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Author Topic: SW Receiver Recommendations  (Read 1318 times)

Offline Todd KC0IVX

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Re: SW Receiver Recommendations
« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2022, 2257 UTC »
I DXed SWL for 10 years with a Realistic DX-300; but recently bought a tabletop Tecsun S-2000 which is the same radio as a Grundig 750; but less expensive.  I got mine for $330 from www.Anon-co.com.  A good antenna is important to get weaker stations. I use an Eavesdropper/C long wire. Works well. 
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Re: SW Receiver Recommendations
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2022, 2345 UTC »
A few years ago, when I decided to get back into SWL'ing, I picked up a Yaesu 7700 and an ICOM R75 on EBAY, both at very reasonable prices.  Check it out.
Primary: Yaesu FRG-7700  Secondary: ICOM R75 Tertiary: Grundig  750. Tecsun PL-990X, Sangean ATS-909X . Malahit DSP SDR V3,  Alpha Delta  SWL Sloper antenna. : Also, 1940 Mantola am/sw tube. CountyComm GP-5/SSB hand held, Tecsun PL-380 ,et al.  QTH: EAST TROY WI  USA.  Sea Level: + 320 meters .  75 miles (but not far enough) NNW of Chicago

 

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