Tag Archives: CRI

China Radio International warbling on Dave’s home brew receiver

My buddy and SWLing Post reader, Dave Richards (AA7EE), wrote several weeks ago with an interesting comment: “I was just now  tuning around the 31M band on a [regenerative receiver] that I am putting the finishing touches on, and noticed that the … Continue reading

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Is Firedrake on the decline?

Have you noticed less Firedrake broadcasts lately? I certainly have.  My buddy David pointed this out to me last week and since then I haven’t heard Firedrake even once. I have, however, heard the more aggressive and noisy Chinese jamming … Continue reading

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Daniel shares recent QSLs

Daniel (W3DI) writes: I have been enjoying some shortwave broadcasts recently and received some nice QSL cards. Wanted to share the cards and some station information. Daniel addeded: Shortwave listening was my first step to becoming an amateur [radio operator]. First … Continue reading

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New book focuses on China’s Firedrake jamming

I just received the following press release from Steve Handler (N9ABC), author of Firedrake – China’s Secret Shortwave Jamming Project Exposed! Priced at $3.99, his new 45 page eBook is available at Amazon.com: Firedrake – China’s Secret Shortwave Jamming Project Exposed!  by Steven … Continue reading

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China Radio International increasing Turkish content

(Source: Today’s Zaman) “I’ve sometimes been challenged trying to find exactly the right word to translate from Turkish into Chinese,” recalled Wenjun Liu, a 37-year-old reporter working at the Turkish Broadcast Service of China Radio International (CRI) in Beijing.  “Thank … Continue reading

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CRI’s growing Tamil audience

(Source: The Hindu) S. Pandiyarajan was fiddling around with his shortwave radio set one hot summer evening at Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, when he stumbled upon a strange station. At first listen, it was a language he couldn’t identify. It sounded … Continue reading

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CNN reports on new Voice of Russia studios in DC

Many long-time shortwave listeners may find it ironic that the likes of Voice of Russia now broadcasts from a studio in downtown Washington DC. I just read this news article posted on CNN about VOR’s new presence: Jordan Hostetter doesn’t … Continue reading

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