AR8600 Mk2 is a very good radio scanner which includes reception of
shortwave and below, but also is quite difficult to handle. It
includes so many functions which require daily operation for not
forgetting how to handle and program it.
Above 30 MHz it can show its full power. In the classic shortwave
bands, it cannot keep up with a Sony ICF-SW7600GR.
As expected, it only runs good on a long wire antenne with a
For scanner freaks a must.
For use on shortwave only limited recommendation.