Category Archives: Recordings

Reader Survey: Comparing the Tecsun PL-660 and PL-680 on AM shortwave

[Update: Please note that this survey has been closed, but the audio samples–labeled Radio A and Radio B–will remain to allow others the opportunity to make an evaluation prior to reading the PL-680 review.] [Update 2: The PL-680 review and … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Detecting Radio Guyana/Voice of Guyana

Yesterday I learned that Voice of Guyana (a.k.a. Radio Guyana) is back on the shortwaves after being off-air for many years. Evidently, the station repaired some of its transmitters and antennas with the assistance of station supporter and technician Jamie Labadia. At this point … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Österreich International

For your listening pleasure: Radio Österreich International. This recording was made on 6,155 kHz on January 29, 2015 starting about  05:59 UTC. Only recently, SWLing Post reader, Eric asked about orchestral music on shortwave–as you’ll hear, Radio Oesterreich International is certainly a good source! … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Nigeria

For your listening pleasure: the Voice of Nigeria–recorded on January 28, 2015, starting at 10:00 UTC on 9,690 kHz. The past few days, the signal out of Ikorodu has been much stronger than normal, so I’ve spent several afternoons listening to … 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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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Slovakia

For your listening pleasure: the English language service of Radio Slovakia–recorded on January 23, 2015 at 1230 UTC on 9,955 kHz. This broadcast of Radio Slovakia comes by way of the World Radio Network and is relayed by Radio Miami International (WRMI). Click here … 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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