Tag Archives: eBay

Guy discovers the $13.99 Babson DS-858 shortwave radio

SWLing Post contributor, Guy Atkins, writes: I spotted this new listing on Ebay today, and was wondering if it’s a new model, or perhaps a repackaged Tecsun PL-606? It’s lacking the rotary tuning knob and has a smaller display than … Continue reading

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Moshe’s early birthday gift: a Philips 90AL765

SWLing Post contributor, Moshe, writes: After reading your post about your Panasonic RF2200 pre-birthday present, I decided I want to do the same. The radio I chose has a story behind it… My Grandfather had the same exact radio. I … Continue reading

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Dan’s advice for prospective Sony CRF-320/CRF-330 owners

In response to our Sony CRF-320 post, SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, comments: “Thanks for posting this item. I’m the moderator of the Yahoo group for SONY 320 and 330s — they are quite common these days on EBay. The … Continue reading

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Sony CRF-320 sighting on eBay

  This morning, while scanning eBay, I ran across this serviced and restored Sony CRF-320. It’s listed with a BuyItNow price of $1,795.00 plus $63.30 shipping. Though that price seems steep to me, it appears these trend for $1,880 on … Continue reading

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An eBay caution: some sellers are out for a buck–or hundreds

SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, has recently noticed exorbitant prices demanded by certain¬†sellers on eBay. Dan writes: As readers of SWLing Post know, Ebay prices–at least asking prices–can often go completely off the scale. While it’s true that prices can … Continue reading

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Jon spots a Yaesu FR-101 on eBay

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Jon, who writes: “Just noticed this very clean Yaesu FR-101 this morning on eBay.¬† When I first saw the FR-101 in the search results, I thought it was the more popular FT-101 series transceiver. … Continue reading

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Want a “new in box” Signal Corps BC-454-B?

My buddy, Eric (WD8RIF) noticed a rather unique find on eBay this morning: a “new in box” Signal Corps Western Electric BC-454-B receiver. While BC-454-Bs are far from rare, it is certainly a treat to find one with its original … Continue reading

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