Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Radio Prague back on the air for one day, August 31

On 31 August 1936 Czechoslovak Radio launched its international service on shortwave. The station identified itself as “Radio Prague, Czechoslovakia”. Radio Prague will mark its 80th birthday with a series of special reports and events posted on their website.
Special QSL
Radio Prague will issue a special QSL card to mark its 80th birthday. To obtain it, please send a reception report from their special birthday broadcast on 31st August 2016.
Meanwhile www.shortwaveservice.com  has announced special transmissions via Yerevan to commemorate Radio Prague's celebration of 80 years of broadcasting.
Tune in on Wednesday, 31st August:
1630-1700 UTC on 9535 kHz towards 65° Russia at 100kW (Russian)*
1800-1900 UTC on 11845 kHz towards 305° Europe at 100kW (German / French)
1930-2030 UTC on 9885 kHz towards 330° Scandinavia at 100kW (Czech / English)
2100-2130 UTC on 9405 kHz towards 280° Southern Europe at 100kW (Spanish)
* tentative
As the broadcasts are shorter than 30 Minutes Shortwave service would like to fill it with your Radio Prague Birthday Greetings. Please leave a message on answering machine +4922517724266 or send a prerecorded file to info@shortwaveservice.com
More about 80 years of Radio Prague at :
Radio Prague 80th Anniversary Competition
 (Alokesh Gupta, New Delhi)
 (dx_sasia yg)
(Larry Van Horn N5FPW/tarheelscanner)