Below are some audio recordings I made of commercial broadcasters in my early days as a Short wave listener. I wish I had taped more, as many of the stations I tuned into back in the 1980's are no longer.
Sadly, Radio Australia terminated shortwave radio broadcasting effective 31 January 2017.
BBC World Service (Far East Relay station)
Voice of America
HCJB, Voice of the Andes, Ecuador
Based in Quito, Ecuador, ended shortwave broadcasts in Sept 2009 after nearly 80 years of broadcasting.
Kari National Radio, Papua New Guinea
Voice of Turkey
Radio Singapore International
Radio Peking, China
Originally known as Radio Peking, the China international broadcaster was to become known as China Radio International.
China Radio International
Radio Baghdad, Iraq
Voice of Vietnam
The Voice of Vietnam is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam national radio broadcaster. The first Vietnamese language radio transmission was made on 2 September 1945, when the President Ho Chi Minh read out the Declaration of Independence.
Radio Pyongyang, North Korea
Radio Tirana, Albania
Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation
Voice of the Arabs, 9805 khz, March 1986
The official international broadcasting station of Bulgaria, commenced broadcasting March 1930.
Radio Republic Indonesia
The official international broadcasting station of the Czech republic. Commenced broadcasting August 1936.
Swiss Radio International
Vatican Radio (to Africa)
Vatican Radio is the official broadcasting service of the Vatican. It was set up in 1931 by Guglielmo Marconi.
Radio France International
BBC World Service
FEBC Radio International, Philippines
The Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) is an international radio network that airs Christian programs in 149 languages. Broadcasts are aired from shortwave, AM, and FM transmitters located throughout the world. It was established in 1945.