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Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s day is just around the corner and C. Crane is here to help you find a gift that will actually be used! CC Radio-EP – Bob Crane designed this radio for his Mom. It’s the easiest radio to use and has great reception and sound. CC Pocket – This radio is perfect for the […]

What is Shortwave?

Shortwave radio is a radio transmission using shortwave frequencies, generally 1.6–30 MHz (187.4–10.0 m), just above the medium wave AM broadcast band. Many of SW’s properties are similar to AM like the ability for the signal to travel long distances. Since the early 1900’s, there have been significant advances in radio. One of the biggest advances that has […]

Best AM Reception Tips

Summer time in all its fabulousness leaves much to be desired when it comes to AM Reception. We’ve put together the best tips we’ve found for improving AM Reception and reducing interference, especially reception on portable radios. First, if you’re having trouble receiving your favorite talk radio program – determine if you get the signal at […]

Gift Guide for Dads and Grads

Tis the season to shop for some of the most important people in your life. Your dad (or husband) – the man you can never figure out what to buy for since he’s already bought everything for himself. Your graduating child or grandchild who thinks the world of you but may not share your taste in gifts…. We have […]

Celebrating the Freedom of Radio

We thought July would be the perfect month to introduce our new Blog; since it is the month we here in the U.S.A. celebrate our freedom and independence; both of which are apparent in radio. We are very fortunate to live in a country where we are able to listen to what we want, where […]