Category Archives: Broadcasters

Radio Vanuatu back on the air

My friend and fellow DXer, Rob Wagner, writes: R. Vanuatu has been off the air for ages. It has suddenly come back on in the last hour or so on 7259.95 kHz and 3945 kHz with post-cyclone assistance and information. … Continue reading

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BBC Bush House desk on eBay

Want to own an bit of shortwave radio broadcasting history? Many thanks to Mike Barraclough who shares this listing on eBay: a BBC World Service Broadcast Radio Studio Desk from the Bush house in London. Starting bid is £999–yep, that’s some serious money–and you’ll need … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Australia Bureau Of Meteorology

This morning, I re-discovered a recording I made in the early morning hours of January 25, 2015 on 6,230 kHz SSB: the Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s marine weather radio service. This was actually a new station for me and, no doubt, … Continue reading

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RAI may face reform

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Bill Patalon, for sharing this article about potential reform at Italy state broadcaster, RAI: (Source: The Economist) “SELDOM has an organisational chart prompted a defamation trial. Yet judges in Milan recently heard a case involving … Continue reading

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BBC plans North Korean news service

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Richard Cuff, for sharing this news from The Telegraph: “The BBC is planning a new North Korea service to give the totalitarian state’s 25 million people an alternative to Kim Jong-un’s propaganda. In a … Continue reading

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ERT Open shortwave schedule & news

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Merkouris, who writes: I’ve just thought that the shortwave schedule of ERT Open, published on the 28th of February, might be of interest to you and the readers of the SWLing Post. Here is the … Continue reading

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Remembering Radio Canada International’s final shortwave broadcast

I spent the summer of 2012 in an off-grid cabin on the eastern coast of Prince Edward Island, Canada. That summer, I listened as two of my favorite shortwave broadcasters left the air within weeks of each other: Radio Netherlands … Continue reading

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