giovedì 26 dicembre 2019

Cuba observations

Cuba Radio report, Thursday Dec 26, traced at 13.50 to 14.40 UT,
noted in various remote SDR rx installations in North America:
at Edmonton Alberta CAN, in Massachusetts and at New Jersey US states.

CUBA  5025even  Radio Rebelde Bauta site, S=9+35dB in Alberta, 13.50 UT,
Spanish female locutora. Perseus antenna selection switch set to ATT- at
30dB, rightest selection button set. 20 kHz wide audio block in peaks,
well audio quality at S=9+35dB signal level.

5999.996  RHC Spanish from Quivican San Felipe TITAN 250 kW site.
Quality technicalwise mixed feeling, low distorted modulation,
though very strong signal at 13.56 UT on Dec 26.
Some 12 kHz wideband audio block.

6100 couldn't be heard when tuned-in around 14.03 UT.

7340.006  RHC transmission in Spanish towards Antilles from Bejucal site
(ex 9640 kHz in A-19 season). S=9+25dB in Alberta CAN at 14.07 UT,
similar \\

9535.003  RHC Bejucal site at S=7-8 level at 14.10 UT.

11760 even kHz RHC Bauta non-directional to all-Caribbean target, S=9+25dB
strength traced at 14.16 UT on Dec 26.

13700 even kHz RHC Bauta outlet, S=9+15dB signal on the east coast at
Massachusetts and New Jersey US state, 14.18 UT  \\

13740 even kHz RHC Bejucal site, S=9 level, but much low modulated in US,
maybe audio characteristic different in Antilles and further
at South America target. 14.22 UT.

And on east coast units heard also two S=6-7 SPURIOUS - like FM - signals
either sideband of 13700 kHz Bauta site transmission, at 14.28 UT on:

13837.97 kHz. Signals unstable, wobbles some 10 to 50 Hertz up and down.

15140 even kHz RHC Bauta S=9 strength in MA US state, towards SoAmerica
at 14.32 UT.

15230 even kHz RHC Quivican San Felipe TITAN 250 kW site, S=7-8 at 14.40 UT
towards San Francisco, western USA / Canada.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb  df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Dec 26)