Category Archives: What’s On Shortwave

Happy World Radio Day 2015: several ways you can celebrate

Today is World Radio Day, a time “to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe,” UNESCO reminds us. As shortwave radio listeners, we understand this power of information without … Continue reading

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Radio Australia antenna azimuth settings

SWLing Post reader, George, recently asked about the new Radio Australia antenna settings accompanying the modified (trimmed) broadcast schedule. The following are the new azimuth settings for the antennas at the Shepparton transmitter site: 9,580 kHz: 070 degrees 0900-2100 UTC 12,065 … Continue reading

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Pulling Radio Santa Cruz out of the interference

I recorded Radio Santa Cruz early this morning around 05:00 UTC on 6,135 kHz using the TitanSDR I currently have under review. Radio Santa Cruz‘s 10 kW signal from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, was very much audible here in North America, though RSC was competing with … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Detecting Radio Guyana/Voice of Guyana

Yesterday I learned that Voice of Guyana (a.k.a. Radio Guyana) is back on the shortwaves after being off-air for many years. Evidently, the station repaired some of its transmitters and antennas with the assistance of station supporter and technician Jamie Labadia. At this point … Continue reading

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Voice of Guyana back on the air

Many thanks to David Goren who shares this dialog between Jamie Labadia and Glenn Hauser via the DX Listening Digest: ** GUYANA. Hi Glenn, I have the Voice of Guyana on the air at, don’t laugh, 400 watts. 3.290 MHz is the freq. … Continue reading

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Radio Australia silent on 9,580 kHz this morning

This morning, when I tuned to Radio Australia on 9,580 kHz, they were not transmitting–or, at least, I couldn’t hear them. I hope this is merely a transmitter glitch (they do happen). You see, Radio Australia recently issued their new shortwave … Continue reading

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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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