Welcome to Shortwave Utility Radio. This site is a jumping off point for information related to Shortwave Radio Utility (non-broadcast) listening. The following sections of information are available:

  • Equipment: Great for sale bargains on radios and related equipment / documentation for shortwave listening

  • Books: Buy best-selling books on radios and shortwave listening

  • RMSD: Russian Merchant Ship Database - Download historical information on the Soviet / Russian merchant shipping fleet from the 1980's and 1990's. USSR Merchant Ship List (UMSL) can also be found here.

  • WUN: Worldwide Utility News - information about the now defunct WUN and where to find more recent utility radio information

  • Links: Shortwave Utility Radio links

  • Contact: Form to contact maintainer of this site