Now that was quite a bit better. Mainly a Japanese lift on the upper band around sunrise; before then, the now normal dullness prevailed.
pretty darn good audio (all of it understandable by a native speaker, at least briefly):
Reasonable audio at times during the period (much of it understandable by a native speaker, though often battling with splash or noise):
1422 JORF woman in Japanese 1552UT
not so reasonable audio, occasional words or phrases in splash or noise could be understood by a native speaker:
1242 JOLF man in Japanese 1541-3UT
1566 ? rather lively music for HLAZ, then woman in Chinese 1547UT, maybe someone else in Chinese underneath.
Burbles in the splatter and noise (if lucky, language might be guessed at by cadence of talk, or parallel established by changes in talk or music)
972 man talking, maybe Korean? 1546UT
1134 woman talking, sounded Japanese 1542UT
1314 woman talking, Japanese intonation, then pop music 1539UT
1332 woman and man talking 1543UT, Japanese intonation
1593 CNR1 man talking //6175 1553UT
Strongish het, no or "near imaginary" audio (either undermodulated or ravaged by splatter)
1098 1179 1269 1287 1386 1431 1449 1458 1494 1557 seemed to be Asian;
nothing much seemed to be DU