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A review of the Kaito KA29 / Degen DE29

While doing a somewhat random search on Amazon a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a radio with a model number that I didn’t recognize–the Kaito KA29. The form factor of the KA29 is very reminiscent of the Degen DE1129 … Continue reading

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A review of the Degen DE32 shortwave radio: compared with the DE321 and Tecsun PL-380

The Degen DE32 is one of the latest DSP-based analog radios to hit the market. In the past, I have reviewed two others: the Degen DE321 and the Kchibo KK-9803. Tecsun had announced a version of their own–the Tecsun R-2010–which … Continue reading

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The new Degen DE1129A sports RDS, but is there really a version with keypad?

Thanks to a tip from the Herculodge, I discovered the DE1129A: a version of the recently reviewed Degen DE1129 with RDS. RDS is a very useful feature–especially for instant FM station ID on the go. The DE1129A is available from … Continue reading

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The Degen DE32 combines analog styling with MP3 features

I just ordered the Degen DE32–a new addition to the Degen shortwave product line. The DE32 is unique in that it has a (nearly retro) analog radio dial for tuning across the FM/AM/Shortwave bands, yet features MP3 playback. Details are … Continue reading

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Degen DE1129 with English buttons, now on eBay

An English labeled version of the Degen DE1129, which I recently reviewed, is now available from a Hong Kong Seller on eBay. It appears that pricing is $69 US with shipping. Click here to search eBay for the Degen DE1129 … Continue reading

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A review of the Degen DE1129 portable shortwave radio

The Degen DE1129 is the latest compact, full-featured, DSP-based, AM/FM shortwave radio from Chinese manufacturer, Degen.  It’s available from TecsunRadio.com at $100 US, shipped. I received my sample radio last week, and published my initial impressionsof the unit. Since then, I’ve had … Continue reading

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The Degen DE1129 unboxed: initial impressions

Yesterday, I received a sample Degen DE1129 from TecsunRadio.com, which is, to my knowledge, the only current distributor of this newest Degen. I paid extra for DHL shipping to get it quickly to my door, as I’ve been very curious … Continue reading

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