Radio Nacional de Venezuela: October 11, 2004

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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Dan Robinson, who shares the following recording and writes:

With the news over the past few years, and especially over the last few weeks, of the rapid decline of Venezuela, it’s interesting to recall that there was a day when that country was a powerhouse on the shortwave band, with numerous private radio stations that SWL’s around the world could hear in the 90, 60, 49, 31, and 19 meter bands.
There was also a brief attempt to put Venezuela on the map as an international broadcaster, with Radio Nacional de Venezuela which was audible at good signal levels.

Our thanks to Dan for this 45 minute recording from 2004 when Radio Nacional de Venezuela was on the air (October 11, 2004 starting around 20:20 UTC):

Radio Osterreich International: June 9, 2004

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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Benjamin Bilyeu, who shares the following recording and notes:

Date of recording: 6/9/2004
Starting time: 0144 UTC
Frequency: 9.870 Mhz
Receiver location: Cookeville, Tennessee, USA
Receiver and antenna: Grundig Satellit 800 with 50 foot long wire outdoor antenna
Notes: Fifteen minutes of world news, weather, and the "Report From Austria".

Radio Budapest: August 20, 2004

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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Benjamin Bilyeu, who shares the following recording and notes:

Date of recording: 8/20/2004
Starting time: 0230 UTC
Frequency: 9.790 MHz
Receiver location: Cookeville, Tennessee, USA
Receiver and antenna: Grundig Satellit 800 with 50 foot long wire outdoor antenna

Radio Vlaanderen Internationaal (Flanders International Radio): June 24, 2004

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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Benjamin Bilyeu, who shares the following recording and notes:

Date of recording: 6/24/2004
Starting time: 2200 UTC
Frequency: 11.635 Mhz
Receiver location: Cookeville, Tennessee, USA
Receiver and antenna: Grundig Satellit 800 with 50 foot long wire outdoor antenna

Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI), English: June 24, 2004

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Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Benjamin Bilyeu, who shares the following recording and notes:

A recording I made of RAI (Italy) broadcast 0054 UTC 24 June 2004 on 11.800 Mhz--when they still broadcast to North America. I recorded this broadcast using a Sony dual cassette deck connected to the line out jacks of my Grundig Satellit 800 receiver with 50 foot outdoor longwire antenna.