Radio Waves: Old Gen FM Radio, Radio Burst Model Challenged, Iceland WebSDR, and Ida Destroys WZRH/KVDU Tower

Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Because I keep my ear to the waves, as well as receive many tips from others who do the same, I find myself privy to radio-related stories that might interest SWLing Post readers.  To that end: Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting […]

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Troy reports on the Sony ICF-EX5MK2 analog receiver

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Troy Riedel, for sharing the following report of his Sony ICF-EX5MK2 analog receiver: A report on the Sony ICF-EX5MK2 by Troy Riedel The consensus, ultimate, all-time AM DX radio is the Panasonic RF-2200. I do not nor have I ever owned this radio [yet!]. As such, I do not have […]

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Troy reviews the Audiomax SRW-710S

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Troy Riedel, for the following guest post: A Mini-Review of the Audiomax SRW-710S by Troy Riedel Why would someone want a sub-$20 shortwave radio? Wait … I guess I should be answering questions & not asking them, right? But I’ll give you my answer to “why I want a sub-$20 shortwave […]

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Guest Post: Troy takes us on a tour of his listening post

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Troy Riedel, who writes: I don’t have a “shack”, but I wanted to take the time to share with you my “listening post”. But first, let me start from the beginning.   I’d call myself an amateur astronomer first – and a Shortwave Listener (SWL’er) second (I have never […]

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Protecting your investment: Troy’s radio case recommendations

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Troy Riedel (the Amateur Astronomer), who writes: I’m rather – uh – call it OCD re: equipment cases (and bags/packs). All of my […]astronomy equipment is well secured & cataloged in several dozen cases. I [also] wanted to protect my shortwave radios. I like the neoprene cases that Tecsun […]

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Off the Shortwaves: Unhappy & Despondent

Guest Post by Troy Riedel Every radio enthusiast or ham operator knows this definition – something we all dread.  Electromagnetic interference – also known as radio-frequency interference when in the radio frequency spectrum – is a disturbance generated by an external source that affects an electrical circuit by electromagnetic induction, electrostatic coupling, or conduction (Source: Wikipedia). I’ve been “off the shortwaves” (in […]

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Radio Waves: Skyworks Acquires Silicon Labs, DRM Response to RW Article, CNN finds Radio Biafra, and Free Online Foundation Course

Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Because I keep my ear to the waves, as well as receive many tips from others who do the same, I find myself privy to radio-related stories that might interest SWLing Post readers.  To that end: Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting […]

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