I began dxing in 1986 with my old MARC II shortwave receiver. I used to wonder what it would be like to dx from distant points all over the world and country. I never would have imagined someday I would be using remote controlled receivers worldwide.
We can use Icom PCR 1000’s, AOR_AR 5000’s, Kenwoods, Drakes R-8’s,and other receivers.
We can use spectrum analyers, and rotors.
We have access to elaborate antenna systems.
Here is a list of popular online radio receivers: