Due to family activities (again), Shortwave Radiogram program 257 will be broadcast 26-31 May 2022 and repeated 2-7 June. Because of the complexity of uploading the programs to WINB and WRMI, the easiest solution in these situations to repeat a show from one week to the next. Even though this is the second repeat broadcast within a few weeks, this probably will not happen often in the future.
Apologies if you were tuned in to the 2330-2400 UTC broadcast, 22 May, on 7730 kHz from WRMI. The transmitter abruptly went of the air about 2/3 through the transmission. I haven’t found out what happened, but WRMI’s transmitters, antennas, feedlines, etc, are rather old, so these disruptions are not unusual. Your patience is appreciated.
A video of last weekend’s Shortwave Radiogram (program 256) is provided 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 257, 26 May-June 7 2022, in MFSK modes as noted:
1:36 MFSK32: Program preview
2:54 MFSK32: Why pipe organs sound lower than expected* **
9:10 MFSK64: Ancient Lunar volcanoes could provide water*
12:56 MFSK64: This week’s images*
28:16 MFSK32: Closing announcements
* with image(s)
** followed by a few seconds of Widor’s Toccata
Please send reception reports to email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org . 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. email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for your reception reports!
Kim Andrew Elliott, KD9XB
Producer and Presenter