Hurricane Matthew: VOA adds emergency shortwave coverage for Haiti

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Many thanks to Mauno Ritola who notes the following news via the WRTH Facebook page:

VOA emergency shortwave coverage for Haiti in Creole & English has started as follows via Greenville [North Carolina]:

  • 2200-0200 7305 kHz
  • 0200-1200 7405 kHz
  • 1200-1630 9565 kHz

Last night, I looked at the projected path of Hurricane Matthew. Sadly, Haiti and parts of Cuba will receive the brunt of Matthew’s energy in the Caribbean.

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5 thoughts on “Hurricane Matthew: VOA adds emergency shortwave coverage for Haiti

  1. Richard Langley

    And just before 02:00 on 7305 kHz, it was Radio Vaticana in Spanish. Tuning to 7405 kHz at 02:00, heard nothing. Will leave the receiver on 7405 kHz all night to see if something shows up.

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  2. Dan Srebnick

    Nice strong signal on 7,305 kHz. Creole finished up at 2015 UTC and after two minutes of dead air — VOA One. Nothing relevant to the storm affected area at all. Lady Gaga’s upcoming appearance at the Siuper Bowl was worth talking about, however. Disappointing.

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