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VOA Radiogram this weekend, July 5/6

(Source: VOA Radiogram) VOA Radiogram this weekend will include news about reductions to the shortwave transmissions of VOA and other stations of US international broadcasting. These cuts were effective on 30 June. Fortunately, VOA Radiogram remains on shortwave, at least … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram: Battle of the 100 wpm modes, this weekend!

If you like the VOA Radiogram, don’t miss this weekend (March 29-30)–a one year mile marker for the VOA Radiogram service on shortwave radio. I’ve copied details of the broadcast below, but please bookmark or subscribe to the VOA Radiogram website to see … Continue reading

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Dear BBG: Take note of the Radiogram!

Many thanks to my friends, Bennett Kobb (AK4AV) and Christopher Rumbaugh (K6FIB) who wrote a letter to the BBG regarding the relevancy of shortwave radio. They make a strong point as this article in Radio World puts it: “Hey, don’t forget about Radiogram!” … 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 this weekend includes Greek and images in MFSK64 and 128

(Source: VOA Radiogram) VOA Radiogram for the weekend of 21-22 September 2013 is produced using Fldigi3.21.76AB. For best results, use this version, available from www.w1hkj.com/alpha/fldigi/v3.21/ One improvement in 3.21.76AB is that it can send images in MFSK64 and MFSK128. Previously, … Continue reading

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A photo tour of the VOA radio shack, K3VOA

Last week, I visited my friend and fellow radio enthusiast, Dr. Kim Elliott, at the Voice of America headquarters in Washington DC. Kim gave me a tour of K3VOA, the ham radio club station of the Voice of America. K3VOA … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram, 7-8 September 2013: Fldigi, Flmsg, Flamp, RSIDs, MFSK

(Source: VOA Radiogram) VOA Radiogram for the weekend of 7-8 September 2013 will include more experiments with RSIDs, the brief signals that automatically switch your decoding software to the correct mode. For best results, please install Fldigi 3.21.75 from w1hkj.com. When … Continue reading

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