mercoledì 29 dicembre 2010

Glenn Hauser logs December 29, 2010

** BRAZIL [and non]. 11765, Dec 29 at 0615 wacky wailing preacher David Miranda, almost breaking into song, via SRDA, Curitiba. R. Victoria, Perú, is now in the clear on 6019.3, where the same is holding forth, and by golly, they are // and even synchronized, so taking a multinational network feed. Both signals poor (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 6070, CFRX Toronto: having welcomed the appearance of the Phil Hendrie Show on SW, lately I`ve been hearing stand-up comedy instead after 0600, including Dec 29. Yes, the program schedule for CFRB at
now shows: ``24-7 Comedy Overnight`` Mon-Sat 12-5 am = 0500-1000 UT, so it`s *5-6*, not 24-7! Unlike the originating source:
On the website it`s impossible to tell whether this is based in Canada, but maybe CanCon does not apply to comedy broadcasting? So many `American` comedians are axually Canadian, it should not be hard to comply with that. But who wants to listen to five hours straight of stand-up in the nightmiddle?

Not much else of obvious interest on the CFRB schedule, except they are carrying 60 Minutes, from CBS at the same time it is on TV, UT Mondays 0000 (but what about delays for stupid ballgames at least on TV?). CFRX also has CBS's Weekly World News Round-Up, Saturdays at 1000-1100 UT; or after current news? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13780, Dec 29 at 1501, RHC YL claims it`s ``exactamente las 10, ante meridiano``. More lies from the Commies. No frequency announcement, and cut off the air a few sex later (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** ECUADOR. 3810-LSB, Dec 29 at 0620, HD2IOA, Guayaquil, with time announcements in Spanish every ten seconds, and beeps correct compared to WWV. Only QRhaM at the moment was ACI, not CCI. I check for this just about every night around this time, but not logged since August 19 at 0514. WRTH 2011 shows schedule as 0000-1200 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** GUAM. 5765-USB, AFN, Dec 29 at 1313, with military PSA, poor (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** HONDURAS. 3340, Dec 29 at 0622, open carrier, or maybe just barely modulated, likely HRMI on later than usual as occasionally happens (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** IRAN [non]. 7510, GünAz Radio, clandestine for Southern Azerbaijan, scheduled to début Dec 29 at 1430, so I am looking for it at 1431, but no signal at all, just Chinese on 7505 = FEBC Iba, PHILIPPINES, and Vietnamese on 7515 = R. Free Asia, TINIAN. Had feared splash from WWCR 7490 would block it, but nothing to block, nor in further chex following hour. However, GünAz was confirmed on air by Wolfgang Büschel and Jari Savolainen in Europe (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KAZAKHSTAN. 5835, Dec 29 at 1315, open carrier with flutter, or just barely modulated. Only thing scheduled per Aoki is YFR via Almaty-Nikolayevka, 200 kW, 121 degrees, in English at 1300-1400, and just started Dec 13. Evidently their act is not yet together a fortnight later. Less than 5 months till R-day! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. Sporadic-E TV DX broke out Dec 29 at 1636 UT when channel 2 was suddenly occupied by signals from the SSW, net-2 dominating at first, promos with Canal de las Estrellas `star` logo; by 1645 net-5 bug in upper-right during cartoons. 1700 also mix of signals on 3 and signs of activity on 4, 5. Initially no activity at all showing on the 6m map; after 1700, a few paths over western US. This could also get into the FM band? But weakening at 1710 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 13592.5, Dec 29 at 1426, disgusted local CBer complaining about his neighbors; only heard his side of conversation while on 27185 could hear both sides: yes, he is radiating a semi-harmonic. I was checking 13590 where I heard the strange musical ``IS`` yesterday, with a clip at the end of this week`s WORLD OF RADIO 1545. CBer was quite distorted, somewhere between AM and FM. I assume this had no connexion with the 13590 unID (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SOUTH CAROLINA [non]. 9980 WWCR, and several seconds later 9385 WWRB, Brother Scare audio going into loops in short bursts Dec 29 at 1526, resolved around 1528 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 5890, WWCR-4 missing, Dec 29 at 0618, no signal from Brother Scare, tho DGS is good on 5935, WWCR-2. So one transmitter is either off, or on the wrong frequency. Checked 9350 but not there (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9955, WRMI, Wednesday Dec 29 at 1637, first airing of new WORLD OF RADIO 1545 confirmed; fair signal and no jamming except bleed from 9965. Tnx a lot, Arnie! Next few repeats on WRMI are: Thu 0430, 1600, 2200, Fri 1530. On WBCQ 7415: Wed, Thu 2000; on WWRB 3185: Fri 0430. On WWCR 7465: Fri 2130. Complete schedule at (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 11715, Dec 29 at 1523, KJES in English with catechisms, adult OM, repeated by kids, S9+22 but just barely modulated. Sporadic E is building up, audiblizing this; see MEXICO. A day or two before I heard only traces of KJES (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [non]. 17895, Dec 29 at 1529, VP signal from VOA São Tomé, but enough to // it with equally poor music on 12055 Lampertheim, so the African frequencies are also carrying Border Crossings (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ###