Latest Shortwave Stories

2011-11-18 05:00:00

The QSL Card Scanning Kit is practical digital solution to help hams and shortwave listeners manage their ever-growing QSL card collections.

2008-10-07 09:00:29

Excerpt from report by Radio Netherlands website on 7 October A new US broadcast in Arabic to the Darfur region has been heard by shortwave listeners.

2008-09-18 12:00:22

Text of report in English by Radio Netherlands website on 18 September Radio Netherlands Worldwide's English broadcasts are available in North America in an increasing variety of different ways.

2008-08-04 12:00:49

By GREER FAY CASHMAN The Amos 1 communications satellite which was launched in mid- May, 1996 and has served the Israel Broadcasting Authority and its viewers and listeners for just over a decade, is to be replaced on Tuesday by the Amos 3, launched in April 2008.

2008-07-21 12:00:47

By Kim Thomas RADIO ZIMBABWE As Zimbabwe clamps down on free speech, Gerry Jackson's British radio station is reaching out to its most helpless citizens, writes Kim Thomas Barely a day goes by without more bad news from Zimbabwe, whether it's the rigged presidential election, the murder and torture of the regime's political opponents, or the rampant inflation that has reached 2.2 million per cent.

2008-07-08 12:00:32

By Bill Husted, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Jul. 6--QUESTION: My daughter was married recently and we have pictures that relatives would like us to share. How can we send lots of pictures over the Internet and not sacrifice quality? --Ted Pilch ANSWER: Put all the photos on a Web page.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.