Friday, March 09, 2018

From the Isle of Music, March 11-17, 2018

No interviews this week, just a Cuban dance party from Son to Bolero to Música Popular Bailable. Note the UTC time change for WBCQ for the A18 season, the local time stays the same.
Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:

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 0000-0100 UTC on WBCQ, 7490 KHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EST in the US). This is running on a backup transmitter due to a recent fire.

3 and 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UTC and Saturday 1200-1300 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 KHz from Rohrbach, Germany.

Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Sunday, March 11, 2018
Episode 53 of Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Not Necessarily Elvis, takes a look at some of the various international and US parodies of Mr. Presley.  Note the UTC time change for A18, same local time.
Sunday, March 11, 2200-2230 UTC (6:00PM -6:30PM Eastern US) on
WBCQ The Planet 7490 KHz shortwave from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe
William "Bill" Tilford, Owner/Producer