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Gizmodo: Preppers who are ready for next solar storm

Many thanks to several SWLing Post readers who shared a link to this post on Gizmodo which focuses on preparations for a major solar storm like the 1859 Carrington Event. Gizmodo touches on several preparedness basics and specifically mentions tucking away a shortwave radio … Continue reading

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1930s refrigerator had built-in radio

Many thanks to Andy Sennitt for sharing this fascinating piece of radio nostalgia: Gizmodo columnist, Matt Novak, writes: Jesse Walker, author of the book Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America, pointed me to this rather … Continue reading

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Gizmodo: “shortwave radio deserves a place of prominence in the home of any audiophile”

(Source: Gizmodo) Classic turntables may get all the glamour, but the shortwave radio deserves a place of prominence in the home of any audiophile. For a stylish way to surf the airwaves, try this stunning late 1950s Trans-World T-9, produced by … Continue reading

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