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Glenn Hauser logs November 16, 2019  View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 17 2019

Logs


Something's always wrong at RHC.
New B-19 season schedule will start on November 18.

CUBA log at 14.05 - 15.37 UT on Nov 17.

5999.995 kHz RHC Spanish txion via Quivican S=9+40dB level,
via remote SDR rx in Cape Canaveral Florida, US state.
'Morales' item news.


1200-1400 6000 QVC 250 n-d NCAm Spanish non-directional
TITAN Quivican San Felipe antenna HQ2/2/0.2 non-directional
1200-1400 6100 BAU 100 340 WNAm Spanish Chicago, not Nov 17

1200-1600 9535 BEJ 100 230 CeAm Spanish MEX-GTM-CTR-Panama

1200-1600 7340 BEJ 050 110 Ant Spanish Antilles ex 9640 kHz
not on air til 15 UT, but was on air at 15.37 UT when checked.
S=9+10dB in Cape Canaveral FL state.

1200-1600 11760 BAU 100 n-d NCAm Spanish non-directional
1200-1500 13740 BEJ 050 160 SoAm Spanish Buenos Aires ex13780 kHz
1200-1600 15140 BAU 100 130 SoAM Spanish Rio de Janeiro
1300-1600 15230 QVC 250 305 SoAm Spanish San Francisco


1400-1600 13700 BAU 100 310 WNAm Spanish San Francisco

Yes, at 14.23 UT on Nov 17 heard RHC Spanish on
5999.995, 9535.006, 11760, 13700, 13740, 15140, 15230 kHz,
but not on 6100 nor on 7340/9640 kHz.

S=9+20dB signal on 5025even R Rebelde some mx program rather classic,
in peaks up to 18 kHz wide audio signal heard in Cape Canaveral FL.

vy73 wolfie df5sx
https://www.wwdxc.de/topnews.shtml


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From: "Glenn Hauser via Hard-Core-DX" Sent: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Subject: [HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs November 16, 2019


CUBA 6000, Nov 16 at 0540, RHC English is suptorted with audio
breakup and some hum; 6100 similar but less breakup; 6165
undermodulated but not distorted; ending Caribbean show, better
modulation on music than talk. 5040 is still in Spanish this hour.
Something's always wrong at RHC.
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report dispatched at 2027 UT November 16
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Glenn Hauser logs November 16, 2019  View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 16 2019

Logs
** CANADA. 6030, Nov 16 at 1333, JBA carrier. Could it be CFVP
Calgary? Best window to get its 100 watts after the Cuban radio war is
finished for the night, yet near-sunrise propagation. In fact, have
seen no reports of CFVP for many months and wonder if it has closed
down? I don`t recall any explicit news of that, but the last log I can
find of it was by nearby Harold Sellers last December 21! But I may
have missed some; how about it, Harold? Those close enough like Vernon
BC could hear it all day (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 7850, Nov 16 at 1358, still NO signal from CHU, despite
allegedly Online per
https://nrc.canada.ca/en/chu-short-wave-station/
--- what do they know? I do hear some SSB scratching nearby (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6000, Nov 16 at 0540, RHC English is suptorted with audio
breakup and some hum; 6100 similar but less breakup; 6165
undermodulated but not distorted; ending Caribbean show, better
modulation on music than talk. 5040 is still in Spanish this hour.
Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING
DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13566, 13633, 13766, 13833 approx., Nov 16 at 1505, RHC-FM
spurs with F# tone out of 13700-AM; spurs also readable in AM mode,
while 13700 itself is readable only in AM mode. Something`s always
wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** GREECE. 9420, Nov 16 by 1935, I finally find some music suitable
for napping, from reliable VOG, but only fair and fadey signal;
scanned the higher SW bands which were almost all vacant, talk or a
with few non-soporific music (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** IRELAND [non]. 7290, Sat Nov 16 at 1855, via UTwente SDR, IRRS
carrier via ROMANIA has just come on with good signal never audible in
OK across dayside, restored after AWOL yesterday. Vs huge splash from
CRI 7285. At about 1857, CRI switches to 7295 for just as bad splash
from other side. Opposite SB tuning and/or narrow bandwidth help but
do not eliminate the ACI. Dead air remains a bit past 1900 (or
internet delay?), about 1900.5 FSN = Feature Story News JIP, without
any IRRS Aida IS or sign-on. 1901.5, another FSN ID. 1903.5 change to
``News in Brief from the United Nations``. Audio is breaking up but
it`s a UTwente problem since same happens to CRI, even after refresh.
Then it`s time for brunch and nap; no WOR fragment now as was reported
a biweek ago. 1955 recheck, some talk show is cut at 1958.5 to IRRS ID
and sign-off, QSL offer, different theme for closing, and off about
1900* (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KOREA NORTH [and non]. 6000, Nov 16 at 1335, RHC with noise
jamming, serves them right; no signal on 5995 and JBA carrier on 5990
probably China, so presumed 6000 be today`s frequency for Echo of Hope
+ jamming as in the Nov 15 edition of Aoki/NDXC. Less QRM to RHC //
6100 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KOREA NORTH [non]. 6085, Nov 16 at 1331, alarm SFX and Shiokaze
IDs, Korean, from JAPAN; S9 and no jamming audible (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** TURKEY. 12035, Sat Nov 16 at 1346, VOT during `Letterbox` show,
reading long missive from Alan Holder, Isle of Wight, who is also a
correspondent of ours. Personal info such as best wishes to
presenter`s grandmother but she is still in intensive care; and seems
the presenter himself is recovering from a bike accident. Perhaps Alan
can clarify this, including presenter`s name. Or try to hear repeats
of this first English broadcast of the day, such as 2315 on 5960 if
they manage to get on air, or UT Sunday 0415 on 6125. Copy difficult
now due to heavy pulse jamming(?) at the rate of 4X per second,
centred about 12032.5, inevitable even by USB tuning (Glenn Hauser,
OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U A E. 11925.114, Nov 16 at 1341, VP carrier vs huge OCB splash
from 11930, i.e. NHK Indonesian relay, to be followed by way
off-frequency English at 1400 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2008 monitoring: confirmed Saturday
November 16 at 1321 the 1300 on WRMI 15770, JBA S3-S5 but presumably
better in Europe where it`s aimed. 1356 recheck hearing beepery, so SW
Radiogram or something else? SWR is sked on 15770 Fridays at 1300, per
WRMI and per Kim, but Sat & Sun 13-14 UT blox remain blank on WRMI
skedgrid. Ivo Ivanov confirms it was SW Radiogram at 1330 Saturday.

WORLD OF RADIO, Next:
2030vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0400vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415]
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE, 9395? to NNW
0400vUT Monday WBCQ 5130v Area 51 6160v? to WSW
0430 UT Monday WRMI 9955 to SSE
1900vUT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania to WNW
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5085 & spurs, Nov 16 at 1327, WTWW-2 on again in the
morning, Ted plugging WTWW-1 9475 for Bible stuff from SFAW; canned ID
``America`s music on WTWW, Lebanon, Tennessee, transmitter #2 at your
service``, and rock (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 2027 UT November 16
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Glenn Hauser logs November 15-16, 2019  View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 16 2019

Logs
** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Nov 15 at 2030, WRMI still with fill music,
not Radio Tirana relay; 9395, Nov 16 at 0233, also music JBA instead
of RT: another week lost (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 7850, Still no CHU timesignal here at 1612 check Nov 15.
Should be audible if on. 14670 nominal.

Replying to Richard Langley at 0909 UT Nov 15: ``Back on line
according to website. Still over here in Europe so haven't personally
checked reception.``

Still no sign of 7850 at later chex by 0100 UT Nov 16 (Glenn Hauser,
OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** TURKEY [non]. 5960, Nov 15 at 2301, no signal from VOT English to N
America; something`s always wrong at Emirler; later in hour I do
detect a JBA carrier slightly below 5960, i.e. PBS Xinjiang, Urumqi,
East Turkistan, land of Uighur brainwashing by the ChiCom; per HFCC
opening at 2330, and per long experience always offset frequency,
something which HFCC never annotates, altho it would be helpful (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U K [non]. 11825, Nov 15 at 2319, BBCWS in English good S9+10, in
quick check tnx to tip just heard from gh on WOR 2008 via WRMI 9955;
i.e. one of two hours now relayed by USAGM Tinang, PHILIPPINES, the
previous hour previously heard on 6150 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING
DIGEST)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 2008 monitoring: confirmed first SWBC, Friday
November 15 at 2300 on WRMI 9955 --- just like last week, starts out
with heavy wall-of-noise Cuban jamming, altho mostly readable with
concentration; jamming abates by 2308 and completely gone leaving us
in the clear until 2329 with WRMI at S9+20.

Also confirmed UT Saturday November 16 at 0130 on WRMIs: 5850 VG
S9+20/30, 5010 fair S8-S9, 7780 VP S5-S6 but good via UTwente SDR.
Next:

1300 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
2030vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0400vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415]
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 9395? to NNW
0400vUT Monday WBCQ 5130v Area 51 6160v? to WSW
0430 UT Monday WRMI 9955 to SSE
1900vUT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania to WNW
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 7490.07, Nov 16 at 0101, WBCQ fair S7-S8 as `AAAWWW` opens
with WTO and AW interjexions, political right away, ``Communist
Democrats``. Much better signal on 5130- with other program of music,
S9+10, and nothing on other possible frequencies 3265v, 6160v, 9330v.

John Carver notifies me right away at 0107, ``Glenn. Checked all the
frequencies and 5130 is the only frequency working and it's not AAWWW.
Sorry. John``

He doesn`t do webcasts, but I bring it up at 0148 when AW typically
gets down to business. Woes about the super-station: priced cost to
replace a tetrode: $ 250K. It has a socket problem, ring around it
shorted to ground for second time. Continental replaced it in 2 or 3
days. Still has RF feedback parasitic problem with the driver
circuitry. Needs to be fixed by design changes. Tom and Tim and Chris
from Continental have been working on it. (While off), it`s fun to
climb inside the antenna. Staff does good job, but these are vender
problems. $ 200K of spare parts have finally arrived.

Transmitter has a lot of bugs in it, as AW and TimTron knew from the
beginning. Genius Tim could design a transmitter in his sleep, but
must not modify this unit while it`s under warranty. A flimsy little
caplon(sp?) ring costs $ 4K. There is no backup transmitter for the
S-S: ``Classic`` transmitters cannot be used as they are only 50 kW
with their own fixed antennas. AW is very sorry that this has delayed
getting WLC on air, as programming is wonderful and got good response
from listeners. 0156 briefly to e-mail, including from Larry working
on improving the streaming by yearend so it will work on iphones.
There has been a lot of mike rattling by Angela and apparently Allan
as well; cut off 0200 in time for Hal Turner. Meanwhile one could have
been listening to WOR on any of 3 WRMI frequencies from 0130; as WBCQ
adhering to local time has shifted AAAWWW to air at the same real time
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 0312 UT November 16
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Glenn Hauser logs November 15, 2019  View Printable Version 
Friday, November 15 2019

Logs
** CANADA. 223 kHz, Nov 15 at 0717 UT, dash and YYW, 1000-watt NDB at
Armstrong, Ontario, which is 150 miles north of Thunder Bay (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 284 kHz, Nov 15 at 0720 UT, dash and strange beacon ID .-.-
/ ... which I would never have IDed as 500-watt QD in The Pas,
Manitoba, were it not for this recent thread on the WOR io group; i.e.
for those who have not seen it:

``UNIDENTIFIED. Arguably the strangest thing I've ever heard in 50
years of LW dial-twisting. Nov 9 at 1057 UT, heard on the Kaneohe
(Hawaii) SDR, 284 kHz (via USB mode), using Canadian format (CW ID,
followed by solid tone for several seconds, all at 400 Hz). Repeated
Code ID was: [ ._._ ... ]. Obviously the second character is 'S'. But
just what the hell is [ ._._ ]?? Internet Morse-to-text translator
shows it as, 'AA'. Googling "AA S NDb 284 kHz" goes nowhere. I don't
drink or smoke anything anymore, for a number of years now. Listened
for 3 or 4 minutes to verify the CW ID I was hearing; by 1109 UT the
signal had faded to where the CW ID was indiscernible. I was hearing a
smattering of NDbs from BC at the time, most notably Vancouver and
Prince Rupert. Nothing comes close to that CW ID, in any info to which
I have access. I am clueless -- what say you? -- (GREG HARDISON, CA,
WORLD OF RADIO 2008, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

If not miskeyed, could be Russian Morse code for the letter ``ya`` =
backwards R -- so try to find a reference for Russian beacons.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Morse_code
Of course, ... is the letter spelt C equivalent to our S
(Glenn Hauser, Nov 9, ibid.)

Glenn: -- As always, I appreciate your DX-wisdom! I must admit Russia
was one of my first thoughts upon hearing this thing; I guess the
"Canadian format" threw me off that track. I was also hearing NDbs and
DGPS-markers from the Aleutians at the time, but couldn't find
anything (and they don't necessarily even exist) from nearby Russia.
(On a semi-related note I will always miss the ex-Russki LW
broadcasters we used to hear in California!) That's the cool thing
about DXing. One can twist the dials for literally over a
half-century, and still be completely mystified by something bouncing
off the ionosphere. I definitely must dig further for a good source of
Russian LW-info. Are there any DXers working for Trump, hi?? :^)>
(-- GREG H, ibid.)

This is QD in Manitoba. It has been keying this pattern now since
September (Steve. VE7SL, McDonald, ibid.)

--.- -..
.-.- ...

It`s hard to figure how QD could be transformed into YaC. QD is in The
Pas (which could be construed as `not this` (gh, ibid.)

Interesting. I did see QD on the beacon list, but didn't consider it,
as the only other signal I was hearing from anywhere near that part of
the world was 50 kW CBK/540. Also, I didn't think anyone would let an
NDb get that far out of whack -- and for that long a time period. I
could imagine that happening in this country, but certainly wouldn't
expect that in Canada! Many thanks anyway for the info (-- GREG H,
ibid.`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13700, Nov 15 at 1414 tune-in to dead air, shortly Spanish
modulation cuts on with somebuzz; but no spurs today. Something`s
always wrong at RHC. 13700 was not on before 1400 (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 11760, Nov 15 at 1446, RHC absent uncovering a VP fluttery
signal, probably from E Asia; i.e., CNR1 jammer against VOA Tibetan
scheduled this hour only via Philippines. Something`s always wrong at
RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** IRELAND [non]. 7290, Nov 15 at 1925, 1940, again today like Nov 12
last check, no signal from IRRS hour via Romania into UTwente SDR; or
rather a JBA carrier vs huge splash from 7295 China. Nothing else is
scheduled and IRRS signal had always been very strong (Glenn Hauser,
OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KOREA SOUTH. 4890, Nov 15 at 1355, Korean drama, on today`s
frequency of Echo of Hope - VOH, for Korea North; the best Asian
signal holding up this late on 60m (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING
DIGEST)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 2008 first airings: Friday Nov 15 at 2300 on
WRMI 9955; UT Sat Nov 16 at 0130 on WRMI 5010, 5850, 7780. See
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5085, Nov 15 at 1357, WTWW-2 is on way later than usual,
maybe ran all night? ``We love our hams, 73 from 5085`` and WTWW
singing ID, classic rock. S9+20 and JBA spur carriers circa 5072 and
5098. Still going at 1438 when I also find WTWW-1 active on 5830
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic LWBC carrier search, Nov 15 at 0713: I`ve
had little luck with such high-power DX rather than 25-watt NDBs, but
at this time I detect JBA carriers on 189, 198, 216 and 252 kHz, which
could be Euro broadcasters rather than beacons or something else: i.e.
Iceland, UK, France, Ireland (unless RTE off again audiblizing
Algeria) (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1944 UT November 15
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Glenn Hauser logs November 13-14-15, 2019  View Printable Version 
Friday, November 15 2019

Logs
** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Nov 14 at 2030, still no R. Tirana relay as
scheduled via WRMI, rather right into World Music fill. I also try to
check 9395 Nov 15 at 0230, but can`t tell on the JBA carrier (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CHINA. 5890, Nov 14 at 0011, JBA Chinese, i.e. CNR1 jamming against
VOA Tibetan via Kuwait, this hour only. Not WWCR which hardly
activates this frequency at all, much of it with dead air later at
night (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CHINA. 6100, Nov 14 at 0021, Chinese music, presumably CRI
Portuguese to Brasil, a long way direct from Beijing site; altho
co-channel 6100 CRI Sinhala via Kunming; and KCBS North Korea also
listed (Glen Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CHINA. 11820, Nov 14 at 0030, JBA talk, as 25m is almost dead: only
Cuban with any signal is 11950 at about S2; Brasil 11780 VP; so what`s
left stands out. HFCC shows CRI in Yue, 500 kW, 200 degrees via Xi`an,
this hour only. Yue = Cantonese, per EiBi readme, spoken by only 50
million in Guangdong, 6m in HK, and 1m in Malaysia --- but what about
the diaspora worldwide? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 9955, Nov 14 at 0553, pulse jamming against nothing, since
WRMI always signs off at 0500, and only a fraxion of programming is
exile stuff elsewhen.

9490, Nov 14 at 0555, wall-of-noise jamming here, despite Radio
República via RMI via France no later than 0400* --- registered in 3
segments between 00 and 04 but I don`t think it start that early
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** EAST TURKISTAN. 4980, Nov 14 circa 0010 routine bandscan finds JBA
carrier here as not heard before since absence of WRMI; another like
it on 5060. Must be Xinjiang PBS, Urumqi. Then this report arrives
from Ron Howard:

``EAST TURKISTAN. 4850 & 4980 & 5060, Xinjiang PBS, 1327, Nov 12.
First day back again on these frequencies (different services), with
their winter schedule. As usual, Hiroshi (Japan) has all the excellent
details: "Xinjiang PBS Winter frequencies: effective from 1100 UT on
November 12, 2019. . .``

5060 is Chinese, 4980 is Uyghur; and I should also have heard the
other pair if I had tried, 4850 Kazakh and 4500 Mongolian, all from
Urumqi, land of Uyghur brainwashing.

24 hours later, Nov 15 at 0003, I do hear all four roughly equal JBA
carriers (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 2008, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** FRANCE. 17825-DRM, Nov 14 at 1505, Mini-Transat still numerical
today, while S7-S9 17800 is not, this time with male announcer giving
marine weather in French with lots of numbers including coördinates
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** IRAN. 6090, Nov 14 at 0019, S9-S6 in Latin American Spanish about
Bolivia situation, i.e. VIRI Sirjan as scheduled 2350-0250; in the
absence of Anguilla but will collide when occasionally active. 6090 is
a very busy frequency; also in Aoki at various times: BBC Oman, CRI,
CNR2, NHK, Brasil [not], Romania, Ethiopia, KBS via UAE (Glenn Hauser,
OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MALI. 5995, Nov 14 at 0013, African music and language talk,
S9/+20. Must be Bamako on late past usual 2400*; 0016 YL ID in French
for Radio Mali on FM. Squeezed between two Cubans 5990 & 6000. Now
Aoki shows sked as 1800-0200 and 0600-0800! Is it regularly on until
0200 now? Sometimes I have also heard it early before 0600.

24 hours later, Nov 15 at 0002, music has played right thru hourtop,
but off by 0005 recheck (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 2008, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 540, Nov 14 at 0731, two Mexicans to choose merely by
rotating my wrist-mounted DX-398, mutually nullable: XETX with
frequent full ID, La Ranchera de Paquimé, street address in Nuevo
Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, also mentioning FM XHTX 90.5.

And, 540, Los Cuarenta, making fast SAH, XEWA SLP SLP, indeed
off-frequency-minus; as Terry Krueger, FL, measured it Nov 1 at
539.966 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** TURKEY. 5960, Nov 14 at 2341, VOT English is suptorted, just barely
modulated; something`s always wrong at Emirler. But at least no
extraneous German after 2400 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2007 monitoring: confirmed
Wednesday November 13 on WBCQ 7490+v, as usual starting at 2200:20;
fair.

Also confirmed UT Thursday November 14 wrapping up at 0127 on WRMI
7780, good via UTwente SDR, while direct at first check 0101, only a
JBA carrier.

WORLD OF RADIO 2008 contents: Alaska, Argentina non, Australia non,
Bangladesh, Canada, Cuba, East Turkistan, France, Germany, India,
Kurdistan non, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mali, New Zealand,
Russia, South Carolina non, Spain, UK non, USA and non, Vietnam non;
and the propagation outlook

WOR 2008 is available as of 0216 UT Friday November 15
(mp3 stream) http://www.w4uvh.net/wor2008.m3u
(mp3 download) http://www.w4uvh.net/wor2008.mp3

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

The shortwave broadcasts should be:
[Unique Radio, NSW is off the air until 2020y]
[HLR, Germany, is off due to death of Michael Kittner]

2300 UT Friday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0130 UT Saturday WRMI 7780 to NE, 5850 to NW, 5010 to S
1300 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
2030vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0400vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415]
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 9395? to NNW
0400vUT Monday WBCQ 5130v Area 51 6160v? to WSW
0430 UT Monday WRMI 9955 to SSE
1900vUT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania to WNW
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 7490v, Nov 14 at 0034, NO signal from WBCQ, possibly
northerly path propped out but suspect off the air; nothing on any
other frequency: 9330, 6160v, 5130v, 3265v; except a JBA carrier
around 5130, probably a receiver birdie (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5830, Nov 14 at 0605, WTWW-1 is on at S9+30/40 and good
modulation to boot! But with SFAW Christian identity PPPP nonsense. So
it can funxion properly and not only during Sunday morning
church-goin` time. But 9475 day frequency still mostly absent (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1530, Nov 14 at 0043 UT, ad mentioning Kentuckiana, then
Louisville Cardinals, but surely there is no KY station this close to
WCKY, which was originally in and named for Covington KY, not
trans-riverine Cincinnati. In fact, transmitter site is barely in KY.
Yes, shortly at 0046, ``home of the Cincinnati Bengals``. Plenty of
QRM: see KVDW (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1530, Nov 14 at 0046 UT overcoming WCKY. ``KVDW 1530 and
V100.9 FM, VictoryFMRadio.com Little Rock``. Is 2500 watt daytimer
licensed to England AR, address in North L.R. NRC AM Log specifies *no
PSSA*, so for sure it`s on air illegally far after LSS, which in
November is FCC officially 2300 UT (same in December); or could be
only 270 watts if they are axually following their critical-hours
pre-sunset licensing.

NRC AM Log does not show any FM, but WTFDA FMDB already has 100.9 as
K265BO in England, paltry 250-watt translator of KVDW, Urban Gospel
format. England is SE of LR, about halfway to Pine Bluff. I`d think
they`d try to get an FM signal into the capital. Guess what: website
shows address in North Little Rock and a second unlettered FM on 95.3
--- but WTFDA has no match for it among the six AR 95.3s, three of
which are translators! But FCC FM Query has it: K237GW on 95.3 with
same owner Habibi`s Broadcasting LLC, relaying KVDW; but a CP for 93.7
which will have to get a new channel-number callsign. Back to WTFDA:
they already do have that, 93.7 K229DT in Little Rock, as ex-the 95.3
relay. Maybe CP on already, except KVDW website does not know about
it! See what a seemingly routine log can lead to? Each a potential
learning experience (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 90.1, KILI, Porcupine SD, the 100/100 kW Lakota Sioux
station, is featured with some studio and building shots about :44
minutes into the documentary `Red Power Energy` seen here on the
OETA/PBS World channel, Nov 14 starting at 1900 UT; check local
listings or the remaining repeats on OETA World: Sat Nov 16 at 1000
and 1800 UT (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 1203 kHz, Nov 14 at 0050 UT, IBOC ``HD`` noise peaking
here QRMing WOAI 1200, never noticed before; something new? Also
detect the other peak circa 1177, so it has to be coming from an 1190
station. Trouble is, there is not now any strong dominant AM signal on
1190 itself. NRC AM Log`s only ``I`` entries on 1190 are WLIB NYC and
WOWO Fort Wayne IN; latter would be the obvious choice altho seldom if
ever heard here since WLIB forced it into degradation. This
comprehensive website:
http://topazdesigns.com/iboc/station-list.html
rosters IBOC stations, most of them no longer, with WOWO the only
active 1190, last updated this July --- but also shows WOAI itself
active IBOC, which it has not been for a long time (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 1053 kHz, since I notice a JBA carrier here, Nov 14 at
0053 UT, I perform a Trans-Atlantic MW carrier search until 0101,
finding these others on the NRD-545 with fixed antenna, rig I seldom
use for this purpose: 1044, 936, 909(2), 855, 711, 702, 693, 684, 657,
639(2), 621, 612, 531; and finally one on 1503 but nowhere else on top
half (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search, Nov 14 at
0612-0616 on the R75 with E-W longwire: I start at 846 which I always
assume even at this early hour is the one trans-Pacific, not Atlantic,
from Kiritimati; then, 837, 783, 774(2 with some audio - Spain),
756(2), 747(2), 711, 693, 684, 666, 657, 639(2), 612, 585, 558(2),
549, 531. Reminder that (2) means at least two carriers beating on
very slightly different frequencies.

At 0616 I resume upward: 882, 909, 954, 999, 1044, 1053, 1089, 1098,
1107 stronger, 1125, 1134, 1152, 1215, 1269, 1305, 1413, 1575, 1584.

At 0715 Nov 14 for good measure another scan this time on the DX-398
on altazimuth wrist mount: 558, 612, 684, 693, 747, 774(2), 846(TP
which has not weakened in the past hour like the Europeans), 882(2),
1134, 1413, 1485 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 9200-USB, Nov 14 at 0557, 2-way in colloquial Spanish
featuring some puta-madres. Or almost 1-way with a long monolog. Was
checking for that mystery open AM carrier still present sometimes but
not now (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 0437 UT November 15
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