Category Archives: What’s On Shortwave

Papua New Guinea broadcasting 15th Pacific Games via shortwave

SWLing Post contributor, Rob Wagner, has shared the following update on his blog: It’s quite difficult to hear Papua New Guinea these days now that nearly all their shortwave transmitters have closed and moved to FM. BUT….In the last day … Continue reading

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Recording the 2015 Leap Second

Yesterday, I posted a brief article about the leap second that occurred between 23:59:59 June 30, 2015 and 00:00:00 UTC July 01, 2015. I decided to record the leap second on as many shortwave time station frequencies as possible. The only … Continue reading

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Hang on a second…seriously

Tonight, for the first time in three years, we will experience a leap second. What is a leap second?  Wikipedia provides a concise explanation: A leap second is a one-second adjustment that is occasionally applied to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Greece

For your listening pleasure: the Voice of Greece. This was recorded on 29 June 2015 starting around 01:50 UTC on  9,420 kHz using my WinRadio Excalibur and my horizontal delta loop external (wire) antenna. I’m very pleased with this off-air … Continue reading

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WRMI test transmission of Armed Forces Radio of Nigeria

(Source: WRMI on Facebook) Radio Miami has arranged for a one-week test transmission of the Armed Forces Radio of Nigeria from the Issoudun, France relay site beginning Tuesday, June 30. The transmission, which will be directed to West Africa, will … Continue reading

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WRTH update to A15 schedule

(Source: Sean Gilbert, WRTH Facebook Page) WRTH has released a free update for the A15 schedules file. This PDF contains frequency changes, address etc., updates and some new stations. Please visit www.wrth.com and navigate to ‘Latest WRTH Updates’, choose the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Help record the 2015 BBC Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast today!

As a reminder: I’m calling on all SWLing Post readers and shortwave radio listeners to make a short recording (say, 30-60 seconds) of the BBC Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast and share it here at the Post (frequencies and time below). The recording can be … Continue reading

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