domenica 22 marzo 2020

Glenn Hauser logs March 21-22, 2020

** BRAZIL. 9665.9, March 21 at 2235, and about an hour earlier, no signal from RVM, which would be propagating if on, since 9630+ Radio Aparecida succeeds (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA, 13620, March 21 at 1525, RHC is JBA, // 13780 & 13700 of which this is a leapfrog mixing product; reverse on 13860 has something stronger blocking, VOA Radio Ashna, 1430-1630 via Woofferton UK. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6925.0-AM, March 22 at 0037, C&W music, S7-S9 undermodulated; briefly heavy QRM from 2-way on 6930-LSB. Then I am distracted by two more simulpirates on the 4 MHz band, q.v. At 0058 back to 6925, now S9+20 playing choral ``O, Canada``, 0059 SSTV beepery. Several logs here as unID, but a couple with ID CYOT:,64454.0.html No view of the SSTV ID. So it`s ``Canadian`` -- or could be, which is why I always file these unknown location pirates continentally rather than countrily, not to overlook our northish neighbours. Off at 0105 check (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 4015-USB, March 22 at 0041, S9+20 of folk music, including lyrix ``Down on my luck``, ``Honduras, ``guns and money``, S9+10. Distracted by two simulpirates on 4175, 6925, qq. vv. Recheck just in time at 0048 to hear ``Wolverine Radio`` ID, more music; still going at 0107. Or something; this thread is rather confusing with some other IDs reported as WDDR:,64455.0.html (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 4175-USB, March 22 at 0044, S9+25 of rock music; 0100 live DJ announcement, ``X-FM, broadcasting to you from somewhere under the stars; it`s one o`clock zulu``, acknowledging reports; 0102 a strange show tonight since his computer died; going mellower now; address mentions T-A reports; tnx to Mix Radio International at the controls --- so relayed by that one? ``East of the Rockies, but west of Normal`` (Illinois?); last two tunes will be by Bruces, Coburn and Springsteen. ``From somewhere under the stars.`` 0119 seems wrapping up over music, refers to HFU logs, requests; 0122 sign-off with 1:22 TC; e-mail address again; a request for some Tool(?), ``Music to the power of X``; one more greeting over music to someone in the wilds of Arkansas with a shiny loop antenna. Many many logs here starting at 2243:,64447.0.html (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 13565-CW, March 21 at 1524, K6FRC, HIFER beacon from Patterson, California, is quite audible vs CODAR after many morning chex with none of it (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2026 monitoring: Ivo Ivanov, Bulgaria reports: ``Fair/good signal of World of Radio#2026, March 21 1300-1330 15770 RMI 100 kW / 044 deg WEu English Sat World of Radio`` 

Also confirmed, Sat Mar 21 at 1952 on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, MO, JBA at KiwiSDR, Peoria IL, too weak to compute when it started. Better via same route starting at 0321 UT Sun Mar 22. Next:

0900 UT Sunday Unique Radio NSW 5045-USB or 3210
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE, 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
0900 UT Monday Unique Radio NSW 5045-USB or 3210
1900vUT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania? to WNW
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 5130, March 22 at 0049 and later, no signal from Area 51/WBCQ, nor later; rather, too much pirate activity. See NORTH AMERICA. WBCQ still not reactivated on 3265v or 6160v either (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 5010, Mar 22 at 0108, WRMI with classical music, the bonus frequency which Brice has not publicized for `Encore` now at 01-02 UT Sundays; S9+30 here even tho aimed SSE; while primary 5850 is S9+45. Repeat will be UT Mon 02-03 on 9455. Meanwhile, another survey of what`s on the other WRMIs this UT Sunday at 0110+

5800, AWR Wavescan, Jeff interviewing George Ross of TWR at HFCC A-20 KL, recorded before it started; more to follow. Jeff mentions that among the cancellations are NASB, which was scheduled for May 14-15 at WEWN.

5950, SMTV
7570 & 7730, TOMBS
7780, `La Rosa de Tokio`, this week appreciating AWR with clips including something on 5950; Moyabi, Gabon ID in English; 0128 AWR ID in Thai(?)
9395, music, Oldies?
9455, different music, rock
9955, jamming and gospel? song

Partial recheck at 0130: 9395, 9455, 7780, 5800, 9955 all with different musix I am not trying to unravel (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 5085, UT Sunday March 22 at 0020, after interminable hamstuff and commercials by Ted --- he must be getting a good cut of all that revenue --- Bob Heil starts his anonymous theatre organ show from ``new`` studio in Belleville IL; ``Theatre Organ Not in the Ozarx``? = TONITO. Sounds familiar; first tune is ``Everything`s Coming Up Roses`` --- maybe keeping track of openers would cue us about reruns, unless considered a theme. Considerable distortion here at 0045 check, S9+45, and listening on webcast is not handy; recheck 0052, 5085 already back to rock music, so hardly exceeded 30 minutes this week (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 6950-LSB, March 22 at 0036, QSO in Spanish about antenna mathematical principles. One can`t help but encounter these when seeking N American pirates.

6920-LSB, March 22 at 0037, another QSO in Spanish. I will not call them hams since they are not above 7000; who knows if they be otherwise licensed, nor which borderside (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0357 UT March 22