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MSF outage – Annual maintenance: 14 – 31 August 2017

The annual maintenance shutdown of the MSF service to allow safe maintenance of the masts and antennas, including greasing of the stays, will take place between 14 August and 31 August 2017. The service will be off-air from 08:00 to 19:00 BST (07:00 to 18:00 UTC) each day, including weekends. If the weather is unsuitable for work to be carried …

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Changes and Updates for VORW Radio International

Dear VORW Radio Listeners,    Since the last newsletter, there are several changes and updates to announce for VORW Radio International.    Broadcasts directed to Europe have now fully resumed after multiple requests from listeners in the region. Transmissions to Europe take place every Sunday at 1600 UTC – that’s 12 PM Eastern, 5 PM BST. The frequency to listen …

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BBC to switch off some local radio MW transmitters from January 2018

A number of BBC local radio stations will cease broadcasting on Medium Wave. Following a number of trials over the past few years, the BBC has confirmed that from January 2018, Medium Wave transmissions of a number of BBC Local Radio stations will either cease or be reduced. The plans will result in BBC Radio Sussex, Surrey, Humberside, Wiltshire, Nottingham, …

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Special broadcasts by All India Radio on Independence Day (14 & 15 August)

India is celebrating its 70th Independence Day on 15 August 2017. Details of special programs by All India Radio for the occasion is as follows: 14th August 2017 (Monday)  1330 UTC (7.00 pm IST) onwards : Honble President’s “Address to the Nation” on the eve of Independence Day in Hindi and English at 1330 UTC (7.00 pm IST) onwards. All stations of All …

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Atlantic Oldies 2NG on shortwave

Thank all of you for the kind words and replies recently after the closure of the 2NG streams. I will reply, there are just a lot!   I wanted to quickly tell you that we will be on ShortWave this weekend. It’s a three hour block as follows. Hour 1 – All Sixties with Rick Ainley Hour 2 & 3 …

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Australian senate rejects bill to restore ABC shortwave

Australia’s senate has rejected proposed legislation to restore the international radio service of the country’s public broadcaster. Many remote communities in Pacific island countries rely on shortwave radio. Photo: RNZI The bill would have required the ABC to restore its shortwave transmission services which the broadcaster ended in January this year. This move was described in the bill as having …

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Special EDXC Radio 2017 today on air! (Conference will be held in Finland 18-20th August)

 EDXC Radio 2017 on air today Wednesday 9th August 2017 with few short 15 minute tests on 9290 and/or 9270 kHz starting 16:00 UTC and lasting until 23:00 UTC! Direct transmission will be transmit from Finland.   All correct reception  reports came to e-mailaddresses spaceshuttleradio@yahoo.com or radiospaceshuttle@hotmail.com will be verified via Special Printed QSLs for those who will partisipate meeting in …

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Biafra: Uwazuruike to launch new pro-Biafra radio station

The leader of the Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Ralph Uwazuruike, has disclosed plans to launch a new pro-Biafra radio station known as Voice of Biafra International. According to a press release signed by BIM’s Director of Information, Mazi Chris Mocha, Uwazuruike noted that the celebration of 18 years of MASSOB would take place in Onitsha, Anambra State on September 13. …

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KTWR Guam reaches 40

KTWR reaches its 40th anniversary of broadcasting on 5 September this year. I don’t think that we will be doing any special broadcasts, but we do have 40th anniversary QSL cards designed. The printed cards should arrive soon. Please let your dx club members know in case they want to collect this special event card.   If we do any …

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Manx Radio 1368 khz

Our friendship with Manx Radio will extend further and longer than we imagined. The 1368 AM transmitter on the island that was scheduled for closure will now be overhauled to stay on air.   Maybe we will have more to announce on the day.” (The day is August 13th)   http://www.radiocaroline.co.uk/home.html

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Mi Amigo International – Newsflash – August 2017

Brandnew program-schedule and two new Jocks Hello to all Radio Mi Amigo International friends, We are proud to present a brandnew program-schedule for you and two more Jocks are joining our team from August 2017 ! ‘The boys are back in town’ ! From August, 5, two ‘big’ names who worked on the MV Mi Amigo are back. Join the Emperor Rosko(pic …

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Radio Mi Amigo Summer Beach Party 2017 on shortwave

Hello to all Radio Mi Amigo International friends, We celebrate a ‘offshore-summer-beach-party’ together with our team’ and you ! The program will be in english, dutch and german.   Details: Sunday, July, 30 from 19:00 – 21:00 CET  (17:00 – 19:00  UTC) Frequency: 11845 kHz in the 25m SW-band with 100 KW of power across Europe and online (via http://radiomiamigointernational.com …

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