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Final sign off of BFBS Malta: March 31, 1979

9/19/2018
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Final farewell from the crew of BFBS Malta in 1979. L-R Standing Peter Attrill (Snr Engineer), Paul Zammit (Labourer), Hector Frendo (Chief Clerk), Tony Farrugia (Technician), Richard Astbury (Station Controller), John Crabtree (Programme Organiser), Terry Magri (Technician), Les Austin (Librarian); Sitting are; Judy Edmonds (Volunteer), Eileen Curmi (Typist), Isabel Darmenia (Assistant Librarian), Diane Clark and Linda Miller (Volunteers). Source: Source: RAF LUQA REMEMBERED Many thanks to...

Duration:00:09:32

Radio Romania International: June 6, 2016

9/19/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Davi Sousa, who shares the following recording and notes: Radio Romania International, program in spanish to Europe. Good signal in South America. News and comments about political elections in Romania, cultural and historical comments. Date of recording: 6/6/2016 Starting time: 1900 UTC Frequency: 15,450 kHz Location where received: Southeast Brazil Receiver: Degen DE1103

Duration:00:57:13

Radio Canada International (Bonsoir Africa): January 4, 1982

9/6/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Tom Laskowski, who shares the following recording and notes: Starting time: approximately 1800 UTC Frequency: 15.325 MHz Receiver and location: Realistic DX-302, South Bend, Indiana

Duration:00:12:29

Voice of Biafra: September 8, 1969

8/30/2018
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Many thanks to both Dan Robinson and Jerry Berg who made me aware of this excellent--extremely rare--recording of the Voice of Biafra. This broadcast was recorded by Al Sizer in North Haven, CT, on September 8, 1969 on 6,145 kHz starting at 2140 GMT. The receiver used was a Realistic DX-150. Mr. Sizer introduces the recording:

Duration:00:03:59

Radio Nacional de Venezuela: October 11, 2004

8/28/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Dan Robinson, who shares the following recording and writes: Our thanks to Dan for this 45 minute recording from 2004 when Radio Nacional de Venezuela was on the air (October 11, 2004 starting around 20:20 UTC):

Duration:00:35:55

NIST Radio Station WWVH as it sounded in the 1980s

8/23/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Myke Dodge Weiskopf, who shares the following recording and notes:

Duration:00:22:59

WWV Time Station (15 MHz): November 3, 2017

8/17/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Emilio Ruiz, who shares the following recording of WWV and notes: I'm teaching to children about science and technologyI wrote this review (in Spanish)Broadcaster:Date of recording: Starting time: Frequency: Reception location:Receiver and antenna:

Duration:00:56:18

Radio Fana: August 6, 2018

8/16/2018
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Radio Fana recorded outdoors in London, UK on August 6, 2018 at 1800 UTC, on the frequency of 6110 kHz using a Tecsun PL-680 radio and a long-wire external antenna. The transmitter is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This non-directional transmission had a power rating of 100 kW. Reception improves markedly around the 30 minute mark in the recording.

Duration:01:01:37

Radio Netherlands (Media Network): April 9, 1982

8/13/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Tom Laskowski, who shares the following recording and notes: on Jonathan Marks' Media Network Vintage Vault websiteDate of recording: Starting time:Frequency:Receiver location:Receiver

Duration:00:31:23

Radio Trans Mundial (final shortwave broadcast and English transcript): August, 08 2018

8/9/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Dan Robinson, who shares the following notes about the final transmission of Radio Trans Mundial (RTM). Dan writes: FYI — I am monitoring Radio Transmundial via [the PY2BS KiwiSDR in] Brazil. They are in the midst of a final discussion in Portuguese between two announcers, mentioning advances/changes in technology, Internet, etc. that are forcing the station off the air. Many mentions of shortwave. See attachments…..audio files are of studio discussion in...

Duration:00:31:21

Channel Africa: July 31, 2018

8/2/2018
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Channel Africa recorded outdoors in London, UK on July 31, 2018 at 1700 UTC, on the frequency of 11885 kHz using GPDWin, AirSpy R2, SpyVerter 2, Bonito GI300 isolator and Bonito MA305 active antenna. The transmitter is located in Meyerton, South Africa. This transmission had a power rating of 500 kW and was directed towards Central and West Africa. The recording contains a news bulletin discussing contested election results in Zimbabwe and Mali.

Duration:00:32:14

Radio Japan (English): July 26, 2018

7/30/2018
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Radio Japan in English recorded in London, UK on July 26, 2018 at 0500 UTC, on the frequency of 9860 kHz using, SDR#, AirSpy Mini, SpyVerter and DX Engineering NCC-1 phaser connected to two Wellbrook ALA1530S+ antennas (positioned indoors) to mitigate severe local man-made interference. The transmitter is located in Santa Maria di Galeria, Italy. This transmission had a power rating of 250 kW and was directed towards West Africa. The recording contains the news bulletin announcing the...

Radio Habana Cuba (51 aniversario): February 16, 2016

7/26/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Emilio Ruiz, who shares this recording of Radio Havana Cuba's Spanish Language Service. This recording was made on February 16, 2016 starting at 6:00 UTC on 11.760 MHz. This recording was made in Chiapas, México with a Keenwood R-600 and Magnetic Loop antenna.

Duration:00:10:16

Radio Canada international (SWL Digest): January 4, 1982

7/5/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Tom Laskowski, who shares the following recording and notes: Starting time: 2130 UTC January 4, 1982 Frequency: 15.325 Receiver location: South Bend, Indiana Receiver: Realistic DX-302

Duration:00:21:54

Radio Veritas Asia Final Transmission: June 30, 2018

7/2/2018
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Live, off-air recording of the final transmission of Radio Veritas Asia, broadcasting from Quezon City, Republic of the Philippines. The broadcast, in Filipino (a standardized form of Tagalog), was transmitted on 30 June 2018, beginning just before 15:00 UTC, on the frequency of 11675 kHz using a 250-kW transmitter at Palauig in the Province of Zambales, north-east of Quezon City. The transmission had an antenna beam direction of 300° and was directed to Filipinos living in the Middle...

Duration:00:54:49

Radio Guinée: May 30, 2018

6/29/2018
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Live, off-air, approximately one-and-a-half-hour recording of Radio Guinée, an outlet of the government broadcaster Radio Télévision Guinéenne, broadcasting from Conakry, Guinea, on 30 May 2018 beginning at about 17:34 UTC. The broadcast was on a shortwave frequency of 9650 kHz using a transmitter at Sonfonia, a suburb of Conakry, with a reported power of 50 kW and with an omnidirectional antenna. The transmission was received on a Tecsun PL-880 receiver with a Tecsun AN-03L 7-metre wire...

Duration:01:26:08

WTWW (2018 ARRL Field Day Live): June 23, 2018

6/24/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Bill Hemphill, for the following recording and notes:

Duration:01:22:08

BBC World Service Annual Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast: June 21, 2018

6/22/2018
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New Bransfield House, Rothera Research Station, British Antarctic Territory (BAS Photo) Two live, off-air, half-hour recordings of the BBC World Service special Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast on 21 June 2018 beginning at 21:30 UTC. The broadcast features special messages and music for the staff of the British Antarctic Survey overwintering in Antarctica. The first recording is of the transmission on a frequency of 7360 kHz from the BBC's Ascension Island relay station (250 kW transmitter...

Duration:00:30:03

Voice of Korea: June 13, 2018

6/13/2018
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Live, off-air recording of the Voice of Korea broadcast in English on 13 June 2018, beginning at 18:00 UTC on 15245 kHz. The broadcast was transmitted from Kujang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), with a transmitter power of 200 kW. The broadcast had an antenna beam direction of 325° and was directed to western Europe. The news program in the first part of the broadcast has an extensive report on the historic summit meeting in Singapore between Kim Jong-un and Donald...

Duration:00:57:07

Voice of Korea (English) and Voice of America: June 13, 2018

6/13/2018
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Voice of Korea, DPRK recorded in London, UK on June 13, 2018 at 1300 UTC on the frequency of 15245 kHz using a Tecsun PL-310 radio with a clip-on long wire antenna. In this broadcast, the official announcement is made regarding Kim Jong Un's meeting with the US president, Donald Trump, in Singapore. The transmitter has a power rating of 200 kW and is located in Kujang, DPRK. One hour into the recording, the radio was tuned upwards into the frequency of 15580 kHz to record the news bulletin...

Duration:01:05:15