November 19, 2017

November 12, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "SWLing & DXing"): "Factors that Control Radio Reception from Distant Stations," a 16-page document published in 1930 by the Radio and Television Institute of Chicago. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Radio Station KDKA and the Famous 1920 Election Broadcasts" and "Australian Shortwave Callsign VLP."

November 5, 2017

October 29, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): A file of postcard reproductions depicting various models of the RCA Radiola that were sold from 1924 to 1930. And under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "International Shortwave Broadcasting in the Caribbean Islands," "Evolution of Radio Callsigns" and "Presidential Election Results on Radio."

October 22, 2017

October 15, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): The final group of recordings from Venezuelan shortwave stations of the past. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "The Radio Scene on Coconut Island" and "Hurricane Damage to a Mediumwave Station in the Caribbean."

October 8, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): More recordings from Venezuelan shortwave stations.

October 1, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Philately"): Another group of covers commemorating Charles de Gaulle's famous June 18, 1940 appeal to Frenchmen to fight against the Nazis. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "The Radio Scene on the Island of Goats" and "Early Wireless Stations in India."

September 24, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Recordings"): More recordings from Brazilian shortwave stations. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "VOA Mediumwave Stations in the Florida Keys-2" and "Australian Shortwave callsigns VLO."

September 17, 2017

September 10, 2017

September 3, 2017

  • In "Specialized Resources," a new subsection called "NASWA Pioneers," featuring nearly all of the NASWA membership lists and writeups in the monthly bulletin from May 1962 through January 1969. Who were the supporters of NASWA in its early years? Where did they live, how old were they, and what kind of equipment did they use?

August 27, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Lists, Logs, Guides & Columns"): A 1935 map showing the shortwave broadcast stations of the world. And under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "Eclipse Radio: Past & Present," "What Happens to a Radio Signal During an Atomic Explosion?" and "QSL Letter Verifies Nuclear Radio Station."

August 20, 2017

August 13, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "QSLS & Other Station Memorabilia"): We remember the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "Artificial Languages on Radio" and "The Radio Scene on a Small Island With a Large Volcano-1."

August 6, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): Several items in a mini-tribute to Radio Universidad de Costa Rica. And under "Specialized Resources," ("Active-Inactive SWBC Countries"): a file containing Anker Petersen's findings on the status of tropical band broadcasting in 2017 vs. 1973, 1985, 1997 and 2009, and the status of tropical band broadcasting each year from 2000 to 2017.

July 30, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Equipment & Advertising"): S. S. Kresge's 1929 radio catalog. And under "Specialized Resources," ("Active-Inactive SWBC Countries"): a recent calculation of active-inactive countries based on the Swedish DX Federation/EDXC list.¬† This list was prepared by Lennart Weirell of Vasteras, Sweden. And also under "Specialized Resources," a new "Wavescan" entry: "The Radio Scene on an Almost Canadian Island in the Caribbean."

July 23, 2017

July 16, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): An info sheet and QSL dating from 1938 from what was later known as Radio Denmark. And under "Specialized Resources," three new "Wavescan" entries: "The Radio Scene on Snake Island," "The Radio Scene in European Turkey," and "World's Largest QSL: A Booklet from South America."

July 9, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Lists, Logs, Guides & Columns"): The "Radio Log & World War Map," promoting General Electric Radiotron tubes and published around mid-1941.

July 2, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A collection of world map postcards promoting the "Worldwide Wireless" messaging capabilities of RCA Communications, Inc.

June 25, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): "Across the Atlantic and Pacific -- Via RCA," a promotional booklet published by RCA circa 1933.

June 18, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): The Tenth Anniversary Yearbook (1937) of CFRB/CFRX, Toronto. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "California QSL Cards in Red, White and Blue" and "We Return to the Radio Scene in Albania: The Wartime Years."

June 11, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): The 1934 Yearbook of Nova Scotia shortwaver CHNX.

June 4, 2017

  • In "DX History" (under "Stations"): A copy of the CJRX, Canada, radio bulletin for December 1929. And under "Specialized Resources," two new "Wavescan" entries: "California Trees Serve as a Successful Antenna System" and "This is the News - in Morse Code!"

May 28, 2017

  • In "Specialized Resources" (under "Radio Postcards"): Views of radio stations in Rhode Island and Tennessee. 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.