Category Archives: Analog

Panasonic RF-562D

The Panasonic RF-562D is a simple, portable analog shortwave radio. The RF-56D covers a major portion of the shortwave broadcast band (4.75 to 18 MHz) as well as AM (medium wave) and FM. The RF-562D can be purchased from a … Continue reading

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Sony ICF-F11S

The Sony ICF-F11S is a simple analog portable shortwave radio produced primarily for markets in Asia. Shortwave coverage spans from 2.3-7.35 MHz. Be aware that there is a cosmetically identical model called the Sony ICF-F12S which has shortwave coverage from 5.9-18 … Continue reading

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Sony ICF-F12S

The Sony ICF-F12S is a simple analog portable shortwave radio produced primarily for markets in Asia. Shortwave coverage spans from 5.9-18 MHz. Be aware that there is a cosmetically identical model called the Sony ICF-F11S which has very limited shortwave coverage. … Continue reading

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Degen DE321

The Degen DE321 is a new DSP-based, portable analog shortwave radio. Like the Tecsun R-2010, what makes this radio unique is the fact that it’s analog, very inexpensive and DSP-based. Please click here for our own full review of the … Continue reading

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Tecsun R-2010

[Note: This model has been replaced by the Tecsun R-2010D.] The Tecsun R-2010 is a new (unreleased) analog portable receiver and the first to use the new Silicon Labs’ Si4831 AM/FM receiver ICs. The R-2010 is a 12-band, analog (i.e. wheel-tuned) … Continue reading

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Tecsun R-9012

The Tecsun R-9012 is an analog, portable shortwave receiver. As with most Tecsun radios, the R-9012 is primarily available through eBay sellers in Hong-Kong. Please see our link below which automatically searches eBay for these sellers. In addition, naming conventions … Continue reading

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Tecsun R-909

The Tecsun R-909 is an analog ultra-light portable shortwave/MW/FM receiver. As with most Tecsun radios, the R909 is primarily available through eBay sellers in Hong-Kong. Please see our link below which automatically searches eBay for these sellers. Specs: FREQUENCY RANGE … Continue reading

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Sangean PT-50

The Sangean PT-50 is a portable FM / AM / SW 1-7 analog shortwave receiver with world times. Specs: Rotary Analog Tuning. Backlit LCD Display. Built-in Clock. Frequencies FM 87.5-108 AM 530-1710 SW 4.75 ~ 5.06; 5.90 ~ 6.20; 7.10 … Continue reading

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Sangean SG-622 or RadioShack DX-397

The Sangean SG-622 (a.k.a. RadioShack DX-397) is an analog AM, FM, shortwave radio. It is affordable, simple and surprisingly sensitive for the casual broadcast listener. Specs: Coverage AM 530 to 1710 kHz The ten shortwave bands cover: 4.5-5.05, 5.8-6.3, 7.1-8, … Continue reading

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Kaito WRX911 or Tecsun R-911

The Kaito WRX911 (a.k.a. Tecsun R-911) is a simple portable shortwave receiver with an analog dial. It is a sensitive receiver and perhaps one of the best for its price class. See also: Tecsun R-911 Specs: AM: 530 KHz – … Continue reading

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