Tag Archives: RFI

RFI: The Sound Kitchen now on shortwave radio

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike who notes that Radio France International’s program, The Sound Kitchen, is now available over shortwave radio. The Sound Kitchen staff reported this news in the show notes of their latest episode, Pieces of … Continue reading

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Richard’s search to find the best SWLing spot on campus

SWLing Post contributor, Richard Langley, has been seeking the perfect spot on the campus of the University of New Brunswick (UNB) to listen to shortwave. He recently shared the following: Here’s a link to a brief video of my recording … Continue reading

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Dave says not all Jameco power supplies are linear and regulated

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dave Zantow (N9EWO), who replies to a post published yesterday regarding some of Jameco linear power supplies. Dave writes: “A bit of a caveat on Jameco’s these so called Linear power supplies. This is … Continue reading

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How to replace a noisy wall power supply

Regarding noisy switching power supplies, SWLing Post reader, Dan Lewis, comments: “Google the following: “Jameco linear wall transformer”, and you’ll find a suitable non-switching replacement. Jameco still has a number of linear transformers in their catalog at reasonable prices. I … Continue reading

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Sangean blames AM interference on power supply and government regulation

After the Sangean WR-15 received low marks for AM reception in an Amazon review, Bob of Sangean America replied that poor reception is due to the radio’s switching power supply–a design that is federally mandated. Many thanks to Jeff over at the … Continue reading

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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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