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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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CDNSE Newstar DR111 First Review

Based on this initial review, it appears that the CDNSE Newstar DR111 is an improvement over the company’s last portable DRM radio, the DiWave. (Source: DRMNA.info) [T]he unit is quite sensitive. RNZI evenings at 17675kHz and 13730kHz can be received … Continue reading

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DX-Antwerp special broadcast May 12th

(Source: DX-Antwerp) The Belgian club, DX-Antwerp, is celebrating its 30th anniversary on May 12th. They’re airing a commemorative shortwave broadcast on the following schedule: 0430-0530 UTC 17880 kHz Issoudun F AM India 0800-0900 UTC 9680 kHz Issoudun F AM Western-Europe 1200-1300 UTC 6015 kHz Issoudun F DRM … Continue reading

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