Tag Archives: shortwave

SWLing Post, Number 2,000

This morning, I noticed that we’ve crossed a small milestone here at the SWLing Post: as of this post, there are now 2,000 published posts in our archives. It’s a bit incredible that it’s already been almost seven years since I started this blog. … Continue reading

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Buying a shortwave radio in India?

SWLing Post reader, Muthu Kumar recently asked if I knew of a good source of shortwave radios–specifically, the Tecsun brand–in India. I’m asked this very question at least a few times each year and have always replied that eBay may be … Continue reading

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Radio Spaceshuttle International final broadcast tomorrow

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Bill F., who shares this message from Dick (DJ Spacewalker) at Radio Spaceshuttle International: Dear listeners, Special announcement! Wish you all to be ready to listen very last transmission of Radio Spaceshuttle on 13600 kHz … Continue reading

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Shortwave portables that are PC-programmable?

SWLing Post reader, Mark, recently contact me with the following question: “What portable shortwave radios under $300 have an option to have their memories programmed using a computer?” I replied to Mark that I can’t think of a single shortwave … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio St. Helena

Many thanks to Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Brian Smith, who shares the following recording of Radio St. Helena Day 2006 and notes: “Beginning in 1990, Radio St. Helena was known for transmitting an international shortwave radio broadcast only once a year — … 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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Recording the 2015 Leap Second

Yesterday, I posted a brief article about the leap second that occurred between 23:59:59 June 30, 2015 and 00:00:00 UTC July 01, 2015. I decided to record the leap second on as many shortwave time station frequencies as possible. The only … Continue reading

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