In December 2015 Belgian coast station Ostend Radio stopped its broadcasts from the antenna park in Middelkerke for good. In 2018 the park will be dismantled! All transmissions happening now from the antenna park in Wingene. On 22 and 23 January 2016 was there from the Middelkerke site a very last special broadcast to the world under the call OR0OST/P: OR0OST 7100 kHz LSB Middelkerke.mp3. A nice QSL and award will continue to remind of this transmitting location:
Eighties radio is a new free radio station from the UK and operates regularly in the official 48-m band on 6040 kHz. A short mp3 recording you can hear it here: eighties Radio 6040 kHz 05.06.16 - 09.45 UTC.mp3. After 1 minute and 12 sec you hear a identification and this email address: EightiesRadio(at)zoho.com. More information is on www.facebook/eightiesradio.
Currently I can hear in the evenings on 846 kHz Challenger Radio from Italy. The reception quality in the western part of Belgium is poor to fair: Challenger Radio 846 kHz.mp3. They use a transmission power of 400 Watts. A special thanks goes to Maurizio Anselmo from Challenger Radio for the nice and full detailed (pdf) QSL. The QSL address is challenger(at)challenger.it.
On 31 December 2015 SR-Antenna Saar ended the medium wave broadcasts for good. I wrote to the station on 16 December 2015 a reception report and I recently got the fully detailed QSL letter below. The address I used was: Saarländischer Rundfunk, Antenne Saar, Funkhaus Halberg, D-66100 Saarbrücken, Germany.
I received Radio Bogusman in the 48–m band on 6265 kHz. You recognized this (unique) free radio broadcasts to the long comments about anything and everything, sometimes interrupted by music. Transmissions are mostly made using valve equipment, with an output power of approximately 200W. Occasionally, a lower-powered solid state transmitter is used. Sites are various and are in England. The antenna is a half-wave dipole. The address of the station is differentradio(at)yahoo.co.uk.
KVPH - The Voice of Pearl Harbor is a North American based free radio station which started last year. On June 07, 2016 the station was relayed somewhere in Europe with a special D-day Memorial show. The reception in my location was poor to fair: KVPH – THE VOICE OF PEARL HARBOR 6230 kHz 07.06.16.mp3. After less than 1 day I got this nice E-QSL in response of my reception report. The QSL address is voiceofpearlharbor(at)gmail.com.
On Friday 6 and Saturday 7 may 2016, there was a live broadcast of the Special Event Station Radio Mozaïk in the Cultural Center “Het Peron“ in Ypres, Belgium on 97.8 FM. You heard there music of Ypres groups, interviews of well known and lesser known inhabitants. The broadcast of the temporary radio station could be heard in a radius of about 20 km around Ypres. Also in my location I could Radio Mozaïk well received. I sent a reception report, put together a homemade QSL. I got him signed + with a stamp of the City Council of Ypres back! Here you can hear a Radio Mozaïk jingle and the identification on the hour: Radio Mozaïk 97.8 MHz.mp3. Information about the town of Ypres can be found here: http://www.toerismeieper.be/en.
I could a DSC message decoding on 2187.5 kHz of Floroe Radio-LGL from Norway. I send my reception report to tts.floro.radio(at)telenor.com and got this E-QSL for in my collection: