Tag: shortwave-radio

Shortwave And Ham Radio Bands

My grandfather’s old TRANS-OCEANIC shortwave radio (with tubes) still works great ‘Shortwave Radio’ (and HAM Radio) listening can be an enjoyable hobby – even while only listening to communications from near and afar over the airwaves. Not only is shortwave radio ‘listening’ a hobby for some, it can also provide …

Shortwave Radio For Disaster Information

During a disaster, getting news and information is a key element to making good decisions. At a minimum, get yourself an inexpensive portable AM radio. Even better, take it to the next level with a portable Shortwave Radio which will provide more opportunity (more bands) to get even more information …

English Shortwave Broadcasts to America

I have assembled two charts from raw data of English broadcasting shortwave stations that target the America region; one for the UTC time span of 0000-1200 and the other for 1200-2400 UTC. The charts graphically illustrate the shortwave radio stations in a time scale which makes it relatively easy to …

International Frequency Allocation Chart

Source: WRTH You can download a higher resolution chart here, and maybe print it to be nearby your shortwave receiver. United States Frequency Allocations Radio Spectrum Wall Chart I was reading through a new book that I received today, the 2013 WRTH Directory of Global Broadcasting… and one of the …

Shortwave Radio Bands 101

Understanding the concept of shortwave bands ———- Play Audio ———- If you are new to shortwave radio, then the first thing you need to understand is the concept of bands (shortwave bands). If you have ever listened to AM or FM radio, then you already know what a band is. …

Simple Antenna For Better Shortwave Radio Reception

For those of you who have purchased a portable shortwave radio for either your own interests or for the sake of survival preparedness (gaining information about the disaster, after the disaster), you may be interested in getting the longest range reception as possible. The best way to achieve that is …
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