Category Archives: Current Events

Shortwave Shindig Rebroadcast: March 7, 2015

I’ve just learned via @shortwaveology that the Shortwave Shindig will be rebroadcast on Saturday March 7, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 PM EST (that’s Sunday from 0300-0400 UTC) via WRMI on 7,570 khz. Those of you who tuned into the live show last Friday noted … Continue reading

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Shortwave Shindig broadcasting live from the 2015 Winter SWL Fest!

I’m happy to relay that David Goren’s Shortwave Shindig will once again broadcast live from the Winter SWL Fest in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Tune in on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 22:00-23:00 EST (that’s 03:00-04:00 UTC, February 28) on 7,570 kHz. Since I will be … Continue reading

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Grimeton VLF broadcast on Christmas Eve

In response to our announcement about WG2XFQ, SWLing Post reader, Kimmo, comments: The Christmas Eve event by Swedish Friends of Veteran Radio on VLF 17.2 kHz and SW may also be of interest to some. See more information here: http://www.sdxf.se/WP/?p=3205 The … Continue reading

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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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December 13/15: Special RMRC shortwave broadcasts

(Source: Toshi Ohtake, Japan Short Wave Club, via Sean Gilbert) RMRC Shortwave broadcasts in December 2014 about the EDXC’14 Conference The Rhein-Main Radio Club ( RMRC ) of Frankfurt, Germany, plans to broadcast a one-hour program in English about the EDXC … Continue reading

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Recording the 2014 World Cup Final

Sunday was the FIFA World Cup Final, and not only was I looking forward to the game, but (to tell the truth) I was also looking forward to recording the game via the BBC World Service for the Shortwave Radio … Continue reading

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NY Times: Journalists “at Odds With Union” over VOA’s role

The New York Times, in a  recent article, describes a growing split between the VOA Union (American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812) and VOA journalists over the proposed changes to the VOA mission (via H.R. 4490), which would make it an active … Continue reading

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