The Timtron Network was announced on April 1, 2006. The press release was as follows:
WBCQ ANNOUNCES THE TIMTRON NETWORK!
For immediate release, April 1, 2006 http://www.wbcq.com/
Monticello, Maine -- WBCQ is pleased to announce The Timtron Network, a new 24 hour shortwave service for our listeners worldwide. Starting on Monday, April 3, WBCQ will commence programming on our two new 250 kilowatt transmitters for listeners in North America, South America, Europe, and the Mediterranean. The Timtron Network features the following programming:
- 0000-0200 Radio Timtron Worldwide, Pashto/Urdu Edition
- 0200-0330 Dr. Becker's Magic Mushrooms
- 0330-0415 Southern Kansas Farm Report & Rock'n'Roll Show
- 0415-0600 Duckpin Bowling Tournament Coverage
- 0600-0700 Radio Timtron Worldwide, Portuguese Edition
- 0700-0830 Subgenius Ministry, with Rev. Susie the Floozy
- 0830-0945 Radio Morania External Service
- 0945-1100 Icelandic Fishing Show, with Dr. Ástþór Ágústsson
- 1100-1230 SWL 101, with Dr. Smilkstein
- 1230-1330 Cadaverlac Corner, Tips & Tricks for Mobile HF
- 1330-1600 Rag Chewing Radio Show, with Old Buzzard Hyram
- 1600-1800 Radio Timtron Worldwide, Pig Latin Edition
- 1800-2200 Slop Bucket Theatre (broadcast in upper side band)
- 2200-2300 Slow Scan Television Theatre
- 2300-0000 Vindaloo Cooking Corner, with Alice the Cat
The Timtron Network will broadcast on the following frequencies and times (all times UTC):
- 0000-0600 6900, 3295
- 0600-1200 15060, 6080
- 1200-1800 13555, 11660
- 1800-0000 21735, 6925
Our new 500 kilowatt longwave service on 179 KHz will simulcast The Timtron Network starting on April 15.
WBCQ welcomes listener feedback and will issue QSL cards for verified reception reports. Thanks for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you!
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