Tag Archives: Deutsche Welle

Guest Post: Brian’s 1974 mix tape of off-air shortwave radio recordings

Many thanks to SWLing Post and Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Brian Smith, for the following guest post and vintage recording: Shortwave Radio 1974: Canada, Argentina, Spain, West Germany, Albania, utility stations -Brian Smith (W9IND) Want to know what shortwave radio … Continue reading

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Recording Deutsche Welle Kigali’s final broadcast and remembering its early days

Yesterday, Deutsche Welle transmitted its final broadcast from the Kigali, Rwanda relay station. Since I’ve only had moderate luck hearing the Kigali site the past few days–especially on 31 meters–I fired up the TitanSDR Pro (which is still currently under review) … Continue reading

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Deutsche Welle to close Kigali relay March 28, 2015

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, who writes: “I wanted to pass on a quick (and unfortunate) word that Deutsche Welle will be closing its Kigali, Rwanda relay on March 28th. This word came from the Wavescan program on … Continue reading

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Daniel’s Deutsche Welle QSL card

SWLing Post reader, Daniel, writes: “Hello Thomas: Attached is the latest QSL I received from Deutsche Welle – it is from their Kigali transmitter site. Sent report via internet and received QSL in a few weeks:” Thanks for sharing this, Daniel. … Continue reading

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Jonathan comments on the efficacy of Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum

Jonathan Marks writes: “Shortwave radio stations rarely did public events in my day as editor in chief. Radio stations often played around with the idea of having an Internet café at the studios, especially music stations like Capital Radio in … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Deutsche Welle

For your listening pleasure: a recording of the Deutsche Welle English service made this morning, September 3rd, starting at 04:00 UTC. Click here to download the recording as an MP3, or simply listen via the embedded player below (note about 40 … 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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