As if last weekend were not confusing enough, with the beginning of the A22 shortwave frequency season, and the European time change, we were surprised by some last-minute changes to WRMI’s times for Shortwave Radiogram. WRMI now has a customer – Radio for Peace International, with a program for Ukraine and Russia – Saturday 1330-1400 UTC on 15770 kHz, displacing Shortwave Radiogram. And a new religious program occupies WRMI’s Sunday 0800-0830 slot, so Shortwave Radiogram has been moved to Monday 0800-0830 UTC on 5850 and 7780 kHz. The revised schedule is below.
The WINB DRM transmission of Shortwave Radiogram was not heard last Friday 1500-1530 UTC on 15750 kHz. We are hopeful that it returns to its normal schedule this Friday.
Videos of last weekend’s Shortwave Radiogram (program 249) are provided by maikerumine (location unknown, Thursday 2330 UTC) and Scott in Ontario (Friday 1300 UTC). The audio archive is maintained by Mark in the UK. Analysis is prepared by Roger in Germany.
Here is the lineup for Shortwave Radiogram, Program 250, 31 March-2 April 2022, in MFSK modes as noted …
1:34 MFSK32: Program preview
2:42 MFSK32: Solar Orbiter probe new image of Sun’s corona*
7:33 MFSK64: First step towards genuine plastic recycling
11:24 MFSK64: This week’s images*
28:23 MFSK32: Closing announcements
* with image(s)
Please send reception reports to firstname.lastname@example.org
And visit http://swradiogram.net
Twitter: @SWRadiogram or https://twitter.com/swradiogram (visit during the weekend to see listeners’ results)
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/567099476753304
Shortwave Radiogram Gateway Wiki https://wiki.radioreference.com/index.php/Shortwave_Radiogram_Gateway
Shortwave Radiogram Transmission Schedule
| UTC Day | UTC Time | Frequency | Transmitter | |----------|---------------|------------------|-------------------| | Thursday | 2330-2400 UTC | 9265 kHz | WINB Pennsylvania | | Friday | 1300-1330 UTC | 15770 kHz | WRMI Florida | | Friday | 1500-1530 UTC | 15750 kHz DRM | WINB Pennsylvania | | Saturday | 0230-0300 UTC | 9265 kHz | WINB Pennsylvania | | Sunday | 2330-2400 UTC | 7730 kHz | WRMI Florida | | Monday | 0800-0830 UTC | 5850 7780 kHz | WRMI Florida | | Tuesday | 1430-1500 UTC | 9955 kHz | WRMI Florida |
The Mighty KBC transmits to North America Sundays at 0000-0200 UTC (Saturday 8-10 pm EDT) on 5960 kHz, via Germany. A minute of MFSK is at about 0130 UTC. Reports to Eric: email@example.com . See also http://www.kbcradio.eu/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheMightyKbc/.
“This is a Music Show” Most of the show is a music show, but the host transmits some MFSK-64 text and image near the end of the broadcast. It’s transmitted on WRMI, Thursdays at 0200-0300 UTC on 5850 kHz (Wednesday evening in the Americas). Also look for a waterfall ID at the beginning of the show. firstname.lastname@example.org www.twitter.com/ThisIsAMusicSho/ @ThisIsAMusicSho https://thisisamusicshow.com
Pop Shop Radio from British Columbia, Canada, includes “a whole variety of pop music, such as records from the 1960s and 1970s that were played on Top-40 radio stations not only in North America but also on offshore radio and stations like Radio Luxembourg.” The programs now include some MFSK32 text and an image. Website: popshopradio.ca. Twitter: @popshopradio1 Email: email@example.com.
Thanks for your reception reports!
Kim Andrew Elliott, KD9XB
Producer and Presenter