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Date : August 15, 2005

The radios

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Published on: August 15, 2005

I have a friend that I promised that would get to him a picture of my radios. This picture was taken around 8pm, so you hams in Pittsburgh will know what I am listening to on the Icom (display reads 146.730MHz) This picture has my Short Wave Radio, the Police Scanner, my HT and my[…]

New Section

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Published on: August 15, 2005

Since I now have my short wave radio up, I might be doing some blog entries about what I hear on the short wave radio, so I figure I will add a new section for my entries for short wave radio posts.

Freedom of the press

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Published on: August 15, 2005

Some times it takes listening to a foreign broadcast to realize how good we have it in the US. There was an article on Public Radio International (rebroadcast of the BBC, show was “The World Today”) about a “free” (free as in free speech not as in free beer) radio station that works just outside[…]

Short wave radio

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Published on: August 15, 2005

I finally got the wire I needed to put together the antenna for my short wave radio. I got 100 feet of speaker wire. I divided down the middle to get 200 feet of wire. I wrap it around the apartment; I almost made a full loop around the apartment. I turned it on I[…]

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