Category Archives: Program Spotlight

Off air recording of the Shortwave Shindig?

Are there any SWLing Post readers out there who could make an off air recording of the Shortwave Shindig broadcast tonight (22:00 EST, 02:00 UTC)? If so, please comment!  I would like to share your recordings on the Shortwave Radio … 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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Switzerland In Sound comes with a familiar voice

For any of you who listened to Swiss Radio International (SRI) on shortwave radio, you’ll no doubt know the name of long-time radio presenter Bob Zanotti. For me, his deep, rich voice was synonymous with SRI. What you may not … Continue reading

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VOA Radiograms Today (17 March 2013)

(Source: VOA Radiogram) The third airplay of VOA Radiogram is coming soon, at 1300 UTC, on 6095 kHz. Another, directed to Europe, will be at 1930 UTC on 15670 kHz. Thanks to the many listeners throughout Europe, North America, and even in … Continue reading

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Wavescan focuses on Africa in 2013

For those of you looking for an informative show on international broadcasting, shortwave radio and DXing, checkout Wavescan by AWR. This year, I understand a lot of focus will be placed on radio and broadcasting to/in Africa. Wavescan’s full schedule … Continue reading

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Radio Australia’s Saturday Night Country is a part of my Saturday morning

Even though it’s well over 9,800 miles (15,800 kilometers) and many time zones from where I live, I listen to Radio Australia’s Shepparton broadcast site perhaps more than any other on the shortwave bands. For decades, it has beamed a broad and … Continue reading

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WBCQ to send digital message over shortwave tonight

Update: Missed this broadcast? No worries–not only did we record the digital message, but we’ll teach you how to decode it. (Source: WBCQ on Facebook) On Friday, May 4, 2012, during Allan Weiner Worldwide (8pm US eastern time, 0000 UTC), … Continue reading

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