Category Archives: Broadcasters

The Mighty KBC is moving to 7,375 kHz

I just received word that The Mighty KBC is moving frequency from 9,925 to 7,375 kHz starting this Sunday September 7, 2014, 00:00 – 02:00 UTC. The Mighty KBC’s Giant Jukebox is an easy catch in North America–even on a modest portable … Continue reading

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How to listen: A 1930 BBC radio manual

Many thanks to David Goren for sharing this article from Open Culture: A comparison between the invention of radio and that of the Internet need not be a strained or superfical exercise. Parallels abound. The communication tool that first drew … Continue reading

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Editor in Chief leaves Radio Netherlands

Many thanks to Jonathan Marks, who shares this article from the populist Dutch daily newspaper De Telegraaf on Saturday. If you can’t read Dutch, here’s a link to the article via Google Translate. I believe RNW has struggled with identity and … Continue reading

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Playa de Pals transmitter site history and documentary

In response to Listening to WWV at the source, SWLing Post reader, David (EA4998URE SWL) comments: What a “coincidence”. Hopefully, before the summer holidays officially end, I will be off to another shortwave transmitter site. Well, to the remains of … Continue reading

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Radio Exterior de España: new management and possible change

SWLing Post reader, David, writes from Barcelona: I would like to let you know that changes are coming to my country’s SW broadcast station, Radio Exterior de España. As they say in the latest “Listeners Club” program in the English … Continue reading

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How Tudor enjoys Radio Australia

In response to my recent Radio Australia post, SWLing Post reader, Tudor Vedeanu comments: “I’ve also enjoyed listening to music on Radio Australia lately. “Saturday Night Country” is currently my favorite show on SW. Here is a recording I made during the … Continue reading

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BBC World Service Director, Peter Horrocks, to resign

Another hat tip to Jonathan Marks for this press release from the BBC: (Source: BBC Media Centre) Peter Horrocks, Director of the BBC World Service Group, today announced that he will be leaving the BBC in the new year. Peter … Continue reading

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