söndag 4 december 2016

France Inter 162 kHz signing off for good

Confirmation by Radio France, this Friday morning. The LW 162 kHz for France Inter, will be silent on December 31st 2016. Just one month to listen.... (Christian Ghibaudo in the WRTH Facebook group)

tisdag 25 oktober 2016

Pispalan Radio, Finland 729 now with increased power

729 Pispalan Radio is now 100W 24/7 permanent licence. Reception in Sahalahti 40 km East of Tampere is S3, better than FM 99,5. Editor Jari Niemelä abruptuly died in August 2016. Thus new address:

Pispalan Radio
C/o Pasi Komsi
Alasentie 10
39200 Kyröskoski
FINLAND
studio@pispalanradio.fi

(JM Jorma Mäntylä, Kangasala, Finland)

onsdag 19 oktober 2016

Pirate station Radio Luxemburg 261 kHz long wave

Dutch free radio station Radio Luxemburg has been broadcasting on longwave 261 in recent weeks. They relayed long running UK free radio station Radio Merlin International last Saturday. Two short videos plus link to RMI's site.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aq8_GL5b7I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMGXGn1wbgM

http://radiomerlininternational.weebly.com

(Mike Barraclough in the Facebook group 'We love the pirate stations'.)

lördag 6 augusti 2016

Libya: Benghazi 677.5 kHz reactivated

The transmitter at Benghazi, Libya on 677,5 kHz has been reactivated. (Mauno Ritola in the WRTH Facebook group)

Another new Dutch MW station: Radio 0511

Radio 0511 is now testing on MW 1494 kHz and will be on the air with regular transmissions from September. Fixed schedule each Sunday:
11:00 - 13:00: Mark de Haan
13:00 - 14:00: Peter Nijdam 1
14:00 - 16:00: Mark Nicolai
16:00 - 17:00 Erik Bolhuis
17:00 - 19:00: Marco Cate
Times are probably CET.

tisdag 2 augusti 2016

New Dutch MW station; Q AM 1395

New low power mediumwave station is now on air in the Netherlands. Q AM (is NOT the same as Q Music) with oldies on 1395 kHz from Waardenburg, between Den Bosch and Utrecht. It's the second low power station on this frequency, Atlantis from the province of Friesland started about a month ago on 1395 kHz. (René van Hoof in the Medium Wave Circle Facebook group)

måndag 18 juli 2016

Pispalan Radio, Finland 729 kHz

Jorma Mäntylä reports that Pispalan Radio in Tampere is now being heard with a great signal on 729 kHz some 40 km from the transmitter site. The station was earlier using a temporary license, broadcasting under the name Radio Gramox. This time the station has a permanent license. (Jorma Mäntylä via Tore Larsson, ARC)