Tecsun PL-606

The Tecsun PL-606 ultra-light shortwave receiver

The Tecsun PL-606 is a DSP-based portable LW/MW/FM/SW shortwave radio. The Tecsun PL-606 is considered an “ultra-light” amongst DXers. As with most Tecsun radios, the PL-606 is primarily available through eBay sellers in Hong-Kong. Please see our link below which automatically searches eBay for these sellers.


  • FM Stereo / MW / LW / SW (2.3 – 21.95 MHz).
  • High sensitivity and selectivity via DSP.
  • Tuning Methods: Easy Tuning Mode (ETM), Auto Tuning Storage (ATS), Auto Scan, Manual Tuning.
  • 550 Station Memories (100 memories for FM / LW /MW, and 250 memories for SW).
  • LCD displays: Clock, Temperature and Battery Consumption.
  • 9K / 10k for MW tuning step.
  • MW bandwidth selection.
  • Sleep Timer (1-120 minutes).
  • Alarm Clock & Snooze function.
  • Low power consumption circuit.
  • Intelligent charging system for rechargeable batteries.
  • Stereo Earphone Jack.
  • External FM/SW antenna jack.
  • USB input power jack (5V).
  • Power Sources: 2 x AA (UM3) size batteries (excluded).
  • Unit Size: 127 (W) x 82 (H) x 28 (D) mm.
  • Weight: 175g(without batteries)
  • Original accessories: Stereo Earphones, external wire antenna, protective pouch.


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