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Updated B-20 schedule of World's Last Chance Radio via SPL Secretbrod  View Printable Version 
Friday, February 26 2021

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SECRETLAND(non)   Updated B-20 schedule of World's Last Chance Radio via SPL Secretbrod:
0700-0800 NF 17510 SCB 100 kW / 126 deg to N/ME Arabic, ex 17520 to avoid CRI in Chinese
0800-1000 on 17520 SCB 100 kW / 126 deg to N/ME Arabic remain unchanged, ex 0700-1000UTC
In B-20 HFCC 17510 kHz is registered 0700-1000UTC & 17520 kHz is registered 0700-1900UTC
      

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73! Ivo Ivanov More information on the shortwave listening hobby, please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria Receiver: Afedri SDR Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection) Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas. QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D Antenna: 30 m. long wire

 

Encore - Classical Music - Radio Tumbril - Times and Frequencies  View Printable Version 
Friday, February 26 2021

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Regular Broadcast times of Encore are: 
11:00 - 12:00 UTC Saturday 6070 kHz Channel 292 to Europe - Simulcast on 9670 kHz

Repeated:
23:00 - 00:00 UTC Saturday 7570 kHz to the US and Canada
01:00 - 02:00 UTC Sunday 7780 & 5850 kHz to Europe US and Canada - New Simulcast
03:00 – 04:00 UTC Monday 5950 kHz WRMI to the US and Canada
17:00 – 18:00 UTC Sunday 9670 kHz Channel 292 to Europe
22:00 - 23:00 UTC Sunday 3955 kHz Channel 292 to Europe
13:00 - 14:00 UTC Tuesday 15770 kHz WRMI to Europe, east coast of US and Iceland.
21:00 – 22:00 UTC Friday 6070 kHz Channel 292 to Europe. (One hour later than usual up to and including 12th March.)
  
Our email is  encoretumbril@gmail.com. Informal reception reports as well as those requesting eQSL welcome.
The website is www.tumbril.co.uk where we show transmission times and frequencies, the playlist for the most recent programme, more information about Radio Tumbril, and the email link.
 
This week's programme starts with Spring from Glazounov's Four Seasons, the Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Khachaturian, and the song Sea Fever by John Ireland based on the poem by John Masefield.
Two more songs follow - the Willow Song from Othello, and Where the Bee Sucks from The Tempest.
After that we'll have part of an Oboe Quintet by Elizabeth Maconchy, and a Piano Quintet by Polish composer Grazyna Bacewicz.
The programme concludes with part of Mozart's symphony No. 29 and the String Sextet in D Major by Erich Korngold.
 
Channel 292 can be pulled live off the internet if the reception is poor in your location. Easy to find their site with a google search.
A very good site for online SDR receivers all over the world is: http://kiwisdr.com/public/  Click the 'Map' button in the top left of the screen.
 
Thank you for spreading the word about Encore - Classical Music on Shortwave on Radio Tumbril.
 
Brice Avery - Encore - Radio Tumbril - Scotland
 

 

Stations heard in Friol  View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 25 2021

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BRAZIL, 15190, Radio Inconfidencia, Belo Horizonte, 1635-1733, 23-02,
Brazilian songs, Portuguese, comments. 15321

ERITREA
7140, Voice of Broad Masses, Asmara, 1623-1634, 23-02, East African
songs, Vernacular, comments. 33433.

7180,  Voice of Broad Masses, Asmara, 1655-1715, 23-02, Vernacular,
comments. 23422.

ETHIOPIA, 6090, Voice of Amhara State, Addis Ababa, 1703-1715, 23-02,
Vernacular, comments,

INDIA
4950, AIR, Kashmir, 1718-1725, 23-02, Hindi songs. 15321.

MALI, 9635, Radio Mali, Bamako, 1532-1620, 23-02, Vernacular, comments,
id. “Radio Mali”. 43443.

SUDAN
9505, Voice of Africa, Al Aitahab, *1630-1725, 23-02, French, id. “La
Voix de L’Afrique”, news, comments, African songs, at 1716 English, id.
“The Voice of Africa from Radio Sudan, the forum of all Africans”, news,
comments. 34433.

TIBET, 7385, PSB Xizang, Lasha, 1600-1620, 23-02, English, program
“Holly Tibet”, news, comments, Tibetan songs. Strong QRM  on 7380. 32432.

ZAMBIA
6065, Voice of Hope Africa, Lusaka, 1717-1730, 23-02, English, religious
comments. 32432.

5915, Zambia NBC, Radio 1, Lusaka, 1720-1728, 23-02, Vernacular
comments. 15321.

Manuel Méndez
Lugo, Spain

Logs in Friol
Tecsun S-8800 and PL-880, cable antenna, 8 meters

 

More logs Febr 25  View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 25 2021

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Also a lot of SCRATCH jamming noise audio transmissions noted on the
broadcast bands (China mainland origin since about 2015 year now)
against all BBC London English services in Central and Far East Asia,
originate from mainland China to China, central and south East Asia target.

More logs to report in newsgroup later the day, Febr 25.

3205DRM mode KRE PBS Pyongyang digital DRM ENCODING test at 16.35 UT
S=9+10dB in eastern Trat province Thailand / Cambodia border area
3219.877 KRE KCBS Hamnung small domestic poor S=6 signal at 16.38 UT.
3250even KRE KCBS Pyongyang Korean, shrill female singer chorus performance
at 16.40 UT on Febr 24.
3319.998 KRE KCBS Pyongyang Korean, at 16.43 UT orchestra mx,
S=9+5dB in THA
3325even - nearly 1 Hertz difference, INS ? empty carrier only,
S=9 at 16.43 UT - Palang Karaya INS ?
3479.992 KOR VoP South Korea, Korean towards KRE D.P.R., S=8 at 16.44 UT.
3909.966 KOR VoP and KRE jamming S=9+10dB at 16.47 UT on Febr 24.
3925.001 Empty carrier, no audio of VoP KOR, S=8 signal at 16.49 UT.
3929.986 KOR VoP and KRE originate jamming noise, S=9+5dB at 16.50 UT.
3950even CHN PBS Xinjiang in Chinese from Urumqi site, S=9+5dB 16.51 UT
3959.011 KRE KCBS Pyongyang, in Korean, S=7 fair only, 16.52 UT Febr 24.
3985.013 KOR EoH - but also accompanied by 14 kHz wide broadband jamming
S=9+15dB signal, at 16.55 UT on Febr 24.
3989.961 CHN PBS Xinjiang in Uyghur from Urumqi, S=8 in THA at 16.56 UT.
4010.220 KGZ Kyrgyz Radio Birinchi, Bishkek, S=8 signal at 16.57 UT.
4450even KOR VoP and KRE jamming, broadband S=9+15dB at 16.58 UT.
and also noted a similar side-by-side jamming TWIN signal on
4455even KRE
4500even CHN PBS Xinjiang in Mongolian language from Urumqi bcast center
S=9+10dB in eastern Thailand at 17.01 UT on Febr 24.
4750even BGD Betar from Dhaka, TERRIBLE audio sound, totally
OVER-modulated at 17.03 UT, 10 kHz wide broadband signal.
4765even TJK Tajik Radio from Yangi Yul Dushanbe, weak signal only
-102dBm in South East Asia antenna lobe at 17.04 UT.
4880.003 KOR EoH in Korean to KRE D.P.R. S=8 in eastern Thailand remote
SDR in South East Asia, 17.05 UT, N O T jammed as always.
4929.996 BOT VoA weak Shona service, -89dBm signal in SoEaAsia.
4949.995 IND one of the only remaining AIR India's domestic and foreign
services noted at 17.10 UT, -81dBm in Thailand.
AIR Srinagar, Kashmiri language program to the mountains,
see also other AIR stn on 5040v.
5009.916 MDG Malagasy Radio domestic sce island-wide. poor -94dBm
at 17.13 UT.
5040.002 IND AIR Jaypore, Hindi program, 17.13 UT, S=9+15dB -72dBm,
sounds like a very NEW BUILT or repaired SW transmitter,
excellent hardware sound, 12 kHz wide broadband sound.
5060even CHN PBS Xinjiang in Chinese from Urumqi bcast center,
S=9+10dB at 17.16 UT on Febr 24.
5129.900 KGZ Kyrgyztelekom, Krasnaya Rechka Bishkek, at 17.20 til 1800 UT
n o t daily service,
offshoot of TWR Afghan Evangelic Afghan Pashto religious program
"Radio Sedaye Zindagi" via Bishkek site towards Afghanistan and
Meshed Dari border area in Iran. 15 kW transmitter as
'Afghan Christian Radio' in Pashto language, tiny -102 dBm !
5782.896 UNIDentified spur signal noted at 17.22 UT, maybe local radio
signal in eastern Thailand near Cambodian border line...
5845even SNG BBC London in Korean via Kranji bcast relay site, new KRE
originate jamming sound, see / listen special jamming Korean
of yesterday Febr 24, 1530-1830 UT, 18 kHz wideband jamming
also schedule via Dushanbe Orzu TJK 5895 kHz, 17.35 UT.
5884.990 kHz VoA Burmese from Kuwait(*), S=9+25dB powerful, 17.37 UT.
(*) AGM United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM),
IBB exBBG USAGM VoA Kuwait al-Dschahra suburb, US exIBB USAGM
VoA RL RFA bcast center Kuwait relay site is n o t at
Kabd location.
5895even UZB probably 'Nippon no Kaze', Japanese language section,
not Korean at 17.38 UT on Wed Febr 24. S=9+25dB strong in
South East Asia Thailand lobe.
5995even KOR EoH strong at S=9+20 dB, and spoilt by KRE jamming on
5995.031 KRE. 17.41 UT on Febr 24.
6015even KOR KBS Hanminjok Bangsong, from Hwaseong site, 10 kHz broad
signal, spoilt by KRE jamming at 17.45 UT. S=9+20dB in THA.
6030DRM mode block visible, CHN Beijing '3FF' code site, 09.00-1805 UT
S=9+25dB in eastern Thailand, S=9+25dB CNR1 program tentativ.
6045 kHz 7 kHz wideband - probably - KRE jamming, S=9+15dB at 17.48 UT.
6065even tiny signal, probably ZMB VoHope from Makeni Ranch, -93dBm.

Two-twin ever strange signal strings visible into SDR units in
Thailand on
6086.5 and 6087.5 kHz at 17.50 UT.

6185even VAT Radio Vatican from Santa Maria di Galeria bcast center
site in Vatican State, Ukrainian at 17.40-18.00 UT, 17.53 UT
S=9+25dB signal in SoEaAsia.
6191.4 - 6198.6 kHz broadband China mainland originate SCRATCH jamming
against 6195 kHz BBC channel, 24hrs/7d. S=9+20dB in Thailand.
6245even KRE jamming against EoH / VoH KOR, S=9 at 17.56 UT.
6251even 2 kHz wideband SCATTER UTE machine tone produced signal,
S=9+20dB at 17.58 UT on Febr 24.
6350.031 KOR EoH and KRE jamming accompanied, S=9+25dB at 18.01 UT.
6362 kHz STANAG like digital UTE S=9+10dB signals at 18.03 UT, also on
strong 6394, 6408, 6418, 6446, 6480 OTHR, 6494, 6536,
6686, and 6720 kHz.
6519.969 KOR VoP in Korean, and accompanied KRE jamming from the North
S=9+15dB at 18.06 UT.
6600.007 KOR VoP and equal strength KRE jamming power S=9+25dB 18.09 UT
7140.020 ERI Asmara radio, HoA in peaks -95dBm at 18.10 UT, and also
7180.020 ERI Asmara radio, HoA in peaks -85dBm at 18.11 UT.
7245even MDA TWR Africa in Tigre Horn of Africa program via Moldova
Pridnestrovie bcast center Grigoriopol Maiac at 18.17 UT,
S=9+30dB. Wonderful audio quality out of Pridnestrovie.
7375 kHz B o t h TERRIBLE fq selection, RTA Algiers in Arabic via
TDF Issoudun 18.00-18.58 UT and co-channel ROU RRI Galbeni
foreign service in Romanian at 18.00-20.57 UT. 18.20 UT.
7485even SNG BBR Kranji Singapore SoEaAsia relay site, but covered a
lot of 10 kHz wideband scratching NOISE jamming ahead, 18.23 UT
7570.115 KRE Voice of Korea / KCBS at 13.00-23.50 time block, S=8 at
18.25 UT, orchestra and piano concert mx program. S=8-9 in THA.
9879.919 much odd fq, MDG Russian sce, of WBC Mahajanga bcast relay
site, S=9+10dB, Christian ladies singer group in Russian,
18.31 UT on Febr 24.
9830.040 STP DWL Bonn-Berlin Hausa language West Africa sce via
AGM United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) relay at
Pinheira Sao Tome. S=7 at 18.34 UT.
9499.970 SWZ E'swatini TWR Africa in Arabic, S=7-8 in Thailand at
18.36 UT on Febr 24.
9409.994 UAE BBC London in English, via ENC Encompass Digital Media
Services FMO, weak and tiny S=5 at 18.37 UT.

Ascension Isl relay,
til 18.40 UT the BBC Englisch program broadcast, the o n l y stn in
25 meterband at this hour, on 11810 kHz S=5-6 poor and tiny.

vy73 de Wolfgang
[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Febr 25)

 

Febr 24, from 16.10 UT in Tha Mai - 250 kms distance east of Bangkok monitored remotedly  View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 25 2021

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Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
at 16.10 UT in Tha Mai - 250 kms distance east of Bangkok monitored

Hi in Tha Mai,

First check of the Standard stations on SDR Tuning start.

Japan 60.000 kHz
VTN 1242.000 kHz
Xian Time signal ? CHN 2499.998
4999.996
7324.996 kHz.

576even MMR RM Yangoon, S=9+35dB 16.10 UT pop mx same program
594even MMR RM Nay Pyi Daw, S=9+35dB, til scheduled 17 UT :
5985even MMR RM Yangoon Yegu also via old British Empire bcast station.

5915 MMR Thazin(?) from Nay Pyi Daw, single SW installation
closes already at 14 UT, report by Ron Howard in CA coast point.

729 kHz different program content,
I'm not sure, if that was Yangoon MW unit too ?
S=9+15dB signal at 16.15 UT.

918 kHz CBG (?) Phnom Penh ? , S=9+15dB fluttery, at 16.22 UT on Febr 24.

1242 kHz VTN VoVietnam, Can Tho, Thoi Long, the 600 kW Harris
foreign sce MW transmitter powerhouse.

1575 kHz THA VoA Burmese like language sing-song, 16.33 UT, report of
people demonstrations in big Burmese cities, 14 kHz broad signal

3325even empty TX carrier, S=9 signal at 16.43 UT, Vo INS Palang Karaya
but no audio feed from Jakarta capital bcast house,
nor local domestic program relay on shortwave on air.

4010.220 KGZ Kyrgyz Radio Birinchi, Bishkek, S=8 at 16.57 UT

4750even BGD Betar Dhaka, TERRIBLE audio sound, totally OVER-modulated.
at 17.03 UT, 10 kHz wide broadband signal.

4949.995 IND AIR Srinagar, Kashmiri language program to the mountains,
at 17.10 UT on Febr 24. see also other AIR stn on 5040v.

5009.916 MDG Malagasy Radio service, the very old Siemens Vienna
shortwave transmitter, now on low powered level, still in use.
Formerly very old SWF Rohrdorf 7265 kHz Sender, weak -94dBm.

5040.002 IND AIR Jaypore, Hindi program, 17.13 UT, S=9+15dB -72dBm,
sounds like a very NEW BUILT or repaired SW transmitter,
excellent hardware sound, 12 kHz broadband sound.

5129.900 KGZ Kyrgyztelekom, Krasnaya Rechka Bishkek, at 17.20 til 1800 UT
n o t daily service,
offshoot of TWR Afghan Evangelic Afghan Pashto religious program
"Radio Sedaye Zindagi" via Bishkek site towards Afghanistan and
Meshed Dari border area in Iran. 15 kW transmitter as
'Afghan Christian Radio' in Pashto language, tiny -102 dBm !

and a lot of KOR and KRE broadcasts on range between 3205DRM_mode
of KRE and 7570.115 kHz Voice of Korea Kujang,
monitored a lot between 16.10 and 18.37 UTC.

Ascension Isl relay,
til 18.40 UT the BBC Englisch program broadcast, the o n l y stn in
25 meterband at this hour, on 11810 kHz S=5-6 poor and tiny.

Also a lot of SCRATCH jamming noise audio transmissions noted on the bc
bands
(since about 2015 year now)
against all BBC London English services in Ceand Far East Asia,
originate from mainland China to China, central and south East Asia target.

More logs to report in newsgroup later the day, Febr 25.

vy73 de Wolfgang
[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Febr 24)

 

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