domenica 23 luglio 2017

Glenn Hauser logs July 23, 2017

** BOUGAINVILLE. 3325, July 23 at 1200, must be NBC, best signal here in a long time, S9 fading to S6 with rock song; 1201 YL & OM converse for a while, not like news, unseems Indonesian, but not English either, so Pidgin. 1206 song, 1210 YL announcement maybe English; 1216 rock with heavy beat, 1224 a familiar tune at last. 

Initially it`s the SSOB; ignoring Korean outliers on 2850 & 3480, virtually the OSOB except for JBA carrier on 3260, Madang. 3325 rates SINPO 25432. It`s diminishing by 1224, and at 1230, S7 to S5; 1252 recheck, only a JBA carrier is left on 3325. 

Never any sign of RRI Palangkaraya co-channel, altho Atsunori Ishida says it has been active every day thru July 22 until 1700v*. RRI is much further from here and always likely to be weaker if at all. Both nominally 10 kW per WRTH. RRI should switch to a nearby clear frequency like 3355 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** BRAZIL. 11815.033, July 23 at 0529, poor signal with music, Rádio Brasil Central, but really stands out with hardly anything else propagating on 25m. I look for other ZYs and find only 11934.938 also with music, Rádio Evangelizar. On 31m, only 9819, 9675, 9665, 9630, not measured precisely (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 650, July 23 at 1120, Mexican music from XETNT, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, the major lowband signal holding up as Enid sunrise 1131 is nigh. 1128 full ID as Radio 65, Radio Viva, noticias, and into choral NA at this odd time (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 740, Sunday July 23 at 1140 UT, distracted from SRS DXing by an interview on KRMG rather than far-right talkshows; with conductor of an orchestra about their upcoming 10-concert 2017-2018 season, seems like it`s quite creative. Some time references imply however this was recorded circa last February. I figure it`s the Tulsa Symphony --- but no, wrapping up at 1156 UT with Andrés Franco, conductor of the Signature Symphony, of which I had never heard,
on the program `Oklahoma Perspective`. Season theme is ``"From the Heartland: Tulsa Music Connections" as explained:
Quite affordable too, individual tickets $12, season $60. Makes me wish I were much closer to Tulsa.

The S.S. is part of Tulsa Community College. This motto appears twice on website: ``Cras justo odio, dapibus ac facilisis in, egestas eget quam.`` It looks like Latin, but maybe it`s nonsense? Google can`t translate it all. In segments, comes up with ``just hate tomorrow, protein and antioxidants in poverty and need`` --- huhhh???

Tulsa Symphony, OTOH, emphasizes that it`s ``professional``, now in its twelfth season following the demise of the Tulsa Philharmonic.
It`s also broadcast on KWTU 88.7, the only one pending on current schedule: ``September 10, 4-6 pm [CDT Sunday = 21-23 UT], Classics Series: The Firebird, Symphony No.90 (Haydn), Hary Janos Suite (Kodaly), The Firebird Suite (Stravinsky)`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SOLOMON ISLANDS. 5020, July 23 at 1206, SIBC must be off already, no signal in quick check amid 3325 Bougainville monitoring (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** SPAIN. 17855, Sunday July 23 at 1400, REE is still missing for the second day from its North American frequency, while 17715, 230 degrees to South America, is poorly audible (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1521 UT July 23