Hard-Core-DX.com: Glenn Hauser logs April 4, 2023

Glenn Hauser logs April 4, 2023

Wednesday, April 05 2023

** KIRITIMATI. 846 kHz, April 4 at 0655, JBA carrier from R. Kiribati
and one other 9/kHz split: see UNIDENTIFIED (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MEXICO. 6185-, April 4 at 0616, S9/+10 of dead air from XEPPM, just
as noted 24 hours ago: hope not always dead; maybe late-night neglect
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 7320, April 4 at 0617, S7/S9 JBA music, presumed R.
Vostochnaya Zvezda pirate (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** POLAND [non]. 5850, April 4 at 2241, ID from Radio Poland in
English, S9/+18 into Georgia SDR, but nogood direct this early; tnx to
tip from Harold Sellers on the WOR iog that this is now relayed at
2230 by WRMI; 2259 outro by WRN whence fed; 2300 into Prague in French
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** ROMANIA. 9700, April 4 at 0623, S6/S9 with flutter music, German
sign/off from RRI, as scheduled. 24 hours ago, RHCuba was here with no
sign of RRI (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 11785, April 4 at 2200, VOT English, 6-pip timesignal which
is 12.5 seconds late compared to WWV, S6/S9 with heavy fading direct,
also again today overmodulatedistorted; combined with thick accented
YL discouraging listening. Recheck at 2216 it`s off! But cuts back on
at *2216.7. Something`s always erroneous at Emirler. At 2229 I try it
via UTwente amid 2-minute multi-lingual ID fillereel; S9+53, still
OM/distorted and unusually +023 Hz offset; 2235 `Turkey`s Geomarked
Products` (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2184 monitoring: confirmed UT
Tuesday April 4 at 0030 oon WRMI 9395, S9+10/20 into Maryland remote.

2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, Australia 5035 USB [low power]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0030 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

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** VANUATU. 5040, April 4 at 0612, JBA carrier, presumed R. Vanuatu
currently active here as others inform us. Its MW frequency 1125 was
also reported from the Grayland, Washington DX site on March 1:
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 648 kHz, April 4 at 0656, two JBA carriers beating; I
never? hear any TAs or TPs here, and the three least unlikely
propagationally, 10 kW from Spain and NSW, 25? or 4 kW from R.
Caroline on ex-BBC frequency, all seem improbable; nothing in NZ
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 2321 UT April 4