Three Year-end Special Broadcasts


On December 26 from 0900-1430 UTC, Radio Channel 292  will have a 100-kw Marathon on 6070 Khz organized by Max Berger of Radio SM Dessau featuring multiple programs using a transmitter in Moosbrunn, Austria.   Radio SM Dessau will be handling a special QSL for the occasion.

Both Radio Channel 292 and WBCQ The Planet will have New Year’s Eve specials organized by Bill Tilford  (aka Uncle Bill) featuring multiple programs:
1. On December 31, Radio Channel 292 will present a 2-hour special, Neujahrsgrüsse von Radio Channel 292 featuring segments from nine different music programs with classical, jazz, rock, Cuban and volksmusik from 2300-0100 UTC on 3955 (10kw), 6070 (100kw from Moosbrunn) and 9670 (10kw) hHz.   It will repeat on all three frequencies at 10kw from 0900-1100 UTC on January 1.   Time for the 10kw transmissions was donated by the station.
2.  On December 31 from 11pm-12am EST (0400-0500 UTC January 1), WBCQ presents
Escape From 2020!  on 6160 and 7490 kHz with a short play from Tom Call Theater and music from Marion’s Attic,
The Lumpy Gravy Radio Show, From The Isle of Music and Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot.  Time
is donated by Allan and Angela Weiner.

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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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