Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Chinese receiver news: Kchibo KK-S7600L

Dual conversion receiver with sync detection andseparate SSB/USB
LW, MW, SW and FM bands
500 memory cells for SW, 500 for LW, 500 for MW and 500 for LW. Cells organized in 50 pages with 10 in each pag—É (I have no idea how to utilize 500 memories in LW or FM bands)
Electronic volume control with 64 levels
Wide/narrow filters
PLL with 1 kHz minimal tuning step
Clock, 2 timers, calendar and sleep timer
Key lock
External antenna connector
RF gain control (?)
Audio line input
77mm 8Ohm 3W speaker
LCD and keyboard backlight with 10-sec off-timer
External power supply (included) 9V 1A

Two interesting features:
it has IR remote control with 4m range
And it uses two 18650 Li-Ion rechargeable cells as standalone power source


Monday, August 2, 2010

Sangean published "Key selling points" PDF for its new ATS-909X

The updated version of ATS-909, Sangean ATS-909X is coming, and Sangean released "Key selling points" PDF for it. You can download it here: http://www.sangean.com/news/files/Key_Selling_Points_of_ATS-909X.pdf

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Es at Belgorod, Russia

got a 45 minutes of Es in Belgorod, Russia.
some FM stations from Italy received in 87,5-91.4 MHz, all without RDS (excluding one "PUNTO") at 1800-1845UTC
One station identified as "Radio Capital" at 88.6 MHz

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Topol-M in moscow

Topol-M mobile intercontinental ballistic missile launcher in Moscow

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Two new small degens: DE18 ultraportable and DE800 FM radio with SD/MMC and MP3 player and remote

The first is DE18 - the supercessor of DE11.
Radio has 87-108 (or 64-108) MHz FM, 522-1710 kHz MW and 2.3-23 MHz SW and 225 memory cells.

Second is DE-800 - FM 87-108 MHz only radio with SD/MMC card slot, MP3 player and IR remote
Here is link to operating manual in Chinese.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Hi-res Degen DE-1106 photo

Copied from www.5bcl.com

The receiver has non-operative electronic volume controls again :(
This is significant for me, I will wait for Sangean ATS-909X (XR)

Monday, March 15, 2010