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Hearing shortwave on the Sony SRF-59 AM/FM walkman

SWLing Post reader, Steve, writes: I check in on your blog frequently. I’ve been a casual SW and AM dxer since my childhood. I’m a mechanical engineer, and have some basic electronics knowledge, but I’m no RF expert, and half … Continue reading

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A review of the Sony SRF-59 — cheap, fun Mediumwave DX thrills

A few years ago, I heard a lot of buzz in AM/Mediumwave radio circles about a small, inexpensive radio called the Sony SRF-59. Discussions were focused on the incredible performance of this diminutive low-cost radio and how it held it … Continue reading

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