Tag Archives: Shortwave

Blog or Die: The Movie

Subscribers to the Blog or Die! YouTube channel expect to see radios doing the talking, with some occasional titles to give context. In large part, those videos supplement the detailed reviews of radios and discussion of shortwave listening that appear … Continue reading

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Ultra-bargain XHDATA D-219 AM/FM/Shortwave radio

The XHDATA D-219 is an AM/FM/Shortwave radio with an analog tuning dial. It covers AM (only up to 1600 kHz), FM (2 bands) and shortwave (9 bands from 4.75 to 22 MHz) It doesn’t have much in the way of … Continue reading

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Radio nostalgia

Here’s my nostalgia photo from December of 1967. My “radio shack” was a bedroom closet. The Eico signal generator, the Lafayette KT-340 shortwave receiver and the Heath kit IO-21 scope were all built from kits. Sort of in the center … Continue reading

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Deciphering the Kchibo KK-9615

The Kchibo KK-9615 is a Chinese AM/FM/Shortwave shirt-pocket radio from a decade or so ago. It has analog tuning and a digital display with clock and alarm. I know of no English-language manual for the Kchibo KK-9615, but through trial … Continue reading

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