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Glenn Hauser logs February 12-13, 2021  View Printable Version 
Saturday, February 13 2021

Hauser
** AUSTRALIA [non]. 9265V, Fri Feb 12 at 2215, during Unique Radio
relay of relay of R. Tatras, Slovakia, WINB starts squealing and dumps
off the air, but back on OK in one minute; but in Chinese! briefly as
part of the RTI show. S9+10 via KB0FX SDR in SAM mode showing slight
carrier fluxuation of minus 13 to 15 Hz, less than usual, yet still
obvious to the BFOed ear (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 13464, 13632, 13768, 13836 approx., Feb 12 at 1509, extremely
distorted spurblobs out of 13700-AM at ~68 kHz intervals, as always at
this time, destroying `Sonido Cubano` music show. 15140 fundamental is
much less distorted. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA.. 6925-USB, Feb 13 at 0016 pirate music S6-S8, 0020
SSTV, 0021 unreadable voice announcement, ``Sugar2``; 0024 another
u.v.a., ``Turn3``. These say it`s Outhouse Radio:
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,77961.0.html
including SSTV images of dogs. Nothing on 74m now (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** SOUTH CAROLINA [non]. 9980, Feb 12 at 1603, Brother Scare on WWCR
is running 19.5 seconds behind BS on WRMI 9955 --- whew, I managed to
listen 20 seconds to time this for the greater good. So if you ask
yourself, did he really say that on WRMI? Tune over to WWCR. But why
are they so far apart? Much too much for different satellite delays;
internet feed delay? Who cares! (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 257-MCW kHz, Feb 12 at 0714 UT, amid storm crashes from
along the Gulf coast, NDB JYR which is 25 watts from YoRk, Nebraska.
No sign of the other 257 recently heard, FWC in Illinois, but it`s
further (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. (7490.2v), Feb 13 from 0100 on WBCQ webcast, `AAAWWW` starts
off with long complaints about how Allan`s beloved wife is getting
disrespected, or has been by some people at the station when she first
arrived; implying they better do so or get fired. I wonder who? A & A
are A-Team equals, but Allan is getting old and much younger Angela
will be his instant replacement when the time comes. She can`t visit
her parents across the border in NB because of overreaxion to COVID-19
which she thinx is a Chinese bio-weapon, just a bad flu which got
politicized. Tell that to the 500K Americans it has killed so far.
This accounts for the first half of the hour already.

Later at 0150: Still trying to buy WHRI, still waiting on FCC, don`t
know of any problems, just burocracy. Everything`s culminated (? - o,
``covinated``). All the paperwork, deeds and money are ready. 0151 new
FRW items -- with frequencies ``is on`` as if they would keep on a
single frequency; ``single sideband TV``. BTW, I notice that Allan has
not twitted since Jan 20; abandoned that platform? Says he does not
like FB either. Here`s John Carver`s version:

``Tonight's show started on time on 6160. Very poor signal on 7490.
Allan and Angela in the studio in a warm FLA this evening. Allan says
he has a beautiful wife and Angela says she's all fired up. Opening
talk about the superstation from a business standpoint. He talks about
how the station is not run like other businesses as they are very laid
back and the station is not run in a rigid, structured, manner as most
businesses are. He also states that he is no longer twenty years old
and Angela is learning the business and how to run the business so she
can step in and take over when he gets to be too old. She is his
backup and his partner and they are equal. He's defending his wife and
he doesn't like it when people don't give her the respect that she
deserves. Seems that there has been a lot of verbal criticism of
Angela from men who don't think women should be running a station.
Some covid talk and then Allan starts reading an article about how
well radio was doing in the time of covid compared to TV and other
platforms. Interrupted at 0138 by a phone call from Freddie. Allan
continues reading the article after Freddie is off the air.

Then Allan said that they were still trying to buy WHRI but says that
the FCC still hasn't ruled on the sale and not contacted them. Reading
of emails at 0150 and he starts with this week`s Free Radio Report.
Closing prayer at 0159 which was cut off in the middle at the end of
the show. John, Mid-North Indiana`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 5800, UT Saturday Feb 13 at 0200-0300 via WRMI 5800, another
Texas Radio Shortwave broadcast, as per previous publicity from Robert
Kipp in Germany, who must be quite the Amerika-phile; via Jeff White,
via Rich D`Angelo, NASWA iog:

``WRMI TX, antenna, and this QRG have proven effective in covering ALL
the USA. This info to me from Jeff White, owner of WRMI.

Program Title: "America PROUD"
Program Content from: Texas Radio ShortWave TRSW
As planned at this time, this will be a ONE-TIME only VERY special
program !!! There will certainly be a very special eQSL for "detailed"
eReport + mp3-audio clip to texasradiosw@gmail.com

Back in October, I felt the need to make such a program. I suggested
this topic and the program title to TRSW. I suggested most of the
Playlist of music titles and artists, and TRSW and I made the program
content. TRSW handles Opening, station IDs, QSLing, and Closing infos.
After a nice introduction by TRSW at the program start, I will
moderate the musical titles and artists during the program.

I would be VERY happy to hear your reaction to this broadcast. We HOPE
you and Family are ALL safe from Covid-19, and ALL are managing nicely
in these very difficult and troubled times. Helga and I and the family
here are ALL OK, but the lock-down and vaccination chaos are
disturbing, distracting, and partly plain dumb. With our very best
greetings, Helga and Robert Kipp``

I tune in 5800 first at 0203, S9+30 via KB0FX SDR in MO, S9+30 despite
aimed toward S America like 9955, with the conclusion of `This Land Is
Your Land`, then the complete Inauguration poem orated by Amanda
Gorman, a nice unexpected touch on a station otherwise dedicated to
songs.

By 0210 I`ve switched to own R75 receiver where it`s S9+10/20 with a
little fading but quite listenable: `Smoky Mountain Boogie`; 0212 robo
ID and Kipp introduces the next 3 songs, starting with `America The
Beautiful`. 0219 `OM River`; 0221 QSL offer from the North American
service of Texas Radio Shortwave; 0222 `Born in the USA`, `Let the Sun
Shine In`; 0233 ID, `Proud to be an American`, `City of New Orleans`,
Alaska song about the Midnight Sun. 0245 Kate Smith, `God Bless
America`, `Chattanooga Choo-Choo`, `American Anthem`.

0256 QSL offer, 0257 please stand and remove your head covering as
Lady GaGa sings Our National Anthem. 0259 time for only a few notes of
`Yellow Rose of Texas` theme before cut to Zanotti ID.

A really feel-good show, enjoyed; tnx, TRSW (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED.``Glenn, regarding European longwave: Czech Radio on 270
is still there, as heard on the UTwente SDR. Will be shut down at the
end of 2021.

I'm sometimes able to hear extremely faint audio on 279 via UTwente.
Not sure if it's Turkmenistan or just an image. Conflicting info about
whether this transmitter is still active. Definitely was able to hear
it a few years ago after the Minsk co-channel shut down.
Stephen Luce, Houston, Texas``

Altho Turkmenistan is hardly in `East Asia and the Pacific`, that`s
the LW/MW list where 279 appears in the HB, page 534. The only other
additional LW there are MONGOLIA on 164, 209, 227. IIRC both these and
279 have come under DXcussion as sporadic or defective. BTW, altho
larger than California in area, Turkmenistan occupies only 3.5 column
inches in the Domestic sexion of WRTH, a few FM stations, and no entry
in the International (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report despatched at 0349 UT February 13

 

Glenn Hauser logs February 11-12, 2021  View Printable Version 
Friday, February 12 2021

Hauser
** CANADA. 258-MCW kHz, Feb 11 at 0720 UT, dash and ZSJ, 1000 watt NDB
at Sandy Lake, Ontario (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 6100, Feb 12 at 0322, RHC discurso in Spanish, ex-6060 since
no signal there? QSY not a good idea due to splash from 6105 NHK via
FRANCE music. 6100 had been running only after 0500 in English. Now
it`s // stronger 9650, weaker 9535. Something`s always wrong at RHC
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 5910, Feb 12 at 0323, CRI English relay S9+30/40 but
suptorted, with country/rock songs in English about New Year - a
little late, or not: *this* is Chicom New Year, so they have coöpted
western music to celebrate! Despite bigsig here, still no recurrence
of the L&C second harmonic on 11820. Something`s always wrong at
RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 000 kHz, Feb 11 circa 2110 UT, on the way back from our
#2 Moderna shot tnx to the fine nurses at Great Salt Plains Health in
Medford, we stop for a closer look at the suspected TIS mast, 9 miles
south of the T-junxion north of Enid of USs 81/64/60.

No, it`s not a TIS transmitter, rather an Oklahoma Department of
Transportation, Field Data Collexion sensor, but for what? Traffic
load counting instead of running over a hose, or something more
sophisticated? A few metres from the main mast there is another box
which may be related, as both are connected to a buried ATT line,
rather than any RF transmission. Some stills from video shot, no, not
in B&W but on a very grayday including a closeup of the sensor which
is mounted only halfway up the pole:

https://www.w4uvh.net/ODOT-data-collector-both.jpg
https://www.w4uvh.net/ODOT-data-collector-1st-unit.jpg
https://www.w4uvh.net/ODOT-data-collector-1st-box-label.jpg

https://www.w4uvh.net/ODOT-data-collector-2nd-box-Intl-Road-Dynamics.jpg
https://www.w4uvh.net/ODOT-data-collector-ATT-flag.jpg
https://www.w4uvh.net/ODOT-data-collector-sensor.jpg
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 257-MCW kHz, Feb 11 at 0717 UT, ND beacon FWC, 25 watts from
Fairfield - Wayne County, Illinois. I`m tuned to 255, noting that
near-local SW Stillwater OK is going into its third AWOL day [as are
341 EI Enid and 350 RG OKC]. FWC also mixing with something else, and
there are lots listed on 257 unlike 255. Fairfield is in SE IL, midway
between Mt Vernon and Mt Carmel. Distance 539 miles or 21.56 miles per
watt.

293-MCW kHz, Feb 11 at 0730 UT, 2- or 3-way mix of ND beacons at
almost same pitch, overlapping. One of them starts with U; other
letters copied are O, R and I. Therefore: UI Quincy, Illinois, 30
watts; and TOR, Torrington, Wyoming, 50 watts. Probably also in there
is the normally dominant one, FBY, Fairbury, Nebraska, 25 watts. I was
tuned to 291-USB, but BTW dxinfocentre.com shows there are *no*
Americans on 291 or 292, just one 25-watt Canadian each.

414-MCW kHz, Feb 11 at 0742 UT, ND beacon SU, 40 watts from SioUx
City, Iowa (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2072 monitoring: confirmed UT
Thursday February 11 at 0130 on WRMI 5010; despite beamed south it`s
sufficient, fair-good S9/+10.

WORLD OF RADIO 2073 contents: World Radio Day; Winterfest; Australia
non, Bolivia, Brasil, Canada, Congo DR, Cuba, East Turkistan, Egypt?,
Ethiopia non, France, Germany non, Hungary, India, Kurdistan non,
Liberia, Luxembourg and non, Myanmar and non, Oklahoma, UK, USA;
propagation outlook

WOR 2073 is available as of 0035 UT Friday February 12, 2021
(mp3 stream) http://www.w4uvh.net/wor2073.m3u
(mp3 download) http://www.w4uvh.net/wor2073.mp3

Or via http://www.worldofradio.com/audiomid.html
Also linx to podcast services.

The shortwave broadcasts should be:

0130 UT Friday WRMI 5850 to NW, 7780 to NE [confirmed]
1300 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
2030vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
2230 UT Saturday WRMI 9955 [jammed?] to SSE
2300 UT Saturday WRMI 7780 to NE
0400vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415; as late as 0500]
2300vUT Sunday WBCQ 6160v Area 51 to WSW
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7730 to WNW
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE, 5800 to SSE
1901 UT Monday IRRS 7290 Bulgaria to WNW, 594-Italy
1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
2300 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 [jammed?] to SSE
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html

Our non-commercial broadcasts and website depend on voluntary support:
thanks this week to William Hassig, Mount Prospect IL, for a check in
US funds to Glenn Hauser, P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702

One may also contribute via PayPal, not necessarily in US funds,
to woradio at yahoo.com

WORLD OF RADIO 2073 monitoring: confirmed UT Friday February 12 at
0130 on WRMIs, 5850 VG S9/+10 direct; 7780 JBA here but no doubt much
better eastward (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 9975, Feb 12 at 0326, KVOH with preaching in English only
S5-S9, VP compared to 9955 WRMI with praise/xmas song at S9+20/30.
Something is strange here: the two are roughly the same distance, but
KVOH is aiming toward us and WRMI away from us (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA LW carrier search, Feb 11 at 0714 UT:
I hesitate to do this, as there are birdies all over the place, and
despite getting numerous 25-watt ND beacons from N America, superpower
LWBCs from Europe elude me. There could also be intracontinental
beacon traces above 200. I guess my R75 is not sensitive enough at the
low end and/or my mere ~100 foot longwire is too short.

Nevertheless I perform a scan and do find some: 162, 189, 198, 207
kHz. Those would correspond to: France, Iceland, UK, Iceland. But
there are also carriers on 218 and 224. WRTH 2021 page 526 shows these
are the only Eurafrican LWBCs left: 153, 162, 171, 189, 198, 207, 225,
234, 243, 252 kHz.

Feb 11 at a rather late 0745 UT quick check for any 9-kHzers on MW for
comparison: 774, 882, 1215 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search Feb 12 at 0259:
531, 558(2), 603, 612, 621, 657, 684(2), 693, 747, 774(2), 819,
837(2), 855(2), 864, 882, 891*, 909, 1053, 1089*, 1098(2), 1107,
1125(2), 1134, 1152, 1215, 1305; and a bit later at 0311, 1476.
*strongest; (2) at least two beating (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report despatched at 0559 UT February 12

 

Glenn Hauser logs February 10, 2021  View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 11 2021

Hauser
** CANADA. 233-MCW kHz, Feb 10 at 0706 UT, ND beacon BR, which is 200
watts from Brandon, Manitoba; did not note down a dash, but must have
been since it`s Canadian and no other BR`s listed around here (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 15700, Feb 10 at 1605, CRI relay transmitter is still on,
wasting S9+30 of dead 250 kWh air; standard remark; something`s always
wrong at RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 240-MCW kHz, Feb 10 at 0707 UT, ND beacon EL, which is 400
watts from EL Paso, Texas. TX is a big and adjacent state but few NDBs
heard from there; lots more from Canada. Yet, dxinfocentre.com lists
56 of them not including Texarkana (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 2072 monitoring: Wednesday February 10 at
1030 on WRMI 5850 confirmed by Richard Lemke, Alberta.

Also confirmed Wed Feb 10 at 2100 on WRMI 7780: theme JBA here vs HNL;
At 2106, VP S7 via UTwente, interrupted by irregular much louder
chirping. Good at Maine SDR, no chirping audible.

Also confirmed Wed Feb 10 from 2200:21 on WBCQ 7490.215, S8-S9 at
KB0FX SDR.

Also confirmed Wed Feb 10 at 2300 on WRMI 9955, S9+20/35 to Pardinho,
Brasil SDR, slight jamming audible, more so during fades.

Next and last:
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html

Our non-commercial broadcasts and website depend on voluntary support:
thanks this week to Richard Terry Colgan, Austin TX, for a
contribution via PayPal in US funds but not necessarily, to
woradio at yahoo.com

One may also contribute by MO or check in US funds on a US bank, to
Glenn Hauser, P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702.

Next WOR 2073 should be ready by early UT Fri Feb 12 for first
broadcasts at 0130 on WRMIs 5850 & 7780 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 2317 UT February 10

 

Glenn Hauser logs February 9-10, 2021  View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 10 2021

Hauser
** BRAZIL. 4885, Feb 10 at 0300, no signal detectable from R. Clube do
Pará, which is normally reliable; could it be off? And/or the other ZY
on 4885, R. Dif. Acreana. By 0329 I`m checking 4885 on Bonaire
KiwiSDR, now with a good S7-S9 signal; and 5 auto-timepips at 0330,
0345, 0400 during a talk show first about vaccinations, then
Bolsonaro, Banco Central. Never heard an ID, not even at ToH. Are
those quarterly time signals a signature of Pará? I can`t get its
stream to play via 3 different routes for comparison. SDR in SAM mode
shows carrier offset varying plus 18-26 Hz (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** BRAZIL. 11905-11910-11915-DRM, Feb 10 at 0143, Nacional FM 96.1
with music, 0145 ``Come Together`` in English, frequent IDs. At
Bonaire SDR it`s S8 but VG and sufficient SNR up to 13 dB, sufficient
for minimal dropouts, still 12.46 kbps. Journaline with no headline
rotation, just notice of DRM experimental (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 4747 & 4782 approx., Feb 10 at 0259, extremely distorted
S9+10 spurblobs out of S9+20/30 4765 Radio Progreso, matching
plus/minus ~17.5 kHz. These are unlike the ones out of 13700 RHC; no
F# tone, totally unreadable in SSB or FM, but music recognizable in AM
mode // 4765. Something`s always wrong at RadioCuba. I`ve heard these
spurs occasionally before. Could this be why R. Huanta 2000, Peru,
jumped from 4747 to 4764, in retaliation? BTW, WRTH 2021 page 315 says
its new frequency be 4755; not (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 4980, Feb 10 at 0302, WRMI reactivated here, metering S8-S9
but JBA talk // much stronger 9455, i.e. SMTV. 9455 programming was
moved to 5950; and 5950 to 4980? But then 4980 went off and 9455
replaced it; now sounds like 4980 is once again the very underpowered
one, perhaps just exciter. What does skedgrid now show? 4980 is
XMTR-4, but with NO hours of broadcast; no longer 11710, which never
has been activated. I guess the 4980 unit now is just a placeholder
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. Checking which cable/TV channels are carrying live coverage
at the outset of Drumpf`s Impeachment-trial-2, Feb 9 circa 19 UT an
hour into it: KFOR (NBC, but had been in a break); KOCO (ABC); KWTV
(CBS); Univision but with anchors aside; Telemundo, ditto; C-SPAN2;
Fox News; CNN; MSNBC; Cheddar; PBS-World; CourtTV. NOT: Newsmax! But
by 2040 UT, when it`s Trumpsters` turn, YES! No such thing as
Fairness. And now, the Spanish channels are back to novelas.

Around 1925 UT, a quick check of the AM & FM bands for major signals,
not digging deeply: FM: Nothing but 91.7 KOSU OKC (NPR, of course).
AM: NOTHING but KRMG 740 Tulsa --- that`s a bit surprising as
therefore pre-empts the disgraced and dying Lush Rambo; Biden should
revoke his Presidential Medal of Freedom; and after 20 UT, when the
trial has switched to the Retrumplicans, instead of Hahn Shannity.
BTW, the website https://www.krmg.com shows nothing whatsoever about
KRMG being anywhere but 102.3 FM, unfortunately inaudible here; who
cares about 50 kW on AM? Throwaway (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** VENEZUELA. 6200-RCUSB, Feb 10 at 0142, VP S3 but no long waits for
ID from ``ROCV, 6200``, tropical music; via Bonaire SDR. Must be still
plugging along with 50 watts, espering licensure (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

This report dispatched at 0458 UT February 10

 

Glenn Hauser logs February 9, 2021  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 09 2021

Hauser
** CANADA [and non]. 335-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0646 UT, dash and YLD,
which is 1000-watt NDB at Chapleau, Ontario.

332-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0648 UT, dash and QT, 1000-watt NDB at Thunder
Bay, Ontario, as usual way atop nearby IC in wIChita, Kansas.

290-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0652 UT, dash and QR, 100-watt NDB at Regina,
Saskatchewan.

276-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0654 UT, dash and YEL, 200 watt NDB at ELliot
Lake, Ontario.

248-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0658 UT, dash and WG, 1000-watt NDB at Winnipeg,
Manitoba. This one stands out with much bigger signal than any of the
other Canadians, usually skipped re-logging it. Hardly any are closer
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 13413-trace, 13488 S4 vs CODAR S9, 13559 S8-S9, 13629 S9+10,
13771 S9/+10, 13842 S9 way over JBA 13845 WWCR, 13913 S4, 13982 S2/3,
14053 S1, 14124-trace, all approx., Feb 9 from 1512 not in the order
tuned, distorted FMish spurblobs with F# tone from fundamental
13700-AM RHC during `Sonido Cubano` music at approx. 71-kHz intervals,
this time extending even into the 20-m hamband. Something`s always
wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** LIBERIA. Re my unID on 6049.975, here`s another, from Wolfgang
Bueschel: ``6049.975 kHz Tentatively Radio ELWA Liberia, at 0626 UT
Feb 9 JBA threshold level, poor and tiny -112dBm!`` (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 350-MCW kHz, 341-MCW kHz, 255-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0645-0659
UT, all three of our major ND beacons, RG in OKC, EI in Enid, and SW
in Stillwater are AWOL, presumably due to frigid weather, slick
runways, etc. At first I wonder if my own icy antenna be down, till
non-Okies show up. Also occasional lightning crashes from storms along
the LA-MS-AL-FL Gulf coast. See too, USA for what else may be heard.
And, big deal, say the q.v. Canadians still running. Recheck at 1720
UT, all three still off; we won`t have much meltage for several days
with highs well below freezing (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 263-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0657, CVM, 25-watt NDB at Alton -
CiVic Memorial, Illinois.

257-MCW kHz, Feb 9 at 0659 UT, in the absence of nearby SW in
Stillwater OK, tuned to 255, I hear two very weak others mixing; one
of which seems F#K or F#C --- only fit is 25 watts on 257, FWC,
Fairfield - Wayne County, Illinois (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 3308-USB, Feb 9 at 0225, MARS net 5TX1 led by AFA5FE, mostly
JBA vs S6 noise level; discussing virus shots, primarily abbr`d calls
such as 5FE, 5QI, 5KK, but uttered fonetikaly. Also about ``two R-I`s
have been issued, effective until December 31``. What`s an R-I, in
MARSpeak? I suspect this net be in TXas. Broad search on AFA5FE leads
first to mint green as a hex color code, but not to license plates in
the remaining 5 pages.

This huge reference of utility postal addresses stopped in 2004y
http://radiokoteg.kiev.ua/RS/FREQ/2182/Coastal%20Radio.txt
and leads to AFA5FE as William H. Greene in Morrison, Colorado; but
that was 22+ years ago. No het from 3310 where used to be an Enid
KGWA/KCRC mixing product, nor Mosoj Chaski (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 610, Feb 9 at 0144 UT, S9 of dead air from KCSP Kansas City
MO, but some JBA talk either from KCSP barely modulated, or an
understation. Like this for at least 2 minutes I stay with it. If a
station will not have anyhuman staff listening to itself, how can they
expect the public to do so? Radio-lccator.com shows site as a smidgen
west of Stateline toward Overland Park, KANSAS. Harold Frodge puts it
in Prairie Village KS. Both KCSP and KYYS in separate report are
Entercom outlets, reversing state lines. I suspect lots of seemingly
ethnic Spanish stations are really owned by Anglo groups (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. Broadcasting Information column in new IRCA DX Monitor Feb
13 but published Feb 8 includes:

``1250 KYYS Kansas City, KS old slogan: “La X 1250-La Súper Estación”,
new: “La X 1250” --- Column data span: January 23-February 06 2021,
Data courtesy of stationintel.com, FCC database and member
contributions.`` I wonder which reported that, exactly?

This implies that they have dropped ``La Súper Estación`` from their
slogan IDs. I rather doubt this, and since KYYS is the dominant, tho
QRMed night signal on 1250 here, I monitor it UT February 9. Before
0200 there is a talk show, but ToH ID goes ``La Equis, 1250, la número
uno, La Súper Estación``. FCC call KYYS, and Kansas City, Kansas need
to be mentioned too, and I may have missed them.

Mostly music after 0200, but some more IDs at 0244, 0309, 0352
continue to include ``La Súper Estación``. Non-IDs are frequent with
some variations, additional slogans, but always end with L-S-E-. The
last two heard via the closest KiwiSDR remote in KS, by KD4SHO, whose
map puts it around Shawnee Mission, greater KC/KS, but with remarkably
poor `local` reception. Quite possibly someone heard KYYS sometime
without L-S-E- but that does not mean it is official, permanent and
irrevocable, and I suspect the same goes for some other ``changes``
rounded up for what is nevertheless a useful reference.

BTW, the night coverage map at
https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/pat?call=KYYS&service=AM&h=N&z=i
shows site is definitely on the MISSOURI side, south of Liberty with a
bit of a notch toward Overland Park and Enid. Harold Frodge attaches
the site to River Bend MO. See also 610 KCSP log (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

This report dispatched at 1748 UT February 9

 

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