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VOA Radiogram 128 on a cheap Tesco shortwave radio

SWLing Post reader, Christopher, lives on the north coast of Labrador, Canada. He recently contacted me regarding the purchase of a new receiver–he’s currently stuck with a very inexpensive analog portable he purchased at the UK grocery store, Tesco: the Tesco … Continue reading

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Paul’s SWLing videos

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul Walker, who writes: I think you and your readers might enjoy these videos. I’ve upgraded from a Tecsun PL880 and Sangean ATS909X to a JRC NRD535D. I live in Camden, Arkansas which is … Continue reading

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Video: Shortwave listening and radio astronomy

On Thursday I attended an event at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI)–location of the 2015 SWLing Post DXPedition. During a break, I had a couple of free hours, so I reached in my messenger bag and pulled out the … Continue reading

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Dan compares the Sangean ATS-909X with two classic portables

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, who shares a radio comparison he initially posted in the excellent Extreme Shortwave Listening Facebook group. Dan writes: When the Sangean ATS-909X was first released a few years ago, I decided that I … Continue reading

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Video: “The very particular world of amateur radio”

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Nick, for sharing this 2013 video produced by the BBC. Here is the description from YouTube: “In the face of the internet, mobiles and instant messaging you might expect the hobby of amateur radio … Continue reading

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TX Factor Episode 9

Another episode of the superb UK ham radio program, TX Factor has been published. TX Factor Episode 9 features ham radio “Essex-style!” Here’s a brief description: “We visit the south east to report on the work of Chelmsford ARS, Essex … Continue reading

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Dan demonstrates the Eddystone 6200 VLF/HF receiver

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, who shares this demonstration of the Eddystone 6200 VLF/HF Premium receiver. As Dan states, the 6200 “is among the lesser known products from this famous UK manufacturer.”

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