Category Archives: Broadcasters

Speech by James Harding focuses on future of BBC News and Current Affairs

Many thanks to Jonathan Marks who shares a link to this speech by James Harding, Director of BBC News and Current Affairs. This public event was hosted by City University London on 18 December 2014. The full speech by James … Continue reading

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RTÉ longwave extended until 2017

This is good news for those who listen to RTÉ via longwave. This extension will also give LW DXers an opportunity to log RTÉ outside the normal broadcast footprint. (Source: RTÉ via Mauno Ritola and Mike Terry) RTÉ Radio 1 LW will operate a full … Continue reading

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WRTH 2015: A look inside

I received my copy of the 2015 World Radio and TV Handbook (WRTH) directly from the publisher last week. As many SWLing Post readers know, I always look forward to receiving this staple radio reference guide each year. While other reference … Continue reading

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Cuts to Radio Australia shortwave broadcasts

(Source: WRTH Facebook Page via contributor, Mauno Ritola) “According to information from Radio Australia, there will be a drastic cut to their shortwave schedule starting 1st February 2015. Only these transmissions from Shepparton will remain to the Pacific: 2100-0900 UTC on … Continue reading

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More from 1 Radio News developer Steven Clift

After publishing a post about the new 1 Radio News app, developer Steven Clift commented: Thanks for the mention! I had a private email in my draft box for Tom … here, I’ll share with all: Thomas, Ken Reitz suggested … Continue reading

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1 Radio News equivalent for iPhone

Regarding the new 1 Radio News App for Android devices, SWLing Post reader, Erica comments: “I too wish 1 Radio News were available for iPhone. The nearest thing I know of however is an app called Hourly News. It allows you … Continue reading

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Mobile news app inspired by shortwave radio

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Richard Cuff, for sharing the following article from TwinCities.com. The following is an excerpt: Twin Cities developer creates ‘shortwave radio’ app for world news By Julio Ojeda-Zapata Smartphone users have no shortage of radio-style apps … Continue reading

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