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A report from Antarctica

Regarding our post about Christmas carols in Antarctica, Nathaniel Frissel (KC4/W2NAF) at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica writes: Hi, everyone! Merry Christmas! We had a wonderful time singing over the radio from Antarctica this year on 7995 kHz. We heard carols not only … Continue reading

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Weak signal DX challenge: Christmas carols in Antarctica

UPDATE: Check out Nathaniel’s message with recordings. Many thanks to Mark Phillips (via the SWL Fest group) and Sheldon Harvey  (via the International Radio Report) for sharing the following message from Nathaniel Frissell (KC4/W2NAF) who is stationed at the McMurdo Station, … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: BBC to the 2014 British Antarctic Survey

As promised, here are the recordings of the BBC World Service’s thirty minute broadcast to the British Antarctic Survey. The broadcast started at 21:30 UTC on June 21, 2014 and was broadcast on 5,875, 5,985, 7,350 and 9,890 kHz. As in previous years, … Continue reading

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Today: Catch and record the BBC’s broadcast to the British Antarctic Survey Team

Every year, the BBC broadcasts a special program to the 41 scientists and support staff in the British Antarctic Survey Team. The BBC will play music requests and send special messages to the team who winter over in this isolated … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: BBC World Service to the British Antarctic Survey

Mentioned earlier today, here is the recording of the BBC World Service’s thirty minute broadcast to the British Antarctic Survey. I was able to receive a relatively strong signal at 21:30 UTC on 9,890 kHz from the World Service’s Wooferton … Continue reading

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Catch the BBC’s annual broadcast to the British Antarctic Survey Team

Every year, the BBC broadcasts a special program to the 41 scientists and support staff in the British Antarctic Survey Team. The BBC will play music requests and send special messages to the team of 41. It’s guaranteed to be quirky, … 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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