Category Archives: Recordings

Shortwave Radio Recordings: Nigerian Armed Forces Radio

At 06:00 UTC this morning, I recorded one hour of the Nigerian Armed Forces Radio test on 13,775 kHz. This broadcast was transmitted from a 250 kW transmitter in Issoudun, France. Hypothetically, this may have been the last test transmission of the … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: WWV changes announcement format,1971

Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Brian D. Smith, recently contacted me; I was enthused when he described the recording he was sharing: This recording captures the last 5 minutes of WWV’s old format (giving the time every 5 minutes) and the first 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Recording the 2015 Leap Second

Yesterday, I posted a brief article about the leap second that occurred between 23:59:59 June 30, 2015 and 00:00:00 UTC July 01, 2015. I decided to record the leap second on as many shortwave time station frequencies as possible. The only … Continue reading

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Listening across the globe: 2015 BBC Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast!

On Sunday, 21 June 2015, the BBC World Service officially transmitted the 2015 BBC Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast–an international radio broadcast intended for a small group of scientists, technicians, and support staff who work for the British Antarctic Survey. This is … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Greece

Early this morning, around 01:14 UTC, I tuned to 9,420 kHz with the Elad FDM-S2 and heard the Voice of Greece for the first time since the Greek national broadcaster, ERT had been restored. SWLing Post contributor, Richard Langley, also noted … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Korea

Many thanks to Frank, a contributor at the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive, for this recording of the Voice of Korea’s English language service. Frank recorded VOK from his home in Europe on June 10, 2015 on 13760 kHz, starting at … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Turkey, English language service

For your listening pleasure: the Voice of Turkey English language service. This program was recorded on June 7, 2015, starting around 2205 UTC on 9830 kHz.  I started recording the program a few minutes after the top of the hour … Continue reading

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