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Glenn Hauser logs November 10-11, 2023  View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 11 2023

Hauser
** CHINA. 10000, Nov 11 at 0058, checking calibration of the NH
KiwiSDR, timepips neither WWV nor WWVH but almost in synch with them
way under. What`s this? 0059, BPM ID multiple times in Morse code, and
two voice announcements in Chinese just before 0100. WRTH shows
location Pucheng, not Beijing, 24h with 20 kW, also on 2500, 5000,
15000 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** COLOMBIA [and non]. 5910, Nov 10 at 0432, S9+40/50 of dead air with
some hum. Oh2, CRI relay via CUBA at 03-05 is back here for B-season,
ex-9790, obliterating Colombia`s only? SW station, Alcaraván Radio,
during a bihour of primetime. How rude. But it`s JBA underneath as
long as no mod from C/C, and slightly better with LSB tuning since
it`s more like 5909.96 - no het
audible. HJDH would be better off on 6010, but not completely; altho
6010 has Brasil, but NOT XEOI which Aoki still lists despite gone for
multiple years!

HFCC shows CRI 250 kW at 305 degrees thisaway in Eng and Yue, in
B-season use for many years; only other 5910 is !IRDR! = standby but
no disaster has ever? occurred meriting activation for relief! on this
or any other reserved frequency in each band. Available 24/7 to all 85
CIRAF zones, placeholder SMG Vatican site with 100 kW (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 5800, Nov 10 at 0431, pulse jamming vs nothing. WRMI ruined
this frequency forever by briefly putting R. República on it several
months ago. WRMI hours are now 22-04 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 6000, Nov 10 at 0433, RHC with S9+30/40 of dead air except
maybe a trace of modulation. Nothing audible on X2 = 12000.
Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EGYPT. 9440, Nov 10 at 2117, R. Cairo at S9/+10 direct but JBM
music. By 2133 a bit better into Italian SDR, S9+20/30 in distorted
English, about ``around the world``. Something`s egregious in Egypt
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** JAPAN [non]. 6150, Nov 10 at 0434, Japanese, S9+20/30, mentions
``NHK`` pronounced as in English since JJ has no letters! HFCC shows
03-05, 250 kW, 140 degrees from Issoudun, FRANCE toward CIRAFs 37-39 =
Spain, across N Africa to Arabia and Turkey.

Stays on 6105 in Japanese at 02-04 via ISS at 290 degrees for CIRAFs
10-11, Mexico, C America, Caribbean but also hitting much of N
America. So, are there more Japanese speakers with SW in those zones
than English further north? Hardly (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 255 MCW kHz, Nov 10 at 0438 UT, ND beacon SW is JBA. Sad
situation when this nearby Stillwater becomes DX vs OG&E`s line noise
level, worst on LW but extending to 25+ MHz. Four days later I am
still waiting for any response to my latest complaint Nov 6 (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** SPAIN. 9690, Fri Nov 10 at 2300, VG direct, token English from SNR,
still opens with B23 schedule but no language details, inviting
listener contact, no news and soon interview about a 300-piece art
exhibition from the Americas, Alaska to the southern tip; but sorely
lacking any visual content, this being SW, unlike lots of pirates, or
Radiograms, which manage somehow (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 5960.002, Nov 10 at 2300, VOT is JBA to DX-398 portable but
at 2323, S9+20/30 into R75, something about Gaza; 2355 IS playing,
S9+25/35 into UTwente where measured; 2356 restart IS with IDs in
German; 2400 timesignal and s/on extraneous German, news until chopoff
at 2413* again, uncovering the CCCCCCI which was always an
understation. Something`s always erroneous at Emirler (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

** U S A. 26110 FM, Nov 10 at 1625 UT, KMK282 at KOVR/KMAX fades up
briefly in report about prospects for ski areas opening; never
reaching full quieting (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2216 monitoring: add (Tunisia) to
contents. Confirmed Friday November 10 at 2130 on IRRS SW via AM
Italia, 1323 kHz only, still not on 918 or 207, ever? S9+10/20 into
nearby Noale SDR but with considerable pop music CCI. Certainly not
Iran nor 30 watts in UK, per MWlist leaving only this on extended
schedule; unless an unlisted pirate, unlikely:

``ROU SRR Radio Târgu Mureș Minorități/Marosvásárhelyi Rádió/Radio
Neumarkt SRR Marosvásárhelyi Rádió 0345-0500 hu [SaSu], SRR
Marosvásárhelyi Rádió 0345-1900 hu [Mo-Fr], SRR Radio Târgu Mureș
Minorități 0500-0600 rom [SaSu], SRR Marosvásárhelyi Rádió 0600-1800
hu [Su], SRR Marosvásárhelyi Rádió 0600-1900 hu [Sa], SRR Radio
Neumarkt 1900-2000 de [Mo-Sa] Târgu Mureș/Ernei * 15 Harris
DX-15 tx // 1197 1593 live audio http://stream2.srr.ro:8312/; ``

Also confirmed Friday November 10 at 2130 on WRMI webcast-only.

Also confirmed Friday November 10 at 2300 ex-2200 on WRMI 9955, first
SWBC of #2216, fair direct but seems undermodulated and tinny. Next:

0130 UT Saturday WRMI 5850 to NW
1630 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
2030vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0100 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0330vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415; as late as 0600]
1130 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?]
0400vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0130 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW [irregular?]
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1400 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0030 UT Wednesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2215]
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0230 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

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

Or via PayPal not necessarily in US funds to
woradio at yahoo.com (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 7490 = 74 Hz = 7489.926, UT Sat Nov 11 at 0100, WBCQ opening
`AAAWWW`, but VP S4/S6 into New Hampshire SDR I have picked; and NOT
// 5130+ which stays with T****, and 6160- which stays with some
gospel huxter, and 3265+ not on the air; and 9330.00 stays of course
with the flat-earthers. So to really hear AAAWWW one must bring up the
webcast quickly - soon recognizing that it`s playback of last week,
pre-time-change, 68 degrees and Angela is ``half-naked`` as Allan
strives to make his listeners envious. Never mind (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 711 kHz, Nov 10 at 0439, JBA carrier, no doubt Morocco`s
in occupied WESTERN SAHARA. Cursory check of 531-1044 kHz finds only
this TA, no Algerians 531 or 891, no Spaniards on 684, 774, 1044
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report despatched at 0123 UT November 11

 

Glenn Hauser logs November 9, 2023  View Printable Version 
Friday, November 10 2023

Hauser
** CUBA. 11860 & 11930, Nov 9 at 0747, heavy S6 multiple pulse jamming
against nothing, no Martí ever on these in the nightmiddle; vs OG&E
line noise level of S5 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2215 monitoring: ``WRMI, 9395,
0130, 0144, 0159, S9 signal, November 9 UTC (Lemke, Richard -AB)``

Also confirmed UT Thursday November 9 at 0130 on WRMI 5010, S9/+15
into Bonaire SDR.

Also confirmed UT Thursday November 9 at 0130 on WRMI 9395, S9+10/20
into Maryland SDR.

Also confirmed UT Thursday November 9 at 0230 on WRMI 9395, S9+30 into
Missouri SDR.

WORLD OF RADIO 2216 contents: *Alaska, Albania, Algeria, Antarctica,
China, (Cyprus), Europe, Germany, *Guam, India, Israel, Korea South,
(Lithuania), (Madagascar), México, Netherlands, New Zealand, North
America, Palestine non, Romania, *Russia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka
and non, *Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine non, UK and non, USA, *Vatican and
non, Vietnam non; ignition noise; propagation outlook *with B23
schedules (countries mentioned along with others not in order)

WOR 2216 available from 0252 UT Friday November 10:
(mp3 stream) https://www.w4uvh.net/wor2216.m3u
(mp3 download) https://www.w4uvh.net/wor2216.mp3

Or via http://www.worldofradio.com/audiomid.html
Also linx to podcast services.

2130 UT Friday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy
2300 UT Friday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also webcast, phonecast; jammed?]
0130 UT Saturday WRMI 5850 to NW
1630 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
2030vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0100 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0330vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0415; as late as 0600]
1130 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?]
0400vUT Monday WBCQ Area 51 6160v to WSW
0130 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW [irregular?]
0330 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to SW
1400 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [also web-, phonecast; jammed?]
0030 UT Wednesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2214]
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0230 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

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

Or via PayPal not necessarily in US funds to
woradio at yahoo.com (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNSOLICITED TESTIMONIALS

``Reception report --- Hello Mr. Hauser,I just finished listening to
your World of Radio program on 9395 kHz on WRMI on November 7 at 0030
UTC. The program was very interesting and I enjoyed it very much.

I listened regularly to shortwave radio as a teenager in the 1970s. My
favourite program was the Sunday show on Radio Nederlands. After a
long break, I recently purchased a Tecsun PL880 and began listening
again. Thank God for WRMI.

I am located in Dundas, Ontario about 60 km west of Toronto. We live
in a 6th floor condo and I drop a 50' antenna off our balcony. Your
program came through very strongly with little interference or
fading.

Thanks for keeping shortwave alive. Howard Williamson``

This report dispatched at 0329 UT November 10

 

Glenn Hauser log roundup November 2-8, 2023  View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 09 2023

Hauser


Please note and spread the word - for those not on a list where my almost-daily all-band but mainly SW log reports appear -- or for those who are but find this a more convenient archive, weekly merged roundups of all these reports in their original form are posted early every UT Thursday via:

http://www.worldofradio.com/Hauserlogs.html

The latest one direct:
https://www.w4uvh.net/ghlogs_2023_1102_1108.txt

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

 

Hauser Update  View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 09 2023

Hauser
** MALI. 15125, Nov 8 at 1624, algo talk at S6/S8, best
extracontinental signal on 19mb which is mostly vacant. EiBi shows CRI
Arabic via Bamako to east Africa. Did not strike me as Arabic, maybe
dialectical? (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. FM DX report Nov 7 under USA includes some OKitems

** OKLAHOMA. RF 17, K17JN-D, Enid`s only local TV signal, Nov 8 at
0611 UT, is back! After exactly a month, since Oct 7 of wasted watts
transmitting nothing but dead sound and black video on all subchannels
- except for a brief break totally off the air. It was still so,
checked a few hours earlier on Nov 7. But the lineup has changed:

17-1, K17JN-D, 3ABN main channel
17-2, & 17-3, skipped! nothing
17-4, 3ABN-ES = Spanish
17-5 & 17-6 & 17-7, skipped! nothing
17-8, AUDIO ONLY: 3ABN-RD - which means what?
17-9, AUDIO ONLY: 3ABN-RL - which means what?
17-10, AUDIO ONLY: Radio 74

I gather that virtual channel numbers displayed do not always match up
with `real` channels, why? Previously, one of the AUDIO ONLY channels
was always silent! Radio 74 network is also on 89.3 KIEL Loyal OK 3.8
kW south of Enid, semi-local but ACI from 89.1 Enid translator.

Here is how it shows at

https://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=k17jn-d
before they get this updated info from me; strangely it`s filed under
Market #50, OKC, altho no one there is going to be able to see it. A
100-watt transmitter with enough gain to reach 15 kW ERP in max lobe:

``Display Channel Physical Channel Video Audio Call Sign
Net/Programming 17-1 17.1 480i DD2.0 K17JN-D 3ABN
17-2 17.2 480i DD2.0 QuoVida Amazing Facts TV
17-3 17.3 480i DD2.0 SmrtLfS Hope Channel
17-4 17.4 480i DD2.0 HopeCh1 LLBN
17-5 17.5 DD2.0 AmFacts 3ABN Music Radio
17-6 17.6 DD2.0 LLBN-EN Radio 74
17-7 17.7 DD2.0 3ABN-RL [Blank]

Technical Data Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data
303' 15 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern [toward northeast]
(0.1 kW + 21.76 dB gain = 15 kW ERP)
29.8 mile contour / 2798 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 74,081
295' AGL; 1578' AMSL; (1011491)

https://www.rabbitears.info/pattern.php?request=ant_pat&ant_id=25076ff363d5a3190163e063aa770dd9&rotation=45&erp=15
Unknown or 0° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Andrew AL8M
NAD83: N 36° 24' 28.4", W 97° 59' 55.5" (36.407889, -97.99875)``

But the site is WNW of Enid which means major lobe misses most of the
city headed toward Kremlin. Site is between N/S roads Imo and SH 132;
just north of US 412, between E/W: East 410 Rd and East 420 Rd -
designations I don`t recall ever seeing on road signs. That tower
probably hosts several other stations. Yes, as here, but only the 88.7
and 89.1 translators and the non-existent 19-1 K32MG-D:
https://www.rabbitears.info/tower.php?request=site&asrn=1011491
(Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

** SPAIN. 9690, Wed Nov 8 at 2300, token English from SNR still starts
uttering basic B23 schedule with no language details, not even
English, now a sesquiweek after effective Oct 29. After news,
2309-2319 first feature of interest is about the whistling language of
the Canary Islands, Sr. Romero talking about it as Quintana translates
- from Spanish, not whistlish. Too few examples of how it really
sounds. Reception sufficient but some deep fades, direct into DX-398
with a few meters of clip-on antenna (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 5960, VOT extra German cutoff time in last report should
have read 2412.5* not 2312.5*, i.e. -0012.5* Nov 8.

Also, one sked version says 7285 is correct for 2130-2230 English, and
also at 0400-0500. But HFCC still shows 9610 at 2130; which is it? I
check Nov 8 at 2200 into UTwente: nothing on 7285; 9610 with about
equal mixture of poor signals, one of which sounds like VOT English,
the other Chinese? Aoki shows CNR8 in Mongolian from Beijing 491 site,
and VOT English. 7285 would be better.

5960, here`s a new erroneous at Emirler! Via UTwente, S9+25/40, Nov 8
at 2346 amid Turkish music, brief announcement not in English; more
music, another very brief presumably Turkish announcement, music until
chopoff at 2356*. That`s the normal endtime for English. Uncovers the
CCCCCCI which has been underneath. Wrong program feed and no one
noticed. After 2300, only English is scheduled anywhere on SW, but
Turkish HS presumably runs 24h, supposed to be in a SW break per HFCC,
until 2200* on 6120, resuming at *0100 on 6000 (Glenn Hauser, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2215 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 #2215, 0000, 9955 kHz, was
confirmed, not beamed to my area, WRMI:

9955, 0001, 0014 (45433), QRN, beamed SSE, hard to copy, 0029,
November 5 UTC 2023 [Sun]
9395, 0130, 0145 (45433), 0154 aurora fading, 0159, November 7 UT
[Tue]
9395, 0030, 0044, 0059 (45343), November 8 UTC 2023 [Wed] (Lemke,
Richard -AB) 73’s, Richard``

Confirmed UT Wednesday November 8 at 0030 on WRMI 9395, S9+18 into
Maryland SDR.

Also confirmed Wednesday November 8 at 2200 on WBCQ 7490 -74 Hz =
7489.926, S9+10/20 into Maryland SDR. Next:

0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0230 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

Thanks this week to Fred Schroyer, Waynesburg PA for making a good
deal on a needed almost new Icom ICR-75 receiver.

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

Or via PayPal not necessarily in US funds to
woradio at yahoo.com (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. After DTV tropo DX from The Metroplex, as in last report, I
switch to FM DX into the garaged caradio, 2004 Nissan stock, no RDS,
fender vertical antenna only, Nov 7 from 1825, including some non-DX
notes about calls and slogans; with listings from WTFDA FMDB; numbers
before lat. and long. are kW ERP, same H&V u.o.s. in one case; and
meters height above average terrain. Distances approx., city-to-city
from-to, not site-to-sites, added to end of each item in km/stmi; all
times strictly UT:

90.9 at 1825, gospel rock not // 91.1 in talk, but soon Air One ID on
90.9 and later back to // 91.1 KKRD Enid. So 90.9 is still KOKF OKC,
not DX

94.9 at 1827, $ tereo talk about A.A.; 1831 show is `New Life Live`,
1-800-NEWLIFE. That must be a program, not a station. No ID until:
1900, ``KJLT 94.9 North Platte`` and long string of translators by
alternating voices, then gospel rock:
KJLT-FM 94.9 NORTH PLATTE NE CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN KING JESUS LIVES
TODAY 100.0 230.0 40-59-49 100-52-47 28F5 Title & Artist ON LIFE 94.9
KJLT | THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT ON KJLT/KJTF | LISTEN KJLT.ORG
308-532-5515 Religious Music 583 km/362 stmi

102.5 at 1829, Bott Radio Network:
KKCV 102.5 ROZEL KS RELIGIOUS TEACHING BOTT RADIO NETWORK 100.0 148.8
37-57-28 99-25-45 - where is Rozel? Due S of Hays, WSW of Great Bend,
pop 156. Those lucky Rozelians with a full-power FM station of their
own! 241/150

105.9 at 1833, Mexmx. Aside from a 74-watt translator in The Dominion
TX, there are two possibilities, in TX and KS:
KUZN 105.9 CENTERVILLE TX Spanish CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN RADIO ALELUYA
25.0 100.0 31-16-56 95-53-42 -- and:
KSSA 105.9 INGALLS KS Spanish REGIONAL MEXICAN LA KE BUENA 105.9 FM &
1470 AM 100.0 203.0 37-46-48 100-27-38 415C KE BUENA KSSA...KSSA
Centerville is on I45, closer to Huntsville than Corsicana. Ingalls is
midway between Dodge City & Garden City, much closer and brief hearing
sounded more like Regional than Christian, so: KSSA 279/173

105.3 at 1835, ``105.3 The Buzz``:
KFBZ 105.3 HAYSVILLE KS HD HOT AC THE BUZZ 105.3 98.0 307.0 37-48-01
97-31-29 1D67 KFBZ 105.23 THE BUZZ KFBZ 105.5 THE BUZZ Top 40 138/86

104.9 at 1835, S Asian language; really stands out, heard before:
KZMP-FM 104.9 PILOT POINT TX HD ETHNIC FUNASIA 35.0 535.0 33-33-37
96-57-34 534B KZMP-FM 104.9 Pilot Point, Dallas, Fort Worth
WWW.FUNASIA.COM 344/214

105.1 at 1835 and later, sports talk in MONO. Not shown as mono by
WTFDA. Not DX:
KOSB 105.1 PERRY OK SPORTS TRIPLE PLAY SPORTS RADIO 6.0 100.0 36-14-15
97-21-59 36CD KOSB //KOKP 1020/KOKB 1580 54/34

104.7 at 1837, ``Kiss 104.7`` also thus on FB, YL with ``stupid
headlines``
KXNC 104.7 NESS CITY KS CONTEMPORARY HIT RADIO KISS 104.7 16.5 273.0
38-36-32 99-42-11 291/181

93.7 at 1840, Spanish talk, ads, one with heavy English accent, (972)
AC; 1843, (469) AC, ad from Dalas:
KNOR 93.7 KRUM TX Spanish REGIONAL MEXICAN LA RAZA 93.7 43.0 600.2
33-29-05 97-24-44 33D1 LA Raza Yo Soy Raza 93.7 FM LA Raza Yo Soy Raza
93.7 FM Rock 353/219

93.9 at 1841, Mexmx loud & clear unlike 93.7; at 1903, ``Show de
Andrés Gutiérrez; tema: dinero``, call-in, 805-YANOMAS, and a whatsapp
starting with 210, area code? Likely national show. (805) AC =
California: SLO, Ventura, Sta Bárbara counties; (210) if an AC would
be San Antonio TX. Only fit in quadri-state area:
KZRD 93.9 DODGE CITY KS Spanish REGIONAL MEXICAN LA MEXICANA 100.0
246.0 37-55-56 100-19-02 // KSMM 101.5 243/151

100.7 at 1847, North Platte ad!, ``Flat Rock 100.7``, ``Jump`` song:
KRNP 100.7 SUTHERLAND NE CLASSIC ROCK FLAT ROCK 100.7 100.0 229.6
41-03-50 101-20-16 3E45 ROCK 100 KRNP Oldies
Sutherland is just west of NP on I-80. Whence strange name Flat Rock?
A geographical feature? Wikipedia says it`s nickname for NP, used by
several businesses. Another one is Little Chicago. This and 94.9 above
are my max DX in this opening: 583/362

97.9 at 1849, ```B-98, music of the 80s, 90s and today`` [what about
the 00s & 10s?]:
KRBB 97.9 WICHITA KS HD SOFT AC B 98 FM 100.0 313.0 37-46-40 97-30-37
3CFF KRBB FM - Song/Artist KRBB FM - Song/Artist No Program Type or
Undefined 152/94

Note: you get no hits by slogan, searching B98 or B-98 - it has to be
B space 98: B 98. And guess what, there is another B 98 in Oklahoma
but twice as far from me as Wichita fringe, usually edged out by
closer 97.7 and 98.1 stations. That could be confusing for Es DX! So
unheard from SE OK:
KZBB 97.9 POTEAU OK HOT AC B 98 100.0 610.0 35-04-19 94-40-46 521F
KZBB 979 Artist/Song KZBB Adult Hits [320/205]

96.7 at 1852, ``Sports Radio 96.7 and 1310 The Ticket``. Also some
more times past local 96.9:
KTCK-FM 96.7 FLOWER MOUND TX SPORTS SPORTS RADIO 1310 & 96.7, THE
TICKET 90.0 621.0 33-26-13 97-29-05 426A All sports all the time KTCK
The Ticket - All Sports all the time - KTCK The Ticket - Sports //KTCK
1310 381/236

91.5 at 1855, outro for `New Life Live` like on 94.9; not DX:
KSNS 91.5 MEDICINE LODGE KS CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN KEEP SINGING NEW
SONGS 0.0 kWH 96.0 kWV 141.0 37-14-02 98-39-55 A4EC KSNS 118/73

106.1 at 1858, ad for ``Prairieland`` algo; ``Kix 106-1 Hutchinson``:
KXKU 106.1 LYONS KS COUNTRY KICKS 106 100.0 200.0 38-15-47 97-54-08
4DD4 Country adastraradio.com Your Hometown Radio Stations 219/136

94.9 at 1900: see 94.9 at 1827 above

94.7 at 1901, ``KOKQ OKC, and Q947fm.com -- another call change, new
to me, not DX:
KOKQ 94.7 OKLAHOMA CITY OK HD CLASSIC ROCK Q94.7 94.9 372.0 35-35-52
97-29-23 1472 Q94.7 Song Artist | Q94.7 Oklahoma's Classic Rock Q94.7
Song Artist | Q94.7 Oklahoma's Classic Rock Rock

90.1 at 1906, Radio Kansas, Hutchinson, KHCC has totally captured from
KUCO OKC; also previous hour, classical with YL DJ while KUCO has none
since Kimberly Powell resigned for reasons unknown; and going from
local to syndicated now. Not DX

105.9 at 1908, ``KQ106`` by YL DJ, rock:
KQTZ 105.9 HOBART OK ADULT CONTEMPORARY THE MIX KQ106 100.0 311.0
34-52-15 99-17-36 3C47 KQTZ KQ-106 The Mix! Paradisebroadcasting kom

BTW, one TV station reported Hobart had record hi temp for this date
in OK if not entire USA, 95! I think but not able to find any
confirmation. Altus did hit 90 per NWS. 174/108

104.3 at 1909, rock; 1912 ``B1043.net``: WTFDA list gets no hits on
B1043 or B104.3 or with spaces as slogan, but website points to Great
Bend with nary a callsign. Note that 104/3 is they way it shows in PS
Info and Radiotext fields!:
KVGB-FM 104.3 GREAT BEND KS CLASSIC ROCK THE POINT 96.0 247.0 38-25-54
98-46-18 4811 Song/Artist - B 104/3 "THE POINT" -KVGB-FM Song/Artist -
B 104/3 "THE POINT" -KVGB-FM Classic Rock 239/148

102.7 at 1915, Silver Dollar City in adstring, which is in Branson MO,
but finally ID ``KJ-103`` OKC; not a solid signal, but not DX, merely
KJYO

96.3 at 1919, plug iHeart app: Broad search on iHeart 96.3 leads to
Wichita. Its website shows nary a callsign except fine print at the
very bottom. Normally inaudible here, so it is DX:
KZCH 96.3 DERBY KS HD CONTEMPORARY HIT RADIO CHANNEL 96.3 50.0 150.0
37-43-06 97-19-05 523F KZCH Song/Artist Song/Artist Rhythm and Blues
140/87

94.5 at 1920, Frank`s Snowplows is hiring - an example of indeed.com,
iHeart app ad, 1921 Topeka weather, ``The Big 94.5 Country`` starting
25 minutes of music:
WIBW 94.5 TOPEKA KS COUNTRY 94.5 BIG COUNTRY 100.0 370.0 39-01-34
95-55-02 69F8 WIBW-FM BIG 94.5 COUNTRY! WIBW-FM BIG 94.5 COUNTRY!
Country 354/220

94.1 at 1924, ``T-94`` or maybe another -e sounding single letter.
Nothing fits in TX or NE, but one of these:
KDNS 94.1 DOWNS KS COUNTRY KD 94 28.0 89.0 39-30-29 98-18-58 OR:
KZCD 94.1 LAWTON OK ROCK Z-94 35.0 178.0 34-32-59 98-32-21 523B Z94
Lawton/Fort Sill's Rock Station Rock - somewhat more likely. 204/127
Downs is in NC KS on US 24 not far from Nebraska 363/226

92.1 at 1925, ``The Real Country Giant, KFXI, Foxy 92``; not DX:
KFXI 92.1 MARLOW OK COUNTRY FOXY 92 100.0 166.0 34-40-50 98-01-02 1F92
KFXI Foxy 92 The Real Country Giant Request line 580-658-9384 Country

DX still incoming but time to suspend for lunch. APRS map at 1930 does
not include Nebraska, beyond southern KS, and into north TX. Then car
required for its original purpose. This hour of FMDXing led to at
least 3 hours of research and compilation. Each DX log a potential
learning experience (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0054 UT November 9

 

Glenn Hauser logs Nov 7-8, 2023  View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 08 2023

Hauser
** CANADA. 28176 MCW, Nov 7 at 2303, beacon: DE VE3TEN. Not in WI5V
list. Unusually, the carrier stays on continuously and between long
pauses, ID in MCW = A2 modulated tones rather than plain CW
on/and/off. QRZ.com:
``VE3TEN Canada flag Canada
OTTAWA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB INC.
C/O HARRIE JONES, BOX 8873, STATION A
OTTAWA, ON K1G 3J2 Canada
The club runs a 10 metre beacon just south of the city, VE3TEN on
28.175 Mhz:``
https://oarc.net/ve3ten-beacon/ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EGYPT. 9440, Nov 7 at 2125, R. Cairo, S9+35 into UTwente talking
English about Egypt, overmodulated and distorted. Something`s amiss at
Abis, but at least there is: something. Entering 9440 into UTwente
with SynchAM displays 9440+ slightly, why? Switching 9440 to AM and
back to SAM displays usual exact 9439.995 = axually slightly lower but
rounding closest to .995 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 5960.005, Nov 7 at 2325, VOT VG into UTwente, S9+25/35
after not getting it at all direct vs my line noise. Atop slight
CCCCCCI as usual, ending `Weekly Commentary`; 2320 with-you-every-hour
promo, music; 2331 `Turkey`s Geomarked Products`; 2333 music; 2337
always-by-your-side, music; 2343 multi-lingual ID filler reel, music;
2352 s/off more accurate than yesterday but incomplete sked voiced by
the better-spoken YL than the badax: 1330 13635, 1930 6055, 2130 7285
=wrong, 1730 9660. 2353 IS, 2356 restart IS with German IDs, 0000
opening German until chopoff at 2312.5* uncovering Chinese.
Something`s always awry at Ankara, erroneous at Emirler (Glenn Hauser,
OK, WOR)

** U S A. 26110 FM, Nov 7 at 2300, tone not fully quiet but definite
signal, no doubt KMK282 Stockton/Sacramento. Gone a few minutes later.
Lots of 10m CW beacons such as K6FRC on 28300 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2215 monitoring: confirmed UT
Tuesday November 7 at 0130 on WRMI 9395, S9/+15 into Missouri SDR.

Also confirmed UT Tuesday November 7 at 0330 on WRMI 7780, S8/9+10
into Missouri SDR, better S9/+10 into Louisiana SDR.

Also confirmed Tuesday November 7 after 1400 on WRMI 9955, S8/S9
direct, about equeal to high line noise level. Next:

0030 UT Wednesday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB
1030 UT Wednesday Unique R, NSW 5035-USB [previous #2214]
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S
0230 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW

Thanks this week to Fred Schroyer, Waynesburg PA for making a good
deal on a needed almost new Icom ICR-75 receiver.

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

Or via PayPal not necessarily in US funds to
woradio at yahoo.com (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. Nov 7 we have almost record-hi temps into the 80s, and APRS
map at 1630 UT shows huge tropo blobs over OK, KS, much of TX as I
finally start DTV tuning. Most of the ``open`` channels from 8 to 36
have at least a BAD signal, says the Zenith STB, and some of the
``local`` OKCs are BAD due to DX QRM: RF 13, 18, 24, 25, 27. Some
decodes:

RF 14 at 1634, 13-1 KERA-HD Dallas with KERA KIDS bug in LR.
Rabbitears shows also has 3 subchannels, but when I try to reach them,
STB goes to RF 13 OKC KETA 13 instead! No problem surpassing LP OKC on
RF14.

RF 20, 19-1 KQCW OK is decoding, not unusual with a bit of tropo

RF 35, 4-1 KDFW Dallas Fox4 decodes, but again STB goes to KFOR 4 OKC
on RF 27 when I try to reach the substations

RF 36, 39-1 KXTX decodes but next time I try 36, I get KUOK ``36``, RF
29 Shawnee OK, at 1812, as I head to the car for FMDX instead, and got
some from Nebraska to Texas, not yet compiled (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK,
WOR)

This report dispatched at 0029 UT November 8

 

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