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Starting with 18-44, besides first posting on the WOR io group, we are also putting Jacques` pdf and html versions on the website for unrestricted access: Jacques would appreciate feedback from those who find these versions useful Glenn

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Glenn Hauser logs November 7-8, 2018

DX/SWL/MEDIA PROGRAMS massively updated for post-DST and B-18 season: WORLD OF RADIO schedule totally updated: ** AFGHANISTAN [non]. 13860, Nov 7 at 1455, very poor ME talk; it`s R. Ashna in Pashto at 1430-1500, then Dari 1500-1630, 300 kW, 75 degrees from Woofferton UK (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** ANGUILLA. 11775, Nov 8 at 1535, PMS …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 6-7, 2018

** ANGUILLA. 11650-11695, 11765-11790, 11850-11880, all very approximate, Nov 6 at 2150, intermittent modulation spike spurs matching PMS on 11775. I first noticed this when checking 11880 for RHC, see CUBA. All disappear when 11775 goes off at 2156. Fortunately, so-called Caribbean Beacon usage of 11775 is quite sporadic. Such spurs had been reported previously: “11775, Caribbean Beacon at 1726 …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 4-5-6, 2018

** CUBA. 15140, Nov 4 at 2040 check, yes, music and RHC in English shifted one real UT hour later post-DST, 2000-2100. Frequency could change in another week. 6000 // 6060 // 6165, Nov 5 at 0711, RHC English is running another hour later until 0800 under winter timing, but 6100 is missing. 5040 had been going off an hour …

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Carlos Gonçalves, SW coast of Portugal obs. 26 Oct-1 Nov

(efectuadas na costa sudoeste, exc. quando marcadas por **) ÁFRICA DO SUL 3255 BBC, retransm. de Meyerton, 1837-1848, 29/10. Sço. Mundial, em inglês, dirigido à África Austral; notícias de futebol; 35342. 3320 SAUK/R.Sonder Grense, Meyerton, 1809-1825, 29/10. Africânder; prgr de música pop’; 35343. ALEMANHA 3875 Short Wave R, Winsen, 2211-…, 28/11. Inglês; música, texto; 35342. [3975?? gh] ANGOLA 4949,8 RNA-Canal …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 3-4, 2018

** CHINA [non]. 13670, Nov 4 at 1431, classic rock? at S5-S9, then sounds like praise music; what`s this? 1434 French talk about Chine. Yes, of course, it`s only CRI via ALBANIA at 14-16 for West Africa. BTW, per HFCC this overlaps an English sesquihour on KBSWR from 1330; no sign of that here (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 2-3, 2018

** ARMENIA. 9305, Nov 3 at 1311, TWR music-box IS, S1-S5 with flutter; 1316 S Asian talk. HFCC shows 1315-1445, 300 kW, 100 degrees from ERV. But Aoki shows TWR India not until 1345-1445, variety of languages depending on day of week, quarter of hour. Must have expanded (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** BANGLADESH. 9455, Nov 3 at …

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Glenn Hauser logs November 2, 2018

** FRANCE [and non]. New scheduling for RFI English: see ISRAEL [non] ** ISRAEL [non]. 5950, Nov 2 at 0535-0540+, S9+10 but undermod, WRMI with WRN relay; expecting to hear RFI, but all the discussion concerns Israel, Pittsburgh. Yes, advance timeshift has now put Israel Radio in the 05-06 hour instead of 04-05, with RFI back to 06-07, same time …

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FTIOM & UBMP Nov 4-10, 2018

From the Isle of Music, November 4-10, 2018: This week, our special guest is Alberto Lescay, leader of FORMAS, whose excellent Afro NuJazz album Escape won the Opera Prima (Best New Artist) category of Cubadisco 2018 and was also nominated in Jazz Fusion and Recording. This is an episode that you should not miss. The transmissions take place: 1. For …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 31-November 1, 2018

** CANADA. 860, Nov 1 at 1247 UT, as I am trying to separate KKOW from XEMO, but can`t since they are almost collinear with Enid, instead with both of them nulled I hear French in the clear, mentioning Canada, which is CBKF-2, Saskatoon, Sask., 10/10 kW U4. NRC Pattern Book of 2013 shows major lobe north day and night, …

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Glenn Hauser logs October 30-31, 2018

** EAST TURKISTAN. 11880, Oct 31 at 1402, CRI news in English, S9-S6 with heavy flutter, about 1 second ahead of 15700 Habana relay. This is one of the ubiquitous 500 kW, 308 degree transmissions aimed at Europe from Kashi-Saibagh 2022 site as Aoki/NDXC denotes it, i.e. from a.k.a. China`s Xinjiang province, where a million Uighurs are being imprisoned and …

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Spain: REE resumes foreign languages on SW

Confirmation last night of the very welcome return of foreign languages on shortwave from Radio Exterior de Espana. REE English was heard here last night (29 October) at 2300-2330 UTC followed by French starting at 2330 UTC on 9690 and 12030 – only 9690 audible here with 12030 very weak. Towards the end of the programme several songs about radio …

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