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Video: Al Jazeera reports on Zimbabwe shortwave radio ban

Thanks to the Southgate ARC for bringing this to my attention: The radio this reporter demonstrates is a shortwave version of the Eton FR160.

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Zimbabwe: door-to-door search for radios

(Source: SW Radio Africa) On Friday police in Rusape went door-to-door to houses belonging to known MDC-T supporters, in search of shortwave radios. But the MP for Makoni South said they found nothing. Pishai Muchauraya said the morning raids saw … Continue reading

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Media Institute of Southern Africa reacts to Zimbabwe shortwave receiver ban

International broadcasters (and those cutting their budgets) should ask themselves the following question: If shortwave radio is no longer relevant in today’s high-tech world, why are these radios suddenly being banned in a country controlled by a repressive regime? The … Continue reading

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