The Hal Turner Radio Show airs on International Shortwave Stations WBCQ and WRMI. These stations transmit on frequencies that make the radio signal travel very far; much, much farther than typical AM or FM stations. WBCQ is on 7.490 MHz (AM). WRMI is on 9.455 MHz (AM).
WBCQ is in Monticello, Maine, USA and transmits with 50,000 watts aimed to the southwest toward Mexico City and Australia.
WRMI is in Okeechobee, Florida, USA and transmits with 100,000 watts toward Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The show can be heard throughout the entire continental United States, ALL of CANADA, ALL of Mexico, ALL of Central America, out in the Pacific Ocean (via WBCQ), where the signal reaches the island of Tonga in the South Pacific and even into eastern Australia at times. (see map below)
WRMI puts the show out to ALL of Canada, Iceland, Greenland, to much of western Europe and even over the North pole, hitting portions of Russia and China on the other side of our planet.
The propagation studies presented here were generated using the VOACAP software suite, a free professional HF prediction program from the US Government's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) - Institute for Telecommunications Services (ITS),originally developed for Voice of America (VOA).
For each of WBCQ’s four shortwave services, a propagation prediction chart was generated for typical operating hours. All times listed are in coordinated universal time (UTC).
Signal coverage is shown in a color graphical display over a map of North America. The median field strength in dBu is shown. Higher numbers translate to a stronger signal. Just because a particular region is not shown in the signal coverage map, it doesn’t necessarily mean that that service cannot be heard there. Shortwave signal propagation varies depending on solar conditions. A solar storm or geomagnetic disturbance can enhance or degrade shortwave signal coverage in a particular area.
The chart was generated in January, 2013 and shows the vast area where "The Hal Turner Radio Show" is heard via WBCQ:
You can contact the radio station directly as follows:
WBCQ The Planet
274 Britton Road
Monticello, Maine 04760
The map below is a similar propagation map for WRMI. It's coverage area is even larger!
You can contact WRMI at:
WRMI Radio Miami International
10400 NW 240th Street
Okeechobee, Florida 34972 USA