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Emergency Alert test Wed Aug 11

On August 11, 2021 at 2pm, FEMA and the FCC are planning a Nationwide Emergency Alert Test. Test messages will be sent to TVs and radios, as well as cell phones that have opted-in to receive test messages. The emergency alert signal will last about five minutes. At that point, your TV channels will be temporarily interrupted. Once the test …

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Radio Caroline Annual Fundraiser

Dear Radio Caroline supporter, Teeshirt DesignJoin us on Friday, August 13th for our Four Day Annual Fundraiser, and get your hands on this great limited edition teeshirt. It features an original Radio Caroline wave design from 1964, and it includes the original Radio Caroline ship, the MV Caroline, which, after four months of broadcasting, sailed to the Isle of Man …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 8, 2021

** ANDORRA [non]. Christian Milling of shortwaveservice, who produced the 6180 special aired via Austria, August 7, replies: “Well, the show was a program from Summer 1979, one of about 10 still existing complete original recordings on cassette in more or less studio quality from Radio Andorra that survived the severe storage conditions in the more than 30 years abandoned …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 7, 2021

** ANDORRA [non]. 6180, Aug 7 at 1750, another R. Andorra revival is underway, via 100 kW AUSTRIA, VG via UTwente. Too much else going on now so I only check occasionally, mostly rock music so what is the excitement about? 1752 talking in French. Never going to make it direct to deep North America on such a schedule (Glenn …

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Radio Mi Amigo on LV18 – 1476 kHz – 14 and 15 August

Garry Lee posted this on the Pirate Radio Stations Facebook group. 6 August 2021 PRESS RELEASE DJ’s line up for a celebration of offshore broadcasting Radio Mi Amigo is set to return to the airwaves on 14th and 15th August in conjunction with Carillon Wellbeing Radio. Further to their previous successful radio broadcasts, this year’s 2-day Pirate Radio event on …

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WBCQ Super station testing?

Whilst tuning across the band August 6 at 2125, I came across a very powerful signal on 9330. It was carrier only – no modulation, but from the strength of the signal I think it might be from WBCQ. The HM01 Numbers Station from Cuba which also uses 9330 is not scheduled at this hour. I was listening for about …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 6-7, 2021

** CANADA. “Glenn, Concerning your comment that there are no other advance-of-date decommissioning notices for Canadian beacons, there actually is a new list of beacons to be decommissioned as of January 27, 2022. Scroll down to the bottom of the page at this link to see the beacons to be decommissioned in Phase 7 of 12. Also, in William …

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28 Canadian LW beacons decommissioned in one week William Hepburn has flagged a number of beacons in red as “To Be Decommissioned 2021-08-12“! I pick them out: hurry up to DX them: 209 IB ON ATIKOKAN 1000 48 49 31 -91 34 39 212 BY SK Beechy 100 50 50 31 -107 27 35 214 LU BC ABBOTSFORD / CULTUS LAKE 500 49 1 16 -122 2 …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 4-5, 2021

** CANADA. Hearing a number of dashing beacons again, a sign of autumn? Or local line noise and storm noise levels have lessened, Aug 5 at 0634-0644 UT bandscan as well as a few USAns, q.v.: 248-MCW, WG, Winnipeg MB, 1000 watts 332-MCW, QT, Thunder Bay ON, 1000 watts, atop IC Wichita 335-MCW, YLD, Chapleau ON, 1000 watts 346-MCW, YXL, …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 4, 2021

** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98-RCUSB, Aug 4 at 1434, LRA36 on again for a Wednesday if not Saturday broadcast; S4-S6 via Pardinho, Brasil SDR. Usual mix of songs, frequent canned IDs, brief talx. 1434 music and ID; [pausa para desayuno mío], 1514 weather; 1516 Antártida song; 1521 another song; 1538 multi-lingual greetings/IDs including English. 1540 as if “sign-on“, today`s weather briefly, “nublado, …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 3-4, 2021

DX/SWL/MEDIA PROGRAMS Updated as of Aug 3: ** ANTARCTICA. Re 15475.98-RCUSB, Manuel Méndez, Lugo, Spain, replies: “Hi Glenn, I have asked the station staff why LRA 36 has not been on the air the last two Saturdays and they answered that it was due to weather conditions and activities at Base Esperanza. Best 73,s“ (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** …

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Radio Kuwait in urdu observations

Kuwait: It was noted that Radio Kuwait did not stick to the expected DRM schedule but broadcast in pure AM which resulted in a monitoring project… 1600-1800 h UTC: 15540 kHz Urdu, AM instead of DRM 1800-2100 h UTC: 15540 kHz English not on air In 2018, I listened to all Urdu broadcasts available on short wave (Auslandssendungen in Urdu, …

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