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Glenn Hauser logs January 4-5, 2021

** ALGERIA [non]. 7375, Jan 5 at 1800, RRI in Romanian is the only signal audible via UTwente, despite TDA also scheduled via Issoudun, France. So is TDA really somewhere else for the first hour? 7315, Jan 5 from *1900, TDA opening abruptly via FRANCE, in French, shortly Arabic. Meanwhile 7375 is still RRI only. The 19-20 UT hour might …

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KVOH live tonight

Strategic Communications Group founder and president, John Tayloe, will be on KVOH 9975 kHz live tonight from 0200-0300 UTC (9-10pm Eastern). He will have a studio guest, and will be taking questions about any of our stations by email to during that hour. If reception is not that great in your area, the remote Kiwi SDR’s in Bonaire, Brownsville, …

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Glenn Hauser logs January 3-4, 2021

** CANADA. 284-MCW kHz, Jan 4 at 0715, dash and QD, 500-watt non-direxional beacon at The Pas, Manitoba. 300-MCW kHz, Jan 4 at 0717 UT, dash and YIV, 500-watt NDB at Island Lake, Manitoba, but weaker than QD. [and non] 332-MCW kHz, Jan 4 at 0719 UT, dash and QT, 1000-watt NDB at Thunder Bay, Ontario, way over nearby 400-watt …

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Romania: “People of the year 2020”

“Radio Romania International has carried on its traditional opinion poll among its listeners, Internet and social network users about the person who had the most positive impact in the world in 2020. As expected this time it was not ‘Personality of the Year’ but ‘People of the Year’ on Radio Romania International as medical workers the world over have been …

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Glenn Hauser logs January 2-3, 2021

** AUSTRIA [and non]. From Alan Holder, G4ZBH, Isle of Wight, U.K. on the WOR iog: “Hello Glenn, Regarding the “No COVID at Wiener Philharmoniker”. According to the BBC commentator for the programme screened in the U.K., apparently all members of the orchestra were tested for COVID on a daily basis to ensure none was infected. It seems that the …

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Glenn Hauser logs January 2, 2021 [more]

** AUSTRIA [non]. Comment sent via PBS Great Performances webform: “No COVID at Wiener Philharmoniker? — Always anticipated and enjoyed. New Year concert is obviously heavily post-produced with dancing outside in the summer; yet there was no audience in the hall due to COVID. Yet, not a mask anywhere on the non-blowing musicians, and no social distancing. WHEN was that …

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Glenn Hauser logs January 2, 2021

DX/SWL/MEDIA PROGRAMS UPDATE JANUARY 1 WRMI entries not fully updated yet WORLD OF RADIO HITLIST UPDATE JANUARY 1 Hi Glenn, Happy New Year! My latest Hitlist update. 1) Guam – KTWR, TWR-Asia: Added entry, including blogspot page containing programme & frequency updates (Thanks to Mike Sabin, Asia Broadcast Technical Operations Director) 2) Romania – R Romania Int: Added …

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Glenn Hauser logs January 1, 2021

** AUSTRIA [non]. (91.9), Jan 1 at 16-18 UT, just enjoyed the New Year Concert from Vienna, via WUOT $tereo webcast, penul-concluding as ever with the Blue Danube Waltz — why do I keep thinking of Cashmere Bouquet? The American hostess voice-overing English comments, Lisa Mullins in Boston, needs to work on her German pronunciation, e.g. “Musikverein“. A rather different …

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Wavescan Script Archive

For those who may be interested in the scripts for the historical items we present in Wavescan each week, there is an archive of them, going back over 20 years, at: (Ray Robinson via WOR io group)

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Glenn Hauser logs December 31, 2020-January 1, 2021

** BRAZIL [and non]. 11905-11910-11915, Dec 31 at 0627, DRM noise from RNA resumed experiment S9/+10 to here direct, maybe would be decodable. [WORLD OF RADIO 2067] Tried it for NYE, Jan 1 at 0201; not enough S/N into Bonaire, but 11780-AM is VG altho somewhat distorted with NYE talk and MPB, leading up to 2021y at 0300 UT = …

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Media Network returns January 1 2021

Jonathan Marks has announced that Media Network returns for a second series, now to be on video posted to the Vimeo website, on January 1 2021. Short video announcing this on the Media Network Vintage Vault website, six programmes from the first series were added to that website on December 24. (Mike Barraclough via WOR io group)

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Vatican Radio – New Year’s Eve: A special Shortwave Frequency for Southern Africa

NEW YEAR’S EVE: A SPECIAL SHORTWAVE FREQUENCY FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA The ‘live broadcast,’ with Pope Francis on the 31 December for the “Te Deum” prayer, on Vatican Radio’s English Africa Service gets an additional Shortwave frequency. Vatican News English Africa Service – Vatican City Shortwave Radio listeners in Southern Africa can join Pope Francis for the live Evening Prayer (Vespers) …

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