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Tecsun R-911: $15.80 with free shipping at Amazon

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader “RCXB” who comments: “Another radio deal, if you don’t mind the writing in Chinese, you can get a Tecsun R-911 for just $15.80… A couple dollars cheaper than its already-cheap re-branded Kaito WRX911 namesake … Continue reading

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Universal Radio: Used Tecsun PL-680 for $69.95

I just noticed that Universal Radio is featuring the following used Tecsun PL-680 in their used receiver collection. Here’s the description: The Tecsun PL-680 receives longwave, AM, FM and SW bands plus VHF Airband. It features a backlit digital display, … Continue reading

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Hot deal: Tecsun PL-380 $24.99 and free shipping

While browsing Amazon, I discovered a hot deal: a new Tecsun PL-380 for $24.99 including shipping.  I was very tempted to snatch this one up, but since I already have both a PL-380 and PL-310ET, I’d rather give the opportunity … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-880: Evans notes signal meter and other discrepencies

SWLing Post reader, Evans (in Greece) writes: I would like your opinion regarding two strange points we noticed in two different Tecsun PL-880 models, which a friend and I have recently purchased. In particular: The signal meter is supposed to measure … Continue reading

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Tecsun cautions against using Lithium AA cells in the PL-606

SWling Post reader, Philip Dickinson, recently contacted me with the following question: “I have just bought a Tecsun 606 which takes two AA batteries which I think are normally rated at 1.2 volts. I have just ordered some lithium ion AA and notice that … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Richard tests the frequency stability of the Tecsun PL-880

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Richard Langley, for the following guest post: Frequency Stability of My Tecsun PL-880 Recently, while recording the audio on a particular SW frequency unattended over night, I decided to set my Tecsun PL-880 in … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-600: $74.99 shipped at Amazon

SWLing Post reader, Tom Ally, writes to say that the Tecsun PL-600 is currently on sale at Amazon.com for $74.99, shipping included. While this is not a deep discount, he notes that it is a lot of radio for the … Continue reading

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