lunedì 4 gennaio 2021

Wolfgang Bueschel observations

re Cuban Number services ...

Guess the Bejucal - former big USSR shortwave relay site bunker towards North America continent of 1965 built-up and 70ties - the Cuban numbers station installations have refurbished some 10 years ago, when Arnaldo also introduced the leisure music program 'Radio Progreso' on 4765 kHz in 60 meterband nightly, 50 kW TX of power.

HM01 antennas pattern may different, compared to Bauta NON-Directional fountain like steep angle azimuth on 11760 kHz to all-Caribbean target.

HM01 CUB Cuban spy Number stn did start female voice transmission in Spanish language at 07.35 UT today Jan 4, S=9+20dB noted in Massachusetts, Rochester and NJ, covered totally WBCQ on short skip zone in north-eastern states, S=9+25dB, '...Ocho....Zero....'.

but the big Bejucal shortwave transmission site is close to 22°52'13.33"N 82°19'48.03"W

CUB_Bejucal_electronic espionage base_18ant_10dishes
22°56'45.11"N 82°21'48.46"W

NIGERIA 7254.939 Proper northern winter propagation path into North America, noted Voice of Nigeria in Fulfulde WeAF sce via Abuja at 07.38 UT on Jan 4, male presenter, S=9+10dB or -71dBm this morning.

[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb df5sx, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 4)