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Sony ICF-F12S

The Sony ICF-F12S is a simple analog portable shortwave radio produced primarily for markets in Asia. Shortwave coverage spans from 5.9-18 MHz. Be aware that there is a cosmetically identical model called the Sony ICF-F11S which has very limited shortwave coverage. … Continue reading

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Degen DE1129

The Degen DE1129 is a new portable shortwave radio receiver and MP3 player/recorder. A smaller cousin of the DE1128, the DE1129 has switchable 9/10 kHz steps on the mediumwave band–something that prevented the DE1128 from ever catching on in North … Continue reading

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Quantum FX R25U

The Quantum FX R25U is an analog portable shortwave radio with USB input and player support. As with other Quantum radios, there is very little information available regarding the technical specifications. So far, this radio is only available via eBay (see link … Continue reading

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Quantum FX J-114U

The Quantum FX J-114U is an analog portable shortwave radio with USB and SD card player support. As with other Quantum radios, there is very little information available regarding the technical specifications. So far, this radio is only available via … Continue reading

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Quantum FX R18US

The Quantum FX R18US is a portable analog shortwave radio with a USB and SD (card) inputs. There are very few details known about this radio–indeed, no true specifications. They claim AM/FM and SW 1-7 coverage, but no frequency ranges … 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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Universal Radio has priced the Bonito 1102S RadioJet very competitively

Universal Radio has published the price of the Bonito 1102S RadioJet at $699.95 US and they are taking orders. Universal’s price is  $300 less than that of the Microtelecom Perseus ($999.95 US) and the $200 less than the WinRadio Excalibur ($899.95 US). … Continue reading

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Win a World Radio TV Handbook 2012

We just so happen to have an extra copy of the 2012 WRTH (World Radio and TV Handbook) here at the SWLing Post HQ.  So, we’ve decided it would be fun to share it with a SWLing Post reader who … 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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ELAD FDM-S1

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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