are manufactured outside of China. By and large–with the exception of one Sony model–shortwave portables are manufactured in China, with a few possibly … Continue reading

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