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DX News December 2008

READING INTERNATIONAL RADIO GROUP Three more dates have now been booked for next year, they are February 7, April 18 and June 6.

ABKHAZIA Abkhazian Radio heard at 0500-0600 on usual 9494.7 November 24 but also in parallel with same power level on clear channel 9535. At 0700 only 9494.7 was still in progress in Russian language, but 9535 was off. (Wolfgang Bueschel)

AFGHANISTAN Radio Solh is scheduled 0200-0300 on 5925 via Dhabbaya as well as the transmissions listed in last months DX News. (Dragan Lekic, Serbia, DX Listening Digest)

ALBANIA Radio Tirana has moved its morning Albanian transmission from 7105 in the soon to be exclusively amateur 7100 to 7200 band, it is now using 7360 for the broadcast at 0730-1000. The station is now using 7425, ex 9345, for the 0100-0130 Albanian and 0130-0200 English transmissions to North America. (Wolfgang Bueschel)

BULGARIA Apparently the high power medium wave and shortwave transmitters in Bulgaria are now usually run at reduced power, 300 instead of 500 and 170 instead of 250 kW. (Kai Ludwig, Germany, DX Listening Digest)

They had a problem with a defective transmitter last month, malfunctioning exciter causing an awful warble. This was reported in DX Listening Digest by Glenn Hauser, Wolfgang Bueschel and Kai Ludwig among others. Ivo Ivanov, their frequency manager wrote that the problem was fixed as of November 26 and thanked all for their monitoring. Glenn also reported a similarly malfunctioning Russian transmitter on 5900, the same frequency Radio Bulgaria uses to North America, which has not been fixed as of deadline.

Best nightclubs in London

Working, having hobbies, helping other people, taking care about family and doing other things in life is great, but sometimes we need a rest. It doesn’t mater if you live in London, or you are in the city for vacation, spending a night in a club is always a good idea. London is the right place for many things like culture, history, fashion and art, it really connects Britain with the rest of the world. In London you can always find a great spot that will keep your attention and will make you entertained. And I am not only talking about live sex cams. In this multimillion - people city you can find both, a super club and intimate venues.

Under railway arches in Shoredicht you can find a cool place named Cargo. In this club you can listen to a wide range of music, from rock to jazz and from hip-hop to pop. People there are warm and friendly. This spot is the centre of East London’s music scene. Of course here is available fast food also, and you can get a free entry before 10pm at Fridays. A club named Corsica Studios is located in South London, which offers music and a great bar. This club gives you a new, exciting and experimental sound. Corsica Studios is one of the first warehouse venues, with a good program that can give you a great and fun night.

Egg London moves borders and sets new standards. This three floor place present the music from world’s best DJs. Music is playing 24 hours here, that means fun all day and all night. The atmosphere is amazing and the sound is just perfect. But the best thing is the great lighting and even better people that are coming here.

One of the best South London clubs is Electric Brixton that was opened in 2011. This club took a million pounds to be made and the main reason for that is a new sound system. This spot offers you famous DJ names and live performances like nowhere else. A legendary mega-club named Fabric is the best in London, and maybe even in the world. In Fabric they don't play radio news nor radio broadcasts commercials, of course, but you can hear a variety of electro, house music, breakbeat and drum ’n’ bass music here. This place has a worldwide reputation, and they are not being afraid to bring new talents to the stage.

Heaven is one of London’s greatest and most famous clubs. This club is one of the gay clubs London has to offer. Students get a free entry at Mondays. If you want to enjoy the whole night by listing and dancing to electro-pop and house music, this is right place for you.

Koko is a club with big capacity, almost 1500 seats, and is one of those that host live music and events. The building is renovated and now it looks like a theatre with six bars, a dance floor and a big stage. During the summer the roof is open so you can take a glimpse at the stars. The Ministry of Sound was opened in 1991, and today it is one of the best known clubs in London. Even it has been 20 years since it has been opened and generations have changed, Ministry of Sound is a club you should visit in London. Best DJs ensure you have the best time all night long.