Glenn Hauser's DX Listening Digest
Don Schimmel's Radio Intrigue
Joe Carr's Tech Notes
Frequency vs. Wavelength
Modes and Modulation
Call Sign Prefixes
Introduction to Shortwave Listening
Tuning 150 kHz to 30 MHz
Selecting a Shortwave Radio
Reporting and QSLs
Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey
Favorite Tube-Type Shortwave Receivers
Introducing the "Action Bands"
The World Above 30 MHz
Selecting a Scanner
National Scanner Frequency Guide
Other Radio Hobbies
AM Band DXing
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Welcome to DXing.com. Universal Radio Research is pleased to sponsor this informative website for radio enthusiasts, originally created by noted author Harry Helms. DXing is the art and science of listening to distant stations (D=distance X=xmitter or transmitter). You will now find all the information from the original site plus some exciting new features.
DXing.com was last updated on: March 4, 2018.
Items of interest to the radio enthusiasts.
Updated 02/24/18: New Yaesu FT-818 transceiver, Winter SWL Fest, Pricing and availability announced on CommRadio CTX-10, World Radio TV Handbook 2018, Universal Radio has moved!, new AOR AR-DV10 and AR5700D wideband receivers, new antenna book by Bob Grove, Icom IC-R8600 wideband receiver shipping, 2017 Hamvention®, Amateur License Certificate, D.E.A.R.S. Club gets new equipment, Two new Yaesu HTs, Eton Grundig Field adds Bluetooth®, DMR Day, new AeroStream Communications CommRadio CTX-10 HF QRP SDR transceiver and new Universal Catalog.
- Don Schimmel's Radio Intrigue
This fascinating monthly report gives you a glimpse into the dark underworld of radio. It is indeed intriguing!
We are currently featuring Report 137 09/01/17.
NOTE: We have not been able to reach Don by phone or email in recent weeks. If anyone has word on Don, please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey
Photos, specifications, values and ratings for 100 commonly traded solid state shortwave radios. If you are on the market for a modern shortwave radio, please check here first. Here are the figures, photos and stats you need to be an informed buyer.
- Favorite Tube-Type Shortwave Receivers
You didn't think we would ignore the "boat anchor" crowd did you? Find photos, basic specs. and current pricing on your favorite tube shortwave receivers from yesteryear. We are still adding entries. Is your favorite up yet?
- Joe Carr's Tech Notes
These insightful reports address many commonly asked radio questions.
Also check out Joe's book Joe Carr's Loop Antenna Handbook
- Radio Collecting Links -
If you collect, restore or simply fondly remember manufacturers like Hammarlund, Hallicrafters and National, here is a place to link to further information.
- All reference material on the blue side-menu.
Here is a mini-education course on many aspects of hobby radio including AM DXing, shortwave listening, ham radio, antennas and more!
- John Wagner's Shortwave Tips & Tricks
Veteran shortwave listener, John Wagner, shares his insights and experience on topics of interest to the shortwave enthusiasts. This section will address many of the questions that Universal Radio receives from listeners regarding antennas, preselectors and tuners.
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