Tag Archives: DXing

Guest Post: Wellbrook 1530LNPro vs ALA1530S+ Imperium Loop Antennas

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor and noted DXer, Guy Atkins, for the following guest post: Wellbrook 1530LNPro vs ALA1530S+ Imperium Loop Antennas -Guy Atkins This past weekend I found some interesting results from medium wave DXing with both models … Continue reading

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SWLing Post DXpedition at PARI…this weekend!

If you’ve registered for, and plan to attend, the PARI DXPedition, please make sure you’ve joined our Yahoo Group.  This is where we’re finalizing details and communicating about the DXpedition, noting any changes, updates, etc.   If you’ve tried to … Continue reading

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Dr. Phil’s radio articles: portable SDR and pocket DX

SWLing Post reader, Dr. Phil, recently contacted me regarding a collection of articles he’s written about DXing and radio modifications. His site actually has a number of useful articles that I’ll plan to convert to future posts, with his permission. I … Continue reading

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SWLing Post DXpedition at PARI is all systems go!

Some of you may recall a post I published last year regarding a shortwave and medium wave DXpedition at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a 200-acre radio astronomy observatory and former NASA tracking station located deep in the mountains of … Continue reading

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Anthony rediscovers radio

Check out this charming article about rediscovering radio by Anthony M. Castelletti in The Buffalo News: “As a child in the 1960s, I enjoyed listening to distant radio stations, I suppose initially for no reason other than because they came from … Continue reading

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Bill solves the CRI echo mystery

A few days ago, I posted an article about Bill Meara (producer of the SolderSmoke Podcast) who was hearing audio echoes on his home brew regenerative receiver. Bill has now solved this mystery (hint: it’s all about the receiver): http://soldersmoke.blogspot.com/2014/09/radio-china-international-echo-mystery.html

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Hearing echoes on China Radio International

Bill Meara, producer of the popular SolderSmoke Podcast, recently recorded audio echoes on a couple of his home brew regenerative receivers.  Bill posted the following video, of his regen receiver tuned to China Radio International: After Bill measured the echo delay at .133 … Continue reading

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