Sunday, 24 January 2010
and http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc It covers all kinds of subjects from Blue Peter to Hamlet via the college of journalism. Senior staff and experts from across the organisation use this blog to talk about what's happening inside the BBC.
You can be forgiven for thinking that South Herts radio would be yet another run of the mill local radio station. Look and listen a little more closely tough and you will be pleasantly surprised. It is in fact a station that relays some of the best international radio going. South Herts Radio http://www.southhertsradio.com/
The SHR blog tells you more and the man behind this operation is longtime broadcaster Gary Drew: http://www.southhertsradio.com/shrblog/
Shortwave America is a blog with “station loggings, news, silliness, sarcasm, radio ramblings and observations”, at: http://shortwaveamerica.blogspot.com It also hooks up with a Facebook group. There is inevitably a US focus but radio from all over the globe is liable to crop up. It’s one to keep an eye on.
Rapid TV News is, as you would expect, more about television than radio, but it is enough of an overlap for me to include it. “Rapid TV News is the premier online daily news service for the television industry. The international team of journalists report on all aspects relating to broadcast technology, information, analysis, and provide up to date context and comment on the latest developments. Started in 2007, Rapid TV News delivers global coverage through a network of journalists in the UK, Germany, Australia, Spain, France, and Italy.” http://www.rapidtvnews.com/
There was an exciting DXpedition to Glorioso Island near Madagascar last autumn. This was the result of several years of planning, and the logs and photos are all up at the website:
Erik Koie in Denmark has an interesting website which includes his, and others’, collection of Radio Denmark QSL cards, from the 1930s to the 21st century: http://www.qsl.net/oz3yi/QSL.html His main website is http://www.qsl.net/oz3yi/ with some useful propoagation links.