January 27, 2022

January 23, 2022

January 16, 2022

January 9, 2022

  • In "DX History-III" (under "Philately/Mixes"): "Stamp Page-IV" is another display of radio-related stamps (marked "New"). Under "Specialized Resources" (under "The DX Recordings of Tetsuya Hirahara"): Six new recordings from Peru. Also under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "The Search for an Old Historic Shortwave Station KUSW," "Six Local Broadcasting Stations on the Caribbean Island of Antigua" and "The Sound of Maria." And finally, still in "Specialized Resources," we have made a December 31, 2021 update to the "Active-Inactive SWBC Countries" list. (Please note that this will be the final update to this list; we will not be updating it in the future.)

January 2, 2022

December 26, 2021

December 19, 2021

December 12, 2021

December 5, 2021

November 28, 2021

November 21, 2021

November 14, 2021

November 7, 2021

October 31, 2021

October 24, 2021

October 17, 2021

October 10, 2021

October 3, 2021

September 26, 2021

September 19, 2021

September 12, 2021

September 5, 2021

August 29, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Recordings"): See "Ecuador III" for ten more recordings of Ecuadorean shortwave stations.

August 22, 2021

August 15, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Stations"): We have added a bunch of new items to our HCJB tribute page, which you can find here. We have some new amateur radio QSLs from former HCJBers; some new broadcast QSLs; also some new HCJB postcards; two new pennants (1982 and 1991); and some new philately. Also new is a 1947 edition of the HCJB "Radio Missionary Log"; and an HCJB pin, provenance unknown, from Eddie Malphrus of Friscoe, Texas. Tnx, Ed. (If you know the origins of this pin, please let us know.) And finally, Rich McVicar has sent in a description, diagram and Google Earth image of the Pifo transmitter site of old. Tnx, Rich.

August 8, 2021

August 1, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Stations"): "Behind the Mike With KMA," a 1926 booklet from the Shenandoah, Iowa broadcaster that was one of the country’s early farm stations. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "KDKA Shortwave in Pittsburgh: Four Locations."

July 25, 2021

July 18, 2021

  • In "Specialized Resources," a new subsection called "Philco Radio Atlas of the World," with four of the five atlases published during the years 1934-36. And also under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "The German Shortwave Service at Koenigswusterhausen-3," "More About Shortwave Radio Saigon (Pt. 2)" and "Communication Station Saigon Radio," and "Canada’s Highest Ever Temperature [Low Power Relays]." And still in the "Wavescan" section, we have updated the Wavescan Index to cover all entries through July 11, 2021.

July 11, 2021

July 4, 2021

  • In "DX History-II" (under "Lists, Logs, Guides & Columns"): Two editions of the 1934 "Atwater Kent World-Wide Radio Station Directory." In "Specialized Resources" (under "The DX Recordings of Colin Miller"): A 1970s recording of the Voice of Greece. Also in "Specialized Resources" (under "The DX Recordings of Tetsuya Hirahara"): Two recordings of R. Miskut, Nicaragua, plus photos of the station. Finally, in "Specialized Resources," eight new "Wavescan" entries: "St. Vincent Volcanic Eruption," "Ancient DX Report: 1924 - Pt. 1," "The Radio Scene in Brazil: The Early Mediumwave Years; the Rest of the Story-Radio SPC Rio Becomes WNYC-New York; and WNYC on Shortwave," "The German Shortwave Service at Koenigswusterhausen - 2," "The Radio Scene in The Lonely Isolated Maldive Islands-The Island of Gan," "Radio Malaysia Singapore in Two Different Countries (1942)," "Australian Shortwave Callsign VLV," and "The Original Radio Saigon (and When it Pretended to be NIROM in Batavia)." Thanks Adrian, Tetsuya and Colin!

June 27, 2021

June 20, 2021

June 13, 2021

June 6, 2021

May 30, 2021

May 23, 2021

May 16, 2021

  • In "DX History-III" (under "Philately"): "Stamp Page-I" is the first of a number of pages we plan to post containing individual, radio-related stamps, mixing both postage stamps and cinderellas (non-postage stamps), and occasionally some other items, laid out in no particular order. And in Under"Specialized Resources/The DX Recordings of Tetsuya Hirahara," we have posted two recordings of stations in Tacna, Peru.e posted recordings from Radio Nepal and Radio Pakistan.

May 9, 2021

  • In "Specialized Resources" (under "Radio Envelopes"): Our DX friend in Sweden, John Ekwall, has sent us a bunch of great-looking envelopes that were used by various Latin American stations to send their broadcasting information to World Radio TV Handbook. Thanks, John. And also in "Specialized Resources" (under "The DX Recordings of Tetsuya Hirahara"): We have posted recordings from 1998 of All India Radio shortwave stations in: Aizawl, Calcutta, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Kohima, Kurseong, and Shillong, and Gangtok in Sikkim. Thanks, Tetsuya.

May 2, 2021

April 25, 2021

April 18, 2021

April 11, 2021

April 4, 2021

March 28, 2021

March 14, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Stations"): Several items from station KOIL, Council Bluffs, Iowa, including a nice-looking log and 1930 QSL letter to a New Zealand listener.

March 7, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Stations"): "Radio Katanga," a brief review of the early days of this then-new DX target. Also in "DX History-I" (under "Recordings"): We have posted recordings of five Honduran stations from Tetsuya Hirahara along with some graphics from two of the stations (now moved here). And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Chatham Island in the South Pacific: The Coast Watch Story (and the Holmwood Story)."

February 28, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Recordings"): Under "Costa Rica II," we have two more recordings from Tetsuya Hirahara (now moved here). And in "DX History-III" (under "Philately"): A group of postal covers bearing a 1973 French stamp celebrating Eugene Ducretet and the first wireless transmission in France.

February 21, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Recordings"): See "Peru IV" for recordings of R. Tarma and R. Luz y Sonido from Tetsuya Hirahara. Also from Tetsuya, under "Recordings," a 21-minute compilation of various IDs from the Far East Network, Japan (both now moved here). And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Myanma Radio in Burma (Myanmar) Celebrates 75 Years" and "The Radio Scene in Brazil: Brazilian Backgrounds."

February 14, 2021

  • In "DX History-I" (under "Stations"): "TI4NRH—A Picture Gallery." Under "Specialized Resources," eight new "Wavescan" entries: "Sri Lanka Whales—NHK Relay Station," "The Radio Scene in the Ancient land of Nakhchivan," "Another Mass Stranding of Whales at a South Pacific island—The Radio Scene on the Island Called Chatham," "What Else Do We Know About Radio Nepal? Their Venture Into the Guinness Book of World Records," "KDKA Mediumwave and Shortwave in Pittsburgh: Unusual Radio Events," "Back to the Radio Scene on the South Pacific Chatham Islands," "Ancient DX Report 1923," and "German Radio Celebrates 100 Years." And we have updated the Wavescan Index to cover all posted issues through February 7, 2021.

February 7, 2021

January 31, 2021

  • In "DX History-III" (under "Literature & Humor"): We have posted another group of radio-related postcards that should give you a chuckle. See "Humorous Postcards-VI."

January 24, 2021

January 17, 2021

  • In "DX History-III" (under "Philately"): "Philately and Cable & Wireless," with some of the postage stamps and covers that recognize various aspects of Cable & Wireless operations.

January 10, 2021

January 3, 2021