This report comes from Hungary,
from István Biliczky who also have callsign
HA5BI. He listened us at Panasonic DR-49
receiver. He listened us 2th July 2015. And here
is picture of his listening shack.
Cristoph wrote to us second time.
(Thanks!) Now with e-mail report about our
february 2013 broadcast: "Like some other
'DXers' I am very happy to receive SWR on 6170
here in Satzburg - Austria. I use my remote
reception area and Winradio Excalibur SDR
receiver with 250 mt longwire antenna to receive
your signals here in Austria. I enclose a short
mp3 clip with my reception. I could listen to
your Night Train programme..."
Michael reported from our special
broadcast SDXL-Summermeeting radio via SWR (Aug.
4th 2012) He listened us with PERSEUS Software
defined receiver: "I had the great pleasure
of listening to your station... I am 62 years old
and listen to distant radio stations since
1968... My hobbies are listening to radio
stations, Astronomy, Volleyball, collecting
stamps and travellin."
Patrick E. Travers,
Patrick wrote to us after our
first transmission at 14th Aug 2000.
"Great to hear your radio staion on your
very first day of broadcasting. I first noted SWR
on the 1st July 2000 20.30 hrs UTC, on shortwave
frequency of 11720 kHz.. Quite a lot of QRM from
11715 kHz -blank carrier, with a very strong
signal...Details: Caroline. I spy for the dti
(brings back memories of listening to Laser
Note: SWR -QSL No
"I had great pleasure of
hearing your broadcast on 14th January 2012...on
6170 and 11720 kHz... I am 70 years old and
retired civil servant. I have been listening
shortwave stations since 1957 and I am regulary
listening to a lot of radiosations from all parts
of the World... I am Chairman of the Danish
Shortwave Club International which counts about
250 members in more than 30 countries... My
DX-friends in Denmark (listening near Hilleröd
in North Zealand and in Sabro west of Aarhus)
also heard your broadcast on 25 meters. My
DX-friend in Lugo, Spain, Manuel Méndez, heard
your broadcast today on 11690 kHz... Best wishes
to all of you."
This next report comes way back year 2001.
"Greetings to you all at Scandinavian
Weekend Radio! This night I've done it-- picked
up your signal on 11720 kHz. It's the first time
I managed to hear your signal. -- So keep up the
good work! And if you will be mentioning my
message in your program, you may say hi to fellow
Scandinavian/Baltic DXers who I'm in contact
Martin wrote to us Aug 3, 2006.
He wrote: "...Today I'm glad that I can
report to you for the first time the reception of
your station here in Eisenah. In the past I tried
several times to hear your station, but never was
successful. But since I have a daughter I have
not much time left for radio listening anyway.. .
That is also the cause why I sent this report so
Rumen wrote to us Oct. 2006.
He wrote: "For the first time I heard Your
Radio "SWR" on september and I would
like to thank You for Your original &
interesting broadcast. By the way several times
details about Your airings were included in our
DX programme which is weekly on shortwaves via
Brjörn kirjoitti meille lokakuussa 2006:
"...Olen 65 vuotias maanviljelijä ja elän
vaimoni Riinan kanssa pienellä maatilalla. Olin
kiinnostunut radiokuuntelusta jo vuodesta 1955.
Sen jälkeen oli runsaasti välivuosia ja aloitin
uudelleen harrastuksen pari vuotta sitten. Muita
harrastuksiani ovat linnut, autot ja kukkien
Rudof wrote to our station at 6th Feb 2006:
"I'm interested in all radio and tv stations
(ham, bc, utility). From some radio stations i
got QSL-cards on QSL-letters, pennants and other
souvenirs for my collection..."
Nick wrote to us 3rd May 2003: "I was
delighted to finally get some decent reception of
Scandinavian Weekend Radio today and last night.
I have been trying for the past few years to hear
them but with all the big boys using their
500,000 watt tranmitters i didn't hold out much
hope for your poor old 50 watt transmitter. I was
so pleased to read on the short wave pirate
e-mail group taht you had turned the direction of
the antenna to face the United Kingdom. Then I
was listening to an English voice on 11720 kHz an
concluded it must have been the BBC World Service
but they had over sun the programme shot. At that
moment an announcement was made that you are
listening to Scandinavian Weekend Radio. The look
on my face was truly amazing..."
Radioystävämme Hannu kirjoitti meille
heinäkuussa 2001: "Suuret kiitokset
ohjelmastanne lauantaina 7.7.2001! Tämä oli
sitten jo kolmas kerta, kun innostuin
lähettämään SWR:lle kuuluvuusraportin.
Raportin lähettämiseen vaikutti totuuden
nimessä uudet 49 mb:n taajuudet...Toivotaan,
että teillä riittää virtaa siellä Virroilla
toimittaa musiikkipitoista ja radioaiheista
ohjelmaa koko Suomen iloksi. Onnea
Werner wrote to us July 9th 2001:
"I'm 32 years old and live in
NEUKIRCH/LAUSITZ, a willage in south east part
fron Germany... With my new world receiver Yeasu
FRG-100 and a new adjustly 50 metre longwire
antenna I could listening now for the first also
your programme on shortwave. It was only a faint
signal, but with good modulation on this
Hans wrote to us 6th April, 2002: "I have
read your radio station a long time in the
DX-magazines, but I always froget when is the
first Saturday of the month. However today I
remembered, so here follows my report of
reception.... It was indeed very nice to hear you
for the first time and the programme was also
nice. Reception quality was perfect and you came
in here like local stations. Also very good
Göran wrote to us : "...The
4th of November did I have big pleasure to hear
your radio station...I'm 26 years old, working as
a head waiter at big conference & spa hotel
called Hotel Tylösand... My other interests are
travelling and I collect beer. I'm a member of
the Swedish Beer Association, which is trying to
make the Swedish people drink better beer and the
Swedish goverment to reduce tax on beer. I've
tried over 950 different beers from 67 different
Arie send report to us Aug 2000.
Aleksandr did wrote to us several
reports. This time he writes our January 2007
broadcast: "...I have been interested in
remote radio stations for 11 years. I am 37 years
old, and I am working a radio-engineer, here in
Ukraine....I hope to hear you soon..."
Marco wrote to us June 7th, 2007:
"...I'm 27 years old and a shotwave listener
since 1990.... I have made a recording of the
audio for you in MP3 format and burned it into a
mini CD that you can find in this letter. My
receiver is an old German military receiver from
1974, called "Telerton TE704 C",
connected to a 50 m long wire antenna in my
garden... I have discovered your website about
SWR which is indeed very informative. You have my
full admiration for running such a radio
59 year old sivil servant K-G
wrote report about our 7th of March 2015
broadcast. He sed: "It was very nice to
listen your program. I very much liked your pick
of music, very much my taste. Do you transmit
some program in Swedish? I hope you can do that
because my Finnish is very bad! I will try to
listen next month when you are on air and I hope
I have good reception conditions in the
Friz-Walter was raported us well
2011 as 2012: "Last night was once again
fortunate to receive report ready for a few
minutes your station... Greeting from
Ullmar Qvick wrote report from our January 2012
broadcast and sended personal presentation:
"During our Norrköpings Distanslyssnare
meeting at our club house near Nörrköping on
January 14, 2012... I could listen to your
transmission on 6170 with fine reception, SINPO
45534... There was a cosy chat between a British
DJ and a female speaker between the musical
numbers. I liked the programme and enjoyed the
music!... All Goow Wishes from Sweden! Kuulemiin
ja hyvää jatkoa!"
Gianluigi wote to us July 9th, 2007:
"Undersigned had the great pleasure to
listen to one of your broadcasts. Having a hobby
to listen to radiostation from all around the
world since 1978. For your information I can tell
you that I am an Italian, and I work in an
advertising dept. of newspaper. I am 43 years
old, living in the second biggest city in Italy
named Milan. I am using an Japanise reciever: JRC
NRD-525 and a 20 m. wire antenna..." He have
our QSLs nro 572 and 575.
Eckhard wrote 2nd Sept 2000.
He wrote: "I think it is very good idea to
create a new radio station on short wave.
Therefore I wish you whole team a lot of success
for your programmes... I would like to experience
more about you and your station!"
Jyri kirjoitti meille raporttinsa
marraskuussa 2000. Tässä hänen kommenttejaan:
"...Varsinaista sillisallaattia teidän
ohjelmistonne...Ehdottomasti paras pätkä oli
tuo Villen ja mikälie sen toisen tiskijukan nimi
ollutkin show. Se oli tosi reipasta..."
Dan wrote to us December 2000:
"...I'm 40 years old and my interests are
sport, collect stamps and listen to music. I
listened to different radiostation since october
1975... Today I have answer from 1876 different
radiostations in 199 countieres..."
Isao wrote to us Aug 6, 2006:
"...I heard your station by using a remotely
controlled receiver located Skurup, Sweden. This
receiver can be contolled via internet. (www.dxtuners.com).."
Mikko, Eero ja Marko +
Rokuan poppoo kirjoitti meille runsaiden kuvien
kera lokakuussa 2006:
"Terveisiä Rokuan mökkiläisiltä! SWR
kuului harvinaisen hyvin tänä lokakuisena
lauantaina 2006. SMS-raporttejakin tuli
läheteltyä... Keli oli mukavan lämmin.
Välillä käytiin jäähdyttelemässä
järvenpohjassa. Vieraileva helvetin enkeli
kiitteli Lynyrd Skynyrdistä vaikka Freebirdiä
Mike from Machester wrote to us with cassette
tape August 2004: "I prepared for July with
a compass to point antenna towards Virrat and
with numbered cassettes ready to record all 24
hours without accidental deleting: but received
nothing. This may have been due to my antenna
being pointed in the wrong direction due to a
mains wire being in the wall near where I used
the compass. I corrected this for your August
broadcast and managed a good start on 11690 kHz
ar 21.00 with SINPO 13432 (on enclosed
Jan-Mikael lähetti raporttinsa
2.2.2002 lähetyksestä. Liitteenä oli myös
kunnan väriesite. Tämän erittäin
yksityiskohtaisen käsinkirjoitetun raportin
mukana seuranneessa kirjeessä hän kirjoitti
seuraavaa: "Hei! Nimen on Jan-Mikael
Nurmela. Olen 12 vuotta ja SDXL:n nuorimpia
jäseniä ellen nuorin. Harrastan DX-kuuntelua,
postimerkkien ja kolikkojen keräilyä ja kielten
opiskelua...Tämä on ensimmäinen kerta, kun
kuuntelin asemaanne ja tuskin jää
viimeiseksi... Kuuntelusta innostuin
oma-aloitteisesti ja aloin kuuntelemaan
kotiradiolla keskiaaltoja. Pian löysin
tekstikanavalta tietoja tästä harrasteesta...
Nykyinen vastaanottimeni on siis Sangean ATS-909,
jonka hankin kolmisen kuukautta sitten..."
Reception Report ever to SWR! 10 points!
Chris was heard us 1 September 2001 and wrote to
"Reception here war very poor at best... I
did hear a man in English announcing "Box
35" and saying "SWR On The Air
Again". Most of the time all I got was a
carrier with some audio at times... I'm 49 years
old, married and a pirate DXer for 9
Christopher was heard our transmission at 2.
September 2000: "I was very pleased to hear
last year the first time your transmission... I
have been interest in remote radio stations for
20 yars. I am 37 years old and I am working as a
DTP-operator here in Salzburg-Austria..."
Mr.Ringström wrote to us at May 4th 2002
broadcast: "I heard your station on the
frequency of 5980 kHz. The signal strength here
was Good. There was moderate inteference from
other station, overall redability here in Sveden
good. My receiver is a IC R-75 and R390A/URR.
Antenn outdoor K9AY Loop an 90 meter outdoor... I
wish your station the best of success. I hope to
hear from you soon."
Peter worte to us: "...I had
the pleasure of listening to your station on
saturday the 4th of November 2006...Its was nice
to hear SWR again. I have heard your station
before, but sometimes it is a little bit
difficult because of other station on the
frequencies. I enjoyed your programme with a
(british?) DJ playing nice oldies-music...I'm 44
years old an live in Aalborg in the nortern part
of Danmark. I have been DXing since 1979..."
Ronalds wrote to us some finnish
words 12th Novenber 2006:
"Hyvää päivää!...Best regards from
Latvia again after some time! I am sending to you
information about receiving of your radio station
on the medium wave frequency 1602 kHz on 4th
Novembet here in Latvia, approximately 80 km from
Latvian capital Riga...My QSL collection during
more than 8 years at the present moment consists
of confirmations from 377 radio stations from 79
Mauriz wrote to us 22.3.2007:
"...My name is Mauriz, age 42, SW-listener
since 1982..." In this picture he is at
football WM 2006 with Pele. Score: D-Sweden 2-0.
Andy sent us e-mail, but also
written letter and report at May 8th, 2007:
"...as follow up to the SMS I sent a few
minutes ago, please find enclosed two MP3 clips
of my reception on 11720 around 17.00 UTC of
today, May 5th. SWR has been also heard yesterday
night, May 4th, around 21.35 (the DJ was speaking
a fluent, British accented English and he too has
read on air the SMS I had sent)...This time I'm
going to write down this reports on paper, so
that I'll be able to tune into SWR, which can be
considered as a fairly touch one at my lattitude.
I've just posted an other story about SWR on my
blog, stating how nice it would be if other clubs
or assosciation should follow your model and set
up a regular station for others, DXers and
shortwave listeners, to tune...."