Category Archives: Schedules

Today: Catch and record the BBC’s broadcast to the British Antarctic Survey Team

Every year, the BBC broadcasts a special program to the 41 scientists and support staff in the British Antarctic Survey Team. The BBC will play music requests and send special messages to the team who winter over in this isolated … Continue reading

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International Radio for Disaster Relief includes special QSL: June 5 – 6, 2014

The High Frequency Co-ordination Conference’s (HFCC) test of the International Radio for Disaster Reduction (IRDR) broadcasts are on track for June 5-6, 2014. Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mehmet Burk, who has posted the updated schedule on his website, Relief Analysis. Mehmet … Continue reading

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Alex updates shortwave frequency charts for summer season

SWLing Post reader, Alex, has just informed me that he’s updated his printer-friendly shortwave frequency charts for the summer broadcasting season. Alex mentions that he posted English in Europe on one A4 sheet, plus 5 A4 sheets running through the vast majority … Continue reading

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Shortwave.am: a new online frequency guide

A few SWLing Post readers have recently recommended that I check out a new shortwave radio schedule site: shortwave.am. Shortwave.am has a unique layout that lists broadcast schedules along with a map that displays broadcast footprints (both short and long path). … Continue reading

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Updates to the Shortwave Broadcast Schedules smart phone app

A smartphone app that I find quite useful is Shortwave Broadcast Schedules by Chris Smolinski at Black Cat Systems. Chris has just announced an update which adds features like the ability to enable schedule reminders as well as keep track of … Continue reading

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HFCC has prepared A14 schedule

The HFCC has posted the preliminary A14 schedule on their website. Click here to download. This schedule is subject to change since the season does not start until April 1, 2014 and at least one broadcaster (VOR) will be pulling … Continue reading

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2014 WRTH: A look inside

I received my copy of the 2014 World Radio and TV Handbook (WRTH) directly from the publisher a few days ago, just prior to a 24 hour power outage. As many SWLing Post readers know, I always look forward to … Continue reading

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