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Monitoring of Radio Habana Cuba RHC 0500-0800UTC, February 23  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 23 2021

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CUBA   Monitoring of Radio Habana Cuba RHC 0500-0800UTC, February 23:
0500-0600 on  5040 BAU 100 kW / 083&263 to Cuba Spanish, open carrier
0500-0600 on  6000 QVC 250 kW / 010 deg to ENAm English, as scheduled
0500-0600 on  6060 BAU 100 kW / 010 deg to ENAm Spanish, as scheduled
0500-0600 on  6100 BAU 100 kW / 310 deg to WNAm Spanish, unscheduled#
0500-0600 on  9535 BEJ 100 kW / 230 deg to CeAm Spanish, as scheduled
0500-0600 on  9700 BAU 100 kW / 340 deg to WNAm English, as scheduled
0500-0600 on 11850 QVC 250 kW / 170 deg to SoAm Spanish is not on air
0500-0600 on 15230 QVC 250 kW / 160 deg to SoAm Spanish is not on air
0600-0700 on  5040 BAU 100 kW / 083&263 to Cuba English, open carrier
0600-0700 on  6000 QVC 250 kW / 010 deg to ENAm English, as scheduled
0600-0700 on  6060 BAU 100 kW / 010 deg to ENAm English, as scheduled
0600-0700 on  6100 BAU 100 kW / 310 deg to WNAm English, as scheduled
0600-0608 on  9535 BEJ 100 kW / 230 deg to CeAm English, unscheduled*
0600-0700 on  9700 BAU 100 kW / 340 deg to WNAm English, as scheduled
0700-0800 on  6060 BAU 100 kW / 010 deg to ENAm English is not on air
0700-0800 on  6100 BAU 100 kW / 310 deg to WNAm English is not on air
# unscheduled frdequency before 0600UTC, probably started at 0300UTC!
* co-ch same  9535 WOF 300 kW / 158 deg to WeAf Kanuri R.Ndarason Int
      
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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

 

Mystery Station via E25 Rebeat transmitter, February 23  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 23 2021

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EGYPT   Mystery Station via E25 Rebeat transmitter, February 23:
0925-0930 on  9400 unknown tx / unknown to ????, 1000Hz tone and
0930-0940 on  9400 unknown tx / unknown to ????, Egyptian music.
Fair to good via SDR Tambov Russia, over very weak signal of RTI
at same time  9400 PAO 100 kW / 205 deg to EaAs Amoy R.Taiwan Int
      

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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

 

Frequencies of Voice of Tibet in 31mb, February 22  View Printable Version 
Monday, February 22 2021

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UZBEKISTAN(non)   Frequencies of Voice of Tibet in 31mb, February 22
1300-1305 NF  9894.0 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9896.8
1305-1313 on  9886.0 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9886.8
1313-1330 on  9864.0 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9864.8
1330-1335 on  9876.0 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9876.8
1335-1340 NF  9884.0 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9876.8
1340-1400 on  9864.0 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9864.8
      

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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

 

Wolfgang Bueschel observations  View Printable Version 
Monday, February 22 2021

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some log of Sunday Febr 21 on eastern Yankee coast installations:

5009.918 UNIDentified, weak and tiny signal -101dBm, likely MDG
domestic Malagasy radio at 03.30 UT Febr 21.
5024.997 CUB Radio Rebelde from Bauta site, typical great Latin
American music at 03.35 UT, S=9+30dB strength.
4764.999 CUB Radio Progreso, 50 kW unit from Bejucal, likely at
01.30-05.00 UT ? - S=9+20dB at 03.38 UT on Febr 21.
3215even USA WWCR Nashville TN scheduled 03 - 06 UT ? S=9+15dB
and fq checked against CHU 3330, WWV 2500 kHz standard.
4885.010 and 4885.028 kHz TWO Brazilians side-by-side, 03.48 UT.
4939.995 BOT VoA Botswana, JBA much weak -104dBm signal into
eastern US coast stns. 03.50 UT on Febr 21.
4939.995 CLM Radio "La Montana" Colombia ?, JBA, in peaks
-88dBm strength at 03.52 UT.
4949.730 AGL Radio Nacional Mulenvos, -104dBm very weak, after
gray line_out on Africa continent, at 03.54 UT.
4960.052 STP Much early sign-on Yankee Doodle at Pinheira Sao Tome
US AGM African relay, daily start in 60 mb, at 03.58 UT.
Monitored some 50 Hertz down-wandered, when checked again
thrice between 03.58:40 and 04.13 UTC, then at the end
settled-down on
4959.997 kHz exact measured then. Took some 14 minutes the auto-
tune align action stopped at 04.13 UT.
5040.001 empty carrier only, no RHC audio at 04.04 UT, S=9+20dB
signal from Bauta RadioCuba bcast center.
5085even USA WTWW shortwave special pop mx program(?), S=9+20dB
13.2 kHz wideband nice audio sound block signal. 04.07 UT

10 kHz wideband OTHR signals much loud in NoAM (USA/CAN) on
5150-5200 kHz around hopping at S=9+20dB level, 6 seconds lasting
radar transmission, also similar at 04.11 UT on 6150 and 9630 kHz
midst in bcast band.

5959.888 KWT MOI Radio Kuwait in Arabic, S=9+20dB signal at 04.14
on Febr 21.
Despite the WRMI 'evens' 5800, 5850, and 5950 kHz noted also talk on
5829.986 much odd fq WTWW, talk on group of President Clinton gun
reform - and Democrats - House of Representatives in 1994 ?
At 04.16 UT AP news agency report on 'super national assault
weapons'; also religious rights about homosexuals matter and
praying for the sexually ill ... S=9+20dB.
5889.996 USA WWCR TOM BS roarer - amongst others in 49 mb at 04.18 UT
S=9+20dB.
5910even CUB CRI Latin America relay site at Quivican San Felipe
250 kW TITAN RadioCuba site, S=9+20dB in MI/NJ, but S=9+30dB
strength in Rochester NY US state. Cantonese CRI service.
6000even CUB RHC English service via Quivican site, DISTORTED audio,
S=9+30dB in NY / NJ US states. Talk comment about
'US diplomats in La Habana embassy during Presidency of Drumb
influence into cultural scene by US Yankees ...'. 04.21 UT.
6020even ROU RRI Galbeni English sce, heavy powerhouse signal into NY,
S=9+35dB at 04.23 UT on Febr 21. 'Romanian literature in the
90ties'.
6049.998 EQA HCJB Quito, local sung by Ecuadorian girls group. Today
Febr 21 at 04.24 UT excellent audio signal, S=9+10dB in peaks.
6060even CUB RHC Bauta in Spanish(!) language section, S=9+25dB and
some annoying co-channel signal of 'Sahel bubble tone' strange
audio out of TDF Paris control center - Issoudun France bcast
center antenna leg 'E' section feeder line ? Against lessee
RTA Algiers in Sahel Arabic service. 04.25 UT on Febr 21.
6080.028 STP VoA English out of Pinheira US AGM relay site, fair
S=8 signal only at 04.27 UT.
6184.972 MEX XEPPM Mexico D.F. Radio Educación, sweet Mexican mx
canciones, like typical Mariachi music, S=9+10dB at 04.34 UT.
6165even D__ NHK Radio Japan via MBR Nauen Germany site, Russian
scheduled at 125 kW 85degr azimuth, but heard NHK RJ English
newscast segment instead, - at 04.35 UT.
Fair S=8 signal sidelobe into NY and NJ installations.
6159.938 USA WBCQ program, much ODD fq outlet, mx program at 04.36 UT
only poor S=5-6 into Rochester NY equipment.
6135.134 BRA Radio Aparecida, BrasPort sermon(?), poor S=5-6 04.39 UT
6125.005 TUR TRT Emirler English sce at 04.41 UT, S=9+40dB powerhouse
like ROU 6020 kHz. Turkish folk mx noted, 11 kHz wideband
excellent 'Ampegon typical' audio signal.
6090even ETH Best of 6090/6110 kHz Gedja signals this Febr 21 morning,
R Amhara, HoA music, S=8 at 04.42 UT, excellent propagation.
7140.020 ERI Asmara outlet in ham radio 40 meterband,
noted close-down at exact 04.44 UT today.
7490.003 USA ? WHRI ? S=9+45dB MUCH POWERHOUSE signal, 04.50 UT,
tremendous 28 kHz wide signal into US eastern coast stns.
9385even USA WEWN Vandiver 1st program, S=9 signal in English language,
Catholic sermon on 04.56 UT.
9420 Greece not on air at 04.57 UT.
9664.983 BRA Likely Voz Missionaria, poor S=6 at 04.58 UT.
9699.998 CUB RHC Bauta site, English letterbox announced just before
05.00 UT, 6000 QUI, 6060 BAU. But Spanish sce noted at 05.02
9535v kHz - and 9650v kHz, latter switch-down at 05.03 UT.


some log of Sunday Febr 21 at 14-15 UT on eastern US installations
at FL and NY states

5829.986 USA WTWW (?) English 01-15 UT ? at 14.10 UT.
6000even CUB RHC Quivican San Felipe TITAN site, S=9+35dB much strong
signal at 14.14 UT, slight audio feeder disturbtion,
11 kHz wideband signal.
6069.994 CAN CFRX Toronto, weak and tiny JBA -98dBm at 14.19 UT into
Cape Canaveral FL site Perseus rx.
9264.985 USA WINB English 'roarer' sermon performance, S=8, 14.21 UT.
9535.002 CUB RHC Bejucal in Spanish towards MEX - Panama country belt
S=9+20dB at 14.24 UT.
9650.004 CUB RHC Bejucal transmission towards Antilles and Trinidad
sidelobe in North-Eastern South AM, S=9+10dB at 14.26 UT.
9979.992 USA Likely WWCR Nashville TN English sermon, S=9+10dB at
14.28 UT.
12000even CUB (Unwanted) RHC Quivican HARMONIC 2 x 6000 kHz, S=8-9
at 14.30 UT on Febr 21.
11760even CUB RHC Bauta non-direction, steep angle fountain like
signal into Caribbean bassin, 26 kHz (!) wideband signal at
14.33 UT.
11780.006 BRA JBA poor S=4-5 signal, R Nacional da Amazonia, 14.35 UT
13700even CUB RHC Spanish, fair signal S=8-9 at 14.37 UT.
13740even CUB RHC Spanish, likely refurbished BBEF Beijing Made in
China TX, proper 16 kHz wideband super audio signal today
from Bauta bcast center ? S=9+25dB at 14.39 UT.
15140even CUB RHC S=9+15dB at 14.42 UT.
15230even CUB RHC S=9+5dB towards Brazil sidelobe at 14.44 UT.


Recording Radio Amrum of 2021Febr21 at 16.18 UT of MP3 Mono
free download
https://app.box.com/s/vpkx1iv77j0nb1g962m0krvwpcg44dv3

Recording Radio Amrum of 2021Febr21 at 16.18 UT of MP3 Stereo
free download
https://app.box.com/s/c2pe5w9mekad0o2t56xu0xhrd5nyh5ez

Screenshot Perseus Radio Amrum of 2021Febr21 at 16.18 UT
free download
https://app.box.com/s/dofcu8a64597n5cjzrg9bn8pfb5qjo2w

Stored also locally an UN_CONDENSED WAV.format huge file locally.


FRANCE 15215 kHz Radio Amrum transmission of 2021Febr21 at 16.18 UT, sorry
came a little late for total recording, I'was out on this lovely spring day.

See free download via box.com access strings, see above.

15215 kHz noted (with 12 kHz bandwidth format) Radio Amrum (Radio Öömrang)
/ from Amrum Island, German North Frisian Islands,
in Rochester NY US state, S=9 or -78dBm, recording at 16.18 UT Febr 21.

Program lasted til 16.58:20 UTC,
when the adresses of the Radio Amrum and Radio Flensburg Germany
facilities given.

17.00:05 switch-OFF Ampegon transmitter
on FMO MBR / TDF Issoudun broadcast center in France.

More RRs taken on KiwiNet in North America between 16.18 and 17.00 UTC.

CT / MA S=9+25 -55 dBm
MA S=9+15 -64 dBm
Maryland S=9+10 -69 dBm
W3HFU S=9+30 -48 dBm
Georgia S=9+10 -68 dBm
Rochester NY S=9+15 -67 dBm
Princeton NJ S=9+10 -69 dBm
North Carolina S=9+20 -57 dBm
WU1T MA state S=9+35 -44 dBm
Dixon IL S=9+15 -66 dBm
Highland NY S=9+35 -43 dBm
CT S=9+30 -48 dBm
[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Febr 21)

 

�tf-8?q?Radio Algérie Internationale new frecue �tf-8?q?ncies  View Printable Version 
Monday, February 22 2021

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Algeria: Confirming Amine Ferhane's item at mediumwave.info, I can listen to Radio Algérie Internationale (https://www.radioalgerie.dz/rai, Stream https://www.radioalgerie.dz/player/fr/live/radio-alg%C3%A9rie-internationale) on the following medium wave frequencies:

531 kHz Radio Algérie Internationale (ex youth programme Jil FM, which continues to be heard on 549 kHz)
891 kHz Radio Algérie Internationale (ex Chaîne 1)
252 kHz (which used to carry foreign language external programming looooong ago in the evening) continues transmitting the
French language Chaîne 1 (https://www.radioalgerie.dz/chaine3, Stream https://www.radioalgerie.dz/player/fr/live/chaine-3
I was unable to find any information on the frequency changes at their website  https://www.radioalgerie.dz, but I noticed that one can download their Journal du Sahel which is also broadcast on shortwave. https://www.radioalgerie.dz/rai/fr/le-journal-du-sahel

(Amine Ferhane 19 February 2021, Dr. Hansjoerg Biener 20 February 2021 via WOR io group)

 

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