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update news: 22 june 2017 update database: 01 april 2017. next update planned before 31 july 2017

News: +++ VoBMEritrea heard again on 7180, june 21 after three months' break +++

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

All about old German and much about other Radios