Author: George Wood

I was born in California, but have lived in Sweden since 1975, working at Radio Sweden.

I spent many years writing and presenting our program for shortwave listeners, “Sweden Calling DXers”. With the gradual phase-out of shortwave in favor of the Internet, I’ve since moved on to being our webmaster. My big claim to web fame has been that I was the first person in Sweden to post a radio program on the Internet, in 1994…the first person in Europe to post a radio program in English.

An end to roaming fees in Europe?

From the Verge: While travellers in Europe are enjoying lower roaming fees across the continent, the European Commission (EC) believes that isn’t enough. As part of new legislation, its vice president Neelie Kroes today unveiled new plans to end mobile…

Picard in Sweden

A welcome little bit of France has arrived in Stockholm. I didn’t post much during our nine months in Strasbourg. I’ve now been back in Sweden as long as I was away (which seems amazing), and I should have taken…