domenica 11 ottobre 2009

Richard Bianchino Logs Oct 5-9, 2009

Monday 05.10.09

9495 V. OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN at 0204 English, YL with the Nx. F signal.
5950 R. TAIWAN INT at 0650 Spanish, YL ancr. Music being played. G signal.
6170 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 0704 English, OM reporting Nx about the tsunami in Samoa. F signal.
9420 V. OF GREECE at 0724 Greek, Hrd female vocal music. P signal.
15235 R. CANADA INT at 1937 Arabic, OM and YL speaking. F signal.
15110 R. EXTERIOR DE ESPANA at 1942 Spanish, OM ancr. G signal.
15290 R. NACIONAL DE VENEZUELA (via Cuba) at 1946-1958* Spanish, "Radio Nacional de Venuzuela presenta La Palabra de Hoy." F-G signal.
15445 DEUTSCHE WELLE GERMANY (via Rwanda) at 1949 Arabic, OM ancr. G signal. This Bc not listed at AOKI but it's in the PWBR. I also found it listed on the schedule DW sent me.
9700 R. BULGARIA at 2313 English, YL ancr. P signal.
11840 CHINA RADIO INT (via Sackville) at 2318 English, YL with world stock market Nx and world Wx. G signal.
9730 DEUTSCHE WELL E GERMANY (via Rwanda) at 2325 German, YL and OM ancr. F-G signal.
9825 V. OF AMERICA (USA) at 2329 Spanish, OM ancr. G signal.
9640 R. HABANA CUBA at 2309 Spanish, OM ancrs and reporters. VG signal.

Tuesday 06.10.09

11930 CHINA RADIO INT (via Sackville) at *0000 Chinese, Hrd IS then YL ancr. VG signal.
9570 CHINA RADIO INT (via Albania) at 0024 English, OM with report on agricultural production in China. G signal.

Wednesday 07.10.09

9740 U.K. BBC (via Singapore) at 1451 English, Prgm "Outlook." OM interviews Wim Hof, "The Ice Man," from the Netherlands. Hof can withstand extremely cold temperatures. G signal.
11710 V. OF KOREA (DPR) at 1503 English, OM and YL report North Korea's version of Fair and Balanced Nx. G signal.
9850 V. OF RUSSIA at 1512 English, OM with report on worldwide unemployment. F-G signal w/ occ fade.

Thursday 08.10.09

9955 U.S.A. WRMI at 1400 English, Bc of R. Prague programming. YL wi th Nx and Wx. FEBC Manila programming at 1414. F signal / jamming.
7240 R. AUSTRALIA at 1405 English, Prgm "Hindsight." YL with report on Millers Point in Sydney NSW. G signal. // 9590 with F signal.
11705 R. JAPAN at 1410 English, YL reports the Nx. Talk of lawsuit to prevent the sale of bootleg Charlie Chaplin DVDs. Prgm "Beyond Borders" at 1417. G signal.
9450 Xi Wang Zhi Sheng SOH (Sound of Hope via Taiwan) at 1418 Chinese, OM and YL ancrs. VP signal. Jammed by CNR1~3 frq.
9740 U.K. BBC (via Singapore) at 1436 English, OM speaks to YL about womens education in Iran. VG signal.
9690 V. OF NIGERIA at 1441 English, Hrd indigenous music. Very weak, inaudible signal.
13625 R. TIRANA (ALBANIA) at 1450 English, YL ancr, indigenous music. P-F signal.
13820 R. MARTI (USA) at 1455 Spanish, OM ancr. P signal.

Friday 09.10.09

7240 R. AUSTRALIA at 1407 English, OM talking to YL about the Julia Child movie "Julie & Julia." G signal.
11705 R. JA PAN at 1410 English, YL reporting NX. G signal. // 13630 (via UK) F signal.
12020 V. OF VIETNAM at 1415 English, OM ancr. P signal.
13710 CHINA RADIO INT at 1423 English, YL with report on a virtual video hospital. F-G signal.
136250 R. TIRANA (ALBANIA) at 1433 English, YL reports the Nx. P signal.
6170 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 1451 English, YL playing music. P-F signal (active loop ant).
11865 DEUTSCHE WELLE GERMANY (via Rwanda) at 2128 English, "Newslink" prgm. YL talking about the World Cup. Then OM with top headlines (US President Barack Obama awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace). F signal. // 9735 with P-F signal.  
9980 U.S.A. WWCR at 2137 English, Hrd Wayne Maner play his version of "Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road." Maner then used the song in his preaching by talking about "skunking up religion." I wonder if Loudon Wainwright had that in mind when he wrote the tune? VG signal.

Richard Bianchino, Las Vegas, NV USA. Kaito KA1103, 32' longwire ant enna, indoor.

Before the world wide web there was World Band Radio.