Author Archives: Thomas

Radio Exterior de España: new management and possible change

SWLing Post reader, David, writes from Barcelona: I would like to let you know that changes are coming to my country’s SW broadcast station, Radio Exterior de España. As they say in the latest “Listeners Club” program in the English … Continue reading

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How Tudor enjoys Radio Australia

In response to my recent Radio Australia post, SWLing Post reader, Tudor Vedeanu comments: “I’ve also enjoyed listening to music on Radio Australia lately. “Saturday Night Country” is currently my favorite show on SW. Here is a recording I made during the … Continue reading

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BBC World Service Director, Peter Horrocks, to resign

Another hat tip to Jonathan Marks for this press release from the BBC: (Source: BBC Media Centre) Peter Horrocks, Director of the BBC World Service Group, today announced that he will be leaving the BBC in the new year. Peter … Continue reading

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Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) to end shortwave broadcasts

Hat tip to SWLing Post reader, Jonathan Marks, for sharing this news item: (Source: Burma News International) At the end of October, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) will stop producing its ethnic language radio program after 21 years of broadcasting, … Continue reading

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Radio Australia: SWLing in the Colorado Rockies

I’m in Keystone, Colorado at about 9,300′ (2,835 M) above sea level; mornings are crisp and chilly (38F/3C), but that doesn’t stop me from putting on a jacket, heading to the balcony and listening to Radio Australia on 9,580 kHz. … Continue reading

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Listening to WWV at the source: Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

If you haven’t already guessed it: yes, the mystery broadcast site I posted on Thursday was WWV/WWVB in Fort Collins, Colorado. Well done, responders!  Specifically, the photo shows the southern antennas of WWVB as I departed the site on Thursday, August 28, … Continue reading

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Check out Neil’s PL-880 quick reference chart

Neil Goldstein has created a simple Tecsun PL-880 hidden features chart based on our growing list of PL-880 hidden features. Check out the chart on Neil’s blog, Fofio!

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