The SWLing Post

  • Radio Waves: Colombia’s life-saving pop song, FCC Commissioner Pro AM Radio, Experimental Radio News 6, FCC Comments on FM Power Increase, and Leo Laporte Retires
    by Thomas on November 29, 2022 at 11:01

    Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting stories making waves in the world of radio. Enjoy! Colombia’s life-saving pop song (BBC Sounds) It is 2010 and Colombian Colonel Jose Espejo has a problem. Not only is the Farc increasing its kidnapping

  • Top 10 DX of the Year SWL Contest 2022
    by Thomas on November 29, 2022 at 00:15

    Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Istvan Biliczky, who shares the following announcement: COMING SOON! The TOP DX Radioclub invites you to the annual TOP 10 DX OF THE YEAR contest. From 1 December 2022, 00:00 UTC to 31 December 2022, 24:00 UTC. GOOD NEWS: Now you can get higher score! We’ve changed some of the rules

  • Cyber Monday Sale: Sangean HDR-14 and many other Sangean models discounted
    by Thomas on November 28, 2022 at 22:41

    Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Chan, who notes that the Sangean HDR-14 has been discounted to $67.99 for Cyber Monday at Amazon.com. We have to assume that the sale will end today. This is an excellent little AM/FM HD radio that I reviewed several years ago. Click here to read the review. Click here

  • Checking out the new C.Crane CC Skywave SSB 2
    by Jock Elliott on November 28, 2022 at 10:33

    By Jock Elliott, KB2GOM Folks who are regular readers of my posts here have already figured out that I am a big fan of the CCrane Skywave SSB. It is easily the most versatile radio I own, receiving AM (medium wave), FM, shortwave, HF single sideband, NOAA weather stations with alert, and scannable civilian VHF

  • Don Moore’s Photo Album: Santa Bárbara, Honduras
    by Thomas on November 27, 2022 at 11:46

    Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Don Moore–noted author, traveler, and DXer–for the following Photo Album guest post series: Don Moore’s Photo Album: Santa Bárbara, Honduras by Don Moore I first set foot in Latin America in January 1982 when I arrived in Tegucigalpa to begin three months of Peace Corps training. Three months later I moved to