Tag Archives: Software-Defined Radios


The Elad FDM-S2 is the latest software defined radio receiver from the Italian manufacturer, Elad. The FDM-S2 is a direct sampling receiver based on 122.88MHz, 16bit single channel ADC converter covering HF 6m and offering the possibility to exploit the … Continue reading

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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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Cross Country Wireless SDR-4

The Cross Country Wireless SDR-4 is an affordable SDR (software defined radio)  covering the HF spectrum from 0.85 to 30 MHz. It features a Si570 low noise synthesised VFO, relay switched band pass filtering, a power FET RF amplifier and a built-in … Continue reading

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The ELAD FDM-S1 is one of the first software defined radios to hit the market in 2012. According to the FDM-S1 retailer, WoodBoxRadio, units should start shipping in March 2012. Though very little is known about this receiver, the specifications … Continue reading

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The WiNRADiO WR-G33DDC ‘EXCALIBUR Pro’ is a high-performance, direct-sampling, software-defined, shortwave receiver with a frequency range from 9 kHz to 49.995 MHz. It includes a real-time 50 MHz-wide spectrum analyzer and 4 MHz-wide instantaneous bandwidth available for recording, demodulation and … 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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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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Lazy Dog Engineering LD-1B2

The LD-1B a general-coverage, 100 kHz – 30 MHz, USB-controlled shortwave receiver. The LD-1B2 comes with an installed USB isolator, which improves the noise floor (and sensitivity) by about 6 dB over previous LD models. The LD-1B2 is manufactured by … Continue reading

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