** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music, December 31–January 6:
Happy New Year! We welcome the new year with a Cuban Dance Party with some of our favorite dance tunes from recent decades.
Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:
1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) with 100 kW, Sunday 1500-1600 UT on SpaceLine, 9400, from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK)
2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0100-0200 UT on WBCQ, 7490 from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9 PM EST in the US). This is running on a backup transmitter due to a recent fire.
3 & 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UT and Saturday 1200-1300 UT on Channel 292, 6070 from Rohrbach, Germany.
Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, December 31
Global New Years Party — Episode 43 of Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot will include some new year’s music from several different countries.
Sunday, December 31
2300-2330 UT (6-6:30 PM Eastern US) on WBCQ The Planet 7490 shortwave from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe.
Reception reports are especially welcome right now due to WBCQ’s recent transmitter fire (William “Bill” Tilford, Owner/Producer, Tilford Productions, LLC, Dec 26, DX LISTENING DIGEST)