Category Archives: Nostalgia

Can you help George identify a Radio Moscow tune?

George Stein, a subscriber to the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive writes: “When I used to listen to Radio Moscow back in the mid- to late 1960s, they used to play a little ditty just after they came on the air … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio New Zealand International

For your listening pleasure: three hours of Radio New Zealand International. This broadcast was recorded on 9,700 kHz, starting at 07:59 UTC on April 5, 2014. This weekend RNZI broadcast includes Peter Fry’s Saturday Night music request show–always a treat … Continue reading

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Happy 50th, Radio Caroline!

I wish my schedule and travel funds would have allowed me to attend Offshore Radio Day 2014, held in the Netherlands last week. Fortunately for those of us who couldn’t attend, Jonathan Marks posted an excellent set of photos and commentary … Continue reading

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1945: Radio Canada International’s first broadcast

Many thanks to Mark for sharing this bit of radio history from the CBC Digital Archives: “In February 1945, the “Voice of Canada” spoke to the world for the first time. The CBC International Service was founded to broadcast to … Continue reading

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1976 recording of RNW added to the Shotwave Radio Audio Archive

Greg Shoom, a new contributor to the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive, has just submitted a 1976-1977 off air recording which includes: The Happy Station Show hosted by Tom Meijer (Christmas 1976 edition), an unidentified program called “Why Join a DX Club“ … Continue reading

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This Panasonic RF-2200 will help you weather a storm

While looking through a number of photos Flickr user vency1 posted, I noticed an interesting story behind his trusty Panasonic RF-2200. He describes his radio thus: “A very good performing receiver. I’ve had great listening adventures with this on AM … 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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