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Radio Gloria International summer schedule

Radio Gloria International – Alternative Music Radio RGI schedule summer Sundays April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug.27, Sept.24 laut.fm/jukebox: Sunday 17-19 (15-17 UTC) Wedn. 20-22 (18-20 UTC Satd. 13-15 (11-13 UTC) satzentrale.de: every Tuesday 23-24 (21-22 UTC) coloradio.org: Sunday 17-19 (15-17 UTC) SW 7310 parallel shortwaveservice.com: Sunday 11-12 (9-10 UTC) for SW-listeners: websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901 Good reception !

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History of CB radio

Southgate July 22, 2017 The website of radio amateur RF-Man has an interesting article on the history of CB radio that covers UK usage from the mid-1960s and the early development of CB in the USA The UK Citizen’s Band Association was formed in 1976 to campaign for a legal CB service in the UK. The President was James M. …

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Bonaire Set to Reach Millions More

TWR Global Update for July 2017   How big a deal is it that the Power Up campaign exceeded its fundraising goal? Imagine this image: thousands, or even millions, of TWR radio listeners across Latin America and the Caribbean cheering at the top of their lungs.   That’s only an illustration, of course, but it’s one based on plenty of …

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Open Day at Baldock Radio Station

Ofcom’s Baldock receiving station is advertising an open day on 28 July – https://build.falcon.io/-KoldM1TwMd2aXSQNdyQ/ https://build.falcon.io/-KoldM1TwMd2aXSQNdyQ/    Seems to be mainly aimed at schoolchildren, but it could be a chance to learn more about their work.   I’ve never visited the station, but have driven past it many times over the past decades. I’ve noticed big changes over the years, with …

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EDXC Conference 2017

The big DX event of this year is approaching and we have one month to go. The EDXC Conference joined with the annual summer meeting of the Finnish DX Association will be held on 18-20 August in Tampere, Finland. The meeting  is also jubilee for EDXC 50th anniversary, for the 50th anniversary of the local club Tampereen DX-Kuuntelijat and for …

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Radio Erena: a beacon of hope for Eritrea

Read here….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/16/radio-erena-beacon-of-hope-for-eritrea-biniam-simon-paris

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From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, July 16-22

This week, our special guest is Juan Carlos Bonet, director of Leyendas.com, one of Cuba’s most entertaining show bands and a nominee in Cubadisco 2017 for their album Sabroseando. Fans of groups like Rumbavana and artists like Juan Pablo Torres will especially appreciate this group. As always, we’ll have plenty of great music. Four opportunities to listen on shortwave: 1. …

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WWV 25 MHz Signal Swapped to Circular Polarization, Reception Reports Invited

The resurrected 25-MHz signal of time and frequency standard station WWV is now emanating from a circularly polarized turnstile antenna. WWV had used a vertically polarized antenna on 25 MHz in the 1970s. Silent since 1977, the 25-MHz signal returned to the air on an “experimental basis” in April 2014, and it’s been transmitting ever since — initially on a broadband discone until August 2015, …

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WWV 25 Mhz antenna change

Today July 12th, WWV lead electrical engineer Matt Deutch N0RGT told the ARRL that it had changed its antenna from its standard vertical antenna, to a circular polarized turnstile antenna. on its 25.0 MHz (2kW) Boulder Colorado transmitter. Reception reports are wanted. You can view the article at: http://www.arrl.org/news/wwv-25-mhz-signal-swapped-to-circular-polarization I can just barely hear the 25 MHz WWV signal as …

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Strange Signals and Mysterious Oscillations

The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports mysterious oscillations on 28000 kHz and strange signals from Central Africa The International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 June 2017 newsletter can be read at http://www.iarums-r1.org/iarums/news2017/news1706.pdf Reports of Amateur Band intruders can be logged on the IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Logger at http://peditio.net/intruder/bluechat.cgi Monitor the short wave bands on-line with …

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Live from the Ross Revenge on 3rd August 2017

GB5RC – Live from the Ross Revenge, home of Radio Caroline In exactly four weeks from today on Thursday 3rd August 2017, the Martello Tower Group will again be operating as GB5RC, where the RC stands for Radio Caroline, from the MV Ross Revenge, moored in the Blackwater Estuary, near Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex. This Special Event is to celebrate fifty years …

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All India Radio, two new 100 kw digital transmitters for Afghanistan – Pakistan border region

All India Radio expects to commission two new Shortwave Solid State digital transmitters, of 100 kW power each. for dissemination of content across the border for Afghanistan- Pakistan region by the end of August 2017, announced Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday. Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Naidu, said that the transmitters will be installed in Delhi. The I&B minister …

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