Author Archives: Thomas

REE: Interview with Javier Sanchez, Head of Spectrum Strategy

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ed, who has kindly downloaded and processed this Radio Exterior de España interview with Javier Sanchez, the Head of European Spectrum Strategy and Research and Development for REE. The interview covers REE’s spectrum strategy … Continue reading

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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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