FTIOM & UBMP; 100kw Marathon December 20-26


From the Isle of Music, December 20-26:

This week, we present a Navidad Cubana with Cuban Christmastime music from the past several decades.
The broadcasts take place:
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 Sofia, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK)
2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0100-0200 on WBCQ, 7490 kHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EST in the US).
3 & 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UTC and Saturday 1300-1400 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 kHz from Rohrbach, Germany.
Our Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/fromtheisleofmusic/
Our V-Kontakte page is https://vk.com/fromtheisleofmusic
Our Patreon page is https://www.patreon.com/tilford

Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, December 20-26:
In episode 196, we listen to some unusual Christmastime music (including some parodies) from various countries.
The transmissions take place:
1.Sunday 2300-0000 (6:00PM -7:00PM EST) on WBCQ The Planet 7490 kHz from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe
2. Tuesday 2000-2100 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 kHz from Rohrbach, Germany for Europe.
3. Saturday 0800-0900 UTC on Channel 292, 9670 kHz from Rohrbach, Germany for Europe.
Our Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/UncleBillsMeltingPot/
Our V-Kontakte page is https://vk.com/fromtheisleofmusic
Our Patreon page is https://www.patreon.com/tilford
100kw Marathon, Channel 292, Germany, 6070 kHz, December 26:  

December 26 from 0900-1430 UTC, 6070 kHz at 100kw from Moosbrunn
Repeats 1430 UTC on 3955 kHz m Rohrbach at 10kw
This five and 1/2-hour event organized by Max Berger of SM Radio Dessau features ten different programs on Channel 292 who collaboratively bought time on Moosbrunn’s 100kw transmitter.  This is an excellent chance to hear programs many listeners may not have heard before and listen to some of your favorites at 100kw.    The program later repeats from Rohrbach on 3955 kHz from 1430 UTC using 10kw with time donated by Channel 292.
From the Isle of Music and Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot will share an hour from 1200-1300 UTC.

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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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