** BRAZIL. 11745 & 11815, Nov 28 at 2342, distorted spurs from 11780.1 RNA/RNB are audible; recheck Nov 29 at 0639 they are not (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CANADA [non]. In case you haven`t heard already via WORLD OF RADIO 1749 or the DXLD yg, STF Radio International is publicizing a second broadcast. Remember earlier this year, when it turned out to be video-game music originating in Toronto, and probably to include Radiogram beeping. Details:
``STF Radio International Broadcast #2
November 30 0500-0600 UT (tonight midnight EST)
5110 / 7490 / 7570 / 7730 / 9330 The Americas
9955 The Carribean
November 30 0400-0500 UT
7730 Khz The Americas
PLUS! Rebroadcast for EU
November 30, 2014 1600-1700 UT
6095 kHz EU
Hope you can tune in tonight/tomorrow!
"I can see the radio wave."
Jason/6955, STF Radio International``
5110, 7490 and 9330 are obviously WBCQ; will they all make it on the air this time as scheduled? 7570, 7730, 9955 obviously WRMI. 6095 would be Germany, and probably 17645 too. Website is:
http://stfradio.com/ (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. 6270, Nov 29 at 0629, RHC music on fair signal, i.e. leapfrog mixing product of 6060 over 6165 another 105 kHz higher. This LMP is usually audible at least weakly; now it seems the fundamentals are really blasting in even stronger than usual, pipeline from Habana. Not receiver-produced as attenuation does not eliminate 6270. Yet we don`t hear the opposite mix which would be on 5955.
12000, Nov 29 at 0638, RHC English on fair signal here which is 2 x 6000, and like the fundamental seriously undermodulated, unlike all the others. OTOH, can`t hear any other second harmonix which would be on 12120 (ute QRM hinders), nor 12200, nor 12330.
17699.5, Nov 29 at 1437, RHC Spanish is here instead of 17730! Fair signal and somewhat unstable. At first assumed finger slip on keyboard led to 17700, but it`s not exactly there. Maybe someone just bumped the analog tuning knob (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** KUWAIT [and non]. 9750, Nov 29 at 1352, Qur`an weakly audible under NHK in Japanese. Not Iran as I first suspected, but Kuwait on here at 11-16 per HFCC, while Japan is at 08-17, both westward from own sites. I suspect the 5-hour collision is much worse in Asia, altho CIRAF targets differ, so no problem! as far as HFCC is concerned: 43 & 44 (central & eastern China) for Japan, 37 & 38 (north Africa) for Kuwait (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** NEW ZEALAND. 11725, Nov 29 at 0642, `Saturday Night` request show from RNZN via RNZI complies with one from Mohammed in Tehran for ``Goodbye, My Love`` by Mary Hopkin; next at 0645, finale from ``Swan Lake``; 0648, ``San Francisco``. How about some requests from North American SWLs? Mohammed apparently did so by e-mail rather than phone. Usual good signal (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 9395, Saturday Nov 29 at 1335, good signal from Global 24 via WRMI, better than 9400, `Happy Station` from PCJ with Keith Perron introducing Steve & Eydie singing in Hebrew, among several other languages on an album. 1400 on to Old Time Radio, a Bing Crosby show from 9/18/34 (or /44??), sponsored by Woodbury Facial Soap. Both hours are in accordance with their full schedule grid, the only one we have, dated Nov 14
but which had been updated somewhat since then. As for the recent anomalies, heard from Phil Workman at 0603 UT Nov 29:
``Glenn, The three people that program the transmitter - myself included, are located in NH & Maine where we had a nasty storm that has us without power and internet for days. There is not much to read into other than we hope to back on track on Monday. PW``
November 28. 2014 10:57PM
Day Three in the dark for many in NH
By DOUG ALDEN New Hampshire Union Leader
Our condolences! Bet they wish they were really in Hollywood FL now. BTW, I haven`t noticed any outages from WBCQ, but without thorough checking (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 9955, Sat Nov 29 at 1355, WRMI with `Viva Miami` in English, Jeff reading reception reports: several Japanese pleased that their language is back (even tho it`s only Christian stuff from Family Radio); and an Arkansas Mrs. who is glad to hear Brother Stair every night. `VM` is cut off before quite ended at 1359 for a revived Bruce Baskin sports minute, billed as being at 9 am and 9 pm Eastern, previewing some event, not current games or scores. Not yet shown on the 9955 schedule grid, still dated Oct 26 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** VATICAN [and non]. 17560, Nov 29 at 1440, Mass translated into English, from French, Italian, etc., apparently another VR special, as not usually heard here. Fair signal, and find a weaker and echoier // on 17540. No more //s found in 15 or 21 MHz bands. Time to check the VR special broadcast page (differing from that in the Hitlist) via:
The Pope is currently on an ``apostolic journey to Turkey`` and scheduled for 1400 UT today is:
``Istanbul, Cathedral of Holy Spirit, Holy Mass presided over by Pope Francis`` on several internet streams, some with SW:
Channel RV7: in French for the Middle East on kHz 17540 SW
Channel RV9: in English for the Middle East on kHz 17560 SW``
Sites and durations never specified, but can easily be SMG itself.
How about via WEWN? No, regular English programming on squealy 15610, but 12050 Spanish sounds like the same event tho far out of synch.
More to come, excerpting only the one involving SW:
``Sunday, 30/11/2014 at 08.30 am [0730 UT] Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to Turkey: Istanbul, Patriarchal Church of St. George, Divine Liturgy, Ecumenical Blessing and signing of the Common Declaration
Channel RV1: in English for the Middle East on kHz 17710 SW, for Africa on kHz 21550 SW
Channel RV2: in French for the Middle East on kHz 17830 SW, for Africa on kHz 17600 SW
Channel RV4: in Portuguese for Africa on kHz 21560 SW``
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report despatched at 1730 UT November 29
Enviado por: Glenn Hauser - firstname.lastname@example.org