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Free Radio Skybird: May 24 & 31, 2020

SWLing Post contributor, Pete Madtone just shared the Free Radio Skybird graphic above announcing their broadcasts on Sunday, May 24th, and repeated on Sunday, May 31st, 2020 at 1100 UTC on 6070 kHz (Channel292).  Thanks again for another excellent show graphic Pete! We look forward to tuning in!

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Free Radio Skybird: “One alternative to lockdown lunacy”

(Source: Pete Madtone)

This Sunday coming 26th April 2020DJ Frederick’s Free Radio Skybird will be broadcasting another show in its weekly spring run at 1100 UTC (1200 UK) on 6070 kHz via Channel 292. 

This week’s episode features Justin Patrick Moore’s Radiophonic Laboratory and One Deck Pete’s “Radio connects us all” mix featuring Patrick McGoohanSasskia, Mokka and Camille Murray. We’ve also the debut of Shane Quentin from the excellent Garden of Earthly Delights radio show who’s bringing us a bit of “Radio Re-flex-ology”.

Tune in using your shortwave radio in the 49 Metre band on 6070 kHz or by using the link here. It’s going to be one interesting hour!

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Free Radio Skybird now on the air weekly

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Pete Madtone, who writes:

Free Radio Skybird will be on the air every week!

Once a fortnight will be new programmes and a repeat on the Sunday after. There may be changes due to what’s happening in the world but listeners can always check the Channel 292 schedule if in doubt.

All broadcasts are via 6070 and are at 1100 UTC:

March 29 – new broadcast
April 5 – repeat
April 13 – new broadcast
April 19 – repeat
April 26 – new broadcast
May 3 – repeat
May 10 – new broadcast
May 17 – repeat
May 24 – new broadcast
May 31 – repeat.

Excellent news, Pete! Thank you for sharing!

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Free Radio Skybird returns March 29 and April 5

(Source: Pete Madtone)

We may be locked out from the outside world for a short while but don’t worry, that interesting thing called radio will help us through this mad time.

The next episode of DJ Frederick’s Free Radio Skybird will be aired on Sunday 29th March at 1100 UTC (1200 UK) on 6070 kHz via Channel 292. The show will be rebroadcast on Sunday 5th April at 1100 UTC (1200 UK) on 6070 kHz also. If you haven’t got a shortwave radio it can also be heard on the SDR link on Channel 292’s site here.

The programme will feature Justin Patrick Moore’s Radiophonic Laboratory and One Deck Pete presenting the Skybird Mailbag. There’ll also be an airing of Pete’s “Radio fanatics of the world unite” mix that has tunes from Nadezha Orlova, Duce Haus and Yemanjo and the Monarch Duo. Also in the next couple of months Free Radio Skybird will take to the air a little bit more. We will keep you posted!

And further radio help can be obtained from this week’s instalment of This is a music show available below. As usual there’s a mix of excellent music in a cross genre style, image data and a corker of a dub track. Our kind of radio show!

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