Regular Broadcast times of Encore are:
11:00 – 12:00 UTC Saturday 6070 kHz Channel 292 to Europe – Simulcast on 9670 kHz
01:00 – 02:00 UTC Sunday 7730 & 5850 kHz WRMI to Europe US and Canada (Note change from 7780 to 7730)
16:00 – 17:00 UTC Sunday 9670 kHz Channel 292 to Europe
21:00 – 22:00 UTC Sunday 3955 kHz Channel 292 to Europe
02:00 – 03:00 UTC Monday 5950 kHz WRMI to the US and Canada
13:00 – 14:00 UTC Tuesday 15770 kHz WRMI to Europe, east coast of US and Iceland. RTTY continues to be heard on 15770 in some areas. Suggest listening using USB or notch filter in LSB if available.
19:00 – 20:00 UTC Friday 6070 kHz Channel 292 to Europe (Note time change.)
Some additions to the website:
The Encore website is http://www.tumbril.co.uk where you will find:
Important information about funding of Encore – Radio Tumbril.
Up to date transmission times and frequencies
The playlists for the most recent programmes
An email link
Informal reception reports as well as those requesting eQSL cards are welcome.
You can help keep Encore on the air:
Encore is a one-man operation. WRMI and Channel 292 are very generous with their air-time but Encore still costs around 200 Dollars/Euros a month to broadcast.
If you can – send a small contribution to help Encore keep going.
There is a PayPal donation button now on the homepage of the website – http://www.tumbril.co.uk – which folks can use if they want to. If PayPal is no good for you then send me an email and we’ll sort something else out.
(This bulletin is sent by Bcc to the many hundreds of listeners who have been in contact with Encore over the last two and a half years of broadcasting Encore.)
A big thanks to the folks who have donated already.
This week’s Programme – First broadcast this coming Saturday on Channel 292 – starts with part of a string quartet by Mozart, Une Barque sur L’ocean by Ravel and the two earliest published songs of Gabriel Fauré.
After that something contemporary – The Concerto for Cello and Strings by Dobrinka Tabakova. The rest of the Programme will be part of the Pulcinella Suite by Stravinski, a Poulenc flute sonata and some Dvorák.
(This is a repeat of last week’s programme to make up for musical pleasure that may have got mislaid in the seasonal changes – and not at all because things have been a little hectic here at Tumbril HQ.)
Channel 292 can be pulled live off the internet if the reception is poor in your location. Easy to find their site with a google search.
A very good site for online SDR receivers all over the world is: http://kiwisdr.com/public/ Click the ‘Map’ button in the top left of the screen.
Thank you for spreading the word about Encore – Classical Music on Shortwave on Radio Tumbril.
Brice Avery – Encore – Radio Tumbril – http://www.tumbril.co.uk