Guest Post: Old Fashioned Band-Scan after the Solar Storms
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by Thomas
1d ago
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, TomL, who shares the following guest post: Old Fashioned Band-Scan after the Solar Storms by TomL This is just an old fashioned band scan to randomly see what I could hear after last week’s solar perturbations when the Solar Flux Index went well over 200.  I considered what I ..read more
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Video: Final minutes of Absolute Radio broadcast on 1215 kHz
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by Thomas
2d ago
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dennis Dura, who shares the following video via YouTube: Click here to view/listen via YouTube. Wonderful recording. Thank you for the tip, Dennis ..read more
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Sony portable spotted in “The Gods Must Be Crazy”
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by Thomas
2d ago
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Ben-Zion, who writes: I love your website and wanted to contribute a radio in cinema sighting from the 1980 South African film The Gods Must Be Crazy. I look forward to your readers feedback regarding this SONY unit. Kind Regards. Ben-Zion Thanks for the tip! Oh I do love ..read more
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Pavel’s Belka photos and poster
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by Thomas
2d ago
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Pavel, who shares the following message and images. Note that this message was originally sent to me prior to Christmas, but never arrived in my inbox. Thank you, Pavel, for the follow-up: Hi Thomas, First of all, I wish you and your entire family and all blog readers a ..read more
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More adventures in the shortwave library
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by Fastradioburst23
3d ago
Fastradioburst23 here to let you know of the return of the Shortwave Music Library this Sunday 5th February 2023 via WRMI at 2300 hrs UTC on 9395 kHz. This week we delve into the library shelves for some pop music remixes and a few instrumental jazz pieces – perfect for a relaxed evening. Tune in ..read more
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Radio Tamazul and Radio Dabanga broadcast coordination?
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by Thomas
4d ago
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Jeff (KJ7LTU), who writes: Thomas, I was wondering if you, or your readers, know if Radio Tamazuj and Radio Dabanga are coordinating their broadcasting efforts? This last Sunday I picked up their transmission on 15550 kHz. Radio Tamazul signs off at 15:57 UTC and Radio Dabanga signs on at ..read more
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Frans add a Decca manual antenna tuner to his urban listening post
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by Thomas
5d ago
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Frans Goddijn, who writes: Hi Thomas: I bought a vintage antenna tuner, one that does not need a power source, very basic just a box with some beautiful coils and nice big variable capacitors and it works for the big magnetic loop antenna here. I have four GRAHN loop antennas which ..read more
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Radio Waves: Absolute Radio’s Switch-Off, Pirate Database, Little Pea Island, Zero Power Transmitting, and is AM Radio Dead?
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by Thomas
6d ago
Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting stories making waves in the world of radio. Enjoy! Many thanks to SWLing Post contributors Dennis Dura, JP, NT, and Paul for the following tips: Hear Absolute Radio’s 200KW Transmitter Switch Off Forever (YouTube ..read more
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Saturday morning fun: “fat” MW DXing with the MFJ-1886
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by Jock Elliott
6d ago
By Jock Elliott, KB2GOM It was a reader, Mario Filippi, who set me on this path. He posted a comment that said, in part: “An interesting place to DX would be the segment between 1500 – 1590 kc’s where there are a number of news stations, one being federal news on 1500.” Huh, I thought ..read more
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DRM Test Broadcast on 954 kHz in the Czech Republic
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by Thomas
1w ago
DRM Test Broadcast on 954 kHz from Transmitter in Czech Republic (DRM Consortium) DRM is now on air in the Czech Republic, on a medium wave channel that used to carry a powerful AM signal. It is broadcast on 954kHz (power reported as 3kW) from the ?eské Bud?jovice transmitter site, located in the South Bohemian ..read more
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