domenica 15 settembre 2019

SWLDXBulgaria News September 14-15

AUSTRIA(non)   Reception of Radio DARC#239 via ORS Moosbrunn on September 15
0900-1000 on  6070 MOS 100 kW / non-dir to CeEu German Sun, very good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-radio-darc239-via-ors.html

DENMARK   Final day of World Music Radio on 5840/15805 kHz, September 15
till 2200 on  5840 RND 0.1 kW /non-dir to WeEu Music and will be off air
till 2000 on 15805 RND 0.2 kW /non-dir to WeEu Music and will be off air
due to the Danish authorities has withdrawn the permission to use out of
band frequencies. WMR may return to shortwave – using frequencies inside
the official shortwave bands, but this may take several months. Best 73s
Thanks for listening to WMR on shortwave for the past almost two years!!
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/final-day-of-world-music-radio-on.html

GERMANY(non)   Adventist World Radio Obectivo DX#846 via MBR Nauen on Sept.15
0900-1000 on  9610 NAU 125 kW / 180 deg to SoEu Italian Sun, very good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/adventist-world-radio-obectivo-dx846.html

GERMANY(non)   World of Radio#1999 via Hamburger Lokalradio on Sept.15
1031-1100 on  7265 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg to CeEu English Sun, very weak
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/world-of-radio1999-via-hamburger_15.html

ROMANIA(non)   Reception of IRRS EGR/UNR via RADIOCOM Saftica, Sept.15
0930-1200 on  9510 SAF 100 kW / 300 deg to WeEu English Sun, weak/poor
My location is in the skip zone of RADIOCOM Saftica transmitter center
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-irrs-egrunr-via-radiocom_15.html

TAJIKISTAN(non)   Frequency changes of Voice of Tibet, September 15
1230-1235 NF  9899 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9875
1235-1242 NF  9889 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9866
1242-1305 NF  9876 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9899
1305-1311 NF  9889 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 9886
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/frequency-changes-of-voice-of-tibet.html

U.K.(non)   Reception of FEBA Radio via ENC-DMS Yerevan, September 14
1730-1800 on  7510 ERV 300 kW / 192 deg to EaAf Silte, fair to good:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-feba-radio-via-enc-dms_15.html

U.K.(non)   Reception of Radio ERGO via ENC-DMS Al-Dhabayya, September 15
1200-1300 on 17845 DHA 250 kW / 225 deg to EaAf Somali, weak/fair signal:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/radio-ergo-via-enc-dms-al-dhabayya.html

U.K.(non)   Trans World Radio Africa via ENC-DMS Al-Dhabayya, September 15
1300-1315 on 17680 DHA 250 kW / 230 deg to EaAf Afar Thu-Sun, fair to good
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/trans-world-radio-africa-via-enc-dms.html

UNKNOWN LOCATION   Radio Ranginkaman/Radio Rainbow on September 14
1630-1700 on  7580 TAC or DB  & not KCH to WeAs Persian, very weak
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-radio-ranginkamanradio_15.html


--

73! Ivo Ivanov
More information on the shortwave listening hobby,
please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com

QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
Receiver: Afedri SDR
Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire

Log Roberto Pavanello

882 9/9 20.57 COPE - Alicante SS ID e pubblicità locale buono
891 13/9 22.40 Hot R. Hits - Huissen Dutch MX suff.
936 11/9 18.20 R.N.E. R.5 - Zaragoza SS NX reg. Aragon suff.
990 11/9 22.02 R. Bilbao - SS ID e pubblicità locale buono
1044 10/9 22.00 R. Valladolid - SS ID e pubblicità locale buono
1107 12/9 18.20 R.N.E. R.5 - Logroño SS NX reg. La Rioja buono
1125 13/9 18.20 R.N.E. R.5 - Soria SS NX reg. Castilla y León buono
1314 9/9 18.20 R.N.E. R.5 - Tarragona Catalano NX reg. Catalunya buono
1341 12/9 22.02 R. León - SS ID e pubblicità locale suff.
1413 19/9 18.00 Vesti FM - Grigoriopol Russo talk buono
1413 10/9 18.20 R.N.E. R.5 - Girona Catalano NX reg. Catalunya buono
1584 14/9 16.50 RDE - Trieste IT NX suff.
1638 12/9 22.20 R. Bluebird - Dutch MX buono
3330 14/9 03.10 CHU - Ottawa EE/FF ID e pip pip suff.
4885 14/9 22.35 R. Clube do Parà - Belem PP sport buono
5995 14/9 23.10 R. Mali - Bamako FF NX buono
6150 15/9 08.35 R. Marabu - Tedesco ID e MX buono
6205 14/9 22.40 Laser Hot Hits - EE MX buono
6210 15/9 08.30 King SW - EE MX suff.
6230 15/9 08.40 R. Casanova - EE ID e MX buono
6254 15/9 08.50 R. Benelux - EE ID e MX buono
6270 15/9 09.30 Love Parade R. - EE ID e MX buono
9610 15/9 09.00 AWR - Firenze IT Obiettivo DX by Roberto Scaglione ottimo
9665 10/9 22.05 Voz Missionaria - Camboriu PP predica suff.

Roberto Pavanello
Vercelli / Italia

Studio DX 846 - 15/09/19

Obiettivo DX 846 - 15/09/19

Wolfgang Bueschel: log Sept 15

https://www.radioclubedopara.com.br/radio/

https://www.radioclubedopara.com.br/
\\ 4885.024 kHz at 07.10 UT on Sept 15
S=5 in NJ-US eastern state remote SDR.

CUBA  5025even nice Latin AM music program R Rebelde, S=9+30dB in NJ-US.
At 07.04 UT on Sept 15.

6100 kHz RHC - NOT ON AIR -, scheduled Esperanto special on Suns only
07.00-07.30 UT.

USA  5800.009 kHz WRMI special reserve unit parked here, #14 or even #15 at
WRMI Florida bcast center.
S=8-9 carrier and some weak WRMI intermodulation underneath
at 07.22 UT in NJ-US state.

NIGERIA  7254.941  Today Sept 15 at 07.27 UT a nice S=8 signal from
VoNigeria in Vernac from Abuja site, noted next to
Radio Vaticano Santa Maria di Galeria Suns in Romanian on 7250even.

vy73 wb  df5sx

Agenda DX 15/09/2019

ANNIVERSARIO EMITTENTI
Radio Caraiba, Brasile 850 Khz (1980)
Classic Gold 828, Gran Bretagna (1990)
RCN Tunja, Colombia 1380 Khz (1974)
P4, Norvegia 1313 Khz (1993)
Radio San Sebastian, Venezuela 6070 Khz (1970)
WCWC, Wisconsis 1600 Khz (1957)
WISO, Puerto Rico 1260 Khz (1953)
WBZ, Boston 1030 Khz (1921)

FESTE NAZIONALI
Festa dell'Indipendenza in Costarica
Festa dell'Indipendenza a El Salvador

sabato 14 settembre 2019

Glenn Hauser logs September 13-14, 2019

** CHINA. 9215, Sept 14 at 1225, VP music and then Chinese // 11785, 9660 and best 9680, i.e. CNR1 jammers. Then I search out more WOOB: 
10820, Sept 14 at 1230, JBA Chinese
10960, Sept 14 at 1231, JBA carrier
11170, Sept 14 at 1232, JBA Chinese
11440 & 11460 & 11540, Sept 14 at 1233, JBA carriers
13530, Sept 14 at 1237, JBA carrier with flutter; and no others in the 12s, 13s, 14s or higher. 

All the WOOB ones correlate with SOH/CNR1 jamming in Aoki/NDXC and EiBi, except unlisted 11170, new to both of them (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) 

** CUBA. 15140, Sept 13 at 2013, RHC in Portuguese; and 15370 in French. Wires crossed? Supposed to be vice versa, per Aoki/NDXC and EiBi. RHC`s own website is still displaying B-18 schedule!
http://www.radiohc.cu/fr/interesantes/frecuencias which does not include either language on either or any frequency during this semihour! Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6100, Sept 14 at 0525, RHC English is S9+20 of dead air; at least it is usually strongest now, while 6000 is JBM and 6165 JBA carrier. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 12000, Sept 14 at 1234, RHC fair here and better than //
fundamental 6000. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13700, Sept 14 at 1305, RHC fails to provide an F# FM service today, just this and 13740 on AM. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** FRANCE [non]. 17660.018, Sept 14 at 1253, French S9+10 and somewhat undermodulated, some deep fades to S6;; off-frequency makes me think of Sa`udi like just-logged 15380.059 Qur`an, and SRI/SBA do have French on 17660 --- but not until 1355. 

At 1200-1300 it`s RFI via MADAGASCAR, which explains the good signal being T-E rather than T-A. Fluent W&M conversation about African affairs, chopped off abruptly at 1300*. Only a trace of Saudi on 17705, making RFI the SSOB and virtually the OSOB (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 790-, Sept 14 at 1215, low audible het looping SW about the same as KFYO Lubbock ID, presumed XENT, La Paz BCS, as in MW Offsets:
790 789.9586 MEX XENT-AM Radio Fórmula (La Paz) 2018-11-01
790 789.9993 USA KFYO (Lubbock, TX) 2018-08-29
I.e. 40.7 Hz apart. No other station anywhere is listed that far below 790. Nominally 10000/750 watts but IRCA Mexican Log says ``night power seems much higher than 750``, and is staying on AM.

I also had a definite ID of XENT on 790-, April 11, 2018, after the frequency had been reported at 789.96 by John Wilkins, CO (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 870, Sept 14 at 1208, XETAR in sign-on routine, starting late? Or just protracted in multilanguages, but several IDs heard (not XERTA as I mistyped in previous report about KFJZ, USA). In Spanish, mentions that they will be on air for 12 hours, ``iniciando doce horas de transmisión``, i.e. still a  daytimer which perhaps WWL/listeners appreciate (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) 

** OKLAHOMA. Level 2 tropo blob over central to eastern OK, Sept 14 at
1408+ UT provides a bunch of Bad DTV signals on RF: 8, 10, 11, 12, 21,
22, 26, 30, 35, 36, mostly correlating with Tulsa market, and some decodes:
20, KQCW-HD 19-1
28, Ion 44-1
31, OETA-DT 3-1 [seldom seen Eufaula KOET, with all 4 channels]
34, KMYT-TV 41-1
But none higher, not even 45, whence KOTV must have repacked by now.

Also, RF 16 KOCM-DT, Daystar Norman is Bad, failing to decode due to DX QRM, which now must be KWHB Tulsa, 26 kW repacked from 47; altho there are 7 other low-power Okies on 16 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SAUDI ARABIA. 15380.059, Sept 14 at 1250, VP Qur`an, SRI/SBA Riyadh as scheduled at 06-09 & 12-13 per EiBi; more precisely as 0545-0857 & 1155-1357 per Aoki. One of few stations on band beyond Cuba, and much better than 15450 Turkey English toward Europe & North America which has been a total loss all summer (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1999 monitoring: confirmed first SWBC, Friday Sept 13 at 2200 on WRMI 9955, S9-S6 vs Cuban pulse jamming already; but no upcut.

Confirmed at new time and frequencies, UT Saturday Sept 14 at 0130 on WRMI 5850 to the NW, S9+20/30 interrupting Bible quotation, ex-24 hours later; and also now on // 5010 to south, and still on 7780 to NE, both JBA here in HNL. At 0159 on 5850, my last few words overridden by music fill overlap!

Confirmed by Ivo Ivanov, Bulgaria: ``GERMANY World of Radio#1999 via Hamburger Lokalradio, September 14


https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/world-of-radio1999-via-hamburger..html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzK6WF0H6Xg&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi4NKTVFcTo&feature=youtu.be
0630-0700 6190 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg CeEu English Sat, weak to fair``

Alan Gale, England reports: ``Hi Glenn, Nothing at all heard here on 9485 today. The Romanian station was spanning the full 10 kHz from 9485 to 9495, but I could just about see a carrier on 9485. A search of the usual webSDRs showed nothing but splatter, but this one in Mala, Sweden did reveal you briefly at around 1455 UT, so at least I can confirm that the broadcast was actually on there today: http://aspliden.mooo.com:8073/
Alan``

Confirmed via http://oh5ae.dyndns.org:8073/ SDR in Finland, not at 1445, but audible by 1452 Sat Sept 14 with huge splash from 9490 Romania. Not heard on UTwente SDR. 

Via OH5 I also check 7265 and 6190 in case HLR jumbled frequencies as Ivo suggested. At 1450, 7265 has something with music; 6190 Chinese, et al.? So neither of those would really be better for us at 1430.
Next:

2100 UT Saturday  WRMI 9955 to SSE
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, 7780 to NE
0230 UT Monday    WRMI 7780 to NE
0300vUT Monday    WBCQ 5130v Area 51 6160v? to WSW
0330 UT Monday    WRMI 9955 to SSE
0930 UT Monday    Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW ND
1130 UT Monday    Unique Radio 3210-USB NSW ND
1816 UT Monday    IRRS 7290 Romania ND
0100 UT Tuesday   WRMI 7780 to NE
0800 UT Tuesday   Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW [2 episodes] ND
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 [canceled?]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday  WRMI 7780 to NE

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

** U S A. (7490v), UT Sat Sept 14 from 0000, WBCQ webcast with WTO opening of AAAWWW, but turns out to be TimTron subhosting, apparently on short notice as AW & AW are away at her family`s gathering in Ass-Houlton. Messes with cart machine trying to get it to eject or insert. He thinx they are ``quadricasting`` on 5 frequencies, but checking 6160v, finds it off the air; plays a tune while he goes out to try to fix it. Later says it may need a new driver tube. Also says 9330 is on but ``piss-weak``. Punxuated by belches here and there. 

By now some guy named Jason has joined him to co-host. Who`s he? Never heard his last name. He is also live-streaming video of this via his phone on FB, but never says where to find it! Tim wants to take phone calls to the usual 207-538-9180, but finds out it won`t work since that number is still set to forward to AW`s cellphone, and he doesn`t know how to change that. So Jason prompts TT to recall his adventures in radio in Maine, having known him for almost 20 years. Rest of show is about the various stations Tim has built and/or worked for until losing jobs. Jason sounds like a DJ, and they do talk about the domestic side of WBCQ, WXME, ``all-rock, AOR``, so maybe he works at that station.

Meanwhile by 0015 I have checked for the SW frequencies vs my hi local line noise level: 9330v JBA carrier, 7490.2v best; 6160v JBA carrier; 5130.3v second best; and 3265- as usual inaudible.

Here`s John Carver`s version: ``Show starts on time this evening but with TimTron as host. Says he was up there because of some problems with the superstation but never gives any details. He also stated that 6160 was down till he had a chance to fix it. He moved off mic and worked on a cart machine for a few minutes and then played some music. While the music was playing he ran out and restarted 6160. After the music finished Jason wandered into the studio and was co-host to Tim. Allan and Angela are off visiting with Angela's parents. No phone calls this evening as Tim can't remember the control codes to stop the phone from forwarding all calls to Allan's phone. Long talk between the two of them about how Tim got started working for radio stations in Maine before WBCQ existed. 6160 did not make it through the hour and was down again. Program was off the air at 0102. John, Mid-North Indiana`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 870, Sept 14 at 1158 UT, must be KFJZ Fort Worth again, gospel huxter in Spanish from the south giving phone 214-723-4520, i.e. Dallas area code. Then a song/hymn with a tropical beat frequently reuttering ``victoria`` and ``gloria``. By 1208, XETAR is on and in again from the SW, separable as KFJZ is fading (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) 

** U S A. 880, Sept 14 at 1203 UT, strong music east/west vs ~6 Hz SAH with KRVN from the north, not Arkansas, but soon ID in English as ``KHAC Tse Bonito``, and KWIM, and KTBA, ``exalting the name of Jesus across the nations``, i.e. AZ/NM reses. KHAC had been notable for suppressed LSB, carrier plus USB only, so I recheck it both on the DX-398 and R-75, finding that now it is DSB like almost all other ``AM`` stations, equally modulating on both sidebands! 

Now I am wondering why I am not simulhearing as good or better signal from 50/50 kW neighbor 660 KTNN? Because KHAC is obviously on 10 kW ND day power instead of 430 watts night, both non-direxional; despite official FCC Sept sunrise not until 1300 UT! (Oct: 1315 UT); while KTNN would still be direxional away from us (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** VIETNAM. 12020.0, Sept 14 at 1235, carrier here, not 12019 --- can VOV finally have fixed this long-standing off-frequency? EiBi still shows 12019 including English at 1230, but no trace of a signal there, nor is anything else scheduled on 12019 or 12020. Aoki/NDXC already shows 12020, but has never been attentive to variants: almost everylisting ends in -0 or -5 whether true or not, except V of Tibet`s constantly changing 1-kHz steps around via Tajikistan (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 3325, Sept 14 at 1222, JBA carrier detectable, despite my high local line noise level registering S9+20 on this band, so must be good propagation. Ron Howard has been reporting NBC Bougainville, pre-independence referendum, on an extended schedule way past 1200*; but it could also be VOI via RRI Palangkaraya. Perhaps he will have noted which or both were on today. Also have a JBA carrier on 2850, no doubt the only 105-m band station, KCBS Korea North (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 14325-USB, Sept 14 at 1241, checking Hurricane Watch Net for more to come; at first nothing, then a very weak K2? contacting an ON4 Belgium and DJ4CH in Germany; closest to weather discussion was remark that ``iron ore in the ground around here draws lightning``. Seems plausible, but true? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 15253.50-USB, Sept 13 at 2012, S4, 2-way in Spanish, with crackle. Why am I the only one ever reporting such INTRUDERS into our SWBC bands? Does no one else care? Of course, as more and more broadcasters evacuate, such bands are more and more tempting to invade (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report despatched at 2040 UT September 14

Stations heard in Friol

ANGOLA, 4049.7, Radio Nacional, Mulenvos, 0508-9520, 14-09, songs, Portuguese, comments. Very weak. 15311.

ANTARCTICA, 15476, LRA 36, Radio Nacional Arcángel San Gabriel, Base Esperanza, 1620-1755, 13-09, extremely weak audio, strong carrier, best on USB, songs. 15311.

BOLIVIA, 3310, Radio Mosoj Chasqui, Cotapachi, 0150-0157, 14-09, Quechua, comments. 25322.

CANADA, 6070, CFRX, Toronto, 0405-0510, 14-09, English, comments, news, advertisements. 25322.

CONGO, 6115, Radio Congo, Brazaville, 1807-1814, 13-09, French, comments. 14321.

CUBA, 4765, Radio Progreso, La Habana, 0353-0400*, 14-09, Spanish, comments, news. 15321.

DENMARK
5840, World Music Radio, Randers, 0501-0540, 14-09, pop songs in English, Latin American songs, identification: "WMR, World Music Radio". 25322.

ECUADOR, 6050, HCJB, Pichincha, 0348-0500*, 14-09, Saturday’s German program, female, male, comments, at 0400 time signals and program in Spanish, religious and cultural comments, Andean music and other songs in Spanish, “Asi termina el programa de hoy, agredeciéndoles...”, anthem and close at 0500. 0400-0458 strong QRM from Algeria on the same frequency. 214321.

ERITREA, 7180, Voice of Broad Masses, Asmara, 1723-1755, 13-09, Vernacular comments. 34333. No signal on 7140.

ETHIOPIA
5950, Voice of Tigray Revolution, Addis Ababa, 0440-0455, 14-09, Vernacular comments, East African songs. 24322.
6090, Voice of Amhara State, Addis Ababa, 0436-0448, 14-09, East African songs, Vernacular, comments. 25322.

GERMANY, 6190, Hamburger LokalRadio, Goheren, *0600-0700, 14-09, English, program “Media Network Plus” and at 0630 Glenn Hauser’s “World of Radio”. 15321.

INDIA
4800, AIR, Hyderabad, 1730-1733, 13-09, English, news. QRM from China on the same frequency. 12321.
4810, AIR, Bhopal, 1712-1733, 13-09, Hindi songs, at 1730 id. “This is All India Radio, the news, read by...”, news in English. 25322.

4910, AIR, Jaipur, 1718-1724, 13-09, Hindi songs. 15311.

4920, AIR, Chennai, 1720-1725, 13-09, Hindi songs. QRM from China on the same frequency. 12321.

4950, AIR, Kashmir, 1721-1726, 13-09, Hindi songs. 15321.

5010, AIR, Thiruvananthapuram, 1718-1726, 13-09, Hindi songs. 15311.

5040, AIR, Jeypore, 1720-1724, 13-09, Hindi songs. 15321.

JAPAN, 6115, Radio Nikkei, Chiba-Nagara (presumed), 0523-0545, 14-09, comments, probably Japanese, extremely weak, barely audible. Congo out of air this morning. 15311.

MALI
5995, Radio Mali, Bamako, back after three or four days out of air, *1800-1840, 13-09, tuning music, French, id. “Vous ecoutez L’Office de Radiodifusion Television du Mali emettan de Bamako...”, Vernacular comments, African songs. 34433.

9635, Radio Mali, Bamako, back after three or four days out of air, 1530-1550, 13-09, French, comments, id. "Radio Mali", African songs. 44444.

MEXICO, 6185, Radio Educación, Ciudad de México, 0350-0400 , 14-09, Spanish, comments. 14321.

PERU, 4774.9, Radio Tarma, Tarma, 0148-0156, 14-09, Peruvian songs. 14321.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, 9545, SIBC, Honiara, 0447-0459*, 14-09, only weak weak carrier detected on USB. Close at 0459.20.

SUDAN, 7205, Sudan Radio, Al Aitahab, 0413-0420, 14-09, Arabic, comments. 25322.

TANZANIA
6015, Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation, Dole, 0402-0440, 14-09, Swahili, comments. 25322.

11735, Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation, Dole, 1754- , 13-09, Swahili, comments, at 1800 time signals, English, id. and news. Very weak. 14311.

USA, 17775, KVOH, Rancho Simi, 1618-1627, 13-09, Spanish, religious comments. Very weak. 15311.

ZAMBIA, 5915, Zambia NBC, Radio 1, Lusaka, 0401- 0440, 14-09, Vernacular, comments. 25322.
 
 

Manuel Méndez
Lugo, Spain

Logs in Friol 
Tecsun S-8800, cable antenna, 8 meters

SWLDXBulgaria News September 14

ARMENIA(non)   Trans World Radio TWR India via GJSC Yerevan on September 14:
1530-1600 on  9300 ERV 300 kW / 100 deg to SoAs English Sat/Sun, good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/trans-world-radio-twr-india-via-gjsc.html

GERMANY(non)   Reception of From the Isle of Music via Channel 292, September 14
1200-1300 on  6070 ROB 010 kW / non-dir to CeEu English/Spanish Sat, weak signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-from-isle-of-music-via.html

GERMANY(non)   DW Bundesliga via MBR Issoudun&ENC-DMS Ascension, September 14
1325-1530 on 15195 ISS 500 kW / 170 deg to WeAf Hausa Sat Football, fair/good
1325-1530 on 17840 ASC 250 kW / 065 deg to WeAf Hausa Sat Football, weak/fair
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/dw-bundesliga-via-issoudun-and.html

GERMANY(non)   Reception of BVBroadcasting via MBR Nauen on September 14
1430-1458 on 15265 NAU 250 kW / 102 deg to SoAs English Sat, good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-bvbroadcasting-via-mbr_14.html

GERMANY(non)   Reception of HCJB Voice of The Andes via MBR Nauen on September 14
1529-1629 on 13800 NAU 100 kW / 100 deg to CeAs Russian/Chechen, fair/good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/hcjb-voice-of-andes-via-mbr-nauen-on.html

SECRETLAND(non)   BBC in 19mb via SPL Secretbrod, September 14
1400-1500 on 15420 SCB 050 kW / 195 deg to EaAf Somali, good:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-bbc-in-19mb-via-spl_14.html

SECRETLAND(non)   IRRS with unknown music program via SPL Secretbrod September 14
1500-1530 on 15515 SCB 100 kW / 195 deg to EaAf Music Sat, good signal instead of
at same time 15515 SCB 100 kW / 195 deg to EaAf Oromo Sat Radio Warra Wangeelaati
Something`s always wrong at SPL Secretbrod transmitting station, again wrong prgr
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/irrs-with-unknown-music-program-via-spl.html

SECRETLAND(non)   Missionswerk Friedensstimme via SPL Secretbrod, September 14
1600-1630 on  9680 SCB 100 kW / 030 deg to EaEu Russian Sat, very good signal:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/missionswerk-friedensstimme-via-spl_14.html

TURKEY   Voice of Turkey in Russian on odd frequency 11965.7 kHz, September 14
1300-1355 on 11965.7 EMR 500 kW / 020 deg to EaEu Russian, instead of nominal.
Something`s always wrong at TRT Voice of Turkey Emerler transmitting station!!
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/voice-of-turkey-in-russian-on-odd.html

UZBEKISTAN(non)   Free North Korea Radio via RRTM Telecom Tashkent, Sept.14
1200-1400 on 11510 TAC 100 kW / 076 deg to NEAs Korean, very weak signal:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/free-north-korea-radio-via-rrtm-telecom.html


--

73! Ivo Ivanov
More information on the shortwave listening hobby,
please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com

QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
Receiver: Afedri SDR
Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire

Media & Tech - 14/09/2019

SWLDXBulgaria News September 13-14

AFGHANISTAN   Weak/fair signal of Radio Afghanistan Ext.Sce, September 13
1530-1616 on  6100 YAK 100 kW / 125 deg to SoAs English/Urdu and off air:
1616-1730 on  6100 YAK 100 kW / 125 deg to SoAs Ur/Ara/Rus are not on air
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/weakfair-signal-of-radio-afghanistan.html

ARMENIA(non)   Reception of Trans World Radio India via GJSC Yerevan, September 14
1530-1600 on  9300 ERV 300 kW / 100 deg to SoAs English Sat/Sun, very good signal:
14-09-2019 Trans World Radio India in English to SoAs 1544 on 9300 Yerevan.MP4

DENMARK   In a completely unexpected move, the Danish authorities has withdrawn
the permission to use out of band frequencies (on a non interference basis) for
World Music Radio (WMR). This means that WMR will be ceasing operations on 5840
and 15805 kHz tomorrow Sunday September 15th 2019 at 2200UTC. WMR may return to
shortwave – using frequencies inside the official shortwave bands, but this may
take several months. Best 73s Stig Hartvig Nielsen. Current schedule of WMR is:
0000-2400 on  5840 RND 0.1 kW /non-dir to WeEu Music Daily, Sept.15 till 2200UT
0700-2000 on 15805 RND 0.2 kW /non-dir to WeEu Music Sat/Sun & will be off air!
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/world-music-radio-will-be-ceasing.html

GUAM(non)   BRB Living Water Ministry Broadcasting via KTWR Agana, September 13
1516-1616 on  6055 TWR 200 kW / 320 deg to NEAs Korean Tue-Fri, weak/fair & QRM
at same time  6050 LHA 100 kW / 290 deg to EaAs Chinese PBS Xizang, good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/brb-living-water-ministry-broadcasting_13.html

GERMANY   Evangelische Missions Gemeinden EMG via MBR Nauen on September 14
1030-1100 on  6055 NAU 125 kW / 222 deg to CeEu German Sat/Sun, weak signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/evangelische-missions-gemeinden-via-mbr_14.html

GERMANY   Reception of Missionswerk Friedensstimme via MBR Nauen, September 14
1200-1230 on 13710 NAU 250 kW / 060 deg to FERu Russian Sat, weak/fair signal:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-missionswerk_14.html

GERMANY(non)   Reception of Radio Sinit Eritrea via MBR Issoudun, September 14
0500-0600 on 11660 ISS 250 kW / 123 deg to EaAf Tigrinya/Arabic Sat, very good
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-radio-sinit-eritrea-via_14.html

GERMANY(non)   World of Radio#1999 via Hamburger Lokalradio, September 14
0630-0700 on  6190 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg to CeEu English Sat, weak to fair
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/world-of-radio1999-via-hamburger.html

GERMANY(non)   Reception of Radio Waves International via Channel 292 on September 14
0700-0800 on  6070 ROB 010 kW / non-dir to CeEu English/German/Italian Sat, weak/fair
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/radio-waves-international-via-channel.html

GREECE   Reception of Voice of Greece on 9420 kHz, September 14:
from 0600 on  9420 AVL 150 kW / 323 deg to WeEu Greek tx#3, good
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-voice-of-greece-on-9420_14.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of S06s Russian Lady in 50mb, September 13:
0900-0906 on  5744 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian CUSB, very weak
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-s06s-russian-lady-in-50mb.html

NUMBERS STATION   Good signal of E11 Oblique in 41mb, September 13
1000-1003 on  7317 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB mode:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/good-signal-of-e11-oblique-in-41mb_13.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of S11a Cherta in 41mb, September 10:
1020-1032 on  7469 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian USB, weak
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-s11a-cherta-in-41mb_13.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of E07 English Man in 25mb on September 14
0640-0647 on 11464 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB mode, fair
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-e07-english-man-in-25mb-on.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of E07a English Man in 25mb on September 14
0820-0822 on 12153 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB mode, weak:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-e07a-english-man-in-25mb.html

PALAU   Reception of T8WH Angel 3 World Harvest Radio Int on Sept.13
till 1300 on  9930 HBN 100 kW / 318 deg to EaAs English, fair signal
1300-1400 on  9930 HBN 100 kW / 318 deg to EaAs English is cancelled
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-t8wh-angel-3-world-harvest.html

ROMANIA(non)   Reception of IRRS Radio City via RADIOCOM Săftica, September 14
0800-0900 on  9510 SAF 100 kW / 300 deg to WeEu German Sat, weak/fair signal:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/irrs-radio-city-via-radiocom-saftica.html

SAUDI ARABIA   Reception of Radio Saudi International in 13mb, September 13:
0900-1155 on 21670 RIY 500 kW / 100 deg to SEAs Indonesian, very weak signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-radio-saudi-international.html

SECRETLAND(non)   Dimtse Radio Erena via SPL Secretbrod, September 13
1700-1730 on  9720 SCB 050 kW / 195 deg to EaAf Tigrinya Daily
1730-1800 on  9720 SCB 050 kW / 195 deg to EaAf Tigrinya, not Arabic Fri
1730-1800 on  9720 SCB 050 kW / 195 deg to EaAf Tigrinya Tue/Thu/Sat-Mon
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-dimtse-radio-erena-via-spl.html

SECRETLAND(non)   Bible Voice Broadcasting via SPL Secretbrod on September 13
1710-1745 on  9490 SCB 050 kW / 126 deg to N/ME Arabic Tue/Thu/Fri, very good
1745-1800 on  9490 SCB 050 kW / 126 deg to N/ME Arabic Dardasha 7, very good
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/bible-voice-broadcasting-via-spl_13.html

USA(non)   Updated summer A19 shortwave schedule of Glenn Hauser
World of Radio. On Fri Sept.20 on air will be aired Edition#2000
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/updated-summer-a19-shortwave-schedule.html

--

73! Ivo Ivanov
More information on the shortwave listening hobby,
please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com

QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
Receiver: Afedri SDR
Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire

Media & Tech L'Approfondimento - 14/09/2019

Details of AIR SW TX shut down very recently (3)

re https://qsl.net/vu2jos/sw/freq.htm

checked AIR outlets at 08 - 11 UT on Saturday Sept 14 on remote SDRs in Delhi India, Doha Qatar, Brisbane Queensland and Tokyo + Akitakata Japan.

17895     IND  AIR Bangalore, not on air at 10.14 UT on Sept 14.
17510.002 IND  AIR Bangalore - at 08.42 UT carrier already on air.
          South Asian flute+string instrument interval signal theme
          of AIR start at 08.43:15 UT, S=8-9 signal in Doha Qatar SDR.
          Followed the scheduled INS sce at 08.45-09.45 UT.  \\ on
15769.969 IND  AIR Goa Panaji in INS sce, S=8-9 in Doha Qatar 08.47 UT
          S=6-7 in Tokyo at 10.40 UT English SoEaAS sce 10-11 UT.
15410DRM  IND  AIR Bangalore, DRM digital mode block visible
          to FE EaAS, S=7 strong in Tokyo and Hiroshima Japan.
13695.002 IND  AIR Bangalore, at 10.18 UT, S=6-7 in Brisbane Queensland
          and S=9+10dB in Tokyo Japan.
13605.002 IND  AIR Bangalore, at 10.36 UT, S=8 in Brisbane Queensland
          and S=9+5dB in Tokyo Japan.
 9949.808 IND  AIR Delhi Kingsway in Urdu, S=8 in Brisbane at 10.29 UT
          S=8-9 locally at SDR Delhi at 09.10 UT. Nothing in Qatar.
 9865.001 IND  AIR Bangalore in Hindi, subcontinental typical mx progr.
          09.15 UT on Sept 14. S=7-8 in Doha Qatar SDR.
          S=9+10dB in Delhi and same at SDR in Brisbane Queensland-AUS.
 9620v two stations co-channel and 12 Hertz apart distance at 09.18 and
          10.40 UT on Sept 14. Bad audio mixture in Qatar, India, Japan
          and in Queensland Australia too.
 9620.009 IND  AIR Aligarh noted poor in Doha Qatar at 09.18 UT,
          S=9+10dB in Delhi, 16 kHz wideband audio in peaks,
          and underneath CNR2 Beijing in Tokyo and Akitakata Japan.
 9619.997 CHN  CNR2 Beijing in Chinese, S=9+10dB level in Tokyo.
 9380even IND  AIR Aligarh, weak in Doha Qatar, S=7 in Brisbane
          Queensland-AUS at 10.32 UT, S=4 poor and week in Japan.

 7290, 7295, 6110, 6085 kHz AIR OFF air at 09.25 UT. see table
https://qsl.net/vu2jos/sw/freq.htm

 7325.005 IND  AIR Jaipur in Hindi, strong carrier, but low modulation
          though, S=9+15dB in Delhi at 09.24 UT.
 7380even IND  AIR Chennai, Tamil sce, at 09.20 UT in Delhi at
          S=9+10dB signal level.
 7420v two stations co-channel and 18 Hertz apart distance at 09.21 UT
 7419.986 CHN  PBS Nei Menggu, NMRB from tx site #839 at Hohhot,
          Chinese sce, at 09.23 UT, and
 7420.004 IND  AIR Hyderabad in Telugu language at 09.21 UT, on SDR
          unit in Delhi fair S=8-9 signal.
 7430.001 IND  AIR Bhopal, from that bcast center as always excellent
          audio at 09.22 UT Indian modern pop mx singer in Hindi?
          at S=9+25dB signal level.
 6000.002 IND  AIR Radio Kashmir, Leh Ladakh, noisy 49 mb at S=7 level
          in Delhi SDR unit.

73 wb  df5sx

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb  df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Sept 14)

Last chance to hear WMR on 5840 and 15805 kHz

In a completely unexpected move the Danish authorities has withdrawn the permission to use out of band frequencies (on a non interference basis) for World Music Radio (WMR). This means that WMR will be ceasing operations on 5840 and 15805 kHz tomorrow Sunday September 15th 2009 at 2200 UTC.  WMR may return to shortwave - using frequencies inside the official SW bands - but this may take several months. 

Meanwhile WMR continues being available via internet streaming at www.wmr.dk - and hopefully also soon on medium wave 927 kHz in Copenhagen. 

Reception reports may be sent to wmr@wmr.dk - or to World Music Radio, PO Box 112, DK-8960 Randers SØ, Denmark (please enclose return postage). 

Best 73s
Stig Hartvig Nielsen, 
www.wmr.dk

Details of AIR SW TX shut down very recently (2)

re https://qsl.net/vu2jos/sw/freq.htm

checked AIR outlets at 17 - 18 UT on Sept 13
on remote SDRs in Delhi India, Doha Qatar, and Akitakata Japan.

4010.219 KGZ  Kyrgyz Birinchi Radio, Bishkek at 17.12 UT, S=9+10dB.
4750even BGD  S=9+25dB but unclean audio modulation sound. 17.10 UT
         OVERMODULATED distorted audio feed between bcast house
         and TX bcast center at Dhaka BGD. ?
4760even IND  NOTHING ON AIR, at this hour. 17.13 UT.
4765even TJK  yes, real Yangi Yul Tjk R1 is back on even fq, S=8 not as
         strong as usually, likely a reserve 15 kW unit is now on air.
         17.14 UT on Sept 13.
4799.998 1/2 IND  AIR Hyderabad S=9+15dB at 17.15 UT, and co-channel
4800even CHN  QRM CNR1 program from Geermu site, equal on 4800even kHz.
4810.008 IND  AIR Bhopal at 17.16 UT, S=9+30dB, as usual best AIR India
         domestic transmission sound. Excellent technicians work.
4820even CHN  PBS Xizang in Chinese language from Lhasa Baiding Tibet
         site, S=8-9 signal in Akitakata Japan, classical music
         symphonic orchestra program at 17.45 UT on Sept 13.
4835even IND  AIR Gangtok, NOT ON AIR at 17.17 UT.
4885.004 KOR  at 17.46 UT Echo of Hope-VOH in Korean from KOR towards
         northern KRE, S=8 in Japan, NO JAMMING FROM KRE at this hour.
4905.001 CHN  PBS Xizang in Tibetan language from Lhasa Baiding Tibet
         site, S=9+30dB powerful signal in Delhi, India SDR unit,
         at 17.18 UT Sept 13.
4910.004 IND  AIR Jaipur, S=9+20dB at 17.19 UT.
4920 -   two outlet strings visible on this channel. 18 Hertz apart
         distance at 17.31 UT on Sept 13.
4919.982 CHN  Lhasa Baiding Tibet in Tibetan {noted on this odd channel}
         at 17.51 UT, when AIR Chennai is already OFF air, and
4920even IND  AIR Chennai in Tamil language scheduled, equal signal
         power level, S=9+20dB at 17.31 UT.
4929.999 BOT  VoA English at 17.33 UT, and then 17.40-18.00 UT Friday
         Sept 13, in 'Nde' language. HFCC.org/ITU language file as
         'North Ndebele'. S=9+10dB in Delhi India.
4949.7v  AGL  NOTHING FROM R Nacional Mulenvos Angola today Sept 13.
4949.996 IND  AIR Srinagar Kashmir, S=9+5dB low modulation at 17.33 UT.
4965even ZMB  VoH Africa program, weak and tiny threshold S=5 at 17.35 UT
5009.926 MDG  Radio Madagasikara, Antananarivo, Malagasy, S=6 in Japan
         at 17.42 UT.
5009.998 IND  AIR Thiruvananthapuram. S=8 only, not as strong as usual
         17.36 UT on Sept 13 in Delhi India.
5040.004 IND  AIR Jeypore, S=9+15dB in Delhi , 17.38 UT on Sept 13.

73 wb  df5sx

Agenda DX 14/09/2019

ANNIVERSARIO EMITTENTI
R. Sepè Tiarajù, Brasile (1977)
Signal Two, Gran Bretagna 1170 Khz (1992)
KNUI, Hawaii 900 Khz (1962)
Radio Universidad Concepciòn, Cile (1959)

venerdì 13 settembre 2019

The K7RA Solar Update

No sunspots this week. Average daily sunspot numbers declined from 3.4 to zero. At the same time, average daily solar flux rose from 67.4 to 69.4.

Geomagnetic activity quieted, with average daily planetary A index declining from 19.9 to 8.9, while average daily mid-latitude A index went from 16.7 to 7.7.

Predicted solar flux is 68 on September 13-22, 69 on September 23 through October 5, 68 on October 6-19, 69 on October 20-24, 68 on October 25 and 69 on October 26-27.

Predicted planetary A index is 5 on September 13-22, 8 on September 23, 5 on September 24-25, then 10, 35, 45, 20 and 10 on September 26-30, then 8, 10 and 8 on October 1-3, 5 on October 4-19, 8 on October 20, 5 on October 21-22, then 8, 25, 30, 18 and 8 on October 23-27.

Geomagnetic activity forecast for the period September 13 until October 9, 2019 from F.K. Janda, OK1HH.

Geomagnetic field will be
Quiet on: September 14-16, 20 (-21,) November 8-9
Quiet to unsettled on: September 13, 17-19, 22, (24,) November 4-7
Quiet to active on: September 23, 25, 30, November 1-3
Unsettled to active on: September (26)
Active to disturbed: September (27-29)

Solar wind will intensify on: September 16, (24-27,) 28-30. October 1 (-4, 7-9)

-Parenthesis means lower probability of activity enhancement.
-The predictability of changes remains lower at present.

Jon Jones, N0JK, wrote: "There was some sporadic-E skip on 6 meters September 1 from the Midwest to Mexico to W6 and W7. From Kansas, I worked XE2OR in Mexico, and several stations in Arizona and California.

“On September 7, stations in New England worked the Gulf Coast. The Es may have been associated with active geomagnetic field conditions."

Ken Brown, N4SO, of Grand Bay, Alabama reports on his recent FT8 contacts on 17 and 40 meters: "Seventeen meters remains stable and a very good daylight band for DX. Here is a sample of contacts on the FT8 digital mode.

18.100 FT8  Sept. 11

135800 -15  0.1 1795   N4SO SP9DWT RR73 (Poland)
170830 -17  0.3 1278   N4SO 5B4ALJ RR73  (Mike in Cyprus)
170900 -16  0.4  779   CQ AL ON5CD JO20   Belgium  (Note calling CQ for Alabama.
171130 -11  0.4  779   N4SO ON5CD RR73  
171700 -16  0.2 1676   CQ MM0CEZ IO75     Scotland

“Forty meters remains an excellent band for DX contacts during the night with a world-wide range of countries on the FT8 digital mode:

7.074 FT8  Sept. 9

131415  -1  0.5 1705   CQ KH2L QK23       Guam
132945  -9  0.1 2340   N4SO KH2L R-23
133000  Tx      2378   KH2L N4SO RR73"

Mike, K6THZ, in Santa Clara, California reports unexpected propagation on 15 meters via FT8 late at night, including a QSO with Norway.

If you would like to make a comment or have a tip for our readers, email me at k7ra@arrl.net.

For more information concerning radio propagation, see the ARRL Technical Information Service at http://arrl.org/propagation-of-rf-signals. For an explanation of numbers used in this bulletin, see http://arrl.org/the-sun-the-earth-the-ionosphere.

An archive of past propagation bulletins is at http://arrl.org/w1aw-bulletins-archive-propagation. More good information and tutorials on propagation are at http://k9la.us/.

Monthly propagation charts between four USA regions and twelve overseas locations are at http://arrl.org/propagation.

Instructions for starting or ending email distribution of ARRL bulletins are at http://arrl.org/bulletins.

Sunspot numbers for September 5 through 11, 2019 were 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, and 0, with a mean of 0. 10.7 cm flux was 68.3, 68.9, 73.9, 67.5, 68.8, 70, and 68.1, with a mean of 69.4. Estimated planetary A indices were 14, 8, 7, 10, 14, 4, and 5, with a mean of 8.9. Middle latitude A index was 11, 9, 6, 9, 11, 4, and 4, with a mean of 7.7.

QSL Radio Republica da Banana 6265 KHz

QSL Radio Republica da Banana 6265 KHz - banana@gmx.net con QSL elettronica allegata in 18 giorni. 
(R. PAVANELLO)


Glenn Hauser logs September 13, 2019

** ASCENSION. 17800, Sept 13 at 1358, JBA signal where I seldom hear anything on morning bandscans. Listed as DW in Hausa daily at 1300-1357; indeed off at 1424 recheck (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 11860.4, Sept 13 at 1323, lite Cuban noise jamming overlaid several times a minute by a very rapid series of beeps, all same pitch, too fast and too many to count, as heard tuned to 11860.0-USB, and then located frequency of beeper which is inaudible in AM mode, i.e. not modulated but just CW-like. 

Also at 1325 I hear exactly the same thing happening on 11930.4. Radio Martí does not start either frequency until 1400. Occasional beepery of different spans, combinations and speeds, has been heard previously out of Cuban jammers, intriguing; could Arnie explain? Ha. And is this something ``wrong`` or not? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13554, 13485, 13630, 13775, 13840 approx., Sept 13 at 1327, strong FM spurblobs out of RHC 13700-AM transmitter, each about 10 kHz wide, at intervals of approx. 70-75 kHz which may vary slightly over time. AND yes, all with F# above middle C constant tone, just like original outbreak years ago, but tuned in FM mode, modulation is quite readable, while 13700 source sounds fine in AM. 

By 1348 I search for further outliers and detect at least the F# tone circa: 13990, 14060, 13844, 13410 - which was a trace around 13415 earlier. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 540, Sept 13 at 1147, ``La Ranchera de Paquimé, 540 AM`` and FM [90.5 listed], canned ID they emit every few minutes from XETX, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, near the frontera, and heard immediately upon tune-in, WSW separable from earlier southerly Spanish talk, probably XEWA SLP, unseemed religious like KDFT Ferris TX. IRCA Mexican Log says both these XEs are staying on AM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 580, Sept 13 at 1149, romantic song in Spanish from SSW, and no WIBW unless that`s causing a SAH. 1200 ID as ``La Rancherita del Aire``, which is Piedras Negras, Coahuila, with new official calls XELRDA to match its slogan, altho it`s really rebranded XEMU which lost the frequency and then bought it back, still llamando itself ``XEMU`` tho I heard neither call this time (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1999 contents: Antarctica, Bahamas, Bougainville, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Cuba, Germany, Guam, Hungary non, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea North non, México, Mongolia, Myanmar, Netherlands non, Oklahoma, Romania, USA; and the propagation outlook. 

WOR 1999 is available as of 0035 UT Friday September 13
(mp3 stream)    http://www.w4uvh.net/wor1999.m3u
(mp3 download)  http://www.w4uvh.net/wor1999.mp3

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

The shortwave broadcasts should be:

2200 UT Friday    WRMI 9955 to SSE
0130 UT Saturday  WRMI 7780 to NE, and NEW 5850 to NW, 5010 to S
0629vUT Saturday  HLR 6190-CUSB Germany to WSW
1030 UT Saturday  Unique Radio 3210-USB NSW [alt, Sept 14, 28] ND
1430 UT Saturday  HLR 9485-CUSB Germany to WSW
1930vUT Saturday  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
2100 UT Saturday  WRMI 9955 to SSE
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, 7780 to NE
0230 UT Monday    WRMI 7780 to NE
0300vUT Monday    WBCQ 5130v Area 51 6160v? to WSW
0330 UT Monday    WRMI 9955 to SSE
0930 UT Monday    Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW ND
1130 UT Monday    Unique Radio 3210-USB NSW ND
1816 UT Monday    IRRS 7290 Romania ND
0100 UT Tuesday   WRMI 7780 to NE
0800 UT Tuesday   Unique Radio 5045-USB NSW [2 episodes] ND
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 [canceled?]
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday  WRMI 7780 to NE

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

** U S A. 840, Sept 13 at 1204 UT, Spanish from N/S, ID in passing as ``Radio Aleluia``, fade by 1206. That`s KVJY Pharr TX in the RGV as now listed in the NRC AM Log, religious format. --- I thought this was the unlikely station being relayed by XEPRS 1090 BCN, but it wasn`t religious. What is the status of that deal?

IRCA Mexican Log as of Sept 1 explains under 1090 XEPRS: ``// KPAV [sic, typo?] 104.9 FM Alamo TX. No longer // XEPE 1700 AM. Ads and announcers in English and Spanish. With no lessee, owner is relaying a relative`s FM station. Mentions 840 AM on air (and on `About` page of FB), but KJAV-FM is reportedly no longer // KVJY 840 AM`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. 870, Sept 13 at 1155 UT, screaming gospel huxter, a mental case, in Spanish, --- ``¡¡¡Cristo viene!!!`` from N/S, presumed KFJZ Fort Worth TX, but I would like to get an ID. Last time he finished before 1200 but there was no legal ID before going right into next infomercial. Today I clench my teeth (and eardrums?), and keep listening. Keeps on right across ToH; at 1203 says he`s going to terminate in 5 minutes --- but still going at 1208 when XERTA finally gets started with XE NA from Chihuahua, barely audible from SW. And *still* predicating by fade-out 1215, never hearing any local references or contact info, but it was a sermon recorded in a ``noche``. All along there has been a medium SAH with WWL, which despite easterliness, outlasts KFJZ. Could someone in The Metroplex confirm whether KFJZ now be 100% Spanish, brokered miscellany? And what slogan do they ever ID? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 88.1, Sept 13 at 1342 UT, KWOU Woodward is inbooming for StarDate, so tropo is up; after breakfast to DTV bandscan; some Bad signals on the few open UHF channels, but I always check down to VHF 6, knowing that 5-4-3-2 would be pointless for DTV tropo around here. 

And indeed at 1440 UT I *do* finally have a Bad signal on 6! This has to be KBSD Ensign KS = Dodge City, which managed to keep its old NTSC channel -- and there are *no* other RF6 stations in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri or Arkansas (but 17 across TX, LD or LP including Franken-FMs, no full powers).

Bill Hepburn`s tropo map predicted for 15 UT shows Level 5 Good enhancement from Woodward thru here up into central Missouri, but Dodge City is outside any of that. 

RF 13, KETA OKC is also Bad, not decoding, blocked by some other DX, despite antennas aimed toward it. That could also be caused by Garden City, KUPK, but there are other 13 full-powers in Pittsburg & Topeka KS. A glimpse of the CCI shows a Home Depot ad circa 1438 (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Pacific JBA MW carrier search, Sept 13 at 1141-1146, before LSR of 1212 UT: all from NW on the altazimuth wrist-mounted DX-398, i.e. Japan, Korea, etc.: 747, 774, 828, 972, 1134, 1242, 1566. 1134 and 1242 harbor 100 kW private Japan stations; 1134 also 500 kW in Korea S, but 1242 only 10 kW there. 972 slightly stronger than the rest (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1740 UT September 13

Media & Tech - 13/09/2019

Propagation News – 15 September 2019

It was a quiet week, geomagnetically speaking, with the Kp index generally not rising above two. But a lack of sunspots didn’t help HF propagation, which was decidedly uninspiring. There were some highlights though, mostly on FT8. Columbia was decoded on Wednesday evening on 15 metres at a time when CW and SSB users might have thought the band was dead. FT8’s ability to dig out signals that are below the noise level is saving the day in terms of DX being workable.

On a brighter note, in a new paper, scientists predict that the current solar cycle 24 will end in the first half of 2020, kicking off the growth of solar cycle 25 very shortly after. The paper, from the US National Center for Atmospheric Research, is based on a new theory that tsunamis of plasma race through the Sun’s interior and trigger the birth of the next sunspot cycle.

Meanwhile NOAA predicts that next week the solar flux index will remain low with an estimate of 68-70. A total lack of Earth-facing coronal holes is good news, with the Kp index remaining at around two.

Finally, we are starting to see the gradual change to autumnal HF conditions, which will bring better DX working over the next couple of months. The Propquest site shows that the maximum usable frequency is now hitting more than 18MHz over a 3,000km path at times, so 17m is becoming quite usable as we exit the summer doldrums. It is also still showing an uplift in the critical frequency after dark on most days, which could bring some DX surprises.


VHF and up:
The coming week will suit VHFers who like to rise early, so set those alarms to get the best DX opportunities. The week will start with high pressure over the country and, except for a brief period when low pressure moves across the far north of Britain this Saturday, the 14th, it’s pretty much a tropo story all the way. When there is still summer warmth around, it’s worth noting that the strong lift conditions in the early morning usually fade as the temperature rises. So it’s really an early bird that catches the worm for tropo!

Last Friday saw Moon apogee, when it is at its furthest point from Earth, and Moon declination goes positive this Sunday, so EME conditions will improve as the week progresses. The Moon will rise higher in the sky at zenith and will be above 50 degrees elevation in southern England in the early hours of Thursday. Sky noise on 144MHz starts the week at a low of around 250 kelvin, and path losses will fall.

There are no major meteor showers this week, but the September Epsilon-Perseids minor shower, though past its peak, continues to be active until around 21 September. Check the early hours before dawn for the best random meteors.

Korches Radio (via Radio Channel 292) 6070 kHz

Domenica 8 settembre 2019
17.00-17.10 UTC - 6070 kHz (E5)
KORCHES RADIO (Channel 292)
Röhrbach (Germania)
Tedesco, IDs YL e musica folk.
Segnale sufficiente-insufficiente
Korches-Radio@gmx.de
Emissione non regolare.
Per conoscere le date delle prossime trasmissioni, consultare il sito www.channel292.de


***

Luca Botto Fiora (SWL I1-0799GE)
QTH: Rapallo (Genova) - Italia
G. C. 44° 21' 15.2" N / 9° 13' 37.8" E

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RICEVITORI                                                                                                          
R7 Drake (R7)
VR5000DSP Yaesu (VR)
E5 Etón (E5)


***

ANTENNE
Loop in ferrite di 75 cm ACA (modificata con LW-VLF)
Dipolo 16 metri con balun 4:1 e isolatore di linea coassiale


***

ACCESSORI
(per loop MW-VLF)
Preamplificatore RF K0LR-WA1ION autocostruito
-
(per dipolo HF)
Eliminatore di QRM MFJ 1026 (con modifica W8JI)
Preamplificatore RF kit LX1456 NE

SOFTWARE
(Mac OS X 10.6.8)
Audacity 2.2.0 (acquisizione-conversione audio)
DXToolbox 4.4.0 demo (propagazione)
HourWorld 3.5.1 demo (orologio mondiale)
Multimode 6.6 demo Black Cat Systems (UTEs)
TimePalette 6.3.1 demo (orologio mondiale)
-
(Android 4.1.1)
Daylight World Map (orologio mondiale)


***


GRUPPO RADIOASCOLTO LIGURIA (GRAL 2.0)
https://radioascolto.home.blog/
https://www.facebook.com/graliguria/
https://twitter.com/graliguria

Radio Mali, 9635 on air again

MALI, 9635, Radio Mali, Bamako, back after three or four days out of air, 1530, 13-09, French, comments, id. "Radio Mali", African songs. 44444. 

Manuel Méndez
Lugo, Spain

Log in Friol

Shortwave Radiogram, 12-15 September 2019

Last weekend's hidden message in Thor Micro at 70 Hz was mostly successful. This weekend, it was my intention to try Throb 1, another very narrow mode, also at 70 Hz, but I could not get a decode from the recording. It seems that Throb 1 does not like the very low audio frequencies. Our hidden message will be in BPSK63F instead, at a center audio frequency of 70 Hz.

This weekend's show is in the usual MFSK32 and MFSK64, with nine images. Also the BPSK63F hidden message.

Here is the lineup for Shortwave Radiogram, program 117, 12-15 September 2019, in modes as noted:

 1:38  MFSK32: Program previoew (now)
 2:46  CPJ's list of 10 most censored countries*
 8:50  MFSK64: Exoplanet in habitable zone has water vapor*
13:34  This week's images*
26:31  MFSK32: Closing announcements
28:17  BPSK63F: "Hidden message" centered on 70 Hz


* with image(s)

Please send reception reports to radiogram@verizon.net

And visit http://swradiogram.net

Twitter: @SWRadiogram or https://twitter.com/swradiogram (visit during the weekend to see listeners' results)

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/567099476753304
Shortwave Radiogram Transmission Schedule
UTC Day UTC Time Frequency Transmitter
Thursday 2330-2400 UTC 9265 kHz WINB Pennsylvania
Friday 1300-1330 UTC 15770 kHz WRMI Florida
Friday 1500-1530 UTC 15120 kHz DRM WINB Pennsylvania
Saturday 0230-0300 UTC 9265 kHz WINB Pennsylvania
Sunday 0800-0830 UTC 5850 kHz
7730 kHz
WRMI Florida
Sunday 2330-2400 UTC 7780 kHz WRMI Florida

The Mighty KBC transmits to North America Sundays at 0000-0200 UTC (Saturday 8-10 pm EDT) on 5960 kHz, via Germany. A minute of MFSK64 is at about 0130 UTC.  Reports to Eric: themightykbc@gmail.com . See also http://www.kbcradio.eu/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheMightyKbc/

“This is a Music Show” is the newest addition to digital modes via analog shortwave. Most of the show is a music show, but the host transmits some MFSK text and image near the end of the broadcast. It’s transmitted on WRMI, Thursday, 0100-0200 UTC on 5850 kHz, and 0130-0230 UTC on 9395 kHz (Wednesday evening in the Americas). Also look for a waterfall ID at the beginning of the show. thisisamusicshow@gmail.com . www.instagram.com/thisisamusicshow/ www.twitter.com/ThisIsAMusicSho/ or @ThisIsAMusicSho

New York and Pennsylvania NBEMS nets. Most weekends, as KD9XB, I check in to the New York NBEMS (Narrow Band Emergency Messaging Software) net Saturday at 1200 UTC on 3584 kHz USB, and the Pennsylvania NBEMS net Sunday at 1200 UTC on 3583 kHz USB (with out-of-state check-ins now starting at 1130 UTC). Check-ins are usually in Thor 22, and messages are in MFSK32 (PA NBEMS is experimenting with Thor 50x1 for messages). Messages generally use the Flmsg add-on to Fldigi. If you are a radio amateur in eastern North America, feel free to check in. Outside the region, use an SDR in the eastern USA to tune in and decode. You do not need Flmsg to check in, and most of the messages can be read without Flmsg. If you can decode the net, send me an email to radiogram@verizon.net , or tweet to @SWRadiogram , and I will let them know you are tuned in. USEast NBEMS Net: Please also note the USEast NBEMS Net, Wednesdays at 2300 UTC (7 pm EDT) on 3536 kHz USB. I will try to check in to this net more frequently.

Thanks for your reception reports!

Kim Andrew Elliott, KD9XB
Producer and Presenter
Shortwave Radiogram
Reporting on international broadcasting at https://twitter.com/kaedotcom

SWLDXBulgaria News September 13

BRASIL   Reception of ZYG362 Radio Clube Do Para in 60mb, September 13:
from 0448 on  4885 BLM 005 kW / non-dir to BRA  Portuguese, weak signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-zyg362-radio-clube-do-para.html

GERMANY(non)   Bible Voice Broadcasting via MBR Nauen in 31/25mb, September 13
0501-0516 on  9735 NAU 250 kW / 120 deg to N/ME Arabic/English Fri, very good
0600-0615 on 11655 NAU 125 kW / 180 deg to NoAf Arabic Dardasha 7, very good:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/bible-voice-broadcasting-via-mbr-nauen_13.html

GREECE   Reception of Voice of Greece on 9420 kHz, Sept.13
0650&0700 on  9420 AVL 150 kW / 323 deg to WeEu Greek*tx#3
*Arabic/Serbian nx and transmitter switches off at 0712UT.
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-voice-of-greece-on-9420_13.html

NUMBERS STATION   Fair signal of E11 Oblique in 49mb, Sept.13
0435-0438 on  5779 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/fair-signal-of-e11-oblique-in-49mb_13.html

NUMBERS STATION   Fair signal of E11 Oblique in 22mb, Sept.13
0600-0603 on 13873 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/fair-signal-of-e11-oblique-in-22mb.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of S06s Russian Lady in 25mb on Septdember 13
0630-0636 on 12140 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian CUSB, good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-s06s-russian-lady-in-25mb_13.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of S06s Russian Lady in 22mb on Septdember 13:
0640-0646 on 13515 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian CUSB, fair to good
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-s06s-russian-lady-in-23mb.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of E11 Oblique in 31mb, September 10:
0715-0718 on  9963 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB, good
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-e11-oblique-in-31mb_13.html

USA   Good signal of World Harvest Radio Int Angel 2, Sept.13
0430-0500 on  9825 HRI 250 kW / 047 deg to WeEu English and
0500-0515 on  9825 HRI 250 kW / 047 deg to WeEu French Fri&
0515-0600 on  9825 HRI 250 kW / 047 deg to WeEu English
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/good-signal-of-world-harvest-radio-int.html


--

73! Ivo Ivanov
More information on the shortwave listening hobby,
please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com

QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
Receiver: Afedri SDR
Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire

Agenda DX 13/09/2019

ANNIVERSARIO EMITTENTI
KIML, Wyoming 740 Khz (1957)
WNLC, Connecticut 580 Khz (1936)
Magic, Gran Bretagna 1161 Khz (1993)
Classic Gold, Gran Bretagna 1278-1530 (1993)
TWR, Bonaire 800 Khz (1964)
Radio Nederland, Bonaire 6020 Khz (1964)

giovedì 12 settembre 2019

SWLDXBulgaria News September 12

ARMENIA(non)   Trans World Radio India via CJSC Yerevan, September 12
1535-1539 on  9300 ERV 300 kW / 100 deg to SoAs English Mon-Fri, good
Wrong freq.announcement: on 7550 kHz (B18), instead of 9300 kHz (A19)
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/trans-world-radio-india-via-cjsc.html

KUWAIT   Unscheduled Radio Kuwait in Farsi on 17760 kHz, September 12:
0945-1000 on 17760 KBD 250 kW / 084 deg to SEAs Persian, unscheduled &
1000-1200 on 17760 KBD 250 kW / 084 deg to SEAs Filipino as scheduled.
Something`s always wrong at Radio Kuwait Kabd Sulaibiyah bcast station
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/unscheduled-radio-kuwait-in-farsi-on.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of E11 Oblique in 40HAM band, September 12
0930-0941 on  6940 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB mode, weak
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-e11-oblique-in-40ham-band_12.html

NUMBERS STATION   Reception of S11a Cherta in 25mb on September 12
1015-1028 on 11493 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian USB, fair:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-s11a-cherta-in-25mb-on_12.html

NUMBERS STATION   Good signal of E11 Oblique in 41mb, September 12
1900-1903 on  7317 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB mode:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/good-signal-of-e11-oblique-in-41mb.html

SECRETLAND(non)   Time change of Brother HySTAIRical via SPL Secretbrod, September 12
1800-1900 on  9400 SCB 100 kW / 126 deg to N/ME English-new time, ex 1600-1940UT same
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/time-change-of-brother-hystairical-via.html

SRI LANKA   Reception of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation in 25mb on September 12
1630-1830 on 11750 TRM 125 kW / 345 deg to N/ME Sinhala City FM, fair/good signal &
1700-1800 on 11835 TRM 125 kW / 345 deg to SoAs Tamil Thendral FM, fair/good signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/reception-of-sri-lanka-broadcasting_12.html

TURKEY   Unscheduled TRT Voice of Turkey in Greek on shortwave, September 12
1400-1425 on  9610 EMR 500 kW / 290 deg to SEEu Italian, as scheduled A-19 &
1426-1433 on  9610 EMR 500 kW / 290 deg to SEEu Greek sce, unscheduled on SW
Something`s always wrong at TRT Voice of Turkey Emirler transmitting station
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/unscheduled-trt-voice-of-turkey-in.html

UZBEKISTAN(non)   Voice of Martyrs via RRTM Telecom Tashkent, September 12:
1530-1600 on  7530 TAC 100 kW / 076 deg to NEAs Korean, weak to fair signal
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/voice-of-martyrs-via-rrtm-telecom.html

UZBEKISTAN(non)   Trans World Radio India via RRTM Telecom Tashkent, September 12
1545-1600 on  6240 TAC 100 kW / 066 deg to CeAs Kazakh, fair signal, QRM STANAG:
https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2019/09/trans-world-radio-india-via-rrtm_12.html

--

73! Ivo Ivanov
More information on the shortwave listening hobby,
please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com

QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
Receiver: Afedri SDR
Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire

Media & Tech - 12/09/2019

Glenn Hauser logs September 10-11-12, 2019

** CUBA. 11876 & 11884, Sept 11 at 1359, weak spurblobs out of 11880 very strong dead air prior to China Plus relay, which continues until undermodulation finally comes up at 1404, missing most of CRI `news`. But the spurs were tweaked away at 1401. Something`s always wrong at RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 15143.05, 15146.1, 15133.9, 15130.8 approx., Sept 11 at 2045, weak spurs out of RHC 15140 open but unusually strong and crackling carrier at S9+25. Should also be one at 15136.95 but not noted. 15140 is supposed to quit at 2030 after French. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6000, Sept 12 at 0553, RHC English is S9+20 but just barely modulated. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 1050, Sept 12 at 0602, XEG Monterrey with super-hype voice actor full Spanish ID claiming 100,000 watts ``en efectivo``, the strongest station in Mexico or the US. Effective? meaning in a certain direxion, but less transmitter power? That term is usually applied to FM where ERP is almost always much greater than transmitter power, taking into account antenna gain. Still plenty of QRM, and XEG has not been the dominant 1050 signal at night for a long time, so I question their claim. And it`s supposedly ND day and night. IRCA Mexican Log shows nothing but 100/100 kW and it`s also $tereo with no FM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SRI LANKA. 15430, Sept 12 at 1328, bit of S Asian song, dead air, 1330 resumes YL announcement and hymn. Aoki shows AWR via Trincomalee in Bengali until 1330, nothing afterwards. But EiBi has it: 1330-1400 daily in KHS language, i.e. ``Khasi / Kahasi: India-Meghalaya, Assam (0.8m) [kha]`` --- so how many of the 800K speakers are really listening to this, and of them, how many are converting to 7D Adventism?? Believe it or not, this transpolar is the strongest signal on band, S4-S7, much more than US or Cuban signals on 15825, 15230, 15140, 15115 DRM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1998 monitoring: Not confirmed Wednesday Sept 11 at 2100 on WRMI 9955; does not cut on until *2059:43 with one iteration of IS & ID, and then, and then, something in French! Mentions paix, instead of WOR. Yes it`s a new time for Radio For Peace International, as clearly IDed at 2109, altho the websked still shows WOR as of 1512 UT Sept 12; and the RFPI times only as Friday 2000-2100 15770; UT Sun 0000-0100 5950 9395. So goes another of our longtime spots on WRMI. 

Confirmed Wed Sept 11 after 2100 on WBCQ webcast while 7490.2v is a JBA carrier.

Also confirmed UT Thu Sept 12 at 0100 on WRMI 7780, JBA in HNL.

Next WOR 1999 should be ready by early Friday Sept 13 (if not delayed by storms), for first broadcasts at 2200 on 9955, UT Sat new time 0130 on 5010 & 5850, and also 7780 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISITENING DIGEST)

** U S A. Since AW keeps twitting that the WBCQ SuperStation (I call SS, not to be confused with Spanish; make that S-S?) will be back on the air shortly testing its latest frequency assignments, 12120, 15705 and 17735, I keep random checking, but nothing heard yet, nor on 9330: Sept 10 at 2058; Sept 11 at 1658; Sept 12 at 1544. Latest twits of Sept 11 and 10 provide good looks at Allan, and Angela: https://twitter.com/AllanWBCQ

Meanwhile, check out this audiovideo from World`s Last Chance, the bison-beastly anti-American nonsense in store for us: https://www.worldslastchance.com/view-video/2849/image-of-the-beast-is-here.html (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5890, Sept 11 at 0546, WWCR back to its old trix, running S9+40 of dead air, far outside its scheduled hours; while the others: 5935, S9+30 of DGS; 4840, S9+30 of Paul Joseph somebody; 3215, S9+10/20 presumably TOMBS (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 860, Sept 12 at 1224-1226 UT, KKOW Pittsburg KS is still playing a polka every morning, with English lyrix, outro as ``--- Be My Sweetheart``. Segment also greets birthdayers, in this case the DJ himself who will take his day off tomorrow (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. Re the three 1540s in Texas, after my report of KGBC Galveston off-frequency-minus, Stephen Luce, Houston replies:

``Glenn, KGBC is no longer running the Tejano format, having switched to Spanish language religion a few months ago. During critical hours I have heard KEDA underneath KGBC, so it might be them. 

"Tejano" refers to Texas Hispanics (particularly south Texas) whose families have lived in the state for many generations. The Tejano music style enjoyed its peak popularity in the 1990's, but has fizzled since then, with little new product being released. There have been attempts to revive it on radio, but the listener demographics skew too old, which is why the format failed on KGBC (not to mention the poor 1540 AM signal in the broader Houston market.)

Also, has anyone confirmed what co-channel KZMP in Dallas-Fort Worth is now running following the demise of ESPN Deportes Radio?``

To which Mauno Ritola, Finland, replies: ``Stephen, they have been heard relaying KXYZ 1320, but apparently not all the time? Seems to carry ranchera, just checked, attached. KZMP 1540.mp3``

ID on that is ``La Ranchera 103.7`` --- but in the WTFDA FM DB, not a single Texan of the dozen on 103.7 is Spanish, let alone ranchera, and the local one for The Metroplex would surely be KVIL, still shown as alternative rock. Or were they saying 106.7?? Hard to distinguish in off-air-recording. YES! WTFDA DB already has it:

``KZZA 106.7 MUENSTER TX 75.0 75.0 620.0 620.0 33-26-13 97-29-05 Spanish 548E Title & Artist La Ranchera La Authentica [sic] Musica Mexicana 106.7 FM Rock [sic] RANCHERA LA RANCHERA 106.7 //KZMP 1540``

One might expect Muenster to be speaking German rather than Spanish; a own of 1.5 kilopersons, it`s way out west of Gainesville on the way to Wichita Falls (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1610 UT Sept 12