Category Archives: Broadcasters

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

Posted in Broadcasters, Longwave, News | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

VOA Reduced TV to China during Hong Kong protests

The website BBG Watch recently posted a guest commentary from an anonymous VOA reporter regarding the loss of VOA Weishi TV during the Hong Kong protests. Here is an excerpt from BBG Watch: “On Monday, September 29, the loyal viewers … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, International Broadcasting, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Radio Exterior de España to end shortwave broadcasts on October 15, 2014

SWLing Post reader, David, writes: “I just wanted to let you know that REE has published a communication in its webpage, regarding the end of their SW broadcasts. The definitive cutoff will happen on October 15, 2014 at 0000 LT … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Bill solves the CRI echo mystery

A few days ago, I posted an article about Bill Meara (producer of the SolderSmoke Podcast) who was hearing audio echoes on his home brew regenerative receiver. Bill has now solved this mystery (hint: it’s all about the receiver): http://soldersmoke.blogspot.com/2014/09/radio-china-international-echo-mystery.html

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Radios, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

WRTH 2015 to ship in December

Sean Gilbert, WRTH International Editor, just posted the following information on the WRTH Facebook group: “WRTH 2015 will be published, as usual, in early December. This will be the 69th Annual edition! Even though both International and Domestic SW is declining … Continue reading

Posted in AM, Books, Broadcasters, Mediumwave, New Products, News, Shortwave Radio, What's On Shortwave | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

BBC World Service launches Ebola radio network

(Source: BBC Media Centre) The BBC World Service is launching special Ebola broadcasts for West Africa, starting today (Monday 22 September). Each evening shortwave transmissions to the region will be increased. There will be a round-up of news, concentrating on … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Shortwave Radio, What's On Shortwave | Tagged | 1 Comment

WRMI begins relay of Radio Ukraine International

(Source: WRMI via Keith Perron) NEWS RELEASE September 23, 2014 WRMI to begin Relay of Radio Ukraine International Shortwave station WRMI in Okeechobee, Florida will begin a daily relay transmission of the English-language program of Radio Ukraine International on Thursday, … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Schedules and Frequencies, Shortwave Radio, What's On Shortwave | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment