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Communications Receiver and Radio Scanner News

The latest models in HF (Shortwave) Communication Receivers, Radio Scanners and HF (Shortwave) Portables!


Thank you to Howard Cowan of the United Kingdom, Petri-Veikko Alajärvi of Finland and Rimantas Pleikys of Lithuania for providing some of the links and information on this page.


Communications Receivers

Aerostream Commradio CR-1 HF/VHF/UHF Communications Receiver
Aerostream Commradio CR-1A HF/VHF/UHF Communications Receiver
Alinco DX-R8 150 Khz -35 Mhz, 600 Alpha Numeric Memories, Communications Receiver

Alinco DX-R8 Communications Receiver
Size: 210 Kilobyte

AOR AR-ONE

AOR AR-5700D 9 Khz-3700 Mhz Digital/Analogue Table Top Communications Receiver (AOR Site)
AOR AR-6000 High End Wide Band (40 Khz-6000 Mhz) Communications Receiver
Apex Alsetac 35GR 10 Khz-3600 Mhz Communications Receiver with USB
Icom Ic-R8600 Wide Band Communications 10 Khz-3000 Mhz with Spectrum Display, Digital Modes.

Icom IC-9500 Professional DSP

Palstar R30A

Reuter-Elektronik RDR54

I received an e-mail (10 June 2009) from Rimantas Pleikys from Lithuania with info on this new high end RDR54 Communications Receiver from Germany. Frequency coverage 1 kHz-30 MHz + 50-54 MHz, variable bandwidth 2.5 Hz to 20.44 kHz in 2.5-Hz increments. Web Page and Manual is currently in German.
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Size: 222 Kilobyte
RF Shark Shortwave Receiver Kit 40 Khz-30 Mhz
Sienna SF-100 (500 Khz to 30 Mhz)

Sitex Nav-Fax 200

Target HF3W
Zycomm HF-7070 Communications Receiver (Due 20??)

Computer Controlled Receivers or SDR Receivers

Afedri SDR Receiver
Airspy HF Discovery SDR
Airspy Ranger 0.5 Khz to 1.75 Ghz SDR
AOR AR-2300 I/Q Special Edition 40 Khz - 3.15 Ghz  Communications Receiver

AOR SR-2200 VHF/UHF Receiver

Apex Alsetac 35GR-RM 10 Khz-3600 Mhz Computer Controlled Receiver with USB
Bonito RadioJet 1102S PC-IF Receiver SDR 40 Khz to 30 Mhz

Ciaoradio H101 Software Defined Communications Receiver

Cross Country HF UP Converter
Cross Country Wireless SDR-4  0.85-75 Mhz Radio Receiver
Cross Country Wireless SDR Radio Receiver (Ham Bands)
Cross Country Wireless "Sentinel 4"  5 kHz to 55 MHz SDR Receiver
CRPU-KV SDR Communications Receiver
Deepelec SDR-101 100 Khz -149 Mhz Portable Radio Receiver

Elad FDM77 Software Defined Receiver

Elad FDM-DUOr SDR Receiver
Elad FDM S3 SDR Wideband Receiver
Elad FDM-S3 SDR 9 Khz -108 Mhz (2 GHz coming)

FlexRadio Flex-1500 Software Defined Transceiver/Receiver

FlexRadio Flex-3000 Software Defined Transceiver/Receiver

FlexRadio Flex-5000 Software Defined Transceiver/Receiver

FlexRadio Flex-6700R HF/VHF Software Defined Receiver (3.1 Mb pdf)
Funcube Wide Band Receiver (64 -1700 Mhz)

Haihua Electronics LWS-01 HF PC Receiver

HPSDR: High Performance Software Defined Radio

Icom IC-R1500/PCR-1500 HF/VHF/UHF/SHF PC Communications Receiver

Icom IC-R2500/PCR-2500 HF/VHF/UHF/SHF PC Communications Receiver

JRC NRD-383 HF SDR Receiver with LAN abilities (1.1 Mb pdf in Japanese)
Malahit SDR with DSP 100 Khz-1000 Mhz Portable Communications Receiver (Russia)
Microtelecom Perseus 10 Khz - 30 Mhz Direct Sampling Software Defined Receiver
Microtelecom Perseus22 4 Channels,10 KHz to 225 MHz SDR Receiver
Narda Signal Shark 3310 Portable High End Receiver

NTI DRB-30 HF Software Defined Communications Receiver

Raddy RF757 FM, AM, SW, CB, VHF, UHF, USA WX and AIR Radio with record
Raddy RF760 Full Band SSB Portable SW Radio
Raddy RF919 FM, AM, SW, CB, VHF, UHF, USA WX and AIR Radio with record
Raremono USB MW/SW/FM Radio Receiver (Very basic USB receiver)
Reuter Elektronik RDR-52 Table Top Communications Receiver (Has Tx Option)
RF Space NetSDR 10 Khz-34 Mhz

RF Space SDR-IQ™ Software Defined 500 Hz to 30 Mhz Receiver

RF Space SDR-IP Ethernet Communications 0.01 to 34 Mhz Receiver

SDRplay RSPdx 1 Khz-2 Ghz Receiver
SDRplay RSPdx R2 1 Khz-2 Ghz Receiver

SDR Wonder Radio 12 Khz-60 Mhz

Silphase R1 SDR Receiver
SRL Quicksilver QS1R VERB Software Defined Receiver
SSB Electronic LAN-SDR 0.1-30 Mhz Software Defined Receiver
Soft66AD 2.5 Mhz to 70 Mhz Software Defined Receiver
SDR Puck 27 Mhz  - 980 Mhz Compact Circular SDR Receiver

WiNRADiO AMFE™ Antenna Multiplexer and Frequency Extender

WiNRADiO RLX-800 9 Khz-1800 Mhz Linux Network Radio Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G305e HF/VHF/UHF Software Defined Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G305i HF/VHF/UHF Software Defined Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G315e HF/VHF/UHF Software Defined Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G315i HF/VHF/UHF Software Defined Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G31DDC "EXCALIBUR" Receiver (9 Khz - 50 Mhz + 50 Mhz real time analyzer)
WiNRADiO WR-G33DDC "EXCALIBUR" Pro Receiver (9 Khz - 50 Mhz + 50 Mhz  real time analyzer)

WiNRADiO WR-G33EM Marine Communications Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G33WSM Receiver for Audio Engineering Applications

WiNRADiO WR-G35DDC "EXCALIBUR Ultra" Receiver (9 Khz to 45 Mhz + 45 Mhz real time analyzer)
WiNRADiO WR-G39DDC "EXCELSIOR" Professional Receiver (20 Khz - 3500 Mhz)

WiNRADiO WR-G39WSBe Sonobuoy Receiver

WiNRADiO WR-G65DDCe 'Excalibur Sigma' Receiver (1 Khz to 88 Mhz and 118 Mhz to 190 Mhz)
WiNRADiO WR-G69DDC "Excelsior Ultra"  8 Khz to 8 Ghz

Portable Shortwave Receivers

Anjan DTS-10 High End Portable LW/MW/SW Receiver
Belka HF DSP Portable Radio Receiver (Russia)

CCRadio-SW with twin coil ferrite AM antenna

CC Skywave 2 with AM, FM, Shortwave, Weather and Aviation (No SSB)
CC Skywave SSB, AM, FM, Shortwave, Weather, VHF and Aviation
CC Skywave SSB 2, AM, FM, Shortwave, Weather, VHF and Aviation

Eton E1 XM

Freeplay Summit

Degen DE-1103 Portable Shortwave Receiver

Degen DE-1104 Portable Shortwave Receiver

Degen DE-1106 High End Portable Radio Receiver
Degen DE-1106 High End 700 memories Portable Radio Receiver (Revised Version)

Degen DE-1121 Portable Shortwave Receiver with MP3 player/recorder

Degen DE-1122 Dual Conversion LW/MW/SW Portable Receiver & MP3 player/digital recorder

Degen DE-1123 AM/FM/SW Portable Receiver with DSP, MP3 Player/Recorder USB

Degen DE-1125 AM/FM/SW Portable Receiver with DSP, 2 Gig MP3 Player/Recorder USB

Degen DE-1125S AM/FM/SW Portable Receiver with DSP, 4 Gig MP3/WMA Timer Player/Recorder USB
Degen DE-1127 248 Memories MP3/WAV Record USB 4 Gig Portable Radio Receiver

Degen DE-15 FM MW SW 2.30-23.00 Mhz, 245 Memories

Degen DE-19 Slim DSP Pocket FM/ FML/SW/MW/ Radio Receiver
Degen DE-26 AM/FM/SW Portable Pocket Receiver MP3 Player with Built-in Micro SD/TF Card Reader
Degen DE-32 Portable Pocket Receiver
Degen DE-660 Pocket Blue-Tooth Speaker
Digitech AR-1945 AM/FM/SW/LW/AIR PLL Receiver with SSB and 500 Memories
Eton Elite Executive HD Receiver
Eton Elite Field Portable Receiver
Eton Elite 750
Eton Elite Satellit Receiver (Link 1)
Eton Elite Satellit Receiver (Link 2)

Grundig G3 Voyager LW/MW/SW/VHF AIR Sync 700 Memories

Grundig S450DLX Portable Shortwave Receiver

Himalaya DRM2009 DRM Portable Shortwave Receiver

Kaito KA900 Digital Solar Dynamo Powered Emergency Radio Receiver

Kason World Band Receiver (Australian Dealer-aka Redsun RP-2100)

Kchibo KK-D6110 DSP Portable Shortwave Receiver 

Kchibo D96L DSP 900 Memories Portable Radio Receiver

Kchibo KK-DRM01 Digital Broadcast/Shortwave Portable Receiver

Kchibo KK-S500 1000 memories portable radio receiver

Kchibo KK-S7600L High End 2000 memories portable radio receiver

Mayah 2010 DRM

Morphy Richards DRM Shortwave Receiver

Newstar DR-111 100 Memories FM, SW 2.3-27 MHz, MW 522-1720 Khz DRM decoding
Qodosen SR-286 AM/LW/FM/SW High Performance Portable Radio Receiver

Redsun RD-1208 Portable Shortwave Receiver

Redsun RP-2100

Redsun RP-3100 SSB AM 1000 Memories Shortwave Radio Receiver (Link 1)
Redsun RP-3100 SSB AM 1000 Memories Shortwave Radio Receiver (Link 2)

Sangean ATS-636

Sangean ATS-909X LW/MW/SW Portable Receiver
Sangean ATS-909X2 DSP Portable Receiver (Due 2021)
Satellit HF Receiver

Sony ICF-SW7600GR

Soulra "Field" and "Satellit" Receivers (Also sold under the Eton Brand)
Steepletone MBR-1051 Analogue LW/FM/MW/MB/SW/AIRBAND Portable Receiver
Steepletone SAB-2019 DSP FM/MW/SW/AIRBAND Portable Digital Receiver

Tecsun BCL-2000

Tecsun BCL-3000

Tecsun BCL-4000

Tecsun DSP-2000 AM/FM DSP Receiver

Tecsun PL-210 PLL Dual Conversion LW,MW, SW, FM, 1700 memories Portable Radio Receiver

Tecsun PL-300WT World Time DSP Portable Receiver

Tecsun PL-310 DSP Portable Receiver

Tecsun PL-330 Portable Receiver (Due Late 2020)
Tecsun PL-360 DSP Portable Receiver with built in MW loop antenna
Tecsun PL-368 DSP Portable Receiver with Keypad and MW Loop Antenna (Due 2021)
Tecsun PL-380 DSP Portable Receiver
Tecsun PL-390 Dual Speaker DSP FM / MW / LW / SW (2.3~21.95 Mhz) Portable Receiver
Tecsun PL-398BT PLL DSP Bluetooth World Band, 550 Memories w / Dual Speaker Radio Receiver
Tecsun PL-398MP PLL DSP MP3 Play World Band, 550 Memories w / Dual Speaker Radio Receiver
Tecsun PL-505 FM/MW/LW /SW 550 Memories DSP Portable Radio Receiver

Tecsun PL-606 MW/SW DSP 550 Memories Portable Receiver
Tecsun PL-680 2000 Memories, Sync Detection, LW, MW, SW, FM and Air Band Radio Receiver
Tecsun PL-880 FM Stereo, LF/MF/HF, Tunes in 10 Hertz steps
Tecsun PL-990 High End Portable Receiver

Tecsun S-2000 High End Portable HF Receiver

Tecsun PL-990 and H-501 Receivers released in China (PRC)
Tecsun S-8800 Portable DSP LW/MW/SW Radio Receiver
Tecsun Radios Australia Q-3061 DRM/MW/SW/FM Receiver
Tesslor M8 AM/FM DSP Receiver MP3 Player with Built-in Micro SD/TF Card Reader (No SW)

Uniwave DRM LW/MW/SW Portable Multimedia Receiver

Vega RP-007 Russian Army issue Shortwave Receiver
Xhdata D-109 Portable Receiver LW/MW/SW/FM 600 Memories and Bluetooth
Xhdata D-109WB Portable Receiver LW/MW/SW/FM plus USA NOAA Weather, 600 Memories and Bluetooth
Xhdata D-608WB Emergency Radio MW/SW/FM plus USA NOAA Weather, 500 Memories and Bluetooth
Portable MW Radio Receivers
CCRadio 3 AM/FM with Bluetooth, 2-Meter Ham Band

Professional Communications Receivers

(Note: These receivers are usually made for a specific purpose and specification and have a higher purchase price)

Amesys HFR-30 (198 Kb pdf)

Cubic 3280 (720 Kb pdf)

Grintek Ewation MRR-8000

Hagenuk HF3000 (361 Kb pdf)

Haihua Electronics DS-400

IZT R-3301 9 kHz to 3000 MHz, Colour LCD Screen , RF 20 Mhz Wide Continous Record

Kozitsky R-397P2-215

Oniip Sapphire-04 100 Khz-30 Mhz
Oniip Sapphire-09 1.5-30 Mhz
Oniip Sapphire-09W 1.5-30 Mhz
Proton Kharkov Radioworks R-324A
Proton Kharkov Radioworks R-399A

Rapidm RM6 (640 Kb pdf)

Rohde & Schwarz EB510 9-32 MHz Direct Conversion, Real Time Display

Rohde & Schwarz EK4100AD (2.75 Mb pdf)

Rohde & Schwarz EM510 (258 Kb pdf)

Rohde & Schwarz ESMD Professional Receiver (9 Khz - 26.5 Ghz)

Sunair RT-8100 SDR (1.2 Mb pdf)

Ten-Tec RX-331

Ten-Tec RX-340

Ten-Tec RX-400

Thales MSN-8100 SDR (530 Kb pdf)

Thales MSN-8200 10 Khz-30 Mhz HF Professional Receiver 1000 memories (416 Kb pdf)

Thales TRC-2556 VLF LF Receiver

Thales TMR-6100 (655 Kb pdf)

WiNRADiO WSS-420 HRPT-CHRPT Weather Satellite System

Radio Scanners (Hand-Held)

Albrecht AE-230H

Albrecht AE86H CB/4m/2m

Alinco DJ-X3

Alinco DJ-X8

Alinco DJ-X11 (Link 1)
Alinco DJ-X11 (Link 2)

Alinco DJ-X30

Alinco DJ-X100

Alinco DJ-X2000

AOR AR-DV10

Gme Rx1300 150 Khz -1309 Mhz Radio Scanner

Icom IC-R15 Wide Band Portable Radio Receiver
Icom IC-R30
Icom R-6 Wide Band Portable Radio Scanner

Intek AR-109 Airband Scanning Receiver

MFJ-8322 Hand Held 1000 Memories Trunking Scanner

Uniden BC-125AT Portable Scanner

Uniden BC-346XT Trunking 25-1300 Mhz Analogue Scanner

Uniden Home Patrol
Uniden SDS100 SDR Handheld Radio Scanner

Uniden UBC-73XLT Portable Scanner

Uniden UBC-93XLT Portable Scanner

Uniden Bearcat UBC-130XLT 250 memories (EU Version)

Uniden UBCD-396T Digital Trunking Radio Scanner (Australian Version)

Uniden BCD-396XT Digital Trunking Handheld Radio Scanner with GPS support

Uniden BCD-436HP Digital Trunk Tracker Portable Radio Scanner (Site 1)
Uniden BCD-436HP Digital Trunk Tracker Portable Radio Scanner (Site 2)

Uniden UBC-3300XLT Trunking Radio Scanner

Uniden UBC-3500XLT (EU version)

Uniden USC-230 Radio Scanner (EU version) (in "WAS IST NEU" section)

Whistler WS-1040 Digital Handheld Scanner (Successor to GRE and RS)
Whistler WS-1088 Digital Handheld Radio Scanner

Yupiteru MVT-5500 Portable Scanner

Yupiteru MVT-7500 Portable Scanner

Radio Scanners (Table-Top and Mobile)

AOR AR-8600 Mark 2

AOR AR-DV1 Digital/Analogue mode, 100 Khz-1300 Mhz Radio Receiver & 2000 memory channels
AOR AR- DV10 Digital/Analogue modes 100 Khz-1300 Mhz Portable (Similar specs to AR-DV1)

Optoelectronics Video Sweeper Scanner

MFJ-8310 200 Memories Conventional Scanner

Uniden BC-355C Analogue Scanner
Uniden Beartracker 885 Radio Scanner/CB Radio
Uniden Bearcat BCD-996P2 Digital Trunk Tracker Scanner

Uniden BCD-996XT Digital Trunking Radio Scanner

Uniden BCT-15X Trunking Radio Scanner

Uniden UBC-360CLT AM/FM/VHF/UHF Radio Scanner

Uniden BCD-536HP Digital Trunk Tracker Radio Scanner (Site 1)
Uniden BCD-536HP Digital Trunk Tracker Radio Scanner (Site 2)
Uniden SDS200 Base/Mobile Digital SDR Radio Scanner

Uniden UBC-785XLT Trunking Radio Scanner (EU version)

Uniden UBC-800XLT Trunk Tracker (EU version of BCT-15)

Uniden UBCT-9 Trunking Radio Scanner

Whistler TRX-2 Digital Trunking Scanner
Whistler WS-1065 Digital Desktop Scanner (Successor to GRE and RS)
Whistler WS-1098 Digital Desktop Radio Scanner

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