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[HCDX] Mike's DX archive
I've been converting some some of my vintage DX cassettes to mp3's.
Unfortunately some of my cassettes are now unplayable after being stored for
three decades in less than ideal temperature and humidity conditions, and
many of them were cheap quailty anyway, e.g.Maxell Low Noise, Radio Shack
Concertape, or no brand at all. Some are so old that they have the "Compact
Cassette" logo printed on the label.
I have uploaded the following at http://www.box.net/shared/fuue3o65ku
Radio Canada International DX Digest, July 1978 - portion of a special
program hosted by Ian McFarland for the ANARC convention, held at Maison de
Radio-Canada in Montreal.
Radio Sandino, Nicaragua-7318, July 1979 - Sandanista clandestine station
heard in midst of revolution that overthrew US-backed tinpot Anastasio
Federal Radio Corp. of Nigeria-Enugu- 6025, Aug. 8, 1981 - this actually can
count as Biafra
Nigerian Broadcasting Corp., Lagos -4990, June 29, 1977 - many local ads,
with prices in naira and kobo.
Voice of "Free" Chile - 15150, Aug. 1977 - some sad propaganda from the
"Argentine Annie" - Falklands War propaganda station, April 1982 (I've long
since lost my paper logbook from 1982. Does anyone remember this station's
Radiodiffusion Nationale du Mali-7110, Jan. 1978
WFAT-1620. Pirate station from New York area, Jan. 1, 1978
KNBI-1530 Norton, KS. DX test, March 20, 1978
WKMC-1370 Roaring Spring, PA. Sign-off with SSB, April 3, 1978
KOAM-860 Pittsburg, KS. June 28, 1977
All heard on relatively unsophisticated equipment - Panasonic RF-2200 (which
I still have), using only the built-in whip, "GYRO" (externally rotating
ferrite stick), or simple longwire.
This project is still a work in progress. More vintage DX from the Carter
and Reagan eras will be uploaded on box.net when I get the chance to listen
and determine which cassettes are salvageable.
Clips are in Ogg Vorbis (.ogg) format. Playable with Winamp, and should be
compatable with other mp3 players.
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