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CQ CQ CQ Ham Radio Saturday: DXing and Vatican call sighting, and Vatican Radio LATIN news program

I have had some success making DX contacts recently.  Here’s a shot of my log from yesterday. Sometimes when it is hard to copy the callsign letters, some hams will veer away from the standard NATO alphabet and use other … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday : Vatican

I haven’t posted about Ham Radio lately. I haven’t been active. I have no “shack” at the moment here in the Cupboard Under the Stairs. (No bird feeders, either… though I do have a stove, now. That’s something.) However, I … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Thursday: Vatican Radio commits “hertzian-suicide”

I was alerted by a reader about this sad development via Portale Italradio: Vatican Radio to leave Short Wave for Daily Mass and Rosary No more short waves for two of the most followed liturgical broadcasts of Vatican Radio. As … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday – of Vatican Radio and Geomagnetic Storms

On the cusp of Sunday last, sleepless, I turned on my rig and heard on 40m at 7250 Vatican Radio’s morning broadcast of Mass in Latin (OF). The celebrant sounded French. You can get VR’s Rome station 105FM perfectly over … Read More

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Vatican Radio joins Corriere della Sera to shill for the Kasper Proposal

Folks, I’m aware there will be a lot to read in the upcoming three months about the Synod on the Family in October. I am wary of overdoing it on the blog. I don’t want synod-fatigue to set in. That … Read More

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Vatican Radio: “Voices of the Pope” audio archive available soon

During my many years in Rome one of my favorite daily Vatican Radio moments was at about 2:40 in the afternoon on weekdays.  They played recordings of Popes of yesteryear giving sermons and speeches.  Since Italian presents no problems for … Read More

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Vatican Radio gives megaphone to dissident fringe group Future Church

I am confused about something. The website of Vatican Radio shows that they did a piece on Future Church. Future Church?!? HERE  Listen. What is Future Church?  HERE This is from their site’s sidebar: Visit their ABOUT page HERE.  They want … Read More

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Vatican Radio forging ahead … Facebook page!

When I worked in the Vatican I developed an insight: In the Vatican we update our equipment every 75 years, whether we need to or not. I received a note today that Vatican Radio’s English section has – wait for … Read More

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Bp. Egan of Portsmouth’s interview with Vatican Radio

The new bishop of Portsmouth, Most Reverend Philip Egan, who gave such a great talk at the end of his consecration, also gave an interview to Vatican Radio.

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Fr. Lombardi on the Holy Father’s Letter about “pro multis”

I posted about the absence (and then the presence) of the Holy Father’s Letter to German bishops on the vatican.va site.  HERE. Here is the editorial of the papal spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, on the site of Vatican Radio … Read More

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SSPX/Holy See: Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” issues a statement, Vatican Radio chimes in

From VIS: In data 17 aprile 2012 è pervenuto, come richiesto nell’incontro del 16 marzo 2012, svoltosi presso la sede della Congregazione per la Dottrina della Fede, il testo della risposta di S.E. Mons. Bernard Fellay, Superiore Generale della Fraternità … Read More

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Some notes about Vatican Radio

I have been surfing around on the site of Radio Vaticana… Vatican Radio.  There have been some attempts to integrate the CTV (Centro Televisivo Vaticano … Vatican TV) together with the Radio, through a good and useful pop-up player, but … Read More

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Vatican Radio: Cheri Blair as “devout Catholic”. Interesting.

Marconi also nods. From Catholic Culture on something from Vatican Radio, still under the director of the papal spokeman Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ. Vatican Radio pays tribute to ‘devout Catholic’ Cherie Blair October 18, 2011 In an interview devoted largely … Read More

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Pope Benedict on keeping vigil this Triduum

Excerpts from the Holy Father’s Wednesday Audience via the site of Vatican Radio: Today there is “a certain callousness of the soul towards the power of evil, an insensitivity to all the evil in the world: we do not want … Read More

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A note to Vatican Radio/CTV: thanks and a request

Vatican Radio and Vatican TV (CTV or Centro Televisivo Vaticano) has been, finally, providing a video channel with the “raw” feed without voice-over commentary in various languages. They are to be applauded!  Thank you, thank you! I was, for example, … Read More

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New options for watching Papal Masses LIVE

I received good news this morning. For Christmas, Vatican Radio’s website is offering its users a new service. It will allow users to stream liturgical celebrations presided over by the Holy Father through audio/video, live and in high definition: The … Read More

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