Category Archives: Broadcasters

Euro Radio: a new shortwave radio broadcaster out of Europe?

SWLing Post reader, Neil Gates, comments: “Euro Radio is Europe’s brand new commercial shortwave station which will begin broadcasting on August 1st 2015. Visit our Facebook page for updates. facebook.com/euroradio6205“ Many thanks, Neil.  I have checked the Euro Radio Facebook … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: WWV changes announcement format,1971

Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Brian D. Smith, recently contacted me; I was enthused when he described the recording he was sharing: This recording captures the last 5 minutes of WWV’s old format (giving the time every 5 minutes) and the first 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea broadcasting 15th Pacific Games via shortwave

SWLing Post contributor, Rob Wagner, has shared the following update on his blog: It’s quite difficult to hear Papua New Guinea these days now that nearly all their shortwave transmitters have closed and moved to FM. BUT….In the last day … Continue reading

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Recording the 2015 Leap Second

Yesterday, I posted a brief article about the leap second that occurred between 23:59:59 June 30, 2015 and 00:00:00 UTC July 01, 2015. I decided to record the leap second on as many shortwave time station frequencies as possible. The only … Continue reading

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Hang on a second…seriously

Tonight, for the first time in three years, we will experience a leap second. What is a leap second?  Wikipedia provides a concise explanation: A leap second is a one-second adjustment that is occasionally applied to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Greece

For your listening pleasure: the Voice of Greece. This was recorded on 29 June 2015 starting around 01:50 UTC on  9,420 kHz using my WinRadio Excalibur and my horizontal delta loop external (wire) antenna. I’m very pleased with this off-air … Continue reading

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WRMI test transmission of Armed Forces Radio of Nigeria

(Source: WRMI on Facebook) Radio Miami has arranged for a one-week test transmission of the Armed Forces Radio of Nigeria from the Issoudun, France relay site beginning Tuesday, June 30. The transmission, which will be directed to West Africa, will … Continue reading

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