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Glenn Hauser logs January 8-9, 2022

** CUBA. 9700, Jan 9 at 0722, only RHC channel still on, S9+20 and undermodulated, as `Ed Newman` plays a clip from the US left-wing`Democracy Now`, Amy Goodman reporting on migrants dying in the English channel with no help from France or Britain. How about some Democracy, now in Cuba? Ha2. I`m barely awake at 0805 so seek weekly Esperanto which should be running now on one 6 MHz channel like 6100, but nowhere to be found, not even 9700. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EGYPT. 9899.6, Jan 9 at 2205, again no English signal from R. Cairo into UTwente. But other transmissions continue:

“Remarkably well modulated signal. Jan. 9 at 1530 UT on 9440 in Albanian. They CAN get it right if they try. Still the annoying buzz on this particular transmitter. The other transmitter on 9900 has been off air Jan. 3 through 8. Either it is undergoing repair or they have given up. Strange that Albanian should get preference over the other languages on their sked. Alan Holder, G4ZBH, Isle of Wight, U.K.“ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6929.911 AM, Jan 8 at 2310, JBA S5/S6 pirate music and talk. These say it`s Pandemic Radio: https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,91382.0.html (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) See also UNIDENTIFIED

** NORTH AMERICA. 6950 USB, Jan 9 at 0228 and 0237+, jazz S4/S5 into Maryland SDR. These logs had Outhouse Radio, but off at 0100* https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,91388.0.html back on later or something else unreported? (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY [and non]. 5960, Jan 8 at 2300, VOT English VG S9+35 into UTwente, news about Kazakhstan. Today`s transmitter is the one with good modulation and no squeal! Direct at 2312, it`s S8-S9, poor with flutter, noise.

5959.979, Jan 9 at 0007, The Mighty KBC via Nauen, GERMANY, S9+18/20, measured here but with ripple SAH, CCI into UTwente, probably not Turkey bonus German but PBS Xinjiang, Urumqi, EAST TURKISTAN, land of imperialist ChiCom genocide, per Aoki carrying CNR1 during this semihour (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2120 monitoring:: confirmed Saturday January 8 at 2054.5 on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, MO, S9+12 into nearby SDR, about 23 minutes into so started circa 2032.

Also confirmed UT Sunday January 9 at 0030 on WRMI 7730, VG direct.

Also confirmed UT Sunday January 9 at 0455.5 on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, S9+20 into nearby SDR, with storm noise from as close as Arkansas, about 2 minutes into so started circa 0453.

Missed checking Sunday Jan 9 at 1330 on WMRI Europe via 9670 Germany.
Did anyone hear it? Next:

2100 UT Sunday IRRS 918 & 207-Italy
2330 UT Sunday WRMI 5950 to NNW
2330 UT Sunday WRMI 9955 [jammed?] to SSE
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7730 to WNW
0130 UT Monday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0400vUT Monday WBCQ 6160v Area 51 to WSW
2330 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [jammed?] 1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

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** U S A. 5950, UT Sun Jan 9 at 0030-0045, WRMI with `Postcard Panorama` of poetry and radio-related musings by Tammy Walker. Yes, it`s a repeat of the original episode one week ago so we may expect a new one monthly, with further chances to hear it this month on UT Jan 16, 23, 30. Solo `cello classical music filled from 0045, before 0100 Texas Radio SW with songs about Texas (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. (5085), UT Sun Jan 9 at 0100, WTWW-2 still with hamstuff, `TOUTA` not yet despite previous weeks starting as much as 10 minutes earlier. It is running by 0108, but I am mainly listening to `Encore` classical music on WRMI 5850 which starts punxually at 0100! Heard last few minutes of TOUTA until chopped abruptly at 0207 to “CQ“ and WTWW ID, back to rock music. Bob Heil had plugged listening to webcastwhere it`s in stereo, my preference too (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 3215, UT Sun Jan 9 at 0025, no signal from WWRB when it would normally be active weekends only; nor 3360 at 0217 Jan 9, the new frequency it had been on for a few weeks.

If Dave Frantz died January 2 as reported, it might have still been on UT Sun Jan 2 but not UT Mon Jan 3. My only check was Jan 3 at 0255 when not on 3360. My last log was: “3215, Dec 26 at 2328, S9/+25 of dead air from WWRB; not to be outdone by CUBA, some modulation missing at Manchester“ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 3215, Jan 9 at 0217, WWCR-1 is not off the air; `Musical Memories` with Martha Garvin hymning at her piano. It seems there will be no more timesharing 3215 with WWRB (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 1130 kHz, Jan 9 at 1747 UT, KLEY Wellington KS is still dead air of S9+20; stronger than adjacent Okies on 1120 & 1140 which do manage to modulate. Also noticed previous night as OC mixing with KWKH (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 6114, Jan 9 at 0502, RTTY is rampant again, US Navy Azores or Italy? Vs JBA carrier on 6115, Nikkei Japan already if not Congo? It`s 1402 JST but near the shortest day of the year. Congo supposedly not active where it`s 0602 LST equatorially; but EiBi suggests variable opening around 0515 UT. No other 6115 stations are known now (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 6930.923 AM, Jan 9 at 0234, JBA carrier S5-S6 into Maryland SDR: no such pirate reported to HFU. K index at 00 was 5, after G1 storm levels; down to 3 by 03 UT (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 1933 UT January 9