Tag Archives: Shortwave Radio

Guest Post: Brian’s 1974 mix tape of off-air shortwave radio recordings

Many thanks to SWLing Post and Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Brian Smith, for the following guest post and vintage recording: Shortwave Radio 1974: Canada, Argentina, Spain, West Germany, Albania, utility stations -Brian Smith (W9IND) Want to know what shortwave radio … Continue reading

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Moshe’s early birthday gift: a Philips 90AL765

SWLing Post contributor, Moshe, writes: After reading your post about your Panasonic RF2200 pre-birthday present, I decided I want to do the same. The radio I chose has a story behind it… My Grandfather had the same exact radio. I … Continue reading

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Euro Radio: a new shortwave radio broadcaster out of Europe?

SWLing Post reader, Neil Gates, comments: “Euro Radio is Europe’s brand new commercial shortwave station which will begin broadcasting on August 1st 2015. Visit our Facebook page for updates. facebook.com/euroradio6205“ Many thanks, Neil.  I have checked the Euro Radio Facebook … Continue reading

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Vote: Support the production of a car shortwave radio

SWLing Post contributor, Fred Studenberg, recently contacted me about an ingenious car (mobile) shortwave radio he’s designed. Though originally designed for his own personal use, Fred’s now considering initiating a production run of the radio for the commercial market. To do … Continue reading

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An eBay caution: some sellers are out for a buck–or hundreds

SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, has recently noticed exorbitant prices demanded by certain sellers on eBay. Dan writes: As readers of SWLing Post know, Ebay prices–at least asking prices–can often go completely off the scale. While it’s true that prices can … Continue reading

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SWLing Post DXpedition at PARI is all systems go!

Some of you may recall a post I published last year regarding a shortwave and medium wave DXpedition at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a 200-acre radio astronomy observatory and former NASA tracking station located deep in the mountains of … Continue reading

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Lewis Bush seeks London radio listening posts

Photographer, Lewis Bush, is seeking ham radio stations and shortwave listening posts in the London, England area. Lewis writes to the SWLing Post: I’m working on a project which involves trying to locate and map possible broadcast sites for numbers … Continue reading

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