Radio Australia Last Two Minutes on Shortwave... | 2017-02-01 07:14 UTC

Rob Wager (VK3BVW) blogs his live recording of Radio Australia's last two minutes on shortwave radio from Mount Evelyn, Australia.

The deed is done. The switch has been flicked off. The plug has been pulled. Radio Australia ended its shortwave broadcasts at 0100 UTC on January 31, 2107. After many decades of service, it ended very little fanfare.....just the "Waltzing Matilda" interval signal for one last time.


Jordan Heyburn posted this video on Youtube that provides a clear strong signal of the shutdown from his location on 15.240khz.

Radio Australia 15240khz 31/01/2017 Final minutes including switch off. Good bye Radio Australia. Good Bye Radio Australia... It was a pleasure to have been listening to you since 2015. I enclose the final minutes and ending to transmitter switch off with the old interval signal.

By kynast on 2017-02-01 07:14 UTC, Edited: 2017-02-01 07:39 UTC
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