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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

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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.

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Echo Ireland article of Volvo Ocean Race

This is the article posted in Echo Ireland about our special event station during the Volvo Ocean Race 2012 stopover in Galway. Please click on the picture for a large version.

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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

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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

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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

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Solar activity.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2197675/Here-comes-sun-Astonishing-solar-whip-half-million-miles-long-spotted-solar-surface.html

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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

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Hurricane Watch

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

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Marconi Factory.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2175365/Marconi-factory-Battle-save-wireless-centre.html

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