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Radio Tirana Italian Programme back on 7465 kHz

LC, Sep 24, 2016 | Radio Tirana Italian programme is back on 7465 kHz at 17.00 UTC (19 hours in Italy). Planned schedule for the new season starting on 30 October is confirming the frequency, also used by French, English and German broadcasts to Europe. Time to be shifted one hour ahead. (More...)

Marconi's Exhibition at Bologna Airport

LC, Sep 16, 2016 | Bologna International Airport was named after Guglielmo Marconi 40 years ago. On the anniversary year the airport is hosting a exhibition of radio receivers, transmitters and other devices from Marconi's industrial production. All objects come from the Museo della Comunicazione “G. Pelagalli”, a splendid collection of 2,000 objects explaining the history of communications over 250 years. The exhibition is open daily at the "Marconi Louge" on the first floor of the main airport building. (More...)

Maintanance Works at Radio Capodistria Medium Wave Transmitter

LC, Sep 07, 2016 | As from 12 September 2016 the medium wave transmitter at Croce Bianca di Pirano (Beli Kriz, Piran, Istria) wil be submitted at some planned maintanance works, including shortening the antenna mast. Both Italian (1170 kHz) and Slovenian (549 kHz) frequencies will remain off air for about 4 weeks. (More...)

Radio Tirana to Europe now on 7475 kHz

LC, Aug 29, 2016 | Italradio confirm Radio Tirana now operating to Europe on 7475 kHz, previously 7465 kHz, in Italian, French, German and English. Listeners noticed tests on the new frequency last week. On 29 August the new frequency, correcting some noises monitored on the previous one, is regularly operating. (More...)

The Invention of Italy on BBC Radio 4

LC, Aug 26, 2016 | "The Invention of Italy" is a 3 parts programme presenting the history of Italy now aired by BBC Radio 4. The next part is scheduled on 2 September at 23.30 British Time (22.30 UTC). All broadcast are available on the BBC website but its airing time also favours listening on long and medium waves in Europe. Author Misha Glenny presents the history of Italy from 1494 to the end of WWI. Back at the end of 15th Century Italy was divided in fighting local states, finally invaded by France. A long path to the unification of the country made possible only 3 centuries later. (More...)

Pisa to host Marconian Amateur Stations Meeting

LC, Aug 20, 2016 | The 3rd Italian Marconian Stations meeting will be hosted in Pisa, 24-25 September, local Italian Radioamateurs' Association (ARI) group operating station IY5PIS at Coltano, the site of a today destroyed TSF station built by Guglielmo Marconi in the early years of 20th century. The station will be operating during the meeting also joined by the annual convention of Mediterraneo DX Club. (More...)

Vatican Radio DRM Special Broadcast for HFCC Conference

LC, Aug 20, 2016 | A special DRM broadcast from Vatican Radio in scheduled 22-24 August 2016 during the HFCC Conference in Miami. Broadcast is scheduled at 19.30 UTC beamed to Miami, where engineers, frequency managers from International radio stations in around 30 countries meet for a week to coordinate shortwave frequency schedules in the incoming season (Oct 2016 - Mar 2017). (More...)

Vatican Radio to leave Short Wave?

LC, Jul 31, 2016 | Short wave transmitting centre at Santa Maria di Galeria (Rome) might be closed ina near future, Vatican Radio French and German newscasts stated, commenting the phasing out of short wave for daily Mass and Rosary prayer on weekdays, as from 1 August 2016. A new organization of Vatican media would enhance investments on digital media. (More...)

Vatican Radio to leave Short Wave for Daily Mass and Rosary

LC, Jul 30, 2016 | No more short waves fort two of the most followed lithurgical broadcasts of Vatican Radio. As from 1 August 2016, Latin Mass at 05:30 UTC and Rosary prayer at 18:40 UTC will be broadcast on the usual frequencies only on Sundays and catholic holy days. No motivation is until now available. (More...)

RAI News 24 inaugurates weekly English News

LC, May 27, 2016 | Rai News 24, part of Italian public broadcaster Rai, started a weekly English newsreel with most important news from Italy. Every Thursday a new video is posted on their web site. It's the first time Rai resumes a foreign language broadcast since they were all stopped in 2007. (More...)