Category Archives: Deals

Radio Deal: C.Crane Orphans sale

I just received a newsletter from C.Crane noting that they’re having an “Orphan” sale today (17 January 2020).

“Orphans” are C.Crane returns and open box items that have been tested and evaluated by C.Crane. Orphans are sold at a discount and carry a full 60 day warranty. I’ve purchased a number of Orphan items in the past and have never received a dud.

One of the best deals I see in their list of Orphans is the CC Skywave SSB for $119.99–the lowest price I’ve seen for this particular unit.

Click here to check out other C.Crane items.

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Radio Deal: Refurb Panasonic RF-2400 AM/FM radio $13.99

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Alan Fahrner, who writes:

Didn’t know if any of your readers would be interested in the Woot deal on refurb Panasonic RF-2400s:

https://sellout.woot.com/offers/panasonic-rf-2400-am-fm-radio-silver-4

Thank you, Alan! Click here to read our previous post about this radio.

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2019 “Cyber Monday” Radio Deals

Original Image by Annie Spratt

This morning, I’ve been searching for Cyber Monday specials that might appeal to radio enthusiasts.

The following are the radios and station accessories I found in Amazon’s Cyber Monday sales section. Sadly, there are no Tecsun or Sangean radios in this category, but Eton still has excellent pricing on the Elite Executive and Mini.  I did purchase another WD 4TB hard drive–the price is excellent and I have at least five of these for making and preserving spectrum recordings.

The following Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning if you purchase through them it will support the SWLing Post. If you do your Christmas shopping through any of our affiliate links, it’s a fantastic way to support the SWLing Post at no cost to you. Of course, if you’d rather not use affiliate links, simply go to Amazon and search for each model name:

The Eton Elite Executive $100 shipped

The Eton Elite Mini $19.99 shipped

Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) $119 Shipped

madesmart 10″ Basic Turntable $7.99 shipped (Lazy Susan for small AM radios)

WD 2TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive $54.99 shipped

WD 4TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive $79.99 shipped

C. Crane is also offering 10% off site wide. While not exactly a “door-buster,” this is one of the rare times C. Crane gives a broad discount on their items. There is a shipping charge, so keep this in mind and compare the overall price with those on Amazon that might include free shipping. I think the original CC Skywave is the best deal in their catalog via C. Crane this radio would cost $81.81 plus shipping, via Amazon it would be $89.99 shipped.

In addition, some ham radio retailers have been running promotions since last week: Ham Radio Outlet, DX Engineering, and Universal Radio to name a few.

If you’ve found a great Cyber Monday deal, please let us know in the comments section! Thank you in advance!

Check out all of our holiday sales tips by bookmarking the tag  Black Friday Radios 2019

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Radio Deal: Eton Elite Executive for $100 shipped

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Walrus, who notes that the Eton Elite Executive is currently $100 shipped and with free returns via Amazon.com.

Click here to check out this deal at Amazon (affiliate link supports the SWLing Post).

Check out all of our holiday sales tips by bookmarking the tag  Black Friday Radios 2019

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Radio Deal: HRO Black Friday sale Yaesu FT-891 $589.95

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Robert Gulley (K4PKM), who notes that HRO’s Black Friday sale also features one of his favorite full-featured mobile HF rigs: the Yaesu FT-891 for $589.95.

Click here to view this deal at Ham Radio Outlet.

Check out all of our holiday sales tips by bookmarking the tag  Black Friday Radios 2019

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