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Shortwave Receivers Past & Present
Communications Receivers

By Fred Osterman.
Here is your comprehensive guide to over 1700 shortwave, amateur and commercial communications receivers (plus 1200 variants) manufactured produced in the last 70 years. With 1800 photos and information including:  coverage, circuit type, display, features, performance, new & used values (for most), reviews, etc. Over 360 domestic and international manufacturers are represented. Become an instant receiver expert. Fourth Edition. 2014 Hard bound 800 pages.
Please click here to view chapter list [1 PAGE PDF].

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This expanded Fourth Edition will be available September 19, 2014.
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U.S. News & World Report
"If names like Hallicrafters, Collins and Eddystone make you pine for the glow of vacuum tubes and staticky voices from afar, this stylish compendium will keep you turning pages and sighing nostalgically."

North American Shortwave Association
"This book is a celebration of all the technology we shortwave folks hold dear. It is the ultimate resource for the shortwave radio lover. There were pages in this book that made my eyes damp."

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