Category Archives: News

Radio Australia propagation map and revised schedule

Speaking of the Radio Australia shortwave service reductions, I just received RA’s new propagation map (above) and schedule (below). Click images to enlarge. My source also sent a few RA internal notes/points regarding services, feeds and transmitters: Radio Australia Babcock ended … Continue reading

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Radio Australia closes shortwave service to Asia

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, David, who passes along this announcement from Radio Australia via Pacific Beat: On Sunday, Radio Australia’s shortwave signal to Asia will be turned off, another result the ABC says of recent government funding cuts. Shortwave … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Österreich International

For your listening pleasure: Radio Österreich International. This recording was made on 6,155 kHz on January 29, 2015 starting about  05:59 UTC. Only recently, SWLing Post reader, Eric asked about orchestral music on shortwave–as you’ll hear, Radio Oesterreich International is certainly a good source! … Continue reading

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Helliniki Radiophonia on 9,420 kHz or 9,415 kHz?

SWLing Post reader, Mark Clark writes: “Tuned [to Helliniki Radiophonia] during band scan at 0110 UT. It was playing 1970s rock music like Love is Like Oxygen by Sweet and Evil Woman by ELO. Male announcer speaking in Greek between each song. … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Nigeria

For your listening pleasure: the Voice of Nigeria–recorded on January 28, 2015, starting at 10:00 UTC on 9,690 kHz. The past few days, the signal out of Ikorodu has been much stronger than normal, so I’ve spent several afternoons listening to … Continue reading

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Eton Traveler III: $34 shipped on Blinq

I just discovered and ordered an Eton Traveler III on Blinq.com for $34.19. It’s listed as “Used – Very Good” condition–most likely an open box item. It appears Blinq only has one more left in stock–though I imagine more will … Continue reading

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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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