Category Archives: Made in Germany

Our Review of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet 24 bit IF Receiver

(Note: This is a cross-posting from our blog, the SWLing Post) At the Dayton Hamvention this year, I met Dennis Walter, who is with Bonito, German manufacturer of the 1102S RadioJet. Dennis was kind enough to loan us a radio … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Index now has tags for country of origin

Several readers have written to ask where various shortwave radios are manufactured, and if there are models that are manufactured outside of China. By and large–with the exception of one Sony model–shortwave portables are manufactured in China, with a few possibly … Continue reading

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Medav LR2

The Medav LR2 is a professional software defined radio manufactured by Medav in Germany. This radio received an excellent review in the 2011 World Radio TV Handbook. Specifications: Frequency range: 100 kHz to 30 MHz Direct sampling of HF signal avoids … Continue reading

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Bonito 1102S RadioJet

The Bonito 1102S RadioJet is the latest in PC Controlled receivers from Germany. The new Bonito RadioJet 1102S shortwave receiver combines innovative design with the advantages of modern computer technology. One unique feature Bonito pushes is the low noise floor, which … Continue reading

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SSB LAN-SDR

The SSB LAN-SDR represents the latest in SDR (Software Defined Receveir) design. What is unique about the SSB LAN-SDR is that it can be hooked up to a home network and used anywhere withing your house via your PC and … Continue reading

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Franzis Cardboard Tube Radio Kit

The Franzis Cardboard Tube Radio Kit is a simple, novelty shortwave radio kit. It is made of cardboard, operates on batteries and there are no true reviews for comparison, save one builder’s report below. We would not believe this to … Continue reading

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Rohde & Schwarz R&S ESMD

The R&S® ESMD wideband monitoring receiver can handle all the tasks involved in the areas of signal searching, radiomonitoring, radio detection/reconnaissance and spectrum monitoring in line with ITU recommendations. The receiver is equally well suited for mobile and stationary applications. … Continue reading

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IZT R4000

The IZT R4000 represents IZT Labs’ third generation of high-performance digital receivers. It supports multiple simultaneous users on multiple channels an has the ability to store and analyze the huge amounts of data that come with this increased instantaneous bandwidth … Continue reading

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IZT R3301

The IZT R3301 is a portable receiver with an integrated server for data recording. The receiver is optimized for recoding of RF signals in frequently changing environments. The RF characteristics of the IZT R3301 are identical to the IZT R3000 … Continue reading

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IZT R3200

The IZT R3200 combines state-of-the-art high frequency technologies with the latest developments in digital signal processing thus providing one of the most comprehensive receiver platforms available today. The IZT R3200 offers the same performance as the IZT R3000 for applications … Continue reading

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