Category Archives: Shortwave Radio

Radio Australia propagation map and revised schedule

Speaking of the Radio Australia shortwave service reductions, I just received RA’s new propagation map (above) and schedule (below). Click images to enlarge. My source also sent a few RA internal notes/points regarding services, feeds and transmitters: Radio Australia Babcock ended … Continue reading

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Radio Australia closes shortwave service to Asia

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, David, who passes along this announcement from Radio Australia via Pacific Beat: On Sunday, Radio Australia’s shortwave signal to Asia will be turned off, another result the ABC says of recent government funding cuts. Shortwave … 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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Eton Traveler III: $34 shipped on Blinq

I just discovered and ordered an Eton Traveler III on Blinq.com for $34.19. It’s listed as “Used – Very Good” condition–most likely an open box item. It appears Blinq only has one more left in stock–though I imagine more will … Continue reading

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WRTH 2015 available on Amazon.com

The publishers of the Wold Radio TV Handbook sent the following message to me regarding availability of WRTH 2015 on Amazon.com: “WRTH 2015 is now available on Amazon.com, despite the first page listing it as “This title has not yet been … 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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The Quadrus SDR: A New Military-Grade Software Defined Radio Receiver

Dr. Bertalan Eged of Spectrafold Technologies recently contacted me regarding a new military grade SDR they’ve produced: the Quadrus SDR. Today is the Quadrus official release. The Quadrus SDR has phase-coherent multi-channel capabilities with up to 16 channels, which means that it … Continue reading

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