Category Archives: Clandestine

Radio Erena would like to reach a broader audience with shortwave

This is a fascinating video about how one Paris based clandestine radio station gets an independent voice into the only country in the world that rivals North Korea for a lack of press freedom: Eritrea. Radio Erena currently uses satellite … Continue reading

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Shortwave radio: the secret item found in many North Korean homes

I’m not surprised to find that North Korean families hide shortwave radios. After all, if it’s well hidden, and listened to privately, there is no way the government can monitor what is heard on shortwave, nor trace it back to the … Continue reading

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Radio Free Sarawak is back on the air!

Thanks to Rob Wagner’s blog, The Mount Evelyn DX Report, I just learned that the clandestine station, Radio Free Sarawak, is back on the air after declaring a break on May 8, 2013 (see our previous post). Radio Free Sarawak … Continue reading

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Radio Free Sarawak takes a break

The clandestine station Radio Free Sarawak–who we most recently mentioned in connection with the Malaysian elections–has announced that they are going off the air.  There is a note of finality in their announcement (below), yet they do leave some ambiguity … Continue reading

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All Africa: Digital Did Not Kill the Radio Star

This is a brilliant article on the importance and relevance of radio by David Smith with All Africa.  Below you’ll find some quotes, but it must be read in its entirety: (Source: All Africa) By David Smith Radio threatens many of … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera: Radio Free Sarawak offers alternative voice ahead of elections

Clandestine station, Radio Free Sarawak, offers an alternative voice in Malaysia ahead of elections next week. For those living in remote jungle communities–places where the Internet is not readily available–Radio Free Sarawak can be heard on shortwave radio. Al Jazeera’s Florence … Continue reading

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WRTH : B12 updates are now available for download

(Source: WRTH Editorial Team) A few hours later than planned, the B12 broadcast schedules update file is now available from the WRTH Website: http://www.wrth.com (and follow the links) the file is in PDF format and requires Acrobat 6 or greater … Continue reading

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