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Beginnings of radio preserved in Vatican Radio’s Museum

While most know about the Vatican Museums, very few know another museum lies within Vatican walls, that of Vatican Radio, dating back to 1929. It was built by Guglielmo Marconi for Pope Pius XI, as a way to get the pope’s voice out to the world. Still today, the historical evidence of the early beginnings remain intact, cared for by …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 10-11, 2019

** ARGENTINA [non]. 6060, UT Monday Nov 11 at 0136, something in Spanish but not // 5040v RHC; yes, it`s RAE Spanish relay via WRMI with its multi-lingual ID at 0138, despite its M-F only schedule, so I guess playing back the Friday edition containing the DX program (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6165, UT Mon Nov …

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(Useless) Letter from IRRS-Shortwave (NEXUS-IBA)

** ITALY. Letter from IRRS-Shortwave (NEXUS-IBA) “Dear Anatoly, Thank You very much for your email and reception report of our broadcasts. We do acknowledge your reception report for our broadcast, and we are attaching an electronic QSL card. This QSL is a copy of the first card printed in 1990 and designed by a local artist in Milano. Please also …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 9-10, 2019

** CUBA. 9630-9650, Nov 9 at 2301, RHC ID amid its 22-24 UT Spanish newsmagazine, buzzfield over this range surrounding and out of 9640. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6165, Nov 10 at 0733, only RHC left, Spanish song but presumably English service; so what will become of Esperanto now rescheduled to …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 8-9, 2019

SWL/DX/MEDIA PROGRAMS Now fully updated for B-19 and non-DST seasons: ** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Fri Nov 8 at 2030, WRMI with world music fill, still no Radio Tirana relay; it`s Greekish, close enough? 9395, UT Sat Nov 9 at 0230, JBA music too, maybe Greekish and no RT. I neglected to mention the expected frequency for this in last …

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Radio Verdad-Guatemala

Guatemala-4055 kHz – Radio Verdad (also known as Radio Truth)- Chiquimula, Guatemala, Central America This was from the Radio Verdad web site earlier this week. 1100 UT to 0600 UT Monday through Saturday. 1200 UT to 0600 UT on Sunday. They were on average a SINPO 35333 as monitored by this observer from my home near Pittsburgh PA, with moderate …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 6-7-8, 2019

** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Nov 6 at 2030, WRMI goes right into the polka from World Music reel, filling instead of Radio Tirana as now scheduled M-F during this semihour. Also music instead of RT for the other transmission, UT Thu Nov 7 at 0230. Peter Hanson in FL also has been hearing music instead of RT previous nights. Again …

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AWR DX program Wavescan main airings

The main airings on shortwave of Wavescan are currently at the following times: Sat 1600 UTC 17775 kHz KVOH (100° to Carib, W Indies, SE USA) Sun 0430 UTC 4840 kHz WWCR (40° to W Eur) Sun 0600 UTC 9680 kHz Voice of Hope – Africa (nd, C & S Af) Sun 0600 UTC 11680 kHz Voice of Hope – …

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FTIOM & UBMP, November 10-16

From the Isle of Music, November 10-16: This week, our special guest is Kiki Valera, whose new album Vivencias en clave cubana is already becoming a critical and popular sensation. The broadcasts take place: 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 100Kw, …

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REE resumes Spanish DX program AMIGOS DE LA ONDA CORTA

AMIGOS DE LA ONDA CORTA Programa del 31 de Octubre 2019 Sábados a las 14.00 horas. Jueves a las 18.30 (rep.) Amigos de la Onda Corta es un programa de Radio Exterior de España dedicado a las telecomunicaciones y a los oyentes de emisoras de Onda Corta (SW) que tienen como pasatiempo o dedicación especial la captación de las señales …

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CHU 7850 kHz Down

From: National Research Council Canada System status 3.330 MHz: online 7.850 MHz: offline since [2019-10-28 at 17:00 UTC] 14.670 MHz: online I’ll try to find out why. I personally found them missing on 2 November when setting up to record WRMI. I try to start each recording with a time signal from CHU or WWV as the recorder I typically …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 5-6, 2019

** ALASKA. 11670, Nov 6 at 1358, S1-S2 JBA announcement in Chinese; 1359 dead air, 1400 barely recognizable KNLS IS, confirming it`s really here for the English hour aimed westward, via backward leakage (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Nov 5 at 2030, WRMI with fill music, NOT Radio Tirana which appeared on the WRMI skedgrid …

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