YOU ARE INVITED TO SHARE THE MAGIC OF HF BROADCASTING AND AMATEUR
RADIO TO A WORLD WIDE LISTENING AUDIENCE.
YOU ARE INVITED TO CALL IN AND SHARE WITH A HUGE GLOBAL RADIO
WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT AMATEUR RADIO
YOUR FAVORITE MODES KHZ
YOUR LOCAL AMATEUR RADIO CLUB AND ITS ACTIVITIES
YOUR PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN AMATEUR RADIO THIS SATURDAY Feb 11
at 4 PM CENTRAL
FROM 4 – 6 PM / 2200 – 2400 UTC THE FREQUENCY IS 9990 KHZ
FROM 6 – 10 PM / 2400 – 0400 UTC THE FREQUENCY IS 5085 KHZ
THE CALL IN NUMBER IS 615-547-9520
It is not very often that you can hear a new HF shortwave radio
station sign on the air. WTWW a new International Shortwave Radio
facility just outside of Nashville, TN is launching a new transmitter
this Saturday with a broadcast we are calling “This Is Only A
Test” starting at 4 pm Central Standard Time. This is a 100,000 watt
transmitter running into a full size rhombic antenna.
This is a global radio event with radios being tuned in all over the
The QSO radio show has requested that we could air this broadcast as
a amateur radio event to promote amateur radio along with shortwave
listening. Why? Well, the shortwave listening audience is huge.
The typical shortwave radio listener is a great potential candidate
for amateur radio.
There are more than 1.5 billion shortwave receivers in use worldwide,
the BBC estimates that at any given moment, over 200 million sets are
tuned to shortwave broadcasts.
This is the second time WTWW has allowed us to conduct this kind of
broadcast on a powerful new shortwave facility.
The purpose of this broadcast is to demonstrate HF communications and
to put radio amateurs on the air to a worldwide audience to tell their
This is not a commercial venture in any way.
So spread the word to all of your amateur radio friends and call us
on Saturday on “This Is Only A Test” and talk to the world about
Thanks and 73
QSO Radio Show