Category Archives: Interviews

Jonathan’s interviews with Gerry Wells

Gerald Wells, the Curator of the British Vintage Wireless & Television Museum passed away on December 22nd, 2014. In our previous post about his passing, I pointed to a brilliant BBC radio documentary which featured Mr. Wells. Last week, Jonathan … Continue reading

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REE: Interview with Javier Sanchez, Head of Spectrum Strategy

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Ed, who has kindly downloaded and processed this Radio Exterior de España interview with Javier Sanchez, the Head of European Spectrum Strategy and Research and Development for REE. The interview covers REE’s spectrum strategy … Continue reading

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Victor Goonetilleke: The joy of DXing

Victor Goonetilleke has kindly shared a passage he recently posted to Facebook. Victor pretty much sums up why I still listen to the shortwaves: “For almost four score and 5 I enjoyed shortwave radio. Yes I was a DXer, and … Continue reading

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“Interferenze” Interview on RAI Radio3Mondo

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Andrea Borgnino, journalist and Internet Content Manager for RAI (RadioTelevisione Italiana)…and, remarkably enough, reader of the SWLing Post. (You’ve probably seen me refer to Andrea on the SWLing Post as I follow … Continue reading

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Interview with Joseph Mark Costello III of WRNO

Yesterday, I posted off air recordings of WRNO Worldwide from 1983. Jonathan Marks then sent me a link to an interview he recorded in 1991 when WRNO founder, Joseph Costello, visited Radio Netherlands Worldwide in Hilversum. Click here to visit … Continue reading

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Richard voices his opinion about BBC World Service commercialization

Richard Cuff–noted SWL and festmeister for the Winter SWL Fest–sent a message to the BBC World Service listener feedback program Over To You deploring the BBC’s decision to incorporate limited advertising on the World Service as of April 2014. Over To You contacted … Continue reading

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Shortwave Listening (SWLing): How did you get your start?

I love hearing stories about how shortwave radio listeners and ham radio operators got interested in the hobby. I’ll tell you about my experience, but I would enjoy hearing yours either in the comments section or by sending me an … Continue reading

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