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Glenn Hauser logs May 17-18, 2019  View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 18 2019

Logs
** BRAZIL. 9630.453, May 18 at 0535, S5-S7 carrier, maybe unmodulated,
obviously R. Aparecida, which had been missing for some time at
nightmiddle chex (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA [and non?]. 11860v, May 18 at 0245, S9 total of open carrier
with slight het and pulse jamming. At first I wondered if Radio MartÃ
carrier were still on from Greenville long after sign-off. But one of
the 11860 sigs is the JBM +10 kHz RHC spur out of 11850, which is
S9+30; the matcher on the low side, 11840 in the clear, is S9. There
is also a slight het on the low side of 11860, which could be Saudi`s
Yemen service, as Gianni Serra, Roma, had measured it April 28 on
11859.96 --- I haven`t heard it well in ages. Something`s always wrong
at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6060, May 18 at 0254, RHC Spanish frequency is OFF. May 18 at
0526, 6060 still off and 6100 too, both now supposed too be English,
leaving only 6165 undermodulated, and 6000 S9+20 with somewhat more
modulation. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 9790, May 18 at 0537, huge open carrier at S9+40. Still at
0546 but gone at 0600 recheck. Obviously the 250 kW Habana relay of
CRI not turned off at 0500; RFI 500 kW in French is scheduled here at
0500-0700, but not a trace of it. Something`s always wrong at
RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13739.239, May 18 at 1329, RHC again self-knocked off from
13740.000, S6-S8; while // 13700 is S9+10. Something`s always wrong at
RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 12000, May 18 at 1334, RHC is S9 vs storm noise; almost seems
like a fundamental, but unscheduled, really 2 x 6000 also still
audible at S9, then a dead air pause on both. Something`s always wrong
at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SOUTH CAROLINA [non]. 9330.1, May 17 at 2231, TOMBS via WBCQ old
transmitter, and on old 7490.1, but NOT // --- forced myself to listen
to each for a minute and no match even out of synch. At 2342, BS still
on 9330.15, S8/S9+10 replaying the bit about EMP threat, while 7490.17
now has gospel huxter at S9/S9+10. As we are approaching AAAWWW time,
no sigs detectable on 5130 or 3265, high storm noise level. More at
USA (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1982 monitoring: confirmed Friday
May 17 at 2200 on WRMI 9955, fair but fading; it was better before
2200 with VORW. By 2227, S5-S7 vs unnecessary Cuban pulse jamming;
usual overlap with next item as I conclude with ``--- next week``.
Fortunately those words are disposable, non-essential. Andy Sennitt ID
is also cut off before he can finish uttering the WRMI address, as
automation continues to be misaligned, 2230 into gospel huxter in
Spanish.

Also confirmed UT Saturday May 18 at 0130 on WRMI 7780, fair in storm
noise.

Ivo Ivanov, Bulgaria confirms: ``GERMANY, Reception of World of Radio
via HLR on 6190 CUSB, May 18:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/05/reception-of-world-of-radio-via-hlr-on_18.html
0631-0700 6190 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg to CeEu English Sat, weak signal``

HLR Sat May 18 at 1431 on 9485-CUSB not checked via UTwente during
storm here, computer off! Next:

1930vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
2100 UT Saturday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0030 UT Sunday WRMI 9395 [unconfirmed; per WRTH update] to NNW
0300vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315] ND
1030 UT Sunday HLR 7265-CUSB Germany to WSW
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE
0300vUT Monday WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
0330 UT Monday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0930 UT Monday Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW ND
1815 UT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania ND
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
0800 UT Tuesday Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW [2 editions] ND
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 to SSE
2130 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v [ex-2100 on May 15] to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

[it appears we will now be running on a Friday-to-Thursday
cycle, so freshest new airings are on weekends]

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. Continued from SOUTH CAROLINA [non}: 9330.15v & 7490.17v,
May 17 at 2357, WBCQs monitored on two receivers, smoothly merge into
same fill music following separate programming, and at 0000:00 sharp
May 18, ``William Tell Overture`` theme starts, plays complete with no
interjexions! 0003 dead air for a minute; 0004 oncomes Allan Weiner
saying it`s been a rough day, with crazy issues, but undetailed. Once
again he`s very depressed this week and says he almost didn`t want to
do the show. It`s not clear whether this is all about the project, or
the political situation, or both. Says trimulcasting on 3265, 9330,
7490. I listen to the first half on 9, then 7 is better.

I gather that the supertransmitter has not been on since last week, as
the antenna is still not ready; delays due to heavy rain for two
weeks. Funding problems, issues over money; local contractors gouging.
Invites phone calls right away but no one seems to inquire exactly
what the problems are. I keep listening hoping for some useful info.
At 0038 says they are buying an old ladder firetruck for $ 5K to reach
the antenna heights, instead of renting a ladder truck which has been
costing $ 22K per month. New transmitter is so complicated, watch out!
When working, it`s great. Now hopes to get into full-fledged operation
sometime in June. 0045 reads a few pirate items from Free Radio Weekly
just published, including, unattributed, my log of Captain Morgan SW
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 15825, May 18 at 1330, WWCR with a sporadic-E boost to
S9+10/20. Still at 1512, S9/S9+20. 6m Es map not checked until 1700
when there is not much, nor on 10m, but latter does show some golden
TE - Trans-Equatorial contacts between SE USA and deep South America
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 15809.918, May 18 at 1512, WTWW-3 rarely on with classic
rock, distorted overmodulation, and as always offset way below
15810.000. S9+10 via my inside longwire due to storming. Still at
1551.

[non] While in the neighborhood, look for World Music Radio, Denmark,
200 watts on 15805, which SHN says is on the air this Sat & Sun at
0700-2000 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 17775, May 18 at 1511, again this Saturday no signal from
KVOH when `Wavescan` is scheduled; off or not propagating? OSOB is JBA
carrier from 17815 WHRI. KVOH had come back earlier this week after
last week`s outage (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 9200, May 18 at 0533, finally no signal from the mystery
open carrier which has been on here several nights (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1734 UT May 18
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Glenn Hauser logs May 14-15, 2019  View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 18 2019

Logs


USA Alan Weiner Talk in Fri/Sat night.
Traced on four outlets, at 00.11 ... 00.22 UT on May 18
checked in Cape Canaveral FL, and Massachusetts state SDR's,

3264.898 wandered ... x.889 ... x.883 kHz, S=5
5130.480 S=7
7490.169 S=9+30dB
9330.140 S=9+15dB

73 wb

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn Hauser via Hard-Core-DX"


Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:59 PM
Subject: [HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs May 14-15, 2019

U S A. 9330.1v, May 15 at 1332, WBCQ, TOM with some cribbed dialog
about EMP, not BS hoarsing, but // stronger unsynchronized 9395 WRMI.
So not now the 500 kW transmitter, nor have I heard any sign of it
past few days, nor seen any other reports of it. No pertinent twit
from Allan since May 13 when he said would be "testing the
superstation this week". (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1759 UT May 15
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Glenn Hauser logs May 15-16, 2019  View Printable Version 
Friday, May 17 2019

Logs


CHINA/KUWAIT 13570 kHz came across of tiny RFA Chinese via BBG IBB Kuwait
relay site in 16-17 UT slot on May 17. Noted tiny Kuwait signal,
underneath of much stronger CNR1 jamming outlet, up to S=9+30dB powerful
noted in remote SDR in Seoul in South Korea.

Compared program content against CNR1 7345 kHz powerhouse
from Beijing CHN site.
But noted also as jammer against Chinese programs on 6075, 6125, 6135 kHz.

CNR1 program heard for comparision in Seoul-KOR also at 16.19 UT on
MW 540, 639, 756, 1251, 1377, 1539, 1593 kHz.
SW 4750 4800 5945 6000 6080 6125 6145 6175 7275 7290 7305 7345 7365 9500
9710 9810 9830 9845 9860 11710 11925 kHz.

73 wb


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From: "Glenn Hauser


Sent: Friday, May 17, 2019 4:54 AM
Subject: [dxld] Glenn Hauser logs May 15-16, 2019

CHINA. 11785 kHz, re my report of a special musical event on CNR1
jammer, May 15 before and after 1300 UT,
Ron Howard replies on the WOR io group:

"Hi Glenn, Here in California, I was also listening to CNR1 (6125
kHz.). Live coverage of the opening ceremony of the Conference on
Dialogue of Asian Civilizations [explained in English:]
http://bit.ly/2W9Gru6
being held in Beijing; live coverage ended at 1345. A major event, as
it was attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Many performers (song
Auld Lang Syne, etc.). My audio of a portion of today's coverage at
http://bit.ly/2JkBuZz
Ron"

Very good; but I fail to comprehend what "ALS" or "Nessun Dorma"
by Puccini have to do with any Asian civilisation.
Or have the ChiCom coÃpted those too as their very own?
(Glenn Hauser, WORLD OF RADIO 1982, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report despatched at 0254 UT May 16

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Glenn Hauser logs May 17, 2019  View Printable Version 
Friday, May 17 2019

Logs
** CANADA. 1610, May 17 at 0500 UT, music seems Spanish, and also a
second carrier making a slight beat, both looping NE/SW. CHHA Toronto,
Voces Latinas, is usual dominator here. 3-year-old program grid at
http:///chha1610am.ca merely shows `All-Night Music`, but as of last
August log, heard in Portuguese Portuguese, and could also be Punjabi
which is hardly Latin.

I would love to get XEUACH, but probably has migrated to 1130 by now.
More likely than a TIS is CHRN Montreal in almost the same direxion as
Toronto which easily bloxit. How far apart are they? MW Offsets as of
Oct 2018 showed CHRN on 1609.9987, CHHA on 1609.9995, i.e. only 0.8 Hz
difference (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 5040, May 17 at 0530, RHC English is suptorted here at S9+40;
// 6060 modulation good as usual; 6100 less loud; 6165 & 6000 JBM.
Something`s always wrong at RHC.

12200, May 17 at 0543, RHC English JBA with ``Chariots of Fire`` theme
to `Cultural Report`, // 6100 as this second harmonic beats the
nightmiddle MUF. NO signals where 2 x other frequencies would land:
12330, 12120-RTTY, 12000. Something`s always wrong at RHC.

9535, May 17 at 0538, RHC English JBA // 6060. This one is never
supposed to be in English but sometimes stays on late after Spanish to
0500. Something`s always wrong at RHC.

6100, May 17 at 1149, RHC is S9+10 but JBM, while // 6000 is S9+10 and
undermodulated. Neither provides a second harmonic now; something`s
always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KOREA SOUTH. 6350, May 17 at 1153, romantic solo song, maybe even
in English, S8-S9 with jamming CCI; similar on 6600 but not positively
// with less QRM. 6350 is Echo of Hope, while 6600 is Voice of the
People. Both operated by the National Intelligence Service, from
different sites, and supposedly with separate programming as
clandestines into North Korea (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 610, May 17 at 1121 UT, 2 minutes before LSR, Spanish DJ
and lively music from SW, presumed XEGS Guasave, Sinaloa, slowly
losing out to KCSP, under which I can still hear a choral NA at 1132.

650, May 17 at 1121, XETNT Los Mochis, Sinaloa, with different Spanish
DJ wakeup show, 1129 ``Buenos DÃas, Yarderos --- Radio 65``, and NA,
1131 back to music. Loops same as sibling 610 station. This is
stronger and holds up longer than XEGS. XETNT callsign seldom heard
and not today. By this late at sunrise, when I would have preferred to
sleep another two hours, the only two audible XEs on the lower band
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NEW ZEALAND [and non]. 6170, May 17 at *1259:10, RNZI bellbird, S9,
1300 Timesignal and RNZP News, first day of new frequency to avoid
Shiokaze clash on ex-5980; as Adrian Sainsbury had informed me a few
hours before, after I notified him of the problem. No QRM now as
Pyongyang is away for the A-season.

Back on 5980 & 6040, Shiokaze manages only JBA carriers this far into
the dayside, but the collision was terrible further west as Ron Howard
had reported from California (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1160, May 17 at 1205 UT TexMexmx, with fast SAH, 1210 fade,
1212 back with slow SAH; 1213 ad for Rio Bravo Supermarket, and
finefoods.com?; another ad harder to understand by super-hype voice
actor. Loops NE/SW. The only possible SS around here (no more San
Antonio) is KCTO, CoL Cleveland MO (address in Liberty, i.e. Kansas
City market), and in fact Rio Bravo Supermarket chex out in Kansas
City KS (also Wichita). KCTO is 5 kW aiming only north, so hard to
believe I`m getting it so well, as I have a few years before (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 9200, May 17 at 0532, mystery open carrier again, S9-S6
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 15730, May 17 at 1303-1305* open carrier S7-S9, likely
Greenville-B routine transmitter check prior to VOA French at 2000-
2030 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1628 UT May 17
[previous report at 0254 May 17, not 16]
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Glenn Hauser logs May 15-16, 2019  View Printable Version 
Friday, May 17 2019

Logs
DX/SWL/MEDIA PROGRAMS updated May 16:
http://www.worldofradio.com/dxpgms.html

** CHINA. 11785, re my report of a special musical event on CNR1
jammer, May 15 before and after 1300, Ron Howard replies on the WOR io
group:

``Hi Glenn, Here in California, I was also listening to CNR1 (6125
kHz.). Live coverage of the opening ceremony of the Conference on
Dialogue of Asian Civilizations [explained in English:]
http://bit.ly/2W9Gru6
being held in Beijing; live coverage ended at 1345. A major event, as
it was attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Many performers (song
Auld Lang Syne, etc.). My audio of a portion of today's coverage at
http://bit.ly/2JkBuZz
Ron``

Very good; but I fail to comprehend what ``ALS`` or ``Nessun Dorma``
by Puccini have to do with any Asian civilisation. Or have the ChiCom
coÃpted those too as their very own? (Glenn Hauser, WORLD OF RADIO
1982, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. RF 17, afternoon of May 16, shortly after my previous
report, K17JN-D Enid was back on air at first with weaker than usual
signal, black and silent screen on each of 6 subchannels; and then
resuming `normal` strength and 3ABN programming only on -1, -3 and -5
as before, still transmitting but nothing on -2, -4 and -6 (Glenn
Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SPAIN. Correxion: the first time mentioned should have been 2158,
not 2258; fixed: 12030, May 13 at 2158, REE with ME music, presumably
rounding out the Arabic service, but transmitter cuts off and back on
several times. ID and 2200 starting English, but now cuts off and
stays off, while English remains on the other three, 11940, 11670 and
9690. It`s supposed to continue on 12030 too... (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

** TURKEY. 9830, May 15 at 2330 check, VOT on again with extra German
broadcast, announcement amid TÃrkmusik, fair S8-S9+10; unknown today
whether also managed to air English during previous hour (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1981 monitoring: not confirmed
Wednesday May 15 at 2100 on WRMI 9955 --- no signal, yet again. This
time I stay tuned with offset BFO so I am notified immediately the
carrier oncome at *2111, JIP WOR and ending 2129 as usual. This keeps
happening on this broadcast, the 9955 transmitter with some problems;
also sometimes on after 1400 as May 10, yet off before 1400 May 16
(not May 15 as I misremembered in WOR 1982 remark).

Well, Wed at 2100 there`s always the alternative for WOR on WBCQ
7490.2v, coincidentally simulscheduled --- NO, it`s not on either at
2100! rather some off-key singing, which has got to be the late
Goddess Irena, who used to follow WOR at 2130. On a hunch, I check
again at 2130, and by golly there is WOR starting, signal having faded
up a bit to VP S3. So the two programs have been swapped. I hope this
be intentional and will maintain, as that`s slightly better for WOR
listeners. Am not holding breath for any confirmation on the websked
which still imagines WOR is on 9330 almost daily at 2330!

Also confirmed UT Thu May 16 at 0117 the 0100 on WRMI 7780, F-G S9+10.

WORLD OF RADIO 1982 contents: Alaska, Australia, China, Cuba, Eritrea
non, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea North non,
Lithuania, Mali, Nigeria non, Papua New Guinea, Russia and non, Sa`udi
Arabia, Turkey, USA, unidentified 9200, 15260; and the propagation
outlook. WOR 1982 completed late UT Thu May 16, ready for first SW
airings Friday May 17.

The ACB webcast at 0100 UT Fri May 17 was still last week`s #1981;
perhaps they will get 1982 on sometime during the Friday 3-hourly
repeat cycle?

The shortwave broadcasts should be:

1000 UT Friday Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW [and/or 0930?] ND
2200 UT Friday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0130 UT Saturday WRMI 7780 to NE
0629 UT Saturday HLR 6190-CUSB Germany to WSW
1000 UT Saturday Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW [May 25, alt weeks] ND
1130 UT Saturday WRMI 9955 to SSE
1431 UT Saturday HLR 9485-CUSB Germany to WSW
1930vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
2100 UT Saturday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0030 UT Sunday WRMI 9395 [unconfirmed; per WRTH update] to NNW
0300vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315] ND
1030 UT Sunday HLR 7265-CUSB Germany to WSW
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE
0300vUT Monday WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
0330 UT Monday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0930 UT Monday Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW ND
1815 UT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania ND
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
0800 UT Tuesday Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW [2 editions] ND
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 to SSE
2130 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v [ex-2100 on May 15] to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

[it appears we will now be running on a Friday-to-Thursday
cycle, so freshest new airings are on weekends]

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9955, Thu May 16 at 2145, I`m checking WRMI for FG Radio
from Cyprus, as still shown on WRMI skedgrid and consequently in the
WRTH A-19 update --- NO, something else is on, so FG Radio remains
kaput (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5890, Thu May 16 at 0543, WWCR dead air at S9+40! So this
waste is not limited to Tuesdays. 5935 is slightly weaker at S9+30/20
and manages to modulate (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 9200, May 16 at 0550, one again the mystery open
carrier, S4-S5 (Glenn Hauser, WORLD OF RADIO 1982, DX LISTENING
DIGEST)

This report despatched at 0254 UT May 16
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