Category Archives: Broadcasters

Radio Africa To Air Ebola Announcements

(Source: WRMI) Pan American Broadcasting’s “Radio Africa Network” transmitted from WRMI Okeechobee is doing its part to aid in the Ebola virus crisis. Radio Africa broadcasts 13 hours per day and is well-heard in the Ebola crisis area of West … Continue reading

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Introducing Shortwave’s Newest Broadcaster: Global 24 Radio

This is one of the most exciting developments I’ve seen in international broadcasting in ages: an around-the-clock, fixed-frequency, commercial shortwave radio broadcaster, transmitting via WRMI. The new Global24 will begin broadcasting on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT (2300 UTC November 1st) on 9395 … Continue reading

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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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