Tuesday, March 05, 2019

From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill's Melting Pot schedule updates

From the Isle of Music, March 3-16 2019:
Our next three weeks:  
March 3-9: 
Our special guests are members of Conjunto Roberto Faz. We will discuss the history of the group and listen to its music from the 1950's to its recent material. 

March 10-16: 
We reprise our October episode with Samuel Formell, leader of the legendary Los Van Van with an interview plus music. 

The broadcasts take place: 
1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) with 100Kw, Sunday 1500-1600 UTC on SpaceLine, 9400 kHz, from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK) 
2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0100-0200 UTC (New UTC) on WBCQ, 7490 kHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EST in the US). 
3-4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UTC and Saturday 1200-1300 UTC (New CETs) on Channel 292, 6070 kHz from Rohrbach, Germany. 

Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, March 5-12, 2019
Our next two weeks: 
March 5 
Episode 102 features some of the best charanga orchestras in the United States 

March 10-12
Episode 103 features some exotic music from Nepal and Bhutan 
The transmissions take place: 

1.Sundays 2300-2330 UTC (6:00PM -6:30PM Eastern US) on WBCQ The Planet 7490 kHz from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe 

2. Tuesdays 2000-2030 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 KHz from Rohrbach, Germany for Europe. If current propagation conditions hold, the broadcast should reach Iceland AND Western Russia due to a long skip. 

Also recommended: 
Marion’s Attic, a unique program produced and hosted by Marion Webster featuring early 20th Century records, Edison cylinders etc played on the original equipment, comes on immediately before UBMP on Sundays from 2200-2300 UTC on WBCQ 7490 kHz. 
(William "Bill" Tilford/Tilford Productions, LLC)