Thursday, March 14, 2013

Update on digital text via shortwave this weekend

Special thanks to Kim Elliott for the program update information on this weekend's "soft launch" Radiogram programs.
Gayle Van Horn

The new Voice of America service Radiogram will be on the air March 16 and 17th.  VOA Radiogram is a program experimenting with digital text and images via shortwave broadcasting.

To decode the digital text and images transmitted on VOA Radiogram, download Fldigi, Flmsg and Flamp from

All times UTC
Saturday 1600-1630 17860 kHz
Sunday 0230-0300 5745 kHz (Saturday evening in North America)
Sunday 1300-1330 6095 kHz
Sunday 1930-2000 15670 kHz

More information:

Text modes will be included in the North America broadcast of The Mighty KBC, Sunday March 17 at 0000 to 0000 on 7375 kHz via Nauen, Germany.

At about 0130, PSK250R will be centered on 1000 Hz and MFSK63 on 2000 Hz (same as on March 10 except the audio frequencies are reversed).

At just before 0200, MT63-1000 (long interleave) formatted for Flmsg will be centered on 1000 Hz. An image in MFSK32 will be centered on 2500 Hz.