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Shortwave reception from Sofia February 5-6

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Shortwave reception from Sofia February 5-6. Videos can be found on
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCShmxjLnxp_dhZhbteQi3XQ/videos
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CHINA vs CUBA China Radio International & Radio Habana Cuba on 11760 kHz, February 6
1200-1400 on 11760 KUN 500 kW / 135 deg to AUS English China Radio Inter, weak signal
1200-1900 on 11760 BAU 100 kW / non-dir to NCAm Spanish Radio Habana Cuba, fair signal

FRANCE Radio France International on wrong frequency 15275 kHz, February 5:
1200-1230 on 15275 ISS 500 kW / 198 deg to WeAf Mandingo-instead of 17815 kHz
1230-1231 on 15275 ISS 500 kW / 198 deg to WeAf French, unscheduled & off air

GERMANY(non) Reception of Just Right via Channel 292 on February 5:
0800-2000 on 6070 ROB 010 kW / non-dir to CeEu English Wed, fair/good

GREECE Good signal of Voice of Greece in 31mb, February 6
0753&0758 on 9420 AVL 150 kW / 323 deg to WeEu Greek*tx#3.
*Arabic/Serbian news and transmitter switches off at 0802UT

JAPAN(non) Frequency changes of JSR Shiokaze Sea Breeze February 4
1300-1400 NF 6145 YAM 300 kW / 280 deg to NEAs, ex 7310 // freq. at
same time NF 7245 YAM 300 kW / 280 deg to NEAs, ex 7345 as follows:
1300-1330 Japanese Mon/Tue/Sat/Sun; Korean Wed/Fri; English Thu
1330-1400 Korean Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun; Japanese Mon/Tue; English Thu
1600-1700 NF 5955 YAM 300 kW / 280 deg to NEAs, ex 6085 // freq. at
same time NF 6020 YAM 300 kW / 280 deg to NEAs, ex 7325 as follows:
1600-1630 Japanese Mon/Tue/Sat/Sun; Korean Wed/Fri; English Thu
1630-1700 Korean Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun; Japanese Mon/Tue; English Thu
Frequency changes of Furusato no Kaze via JSR Shiokaze February 4
1405-1435 NF 6070 YAM 300 kW / 280 deg to NEAs Japanese, ex 6085
1405-1435 NF 7325 YAM 300 kW / 280 deg to NEAs Japanese, ex 7260

NUMBERS STATION Good signal of Cuban Spy HM01 on 9330 kHz, February 5:
0700-0720 on 9330 BEJ 050 kW / unknown to Eu/Am Spanish Sun/Mon/Wed/Fri
0730-0750 on 9330 BEJ 050 kW / unknown to Eu/Am Spanish Sun/Mon/Wed/Fri
NO SIGNAL on 9330 BCQ 250 kW / 280 deg to WNAm English WBCQ-6 WLCRadio.

NUMBERS STATION Reception of S06s Russian Lady 25mb on February 5
0830-0836 on 11535 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian CUSB, weak:
0840-0846 on 11830 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian CUSB, fair:

NUMBERS STATION E11 Oblique in 41mb & S06s Russian Lady in 31mb February 6
0930-0940 on 7469 unknown secret tx site to Eu English USB E11, good signal
0940-0946 on 9540 unknown secret tx site to Eu Russian S06s CUSB, very good

OMAN Radio Sultanate of Oman in Arabic at 1425UT on 15140 kHz February 6
1000-1400 on 15145 THU 100 kW / 315 deg to WeEu Arabic inactive at present
1400-1420 on 15140*THU 100 kW / 315 deg to WeEu NOTHING-TRANSMITTER IS OFF
1420-1425 on 15140*THU 100 kW / 315 deg to WeEu OPEN CARRIER / DEAD AIR &
from 1425 on 15140*THU 100 kW / 315 deg to WeEu Arabic, instead of English
from 1445 on 15140*THU 100 kW / 315 deg to WeEu TRANSMITTER IS OFF AGAIN!!
* co-ch same 15140 BAU 100 kW / 130 deg to SoAm Spanish R.Habana Cuba-weak
Something`s always wrong at R.Sultanate of Oman Thumrayt transmitting stn!

UTILITY UNID Military transmission & LZW Varna Radio on February 6
0700-0703 on 5778 USB mode Bulgarian UNID Military, fair signal and
0705&0709 on 3740 USB mode English/Bulgarian LZW Varna Radio, good.

UZBEKISTAN(non) Radio Free North Korea via RTTM Tashkent on February 5
1200-1430 on 7590 TAC 100 kW / 076 deg to NEAs Korean, very weak signal

UZBEKISTAN(non) Voice of Wilderness via RTTM Tashkent on February 5
1400-1500 on 7615 TAC 100 kW / 070 deg to NEAs Korean, weak to fair.

U.K.(non) Radio Ndarason Int via Woofferton/Ascension, February 5
0600-0700 on 9535 WOF 250 kW / 158 deg to WeAf Kanuri, good signal
0700-0800 on 9535 ASC 250 kW / 055 deg to WeAf Kanuri, fair signal

USA Test transmissions of WRMI#4 Okeechobee on February 5
from 0600 on 4980 RMI ??? kW / 160 deg to LaAm Music, weak

USA Poor signal of EWTN WEWN-1 in 31mb on February 5:
from 0800 on 9385 EWN 250 kW / 085 deg to WeAf English

USA From February 4 USAGM Office of Cuba Broadcasting
(OCB) began testing Radio Marti in DRM from Greenville:
from 0200 on 7345 GB 005 kW / 174 deg to Cuba Spanish

73! Ivo Ivanov
More information on the shortwave listening hobby,
please visit to http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com

QTH-1: Patreshko, Bulgaria
Receiver: Afedri SDR
Software: SDR-Console v2.3(using remote connection)
Antennas: various Inverted V and beverage antennas.

QTH-2: Sofia OK2, Bulgaria
Receiver: Sony ICF-2001D
Antenna: 30 m. long wire

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