fredag 31 juli 2015

BRF 729 and 801 kHz closing down on Sept. 30th, 2015

It has been confirmed by Bayerischer Rundfunk that the transmitters on 729 and 801 kHz will be closed on September 30th, 2015 around 1045 UTC. (A-DX via Bengt Ericson, ARC)

lördag 25 juli 2015

Dutch (and possibly French) stations closing down in 2015


Stig Hartvig Nielsen in Denmark reports via Ydun on July 22nd that Radio 5 on 747 kHz (Zeevolde) and 1251 kHz (Emmaberg) will end its transmissions on September 1, 2015.

Radio Maria Nederland on 675 kHz will end its transmissions on September 1st, 2015 reports MWC Facebookgroup.


It is reported that Radio France will cease its operations on MW at the end of 2015. However the political process is not finished yet. We have to wait and see.       (Bengt Ericson, ARC)

söndag 19 juli 2015

Radio Rossii Orenburg 1053 kHz

16 July 2015. 1053 kHz. First there was the Russian national anthem, at 5 am news. After them was the inclusion of Local Radio Russii Orenburg.
Reception was in the Samara region, Tolyatti Vega receiver RP-241-1, a magnetic antenna.
The site of the Orenburg STRC there is mention of the frequency of 1053 kHz. But about Orenburg had information that Radio Russii remains only on 1395 kHz, 5 kW, Buguruslan.

“RUS-DX”  #  829
Anatoly Klepov, Moscow, Russia

Ukraine 549 kHz


Ukraine on medium wave.

July 13 LV1 returned to 549 kHz.

3:30 UTC 549 kHz UKR UR 1 Persha Prog. Mykolaiv to hear the signal strength of + 40dB.

 “RUS-DX”  #  829

(Anatoly Klepov, Moscow, Russia)

fredag 17 juli 2015

Special transmission from the Swedish DX Federation on July 25 and 26

Although this is not MW we have decided to publish this item. The Swedish DX Federation SDXF will be broadcasting on SW 7430 kHz at 1200-1300 UTC on Saturday, July 25 and the programme will be repeated on Sunday, July 26 at 1000-1100 on 9405 kHz. Among other things the programme will include Colombian music plus airchecks from Radio Neiva. Reception reports are very appreciated. You can mail your reports to and you will get a real QSL card by post - not just an eQSL. The programme is being broadcast over the Sala shortwave transmitter with 10 kW of power. (Christer Brunström, SDXF)

tisdag 14 juli 2015

Lutch 549 kHz, Ukraine back on air

From today, June 14th, Lutch on 549 kHz is back on the air after maintenance. 972 kHz is quiet.  (Bengt Ericson, ARC)

måndag 13 juli 2015

Galei Zahal, Israel leaving MW

Günter Lorenz, A-DX reports that Galei Tzahal, the Israeli Defence Forces Radio, will not use mediumwave anymore for their transmissions, only FM. Checking 945, 1224, 1305 and 1368 kHz by Mauno Ritola and me gives no trace of  Galei Tzahal on these frequencies tonight. (Bengt Ericson, ARC.)
Update: Ombudsman Eran Elyakim by Galei-Zahal confirms that the MW-broadcasts ended last month. (Bengt Ericson, ARC)

Russian World Service from Ukraine 1431 kHz

World Service broadcasting in Russian in Ukraine has changed the time of airing. Now listen to its mono 16.00-20.00 UTC on frequency 1431 kHz.
The station is interested in the technical reports.
Reports send to the address:
(Victor Tsekhanovich, Kerch, Russia)
("RUS-DX"  #  828, 12 July, 2015)

Anatoly Klepov, Moscow, Russia
E-mail :
Web site :  (Russian / English)

onsdag 8 juli 2015

Asianet Radio Abu Dhabi now on 1539 kHz

Asianet Radio in Abu Dhabi ( 657 kHz )is now using  transmitter on 1539 kHz in UAE with high power. The signal is very good in Växjö around 2000 with Asianet news in Malayam. Harri Teräsranta in Finland discovered the new frequency. Info via Mauno Ritola. (Bengt Ericson, ARC)

tisdag 7 juli 2015

Ukraine 549 kHz temporarily off air

Latest info re UKR is that 549 kHz Lutch was taken out of service on July 3rd for antenna maintenance. 972 kHz is running UR 1 during the meantime. See latest MV-EKO. Info from Vlad Titarev, UKR.                      (7.7.2015 via Bengt Ericson, ARC)