RFA, nueva QSL

RFA RELEASES NEW QSL IN IBB RELAY SITE SERIES

IBB LAMPERTHEIM

MAY 2018

Radio Free Asia (RFA) announces the release of the fifth QSL card in the series highlighting the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) relay sites used for RFA programming. RFA programs also broadcasts from these IBB sites: Biblis, Kuwait, Saipan and Tinian. IBB Lampertheim is one function of the IBB’s Germany Station and is also an integral part of IBB’s global satellite interconnect system (SIS) carrying RFA programming where needed. This is RFA’s 67th QSL overall and will be used to confirm all valid RFA reception reports from May – August 2018.

RFA’s 5th IBB Relay Site QSL – IBB Lampertheim

Created by Congress in 1994 and incorporated in 1996, RFA broadcasts in Burmese, Cantonese, Khmer, Korean to North Korea, Lao, Mandarin (including the Wu dialect), Vietnamese, Tibetan (Uke, Amdo, and Kham), and Uyghur. RFA strives for accuracy, balance, and fairness in its editorial content. As a ‘surrogate’ broadcaster, RFA provides news and commentary specific to each of its target countries, acting as the free press these countries lack. RFA broadcasts only in local languages and dialects, and most of its broadcasts comprise news of specific local interest. More information about Radio Free Asia, including our current broadcast frequency schedule, is available at www.rfa.org.
RFA encourages listeners to submit reception reports. Reception reports are valuable to RFA as they help us evaluate the signal strength and quality of our transmissions. RFA confirms all accurate reception reports by mailing a QSL card to the listener. RFA welcomes all reception report submissions at http://techweb.rfa.org (follow the QSL REPORTS link) not only from DX’ers, but also from its general listening audience.
Reception reports are also accepted by email at qsl@rfa.org and by mail to:
Reception Reports
Radio Free Asia
2025 M. Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States of America.

(RFA vía Martín Estévez, EA4-0211-AER)

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RFA, nueva tarjeta QSL para 2018

NEW QSL COMMEMORATES THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPIAD JANUARY 2018

Radio Free Asia (RFA) announces its 66th QSL card. This latest design commemorates the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Kora scheduled for February 9-25, 2018. The Games always bring people together from around the world in peace and harmony to respect universal moral principles. This new design shows an adaptation of RFA’s first panda design originally used for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. This updated version of the original design adds a winter cap stylized to match the Games. This QSL design is used to confirm all valid reception reports from January – April 2018.

RFA’s QSL commemorating the 2018 Winter Olympics

Created by Congress in 1994 and incorporated in 1996, RFA broadcasts in Burmese, Cantonese, Khmer, Korean to North Korea, Lao, Mandarin (including the Wu dialect), Vietnamese, Tibetan (Uke, Amdo, and Kham), and Uyghur. RFA strives for accuracy, balance, and fairness in its editorial content. As a ‘surrogate’ broadcaster, RFA provides news and commentary specific to each of its target countries, acting as the free press these countries lack. RFA broadcasts only in local languages and dialects, and most of its broadcasts comprise news of specific local interest. More information about Radio Free Asia, including our current broadcast frequency schedule, is available at www.rfa.org.
RFA encourages listeners to submit reception reports. Reception reports are valuable to RFA as they help us evaluate the signal strength and quality of our transmissions. RFA confirms all accurate reception reports by mailing a QSL card to the listener. RFA welcomes all reception report submissions at http://techweb.rfa.org (follow the QSL REPORTS link) not only from DX’ers, but also from its general listening audience.
Reception reports are also accepted by email at qsl@rfa.org and by mail to:
Reception Reports
Radio Free Asia
2025 M. Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States of America.

(Vía Martín Estévez, EA4-0211)

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RFA, esquema de emisiones B-17

We encourage our listeners to tell us when they receive our transmissions. Your reception reports help us evaluate the quality of our signal strength and are always confirmed with an RFA QSL card. Please find mailing instructions below the frequency table.
Effective 29 October 2017 through 28 March 2018
All times and dates are Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), same as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Burmese
0030-0130 UTC 12115 15700 17510
1230-1400 UTC 11795 12105 13735
1400-1430 UTC 11795 12105
Cantonese *FNP
Khmer
1230-1330 UTC 9325 11750
1430-1500 UTC 9720 11750
2230-2330 UTC 11850 15275
Korean
1500-1700 UTC 1188 5885 9915 9985
1700-1900 UTC 1188 5885 9985
2100-2200 UTC 7485 9860 9985
Lao
0000-0100 UTC 13685
1100-1200 UTC 13685
Mandarin
0300-0500 UTC 11980 15340 17660
0500-0700 UTC 11980 15340 17660 21700
1500-1600 UTC 7415 9790 11765
1600-1700 UTC 6120 7415 9455
1700-1900 UTC 7415 9455 9860
1900-2000 UTC 1098 5890 7475 9455 9860
2000-2100 UTC 1098 5890 7300 7475 9455 9590
2100-2200 UTC 1098 7475 9410 9455
2300-2400 UTC 9860 9900 11775
Tibetan
0100-0200 UTC 9670 11895 11950 13795 15270
0200-0300 UTC 9455 9670 11895 11950 17525
0600-0700 UTC 17675 17815 21480 21680
1000-1100 UTC 9690 15665 17830
1100-1200 UTC 9315 11550 15745
1200-1300 UTC 9315 11555 12055 15375 15745
1300-1400 UTC 9315 12050 13650 15375 15745
1500-1600 UTC 7540 9315 11660 11805
2200-2300 UTC 7470 7480 9790
2300-2400 UTC 5970 7470 7540 9535
Uyghur
0100-0200 UTC 7480 9450 9700 13705 17540
1600-1700 UTC 7545 7565 11720 11800
Vietnamese
1400-1430 UTC 1503 11850 13735
1430-1500 UTC 11850 13735
FNP = Frequency Not Promoted
Frequencies are in kiloHertz (kHz). 1 MegaHertz (MHz) is equal to 1000 kHz. Conversion to meter bands: Meters=300000/frequency in kHz. e.g.: 17705 kHz –> 16.9 meters
You can either email your reception reports to us at qsl@rfa.org, submit online using our automated reception report system at http://techweb.rfa.org (follow the QSL link), or send them to us by regular mail to:
Reception Reports
Radio Free Asia 2025 M Street N.W., Suite 300 Washington, DC 20036
United States of America

(Vía Juan Franco)

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QSL del 21º aniversario de RFA

RADIO FREE ASIA COMMEMORATES 21 YEARS WITH NEW QSL

SEPTEMBER 2017

Radio Free Asia (RFA) announces its 21st anniversary QSL. Bringing free press to closed societies, RFA’s first broadcast was in Mandarin on September 29, 1996 at 2100 UTC. This redefines our QSL designs incorporating one graphic into four separate QSL cards and giving listeners options submitting reception reports. You will receive ¼ of the design for one reception report, or get the full sheet when sending us at least four reception reports. This is RFA’s 65th QSL design and is
used to confirm all valid RFA reception reports from September – December 2017.

Created by Congress in 1994 and incorporated in 1996, RFA broadcasts in Burmese, Cantonese, Khmer, Korean to North Korea, Lao, Mandarin (including the Wu dialect), Vietnamese, Tibetan (Uke, Amdo, and Kham), and Uyghur. RFA strives for accuracy, balance, and fairness in its editorial content. As a ‘surrogate’ broadcaster, RFA provides news and commentary specific to each of its target countries, acting as the free press these countries lack. RFA broadcasts only in local languages and dialects, and most of its broadcasts comprise news of specific local interest. More information about Radio Free Asia, including our current broadcast frequency schedule, is available at www.rfa.org.

RFA encourages listeners to submit reception reports. Reception reports are valuable to RFA as they help us evaluate the signal strength and quality of our transmissions. RFA confirms all accurate reception reports by mailing a QSL card to the listener. RFA welcomes all reception report submissions at http://techweb.rfa.org (follow the QSL REPORTS link) not only from DX’ers, but also from its general listening audience

Reception reports are also accepted by email at qsl@rfa.org and by mail to:
Reception Reports
Radio Free Asia
2025 M. Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States of America.

(Vía Juan Franco)

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4ª QSL de la RFA sobre las plantas emisoras de la IBB: Kuwait

RADIO FREE ASIA RELEASES 4TH QSL IN IBB RELAY SITE SERIES
IBB KUWAIT
MAY 2017

Radio Free Asia (RFA) announces the release of the fourth QSL card in the series highlighting the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) transmitter sites used for RFA programming. RFA programs also broadcasts from these IBB sites: Biblis, Lampertheim, Saipan and Tinian. IBB Kuwait is one of the most cost-effective transmitter site’s in IBB’s inventory and is also an integral part of IBB’s global satellite interconnect system (SIS) carrying RFA programming where needed. This is RFA’s 64th QSL overall and will be used to confirm all valid RFA reception reports from May 1 – August 31, 2017.

RFA’s 4th IBB transmitter site QSL – IBB Kuwait
RFA’s 4th IBB transmitter site QSL – IBB Kuwait

RFA is a private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information to listeners in
Asian countries where full, accurate, and timely news reports are unavailable. Created by
Congress in 1994 and incorporated in 1996, RFA broadcasts in Burmese, Cantonese, Khmer,
Korean to North Korea, Lao, Mandarin (including the Wu dialect), Vietnamese, Tibetan (Uke,
Amdo, and Kham), and Uyghur. RFA strives for accuracy, balance, and fairness in its editorial
content. As a ‘surrogate’ broadcaster, RFA provides news and commentary specific to each of its
target countries, acting as the free press these countries lack. RFA broadcasts only in local
languages and dialects, and most of its broadcasts comprise news of specific local interest. More
information about Radio Free Asia, including our current broadcast frequency schedule, is
available at http://www.rfa.org

RFA encourages listeners to submit reception reports. Reception reports are valuable to RFA as
they help us evaluate the signal strength and quality of our transmissions. RFA confirms all
accurate reception reports by mailing a QSL card to the listener. RFA welcomes all reception
report submissions at http://techweb.rfa.org (follow the QSL REPORTS link) not only from
DX’ers, but also from its general listening audience. If you have a smart phone, feel free to use
the QR code below to access our main website for the latest news and information from Radio
Free Asia.

Reception reports are also accepted by email at qsl@rfa.org and by mail to:
Reception Reports
Radio Free Asia
2025 M. Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States of America

(RFA vía Juan Franco y Martín Estevez, EA4-0211-AER))

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Radio Free Asia conmemora la 30º fiesta de invierno de SWL del 30 de marzo de 2017

RFA commemorates the 30th anniversary of the NASWA Winter SWL Fest held every year near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States. In a combined design with our Year of the Rooster QSL card, this will be our 64th design since we issued our first QSL card in 2002. The Winter SWL Fest is a conference of radio hobbyists of all stripes, from DC to daylight. Every year scores of hobbyists descend on the SWL Fest for a weekend of radio and camaraderie. At the fest, attendees finds sessions and presentations on everything from shortwave; mediumwave (AM), FM, scanning, satellite TV, pirate broadcasting and more are among the topics the Fest covers. This QSL is used to confirm all valid RFA reception reports from March 3-9 2017 only.

RFA’s 30th Annual Winter SWL Fest QSL

Created by Congress in 1994 and incorporated in 1996, RFA broadcasts in Burmese, Cantonese, Khmer, Korean to North Korea, Lao, Mandarin (including the Wu dialect), Vietnamese, Tibetan (Uke, Amdo, and Kham), and Uyghur. RFA strives for accuracy, balance, and fairness in its editorial content. As a ‘surrogate’ broadcaster, RFA provides news and commentary specific to each of its target countries, acting as the free press these countries lack. RFA broadcasts only in local languages and dialects, and most of its broadcasts comprise news of specific local interest. More information about Radio Free Asia, including our current broadcast frequency schedule, is available at www.rfa.org.
RFA encourages listeners to submit reception reports. Reception reports are valuable to RFA as they help us evaluate the signal strength and quality of our transmissions. RFA confirms all accurate reception reports by mailing a QSL card to the listener. RFA welcomes all reception report submissions at http://techweb.rfa.org (follow the QSL REPORTS link) not only from DXers, but also from its general listening audience
Reception reports are also accepted by email at qsl@rfa.org and by mail to:
Reception Reports
Radio Free Asia
2025 M. Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States of America.
(Vía Martín Estévez, EA4-0211-AER)

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