Sticky shortwave radio? This works!

Eton E1

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

Before you put up that wire antenna, read this!

Dipole

Antennas, the good, bad, and ugly Truth Published on 4/5/2010, by m0mvb A radio antenna is the crucial link in any receiving or transmitting station whether it is used for ham radio, short wave listening, or for commercial or professional use. The overall performance of the radio station depends upon the performance of the radio … Read more