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Carlos’ Shortwave Art and Recording of Radio Amhara “From the Battlefield”
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Carlos Latuff, who shares another example of his radio log art, this time for Radio Amhara. Carlos notes: Radio Amhara, 6090 kHz, broadcasting in Amharic language from Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Interview about the current civil war in Ethiopia. Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is mentioned. The conflict in the region turned one […]

Carlos’ Shortwave Art and Recording of Radio Amhara “From the Battlefield” 2021/11/26 21:58
A selection of Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 Radio Deals
While I’m not exactly in the market for anything other than a few radio accessories, I have been checking out some Black Friday Deals online. I must admit that there seems to be even more deals this year than there were last year. A few retailers worth checking out (in alphabetical order): Airspy As we […]

A selection of Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 Radio Deals 2021/11/26 15:06
Top 10 DX of the Year SWL Contest 2021
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Istvan Biliczky, who shares the following announcement: The annual TOP 10 DX OF THE YEAR contest will start soon. From 1 December 2021. 00:00 UTC to 31 December 2021 24:00 UTC. The contest is open for all shortwave listeners and free of charge. All the information is available on our […]

Top 10 DX of the Year SWL Contest 2021 2021/11/26 13:58
Airspy Black Friday 2021 Sale
Many thanks to the folks at Airspy who shares the following announcement: It’s that time of the year again! This year we offer a generous 25% Black Friday discount on all our Airspy products though our network of distributors. Check: https://airspy.com/purchase Click here to view their announcement on Twitter. If you’ve been considering the Airspy […]

Airspy Black Friday 2021 Sale 2021/11/26 13:21
Radio Waves: Radio 77, RRI Personality of the Year, Radio Repair in Iraq, and Bernard’s Collection of 500+ Radios
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 […]

Radio Waves: Radio 77, RRI Personality of the Year, Radio Repair in Iraq, and Bernard’s Collection of 500+ Radios 2021/11/25 13:36
FTIOM & UBMP, November 28-December 4
From the Isle of Music, November 28-December 4: Part 1 of 2 parts: This week, our guest Ricardo Oropesa discusses his new book “Miguelito Valdés. La voz del tambor”, and we listen to some of “Mr. Babalú’s” recordings. 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere […]

FTIOM & UBMP, November 28-December 4 2021/11/24 01:48
The new Winradio WR-G69DDCe ‘Artemis’ wide bandwidth SDR
WinRadio has just added a new SDR to their line-up: the Winradio WR-G69DDCe ‘Artemis’. In the spirit of WinRadio’s approach to iterative design, the Artemis appears to be their new flagship SDR. The specs and features (see below) are impressive. The WR-G69DDCe has two (selectable, I assume) frequency ranges. In “Range 1” it operates as […]

The new Winradio WR-G69DDCe ‘Artemis’ wide bandwidth SDR 2021/11/23 12:24
The DX Central MW Frequency Challenge
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor Loyd Van Horn at DX Central who shares the following announcement: It is with much excitement that I announce the launch of a new, fun initiative from DX Central: The MW Frequency Challenge! The MW Frequency Challenge consists of DXers trying to log as many stations on a single […]

The DX Central MW Frequency Challenge 2021/11/23 10:00
Pre-order the 10th Edition of The Worldwide Listening Guide
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Tom Ally, who notes that Universal Radio is accepting pre-orders for the 10th edition of John Figliozzi’s The Worldwide Listening Guide. Click here to check out the WWLG at Universal Radio. Note that Universal Radio closed their main store in Ohio, but continue to offer select radio products via […]

Pre-order the 10th Edition of The Worldwide Listening Guide 2021/11/22 09:26
Postcard Panorama: A new mailbag program with a twist!
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, T.D. Walker, who writes: Greetings, Thomas. I’m writing to let you know about a program for shortwave radio I’m curating, Postcard Panorama, which is scheduled to air beginning January 2022. Postcard Panorama is a listener mailbag program with a twist. We’re collecting postcard-size stories from radio enthusiasts for broadcast […]

Postcard Panorama: A new mailbag program with a twist! 2021/11/21 14:13
Radio Waves: UNESCO on Radio, Fallout After Reciva, Local Radio Appeal, 2022 Hamvention a Go, and Pandemic Ham
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 […]

Radio Waves: UNESCO on Radio, Fallout After Reciva, Local Radio Appeal, 2022 Hamvention a Go, and Pandemic Ham 2021/11/21 12:33
CC WiFi 3 firmware upgrade improves stability
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mark, who writes: Tom, I would like to think that owners of the CCWiFi3 are recipients of an early Christmas present! Approximately 2000 EST during the evening of 16. November I turned on my CCWiFi3 and was alerted to the download of an update. My CCWiFi3 is suffering a […]

CC WiFi 3 firmware upgrade improves stability 2021/11/21 11:57
Jason seeks advice about hazy PL-680 LCD screen
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, […]

Jason seeks advice about hazy PL-680 LCD screen 2021/11/20 11:41
Radio Carillon via Channel 292 on December 5 & 12, 2021
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Fastradioburst23, who shares the Radio Carillon flyer above announcing a broadcast on Monday, December 5th and 12th, 2021 at 1800 UTC on 3955 kHz via Channel 292. Make sure to mark your listening calendar!

Radio Carillon via Channel 292 on December 5 & 12, 2021 2021/11/20 11:24
AGA Nostalgia Trip: Haluk soon to be reunited with his childhood radio
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Haluk Mesci, who shares the following guest post: AGA is the agha of radios… by Haluk Mesci Full disclosure: Contains nostalgia of ‘my parent’s radio’ and some 36 ‘and’s… I was born and raised in Turkey. Throughout some part of my primary and secondary school years–between 1960 to 1968–we […]

AGA Nostalgia Trip: Haluk soon to be reunited with his childhood radio 2021/11/19 13:43

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