Monday, February 20, 2017

Radio Öömrang annual February 21 broadcast

Radio Öömrang (“Radio Amrum”) is tentatively scheduled for their annual February 21st broadcast. Each year, on this special day, broadcast are conducted to celebrate the major North Frisian holiday (Biikebrånen).

The initial programs were founded by radio amateur Arjan Kölzow on the island of Amrum in North Germany. The first shortwave broadcast was on 21 February 2006, and have continued their annual programming aimed at the descendants of North Frisian immigrants in North America. Programming is presented bilingually in Standard German and English, including interviews in the North Frisian language, which is part of the Öömrang dialect.

This year’s broadcast is tentatively scheduled for 1600-1659 UTC on 15215 kHz, relayed via the Nauen, Germany or the Issoudun, France transmitter sites. For a full data QSL, send your reception reports to: Media Broadcast

You Tube link from 2016 broadcast