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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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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, January 17, 2014–last week. You can catch beHAVior Friday afternoon/evening at 17:00 EST/22:00 UTC … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: beHAVior Night

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 receorded on 7,490 kHz, starting at 22:00 UTC on December 8, 2013. Click here … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: beHAVior Night

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. If you’re as nostalgic as I am, you’ll love the sonic combination of early … Continue reading

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