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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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Radio Australia: Saturday Night Country mixes in holiday music

Yesterday, like most Saturday mornings, I sipped my coffee while listening to ABC’s Saturday Night Country from Radio Australia’s Shepparton shortwave transmission site on 9.58 MHz. In this program, SNC’s host, Felicity Urquhart, shuffled in some holiday tunes with her normal … 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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A little more Saturday Night Country via Radio Australia

I’ve mentioned before how much I love this show–you don’t even need to be a fan of country music to have a true appreciation for it. Saturday Night Country should be on your shortwave listening schedule. If you live in … Continue reading

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Radio Australia’s Saturday Night Country is a part of my Saturday morning

Even though it’s well over 9,800 miles (15,800 kilometers) and many time zones from where I live, I listen to Radio Australia’s Shepparton broadcast site perhaps more than any other on the shortwave bands. For decades, it has beamed a broad and … Continue reading

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