Tag Archives: Medium Wave

Bruce Conti’s map of Cuban mediumwave locations

Many thanks to David Goren for sharing a link to this excellent map of Cuba mediumwave locations. Check out the map along with Bruce Conti’s list of frequencies, transmitter data and more at his website: http://www.bamlog.com/cubalist.htm

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FCC championing change that could “Bolster AM Radio”

It appears that FCC Commissioner, Ajit Pai, is pushing a plan to revitalize declining AM radio station and listener numbers in the US. Read some of the details below or the full article on the New York Times website. Many thanks … Continue reading

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The rise and decline of AM radio in Pittsburgh

Many thanks to Jeff Brady who shared this article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. While this article focuses on Pittsburgh’s AM radio scene, it’s certainly reflective of a common theme throughout the US and in other countries. (Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) By … Continue reading

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Ajit Pai is trying to save AM radio “before it’s lost in the static”

Many thanks to Andrea Borgnino for pointing out this article in today’s New York Times regarding one man’s quest to save AM radio from impending noise (QRM): The digital age is killing AM radio, an American institution that brought the nation fireside … Continue reading

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C.Crane: CC Witness on sale, while supplies last

Though not a shortwave radio, the CC Witness is a very capable AM/FM radio with a built-in digital recorder.  In fact, I know of no other portable with on-board digital recording that receives such stellar reviews. As a result, many … Continue reading

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CNN reports on new Voice of Russia studios in DC

Many long-time shortwave listeners may find it ironic that the likes of Voice of Russia now broadcasts from a studio in downtown Washington DC. I just read this news article posted on CNN about VOR’s new presence: Jordan Hostetter doesn’t … Continue reading

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Radio Caroline seeks a spot on the British AM dial

(Source: NY Times) “Since first taking to the air from a makeshift studio on an offshore ship in 1964, Radio Caroline has endured government raids, shipwrecks and a decade of radio silence before finding a land-based studio in the southeastern … Continue reading

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