Tag Archives: shortwave

Extended HE-AAC: DRM to upgrades audio codec

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, for sharing this news item on RadioInfo: (Source: RadioInfo) The latest upgrade to DRM’s audio codec was demonstrated in a presentation at this week’s Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur.  Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) is … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Progreso

For your listening pleasure: one hour, twenty eight minutes of Radio Progreso (Cuba), recorded on February 28, 2014 starting around 2:15 UTC on 4,765 kHz. Though I’m not certain, I’m pretty sure this includes a radio soap opera. Click here … Continue reading

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Chris is sticking with his trusty Tecsun PL-660

Shortwave listener and radio producer, Chris Freitas, recently posted an article on his blog touting the Tecsun PL-660 as his shortwave portable of choice. Click here to check out his post.

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Horizon FM Tenerife now on shortwave

Thanks to Mike Barraclough for this info: “Horizon FM Tenerife has started broadcasting on shortwave on 5,780 [kHz], 75 watts at the moment, short English announcement on their website.” More information can be found here along with an announcement that Horizon plans … Continue reading

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HFCC Conference: “Shortwave remains essential”

(Source: Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union) “Short wave will continue to be an important part of broadcasting, a coordinating conference hosted by the ABU in Kuala Lumpur has been told. The 10th Global Shortwave Co-ordination Conference of the High Frequency Coordination Conference … Continue reading

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The Tuckerton Tower’s long (and unlikely!) history

I love radio history, and I dive right into it when something especially piques my interest. This morning, a news item from a local newspaper in New Jersey about that state’s famed, but nearly forgotten, Tuckerton Tower did just that. … Continue reading

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Bill helps with low-power, license-free broadcasting

In reference to our post, Dave’s FM Station Empire, SWLing Post reader Bill writes: Nice article on the use of low power broadcasting. For the last 5 years my site, HobbyBroadcaster.net, has been helping radio enthusiasts along with schools and … Continue reading

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