Category Archives: Videos

Jack Barsky: KGB spy who relied on numbers stations

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Anthony, for forwarding this CBS/60 Minutes video:¬†an interview with former KGB spy, Jack Barsky. During the interview, Barsky mentions that he received encrypted KGB “radiograms” via a numbers station he believed to be in … Continue reading

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Jeff Murray presents: Love, Death & Shortwave

From my buddy, Jeff Murray (K1NSS), the Mastermind behind Dashtoons: “Created for the North American Shortwave Association’s Winterfest 2015, this unflinching documentary recalls a time when tuning a short wave radio was something akin to enjoying a schnapps in a … Continue reading

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TX Factor Episode 8

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, David (G4EDR), who writes: “I thought you and the many readers of your SWLingPost would be interested in the latest edition (8) of TX Factor a UK produced online TV programme. It features two … Continue reading

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This African ISP commercial may be the best amateur radio promotion ever

Many thanks to my buddy Ulis (K3LU) for sharing this brilliant commercial:

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Sproutie hears the Shortwave Shindig

SWLing Post reader, Dave Richards (AA7EE), made a short video of his regen receiver “Sproutie” tuned to the Shortwave Shindig Friday evening. Dave writes: “I was quite pleased with the fidelity. Of course, the skirts on a regen are quite … Continue reading

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Video: Dan compares the Sony ICF-6800W with several benchmark receivers

Check out this video of Dan Robinson comparing his Sony ICF-6800 with the JRC NRD-301A, Eddystone 1650/9, RFT EKD-515, Drake R7A, and the WJ8718A/MFP: Thanks for sharing, Dan! Impressive lineup!

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Video: Chris reviews the Tecsun 2P3 AM radio kit

SWLing Post reader, Chris, writes: “I just wanted to let you know that I just put together the Tecsun 2P3 AM radio kit over the holiday break. I wanted to also let you know that I made a YouTube review … Continue reading

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