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Offline rdelius

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Re: Magnavox Hepplewhite
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2018, 10:24:37 PM »
Schedules change by season. Australia turned off shortwave broadcasting several monthe ago.I  have  nice shortwave equiptment bur not much to listen to anymore.

Offline 19and41

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Re: Magnavox Hepplewhite
« Reply #31 on: July 17, 2018, 06:33:35 PM »
I had a near miss Saturday.  I just finished mowing the lawn and it started raining, then suddenly started lightning.  Before I could do anything, I saw a silent flash outside with a loud snap at the rear of the console.  I reckon there was an induced voltage spike on the antenna line to ground.  I couldn't find any damage.  I disconnected and left the antenna lead in.  I reconnected it Sunday and tried the shortwave.  I got Radio Romania for the first time and a station that usually plays middle eastern music had an english speaking broadcast.  I couldn't get identification.  There were quite a few stations that I could get.
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