No signal from Radio Biafra this morning Dec.4 at 0545-0600UT on 7240 ISS
and 11530 RMI
Also no signal yesterday Dec.3 1900-2000UT on 9580 ISS, 11530 RMI
2017-12-04 6:16 GMT+00:00 Wolfgang Bueschel <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> FRANCE 7240 Strange happened with Radio Biafra relay at TDF Issoudun this
> morning, when monitored a little late.
> Lasted til 0528 UT full power, but 'exiter' low level signal til
> approx. 0532 UT then.
> My late tune-in around 0516 UT on Dec 4 showed R Biafra program in
> mostly WeAfrican music played and female voice ID "This is Radio Biafra
> coming to you from London" or "... broadcasting from London".
> Excellent audio quality feed from London to Issoudun to state.
> S=9 in Germany, Belgium, and Liverpool UK remote SDR's at 0517 UT.
> At 05.19:30 UT phone number given, schedule 05-06 UT / 06-07?LT? given.
> Flute mx at 0520 UT. When tuned to greater distance from TDF Issoudun bcast
> center location to northern Stockholm Sweden remote SDR post, I could heard
> stronger S=9+15dB signal there of 7.8 kHz wideband block.
> Nothing heard on 25 mb 11530 / 11580 from Florida, not in European posts,
> neither in east coast North American remote SDR's so far.
> Program Radio Biafra end on SW 7240 kHz at exact 05.28:40 UT.
> But after that, noted a - probably - antenna move/switch or power increase
> from 100 to 250/500 kW procedure ON AIR from Issoudun broadcast center site
> at 05.29 UT, signal increased to S=9+35dB signal. Later on at 05.30:50 UT
> outlet decreased to an 'exciter' like signal level of S=6-7, when set to
> smaller bandwidth, I could seen an EMPTY carrier later with poor 5 peaks
> strings on it.
> Two minutes heard African vernacular language program talk of - probably -
> Yorba/Igbo langs, as given in latest Aoki Nagoya database list entry under
> 7240 ISS request ?
> Who knows ... 73 wb
> [selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
> (wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Dec 4)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "email@example.com [DXplorer]" <
> Sent: Monday, December 04, 2017 5:58 AM
> Subject: [DXplorer] Logs, etc. for the week ending December 3, 2017
> Logs, etc. for the weekending December 3, 2017 from Rich D'Angelo, 2216
> Burkey Drive, Wyomissing, PA19610, U.S.A.
> Equipment: Ten-TecRX-340, Drake R-8B, Eton E1, Eton E5, Alpha Delta DX
> Sloper, RF SystemsMini-Windom, Datong FL3, JPS ANC-4
> CLANDESTINE (Nigeria) 7240, Radio Biafra â Issoudun, *0500-0522 on Dec 3,
>> opened with woman announcer giving station ID ("This is Radio Biafra
>> coming to you from London"), music features and talks in the English
>> language. Poor to fair. Noted // 11530 Okeechobee which had a WRMI ID
>> string leading up to opening for about five minutes prior to 0500. Also,
>> poor to fair.
>> (Rich DâAngelo-PA-USA, DXplorer Dec 3/4)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Glenn Hauser via Hard-Core-DX" Sent:
> Sunday, December 03, 2017 6:34
> PM Subject: [HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs December 2-3, 2017
> BIAFRA [non]. 11530, Dec 2 at 1900 and later, no signal today from WRMI
>> for R. Biafra. Dec 3 at 0557, WRMI fill music at S9-S6, song in unknown
>> language, but tuned in too late to tell if there was any R. Biafra earlier
>> in this hour. 0600 to Brother Scare, 0635 Planet X stuff, and 0710 recheck
>> sounds like Hausa, really Radio Herwa International.
>> (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
>> This report dispatched at 1734 UT December 3 _ Hard-Core-DX mailing list
73! Ivo Ivanov
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