Hard-Core-DX.com: BBC in Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri to North East Africa

BBC in Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri to North East Africa

Wednesday, January 31 2018


ITU antenna type and HFCC registration are one, but situation in Secretbrod
is other

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2018-01-31 21:03 GMT+00:00 Wolfgang Bueschel <dg1sbn@t-online.de>:

> So is a lie that Babcock FMO frequency management organization,
> sells to the BBC London Ethiopian section service ?
>
> An ITU antenna type of '216' at 195 degrees
> covers approximately +/- 30degrees properly,
>
> so 165degr western part of ETH covered,
>
> 195deg azimuth main lobe cross Pyrgos Greece location,
> Bengazi Libya, Chad and Cameroun,
> latter distance 2700 kilometers west of Addis Ababa capital
>
> and 225degr is Ivory Coast and Liberia ...
>
> 73 wb
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ivo Observer" <ivo.observer@gmail.com>
> To: "Wolfgang Bueschel" Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:26 PM
> Subject: Re: BBC in Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri to North East Africa
>
>
> Azimuths via Secretbrod are 015/195 deg, 090/270 deg and 126/306 deg, no
>> antenna with 156 deg
>>
>> On 31 Jan 2018 11:15 a.m., "Wolfgang Bueschel" > wrote:
>>
>>
>>> U.K. [ASCENSION ISL/BULGARIA/SOUTH AFRICA/UAE]
>>>
>>> BBC starts Horn of Africa shortwave broadcasts today Jan 29 in three
>>> different languages, each with 20 min. duration, 1830 UT repeat of 1730
>>> UT
>>> 1730-1830 7595 SCB 100 kW 195 deg to EaAF Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri
>>> 1730-1830 11720 DHA 250 kW 230 deg to EaAF Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri
>>> 1730-1830 12065 MEY 100 kW 15 deg to EaAF Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri
>>> 1830-1930 9885 MEY 250 kW 19 deg to EaAF Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri
>>> 1830-1930 15490 ASC 250 kW 70 deg to EaAF Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya Mon-Fri
>>>
>>> 1830-1930 7505 SCB 100 kW 195 deg to EaAF registered via SPL is deleted.
>>> (Ivo Ivanov-BUL, hcdx via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 30)
>>>
>>>
>>> BBC starts Horn of Africa SW broadcasts today (29 Jan).
>>> Here's the missing post again, more or less.
>>>
>>> "Schedule is, enriched with data from HFCC database Jan 29:
>>>
>>> 1730-1830 on 7595 SOF, 11720 UAE, and 12065 kHz MEY
>>> SOF SPC-NURTS Sofia Kostinbrod relay 200 kW 156degr
>>> UAE Al Dhabbaya relay 250 kW 230degr
>>> MEY SenTec Meyerton RSA / AFS relay 100 kW 15degr
>>>
>>> 1830-1930 on 9855{sic rather 9885 MEY}; and 15490 kHz ASC
>>> ASC Babcock Ascension Island relay 250 kW 70degr
>>> MEY SenTec Meyerton RSA / AFS relay 250 kW 19degr
>>>
>>> 1730 Amharic
>>> 1750 Oromo
>>> 1810 Tigrinya
>>> 1830 Amharic (repeat of 1730 UT)
>>> 1850 Oromo (repeat of 1750 UT)
>>> 1910 Tigrinya (repeat of 1810 UT)"
>>>
>>> Used the University Enschede Twente SDR receiver to monitor the
>>> broadcasts.
>>> All three frequencies for the 1730 UT sequence were rather weak.
>>> But the 7595 kHz frequency improved at some point during the hour and
>>> when
>>> noticed at 1820 UT was fairly readable. English lesson in the last 5
>>> minutes. No jamming noticed.
>>>
>>> At first, nothing heard on the two frequencies for the 1830 UT sequence.
>>> But Ivo posted a correction for the 31 mb frequency: 9885 kHz.
>>> And when I retuned, there was a fairly strong signal there.
>>> Nothing heard on 15490 kHz. No jamming noticed on either frequency.
>>>
>>> As mentioned in a subsequent posting, all three language programs had
>>> an English lesson in the last 5 minutes of the programs.
>>> (Richard Langley-NB-CAN, dxld Jan 29)
>>>
>>>
>>> Hard-Core-DX mailing list
>>>>
>>>
>


--

73! Ivo Ivanov


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QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
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Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

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Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire
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