Friday, October 24, 2014

VOA Radiogram Schedule: Oct. 25-26

Hello friends,

The surprise mode on this weekend's VOA Radiogram requires the newest version of Fldigi -- 3.22 -- which can be downloaded from The surprise mode will be transmitted during the closing music and will be centered on 1500 Hz.

Also on this weekend's program, a news item about a shortwave broadcasting initiative, and another about a U.S. government agency's planned use shortwave (HF) for emergency communications.

Here is the lineup for VOA Radiogram, program 82, 25-26 October 2014:

 1:31  Program preview
 2:34  New shortwave initiatives, with images
 8:29  New network sharing system
12:28  Ocean microbes eat methane, with image
20:05  Morocco solar power plant, with image
25:53  Closing announcements, with MFSK64 logo
28:29  Surprise mode of the week (requires Fldigi 3.22)

Please send reception reports to

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 Saturday at about 1130 UTC on 6095 kHz and Sunday at about 0130 (Saturday 9:30 pm EDT) on 7375 kHz. Both frequencies are via Germany. Reports to

Thanks for your reports from last weekend. I'll answer them this weekend.


Kim Andrew Elliott
Producer and Presenter
VOA Radiogram