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ANOTHER SPECIAL FROM RADIO CHANNEL 292!!!

Posted by powerpopclassics on December 20, 2020 at 12:45 AM

Special Broadcast soon:

On December 31, Radio Channel 292 will present a 2-hour special, Neujahrsgrüsse von Radio Channel 292 featuring segments from nine different music programs with classical, jazz, rock, Cuban and volksmusik from 2300-0100 UTC on 3955 (10kw), 6070 (100kw from Moosbrunn) and 9670 (10kw) hHz. It will repeat on all three frequencies at 10kw from 0900-1100 UTC on January 1. Time for the 10kw transmissions was donated by the station. ALT UNIVERSE TOP 40 will be ...

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WRMI TO SWITCH BROADCASTING FREQUENCY ON DECEMBER 14!!

Posted by powerpopclassics on December 9, 2020 at 3:10 PM

Our friends at WRMI have determined that shortwave broadcasting conditions will necessitate making a frequency change to current winter broadcasting schedules.  Beginning on December 14, 2020 at 14:00 UTC, all transmissions previously broadcast on 9455 kHz will be instead broadcast on 5950 kHz.  This will affect our Saturday evening broadcasts during the winter months!  We will keep you posted if and when there are any further changes to the broadcasting schedule!

CHANNEL 292 SHORTWAVE SHOWCASE SET FOR SEPTEMBER 7!!!

Posted by powerpopclassics on August 28, 2020 at 2:10 PM

Showcase 292 will air with time donated by the station on Radio Channel 292 from Rohrbach, Germany on September 7 from 2100 to 2200 UTC on 3955, 6070 and 9670 kHz. This is Channel 292’s first collaborative simulcast featuring five music and variety programs that appear on its weekly schedule – Alt Universe Top 40 (rock), Encore (classical music), From the Isle of Music (Cuban music), Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot (world and novelty music) and the Voice of the Report of the Week ...

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BE SURE TO CATCH OUR SPECIAL SHOW THIS WEEKEND!!!

Posted by powerpopclassics on July 17, 2020 at 3:30 PM

BE SURE TO CATCH OUR SPECIAL SHOW THIS WEEKEND!!!

 

Just as a reminder, the Alt Universe Top 40 radio show is simulcast by Channel 292 every Saturday at 11:00 UTC on 7440 kHz and 6070 kHz to Europe, and broadcast by WRMI (Radio Miami International) to North America on 9455 kHz (9.455 Megahertz) every Saturday at 10:00 p.m. Eastern. WRMI airs a repeat of the show on Sunday at 9:00 p.m. Eastern on 9395 kHz, and Channel 292 airs a repeat of the show on Thursdays at 10:00...

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CAN'T WAIT TO LISTEN TO SOME SHORTWAVE ON THE BEACH!

Posted by powerpopclassics on June 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Hello again, friends!  It is vacation time again, which means that some of you will have heard the next two shows on Alt Universe Top 40.  Tomorrow, Channel 292 and WRMI will both broadcast a repeat from April 27, 2019, which happens to be the 2nd most popular episode we have ever had, judging from reception reports, emails, and Mixcloud messages.  Also, the following Saturday will be a repeat of the January 4, 2020 show.  Personally, I look forward to catching one of my f...

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SWLing PUBLISHES FEATURE ON OUR SHOW!!

Posted by powerpopclassics on May 6, 2020 at 3:45 PM

We are thrilled that The SWLing Post has published a short feature on our show, announcing our addition to the WRMI schedule!  THANK YOU TROY REIDEL for making the announcement on such an esteemed website!  This is what they said:

 

New Program: ALT UNIVERSE TOP 40

Written and produced by Indie Rock veteran John McMullan of The Trend, Alt Universe Top 40 is a genre-hopping weekly radio countdown that combines real-life chart achievements with “...

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WRMI BROADCASTS US TO NORTH AMERICA!

Posted by powerpopclassics on May 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

We are absolutely THRILLED to now be broadcast to North America through the transmitters of WRMI, Radio Miami International!  Every Saturday night at 10:00p.m. Eastern/9:00p.m. Central, be sure to listen for us on 9455 kHz if you are anywhere in North America!  On Sunday nights, we will be broadcast on 9395 kHz at 9:00p.m. Eastern/8:00p.m. Central!  And, our times for Channel 292 to Europe are still the same!  11:00 UTC on Saturdays (simulcast on 6070 kHz and 7440 kHz) wit...

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THANK YOU FOR LISTENING TO MARIE'S SHOW!

Posted by powerpopclassics on April 13, 2020 at 4:20 PM

A couple of weeks ago, my incredibly talented daughter Marie took the show over, and, according to all the feedback I have received, basically made it her own!  One very loyal listener sent us the message, "MORE MARIE AND LESS JOHN T.!"  Others were less direct, but the message was certainly received on this end!  After checking reception reports and Mixcloud statistics, it appears that Marie's show was heard by an audience of approximately FIVE TIMES our normal group!!  I...

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CHANNEL 292 TO RUN AUT40 MARATHON!!

Posted by powerpopclassics on March 10, 2020 at 2:20 PM

Here is some exciting news!  On March 18, 2020, Shortwave Radio Station CHANNEL 292 will run back to back episodes of ALT UNIVERSE TOP 40 for 12 non-stop hours on their 6070 kHz frequency!  That's right!  TWELVE shows in a row!  So, if you need to catch up on one you have missed, be sure to tune in!  Stay tuned for more information about this MARATHON!!

BUSY WITH REAL WORK AND BASKETBALL: REPEATING THE SEPT 21 SHOW!

Posted by powerpopclassics on February 7, 2020 at 11:55 AM

Based upon the craziness of my schedule these past couple of weeks, tomorrow's show will be a repeat of the September 21, 2019 show.  We will be back with an all-new episode (EPISODE 40, if you can believe that) NEXT Saturday!  Thank you for listening, and keep on smiling through the static!!


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