Articles with tag “Voice of America (VOA)”

Shortwave Radiogram for the weekend of 29 September 2017

image0This weekend's reception of Shortwave Radiogram was cut off at the beginning due to an operator error.  I had left my computer up and listening to WRMI but had also left the automatic frequency control (AFC) feature turned on.  This meant that fldigi ended up surfing around the bandpass instead …

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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 bands are quite noisy with a noise floor of ~S7 …

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VOA Radiogram program 61 reception

pic_2014-06-01_024620zJust 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.  I'm also lucky that I was watching Twitter just before …

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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.  I hope my readers will enjoy reading it as well …

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Art Chimes missing from Our World

Okay, I've been caught.  I haven't been keeping up with a program I used to make a point of listening to every week.  Our World, from Voice of America, is a weekly technology show that was always quite interesting to me.  The show's host, Art Chimes, is a great guy …

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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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