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STF Radio International this weekend via KBC

Last week, I received an email from STF Radio International, a new venture that broadcasts digital modes over shortwave (similar to VOA Radiograms). I asked for a description of their mission–here’s their reply: “STF Radio is primarily a narrowcasting project, … Continue reading

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The Mighty KBC to remain on 7,375 kHz until May ’14

I’ve just heard from The Mighty KBC that they will not move to their summer frequency of 9,925 kHz until May 2014. Until then, you will still hear the KBC’s Giant Jukebox show on Sundays (Saturday evening in the Americas) … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

Sunday at 00:00-02:00 UTC, I tuned to 7,375 kHz to listen to The Mighty KBC. This was the first time I tuned to their winter frequency this season and wasn’t sure how strong their signal would be on a relatively … Continue reading

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The Mighty KBC’s Giant Jukebox is moving to a new winter frequency

I’ve just heard that The Mighty KBC is moving their Giant Jukebox program from 9,925 kHz to 7,375 kHz for the winter listening season. The KBC broadcast will still be scheduled on Sundays from 00:00 – 02:00 UTC. The Giant … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

The Mighty KBC broadcast again early this morning (from 00:00-02:00 UTC) on their new summer frequency of 9,925 kHz. Their signal from Nauen, Germany was packing 125 kW–it was amazingly strong into North America. As we’ve come to expect, the KBC’s Giant … Continue reading

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KBC frequency change for North America

The Mighty KBC just notified me that they will move from 7,375 kHz to 9,925 kHz on Sunday, May 5th–returning to 7,375 kHz on Sunday, September 1st. So, starting Sunday, May 5th 2013, you can tune in the Mighty KBC from 00:00 … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram “soft launch” this weekend

Kudos to VOA research analyst Dr. Kim Andrew Elliott for his remarkable innovation:  VOA Radiograms (i.e., digital text messages sent over shortwave broadcast radio), and for promoting this concept through the Voice of America. His persistance, with support from forward-thinking … Continue reading

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