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Glenn Hauser logs October 31, 2023  View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 01 2023

Hauser

Oops, accidentally sent out both pre- and post-edited versions.
Go with the second one which is the same except Romania edited for clarity. Glenn

** ROMANIA [and non]. 11930 AM, Oct 31 at 0642, with Cuban jamming
adds up to S7/S9, readable but annoying. NOT DRM as shown on earlier
version of RRI own sked. But not any more:

https://www.rri.ro/en_gb/winter_broadcast_frequencies_2023_2024-2692610
Would DRM do better against jamming? Doubt it. HFCC format
https://new.hfcc.org/data/schedbybrc.php?seas=B23&broadc=RRO
has no column for DRM or not, tho could be placed under NOTES. The
master frequency sked, still not updated since Oct 27, does claim
11930 is N = numérique = digital; NOT. HFCC also includes countless wooden
transmissions as if all senders were in use.

Meanwhile received reply from English Dept., to my previous two logs:
``Hi, Glenn, We're sorry about this whole business. Unfortunately
there is not much we can do about it :/ We are however happy to hear
about reception quality on your frequency. Best wishes, The English
Service`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

_______________________________________________ Hauser mailing list Hauser@montreal.kotalampi.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/hauser

 

Glenn Hauser logs October 29-30-31, 2023  View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 31 2023

Hauser
** CANADA. 940, Oct 30 at 0701 UT, Canadian news, so CBM réal?
Dominating on my E/W longwire: but NOT // 990 CBW, and also mentions
Canadian Press, so it`s the only other non-LPRT, CJGX Yorkton SK, U2
50/10 kW. And CBM is long-gone! Now 940 in PQ is CFNV, U4 50/50 in
French (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CANADA. 15034 USB, Oct 30 at 2216, Trenton Military *still* with
``no report received`` even from Toronto, Ottawa, Trenton. What a
laughingstock (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA [and non]. 7335, Oct 30 at 0656, jamming against nothing since
R. Martí has moved to 7355; and still on 7435, both extremely strong
and can`t hear any jamming. B23 HFCC shows: no 7335 at all; 7355 at
23-24 & 03-15; 7435 at 00-11 & 13-15. Only other 40m is 7365 at 01-03
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** FRANCE. 21640.15V, Oct 30 at 1515, YL with marine weather in French
and English, like ``43-West``, S4/S8 direct, i.e. La Boulangère
MiniTransAt temporary transmission from Issoudun. This is varying
audibly as I try to measure it. At 1532, Maryland remote ungets it any
better, S3/S5 but Synch shows fq oscillating between +129 and 162 Hz.
Bonaire gets S7/S9 oscillating +122/+159. Now has been reciting race
standings in order. 1540 ``question of the day``, what? 1541 into
music fill including 1555 Céline Dion`s catch-phrase in medley. 1557
deadair to 1600*. Nothing on also registered 17800. And there is
nothing about these broadcasts on homepage https://minitransat.fr/
The sailors were to have departed Oct 28 on the second leg, Canary
Islands to Guadeloupe, France (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MADAGASCAR. 11610, Oct 30 at 2212, outstanding S9+10/20 signal
direct in Arabic with contact info, quaint ``Greenwich`` times, Radio
Feda IDs, i.e. MWV which is 100 kW, 325 degrees for NW Africa,
favorable for us beyond: and would you believe the preceding hour in
Chinese is registered with exactly same parameters? Feda means
redemption (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MALI. 13630, Oct 30 at 2212, choral music S9/+10, i.e. CRI Bamako
relay in oddly scheduled 2130-2230 French (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NEW ZEALAND. 13755, Oct 30 at 0649, RNZP at S9/+25 much better than
first night of new B23 channel; almost overcomes my high line noise
level bursts (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** ROMANIA. 9510, Oct 30 at 0417, RRI on NF in English for N America
west, excellent like a local direct, S9+40/45, armchair listening
including: `Encyclopedia`; 0421 song; 0424 `Visit Romania`; 0428
`Romanian Without Tears` = language lesson with useful phrases
pronounced carefully; 0430 ID and `Music A to Z`; 0451 `Focus on
Romania: Simply Folk`; 0455 s/off and IS twice to 0456*. I`m also
sending these directly to engl@rri.ro (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** ROMANIA [and non]. 11930, Oct 30 at 0646, RRI English is being
jammed. They were foolish enough to assume a R. Martí frequency would
be OK at other hours, unaware that the fiendish Cubans would be
jamming it up to 24/7. HFCC shows no others fall into the 11930 trap,
just the 0630-0700 English from Galbeni for W Europe. RM OCB
registered 14-24 at 184 degrees from Grimesland, 00-01 at 183 degrees:
why bother with a 1-degree adjustment?? As for Cuba, I`m sure they
don`t mind causing collateral damage to a country which decades ago
overthrew the yoke of Commie oppression (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SPAIN. 9690, Mon Oct 30 at 2301, token English from SNR at new B23
time and frequency; this early in season, greatly inferior on the
ATS-909 portable to how 17855 previously arrived at 2200 in A23. But
the NRD-545 with longwire gets it just fine, S9+15/30, much better
than 12030, and VP on 17715, inaudible on 17755. Maryland SDR also
gets 9690 VG S9+20/30. 2309 interview with an EU spoxeperson in
Brussels about being wary of fake news. 2322 about Spain`s first and
only astronaut who launched on October 29, 1998. 2328 wrapup about
Rocky Horror Pixure Show, for Hallowe`en (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 5960, Oct 29 at 2318, VOT English confirmed on new B23
frequency and new time 23 instead of 22 UT due to irrelevant end of
DST in Europe, not Turkey. VP here, not enough to overcome my high
line noise level imposed by OG&E.

5960 again Oct 30, no contest vs simulEnglish from SPAIN, q.v. But
doing well into Maryland SDR, 2330 haunting Turkish song, S7/9+5. 2334
`New Day, New Choices` about dietary benefits of eating eggs, S9+25/40
into UTwente on 5960.005; 2338 always-by-your-side promo, another
song. But do I now hear a trace of understation CCI?

Yes, HFCC shows CNR Urumqi at 2330-1800, 100 kW ND in the Zho language
-? Must not mean Chinese since there is a nearby entry as Chi. Look at
the HUGE language abbr. file among the HFCC zippery -- it`s about the
same size as the schedules, with countless tongues never heard of and
certainly never on SW, even considering rabid evangelism of cultural
genocide. Zho *does* mean Chinese and there is no ``Chi`` between Chh
for Chinook and Chj for Ojitlán Chinantec. There are also countless
abbrs. starting with Z for names with no Z in them. 2343 `Did You Know
That` Turkey participated for first time in Olympix, Paris, 1924y.
2352 s/off and IS for a while, but off before German IDs can start
after 2356 and uncovering that Zho station: which should not be a QRM
problem in North America. Std denunciation re E Turkistan (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 6125.019, Oct 30 at 0420, VOT English on new B23 frequency
for NAm and new time, S9+20/35 into Georgia SDR but with constant
squeal. At 0432 direct, same squeal, S9+20 but insufficient vs my high
line noise level bursts. No contest vs simulEnglish from ROMANIA, q.v.
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** UKQOGBANI. 25900, Oct 30 at 1604, JBA carrier direct vs S6/S7 local
noise level, from daring new 11m service of BBCWS in English. Barely
better at Maryland SDR, S3/S5. At 1605 I bring up the target area SDR
at TWR RSA: S7/9+5, usable but hardly solid with fades. By 1658 it`s
peaking S9+10. 1700 timesignal and continues rather than off: I
thought it was for one hour only but HFCC now shows 16-18, 125 kW, 165
degrees from a Woofferton semi-transmitter. I keep an ear on it for
rest of hour; by 1754 fading down to S7 until 1759.5* (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

** U K [non]. 11810, Oct 30 at 0645 BBCWS newsy in English, S7/S9,
this hour only ASCENSION, 125 kW at 65 degrees; vs line noise level
here of S6/S7 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 28208.2, Oct 29 at 2204, beacon with two alternating IDs:
certainly sounds like one transmitter on exactly same frequency and
never overlapping, with VVV VVV: WN2A/B, and AK2F/B. Yes: WI5V roster
shows: ``28.2082 WN2A/AK2F C BUDD LAKE/RANDOLPH, NJ # 4W, VERTICAL
(alternating ID).`` But why? As usual these days the beacon band is
full of signals, so I just pick one, hoping eventually to hear
something outside of North America (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 11720, Oct 29 at 2143, VOA Grimesland reactivated here for
B23, country music loud & clear off the back. This is a VOA music hour
which presumably still includes `Music Time in Africa` Fridays at
2105, our best chance to hear it instead of weak 15580 via Botswana.
Does the hostess still never mention this time for it? Have not
searched new sked, but normally this is the *only* VOA English hour
surviving out of Grimesland (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2214 monitoring: confirmed Sunday
October 29 at 2100 ex-2000 on IRRS SW via AM Italia, 1323 kHz, S9+15
into nearby SDR, atop some CCI talk, can`t make out language, but
Hungarian from Romania or something schedule also probably shifted an
hour later.

Also confirmed UT Monday October 30 at 0030 on WRMI 7780, S8/9+5 into
Georgia SDR.

Also confirmed UT Monday October 30 from 0301, S9+5/15 on Area 51 via
WBCQ 6160 -68 Hz = 6159.932 into Georgia SDR. There was dead air at
0300, then ID. From next week: at 0400v. Next:

0030 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW [irregular?]
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2213]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0030 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

Thanks this week for financial support from Andy Reid, Ontario, via
PayPal not necessarily in US funds to woradio at yahoo.com

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

** U S A. 5085, WTWW missing a few nights checked before 0400; nor
noticed at random other chex, nor on 9475 at 2209 October 30. No 5085
at 0013 Oct 31. Wonder what the story is now (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report despatched at 0026 UT October 31

 

Glenn Hauser logs October 29, 2023  View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 29 2023

Hauser
WORLD OF RADIO SCHEDULES
update for non-DST in Europe;
non-DST in North America will be Nov 5
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html

WORLD OF RADIO HITLIST update

Hi Glenn, My latest Hitlist update.
https://www.w4uvh.net/hitlist.htm

1) Updated UTC offset details for start of DST (24 September) in New
Zealand (RNZ)
2) Updated UTC offset details for end of DST (29 October) in Germany
(HCJB Deutsch), Greece (V of Greece), Romania (R Romania Int), Spain
(REE)
3) Canada - BVB: Updated link to new B23 frequencies.
4) Germany - R Elektra: removed entire entry, domain no longer exists
5) Netherlands - R Delta Int: Updated links to RDI frequency and
programme pages
6) Spain - REE: Updated link to frequency page for new B23 schedule
7) USA - WRMI: removed link to an old (no longer updated) Facebook
page

The next update is scheduled for early November (for end of DST in
Americas) Best wishes and 73, Alan Roe

** ALGERIA. 6040, Oct 29 at 0622, JBA something new here for B23.
Latest HFCC dated Oct 27 shows TDA Ouargla at 03-07, 300 kW at 210
degrees.

21550 nor any other 13m channel B23 for TDA in HFCC, and indeed
nothing there Oct 29 at 1505, tho JBA carrier 21551.2 probably
receiver birdie (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98 RC USB, UT Sunday October 29 the Saturday
broadcast from circa 1800 is *still* on the air at further chex of
Argentine SDRs, at 0023; 0103 about Oct 29 being an anniversary of
Base Marambio; and how they had a special broadcast on Friday Oct 20
for the 44th anniversary of LRA36. May I suggest it is rather lame to
rely so much on anniversary dates for programming ideas, especially if
they not be multiples of 5 or even 10? Still at 0110 but any further
monitoring here is interrupted by a series of thunderstorms. As in
last report, LRA36 had ``re-signed-on`` at 2306, presumably playing
back the 1800 broadcast, but until?? (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CANADA. 2749 USB, Oct 29 at 0314 UT, S9 marine weather by YL voice
in French, my first log this season of Canadian Coast Guard MW
broadcasts. https://dxinfocentre.com/mb.htm shows the latest
transmission on 2749 starts at 0240 from VCS-21, 1500 watts, Halifax
NS, but not flagged as bilingual. DST is still in effect, but never
clear to me whether these stay at same local clock time or same real Z
time. Nothing heard now or yet on 2598 USB, from the further
Newfoundland area (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 11760, Oct 29 at 0642, RHC overtime, S3/S5 about bloqueo,
tiresome Spanish blaming that for their own incompetent Commie
government. Maybe Sunday Esperanto followed at 0700? Something`s
always wrong at RHC; zzz (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA [and non]. 13605, Oct 29 at 1459, still pulse jamming here on
R. Martí A23 frequency just vacated; while B23 channel, 13820 is in
dead air until 1500+ some music and ID, way atop jamming if any which
was never turned off completely during A-season (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** CUBA. 11760, Oct 29 at 1500, RHC in Esperanto, but 15140 is weak
with no modulation audible. Opening sked recitation still imagines at
1600 on 11760 only, which may become true next week when as a running
dog of Yanqui imperialism, Cuba goes off DST same date. Something`s
always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** FRANCE. 21485, Oct 29 at 1504, JBA carrier as I check for B23
newness. HFCC shows 1430-1600 it`s ISS 250 kW 135 degrees in Apd
language by JRC; is that unclear? (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** FRANCE. 21640, Oct 29 at 1505, something JBA. HFCC of Oct 27 for
B23 shows new frequencies for the TA boatrace!

21640 1500 1600 11SE,36S,46NW,81S ISS 250 240 0 207 1234567 291023
131123 D 17400 Fra F TDF TDF 4328 MiniTra
but rotating 17 degrees further clockwise for final week:
21640 1500 1600 11SE,36S,46NW,81S ISS 250 257 0 217 1234567 141123
201123 D 17400 Fra F TDF TDF 4329 MiniTra

Plus another hour and frequency for the first biweek+:
17800 1700 1800 11SE,36S,46NW,81S ISS 150 250 0 217 1234567 291023
151123 N 17400 Fra F TDF TDF 4086 MiniTra

No more listings for 15300 & 13735 where I routinely unheard them
today after 1500 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NEW ZEALAND. 13755, Oct 29 at 0639, RNZP on new frequency, only
S6/S7, ex-11725 which was always a blaster. Now sked 0559-1258,
preceded by 17675 from 2259, followed by 7390 until 1650 of which I
have a JBA carrier at 1507 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SPAIN. 17755, Oct 29 at 1509, JBA presumed REE for Africa and
nothing on 17775 for B23; also still 17715 for S America slightly
better; but 9690 this early useless for N America. Propagation 101:
they don`t get the need for at least two bands, higher and lower for a
long timespan partly all day, partly mostly night. That leaves 12030
best for us in the morning, S6/S7 despite off the back toward ME;
dispensable sports report now from Fórmula 1 to baloncesto (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 13635, Oct 29 at 1417, VOT English is JBA on new frequency
for B23 from 1330, ex-1230 A23 on 15450; ex-1330 last B-years on 12035
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2214 monitoring: confirmed UT
Sunday October 29 at 0000 on WRMI 9955, S9/+10 over lite Cuban pulse
jamming into Maine SDR.

Not confirmed UT Sunday October 29 between 0300 and 0605 on WA0RCR,
1860 AM, MO into nearby SDR; nominal time 0315. This Week in Amateur
Radio seemed to go on forever; I should catch WOR if I check at least
once every 25 minutes. One ham radio news item was about the SAQ
upcoming Oct 24 transmission.

Next:
2100 UT Sunday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy [ex-2000]
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to SW [irregular?]
0300vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0030 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW [irregular?]
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2213]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0030 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

Thanks this week for financial support from Andy Reid, Ontario, via
PayPal not necessarily in US funds to woradio at yahoo.com

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

** VANUATU. 9960, Oct 29 at 0633, no signal detected from RV; but I`m
on interior randomwire due to T-storms. Manuel Méndez, Spain, was
getting it direct presumably longpath this date at 0552-0658* (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** VATICAN. 6195, Oct 29 at 0624, S6/S7 in French. B23 HFCC shows BBC
via SMG at 0600-0629, 250 kW at 234 degrees; also English at 05-06,
195 degrees (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search, Oct 29 from 0302
UT, vs hi storm noise level, on the R75 with loop: 531, 774-2, 855-2,
891, 1098, 1107, 1116, 1125, 1134 ---

AND 1548 kHz at 0309, much stronger than the others but no audio-ible;
slight fades unlike something local. Right on 1548.00 to my ear. The
only two bigsigs on 1548 in Eurasia are R. Farda, 600 kW via Kuwait;
and TWR Europe, 500 kW via Pridnestrovye, but mwlist, WRTH Update and
EiBi show both on air only in local evenings, not mornings.
Nevertheless possibly one of them testing, and no signal at next check
circa 0325.

Another TA bandscan at 0321: 585, *684, 693, 774-2, 837, 855-2, 891,
1008, 1098, 1107, 1305; and something offset below 1494, nothing
listed (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 9700, Oct 29 at 0635, S2/S3 jazz? HFCC B23 shows both
Turkey and Japan; or Cuba never in HFCC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 1956 UT October 29

 

Glenn Hauser logs October 28, 2023  View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 29 2023

Hauser
** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98 RC USB, Sat Oct 28 at 1753, no signal yet from
LRA36 as I break for lunch, but it`s on by 1821; 1900 song ``Argentina
Blanco``, surely not implying that Arg. be masculine? 1905 ID, contact
info, 1913 about LRA36. It`s S6/S7 into Bs. As. remote, sufficient.
Still going at 2117. And 2200 also via Mendoza, while Bs As is totally
blocked intermittently by wideband QRM bursts, on H2Ofall seemingly
emanating from about 7.1 MHz, i.e. a nearby ham. Still on at 2228.
2257 about ham radio: I think she says the ham station at the base
uses the same rhombic antenna as LRA36, worked 70 countries including
FT8 mode. 2301 contact info including huge whatsapp number uttered
once. 2302 outro ham segment with Morse code. Song and 2305 long Morse
code starting with LRA36 ID. 2306 canned *sign-on*, ``a partir de este
momento,`` multilingual RNASG IDs, and scripted recitation, ``El valor
del miedo``. 2311 re-starting a new edition of `Uniendo Voces`, but I
bet they chop off long before another 5 hours have passed. Weather
conditions, but slurred and I can`t understand the temp. 54th
anniversary of Base Marambio is coming up. 2340 still going (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CHINA [and non?]. 11499.978, Oct 28 at 1616, UTwente synchs on a
signal here, which must be Sound of Hope or CNR1 jamming (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA [and non]. 5025, Sat Oct 28 at 0643, R. Rebelde is gone again;
something`s always wrong at RadioCuba.

5010, WRMI is on, but often not this late: per grid it`s after 0400
only on Sat & Sun with TOMBS (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA [and non?]. 11760, Sat Oct 28 at 1534, no signal from RHC, but
pops on at *1535 in Spanish. Should be // 15140 where there is
something weak but unseems the same. Aoki & EiBi show nothing else on
15140 except: 16-17 RFA Uighur via Tinian and CNR1 jamming.

We should keep in mind that 15140 = 2 x 7570 whenever that WRMI be on
but it hardly ever harmonicizes. Hmmm, skedgrid shows WRMI-11 on 7570
until 1500 but Saturdays until 1600 with TOMBS. 7570 itself unchecked
now (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EGYPT. 9439.995, Oct 28 at 2124, no signal from R. Cairo into
UTwente, nor just before 2200 but a tone presumably BBC warming up to
be unimpeded. Something`s amiss at Abis.

HFCC B23 shows 9440 continuing for another season in English at
2115-2245, however imaginary that may often be - and the others look
familiar too:
https://new.hfcc.org/data/schedbybrc.php?seas=B23&broadc=ERU
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** JAPAN. 11655, Oct 28 at 1533, S Asian talk, S7/S9, listed as NHK in
Hindi from Yamata until 1550 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** KURDISTAN [non]. 11545, Oct 28 at 1531, weak talk, stronger than
only other carriers below 11600, which are 11530 and 11575. EiBi has
nothing on 11545, but Aoki shows Dengê Gel until 1600 via Uzbekistan.
I haven`t tried for this much lately, due to jumparounds vs Recep the
Turkish jammer, often hard to tell which if not on same frequency.

11530, Oct 28 at same time 1531, JBA carrier. EiBi shows this as Dengê
Gel rather than 11545. One or the other likely to be jammer right now
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** KUWAIT. 11575.000, Oct 28 at 1617, something exactly on-frequency
at UTwente, listed as R. Ashna, USAGM service for Afghanistan (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SWAZILAND. 11879.96 approx., Sat Oct 28 at 1537, off-frequency talk
at S4/S5 vs local noise level S7/S8. TWR in Somali only on weekends
extended 1530-1545. Likely longpath (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 11785.009, Oct 28 at 2158, VOT is not off the air unlike
yesterday, IS running, VG S9+50 into UTwente and good modulation too.
After news, 2212 choral anthem, national? but cut short for promo at
2213 about ``Happy 100th anniversary of the Turkish Republic`` and
`The Captain`s Log`, told in first person as if announcer himself
wrote it, about how wonderful a city is İstanbul. 2220 multi-lingual
ID filler reel. 2222 song -- these musical breaks are never identified
and I don`t always mention them. 2227 `Gripping Piles` repeat on the
gig economy. 2230 another Happy-100th promo. 2235 always-by-your-side
promo. 2239 `Geomarked [sic] Products` on lace from Sparta? 2242
with-you-every-hour promo. 2250 Happy-100th again. 2251 s/off. 2252 IS
playing for a decent interval until off at 2255.6* (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** U A E. 12095, Oct 28 at 1540, no signal yet, but from Oct 29 with
B23, Encompass will transmit the WRN Russian service via Dhabayya at
1500-1700, including Prague, own programs including Panorama DX
program Sats at 1530; 1600 Japan, 1630 Slovakia, as Panorama reported
last week via Alex Miatlikov from Ukraine to the WOR iog. This is a
busy channel, pioneered by BBC which still partly uses it via various
sites, but also FEBC, with an A23 gap 1400/1800 sometimes occupied by
R. Delta Int`l, Netherlands (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2214 monitoring: confirmed UT
Saturday October 28 at 0130 on WRMI 5850, S6/S8 into Maryland SDR.

Also confirmed Saturday October 28 at 1600 on WRN N America webcast.

Also confirmed Saturday October 28 at 1630 on WRMI 15770, VP S7/S8
into UTwente, European target area; better into PEI SDR, S7/S9 but
much better S9+27 VG into superior Maine SDR.

Also confirmed Saturday October 28 from 1928 UT on WA0RCR, 1860 AM,
MO, VG S9+18 into nearby SDR.

Also confirmed Saturday October 28 at 1930 on WRN North America
stream; and on WRMI webcast-only. Next:

0000 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0245vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315; as late as 0457]
1030 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 [also webcast, phonecast; jammed by Cuba?]
2100 UT Sunday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy [ex-2000]
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to SW [irregular?]
0300vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0030 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW [irregular?]
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2213]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0030 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

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UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search, Oct 28 at
0514-0531 on the NRD-545 with E/W longwire: this time I laboriously
punch each of almost all 9/kHz channels minus one in USB. I started
downwards from 855, then upwards from there but here put in order:
603, 612, 621, 639, *684, 702, 711, 747-2, 774-2, 801-2, 837, *855-2;
864, 882, 891, 936-2, 963, 999, 1017, 1044, 1098, 1107-2, 1125,
1152-2, 1296, 1305-2, 1314, 1413, 1422. *strongest, likely both Spain
and many of the others. -2 = at least two carriers beating.

Above 1422, I hit only two anomalies, off-frequency approx. 1467.3 and
1565.13. Mwoffsets has Iran on 1467.39, but nothing that far below
1566. These could be local receiver birdies; or spurs from US
station(s). If matching from one station it would be exactly halfway
between them: 1516.215 = very unlikely as nothing there. Does anyone
else get carriers on those? Could also be Latin American variants
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

TIPS FOR RATIONAL LIVING

New House Speaker Thinks Creationist Museum Is 'Pointing People To The
Truth'

By Liz Skalka and Paul Blumenthal Oct 26, 2023, 07:59 PM EDT

An ark replica with dinosaurs "is one way to bring people to this
recognition ... that what we read in the Bible are actual historical
events,” Mike Johnson said...
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mike-johnson-young-earth-creationist_n_653adc81e4b0d69ae7068a0b
(via Greg Hardison) i.e., showing the SOTH is irrational!

This report dispatched at 2343 UT October 28

 

Glenn Hauser logs October 27-28, 2023  View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 28 2023

Hauser

** ARGENTINA [non]. 9955, Fri Oct 27 at 1457-1459.5, multilingual RAE
IDs repeating over and over, filling out the French relay via WRMI
sked M-F at 1430 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SPAIN. 17855, Fri Oct 27 at 2200, token English from SNR for last
time until March 25 (?) at this hour and frequency: from Oct 30 will
be at 2300 on 9690 for us. Feature to follow the news today about some
festival. Altho metering S9+10/20 direct, lots of fading and noise
make it suboptimal for further escuching. 15520 even worse but still
mejor than 17715 or 11670 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 11785.009, Oct 27 at 2200 and several later chex both
direct and via UTwente: no signal in English to us, nor on possible
mistaken 9875. Something`s always erroneous at Emirler (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2213 monitoring: ``From: Richard
Lemke, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, the desk of Richard’s listening
Post, Radio: JRC NRD-535 HF, Antenna: random long wires in the trees.
Dear Glenn: Update, confirming WOR #2213, Since middle of the month
having a terrible coughing cold, improves soon, WRMI, 9395 kHz:
0030 (55343), S9 signal, confirmed
2330 (45343), S7, S8 signal, 2359, October 24 UTC 2023 [both Tue]
0032, 0059 (45433), QRN,
0130, 0159 (55343), QRN, October 26 UTC 2023 [both Thu]
(Lemke, Richard -AB) 73’s, Richard, October 27, 2023 10:17 am``

WORLD OF RADIO 2214 monitoring: Confirmed Friday October 27 at 2030 on
IRRS SW via AM Italia, 1323 kHz, fair into Parma SDR and can hear no
CCI = co-channel interference. From next week this should be at 2130.

Confirmed first SWBC, Friday October 27 at 2200 on WRMI 9955, S9+10/20
direct but noisy; bit of music intruded between ID and my start.
S8/9+5 into Bonaire SDR at 2225, noisy but maybe not jamming. Next:

0130 UT Saturday WRMI 5850 to NW
1630 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
1930vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0000 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0245vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315; as late as 0457]
1030 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 [also webcast, phonecast; jammed by Cuba?]
2100 UT Sunday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy [ex-2000]
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to SW [irregular?]
0300vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0030 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW [irregular?]
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1300 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2213]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0030 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

Thanks this week for financial support from Andy Reid, Ontario, via
PayPal not necessarily in US funds to woradio at yahoo.com

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

** U S A. 7490 -73 Hz = 7489.927, UT Sat Oct 28 at 0000, WBCQ with
`AAAWWW`, S9+10/30 into Maryland SDR, whole hour or at least start,
spotchex and ending are all about AM Radio, how great it is and
whether it has a future; including ``fancy AM`` = SW. 0010 had to play
some related? music which came over rather distorted. Also on 5130+
pre-empting T****, but still something else on 6160-, and no signal on
3265+. Major news from elsewhere in Maine, was it mentioned? Anyhow we
learnt that the rather small city of Lewiston is nevertheless second
only to Portland in size. Places like Augusta, Bangor, Kennebunkport
are even smaller. So I`m curious how Monticello ranx by population in
Maine? Convenient Maine Demographics website has an exhaustive
ranking: Monticello is #326 with a pop. of only 733. Does that include
A&A who are in Florida much of the time like now? As usual runs over
at least a minute into Hal Turner time on 7490 by 0101, but I notice
that did not happen on 5130+ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search, Oct 27 at
0332-0340 UT on the R75 with E/W loop: 531, 576, 612*, 684*, 711, 774,
855, 891, 909, 999, 1044, 1098-2, 1107-3, 1125, 1305-2, 1413, 1449,
1611 kHz. *strongest; -3 more than two carriers beating.

Per mwlist, nothing significant in Europe on 1449, but 200 kW from
Jeddah, Sa`udi Arabia; or less likely 400 kW from Iran (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 24546-24650, Oct 27 at 1513, CODAR swirshing, which?
Maybe eventually would fire Morse IDs. I`m bandscanning 22-27 MHz, and
find nothing more interesting than this below 24990 - no CW utes or
phones anywhere, no broadcast harmonix tho MUF is 28+ MHz with CB
crammed (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 26585, Oct 27 at 1515, Spanish 2-way atop in pileup of
AM hets, just like in proper CB. Nothing else below 26965. Above CB,
USB Spanish on 27505, 27655, nothing higher (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

TIPS FOR RATIONAL LIVING

Republicans Unanimously Anoint January 6th Coup Leader Who Sought to
Overturn the 2020 Election Results as Our New Speaker of the House
Michael Moore Oct 26, 2023 [with poster]
https://www.michaelmoore.com/p/republicans-unanimously-anoint-january

This report dispatched at 0116 UT October 28

 

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