Category Archives: Shortwave Radio

Song of India: shortwave broadcast added

I’ve just learned from Keith Perron that the first broadcast of Song of India will be relayed via WRMI. Here are the details: Target: Canada and the US Frequency: 7,570 kHz Time: October 4, 2014, 8:00 to 10:00 pm EDT … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation

For your listening pleasure: forty three minutes of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, recorded on 11,905 kHz at 01:15 UTC, Sept 11, 2014. Sri Lanka BC is not an easy broadcaster to receive in eastern North America, but band conditions on the … Continue reading

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Radio Riyadh to receive upgrades

(Source: Ampegon press release via Andrea Borgnino) Turgi, Switzerland, September 12, 2014. Saudi Broadcast Corporation (SBC), Saudi’s National Broadcaster, has contracted Ampegon through undisputed Saudi market leader First Gulf Company (FGC) for the renewal of their radio transmission site in Riyadh. Ampegon … Continue reading

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Incredible band openings tonight

After an X class solar flare that caused a serious HF radio black-out earlier today, we’ve been rewarded with superb radio conditions this evening in North America. This is, perhaps, one of the best temporary band openings I’ve experienced this … Continue reading

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Wavescan contest: “rare, unusual, unique QSLs”

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Tom Ally, who shares a link to Wavescan‘s 2014 Annual DX Contest where you are invited to share your rare, unique and unusual verifications. (Source: AWR Wavescan) Shortwave listeners, international radio monitors and DXers around the … Continue reading

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From Moscow With Love via WRMI

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Tom Ally, who informed me that WRMI is now relaying From Moscow With Love on 9,955 kHz, Mondays at 11:00 PM EDT (Tuesdays, 3:00 UTC). Many thanks to Jeff White at WRMI for keeping one of … Continue reading

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Numbers stations featured in Highbrow Magazine

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Richard Cuff, who shares this link to a numbers station piece in Highbrow Magazine; one of the more comprehensive numbers station articles I’ve read in a while. Here’s an excerpt: “Many nights, Spooks turn on … Continue reading

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