How to Modify An AM Radio To Receive Shortwave Broadcasts
You can convert AM radios to receive shortwave frequencies between 4 and 9 MHz and used it that way for a while. You can make a like conversion on an AM radio you own. This can be really helpful when SHTF and you need to communicate.
Shortwave frequencies bounce off of the ionosphere and return to earth halfway around the world. It is easy to receive broadcasts from another continent; depending on conditions, time of day, signal strength, and target area for the broadcast.
This video is easy to follow as North Carolina Prepper gives you step by step instructions on how to convert a mediumwave (AM) radio to shortwave in laymans terms.