During times of emergency and crisis, radio hobbyists worldwide turn on their radios and tune to the shortwave radio spectrum for context, perspective, and insight into what is happening around the globe. As tensions heat up in the world’s hotspots, you can follow these events on the radio, but you need an accurate and comprehensive radio guide to know where and when to tune in to hear the action.
Teak Publishing is proud to announce the release of that all-important radio resource – the Global Radio Guide (GRG), 16th edition (Summer 2021) e-book, by Amazon bestselling author Gayle Van Horn W4GVH. The book was formerly known as the International Shortwave Broadcast Guide.
This Amazon ‘electronic’ book is your ticket to travel the Global Radio bands. The heart of this publication is a 24-hour station/frequency guide with the latest Summer 2021 (A21) schedules for selected AM band, longwave, and shortwave radio stations. This unique resource is the only radio publication that lists by-hour schedules that include all language services, frequencies, and world target areas for over 500 stations worldwide. There are listings of DX radio programs and Internet website addresses for many of the stations in the book. There are also entries for time and frequency stations and a few other intriguing shortwave radio stations.
New in this 16th edition of the GRG is an article by Spectrum Monitor contributor/columnist Larry Van Horn N5FPW on a Cold War demon that has returned to the shortwave airwaves – The Infamous Russian Woodpecker. Another feature in this edition is written by the books’ author, Gayle Van Horn W4GVH, and focuses on the 1982 Falkland Islands Radio War.
Spectrum Monitor editor Ken Reitz KS4ZR returns to the pages of the GRG with an in-depth look at the current Digital Radio Mondiale landscape. Spectrum Monitor’s Fred Waterer checks in with a feature on listening to various shortwave radio stations from around the globe on shortwave. There is a short piece on Monitoring the Sound of Hope radio station.
There is an updated Teak software-defined radio (SDR) hardware/software buyers guide. Also in this edition is the latest radio news in Bits & Bytes, a Radio QSL Guide, Best of the Best DX shortwave program listings, and a listing of radio station Internet websites.
This edition also has introductory articles for beginners on Traveling the World via Shortwave Radio Broadcasts, Monitoring the Shortwave Action Bands, and Teak’s Hot 1100+ worldwide utility station HF frequency list.
Global Radio listeners are routinely entertained with unique perspectives to events, music, culture, history, and news from other countries that you will not see or hear on your local or national broadcast channels. Global Radio broadcasts are not restricted by country borders or oceans and can travel thousands of miles, reaching millions of listeners worldwide, now in over 300 different languages and dialects.
Listeners can hear shortwave broadcast stations from hotspots such as China, Cuba, India, Iran, North/South Korea, Taiwan, and many other counties. If you have a shortwave radio receiver or Internet connection, and this unique radio resource, you will know when and where to listen to your favorite radio broadcast station.
This publication will have wide appeal to amateur radio operators, shortwave radio hobbyists, news agencies, news buffs, educators, foreign language students, expatriates, or anyone interested in listening to a global view of world news and major events as they happen.
Whether you monitor shortwave radio broadcasts, amateur radio operators, or aeronautical, maritime, government, or military communications in the HF radio spectrum, this book has the frequencies to help you to hear it all. Teak Publishing’s Global Radio Guide “brings the world to you.”
For a complete catalog of all Teak Publishing’s available radio-related titles visit the company website at http://www.teakpublishing.com.
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