Category Archives: Specials

SWLing Post DXpedition at PARI is all systems go!

Some of you may recall a post I published last year regarding a shortwave and medium wave DXpedition at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a 200-acre radio astronomy observatory and former NASA tracking station located deep in the mountains of … Continue reading

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Reminder: Shortwave Shindig Rebroadcast tonight

As a reminder, the Shortwave Shindig will be rebroadcast today, March 7, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 PM EST (that’s Sunday from 0300-0400 UTC) via WRMI on 7,570 khz. Shindig host, David Goren, has also informed me that he has had a chance to … Continue reading

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Radio Taiwan Test transmission

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, David Iurescia, who relays this translated message from Radio Taiwan International: Frequency test for South America between 5 – 7 March, 2015 Looking for alternatives to transmit our programming to South America, Radio Taiwan … Continue reading

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Shortwave Shindig broadcasting live from the 2015 Winter SWL Fest!

I’m happy to relay that David Goren’s Shortwave Shindig will once again broadcast live from the Winter SWL Fest in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Tune in on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 22:00-23:00 EST (that’s 03:00-04:00 UTC, February 28) on 7,570 kHz. Since I will be … Continue reading

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Universal Radio sale on Icom/Kenwood

Universal Radio has just posted “Black Friday” deals on The Kenwood TS-590SG and a wide range of Icom radios.   The Icom R75 tabletop receiver is priced at $669.95 with free shipping and a free Grundig G2 portable radio. If … Continue reading

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A digital announcement from STF Radio International

STF Radio International just shared the following digital announcement. Yes, you’ll need to decode this message from SoundCloud with an application like FLDigi: STF also mentioned that a text version of this announcement with follow in the next few days (but … Continue reading

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November 22: Global 24 testing 9465 kHz

Global 24 writes: 0000 UTC on November 22  running for 24 hours we will be testing on 9465.  Let us know if you can hear it and how well you can hear it. Please send eception reports to: qsls@global24radio.com

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