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Tony Blackburn and Johnnie Walker to join Absolute Radio for one day celebration of radio pirates

On the radio July 26, 2022 Absolute Radio Pirates will celebrate the music and personalities of the pirate radio stations of the 60s with a one day take over from Absolute Radio 60s on the 12 August from 10am-4pm. The special broadcast will mark the 55th anniversary of the Marine Offences Act which made it illegal for any British subject …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 23-24-25, 2022

** CANADA [and non]. Replies to my July 23 USA and non FM DX report: “`On Sun, Jul 24, 2022 at 06:57 PM, Glenn Hauser wrote: “92.9 at 0022, CCI to above MT from “Channel 4 Weather Centre“, likely referring to CFCN-TV Calgary, really RF 29 now.“ I don’t think “Channel 4 Weather Centre” has a Calgary connection. CFCN, like …

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National Broadcasting Day commemorates India’s first ever radio broadcast

Radioinfo 25 July 2022 Every year on July 23, India celebrates National Broadcasting Day to commemorate the first radio broadcast in India from the Bombay Station under the Indian Broadcasting Company in 1927. Radio broadcasting services started in India during British rule in 1923 under the initiative of the Radio Club of Bombay. In 1927, the Indian Broadcasting Company (IBC) …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 23, 2022 – Es FM DX from NW

** CANADA. Note there are a few Canadian logs in my USA [and non] UT July 23 sporadic E FM DX report in chronological order ** OKLAHOMA. There are some incidental state logs mixed in with USA [and non] FM DX report in chronological order for July 23 ** U S A [and non]. Another big sporadic E opening, Friday …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 23-24, 2022

** ALGERIA [and non]. 15340 was first reported by Jorge Freitas, Brasil, to the WOR iog as unID in Arabic, July 22 at 2345. It remained on air long into the night and then numerously monitored. Ultimately concluding that TDA is *finally* on air, testing at least from own site(s) inside Algeria, besides the long-standing relays via France. Otherwise occupied, …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 18, 22-23, 2022

** CANADA [and non]. July 23 at 0021-0026 UT I had two Calgary FM stations in a huge almost 3-hour sporadic E opening mainly from Montana and NW states: 92.9, CFEX-FM a.k.a. X92.9; 92.1, CJAY-FM a.k.a. CJ-92; and something in French on 93.5, the closest being CBKF-FM-3 in Zenon Park, Sask. These will be reported in full once the whole …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 20-21, 2022

** OKLAHOMA. 1520 kHz, July 21 at 1451, KOKC is on but remarkably weak, e.g. graveyarder 1490, 1 kW KMFS is quite stronger, tho somewhat closer in Guthrie (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** UKRAINE [non]. 7730, July 21 at 0500-0507, UR1 via WRMI, `Ukraine: Security Issue`, for July 20 = Day 147 of Putin`s war, including terrorism against Ukrainian civilians; …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 19-20, 2022

** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98 RCUSB, it`s a Wednesday, July 20, so time to check for LRA36 which was absent a week ago. Tuned in at 1444 via Argentine SDR, already on with song, S7/S9; shortly YL greeting for the 12th program of the 2022 series `Esperanza Audaz`, a “día muy especial“; staff names; blows a kiss to all listeners, including via …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 18-19, 2022

** BRAZIL. 4985+, July 19 at 0634, JBA carrier a smidge on high side vs heavy RTTY circa 4987. Presumed R Brasil Central reactivated but never any good here unlike 11815v (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** BRAZIL. 9664.888, July 19 at 0643, RVM S4/S7 with hymn, almost back to nominal 9665 after many months drifting upward to 9667 and jumping …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 17-18-19, 2022

** CUBA [and non]. 96.7 FM, July 17 at 1646 UT, lexure in Spanish during big mixed sporadic E and tropo openings; 1658 song with refrain “Guajira“. 1659, “Rebelde, La Habana, Emisora de la Revolución, 1700 “Noticiero Nacional de Radio“. 1711 still in with Cuban mentions, national weather summary, 1713 “NN de R“ program ID again, “en AM, FM y …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 16-17, 2022

** CANADA. Congrats to Canadian International DX Club on 60th anniversary, supposed to be marked by two special event ham stations July 17, 1800-2200 UT, VE2AQP circa 14240 USB and VE6SWL circa 14265 USB — but not heard direct tuning around these circa 1920 UT; just some US stations (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CUBA. 6060, July 17 at 0615, …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 16, 2022

** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98 RCUSB, Saturday July 16 at 1447 tune-in via Argentine remote, LRA36 already on with song, sufficiently good; 1449 ID, more song; 1500 ID with staff names, “Nacional, la Radio Pública“ but not the canned official sign-on with quadrilingual Spanish-only advisory; maybe it ran earlier. 1501 Antártida themesong, but chopped off air at 1504* before finished. What a …

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