Tag Archives: Radio Austrailia

Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Australia’s Tok Pisin service

Monday morning, I was up earlier than usual and caught Radio Australia’s Tok Pisin (Pacific Pidgin Language Service) on 9,475 kHz. I doubt many English-speaking SWLing Post readers will understand Tok Pisin if you’re hearing it for the first time, … Continue reading

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Try that with an iPhone!

With the help and guidance of my good friend Charlie, we just repaired and aligned this BC-348-Q receiver. BC-348s were built to withstand the extreme temperatures (-60F) and vibrations on board the B-17 and other bombers, where they were used … Continue reading

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Radio Australia Now in Burmese

For the first time in 15 years, Radio Australia has added a new language service to better serve Burma. From the Australian Network News: Mr [Hanh] Tran [Radio Australia’s Chief Executive] told Radio Australia’s Connect Asia program that the creation … Continue reading

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