“This Is HansinUngarn, from Pécs Hungary…”

[caption id="attachment_349" align="alignnone" width="790"] "This Is HansinUngarn, from Pécs Hungary"[/caption] "...playing his favourite music, I hope you like it." These are the first words you will hear when you connect to the internet radio stream of Radio Pécs International. And I recently had the pleasure of meeting the man behind the show, Hans Randau. His… Read More »
Fifty years between them: Goodmans DSR80DAB & Bush VHF61

Internet radio tuner

Editor's note: the Garfnet internet Radio player has been discontinued and this article amended accordingly. However the streams have all been updated and can be played through your browser or separate media player. This is a brief introduction to Internet radio. In a nutshell, we finally had to abandon GarfNet's somewhat ageing internet radio &… Read More »
Icom R-20

How to install CS-R20 software for Icom IC-R20 on Linux

It seems that with a little determination, the CS-R20 for the Icom IC-R20 software can be persuaded to run on Linux. I eventually made the CS-R20 software load under Kubuntu Linux using Crossover (a commercial implementation of WINE). The method in this article should work with many other Debian-derived Linuxes too, perhaps with a little… Read More »
Icom R-20

Icom IC-R20 radio scanner

Being a geeky type of chap, I generally find that the best way to guarantee that Santa puts a decent geek-friendly Christmas present in my stocking is to buy it myself! So this year I treated myself to an Icom IC-R20 hand-held, all-band communications receiver/scanner. I have always had a penchant for small communications receivers.… Read More »