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Here is a nice list of software utilities for the shortwave listener and ham radio operators Most of this free software for amateur radio or shortwave runs on Windows platforms. Related:Install and Configure RTL.SDRSHORTWAVE BANDSYouKits FG-01 Antenna AnalyzerThe Uniden Bearcat HomePatrol

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Multiband Shortwave Antenna

New Multiband Shortwave Antenna

I just put up this new shortwave antenna to replace the unimpressive Bonito antenna I had. This random wire antenna is performing really well. See for yourself! This is a multiband receiving antenna and is homemade. Often referred to as Long Wire Balun, the WR-LWA-0130 adapter is used to match the impedance of a long … Read more

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Antenna Reciprocity

Antenna Reciprocity

Reciprocity is one of the most useful (and fortunate) properties of antennas. Reciprocity states that the receive and transmit properties of an antenna are identical. Hence, antennas do not have distinct transmit and receive radiation patterns – if you know the radiation pattern in the transmit mode then you also know the pattern in the … Read more

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The ELAD ASA-15 antenna splitter

ELAD ASA-15

If you have more shortwave radios than you have antennas this is the solution for you. This is the proper way to share your antennas among your receivers. With an antenna splitter. The ELAD ASA-15 This passive splitter covers 5 MHz to 1GHz so there are losses. No more! Related:AOR AR-1000 ModificationsHow to make a … Read more

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