Category Archives: Nostalgia

1932 Photos of the BBC Broadcasting House

Last week, I discovered this amazing set of photos, via Flashbak.com, of the BBC Broadcasting House from 1932: click here to view the full set of photos.

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Listener Post: Landon (KF4CAU)

Landon’s radio story is the latest in our series called Listener Posts, where I place all of your personal radio histories. If you would like to add your story to the mix, simply send your story by email! In the meantime, many thanks to Landon for sharing … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Vilnius 1990-1991

Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Richard Langley, has digitized another set of historic off-air recordings–this time, documenting the independence of Lithuania through Radio Vilinus. Many thanks to Richard for the following guest post and archived audio: Radio Vilnius 1990-1991 On … Continue reading

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Seeking a recording of the VOA Greece Station ID

My friend, Gary Wise (W8EEY), recently wrote with an inquiry; I’m hoping an SWLing Post reader can help… Gary writes: “As you might know I was the Station Manager of the VOA Greece Transmitting Station when it closed down in … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Special Radio Netherlands broadcast via WRMI

Last week, I received a message from Peter De Groot, who announced a special broadcast of Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW). RNW has been off the air for more than 2.5 years, so we can assume this was not sponsored by RNW. … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Berlin International, Final episode of DX-tra

Many thanks to Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Richard Langley, who writes: [The following is a] recording of the penultimate English broadcast from Radio Berlin International (RBI) and the last broadcast in the particular time slot. It was also the … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Mikhail Gorbachev’s 1991 resignation speech via Radio Moscow

One of the advantages of hosting a contributor-driven shortwave radio audio archive, is receiving off-air recordings of defining moments in our world history. This is certainly one of them. SRAA contributor, Richard Langley, writes: “I’ve started to convert some of … Continue reading

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