Category Archives: Shortwave Listening

VOA Radiogram #155 as received in Maryland

I finally remembered to listen in to this weekend’s VOA Radiogram transmission from the Edward R. Murrow transmitter facility in Greenville, NC. The signal strength on 5745 kHz was marginal even with strong S9 to +10dB signals.  It seems the … Continue reading

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Fifty years of transmitting at BBC Woofferton

I ran across a paper that was written discussing the shortwave broadcast station at Woofferton, UK, last year, and thought I’d share it.  It’s a really interesting read and gives you a perspective of what it took to maintain such … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram program 61 reception

Just copied program 61 of the VOA Radiogram on 5145.  The program was transmitted from the Edward R Murrow Transmitting Station down in Greenville, NC.  I’ve seen this place many times and am happy to have copied its transmission now.  … Continue reading

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Shortwave reports via Twitter

I use a program named Shortwave Schedules to tell me what’s on the radio at any given time.  It used to just digest a CSV file from Eibi and tell you who was on and when.  Now it’s gotten fancy (propagation … Continue reading

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Edward R. Murrow Transmitting Station Tour

The SWLing Post ran a post on a Monitoring Times article about the VOA transmitter facility in Greenville, NC.  The article featured a friend of mine, Macon WB4PMQ, and provides a good summary of what you’ll find at Site A.  … Continue reading

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