Tag Archives: VOA Radiogram

Russian “clamps down” on US media, US to increase funding for RFE/VOA

This morning, I noticed the following press release from the US Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG): Russia Clamps Down Further On U.S. International Media The Broadcasting Board of Governors has condemned a recent decision by Russian authorities to cut off all … Continue reading

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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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VOA Radiogram: Battle of the 100 wpm modes, this weekend!

If you like the VOA Radiogram, don’t miss this weekend (March 29-30)–a one year mile marker for the VOA Radiogram service on shortwave radio. I’ve copied details of the broadcast below, but please bookmark or subscribe to the VOA Radiogram website to see … Continue reading

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Dear BBG: Take note of the Radiogram!

Many thanks to my friends, Bennett Kobb (AK4AV) and Christopher Rumbaugh (K6FIB) who wrote a letter to the BBG regarding the relevancy of shortwave radio. They make a strong point as this article in Radio World puts it: “Hey, don’t forget about Radiogram!” … Continue reading

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US international broadcasting: affected by the government shutdown?

At least for now, it would appear, “programming of the U.S. international media networks will continue for overseas audiences” according to the BBG website and CNN. I expect many VOA listener entertainment programs (those focused on music, arts and culture) … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram this weekend includes Greek and images in MFSK64 and 128

(Source: VOA Radiogram) VOA Radiogram for the weekend of 21-22 September 2013 is produced using Fldigi3.21.76AB. For best results, use this version, available from www.w1hkj.com/alpha/fldigi/v3.21/ One improvement in 3.21.76AB is that it can send images in MFSK64 and MFSK128. Previously, … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram, 7-8 September 2013: Fldigi, Flmsg, Flamp, RSIDs, MFSK

(Source: VOA Radiogram) VOA Radiogram for the weekend of 7-8 September 2013 will include more experiments with RSIDs, the brief signals that automatically switch your decoding software to the correct mode. For best results, please install Fldigi 3.21.75 from w1hkj.com. When … Continue reading

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