Articles with tag “British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)”

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 a station with a near-constant change to technology.  It's in …

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Shortwave Log for 16 Oct 2008

16:00 21,470 kHz - BBC Africa Service - Excellent signal.  SF:71 A:7 K:1.  TX from Ascension
17:00 13,675 kHz - BBC World Service - Good signal.  SF:71 A:7 K:1 Unknown from where it is being transmitted. 18:00 13,675 kHz - BBC World Service …

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Shortwave Log for 15 Oct 2008

19:xx 15,400 kc - BBC World Service - Very loud in VA.
23:00 9,885 kc - VOA - "Welcome to the VOA, in Spanish!"

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Shortwave to FM to CD

Before travelling the seven hours back to Virginia, today, Amanda reminded me to grab some stuff off the Internet that we could listen to on the way home.

I went to my favourite radio programs and downloaded their latest (and some times a few more) podcasts. I burned the files …

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