Category Archives: Broadcasters

Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio New Zealand International

For your listening pleasure: three hours of Radio New Zealand International. This broadcast was recorded on 9,700 kHz, starting at 07:59 UTC on April 5, 2014. This weekend RNZI broadcast includes Peter Fry’s Saturday Night music request show–always a treat … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Romania International

For your listening pleasure: Radio Romania International‘s English language service. I recorded this broadcast with my WinRadio Excalibur on April 5, 2014, starting at 05:30 UTC on their new A14 frequency of 7,900 kHz. This broadcast originates from RRI‘s Galbeni transmitter … Continue reading

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Russian “clamps down” on US media, US to increase funding for RFE/VOA

This morning, I noticed the following press release from the US Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG): Russia Clamps Down Further On U.S. International Media The Broadcasting Board of Governors has condemned a recent decision by Russian authorities to cut off all … Continue reading

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STF Radio International this weekend via KBC

Last week, I received an email from STF Radio International, a new venture that broadcasts digital modes over shortwave (similar to VOA Radiograms). I asked for a description of their mission–here’s their reply: “STF Radio is primarily a narrowcasting project, … Continue reading

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BBC World Service longevity vs. commercialization

Back in October 2010, we learned that the BBC would take over the cost of the World Service from the Foreign Office from April 2014. Shorty thereafter, the BBC World Service was dealt a 20% budget cut which eventually lead to the … Continue reading

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A second life for the VOA Delano site?

Much like VOA Site A, the VOA Delano, California site has been turned over to the Government Services Administration (GSA). After consideration for federal use, the GSA reached out to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), who expressed an … Continue reading

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The Voice of Korea and an inspirational story

Many thanks to Frank, a contributor at the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive, for this recording of the Voice of Korea’s English language service. Frank recorded VOK from his home in Europe on March 27, 2014, on 7,570 kHz, starting at … Continue reading

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