Hard-Core-DX.com: Glenn Hauser logs November 15, 2022

Glenn Hauser logs November 15, 2022

Wednesday, November 16 2022

** CHINA [and non]. 11590, Nov 15 at 1613, Firedragon jamming I`ve not
run across in a longtime, about equal level to Chinese talk, which is
RFA via TINIAN at 16-19; also 15-16 via Kuwait (Glenn Hauser, OK,

** CUBA. 6060, Nov 15 at 0724, S9/+10 open carrier, only RHC remnant
on this or any band, not 10080 either = 2 x 5040 which I forgot to
recheck Nov 14. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK,

** CUBA. 13767, 13834, 13633, 13566 approx., Nov 15 at 1604, extremely
distorted FMish spurblobs out of RHC 13700 AM which is S8/9+10,
intervals of about 67 kHz. Outer ones much weaker, and the lowest
QRMing CODAR. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauserr, OK,

** CUBA. 13606 approx., Nov 15 at 2220, RHC spurblob FMish with F#
tone, extremely distorted talk, would make a better jammer than mere
noise if Martí were still on 13605! Obviously out of clear AM
13740 transmitter amid all the others I then find to 2227, same
unit no doubt as in mornings out of 13700. They are all broad and hard
to pinpoint, so I try to pick where the FM be loudest: 13673, 13808,
13877, 13948, 14008; 13534, 13467; some approx. intervals of 67-68
kHz. Note, so bad that extends into 20m hamband: that ought to get
attn of intruder-watchers. Could be yet another circa 14075, but a
huge digital hamblob already there. The lowest two QRM with CODAR.
Innocent 13680 AM RHC is also on. Something`s always wrong at RHC
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 9535, Nov 15 at 2213, RHC Spanish ID, S9/+10 but JBM. I check
some others: 9710 a little better, S9+30/40; 11850 at 2218 S9+5/25 but
suptorted to JBM. No signals on 15370 or 15730. Also patrolled all
bands 5 to 17 MHz for any RHC English: nowhere, including ex-11880.
Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EGYPT. 9439.995, Nov 15 at 2212, R. Cairo S8/S9 of dead air with
whine, no programod. Something`s always egregious in Egypt - not only
this but horrible dictatorship vs human rights, so we shouldn`t be too
sad they can`t propagandize (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** GUAM. 15680, Nov 15 at 2228, S9 of some chanty music; 2229 dead
air; 2230 AWR theme, KSDA ID in English, next in Indonesian. 2200
listed as in ``NJ Ngaju Dayak: Indonesia-Borneo (0.9m) [nij]`` (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** KIRITIMATI. 846 kHz, Nov 15 at 0735 at first nothing, then JBA
carrier from R. Kiribati (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MALI [non]. 5995, Nov 15 at 0723, JBA carrier. By now presumably
Echo of Hope, VOH from S to N Korea, its jumparound channel this week?
Not checked earlier, as ORTM used to dominate from 0600 (Glenn Hauser,

** NIGERIA. 7255-, Nov 15 at 0733, no signal from VON (Glenn Hauser,

** TURKEY. 5960.018, Nov 15 at 2220, VOT English is S9+40 into UTwente
but undermodulated and hummy vs CCCCCCI undercurrent (Glenn Hauser,

** U K [non]. 7520, Nov 15 at 2230, VP S5/S8 English headlines, sounds
like BBC. Yes, this hour only via USAGM Tinang, PHILIPPINES for
Indonesia (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 2164 monitoring: confirmed UT Tuesday
November 15 at 0130 on WRMI 9395, JBA into Maryland SDR but S9/+5 into
Missouri SDR. BTW at 0303 recheck all three 9 MHz frequencies appeared
to be off. Next:

2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [jammed by Cuba]
0030 UT Wednesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

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** U S A. In a phone conversation early UT Nov 15, George McClintock
explains what`s going on with WTWW; from my scribbled notes reflecting
his POV:

Ted Randall is definitely out of the picture. He does not and never
has had any ownership in Leap Of Faith, licensee of WTWW, despite the
entry as such in Wikipedia. Ted can do whatever he wants elsewhere,
but can`t call it WTWW. George is on the books as head of LOF, but in
effect had sold his interest to Scriptures for America, the defacto

He has been to the transmitter site and finds it quite in disarray.
Both transmitters had been operated with their doors open, which is a
no-no, perhaps accounting for splatter. Neither would work until he
fiddled with them, finally got them on for brief low-power ~5 kW
tests. Cooling water was discolored, dirty. About half the modulation
cards missing from each. Tuning to 9 MHz band done incorrectly.

Plans to get WTWW back on air with SFA on one transmitter, variety of
preachers on the other, but no music.

Meanwhile, `WRMI Legends` has appeared in scattered areas of the WRMI
program schedule, no doubt Ted Randall`s stuff. Not clear if these
will axually start Nov 15, and there may be further adjustments:

On the transmission grid, UT, System, Xmtr#, Frequency:
22-23 G 6 9395
23-24 L 8 5950
23-24 L 5 9455
00-01 C 5 9455

On the more detailed programming grid, only the first matching above:
23-24 L 5950 daily
02-03 F 5850 7730 15770 Sunday
03-04 G 9395 Mon Tue Thu Fri Sun

Ted still controls the WTWW.us website, but which is now referring to
WRMI Legends ``live nightly on WRMI soon``.

Later: yes, there`s Ted Nov 15 at 2209 on S9+30/40 WRMI 9395 after
disco music, ``we`re back, WRMI Legends``, then Atlas Weather with
Erika Walters centred on Miami, but also diverse spots like Escanaba.
Does this sorta replace BBB`s `Oldies` filler? (Glenn Hauser, OK,

** VANUATU. 7890, Nov 15 at 0729, JJBBA carrier, but none audible on
11835, harmonix of RV 3945 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 2326 UT November 16