Tag Archives: Videos

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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“This is the BBC” in 1960

Many thanks to Jonathan Marks who apprised me of this excellent 1960 film from the BBC. As Jonathan notes, it’s heavily scripted, but fascinating nonetheless. Click here to view the full video on YouTube or watch via the embedded player below:

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BBC World Service Documentary: “Hang On, I’ll Just Speak to the World”

Many thanks to Mike Barraclough who shares this documentary about the BBC World Service from 1982: “Hang On, I’ll Just Speak to the World.” I’ve embedded video players and linked to each of the four parts on YouTube: Part 1 Part … Continue reading

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WRNO Worldwide recordings from 1983

Many thanks to Dave (N9EWO) who writes: “I see a great You Tube file (it’s in 2 parts) of a WRNO Worldwide broadcast “off air” recording made on Dec 14, 1983. Ah yes the memories[…] You can hear the very … Continue reading

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Video: Build a radio in less than one minute

(Source: Southgate ARC) “Due to the numerous requests from his Build-a-radio-in-5-minutes, radio amateur Tommy Helgevold OZ4KID decided to make a better video with explanations on how to make a radio like this He also decided to beat his old challenge as well… … Continue reading

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