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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...

Duration:00:31:21

Channel Africa: July 31, 2018

8/2/2018
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Channel Africa recorded 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 the 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

Channel Africa: June 1, 2018

6/8/2018
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Live, off-air, one-hour recording of Channel Africa, an international radio service of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, broadcasting from Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, on 1 June 2018 beginning at about 17:00 UTC. The broadcast was on a frequency of 11885 kHz using a transmitter at Meyerton, South Africa, with a power of 250 kW and with an antenna bearing of 328° towards west Africa. The transmission was received on a Tecsun PL-880 receiver with its built-in whip...

Duration:01:00:28

Radio Pilipinas: May 31, 2018

5/31/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Ian Pillar, who submits the following recording of Radio Pilipinas and notes: Date of recording: 5/31/2018 Starting time: 0210 UTC Frequency: 17820 kHz Receiver location: Perth WA Australia Receiver and antenna: Tecsun PL-380, longwire antenna Mode: AM

Duration:01:23:50

"The Buzzer" (UVB-76) numbers station: May 13, 2018

5/23/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Pedro Calhau, who submits the following short recording of "The Buzzer" (UVB-76) numbers station. Pedroo included the following details: Date of recording: 5/13/2018 Starting time: 19:25 UTC Frequency: 4625 kHz Receiver location: The Netherlands Mode: AM Notes: This was recorded using the U Twente WebSDR

Radio Romania International (English and French Language Services) April 30, 2018

5/1/2018
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For your listening pleasure: nearly two hours of Radio Romania International recorded on 9,730 kHz starting at 00:01 UTC on April 30, 2018. The receiver used was a WinRadio Excalibur and antenna a horizontal delta loop. Location was North Carolina, USA. This broadcast starts with the English language service, then continues with French:

Duration:01:55:49

Voice of Korea – Panmunjom Summit (additional recording): April 28, 2018

4/30/2018
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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Mark Fahey, who shares the following recording of the Voice of Korea English language service covering the Panmunjom Summit. Take note that SRAA contributor, Richard Langley, has also posted a recording of this historic broadcast from a different reception site. Mark writes:

Duration:00:58:25

Voice of Korea – Panmunjom Summit: April 28, 2018

4/29/2018
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Live, off-air recording of the Voice of Korea broadcast in English on 28 April 2018, beginning at 13:30 UTC on 13760 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°. The news program in the first part of the program has an extensive report on the historic summit meeting in Panmunjom between Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in on 27 April 2018. The broadcast...

Duration:00:56:50