** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1998 monitoring: Ivo Ivanov, Observer in Bulgaria reports:
“GERMANY, World of Radio#1998 via Hamburger Lokalradio, September 8
1031-1100 7265 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg to CeEu English Sun, weak signal
Very low frequency for this time slot 09-12, probably needed change:
0600-0900 7265 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg CeEu various Sat, ex now 6190
0900-1200 9485 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg CeEu various Sat, ex now 6190
1200-1500 6190 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg CeEu various Sat, ex now 9485
0900-1200 9485 GOH 001 kW / 230 deg CeEu various Sun, ex now 7265
That way there will be no QRM from R. Romania Int 1200-1500 on 9490
1200-1300 9490 SAF 100 kW / 300 deg WeEu Romanian R.Romania Inter
1300-1500 9490 GAL 300 kW / 285 deg WeEu Romanian R.Romania Inter“
I agree with his recommendations and have forwarded them to HLR.
WOR confirmed Sunday September 8 at 2149, the 2130 on WRMI 7780, fair vs noise level.
Also confirmed UT Monday September 9 at 0130 on WRMI 7780, poor vs HNL, // S9+10 on 9395.
Also confirmed UT Monday September 9 at 0243, the 0230 on WRMI 7780, poor.
Also confirmed UT Monday September 9 starting at 0301 on Area 51 webcast; and JBA at 0328 check on WBCQ 5130.35v.
Also confirmed UT Monday September 9 at 0330 on WRMI 9955, VP S5 signal faded way down by now.
Regarding the UT Sun 0130 on 5850 overtaken by VORW, Jeff White has agreed to add WOR to UT Sat 0130 on 5850 to the NW for the foreseeable future. Unless there be further changes, this may also be // 5010 to the south, and already simulscheduled on 7780 to NE. Next:
1816 UT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania ND
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
0800 UT Tuesday Unique Radio 3210- or 5045-USB NSW [2 episodes] ND
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 to SSE
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE
Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 15825 & 13845, Sept 9 at 1451, WWCRs hitting S9+30 rather than JBA carriers, demonstrating that HF sporadic E is still in play; ham Es map at 1526 shows only one Es spot over Georgia with 82 MHz MUF; and no contacts on 28 MHz. But at 1625 there is a 32 MHz MUF about halfway between Nashville and here (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1539.95 approx., Sept 8 at 0602 UT, LAH against 1540.0 stations such as KXEL. I`ve been noticing this for some time. On MW with all the QRM, it`s harder to measure to three decimal places. In the past this has been KGBC Galveston TX. DF seems to fit, and apparently it is off-minus still or again, as Terry Krueger, now moved to Niceville FL in the Panhandle, has just reported to DXLD:
“1539.903, TEXAS, KGBC, 0918 August 28, 2019. Very poor, with Mexi-tunes on peaks, and confirmed it’s KGBC per D. Crawford who had it a few days earlier and since on 1539.903. And not to be confused with the still off-channel and variable KBOA Kennett MO on 1539.996-1540.005, this check on the low side with “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late” by Denice Williams & Johnny Mathis.“
Per 2019/2020 NRC AM Log, which does not deal with offfrequenciness, latest KGBC format is Tejano, U4 2500/250 watts. Beware, so is KEDA San Antonio, Tejano, which I guess refer only to music style. However, música is feminine, so why isn`t it called “tejana“; machismo [where the ch is not pronounced k!]? Also, is it possible for a station outside Texas to be Tejano? Or e.g. if it play the same style of music from OK, would it be “Oclajomano“? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
UNIDENTIFIED. 12125-USB, 13519-USB, 13788-USB, Sept 8 at 1315 within a minute on bandscan, weak 2-ways in Spanish all here, the last being INTRUDERS into the SWBC band (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report dispatched at 1633 UT September 9