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Czech Radio LW/MW closures tonight

Last day for Czech Radio on 270 kHz, expected to switch off at 23:00 UTC tonight. CRo Dvojka’s MW transmitters 639, 954 and 1332 kHz and CRo Plus 1071 kHz also switch off tonight.

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Glenn Hauser logs December 30-31, 2021

** CUBA. 6000, Dec 30 at 0729, RHC English still on here and nofrequency else, except JBA carrier on 12000; S9+10/20 but undermodulated on 6000 which is normally off a sesquihour earlier. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CUBA. 15230, Dec 30 at 1539, RHC only a trace of modulation, while `Sonido Cubano` music show is …

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2022 Winter SWL Fest Forums Casting Call

As you may have already learned, the 35th Winter SWL Fest will be virtual again this time using the ZOOM platform. Dates are March 4-5, 2022 and the schedule will track last year’s. (For reference, last year’s schedule remains in place on the Fest web site: swlfest.com ) Last year’s event went very well, if the reactions we received were …

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Unique Radio Australia’s Special Time 0900UTC to 10:00 UTC For those who want to pick up the 140watts station on 5035usb or and 3210khz out of the local regular listening zones, during this time……..

My unique radio NYE cast is being extended, to 0900UTC to 10:00UTC ………So the NYE live Cast Starts at 21:30 to 0900UTC, Then the New Year Testing begins.. So the Special is Called NYE & New Year testing from Unique: for one hour only From 0900UTC to 10:00UTC I will have Four: 15min segments playing CW ID spelling out Unique, …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 28-29, 2021

** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98 RCUSB, Dec 29 at 1419 tune-in via Brasil SDR, LRA36 is active again this summer Wednesday, only S6-S7 with songs. 1428 M&W discussing something, probably Argentine; 1430 full ID as “LRA36, R Nacional Arcángel San Gabriel“; music. 1440 different ID as “Nacional Antárdida Argentina, en todo el país, la radio pública“, more music; 1450 fading down to …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 28, 2021

** U K. Radio Emma Toc World Service: I watched and listened to the much-publicized live webcast, Dec 28 at 1600-1720 UT, via https://www.mixcloud.com/live/RadioEmmaToc/ Jim = James Salmon says it`s a test but he certainly seems to have it together. No problem for him to keep talking constantly, acknowledging live contacts; plays some short audiovideos he`s edited down including two …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 27-28, 2021

** CUBA [and non]. 9700, Dec 27 at 0650, RHC English, music mixing about equal level with TRT Turkish, making a fast SAH, nearing end of a 3-hour collision when RHC leaps to here instead of 6165, where there are also collisions, with NHK. Something`s always wrong at RHC. I won`t say “awry at Ankara“ since VOT is duly registered …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 26-27, 2021

** CUBA. 15230, Dec 26 at 2325, RHC is S9 but just barely modulated in Brazuguese. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** GERMANY [and non]. P.P.S. to the Gruss an Bord saga, in the WOR iog: “WRMI initially went to music after an ID at 2100 UT but they joined the Gruss an Bord church service …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 25-26, 2021

** BRAZIL. 9666.388, Dec 26 at 0711, R. Voz Missionária, music could be secular, S4/S5. Dec 24 it was at .385, so in 48 hours it drifted up only 3 Hz, contrary to my calculation based on previous bimonth averaging 4.8 Hz per day. We`ll see how it average out over a week or so (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 24-25, 2021

** ALGERIA [non]. 6060, Dec 25 at 0430, Arabic talk with humbuzz, which the uninformed might assume is a messed-up FRANCE transmitter rather than CCI from Habana which is providing little programmatic modulation. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** BRAZIL. Calculating the creep rate upward of RVM, over a period of 62 days between my measurements, …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 23-24, 2021

** BRAZIL. 9666.385, Dec 24 at 0728, RVM keeps creeping upward, now here, one of best extracontinental signals overnight, S4-S7 with good modulation in songs, 0730 pause for 4:30 timecheck (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CANADA. 250 MCW kHz, Dec 24 at 0723 UT, dash and FO, ND beacon of 1600 watts at Flin Flon, Manitoba. A number of other …

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China Radio International – New programme schedule

CHINA. Firstly, I have noticed recently, that the English service of China Radio International now seems to be IDing as CGTN Radio. I’m not sure if this is at all times, but I can’t recall hearing either the “China Plus” or “CRI” IDs recently. Also, as of December 14, China now has a new worldwide broadcast programme schedule accessed via …

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