Successful Test of Radio Delta on Shortwave: Reaching Distant Corners of the Globe

We are thrilled to share the exciting news of our recent test transmission on the shortwave frequencies. On August 13th and 14th, 2023, Radio Delta conducted a 24-hour test on the 12.075 kHz frequency in the 25-meter band. The response we received from listeners around the world was overwhelming, with reports coming in from Ukraine, USA, Finland, Spain, Italy, Greece, Brazil, Australia, and Austria.

Our aim during the test transmission was to assess the signal strength and reception quality of our shortwave broadcast. We were astonished to receive beautiful feedback from listeners as far as Ukraine, the USA, and Australia. These reports not only reaffirmed the global reach of our broadcast but also highlighted the impact of shortwave radio in connecting people across vast distances.

To provide you with a glimpse of the test transmission, we have compiled a series of videos showcasing the reception experience of some of our esteemed listeners. One of the standout reports came from John in Springfield, USA, who was able to follow our signal for an impressive 15 hours. His video captures the captivating quality of the reception during his extended listening session. Another avid listener, Manuel Mendez from NW Spain, also closely monitored our broadcast and was impressed by the signal quality, rating it 45444. He graciously shared a recording of his reception, which further validated the success of our test transmission. Furthermore, Alessandro from the vicinity of Florence, Italy, tuned in towards the end of our broadcast and commended the high-quality transmission with minimal fading or interference.

One of our most dedicated listeners during the test on 12.075 kHz was Kari from Lahti, Finland. Kari spent countless hours tuning in to the test transmission and meticulously monitoring the reception on various KIWI SDRs (Software-Defined Radios). It was fascinating to hear about his experiences and observations as he shifted his listening from Australia to Europe, where the transmission occurred in the morning. Kari’s passion for shortwave radio listening is truly admirable, and we’ve had many enjoyable conversations with him on platforms like WhatsApp. At Radio Delta, establishing a strong connection with our listeners is of utmost importance to us. We greatly value the feedback and engagement we receive from our audience, and Kari’s dedication is just one example of the vibrant community we are privileged to have. We believe that the power of radio lies not only in the transmission itself, but in the bonds it forges between people across borders and time zones.

We are delighted to announce that based on the positive response we received, Radio Delta will incorporate this new frequency into our regular broadcast schedule. To cater to our valued listeners’ preferences, we will be making some adjustments to our programming, and we will be sharing these exciting updates in our next news item. 

The successful test transmission of Radio Delta on the 12.075 kHz frequency in the 25-meter band marks a significant milestone in our endeavor to reach listeners across the globe. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all those who tuned in and shared their experiences with us. Your feedback and support inspire us to continue improving our broadcasts and strengthening the bond between radio enthusiasts worldwide.

Stay tuned for more updates and don’t miss out on the fantastic programming you can expect from Radio Delta on this new frequency.

4 thoughts on “Successful Test of Radio Delta on Shortwave: Reaching Distant Corners of the Globe”

  1. SDR ist eine tolle Empfangstechnik. Keine Frage. Dennoch bin ich ein Fan analoger Technik und finde es reizvoller mit alten RTx-Geräten, verbunden mit einem Langdraht oder Dipol, zu arbeiten. Ich freue mich, Euch demnächst auch auf der Frequenz 12075 kHz zu hören.

  2. It’s impressive how the shortwave transcends some borders. Thanks to many years of experience in transmitter technology, Radio Delta now has the trick to enable reception that was thought to be impossible with low transmitter power but very good modulation.
    So let’s support this uniquely listener-friendly project with reception reports and encouragement.

    1. Thank you Dieter for the nice comments. We are working on a new programming. You will find it within some weeks on our website.

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