EUROPEAN AUDIO FILES
All the following MP3 files are labelled with station details, UTC time and date of recording. Please make sure that your player is set to show this information.
ALBANIA, 1394.82 KHz (Drifted from 1395), Trans World Radio (TWR), probably in Croatian. Edited to get the clip short until listening to the Interval signal.
ARMENIA, Voice of Russia at 1377 KHz. Normally France is so dominant that I'm not used to pay attention at this channel. It was a pleasant surprise to hear VOR Interval signal during a France Info weakness.
ARMENIA on 864 KHz with Radio Liberty airing a program in Turkmen language. Thanks to Dmitry Mezin at RealDX for ID UPDATED. Now listen this other clip of of Radio Liberty also in Turkmen language. Thanks again to Dmitry Mezin for ID.
ARMENIA, Voice of Russia on 1395 at nominal just above the strong Albanian offset at 1394.850. Using USB mode.
AUSTRIA, 1476 KHz Österreich 1. ID "Österreich Eins" with mention of imminent closure of the channel. Thanks to Hans Pammer for pointing out. Österreich 1 went off the air definitely four days later, on December 31st 2008 at 23:10 UTC. That was the last Austrian MW channel.
BELARUS, Belaruskaye Radio 1 at 279 KHz. This one had to be played using a very tight bandwidth due to close beacon signals. Nevertheless, the speech is clearly present on this recording. This is the best I could get from this station so far.
BELGIUM, former 1512 KHz, Radio Vlaanderen Internationaal with ID and newscast in Dutch. They went off this frequency in March of 2008.
BELGIUM, Listen also to former VRT 1 at 927 KHz when signing off and with a good signal.
BELGIUM, French network RTBF, Vivacité at 1125 KHz with TOH announcement.
BELGIUM, RTBF International at 621 KHz in French signing in.
BULGARIA Radio Bulgaria at 747 KHz over Holland with Interval signal.
BULGARIA, Radio Horizont at 1188 KHz with woman's voice in Bulgarian.
BULGARIA, Radio Horizont at 963 KHz with time pips followed by the news in Bulgarian. Thanks to Dmitry Mezin for IDing the language. Listed between 5 and 40Kw.
BULGARIA, Radio Horizont at 1161 KHz with "Horizont" ID at the first second of the clip.
CANARY ISLANDS, 1008 KHz Punto Radio with ID.
CANARY ISLANDS, Radio Nacional on 621 KHz. Nice signal here.
CROATIA, Hrvatski Radio at 1134 KHz. One of the most regular a fairly easy TA here. In the following clip, ID "Hrvatski Radio" right after time pips. Here's another example how it sounds when peaking strong.
CYPRUS, BBC World Service at 1323 KHz with BBC mention.
CZECH REPUBLIC, Ceský Rozhlas 2 at 954 KHz. A good catch with ID "Ceský Rozhlas" at second 10. Thanks to Jürgen Bartels for pointing out.
CZECH REPUBLIC, Ceský Rozhlas 6 at 1332 KHz with man in Czech with a comment regarding France. Thanks to Karel Honzik for ID.
CZECH REPUBLIC, Ceský Rozhlas 2 at 639 KHz. Despite its high power, it is not heard as frequently as the 954 frequency at my location.
DENMARK, former Denmark Radio Program 5 at 1062 KHz when signing in with strong signal.
ESTONIA, Tartu Family Radio at 1035 KHz with Russian talk. Not an easy one here due to strong QRM.
FAROE ISLANDS, Kringvarp Føroya on 531 KHz. Music then TOH signal and probably newscast in Faroese.
FINLAND, CRI relay in Pori on 963 KHz for its Radio Kitaya's program. Here's another moment this time with larger bandwidth. Check this next one with pips and a nice ID. Now this will probably be the last one thanks to this HUGE signal.
FRANCE, Radio France Inter on 162 KHz. A frequent guest here. In this clip you'll hear good signal with typical Summer LW noise burst.
FRANCE, 216 KHz Radio Monte Carlo on longwave with a few IDs.
FRANCE, Corsica 1494 KHz ID "France Bleu" at the beginning of the clip. Thanks to Dario Monferini and André on mwdx for backing in this ID.
FRANCE, with Corsica again 1494 KHz Frequenza Mora with probably a New Year's Day special phone-
FRANCE, 1377 KHz France Info, Lille. A nice clear recording with ID.
FRANCE, France Info at 711 KHz with weather.
FRANCE, Bretagne 5 at 1593 KHz with ID related to their test program (*2013 note: after a couple of weeks testing one year ago, it went off the air and never reappeared).
GERMANY, 153 KHz Deutschlandfunk over Algerian time pips. ID "Deutschlandfunk" at second 3.
GERMANY, 177 KHz, Deutschlandradio Kultur with a very nice ID.
GERMANY, 183 KHz, Europe 1 when signing in at 02:00 UTC. A nice July catch here in Eastern Canada. Listen here to another version of Europe 1 signing in with typical Summer burst of noise and with a good signal.
GERMANY, 183 KHz, Europe 1. Programs in French transmitted towards France. Transmitter facilities are located just a few meters from the French border.
GERMANY, 936 KHz Radio Bremen 1 with ID "SDR-
GERMANY, 1323 KHz Voice of Russia. Very good signal strength with Interval signal and program in French "...Ici Moscou" followed by full ID and frequency listing.
GERMANY, NDR info at 972 KHz with nice ID.
GERMANY, at 1017 KHz with MDR Info ID.
GERMANY, 1539 KHz Evangeliums Rundfunk from Mainflingen with station info in German.
GERMANY, 1269 KHz Deutschlanfunk from Neumünster with ID and news.
GERMANY, DLR Kultur at 990 KHz barely over my semi-
GERMANY, Deutschlandfunk at 1422 KHz with class signal. Germany's most regular here.
GERMANY, Voice of Russia in Russian at 693 KHz mixed with BBC 5 Live.
GERMANY, American Forces Network (AFN) at 873 KHz with music and “Power Network” mention.
GERMANY, Voice of Russia on 1431 KHz in Russian.
GREECE (Crete), 1512 KHz ERA, Chania. Was heard for a few days. Nice signal here with a kind of an Interval signal at the beginning. At transmitter sunrise hour. Thanks to Juan Antonio Arranz and John Plimmer for backing up this catch. Here's another sample almost two years later of that same station. Here it is booming in April of 2011. Unfortunately, they obviously had sound quality problems. Now on Sept 2nd 2015 at 3:00, this nice ID.
GREECE, ERA Spor at 981 KHz with talk program then ID "Elliniki Radiofonia" at sec.54.
GREECE, NET (ERA 1) at 729 KHz popping up during a rare QRM break from CKAC 730. Thanks to Vlad Titarev at RealDX for language ID.
GREECE, Pirate station on 1625 (1624.98)KHz. Liagkas Zaxarias listened to the clip and heard “Anatolia” or “Anatolion” and he said that the station was from Kilkis, in Northern Greece.
GREENLAND, former KNR Simiutaq at 720 KHz at my local sunset just before WGN hits my antenna. Music probably in Danish, ID or time announcement in Inuit then program in Danish. Thanks to OJ Sagdahl at Realdx for confirmation. The following is a recording of a program probably in Inuit this time mixed with WGN. Here's another shot with jingle and talk program. Finally, a nice cut with National Anthem and ID followed by news in Danish.
HUNGARY, Vatican Radio program via Magyar Katolikus Rádió at 1341 KHz. While BBC ID just had time to break in at the beginning of the clip, ID "Itt a Vatikanyi Rádió" is heard at second 27. Thanks to Mauno and Mauricio at Realdx.
ICELAND, 189 KHz Ríkisútvarpid Rás 2. A nice cheerful recording.
ICELAND, 189 KHz strong as a local. End of music, jingle and news: Listen.
IRELAND on LW at 252 KHz with ID "...RTE Radio One". Caught at transmitter sunrise hour. Signal strength was stronger than usual killing all surrounding NDBs.
ITALY, RAI 1 at 657 KHz. I think this must be coming from the Torino outlet. Napoli is one of those 24/7 while others including Torino’s sign off at 23:00 UTC. Near minute three, ID and then signing off.
ITALY, RAI Radio 1 at 1449 KHz. A surprise that it popped up instead of more often heard Libya.
ITALY, RAI 1 at 1575 KHz. Finally, I could nail down an ID. Heard at times in the past but always with unpleasant rapid and deep fades. A month later or so, I heard it again. Almost a carbon copy with ToH announcement.
ITALY, RAI Radio 1 at 567 KHz with ID. This is a quite rare visitor here.
LITHUANIA, Radio Svoboda, Sitkunai on 1386 KHz (10-
Another shot here at the Lithuanian relay, this time with the beginning of an NHK World program in Russian (01-
LUXEMBOURG, 1440 KHz RTL Relay-
LUXEMBOURG, 1440 KHz China Radio International with French programming. Even more impressive than the previous clip. Caught a couple of days after. Now, Here's English programming and this 3 min clip including full ID both coming in HUGE.
LUXEMBOURG, RTL at 234 KHz usually tough to recover with that 230 KHz Quebec City NDB.
MOLDOVA, 999 KHz Radio Mayak (VOR). AM mode used. A clear cut with several IDs and nice Russian pop music.
MOLDOVA, 1548 KHz Voice of Russia. Program in Serbian. Note that you can hear Kuwait
underneath. Thanks to Mauno Ritola and Jürgen Bartels for helping me ID.
MOLDOVA, Radio Pridnestrovye at 1413 KHz in Russian. Thanks to Walter Salmaniw and Karel Honzík at RealDX for helping ID.
MONACO, 702 KHz China Radio International. Col de la Madone relay. Music is on this clip. I had the ID after the recording.
NETHERLANDS, 1395 KHz The Big L. ID around the end of the clip. I've been listening for about an half hour at this station along with the Internet stream. There was that button on their web site "Email to the studio" what I did. I was just asking for an "Hi" and hoping that when the DJ will mention that I'm listening from Canada on 1395, unfortunately, when this happened, I was still recording but the reception was too poor. No such luck this time. After being off for some time, Big L is back on air. Here's another clip from that same station with ID followed by German song "Weil ich ein Mädchen bin". Thanks Jürgen Bartels for the song's info. Listen here to my best reception of the station so far.
NETHERLANDS, 1602 KHz, Radio Seagull popping up briefly with web address and ID "Radio Seagull". Listed at 1 Kw.
NETHERLANDS, GrootNieuwsradio at 1008 KHz with good signal and ID.
NETHERLANDS, Radio Maria on 675 KHz with a couple of IDs.
NETHERLANDS, Radio 5 at 747 KHz with news in Dutch. Often heard with great signal during Fall and Winter months.
NETHERLANDS, Mighty KBC on 7375 KHz on 41m. Massive signal with a very catchy program. It’s listed here just because I love that kind of radio!
NORWAY, former NRK 1 at 630 KHz. My lone MW Nowegian. ID at sec.16 "Her er NRK dagsnytt klokka ett" Thanks to my Norwegian dx friends on RealDX for station ID details.
NORWAY, NRK 1 on 153 KHz, at least after a long wait and with a good signal (Jan 2013).
PORTUGAL, 963 KHz Radio Renascença with Portuguese talk.
PORTUGAL, 594 KHz, Rádio Sim with ID at second 26 by a female voices chorus.
PORTUGAL, Rádio Club on 1035 KHz with ToH time pips and a nice ID (now became Star FM).
ROMANIA, Antena Satelor on longwave 153 KHz with a nice ID at sec.16.
ROMANIA, Radio România at 1152 KHz with programming ads and a clear ID before TOH pips.
ROMANIA, Radio Cluj at 1593 KHz. Thanks to Mauno Ritola for having recognized the ID.
ROMANIA, România Actualitati on 1593 KHz mixed with another unID Romanian.
ROMANIA, Radio România Actualitati at 1332 KHz with Romanian talk. Listed at 50Kw.
ROMANIA, This is an unID Romanian at 909 KHz. Nevertheless, I found it interesting here when mixed with UK's BBC Five live. This is the best I've got from Romania on 909 so far.
ROMANIA, România Actualitati on 855 KHz. Not an easy one since Spain usually live there. Another problem is how 855 gets splattered here. Fortunately, this time signal level was good enough to break through in a good way.
ROMANIA, România Actualitati on 1404 KHz coming in nicely.
RUSSIA, Radio Rossii, Bolshakovo on 171 KHz.Very nice "Radio Rossii" ID.
RUSSIA, Radio Rossii, Taldom (near Moscow) at 261 KHz. World’s most powerful transmitter with 2500 Kw! (2012 update, now with 500 Kw). In this clip, strong enough to make its way through many close NDBs. Transmitter was at grayline hour, a few minutes before sunrise. I heard it on other occasions but much weaker than that. In this next one, there's the ID "Radio Rossii".
RUSSIA, Radio Mayak at 1143 KHz probably from Bolshakovo. Man in Russian followed by a short news jingle then woman in Russian too. Thanks to Mauno Ritola and Bjarne Mjelde at RealDX for helping ID. Here's a nice clip on another occasion with Interval signal.
RUSSIA, Voice of Russia Yevangelskiye Chteniya at 1089 KHz from Tbilisskaya in Eastern Europe 300 Km North of the Georgian border. Popped up under UK's TalkSport. In this next clip, at 1089 VoR-
RUSSIA, Radio Kavkaz at 171 KHz with superb signal and full ID "....Vefire Radio Kavkaz Radiokompanii Golos Rossii". For a moment, I had two Russians at the same time. That was before Kaliningrad signed off. I'm really happy with this LW coming from the Caucasus region. Thanks again to Dmitry Mezin at RealDX for ID.
RUSSIA, (Kaliningrad) Radio Mayak at 549 KHz with chimes, time pips and news in Russian.
RUSSIA, (Kaliningrad) Voice of Russia at 1215 KHz with ID in English.
RUSSIA, (Kaliningrad) Radio Rossii at 873 KHz with Russian talk. The ID was heard a bit later but with a weaker signal. In this clip from the same listening session, synchro echo was heard from sec 44. I would guess that the second TX comes from Lesnoy, near Moscow.
RUSSIA, RTV Podmoskovye at 846 KHz from Elektrostal in the Moscow suburb with pre-
RUSSIA, Radio Rossii on 225 KHz,a Siberian outlet from Surgut mixing with Poland. That was the same night when I heard Norway 153 for the first time on 01/13. No Luxembourg effect here but just a bit of dawn enhancement from the transmitter side added to tremendous propagation.
RUSSIA, Voice of Russia on 1170 KHz with Russian talk mixing with UAE & unID domestic. Thanks to Mauno Ritola for language ID as I was messing up with Italian :-
SERBIA, Radio Beograd 1 at 1107 KHz with man in Serbian. Thanks to my friends at RealDX for language ID.
SERBIA, with Radio Beograd 202 on 1503 KHz popping up briefly including ID “programa Beograda dvesto dva...” . Tnx to Jari Savonainen & Alessandro Gropazzi at RealDX for their help.
SLOVENIA, Radio Slovenija 1 in English at 918 KHz with program in English. Fits EMWG list.
SLOVENIA, Radio Slovenija International on 1170 KHz popping up during a minute of open carrier from WWVA. Thanks to Vlad, Mauno & Alessandro at RealDX for helping.
SPAIN, Radio Nacional de España (RNE5) at 603 KHz.
SPAIN, RNE 5 at 531 KHz with ID.
SPAIN, SER Radio Pontevedra at 1116 KHz with a nice local ID.
SPAIN, Euskadi Irratia at 1476 KHz with a nice ID in Basque language.
SPAIN, Radio Euskadi at 963 KHZ with ID in Spanish. Listed between 5 & 10 Kw.
SPAIN, Euskadi Irratia at 1386 KHz (+50hz) with ID and Basque program.
SPAIN, Radio Vitoria at 1602 KHz with a nice ToH ID.
SPAIN, COPE at 1296 KHz. Not a so frequent visitor here.
SPAIN, SER Radio at 1287 KHz with full ID.
SPAIN, COPE, Madrid at 999 Khz (11-
SWEDEN, former 1179 KHz Radio Sweden International with programming in German and ID.
SWEDEN, formerly on 1179 KHz and one of the nicest ID I ever heard courtesy of Radio Sweden International.
SWITZERLAND, Radio Suisse Romande -
The mediumwave service of Option Musique aired its last program on December 5th of 2010 at 23:00 UTC. Then, a loop message was played until December 31st inviting listeners to syntonise from now on their FM broadcast. The transmitter was shut down definitely at 23:00 UTC. Karel Honzik kindly sent me recordings of each of those historical moments as he heard in the Czech Republic. First, the last minute of programming and second, transmitter shut down right on cue.
SWITZERLAND, legendary DRS 531 KHz from Beromünster. It went off the air on December 28th of 2008. Fortunately, I had time to record something before switch off.
TURKEY, longwave 180 KHz TRT 1 during Ramadan. I've noticed carriers before and weak audio but nothing like this during an interesting musical sequence. Later, location ID by female announcer "...Ankara..Dan (from Ankara) thanks to Udo Deutscher for pointing out.
TURKEY, TRT 1-
UKRAINE, former Ukrainske Radio 3-
UNITED KINGDOM, 1215 KHz, Absolute Radio (former Virgin Radio) with diaper ad and ID. Nice quality signal.
UNITED KINGDOM, 1341 KHz BBC Radio Ulster with ID.
UNITED KINGDOM, GOLD Radio at 1458 KHz. I was fortunate to hear it just a moment after Albania has its transmitter shut down. At sec.7, "...from Manchester, this is GOLD". Listed at 5Kw.
UNITED KINGDOM, Birmingham's Radio XL at 1296 KHz. I thought first in Afghanistan but my friends at RealDX quickly pointed out to Radio XL. Nevertheless, I'm quite happy with this catch since the station is listed at 10Kw. Heard from time to time here.
UNITED KINGDOM, TalkSport at 1053 KHz. A quite steady station here.
UNITED KINGDOM, Sunrise Radio at 1458 KHz with traffic and ID.
UNITED KINGDOM, BBC 5 Live at 909 KHz. Heard as usual coming from two different TX producing the echo sound.
UNITED KINGDOM, BBC Radio Bristol on 1548 KHz with ID “BBC Radio Bristol” at sec.51.
UNITED KINGDOM, Kismat Radio at 1035 KHz. Another great surprise in late 2012. There is so much DX to be discovered in the UK!.
VATICAN CITY STATE, 1611 KHz Vatican Radio with Interval signal then religious programming in Bulgarian (EMWG).
VATICAN CITY STATE, 1530 KHz with a program in Polish (EMWG-
VATICAN CITY STATE, 4005 KHz (4004.76), Vatican Radio on the 75m band. Slavic programs with Interval signal between both.
|Receiving Station Setup|
|Line / Antenna switchers|
|Asian audio files|
|African audio files|
|European audio files|
|Middle-East audio files|
|Latin American-Caribbean audio files|
|2015 St-Patrick' solar storm audio files|
|August 2007 bandscan|
|August 2014 bandscan|