Saturday, January 02, 2016

VOA Radiogram schedules

Hello friends,

I will be away from the office for part of January, so this email includes the previews for VOA Radiogram during the first three weeks of the new year.  (Note that program 146 will be mostly Olivia 64-2000.)

Program 144, 2-3 January 2016 (all in MFSK32)

  1:32  Program preview
  2:45  Goats eliminate unwanted plants*
  9:11  Russian space program faces budget cuts*
16:10  New photo of earth from lunar orbit*
22:54  Sailboat illuminated for the holidays*
26:33  Closing announcements
* with image

Program 145, 9-10 January 2016 (all in MFSK32)

  1:33  Program preview
  2:50  Greetings to Encuentro Diexista Colombo-Venezolano*
  7:47  Abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly*
16:43  Traffic lights around the world*
26:19  Closing announcements*
* with images

Program 146, 16-17 January 2016 (modes as noted)

  1:34  MFSK32: Program preview
  2:51  Olivia 64-2000: Blog post from Antarctica
23:36  MFSK32: Image from Antarctica
26:32  Closing announcements

Please send reception reports to

VOA Radiogram transmission schedule
(all days and times UTC):
Sat 0930-1000 5865 kHz
Sat 1600-1630 17580 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 change time and frequency on 10 January. A minute of MFSK32 will be transmitted this Sunday, 10 January, 0158 UTC (Saturday 8:59 pm EST) on 7395 kHz, via Germany. Effective 10 January, the KBC schedule for North America changes to Sunday 0000 to 0300 UTC (Saturday 7-9 pm EST) on 6040 kHz. On 10 and 17 January, a minute of MFSK32 will be transmitted at the new time of 0220 UTC. (This gives you plenty of time to retune to 5745 kHz for VOA Radiogram at 0230 UTC.) Reports for KBC reception to Eric: .

Thank you for your reception reports. I will try to send out responses and a new gallery this weekend. After that, I will not be able to respond to most emails until the second half of January.

Wishing you all the best in 2016!


Kim Andrew Elliott
Producer and Presenter
VOA Radiogram