Glenn Hauser's SW/DX Report
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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Noted author, Joseph J. Carr, has created a series of short articles on topics of interest to the shortwave listener. Universal Radio Research is pleased to provide them here in PDF format.
If you enjoy Joe's clear and informative writing style and would like to learn more about shortwave antennas we recommend . . .
Joe Carr's Receiving Antenna Handbook
By Joseph Carr
This guide to high performance antennas is written in Joe's clear, easy to understand, friendly style. Arguably the best book devoted to receiving antennas for longwave through shortwave. An excellent book for the shortwave listener who likes to experiment with different antennas. ©1993 Hightext 189 pages.