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CountyComm GP5/SSB: videos and photos

Many thanks to Nick at CountyComm who recently sent me a short video he made of a prototype GP5/SSB in action: Nick also shared a few close-ups of the GP5/SSB: Additionally, many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike McShan, for … Continue reading

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The CountyComm GP-5/SSB: a $79 shortwave portable with SSB

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Jim, who points out that the new CountyComm GP-5/SSB is available for pre-order at Universal Radio. Universal expects to ship the GP5/SSB in late November. I have the CountyComm GP-5/DSP (a.k.a. Tecsun PL-360) and recommend it in … Continue reading

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Now shipping: Shortwave Receivers Past & Present

My buddy, Dave (N9EWO), writes: Yes, it has finally hit the store shelves. Universal Radio received shipment of the (long awaited) updated publication this morning. “Shortwave Receivers Past & Present, Communications Receivers , 1942-2013” 4th edition It can be ordered … 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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Universal Radio lowers price of Tecsun PL-660

Universal Radio has lowered the price of their Tecsun PL-660 to $109.95. Even with $9.95 shipping, this is still less than the current Amazon price of $129.99. Note that eBay still has some PL-660s available for $101 shipped, but there would … Continue reading

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Retirement Sale: Grove Enterprises liquidating inventory

It appears that Monitoring Times is not the only division of Grove Enterprises that will close shop when owners, Bob and Judy Grove, retire. Indeed, Grove Enterprises is liquidating their entire inventory in a retirement sale. There are deals to … Continue reading

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Universal Radio: another used RFSpace NetSDR value

Last time I noticed a used RFSpace NetSDR at Universal Radio, it was snatched up in a matter of moments. At $969.95, this is a good deal.

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