|This is a great shortwave radio! There are two things I love about the Grundig Satellit 800 Millennium Shortwave Radio. One is the dual clocks. I can be a little forgetful and the dual clocks help me not miss my favorite broadcasts. I can set one to local time and the other to the time of some far away place. The second thing is the ability to listen to the VHF aircraft bands. I have spent countless hours mesmerzied by listening to the air traffic controllers talk with airline pilots. There are many other things I love about this Grundig shortwave radio. Lets run through some of these.One of the most sought after shortwave radios is the Grundig Satellit 800 Millennium Shortwave Radio. I get these requests all the time to find used Grundig shortwave radios in working shape. This is especially true of the Grundig Satellit 800. This particular radio receiver is coveted for all the same reasons that all Grundig Shortwave radios are coveted and that is good quality with simple and easy to use designs.If you want a reminder of why the Grundig Satellit Millennium Shortwave is such a great radio, not that you need it, I will quickly work through the characteristics that put this radio in a category of its own.
The Grundig Satellit 800 is a full size radio which means that it comes in a respectable sized case and the sharp and simple to read display is not sacrificed for space. The front panel gives the controls ample room so they don't feel cramped and are well laid out. The larger size allows for a great speaker that gives clear un-garbled sound.
At the heart of the Grundig 800 is the same electronics that Grundig is recognized for. This shortwave radio feeds up a wide range of signals between 100 and 30,000 KHZ. If you don’t know what that means,this range include shortwave, AM, FM and even includes VHF aircraft band.
The Grundig Satellit Millennium Shortwave includes a stereo out connection for recording or plugging in to home stereo equipment. It also has an external aerial connection so you can extend the already strong range.
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