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Glenn Hauser logs April 8-9, 2024  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, April 09 2024

Logs
** CUBA. 15230, April 8 at 2219, RHC S9/+10 but mod sup/torted.
Unreadable, but intonation sounds Portuguese; 11760 not on for a
Spanish comparison, rather Chinese music fill in Portuguese
disservice. WRTH A24 update lax RHC PP at 22-23 on 15230 but is in
Aoki. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. 28425 USB, April 8 at 2227, HI8AT making quick
yet friendly contacts; some guys do that even if no contest. QRZ.com:
``HI8AT Dominican Republic flag Dominican Republic, Julio Cesar Jose,
P O Box 951, Santo Domingo, D. N. 11101, Dominican Republic`` - only a
few phone sigs and beacons on 10 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** GUAM. 15625, April 8 at 2224, rock? music S7/S9 with flutter. Aoki
shows this hour is Chinese from KSDA (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SAUDI ARABIA. 11935, April 8 at 1930, presumed Rep. of Yemen Radio,
Arabic still going; into UTwente now has ACI from 11930 and AACI from
11925. That would now be Martí, and I guess VORW via France as sked
this hour Mondays only (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SPAIN. 17855, Mon Apr 8 at 2208, token English from REE VG direct
tho some deep fading on the DX-390, feature today about manga/anime in
Spain. Not interested. However, further tuning on R75 found quite
sufficient signals on the other three, 15390 at S9+10; 15520 at
S9+10/20; 17815 at S9+10/20; 17855 at S9+20/30 (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** TURKEY. 11785, April 8 at 2215, no signal direct from VOT English.
2230 I thought it had come on, rather bleed from 11780 Brasil in
bandwidth too wide. Something`s always erroneous at Emirler (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE MW DX MONITORING, April 8, 2024 from
1830 past 1900 UT. This is very close to local mean noon here which is
always 1832 UT:

With city-to-city distances, approx., not site to receiver.
Mainly on the altazimuth wrist-mounted DX-398, internal ferrite
antenna only, on declining battery power and not especially sensitive.
From just outside the house facing south. But first:

1200 at 1832 on the R75 with N/S shortwire, JBA carrier, maybe two of
them. WOAI? next closest is 1 kW KYOO in Bolivar MO; bigsigs in IL &
ND unlikely. 1200 at 1848 faded up to VG level, 1849 network eclipse
coverage from east coast, recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_WOAI_1200_20240408_1849.mp3
Got to be 50 kW WOAI San Antonio. Gone by 1905 check. 777 km/485 stmi

1560 at 1833, fringe KEBC, 1 kW Del City = OKC has some CCI. There are
several unexpected little stations in KS, MO and TX, but 46 kW KGOW
Bellaire [Houston] TX is my prime target, as its Vietnamese will be
unmistakable and unique. Despite its patterns, easily heard here at
night. Keeps growing past 1837, and by 1843 during totality in SE OK,
it`s loud and clear in VV, overcoming KEBC, recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_KGOW_1560_20240408_1843.mp3
Still in at 1855, another clip with some singing:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_KGOW_1560_20240408_1855.mp3
1901 still dominant but declining. 1908 gone. 777 km/483 stmi

1620 at 1845, talk station mentions Texas; nothing earlier. Got to be
10 kW WTAW College Station. Not often heard here even at night. 658
km/409 stmi

1700 at 1845, SAH between two carriers; 1858 San Antonio ad, AC 210;
1859 fade before ID! Trouble is, neither TX is near San Antonio:
Brownsville and Richardson. NRC AM Log shows 5 kW KKLF Metroplex is
Spanish, Jalapeño Radio; still? But address in Corpus Christi, so
multi-station group? If it`s got to be English, that leaves much
further KVNS Brownsville, 8.8 kW listed as Fox Sports. Maybe both
unless Des Moines snuck in.
Richardson: 395 km/246 stmi; Brownsville: 1167 km/725 stmi

1530 at 1846, baseball talk in Spanish. Maybe just KXTD Wagoner/Tulsa
OK, but SS in TX are 50 KW KGBT Harlingen. More likely is the only
other TX, KZNX Creedmoor, 10 kW Spanish; and despite address way out
in El Paso, is really just south of Austin in the Eclipse zone. 701
km/436 stmi. Recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_KZNX_1530_20240408_1846.mp3

1480 at 1847, Spanish in mix, overcoming KQAM Wichita. Only SS in TX
is 5 kW KLVL Pasadena [Houston]. 785 km/488 stmi

1120 at 1850, religion in English vs Spanish from KETU Catoosa
[Tulsa]. Only TX on 1120 is religious 5.6 kW KTXW Manor [Austin],
separable. 674 km/419 mi

1110 at 1850, mixture in English. Primary is 50 kW KVTT Mineral Wells
[Plano, Metroplex] listed Asian format. Only other TX is 5 kW KTEK
Alvin [Houston], religious. 813 km/505 stmi. KFAB Omaha can have
remnant daytime signal, doubtful now.

990 at 1851, Spanish religion, surely 7 kW KFCD Farmersville [Dallas].
Not trans- but within Totality; more signal than should be in daytime.
385 km/239 stmi

870 at 1852, SAH of about 7 Hz looping SE. Hoping for WWL! The only TX
is 1 kW KFJZ Fort Worth. They fit! MWoffsets in 2023 and 2024
measurements has WWL on 869.9928 and KFJZ on 869.9991, i.e. 6.3 Hz. My
count-the-fades-per-second method was a tossup between 6 and 7. Gone
by 1905 check. WWL: 1019 km/633 stmi. Recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_WWL_KFJZ_870_20240408_1852.mp3

1710 at 1857, steady open carrier, local? Not noticed before, maybe a
TIS or Talking House.

1680 at 1900, gospel/CW music loops NW/SE. Got to be 10 kW KRJO Monroe
LA. 683 km/424 stmi

1510 at 1902, traffic and WLAC IDs with 98.3, Nashville! Unexpected,
way off the angle expected for trans-Eclipse propagation to here. 995
km/618 stmi

1530 at 1903, English ads from ENE, 1905 ``ESPN 1530`` so WCKY
Cincinnati/KY, likewise! 1212 km/753 stmi. These two were also
reported during the TSE from east/south of them.

Also checked 600 several times, clear frequency locally, for 5 kW KTBB
Tyler TX, but no sign of it. Of course highband worx much better. I
also looked for KBEL 1240 in Idabel OK where there were loads of
visitors in OK`s small Totality corner, not really expecting to hear
my most distant 240-mile Okie never logged, and did not: just the
usual fringemix of Elk City and Wichita.

Since Allan Weiner made such a big deal of the TSE, I thought there
might be live coverage on WBCQ. But after 1900, 7490 & 6160 webcasts
were ordinary stuff, gospel huxter and music.

Meanwhile, visual DX: glimpsed the eclipse several times thru ISO
glasses, which sure don`t want to fit inside, or outside my
spectacles.
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_at_Enid_thru_cheap_filter_20240408.jpg

There were some fleeting clouds but mostly clear. Not enough leaves on
the trees yet for multiple crescent projexions; could see some thru
pinholes. We witnessed the 2017 TSE in Nebraska, so decided to avoid
the trouble, crowds and expense this decade, but enjoy it from home.
Also noted local F temps: at 1814, 70.6. At 1840 as max begins,
dropped to 65.3. Minimum 63.9 a few minutes later. After 1900 soon
back up to 71 (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2237 monitoring: confirmed Monday
April 8 at 1954 the 1930 on SW Radio, Germany, 6160.001, S9+15 into
UTwente; and a couple words behind on 3975.002, S9+5. Both close down
at 2000* contrary to schedule. Storms? I had been hearing lightning
crashes, and there was Blitz over the BeNeFra, but nowhere over
Germany. Opened up 6159.929 for JBA WBCQ. Both still off at 2130.

Confirmed UT Tuesday April 9 at 0330 on WRMI 7780, still there, I`ll
take it, despite being replaced on the skedgrid by Wavescan. But now
we are in limbo? Still no Louisiana or Durango2 kiwis, so I pick an
Athens GA: one of them has overload on 7775 sounds like WLCR 9330!
with the phony Brit accent. The other Athens is clear for a fair WOR
signal. Next:

1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
2330 UT Tuesday SW Radio, Germany 3975 [new]
1200 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
1230 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
[previous #2236][SW suspended but still streamed?]
1930 UT Wednesday SW Radio, Germany 3975 & 6160
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1630 UT Thursday SW Radio, Germany 6160

As noncommercial services, financial support appreciated. Thanks this
week to Michael Rosenbaum for a contribution via PayPal to
woradio at yahoo.com

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

** U S A. 35790, April 8 at 2228, JBA carrier, presumably R. Martí, 3
x 11930 where it`s S9+20/30. Maybe with a big summer sporadic E
opening I can get more than that. Nothing on 23860 = x 2 (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 15555 USB, April 8 at 2223, WJHR gospel huxter overtime, S9
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 9475, April 8, 2240-2300, WTWW on with bigsig. Checking
since George McClintock called after 2200 saying it`s running 75 kW; I
guess with A.W.R. programming, but dumps off the air and back on
several times. Can`t keep it on or deliberately testing? (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0428 UT April 9
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Fw: Glenn Hauser logs April 8-9, 2024  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, April 09 2024

Logs
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2024 3:07
Subject: Re: [HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs April 8-9, 2024
UZBEKISTAN/TURKEY Kurdish Radio war on 11515 and 11520 kHz around 10.47 UT:

11519.996 kHz Kurdish national radio 'Denge Gel' program via CRRT RRTM
Telecom Tashkent Shortwave Transmitting Uzbekistan bcast center.
S=9+15dB signal streng in Qatar ME;

and neighbour S=9+10dB signal in Doha Qatar
11535.012 kHz Turkish jammer of Erdogan regime against Kurdish culture
radio in 25 meterband at 10.48 UT on April 09.

17719.936 kHz much odd fqy of AWR Mongolian sce to Far East, via
CRRT RRTM Telecom Tashkent Shortwave Transmitting Uzbekistan bcast center.
S=9+5dB sidelobe at 10.40 UT on April 9.

TURKEY 17740.023 Osmanic empire songs / mx, TRT Ankara via Emirler site,
in French sce, S=9+5dB at 10.42 UT.

Some logs of last nighttime, 22.30 to 23.00 UT on April 8th

13714.969 MRA RFA Cambodian sce vie Saipan Agignan Point relay site,
S=9 at 22.30 UT.

13760.022 KRE Voice of Korea in Spanish from Kujang D.P.R.Korea at 22.33 UT,
S=9+10dB in Hiroshima and Tokyo JAP remotedly.

13690even CHN RCI Beijing in Spanish via Shijiazhuang relay site,
towards Central AM, across Moscow RUS, western EUR and Atlantic Ocean
318degr azi path. S=9+10dB, 22.35 UT.

13680.016 kHz CHN CNR1 program outlet, S=9 at 22.36 UT jamming
against co-channel outlet
13680.195 kHz TWN SOH 'Falun Gong' sect Mandarin, S=7 at 22.36 UT.

13670.003 kHz CHN CNR1 jammer S=9 at 22.37 UT, px jamming
against co-channel outlet
13670.015 kHz TWN SOH 'Falun Gong' sect Mandarin, S=7 at 22.38 UT.

13630even CHN CNR1 jammer, only fair S=7 at 22.53 UT on April 8,
against co-channel outlet
13630.036 kHz TWN SOH 'Falun Gong' sect Mandarin, little bit stronger S=8 at 22.54 UT,
depends of antenna location of CNR1 jammer in big China area far away

13549.975 TWN SOH 'Falun Gong' sect Mandarin, fair stronger S=8 at 22.55 UT.

13530even CHN CNR1 jammer program S=8 at 22.44 UT
against co-channel outlet
13530.219 kHz TWN SOH 'Falun Gong' sect Mandarin, S=8-9 at 22.46 UT.

13494.946 kHz TWN SOH 'Falun Gong' sect Mandarin, fair stronger S=8 at 22.57 UT.

Also CODAR signal QRM on this range to note.

13469.972 kHz CHN CNR1 program outlet, S=9 at 23.00 UT jamming against ? whom ?


73 wb df5sx
wwdxc


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
From: Glenn Hauser via Hard-Core-DX
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2024
Subject: [HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs April 8-9, 2024

TURKEY. 11785, April 8 at 2215, no signal direct from VOT English.
2230 I thought it had come on, rather bleed from 11780 Brasil in
bandwidth too wide. Something`s always erroneous at Emirler.
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0428 UT April 9
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Glenn Hauser logs April 8-9, 2024  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, April 09 2024

Logs
** CUBA. 15230, April 8 at 2219, RHC S9/+10 but mod sup/torted.
Unreadable, but intonation sounds Portuguese; 11760 not on for a
Spanish comparison, rather Chinese music fill in Portuguese
disservice. WRTH A24 update lax RHC PP at 22-23 on 15230 but is in
Aoki. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. 28425 USB, April 8 at 2227, HI8AT making quick
yet friendly contacts; some guys do that even if no contest. QRZ.com:
``HI8AT Dominican Republic flag Dominican Republic, Julio Cesar Jose,
P O Box 951, Santo Domingo, D. N. 11101, Dominican Republic`` - only a
few phone sigs and beacons on 10 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** GUAM. 15625, April 8 at 2224, rock? music S7/S9 with flutter. Aoki
shows this hour is Chinese from KSDA (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SAUDI ARABIA. 11935, April 8 at 1930, presumed Rep. of Yemen Radio,
Arabic still going; into UTwente now has ACI from 11930 and AACI from
11925. That would now be Martí, and I guess VORW via France as sked
this hour Mondays only (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SPAIN. 17855, Mon Apr 8 at 2208, token English from REE VG direct
tho some deep fading on the DX-390, feature today about manga/anime in
Spain. Not interested. However, further tuning on R75 found quite
sufficient signals on the other three, 15390 at S9+10; 15520 at
S9+10/20; 17815 at S9+10/20; 17855 at S9+20/30 (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** TURKEY. 11785, April 8 at 2215, no signal direct from VOT English.
2230 I thought it had come on, rather bleed from 11780 Brasil in
bandwidth too wide. Something`s always erroneous at Emirler (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE MW DX MONITORING, April 8, 2024 from
1830 past 1900 UT. This is very close to local mean noon here which is
always 1832 UT:

With city-to-city distances, approx., not site to receiver.
Mainly on the altazimuth wrist-mounted DX-398, internal ferrite
antenna only, on declining battery power and not especially sensitive.
From just outside the house facing south. But first:

1200 at 1832 on the R75 with N/S shortwire, JBA carrier, maybe two of
them. WOAI? next closest is 1 kW KYOO in Bolivar MO; bigsigs in IL &
ND unlikely. 1200 at 1848 faded up to VG level, 1849 network eclipse
coverage from east coast, recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_WOAI_1200_20240408_1849.mp3
Got to be 50 kW WOAI San Antonio. Gone by 1905 check. 777 km/485 stmi

1560 at 1833, fringe KEBC, 1 kW Del City = OKC has some CCI. There are
several unexpected little stations in KS, MO and TX, but 46 kW KGOW
Bellaire [Houston] TX is my prime target, as its Vietnamese will be
unmistakable and unique. Despite its patterns, easily heard here at
night. Keeps growing past 1837, and by 1843 during totality in SE OK,
it`s loud and clear in VV, overcoming KEBC, recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_KGOW_1560_20240408_1843.mp3
Still in at 1855, another clip with some singing:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_KGOW_1560_20240408_1855.mp3
1901 still dominant but declining. 1908 gone. 777 km/483 stmi

1620 at 1845, talk station mentions Texas; nothing earlier. Got to be
10 kW WTAW College Station. Not often heard here even at night. 658
km/409 stmi

1700 at 1845, SAH between two carriers; 1858 San Antonio ad, AC 210;
1859 fade before ID! Trouble is, neither TX is near San Antonio:
Brownsville and Richardson. NRC AM Log shows 5 kW KKLF Metroplex is
Spanish, Jalapeño Radio; still? But address in Corpus Christi, so
multi-station group? If it`s got to be English, that leaves much
further KVNS Brownsville, 8.8 kW listed as Fox Sports. Maybe both
unless Des Moines snuck in.
Richardson: 395 km/246 stmi; Brownsville: 1167 km/725 stmi

1530 at 1846, baseball talk in Spanish. Maybe just KXTD Wagoner/Tulsa
OK, but SS in TX are 50 KW KGBT Harlingen. More likely is the only
other TX, KZNX Creedmoor, 10 kW Spanish; and despite address way out
in El Paso, is really just south of Austin in the Eclipse zone. 701
km/436 stmi. Recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_KZNX_1530_20240408_1846.mp3

1480 at 1847, Spanish in mix, overcoming KQAM Wichita. Only SS in TX
is 5 kW KLVL Pasadena [Houston]. 785 km/488 stmi

1120 at 1850, religion in English vs Spanish from KETU Catoosa
[Tulsa]. Only TX on 1120 is religious 5.6 kW KTXW Manor [Austin],
separable. 674 km/419 mi

1110 at 1850, mixture in English. Primary is 50 kW KVTT Mineral Wells
[Plano, Metroplex] listed Asian format. Only other TX is 5 kW KTEK
Alvin [Houston], religious. 813 km/505 stmi. KFAB Omaha can have
remnant daytime signal, doubtful now.

990 at 1851, Spanish religion, surely 7 kW KFCD Farmersville [Dallas].
Not trans- but within Totality; more signal than should be in daytime.
385 km/239 stmi

870 at 1852, SAH of about 7 Hz looping SE. Hoping for WWL! The only TX
is 1 kW KFJZ Fort Worth. They fit! MWoffsets in 2023 and 2024
measurements has WWL on 869.9928 and KFJZ on 869.9991, i.e. 6.3 Hz. My
count-the-fades-per-second method was a tossup between 6 and 7. Gone
by 1905 check. WWL: 1019 km/633 stmi. Recorded:
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_WWL_KFJZ_870_20240408_1852.mp3

1710 at 1857, steady open carrier, local? Not noticed before, maybe a
TIS or Talking House.

1680 at 1900, gospel/CW music loops NW/SE. Got to be 10 kW KRJO Monroe
LA. 683 km/424 stmi

1510 at 1902, traffic and WLAC IDs with 98.3, Nashville! Unexpected,
way off the angle expected for trans-Eclipse propagation to here. 995
km/618 stmi

1530 at 1903, English ads from ENE, 1905 ``ESPN 1530`` so WCKY
Cincinnati/KY, likewise! 1212 km/753 stmi. These two were also
reported during the TSE from east/south of them.

Also checked 600 several times, clear frequency locally, for 5 kW KTBB
Tyler TX, but no sign of it. Of course highband worx much better. I
also looked for KBEL 1240 in Idabel OK where there were loads of
visitors in OK`s small Totality corner, not really expecting to hear
my most distant 240-mile Okie never logged, and did not: just the
usual fringemix of Elk City and Wichita.

Since Allan Weiner made such a big deal of the TSE, I thought there
might be live coverage on WBCQ. But after 1900, 7490 & 6160 webcasts
were ordinary stuff, gospel huxter and music.

Meanwhile, visual DX: glimpsed the eclipse several times thru ISO
glasses, which sure don`t want to fit inside, or outside my
spectacles.
https://www.w4uvh.net/Eclipse_at_Enid_thru_cheap_filter_20240408.jpg

There were some fleeting clouds but mostly clear. Not enough leaves on
the trees yet for multiple crescent projexions; could see some thru
pinholes. We witnessed the 2017 TSE in Nebraska, so decided to avoid
the trouble, crowds and expense this decade, but enjoy it from home.
Also noted local F temps: at 1814, 70.6. At 1840 as max begins,
dropped to 65.3. Minimum 63.9 a few minutes later. After 1900 soon
back up to 71 (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2237 monitoring: confirmed Monday
April 8 at 1954 the 1930 on SW Radio, Germany, 6160.001, S9+15 into
UTwente; and a couple words behind on 3975.002, S9+5. Both close down
at 2000* contrary to schedule. Storms? I had been hearing lightning
crashes, and there was Blitz over the BeNeFra, but nowhere over
Germany. Opened up 6159.929 for JBA WBCQ. Both still off at 2130.

Confirmed UT Tuesday April 9 at 0330 on WRMI 7780, still there, I`ll
take it, despite being replaced on the skedgrid by Wavescan. But now
we are in limbo? Still no Louisiana or Durango2 kiwis, so I pick an
Athens GA: one of them has overload on 7775 sounds like WLCR 9330!
with the phony Brit accent. The other Athens is clear for a fair WOR
signal. Next:

1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
2330 UT Tuesday SW Radio, Germany 3975 [new]
1200 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
1230 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
[previous #2236][SW suspended but still streamed?]
1930 UT Wednesday SW Radio, Germany 3975 & 6160
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1630 UT Thursday SW Radio, Germany 6160

As noncommercial services, financial support appreciated. Thanks this
week to Michael Rosenbaum for a contribution via PayPal to
woradio at yahoo.com

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

** U S A. 35790, April 8 at 2228, JBA carrier, presumably R. Martí, 3
x 11930 where it`s S9+20/30. Maybe with a big summer sporadic E
opening I can get more than that. Nothing on 23860 = x 2 (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 15555 USB, April 8 at 2223, WJHR gospel huxter overtime, S9
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 9475, April 8, 2240-2300, WTWW on with bigsig. Checking
since George McClintock called after 2200 saying it`s running 75 kW; I
guess with A.W.R. programming, but dumps off the air and back on
several times. Can`t keep it on or deliberately testing? (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0428 UT April 9
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Glenn Hauser logs April 7-8, 2024  View Printable Version 
Monday, April 08 2024

Logs
MALI At 18.10 UT nothing noted on 5995 nor 9635 kHz from
ORTVM Bamako center #1 - empty chennels.

BUT at 18.15 UT also from Mali RTC installations:

CRI Africa relay site at Bamako #2 tx center
11640 kHz S=9+10dB in Hausa to Western Africa, and
13645 kHz S=9+5dB in Swahili to eastern Africa.

11640 1800 1830 46E BKO 100 85 206 Hau MLI CRI RTC
11640 1830 1930 47E,48NWBKO 100 85 206 Ara MLI CRI RTC
11640 1930 2000 53NW BKO 100 111 216 Por MLI CRI RTC
11640 2000 2100 53 BKO 100 111 216 Eng MLI CRI RTC
11640 2100 2130 53 BKO 100 111 216 Eng MLI CRI RTC
11975 2130 2230 37 BKO 100 20 216 Fra MLI CRI RTC
13630 1930 2000 53NW BKO 100 111 206 Por MLI CRI RTC
13630 2000 2100 53 BKO 100 111 206 Eng MLI CRI RTC
13630 2100 2130 53 BKO 100 111 206 Eng MLI CRI RTC
13630 2130 2230 53 BKO 100 111 216 Fra MLI CRI RTC
13645 1700 1800 48SW,53NBKO 100 111 206 Swa MLI CRI RTC
13645 1800 1830 46E BKO 100 111 206 Hau MLI CRI RTC
13685 1300 1400 53 BKO 100 111 206 Fra MLI CRI RTC
13685 1430 1500 53 BKO 100 111 206 Eng MLI CRI RTC
13685 1500 1600 53 BKO 100 111 206 Eng MLI CRI RTC
13685 1830 1930 37 BKO 100 20 216 Ara MLI CRI RTC
15125 1600 1700 47E,48NWBKO 100 85 206 Ara MLI CRI RTC
15125 1700 1800 48SW,53NBKO 100 111 216 Swa MLI CRI RTC
17630 1430 1500 47E,48 BKO 100 85 206 Eng MLI CRI RTC
17630 1500 1600 47E,48 BKO 100 85 206 Eng MLI CRI RTC
17880 1300 1400 53 BKO 100 111 216 Fra MLI CRI RTC
17880 1600 1700 37 BKO 100 20 216 Ara MLI CRI RTC


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From: Glenn Hauser via Hard-Core-DX
Sent: Monday, April 08, 2024
Subject: [HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs April 7-8, 2024

MALI Re: ORTM --- Glenn, I believe Mali remains active,
provisionally. Big roaring noise blob on 5995 at 0728Z today, 8 April.
At precisely 0800, it appeared on 9635, so clearly the same
transmitter. Terry Krueger, FL.
(via Glenn Hauser, WOR)

This report dispatched at 1743 UT April 8
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Glenn Hauser logs April 7-8, 2024  View Printable Version 
Monday, April 08 2024

Logs
** MALI. Re: ORTM --- Glenn, I believe Mali remains active,
provisionally. Big roaring noise blob on 5995 at 0728Z today, 8 April.
At precisely 0800, it appeared on 9635, so clearly the same
transmitter. Terry Krueger, FL (via Glenn Hauser, WOR)

** SAUDI ARABIA. 11935.000, April 8 at 1605, Qur`an, S9+20 into
UTwente but undermodulated and with heavy ACI from S9+30 11940, CRI
English via Kashi, std. denunciation, this hour only. By 1642, Arabic
talk. LSB tuning of 11935 helps very little. Republic of Yemen Radio
relay is still going, tho some have questioned whether any SA SW
transmitters be on the air. 11940 off at 1657* and 11935 is still on
but no modulation; 1658 bits of mod cutting on and off, 1659 Arabic
stays on, and level improves, but no ToH ID heard. 1700 now there is
ChiCom splattering from 11925 starting with timesignal. Aoki says CNR1
via Lingshi already on since 1200. 1730 mostly in clear with
declamatory speech by one voice, occasional interruptions by a calmer
voice (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 11785.009, Sunday April 7 at 2200, VOT English is not off
the air, VG S9+50 into UTwente, VG modulation, like a local. I start
to pay attention after the news, TRT World promo, `Weekly Analysis`
about the March 21 local elexions, how different parties fared, but
doesn`t mean much to me without further background knowledge; bottom
line: good news or bad for RTE? They don`t say. 2225 music. 2229
``with-you-every-hour`` promo. 2230 `Letterbox`, but first usual host
talks about his Ramadan: has lost 6 kg, was difficult at first. He
also had to abstain from smoking and drinking Turkish coffee thrice a
day. Almost over with Eid on Wednesday. Letters: from India wanting
souvenir stuff, but sorry, only postal QSLs; reads report including
program details from whenever, he should skip over now; apparently
followed by another from same guy; one from England; Young Stars Radio
Club in India. And from Ricky Hein - seems he has received and emailed
reply to ten or fifteen of the same request asking for English
schedule. Is he not getting them?? Exasperated, wants his postal
address [from South Dakota]. 2245 time`s up, music. But outro for
L`box only after the song at 2249. Then more music. 2253 s/off by the
badax for the 1230 on 17620 only. Something`s always awry at Ankara.
2254 IS for a sesquiminute and off 2255.5*. No ChiCom genocidal
understation any more like on ex-5960 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 400 MCW kHz, April 8 at 0704, AHQ, ND beacon at Wahoo,
Nebraska, not new but seldom heard. The LW line noise level has abated
somewhat, as I also hear some other peripheral regulars, SW, AM, MA,
FBY, IC and more. Also 407, HRU in KS, but just as clearly tuned to
404 USB.

The OG&E guys visited again about 1545 UT April 8. They have not been
able to locate source of noise, in fact say it`s widespread over
entire Garfield County! We agree that it has abated a lot on MW, as I
set the DX-398 on 1100 kHz - no longer any noise thereunto, no matter
how rotated. They have done nothing, so it could just as easily
resurge, whereupon I will notify them. I still hear considerable noise
on LW via the 100-foot longwire, and on MW. Hope not enough to block
any imminent Eclipse MW DX, perhaps from Texas or Louisiana beyond the
totality path (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2237 monitoring: confirmed Sunday
April 7 at 2000 on IRRS via AM Italia, 1322.996 kHz, not on 207 or
918, S9+12/17 into nearby Noale SDR. UTwente agrees on the exact
frequency, but much poorer now, too dusky? S8/S9 and with ACI.

Also confirmed Sunday April 7 from 2131.2 on SW Radio, Germany,
6160.000, S9/+5 into UTwente but some dittering circa 6164; a word or
two behind on // 3975.002, S9+10.

Also confirmed UT Monday April 8 at 0030 on WRMI 7780, Louisiana &
Durango2 SDRs offline, so I try Athens GA: S8/9+10; also S7/S8 roughly
off the back into UTwente.

Also confirmed UT Monday April 8 at 0300.0 on Area 51 via WBCQ
6159.930, S7/9+10 into NH SDR. Next:

1930 UT Monday SW Radio, Germany 3975 & 6160

0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW [off the sked, needs confirmation
gone]

1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
2330 UT Tuesday SW Radio, Germany 3975 [new]
1200 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
1230 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB or 3210-USB
[previous #2236][SW suspended but still streamed?]
1930 UT Wednesday SW Radio, Germany 3975 & 6160
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1630 UT Thursday SW Radio, Germany 6160

As noncommercial services, financial support appreciated. Thanks this
week to Michael Rosenbaum for a contribution via PayPal to
woradio at yahoo.com

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

** U S A. (7490v), Sun Apr 7 at 2256 UT, checking WBCQ stream as soon
as Turkey is off: some classical music! Handel?, segué to `Easter
Parade` song same as last week. And same confused announcement by YL,
not Angela: Beginnning April 7, this 7-8 pm Sunday hour just heard is
available airtime, stay tuned for the Plain Old Doug show at 9 pm
Eastern. Well, 22-23 UT is 7-8 pm ADT not EDT! Guess what: website
program guide still shows FTIOM/UBMP and two others at 22-23 and no
sign of PODs later, or anywhen. Furthermore all the sked times are
wrong labeled ``EST`` even tho they are four hours behind UTC, i.e.
EDT. I continued listening past 23 to `Le Show`, as Harry is rerunning
segments while he is busy making one more movie, but webcast, during
last dekaminute keeps dropping off and back on as my Winamp goes wild
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. ``Squeal on WWCR --- probably an easy fix. Probably a bad
capacitor in the exciter. The capacitors are used to prevent crosstalk
from occurring on the DC bus.
The DC bus usually feeds several circuits and these signals are
getting mixed and that is what you're hearing. Will only worsen over
time. Probably just a 50 cent capacitor. Transmitter would have to be
shut down and exciter disassembled. They probably don't have a
component level technician there that can do the work. And the
manufacturer wants an arm and a leg to do a board swap! So that's why
we're hearing a squeal. Lou KF4RCA Atlanta`` (via Glenn Hauser, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 891 kHz, April 8 at 0707 UT, het upon WLS. Rather late
for Algiers, but what else could it be? 144 minutes after their
sunrise 0523 today, per gaisma.com (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 1743 UT April 8
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