Tag Archives: Special Broadcasts

Longwave Radio Recordings: WG2XFG

A few weeks ago, I posteded an article about Brian Justin’s holiday longwave broadcasts commemorating Reginald Fessenden’s Christmas Eve 1906 AM voice transmission. I don’t spend a lot of time in the longwave portion of the radio spectrum, so this special event station … Continue reading

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WG2XFQ: Brian Justin’s holiday longwave broadcasts

SWLing Post reader, Tom, recently shared a link to an article on the ARRL news page which describes this annual longwave broadcast: “As he has over the past several years, Brian Justin, WA1ZMS/4 — an active participant in the ARRL’s WD2XSH … Continue reading

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Another Mighty KBC transmission into North/South America–Nov 4th

The Mighty KBC is once again broadcasting into North and South America on 9,500 kHz, Sunday, November 4th (00:00-02:00 UTC). This is their third 2 hour broadcast in the 31 meter band this year. Try to catch them! If the past … Continue reading

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Radio Station SAQ special transmission on United Nations Day, October 24

(Source: SAQ via Alokesh Gupta) Transmission on United Nations Day We have the pleasure to announce that SAQ will be on air on United Nations Day, Wednesday 24th October. We start the transmitter about 10:10 UTC, and a message will … Continue reading

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Mighty KBC test transmission now scheduled for October 21st

The Mighty KBC just announced a change in frequency and time for their next test transmission. They are now testing on Sunday, October 21st from 00:00 – 02:00 UTC on 9,500 kHz. Signal reports can be sent to: themightykbc@gmail.com

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC test transmission

Last night, I listened to and recorded The Mighty KBC‘s test transmission on 9.4 MHz. The broadcast lasted 2 hours and was quite successful. They had a little distortion in the signal for the first half-hour or so, but once … Continue reading

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WBCQ special broadcast of The Grateful Dead Aug 25th/26th

WBCQ The Planet is broadcasting a 1974 Grateful Dead concert on August 25th and 26th.   Broadcast schedule: Saturday, August 25th on 7,490 kHz at 10:00 PM MDT (04:00 UTC) Sunday, August 26th on 7,490 kHz  at 06:00 PM MDT … Continue reading

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