Category Archives: What’s On Shortwave

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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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

Sunday at 00:00-02:00 UTC, I tuned to 9,925 kHz to listen to The Mighty KBC. KBC’s signal was clean and blowtorch strength into North America. Though I used my WinRadio Excalibur to record the broadcast, I stepped outside with my recently acquired … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Generation Wild 100

For your listening pleasure: one hour, eleven minutes of the pirate radio station, Generation Wild 100. Generation Wild 100 started broadcasting around 2:00 UTC this morning on 6,925 kHz in the upper sideband. As you’ll hear in the recording, their signal here … Continue reading

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VOA and RFA via homemade radios in North Korea

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Anil, for sharing this article regarding the importance and inspiration radio provides to many North Koreans. This comes from our favorite North Korea independent news site, NK News. Here’s a quote from the article … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Pirate Joe via WBCQ

For your listening pleasure: one hour of Pirate Joe. My good friend–and SWLing Post reader–Mike Hansgen recently apprised me that WHVW’s Pirate Joe show is being relayed on WBCQ here in North America in the afternoons. Last week I recorded Pirate Joe … Continue reading

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Recording the 2014 World Cup Final

Sunday was the FIFA World Cup Final, and not only was I looking forward to the game, but (to tell the truth) I was also looking forward to recording the game via the BBC World Service for the Shortwave Radio … Continue reading

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