Tag Archives: Voice of America

VOA to increase broadcasts to Burundi

Mauno Ritola shared the following message on the WRTH Facebook page this morning: VOA Boosts Broadcasts to Burundi as Civilians Flee Political Violence Monday through Friday: 0400-0530: 7350 kHz, 9815 kHz, 11905 kHz 1600-1630: 13630 kHz, 15460 kHz, 17530 kHz 1930-2000: … Continue reading

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VOA director David Ensor steps down

(Source: NY Times) David Ensor, who as director of the Voice of America has presided over significant growth in the news agency’s audience despite budget cuts, announced Tuesday that he was stepping down. Mr. Ensor, who joined the Voice of … Continue reading

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CRI, RFA, Sputnik, and the BBC: an “information battle?”

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Richard Cuff, for sharing this article from The National: Radio wars: information battle heats up as Russia and China muscle in For about 70 years it was the base of the BBC World Service. … Continue reading

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Daniels’ QSLs from VOA and CRI

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Daniel Amoroso, for sharing the following QSL cards from the Voice of America and China Radio International:

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Seeking a recording of the VOA Greece Station ID

My friend, Gary Wise (W8EEY), recently wrote with an inquiry; I’m hoping an SWLing Post reader can help… Gary writes: “As you might know I was the Station Manager of the VOA Greece Transmitting Station when it closed down in … Continue reading

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An SWL perspective on US/Cuba relations

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, London Shortwave, who has posted an article on his blog regarding US/Cuba relations after Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced, last Tuesday, the re-establishment of relations. London Shortwave has included recordings from the VOA, Radio Marti … Continue reading

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VOA Reduced TV to China during Hong Kong protests

The website BBG Watch recently posted a guest commentary from an anonymous VOA reporter regarding the loss of VOA Weishi TV during the Hong Kong protests. Here is an excerpt from BBG Watch: “On Monday, September 29, the loyal viewers … Continue reading

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