Two NYE Special Simulcasts

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.
The broadcast at 2300 will use a directional beam towards Central and South America on 9670 kHz and might also be listenable on parts of the east coast of North America depending upon propagation.
2.  On December 31 from 11pm-12am EST (0400-0500 UTC January 1), WBCQ presents Escape From 2020! 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.  Airtime is donated by Allan and Angela Weiner.
6160 has penetrated deep into Europe in some previous nighttime transmissions from WBCQ

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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 and is active in the music industry as a producer and liner notes writer.

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