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Radio Kahuzi on air now, heard in Friol  View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 24 2019

CONGO, R. D., 6210.2, Radio Kahuzi, Bukaku, 1724-1747, on air, religious sons, Vernacular comments, African songs. Weak, but clear. 14321. Habitual close at about 1800.
Manuel MÃndez
Lugo, Spain


19 meterband log at March equinox of March 22, 19-20 UT  View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 24 2019


19 meterband log at March equinox of March 22, 19-20 UT
traced in SDR at Germany, and at Detroit MI US state.

15130even F__ NHK Radio Japan, Japanese, via TDF Issoudun relay,
at 19.46 UT, S=7 Germany, nil in Detroit MI US state.
15140even CUB RHC Bauta, English towards Chicago 340degr northwards,
S=5-6 fluttery in Germany, S=9+10dB at MI SDR. 19.44 UT.
15370even CUB RHC Bauta, French at 19.42 UT, 40degr
(10deg at New York azimuth, slewed +30degr towards Europe)
S=9 in Germany, S=9+20dB in Detroit MI US state.
15490even ASC BBC Ascension island, via ENC Encompass Digital Media
Services, Hausa sce to WeAF at 19.40 UT, S=5 poor in Germany,
S=9+20dB in MI US state.
15579.991 BOT VoA Botswana IBB BBG relay, in English at 19.22 UT,
S=7 in Germany, S=9+15dB in MI US state.
15610.004 USA EWTN traced at 19.10 UT, S=7 in Germany, S=8 in MI US.
15730even USA VoA Greenville NC, French, at 19.39 UT, S=8-9 in GER,
S=5 poor in MI - skip zone.
15770even USA WRMI Okeechobee FL state, 19.37 UT on March 22,
S=9 both in Germany and in Detroit MI US state.
15825even USA WWCR Nashville, at 19.35 UT on March 22, S=6 in Germany,
S=7 in MI US state.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews March 22)


Wolfgang Bueschel: Cuba observations  View Printable Version 
Friday, March 22 2019


Shortwave schedule of Radio Progreso
0030-0400 4765 BEJ 050 non-dir to Cuba Caribbean Spanish,

?? or 0130-0500 UT instead ?

Nothing on air on that channel at 0141 UT on March 22.

Actual Bejucal 4765 kHz schedule time range
isn't easy to check for central European listener,
midst in our deep night here.

5040 kHz RHC Bauta English at 05.20 UT

English 05-06 UT this morning noted on remote SDR in Edmonton Alberta Canada
at 05.30 UT:

6060 kHz 10 degr azimuth signal aimed at New York eastern US
was BEST well modulated strong signal,

others also strong S=9+40dB level,
but lower modulated and not so audio-well sounded on 5040 kHz,

and all three a bit muffled: 6000, 6100, and 6165 kHz.

73 wb df5sx


Stations heard in Reinante  View Printable Version 
Friday, March 22 2019

bclnews ï

ANTARCTICA, 15476, LARA 36, Radio Nacional ArcÃngel San Gabriel, Base Esperanza, 1255-1408 , 21-03, carrier detected here in  Reinante, Lugo, via SDR Kiwi Pardinho, Sao Paulo, 15475.97, fair signal, Spanish, male and female with Argentinian accent  talking about the daily life in Base Esperanza, "Estamos preparados para celebrar el aniversario de la base...", "Mandamos un saludo a todos los oyentes...", female: "Aqui en Base Esperanza, feliz aniversario para vos tambien..", music, id. âSeguimos con el programa Compartiendo Esperanza en la frecuencia de 15476 kHz, lra36@hotmail.comâ  Strong fading.


4885, Radio Clube do ParÃ, BelÃm, 0556-0615, 20-03, Brazilian songs, Portuguese, comments. 25432.

4985, Radio Brasil Central, Goiania, 0625-0640, 20-03, Brazilian songs, Portuguese, comments. 15221.

11780, Radio Nacional da Amazonia, Brasilia, 1855-1910, 20-03, Portuguese, comments, Brazilian songs, at 1900 âNacional informaâ, news. 24322.

11815, Radio Brasil Central, Goiania, 0943-0955, 20-03, Brazilian songs. 14321.

CONGO, 6115, Radio Congo, Brazaville, 1730-1833*, 20-03, French, comments, African songs. 13321.

CONGO, D. R., Radio Kahuzi, Bukako, 6210.2, 1750-1801*, 19-03, Extremely weak, only carrier detected.

ERITREA, 7140, Voice of the Broad Masses, Asmara, 1711-1720, 19-03, Vernacular comments. Ham interference. 22322.


6030, Radio Oromiya, Addis Ababa, 1820-1850, 19-03, Vernacular comments, East African songs. 24322.

6090, Voice of Amhara State, Addis Ababa, 1612-1620, 21-03, Vernacular comments. 24322.

GERMANY, 6070, FTIOM (From the Isle of Music), Rohrbach, *1800-1820, 19-03, English, id. âFrom the Isle of Music, Channel 292, 6070 kHz...â, Cuban songs, English, Spanish, comments. 24322.

GUINEA, 9650, Radio Guinea, Conakry, 1820-1840, 21-03, African songs, French, comments, id. âVous ecoutez Radio GuinÃe, chaque jour en langue franÃaise et langues nationalesâ, African songs. 44444.

LIBERIA, 6050, ELWA Radio, Monrovia, 0655-0707, 20-03, English, religious comments. 24322.

MEXICO, 6185, Radio EducaciÃn, Ciudad de MÃxico, 0545-0630*, 21-03, songs in English, at 0601 anthem and identification: âRadio EducaciÃn en el DÃa Mundial del SÃndrome de Down, Radio EducaciÃn, 1060 AM...â, Mexican songs. No RFI news today. 15321.Also 0553-0620*, 22-03, songs in Spanish, song âAnsiedadâ by Nat King Cole at 0607 anthem, identification: âSeis emisoras, una sola vocaciÃn, 1060 AM, Ciudad de MÃxico, 107.9 FM MÃrida, 104.3 FM, Hermosillo, 96.5 FM, Ciudad de Mexico, 95.3 FM, Morelia, y Cultura MÃxico, seÃal internacional en onda corta para todo el mundo, seis emisoras, un sÃlo espÃritu, Radio EducaciÃn, Servicio Nacional de ComunicaciÃn Cultural, servir a mÃs es servir mejorâ, classic music, at 0609, Spanish, Radio France International news, âEsto es Radio France Internacionalâ. 25322. 


7205, Sudan Radio, Al Aitahab, 1640-1655, 19-03, Arabic comments. 15321. 

9505, Voice of Africa, Al Aitahab, 1655-1710, 21-03, East African songs, French, comments, id. âLa Voix de LâAfriqueâ. 24322.

SURINAM, 4990, Radio Apintie, Paramaribo, 0601-0750, 21-03, songs, some of them in English, comments, probably in Dutch, strong carrier but very weak audio, for moments only carrier and audio goes on and off various times, some minutes on and some off. 15311. Also 0605-0645, 22-03, songs in English, Dutch, comments. 15411.

TANZANIA, 11735, Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation, Dole, 1750-1815, 20-03, Swahili, comments, African songs. No English news at 1800 today. 13321.

Also 1756-1809, 21-03, Swahili, at 1759 tuning music, 1800 time signals and today English: âThis is Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation, here the news...â, news in English. 13321.

ZAMBIA, 5915, Zambia NBC, Radio 1, 1830-1845, 21-03, Vernacular comments, African songs. On air after various weeks inactive. 24332. 

Manuel MÃndez

Lugo, Spain

Log in Reinante

Tecsun S-8800, cable antenna, 8 meters


Radio Apintie  View Printable Version 
Friday, March 22 2019

SURINAME, 4990, Radio Apintie, Paramaribo (presemed), 0601-0620, 21-03, songs, some of them in English. strong carrier but very weak audio. 15311.
Manuel MÃndez
Lugo, Spain

Log in Reinante
Tecsun S-8800, cable anenna, 8 meters


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