Beginner’s Guide To Software-Defined Radio

Software Defined Radio

Here is an excellent and informative introduction to software-defined radios. This is a high-quality documentary as they all are from Tech Minds. I wish that many documentaries on YouTube would be as good as this one is. Most of the documentaries and editions are simply rubbish! Well done and thank you for your great and … Read more

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Radio Taiwan

Radio Taiwan

Here is Radio Taiwan International on 15,440 kHz at 22:20 UTC 2013-06-23 as received on my JRC NRD 545D receiver, and as well on a Drake R8 receiver. This program was in English and was beamed to western North America. My antenna is a Par End-fedz EF-20, meant for Amateur use on the 20-meter band. … Read more

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Sticky shortwave radio? This works!

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I just came across a great thread over on Reddit about how to clean the sticky coating that afflicts so many portable shortwave radios. This is great news! A user who goes by the name neonmica says- “Tackiness is completely gone. Lettering untouched. A damp cloth with a little Borax. Then some detail works with … Read more

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Free SWL and ham software

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There are many free software programs available for shortwave listeners and ham radio operators. Some popular options include: There are many other free software programs available as well, each with its own specific features and capabilities. It is worth exploring different options to find the one that best meets your needs and interests. Here is … Read more

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