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Universal Radio has priced the Bonito 1102S RadioJet very competitively

Universal Radio has published the price of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet at $699.95 US and they are taking orders. Universal’s price is  $300 less than that of the Microtelecom Perseus ($999.95 US) and the $200 less than the WinRadio Excalibur ($899.95 US). … Continue reading

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Win a World Radio TV Handbook 2012

We just so happen to have an extra copy of the 2012 WRTH (World Radio and TV Handbook) here at the SWLing Post HQ.  So, we’ve decided it would be fun to share it with a SWLing Post reader who … Continue reading

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Universal Radio now offering a selection of Tecsun portables

Good news:  Universal Radio is now offering Tecsun radios for the US market. So far, they have the PL-360, PL-606 and PL-660 listed. The Shortwave Radio Index listings for these Tecsun radios now also link to the appropriate Universal Radio catalog … Continue reading

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Ultralight shortwave radios now tagged in the Shortwave Radio Index (SWRI)

I have gone through the SWRI and tagged all portable shortwave radios that are considered “ultralights” by the ultralight “Definitions Committee.” Note that “ultralight dxing” is primarily a Mediumwave hobby, but you will find that many of the best performing … Continue reading

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Silicon Labs Si4734 DSP-based shortwave radios

I have gone through our Shortwave Radio Index (SWRI) and tagged every portable radio that is based on the Silicon Labs Si4734 DSP chipset. The Si4734 has been one of the biggest innovations to happen to portable receivers in recent years. When implemented well into a … Continue reading

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