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update news: 23 march 2017 update database: 01 april 2017. next update planned before 30 april 2017

News: +++ tent. Radio Candip 5066.4 heard march 23 -2017* after several months of absence +++ Sudan sticks to 9505 till 2100+, but seemingly only Arabic, not Foreign Service +++ Eritrea heard again on 7175, march 17 +++ Radio Madagascar heard regularly again on 5009.9 +++ R. Puntland heard sporadically on 13800 only +++

Questions, queries, mysteries, missings: +++ A christian station named "Nehemiah's Trumpet Call" plans to become active on 49m (5950) from South Sudan +++ A little excerpt of a report by Ilpo Parviainen, found in DXLD 1316: "Goldrock has recently revamped 2 NEC for the Uganda broadcasting corporation with success and are currently on Air." So where is the 2nd? +++ In Oct. 2011, a 25kW SW outlet for EP do Moxico, Angola, was reported to be underway. It is of course not impossible that the one planned for 7245/11955 in 2006, still unheard, may come into use. +++ Currently missing or unreported: 6250 Malabo, 7245 Mauretania, 9705 Niger - Give them a try! +++

What this page should contain:

A complete list of Subsaharan Africa Radio Stations broadcasting on Shortwave, frequencies, times, listening experiences...

What this listing definitely does not contain:

  • Stations from African countries north of the Sahara of course (except target broadcasts to other parts of Africa)
  • Stations from South Africa and Swaziland (with the same exception)
  • Non-African external service broadcasts via African relay sites (such as VoA Botswana, DW Kigali etc.)
  • Relays of international gospel stations via these sites
  • Target broadcasts to Africa via Non-African sites
  • stations I forgot, I don't know, ...

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Sources: A-DX, DX Listening Digest, BDXC, my own observations, contributions of various DXers [possibly including you]

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Selected links

BDXC - Africa on Shortwave In the "articles index" you will find a link to this detailed country-by-country list of SW broadcasts in Africa, including international relays and target radios, compiled by Tony Rogers.

Worldofradio Incl. DX Listening Digest - a weekly bulletin of news from the world of radio

DXing.info News and Forums

ratzer.at A nice Austrian Radio page (German language)

Wolfgangs Büschel's WWDXC Top News various logs and infos

Interval Signals What you would have heard if there weren't that noises...

En Français: Afriradio Selection of critical radio broadcasts covering so-called French Africa

Fondation Hirondelle (R. Miraya, R. Okapi, R. Ndeke Luka) Establishing peace by broadcasting?

En Español: Radio Insurgente My favourite rebels. Ex-SW 6000kHz from Chiapas, Southern Mexico.

Last but biggest: Radiokatalog für Deutschland, 
				Schweiz und Österreich. Radiomuseum mit über 
				25000 Radiomodelle und über 16000 Abbildungen. All about old German and much about other Radios