Summary: This radio works ok on shortwave. High points AM is very selective and goes the distance. Most SW stations come in ok WWCR is more difficult to receive and this radio falls short on receiving a clear signal .Station is weak verses other radios used in same area Connected to a Godar DXR 1000 outdoor...
Best overall value for a shortwave radio with SSB.
19 December 2014
Summary: I have the Radio Shack version (same exact radio) and I prefer it over the Radio Shack version (same radio) of the ATS-909. Sound was much better, selectivity almost if not as good as the 909, much easier to operate. I ended up selling my RS version of the 909 and kept the 505.