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Europe’s new voice on shortwave 6160 testing again

The station IDing as “Europe’s new voice on shortwave” testing again this evening on 6160 kHz with good reception here at 1840 UTC. Continuous pop plus canned IDs in English. I heard a strong carrier on 6160 yesterday evening, so guess this was the same tx. Announced schedule on 6160 Mon-Sat 1000-1200; 1400-1600 and 1800-2000 UTC and email Also …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 30-31, 2017

** ASCENSION. 6005, Aug 31 at 0622, BBCWS in English, poor signal but cannot hear any hum which used to accompany this transmitter. Maybe eliminated, as Chris Greenway has forwarded my reports about it to English Bay (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** BRAZIL. 9818.626, Aug 31 at 0323, JBA carrier, presumed latest variant of R. Nove de Julho, …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 30, 2017

** ARGENTINA [non]. 9455 slightly stronger than // 9955, the latter also vs Cuban pulse jamming, Aug 30 at 1150, WRMI relaying RAE, YL in Brazuguese but with Argentine Spanish accent, quite a combination, talking about Mexican universities and arts, also serenaded by piano music bed (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** AUSTRALIA [and non]. 5045.0, Aug 30 at …

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Rampisham film 1961

Jonathan Marks on Facebook has just posted this 1961 video of the Rampisham transmitter site which was broadcast August 18 on the BBC South West regional programme Spotlight. “All but one of the original communication towers on Rampisham Down in Dorset will be sent crashing to the ground today. We’ve gone into the BBC Spotlight archive for this fascinating 1961 …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 29-30, 2017

** AUSTRALIA. 5045.00, Aug 29 at 1209, JBA carrier, presumed Ozy Radio, new station at Mount Razorback NSW, first reported Aug 28 at 0552 as unID by Bryan Clark, NZ, and then by several Aussie DXers and remote monitors; “more music, less talk“ not even IDs until one finally caught at 1149 by David Kernick. David Sharp, NSW got an …

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Radio Liberty back into Russia via Lithuania

** RUSSIA [non]. Not shortwave but MW, Radio Liberty in Russian via Bolshakovo, Russia heard at S9 at 0200 UT on 1386 kHz. Station ident in Russian by male followed by news. Mentions of USA, Putin, North Korea, etc., ident at 0214 followed by talk by male. Tecsun PL-660 (Jon Collins, Birmingham UK, Aug 25, WORLD OF RADIO 1893, DX …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 28-29, 2017

** EAST TURKISTAN. 9800, Aug 28 at 2339, soft vocal music around S4, saccharine spiritual sound could be in English from Christian station; 2351 segúe to another song with rock beat, and 2358 to another with a steady MM of 120 per minute. What could this be? August 29 at 0000, right into CRI theme, Chinese and Spanish IDs as …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 27-28, 2017

** CHINA [and non]. 9900, Aug 27 at 2355, JBA signal. Aoki shows only RTI at end of bihour of jammed Chinese, so probably CNR1. For a moment I envisioned R. Cairo which used to be amid its sesquihour in English to North America on 9900, now defunct. 9800, Aug 27 at 2355, very poor music not accounted for in …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 25-26-27, 2017

** ARGENTINA [non]. Re my QSL card from RAE ATTW: altho linx were correct to views of it, link to the QSL index page was not, make it: I thanked Adrián Korol with a copy of that post, and got his reply: “Muchas Gracias, Glenn! Es un honor haber confirmado tu reporte de recepción con la QSL Número 1. …

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From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Aug 27-Sept 2

** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Aug 27-Sept 2 From the Isle of Music, August 27-September 2 No interviews this week – this week we focus on some great moments in recorded Cuban Jazz during the past few decades that you may have missed when they first appeared. Four opportunities …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 23-24-25, 2017

** BOUGAINVILLE [and non]. 3325, Aug 25 at 1153, almost equal S8-S6 mix of two stations, one talking, one musicking, i.e. NBC PNG and RRI Palangkaraya, INDONESIA. 1157 think I hear “RRI“ [air-air-ee] mentioned. After 1200 seems one goes off which would be NBC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA [and non]. 13605, Aug 24 at 1429, R. …

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More eclipse DX reports

These from direct contributors did not make it in time for DXLD 17-34, but will be in 17-35! Glenn Belated Medium Wave Eclipse Observations Hello, Glenn, I’ve just finished listening to WOR 1892 and realized I should have sent in my eclipse medium wave observations. I hope you don’t mind if I share some here. My QTH is about 10 …

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