This group is to discuss the Sony ICF-SW55 Worldband shortwave receiver. One of the best shortwave radios ever made. If you have any tips, mods, questions or just have an interesting radio story to tell then please let us know.

World band receiver with Station Name Tuning function for simple, one-touch tuning using an extensive frequency memory storage capacity. Can be preset to up to 25 station names and 125 frequencies

Power supplies: alkaline batteries (supplied AA x 4), electric light cable (supplied AC-E601), car cigarette lighter socket plug-in cord (DCC-E260 (sold separately))

Dimensions (W x H x D): 194 x 127 x 39 mm
Mass: 900 g (including alkaline batteries)

Continuous playing time on batteries (using SUM-3 (NS)): approx. 10 hours for FM reception