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1 posted on 02/06/2013 7:37:52 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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TECSUN PL-380

2 posted on 02/06/2013 7:42:52 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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I really like the Tecsun PL-600.
3 posted on 02/06/2013 7:45:40 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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HMmm, it’s been a while since I really looked into that, I’ve been into that since I was kid in the 1970’s. I have a Grundig Aviator G6 (Buzz Aldrin edition) that is digital, size of a cigarette pack and takes two AA batteries that I got at Radio Shack on clearance in 2009 for $60. It gets SSB too although the tuning is awkward until you get used to it. I’d keep an eye out for various Eton/Grundig brands like the Grundig G5 for example.


4 posted on 02/06/2013 7:46:11 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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My shortwave radio is the cheapest one that has the full shortwave spectrum. It's a Sangean that I ordered from the shortwave store.

A word of advice: if they offer you a second, analogue set for one cent more, be sure and check all the boxes. I checked one of the boxes but didn't check the one that said "add checked item to order" and I didn't get it!

5 posted on 02/06/2013 7:46:11 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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Definitely get a radio with SSB capability.

http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/4288

Love my Degen.


7 posted on 02/06/2013 7:48:17 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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Interesting question since the intrusion of government is growing with their ability to monitor everyone and everything, shortwave and CB may be coming back in style as a way to communicate.


8 posted on 02/06/2013 7:48:54 PM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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My grand dad gave me an old Hallicrafters S-40B - loved it. I still have it and it’s in great condition. Someone told me the value of it is around $400.


9 posted on 02/06/2013 7:50:05 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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I looked around, the Grundig G3 seems to be a good one.


12 posted on 02/06/2013 7:52:42 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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Analog radio will never be outdated. It is your friend.


14 posted on 02/06/2013 7:56:04 PM PST by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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Get a used Radio Shack DX440 or the equivalent Sangean model off eBay. Check out the reviews on the internet. New it was $200+ twenty years ago. It’s still a great radio.


17 posted on 02/06/2013 7:58:47 PM PST by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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I LOVE my Grundig S-350...runs on 120vac or (4) D cells....during Hurricane Sandy the radio lasted 2 weeks on battery and the batteries were still good.

They go for about $80 brand new on Ebay.....

This radio has AM/FM/Shortwave (2 bands)

18 posted on 02/06/2013 7:59:12 PM PST by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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I am a ham radio operator and I’m a bit spoiled since I have two transceivers; a Yaesu FT-450, and a ICOM IC-703 with decent external antennas.

Recently however, I decided that I wanted a SHTF, battery operated, portable, SW radio to be able to listen foreign news broadcasts as well as listening in on the ham bands.

For about $70 on Amazon, the chinese made Tecsun PL-600, that another Freeper already recommended is the best bang for the buck I’ve seen. It comes with a roll up wire antenna but it is even usable with the built in whip.

If you still desire an old style, analog, SWL receiver, you can look on ebay or a ham site like QRZ.com where you can pick up a used one.


20 posted on 02/06/2013 7:59:55 PM PST by RonboTex (Get off my lawn!!!!!!!!)
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http://www.kaitousa.com/WRX911.htm

You can get this from amazon for $20


21 posted on 02/06/2013 8:02:57 PM PST by tentmaker (Galt's Gulch is a state of mind...)
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Used to have one of these.....until hubby accidentally threw it out because the aerial was broken. Arrrrrgh! LOVED that radio!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B0009IHD6W/ref=dp_image_0?ie=UTF8&coliid=I4P7JOBGO3W01&n=228013&s=hi&colid=2ZHBHTI3RIMWF


22 posted on 02/06/2013 8:05:21 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station


23 posted on 02/06/2013 8:07:10 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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I have had a Grundig S350 for several years. I would like one just like it if it broke. Digital display with analog fine tuning. Am/Fm/Sw/Sw. About $100 @ Radio Shack


26 posted on 02/06/2013 8:12:37 PM PST by stratplayer
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Bump for later


28 posted on 02/06/2013 8:15:45 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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Ping


29 posted on 02/06/2013 8:17:16 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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Heh.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwJdGWcNAqk


30 posted on 02/06/2013 8:17:45 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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My Realistic DX-440 is still going strong after 20+ years. Unfortunately, there isn’t that much out there anymore.


33 posted on 02/06/2013 8:22:59 PM PST by dfwgator
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