Tag Archives: Tecsun

Just arrived: the Tecsun PL-310ET

I confess, I have well over twenty portable shortwave radios at the moment…So why am I still so enthusiastic when a new one arrives in the mailbox? My Tecun PL-310ET just arrived, purchased from my favorite eBay seller, Anon-Co. And I just can’t … Continue reading

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New feature on 2014 Tecsun PL-660

Many thanks to my buddy, David Korchin (K2WNW), who noticed that Anon-Co is selling a new 2014 production run of the Tecsun PL-660, which includes an Auto Sorting Memory feature. Anon-Co states that Auto Sorting Memory organizes all stored station … Continue reading

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Traveling light, SWLing right: the best shortwave radios for travel

This article originally appeared in the March 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor Magazine. With spring around the corner, my thoughts drift toward the outdoors…and especially, toward travel. Those who know me know that I love travelling, anywhere and everywhere–and … Continue reading

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Chris is sticking with his trusty Tecsun PL-660

Shortwave listener and radio producer, Chris Freitas, recently posted an article on his blog touting the Tecsun PL-660 as his shortwave portable of choice. Click here to check out his post.

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The Professor reviews the Tecsun ICR-110 AM/FM radio recorder

The Professor, over at The Radio Kitchen, has just published an excellent review of the new Tecsun ICR-110: an AM/FM radio with built-in MP3 recorder and player. While the ICR-110 is a little quirky, those of you looking for an … Continue reading

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Universal Radio now shipping the Tecsun PL-880

Universal Radio is now shipping the Tecsun PL-880–I understand that all of their units are firmware version 8820. Click here to check out the PL-880 at Universal Radio’s website. To read our review of the Tecsun PL-880, click here.

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Dietmar compares the Tecsun PL-310ET to the Icom R-71A

SWLing Post reader, Dietmar, writes: “I recently saw a YouTube video that demonstrated that the new Tecsun PL-310ET has better reception than the previous PL-310 that you reviewed [see video below]. I purchased the PL-310ET for $50 (incl. shipping) from … Continue reading

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