Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey


Up Front





Glenn Hauser's SW/DX Report

Glenn Hauser's Continent of Media

Don Schimmel's Radio Intrigue

Joe Carr's Tech Notes

Radio Basics

Frequency vs. Wavelength

Modes and Modulation

Call Sign Prefixes

UTC/GMT Conversion

Radio Terms

Shortwave Radio

Introduction to Shortwave Listening

Tuning 150 kHz to 30 MHz

Selecting a Shortwave Radio

Reporting and QSLs

Receiver Reference

Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey

Favorite Tube-Type Shortwave Receivers

Scanner Monitoring

Introducing the "Action Bands"

The World Above 30 MHz

Selecting a Scanner

National Scanner Frequency Guide

Other Radio Hobbies

Ham Radio

AM Band DXing

Longwave DXing

Clandestine Radio

Pirate Radio

Numbers Stations


Radio Links

Shortwave Listening

Radio Clubs

International Broadcasters

Scanner Listening

Ham Radio

Web-Controlled Radios


Universal Radio

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Satellit 800

Satellit 800
General Coverage Portable Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: China 2000-2004 Voltages: 110-127/220-240 VAC
Coverage: 100-30000 kHz +FMS +Air Readout: Digital LCD 0.1
Modes: AM/LSB/USB Selectivity: 6/4/2.3 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 20.9x9.25x8.25" 14.5 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, Analog S-Meter, Treble, Bass, Keypad, ANL, Line Out Jack, 70 Memories, Wide-Medium-Narrow, Sleep, FM Stereo, Lock, Syncronous Detection, VHF Air Band (118-137 MHz), Carry Handle, Antenna Jacks, Dial Lamp, Dual Clock-Timer 24 Hour, Attenuator, 9/10 kHz MW Step.
New Price: $499 Used Price: $350-380
Comments: Also operates from six D cells. Exceptionally full audio fidelity. Designed in collaboration with the R.L. Drake Company, borrowing many features from the Drake model SW8.
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