Author Archives: Thomas

Tecsun 2P3 AM radio kit

Many thanks to the excellent Herculodge blog for making me aware of this cool–nearly retro–Tecsun 2P3 AM Radio Receiver Kit on Amazon. Should be a fun, inexpensive and relatively simple through-hole kit. I am curious how well the instructions are … Continue reading

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Radio Exterior de España to abandon shortwave October 1st

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Harold Woering, who recorded the announcement by Radio Exterior de España which mentions the imminent cuts to all shortwave radio broadcasts on October 1, 2014. I’m confident this time REE’s exit will be permanent unlike the last time REE … Continue reading

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Song of India: shortwave broadcast added

I’ve just learned from Keith Perron that the first broadcast of Song of India will be relayed via WRMI. Here are the details: Target: Canada and the US Frequency: 7,570 kHz Time: October 4, 2014, 8:00 to 10:00 pm EDT … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation

For your listening pleasure: forty three minutes of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, recorded on 11,905 kHz at 01:15 UTC, Sept 11, 2014. Sri Lanka BC is not an easy broadcaster to receive in eastern North America, but band conditions on the … Continue reading

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Radio Riyadh to receive upgrades

(Source: Ampegon press release via Andrea Borgnino) Turgi, Switzerland, September 12, 2014. Saudi Broadcast Corporation (SBC), Saudi’s National Broadcaster, has contracted Ampegon through undisputed Saudi market leader First Gulf Company (FGC) for the renewal of their radio transmission site in Riyadh. Ampegon … Continue reading

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Song Of India now taking requests

(Source: PCJ International) Coming soon from PCJ Radio International a new music program called Song Of India. This new program will feature classic Bollywood evergreens as well as music from Southeast Asia, Australia, England, United States and more. To make … Continue reading

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Numbers Stations: A bad day to be a Cuban spy

While band scanning last Sunday (September 8, 2014) I stumbled upon the Cuban numbers station HM01 on 11,530 kHz at 17:30 UTC. It’s always intriguing to hear shortwave numbers stations, but I prefer those that stick to pure vocal number strings; … Continue reading

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