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List of Private US Shortwave Stations since 1962

Many thanks to Swedish DXer and SWLing Post reader, Lennart Weirell, who writes: “Late last year I compiled a list of private shortwave stations in USA from 1962 and a graph over the stations from 1982, when the increase of … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Helliniki Radiophonia

It’s been a while now since 9,420 kHz–a former Voice of Greece frequency–should have gone off the air.  Fortunately, it has not. The station is no longer referred to as the Voice of Greece; it’s now a relay of ERT Open, … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: A Tale of Two Cities via Global 24

Tuesday morning, I tuned my WWII era BC-348-Q to Global 24 on 9395 kHz. The signal, via WRMI’s transmitter, was quite strong. At 2:00 UTC, I heard an announcement that The Mercury Theatre on the Air radio play of A … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from Alcaravan Radio and Radio Romania International

It’s always fun to receive Christmas and New Year’s greetings from two of my favorite shortwave stations: Alcaravan Radio and Radio Romania International.

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WG2XFQ: Brian Justin’s annual longwave broadcast Dec 24-25

Now an annual Christmas tradition, Brian Justin (WA1ZMS) will put his longwave experimental station WG2XFQ on the air to commemorate the 108th anniversary of Reginald Fessenden’s first audio transmission. WG2XFQ will broadcast on 486 kHz from Forest, Virginia, beginning on December 24 at 0001 UTC. … Continue reading

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Christmas specials on WRMI

(Source: WRMI) Many of our regular programs on WRMI will have special Christmas features in the coming days, including Radio Prague, Radio Slovakia International, Viva Miami, Wavescan and of course most of our Christian religious programs. We want to make … Continue reading

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An SWL perspective on US/Cuba relations

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, London Shortwave, who has posted an article on his blog regarding US/Cuba relations after Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced, last Tuesday, the re-establishment of relations. London Shortwave has included recordings from the VOA, Radio Marti … Continue reading

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