May 28, 2017

  • In "Specialized Resources" (under "Radio Postcards"): Views of radio stations in Rhode Island and Tennessee (see items marked "New"). And under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "New Shortwave Station Under Construction in the U.S.," "New Shortwave Station in Australia," and "The End of Another Era: The BBC Thailand is Permanently Closed."

May 21, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Another group of recordings mostly made by Larry Magne in Philadelphia circa 1972.

May 14, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A sheet containing what purports to be photos of clandestine station, Radio Free Russia (NTS), "in the field."

May 7, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): Several items about the I. J. Cooper Rubber Co. radio distributor business and their Grebe CR-18 receiver. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Focus on the Middle Americas: El Salvador on Shortwave" and "Another BBC Shortwave Station is Closed."

April 30, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "QSLS & Other Station Memorabilia"): More SWLing certificates.

April 23, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Clubs & Publications"): A 1938 copy of the Newark News Radio Club's Constitution & By-Laws. And under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "The Original Vatican Radio," "The Radio Scene on an Almost Scottish Isle in the Caribbean," and "The Shortwave Scene in the Indian City With the Longest Name."

April 16, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Another group of recordings of of stations "never-again-to-be-be-heard-on-SW" from Ecuador. And under "Specialized Resources," we have posted a new version of the "Active-Inactive SWBC Countries."

April 9, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Audio clips of 13 Ecuadorean shortwave stations from the past.

April 2, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): Two files of "poster stamps" for radio shows, which were, in the 1920s (some later), a popular way for companies to promote their radio equipment. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Lonely Little Shortwave Station in Canada Closed [CKZU]."

March 26, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Links to two more articles from RCA Broadcast News. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Focus on the Middle Americas­-The First Radio Broadcasting Station in Central America: The Early Radio Scene in El Salvador."

March 19, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "QSLS & Other Station Memorabilia"): An interesting QSL from W9XA, one of the early "apex" band stations. Also in "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): Several shortwave receiver photos from the movie, "The Finest Hours." And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Final End of Another VOA Relay Station: Iranawila in Sri Lanka."

March 12, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "People"): "Remembering Bob Hill," a review of Bob's DX career with messages from many of his friends. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Radio Australia: The Silent Shortwave Stations, Pt. 2."

March 5, 2017

February 26, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Links to three RCA Broadcast News articles about RCA shortwave transmitters used in the service of the VOA and allied governments during World War II. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Final End of an Old Voice of America Relay Station [WOO Ocean Gate]."

February 18, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Some interesting items about Radio Free Europe. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "The Radio Scene in Madras-Chennai - II" and "Puerto Rico on Shortwave: The Early Years."

February 12, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Clubs & Publications"): An article about the Junior Radio Guild, which functioned during the years 1928-31.

February 5, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Two recordings of Radio Australia's emergency broadcasts during Cyclones Larry in March 2006 and Monica in April 2006. Along with the recordings are QSLs for reception of emergency broadcasts during Cyclones Tracy (1974) and Monica (2006). And under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "Indiana 200th Anniversary: Early Radio Broadcasting Stations in Indiana," "Goodbye, Radio Australia," and "The Quaint Story of Waltzing Matilda: Australian Anthems."

January 29, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Two BBC items: a picture of the antenna of experimental shortwave station 5SW from 1929 and a BBC quarterly folder for the period October-November 1962.

January 22, 2017

January 15, 2017

  • In "CPRV" (under "CPRV QSL Gallery,""Shortwave Broadcast/Asia"): We have posted another copy of a QSL booklet used in the 1930s by NIROM, the main shortwave broadcaster of the then Dutch East Indies, what is today Indonesia (see item marked "New"). And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "The Early Wireless Scene on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico" and "Australian Shortwave callsign VLL."

January 8, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): More radio-related covers from the the Vatican. Under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Christmas Radio in Hawaii: The KWHR Story" and "New Year Radio: The Voice of Nigeria." And also under "Specialized Resources," we have updated the "Media Network Vintage Vault: An Index" and "An Index to the Station Recordings of Richard Ginbey," both updated through December 2016.

January 1, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): ID-IS recordings of some of the Radio Free Europe language services from 1977-78 and a RFE English commentary from 1980.

December 25, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Lists, Logs, Guides & Columns"): The 1966 WRTH "Special 20th Anniversary Messages" pamphlet. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Indiana Statehood 200th Anniversary: The Early Wireless Scene" and "The Radio Scene at the World's Largest Tooth Brush Fence."

December 18, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Lists, Logs, Guides & Columns"): A 1940 DX map produced by the Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.

December 11, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): A lobby card for "Submarine Alert," a 1943 film starring Richard Arlen and Wendy Barrie. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Radio Scene at the World's Largest Clock."

December 4, 2016

  • In "DX History on the Net": We have made many changes to this page including new sites, updated URLs and revised content (look for "New" or "Revised" in red). And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Three Radio Anniversaries in India."

November 27, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Three more recordings of shortwave test transmissions of the past.

November 20, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Another group of audio clips of shortwave test transmissions. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Radio New Zealand International Closes Its Old Analog Shortwave Transmitter."

November 13, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Audio clips of four shortwave test transmissions from the past. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Cook Islands-9: The Mystery of Another Missing Island."

November 6, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): Toblerone cinderella stamps, produced in the early decades of the 1900s, depicting a variety of scenes from radio's early days. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "We Return to the Shortwave Scene on the Island of Guam" and "Australian Shortwave Callsign VLK."

October 30, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Some interesting clandestine station audio clips courtesy of Larry Magne. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "On the Air from Boston Harbor."

October 23, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): The Radio Canada Shortwave Club Antenna Handbook. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Cook Island Radio Tour: The Island of Beautiful People" and "Shortwave KDKA and its Many Callsigns and Transmitters."

October 16, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): Audio clips of 13 Chilean shortwave stations from the past.

October 9, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Several Radio Nederland items from 1956. Under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "The Story of a Megasized Shortwave Station in Alaska (HAARP)" and "Ancient DX Report: 1911." And also under "Specialized Resources," we have posted new versions of "American States on Shortwave" and "Active-Inactive SWBC Countries."

October 2, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A brochure about WWVH, Hawaii, and a file containing several WWVH QSL cards. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Outback Radio in Australia-2."

September 25, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Two VOA items: a schedule from 1965, courtesy of Bob LaRose, and an aerial view of the VOA relay station, Monrovia, Liberia. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Outback Radio in Australia-1."

September 18, 2016

September 11, 2016

September 4, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A list of small, local Turkish shortwave stations published in 1972 by the the British Association of DXers. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Mystery of the Unfinished Shortwave Station in South Africa."

August 28, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): A new set of six Ascension Island stamps marking the BBC Atlantic Relay Station's 50th anniversary. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Return to Florida: Early Wireless and a Mysterious VOA Relay Station."

August 21, 2016

August 14, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Literature & Humor"): "A Short-Wave Journey of Discovery," written by Hendrik van Loon and published by RCA in 1937. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: ""We Return to the Shortwave Scene on the Island of Guam: The KSDA Story-1."

August 7, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A booklet and 1964 QSL from RIAS, Radio in the American Sector, Berlin. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Return to the Early Wireless Scene in Florida."

July 31, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): A recording of a special broadcast from Radio Syd, Banjul, Gambia, on September 21, 1984. Also included is the "official" QSL and a 1983 PopComm article about the station. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Return to the Shortwave Scene on Guam-7: Trans World Radio KTWR."

July 24, 2016

July 17, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A VOA certificate of appreciation, thanking one Jon Erikson for his contribution "to the planning, design, implementation, and construction" of the Briech Morocco Relay Station which opened in 1993. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "A Flash Across the Strait: The First Long Distance Wireless Message Across Water in the Southern Hemisphere."

July 10, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): Another group of radio-related philatelic items from Africa. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Focus on the South Pacific--Cook Islands 5: The World’s Most Beautiful Island" and "Focus on the South Pacific--The 1937 Pacific Aviation Mystery: The Search for Amelia Earhart, A Hundred Different Callsigns."

July 3, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): "World Wide Short Wave Reception," a 1932 monograph written by James Millen of the National Company in Malden, Massachusetts.

June 26, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): The Pilot Radio & Tube Corp. Spring 1932 catalog. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Early Wireless Scene in Florida."

June 19, 2016

June 12, 2016

  • In "CPRV" (under "CPRV QSL Gallery,""Broadcast Band/South & Central America"): We have added QSLs from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador & Paraguay (see items marked "New"). Many of these QSLs are evidence of the great DX skills of our old friend Jan Tuner, in Sweden. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "A Countrywide Tour of the Radio Scene in Modern Day Turkey - 2." And also under "Specialized Resources": we have updated the Active-Inactive SWBC Countries List.

June 5, 2016

May 29, 2016

  • In "Specialized Resources" (under "Radio Postcards"): Postcard views of stations in Guinea, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Senegal. In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"), a file posted previously ("The Pilot Radio & Tube Corp.") has been updated. And also under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "Regional Radio in Turkey - 5: A Radio Tour in Modern Turkey."

May 22, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A booklet titled "The Empire Service," published by the BBC in 1935. Also posted is an Empire Service time and frequency schedule from December 1935.

May 15, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): The story of an early South African shortwave transmitter atop Broadcast House in Johannesburg. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Radio Scene on the Largest Tropical Island in the Caribbean: The Cuba Story, Part 1."

May 8, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A promotional brochure for Radio Liberty, the American-run station based in Germany and beaming to the Soviet Union. Accompanying it is a file of "RL" QSLs, located in The CPRV Gallery (look under Germany). And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Australian Shortwave Callsign VLI - Part 1" and "The Story of a Mediumwave Radio Station That Was Built So That It Could Be Deliberately Destroyed."

May 1, 2016

  • In "Specialized Resources," another new subsection called "An Index to the Station Recordings of Richard Ginbey." And also under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "The End of an Era: KDKA on Shortwave-5" and "Focus on the South Pacific: The Radio Scene in the Cook Islands-3--The Early Years." And one more thing under "Specialized Resources": we have updated the Active-Inactive SWBC Countries List.

April 24, 2016

  • In "Specialized Resources," a new subsection called "Media Network Vintage Vault: An Index," featuring an index to the Media Network recordings that Jonathan Marks has posted on his Vintage Vault website.

April 17, 2016

April 10, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A file with several items from a February 1951 test program from 4VGM, Magloire Broadcasting Circuit, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

April 3, 2016

March 27, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): A file containing four articles from Radio Design about long-distance aircraft trips sponsored by the Pilot Radio & Tube Corp. to promote their "Wasp" shortwave receivers.

March 20, 2016

March 13, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A number of items relating to historic station WRUL-Radio New York Worldwide-WNYW from Bob LaRose of San Diego, California. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "QSL of the Week: Emergency Broadcast from a Ship in the Indian Ocean."

March 6, 2016

February 28, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Lists, Logs, Guides & Columns"): A 1934 RCA-Cunningham-Radiotron "World Wide Radio Tours" map. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Forgotten Wireless Station on a Forgotten Canadian Island in the Pacific" and "The Beginning of the New Shortwave Era on the Island of Guam."

February 21, 2016

  • In "Specialized Resources" (under "SWLing in World War II"): We complete our "SWLing in World War II" feature with the stations reported to the International Short Wave Club during its final three years --1940, 1941, and 1942.

February 14, 2016

  • In "CPRV" (under "CPRV QSL Gallery,""Amateur Radio"): A number of new foreign amateur radio QSLs from the collection of Roger Legge. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Australian Shortwave Callsigns: VLG–The Mystery of the Missing Island" and "Two VOA Radio Stations in the United States: Gone and Forgotten."

February 7, 2016

January 31, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): Radio-related items from Austria, Belgium, Norway, St. Helena, and the former Yugoslavia. And under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Early Wireless Scene on the Pacific Island of Guam."

January 24, 2016

January 17, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): "The Sounds of Hawaii on Shortwave," an article about some locally-grown Hawaiian programs that were carried over a couple of Hawaii's shortwave transmitters.

January 10, 2016

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Two more items from "Zeesen," the German shortwave station that dominated the short waves during World War II and before. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Two Men on an Island: The Radio Scene on the Island of Guam" and "Focus on the South Pacific: Shortwave Callsigns in Australia VLF."

January 3, 2016