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Wolfgang Bueschel: Cuba observations

Friday, June 17 2022

CUBA Bauta A-2 antenna 10degr +30degr slewed azimuth.
1930-2000 13680 BAU 100 40 WeEu French Europe ex15370
2000-2030 13680 BAU 100 40 WeEu Portuguese Europe ex15370
2030-2100 13680 BAU 100 40 WeEu Arabic Europe ex15370
2100-2300 13680 BAU 100 40 WeEu Spanish Europe ex15370

The RHC Bauta broadcast destined for EUR/North Africa on 13680 kHz
in the A-22 season suffers tonight from an VERY STRONG OTHR-like signal
{or HAARP Alaska outlet ?}, on frequencies between 13678 and 13701 kHz
fq range on the upper side band flank.
At 21.10 UT on June 16.
Reception in lower sideband 13675 to 13680 kHz recommended.
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews June 16)

CUBA Cuban radio this June 16 morning log:
5024.996 R Rebelde, Bauta, S=9 in Spanish at 05.45 UT
5039.999 RHC Bauta, S=9 in Spanish at 05.46 UT
6000even RHC Quivican, S=9+20dB English at 05.48 UT
close-down after 06.00 UT varying TX off time.
6060even RHC Bauta, S=7 English at 05.56 UT, weakast signal
6165even RHC Bauta, S=9+10dB in En 05.58 UT.

not 6100 kHz, but 9700.007 kHz Bauta instead, S=9+10dB En

5980, 6030, 9805 kHz 6 kHz broad wideband scratch jamming
of Cuban secret service command organization
against R Marti opposite radio outlets of US AGM,
jamming also on 11845 and 11930 kHz.
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews June 16)

Further logs this June 16 morning 06.00 - 06.30 UT:
9264.986 USA WINB TOM BS old religious sermon from archive
at 06.03 UT, S=6 in NY state,
TOM BS also via WRMI Okeechobee 9395 9955 kHz, also TOM BS via
9400 kHz S=5-6 via SPC-NURTS Spaceline Ltd. Sofia Kostinbrod Bulgaria
relay site.

9415even USA SMTV program via WRMI Okeechobee FL S=5-6 signal 06.08
9620even F__ RTA Algiers Holy Quaran sce via TDF Issoudun, S=8 06.09
9669.540 BRA S=6-7 at 06.10 UT.
9700.007 CUB RHC Bauta in English, S=9+10dB at 06.12 UT, underneath
9700even ROU RRI in German, 06.00-06.27 UT.
9790even F__ RFI Paris in French via TDF Issoudun til 07.00 UT S=8
9805even CUB 6 kHz wide scratch signal against former USAGM R Marti.
9885even UK_ VoA French via ENC Woofferton, Mon-Fri, S=8 in NY state
at 06.16 UT.

11620even CVA Vatican Radio in Arabic, via Santa Maria di Galeria,
at 06.18 UT.
11700even F__ RFI Paris French via TDF Issoudun at 06.19 UT.
11730even F__ NHK World R Japan in Arabic, via TDF Issoudun relay
11750.019 TUR TRT Emirler in Turkish, 06 - 09 UT, at 06.20 UT.
11815.025 BRA R Bras Central, S=6 at 06.21 UT.
11995even F__ RFI Paris in Hausa to WeAF, via ISS, S=6 at 06.24 UT.
12050even UK_ R Ndaras. Internat. in KNU lang. via ENC Woofferton
at 06.25 UT.
12095even UK_ BBC London in French, via ENC Woofferton 06.00-06.29
S=6 at 06.26 UT.
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews June 16)