Tag Archives: Andy Sennitt

Media Network will be closing on Saturday 24 March 2012

On Saturday, March 24, RNW’s Andy Sennitt will be closing down his Media Network blog. SWLing Post readers will recognize the name “Media Network” as I have referenced it many times as the source of news regarding international broadcasting. Andy posted … Continue reading

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RNW posts photos of ABB transmitter at Madagascar relay station

(Source: Media Network Newsletter) Media Network Newsletter By Andy Sennitt 22 December 2011 Several people asked us if we had any photos of the first ABB transmitter to go into service at our Madagascar relay station. The transmitter, formerly used … Continue reading

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Radio World looks into the future of digital shortwave radio

(Source: Radio World Online) “DRM is not seen as a profitable line for the major manufacturers,” said Sennitt. “A few smaller manufacturers have produced DRM receivers, but the unit cost is still too high, and there simply aren’t enough DRM … Continue reading

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BBC World Service annual broadcast to Antarctica

(Thanks to Andy Sennitt for bringing this to my attention.) This year, it’s difficult for me appreciate the annual tradition of broadcasting to the 43 scientists and technicians at the British Antarctic Survey in light of the recent BBC World … Continue reading

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Radio World: Whatever Happened to Shortwave Radio?

For all its transmission expense and audio problems, analog shortwave radio has one clear advantage over the Internet and domestic radio/TV: It cannot be easily blocked — even when states try to disrupt its signals using jamming transmitters. This is … Continue reading

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