** CUBA. 11700, Sunday May 13 at 2244, RHC is JBM but eventually can tell it`s Portuguese, unlike Spanish on 11760, 11880, 12000; then I seek Esperanto on 15730 and can barely confirm it at 2247. Can`t tell what language 5040 is undermodulating (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. 13740, May 14 at 1401, CRI English mixing with RHC Spanish music // 13700; once again the sloppyrators of RadioCuba have failed o turn off the RHC 13740 transmitter by 1400 in time for the other transmitter with CRI relay to air unimpeded; finally off and clear by 1406. While clashing, they make a slow SAH of about 1 Hz. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** MADAGASCAR. 11790, May 14 at 0529, open carrier at S9+10, 0530 some percussion, news sounder? Mentions Burundi, habari. HFCC shows RFI in Swahili via Talata at 0530-0600. Accounts for big sig, SSOB greater than 11725 NZ, but too bad that this unit is ailing, modulation constantly cutting out, and carrier also unstable. (Before 0530 and after 0630, Romania is on 11790, and at 0530-0600 also NHK Japan in Russian, unheard here).
13840, May 14 at 0536, JBA signal, not NZ now, but listed this semihour only as NHK French via Madagascar (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** NORTH AMERICA. 7470, May 14 at 0355, anti-Christ, pro-Yahweh pirate, Station YHWH is audible at S5-S7 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** OKLAHOMA. 12310, May 14 at 1305, weak mixture of RHC Spanish and Enid local 1390 KCRC in English --- 13700 minus 1390 = 12310, so another external mixing product, and/or R75 receiver overload by two very strong signals, one local, one afar (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** PHILIPPINES. 11850, May 14 at 1300, S2-S5 in Vietnamese, no better at 1325, 1335. It`s Radio Veritas Asia, which is closing down all SW operations June 30*. Kai Ludwig notes that main funding source from Germany is drying up. While you can, see the full schedule at:
or, perhaps not matching 100% at:
11870, May 14 at 1330, hymnsong, 1335 talk in unknown language, S2-S5. HFCC has a language abbr as Ctd at 1330 on 11870. What in the world is that? WRTH and RVA own sked say Chin. And WRTH shows two other variations of Chin at 0130 depending on day of week, Teddi and Zomi, so is Ctd really Chin-Teddi? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** SLOVAKIA [non]. 9395, May 14 at 0350, English mentions that it`s on 6005 via Germany, i.e. R. Slovakia International. 0330 on 9395 is on the WRMI System F schedule (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1929 monitoring: confirmed Sunday May 13 at 1900 on WRMI, 9395, poor, but better than previous weeks on new timing. Not confirmed, Sunday May 13 at 2337 on WBCQ 9330.1, rather TOMBS. The 2330 appearances of WOR continue to be ``maybes``.
Confirmed UT Monday May 14 after 0130.5 on WRMI 5850, VG S9+30, and 7780 poor. Also confirmed UT Monday May 14 starting late at 0306 on Area 51 webcast, and also via WBCQ 5129.84, S9+10/20 at 0327 check. Also confirmed UT Monday May 14 at 0330 on WRMI 9955, poor. Next:
Mon 2330 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe]
Tue 0030 WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 2030 WRMI 7780 to NE, 9455 to WNW [or #1930?]
Tue 2130 WRMI 7780 to NE, 9455 to WNW [or #1930?]
Full schedule for WOR on all outlets, not just SW; podcast linx:
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 9395, May 13 at 2216, WRMI with VOA News in progress, which means this is an `Oldies` segment. I was going to put together an Oldies schedule from WRMI, but it`s just too complex. Go to http://www.tinyurl.com/WRMIfqs
and look for Oldies in the frequency grid at the top, but which does *not* account for numerous breakaways/variations. Then consult further down the System G schedule which is *not* in UT but in EDT (UT -4).
9455, May 14 at 1309, this WRMI is OFF, instead of usual // 9955 during these hours, where Frank & Ernest are concluding at 1313 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 5130-, May 14 at 0430, this WBCQ is off, instead of BSing; unlike last night when it was running later presumably with Area 51 audio (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 7504.989v, May 13 at 2236, big S9+20 signal has to be WRNO, gospel huxter in English, 2239 soul choir. Perhaps on Sundays only, WRNO signs on much earlier than 0100? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 3215, May 14 at 0434, WWCR is back on after silence for several nights; gospel huxter unseems TOMBS but not sure (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1130, May 14 at 1453 UT check, KLEY Wellington KS is back in whack, for the moment, music with no breakups; I`m confident it will be SNAFU soon at random further chex (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1150, May 14 at 1454 UT, mixture of two stations on E/W antenna, less so on the N/S with KSAL Salina KS dominating. They make fast SAH of maybe 12 Hz. The second station is probably KNED McAlester OK, with KOLJ Quanah TX just across from OK also possible. KSAL is 5/5 kW U2, but stronger here at night with a lobe toward us. KOLJ is 530 watts day, and KNED 1000 watts day, both nondirexional (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** ZAMBIA. 11680, Monday May 14 at 0533, gospel huxter in American English, referencing Acts IX, S7-S9. We know it`s Voice of Hope, Africa, but NOT in HFCC, strange! You`d think Jeff White would persuade Ray Robinson to get with it. Nor ND 9680, which should be // now, but not audible (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
UNIDENTIFIED. 15520, May 13 at 2244, the mystery open carrier continues, now S9+10 to S9, making it the SSOB, more so than any ones modulating! (Spain would have finished at 2200, and had been known to fail to turn off a transmitter, but some other logs of this are not propagationally appropriate for Europe).
15520, May 14 at 1258, here it is again, dead carrier at S5, but with little propagation this early, is the SSOB! By 1357 a little stronger up to S7. Could turn out to be a utility, like one of those RTTY stations which stays on but rarely activates (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report dispatched at 1743 UT May 14