Tag Archives: FM

My Raspberry Pirate is now radio-active

Two weeks ago, Make Magazine published a simple hack that turns your Raspberry Pi into a low-powered and portable FM transmitter/radio station. For those of you not familiar, the Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. … Continue reading

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Make a Raspberry Pirate Radio

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul, for this article on Make Magazine that teaches you how to turn your Raspberry Pi into an FM transmitter. Make Magazine states that this FM transmitter “has enough range to cover your home, DIY drive-in … Continue reading

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The Tecsun ICR-110 packs AM/FM and digital recording/playback

In a comment, SWLing Post reader Owl mentions: “Tecsun has just released ICR-110 which is as BIG as the PL-880 and seems to have the same speaker too.” The ICR-110 can be found on eBay–click here to search. At $46.00 US … Continue reading

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Review of the RadioShack AM/FM portable digital radio, Model 12-587

Three days a week, my father––now in his seventies––takes a three mile walk through his home town, revisiting the neighborhoods of his youth. He began the walks upon retirement, and in my opinion, the routine has helped keep him in … Continue reading

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Newsweek: Can radio turn the tide in Syria?

Thanks to The Professor for sharing this brilliant article by Mike Giglio in The Daily Beast: “Twenty minutes—this was the small window of time that Majid (not his real name) usually gave himself to broadcast his radio dispatches and then … Continue reading

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Mystery radio identified

Wow, that was quick! Many thanks to Ulli who solved the case of the mystery radio we posted yesterday. Ulli comments with details: The radio was a giveaway about 1995. I opened it : 1 IC Sony CXA1191S 314J22V , 5 Transistors … Continue reading

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Can you identify this mystery AM/FM radio?

If you can identify this radio for SWLing Post reader, Paul, please comment below.  

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