Hard-Core-DX.com: Glenn Hauser logs January 21-22, 2023

Glenn Hauser logs January 21-22, 2023

Sunday, January 22 2023

** COLOMBIA [non?]. 4940, Jan 22 after 0700, Spanish gospel huxter for
and probably from VENEZUELA is back with JBA signal, after missing
last night. Others were also hearing it earlier this evening (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. All RHC frequencies are OFF by 0709 Jan 22, and so is
Rebelde: 5025, 5040, 6000, 6060, 6100, 6165, 10050, 10080, 11670
vacant. Something`s always wrong at RHC, RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK,

** CUBA. 13668 & 13812 approx, Jan 22 at 1553, huge dirty FMish RHC
music spurblobs at S6/S8, with F# tone. As soon as I hit the lower one
bandscanning upward, I know that the fundamental must be wrong 13740
instead of 13700 whence morning spurblobs usually emanate. 13668 is
approx. peak of the mess but in FM mode it covers 20 kHz, 13660-13680.
However, no second-orders detected at plus/minus 144 kHz from 13740.

They all remain on air past 1606, including 1602 late opening of
weekly Esperanto // 11760 and 15140. Preceding Spanish is running
late: 1600 headlines, 1601 canned IS & ID claiming to continue until
1900 only on 11760 & 15140 & FM; 1602 start Esp`o, including canned
sign-on with all-wrong schedule at 1606: Sundays 0800 on 6100 despite
all 6 MHz frequencies gone much earlier; 1600 on 11760 - only despite
addition of 15140 years ago; 2330 on 15730, but really heard at 2130
on 13680, 15140 or somewhere. Somethings` always multiply wrong at
RHC. Esperanto service remains clueless about its own true schedule,
and keeps misstressing words like Ameriko (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EUROPE. 21460 AM, Jan 22 at 1729, JBA carrier, tnx to many reports
on the WOR iog of Cupid Radio, Dutch pirate being heard in NAm,
starting with Andy Robins in SW Michigan at 1605. Lucas Bandura says
it went off at 1754* (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MADAGASCAR. 15355, Jan 22 at 1935, S7/S9 of dead air from AWR in
Ibo/Igbo, again. Is anyone paying attention at least for a refund or
make-good? How about all the Nigerians pining to become 7DAs?
Something`s terribly wrong at Talata (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6925 USB, Jan 21 at 2323, pirate music at S7. A few
minutes later, some IDs as WAVE Radio, per:
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6880 USB, Jan 21 at 2324, sounds like a 2-way QSO,
at equal levels, talking about the Springfield, Mass. Armory station,
the TIS on 1710 kHz. Federal government stations are not licensed by
FCC, but NTIA. He had to file a FOIA request, and got a CDROM of such
stations. What`s this? These say Mix Radio International but at this
time carrying Andrew Yoder`s Hobby Radio show #3, interviewing Chris
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SCOTLAND [non]. 5850, UT Sunday January 22 at 0100, `Encore`
classical music on WRMI is good into Missouri SDR, starting with a
harpsichord Gavotte by Rameau -- which does not match the start of
either Playlist on website dated Jan 14 & 21. So it`s ``wrong``
episode or PLs are wrong. Enjoyable hour, anyway. Brice is looking
into sorting this out. What will we hear and see at next emission, UT
Monday at 0300 on 5950? BTW, // 7730 at 0100 remains imaginary, but
will be all set if and when it`s ever restored (Glenn Hauser, OK,

** TURKEY. 5960, Jan 21 at 2327, VOT with quite a good signal direct,
S9/+20, but JBM music below big hum! Something`s always erroneous at
Emirler (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2174 monitoring: confirmed Saturday
January 21 at 2230 on WRMI 15770, S9/S7 and better than noisy 5850
also reading S7/S9 -- BUT WOR is NOT on 5850, rather unID music show
or fill. This time only started recently. WRMI skedgrid for System H
still claims WOR on both plus imaginary 7730! However,
frequency/transmission sked atop shows Radio Tirana on all three, but
that has not been so for some? time, and those labels do not
necessarily apply to 7 days per week. It seems almost every week there
is some change without notice to WOR via WRMI.

Also confirmed 0030 UT Sunday January 22 on WRMI 7780, S7/S9 into
Maryland SDR, S9/+10 VG into Louisiana.

Also confirmed from 0411 UT Sunday January 22 on WA0RCR, 1860 AM, MO,
VG S9+20 into nearby SDR on groundwave but some lightning crashes
audible, nearest/only storms around New Orleans into Mississippi.
Starting slightly early, despite previous airing 50 minutes late in
afternoon. Next:

2100 UT Sunday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to SW
0400vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0130 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0030 UT Wednesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW [canceled?]
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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is appreciated. Thanks this week to Chris KC5IIE Krug, Tulsa OK, who
says, ``Thanks for your dedication to the SWL community, Glenn! Happy
New Year!`` with a contribution via PayPal to woradio at yahoo.com -
in US funds but not necessarily.

One may also contribute by MO or check on a US bank to:
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** U S A. 15770, Sun Jan 22 at 1933, dead air at S7/S9 from WRMI --
no, there is some JBM I can recognize as Wagner, so probably the
`Music & Medicine` show. Something`s odd at Okeechobee (Glenn Hauser,

** U S A. 9330, Jan 22 at 1937, no signal from WLCR/WBCQ-6. Wonder
what`s the matter now; it was on last night, and off-frequency-minus
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** VANUATU [and non]. 7890, Jan 22 at 0659, JBA carrier presumed R.
Vanuatu, 2 x 3945. Did not tune early enough to tell whether just
changed from 7260, or already here earlier. However, 11835 = 3 x 3945
hits S7/S9 with music past 0701, just about best ever here; 0703.8 ID
and more talk, news? Unfortunately it`s still unreadable. NZ 13755 is
VG S9+10/30. MUF/propagation at this hour remains severely variable
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 1950 UT January 22