lunedì 28 gennaio 2019

Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, January 21-27, 2019

All times and dates strictly UT! 

Rx: mostly DX-398 with internal antenna only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S; Nissan stock caradio as specified; IC-R75 with E-W longwire.

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** CANADA. 530, Jan 22 at 0721, after my beacon-band scan, South Asian songs here overcoming Cuba, presumably Brampton, Ont., in Punjabi? Allegedly changed calls from CIAO to less-Italian CHLO, but reluctant to utter the new letters (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. Re 1140, KCXL Liberty MO, with Relevant Radio:

The network is IHR, Immaculate Heart Radio, which many stations use in the ToH ID's and is shown on Page 290 under the network name with "Religious Relevant Radio Programing" in the Specialty column. Most stations that are 100% (or nearly) IHR programing have the branding (slogan) shown in the individual station's slogan field...

From page 290 39th Edition of the AM Radio Log`IHR Immaculate Heart Radio Religious Relevant Radio Programing`

I am also inquiring to KCXL to see if I can confirm if the listed program from their website is IHR programing. 73 (Wayne Heinen, Editor AM Radio Log, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

Sorry I did not see the entry under I. Such are the drawbacks of a print-only reference, which cannot be searched (gh, DXLD)

** U S A. 1470, Jan 25 at 1349-1403 UT, I`m trying again to catch ``La Nueva 14-70 AM`` with a more definite ID, suspected reactivated KAIR Atchison KS, but no sign of it or any SS, mostly just KYYW Abilene TX mixing with KSMM Liberal KS; KYYW with ABC News at hourtop. 

Now I see a more likely one in the NRC AM Log: KWSL Sioux City IA, U1 2500/69 watts, SS:NOS format as ``La Nueva Preciosa 14-70``: Nostalgic means going as far back as the `80s.

And audio supposed to play thus: to check for the slogan as I heard it, but includes an adstring in English after 1700 UT Jan 25, then a silly Mexican gabfest, ``Alex "El Genio" Lucas Show`` with no local IDs; unclear whence it originate, but unseems local. Shows an 831-AC phone, which is around Salinas-Monterey CA.

I keep trying to listen to the intermittent stream, and barely catch an ID at 1802 UT as ``La Preciosa - KWSL`` not `La Nueva`` and K254DL, as their otherwise top-billed FM 98.7 is of course really nothing but a mere 250-watt translator. Anyhow make my previous non-precious log tentatively KWSL (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1520, Jan 25 at 1340 UT, KYND Cypress TX is *again/still* running that loop barker looking for clients rather than axual programming. It`s audible under KOKC, and occasionally topping my semi-local, as they are almost collinear so can`t null one to get the other. mentions how great their 25 kW coverage is of the sixth radio market (Houston), with phone (281) 373-1520.

This is close to sunrise here, 1338 UT. KOKC ought to have no problem blotting this out, but has refused to restore its full potential of 50 kW ND.

It seems I caught KYND on its first day back, per Mediafrog+ at

First post from ``12-17-2018, 09:36 AM #1: What's going on with KYND? (Part Two) --- When checking KYND 1520 a number of times the past week or so, all I'm hearing is dead air. Not only do the owners have no clients to pay the bills, it would appear they are also content to set money on fire by transmitting 25,000 watts of nothing. What on earth is going on?``

And from ``Today, 12:01 AM #2: And an update: After six weeks of either being off the air or transmitting nothing but dead air, KYND was back this morning with its audio loop soliciting potential clients. Been almost 17 months without a paying customer for the station`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, Jan 25, DX LISTENING DIGEST) 

** U S A. 1660, Sunday Jan 27 at 1455 UT, church service in English concluding with standard benedixion; got to be KWOD Kansas City KS, straying from sports format as The Score; missed ToH ID, but by 1501 it`s back to sports scores. KWOD allegedly has no website, so no program schedule either. With a ~4 Hz SAH, from KQWB ND or KRZI TX, all of which are disportive (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)