Category Archives: Digital Modes

Kyodo News Agency Fax and the Sony CRF-V21

My friend, @K7al_L3afta, posted to Twitter, the following fax he decoded from the Kyodo News Agency on 12,745 kHz today: The Kyodo News Agency is possibly the last marine weather fax station which faxes daily news (full newspapers) and navigational warnings to ships … Continue reading

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The Quadrus SDR: A New Military-Grade Software Defined Radio Receiver

Dr. Bertalan Eged of Spectrafold Technologies recently contacted me regarding a new military grade SDR they’ve produced: the Quadrus SDR. Today is the Quadrus official release. The Quadrus SDR has phase-coherent multi-channel capabilities with up to 16 channels, which means that it … Continue reading

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The Spectrum Monitor: only $24 for a year’s subscription

On occasion, the things you enjoy most, you forget to share with your friends. Not sure why this happens, but this is certainly the case with the Spectrum Monitor magazine (TSM). I’m long overdue to properly pitch TSM to my readers, which I feel … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram, 29-30 November 2014: Dim the lights

(Source: VOA Radiogram) Flmsg returns this weekend on The Mighty KBC. See details below. This week on VOA Radiogram, the “surprise mode of the week” becomes the “bonus mode of the week.” Because many of you have problems with the … Continue reading

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STF Broadcast #2 Schedule

(Source: STF Radio International) STF Radio International Broadcast #2 November 30 0500-0600 UTC 5110 / 7490 / 7570 / 7730 / 9330 The Americas 9955 The Carribean 17645 Asia Preshow Warm-up!! November 30 0400-0500 UTC 7730 Khz The Americas PLUS! … Continue reading

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A digital announcement from STF Radio International

STF Radio International just shared the following digital announcement. Yes, you’ll need to decode this message from SoundCloud with an application like FLDigi: STF also mentioned that a text version of this announcement with follow in the next few days (but … Continue reading

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Radio World: International Broadcasters Reconsider Shortwave

Check out this article from Radio World which addresses the state of shortwave radio broadcasting. Jeff White of WRMI and Kim Elliott of the VOA are both interviewed. Elliott even speaks about the virtues of the VOA Radiogram experiments which have had … Continue reading

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