Tag: Broadcast Radio

Hamvention used AM information radio station

WIA News report that whilst most VK hamfests, and usually the WIA AGM host clubs, use 2 meters to provide an information hub for attendees, in an effort to avoid the first-day traffic tangles of Hamvention, they utilized a low-power Information Radio Station on 1620 kHz AM to get out the word on traffic, parking, and event details to visitors as they approached the city

Sony likely to cease production of shortwave radios

SONY Japan declared in January that they ended the production of ICF-SW35 shortwave receiver. They also declared in February that they end the sales of another shortwave receiver ICF-7600GR at their on-line store. Probably they will declare the end of its production soon [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/february/sony-likely-to-cease-production-of-shortwave-radios.htm”]Full Original Article[/su_button]

No lights for Solomon’s broadcaster this festive season

The Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation is reportedly struggling to stay on air after the electricity company cut power to the station because of more a than $US8,000 (£5964.80) unpaid bill [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/december/no-lights-for-solomon-broadcaster-this-festive-season.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

Australian broadcaster celebrating on shortwave

As part of 50th celebrations, radio broadcaster 4KZ in Northern Queensland is now on 5055 kHz and already getting signal reports including from North America and New Zealand [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/december/australian-broadcaster-celebrating-on-shortwave.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]