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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Tecsun PL-660 Shortwave Radio


 This is how was the CW signal received on Tecsun PL660 Shortwave receiver. 9M2IBR received my CW signal on his shortwave receiver. From Kampung Gerachi, Kuala Kubu Bharu to Kuala Selangor, Selangor. i was calling for any station, operating as 9M2PJU/P at portable station. Lets look out this beautiful shortwave receiver's details,

Product Features

  • Dual Conversion, AM, SW-SSB, AIR Band reception
  • SYNC detector for AM with selectable sideband reduces adjacent channel interference and fading distortion at night
  • Convenient rotary dial or Auto Tuning Storage Function (ATS) For FM, MW, LW & SW Band; six tuning modes in all
  • Built In Dc 5v USB Jack, Earphone Jack, FM & SW Antenna Jack, Built-In Charging System To Charge the supplied Ni-Mh Rechargeable batteries
  • Includes stereo earphone, wire antenna, and carrying pouch

Technical Details

  • Jog dial manual tuning
  • Auto scan tuning for FM, MW, LW & SW
  • Pre-setting manual scan tuning
  • Memory pre-setting auto scan tuning
  • Memory pre-setting address direct entry tuning
  • Frequency direct entry tuning

Product Description

What is Airband ?

The airband or air band is the band of frequencies used for radio communication in aviation. Airband is used to mean the VHF band between 118 MHz and 137 MHz, which covers its use for commercial and general aviation, radionavigational aids, air traffic control and other uses. In common use among aviation professionals, the band of frequencies is sometimes referred to as VHF or Victor. Using this PL-660, You may be probably receive the dialogue between the pilot and airport base.You can also receive weather forecast nearby airport.

Frequency Range:


  1. FM : 76 ~ 108MHz Japan 76 ~ 108MHz / Germany 87.5 ~ 108MHz
  2. MW : 522 ~ 1620kHz (band step 1/9kHz for Asia / Africa / Europe) / 520 ~ 1710kHz (band step 10kHz for Northern America)
  3. LW : 100KHz to 519KHz (band step 1/9kHz)
  4. SW : 1711KHz to 29999KHz.(band step 1/5kHz)
  5. AIR : 118~137MHz (band step 1/25kHz)

Six tuning mode selectable:


  1. Jog dial manual tuning
  2. Auto scan tuning for FM, MW, LW & SW
  3. Pre-setting manual scan tuning
  4. Memory pre-setting auto scan tuning
  5. Memory pre-setting address direct entry tuning
  6. Frequency direct entry tuning.

Basic Features:


1:Multi-functions Digital Display for Frequency, Signal Strength, S/N ratio, Clock & Alarm
2:Temperature(°C or °F)& Battery Consumption
3:Highly intelligent On / Off switch:allow to set the sleep timer from 1 - 120 minutes, or turn the power on / off directly
4:Alarm by radio, and with the automatically alarm stopper within 1 - 90 minutes
5:Light & Snooze function - 5 minutes, repeated three times
6:Digital clock function with 12/24 Hour Format
7:Volume Knob with maximum 30 sound levels
8:FM Mono & Stereo
9:Key lock functio
10:LCD Display Screen







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