Friday, May 02, 2014

Weekend VOA Radiogram schedule

VOA Radiogram for the weekend of 3-4 May (program 57) will be all MFSK32 except for the surprise mode during the closing music.

There will be some interesting VOA News items, including amateur radio from the permanently berthed ship Queen Mary, and legislation that could result in major changes to the Voice of America and the rest of U.S. international broadcasting.

Here is the lineup for VOA Radiogram, program 57, 3-4 May 2014 (all in MFSK32 centered on
1500 Hz):

1:30  Program preview
2:33  Amateur radio from the Queen Mary, with image
8:52  Cloudsource to Ukraine, with image
16:15  50th Anniversary of BASIC programming language
20:49  House bill to reorganize US international broadcasting
27:08  Closing announcements, VOA logo

Please send reception reports to

Please note that MFSK images decoded by Fldigi are automatically stored in the folder \fldigi.files\images\ somewhere in your hard drive.

VOA Radiogram transmission schedule
(all days and times UTC)
Sat 0930-1000 5745 kHz
Sat 1600-1630 17860 kHz
Sun 0230-0300 5745 kHz
Sun 1930-2000 15670 kHz
All via the Edward R. Murrow transmitting station in North Carolina

The Mighty KBC will transmit a minute of MFSK64 via Germany Saturday at about 1130 UTC on 6095 kHz (during The Big Beach Radio Show) and Sunday at about 0130 UTC (Saturday evening 9:30 pm EDT) on new 9925 kHz. 

Thanks for your reports from last weekend, which I will soon be answering.


Kim Andrew Elliott
Producer and Presenter
VOA Radiogram