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Glenn Hauser logs January 3, 2016

** BRAZIL. 11855.05, Jan 3 at 0447, JBA carrier from R. Aparecida, edging closer to truly accurate frequency (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 13740, Jan 3 at 0448, RHC Spanish is S4, and nothing on 6870. 6870? Chris Smolinski in Maryland has been hearing it there occasionally, with definite RHC IDs, and we had been trying to …

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Glenn Hauser logs January 1-2-3, 2016

** ALBANIA. 7360, Jan 2 at 1951, VP S5 signal, sounds maybe Vietnamese? But only thing scheduled is CRI French via Cërrik. Maybe they were in Cantonese or Mandarin lesson at the moment (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** AUSTRALIA. 9580, Jan 2 at 1938, “Good mornings“ from a couple of Ozzies, S5 signal, unusual to hear RA at …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 31, 2015-January 1, 2016

** BOLIVIA [and non]. 5952.46, Jan 1 at 0400 tune-in just after the arrival of 2016y to find S8 from Radio Pio XII, Siglo XX on the air late for the occasion with national anthem playing; 0401 ID, welcoming us to 2 mil 16, brief speeches by several officials with music bridges; 0405 “algunas palabras del director(?) de Siglo Veinte“, …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 30-31, 2015

** AUSTRALIA. 12085, Dec 30 at 1327 check, this RA frequency is once again much stronger than // 12065, which is the normal situation; after their being equal on Dec 28, and reverse on Dec 24 — as if antennas were being exchanged. What`s going on at Shepparton? Very degraded propagation Dec 31 at 1310 UT, 2016 having arrived in …

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Glenn Hauser logs Decembeer 28-29, 2015

** ALBANIA [and non]. 7470, Dec 29 at 0225, open carrier to R. Tirana IS starting, S7. I meant to tune in earlier to see if I could hear another carrier on 7470, but now there`s only the self-imposed LAH, and is slightly off to the lo side of 7470. Usual canned sign-on announcement still says “2100 to 2030“ for …

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Mighty KBC Frequency Change

As of Sunday, January 10, 2016 the Mighty KBC moves to 6040 kHz and the new time is 0000 to 0300 UTC to North America. Spread the word! (Kraig, KG4LAC via dxld yg)

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Glenn Hauser logs December 27-28, 2015

** AUSTRALIA. 12065 & 12085, Dec 28 at 1413, R. Australias are at equal levels, instead of normally 12065 much weaker than 12085, due to differing azimuths. Something has changed (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CHINA [non]. See USA: 1520 KYND ** CUBA. 1620, Dec 28 at 0317, as I tune in, “Parada de Éxitos, Rebelde“, and // …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 27, 2015

** CUBA. 6100, Sunday Dec 27 at 0715, VG RHC confirmed in weekly Esperanto tacked-on semihour, all other frequencies now correctly off (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** NIGERIA. 9689.9, Dec 27 at 0702, VON in French with schedule announcement, fair; at 0711 check, nothing on 7255- (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** U S A. 7730, Sunday …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 26-27, 2015

** CHINA. 9455, Dec 26 at 1934, weak Firedragon music jamming at S6. Also seems to be a LAH; target is RFA Chinese via Saipan, supposedly until 2100 but nothing audible at recheck shortly after 2000. Someone mentioned that the axual music on the Firedragon jamming has changed for the better, but I haven`t heard it well enough in a …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 26, 2015

** CHINA [and non]. 9690, Dec 26 at 0122, two carriers slightly apart, one playing CNR sounder, so it`s likely a jamming situation: yes: Aoki shows RFA Uyghur via UAE this hour only is * (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** EGYPT. 12070.0, Dec 26 at 0113, S4 very poor carrier, evidence that R. Cairo is still trying to …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 25, 2015

** MEXICO. Circa 2030 UT Dec 25, 6m maps show sporadic E openings up to 97 MHz over eastern USA, but seeing nothing on TV and hearing nothing on FM, I move on to other tasks, such as gathering pecans before another winter storm hits us. I don`t turn on TV again until 2249 when I find Es now on …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 24-25, 2015

** BRAZIL. 28424.9-USB, Dec 24 at 2039, PY4NY, Jan, concluding contact with a J4 after considerable trouble copying his call, just as I have trouble copying the PY call until he foneticizes it (“New York“ — I once failed to make an aunt understand ham fonetix, how e.g. this one would have nothing else to do with New York). QRZ.com …

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