Tag Archives: Radio Canada International

Richard’s CBC Radio-Canada QSL and interview with RCI

Many thanks to SWLing Post and SRAA contributor, Richard Langley, who writes: “[C]oncerning the RCI anniversary, attached are scans of a QSL card from the CBC International Service for reception on 20 April 1964 when I was in high school. … Continue reading

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Remembering Radio Canada International’s final shortwave broadcast

I spent the summer of 2012 in an off-grid cabin on the eastern coast of Prince Edward Island, Canada. That summer, I listened as two of my favorite shortwave broadcasters left the air within weeks of each other: Radio Netherlands … Continue reading

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Special Broadcast: 70th Anniversary of Radio Canada International via PCJ

(Source: PCJ Radio International) This year marks the 70th Anniversary of Radio Canada International. On March 16, 2015 from 0100 to 0200UTC PCJ Radio International will present a special tribute program for their 70th Anniversary. The program will include a … Continue reading

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Radio Canada International 70th Anniversary was bittersweet for some

RCI Action We recently noted that Radio Canada International (RCI) celebrated its 70th year anniversary. ¬†While it was certainly an amazing milestone–dating back to WWII–it was a bittersweet celebration for some. Check out this article on the RCI Action blog: … Continue reading

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Radio Canada International celebrates 70th Anniversary

SWLing Post reader, David Iurescia, reminds us that February 25th, 2015 was Radio Canada International‘s 70th anniversary. While we can no longer hear RCI on shortwave, David points out that we can listen to some of the anniversary specials (interviews … Continue reading

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Thousands protest cuts to CBC

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader,¬†David Iurescia, for sharing this story from Radio Canada International: “Thousands of people marched in several cities in the province of Quebec and the New Brunswick city of Moncton on Sunday to protest ongoing cuts … Continue reading

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1945: Radio Canada International’s first broadcast

Many thanks to Mark for sharing this bit of radio history from the CBC Digital Archives: “In February 1945, the “Voice of Canada” spoke to the world for the first time. The CBC International Service was founded to broadcast to … Continue reading

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