Monday, December 29, 2008

special QSLs are now being issued by Electronic DX Press Radio Monitoring Association

To commemorate the 13th birthday of the Electronic DX Press Radio Monitoring Association on January 4, 2009, special QSLs are now being issued
for all correct reception reports received up to the end of 2009 for "Radio EDXP" programs hosted by various international shortwave broadcasters.

The full colour QSLs show Australian scenes and wildlife, and indicate the actual transmitter location and the name of the host broadcaster.

"Radio EDXP" is the EDXP's long-time broadcasting service, offering news reports and schedule updates about international broadcasting, propagation,
and monitoring. The programs are known as the "Australian DX Report", and host broadcasters include:

Worldwide Christian Radio (WWCR) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Every week, on Sundays, at 0300-0315 and on Mondays at 1245-1300

The Voice of the Andes, HCJB, Quito, Ecuador, each month during the "DX Party Line" English program. The DXPL is broadcast over HCJB-Australia
(Kunnunurra, Western Australia), WWCR, WRMI and IRRS (Slovakia)

World Harvest Radio International, T8WH Palau, WHRA Maine, and WHRI Indiana, monthly during the "DXing with Cumbre" English program

Adventist World Radio worldwide network, every month, during the "Wavescan" program, on weekends. This may be heard over transmitters in Guam, Germany, and WRMI.

Reports must include sufficient details for validation purposes, and indicate the date (UTC), time (UTC), frequency, quality of reception, and
interference effects, and should be sent to:

Radio EDXP, 404 Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert, Victoria 3127, Australia

Return postage is mandatory - A$2 in mint Australian stamps (for Australian addresses), one IRC or US$1 elsewhere


Radio EDXP electronic QSLs are also available and reports may be submitted either by Email, to or via the on-line Reception
Report Template. You "pick up" your E-QSL at a special Website after you have received an E-mail notification from EDXP.

The Template is at

Radio EDXP is also available via the Internet, with a new episode produced each week, and may be accesssed at


Formed in January 1996, in Melbourne, Australia, the EDXP is a society to bring together relevant information about World Radio High Frequency
Broadcasting, and Australian domestic broadcasting, in a structured and timely manner. Information is contributed by members or researched by the
EDXP administration. Most members reside in Australia.

Special free guest membership is available at

The EDXP pioneered the use of electronic mail in Australia for collaboration between members, and celebrates its 13th birthday on January 4, 2009, moving
into its 14th year of continuous operations.

Good listening to Radio EDXP, and your reception reports would be appreciated!

Bob Padula

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

PAL AM Radio Guide Covers the Region

Pacific Asian Log AM Radio Guide Covers the Region and now Fully Updated and Available for FREE

The classic Pacific Asian Log of mediumwave [AM] radio stations on air across the entire region has now been updated at

Produced by Bruce Portzer in Seattle WA, this extensive radio guide covers literally thousands of AM radio stations and is hosted by the
Radio Heritage Foundation. It draws on monitoring by many volunteers across the region, as well as information directly from broadcasters
so it's accurate and up to date.

You can search the database or download a pdf version for your own non-commercial use by visiting today.

Amongst the stations you'll find on 1602 AM are 2CP Cooma [Australia], All India Radio, Ziro [India], JOKC Kofu [Japan], HLQE Sabuk [South Korea], Radio Reading Service, Levin [New Zealand], and DZUP Quezon City [Philippines]. The most powerful station listed in the region is 50kW Radio Khost, located in Afghanistan.

You'll find the Pacific Asian Log Radio Guide useful for business and vacation travel [just print out the stations from the countries you're visiting], radio monitoring, advertising and PR campaign media planning and much's up to date and it's free.

The Pacific Asian Log traces its origins back to radio station call lists first published in New Zealand during the 1930's, and is volunteer supported and produced as a free service for everyone.

Donate Now to Upgrade PAL this Holiday Season
If you'd like to make a donation towards upgrading today's Radio Guides with even more information please use your VISA or Mastercard this holiday season and click on the donation button at

The Radio Heritage Foundation, host of the Pacific Asian Log Radio Guides, is a registered non-profit organization connecting radio heritage and popular culture across the Pacific. Website: