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Loggings the Last Few Weeks  View Printable Version 
Monday, March 13 2017

5915 ZAMBIA ZNBC Fish Eagle IS mixed w/fanfare at 0459, then
ID and EG nx by W. Ended at 0517 w/manufacturing ad for Zambia Bureau
of Standards by M, then ID by studio M DJ in vern. and lively Afro Pop
mx. Still audible at 0532 w/M DJ came in after mx, and barely w/mx and
M vcl at 0555. Fairly readable at start and surprised it was coming in
this late. (Valko 25 Feb.)

6120 SWAZILAND TWR 0458 chime IS and EG IDs by M. Came
back later at 0522 and noted M preaching in EG sounding //4775 QRMed by
CODAR. 6120 better. Instru. guitar mx at 0528, then W w/segment intro.
Fading. (Valko 25 Feb.)

4885.02 BRAZIL R. Clube do Para Massive S9+20 signal at 0539
w/live ZY Pops. Poor on the Pardinho web rx and nowhere near as good as
4895 Novo Tempo or 4905 Relogio, but oddly just the opposite here. 0541
rooster and "bon dia" jingle. 0544 bon dia and Clube ID promo. 0551
full canned ID w/freqs and ending w/QTH by M. (Valko 25 Feb.)

4996 RUSSIA RWM time station 0609 usual repeating CW IDs.
Weak but there. (Valko 25 Feb.)

4989.98 Getting a signal here at 0613. Too weak to get any audio so
can't tell if it's Apintie or not. (Valko 25 Feb.)

4985.01 BRAZIL R. Brasil Central "Lucy in the Sky With
Diamonds" by Elton John. at 0616, and into ZY Pop. 0622 singing ID
jingle, and canned anmnts by M. Had to use LSB and notch out the lower
RTTY but was still getting severe QRM. (Valko 25 Feb.)

5005 EQUATORIAL GUINEA R. Nacional Bata (pres.) 0548 choral
singing, possibly religious. Fairly readable and freq dead on 5005.000.
(Valko 5 March)

9514.96 BRAZIL R. Marumby 0943 tlk by M in PT. Usual "Marumby"
women singing jingle ID at 0946 before going into pleasant PT song.
Studio M DJ returned at 0950, and back to mx at 0952. Quick QSB.
Creating a het as it was off freq, but audible over China. Oddly, only
China noted on the Parinho Brazil web receiver. (Valko 7 March)

7259.95 VANUATU R.V. 0959 end of song, M anncr in Bislama,
fanfare, M then W anncrs briefly, usual conch shell blowing ToH
signature at 1000:41, then W anncr w/nx w/many actualities. Would have
been better if not for the lcl QRN on the freq. (Valko 7 March)

5025.003 PERU R. Quillabamba 2328 tlk by lady and M anncrs in SP.
2330 canned anmnt by M w/ID and ment of Cusco, followed by another
canned anmnt by same W anncr, then intro w/ID "Radio Quillabamba
presenta..." for upcoming Rosary recital pgm, and said pgm to 0002.
Nice signal in absence of Rebelde. (Valko 7 March)

10010 BRAZIL PPE time station Found on this possible new freq.
2300, 0000, M w/ID and time w/time tick every 10 seconds. 3 normal +1
soft ticks between anmnt and the ToH. Is carrier +USB. Fair signal.
Video of reception can be found using this link
https://youtu.be/YfDoFGPiY5w (Valko 12 March)


Dave Valko
Dunlo, PA, USA

Perseus SDR with Wellbrook ALA1530S loop and 1530 foot Delta Loop

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JRX Logs: March 12, 2017.  View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 12 2017

JRX Logs: March 12, 2017.

** 4950. Mar 12 at 0406, Radio Nacional de Angola, Mulenvos-AGL, in Portuguese. Man annnouncer talks News; ID; 0407 Program dedicated to "ForÃas Armadas Angolanas" by woman reporter; 0410 Angolan song; Man talks. Very poor transmission, 35432.

** 11765. Mar 12 at 0441, Radio Deus e Amor, Curitiba-PR. Man annnouncer talks; RDEA announcements; Addresses of Pentecostal Churchs; 0449 Woman preaching. Good signal, fair modulation, 45533.

CHINA non.
** 5985. Mar 12 at 0510, China Radio International, Cerrik-ALB, in Arabic. Woman annnouncer talks & talks with backgroud music. Fair transmission, 35433.

** 6165. Mar 12 at 0432, Radio Habana Cuba, Bauta, in English. Woman annnouncer talks; 0436 ID, talks about cuban development. RHC with good signal and poor modulation, 45432.

JAPAN non.
** 6195. Mar 12 at 0415, Radio Japan, Furman-USA, in Spanish. Woman makes a interview with a man; A song by chorus; Program DX Buzon: News dx, letters, requests, etc; and talks about my Reception Report; 0429 ID, sked in spanish and sign-off. Very good transmission, 45544.

** 3320. Mar 12 at 0340, Radio Sonder Grense, Meyerton-AFS, in Afrikaans. Woman annnouncer presents a program with Classical Musics and makes a resume of each musical piece: excellent programming. 0400 Woman talks News, presumably. RSG today with a group signal and fair modulation, 45533.

** 5935. Mar 12 at 0503, University Network, Nashville-TN, in English. Female Pastor makes a long preaching, sometimes exciting. Very good signal and modulation, 45544.

DXer: Jose Ronaldo Xavier (JRX).
Location: Cabedelo-PB, Brazil (UTC-3).
RX (s): Degen DE1103.
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Logs  View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 12 2017


Manuel MÃndez
Lugo, Spain

Logs in Reinante and Lugo
Tecsun PL-880, Sangean ATS 909-X, cable antenna, 8 meters

ALGERIA, 1550, Radio Nacional RepÃblica Ãrabe Saharaui, Rabouni,
2015-2023, 10-03, Arabic, comments, mentioned "Saharaui". 12321.

ANGOLA, 4949.7, Radio Nacional de Angola, Mulenvos, 1832-1843, 11-03,
Portuguese, comments, "O trabalho en Angola", songs. 24322. (MÃndez)

4885, Radio Clube do ParÃ, BelÃm, 0540-0620, 12-03, Brazilian songs,
Portuguese, comments. 24322. (MÃndez)

9674,9, Radio CanÃao Nova, Cachoeira Paulista, 2011-2020, 09-03,
Portuguese, religious "Santo Rosario". 14321. (MÃndez)

11735, Radio Transmundial, Santa Maria, 1843-1857, 11-03, religious
songs, Portuguese, religious comments: ""O filho de Deus", "Cristo na
Cruz". 13321. (MÃndez)

11764.65, Super Radio Deus e Amor, Curitiba, 0859-0915, 12-03, religious
comments, id. "Super Radio Deus e Amor... ondas curtas, 25 metros,
frecuencia de 11765 kHz, 31 metros, frecuencia de 9565 kHz, 49 metros,
frecuencia de 6060 kHz, en internet, superradiodeuseamor.com.br, seis y
tres minutos". 24322. (MÃndez)

15190, Radio Inconfidencia, Belo Horizonte, 1829-1840, 11-03,
Portuguese, comments, id. "Inconfidencia". 14321. (MÃndez)

CANARY ISLANDS, 1008, ES Radio Las Palmas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria,
2005-2023, 10-02, soccer live match between EspaÃol vs Las Palmas, local
commercial announcements, id. "Radio Las Palmas". 12321. (MÃndez)

5910, AlcaravÃn Radio, Puerto Lleras, 0620-0640, 11-03, Latin American
songs. 14321.
Also 0640-0730, 12-03, Latin American songs, Spanish, religious comments
by Martin Stendal. 14321. (MÃndez)

6010, La Voz de tu Conciencia, Puerto Lleras, 0720-0740, 12-03, Spanish,
religious comments. Very weak. 14321. (MÃndez)

CONGO, 6115, Radio Congo, Brazaville, 1813-1821, 07-03, French,
comments. 12321.
Also 1801-1847, 11-03, Fench, news, comments about Congo, id. "Radio
Congo". 13321. (MÃndez)

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 5005, Radio Nacional, Bata, 0530-0550, 11-03, songs,
at 0700 Spanish, comments. Very weak, barely audilble, best on LSB.
14321. (MÃndez)

5950, Voice of Tigray Revolution, Addis Ababa, 1810-1825, 07-03, East
African songs, Vernacular, comments. 23322.

Also 1805-1812, 11-03, East African songs. 33433. (MÃndez)

6030, Radio Oromiya, Addis Ababa, 1740-1746, 12-03, Vernacular comments.
24322. (MÃndez)

6090, Voice of Amhara State, Addis Ababa, 1735-1747, 12-03, East African
songs, Vernacular comments. 24322. (MÃndez)

GUATEMALA, 4055, Radio Verdad, Chiquimula, 0550-06 , 11-03, English,
religious comments. 14321. (MÃndez)

GUINEA, 9650, Radio Guinea, Conakry, 0715-0840, 12-03, African songs,
id. "Radio GuinÃe emettan du Conakry, Radio GuinÃe, 24 hours sur 24",
French, comments. 34433. (MÃndez)

4920, AIR, Chennai, 1730-1736, 11-03, English, news, at 1734 Vernacular
comments. 13321. (MÃndez)

5010, AIR, Thiruvanamthapuran, 1725-1736, 11-03, Hindi music, at 1730
English, news. 14321. (MÃndez)

5040, AIR, Jeypore, 1730-1734, 12-03, English, news. Very weak. 14321.

LIBERIA, 6050, ELWA Radio, Monrovia, 0630-0649, 12-03, English,
religious songs and comments. 14321.

MEXICO, 6185, Radio EducaciÃn, Ciudad de Mexico, 0547-0600*, 11-03,
songs in Spanish. 14321.

Also 0543-0600*, 12-03, Mexican songs. 14321. (MÃndez)

NIGERIA, 7255, Voice of Nigeria, Ikorodu, 1757-1806, 11-03, tuning
music, English, comments. Strong interference CRI on the same frequency.
21321. (MÃndez)

SOMALILAND, 7120, Radio Hargeisa, Hargeisa, 1836-1845, 11-03, Vernacular
comments and songs. 24322. (MÃndez)

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Glenn Hauser logs March 12, 2017  View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 12 2017

** ANGUILLA. 6090, March 12 at 0721, Caribbean Beacon is free of distortion! Because there is no modulation at all, just dead air at S9+20, too long to be a mere pause for a dead DGS cigar puff. Maybe something to do with DST change in USA? But // 5935 WWCR is nominal, no problem there.

11775, how about day frequency from same transmitter? March 12 at 1751, ``improved`` so that PMS is audible at modulation peak spikes only, still a total loss (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** COLOMBIA. 5910.188, March 12 at 0724, AlcaravÃn Radio is talking rather than musicking at the moment, S9 to S7, this far off-frequency (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6000, Sunday March 12 at 0722, no Esperanto from RHC, in fact no signal at all here or on any other 49 or 60-meter frequency. Check for next airing to have been earlied an hour?

11760, March 12 at 1501, RHC is still in Spanish, but wrapping up, and 1503 finally into Esperanto, ex-1600v during standard time. Opening mentions the times and frequencies for three broadcasts, but due to fading the only one I can copy translates to ``Sunday 0700 on 6000``. Unlike the middle emission, the first one nominally stays at 0700 yearound, but has been extremely unreliable as to which frequency and exact timing. Remains to be heard whether the third airing will remain Sunday 2130 on 15370, as shifting of other scheduling may affect that. Check the transmission sked linked from the Esperanto website:
and it`s *still* for A-16, as they never got around to putting up B-16! Some times may be more matching again now, but don`t count on any detail to be accurate.

9820, March 12 at 1331, RHC with TC for 9:30, news headlines, so confirmed as a running dog of Yanqui Imperialism, Cuba has made the early switch to DST of UT-4 instead of UT-5. In case you think my characterization is unwarranted, there can be no other explanation for Cuba moving the date ahead from the first Sunday in April to the second Sunday in March, exactly following what the USA did several years ago. At least there will still be no disconnect between Miami and Habana local time, which is obviously what matters on the Communist Antille. As for any DST at all in Cuba, as a tropical country with less variation in SR/SS times (one sesquihour during the year), it makes even less sense there than in temperate zones.

This means `En Contacto` and other Spanish (but not all language) programming should now be appearing one UT hour earlier: yes, at 1337 recheck it`s already underway from 1335 instead of 1435 Sundays, also on 9710, 9640, 11760, etc. Prof. Coro is talking about propagation, says their A-17 schedule is already prepared, but will not be implemented until 9 April (rather than 26 March everywhere else). For the rest of the program, it`s mostly Arnie to be heard. It seems he is now the co-host rather than a mere segment contributor. No sign of Manolo de la Rosa any more. ÂQuà pasa con Manolo; se ha jubilado? Marta RÃos continues as nominal anchor, as she lists credits ending at 1350, no mention of Manolo! DST shifts normally early the two repeats to 2240v instead of 2340v, and UT Monday 0135 instead of 0235 on lots of other frequencies.

Normal DST changes include: English hour at 19 instead of 20, still on 15140? Yes, English at 1910 March 12 check, following Arabic at 1801. Next English should be at 23 instead of 22 (yes, later, instead of earlier) on 11880, re-becoming // 5040 at 23 instead of 00 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1868 monitoring, confirmed:
Weak signal of Hamburger Lokalradio relays, March 12
PCJ Media Network Plus
1100-1130 on 9485 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg to CeEu English Sun CUSB
World of Radio #1868
1130-1200 on 9485 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg to CeEu English Sun CUSB
(Ivo Ivanov, Bulgaria, dxldyg via DXLD) Next:
Sun 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Mon 0300v WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
Mon 0330 WRMI 9955 to SSE
Mon 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Tue 0030 WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 1100 WRMI 9955 to SSE, 6855 to WNW
Tue 2130 WRMI 15770 to NE, 6855 to WNW
Tue 2200 WRMI 9955 to SSE
Tue 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Wed 1030 WRMI 5850 to NW, 6855 to WNW
Wed 1315.5 WRMI 9955 to SSE, 6855 to WNW
Wed 2100 WBCQ 7490v to WSW
Wed 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW

** U S A. 6855, Sunday March 12 at 1320, that Japo-Mississippian gospel huxtress is still audible and // much stronger 9955, after DST shift, altho WRMI 9955 skedgrid still claims UT-5 difference instead of UT-4. Must be `Living the Bible` as for 9 am ET. No info about her on the Programming page. How about WWCR? Not listed. WINB? Listed, but no link or info. Then I search her out to Vicksburg MS:

``Mieko Namihira runs an International radio ministry covering the US, Japan, Europe, and Africa. If you would like to listen see the schedules below``:
includes this WRMI airing on 9955 only, and some more on Radio Africa, with long-gone 17790 frequency instead of 21675. The only other SW station on her list is T8WH. Doesn`t she know about WINB? If I had worldwide SW broadcasts, I would do my best to keep schedule info current. O, right, I do (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9395, March 12 at 0734, WRMI Oldies finally heard with a song announcement by DJ, not Biermann? I`m falling asleep and can`t read my own scribbling, about to suffer another hour of sleep deprivation thanks to the imposition of DST by nefarious forces (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 11980-12145 approx., March 12 at 1753, WEWN YL in Spanish very distorted on fundamental 12050 and splatter built up to at least this range (maybe more if 12160 WWCR were not in the way), and worst below 12100. Here we go again. Does anyone else care? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** VATICAN [non]. 11875, March 12 at 1336, S9+10 in Russian, very clearly enunciated, keeps talking about bog, i.e. R. Vaticana relay via IBB TINIAN, violating Separation of Church and State. Recheck at 1358, already off tho in HFCC as 1330-1400 daily, 250 kW, 329 degrees from ``MHL``, a MISTAKE, which means Marshall Islands, while Tinian is in the Northern Marianas = MRA! Hey, they are only 3 megameters apart, so what`s the difference? 5 other entries for VAT via Tinian in HFCC also show MHL. Only the pope himself is allegedly infallible.

With own SMG site in danger of deletion, what will become of VR relays elsewhere? March 12 from 0145 the Greenville relay in Spanish was still going on 7305. The IBB ones, I think, are all on an exchange basis. Would someone like to add up the transmitter hours to see if they match? But if power levels don`t match, are the hours adjusted to equalize consumption costs?

Optimistically, IBB plans for about 21 relay transmissions via SMG for the entire A-17 season. But only one VR via ``MHL``. Reciprocally, about 20 VR relays via IBB PHT = Tinang, Philippines including the 11875 Russian I logged, moved from Tinian (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1916 UT March 12
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Glenn Hauser logs March 11-12, 2017  View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 12 2017




** BRAZIL [and non]. 6040.7, March 12 at 0100, Curitiba`s RÃdio RB2 a weak signal all by itself, nothing to het! Since The Mighty KBC is back on 6145 only, after testing 6040.0 last week (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** BRAZIL. 6180, March 12 at 0122, RNA/RNB is off again, uncovering a VP other which would be CRI English from East Turkistan (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** BURUNDI [non]. 15420, Saturday March 12 at 1827, presumed R. Itahuka again in dead air during its only weekly hour, via MADAGASCAR, S7-S5; at 1840 by really concentrating, I think I hear some modulation, just barely. Isn`t anybody paying attention at Talata, MBR and/or wherever this originate? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 2749-USB, March 12 at 0152 UT, roboYL with maritime weather in English, S9+10 vs QRN level merely S9; VCS Halifax via Chebogue NS site scheduled starting at 0140 UT. Nothing heard on 2598 now, but see NEWFOUNDLAND earlier (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 3330-CUSB, March 12 at 0127, CHU is still off, but 7850-CUSB is still on (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MADAGASCAR. 17640, March 12 at 1831, MWV English is the OSOB at S9+10, with jazz. Another neat reception from the other side of the world. Meanwhile, where is everybody else who could be broadcasting to us on 16m, from even closer? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NEWFOUNDLAND. 2598-USB, March 12 at 0135 UT, roboYL in English with marine weather, citing some UTCs and some Eastern Standards; vs S9+10 lightning crashes. Scheduled starting at 0137 UT is VOK, Labrador via both Cartwright and Hopedale, but if timing is precise, preceding it from 0107 UT is VOK via St Anthony site. Nothing on 2749 now, but see CANADA. I THINK all these stay on same UT schedules despite imposition of DST, right? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6945.0-USB, March 12 at 0101, S9+25 rock music; 0114, ``Come Together``; got to be Wolverine Radio, yes, catch an ID at 0123 after a few more tunes, and off at next check 0141. By comparison, 6855-AM WRMI was only S9+10 and relatively undermodulated (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. Tuning thru OTA TV subchannels, circa 1900 UT March 12, I see some changes from OKC, namely on
RF 24, KOKH 25-2, CHARGE!
And on the other Sinclair station:
RF 33, KOCB 34-2, TBD.

These must have happened in the last few days. So I bring up Market 50, OKC at rabbitears.info which has already caught up with this info. Following the links, first about CHARGE!

It`s in many markets, mainly Sinclair stations;

``CHARGE! is a new free broadcast network featuring action programming including movies, series and sports entertainment. Watch action stars, every-day heroes and insane athletes engaged in battles, chases, showdowns and so much more. CHARGE! Ready for Action.``

TBD doesn`t mean the listing is to-be-determined --- that is now the NAME of this network, in many markets, ONLY Sinclair stations. About:

``You love TV. And you love the internet. So youâre definitely gonna love TBD: a new free broadcast network that combines the best of both worlds. We handpick the most entertaining stuff from the most creative creators and put it on your TV for a new adventure every day. Everything from culinary capers, jaw-dropping action, hilarious pranks and comedy, music, fitness, gaming, or just random awesomeness that you never knew you needed in your life. If itâs whatâs new or whatâs next, itâs on TBD.``

Consulting W9WI.com to remind us of what used to be on these channels:
25.2, was Grit
34.2, was GetTV
--- so are these merely name changes or successor networks of same sources? No, GetTV and Grit still exist in many other markets.

I can safely say I never found any programming on either I wanted to watch nor likely on their replacements, but will keep an eye on skeds.

How does KGNE-LD 38 Sherman TX, no further info, get listed by rabbitears.info as inside the OKC market? Yet when clicking on Market 50 to show all the towns therein, nothing outside OK in KS or TX. (Sherman is right across the Red River from OK, but no closer southern OK towns are with ``OKC``. Possibly legacy of Sherman being in the Ardmore OK-Sherman-Denison TX market thanks to KXII-12. But the presence of that CBS/NBC affiliate kept the OKC market away.)

Also bunched as part of the OKC market: K19IR-D Enid, which is not and never has been on the air, anyhow flagged as off the air.

But rabbitears still lists TV-OK as if still existing:

TVOK, Retro on 1, M-FOX on 2, Azteca on 3 for all these:
KXOK-LD Enid physical ch 31
WQOS306 Enid physical ch 32 [was relay to Lamont, Ponca]
K35JY-D Lamont still listed
KTEW-LD Ponca City physical ch 18 still listed, all same lineups

The Enid ones, and surely resultantly the other two, have been gone how many years now, three or two? I research in DXLD archives. Yes, last seen on July 20, 2015 as in DXLD 15-29, but they were out of order for months before that, as I frequently reported.

Some -LD or -D translator stations in OKC I have never been able to confirm here, but could be on the air, including, also of interest:

K47MU-D Concho OK ch 47, only with First Nations Experience network, which also exists in some other areas with significant Indian populations. Concho is unincorporated, and not even in index of Rand McNally Large-Scale Road Atlas, but Wikipedia knows it is in Canadian county = west side of OKC (Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 1520, March 12 at 0155 UT, KOKC with a gun show explaining exactly where to shoot people to cause the most damage. Good to know! Outro as `Frontlines of Freedom` on a growing network of outlets (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA [non]. Received circa Feb 13, 2017, but just now added as #s 81-84 to my QSL Gallery,
are images of QSLs from James Branum for Mennonite Radio and Broad Spectrum Radio as heard in Dec 2015 and Jan 2016 via WBCQ 5109.7-CUSB, along with two more cards from him. As I told him in a thank-you, the best kind of QSL, a surprise since I had not even requested them directly, but he consulted my reports archived at bclnews.it as shown on one of the cards. He had been catching up with a backlog (Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** PERU. 5025.0, March 12 at 0106, R. Rebelde is off again, but a JBA carrier here. Presumed R. Quillabamba, not significantly off-frequency to either side now. From traces of modulation, with one radio into each ear, I try to match it to RebeldeFM on 1620, presumably the station playing music, and to 1180 main Rebelde in a bÃisbol game, but 5025 doesn`t mesh with either (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** PERU. 5980, March 12 at 0059, JBA carrier from R. Chaski, expecting it to cut off circa 0104 as projected slippage from last check 5 nights ago, but recheck at 0103:20 it`s already off, so must have reset again earlier than usual in the cycle (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** ROMANIA. 7325, March 12 at 0143, RRI with `DX Mailbag` in English, acknowledging a bunch of reception reports, but seems he reads whatever they say even if obviously wrong, like someone in India hearing RRI on ``73-72``, and another report dated Dec 31, 2017. 0146 change to `Thru the Looking Glass`, commentary about threat to liberal democracy by increasing populism in Europe and USA (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1868 monitoring: not confirmed Saturday March 11 at several chex between 1530 and 1600 on 7265-CUSB Hamburger Lokalradio via UTwente SDR --- just S Asian music from CRI and CCI from the other Chinese station, but both weaker than usual. In three weeks, DST should move this to 1430 UT, further lessening CCI. Confirmed Sat March 11 at 2330 on WBCQ, 9329.85v-CUSB, good (from next week will be 2230). Also confirmed on 1860-AM, WA0RCR at S9+30, UT Sun March 12 at 0429 about 3 minutes in, so started circa 0426 (Also one UT hour earlier from next week). Next; DST shifts one UT hour earlier start here for some but not all:
Sun 1130 HLR 9485-CUSB to SW
Sun 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Mon 0300v WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
Mon 0330 WRMI 9955 to SSE
Mon 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Tue 0030 WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 1100 WRMI 9955 to SSE, 6855 to WNW
Tue 2130 WRMI 15770 to NE, 6855 to WNW
Tue 2200 WRMI 9955 to SSE
Tue 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Wed 1030 WRMI 5850 to NW, 6855 to WNW
Wed 1315.5 WRMI 9955 to SSE, 6855 to WNW
Wed 2100 WBCQ 7490v to WSW
Wed 2330 WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW

** U S A. 9395, WRMI, tho nominally Oldies, 24/7, is not always so. After the Winterfest special repeat presumably until 0600 March 12, checked at 0652 with `Your Weekend Show`, Bob Biermann preaching against lavish lifestyles of some end-time-coming preachers. Next check at 1826 March 12, soul music at S9-S8, 1837 Beatles` ``Strawberry Fields Forever`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 7490.136, Sat March 12 at 2219, this WBCQ is on early again, with dramatic dialog by amateurish actors, about a gorilla and a graveyard, but plenty of SFX, and no Hammond organ music, so it`s not `Unshackled`. Nor is this the kind of thing which was running here in February, from Atlantic Oldies 2NG. But what? No info on the WBCQ website, of course. Recheck at 2247, now a rock song about Jesus Christ. See 5129.8 log for possible identity.

2259 another song interrupted and no program outro, ID, and 2300 `Ride of Valkyries` to intro `Shortwave Saturday Night`, as J. P. spends the first half hour criticizing ``Secretary of State Tillerson`` who seems to be dismantling the DOS on behalf of acting presidents Trump & Bannon. Hey America, wake up! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5129.8, March 12 at 0103, this WBCQ is S9+25 but noisy, in a version of ``Jingle Bells``.

Regarding last night`s non-AWWW programming on 5129.8 after 0200 UT March 11, John Carver in mid-North Indiana replies, ``I lost 7490 right around 0200. When I went to 5130, AWWW was already off and the next program was running. I was already upset about missing most of another AWWW so didn't hang around there but if I had to guess I would say it was `Tom Call Theater` playing at that time.`` Could that also be what I had on 7490 before 2300 March 11, q.v.? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 12050, March 12 at 1834, WEWN YL in Spanish, distorted with humbuzz, and splatter building up again, detectable at least between 12020 and 12095 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9930, Sat March 12 at 1902, WTWW-2 with Ted advertising ARRL, 1903.6 late start to `Theater Organ In the Ozarx`, intro by unID other announcer who says IN, while Bob Heil says FROM, and I prefer OF, so I can abbr. it TOOTO instead of TOFTO or TOITO. It *may* be a new episode, but the modulation distortion is so bad I won`t listen any further.

2130 recheck, 9930 has Ted DJing with classic rock at S9+20; but 9475 WTWW-1 is OFF! So is 12105, WTWW-3, the latter absence not at all unusual. Maybe Ted should be working on the down transmitter instead. 9930 music still going at 2220.

9474.96, March 12 at 0123 check, WTWW-1 is back on and weakened to only S4, so I take the opportunity to measure it: always off-frequency to low side (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 3215, UT Sunday March 12 at 0113, WWRB confirmed on, lo-fi paranoid gospel huxters gabbing at S9+45. No QSY yet to 5050 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report despatched at 0619 UT March 12
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