Category Archives: Kaito

Kaito KA600 Voyager Pro

The Kaito KA600 Voyager Pro is a versatile self-powered shortwave radio. It can be powered via hand-crank generation or the built-in, tiltable solar panel. The radio also has a 5 LED reading lamp and multi-function LED flashlight. A very unique … Continue reading

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Kaito KA 500 or Degen DE 500 Self-Powered Radio

The Kaito KA500 (a.k.a. Degen DE500) has all the features that you need in an emergency situation in North America. There are six ways to power the KA500: dynamo cranking, solar panel power, three AA cells, built-in Ni-MH battery pack, … Continue reading

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Kaito KA 008 or Degen DE 008 Self-Powered Radio

The Kaito KA008 (a.k.a. Degen DE008) is a self-powered radio covering AM, FM and four shortwave bands: 4.0- 9.0, 9.0-14, 14-19 and 19-26.1 MHz. Specs: MW Band 530 – 1710 kHz SW Band 1 4000 – 9000 kHz SW Band … Continue reading

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Kaito DE15 or Degen DE15

The Degen DE15 is a portable radio covering AM, shortwave and FM. Specs: POWER SOURCE External 5 VDC 120ma Battery Three AA cells [UM3] (supplied) Charge Time 1 to 6 hours Run Time up to 15 hours (earphones) RECEIVER AM … Continue reading

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Kaito KA1123 or Degen DE1123

The Kaito KA1123 (a.k.a. Degen DE1123) is a portable shortwave radio with built-in MP3 recorder. Note that this radio is also branded as the Kaito KA801, Degen DE810, KA1125, KA800. Specs: POWER SOURCE External 5 VDC 120ma Battery Three AA … Continue reading

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Kaito KA1121 or Degen DE1121

The Kaito KA1121 is a dual conversion portable radio covering longwave, AM, shortwave and FM. This radio is notable for having an on-board detachable MP3 receorder/player. It’s also notable for having luke-warm reviews. Specs: RECEIVER AM Band 520 – 1710 … Continue reading

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Kaito KA1107 or Degen DE1107

The Kaito KA1107 (a.k.a. Degen DE1107) is a portable analog shortwave radio with a traditional analog dial. Specs: RECEIVER AM Band 520 – 1710 kHz SW Band 1 3750 – 4250 kHz, SW Band 2 4500 – 5100 kHz, SW … Continue reading

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Kaito KA1103 or Degen DE1103

The Kaito KA1103 (a.k.a. Degen DE1103) is an exceptional portable shortwave radio. Other than some strange ergonomics, this radio offers a lot of value and performance for the money. We recommend this radio on SWLing.com. Specs: DUAL CONVERSION TECHNOLOGY FM:76.0-108.0 … Continue reading

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Kaito KA1102 or Degen DE1102

The Kaito KA1102 (a.k.a. Degen DE1102) is a very capable and notable portable shortwave receiver. We recommend this radio on SWLing.com. Specs: DUAL CONVERSION TECHNOLOGY FM:70.0-108.0 MHz ( Step 10K/50K/100K Hz) MW:522-1710 MHz ( Step 1K/9K/10K Hz) SW:3.00-29.99 MHz (Step … Continue reading

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Kaito KA801

The Kaito KA801 (a.k.a. Degen DE801, DE1125) is a DSP shortwave radio with MP3 Player and recorder for both voice memos and recording directly from radio broadcasts. Specs: FM Band: 87.00 – 108.00 MHz MW Band: 522-1710 KHz Shortwave Band … Continue reading

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