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Glenn Hauser logs February 21-22, 2018

** BRAZIL. 11780, Feb 21 at 1457, Portuguese song, 1459 R. Nacional ID, S9 fading to S5; but gone by 1532 recheck. At least there was no ACI from 11775 Anguilla, off more than on. I wonder what the schedule of 11780 is, or is supposed to be? More or less daytime-only, and no use of 6180 at night (Glenn …

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Glenn Hauser logs February 19-20-21, 2018

** BRAZIL. 11780, Feb 19 at 2140, RNA is on with news about Amazônia rather than `A Voz do Brasil`; 2159 outro as `Reporte da Amazônia`, from the EBC studios in Brasília, 2200 opening `A Voz do Brasil` — just as I expected, back to normal non-DST timing of 22-23 weekdays, while last week it was still a real hour …

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WWRB pitch

Greetings!! We are pleased to alert the listeners of shortwave radio that Radio Muna[n]si will return on WWRB weekends on 15.240 MHz, power will be 100 kW, during the daytime in the afternoon, Eastern time, exact times to be determined. WWRB has open airtime slots at 100,000 watts for $25.00 per hour with a signal that can be listened to …

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Glenn Hauser logs February 18-19, 2018

** CANADA. 382 kHz, Feb 19 at 0704 UT, beacon YPL and dash, 1000 watts from Pickle Lake, Ont. Spring is nigh, and some lightning crashes are starting, worse on lower frequencies, which may curtail such DXing before long (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6165, UT Mon Feb 19 at 0246, RHC is undermodulated — and in …

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Results of a monitoring project on Radio Pakistan (February 2018)

1. http://www.radio.gov.pk/live-streaming provides links to 10 audio streams, but these are only active when the respective stations are active. This may result in many hours of silence during the day on a particular channel. For former short wave listeners of Radio Pakistan, two streams are of special interest: “World Service” and “External Service”. During the monitoring project the channel monitored …

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PNG govt to extend public radio services

** PAPUA NEW GUINEA. PNG govt to extend public radio services 11:05 am on 15 February 2018 https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/350460/png-govt-to-extend-public-radio-services Papua New Guinea’s communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. PNG Communications Minister Sam Basil Photo: supplied He marked this week’s World Radio Day by saying radio is a medium that reaches the widest audience, including …

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From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Feb 18-24

From the Isle of Music, February 18-24, 2018 This week our special guest is Tony Avila, whose 2016 album Que se haga la luz is one of the most interesting Nueva Trova albums we have heard in many years. Also, some excellent Cuban Jazz. 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern …

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Secret USG funding of SW stations?

** U S A [and non]. An author who prefers to remain anonymous at this point asked me to post this. I will forward any significant replies, either on this group or privately: (gh) “I’m writing a book about the decision the Christian Science Publishing Society made back in the 1980s to diversify from newspaper publishing (the Christian Science Monitor) …

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Deutsche Welle, performance and strategy

Deutsche Welle states that they took English and French off shortwave due to a “great decline in usage”. For the remaining services the further development will be monitored and, if necessary, action be taken. Following figures of weekly reach have been revealed: Amharic 25 percent in 2007, 5 percent in 2014. They add that this is still more than VOA …

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Glenn Hauser logs February 18, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 11775, Feb 18 at 1502, PMS is on again (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CANADA. 413 kHz, Feb 18 at 0738 UT, beacon YHD and dash. It`s 250 watts at Dryden, Ontario (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 15514, 15438, 15297 approx., Feb 18 at 1434-1441, traces of spurblobs out of 15370-AM RHC, but …

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Glenn Hauser logs February 17-18, 2018

** CUBA. 9640, Feb 17 at 0351, S9 of dead air, no doubt RHC, much stronger than modulated 9535 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 15370, Feb 17 at 1457 check, RHC again with no spurs all over the 19m band. What`s right? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 15140, Feb 17 at 1918, no signal …

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Glenn Hauser logs February 15-16, 2018

** ARGENTINA [non]. 9395, Friday Feb 16 at 1900, RAE in German via WRMI, YL introducing the Donnerstag (Thursday) program, with German and WRMI frequencies, spelling out the website with ICAO fonetix in English. It`s 4 pm already in Bs. As., so you`d think they could have completed today`s broadcast, rather than running at least one day behind on WRMI …

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