Tag Archives: DX

Hearing the speed of light: DX double echo

Two weeks ago, at the W4DXCC conference in Tennessee, I met Lyle Juroff (K9FIK). Not only did I find that Lyle and I had many radio interests in common, but he also told me a story about hearing, recording and analyzing … Continue reading

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Ian McFarland CDs now available as a digital download

Want to do something good for yourself, your knowledge of SWL–and, in the process, help others? Let me tell you how… Ian McFarland has made available his excellent shortwave radio CD series for download on DXer.ca (an already excellent site, … Continue reading

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A review of the Sony SRF-59 — cheap, fun Mediumwave DX thrills

A few years ago, I heard a lot of buzz in AM/Mediumwave radio circles about a small, inexpensive radio called the Sony SRF-59. Discussions were focused on the incredible performance of this diminutive low-cost radio and how it held it … Continue reading

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Radio St. Helena Day 2010

[UPDATE: Radio Saint Helena Day 2010 has been canceled. Please read this updated post with info.] Want to chase some fun DX? Radio St. Helena Day 2010 is almost here–this time being held in October. Details below: (Source: Jaisakthivel via … Continue reading

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New Shortwave Station in China

It’s not often we see the launch of new shortwave radio stations.  This one is a part of a the new Beibu Bay Radio–a station created by China Radio International and Guangxi People’s Radio. Listeners around the world can hear BBR … Continue reading

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