mercoledì 2 maggio 2012

May 1 log

Iran - V.O. Islamic Rep. Of Iran in French with a female announcer on 17650 at 1913.

United Kingdom - BBC with male host interviewing a man with the U.N. about Syria on 17795 at 1925 in English.

Cuba - Radio Habana on 17750 sign on at 1930. Female hostess in French. Beamed to Europe.
 On 6120 at 0336 in Spanish. Host interviewing young woman over the telephone. Broadcast to the Caribbean. On 6050 in English with an armature radio report at 0344.

Spain - R. Exterior De Espania in Spanish, to North America, with two male hosts at 1935 on 15110.

Germany - Adventist World Radio on 15205 at 1942. Male announcer. The country Nigeria was mentioned several times and counting in English. Singing at 1945. Listed language is Ibo. Transmission aimed to Nigeria.

Romania - Radio Romania to S.E. Europe in Romanian with a music show on 15310 at 1950. In English at 2040 on 13800. News magazine on wind energy development in Romania. Hosted by both male and female announcers. In English on 9700 at 0000.Show called "Radio Newsreel" read by female newscaster.

Kuwait - Radio Kuwait with a music show on 15540 at 2000 in English. Targeted to Europe.

Madagascar - VOA aimed to Africa with a music program in English on 2005 on 15580. Male host. Show called "African Beat".

Greece - V.O. Greece with music on 15630 at 2032. Program in Greek.

United States - EWTN via WEWN in Spanish on 13830 at 2045. Male host with broadcast beamed to South America.
                          WWCR playing blues music on 9350 at 2348 in English.
                           Radio Taiwan on 5950 at 0356 in English with a music show hosted by a male host. Internet and email address given at 0357. The English schedule was given at 0359. switched from English to Chinese at 0400.

Austria - BBC in Arabic taking phone calls on 13660 at 2048. Male host. Signal to the Middle East.

United Arab Eremites - KBS World on 13585 at 2053 in Arabic. Female and male hosts. Target is the Middle East. 2100 sign off.

India - AIR on 11670 at 2119 in English. Indigenous music. Broadcast to Europe. Male host.

Rwanda - Deutsche Welle in English on 11800 at 2128. Male host.

Saudi Arabia - Radio Riyadh with Holly Qur'an reading.

Russia - V.O. Russia to Central America on 9430 at 2355 in Russian. Male announcer.  In English on 9665 at 0000 with the schedule read by a male announcer.

Egypt - R. Cairo on 9305 at 0157 in Arabic. Presumably prayer service. On 9315 and 6270 to West North America on 9315 at 0159 in English with a woman announcer. Music show.

Bonaire - R. Nederland on 6165 at 0317 in Dutch. A news magazine with a male host conducting interviews. Broadcast to Central America.

South Africa - BBC in English to Central Africa on 6145 at 0325. Male host. Very poor audio levels.

Italy (Santa Maria di Galeria) - Afia Darfur on 6135 in Arabic. Abrupt sign off at 0329. Strong signal into NY State. Target for the broadcast Sudan.

Spain - R. Ext. De Espania to Latin America on 6125 at 0334. In Spanish with a male host doing telephone interview.

Canada - CFRX in English with a male host conducting an interview about elephant healthcare in zoos and sanctuaries. Hash from Cuba on 6060

Special Dutch program of RNW Hilversum, 24 hrs FAREWELL program from
Thursday May 10 at 22 UT til Friday May 11 at 22 UT.

Additional bookings on this last transmission day:

kHz       time         loc   kW deg
5955 0000-0500 WER 500 210
5955 1000-1500 WER 500 210
5955 1700-2000 WER 500 210
6020 0000-0300 MDG 250 255
6020 1900-2000 MDG 250 255
6020 2130-2400 MDG 250 255 {May 10th}
21485 0600-1400 MDG 250 045
21710 0600-1400 MDG 250 310
(RNW, April 13)

DX-Antwerp (the only Belgian DX-club) celebrates its 30th anniversary on May 12th. we are airing, a short-wave broadcast as follows:

0430-0530 17880 Issoudun F AM India
0800-0900 9680 Issoudun F AM Western-Europe
1200-1300 6015 Issoudun F DRM Western-Europe
1400-1500 17880 Montsinery GUF AM North America East
1530-1630 15775 Issoudun F DRM India
1700-1800 21680 Montsinery GUF AM North America West
2000-2100 17875 Montsinery GUF DRM North America

A special QSL card was designed for this occasion. Send a report by ordinary mail to DXA QSL c/o TDP Radio, PO Box 1, B-2310 Rijkevorsel or e-mail to
dxaqsl@gmail. com.

(Mauno Ritola on WRTH Facebook group)

Oneida, New York
38 Miles (61 km) East of Syracuse, NY
Coordinates - Latitude = 43.0922 Longitude = 75.6568
Sangean ATS 909
200" random  longwire antenna with a "Slinky" toy in the middle,
MFJ 1045C preselector.
Corrections, assistance and suggestions are always welcomed.
~ Alex