Wednesday, August 24, 2005


The Radio Heritage Foundation needs fourvolunteers to help research and prepare a shortwave version of itspopular Pacific-Asian Log which currently lists 4000+ mediumwave radio stations from Afghanistan to Alaska.Editor-in-chief Bruce Portzer says volunteers can be located anywherein the world, and should have a reasonable knowledge of shortwavebroadcasting in the region. 'There's a lot of interest in having a shortwave version of PAL' hesays, adding that 'the guide will include both domestic andinternational shortwave stations.'Each volunteer will collect and co-ordinate station information fromone of four sub-regions: Central Asia, China-Mongolia-Russia, Asia,and the Pacific.Portzer says each volunteer needs internet access to carry out theresearch, and that the voluntary time needed can be spread out over acouple of months if necessary. The on-line publishing schedule callsfor the new shortwave listing to be available in November 2005.Email Bruce today at: info @ and see the existing PAL mediumwave guide at to get an idea of what's involved.The Radio Heritage Foundation is a registered non-profit organizationdedicated to sharing the stories of Pacific radio (David Ricquish, Editor-in-Chief, Radio Heritage Foundation, Aug 22, DX LISTENING DIGEST)