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Looking for a Ham Radio Operator for Advice
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Irv
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May 26, 2019 - 8:59 pm
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I am hoping to get in touch with a ham operator for advice.  Back in the days of my youth, there was a “portable” radio called the transoceanic that had a variety of short wave frequency ranges that would pick up the BBC in various countries, as well as Voice of America and private radio operators.  Coupled with a world map, it was a great way to learn geography.

I would like to pick up a modern version of the transoceanic for my grand son.  But I have no name brand recognition in this area.  I am assuming that a ham receiver would have the necessary frequency ranges.  Any suggestions would be welcomed.

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May 26, 2019 - 11:30 pm
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I'm afraid the modern version of this: