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Shortwave Radio Airchecks
by Dan Greenall
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Audio recording made on cassette tape over 50 years ago. Station identification from La Voix du Zaire in Kinshasa on 15245 kHz. Used direct mike to speaker so quality suffers a bit.
Topic: La Voix du Zaire shortwave 1971
Shortwave Radio Airchecks
by Dan Greenall
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Radio Difusora do Maranhao in Sao Luiz on 4755 khz sometime in 1970 recorded signing off for the day.  Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head is being played just prior to closing announcements. Lots of interference (QRM) from other stations.
Topics: shortwave, radio, Brazil
Shortwave Radio Airchecks
by Dan Greenall
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The Windward Islands Broadcasting Service from Granada in the West Indies as heard on 11975 kHz shortwave in late November 1971.  Reading banana cutting notices for St Vincent and Granada before closing announcement.
Topic: Windward Islands Granada radio 1971 shortwave
Shortwave Radio Airchecks
by Dan Greenall
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Audio recording of Radio Bougainville in Papua New Guinea as heard on 3322.5 kHz shortwave in the 90 metre band. The station was using 2.5 kw of power and the signal travelled roughly 13300 km to reach my receiver, which was a Hallicrafters S-52 model. 
Topic: Radio Bougainville PNG shortwave 1971
Shortwave Radio Airchecks
by Dan Greenall
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Radio Rabaul from New Britain Island, New Guinea as heard on shortwave 3385 kHz in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, a distance of about 13300 km.  Using an old Hallicrafters S-52 receiver with open microphone next to the speaker.  
Topic: Radio Rabaul Papua New Guinea shortwave 1971
Community Texts
by Dan Greenall
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WB6MID/8R3 was the radio callsign used by operators at the Peoples Temple Agricultural/Medical Project at Jonestown, Guyana in the 1970's. Most of the cult members who lived in Jonestown died on November 18, 1978 of an apparent mass suicide dictated by their leader, the Reverend Jim Jones.  Attached is a QSL card (JPEG under Download Options) sent out by the station for a contact made with VE3HLC in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada on July 2, 1978, along with copies of the logbook pages for both...
Topic: WB6MID/8R3 radio Jonestown Guyana Peoples Temple QSL CQ magazine article