This issue opens with two articles. First is about Qui Guilin - chief of listeners letters departmemt of China Radio International English Service. This article is from "The Messenger" No. 1'98. And from NASWA Bulletin story about past, present and future of Radio Asia Canada.
"Russias Air" covers this time local broadcast in Irkutsk region and Radio "Seryebryanij Dozhd" ("Silver Rain") Network. Here is the frequencies of this round-o-clock net: Almetievsk 68.12 MHz, Bryansk 100.3 MHz, Volgograd 107 MHz, Yessentuki 71.09 MHz, Kuznetsk 100.1 MHz, Moscow 100.1 MHz, Odessa 106.6 MHz, Oryol 102.3 MHz, Samara 106.6 MHz, Stavropol 105.1 MHz, Ufa 71.3 MHz.
In "Band news: MW-LW": local stations of BBC (covering 7 broadcasting regions) and list of RAI stations on long and medium waves.
In "Band news: SW" this time: new Radio Australia frequencies on 13 mb, new frequency of local program from Belorussian Radio (signal is not very strong), the only frequency to listen to foreign programs from Radio Iraq International (but not regular) is 11785, BBC Monitoring compiled schedule of oversease programs of Kazakh Radio which is different from the schedule printed in our Handbook, RFPI again on 6980 (but 15050 is the best frequency in Moscow) and much more news.
"Band news: Satellites" this time is compiled on Mediascan information plus item about future of satellites in connection with increasing rate of solar activity.
In "Clandestine Broadcasts" you can find news about Iranian and Iraqi stations plus Voice of Sudan, Voice of democratic Eritrea and others. This time our editor presents also his corrections to clandestine broadcasting in connection with summer season.
"Out of Band News" this time is about problems on IRRS, Polish Radio Domestic Servise only on UHF, HCJB will move from Pifo in about several years plus story about DXpedition of US DXer Dan Henderson.
Our next heading is "Internet": VOA, VOG, KTWR and Radio Netherlands confirmed reception reports sent via e-mail; if you have problems in contacting with Russian DX-Page you can reach it at http://www.nexus.org/limon or http://home.nexus.org/limon. Next is several addresses with lists of Russian language stations and Internet news: UCB address, real audio of Islandic stations, Radio Bairak began broadcasts via Internet, RDP again in Internet, new page of Radio Vozrozhdeniye (Russia), UN has Russian language web page and more news.
In "HAM Communication" we present list of "Round Tables" of radio-amateurs in Russia.
Next is our "Schedules". This time: Radio Tirana, CPBS (different services), Voice of Mediterranian and VOA's Communication World.
In "Diplomas and Clubs" we present review of April edition of the news bulletin of American Shortwave Listeners Club.
In "Utility Radio" this time: Aerocommunications and Maritime Communications (additional information about Globe Wireless).
In this issue you can find also our editorial comment on how to prepare information for our bulletin and review of our readers letters.
Reviews of previous bulletins you can find on "Russian SWL-Radio page"
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