Category Archives: Shortwave Radio

BBC World Service launches Ebola radio network

(Source: BBC Media Centre) The BBC World Service is launching special Ebola broadcasts for West Africa, starting today (Monday 22 September). Each evening shortwave transmissions to the region will be increased. There will be a round-up of news, concentrating on … Continue reading

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WRMI begins relay of Radio Ukraine International

(Source: WRMI via Keith Perron) NEWS RELEASE September 23, 2014 WRMI to begin Relay of Radio Ukraine International Shortwave station WRMI in Okeechobee, Florida will begin a daily relay transmission of the English-language program of Radio Ukraine International on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Argentina Exterior

For your listening pleasure: the English language service of Radio Argentina Exterior–recorded on September 20, 2014 at 01:56 UTC on 11,711 kHz. RAE is one of the more casual broadcasters on the air; I enjoy listening to their music selection and … Continue reading

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Hearing echoes on China Radio International

Bill Meara, producer of the popular SolderSmoke Podcast, recently recorded audio echoes on a couple of his home brew regenerative receivers.  Bill posted the following video, of his regen receiver tuned to China Radio International: After Bill measured the echo delay at .133 … Continue reading

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Christian’s reception of Radio Nacional Arcángel San Gabriel

On Wednesday, I received the following tweet from SWLing Post reader, Christian Diemoz, in Italy: 16th Sep at 19.32z: one of my best receptions of #LRA36, Radio Nacional Arcangel San Gabriel. https://t.co/buSYs2ooMB @SWLingDotCom #hamr — Christian Diemoz (@Chris_Diemoz) September 17, … Continue reading

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Tom’s overview of the Eton Field Radio 550

SWLing Post reader, Tom Stiles, has posted a video overview of the new Eton Field radio: Many thanks for sharing, Tom! Let us know how the new Eton Field Radio 550 compares with its predecessors: the 450 and 350! You … Continue reading

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Virtual radio challenge II: two years, off grid in the Himalayas

Shortwave listeners are interesting, creative people who do interesting, creative work: they’re scientists, veterans, corporate employees, students, retirees, volunteers, politicians, musicians, inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, humanitarians, reporters, artists, researchers, sailors, pilots, pirates…and most seem to be travelers. But to say the least, they’re very diverse. The joy of the SWLing Post, for me, … Continue reading

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