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Glenn Hauser logs October 21, 2015

** COLOMBIA. 5910, Oct 21 at 0612, Alcaraván Radio, nice signal with tropical music, in fact much better than degraded neighbors 5890 & 5935 WWCR (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** SOUTH CAROLINA [non]. 9955, Oct 21 at 0607, Brother Scare via WRMI is suffering heavy pulse jamming, altho not full-bore wall-of-noise. Could it be that the Cuban Commies …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 20-21, 2015

** CUBA [and non]. 9490, Oct 21 at 0055, R. República is VG with ID, way over JBA jamming, talk about a XIX-XX century poet; via FRANCE. This is still registered for B-15, three separate hours at 00-03, 150 kW, 285 degrees from Issoudun, but presumably really using only two of them, covering DST changes (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 20, 2015

** GREECE. 9935, Oct 20 at 0556, VOG is back on this frequency, and again with whine noise overriding Greek talk, only very poor signal now. This transmitter had not been heard for a few weeks, so we hoped it was being repaired! NOT. // 9420 is clear at 0558, but also very poor level. John Babbis, nightly monitor of …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 19, 2015

** AUSTRALIA [and non]. 9580, Oct 19 around 1240, I tune across R. Australia, and get stuck since the conversation is so interesting, “Learning from Nelson Mandela“ with John Carlin, third of three guests on today`s `Late Night Live`. Beware. At 1259 promo for `Daily Planet` coming up after the news, but NOT — RA should have suppressed that, as …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 18-19, 2015

** CUBA [and non]. 7210-LSB, Oct 19 at 0102, music jamming in Spanish is louder than anti-Castro ranter N1NR; rather continuous (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 9630, Oct 18 at 2238, Cuban-style pulse jamming, must be stray; victim would be R. Aparecida, Brasil, but unheard now, while later in evening I`ve not heard the jamming (Glenn Hauser, …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 18, 2015

** CANADA. 2582-USB, Oct 18 at 0041, unID speech, JBA at S6 vs noise level; much weaker than 2749-USB, nothing on 2598-USB at the moment, nor 2514-USB. Canadian CG site says 2582 is used for 2-way comms, paired with 2206 kHz, from various sites in Arctic, N&L, Nova Scotia. The only marine weather broadcast we are likely to get on …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 17, 2015

** CUBA. 6165, Oct 17 at 0540, RHC is open carrier/dead air, much weaker than 6100 6060, Oct 17 at 0541, RHC English modulation is suptorted = suppressed/distorted 6000, Oct 17 at 0541, RHC English is OK only here 6100, Oct 17 at 0543, RHC English fully modulated, but distorted 5040, Oct 17 at 0543, RHC English is open carrier/dead …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 16, 2015

** BRAZIL [and non]. Oct 16 between 2219 and 2245, I measure a number of mostly quite weak ZY frequencies on the NRD-545 — not as precisely as I would like, as I have to adjust for a warmup (?) factor; at first it was dead on WWV, but then reading about 25 Hz low. So still consider the last …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 15-16, 2015

** ALBANIA. 9849.95, Oct 16 at 0130, JBA carrier from R. Tirana, so at least we know it`s on, via off-frequency, just not propagating any more than that to North America Central (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** BONAIRE. 800, Oct 16 at 0120, weak Spanish underneath KQCV OKC gospel huxter in English, making SAH of 2.53 Hz, presumed …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 14-15, 2015

** ALBANIA. 9850, Oct 15 at 0138, no signal from R. Tirana. May well be on, but MUF is dropping at the end of the A-15 season. We can hardly wait until Oct 27 when English to N America moves to 7425, and to 0230-0300 UT Tue-Sun. (All RT broadcasts will be on 7 MHz band; other English at 2100-2130 …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 12-13, 2015

** CUBA. 17730, Oct 12 at 2041, RHC`s (only?) Arabic announcer who speaks with extreme glottal-stopping, sounds like he`s choking. Now made even worse by rough modulation causing cut-outs, plus big hum. Wiggle that patchcord! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** MEXICO. Still hearing nothing on 800 from XEROK, so I search out its website, which is http://calibre800.com/ the …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 11-12, 2015

** BRAZIL. 4875.10, Oct 12 at 0235, Brazuguese talk at S7, the SBOB, certainly R. Roraima, Boa Vista, Rondônia on its fingerprint off-frequency. Wolfgang Büschel, also logged this direct from Germany a sesquihour later tho WRTH-listed sign-off is 0300: “4875.102 BRA Rádio Dif Roraima Boa Vista, RR, 0402 UT threshold level“ (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** COLOMBIA. 5910 …

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