Johnson County, IN USA

Short Wave Listening (SWL)

When All Else Fails...Ham Radio Comes Through

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1: Online Source of Shortwave Broadcasts – Clean, easy interface to find listings by the hour

2: SWL Archive – Excellent source of current info on worldwide SWL stations and an archive of SWL broadcasts for several stations.

3: Your Guide to Shortwave Radio Listening, News and Reviews – A beginner’s guide

4: Wikipedia – Concise overview of Spy Numbers Stations. Read this to better understand the history of Spy Numbers. A numbers station is a category of shortwave radio stations characterized by broadcasts of formatted numbers, addressed to intelligence officers operating in foreign countries.

5: Wikipedia – Shortwave radio entry briefly touches on many aspects of shortwave listening.

6: SWL Nostalgia Site – Loaded with interesting articles and links.