Category Archives for "Shortwave Radios"

Best Shortwave Radio 2018 – Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

Last updated: Sep. 24, 2018Shortwave radios have been around for a long time but even today they hold the same sway over radio enthusiasts that they used to decades ago. Reason; they are the simplest and most effective means of communication across local towns, countries, even continents. You can listen to national and international broadcasts, AM/FM […]

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Ham Radio VS Shortwave Radio

Ham Radio vs Shortwave Radio – All You Need To Know

Many radio enthusiasts, when starting out on their exploration of radio devices get confused about ham radio vs shortwave radio. As a result of their confusion and lack of knowledge, they end up with a device that does not meet their expectations. Ham radio and shortwave radio are not alike just because they have the term […]

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Best Cheap Shortwave Radio 2018 – Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

Last updated: Sep. 24, 2018As with any product, affordability, or rather the value for money factor plays a very important role in our purchase decisions.  Why should you buy stuff that offers the same features or maybe slightly better features than others at a higher price? The same principle holds true when you plan to purchase […]

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Shortwave Radio Frequencies

Shortwave Radio Frequencies – All You Need To Know

If you are a radio enthusiast, this question has definitely crossed your mind at least once – how do shortwave radios play so many radio stations across different countries and continents?  To broadcast a radio station on your shortwave radio, your radio receives a designated frequency on a designated band. A range of these shortwave frequencies […]

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Best Shortwave Radio Receiver 2018 – Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

Last updated: Sep 24, 2018Despite internet and cell phones that provide access to information and communication at the click of a button, there is a breed of old school technology that has still not lost relevance; shortwave radio receivers. And not without reason! If you are stuck in a situation where there is no internet […]

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Shortwave VS Longwave Radio

Shortwave vs Longwave Radio – What Is The Difference?

No two radios broadcast in the same way. There are shortwave radios, long wave radios, medium wave radios and even FM radio. So what exactly are the differences between them? What makes them unique or different from each other? In this article, we will limit ourselves to discussion between shortwave vs longwave radio, the two […]

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Best Portable Shortwave Radio 2018 – Buying Guide & Reviews

Last updated: Sep 24, 2018One of the reasons for the immense popularity of  shortwave radios is the fact that they are easy to carry devices that can be your companions anywhere; travel, trekking, camping, emergency situations and so on. Portability makes them very convenient for day-to-day use. However, planning a purchase for a portable easy-to-carry shortwave […]

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What Is A Shortwave Radio

What Is Shortwave Radio? – All You Need To Know

A Shortwave radio is a radio receiver device that uses shortwave radio frequencies for broadcasting news, music, or cultural programs. A shortwave radio uses very high frequency, ranging from 3mHz – 30mHz, which makes it possible for the radio to broadcast to listeners over a large area, even distant countries and continents. The radio is […]

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