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The Empire Short-Wave Service

Published 23 September 2022

The BBC’s chief engineer talks shortwave listeners through the best aerials and automatic volume controls for hearing the BBC Empire Service

How the world was circled by a band of steel

Published 16 June 2022

The 50th anniversary of the BBC Empire Service is marked by a look at how it was established

Rebroadcasting and exchange broadcasting

Published 1 October 2021

How to get your allies to listen to you

The German Freedom Radio Station

Published 6 November 2020

What are the people of Nazi Germany listening to in 1940?

Nation shall speak loudly unto nation

Published 4 March 2019

A habit picked up in a hot war carries over into the Cold War: countries shouting at each other over shortwave radio

✎ Virtual DXing

Published 2 July 2017

Twiddle your knob online with this LW/MW/SW live website

Heard around the world

Published 18 August 2016

The BBC Year-book of 1931 explains how a King’s speech was heard around the world

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Wednesday 30 November 2022