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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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Glenn Hauser logs December 30, 2020

** BRAZIL. 11905-11910-11915, Dec 30 at 2205, RNA DRM test has resumed after Xmas break, tnx to tip via Richard Langley. S6-S7, 11 to 15 dB SNR into SJ do Campo KiwiSDR, with screechy cutouts; Better at TWR DR SDR, 16 dB but still some breakups during `A Voz do Brasil`; both read 13.06 kbps; still carrying the FM 96.1 …

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WBCQ’S Escape from 2020! will air at 10pm EST December 31 (0300-0400 UTC Jan 1) rather than the originally advertised 11pm EST (0400-0500 UTC) on 6160 and 7490 kHz. 

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Glenn Hauser logs December 29-30, 2020

** CANADA. 223-MCW kHz, Dec 29 at 0743, dash and YYW, 1000 watt ND beacon at Armstrong, Ontario (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CUBA. 6100, Dec 29 at 0733, RHC is S9+30 of dead air in English plus some hum, no other frequencies left. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CUBA. 13571 approx., Dec 29 at …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 28-29, 2020

** CUBA [and non]. 13571 approx., Dec 28 at 1535, spurblob of jazz from RHC 13700-AM, and then find more at 64-65 kHz intervals, better in FM than AM, and unreadable in SSB: 13636 S9 with F# tone; 13765 S9; 13830 vs victim in AM, i.e. VATICAN in Amharic; 13895; 13960 trace; 13505. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, …

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