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Glenn Hauser logs December 23, 2021

** AUSTRIA. 6155, Dec 23 at 0641, non-classical music from Ö1, now S9+10/20, much better than usual. Until tonight I had been disappointed by poor signals during our only chance to hear ORF, the wake-up domestic service relay from 0600 to 0710/0720; even tho the English news capsule at the end was long ago eliminated. 0644 AustroGerman announcement, novelty song; …

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International Radio Report – Special Christmas 2021 Edition

Some of you may know that I have been hosting and producing a weekly radio show here in Montreal on CKUT-90.3 FM since November 1987 called “The International Radio Report”. My co-host and friend on the show for several years now is Gilles Letourneau of Montreal, who you may be familiar with as the creator of the “OfficialSWLChannel” on YouTube …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 21-22, 2021

** ALGERIA [non]. 6060, Dec 22 at 0405, Arabic IDs from RTA and 0406 into Qur`an. Heavy CCI from RHCuba with humbuzz. TDA is scheduled 04-06, southward from FRANCE toward Algerian outback and Sahel in the protracted absence of registered imaginary SW broadcasts from inside Algeria. Something`s always wrong at RHC. And how is TDA supposed to know Cuba is …

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Glenn Hauser logs Decemer 21, 2021

** CUBA. 6165, Dec 21 at 0735, indecisive RHC S9+20 with music presumably English hour, instead of 9700, and no other RHCs active this late. Something`s always wrong at RHC. The other side: “READ TODAY THE CUBA OF TOMORROW December 21, 2021 EMIGRATION ‘Cuba will be a stopover, but not my country anymore’ — People in Cuba are desperately looking …

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Wolfgang Bueschel log

But this Tue Dec 21 morning heard excellent signal from Makeni Ranch in Zambia, VoHope 9680.004 and 11680even 9 kHz wide audio, in ME, NY, NJ states and in Alberta CAN, remotedly. Also CUB 4764.998 kHz, English UK “Love Me” song heard on R Progreso Bejucal at 03.52 UT. USA 5800even WRMI in Spanish heard, and also short stn annmt …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 20-21, 2021

** CUBA. 9700, Dec 20 at 0750, S5-S6 in Spanish not English, so it`s RHC, and no other frequencies by now on 5 or 6 MHz. Could not hear it at 0400 on 9700 or 6165 when WOR was on 6160-. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CUBA. 11760, Dec 20 at 1617, S9+20 of dead …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 18-19, 2021

** BOLIVIA. 5952.459, Dec 19 at 0016, Radio Pio Doce on its signature split frequency, as measured at three Brazilian SDRs; JBA carrier but some audio of energetic talk and music best at Brasília #2 if tuning SAU or AMN to avoid WRMI 5950. No longer there by 0100. Tnx to tip from Lúcio Otávio Bobrowiec in Brasil to the …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 18, 2021

** CUBA [and non]. 9700, Dec 18 at 0650, JBA music not // RHC so must be Turkey, but RHC not on alternates 6165 or 6145 either. It is still on in English 5040, 6000, 6060 with buzz, and 6100 just barely modulated. Somethings` always wrong at RHC. At 0659 I notice that 5040 has switched to Spanish, despite no …

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Holiday Programmes on Shortwave – 18 December to 2 January – Version 2 Update

I have been collating a list of programming on shortwave over the forthcoming holiday period, covering Saturday 18 December 2021 to 2 January 2022. The programmes listed are not necessarily seasonal. Here is an updated edition (version 2) of this compilation, which will be further updated and redistributed if and when more information becomes available. Regular weekly music programming, where …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 17, 2021

** CUBA. 6165, Dec 17 at 0657, RHC English back here instead of 9700, S9+20; at 0659 “Ed Newman“ announcing the end of the second hour, so if on after 0700 it would be the first hour rerererepeated. Something`s always wrong at RHC; alternating 9700/6165? The Other Side: “The Fidel Castro Center: A Museum of Ignominy — As thousands of …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 16, 2021

** CUBA. 5965-5996 and 6013-6050, Dec 16 at 0725, approx. range of splatter from jamming against nothings on 5980, 6030; worse than usual, QRMing 5970 WEWN and 5995 Mali. Something`s always wrong at the Dentrocuban Jamming Command (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR) ** CUBA. 9700, Dec 16 at 0712, RHC English still on here at S9+30 but no 5 or 6-MHz …

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Glenn Hauser logs December 14-15-16, 2021

** ANTARCTICA. 15475.98 RCUSB, Wed Dec 15 at 1548, no signal from LRA36 into Pardinho, Brasil SDR. BUT: I again tuned in too late because Sam Sánchez reported at 1512: “[WOR] LRA36 Antarctica – Hello again! 15475.98 USB via KiwiSDR Pardinho, Brasil, 1453 – “You’re the one that I want”, Olivia Newton John and John Travolta (from the musical, “Grease”). …

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