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Ethiopian Somali Regional State radio observed on 5940 kHz

Ethiopian Somali Regional State Radio was observed on 5940 kHz this evening (16 October 2017) from tune-in at 18:45 UT till going abruptly off air mid-song at 19:59 UT. There was a news bulletin in Somali at 19:00-19:22 UT, introduced with an ID and mention of FM – remainder of the time was continuous Horn of Africa music. Reception varied …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 14-15, 2017

** NETHERLANDS [non]. 5960, Oct 15 at 0003, The Mighty KBC via GERMANY is mighty weak this week, very poor, less than the S8 nearby lightning crashes (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** SPAIN. 15520 // 17855, Sunday Oct 15 at 1404, REE is good with SBG, 17715 poor, and 21620 detectable JBA carrier (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 13-14, 2017

** CUBA. 5025, Oct 14 at 0627, R. Rebelde is S9+30 of dead air. Will they ever get their act together? Something`s always wrong at RadioCuba (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA [non]. 7365, Oct 14 at 0620, R. Martí is playing one of my favorite tunes, “Patricia“ by Pérez Prado, which I haven`t heard in a LONG …

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Brother Stair again accused of sexual molestation

** SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS LOWCOUNTRY MINISTER PLEADED GUILTY FOR TOUCHING CHURCH MEMBERS. NOW THERE ARE NEW ACCUSERS. By Lisa Wilson lwilson@islandpacket.com October 12, 2017 9:58 AM http://www.islandpacket.com/news/state/south-carolina/article178429791.html A Walterboro minister is under investigation after video surfaced that shows him allegedly touching underage girls inappropriately during services, according to WCSC television station. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the State Law …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 12-13, 2017

** BOLIVIA [and non]. 5935.0, Oct 12 at 2344, JBA carrier, and still at 2356 before WWCR blasts on, and not on 5936 as some reports have it as announced(?), presumed R. Yura. Much weaker than Brasil on 5939.8 with enough signal to hear some Brazuguese. And nothing in between. This on the NRD-545, after first checking the R75 at …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 11-12, 2017

** GUATEMALA. 4055, Oct 12 at 0554, R. Truth, S9 signal but JBM, enough to perceive that it`s an hymn in English as usual during the final hour. Listen for normal modulation level to be restored shortly by visiting engineer Ralph Borthwick, who has also assisted other missionary stations in Perú (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** PHILIPPINES [non]. …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 11, 2017

** BRAZIL. 4865, Oct 11 at 1119, JBA carrier; nothing from Asia here, and the S American closest to the terminator is R. Verdes Florestas, Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre in the far west, where sunrise was 1030 UT per: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/brazil/cruzeiro-do-sul (gaisma.com excludes CdS from its long roster of Brazilian cities!) (and the other ZY nominal 4865, faraway R. Alvorada de …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 9-10-11, 2017

** CANADA. 1610, Oct 10 at 0634 UT, again at this hour YL in Luso Portuguese, mentions call CHHA in English pronunciation. Clearer with USB tuning, presumably due to relative ACI levels 1620 vis-à-vis 1600 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENNG DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6145, Oct 11 at 0100, RHC English is missing now at nominal start, so I guess it`s …

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Zanzibar: ZBC Radio streaming online

State-run Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation now streams its ZBC Radio service from their website at http://zbc.co.tz. It was observed with a news bulletin in English at 18:00-18:10 UT today (9 Oct 2017) which was heard in parallel on 11735 kHz shortwave, giving fair reception via a web SDR in Kaustinen, Finland.b (David Kernick, Interval Signals Online via dxld yg)

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Glenn Hauser logs October 8-9, 2017

** BRAZIL. 9665.95v, Oct 9 at 0026, poor signal in Portuguese, as Voz Missionária continues to wander around. By 0536 next check it`s audibly wavering BFOly but still circa 9665.95v (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CANADA. 750, Oct 9 at 0558 UT thru houtop, classic rock in null of WSB, so roughly N/S, 0603 UT Geo ad, 0604 …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 8, 2017

** GERMANY. 17810, Sunday Oct 8 at 1320, weak talk in unID language; HFCC shows AWR, 250 kW, 70 degrees from Nauen, at 1300-1330 weekends in Uighur, weekdays in Mandarin Chinese (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** NEW ZEALAND. 6170, Oct 8 at *1259, RNZP still heard here, after 7425 to 1258*. This contradicts recent HFCC registrations for new …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 6-7-8, 2017

** ASCENSION. 15490, Oct 6 at 2003, African language mentions Nigeria and BBC World, S5-S9 with HUM — I`ll bet it`s that English Bay transmitter again, as heard on 6005, 5960, and others. Yes: HFCC shows Hausa, 65 degrees with 250 kW at 1930-2000 is extended until 2030 on Fridays only, since May 20 (but the daily broadcast preceding only …

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