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Glenn Hauser logs August 13-14, 2021

** CHINA. CNR1 jammer survey, Aug 13 at 1329-1332: 12820 best in Chinese, weaker 13020, JBA carriers on 13160, 12500; only one in the 10-11s is 10960, S6-S9 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 7157, 7215, 7335, 7435, Aug 13 at 0605, noise jamming all against nothing, no hams to be heard around the first two, no OCB on the other two. Something`s always wrong at the DentroCuban Jamming Command (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 15370, Aug 13 at 2010, RHC with S8-S9 of dead air instead of scheduled Portuguese; but 15140 is funxional in French. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MEXICO. 1300, Aug 13 at 0618 UT, “Radio Mexicana, Nuestras Noticias“, but not news right now, back to Mexmx. Per IRCA Log, that is the official station slogan of XEP, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, claims 40 kW power. Dominating the frequency here, never mind Tulsa (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NETHERLANDS [non]. As I first post this more than a semihour before, a reminder that FRSH, Free Radio Service Holland is getting an hour on WRMI courtesy of TRSW, 0200 UT Saturday August 14 on 5800. Last week for Cupid Radio was also // on 7780 with better signal aimed thisaway (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 18130-USB, Aug 13 at 2007, KM6TS with brief CQs over and over, call always fonetik but never with QTH; the OSOB. Sounds familiar? Yes, seems I log him once a year on 18 MHz: also 18150-USB, Sept 27, 2019 at 2158, “This guy is: QUICK JR, ELLIOT P, KM6TS, PALMDALE, CA 93550“. And 18140-USB, April 17, 2020 at 1812; no, KM6++ not Midway Island any more (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2098 monitoring: From: “Richard Lemke, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, From the desk of Richard’s listening Post, Radio: JRC NRD-535 HF, Antenna: random long wires in the trees. Dear Glenn: Here is my only frequency I monitored and confirmed the frequency 5850 kHz that I tuned in and heard World of Radio #2098, before 1030 UTC was off air no over comer was heard, then the computer started the signal at 1030 UTC, World of Radio #2098, was playing on August 11 UTC 2021 until 1059 UTC, 73’s, Richard, August 11, 2021“

WORLD OF RADIO 2099 monitoring: confirmed first SWBC, UT Fri Aug 13 at 0130 on WRMIs direct: 5850 VG S9+20/30 and 7780 S9+10.

Also confirmed Fri Aug 13 at 2030-2059 on IRRS Shortwave via AM Italia 918 kHz, Granze, into nearby Noale SDR, VG S9+25 and intact at start and finish. Next:

0130 UT Saturday WRMI 9395 to NNW
1801 UT Saturday IRRS 7290-Bulgaria to WNW, 918-Italy
1930vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
2000 UT Saturday WRMI 15770
0030 UT Sunday WRMI 5950 [NEW] 0300vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315; as late as 0400] 2000 UT Sunday IRRS 918-Italy
2230 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 [jammed?] to SSE
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7730 to WNW
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE, 5800 to SSE
0300vUT Monday WBCQ 6160v Area 51 to WSW [ex 2200 Sun] 1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

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** U S A. 9329.986, Aug 13 at 0610, WBCQ S7-S9 in Spanish, presumed WLCR. Pretty good signal now if only 5 kW as Ivo says, but not 500 kW again yet. And only 14 Hz off-frequency! WBCQ own schedule does not show which languages at which times, but Aoki says Spanish at 0600-0757. This could be a CCI problem for Cuban Spy Numbers after 0700. However, HFCC claims this bihour be in English, only 250 kW at 280 degrees not toward any SS-land; while Spanish at other hours should be on 76, 180 or 220 azimuths (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. (7489.9v), UT Sat Aug 14 at 0000, WBCQ webcast of `AAAWWW`, the whole show a conversation between Allan and `Pirate Joe`, J.P. Ferraro on the phone — -9180 line is hummy so change to -0982. We hardly hear a word from Angela altho she still gets top billing. The guys are reminiscing on the 50th anniversary of Aug 12, 1971, when their first pirate radio stations were busted by the FCC. Do you remember this? that? Back and forth. A lot of details I don`t try to copy. They had been on the air since 1969 in Yonkers NY, first on MW 1620 when the band ended at 1600; then to FM 108.1 but soon 87.9 to avoid causing any QRM. 50 watts power carried a lot further on FM than on AM with no ground plane. Mentioned calls briefly: WFSR-AM as in Falling Star Radio or Free Speech Radio; WSEX-FM; WKOV-AM and one more I missed.

Finally down to business at 0055 about the axual FCC raid. The Feds visited Allan`s place at 5 am, and JP`s at 8 am on the same day. They let the air out of one tire of JP`s 1953 Plymouth so he couldn`t flee. The two were handcuffed together, spent a few hours in jail along with rapists, who avoided them once they said they were in for pirate radio. Pled guilty of federal misdemeanors, violating Communications Act of 1934; Allan`s dad, a lawyer, bailed them out. Got probation for one year, no fines: these are the roots of WBCQ. They do never get to later pirate activities long before WBCQ and WHVW would be licensed.

Update on the SuperStition: still waiting for replacement PA tube, meanwhile on unspecified low-power backup. 0059 prayer, 0101 join Hal Turner late as seems to be the case every week now. John Carver`s version:

“Tonight’s show started on time on 6160 and 7490. Allan later announced they were also broadcasting on 3265 and 4790. Allan and Angela in the studio. Opening talk about the heat in Northern Maine-ninety degrees today. Some more talk about Angela’s affinity for the small wild animals around the station. Main topic of tonight’s show is to be free radio and Allan starts with the history of his first pirate stations when he was a boy. Pirate Joe is to join him on the phone for the talk. Phone call at 0010 has problems with the audio so Allan has him call in on another line. The two of them start to talk of their early radio stations as yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of the FCC raid that shut them down. Noise starts to come up around 0018 making it difficult to copy as the volume on the phone is so low it’s difficult to hear Pirate Joe. They talk about their first meeting and the early days of their pirate stations. Signal covered over by some sort of noise around 0040 that just gets worse. Can’t copy a thing. The same noise is on 6160 and 4790. I go back to 7490 and listen to the rest of the show but all I can hear is noise. Sorry. John, Mid-North Indiana“ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 9455, Aug 13 at 2003 check, this WRMI is still off (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) See also NETHERLANDS [non]

This report despatched at 0128 UT August 14

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