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VOA and BBC cutbacks
VOA and BBC World Service announce reductions to their shortwave schedules. Voice of America press release, 26 Mar 2013: “Voice of America is reducing some of its radio transmissions this weekend and ending shortwave broadcasts to regions where audiences have … Continue reading
BBC Radio 4 “History of Radio”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0368knw This should be active for some time. If not look under past editions.
Digital text via analog shortwave
I Know that the time for this test is past but non the less makes for an interesting read. More digital text via analog shortwave broadcast this weekend. And there is a reason for it. (Updated: success.) Posted: 07 Dec … Continue reading
Practical Wireless issues online
Practical Wireless issues online There are six issues of Practical Wireless, earliest August 1964, latest August 1973, available for download on the Internet Archive. The editor W.N. Stevens was strongly against pirate radio. The April 1966 issue has an editorial … Continue reading
Part of the BBC at 90 series:
Saturday November 3, 2000, Radio 4 The press fulminated, the enthusiasts were frustrated, and the radio manufacturers fumed. Despite the fact that Marconi had invented radio before Queen Victoria had celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 1897, radio in Britain took … Continue reading
Radio 4 Sealand documentary
The August 1 In Living Memory programme on BBC Radio 4 was on Sealand, the programme preview said: “In 1966, a former pirate radio broadcaster, Major Paddy Roy Bates, occupied a disused military platform in the North Sea, and moved … Continue reading
Hurricane Watch Net in operation on 14.325, adds 7.268 for additional reports The Hurricane Watch Net will continue operating today on our primary frequency of 14.325 MHZ as tropical storm Isaac moves toward the gulf. To take advantage of good … Continue reading
Just to whet the appetite!