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July 22, 2016

The Buzz Variety Show No. 29 with Pirate Recordings and Logs


The Buzz Variety Show No: 29 with Pirate Recordings and Logs
On today's show we start with music from Pet Shop Boys, we learn the most trustworthy British accent from a foreign call centre, Australian music by The Whitlams, comedy from Jimmy Fallon, shortwave pirate recordings, European and US pirate logs and finish with music by Balkan Beat Box.
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Edinburgh Of The Seven Seas  from mapcarta.com

July 15, 2016

In The Zone Music Show No.10






















In The Zone No: 10
Hola Amigo! On today's show we're playing Mexican, Latin Jazz and Mambo. We'll play Tito Puentes, Perez Prado, Xavier Cugat, Mariachi Vargas and Latin Brothers. We'll also feel sophisticated with out segment on famous quotes by famous people - today it's Abraham Lincoln.
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From latinjazz.net

July 8, 2016

The Buzz Variety Show No. 28 with Pirate Recordings and Logs


The Buzz Variety Show No: 28 with Pirate Recordings and Logs
On today's show we start with the latest from Alan Walker, a speech from a proud Newfie (guy from Newfoundland), music by Crowded House, comedy by Abbott and Costello, shortwave pirate recordings, European and US pirate logs and finish with music by Enigma.
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From machinatorium.wordpress.com

July 1, 2016

In The Zone Music Show No.9 with Mailbag


In The Zone Show No: 9
On today's show apart from playing all Australian music we're featuring the mailbag segment. We'll play music from INXS, Dami Im, The Seekers, Guy Sebastian and The Presets.
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June 4, 2016

Interval Signals Special Part 1 & 2



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Interval Signals Special Part 1
When we scan around the shortwave bands we hear interval or tuning signals, a distinctive tune or sound that tells us who’s on air. On today’s special show we’re opening the vaults and exploring present and past interval signals. This is a two part series.
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Interval Signals Special Part 2
In Part 2 we continue opening the vaults and exploring present and past interval signals. An interval or tuning signal is a distinctive tune or sound that tells us who’s on air. This is a two part series.
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May 27, 2016

In The Zone Music Show No.8


In The Zone Show No: 8
On today's musical journey we'll play neglected music. The big music bullies have nothing on the Peace Orchestra, Fat Freddys Drop, Magazin, Era, The Klaxons and Tosca; and feel sophisticated introducing our new segment on famous quote by Albert Einstein.
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From: Viewfoo.com




May 21, 2016

Europe, look out! The BEST shortwave hour is here!


The Buzz Variety Show No.27

Show No.27
On today’s show we start with a song by Engima, what if McDonalds advertised like Apple do?, music by Perez Prado, Comedy from Abbott and Costello, shortwave pirate recordings on the shortwave wrap, European Pirate Logs and finish with music by Qntal.

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From Amazon.de

May 13, 2016

In The Zone Music Show No.7

Show No.7
On today’s musical journey we’re sitting back in the chair a bit further with the feet up, playing easy listening music from Bluetech, Hiroshima, Oliver Shanti & Friends, Ancient Future and Enya.

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Enya from Enya.com

May 6, 2016

The Buzz Variety Show No.26

Show No.26
On today’s show we start with a song from Kermit, what happens if the Beatles were Irish?, music by Sophie B. Hawkis, Comedy from Rowan Atkinson, the shortwave wrap, European Pirate News and Logs and finish with music by Deep Forest.

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A16 Schedule
Hobart
Radio
International
www.hriradio.org
Station:
Frequency:
Day:
Time (UTC):
Region:
WRMI
11580kHz
Saturdays
2330-0000
East USA, Europe, North Africa and Middle East.
WRMI
9955kHz
Sundays
0330-0400
The Americas
WBCQ
5130kHz
Mondays
0330-0400
North America
Unique Radio
3210kHz
Fridays
0800-0830, 1400-1500
Australia
Unique Radio
3210kHz
Saturdays
0730-0900, 1430-1530
Australia
World FM
88.2MHz
Thursdays
0430-0500
Tawa, New Zealand
World FM
88.2Mhz
Sundays
1030-1100
Tawa, New Zealand
Soundwave FM
107.7 & 87.8MHz
Sundays
0200
Napier, New Zealand




The Rainbow Connection From: muppet.wikia.com

April 28, 2016

In The Zone Music Show No.6

Show No.6
On today’s musical journey we’re playing music from the land of love, France! Oui, oui! We’ll hear Edith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg, AlizĂ©e, Emily Loizeau, Kyo and even some accordion music. C’est bien.

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Hear us this weekend:
We are on air this weekend covering three continents:

Shortwave:
WRMI 9955 0330-0400UTC Sundays (N.Am/S.Am/India)
WBCQ 5130 0330-0400UTC Mondays (N.Am)
Unique Radio 3210 0800-0900UTC Fridays & Saturdays (N.Aust/PNG/Solomon Is)

FM:

World FM 88.2MHz 0430UTC-0500UTC Thursdays & 1030UTC-1100UTC Sundays (Tawa, New Zealand)
Soundwave FM 107.7 and 87.8MHz 0200UTC Sundays (Napier, New Zealand)

Serge Gainsbourg from flavourwire.com



April 15, 2016

The Best of HRI: Number Stations & Oddities

Spy Station Special Part 1
In this special show we’re unravelling the cold spooky truth of a shortwave number station. We will cover undercover agents, past and present number stations and the rise of Asian number stations. 

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We are on air this weekend (SW + FM): 
WRMI 9955 0330-0400UTC Sundays (N.Am/S.Am/India)
WBCQ 5130 0330-0400UTC Mondays (N.Am)
Unique Radio 3210 0800-0900UTC Fridays & Saturdays (N.Aust/PNG/Solomon Is)
World FM 88.2MHz 0430UTC-0500UTC Thursdays & 1030UTC-1100UTC Sundays (Tawa, New Zealand)
Soundwave FM 107.7 and 87.8MHz 0200UTC Sundays (Napier, New Zealand)

Announcement: After 11 years we have stopped European transmissions, changing to a focus on the Africa/Asia region.

Spy Station Special Part 2 & 3 (Web only)
The "Koph" of Germany Jochen Schafer is our special producer for these two parts of the Spy Station Special. In his two shows he features rare recordings of number stations, specialising in German number stations. He also is a talented piano player. Impressive audio from a cassette recorder. These are from April 2005 and whilst accurate at the time some websites mentioned may no longer exist.  

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