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Andi provides detailed info and photos of the new Degen DE1103 DSP

Regarding the new DSP version of the Degen DE1103, SWLing Post contributor, Andi_84, writes: I’ve opened [my Degen DE1103] and checked the semiconductors inside. It’s definitely based on a Silicon Labs chip (Si4735-D60). 1) Display PCB Valence Tech AP651 “LCD AND … Continue reading

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Not all Degen DE1103 eBay listings are the new DSP vesion

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Eric Weatherall, who writes: I’ve been interested by news of the updated DSP version of the Degen DE1103. I just saw an eBay auction for a used DE1103 which listed “DSP” in the title. … Continue reading

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Tudor confirms: a new version of the Degen DE1103

After publishing our previous post about a potentially redesigned Degen DE1103 with DSP, SWLing Post reader, Tudor, comments: Yes, the DE1103 looks like it’s been redesigned. You can see it dissected here: http://bbs.tecsun.com.cn/0002.asp?open=724665 And, if I’m not mistaken, the SiLabs … Continue reading

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A DSP version of the Degen DE1103?

[Click here to read our update to this post.] SWLing Post reader, Dan, recently sent me this link to the Degen DE1103 on AliBexxpress: http://m.aliexpress.com/item/32521065066.html The vendor notes a “USA DSP chip” in this unit. The Degen DE1103 has been around … Continue reading

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The SWLing Post 2014-2015 Shortwave Radio Buyer’s Guide

The following article originally appeared in the November 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. Although many large government shortwave broadcasters are departing the shortwave radio scene, there’s no shortage of great products being introduced to it. Indeed, growth in … Continue reading

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A review of the ShouYu SY-X5 DSP shortwave radio

The ShouYu SY-X5 shortwave radio came to my attention only a few weeks ago. It is yet one more mechanically-tuned, DSP based, portable shortwave/AM/FM radio. I have reviewed several other models based on the same DSP chipset: the Silicon Labs SI4844–see … Continue reading

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SWLing.com’s 2010 Radio Gift Buying Guide

(Update: Check out our new 2011 Radio Gift Buying Guide) Would you like to buy a shortwave radio as a gift for someone, but you don’t know a thing about radios? Or, are you thinking about buying a radio for … Continue reading

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