Tag Archives: Free Radio Skybird

Skybird takes to the skies again

Hi all, this is Fastradioburst23 calling the SWLing Post community to let you know of the return of Free Radio Skybird with their Spring 2022 broadcast on shortwave this weekend.

This Sunday 15th May 2022 Free Radio Skybird is being beamed out of the WRMI transmitter from Miami on 9395 kHz at 1800 EST/2200 UTC. Expect some free radio goodness from DJ Frederick. Nice flyer by the way!

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Free Radio Skybird flies again on Sunday, April 17, 2022 via WRMI

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, DJ Frederick, who shares the following announcement:

I just want to report that a new broadcast from Free Radio Skybird will be heard this Sunday (April 17, 2022) at 2200 UTC via WRMI 9395 kHz – playing mostly “oldies”.

Thank you for the tip!

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Free Radio Skybird flies again!

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, DJ Frederick, who shares the following announcement:

Free Radio Skybird flies again

Just a quick note to let you know that Free Radio Skybird will be heard this Sunday [October 17, 2021] on WRMI 9395 kHz at 2300 UTC. Lots of oldies, known and obscure.

Thanks for the tip, DJ Frederick! We’ll be listening!

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Free Radio Skybird on July 4, 2021

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Pete Madtone, who shares the following announcement:


This Sunday 4th July 2021 Free Radio Skybird is being beamed out of the WRMI transmitter from Miami on 9395 kHz at 2300 utc (12 midnight UK time). Expect some free radio goodness from DJ Frederick and the Free Radio Skybird crew. Tune in here on Sunday if you’ve no shortwave radio.

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Free Radio Skybird: Sunday November 22nd and December 6th, 2020

(Source: Pete Madtone)

The final Free Radio Skybird programme of this year (bar the repeat two weeks later) is on Sunday November 22nd at 1200 UTC on 6070 kHz via Channel 292.

It features DJ FrederickJustin Patrick Moore with The Radiophonic Laboratory and Weed’s own One Deck Pete with “Tunes to cheer you up.” Tune in!  #shortwavesnotdead #freeradioskybird

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Free Radio Skybird: Sunday October 25th and November 1, 2020

(Source: Pete Madtone)

DJ Frederick‘s Free Radio Skybird is back on the 49 Metre shortwave band again this Sunday October 25th (and repeated the week after) as part of the station’s tenth anniversary. The broadcast goes out at 1200 UTC on 6070 kHz via Channel 292. Expect the usual mixture of stuff with DJ FrederickThe Radiophonic Laboratory and Weed’s own One Deck Pete. Tune in! #shortwavesnotdead #freeradioskybird

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Free Radio Skybird: Septeber 27 & October 4, 2020

(Source: Pete Madtone)

Some news about the next transmission of DJ Frederick’s Free Radio Skybird on Sunday 27th September at 1100 UTC (12 Noon UK time) on 6070 kHz shortwave via Channel 292 (and repeated the week after.) Next week’s show features DJ FrederickJustin Patrick Moore’s Radiophonic Laboratory and Shane Quentin with more of that Radio Reflexology and our very own One Deck Pete with “Tunes to cheer you up” series. 49 metres on a Sunday afternoon is once again where it’s all at! If you haven’t got a suitable radio it can also be heard on the SDR link on their site here.Also on Sunday 27th September 2020 (and repeated the week after) at 1800 UTC (7pm UK time) on 3955 kHz via Channel 292 is the final transmission of Radio Lavalamp for a while. The ultimate programme of the year will feature One Deck Pete with his The Purple Nucleus of Creation 003 mix. Tune in to “Your ethereal shortwave music station” on 3955 kHz or using this link here when the time is right! #Freeradioskybird #Radiolavalamp #shortwavesnotdead #Funwithashortwaveradio

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