shortwave radio


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shortwave radio

Radio transmission in the 1.7-30 MHz frequency range worldwide. Like AM radio, shortwave signals reflect back from the ionosphere and follow the curvature of the earth. See amateur radio, AM radio and FM radio.
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The first series of episodes from 27 July to 7 September 1942 were created in Britain and transmitted via shortwave radio to CBS Headquarters in New York City which were then rebroadcasted by CBS from its affiliate stations.
Meanwhile, Werner Pfennig and his sister Jutta discover a broken shortwave radio behind the German orphanage where they live.
The corporation's television programs and radio services are broadcast by different ways such as satellite, AM, cable, FM and shortwave radio frequencies.
O'Connell of Worcester, his favorite Christmas gift of all time, hands down, was the Sangean ATS-803A shortwave radio that his wife, Eileen Higgins, bought from Lechmere.
EWTN "also operates multiple radio services including a network of hundreds of AM and FM stations, a SiriusXM satellite radio channel, an iHeart radio channel and a global shortwave radio service," it states in news releases.
It's a shortwave radio, alarm clock, smartphone charger and LED flashlight, which can be charged by hand winding or via a solar panel - ideal for the total breakdown of human society.
Jim adds: "I've been here 20 years and to follow the football back home you had to have Mignolet | | a shortwave radio, trying to catch scores and commentary.
Producer Roman Mars curates interesting reporting and conversations around surprisingly interesting topics (think airport design, bar codes, the numbers stations on shortwave radio).
Berg, retired attorney sitting on the executive council of the North American Shortwave Association, offers this history of the early and fast adoption of shortwave radio technology from 1923-1945.
The zany cast of characters include a young Russian idealist who talks to Martians on his shortwave radio, a tall Slavic-Bombshell assassin who just killed her own grandfather, a psycho FBI agent with caffeine jitters from drinking too many Mountain Dews, and two former NASA scientists one living in seclusion in the Bahamas and the other faking insanity at Bellevue.
Most of the broadcaster's output has been taken off air since Tuesday, although shortwave radio and internet broadcasts continue.
Peter Horrocks, director of the BBC World Service, said that the changes reflected listening trends, as audiences increasingly embrace TV, mobiles and the internet over shortwave radio.