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Richard Bianchino Logs Sep 21-25, 2009

Balcony Listening Post

Monday 21.09.09

13775 R. AUSTRIA (via Sackville) at 1559 German, Hrd jazz music. OM ancr. Sta off air at 1600. VG signal w/ little QRN.
11920 U.K. BBC (via Taiwan) at 1618 English, YL with financial and banking report. P-F signal w/ QRN.
9515 R. CANADA INT at 1627 English, OM with report about US Justice Dept investigating interrogators. P-F signal w/ QRN.
11910 V. OF KOREA at 1634 French, YL ancr. F signal w/ much QRN.
13845 U.S.A. WWCR at 1638 English, Hrd nice Gospel song, then OM reading fm Book of Numbers, Chapter 29. F-G signal w/ QRN.
15390 AFRTS (Pear Harbor, HI USA) USB at 1645 English, Unreadable. Very low audio when heard. P signal.
9885 V. OF AMERICA at 1712 English, YL reporting on cyber crimes and child porn. P signal w/ QRN.

Noise was quite bad this morning so I tuned in to jazz on KUNV 91.5 Las Vegas. This little Kaito has great FM sound, especially when listening with good headphones. What a relief from all that shortwave band QRN!

Kaito KA1103 (battery powered), telescopic antenna.

Tuesday 22.09.09

6145 R. JAPAN at 0003 English, YL and OM ancrs. Language lesson # 7 at 0008. P-F signal w/ much QRN and some fade.
7440 R. UKRAINE at 0016 English, YL talking about Ukrainian music. OM with Sta ID at 0018. Difficult to follow prgm. P signal w/ QRN and fading.
9580 R. AUSTRALIA at 0825 English, OM ancr with report on excessive credit card fees charged by airlines. G-VG signal.
6170 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 0838 English, OM with “Dateline Pacific.” F-G signal w/ QRN using indoor active loop antenna. For some reason the KA33 often pulls in a better RNZI signal.
9590 R. AUSTRALIA at 0844 English, OM with report on retail sector and economic recovery. F-G signal.
9955 U.S.A. WRMI at 1528 English, Glenn Hauser’s “World of Radio.” F-G signal w/ QRN.
17735 R. CANADA INT at 1847 English, YL discusses the “Idiot’s Guide to Dating.” F-G signal w/ QRN.

Kaito KA1103, 32′ longwire antenna, indoor.

Wednesday 23.09.09

7415 U.S.A. WBCQ at 0145 English, “The Overcomer Ministry” prgm. OM, Brother Scare, spks of the Illuminati, earthquakes, and disasters. G signal w/ QRN.
7330 V. Of RUSSIA at 1344 English, OM and “Jazz Show” prgm. P signal w/ strong QRM fm RCI (in Chinese) on 7325.
9665 CHINA RADIO INT at 1540 Pashto, P-F signal w/ much QRN.
13855 V. Of RUSSIA at 1546 Arabic, OM and YL ancrs. Hrd indeginous music. P signal w/ QRN.
9915 U.K. BBC (via Ascension Island) at 2231 English, OM reporting Nx. F signal w/ QRN.

Kaito KA1103, 32′ longwire antenna, indoor.

Thursday 24.09.09

9735 V. Of RUSSIA (via Guiana) at 0409 Spanish, OM ancr. VG signal.
9745 HCJB (Quito, Ecuador) at 0414 Spanish, hrd music. VG signal.
6165 R. Nederland (via Neth. Antilles) at 0516 Dutch, OM ancr. VG signal.
5950 R. TAIWAN INT (via Okeechobee) at 0537 English, OM and YL ancrs. P sig nal w/ QRN.
6190 CHINA RADIO INT at 0541 English, OM ancr, “Voices From Other Lands.” P signal w/ QRN.
6170 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 1036 English, YL discussing world economy and world market w/ OM. G signal w/ some QRN.
9510 at 1041 English, OM talking about football (soccer) and World Cup. G signal w/ some QRN.
6160 R. CANADA INT at 1044 English, YL and ON discussing Communist Romania. F signal w/ QRN.
9625 FAMILY RADIO (WYFR, USA) at 1052 French, hrd religious music. P signal w/ much QRN.
9265 U.S.A. WINB RED LION at 1055 English, OM ancr. Beneath all the QRN hrd the words “He humbled Himself.” Practically unreadable.
6060 CHINA RADIO INT at 1100 English, YL reading Nx. F signal w/ QRN (using whip ant).
11640 U.S.A. EWTN at 1117 English, OM with religious programming. P-F signal w/ much QRN.
31850 U.S.A. WWRB at 1120 English, religious programming and music. P signal w/ much QRN.
5945 BIBLE VOICE BROADCASTING (via Russia) at 1124 English, weak signal. Ve ry low volume.
9335 V. OF KOREA (DPR) at 1327 English, OM with story [read propaganda] about museum honoring Korean Communist leaders. G signal.
6020 R. AUSTRALIA at 1334 English, OM hosting “Just Jazz.” G signal.
9580 R. AUSTRALIA at 1340-1358 English, “Just Jazz” prgm. VG signal.
7240 R. AUSTRALIA at 1400 English, YL and OM reporting Nx. VG signal. Slightly better than 9580.
5995 R. AUSTRALIA at 1403 English, OM ancr. “Hindsight” prgm about “The Many Lives of Roger Casement,” and the story of the Black Diaries. VG signal. Again, 7240 with slightly better reception.
11705 R. JAPAN at 1414 English, YL reporting Nx. Then “Focus” at 1415. G signal.
11830 FAMILY RADIO (WYFR, USA) at 1422 English, Religious prgm. Piano and vocal chorus music. VG signal.
9945 V. OF AMERICA (via Philippines) at 1442 Indonesian, hrd song “Ten Million Fireflies.” G signal.

Kaito KA1103, 32′ longwire antenna, indoor.

Friday 25.09.09

Balcony Listening Post

9840 V. OF VIETNAM at 1142 English, YL talking about Chu Lai village. Then indigenous music. F-G signal w/ QRN and some fade.
6020 R. AUSTRALIA at 1200 English, Hrd sta ID then YL reporting Nx. P-F signal w/ QRN.
9695 R. JAPAN at 1203 English, YL spkn about nuclear disarmament. F signal w/ much QRN.
9675 CHINA RADIO INT at 1302 Russian, YL ancr. VG signal.
9790 R. ROMANIA INT at 2240 English, Hrd indigenous music. P-F signal w/ QRN.
9775 DEUTSCHE WELLE GERMANY (via Rwanda) at 2249 German, YL ancr. F-G signal.
15560 R. AUSTRALIA at 2252 English, YL talking to OM about gardening and farming. G signal w/ QRN.
9700 R. BULGARIA at 2301 English, YL reporting Nx. G signal w/ QRN and some fade. On 11700 signal was P-F with QRN.
9730 DEUTSCHE WELLE GERMANY (via Rwanda) at 2312 German, OM ancr. G-VG signal.
15560 R. AUSTRALIA at 2324 English, OM with report about the upcoming 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. G signal w/ QRN.

Rich ard Bianchino, Las Vegas, NV USA. Kaito KA1103, 32′ longwire antenna, indoor.

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