CapeTalk signal picked up 15 000 kms away... in Finland!

CapeTalk presenter Abongile Nzelenzele couldn't contain his excitement after receiving an e-mail from radio fanatics in Finland who had picked up CapeTalk's AM signal about 15 000 km away.

Nzelenzele spoke to Tapio Kalmi from Team Lux AM Radio Club which consists of four guys who are completely in love with AM radio.

Kalmi explains that he is from Southern Finland. Although they all have different jobs the love of AM radio brings them together daily to listen to AM signals from around the globe.

They pick up numerous AM signals from different countries but a signal like CapeTalk can only be picked up once or twice a month if they are lucky.

We are different guys, one of us is in rescue business and two of us are in IT. What brings us together is the love for AM radio.

Tapio Kalmi, Team Lurx AM radio club

Hearing CapeTalk in Finland was a very nice finding...

Tapio Kalmi, Team Lurx AM radio club

Listen to this exciting interview below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Give a child access to education... R100 for 100 years of Madiba

Give a child access to education... R100 for 100 years of Madiba

By contributing R100 to Bright Start you can create opportunities for disadvantaged children from Hangberg and Imizamo Yethu.

'Captain, my captain you have to shoulder great responsibility'

'Captain, my captain you have to shoulder great responsibility'

CapeTalk host Abs Nzelenzele has some sage words of advice for newly appointed Bok captain Siya Kolisi.

'CT residents billed for water management devices when they ignore restrictions'

'CT residents billed for water management devices when they ignore restrictions'

Some locals have complained about the involuntary installation, which costs them R4000 each. Councillor Xanthea Limberg explains.

The Elders to celebrate Mandela Day walking in Cape Town

The Elders to celebrate Mandela Day walking in Cape Town

The Elders is an international NGO of public figures, elder statesmen, peace activists, brought together by Nelson Mandela.

Producers proud after Winnie doccie film scoops Sundance Film Fest award

Producers proud after Winnie doccie film scoops Sundance Film Fest award

The documentary film about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has won an award and aims to show a different side to the struggle stalwart.

How long before we have a Universal Income Grant?

How long before we have a Universal Income Grant?

The latest test of a 200 years old idea is underway. Should governments give all citizens a basic income?

Popular articles
[LISTEN] Zille responds to Lindiwe Mazibuko comments that she undermined her

[LISTEN] Zille responds to Lindiwe Mazibuko comments that she undermined her

Helen Zille responds to alleged comments made by Lindiwe Mazibuko at a dinner, saying she's doing the same to Musi Maimane.

[WATCH] Melania Trump's reaction after shaking Putin's hand

[WATCH] Melania Trump's reaction after shaking Putin's hand

Waitress praised for standing up for herself after a man touched her butt on his way to the toilet and a dog comforts its owner.

Parents no longer have to travel with children's birth certificates

Parents no longer have to travel with children's birth certificates

The new Home Affairs upgrades to the system include printing parents details at the back of the child's passport.

Tell me what you want: Study reveals most common sexual fantasies

Tell me what you want: Study reveals most common sexual fantasies

What are your sexual fantasies? Disclosure can bring sexual freedom, but it can also have downsides. A study lists the top trends.

More arrests are imminent in connection with the cash-in-transit heists - Hawks

More arrests are imminent in connection with the cash-in-transit heists - Hawks

Seven suspects were arrested in Limpopo in less than 24 hours after a cash-in-transit vehicle was blown up in the province.