Radio Berlin International

Nothing to do with photography, but since we’re at the anniversary of the Berlin wall tumbling down, I think back and remember, as a shortwave-listening DX-obsessed lad, the last broadcast of East Germany’s Radio Berlin International. RBI was a great catch for us SWL fans as their QSL package often included pennants, booklets, bookmarks and other gifts. Their last broadcast was 2nd Oct., 1990, before RBI was absorbed by Radio Deutsche Welle. Interesting to listen to now as the final program was tinged with bitterness at the unification. Hear for yourself in 2 parts…