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Glenn Hauser logs May 12-13, 2022

** CAYMAN ISLANDS. Re ZF2RX: “Hi, I saw your comment about my QRZ page, and the fact that it was empty. I will fill it in soon. I only got the call for the ARRL DX SSB contest, and haven’t had time to do a page. I am operating from the station of ZF9CW, located on Cayman Brac. If you have any other questions, please let me know. I am more than happy to answer anything you’d like to know. Bray KC1KUG/ZF2RX, Sent from my iPhone“ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NEW ZEALAND. 11725, Thu May 12 at 0624, no signal from RNZP where it normally inbooms, checked after first finding a big S7/9+10 open carrier on 13840, which is an earlier NZ channel. Maybe disrupted for maintenance day. By 0705 recheck, 11725 is on and 13840 is off. I was about to doze and checking my scribbles later, I wrote 13740 at 0624 but took it as NZ. If it were really 13740, might have been another Cuban anomaly (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. RF 21, May 12 at 1453 UT, tropo check of DTV finds lots of BAD signals into STB, but here is decoding 40-3 MeTV-RR in the PSIP. Not sure of last two letters in font, could be AA or some combo of squared-off letters. Lacking W9WI.com listings any more, I have to go to rabbitears.info network roster for MeTV, and scroll down hovering over each market until finally hit a match at #94 Fort Smith AR KHBS. Yes, that fits nicely with the tropo area, and is not too far away. Guess what: it`s in Oklahoma, as the FCC coverage map shows the circle centred considerably SW of FS near Poteau, OK, altho the exact location is not pinpointed; however its longitude is 94:40+ west, while the city of FS, right on the border, is only 94:24. I would not be surprised if there be several more Ft Smith `AR`, AM, FM, TV stations really in OK. We already know that 1650 AM is in OK. Anyone DXing anystation licensed to a stateline city better research true location. Only other decodee is RF 20 from Tulsa, as commonly.

RF 9 does not develop but not often anything even BAD to be seen. FCC TV Query show not a single 9 of any type or power in OK – ex-KWTV-land, and none in KS either, altho several in TX including full powers. But in today`s PTA along with KHBS surely it is KAFT, “13“ virtual, Fayetteville AR, of Ark Educ TV (Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2137 monitoring: confirmed UT Thursday May 12 at 0030 on WRMIs: into Maryland SDR: 9395 S9/+10; 9455 S7/S9; considerably off boresight for both.

Also confirmed UT Thursday May 12 at 0130 on WRMIs: 5010, S9+5 back into Tennessee SDR with hi storm noise level; and 9395 into Missouri SDR, S9+10/25.

Some of these also confirmed “From: Richard Lemke, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, the desk of Richard’s listening Post, Radio: JRC NRD-535 HF, Antenna: random long wires in the trees, Dear Glenn: Here are my monitoring reports for Wednesday PM, World of Radio #2137, 9455, 0030, 0055 (45433); 9395, 0031, 0054, 0058 (45433); 0055, 9455, May 12 UT [Thu] 9395, 0131, 0142, 0158 (45433), May 12 UT [Thu] (Lemke, Richard)“

WORLD OF RADIO 2138 contents: Alaska, Algeria, Antarctica, Australia, Brasil, Canada, China non, Colombia, Cuba, Europe, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Romania, Russia non, Turkey, (UAE), UK, USA, Vanuatu; propagation outlook ()country referred to not in order

WOR 2138 is available as of 0123 UT Friday May 13, 2022
(mp3 stream) https://www.w4uvh.net/wor2138.m3u
(mp3 download) https://www.w4uvh.net/wor2138.mp3

Or via http://www.worldofradio.com/audiomid.html
Also linx to podcast services.

The shortwave+ broadcasts should be:

0130 UT Friday WRMI 5850 to NW, 7730 to NE
1430 UT Friday WRMI 9955 to SSE [jammed by Cuba] 1815 UT Friday IRRS 7290-Bulgaria to WNW, 14580; 1323 & 918? &
207?-Italy
2030 UT Friday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy
0130 UT Saturday WRMI 9395 to NNW
0400 UT Saturday WBCQ 4790 to WSW
0700 UT Saturday Unique R, Australia 5035-USB or 3210-USB
1930 UT Saturday WRMI 15770 to NE
1930vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM
0030 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to SW
0300vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315; as late as 0430] 1324vUT Sunday WMRI Europe via Ch 292 Germany 9670
2000 UT Sunday IRRS 1323 & 918? & 207?-Italy
2230 UT Sunday WRMI 5950 to NNW [to be canceled? still May 8] 0030 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to SW
0300vUT Monday WBCQ 6160v Area 51 to WSW
0030 UT Tuesday WRMI 9395 to NNW; 9455 to WNW
2230 UT Tuesday WRMI 9955 to SSE [jammed by Cuba] 1000 UT Wednesday Unique R, Australia 5035-USB or 3210-USB
1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW0030 UT Thursday WRMI 9395 to NNW; 9455 to WNW
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S; 9395 to NNW

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts: http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html

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First airings confirmed UT Friday May 13 at 0130 on WRMIs: 7730 S9/+20 into Maryland SDR; 5850 S9+20/30 into Missouri but both storm noisy. At 0153 direct: 5850 S9+20/30 not noisy; 7730 S9+10 noisy and seems undermodulated. Before 0159, 5850 at least overrides my last few words, even tho, “with a standard disclaimer; I say again, standard disclaimer“ was not enough for the first one to stand: maybe I need to say it thrice (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 9455, May 12 at 0631, this WRMI is S9+20/30 and distorted, also throwing spurspikes widely to the lower side, audible to 9355 vs 9330 WBCQ, and *still* audible as low as 9185, matching the spikes to mod on 9455 with a second radio. Something`s odd at Okeechobee (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 15770, May 12 at 1930, WRMI with NO VOA news; after a pause, fill music starts, and no `Flashpoint Ukraine` either at 1935. Alan Roe reported the same problem yesterday, so I ask Jeff White. He says there was a problem on VOA’s side with audio streams and they are trying to fix it (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 2138)

This report dispatched at 0449 UT May 13