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Glenn Hauser logs February 3-4, 2024   
Sunday, February 04 2024

Hauser
** ANTARCTICA. 15476 RCUSB, Sat Feb 3 at *2300 as publicized 23 hours
earlier, LRA36 back with another broadcast, JBA S5/S6 = local noise
level direct, but S9/+10 into Argentine SDR - soon all four rx are
tuned to this and I get one of them. 2308 about history of base. 2310
the `Antártida` song we haven`t heard for a while; 2314 ``en vivo``,
``haciendo soberanía`` and then long interview about scientific
research, military involvement. Staking out Arg. ``sovereignty`` over
Antarctica is the real reason for all this, contrary to
``international continent`` treaties. 0010 Feb 4 still going asserting
it`s the first program of 2024. Wonder if this will be regular time
instead of 18-24+ UT Sats. Again I do detect the JBA reduced carrier
by USB stepping-down tuning, as someone else was doing before I
inherited the rx. Also wonder if the eventual new 10 kW will too. 0013
chops off air during music. 0015.5 comes back during music after a
false start; 0016 another ``haciendo soberanía`` ID, more gab. At 0019
I compare the pitch of the RC when tuned to 15475.50 USB vs 15476.50
LSB - and it is lower on the upper side, indicating the RC is slightly
above 15476 instead of below; and taking into account a slight
correxion factor when tuned to 15000.000 WWV. 0028 they say the new 10
kW transmitter will be solid-state and will build a different antenna
to replace the rhombic (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 5025, Feb 3 at 0732, Fox movie fanfare of all things,
presumably R. Rebelde programming, into distorted music, S9+20.
Something`s always wrong at RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA [and non]. 5980, Sat Feb 3 at 0728, jamming vs WWCR leapfrog
mixing product of 5890 over 5935 another 45 kHz higher, which is S9
stronger than usual. At least Cuba tries to block it, hi,
inadvertently since the jamming is leftover originally against
long-abandoned R. Martí frequency. The mix overnight possible only on
weekends when 5890 be active. On inside randomwire due to T-storms
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA [non]. 15140 & 11760, Feb 3 at 1637, both absent, the only two
midday frequencies. Something`s always wrong at RHC. Both also off
during English hour at 2015 check of Maryland SDR, but RFI Hausa from
FRANCE well occupies 11760 at 2000-2030 only. Bits of English into
translation (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. Earthquake report: noted in my logs even if not directly
related to radio. UT Saturday February 3 at 0525, my chair shakes
briefly. Altho there is a thunderstorm too, this timing does not
correlate with any thunder, which would not shake the ground like this
either. USGS report:

Magnitude ``5.1 - 8 km NW of Prague, Oklahoma, 35.534°N 96.764°W,
2024-02-03 05:24:28 (UTC) depth: 3.0 km``

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ok2024cish/map?dyfi-responses-10km=true&shakemap-intensity=false
At least 8 further quakes in OK were recorded in the next few hours,
max. 3.5 and unfelt here; and many more of lesser magnitude.
https://kfor.com/news/usgs-records-5-1-magnitude-earthquake-in-oklahoma/
https://kfor.com/news/local/occ-some-wastewater-wells-near-prague-will-close-after-earthquake/
(Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

** TURKEY [and non]. 5960.003, Feb 2 at 2300, VOT almost accurate
timesignal, JB audible direct vs local noise level. Soon over to
UTwente where measured, much better S9+30/40 well above noise level
there, English news, songs, etc. 2331 `Always-by-your-side` promo,
more music. 2336 `With-you-every hour` promo, more music. 2341
`a-b-y-s` again, more music. 2346 `w-y-e-h` again -- TG for these
crutches!, more music. 2350 multi-lingual ID filler reel covers
another biminute of wasted airtime. 2352 s/off for 1330 broadcast
only, IS. 2356 restart IS with German IDs. 2358 cut off uncovering the
already audible CCCCCCI, i.e. Xinjiang RTV from East Turkistan, land
of imperialist ChiCom genocide against Uyghurs and other Moslems; vs
Turkey`s denied genocide of Armenians a century ago (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2228 monitoring: confirmed UT
Saturday February 3 at 0130 on WRMI 5850; into the NH SDR I had
running for WBCQ, 5850 bothered by some noise, not jamming; S9+30
direct OK except for nearby lightning crashes.

Missed checking Sat Feb 3 at 1530 on SWR Germany 6160; anyone hear
it?

Also confirmed Saturday February 3 at 1700 on WRN N America webcast.

Also confirmed Saturday February 3 at 1830 on SW Radio, Germany, 3975,
S9/+5 into UTwente.

Also confirmed Saturday February 3 at 2030 on WRMI webcast only, and
on WRN North America webcast.

Also confirmed Saturday February 3 from 2034 on WA0RCR, 1860 AM, MO,
S6.5 into nearby SDR. Next:

0100 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0330vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415; as late as 0600]
1130 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 [also webcast, phonecast; jammed by Cuba?]
2100 UT Sunday IRRS 1323-Italy
2230 UT Sunday SW Radio, Germany 3975
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to SW
0400vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0930 UT Monday SW Radio, Germany 6160
2030 UT Monday SW Radio, Germany 3975
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1400 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0030 UT Wednesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1200 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
1230 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
[previous #2227][SW suspended but still streamed?]
1500 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 [unsked but reconfirmed every Jan week]
2030 UT Wednesday SW Radio, Germany 3975
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW,
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0230 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1730 UT Thursday SW Radio, Germany 3975

As noncommercial services, financial support appreciated. Thanks this
week to Michael Beu, Austin TX for a contribution via PayPal in US
funds but not necessarily, to: woradio at yahoo.com and says, ``Glenn,
your efforts are much appreciated! Thanks again for WOR - a valuable
resource.``

One may also contribute by money order or check on a US bank to:
Glenn Hauser, PO Box 1684, Enid OK 73702 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. Pre-`AAAWWW` WBCQ check into NH SDR, UT Sat Feb 3 at 0040:
3265+ off; 5130.260 ATATT; 6159.93; 7489.951; 9330.000. On 7490v at
0100 opening remark, ``Why do we do this shortwave thing?`` -- all
about Free Speech. Angela is all dressed up for SW. Discuss std shifts
on antique autos and how people today don`t know how to operate them.
No datestamp heard and not sure if new or repeat, but I`m mainly
monitoring this at 0000-0230 UT:

Frontline Jan 30, 2024 --- Democracy On Trial #4209 --- OETA WORLD ---
The roots of the criminal cases against former President Trump
stemming from his 2020 election loss. Amid the presidential race,
examining the House Jan. 6 committee's evidence, the threat to
democracy and the historic charges against Trump. Broadcast In:
English Duration: 2:26:46
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/documentary/democracy-on-trial/

Which Drumpfsters should also audioview if they can summon up an open
mind (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 5085, Feb 3 at 0517.4*, WTWW-2 cuts off the air just as I
tune in. Had been running in background since cut on just before 0000,
and no outages noticed but could have been some. George says they have
a new heat exchanger so should be more reliable from now on (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 1240.19 approx., Feb 3 at 0745 UT, standout het.
MWoffset shows nothing so far off in US or elsewhere in WHemisphere.
On inside randomwire due to T-storms. Likely KCRT Trinidad CO, long
askew. Last logged on 1240.23 approx., Sept 6, 2023 at 0345. But
*still* not on MWOffsets list. Here`s a review of my logs over the
years and the original report, reverse order: {back to 2013y including
1240.20 exactly}
https://www.w4uvh.net/ghlogs_2021_0624_0630.txt
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0044 UT February 4

 


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