Voice of Korea announces new English language schedule effective March 31, 2019

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, DanH, who writes:

For SWLing Post readers here is a YouTube reception video of VOK announcing a new shortwave schedule for the English Language Service.

Click here to view on YouTube.

The schedule is effective beginning 03:00 UTC, March 31, 2019.

Southeast Asia:

  • 05:00 – 06:00 UTC: 13650 and 15105 kHz
  • 10:00 – 11:00 UTC: 11735 and 13650 kHz

Middle East and Northern Africa:

  • 16:00 – 17:00 UTC: 9890 and 11645 kHz
  • 19:00 – 20:00 UTC: 9875 and 11635 kHz

Southern Africa:

  • 19:00 – 20:00 UTC: 7210, 11910 kHz

Central and South America:

  • 04:00 – 05:00 UTC: 11735, 13760 and 15180 kHz
  • 10:00 – 11:00 UTC: 11710 and 15180 kHz

Good luck if you like chasing VOK!

DanH

Thanks for the tip, DanH!

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10 thoughts on “Voice of Korea announces new English language schedule effective March 31, 2019

  1. James Ross

    I have captured their signal on 11.710 to North America @ 0100UTC here in central Indiana. Using a 66ft.
    PAR end-fedz long wire sloper on an AOR 3030. Must be excellent props.

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  2. Michael Meyer

    Right now in Denmark, VOK is audible in English at 13 UTC on 9435, 13760 &15245 kHz.

    I think it was pretty much the same frequencies as last years summer.

    Best regards, Michael Meyer

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  4. elvis newton

    Not listed in your report, but they are still on 3910 with what appears to be 50 KW omni. Carrier is always audible here in Florida during our mornings, their evenings. It is zero beat with a morning SSB on same freq but can always see it on the spectrum display. Never recovered audio but carrier runs -100 dBm or so.

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  5. Adi

    As I have ton of QRM in my city I listen to VOK from time to time via the SDR.hu network. Last night I listen for awhile thru Japan.

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  7. DanH

    The recording I posted is one of the current VOK Central and South American broadcasts. It was received in Northern California. This signal arrives here from the northwest on its way to Latin America but it doesn’t seem to reach the US east coast very well.

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  8. Eldee Stephens

    Does this mean they’ve given up on broadcasting to North America in English? I’ve always wanted to tune-in to VOK, but here on the US east coast, I’ve never been able to.

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    1. James Ross

      Their still on the schedule @ 0100UTC to N.Am. on 11.710mhz. I picked them up in 2018 using a 66ft PAR end-fedz long wire sloper broadside to the north east attached to Grundig Satellit 800. Must be excellent props tho.

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