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EGR European Gospel Radio

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Welcome to the European Gospel Radio!

Our mission is to spread the Gospel to the World on Shortwave, AM/Medium Wave, Satellite radio, TV and the Internet

Testimonies

Forshia Ross: the youngest Ham Radio Operator in Alaska who became Pastor

Forshia Ross with mikeAt the age of ten, Forshia Ross became the youngest ham radio Operator in the state of Alaska, where her family lived at the time.

Forshia remembers when she took the Morse code and radio theory exam to get her license; She was very perplexed by one question. She was sure the multiple-choice answers did not contain the right one from which she could choose. Finally, Forsha went to her instructor during the exam and shared it with him.

She was apparently right, and a letter of correction to the Federal Communications Commission accompanied her exam. As the local newspaper reported, “The young Miss passed her test in radio theory and the international Morse code with flying colors.” Forshia even built her own transmitter, a task that took one whole summer. Her father built the receiver; and when they tested them both, Forshia's worked fine, and his began to smoke. They had a good laugh about it, but Forshia was still very proud of herself.

Foshia also remembers going to a ham radio summer party, given for the benefit of all radio operators in Alaska, and asking if she could sign the roster that had been placed high up on a podium. The man she was asking looked down at her, smiled sweetly, and answered: “Honey, that’s for radio operators to sign.” Innocently, she looked up at him (everyone was taller than her, of course) and said, “But I am one.” Through this medium of communication, she would reach as far as Guam and many other places.

Forshia still has her logbook. She received fan mail from all over the world and was featured in the CQ Magazine, one of the most well known magazines for radio operators. When the Lord opened up ministry to Forshia Ross in 1990, never would she have believed that radio would continue to be so important. Only this time the purpose would be to share the Good News of Jesus Christ around the world.

Hidden Treasures radio program on EGR / IRRSForshia's radio program, Hidden Treasures has been aired on several stations in the United States, short wave in Africa and Northern and Southern America and in her own local area. God has given Forshia a unique ability to share the Gospel in practical ways that help people realize that He desires to be everyday real in their lives. She is often interviewed as a guest speaker on syndicated radio stations. Her audio CD, 18 Sound Bites, a collection of some of her best programs, continues to encourage people with God’s love and personal care. It has been her great pleasure to be invited to share the Good News with the European Gospel Radio ministry as well.

Forshia Ross is a licensed and ordained pastor and head of the international ministry Treasurers from the Heart, which started in 1990 on the outskirts of Washington DC. She fulfills the call of ministry to help people through television, radio, books, Bible studies, speaking engagements and her website, TreasuresFromTheHeart.org. Forshia has won two Rhode Island PEG Awards for Best Religious/Spirituality TV Program and has also published two books, No Secondhand Rose and The Wilderness Shall Blossom like the Rose, the first and second of a trilogy about her journey to wholeness. She lives with her husband, Eric, in Glendale, Rhode Island.

 

Listening on AM/Medium Waves from Finland

Dear Sirs, I am radio enthusiast from Finland, a country far up in the north of Europe. I have caught the signals of IRRS Radio on AM 846 kHz here! Listening to far away stations is my hobby. This is the first time I got across with your station on 846 kHz. Please listen to MP3 audio attached. Please verify that this was IRRS I heard. Here is a MP3 recording of IRRS announcemenet on the 312st of July 201254 at 2045 UTC on 846 kHz! Please send me e-mail or letter and verify that I am listener of IRSS Radio!!! I'd really appreciate your time and trouble! . I m 58 years old senior scientist at the Natural Resources Institute Finland. Kannus is a small town of 6000 inhabitants in the western coast of Finland. To walk in forests, pick berries and mushrooms, to camp and sit at fire: they are my favourite past times. I also like to ski (Nordic, classic cross-country). I have visited Italy two times and I am coming again to Milano in October. There is a conferences of popular growing in Italy. Greetings from Finland! Jyrki, from Finland (29 July 2015)
 

Listening from Japan

Shortwave radiosI am a 57 year old Japanese shortwave listener. Last night I heard the program of "Radio Santec" relayed by IRRS on 15190 kHz.

Thank you very much for your program. I started shortwve listening in 1970 when I was a student of junior high school. I was very ative in the hobby when I was a university student, In 1990's OI became inactive in the hobby due to heavy duties in my work. A few year ago I became again very active in the hobby.

Thank you again for your program, and looking forward to your kind reply soon.

Sincerely yours,

Satoshi W.

Mr Satoshi W. from Osaka, Japan listened to our 300 kW shortwave broadcast to India & China, on May 13, 2013, reporting a good reception in Japan (SINPO 35443). Thansk you for tuning in! Despite your location is a bit off-set to our beam to central and SE Asia, Despite the fact that we are not beaming specifically to Japan, it seems that we are reaching Osaka with quite a decent signal as well.

 

Keep broadcasting on shortwave!

Shortwave radio receiverDear Sir,

I have been a keen shortwave radio listener for over 40 years - I well remember the first broadcast I heard when I was 12 year old boy. Since those early days I have regularly listened to the shortwaves learning a great deal in the process.

I thought I would give you a few personal details so at least you can understand the sort of person that is listening to your broadcasts - I am a 57 year old professional businessman, I travel all over the world on business visiting my company's regional offices in China and India several times a year. During my travels I always take my short wave radio as it allows me to listen to the news from home via the BBC and news from around the rest world on other shortwave services. When I am at home I can continue those "travels" by listening to broadcastsfrom countries such as yours.

Keep broadcasting on shortwave - there is an audience, not everybody wants to use the Internet Over the years my knowledge of the world has improved greatly because of shortwave. I also get to learn about your country - I have visited several countries on holiday as a result of the interest generated from shortwave programmes.

I appreciate you must receive many hundreds of reports a year and I know it must be very difficult to reply to them all! I hope however on this occasion you will be able to find the time to reply as I would like to addyour QSL card to my collection.

Best Regards

Richard K. from England, UK

 

Richard listened to our mainstream frequency to Europe on 9,510 kHz, reporting a strong signal (SINPO 4444) on March 9, 2013. Thank you, Richard, stay tuned and best 73s!

 

From, Praha, Czeck Republic

Dear Friends,

I regularly listen to the broadcasts transmitted over IRRS on short waves, your current choice of frequency of 9510 kHz to Europe is excellent!

I am glad to send you this reception report on this European Gospel Radio broadcast. Please, send me your QSL-card to verify this report. Thank you very much!

Good broadcasting!


Regards,


Stanislav

Receiver: SANGEAN ATS-909X
Antenna:  built-in telescopic
Reception Place:  Prague, Czech Republic

Station:  Italian Radio Relay Service 
Programme:  European Gospel radio
Language: English
Frequency: 9510 kHz
Quality: 55544 SINPO
Remarks: Very strong signal, no interference.

Details:  European Gospel Radio - Sermon dedicated to the Sabbath, readings from the Bible, hymn, improving health through oxygen and breathing, hymn, address for donations and web pages.

 
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