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Shortwave Log Entry – 12/29/16

​Station ID: WBCQ The Planet Date/Time: December 29, 2016 2:53 PM Frequency (kHz): 7.490 Mode: AM Receiver: BST-1 Antenna: CBST-1 Content Description: Music Language: English Signal Strength: 3 Interference: 4 Noise: 3 Propagation: 2 Overall Merit: 2

Tried And True. . .Revisiting Older Receivers – Realistic DX-440

Anyone who knows me, knows I am a fan of the “latest and greatest” when it comes to shortwave receivers. Like most of us involved in the hobby, I am always on the lookout for what newer technology has to offer me in order to pursue my quest of either capturing that elusive DX signal, or whatever will…

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My Current Best Shortwave Receiver

I have owned a lot of shortwave radios over the course of 30 years of listening. . .from my first “real” shortwave receiver, the Zenith 10S668 to the venerable Sony ICF-2010 that served as my “high end rig” until its untimely demise a few months ago. Like most shortwave listeners, I am always on the lookout…

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Shortwave Log Entry – 10/28/16

​Station ID: WBCQ The Planet Date/Time: October 28, 2016 9:42 PM Frequency (kHz): 7.490 Mode: AM Receiver: Tecsun PL-660 Antenna: Sony AN-LP1 Content Description: Pop Music Language: English Signal Strength: 5 Interference: 4 Noise: 5 Propagation: 3 Overall Merit: 4