while big broadcasters continue to close the greatest radio stations around the world…small broadcasters continue to rise like mushrooms populating MF and SW, this time from the Italian magazine for SWL and BCL (RADIORAMA) the following news:
AUSTRALIA. 5055kHz new shortwave station to launch from Queensland in May Radio 4KZ from Innisfail in North Queensland will commence transmission on 5055 kHz between 4pm and about 9am [AET = 0600-2300 UTC] seven days a week.
The station will run 1.5 kW into an inverted V antenna and will be a full simulcast of 4KZ, 531 kHz.
It’s expected that the service will provide satisfactory coverage to remote areas of the Cape where there are no AM or FM services available.
Sincerely, Al Kirton, General manager, NQ Radio
(Bill Richards, Adelaide-AUS, 11 Apr dxld; via BrDXC-UK “Communication” magazine May 2017 via BC-DX 1298)