Please be advised that Marconi Radio International will be on the air today Tuesday, 11 April, from 1315 to 1515 and from 1615 to 1815 on 7700 kHz (alternative 7690 kHz) USB Mode.

Reception reports with audio clips (mp3-file) are welcome and confirmed by QSL verification. Some lucky listeners will ALSO receive our printed QSL card, so don’t forget to include your postal address. E-mail: marconiradiointernational (at) gmail.com

Last but not least, we need your help! If you are a DX blogger, or use social networks, please post an announcement on your own blog and/or Facebook or send out a tweet. You can also forward this message to a friend.

This should help increase our potential audience.

We hope to hear from a lot of shortwave listeners about our transmissions.

Best 73’s

Marconi Radio International (MRI)

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Marconi Radio International (MRI) sarà di nuovo in onda oggi martedì 11 Aprile 2017, dalle 1315 alle 1515 UTC, su e dalle 1615 alle 1815 su 7700 kHz (In alternativa 7690 kHz) USB.

Per i vostri rapporti di ricezione scrivete a: marconiradiointernational (at) gmail.com La QSL elettronica è garantita a tutti, mentre la cartolina stampata solo ad alcuni fortunati ascoltatori. Non dimenticate quindi di includere anche il vostro indirizzo postale.

Vi chiediamo infine, qualora abbiate un vostro blog dedicato al radioascolto od un profilo su Facebook o altro social network, di pubblicare un annuncio sulle nostre trasmissioni. In alternativa potreste inoltrare il presente messaggio ad un amico.

Cordiali saluti

Marconi Radio International (MRI)

Radio Ohne Namen invite on April 14, 2017 to 2 hours music program

Hello dear short wave radio listeners,

On Friday the 14th of April at 8 UTC / 10 CEST, Radio Without Name will send two hours of music program “Something with media”.

DJ Ohne Namen – DJON mixes with his Denon DJ MCX 8000 device, 74 minutes “Italo Disco” hits.

In the remaining time Pop and Rock of the 80s are played.

The broadcast will be repeated at 15 UTC / 17 CEST on April 16 and at 8 UTC /10 CEST on April 17.

The radio broadcast is transmitted via the radio transmitter, Radio Channel 292 in the 49 meter band at 6070 KHz.

Here is the current schedule: http://www.channel292.de/schedule-for-bookings/

By the way, the 50th episode ” Here we go!” will be broadcast on Friday the 14th of April at 13 UTC / 15 CEST!

We wish you a good reception of shortwave broadcasting.

Best wishes and blessed Easter

Ron

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Hallo liebe Kurzwellen Rundfunk Radiohörer,

am Freitag, den 14. April um 8 UTC / 10 MESZ, sendet Radio Ohne Namen zwei Stunden Musikprogramm „Irgendwas mit Medien“.

DJ Ohne Namen – DJON mixt mit seinem Denon DJ MCX 8000 Gerät, 74 Minuten “Italo Disco” Hits.

In der verbleibenden Zeit werden Pop und Rock der 80er gespielt.

Der Rundfunk wird am 16. April um 15 UTC / 17 MESZ und am 17. April um 8 UTC / 10 MESZ wiederholt.

Gesendet wird über den Rundfunk Radiosender, Radio Channel 292 im 49 Meter Band auf 6070 KHz.

Hier der aktuelle Sendeplan: http://www.channel292.de/schedule-for-bookings/

Nebenbei, am Freitag den 14. April um 13 UTC / 15 MESZ wird die 50. Folge “Jetzt geht’s los!“ gesendet!

Wir wünschen einen guten Empfang des Kurzwellenrundfunks.

Beste Grüße und gesegnete Ostern

Ron


Dear Sirs !
I would like to point out to your attention: There is going to be a global pirate radio hunting competition during Easter ! For more details, please, see the attachment file. The hunt is arranged by a local radio club in Central Finland. Everybody from around the world is welcome to participate and will get a diploma for doing so.
Please, put an announcement of this event on your internet page, if you have one. The shortest way to do this is to refer to the link in the attachment: http://bbs.fmdx.tk/index.php?topic=436.0 . That is the internet page of the organizers. The simple rules of the competition can be read there too.
It may also be possible for you to take part in this event in some other way. Please, for example pass on this info to as many other pirate fans as you can possibly imagine J
Greetings ! Jouni, Helsinki, Finland (Beta_JBK, www.betajbk.com)

Gentili ascoltatori,
siamo lieti di comunicare i nuovi orari e frequenze delle nostre trasmissioni a partire da lunedì 27 marzo 2017.
La novità più importante è senz’altro l’introduzione della trasmissione in lingua in Inglese, in seguito alle reiterate richieste di molti ascoltatori stranieri, mentre “IBC DIGITAL” cambia orari e format.
Troverete sotto tutti i dettagli.
Attendiamo i vostri rapporti e le vostre lettere ad ibc@europe.com, mentre vi ricordiamo di visitare il nostro sito www.ibcradio.webs.com per rimanere aggiornati sulla nostra programmazione.
Stiamo inoltre raccogliendo, come richiesto nel corso delle trasmissioni, i vostri feedback sui nostri programmi e su nuove proposte, per potervi fornire un prodotto settimanale sempre più gradito e rispondente alle vostre aspettative; possiamo comunque anticipare che sarà sempre dato più spazio alle rubriche parlate, con la conseguente riduzione dei programmi dedicati alla musica.
Buon ascolto,
Saverio Masetti
TRASMISSIONI IN ITALIANO:
MERCOLEDI’ 17-18.30 UTC (19-20.30 ORA LEGALE ITALIANA) 6070 / 1584 KHZ
GIOVEDI’      01-02.30 UTC (03-04.30 ORA LEGALE ITALIANA) 1584 KHZ
SABATO        13-14.00 UTC (15-16.00 ORA LEGALE ITALIANA) 6070 KHZ
TRASMISSIONI IN DIGITALE “IBC DIGITAL” – IN MFSK32:
MERCOLEDI’ 18.55 UTC  6070 / 1584 KHZ
GIOVEDI’      02.55 UTC  1584 KHZ
VENERDI’      01.25 UTC  9955 KHZ
SABATO        01.55 UTC 11580 KHZ
20.25 UTC  1584 KHZ
DOMENICA    00.55 UTC  7730 KHZ
10.55 UTC  6070 KHZ (VIA RADIO BCL NEWS)
TRASMISSIONI IN INGLESE:
MERCOLEDI’  18.30-19 UTC  6070 / 1584 KHZ
GIOVEDI’       02.30-03 UTC  1584 KHZ
VENERDI’      01-01.30 UTC  9955 KHZ
SABATO        01.30-02 UTC 11580 KHZ
20-20.30 UTC  1584 KHZ
DOMENICA    00.30-01 UTC  7730 KHZ
10.30-11 UTC  6070 KHZ (VIA RADIO BCL NEWS)
IBC – ITALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
mail: ibc@europe.com
http://www.ibcradio.webs.com
FB: @ITALIANBROADCASTINGCORPORATION
TW: @RADIOIBC
We are proud to communicate the new schedule effective from 27 March 2017.
Following the requests of many listeners, we introduce a new 30 minutes weekly broadcast in English, to Europe and the Americas; at the end of every English broadcast there will be 5 minutes of “IBC DIGITAL” in MFSK32.
We wait for your reports and feedback to ibc@europe.com; you are also invited to visit our website www.ibcradio.webs.com to be constantly updated on our broadcast.
Good listening,
Saverio Masetti
ENGLISH:
WEDNESDAY  18.30-19 UTC  6070 / 1584 KHZ TO EUROPE
THURSDAY     02.30-03 UTC  1584 KHZ TO EUROPE
FRIDAY          01-01.30 UTC  9955 KHZ TO CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA
SATURDAY     01.30-02 UTC 11580 KHZ TO NORTH AMERICA
20-20.30 UTC  1584 KHZ TO SOUTH EUROPE
SUNDAY        00.30-01 UTC  7730 KHZ TO NORTH AMERICA
10.30-11 UTC  6070 KHZ TO EUROPE (VIA RADIO BCL NEWS)
“IBC DIGITAL” – IN MFSK32:
WEDNESDAY  18.55 UTC  6070 / 1584 KHZ TO EUROPE
THURSDAY     02.55 UTC  1584 KHZ TO EUROPE
FRIDAY          01.25 UTC  9955 KHZ TO CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA
SATURDAY     01.55 UTC 11580 KHZ TO NORTH AMERICA
20.25 UTC  1584 KHZ TO SOUTH EUROPE
SUNDAY         00.55 UTC  7730 KHZ TO NORTH AMERICA
10.55 UTC  6070 KHZ TO EUROPE (VIA RADIO BCL NEWS)
ITALIAN TO EUROPE:
WEDNESDAY 17-18.30 UTC 6070/1584 KHZ
THURSDAY    01-02.30 UTC 1584 KHZ
SATURDAY    13-14.00 UTC 6070 KHZ
IBC – ITALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
mail: ibc@europe.com
http://www.ibcradio.webs.com
FB: @ITALIANBROADCASTINGCORPORATION
TW: @RADIOIBC

Hello friends,

Happy World Radio Day!  World Radio Day will be Monday, 13 February, and it will be mentioned this weekend on VOA Radiogram.

Also this weekend, we will transmit samples of text in Chinese, Russian, and Persian. For these alphabets to display correctly, Fldigi should be configured to the UTF-8 character set (Configure > Colors & Fonts > adjust Rx/Tx Character set to UTF-8, if it is not there already). Your operating system might also need font support for non-Western languages. If the Chinese, Russian, or Persian text is seen as a series of boxes in the Fldigi receive pane, copy and past those boxes to a word processor, and the text might display correctly. At the bottom of this email is a picture off what the received text in the three languages should look like.

There will be four MFSK32 images this weekend, but they will not be transmitted until the second half of the show.

Here is the lineup for VOA Radiogram, program 202, 11-15 February 2017, all in MFSK32 except where noted:

 1:45  Program preview
3:05  China to vet online content and services
6:11  Experiment with non-Latin alphabets**
10:17  Olivia 64-2000: ESA to help NASA
15:53  MFSK32: SSTV from the International Space Station*
19:58  Video of Radio Australia shortwave shutdown*
22:30  World Radio Day*
26:41  Closing announcements

* with image

** use UTF-8 character set

Please send reception reports to radiogram@voanews.com.

 

VOA Radiogram transmission schedule (temporarily expanded):

UTC Day

UTC Time

kHz

Transmitter

Target

Also try in …

Saturday

0930-1000

5865

North Carolina

Americas

Asia-Pacific, Europe

Saturday

1600-1630

17580

North Carolina

Europe

Americas, Asia-Pacific

Sunday

0230-0300

5745

North Carolina

Americas

Europe

Sunday

1930-2000

15670

North Carolina

Europe

Americas, Asia-Pacific

Sunday

2030-2100

11580

WRMI Florida

Europe

Americas

Sunday

2330-2400

11580

WRMI Florida

Americas

Monday

2000-2030

3975

IBC Italy

Europe

Wednesday

2100-2130

3975

IBC Italy

Europe

The Mighty KBC broadcast to North America will be Sunday at 0000-0200 UTC (Saturday 7-9 pm EST) on 6145 kHz, via Germany. A minute of MFSK32 will be transmitted at about 0130 UTC. Reports to Eric: themightykbc@gmail.com . See also http://www.kbcradio.eu/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheMightyKbc/ .

 

DigiDX is taking a few weeks off, hence the VOA Radiogram transmissions via WRMI and IBC.  See http://www.digidx.uk/ and https://www.facebook.com/digidx/

 

Italian Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) has digital modes as follows:

EVERY WEDNESDAY ON 3975 KHZ 20.30-21.00 UTC in MFSK32 and OLIVIA 16-500

EVERY FRIDAY ON 9955 KHZ 02.25-02.30 UTC in MFSK32

EVERY SATURDAY ON 1584 KHZ 21.25-21.30 UTC in MFSK32

EVERY SUNDAY ON 7730 KHZ 00.55-01.00 UTC in MFSK32

EVERY SUNDAY ON 6070 KHZ 11.30-12.00 UTC  in MFSK32 and OLIVIA 16-500 (VIA RADIO BCLNEWS)

For the complete IBC transmission schedule, including voice broadcasts, visit  http://ibcradio.webs.com/

Winter SWL Fest.  I am planning to attend the Winter SWL Fest, March 2-4, 2017, at Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. Hope to see you there. Information at  http://www.swlfest.com .

 

Thanks for your reports from last weekend. (Or, if you are in Europe and tuned in Sunday at 1930 UTC on 15670 kHz,  reports of attempted reception.) Now that I’ve finally responded to the reports from program 198, I’ll start with the program 201 reports and work backwards.

I hope you can tune in and write in this weekend.

Kim Andrew Elliott, KD9XB

Producer and Presenter

VOA Radiogram

voaradiogram.net

Twitter: @VOARadiogram  (especially active just before, during, and after broadcasts)

PS: A few operating notes:

  • For best Olivia 64-2000 performance, turn Fldigi’s squelch (SQL) off.
  • The RSID at 1500 Hz sometimes mixes with the transmitter hum, most noticeable at 360 Hz, to move your receive audio frequency down to 1140 Hz, resulting in no decode. To prevent this, in Fldigi: Configure > IDs  > RsID > unselect Searches passband.  Your center audio frequency will wander no more than +/- 200 Hz.
  • Fldigi automatically saves your decoded MFSK images as png files in the folder \fldigi.files\images\ (in Windows; folder names might be different with other operating systems). You can attach those png files with your reception report.
  • The VOA Radiogram Twitter account @VOARadiogram is especially active before, during, and after the broadcasts. You don’t need a Twitter account: just go to https://twitter.com/voaradiogram and refresh it occasionally.