Category Archives: What’s On Shortwave

SWLing in New Mexico: Radio Australia

This morning, I was very happy to tune to Saturday Night Country on Radio Australia (9,580 kHz). RA’s signal was booming into Taos, New Mexico, where my travels have taken me this Saturday morning. It was a welcome relief to hear … Continue reading

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Picnicking and SWLing by the lake

Yesterday, while traveling near Oklahoma City, I stopped by Lake Thunderbird State Park for lunch and a little shortwave listening. Blue sky above, sparkling water below, and a tasty homemade lunch in an RFI-free environment were ideal conditions for portable SWLing. I used my little Tecsun … Continue reading

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John follows Radio Australia schedule changes

Yesterday, John Figliozzi (editor of The Worldwide Listening Guide) followed Radio Australia schedule changes as he heard them online and over the air: “Listening in now (1415 GMT/UTC) on 12065 kHz. and via the internet, the scheduled program (up to … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: All India Radio

One of my favorite shortwave stations for music, besides ERT Open (former Voice of Greece), is All India Radio (AIR). Since their broadcasts originate on the other side of the planet (from my North American location), their signal bounces off … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Alcaravan Radio

Yesterday, August 8, I was able to record Alcaravan Radio out of Puerto Lleras, Columbia. Alcaravan Radio broadcasts domestically on medium wave and also on 5.91 MHZ shortwave, from 23:30-12:00 UTC. Though typical summer conditions meant for a higher noise levels, Alcaravan’s … Continue reading

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QSL cards: STF Radio International sets a benchmark

[STF Radio QSL card front (above) back (below). Original scans by Steve Yothment] SWLing Post reader, Steve Yothment (WD0HGB), writes: “I received an “audio QSL” card from STF Radio International a few days ago. Have you heard about it? [The … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Santa Cruz

For your listening pleasure: twenty minutes of Radio Santa Cruz. I recorded Radio Santa Cruz early this morning around 10:00 UTC on 6,135 kHz using my WinRadio Excalibur. As you’ll hear in the recording, Radio Santa Cruz‘s 10 kW signal from Santa … Continue reading

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