Tag Archives: RFI

Holiday Sale: Pixel Shielded Magnetic Loop RF PRO-1B

Doug Talely, from Pixel Antennas, writes: We are running a Holiday Special on our highly regarded RF PRO-1B Shielded magnetic loop antenna system, between now and the end of December. The normal price for this antenna system is $499.99 but … Continue reading

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Fire at Radio France building in Paris

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, @K7al_L3afta, for sharing news that the top floors of the Radio France broadcasting house were on fire this morning: @SWLingDotCom @LondonShortwave fire in Radio France!! pic.twitter.com/EWoIWsyLEq — ????? ????????? (@K7al_L3afta) October 31, 2014 You … Continue reading

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Living in a National Radio Quiet Zone

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul, who shares this National Geographic video about Green Bank, West Virginia, USA–home of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO): My wife and I took a camping trip to Green Bank in the late 1990s … Continue reading

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Frugal SWLing: Investing little, but getting a lot out of your radio

This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor Magazine. Let’s face it: SWLers and amateur radio operators are some of the most frugal hobbyists out there.  But the good news is that radio is a hobby … Continue reading

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WSJ: “FCC Agents Trace Radio Interference”

I’m happy to see RFI being mentioned in the Wall Street Journal. Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ulis, for the tip: (Source: Wall Street Journal) A federal agent who shows up unannounced at a building along a Texas highway … Continue reading

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Radio France International features Ears To Our World

Many of you know how important I consider shortwave radio to be in the third world and for those living under repressive regimes. Radio France International recently interviewed me regarding these views and my position as the founder and director … Continue reading

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International Broadcasters support freedom of information

The international broadcasting arms of France, Australia, the US, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands issued a joint statement in support of press freedoms across the globe. With the exception of the Netherlands (RNW), all of these countries … Continue reading

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