Tag Archives: Radio Nostalgia

Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Talking Machine Show

For your listening pleasure: 30 minutes of  The Talking Machine Show via WWCR. This broadcast was recorded October 18, 2014 at 2300 UTC, on the shortwave frequency of 9350 kHz. A big hat tip to SWLing Post reader, Thomas Ally, who first informed me … Continue reading

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More 1968 recordings on the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

I’ve now added a total of five recordings by David Firth, circa 1968, to the SW Radio Audio Archive. Click below for direct links: Voice of America Radio Australia Radio Peking Radio Switzerland Radio Moscow Note that you can subscribe … Continue reading

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1939 RCA Broadcast Equipment Catalog

Now that I’ve read this scanned 1939 RCA Broadcast Equipment Catalog, I realize that I really do need an RCA AR-60 Communications Receiver. It would make a lovely addition to my antique radio collection! Click here to download your copy of the 1939 … Continue reading

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The connection between Hallicrafters and 1940s electronic warfare

One of my favorite ham radio blogs is that of John (AE5X). Like me, he’s a QRPer–meaning, as amateur radio operators, we love making contacts across this great globe of ours using very low power…typically 5 watts or less. The … Continue reading

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