Category Archives: Broadcasters

Sean’s A15 Season International Broadcasting Statistics

Many thanks to Sean Gilbert, International Editor at the World Radio TV Handbook, who is kindly sharing some international broadcasting statistics with us again. These statistics were originally posted on the WRTH Facebook group: Seasonal Language Output Comparison [F]or the … Continue reading

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American Radio History site adds Monitoring Times issues

The American Radio History website has just announced the addition of 75 issues of the late Monitoring Times magazine to their free downloads archive. These issues span 1983-1993, making a nice stroll down memory lane for many of us. Click … Continue reading

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2015 Annual Meeting of the NASB in Washington DC

If you can make the trek to Washington DC on May 21st and 22nd, you might consider attending the 2015 NASB (National Association of Shortwave Broadcasters) Annual Meeting. Attendance is free of charge, but you must register in advance (click … Continue reading

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Bayrischer Rundfunk to shut down four MW transmitters end of September 2015

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Alexander (DL4NO), who writes: “Today I found a message that Bayrischer Rundfunk will shut down its four MW transmitters at the end of September: http://www.br.de/unternehmen/inhalt/technik/mittelwelle-abschaltung-radio-100.html The two higher-powered transmitters (Munich 100 kW, Nürnberg 20 kW) are on 801 … Continue reading

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Greece to re-open state broadcaster, ERT

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ayar (HB9EVW), who shares this news via Reuters: (Reuters) – Greece’s parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to reopen the state broadcaster abruptly unplugged nearly two years ago, in a symbolic move to heal … Continue reading

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Norway FM Radio stations: “We’re not dead yet.”

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Bill Patalon, for sharing the following via RadioWorld online: FM Radio Not — Yet — Dead in Norway, Says NLF Last week it was reported that Norway would be switching off all FM radio … Continue reading

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BBC shortwave frequencies and schedule for Nepal earthquake relief

(Source: BBC Media Centre press release) BBC World Service broadcasts Lifeline programmes in Nepal In response to the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal, the BBC World Service is now broadcasting additional programming on shortwave in both Nepalese and in … Continue reading

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