Tag Archives: Jonathan Marks

BBC Radio 4 doc about the life and trial of William Joyce

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Jonathan Marks, who shares this brilliant radio documentary from BBC Radio 4 about the trial of the infamous Lord Haw Haw. (Source: Radio 4) Clive Anderson looks at a variety of famous or infamous … Continue reading

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Can the VOA justify its funding?

Jonathan Marks followed up his last post with two more pieces from the Media Network Vintage Vault, again, on the topic of US international broadcasting. Jonathan writes: Interesting to see there was opposition to RFE/RL expansion in 1992. http://jonathanmarks.libsyn.com/mn06081992radio-free-asia And Bill … Continue reading

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Media Network Vingate Vault: 1988 VOA Relay Stations Feature

Jonathan Marks writes: I published a few more old programmes which I think are relevant to the ongoing discussions in Washington about US International Broadcasting. One programme in particular from 1988 no less, shows me that not a lot has … Continue reading

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Victor Goonetilleke: The joy of DXing

Victor Goonetilleke has kindly shared a passage he recently posted to Facebook. Victor pretty much sums up why I still listen to the shortwaves: “For almost four score and 5 I enjoyed shortwave radio. Yes I was a DXer, and … Continue reading

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“Success Requires Independence and Consolidation”

Regarding the passing of HR4490 in the US House, Jonathan Marks comments: “[This] article by Kim Andrew Elliott is 2 years old, the arguments well over a decade. Lest we forget the original authors…… http://mountainrunner.us/2012/02/elliott_on_bb/ Kim Andrew Elliott is an audience … Continue reading

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A chat with Peter Homfray

On the topic of Radio Australia, Jonathan Marks writes: “It doesn’t seem like 10 years ago that I sat down with Peter Homfray to discuss the early days of Radio Australia. What a truly fascinating person.” A Chat with Peter … Continue reading

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James Cridland: “Radio’s Brave New World”

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Jonathan Marks, who shares this post, “Radio’s Brave New World,” a speech written by James Cridland. Cridland gave this speech at the opening of the Radiodays Johannesburg conference. Here is an excerpt: “There’s a theme that runs … Continue reading

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