Category Archives: Nostalgia

More 1968 recordings on the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

I’ve now added a total of five recordings by David Firth, circa 1968, to the SW Radio Audio Archive. Click below for direct links: Voice of America Radio Australia Radio Peking Radio Switzerland Radio Moscow Note that you can subscribe … Continue reading

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WWII Archive: “War On the Short Wave”

I stumbled upon this WWII era book published by the Foreign Policy Association on Archive.org.  A fascinating look at the the power and fear of propaganda over the shortwaves.

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Eight new recordings in the Media Network Vintage Vault

Jonthan Marks has just informed me that he’s added new studio recordings  to the Media Network Vintage Vault. They include: 7.10.1992. AM Stereo; what went wrong? 28.01.1999 Radio’s Future 31.12.1999 Radio New Zealand Profile 25.02.1999 Budel Radio Museum 22.04.1999. Radio … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of America, circa 1968

Many thanks to David Firth, who is kindly sharing shortwave radio recordings he made on reel-to-reel recording equipment in the late 1960s. Firth is uncovering and digitizing these off air recordings as time allows and, thanks to his generosity, we … Continue reading

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Radio New Zealand’s Peter Fry will take you on a musical journey

If you’ve ever had the distinct pleasure of tuning to Radio New Zealand International when their musical request show, Saturday Night, is on the air, chances are that you’ve become, like I have, addicted to this show. The show’s inimitable … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: beHAVior Night

For your listening pleasure: beHAVior Night, a shortwave radio show which showcases music from the first four decades of the 20th Century. This show was recorded on Friday, January 17, 2014–last week. You can catch beHAVior Friday afternoon/evening at 17:00 EST/22:00 UTC … Continue reading

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WAMU Metro Connection visits the Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Paul, who points out this episode of WAMU’s Metro Connection where reporter Rebecca Sheir visits the Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club (MAARC). You can listen the report on Metro Connection, or simply click here to download the … Continue reading

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