Becoming interested in shortwave listening began at an early age for me. It started when I built a crystal radio receiver as part of a Cub Scout merit badge project. This only sparked my interest further. I was able to to purchase a shortwave receiver and spent many hours listening to the Voice of America, BBC, Radio Moscow, even pirate radio stations like Radio Caroline. I will post more information in this subject in the future. Until then try some of the links below;