Tag Archives: Shortwave Radios

Vlado’s thrift store find: A Sony ICF-2010

While visiting my friend, Vlado, this weekend, he showed me his thrift store find: a Sony ICF-2010 in very good condition`. The ’2010 is a well-known portable amongst serious DXers, and is highly sought-after. Since this radio has not been … Continue reading

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The new Degen DE1129 shortwave radio with MP3 recording and playback

TecsunRadio.com has posted the new Degen DE1129 shortwave radio on their website. Though they have not yet posted pricing, it appears pre-orders are being taken. The DE1129 looks like a decedent of the Degen DE1128 that has not exactly been a market … Continue reading

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A Review of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet 24 bit IF Receiver

At the Dayton Hamvention this year, I met Dennis Walter, who is with Bonito, German manufacturer of the 1102S RadioJet. Dennis was kind enough to loan us a radio for review on SWLing.com. I have been evaluating the Bonito 1102S … Continue reading

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C.Crane at the Dayton Hamvention

As I walk around the Dayton Hamvention, I’m finding a lot of familiar faces from the shortwave radio community. In the North Hall, I came across non other than Bob Crane with C.Crane Radio. We had a nice chat about … Continue reading

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Universal Radio has priced the Bonito 1102S RadioJet very competitively

Universal Radio has published the price of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet at $699.95 US and they are taking orders. Universal’s price is  $300 less than that of the Microtelecom Perseus ($999.95 US) and the $200 less than the WinRadio Excalibur ($899.95 US). … Continue reading

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Update: Bonito 1102S RadioJet has FCC approval

I just received the word from Dennis at Bonito. The Bonito 1102S RadioJet SDR (software defined receiver) now has FCC approval.  This means that the RadioJet will be available for purchase in the US. We will be reviewing the RadioJet … Continue reading

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List price of Bonito 1102S RadioJet for US

Universal Radio has published the “List Price” of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet at  $784.00 US. This could make the RadioJet a very strong competitor to other SDRs on the market in North America. The list price (not necessarily the final … Continue reading

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