Category Archives: Books

Book Review: “The Early Shortwave Stations: A Broadcasting History Through 1945″

As a life-long student of the history of technology–radio or otherwise–I appreciate well-written, authoritative works of history on the subject. That is exactly what you’ll find in Jerome S. Berg’s The Early Shortwave Stations: A Broadcasting History Through 1945.  In these days … Continue reading

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WRTH : A14 updates are now available for download

WRTH has just announced that updates to the A season international radio broadcasting schedules are available to download on WRTH’s website. This update includes the cuts and changes to VOA/RFA/RFE etc.

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WWII Archive: “War On the Short Wave”

I stumbled upon this WWII era book published by the Foreign Policy Association on Archive.org.  A fascinating look at the the power and fear of propaganda over the shortwaves.

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2014 WRTH: A look inside

I received my copy of the 2014 World Radio and TV Handbook (WRTH) directly from the publisher a few days ago, just prior to a 24 hour power outage. As many SWLing Post readers know, I always look forward to … Continue reading

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The sixth edition of The Worldwide Listening Guide

I’m very pleased to have just received the 6th edition of John Figliozzi’s Worldwide Listening Guide (WWLG). This is the latest updated version of the guide I reviewed last year. As I said then, you may want a copy of the … Continue reading

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Just arrived! The 2013 Pirate Radio Annual

Happiness is finding the new 2013 Pirate Radio Annual in your mailbox! If you love pirate radio, or simply want to learn more about it, the Pirate Radio Annual is a must read! Find out how to get your own … Continue reading

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WRTH 2013 Summer (A) season available for download

I just received the following message from Sean Gilbert with WRTH: The WRTH editorial team are pleased to announce that the Summer (A) Season broadcast schedules file is now available to download for free from http://www.wrth.com/ just follow the link on the … Continue reading

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