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Art Bell’s “Midnight In The Desert” to be broadcast on shortwave via WTWW and WBCQ

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, who informs us that Art Bell is returning to the airwaves with a new radio show called Midnight in the Desert. Like Coast to Coast AM, (which Bell retired from several years ago) Midnight … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recording: beHAVior Night via WBCQ

For your listening pleasure: beHAVior Night, a shortwave radio show (relayed by WBCQ) dedicated to showcasing music from the first four decades of the 20th Century. This show was recorded on 7,490 kHz, starting at 22:00 UTC on February 13, 2015. Click here … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: beHAVior Night

For your listening pleasure: beHAVior Night, a shortwave radio show which showcases music from the first four decades of the 20th Century. This show was recorded on Friday, November 28, 2014. While beHAVior Night is broadcast all year long via … Continue reading

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Does Shortwave Radio Have a Future?

This article originally appeared in the October 2014 issue of The Spectrum Monitor Magazine. There’s a topic I’d like to put on table. One that, in my radio-centric world, stirs up a fair amount of discussion…and, truth be told, apprehension. The question, … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Pirate Joe via WBCQ

For your listening pleasure: one hour of Pirate Joe. My good friend–and SWLing Post reader–Mike Hansgen recently apprised me that WHVW’s Pirate Joe show is being relayed on WBCQ here in North America in the afternoons. Last week I recorded Pirate Joe … Continue reading

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WBCQ celebrates Radio Caroline this weekend

(Source: WBCQ) WBCQ  celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Radio Caroline with special programming On March 28, 1964, Radio Caroline began broadcasting on 199 meters (1520 KHz) from the MV Caroline , anchored off the coast of England. Radio … Continue reading

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Listening to beHAVior Night on the Elecraft KX3 QRP transceiver

Last year, I reviewed the Elecraft KX3 transceiver as a fantastic radio to consider if you’re an amateur radio operator who also happens to love SWLing. Tonight, I used my KX3 to tune in one of my favorite weekly programs: … Continue reading

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