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Updated to Wednesday September 09, 1998


Merlin Communications

Network One Service Schedule


 

Improved HF service

MERLIN NETWORK ONE TO CHANGE ONE SW FREQUENCY

London, 7 July 1998 - Merlin Network One, with effect from 15 July 1998, will broadcast on a new frequency between 19.00-21.00GMT.

Merlin Network One will, from 15 July, changes frequencies during the 1900-2100GMT strand of its programming to 15565 kHz.

Eric Wiltsher, commenting on the change, said, "To many this may seem like a trivial announcement. However, the impact on listeners will be great. "The technicians supporting Merlin Network One are always striving to improve reception and this is further proof of their dedication to our audience. "The slight change of frequency will provide Merlin Network One with an even clearer signal in some parts of the world".

Merlin Network One broadcasts via the Astra satellite to the UK; to Continental Europe via satellite and shortwave, and around the world on shortwave.

( British DX Club)


DX Information from the British DX Club.

In alt.radio.uk, tesug@cix.compulink.co.uk ("Eric Wiltsher") wrote:

PR - Radio Festival 1998

Merlin Network One is proud to bring you an eclectic schedule of programming delivered by a unique broadcast network. The Festival will be aired, Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August, via satellite and shortwave*.

Thursday/Friday's Schedule

UTC             London

23.00 - 24.00   00.00 - 01.00 Merlin Network One - Hello to the World

00.00 - 06.00   01.00 - 06.30 LIVE from MNO, The Rock Radio Network 

05.30 - 08.30   06.30 - 09.30 LIVE from Virgin Radio, The Chris Evans show

09.00 - 13.00   10.00 - 14.00 LIVE from European Klassic Rock, Bob Mower

13.00 - 17.00   14.00 - 18.00 LIVE from EAP, Radio London

17.00 - 19.00   18.00 - 20.00 LIVE from MNO, Keith Lewis

19.00 - 21.00   20.00 - 22.00 LIVE from MNO, Christopher England

21.00 - 23.00   22.00 - 24.00 LIVE from MNO, Radio Caroline

Friday/Saturday's Schedule

23.00 - 24.00   00.00 - 01.00 Radio Caroline

00.00 - 06.00   01.00 - 07.00 LIVE from MNO, Rock Radio Network

06.00 - 09.00   07.00 - 10.00 LIVE from MNO, Radio Caroline

09.00 - 13.00   10.00 - 14.00 LIVE from Medway FM, Bob Le-Roi

13.00 - 13.30   14.00 - 14.30 LIVE from Washington, Communications World

13.30 - 17.30   14.30 - 18.30 LIVE from EAP, Radio London

18.30 - 20.30   18.30 - 21.30 LIVE from MNO, Radio Caroline

20.30 - 22.00   21.30 - 23.00 LIVE from MNO, Dave Rhodes,

22.00 - 23.00   23.00 - 24.00 LIVE from MNO, Motor Mouth

*A full list of satellite and shortwave frequencies are available from

www.mno.net

www.mediazoo.co.uk

Permission is hereby granted to reproduce the above information, provided that full credit is given to the original contributor AND to the British DX Club.


LONDON, Apr.3 - Merlin Communications International is delighted to confirm the reception and contact details for the recently announced Merlin Network One service for International Specialist Broadcasters. Merlin Network One will air the trial broadcasts every Wednesday starting 8 April.

Short Wave Frequencies
(All times UTC/GMT, all frequencies in kHz)
North America
1900 - 2100 13690
2100 - 2200 11985 13690
2200 - 2400 9780 11985 13690
2400 - 0100 11985 13690
Continental Europe
1700 - 1900 15200
1900 - 2100 15590
2100 - 2200 11915
2200 - 2300 9645 11915
2300 - 0100 9645

Satellite

Analogue - Astra 50V (CNBC) 7.38 & 7.56

Note:  Merlin Network One will join the Merlin digital multiplex from GE-1E/Sirius2 at 5 degrees east, later this spring, when network enhancements have been completed.

Network Details

Merlin Network One will have an initial line-up of (all times UTC):

17.00-19.00 - Radio Caroline presented by Johnny Reece
19.00-21.00 - The Award Winning MediaZoo
21.00-23.00 - Hard Country with CMR's Bryan Chalker
23.00-01.00 - Rock Radio Network

Listener Contact Details - During the Broadcasts

For all programme correspondence write to the individual programmes at the addresses given out during the broadcasts.  You can call the programmes between 1800 and 0200 (UTC/GMT) on UK 0171 419 1035 or 44 (if outside the UK) 171 419 1035 and fax on UK 0171 419 1024 or 44 (if outside the UK) 171 419 1024.

Listener Contact Details - Network Matters
All other correspondence on MNO editorial and technical matters should
be sent to:
Merlin Network One, Bush House, PO Box 76, Strand, London WC2B 4PH
or via email to
mno@cix.co.uk

Internet and Updates

Merlin Network One will air via satellite radio, in the UK, and also be
beamed to North America and Continental Europe on shortwave radio.
There are also plans for an Internet service as well.  For updates of
shortwave frequencies and satellite channels or for information about
provision of Internet audio or changes in programme details look at one
of the following websites:

www.merlincommunications.com

www.mediazoo.co.uk

www.rocknetwork.com


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