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Glenn Hauser logs September 3-4-5, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 6090, UT Tue Sept 4 at 0557, CB is off again (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** ASCENSION. 6005, Sept 4 at 0604, BBCWS news in English from the hum-mitter, as it has been humming right along for many months (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** BRAZIL. 11855.72, Sept 3 at 0100, Brazuguese from R. Aparecida, …

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FTIOM & UBMP Sept 9-15

** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music, September 9-15: In one of our occasional episodes off-island, our special guest this week is Steve Roitstein, leader of Palo!, an Afrocuban Funk band based in Miami. This is one of our rare interviews in English, and if this doesn’t make you dance, you might need a nurse. The …

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Babcock’s Media Services to be sold

** U K [and non]. Babcock’s Media Services to be sold There is a new name to get familiar with: https://www.encompass.tv/encompass-to-acquire-babcocks-media-services/ Note the statement from Encompass about their reasons for purchasing Babcock’s Media Services. It does not mention the word “radio” at all. Seems to me that radio distribution will in future be just a legacy service, kept in the …

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Radio Dabanga: Is Darfur losing its media lifeline?

** SUDAN [non]. Al Jazeera English’s “The Listening Post” (media news and comment) had a piece this week end on Radio Dabanga, which broadcasts to the Darfur region on shortwave from studios in Amsterdam: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2018/09/radio-dabanga-darfur-losing-media-lifeline-180901084935506.html It is apparently facing loss of funding from the EU and some NGOs (Chuck Albertson, Seattle, Wash., Sept 2, DX LISTENING DIGEST) Viz.: Radio Dabanga: …

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Glenn Hauser logs September 2, 2018

** ANGUILLA [non]. 11775, Sept 2 at 1418, CB is OFF even tho it`s Sunday, as their sporadic appearances continue. However, leaves 11780 RNA Brasil with no ACI (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 11980, Sept 2 at 0145, JBA carrier, probably RHC leapfrog as IDed before, 11700 over 11840 another 140 kHz beyond. Also suffers splash from …

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Radio Marti via WRMI tests on 5950 starting today

** CUBA [non]. According to Jeff White of WRMI speaking at the EDXC conference in Bratislava (Sept 1), WRMI will carry Radio Marti for a month starting on 5950 kHz:   Sun 2000-0000 UT Tue and Wed 2300-0200 UT This test runs until the end of the baseball season with many Cuban players involved in matches (Alan Pennington, UK, Sept …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 30-31-September 1

** ANGUILLA. 11775, Fri Aug 31 at 1357, CB is off again after sporadicappearances this week (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** AUSTRALIA [non]. 9265V, Saturday Sept 1 at 1213, Hobart Radio International, The Voice of Tasmania, via Unique Radio, NSW, via WINB, Pennsylvania. S9 with carrier wobble listening in SSB but not heard in AM; 1226 some 48m …

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FTIOM and UBMP, September 2-8

** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music, September 2-8: Our special guest this week is Roxana Iglesias, leader of Frasis, a very intriguing Fusion group in Cuba, plus some electroacoustic experimental music by Juan Blanco, one of Cuba’s pioneers in that style. The transmissions take place: 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 29-30, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 11775, Wed Aug 29 at 1259, CB is on with PMS on TUN. Evidently has gone back to irregular schedule anyday, after a spell on local Sun & Mon only. But 11775 is off again at 1842 check. 6090 is off again at 0437 UT Thu Aug 30 check. 11775 is on again at 1353 Aug 30 (Glenn …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 28-29, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 6090, UT Wed Aug 29 at 0141, CariBeacon is back on with PMS, having missed its 2-day-a-week broadcasts on UT Mon & Tue, so making up for that? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** BRAZIL. 11780 RF, Aug 29 at 0133, RNA is back in whack in AM here, ex-11686-FM all afternoon and evening yesterday (Glenn Hauser, …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 27-28, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 6090, Aug 27 at 0626, Caribbean Beacon is still off like earlier this evening, even tho it`s UT Monday when normally active running all night. But who needs it? 5935 WWCR is VG S9+20. Day frequency 11775 also off at 1404 check. 6090 still off Aug 28 circa 0045 when it is normally on for a few more …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 26-27, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 6090, UT Monday Aug 27 at 0048, no signal from Caribbean Beacon, which is normally active on UT Mondays and Tuesdays only. I think I did hear 11775 earlier during the day on Sunday Aug 26 as I tuned around, but not logged. That should also be on daytime Aug 27. See also USA: WWCR 5935 (Glenn Hauser, …

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