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Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Iron Curtain Europe Radio

 
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Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Rumania, USSR [Bielorussia, Estonia, Karelia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, RSFSR, Ukraine] Yugoslavia

kc/Mc Station Country Location
 
Longwave
 
155 Radio Moscow 1 USSR Moscow, RSFSR
173 Radio Moscow 1 USSR Moscow, RSFSR
185 Deutschlandsender East Germany Berlin
200 Radio Moscow II USSR Moscow, RSFSR
209 Radio Kiev I USSR Kiev, Ukraine
227 Polskie Radio Poland Warsaw
  Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
236 Radio Leningrad I USSR Leningrad, RSFSR
  Radio Moscow 1 USSR Moscow, RSFSR
272 Radio Praha II Czechoslovakia Praha
281 Radio Minsk USSR Minsk, Bielorussia
385 Radio Charkov USSR Charkov, Ukraine
 
AM
 
539 Radio Kossuth Hungary Budapest
548 Radio Moscow II USSR Moscow, RSFSR
  Radio Simferopol USSR Simferopol, Ukraine
575 Berlin I East Germany Leipzig
  Radio Riga USSR Riga, Latvia
593 Radio Sofia II Bulgaria Sofia
611 Berlin III East Germany Berlin
  Radio Petrozavodsk USSR Petrozavodsk, Karelia
  Radio Sarajevo Yugoslavia Sarajevo
638 Radio Praha I Czechoslovakia Praha
647 Radio Charkov USSR Charkov, Ukraine
656 Radio Murmansk USSR Murmansk, RSFSR
665 Radio Vilnius USSR Vilnius, Lithuania
683 Radio Belgrade I Yugoslavia Belgrade
710 Radio Stalino USSR Stalino, Ukraine
  Radio Tallinn II USSR Tallinn, Estonia
728 Berlin III East Germany Schwerin
737 Polskie Radio Poland Warsaw
  Radio Stalingrad USSR Stalingrad, RSFSR
764 Radio Rostov USSR Rostov, RSFSR
782 Deutschlandsender East Germany Berlin
  Radio Kiev II USSR Kiev, Ukraine
800 Berlin I East Germany  
  Radio Leningrad II USSR Leningrad, RSFSR
809 Radio Adjovscina Yugoslavia Adjovscina
  Radio Skopje Yugoslavia Skopje
818 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
826.9 Radio Sofia I Bulgaria Sofia
827 Radio Kowno USSR Kowno, Lithuania
833 Berlin I East Germany  
872 Radio Moscow III USSR Moscow, RSFSR
890 Radio Dnjepropetrovsk USSR Dnjeproppetrovsk, Ukraine
910 Berlin III East Germany Reichenbach
917 Radio Ljubljana I Yugoslavia Ljubljana
935 Radio Lvov USSR Lvov, Ukraine
944 Radio Voronesh USSR Voronesh, RSFSR
953 Radio Praha Czechoslovakia Brno Budejovice
  Radio Praha Czechoslovakia Plzen
998 Radio Kichinev USSR Kichinev, Moldova
1016 Berlin III East Germany  
1034 Radio Tallinn USSR Tallinn, Estonia
1043 Berlin III East Germany Dresden
1070 Radio Krasnodar USSR Krasnodar, RSFSR
1079 Berlin III East Germany Plauen
  Polskie Radio Poland Stalinograd
1097 Radio Praha Czechoslovakia Bratislava
1106 Radio Moghilev USSR Moghilev, Bielorussia
1124 Radio Sofia Bulgaria Varna
  Radio Leningrad III USSR Leningrad, RSFSR
1133 Radio Zagreb I Yugoslavia Zagreb
1142 Radio Kaliningrad USSR Kaliningrad, RSFSR
1169 Radio Odessa USSR Odessa, Ukraine
1187 Radio Pestofi Hungary Budapest
1196 Berlin I East Germany Bernburg
1205 Polskie Radio Poland Poznan
1214 Radio Kursk USSR Kursk, RSFSR
1223 Radio Sofia Bulgaria Stara Zagora
1241 Radio Tiraspol USSR Tiraspol, Moldova
1250 Radio Budapest Hungary Budapest
1259 Polskie Radio Poland Szcecin
1268 Radio Novi Sad Yugoslavia Novi Sad
  Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Novi Sad
1271 Radio Leningrad I USSR Leningrad, RSFSR
1286 Radio Praha II Czechoslovakia Praha
1304 Polskie Radio Poland Lodz
1340 Radio Kossuth Hungary Magyarovar
  Radio Kossuth Hungary Miscolc
  Radio Kossuth Hungary Pecs
1349 Radio Madona USSR Madona, Latvia
1358 Radio Tirana Albania Tirana
1367 Polskie Radio Poland Wroclaw
  Polskie Radio Poland Bydgoszcz
1385 Radio Kaunas USSR Kaunas, Lithuania
1412 Radio Maribor Yugoslavia Maribor
  Radio Pristina Yugoslavia Pristina
  Radio Rijeka Yugoslavia Rijeka
1484 Radio Praha Czechoslovakia Bratislava
  Radio Praha Czechoslovakia Ostrava
  Polskie Radio Poland Gdansk
  Radio Belgrade II Yugoslavia Belgrade
  Radio Bitola Yugoslavia Bitola
  Radio Dubrovnik Yugoslavia Dubrovnik
  Radio Osijek Yugoslavia Osijek
  Radio Nis Yugoslavia Nis
  Radio Zagreb II Yugoslavia Zagreb
1502 Polskie Radio Poland Cracow
1520 Radio Praha Czechoslovakia Ostrava
 
Shortwave
 
4380 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
4460 Radio Moscow` USSR Moscow
4560 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
4634 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
4675 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5065 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5080 Radio Grozny USSR Grozny, RSFSR
5455 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5480 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5919 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5922 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5930 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5940 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5947 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5955 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5960 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5965 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5970 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
5975 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
5995 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6000 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6010 OLR2A Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
6020 Radio Kiev I USSR Kiev, Ukraine
6025 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
6030 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6035 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6040 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6045 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6050 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6060 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6070 Radio Sofia Bulgaria Sofia
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6090 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6095 OLR Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
6100 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6110 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6115 Berlin I East Germany Berlin
6120 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6135 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6150 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6160 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6165 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6170 OLR2D Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6175 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6195 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6210 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6248 Radio Budapest Hungary Budapest
6405 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6480 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6540 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
6570 Radio Tirana Albania Tirana
6852 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7095 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7100 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7110 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7115 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7125 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7145 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
7150 Berlin I East Germany Berlin
  Radio Moscow USSR Warsaw
7155 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7165 Radio Kiev USSR Kiev, Ukraine
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7175 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
7177 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7180 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7190 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7200 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7205 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
7210 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7215 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7220 Radio Budapest Hungary Budapest
7225 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7235 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7240 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
7245 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7255 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7256 Radio Sofia Bulgaria Sofia
7260 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7265 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7280 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7290 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7295 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7300 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7310 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7320 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7330 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7340 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7360 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7370 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7380 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7400 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7420 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
7670 Radio Sofia Bulgaria Sofia
7850 Radio Tirana Albania Tirana
8100 Radio Tirana Albania Korca
8215 Radio Tirana Albania Shkodra
8570 Radio Tirana Albania Vlore
9145 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9390 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9450 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9470 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9480 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9490 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9500 Radio Minsk USSR Minsk, Bielorussia
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9504 OLR3B Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
9505 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
9515 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9550 OLR3A Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
9555 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9565 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9570 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
9580 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9585 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
9593 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9600 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Leningrad USSR Leningrad, RSFSR
9610 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9615 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
9620 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9630 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9640 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9650 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9655 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9660 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9670 Radio Kiev USSR Kiev, Ukraine
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9680 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9685 Radio Kaunas USSR Kaunas, Lithuania
9690 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9700 Radio Sofia Bulgaria Sofia
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9710 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9720 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9730 Deutschlandsender East Germany Berlin
9740 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9750 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9760 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9780 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9790 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9800 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
9833 Radio Budapest Hungary Budapest
9880 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11630 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11690 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11700 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11710 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11720 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11725 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11735 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
11740 Warsaw Calling Poland Warsaw
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11750 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11760 OLR4A Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
11765 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11780 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11785 Radio Kiev USSR Kiev, Ukraine
11790 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11805 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11810 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11815 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11825 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11830 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11840 OLR4A Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11850 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11860 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11870 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11875 OLL4C Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
11885 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11895 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
11900 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11910 Radio Budapest Hungary Budapest
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11920 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11930 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11945 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11955 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11960 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11970 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
11980 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
12020 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
12270 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15000 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15100 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15110 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15120 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15130 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15140 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15170 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15180 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15210 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15220 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15230 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15246 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
15275 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15280 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15300 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15310 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15320 OLR4B Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15330 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15340 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15345 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15360 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15370 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15390 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15410 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15430 Radio Kaunas USSR Kaunas, Lithuania
15440 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15450 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15470 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
15500 Radio Budapest Hungary Budapest
17710 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17740 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17780 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17800 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
17810 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17820 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17830 OLR6A Radio Prague Czechoslovakia Prague
  Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17850 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
17880 Radio Moscow USSR Moscow
21680 Radio Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Belgrade
 
FM
 
88.0 Deutschlandsender East Germany Leipzig
89.2 Deutschlandsender East Germany Schwerin
92.5 Deutschlandsender East Germany Berlin
94.0 Deuschlandsender East Germany Inselberg
94.6 Deutschlandsender East Germany Brocken

It Happened 1953

Josef Stalin of USSR dies
USSR vice-premier Beria arrested
USSR breaks diplomatic relations with Israel
USSR tests H-bomb
Khrushchev becomes 1st secretary of USSR communist party
Malenkov becomes chairman of USSR communist party
Marshall Tito elected as Yugoslavian president
Antonin Zapotocky elected as Czechoslovakian president
Cardinal Wyszynski imprisoned by Polish government
East German riots demanding reunification
East German foreign minister arrested for espionage
10th Symphony by Dmitri Shostakovich premieres in Leningrad

Arrivals:
 
Playboy magazine
Pat Benetar
Pierce Brosnan
Alex Van Halen
Cyndi Lauper
Kim Bassinger
 
Departures:
 
Hank Williams
Joseph Stalin
Alice Prin ‘Kiki de Montparnasse’
Django Reinhardt
Rene Fonck
Dylan Thomas

Registered Broadcasting Receivers:
 
USSR 13,000,000
East Germany 3,400,000
Czechoslovakia 2,544,606
Poland 1,747,148
Hungary 886,717
Yugoslavia 383,296
Romania 270,000
Bulgaria 220,000
Albania 40,025

Favorite Movies of 1953: Your Personal Collection

Top 20 Singles

  Artist Song
 
1 Percy Faith The Song from Moulin Rouge
2 Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios
3 Patti Page [How Much is] That Doggie in the Window
4 Eddie Fisher I’m Walking Behind You
5 Ames Brothers You, You, You
6 Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again with You
7 Les Baxter April in Portugal
8 Perry Como No Other Love
9 Perry Como Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes
10 Frankie Lane I Believe
11 Pee Wee Hunt Oh
12 Frank Chacksfield Ebb Tide
13 Nat King Cole Pretend
14 Richard Hayman Ruby
15 Stan Freberg St George and the Dragonet
16 The Hilltoppers PS I Love You
17 The Gaylords Tell Me You’re Mine
18 Julias La Rosa Eh Cumpari!
19 Tony Bennett Rags to Riches
20 Doris Day Anna
 

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