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Glenn Hauser logs September 14, 2018

** MEXICO. 6185, Sept 14 at 0037, XEPPM is S7-S9 with M&W discussion mentioning sufragistas, and with good modulation level for a change, showing it can be done. Hope they keep it up (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** OKLAHOMA [and non]. 12350, Sept 14 at 1415 looking for WCY, but instead get a JBA image carrier of Enid`s …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 12-13, 2018

** CANADA [and non]. 800, Sept 12 at 1031 UT, CKLW with “AM 800“ local news of Windsor & Detroit. On the E-W longwire it has no problem from KQCV OKC, while on the DX-398, KQCV must be carefully nulled to get CKLW. BTW, AM Switch in the latest NRC DX News reports: “Application for STA filed: 800, KQCV, OK, …

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Radio Nepal is back on shortwave

– – – from WRTH Facebook (Sept 13): Victor Goonetilleke‎ to UNION OF ASIAN DXERS “BREAKING NEWS Radio Nepal is back on short-wave after six years by adding 5005 kHz to augment its national transmission grid broadcasting on MW and FM. According to a station official, Radio Nepal resumed short wave broadcasts from 02.00 – 5.00 p m Nepali time …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 11, 2018

** CUBA. 6100, Sept 11 at 0608, this RHC English is only S6-S8 and undermodulated, very much inferior to the others, 6165, 6060 and 6000. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA [and non]. 11860, Sept 11 at 2005, Radio Martí in Spanish and RHC in Brazuguese, about equal levels making slow SAH of …

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Glenn Hauser logs September +9-10-11, 2018

** CUBA. This damn Word program I am now using keeps “auto-correcting“ my coinages, such as S U P T O R T E D, not “supported“ as now fixed: “11840, Sept 5 at 2216, this RHC Spanish frequency with suptorted modulation == suppressed/distorted. Something`s always wrong at RHC“. Another typo? Correxion, from Sept 7 about 11860: “at 2036 chocking …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 7-8-9, 2018

** CUBA. 5040, Sept 8 at 0648, RHC is still on with dead air at S9+10, having failed to turn off transmitter at scheduled 0600, leaving English repeats to continue one more hour on the other four of The Cuban Five, on 49m. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA [and non]. 11860, Friday …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 5-6-7, 2018

** CHINA. 7810, Sept 7 at 1251, JBA carrier, maybe trace of Chinese? As suspected, a CNR1 jammer against a 24-hour Sound of Hope frequency, 7810.04 per Aoki/NDXC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 13605, Sept 5 at 2214, low level WON jamming despite Marti having finished at 2000 — and also variety pitches of beeps, one at …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 3-4-5, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 6090, UT Tue Sept 4 at 0557, CB is off again (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** ASCENSION. 6005, Sept 4 at 0604, BBCWS news in English from the hum-mitter, as it has been humming right along for many months (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** BRAZIL. 11855.72, Sept 3 at 0100, Brazuguese from R. Aparecida, …

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FTIOM & UBMP Sept 9-15

** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music, September 9-15: In one of our occasional episodes off-island, our special guest this week is Steve Roitstein, leader of Palo!, an Afrocuban Funk band based in Miami. This is one of our rare interviews in English, and if this doesn’t make you dance, you might need a nurse. The …

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Babcock’s Media Services to be sold

** U K [and non]. Babcock’s Media Services to be sold There is a new name to get familiar with: https://www.encompass.tv/encompass-to-acquire-babcocks-media-services/ Note the statement from Encompass about their reasons for purchasing Babcock’s Media Services. It does not mention the word “radio” at all. Seems to me that radio distribution will in future be just a legacy service, kept in the …

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Radio Dabanga: Is Darfur losing its media lifeline?

** SUDAN [non]. Al Jazeera English’s “The Listening Post” (media news and comment) had a piece this week end on Radio Dabanga, which broadcasts to the Darfur region on shortwave from studios in Amsterdam: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2018/09/radio-dabanga-darfur-losing-media-lifeline-180901084935506.html It is apparently facing loss of funding from the EU and some NGOs (Chuck Albertson, Seattle, Wash., Sept 2, DX LISTENING DIGEST) Viz.: Radio Dabanga: …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 2, 2018

** ANGUILLA [non]. 11775, Sept 2 at 1418, CB is OFF even tho it`s Sunday, as their sporadic appearances continue. However, leaves 11780 RNA Brasil with no ACI (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 11980, Sept 2 at 0145, JBA carrier, probably RHC leapfrog as IDed before, 11700 over 11840 another 140 kHz beyond. Also suffers splash from …

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