Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Jason, who writes: Hi Thomas, Recently I was cleaning and foolishly decided to clean the face of my Tecsun PL680 with 90% iso alcohol using an ear cleaner / Q-tip. Now the LCD has a smudge look to it, almost like a fog. The display is still legible thankfully, […]
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Steve Lebkuecher, who shares this video which compares the speaker audio of the PL-990 and PL-680: Click here to view on YouTube. I would love to hear a comparison with the PL-880 since the PL-880’s audio is also superior to that of the PL-680.
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mark Hirst, who writes: It seems the world is full of containers that are serendipitously sized for radios and other treasured possessions. Unfortunately, this tip is probably only helpful to UK based readers of the SWLing Post. WH Smiths, high street stationer and purveyors of newspapers and magazines, infamous […]
In today’s episode of absurd eBay prices, I present the Tecsun PL-680: A price of $513.03 US (shipped) from an eBay seller with a 96.3% approval rating, when you could purchase the same radio from the excellent Anon-Co for $111 US shipped? When I see over-inflated eBay listings, I feel so sorry for the unlucky […]
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Rolf Snijder, who writes: I did a modification today on the Tecsun PL-680 [which allows for an] external antenna on LW and MW. The internal ferriet is also working, but on my active loop, MW and LW is now working ! So far away stations I can now receive on this portable […]
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