Category Archives: Recordings

Shortwave Radio Recordings: A Tale of Two Cities via Global 24

Tuesday morning, I tuned my WWII era BC-348-Q to Global 24 on 9395 kHz. The signal, via WRMI’s transmitter, was quite strong. At 2:00 UTC, I heard an announcement that The Mercury Theatre on the Air radio play of A … Continue reading

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A report from Antarctica

Regarding our post about Christmas carols in Antarctica, Nathaniel Frissel (KC4/W2NAF) at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica writes: Hi, everyone! Merry Christmas! We had a wonderful time singing over the radio from Antarctica this year on 7995 kHz. We heard carols not only … Continue reading

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David Goren’s Cold War mix

Feeling nostalgic for the Cold War?  David Goren recently posted the following audio mix and description on his excellent website, Shortwaveology.net: “This mashup of vintage cold war propaganda (mostly) from Radio Moscow’s North American Service was made for The Schizophonic Archive, … 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, November 28, 2014. While beHAVior Night is broadcast all year long via … Continue reading

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Ultra Portable Shoot Out: Which radio do you prefer?

I’ve been traveling this week, but found the opportunity to hold another shortwave portable shoot-out. (You may recall the weak signal shoot out earlier this year.) This time, I’m comparing three popular ultra portable radios, namely, the: CountyComm GP5/DSP (a.k.a. Tecsun … Continue reading

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ERT Open (former Voice of Greece) moves to 9,415 kHz

Many listeners have noticed that the former Voice of Greece (ERT Open) has moved from 9,420 kHz to 9,415 kHz. This must be due to interference from the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) who has been transmitting on 9420 kHz as … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Talking Machine Show

For your listening pleasure: 30 minutes of  The Talking Machine Show via WWCR. This broadcast was recorded October 18, 2014 at 2300 UTC, on the shortwave frequency of 9350 kHz. A big hat tip to SWLing Post reader, Thomas Ally, who first informed me … Continue reading

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