Tag Archives: Radio Australia

More 1968 recordings on the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

I’ve now added a total of five recordings by David Firth, circa 1968, to the SW Radio Audio Archive. Click below for direct links: Voice of America Radio Australia Radio Peking Radio Switzerland Radio Moscow Note that you can subscribe … Continue reading

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Lynley Marshall defends ABC overseas broadcasts

(Source: The Sydney Morning Herald) “The chief for the ABC broadcasting into the Asia Pacific insists the taxpayer funded network has a growing audience with better programs on the way – despite reports the service is for the chop in … Continue reading

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Listening Rewind: Radio Australia rings in the millennium

Yesterday–New Year’s Eve, 2014–I spent some time listening to a few broadcasters as the new year passed through their time zones. While I missed hearing Radio New Zealand International (the first to welcome the New Year on the air), I … Continue reading

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Listen to the The Melbourne Cup on Radio Australia

John Figliozzi writes: “Radio Australia will preempt its regular programming beginning at 0400 UT Tuesday to provide live coverage of the running of the 2013 Melbourne Cup horse race.  RA will have special programming at 0400 and 0530, before and after the … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Australia

Like most Friday mornings, yesterday at 11:00 UTC, I tuned to 9,580 kHz to listen to Radio Australia news and ABC National’s technology program Download This Show. While the signal out of Shepparton, Australia was as strong as ever, I … Continue reading

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Call me anachronistic, but I listen to digital tech shows on shortwave

While I’m passionate about shortwave radio–a technology that has, of course, been around for many decades–I also love to hear about emerging digital technologies, especially those that make our world a better place. These days, I listen to several shows … Continue reading

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Seeking 1970s era recordings of Radio Australia

Yesterday, I received a message from Sam, via the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive.  He writes: Nice website! I’ve been looking (and listening) through it for the last hour or so. Nice! I see you have some Radio Australia recordings and was wondering … Continue reading

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