Tag Archives: Deals

Sony ICF-SW7600GR: New and open box units on sale via Blinq

SWLing Post readers know that I’m a big fan of the, now discontinued, Sony ICF-SW7600GR shortwave portable. I try to post ‘7600GR deals when I find them and they’re beginning to become more scarce as retailer inventory depletes.

This weekend, I found another deal via Blinq/Amazon.

They have a number of new ICF-SW7600GRs for $138.39 and about 3 (at time of posting) listed as “Open Box” for $108.39.

Click here to view on Amazon.

Click here to view on Blinq.com.

I’ve bought a number of items via Blinq (directly and through Amazon) in the past and found that the retailer is not only reliable but has a very generous return policy if you’re not satisfied. You can buy from them directly or through Amazon with confidence.

Used Tecsun PL-880 only $119.95 at Universal Radio

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Paul Walker, who notes that Universal Radio has a used Tecsun PL-880 with box, manual and accessories for $119.95 + shipping. This radio is listed as being in “good” condition.

Universal Radio backs their used equipment with a 60 day limited warranty, so you can buy with confidence.

You’ll need to call Universal Radio (800-431-3939) to purchase items from their used list.

Thanks for the tip, Paul!

Holiday Deals: Eton Traveller III at HRO

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We’ve been posting holiday deals since before Thanksgiving. HRO seems to be extending some of their special pricing through December 12, 2016.

The Eton Traveller III

The Eton Traveller III

I did notice that, among other discounts, HRO has the Eton Traveller III for $49.95. Not a bad price for a great little portable!

Check out their full sale by clicking here.

A “New” Tecsun PL-310ET $26.54 shipped

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While browsing Amazon.com this morning, I noted a bargain price for what is described as a new Tecsun PL-310ET: $26.54 including shipping.

This is a great price, but there are a couple of red flags worth noting and that made me a little hesitant to post:

  • This item ships from Spain, so it’ll likely come via the postal service and may take several weeks to arrive if you live outside of the EU
  • More importantly, the seller has no history with Amazon–their status indicates “just launched”
  • The photo is of the Tecsun PL-310ET, but the item description states PL-310 (non-ETM version--thanks for noting, Joe!) I would ask the seller to clarify this prior to purchasing

If you’re willing to take a gamble, this might be a good deal. I assume Amazon would stand behind you–still, “Caveat emptor!”

Click here to view on Amazon.com.

Note that the standard pricing of the PL-310ET is only about $40-45 shipped either via Amazon or via eBay. A great bargain for a great little receiver.

Holiday Deals: C.Crane Cyber Monday 10% off

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I just received the email above announcing C.Crane’s Cyber Monday Sale which is, essentially, 10% off everything. They’re also offering free shipping on orders over $350. (That would be quite the radio grab to get free shipping!)

If you’ve thought about getting the CC Skywave (which I love) this would be a great time.

Click here to view pricing on C.Crane’s website.

Click here to view other Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales we’ve recently posted.