From The Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, December 31-January 6


Happy New Year!
From the Isle of Music, December 31–January 6:
Happy New Year! We welcome the new year with a Cuban Dance Party with some of our favorite dance tunes from recent decades.
Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:
1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) with 100Kw, Sunday 1500-1600 UTC on SpaceLine, 9400 KHz, from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK)
2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0100-0200 UTC on WBCQ, 7490 KHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EST in the US). This is running on a backup transmitter due to a recent fire.
3 & 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UTC and Saturday 1200-1300 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 KHz from Rohrbach, Germany.

Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, December 31
Global New Years Party
Episode 43 of Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot will include some new year’s music from several different countries.
Sunday, December 31
2300-2330 UTC (6:00PM -6:30PM Eastern US) on
WBCQ The Planet 7490 KHz shortwave from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe
Reception reports are especially welcome right now due to WBCQ’s recent transmitter fire.

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About Bill Tilford

Bill has been a shortwave listener since the 1960s and currently hosts From the Isle of Music, a program that features new music from Cuba, on WBCQ (US), Channel 292 (Germany) and Space Line (Bulgaria) as well as Uncle Bill's Melting Pot on WBCQ and Channel 292. He also writes about Cuban music including on the website TIMBA.com and is active in the music industry as a producer and liner notes writer.

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