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Shortwave’s the WORD

Good day shortwave folks from myself FastRadioBurst 23. Here’s some text from the Imaginary Stations crew letting you know of our audio communications this week. On Sunday 16th June 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz we bring you more on the WORD theme with KRBR via Shortwave Gold.

We will be bringing you some additional punctuation, acronyms, commas (including one especially flown in from Oxford in the UK) and a bit of wit from Roget and his Synonyms (if there’s any space left on the page). We will also be hearing from a special guest from the WHPY era. Listen in for more words via the ionosphere.

Then via WRMI on Wednesday 19th June 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz we bring you the original WORD show. We’ve words and letters, books, (Radio Phonics) laboratories, libraries, acronyms, verbs, adverbs and possibly an appearance from the Jazz influenced An ampersand or two. We must make it very clear that this show is in no way connected to STET, the very popular proofreader’s radio station. We apologise for any confusion that it may have caused last week.

Here’s more on WORD:

For more information on all our shows, please send your collection of words with spaces in between to [email protected] and check out our old shows at our Mixcloud page here.

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I am the morning DJ on WORD

FastRadioBurst 23 letting you know of our Imaginary Stations transmissions this week. On Sunday 9th June 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz we bring you a show called WORD to Europe via Shortwave Gold. Expects words and letters, books, (Radio Phonics) Laboratories, libraries, acronyms, verbs and even an interview with the up-and-coming Wordrock band “Abbreviations and Ampersands” if time allows and loads more.

Our second show is another edition of the wonderful Shortwave Music Library on Wednesday 12th June 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz via WRMI. Expect all sorts of eclectic music selections of the finest quality from DJ Frederick.

Here’s more on WORD.

For more information on all our shows please email [email protected] and check out our Mixcloud page here.

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Skybird returns to the supermarket shelves

FastRadioBurst 23 letting you know of our forthcoming shortwave transmissions this week. On Sunday 2nd June 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz we bring you the return of Free Radio Skybird beamed to Europe via Shortwave Gold. Tune in and enjoy the return of the station that brings you the eclectic musical treats.

Our second show is KMRT on Wednesday 5th June 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz via WRMI. This programme is part of the SOS – Supermarkets on Shortwave 2024 broadcasts. Expect “Blue Light Specials”, a nearing their sell by date cheese and crackers giveaway (*subject to availability and while stocks last) and a heart warming song from our night shift bakery team.  So cut out the coupon of the local paper to save yourself 10% off the broadcast (one coupon only per listener please) and be very suprised what’s on sale in the centre aisle this week. Remember when it’s gone, it’s gone!

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Lounging around at WORK

FastRadioBurst 23 letting you know of our forthcoming shortwave transmissions this week. On Sunday 26th May 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz we bring you The Imaginary Lounge beamed to Europe via Shortwave Gold.

Stick on your best Interview whistle and flute and swan about with a martini glass in your hand whilst tuning into our shortwave VIP cocktail special. We’ve got some exclusive artistes performing live including The Standing Wave Ratio Band plus two brand new numbers from The BFO Light Orchestra. Alongside these cabaret greats will be some fine chilled exotica and relaxing tunes. Tune in and enjoy the high life!

Our second show is WORK on our new day of Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz via WRMI. Enjoy some paid overtime via the airwaves with some job related classics, a rare CV training course record from 1973, the top 5 of what not to say in an interview situation and lots of lively tunes to get your through that night shift. Do remember that the foreman is watching even though it doesn’t look like he is. Clock in, tune in and then feet up until home time.

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Around the world, around the world

FastRadioBurst 23 here letting you know of our shortwave outings this week. On Sunday 19th May 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz  we bring you Skybird Radio International which is beamed to Europe via Shortwave Gold. Expect all sorts of sounds from this world of ours.

Our second show is the WRMI edition later in the week on our new day of  Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz. It’s a completely different show of global musicality! Take a musical trip without a passport twice this week around this round thing we know as Earth.

For more information on all our shows please email [email protected] and check out our Mixcloud page here.

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Name that theme and more test car classics

FastRadioBurst 23 here letting you know of our shortwave outings this week. On Sunday 12th May 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz we have Mystery Mix Radio – Name That Theme which is beamed to Europe via Shortwave Gold.

This show as the title implies, is going to have a mystery theme and we ask our listeners to guess what that theme is once the show is aired. There will be a special eQSL for the first correct winner. Tune in to find out more details on how to enter.

Our second show is another WRMI edition of Test Cards on Radio on our new day of  Wednesday 15th May 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz. We’re talking more test card musical classics and test tones for screen calibration fans and rooftop antenna adjusters. Tune in and enjoy. More on the theme below.

For more information on all our shows please email [email protected] and check out our Mixcloud page here.

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Do not adjust your set

FastRadioBurst 23 here letting you know of our shortwave outings this week. On Sunday 5th May 2024 at 0900/1300 hrs UTC on 6160 kHz and then at 2000 UTC on 6160 kHz and 3975 kHz we have a show called Test Cards on Radio which is beamed to Europe via Shortwave Gold.

This show is a must for fans of test cards and TV trade test transmissions alike and will feature all kinds of frequency tones for screen calibration purposes, an exclusive interview with Stooky Bill (*subject to availability) and test card related music from around the world. So rotate your rooftop antenna, adjust your brightness and vertical hold and tune in on Sunday.

Our second show is a special WRMI edition of Test Cards on Radio (2) on our new day of  Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 0200 UTC on 9395 kHz. We’re talking more test card musical classics and the worldwide exclusive play of the debut single from the band Horizontal Polarization called “Take me back to the good old days of 525 line Television” (*subject to availability). It’ll be an exciting show so tune in. If you want to know more about both shows and see some great test cards see the trailer below.

For more information on all our shows please email [email protected] and check out our Mixcloud page here.

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