** ANGUILLA. 1610, Oct 21 at 0542 UT, dulcet tones of Dead Gene Scott can be outmade, and confirmed // much stronger 6090; equally weak CHHA easily nulled. Caribbean Beacon not often audible here on 1610, WRTH-listed as 50 kW but suspected less. If there is a hum like pervades 6090, too weak to tell (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) See also UNID 1610
** ASCENSION [and non?]. 6005, Oct 21 at 0523, BBCWS poor signal with QRM from a modulated carrier or tone cutting on and off irregularly, like a lethargic Cuban pulse jammer, but is this a defect on the ASC transmitter? Stops doing this at 0528.
6005, Oct 22 at 0559, another het constantly on the lo side of BBCWS, also with splash from 6000 Cuba on the air (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BANGLADESH. 15505, Oct 22 at 1357, VP carrier with flutter, no IS audible till 1359:30, and mistimesignal JBA to 1400:11, BB opening Urdu (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BRAZIL [and non]. 9664.767 approx., Oct 22 at 0553, weak Portuguese producing het of Bb below middle-C or 233 Hz with on-frequency station, presumably KCBS North Korea which is on 9665 for 18 hours per day, i.e. Voz Missionária perpetually varying off-frequency (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BRAZIL. 11745 & 11815, Oct 23 at 0551, distorted spurs again weakly detectable from RNA 11780 with music, plus and minus 35 kHz, the lower one louder (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CHINA. 19000, Oct 23 at 1325, CNR1 jammer, very poor making het with FRG-7 MHz birdie; a little stronger later in the hour on this, its Thursday only 13-14 frequency vs RFA Tibetan via Kuwait.
13920, Oct 23 at 1340, CNR1 jammer, fair vs uteroar, none in the 17s, 16s, 14s, 12s (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. 6000, Oct 21 at 0523, RHC English transmitter is off again, altho without attenuation, traces of that audio can be heard due to overload from the remaining outlets, 6165, 6100, 6060 (and 5040), which at 0526 are replaying the English speech about Ebola from the WHO leader Chan whom we heard earlier live within the Spanish service.
6000, Oct 23 at 0535 check is off again, but carrier is back from *0556 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** EGYPT. 13850, Oct 23 at 0552, R. Cairo open carrier/dead air or maybe just barely modulated (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** GOA. 11775, Oct 23 at 1343, south Asian singing, must be AIR Nepali service, very poor but audible thanks to absence of Anguilla, and also of CNR1 jamming which could be here vs SOH, or in previous hour vs AIR Tibetan --- except for splatter from the strong 11785 CNR1 jammer (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** GREECE. 9415, Oct 22 at 0550, ERTOpen is here instead of 9420, F-G signal, but by 0556 it`s dead air; also // very poor 11645, weaker than Vatican 11650. Avlis previously jumped to 9418 before returning to 9420. Now is this a deliberate QSY? It was heard an hour earlier by Tarek Zeidan in Cairo, and still on 9415 the following evening with football per Wolfgang Büschel.
9935, Oct 23 at 0538, dead air again from ERTOpen and // DA is still on 9415, not 9420. Not audible now if on 11645 too (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 1744, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** INDONESIA. 11425-USB, Oct 22 at 1341, repeated singing fading in and out, just two syllables chanting, sounds like ``hound-dog``; 1353 some JBA talk. Checking here since Dan Sheedy, California reported:
``UNIDENTIFIED. 11410-USB to 11455-USB. 1421+ 8 Oct., 2 x SSB in Indonesian with chat, occasional music -- stations on nearly every 5 kHz channel. sounding very similar to the stations heard on 7000-7120-LSB nearly every morning at 1330-1430+, so perhaps Indo "free-banders"? The Indos are kinda interesting -- heard pretty much daily on 40M, but this is the first time for me on 25M, wonder what it's all about (what's the Bahasa Indonesia for "hokey-pokey", anyway?) Happy early October & all the best from Encinitas.
INDONESIA, 11425-USB, Indonesian "chanters", 1350-1415 9/10/14/15 Oct. Googling "11425 kHz Indonesian SSB" brought up a few links for this crew. (Thanks to a radioreference forums thread on 4 May 2012 with info from contributors "Ridgescan", "Token", "Brandon" and ZL2TAW for links to similar operations on 7 MHz (apparently the Region 3 IARU intruder watch has the 7 MHz "chanters" described as daily operations and "village radio").
11425 is usually the strongest of several frequencies in use during the monitoring period (11400, 405, 410, 415, 420, 435, 440, 450, 455, 460, 465), mostly BI chat, "chanting" (more like droning) and the occasional musical selection (Dan Sheedy, Moonlight Beach, CA, G5/6m X wire, WORLD OF RADIO 1744, DX LISTENING DIGEST)``
11425-USB, again Oct 23 at 1252 I am hearing 2-way in Indonesian, and also similar signals on 11410, 11420, 11455 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** MADAGASCAR. 13840, Oct 21 at 0539 check, NHK French relay is running, after missing 48 hours earlier, and with usual weekday sidekicks, VOA French on 13830, Cairo carrier 13850 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** MEXICO. 1560, Oct 21 at 0547 UT, ``Radio Viva, 100% música cristiana``, i.e. XEJPV, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** MEXICO. 6185, Oct 23 at 0554, tropical music somewhat undermodulated, as XEEP, R. Educación is again on during hour following usual 0500*. Note that deep Mexico (beyond the US border) goes off DST this Sunday Oct 26, a week earlier than El Norte, so XEEP schedule will then normally last until 0600 UT, and if extended like this might run until 0700 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** OKLAHOMA. 740, Oct 23 at 1304, KRMG Tulsa has completely dissed its original AM frequency, IDing now only as ``News 102-3, KRMG``; and for weather it depends on ``Fox 23`` = KOKI on RF 22; might as well turn off 740? (Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1743 monitoring: confirmed at 2100 UT Wednesday Oct 22 on WBCQ 7490 webcast. In a couple weeks when this shift to 2200 UT and sunset is even earlier, it should propagate much further west.
WORLD OF RADIO 1744 monitoring: confirmed first SW broadcast, UT Thursday October 23 after 0330 on WRMI 9955, with a very poor signal, but very good on webcast. Also confirmed at 1247 Oct 23 during second WRMI 9955 broadcast, good signal but with LAH from Taiwan, and atop Cuban pulse jamming. Next:
UT Friday 0326v on WWRB, 3185 (we hope; incomplete last week}
Friday 2130 on WRMI 7570 & 15770
Saturday 0630 & 1430 on Hamburger Lokalradio, 7265-CUSB
UT Sunday 0131 on KVOH 9975
Sunday 1000 on WRMI 5850
Sunday 2300 on WRMI 11580
UT Monday 0259v on Area 51 via WBCQ 5110v-CUSB
Tuesday 1100 on WRMI 9955
Wednesday 0630 & 1430 on HLR, 7265-CUSB
Wednesday 1315 on WRMI 9955
Wednesday 2100 on WBCQ 7490
WH2XDE, 1750 kHz, experimental station in Victor NY has also been running WORLD OF RADIO some evenings, such as 0300 UT October 23 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 750, Oct 23 at 1305 UT, ad for Branson Connexion, roughly east-west, 1306 Fox show or promo. Probably KBNN Lebanon MO, 5 kW daytimer, close enough for Branson to be a destination (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 790, Oct 22 at 1248 UT, discussion and interviews about high school marching bands, ID in passing as ``Kurm`` (as one word), i.e. KURM, Rogers AR, 5/0.5 kW U2. NRC AM Log spells it ``Curm``. Band music is a recurring topic on this show around this time of day, but no music axually heard (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1060, Oct 23 at 0535 UT, ``daytimer`` KIJN Farwell TX is dead air but plenty open carrier to maintain its off-frequency fast SAH with anything else, like WLNO or XEEP (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1070, Oct 22 at 1308 UT, ``In the Ghetto``, by Elvis, from N/S, fast SAH, obviously KLIO Wichita, but no longer with stupid sportstalk in Spanish, ESPN Deportes --- and back to a previous format of Classic Country, which in the meantime has been on sibling 92.3 FM, KFTI. Then DJ teaser, another country song, and confirmed // 92.3 which is marginally audible here from Norton, Kansas, between local LPFM KAMG 92.1 and KOMA OKC 92.5; 1313 ``Classic Country 92.3 and AM 1070``; 1358 non ID and music past hourtop. At 1402, legal ID as ``KFTI-FM Newton-Wichita and KLIO 1070 AM Wichita``, local news headlines, 1404 back to music already. No other references to 1070 or KLIO heard. Also Oct 23 at 0534, C&W music with usual fast SAH against KNX; also at 1310 against KNX or whatever, as I can tell by 10-kHz stepping with BFO on the DX-398 that KLIO is slightly on the lo side. Miscellaneous further chex day and night into Oct 23 find 1070 is still Classic
County in English // 92.3.
1070 KLIO flip to ESPN Deportes was on Sept 30, 2013, more than a year ago already! That replaced True Oldies, as discussed in
We anticipated some change here on 1070, since this story:
Journal Sells Wichita Station to Envision --- on 10.13.2014
Envision Inc. is benefiting from the Journal Broadcast and E.W.
Scripps merger — the required sale of a station in the Wichita, Kan.,
market to meet federal market ownership limits.
The station selected for sale is KFTI(FM). Envision, headquartered in
Wichita, is a nonprofit dedicated to making the blind and visually
impaired independent and self-supporting when possible. It is
acquiring the station to use as a training ground, a revenue source
and a messaging platform.
KFTI is no low-rent, low-powered scrub station, but packs a solid a
100 kW signal.
President and CEO of Envision Michael Monteferrante said, "We are very
excited to be adding a new dimension to our organization as we enter
the world of broadcast communications … KFTI represents our latest
success in diversifying our operations and strengthening our
resources. We’re gaining a new revenue stream for funding our
programs, new job opportunities for those we serve and a valuable
communications vehicle through which we and other organizations can
reach audiences. "
In other transactions, Alpha Media is acquiring six stations from
Buckley Broadcasting of California and Buckley Communications. The
stations are: KKBB(FM), KLLY(FM), KNZR(AM/FM) in Bakersfield and
KHTN(FM) and KUBB(FM) in Merced.
Alpha owns stations in 12 markets. Richard A. Foreman Associates was
the broker. - See more at:
(via Dennis Gibson, ABDX via DXLD)
WTFK? 92.3, really Newton KS north of Wichita, and marginally audible
here. Has been classic country, after AM 1070 was converted to Spanish
sports. Now what becomes of classic country format in Wichita? Geez
(Glenn Hauser, DXLD 14-42)
So for now at least, C.C. is back on 1070, pending some new format and new owners for 92.3 (Glenn Hauser, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1260, Oct 23 at 0530 UT, KSGF with local calendar of events, briefly atop the jumble, i.e. 5/5 kW U2 from Springfield MO. Night pattern is supposedly circle tangent south major lobe, and small ellipse opposite north minor lobe, i.e. null toward us. I at first took it as KSPF which would make more sense, but that`s a call for no US AM station (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
UNIDENTIFIED. TP carrier search Oct 22 at 1251-1252, after sunrise here 1244 UT: JBA on 774, 693, 612, 792. The strongest is 792 and it loops E/W rather than NW/SE, so maybe all of them are DU instead of E Asia. Most likely 792 would be 25 kW 4RN, Brisbane, ABCRN (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
UNIDENTIFIED. 1610-1620+, Oct 21 at 0542 UT as I am monitoring ANGUILLA, q.v., a noise blob is very slowing crossing 1610 and moving upward. It`s not like IBOC; an ionosonde? Or some new local device? By 0543 UT it`s crossing 1620 R. Rebelde and a SAH.
1610-1620+, Oct 23 at 0524 UT, same thing is happening again, noise blob gradually moving upward from 1610 across 1615, by 0525 across 1620 stations. What is this? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
UNIDENTIFIED. 13564-CW, Oct 23 at 1334, HIFER beacon GNK, Madison WI, with continuous CW IDs, JBA at first but fading up nicely. QRM from the ISM hash around 13560, and also a beeper at the rate of exactly 3 per second from 13560.0; what`s that? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report despatched at 1929 UT October 23
Enviado por: Glenn Hauser - firstname.lastname@example.org