Saturday, February 21, 2015

MN.13.06.1991. US Private SW Commercial Scan

There are terrible shortwave conditions at the moment because of solar flares. We looked at new stations, including Radio Northern, the Voice of Oro in Papua New Guinea which is now on the air, as Gordon Darling reports. The BBC has announced that the Daventry transmitter site is to close in 1992. VNG Time signal services will change frequencies. Icelandic National Broadcasting Service has started a new English news broadcast via the phone! The main feature looks at the last 10 years of commercial shortwave broadcasting in the USA. WWCR has sold all of its airtime. Jeff White (pictured) helped us with the interview with George McClintock of WWCR. The programme also includes clips from the various stations broadcasting to Cuba.

This episode is hosted on the Media Network vintage vault
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