EUROPEAN AUDIO FILES
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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.
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, 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 576 KHz. Not so easy to hear even though its carrier is spotted regularly. This is due to strong adjacent domestics (CFRA to name one) combined with an apparently low modulation (Oct 2018).
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 -
CYPRUS, BBC World Service at 1323 KHz with BBC mention.
CYPRUS, RIK1 -
CZECH REPUBLIC, Ceský Rozhlas 1 at 270 KHz. with ID "Radiozurnal" before the music -
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, Radio Dechovka at 1233 KHz with multiples IDs on Jan 20, 2018.
DENMARK, former Denmark Radio Program 5 at 1062 KHz when signing in with strong signal.
FAROE ISLANDS, Kringvarp Føroya on 531 KHz. Music then ToH signal and a likely newscast in Faroese -
FINLAND, CRI relay in Pori on 963 KHz for its Radio Kitaya's program -
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 before launch.
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
HUNGARY, Dankó Rádió at 1116 KHz, likely from the Miskolc tx (end of 2018).
ICELAND, RUV RAS 1, at 189 KHz strong as a local. End of music, jingle and news: Listen -
ICELAND, RUV RAS 1 at 207 KHz. A difficult catch here. Fortunately, it came trough not too badly on that night of Feb 14, 2018 at 4:21 UTC.
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.
IRELAND, Spirit Radio on 549 KHz with ads & ID.
ITALY, RAI 1 at 657 KHz. I think this must have been 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 Radio 1 at 567 KHz with ID. This is a quite rare visitor here.
LITHUANIA, Radio Svoboda, Sitkunai on 1386 KHz (10-
LUXEMBOURG, 1440 KHz RTL Relay-
LUXEMBOURG, 1440 KHz China Radio International with French programming -
LUXEMBOURG, RTL at 234 KHz being QRM’ed with nearby Quebec City’s NDB on 230.
MACEDONIA, Makedonsko Radio 1 at 810 KHz with talk in Macedonian. Not an easy one considering the WGY pest. A surprising mi-
MOLDOVA, 999 KHz Radio Mayak (VOR). AM mode used. A clear cut with several IDs and nice Russian pop music.
MOLDOVA, Relay on 1548 KHz with Voice of Russia with a program in Serbian. Note that you can hear Kuwait underneath. Thanks to Mauno Ritola and Jürgen Bartels for helping me ID -
MOLDOVA, from the 999 KHz relay. End of the TWR programming then clear Interval signal followed by Voice of Russia programming -
MOLDOVA, Radio Pridnestrovye at 1413 KHz in Russian. Thanks to Walter Salmaniw and Karel Honzík at RealDX for helping ID -
MOLDOVA, Radio Moldova Actualitati on 1494 Khz, here echoed with woman talk during a good opening to Eastern Europe . Thanks to my friends at RealDX for confirming (04/19).
MONACO, 702 KHz China Radio International from the Col de la Madone relay. Music is on this clip. I had the ID later, 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 -
NETHERLANDS, 1602 KHz, Radio Seagull popping up briefly with web address and ID "Radio Seagull". Listed at 1 Kw.
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 with ID (04/2019).
ROMANIA, România Actualitati on 1593 KHz here at a nice level (10/2019).
ROMANIA, Radio România Actualitati at 1332 KHz with Romanian talk. Listed at 50Kw.
ROMANIA, Radio România Actualitati at 1179 KHz while Radio Sweden wasn't on the air -
ROMANIA, Romanian anthem on 909 KHz, likely from Radio Cluj and mixed with UK's BBC Five live -
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.
ROMANIA, Radio Romania Actualitati on 756 KHz here with Radio-
ROMANIA, Radio Romania Actualitati on 603 KHz, here featuring two synchronized transmitters (Nov 2018) NEW.
ROMANIA, Radio România Actualitati on 1530 KHz with news in Romanian.
ROMANIA, Radio Romania Actualitati on 1422 KHz (-
RUSSIA, Radio Rossii, Bolshakovo on 171 KHz.Very nice "Radio Rossii" ID.
RUSSIA, Radio Rossii, Taldom (near Moscow) at 261 KHz. Former 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 -
RUSSIA, Radio Mayak at 1143 KHz likely from Bolshakovo. Man in Russian followed by a short news jingle then woman in Russian as well. Thanks to Mauno Ritola and Bjarne Mjelde at RealDX for helping ID -
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 -
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 Jürgen Bartels for alerting and Dmitry Mezin at RealDX for confirming the 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 -
RUSSIA, RTV Podmoskovye at 846 KHz from Elektrostal in the Moscow suburb with pre-
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.
SLOVAKIA, Sro3 -
SLOVENIA, former Radio Slovenija 1 on 918 KHz in Slovene.
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.
SLOVENIA, R.Murski Val on 648 KHz with Slovenian talk.
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-
SPAIN, Marine weather on 1677 USB from Cabo de Peñas.
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 -
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 -
TURKEY, TRT 1-
UKRAINE, Ukrainske Radio 3-
UKRAINE, UR3 on 1278 KHz with classical music and Ukrainian talk. Heard on 01/2018.
UKRAINE, UR1 -
UNITED KINGDOM, TalkSport, huge on 1089 KHz with ads and Ids -
UNITED KINGDOM, 1215 KHz, Absolute Radio (former Virgin Radio) with diaper ad and ID. Nice signal strength.
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!.
UNITED KINGDOM, BBC Radio Wales on 882 KHz with full ID from Jan 2018.
UNITED KINGDOM, BBC Radio Scotland on 810 KHz with Scottish folk music and ID.
UNITED KINGDOM, Manx Radio at 1368 KHz. Another one of the “not-
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.
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