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AIR Mumbai noted today on 6949.50 etc.

Saturday, December 29 2018

INDIA re AIR Mumbai vagabunding transmission in Urdu at 00.25-04.30 UT.

Noted today a rather weak signal probably Urdu transmission on
6911.993 kHz at S=7 signal at 04.01 UT on Delhi SDR remote unit.


Noted an 15 minute extension or special Christmas broadcast(?) by
TWR Africa also in the 03.45 til 03.59:45 UT time range.
Heard many 'Jesus' preaching items in probably Oromo language ?

All TWR Africa schedules in A-18 and B-18 season, in HFCC, Aoki Nagoya list
show the TWR Africa towards Ethiopia/Eritrea outlet
on various languages like Amharic, Oromo and Sidamo,
only during 15 minutes duration in 03.30-03.45 UT slot.

Today morning the UAE Al Dhabbaya tx was slightly odd fq on 7244.991 kHz.
Heard the Babcock control room cello music over and over again
even from 03.20 UT onwards, S=9+25dB in Delhi.
Bad fq selection by TWR Africa FMO though.
Much terrible audio mixture co-channel
with Tajik R Yangi-Yul on even 7245 kHz, same audio signal level.

Other to mention from morning log 02.15 til 04.00 UT

5839.992 DNK WMR Latin AM mx S=9+5 at 0215 UT, Ireland SDR unit used.
5829.986 USA WTWW S=9+15 in Sligo Ireland,
but contain 60 Hertz deep BUZZ signal too !
4760.008 UNID peak signal poor, maybe AIR Port Blair ?
4820even CHN V E R Y F A U L T Y audio buzz signal from Lhasa Tibet
seven x 100 Hertz apart distance signals visible either
sideband, by PBS Xizang Mandarin Chinese px.
4869.906 much o d d fq of AIR Kingsway? outlet as AIR Urdu sce,
at 0232 UT, I guess the HolyQuran presenting prayer
read/sung by female voice ?

4949.741 AGL Mulenvos weak and tiny these days, 0236 UT S=6-7
two UTE signals co-channel too 4949.990 and 4950.006 kHz.
5009.935 MDG Malagasy R poor S=6 in Sligo Ireland, at 0240 UT.

and now logs from Cape Canaveral Florida state.
5025even CUB R Rebelde, distorted overmodulated audio. S=9+20 in IRL.
5040even CUB RHC Bauta, S=9+15db, talk in Spanish on Venezuela
5085even USA WTWW still Christmas music played, S=9+15dB at 0244 UT.
5130.411 USA WBCQ guitar mx/singer px, 0245 UT
6050.001 EQA HCJB QUITO, Sp, fluttery S=6 in IRL at 0255 UT.
6065.007 Probably MDG, Talata Volonondry, S=5-6 signal,
poor AWR program start at 0300 UT (need further check, wb.)
6105even F__ NHK Radion Japan in Japanese, female presenter, powerful
out of TDF Issoudun France relay, S=9+35dB or -35dBm strong.

all RHC okay on 6000, 6060, and 6165 kHz mostly S=9+30dB powerful.

6185.011 kHz upper side of the channel now, R Educacion Mexico D.F.
fluttery S=8-9 signal at 0311 UT on Dec 29.
7730even USA WRMI, Brother Stair Overcomer Ministry sermon, 0313 UT
S=9+25dB, and also
7570even USA WRMI, Brother Stair Overcomer Ministry sermon, 0314 UT
S=9+30dB powerful, 11.2 kHz broadband audio signal here,
talk on Christmas.
7504.997 USA WRNO not in Chinese, but English sermon heard,
at 0316 UT, about future of Israel, Jewish people and brothers.
Little distorted audio noted in the feed path,
like transformed scratching digital audio on phone line ?
7485even MDA Radiotelecentr (PRTC) transmitter Grigoriopol Maiac,
very early on air around 03.17 UT,
to warm-up their bcast center and staff during wintertime, hi.

Scheduled from 03.30-04.30 UT, BBC Persian, instead heard an
1025 Hertz tone in 03.19-03.29 UT slot, then BBC Persian started
7385.003 USA WHRI En sermon, S=9+50dB powerhouse in Cape Canaveral, FL.
0321 UT, gifts for the children, St. Nikolaus theme.
7314.997 USA WHRI pop mx px, (not Lester Sumrall) at 03.23 UT,
also S=9+50dB powerhouse in FL state remote SDR.
10 kHz wide audio broadband, excellent audio quality,
seemingly the best sounded transmitter unit in Cypress Creek ?

and at Delhi and Qatar remoted SDR again:
7430.009 IND AIR Mumbai, S=9+25dB signal at 03.37 UT.
7420.004 IND AIR Hyderabad px, flute mx at 03.38 UT, S=9+20dB.
7289.994 IND AIR Chennai, Hindi, S=6-7 only, maybe under skip zone ?
7270.003 IND AIR ?, pop mx S=9+20dB power, 03.42 UT
7140.020 ERI Asmara S=6-7 poor signal into Qatar remote, SDR, 03.47 UT
not 7180v on air this morning. Only Omdurman SDN on 7205 kHz.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Dec 29)

----- Original Message -----
From: "'Wolfgang Bueschel' [dx_india]" <dx_india-noreply@yahoogroups.com>

Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2018 3:51 AM
Subject: Re: [dx_india] AIR Mumbai noted today on 6949.50 etc.

INDIA When checked AIR Mumbai at 0230-0240 UT on Dec 27.
Was on unstable fq 6829 to 6837 kHz around 0230 UT Dec 27,
S=9+30dB signal in Delhi remote SDR.

I could only listen and understand in 20 kHz broadband FM option

73 wolfie df5sx
wwdxc germany

----- Original Message -----
From: "'Wolfgang Bueschel' [dx_india]" <dx_india-noreply@yahoogroups.com>

Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: [dx_india] AIR Mumbai noted today on 6949.50 etc.

INDIA Vagabunding AIR transmitter Mumbai/Bombay nominal 7340 kHz
this Dec 26 morning,
checked on Perseus and KIWI-Net SDR's at 09.40 and 10.07 UT.

Started on 6872 to 6879 kHz range,
and now at 10.07 UT on 6832.5 to 6837 kHz, not fq stable,
wandered downwards direction.

73 wolfie df5sx
wwdxc germany

----- Original Message -----
From: "'Jose Jacob, VU2JOS' vu2jos@yahoo.co.in

Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 5:13 AM
Subject: [dx_india] AIR Mumbai noted today on 6949.50 etc.

AIR Mumbai is noted today also wandering on 26 Dec 2018 as follows:
0215 UTC : 6949.50 Urdu0400 UTC 6942.20 Urdu
Original frequency of 7340 (100 kW) is not heard.
Sked of 7340 is

0025-0430 Urdu, 0830-1130 Urdu, 1130-1140 HS, 1230-1500 Sindhi, 1500-1600

Yours sincerely,
Jose Jacob, VU2JOS
National Institute of Amateur Radio
Hyderabad, India Mobile: +91 94416 96043

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