Tag Archives: Kim Andrew Elliott

VOA Radiogram this weekend mixes bad noise with good noise

(Source: VOA Radiogram) During the past weekend, we experimented with mixing music with MFSK text modes. Reducing the MFSK modes by 9 dB was not a problem if the signal level was good, but the MFSK text did break up … Continue reading

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Capture images on the VOA Radiogram this weekend

(Source: VOA Radiogram) VOA Radiogram for the weekend of May 11 and 12 will feature long stretches of VOA News in plain text, using the MFSK 32 and 64 modes. No Flmsg or Flamp this time. This weekend’s program will … Continue reading

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More shortwave digital text (and the reason behind it)

SWLing Post readers have seen previous posts regarding text being broadcast via shortwave digital modes on WBCQ, WRMI and The Mighty KBC (which broadcasts again this weekend). Recently, Kim Elliott explained his mission behind these digital tests. Not only do … Continue reading

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Saturday, from Bulgaria, Dr. Elliott will control your web browser

As DRMNA.info says: “Let Dr. Elliott take control of your PC!” I agree. On several occasions now, Dr. Kim Elliott has transmitted digital messages via shortwave radio in an assortment of digital modes. We’ve mentioned this in the past (and we … Continue reading

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Smith-Mundt is a tough Act to follow

May, June and July have been very busy months for me (hence the lack of daily updates). In May, I attended and presented at the North American Shortwave Broadcasters annual meeting in Washington DC, then spent nearly a week in … Continue reading

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How to decode WBCQ’s digital message

Last night, WBCQ’s sent a digital message about ten minutes before the end of the Allan Weiner Worldwide show. If you missed the broadcast, no worries; we recorded the show, and you can download the audio (below) to try decoding the message … Continue reading

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Shortwave offers “the most physical resistance to interdiction of any medium available to international broadcasting”

I recently read the following comments by Kim Andrew Elliott regarding the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ strategic move away from shortwave radio. I think Kim is spot-on: As a shortwave listener for nearly a half-century, I am saddened to see the reduction … Continue reading

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