Category Archives: Broadcasters

RNZ Sounds Historical: 90 years since first NZ/UK radio contact

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Frank Holden, for sharing this episode of Sounds Historical via Radio New Zealand. In commemoration of the first radio link between New Zealand and the UK, host Jim Sullivan features a 1964 recording of New Zealand radio … Continue reading

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RTÉ postpones long wave closure until January 19, 2015

This is a follow up to a previous post: (Source: RTÉ) RTÉ is postponing the closure of its long wave radio transmitter, the Managing Director of RTÉ Radio has told the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications. Jim Jennings said what … Continue reading

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The BBC Genome Project

Many thanks to Mike Barraclough who shares this news: “BBC has today launched a website publishing every BBC programme ever broadcast by the Corporation from digitised editions of the Radio Times 1923-2009. Getting occasional internal errors at the moment presumably due … Continue reading

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Radio Exterior de España petition

SWLing Post reader, David, comments: Please, sign the petition to save Radio Exterior de España Thank you !!!! Click here to sign the petition. Many thanks, David. As I post this, I’m listening to the final mailbag show of REE’s … Continue reading

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RTÉ underestimates need for longwave service

(Source: The Irish Post) WITH fewer than three weeks to go until RTÉ Radio 1 brings its historic longwave service on 252 to an end, the Irish community in Britain has responded with fury and dismay. The move, which was … Continue reading

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VOA Reduced TV to China during Hong Kong protests

The website BBG Watch recently posted a guest commentary from an anonymous VOA reporter regarding the loss of VOA Weishi TV during the Hong Kong protests. Here is an excerpt from BBG Watch: “On Monday, September 29, the loyal viewers … Continue reading

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Radio Exterior de España to end shortwave broadcasts on October 15, 2014

SWLing Post reader, David, writes: “I just wanted to let you know that REE has published a communication in its webpage, regarding the end of their SW broadcasts. The definitive cutoff will happen on October 15, 2014 at 0000 LT … Continue reading

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