Tag Archives: Radio Kit

Video: Stephen’s Poldhu Radio Kit

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Stephen Cooper, who recently shared a video on the SWLing chatroom: I’m a sucker for cute radio kits, so I purchased one of these from the UK-based seller on eBay as well. There are … Continue reading

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Tecsun 2P3 AM radio kit

Many thanks to the excellent Herculodge blog for making me aware of this cool–nearly retro–Tecsun 2P3 AM Radio Receiver Kit on Amazon. Should be a fun, inexpensive and relatively simple through-hole kit. I am curious how well the instructions are … Continue reading

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Heathkit is back in business

Great news for kit builders! Legendary company Heathkit has started manufacturing kits again. Though their first line-up of products do not include radios, they are planning to cater to the amateur radio community as soon as next year. I would … Continue reading

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Cardboard Tube Radio Kit

While cruising Retro Thing, this cardboard tube radio kit caught my eye. It’s available for 49.95 EUR from Conrad International in Germany. I would have never thought about combining the warm character of vacuum tubes with a cardboard chassis. Still, … Continue reading

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