Tag Archives: Radio Australia

Radio Australia transmitting digital radiograms this weekend, June 8 – 9

Most encouraging to see Radio Australia sending digital text over shortwave. Their 12:30 UTC broadcast should be easily heard in North America on 9,850 kHz: (Source: VOA Radiograms) Radio Australia will transmit digital text and an image during three special … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Australia’s Jazz Notes

If Radio Australia ever stops broadcasting on the shortwaves, one program I will certainly miss is Jazz Notes. Jazz Notes showcases the best in Australian jazz, often featuring new and original recordings made in ABC’s studios. The show is hosted by Ivan Lloyd … Continue reading

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The Age National Times: Radio Australia may cut broadcasts to China/Indonesia

Thanks to Richard Cuff for bringing this item to my attention: (Source: The Age – National Times) The ABC could soon abandon international shortwave radio broadcasts to China and Indonesia, ending more than 70 years of beaming news and current … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Saturday Night Country

As on many Saturday mornings, this past weekend I sipped my morning coffee while listening to ABC’s Saturday Night Country from Radio Australia’s Shepparton shortwave transmission site on 9.58 MHz…some 9,800 miles from my home. In this program, Emma Swift … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Australia, Jazz Notes

This morning at 13:30 UTC, I enjoyed listening to 11,945 kHz, home of Radio Australia and their Wednesday music show, Jazz Notes. I recently posted a recording of Jazz Notes and described my fondness for this particular show. Moreover, I … Continue reading

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Radio Australia’s Jazz Notes

One Radio Australia music program I make a point of listening to each week– besides Saturday Night Country–is a wonderful show called Jazz Notes. Jazz Notes showcases the best in Australian jazz, often featuring new and original recordings made in … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Country takes you ‘down under’ for the holidays

If you’ve been reading the SWLing Post for long, you’ll know how much I love ABC’s Saturday Night Country, which I tune to every Saturday morning starting on 9,580 kHz. Yesterday, host Felicity Urquhart produced another great mix of interviews … Continue reading

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