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A17 - Summer Season 2017

ILGRadio Frequency Databases available as of March 26th 2017

4th Edition with upload of April 23rd 2017 at 2300 UTC

Fortcoming Changes:
During the next weeks the ILGRadio web pages will be move to SSL and therefore the URL will be changes from to There will be an automatic forwarding from old to new.
The software for the web pages will be also changed to a new layout and this will cause an interruption of access for 1-3 days

New Improvements

The ILG Monitoring World Record of the B16 Season
ILG Database contains results of the ILG Broadcasting Monitoring World Record of February 2017 confirming all transmissions and the monitoring date is given in the data field MDATE.
The data field YEAR gives now the year and the month of last monitoring, e.g. monitored in November 2016 gives "1611" or
monitored in December 2016 gives "1612" in the Data Field YEAR.
All Data effective (on air) until November 30th are deleted now.
Further updates will follow based on much more monitoring/band-scans.
The ILG Monitoring World Record of the A17 Season nearly finnished
The data field YEAR gives now the year and the month of last monitoring, e.g. monitored in April 2017 gives "1704" or
monitored in March 2017 gives "1703" in the Data Field YEAR. Most entries of ILGRadio already monitored !

Former improvements:
CSV Datafiles available with different formats including approx. 30000 data sets,
one file in ILGRadio format and two further files in compact format

Entries of FEMA, US Coast Guard and German Cost Guard extended
DSC Stations included of the following frequencies: 2187.5, 4207.5. 6312, 8414.5, 12577 and 16804.5 khz

Changes in GRAPHIC (graphical diagram) with language abbreviations from May 1st 2016:
B (b) = Bengali  (Bulgarian before)
D (d) = Dari  (German before)
G (g) = German  (Greek before)
I (i) = Indonesian  (Italian before)
L (l) = Laotian  (Lithuanian before)
N (n) = Nepali  (Norwegian before)
O (o) = Oromo  (Polish before)

Former changes during 2016:
1. Two new data fields available FDATE and TDATE (Start and Stop date if operation different within the season)
2. The data field YEAR is now filled with last monitored year when broadcast was received

These ILGRadio Databases are provided to promote and advance the hobbie of Short Wave Radio Listening and Monitoring with accuarte details of stations broadcasting between 2 to 30 MHz. ILGRadio is available for a very small amount of money as a recognition for all the work for investigation and trouble.
That´s why there is the wish that your access data were NOT given to other persons, who paid for nothing. Please accept this.
If you would use ILGRadio for your professional job, please pay the higher price or more. Many thanks !

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The master source for serious short wave listeners:
- the most up-to-date database in the world
- broadcasting or UTILITY stations - everything is here
- accurate in its detail
- entries checked by regular bandscans
- you can identify nearly each signal at once
- easy to handle and to read
- various formats for popular receiver software available
- absolute low in price
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ILGRadio GRAPICAL DIAGRAM improved by additional abbreviations for the various
UTILITY type transmissions. For more details see ILGRadio Abbreviations.

This new ILGRadio database is including UTILITY Stations operating
between 2 - 30 MHz  and the database size will be extended from
approx. 9700 to more than 32000 data sets.
Lookup tables for Sites will cover 1756 (ITU gives 674) entries
and 400 (ITU gives 268) broadcasters.
There are now 3x main ILGRadio files available:
1.  Broadcasting database covering all broadcasting and
               Weather/Volmet stations with approx. 13500 data sets
2.  Short wave database covering all broadcasts between
               2 - 30 MHz with approx. 32000 data sets
3. Short wave database covering main broadcasting bands 
              within 2 - 22 MHz with approx. 12500 data sets *
   *  = to solve the possible download and memory problems or if you are only interested
       in broadcasting stations this database is reduced to the broadcasting bands
       (extendend bands) with the following frequency ranges:   2300-2500, 3170-3400,
       3900-4000, 4740-5150, 5700-6300, 6850-7800, 9250-10000, 11400-12200,
       13550-13900, 15000-15840, 17450-17900, 18900-19030, 21450-21850  and  26000-26100 khz


ILGRadio is available in dBASE and Text Format
These data files can be imported into Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Access,
LibreOffice Base, Paradox,  FileMaker Pro, DBF Viewer 2000, DataView,  . . . 

ILGRadio offers in files for PERSEUS SDR receivers
These data files can display within the PERSEUS monitor window

ILGRadio is now also available in CSV Format
These data files can be imported into other software and e.g. ELAD FDM receivers...

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