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Glenn Hauser logs November 16, 2019

** CANADA. 6030, Nov 16 at 1333, JBA carrier. Could it be CFVP Calgary? Best window to get its 100 watts after the Cuban radio war is finished for the night, yet near-sunrise propagation. In fact, have seen no reports of CFVP for many months and wonder if it has closed down? I don`t recall any explicit news of that, …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 15-16, 2019

** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Nov 15 at 2030, WRMI still with fill music, not Radio Tirana relay; 9395, Nov 16 at 0233, also music JBA instead of RT: another week lost (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CANADA. 7850, Still no CHU timesignal here at 1612 check Nov 15. Should be audible if on. 14670 nominal. Replying to Richard …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 15, 2019

** CANADA. 223 kHz, Nov 15 at 0717 UT, dash and YYW, 1000-watt NDB at Armstrong, Ontario, which is 150 miles north of Thunder Bay (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CANADA. 284 kHz, Nov 15 at 0720 UT, dash and strange beacon ID .-.- / … which I would never have IDed as 500-watt QD in The Pas, …

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Brother Scare back on Channel 292

I was just checking the Channel 292 schedule, and it shows that from Monday 18th till at least the 15th of December, Brother Scare has bought up every spare minute on 6070 kHz. (Alan Gale via WOR io group)

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WWCR to begin broadcasting Encore – Classical Music on Radio Tumbril

This weekend Encore – Classical Music on Radio Tumbril begins broadcasting on a third transmitter. The folks at WWCR in Tennessee are transmitting the show for the first time at 01:00 UTC Sunday 17th (Saturday evening 16th local in US) on 6115 kHz. Encore – Classical Music this weekend is – of course – being broadcast as usual by Channel …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 13-14-15, 2019

** ALBANIA [non]. 15770, Nov 14 at 2030, still no R. Tirana relay as scheduled via WRMI, rather right into World Music fill. I also try to check 9395 Nov 15 at 0230, but can`t tell on the JBA carrier (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CHINA. 5890, Nov 14 at 0011, JBA Chinese, i.e. CNR1 jamming against VOA …

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Cape Greco, superpower MW Cyprus relays, closing

Cyprus – Cape Greco closure High-power masts at Cavo Greco will be removed early next year following pressure from local authorities, the Ayia Napa municipality said on Tuesday. Removal of the masts had been a long-standing demand because of the risks to the health of the residents and the environment, the municipality said. The transmitters were used by the United …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 12-13, 2019

** ALBANIA [non]. 9395, Nov 13 at 0229, WRMI S9+10/20 with Tecsun Australia SW receiver ad (are they really trying to do business in America?), but cut off at 0230 sharp for World Music fill instead of Radio Tirana, which has still not been restored. Music could be Slavic or Greek, or maybe even Albanian? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING …

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Beginnings of radio preserved in Vatican Radio’s Museum

While most know about the Vatican Museums, very few know another museum lies within Vatican walls, that of Vatican Radio, dating back to 1929. It was built by Guglielmo Marconi for Pope Pius XI, as a way to get the pope’s voice out to the world. Still today, the historical evidence of the early beginnings remain intact, cared for by …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 10-11, 2019

** ARGENTINA [non]. 6060, UT Monday Nov 11 at 0136, something in Spanish but not // 5040v RHC; yes, it`s RAE Spanish relay via WRMI with its multi-lingual ID at 0138, despite its M-F only schedule, so I guess playing back the Friday edition containing the DX program (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6165, UT Mon Nov …

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(Useless) Letter from IRRS-Shortwave (NEXUS-IBA)

** ITALY. Letter from IRRS-Shortwave (NEXUS-IBA) “Dear Anatoly, Thank You very much for your email and reception report of our broadcasts. We do acknowledge your reception report for our broadcast, and we are attaching an electronic QSL card. This QSL is a copy of the first card printed in 1990 and designed by a local artist in Milano. Please also …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 9-10, 2019

** CUBA. 9630-9650, Nov 9 at 2301, RHC ID amid its 22-24 UT Spanish newsmagazine, buzzfield over this range surrounding and out of 9640. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6165, Nov 10 at 0733, only RHC left, Spanish song but presumably English service; so what will become of Esperanto now rescheduled to …

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