Tag Archives: Digital Text Modes

Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

Last Sunday, I tuned to The Mighty KBC on 7,375 kHz, starting at 0000 UTC. The KBC signal out of Europe was blow-torch strength. The Mighty KBC’s Giant Jukebox is chock-full of rock-n-roll and Euro-pop variety, spanning the decades. DJ “Uncle … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

Sunday at 00:00-02:00 UTC, I tuned to 7,375 kHz to listen to The Mighty KBC. This was the first time I tuned to their winter frequency this season and wasn’t sure how strong their signal would be on a relatively … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram, 10-11 August 2013, includes MFSK 16, 22, 32

(Source: VOA Radiogram) In this weekend’s VOA Radiogram, one VOA News item will be in the MFSK22 mode (80 words per minute), a mode we have generally not used for complete VOA News stories. Another “feature” in this weekend’s program … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram this weekend

Here are the details for the VOA Radiogram this weekend: (Source: Kim Elliott) VOA Radiogram on 30 and 31 March 2013 will feature the MFSK (multiple frequency shift keying) modes. This “menu” for the program shows the mode, center audio … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram “soft launch” this weekend

Kudos to VOA research analyst Dr. Kim Andrew Elliott for his remarkable innovation:  VOA Radiograms (i.e., digital text messages sent over shortwave broadcast radio), and for promoting this concept through the Voice of America. His persistance, with support from forward-thinking … Continue reading

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VOA’s Radiogram adds digital content to AM broadcasts

VOA Radiogram is a new Voice of America program experimenting with digital text and images via AM shortwave broadcasting.  One might say this is the crossover point between classic shortwave and current technology.  It’s fun and fascinating stuff, and also … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

The Mighty KBC broadcast again early this morning (from 00:00-02:00 UTC) on 9,450 kHz. Their signal was quite strong into North America and there was very little interference of any sort. As we’ve come to expect, the KBC’s Giant Jukebox … Continue reading

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