Radio Netherlands Worldwide Last and final day English broadcast on shortwave was heard on 29th June 2012 at 1400 UTC on 9800 khz via Trincomalee, Srilanka.
RNW station interval, followed by RNW station ID and announcement of the last RNW English language broadcast. followed by a Dheera Sujan narrating the history of RNW (Down Tthe Memory lane from 1928 The Happy station Show to current free speech time)
Saxophone played the very nostalgic tune of RNW at 1430 UTC.
Broadcasting ended with RNW station interval (the bells)
Reception report was emailed and posted on the same day. A thank you email message was received immediately after submitting the email report.
A special finalday QSL card was received on 8th September 2012 .