domenica 13 giugno 2010

Glenn Hauser logs June 12-13, 2010

** CHINA. Firedrake June 13:
14600, good at 1324; nothing lower found starting at 1320; off at 1359
16800, good at 1332, // 14600; at 1400 to open carrier, 1405 resuming.

15330, CNR1 // 15285, both jammers, June 13 at 1321, but 15330 has additional noise, somewhere between bubbling and grinding. Vs. BBCWS Uzbek via THAILAND at 1300-1330 only. Frequency clear after 1330. Standard remark about China messing with Uzbek affairs (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. I`ve noticed RHC keeping 15370 on the air later than scheduled 21-23 for Europe, such as UT June 13 at 0004 still going with Revista Informativa de la Noche, // much weaker 15380; and also stronger than CRI relay on 15120. Still 15370 a few minutes later. Next check 0037, 15370 was off. I wonder if it was still on antenna aimed toward Europe (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** FRANCE. 11995, with solar flux up a bit, Euro signals making it this high in the nightmiddle, June 13 at 0620 seemed like HOA music and announcement, but listed as RFI in Hausa, 0600-0630, 170 degrees from Issoudun. Note spelling: I often see that site wronged (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** INDONESIA. 9526-, VOI with good modulation, sixth day in a row, June 13 at 1318 with ``Highlight of the Week`` segment, about Israel`s nuclear program (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KOREA NORTH. 15245, V. of Korear, poor June 13 at 1339 English ID, then joyful music by happy workers. Seldom heard on this transmission for Europe; // 11710 to NAm (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. There was a lot of sporadic-E TV and FM DX June 12, even trans-Atlantic, but we were not well-positioned in OK for such openings. At 2113 UT I was getting the recognizable collision at almost same offset westward on channel 3 from XHBQ and XHQ, but only briefly.

2113, also some weak Spanish audio on channel 5, which could have been from BCN, BCS, Sonora or Sinaloa.

2113, novela video only on channel 6, no doubt from same area (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 32, KXOK-LP, and 31, KXOK-LD, Enid, back to circle in middle of black screen and No Signal! below it starting around 0130 UT June 13 when a storm went thru our city. STILL the case at 1755 UT, long after the brief torment. However, I happened to be watching at 0500, when cut to their animated ID with a training jet flying around, then back to No Signal! Evidently programmed at TOH to insert legal IDs on autopilot, for which we are thankful.

Meanwhile, around 0500 UT I was also getting the OETA DTV translator in Ponca City on RF channel 38 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9370, WTJC with Arabic preacher, UT Sunday June 13 at 0009, same muffled audio and background noise as heard 23.5 hours earlier in Chinese, likely from same ministry. Perhaps FBN has Arabic 0000-0030 and Chinese 0030-0100 daily? No such entries on their program schedule, tho they do have a link to their Chinese site where I could find nothing readable about any SW broadcasts; and no link to Arabic from homepage (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9955, WRMI with WORLD OF RADIO at new Sunday 1330 time, June 13 at 1342 check, no jamming audible but poor signal, and overload from WWCR 9980 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** VENEZUELA [non]. Sunday June 13, another no-show by El Hugazo, ``Alo, Presidente`` channels via CUBA vacant at 1615 check (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ###