New UTC times for Radio Angela, FTIOM & UBMP

Radio Angela, WBCQ’s new music and entertainment service on 4790 kHz, retains the same
eastern us hours after the change to daylight savings time (the hours will be 10pm-Midnight EDT nightly), meaning that UTC will change to 0200-0400 UTC nightly beginning March 14 0200 UTC (March 13 10pm EDT).   A schedule for the second half of March will be published Saturday.
Radio Angela can be heard in much of Europe with varying conditions depending upon location.   In the Americas it can be heard well in Eastern and most of central North America as well as parts of Central and South America and the Caribbean.

From The Isle of Music and Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot are now broadcast exclusively on WBCQ & Radio Angela  and follow the station’s practices regarding changing UTC rather than local hours.  For the following week this means:

From the Isle of Music, March 13 & 19, 2022 (NEW UTC):
This week we enjoy a new release by Orquesta Maravilla de Florida, 70 y mas Maravilla, along with some of their earlier recordings.
The broadcasts take place:
1. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0000-0100 UTC on WBCQ, 7490 kHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EST in the US).
If you don’t have a shortwave or are out of range, you can listen to a live stream from the WBCQ website here:
2. For North America and Europe the following Sunday 0300-0400 UTC (11:00pm-12:00am Saturday) on the Radio Angela service of WBCQ, 4790 kHz from Monticello, ME, USA.

Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, March 13 & 19, 2022 (NEW UTC):
Episode 259 presents a brand new album by Tome Iliev, a Macedonian jazz and folk clarinetist working in Switzerland, titled Trinaiska. We also listen to some of his earlier recordings plus some recent music by Milan Zavkov.
The transmissions take place:
1.Sunday 2200-2300 UTC (6:00PM -7:00PM EST) on WBCQ The Planet 7490 kHz from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe
If you don’t have a shortwave or are out of range, you can listen to a live stream of 7490 kHz from the WBCQ website here:
2.The Sunday that follows 0300-0400 UTC (Saturday 11:00pm-12:00am EST in the Americas) on WBCQ’s Radio Angela service to the Americas and Europe on 4790 kHz

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About Bill Tilford

Bill has been a shortwave listener since the 1960s, a program host and producer for the past several years, and he currently produces and hosts From the Isle of Music, Uncle Bill's Melting Pot and WBCQ Concert Hall in addition to curating the Radio Angela block of entertainment programs on that station and periodic collaborative specials with other stations. 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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