Tag Archives: WWII Radio

Rhode Island’s WWII farmhouse monitoring station

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike (AC4NS), who shares a link to this fascinating article by Tom Mooney? in the TheProvidence Journal. Here’s an excerpt: “There was nothing remarkable to see on Chopmist Hill in 1940 when, a year … Continue reading

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Try that with an iPhone!

With the help and guidance of my good friend Charlie, we just repaired and aligned this BC-348-Q receiver. BC-348s were built to withstand the extreme temperatures (-60F) and vibrations on board the B-17 and other bombers, where they were used … Continue reading

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The connection between Hallicrafters and 1940s electronic warfare

One of my favorite ham radio blogs is that of John (AE5X). Like me, he’s a QRPer–meaning, as amateur radio operators, we love making contacts across this great globe of ours using very low power…typically 5 watts or less. The … Continue reading

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