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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Special Radio Netherlands broadcast via WRMI

Last week, I received a message from Peter De Groot, who announced a special broadcast of Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW). RNW has been off the air for more than 2.5 years, so we can assume this was not sponsored by RNW. … Continue reading

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Editor in Chief leaves Radio Netherlands

Many thanks to Jonathan Marks, who shares this article from the populist Dutch daily newspaper De Telegraaf on Saturday. If you can’t read Dutch, here’s a link to the article via Google Translate. I believe RNW has struggled with identity and … Continue reading

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Jonathan remembers Radio Netherlands Worldwide one year on

A few days ago, former RNW employee, Jonathan Marks, was sorting out some papers in his office when something “spooky” happened: “one sheet [of paper] fell out of a pile and onto the floor. It was the page of the … Continue reading

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RNW looks into Zimbabwe’s history of media repression

Ironically, Radio Netherlands Worldwide was once an international voice for those living without free press. In the following RNW article,  Dlamini points out that technology is advancing at a rapid pace and media outlets increasing; however, radio remains the most accessible means of … Continue reading

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Radio Netherlands Worldwide archives in danger

(Source: NRC Handelsblad, with translation by Andy Sennitt.) Radio Netherlands Worldwide and the Broadcasting Music Centre must find a new home for their archives by 1 July. RNW is still looking for a home for its extensive music collection, paper … Continue reading

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Trevor Baylis in the Vintage Vault

Earlier this week, I posted an article about wind-up (clockwork) radio inventor, Trevor Baylis. I recently discovered a 1995 episode of RNW’s Media Network, which featured Baylis–and the clockwork radio–in the context of inventions that would carry us beyond the new millenium: … Continue reading

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RNW radio equipment for sale

(Source: Andy Sennitt via Facebook) From the Dutch website (my translation): The disappearance of a number of tasks of Radio Netherlands Worldwide means some of the technical equipment is now available for sale. This includes a fully equipped Network Operations … Continue reading

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