Balcony Listening Post
15720 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 2315 English, OM and YL ancrs. Nx and Wx. G signal.
11700 R. BULGARIA at 2319 English, YL reporting Nx. F signal.
9665 VOICE OF RUSSIA at 2324 English, YL speaking about Russian Soyuz space capsule. P-F signal.
17795 R. AUSTRALIA at 2329 English, OM ancr. Prgm “Connect Asia.” // 15560. F signals.
9840 VOICE OF VIETNAM at 2336 English, YL reporting Nx. Poor signal.
11605 R. CAIRO (EGYPT) at 2340 English, OM and YL ancrs. Very weak signal. Inaudible copy.
11780 R. NACIONAL DA AMAZONIA (BRAZIL) at 2347 Portuguese, YL and OM ancrs. Hrd indigenous music. G signal.
15360 U.K. BBC (via Thailand) at 0014 English, OM with world Nx. F signal.
15720 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 0021 English, hrd Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s “Fanfare for the Common Man.” F signal.
17715 R. AUSTRALIA at 0025 English, YL and OM ancrs talking about entrepreneurs an d business risks. F signal.
Kaito KA1103 (battery powered), 15′ longwire antenna.
9955 U.S.A. WRMI at 1400 English, Bc of R. Prague programming. OM with Nx. Talk of the “Lisbon Treaty.” F signal.
9870 All India Radio at 1425 Hindi, YL ancr. Hrd indigenous music. P signal.
9850 VOICE OF RUSSIA at 1432 English, YL ancr. P-F signal w/ QRM.
11705 R. JAPAN (via Sackville) at 1403 English, YL with Nx. G-VG signal.
6170 R. NEW ZEALAND INT at 1410 English, OM ancr. Hrd jazz song. P signal w/ QRM.
7330 VOICE OF RUSSIA at 1416 English, OM ancr speaking of oil prices. F signal w/ QRM.
13630 R. JAPAN (via UK) at 1423 English, OM and YL ancrs. Report on live concerts held at a Buddhist temple. F signal. // 11705 (via Sackville) with G signal. At 1427 hrd a great rendition of Paul Desmond’s “Take Five” by the 12 Girls Band from Japan. Clic k on the link to check out the song’s video.
11740 VOICE OF AMERICA (via Philippines) at 1436 Korean, YL ancr. F signal.
Richard Bianchino, Las Vegas, NV USA. Kaito KA1103, 32′ longwire antenna, indoor.
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