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USA KVOH 17774.995 kHz July 3 at 14.50 UT  View Printable Version 
Friday, July 03 2020

bclnews
USA 17774.995 kHz KVOH noted on remote net in NJ US state and Edmonton
Alberta-CAN at 14.50 UT on July 3, S=6-7 or -85dBm.


Programm language is Spanish today.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews July 3)


USA 17775-, Sat May 30 at 1507 UT, still no signal from KVOH,so its only
airing of 'Wavescan' is missed again. I wonder what the problem be now,
same as before disabling it for a biweek until a biday revival,
or something new?

Or is there absolutely no propagation this early? Recheck at 1825 UT, now
it's on at S9-S6 but undermodulated. There is lots of sporadic E across
the eastern half of USA, very little across the western.

17775-, July 1 at 1442 UT at first no signal from KVOH but then a JBA
carrier; 1904 UT recheck, definitely on to S=9+20dB but undermodulated,
and in English! not Spanish, about God and COVID-19. May I suggest that
the Omnipotent one could eliminate it, poof! if enough believers beg
It to.

17775-, July 2 at 2000 UT, KVOH is on today but JBA with English and
Spanish IDs.
(via Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, hcdx and wor July 1)

 

IND and KGZ, BGD TJK KOR  View Printable Version 
Friday, July 03 2020

bclnews


Much terrible audio sound on 4835v kHz.

4835 kHz AIR Gangtok 1030-1600 UT Hindi 10 ND Gangtok, Sikkim IND
Terrible distorted BUZZy audio noted at 15.30 UT on July 3.

48 x buzz strings visible - like a garden fence,
each 100 Hertz distance peaks visible,
between mostly
4831.660 to 4837.200 kHz, center like 4834.435 kHz.

and also more AIR transmissions

4810even AIR Mumbai via Bhopal bcast site, En nx at 15.26 UT,
S=9+30dB or -43dBm strength in Delhi India.
Local weather report 30 to 40 centigrade Celsius.

also two outlets of Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek site heard properly

4010.167 kHz Kyrgyz Radio Bishkek in Kyrgyz language S=9+20dB at 15.30 UT.

5129.938 kHz Afghan Christian Radio in Pashto language, S=9+15dB or -61dBm
at 15.35 UT on July 3 in remote New Delhi India Perseus SDR rx.
5129.941 kHz noted with religious song at 16.35 UT.

4949.994 kHz AIR Srinagar in Hindi at 1604 UT, S=9+20dB or -52dBm.

Nothing on 5050 kHz at 16.06 UT poor and tiny 4.5 kW of power, AIR Aizawl
nothing noted at 16.34 UT.

5040.002 AIR Jeypore in Hindi S=9+20dB or -53dBm, radioplay at 16.08 UT

4750even BGD Radio Bangladesh Betar, Dhaka, 16.10 UT on July 3,
S=9+30dB powerhouse in Delhi SDR rx.

4760even !!! AIR Leh in Ladakh, at 16.11 UT Ladakhi sce, S=9+10dB,
I guess their transmitter is re-furbished !

4765even TJK Tajik R 1 Dushanbe Yangi Yul, local Central Asian
string instrument play performance. S=9+10dB in Delhi at 16.12 UT.

4800even BAD MIXture CNR Geermu Chinese and co-channel AIR Hyderabad
in Hindi? underneath, S=9+25dB at 16.13 UT.

4885even KOR EoH/VoH Korean at 16.14 UT, only S=8-9 in India.

4910.003 IND AIR Jaipur in Vernacular?, bassy presenter, 16.17 UT,
S=9+35dB heavy powerhouse strength.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews July 3)

 

Scandinavian Weekend Radio SWR celebrates 20 years on the air  View Printable Version 
Friday, July 03 2020

bclnews
FINLAND Scandinavian Weekend Radio SWR celebrates 20 years on the air in
July 2020 and is on the air for 48 hours from 2100UT

Thursday to 2100UT Saturday. Live broadcast will be 0700-2100UT Saturday via
Radioverkko.fi & new shortwave schedule as follows

2100-1500 on 6170 VIR 0.1 kW / non-dir to WeEu Finnish/English
2100-1500 on 11690 VIR 0.1 kW / non-dir to WeEu Finnish/English
1500-2100 on 5980 VIR 0.1 kW / non-dir to WeEu Finnish/English
1500-2100 on 11720 VIR 0.1 kW / non-dir to WeEu Finnish/English

--

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; some morning log  View Printable Version 
Friday, July 03 2020

bclnews


Some morning log, Grayline through Morocco, Canary Islands, Mali at 0630 UT

Nothing observed in past days and today from VoNigeria Abuja bcast center so
far.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews July 3)

GERMANY 17800 yes, full power R Farda Persian now 05-11 UT via Biblis Trump
US relay, checked with KIWI Net TDoA direction finding. S=9+10dB in Kuwait /
Qatar

Wrong assumption by Ivo in Bulgaria, much too high use 16 mb of nearby
Kuwait relay site, on short distance:


KUWAIT(non) Frequency changes of Radio Farda via USAGM Kuwait:
0500-1100 NF17800 KWT 250 kW 50 deg to WeAS Farsi, ex5860
1100-1400 NF11910 KWT 250 kW 30 deg to WeAS Farsi, ex7435
Requested under ITU call 'IBB' exBBG USAGM Kuwait al-Dschahra suburb, US
exIBB USAGM VoA RL RFA bcast center Kuwait relay site.

FRANCE 9620 RTA Arabic via TDF Issoudun, S=9+20dB at 06.05 UT on July 3,
BUT DITTER BUBBLE SIGNAL in background of the transmission occured again
today June 3.

5780 BEL Tentatively from Belgium occured 11 kHz wideband audio like much
professional "Harmony Radio" Waterloo S=9+10dB or -66dBm at 06.11 UT June 3.
Nice wonderful music program, - music program to my taste.

5805.006 DEN Radio 208 from Hvidovre(?), 06.13 UT,
S=6 or -91dBm here in Germany.

5839.997 DEN WMR from probably Randers(?) site, S=7-8 or -81dBm
at 06.16 UT on July 3.

5905 D__ DWD Deutscher Wetterdienst Pinneberg, at 06.27 UT, S=9+20dB or
-51dBm. 21 kHz wideband audio, wetter report / prediction read
by female,
6180 D__ DWD Deutscher Wetterdienst Pinneberg, at 06.30 UT, S=9+20dB or
-51dBm. 21 kHz wideband audio, wetter report / prediction read
by female.

5939.993 HOL(?) Dan Ferguson mixed fq list database show:
R Onda ASBL Margrata music program at 06.25 UT.

6150 D__ the Datteln Gelsenkirchen hobby station.
exMarabu, now 'EUR24/SW Radio' ID, mixed pop music power,
S=9+5dB -60dBm, British pop mx program of the 60ties/70ties.
06.28 UT on July 3, mentioned 'Halbzeit' by lady announcer.

6100even CUB RHC Spanish Bauta made it on Grayline fade-out path hour
at Morocco, Canary Islands, Mali, now -
at 06.29 UT S=6 or -94dBm, poor and tiny.

6070.021 D__ Ch292 Waal Rohrdorf, religious program, broad US Yankee
English accented sermon, read by male & female,
S=9+10dB or -66dBm at 06.35 UT, 12 kHz wideband audio.

5995 MLI RTVM Bamako French sce, fade-out on Grayline path.
S=5-6 fair signal strength at 06.37 UT.

5945.005 NZL R NZi Rangitaiki SW program on long westerly path via PAC,
Easter Isl, Colombia, Azores into Germany. S=5 tiny -100dBm,
at 06.39 UT on July 3.

11675.009 TUR VoTurkey Emirler, Turkish morning program, phone-in progr
at 06.46 UT on July 3, much stronger West European azimuth
11750.024 TUR VoTurkey Emirler, Turkish morning program, phone-in progr
at 06.48 UT, S=9+25dB

11850 F__ DWL Bonn via TDF Issoudun Hausa sce to West Africa,
06.30-07.00 UT S=9+15dB -59dBm at 06.50 UT on July 3.

11880 AUT AWR Arabic via ORS Moosbrunn Austria relay, 06.52 UT on
July 3, S=9+15dB sidelobe signal, 11.4 kHz wideband audio block
visible on Perseus screen software image.
Some snail mail adresses given, also phone# 9617688419 ...

12050 UK R Ndarason International west african vernacular Kannada
language sce, S=9+15dB at 06.54 UT on July 3.

 

L'Australia... in un palmo di mano! Il radioascolto da 23 dollari....  View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 02 2020

bclnews
Questa mattina mi è arrivato l'Eton Elite Mini, un ricevitorino sorprendende per soli 23 dollari (acquistato su Amazon.com).
 
Con l'antenna a stilo cortissima del ricevitore non ci fai molto, specie in casa, specie in mezzo ai palazzi. Ma collegando il polo caldo della MLA-30+ ad un filo accoppiato in modo lasco all'antenna della radio (vedi foto) ho ascoltato anche Reach Beyond Australia!!!
 
Non è sensibilissimo e quindi sopporta abbastanza bene anche il sovraccarico (se ci colleghi direttamente il polo caldo della MLA-30+ all'antenna va in crisi solo su segnali fortissimi, tipo Radio Romania Int.). Per questo motivo ho costruito al volo una spolettina di accoppiamento tra l'uscita della MLA e lo stilo telescopico, con risultati davvero soddisfacenti!
 
Il DSP è un po' lento a trovare la migliore elaborazione del segnale; magari all'inizio è un po' distorto con AGC brusca, dopo una trentina di secondi migliora di molto.
 
La scansione è molto veloce, fin troppo, si ferma solo sulle stazioni più potenti, meglio sintonizzare passo passo con la rotellina.
 
Sul manuale mancano delle informazioni: premendo il tasto 9/10kHz ad rx spento si seleziona lo step per le onde medie; inoltre premendo il tasto Time a rx acceso si può commutare da una banda all'altra (per esempio dai 31 ai 25 metri ecc.)
 
La selettività è sufficiente (un po' come i primi portatili Sony e Panasonic)
 
Non mi piace la custodia in pelle rigida, preferisco il sacchettino del mio vecchio Degen DE1102 (di cui devo sistemare il finale audio, volume bassissimo e distorto) o quello della mia mitica fotocamera Lomo LC-A.
 
Ora lo voglio "spremere" ancora di più cercando di ascoltare le low-power europee (Shortwaveservice, ecc), vi terrò aggiornati.
 
Ma ora passo agli ascolti con questo miniportatile! Tutti di oggi 2 Luglio 2020:
 
1248UTC 15450kHz Voice of Turkey in EE 45444 (*)
1257UTC 11950kHz Radio Romania Internazionale in rumeno, 55555 (*)
1305UTC 12050kHz Woofferton Test Transmission 55555 (*)
1320UTC 13745kHz TWR India in maithili 35343 (*)
1330UTC 13855kHz China Radio International in cinese, 45444 (*)
1342UTC 15275kHz Radio Free Asia in tibetano, 35333 (*)
1346UTC 15590kHz China Radio International in EE, 43433 (*)
1350UTC 15620kHz VOA relay Botswana in somalo, 45444
1355UTC 9490kHz Radio Romania Internazionale in rumeno, 55444
1400UTC 9610kHz La Voce della Turchia in italiano, 55444
1403UTC 9520kHz Radio Romania Internazionale in italiano, 55444
1410UTC 15580kHz VOA relay Botswana in EE, 45444
1425UTC 12005kHz Radio Farda in farsi, 55444
1437UTC 11815kHz China Radio International in EE, 55444
1440UTC 11825kHz Reach Beyond Australia in EE, 35333
1545UTC 12015kHz Voice of Korea in russo, 35333
1635UTC 9400kHz The Overcomer Ministry in EE, tx Kostinbrod, 55444
1718UTC 9996kHz (sintonizzati 9995) RWM Moscow, 45444 gli impulsi si notano anche senza SSB
1825UTC 6070kHz Just Right via Ch. 292, 35443
1948UTC 9920kHz Radio Thailand in EE, 55444
 
(*) ascolti effettuati vicino al router del PC acceso... quando l'ho spento il noise è diminuito notevolmente
 
Niente male... domani lo provo all'esterno (l'ho acquistato proprio per questo), e magari stanotte sulle onde medie. Le FM non mi interessano
 
A presto!
Davide IW2NZR

 

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