Tag Archives: Tecsun PL-660

Comparing My Top Radios

I talked about my Under $50 Radios and my Under $100 Radios and now it’s time to take a look at the much smaller top shelf. The group is: Model Amazon.com price1 Firmware Eton Elite Executive $199.00 Unknown Tecsun PL-660 … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-ease: Comparing the PL-330, PL-660, PL-880 and PL-990 Shortwave Radios

Here I compare 4 great Tecsun radios; Three are still in production, and the PL-660 can still be purchased new. PL-660 Introduction The PL-660 was introduced in 2010 and I’ve owned mine since December of 2011; it’s been a great … Continue reading

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SSB!

I’ve owned a radio with SSB and CW reception at least since I was 17 years old back in 1967, starting with the Lafayette Radio Electronics KT-340 I built from a kit. I got into collecting shortwave radios a decade … Continue reading

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Tecsun PL-660 vs PL-880

I’ve owned my Tecsun PL-660 since 2011 (12 years). It’s not the newest version of that radio –there have been firmware updates since then — but it works well, and is arguably the best radio I own. More recently the … Continue reading

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Any Given Sunday

The phrase “any given Sunday” comes from American professional football, a game often played on Sundays. It’s short for “on any given Sunday, any NFL team can defeat any other.” It happens due to random events, special conditions, injuries and … Continue reading

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Radio memory systems

I have a number of radios that can store information in station memories, called “presets.” They all work differently. Here I include a brief review and say what I like best. Radios use memories in two ways: to allow the … Continue reading

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My favorite shortwave radio

My very first website had this heading: Find out who I am by reading my web siteand I will find out who I am by writing it. I’m writing this article to help myself answer the question of which is … Continue reading

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