Tag Archives: Eton FR160

Video: Al Jazeera reports on Zimbabwe shortwave radio ban

Thanks to the Southgate ARC for bringing this to my attention: The radio this reporter demonstrates is a shortwave version of the Eton FR160.

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Media Institute of Southern Africa reacts to Zimbabwe shortwave receiver ban

International broadcasters (and those cutting their budgets) should ask themselves the following question: If shortwave radio is no longer relevant in today’s high-tech world, why are these radios suddenly being banned in a country controlled by a repressive regime? The … Continue reading

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SWLing.com’s 2012 Holiday Shortwave and Radio Gift Guide

One of the most popular posts on the SWLing Post each year is the annual Holiday Radio Gift Guide. I started this annual post in 2010 when I realized that it would be easier than answering an in-box full of … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Part 2: All the basics for emergencies

In Emergency Preparedness Part 1: Choosing the right radios, we focused on various types of radios you should consider having on hand in times of disaster. This section focuses on other aspects of emergency preparedness. Beyond radios Of course, there’s more … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Part 1: Choosing the right radios

Today is the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks here in the US; also, here in the US, September is National Preparedness Month. These two facts, coming as they do on the heels of several recent natural disasters in the US … Continue reading

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