Making Shortwave Radios Listener Friendly

As anyone who has a shortwave radio knows, finding a particular program or station can be extremely difficult, since broadcasters aren't required to stick to any exact frequency or schedule. Where and when they broadcast on the crowded shortwave bands can change according to the time of year, the phase of the 11-year sunspot cycle, and the schedules of competitors. Printed listings certainly help, but they usually don't reflect the latest schedule changes.

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