Radio hams using short-wave transceivers often use the ionosphere to talk to people thousands of miles away, and in 1973, at a house in Crosby, a very strange incident took place via a short-wave radio set.
What does SWR stand for?
SWR stands for Short-Wave Radio
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- Safe Withdrawal Rate (financial portfolio management)
- Scarlet Weather Rhapsody (game)
- Scheduler Work Area (IBM)
- Secondary Water Resistance
- Selected Web Resource
- Semi-Wind Resistive
- Semiconductor Wafer Representation
- She Wants Revenge (band)
- She Who Remembers
- Shoreham Wading River
- Shortwave Radiation (energy)
- Sine Wave Response
- Small Works Roster (government contracting pool)
- Software Requirements
- Soil Water Retention (agriculture)
- South West Riders (motorcycle club; various locations)
- South Western Railway (India)
- Southwestern Region (National Speleological Society)
- Special Water Reactor
- Standard Warranty Replacement
Samples in periodicals archive:
There were short-wave radio broadcasts in the rural regions where people who suffered abuse were able to speak out because the broadcasts somehow went under the government radar.
Seeking to add a little fun to its products, which include hand-crank flashlights and short-wave radios, Eton is introducing a new line of rugged speakers for your digital devices.
Her principal private secretary Andrew Turnbull presented her with a first edition of Rudyard Kipling's verses and a short-wave radio.
Small short-wave radios are also sometimes floated over the border, along with one-dollar bills.
1932 Marconi completed work on the first short-wave radio.
1932: Marconi completed the first short-wave radio.
Maybe I was giving a performance of Stockhausen's Spiral, which uses short-wave radios, before it was written