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Thomas Witherspoon
Works at Ears To Our World
Attended Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Lived in Hickory, NC
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The shortwave bands are in a constant state of flux. And radio reception varies with the seasons. As a result, radio stations often need to alter their frequencies and times for best all-year-round…
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Poster of the putsch of August 1991. The confrontation between the Republican Russian Government and the Union State Government the USSR (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Jack Widner, who shares this recording that includes coverage of the August 19, 1991 Soviet Coup Attempt. Jack shares the following recording notes: * Reports from BBC, radio Moscow, and a snip at the end of Czech Radio...
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Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul, who commented with a link to the new Degen DE221 "ultralight" radio: Paul's link lead to the discovery of several new Degen models, in fact. Many of the new...
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A new SWLing Post reader challenge is on the way–the Virtual Radio Challenge III–and I'm especially pumped about this one. Like the previous two challenges, this one is not just hypothetical, but b...
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A quick demo of the PK Loop HF antenna with the Elecraft KX2
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In this post I’m going to tell you how I repaired my Icom IC-R72 receiver. Although it’s about a specific device, the logic and methodology applies to all radios. I bought an Icom R72 f…
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SWLing Post reader, Mike, writes: Keith Perron's review of the new Sangean ATS-405 appeared in the last show of Media Network Plus. There is an archive of the show on the PCJ website for you to lis...
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SWLing Post contributor, Fred Studenberg, recently contacted me about an ingenious car (mobile) shortwave radio he's designed. Though originally designed for his own personal use, Fred's now consid...
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Education
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
  • London School of Economics, London, UK
  • Université Stendhal, Grenoble, France
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Thos
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  • Ears To Our World
    Founder/Director, present
  • Self-Help, Siecor, Corning
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Hickory, NC - Guildford, Shere, Munich, Grenoble, Hickory. Athens