World of Radio Schedule as of December 18, 2014:
All times & days UT; all frequencies kHz unless otherwise noted. Subtract 5 hours from UT for CDT. W.O.R. is a listener-supported, public-service program about communications around the world, especially, but not limited to, Shortwave Broadcasting.
ANOMALY ALERTS and WHAT'S NEW -- please check every time you're here!! We have quite trying to air WOR on WWRB due to repeated failures to broadcasts. Experimental station WH2XDE-1 in Victor NY has been broadcasting WOR UT Sundays at 0200 with 1 kW in AM mode. As of Dec 6, the Sat 0401 broadcast on Global 24 has yet to appear. The other times have been carrying previous editions, sometimes the latest. As of Nov 27, WOR will be on Global 24 via WRMI 9395 Thursdays 2201, UT Fridays at 0030, UT Saturdays 0401 [NEW], Mondays 2201, Wednesdays 0401, 2201. As of Nov 2, times via most US stations shifted one UT hour later. Another new airing on WRMI is Sundays at 1000 on 5850, aimed 355 degrees toward Cleveland and Singapore. As of Oct 5, new airing on WRMI 11580 is Sundays at 2300. These and 2130 Fridays on 7570 and 15770 will stay at same UT and same frequencies. Also as of Oct 5, all WRMI broadcasts will be the latest edition. The UT Sun 0100 on 5950 is canceled. As of Sept 25, the Thu 2330 airing on WRMI 11580 is canceled, replaced by daily relays of R. Ukraine International. From Aug 11, WRMI changes: New Friday 2130 on 7570 (only frequency across N America) & 15770 (but probably repeats previous show). From WOR 1730, podcasts also also available via Shortwave.am. Podcasts also available via TUNEIN.com. From July 13, NEW station and new time: KVOH 9975, UT Sundays 0131; tnx to Ray Robinson! Because: The Sat 2330 airing on WTWW-2, 9930, did not appear June 21 or 28 or July 5; nor did the other WTWW airings July 3, 6: Ted Randall abruptly cancelled WOR without notice also on WTWW-1. Our gratitude to George McClintock, who invited us on WTWW from its early days until now. From July 7, WRMI added another broadcast, Mondays 2100 on 15770, NE toward Europe, also good for east coast North America, but joining late or not at all until success July 28. From June, all WOR broadcasts on WRMI 9955 are on the SSE beam, not NW. Back on WBCQ 7490v: From May 21, Thursdays at 2100 and following Wednesday at 2100. But May 22, 29 replayed previous rather than new show. On June 5, new show aired promptly. WTWW-2 had been mostly off in May, so lacking Sat 2330 on 9930; resumed May 24. On May 1, WTWW-3 12105 carried WOR at 0530 & 1530 Thursday, one-time event. From April 23, Wednesday time on WRMI 9955 northwest changed from 1300 to 1315 UT. From March 24, WWRB on 5050 instead of 3195, but check both at WOR time. DST shifts went into effect Sunday March 9. Our SW broadcasts from USA shifted one UT hour earlier, mostly on same frequencies. Now updated here. From January 23, 2014, PODCASTS are again available as above. From January 29, additional time on WRMI 9955: Wednesdays 1400. Unlike all the other WRMI airings, this one is on the NW antenna across North America; but will normally be a repeat of the previous week`s show. On January 4-5, additional airings on WRMI, but not necessarily to continue: Sat 2130 on 7730 [ran for two weeks only], UT Sun 0030 on 9495. From January 6, new WOR time on Area 51 WBCQ, UT Monday 0400v on 5110v-CUSB. New time on WRMI 9955 from Dec 19: Thursday 1330 UT, still on SSE antenna but should be well audible in North America. WRMI webcast link has changed. Podcasts from WRN are no longer be available from December 16, 2013. We are considering alternatives if there is enough demand. From December 1, WRMI uses the former WYFR transmitters, which should result in improved reception altho still aimed southward at WOR times, and the 1600 Saturday broadcast is dropped after Nov 30. Times on US stations shifted one UT hour later from November 3. For B-13, WWRB returned to 3195, but sometimes also employs 5050, even in USB. In August, WTWW-2 expanded Brother Scare hours greatly, over entire 9930/5085 --- except for Saturday evenings including WOR at 2327v on 9930, now UT Sunday 0030 on 5085. From April 25, SiriusXM dropped WRN and WOR from Channel 120. Added a new outlet February 10, 2013: KFKB, 1490, Forks, Washington, Sundays at 3 am PST/PDT, now 1000 UT. WBCQ canceled our only 7490 time as of Feb 23, 2012 and from March 1 replaced by 0200v UT Saturdays on 5110v-CUSB.
E-MAIL ADDRESS: wghauser at yahoo.com
P-MAIL ADDRESS: P. O. Box 1684, Enid, OK 73702, USA
WBCQ's E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org P-mail: WBCQ, 274 Britton Road, Monticello ME 04760.
On BREEZY, Saturday 8:00 am EST/EDT.
On KRFP-LP, 90.3 FM, Moscow, ID Sun 6:00 am PST/PDT.
Additional outlets at WORLD OF RADIO SCHEDULES
Postal address: Wyvil Court, 10 Wyvil Rd., London SW8 2TG, England; E-mail: email@example.com
Via direct-to-home satellite: To Europe In the United Kingdom and Ireland, WRN EuroMax English is broadcast on SKYdigital channel 872 on Astra 2 at 28 degrees East. For the rest of Europe WRN EuroMax English can be heard on Eutelsat Hotbird 5, 13 degrees East, Transponder 94, 12.597 GHz, Vertical, Symbol Rate 27.500 Mbaud, FEC 3/4, MPEG2 DVB Audio Stream. Select WRN EuroMax English from audio menu. WRN is also available on many cable sytems in the UK and across Europe. World of Radio is heard on Saturday at 0900 UT = 1000 CET.
To Africa WRN1 can be received on WorldSpace AfriStar on channel 627. Additionally, WRN1 may be received throughout Africa and the Middle East via satellite on Intelsat 707 at 1 degree West. World of Radio is heard on Sunday at 1400 UT.
To Asia & Pacific WRN1 can be received on WorldSpace AsiaStar. Additionally, WRN1 may be received throughout Asia and the Pacific via satellite on AsiaSat-2 at 100.5 degrees East. World of Radio is heard on Sunday at 1400 UT.
To North America WRN1 may not be received throughout North America on SiriusXM Satellite Radio Channel 120. WRN1 is broadcast on Telstar 5, 97.0 degrees West, Transponder 27, 12.177 GHz, Vertical Polarisation, 23,000 Msym/s, FEC 2/3, DVB MPEG2 and choose Audio Channel WRN1 (English). World of Radio is heard Saturday 1731 UT, and 1831 UT during standard time. Subtract 6 hours for CST, 5 for CDT.
Times and days here are strictly UT.
North American broadcast is also on Internet, from European and North American servers via http://live.wrn.org:8080/ramgen/live/wrnengnaeu.smi or http://live.wrn.org:8080/ramgen/live/wrnengnaus.smi.
World of Radio no longer has 3-month audio archives via WRN but only current and maybe previous program at: http://www.wrn.org/wrn-listeners/world-of-radio/ A new edition is supposed to be available each Friday by 1700 or so, sometimes earlier; If not promptly available, please E-mail WRN as above with a copy to us. WRN is also on some cable and FM relays.
On WLIO-TV, ch 35, Lima, OH: Sun 4:30 am EST/EDT on Secondary Audio Program (SAP).
World Radio Network U.S. radio affiliates: confirmations of WOR carriage welcomed. Derived from http://new.wrn.org/listeners/stations/station_reception.php?StationID=50 which no longer gives exact times WRN is carried.
On KSFC 91.9 FM, Spokane WA: Sun 1:30 am PST/PDT
On WXPR 91.7 FM, Rhinelander WI (also 91.9 100.9 relays): Sun 3:30 am CST/CDT
But from Nov 4 these and the WRN feed are canceled.
Additional affiliates are welcome, provided they can take WRN satellite or Internet feed. Contact us for permission and details.
WORLD OF RADIO ON WORLDFM, Tawa, Wellington, New Zealand, 88.2, 0.5 watt LPFM, Thursdays 9:30 pm NZT (0930 UT), Fridays 11:00 am (Thu 2300 UT), Saturdays 9:05 am (Fri 2105 UT), Sundays 5:30 am (Sat 1730 UT). http://www.worldfm.co.nz also web streaming. Times shift one UT hour earlier when NZ is on summer time.
World of Radio Air cycles: First airing on WRMI 9955, UT Thursday 0330 or 1230; on WTWW 9475 Thursday 2101; WWRB has one airing only, UT Friday 0330v on 3195 or 5050. On WRN, Sat 1730. Please P- or E-mail the station where you hear World of Radio, thanking them for doing so as a public service. Sorry, W.O.R. does not offer QSL cards, though the SW stations carrying it do. WRMI has a special WORLD OF RADIO QSL card for reports sent directly to WRMI for broadcasts on WRMI. W.O.R. welcomes informal reports on reception quality, interference problems. Notice a discrepancy in our broadcast times given here or an annoying technical problem? We try to reconfirm the times but sometimes we are the last to know of changes unless you tell us directly.
Continent of Media, an additional half-hour, available on the web if not SW until they appear as a World of Radio Extra when production of a new show takes a week off. Check Anomaly Alert for news of next edition which may be aired elsewhere, or webcast. COM is allegedly produced approximately once a month to sesquimonth, but has been hibernating since mid-2007. It deals primarily with domestic media developments in the Americas, not especially shortwave. Latest COM is available at DXing.com sponsored by Universal Radio. These links also appear for your convenience at OUR CURRENT AUDIO.
UNDERWRITING WORLD OF RADIO We have expenses in producing and distributing WOR including website, associated computer costs, recording equipment. PayPal is available for donations to woradio at yahoo.com. Or a check in the mail (US funds on a US bank, please) to P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702, USA. Donors are acknowledged in the middle of each WOR broadcast. All amounts are welcome, large and small.
DONATIONS TO SUPPORT GLENN HAUSER'S SW ACTIVITIES I do not have a full-time job, not much of a retirement income, and am too young for Social Security. Miscellaneous, free-lance income keeps me going. If you appreciate my work, which comes to you on a gratis basis, please consider contributions in any amount, which are not tax-deductible. (If public radio, and every preacher on earth can ask you for money, why shouldn't I for my worthwhile work?) A few major donors would make a very great difference in my financial security and ability to continue doing the work I love. --Glenn
2001 CONTRIBUTORS: James D. Strader, John Babbis, Frederick Moe of Seldom Heard Radio, Will Martin, Tom McLaughlin in memoriam Gigi Lytle, Clayton Stapleton, Marion Webster, Tom Welch, Gerald T. Pollard, LeRoy Long, Pete Bentley, Bruce Berr, Chris Hambly, William T. Hassig, Jim Wishner, Bill Flynn, Chuck Ermatinger
2000 CONTRIBUTORS:Tom McLaughlin in memory of Gigi Lytle, Will Martin, Eric Floden, Alan Bosch, Gerald T. Pollard, James D. Strader, Anonymous, Marie and Jay Novello, George Bigley, Jim Wishner, B. Cooley, G. Michael Woloch, Pete Bentley, Chris Hambly, Bill Flynn, David Chapchuk, Bruce Berr, Ron F. Killick, World Radio Network
1999 CONTRIBUTORS: Jim Strader, Mike Harla, Cindy Lindau, Chris Hambly, Steven Lare, David Cole, Jim Wishner, LeRoy Long, Bruce Cooley, David Chapchuk, Chet Copeland, Bruce Berr, Tom McLaughlin, Pete Bentley, Jay and Marie Novello, Wally Leisering, RFPI, World Radio Network
1998 DONORS OF UNDERWRITING EXPENSES: David Cole, Tom McLaughlin, Michael Woloch, Steven Lare, Scott Wilson, Jim Corsiatto, Steven Cline, Jim Wishner, James D. Strader, Wally Leisering, Donna Ring, L. Marie Haun, David Chapchuk, B. Cooley, Jay and Marie Novello, Rod Scribner, William T. Hassig, Jay Steimel, Pete Bentley, Gigi Lytle, RFPI, World Radio Network. THANK YOU. [If you want to be anonymous, please be sure to tell me! Many others support us with subscriptions and other items of value.]
Contacting World of Radio: P.O. Box 1684-E, Enid, OK 73702 USA. E mail: woradio at yahoo.com Deadline: normally, 1900 UT Tuesdays. W.O.R. is listener-supported. E-mail or P-mail your hottest DX, media news to us for possible use on the program. As a rule, all incoming mail is assumed to be open for use, unless specified not for publication/broadcast! We routinely have 2-3 times as much good material each week than time allows. Please do not ask for personal advice on receivers or other equipment.
SECCION EN ESPANOL
NOTA BENE: Lamento que por falta de tiempo, no de amistad, no puedo entrar en correspondencia pen-pal, ni servir como agente de compras.
MUNDO RADIAL, el informe DX mensual de Glenn Hauser, se ha terminado con la emision de noviembre-diciembre 2007. Quedan disponibles en archivos AUDIO Y GUIONES
Glenn Hauser's Run for the Border, Mexican Monitoring Trip
C. Crane Company website includes our SW frequency list -- 1/07 edition is now posted.
REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING and DX LISTENING DIGEST on paper have been suspended, and probably will not appear again. Existing subscribers may request an immediate pro-rated refund by supplying a self-addressed stamped envelope and label code number(s). Subscribers who have received RIB Online are considered to have zeroed out their refund (probably well in excess of value owed). Other outstanding subscribers will eventually get a refund, by check in North America, probably IRCs elsewhere. Obviously, new subscriptions are no longer accepted. Spare RIBs, mainly issues 153 and 151, may still be purchased while stock lasts. Samples cost $2.50 each in N. America, $3 or 6 IRCs each elsewhere by airmail. US funds only on a US bank or by postal money order to Box 1684-E, Enid, OK 73702 USA. Sorry, no credit cards. Cash accepted only at sender's risk.
RIB BACK ISSUE CLEARANCE From 1977 until 1989, we kept a limited supply of spare RIBs, almost every issue from 4 through 131. In those years, it really was more of a "Review". These are not indexed, and we cannot search for specific topics, but interesting historical reading is assured in each issue. Order for $2 each, plus shipping and handling. E- or P-mail how many copies, year range, you would like, and we'll quote you a price. Priority will be given to those ordering complete sets or larger quantities. Just a few copies of most RIBs 132-150 and DXLDs are also in stock--first come, first served, at same price. Box 1684-E, Enid, OK 73702 USA.
LINKS TO OTHER USEFUL SITES most of which have linked to
Kim Andrew Elliott DXing.info
Shortwave Programs List
Prime Time Shortwave
The Patepluma International Radio Web Site
CJOY Internet Radio
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