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Ozy Radio back on the air

** AUSTRALIA. 4835, Ozy Radio, 0920-1009, Aug 3. Since about July 4, had been silent here; mostly pop songs, except 0928-0938 & 1002-1008 with the news; at 1008 heard clear, unmistakable Ozy Radio signature theme music (“Waltzing Matilda”). AIR Gangtok reception no longer possible here, but great to have Craig’s station on the air again (Ron Howard, Asilomar State Beach, …

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RRI Nabire reactivated on SW

** INDONESIA. 7289.92, RRI Nabire, reactivated on SW. 0808-1026*, Aug 2. Decent signal, but up against summertime QRN (static). Also heard at the same time today by Dave Valko (PA – USA). My edited audio at http://goo.gl/yu3ZNL . Highlights: 0808-0900: Mostly non-stop songs; very few announcements. 0900-0910: Reciting from the Qur’an. 0910-1013: Mostly non-stop songs, with ID at 0931 (able …

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Glenn Hauser logs August 1-2, 2018

** AUSTRIA. 7360, August 2 at 0140, S5-S8 in unID language. HFCC shows BBC via Moosbrunn in Prs, presumably meaning Dari (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 6100, August 1 at 0556, this RHC English is JBM; 6000 a bit better; 6060 = 6165 best modulation levels. Something`s always wrong at RHC. How these four relate to each …

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HFCC Announces Passing of Founder Oldrich Cip

Oldrich Cip, founder and Vice Chairman of the High Frequency Coordination Conference, known as the HFCC, passed away on 27 July following a sudden illness. Oldrich was involved in radio since he was a child — first as an amateur radio hobbyist and later as a staff member of Czechoslovak and then Czech Radio in the international broadcasting departments. A …

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Radio Yura, Bolivia, reactivated on 5935/5936

** BOLIVIA. R. YURA. Julio 27. 1136-1146 UT. Mujer y hombre dan avisos en español y quechua. SINPO: 45333 (Claudio Galaz, Receptor: TECSUN PL 660, ANTENA: Hilo largo de 30 metros + balun 9:1+ tierra; Lugar de escucha: Ovalle, IV Región, Chile) Hard-Core-DX mailing list via DXLD) WTFK? Presumably around 5935 per reactivation tho not reported in months; or ex-4717v? …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 28-29, 2018

** ALBANIA [non]. 9395, UT Sunday July 29 at 0230, relay of R. Tirana is still AWOL; after WRMI ID, immediately goes to World Music fill, that familiar but unidentified Alpine(?) tune. I have still not received a reply from Christian Milling of shortwaveservice in Germany who 7 months ago fixed the same problem, since Tirana had changed its audio …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 27-28, 2018

** CUBA. 15140, July 27 at 1747, once again I check RHC at this hour and find frequency on despite schedule, // 11760 Spanish; something`s always wrong? at RHC. 1754 startled to hear RHC ID in Esperanto — listening closely, only amid a feature in Spanish about Esperantism. A congreso pending? 15140, July 28 at 1706, once again 15140 is …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 26-27, 2018

** ALBANIA [non]. 9395, July 26 at 0233, WRMI is playing ertshile World Music fill instead of Radio Tirana relay as now scheduled during this semihour: The EU medley with Chariots of Fire; 0240 Spanish ID; 0251 Cayman Holiday, 0252 another Spanish ID. 9395, July 27 at 0230 Spanish ID for WRMI, 0230.5 right into World Music again instead of …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 24-25, 2018

** BRAZIL. 11780, July 25 at 0141, RNA is still on with Brazuguese conversation at S9+20. I`ve yet to catch when they turn it off, but apparently not (yet?) all-night (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 11700, July 25 at 0142, RHC is JBM here unlike much louder 11760, 11840, 12000. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, …

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FTIOM and UBMP, July 29-August 4

** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music, July 29-August 4, 2018: No interviews this week, just some excellent Cuban music from the 1970s and 1980s for your listening and dancing pleasure. Four options to listen to the transmission: 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 23-24, 2018

** BRAZIL. 11780, July 23 at 2331, RNA still on with good signal past usual 2300*. Stephen C Wood in MA was still hearing it at 0153 July 24, fair-poor. I had also heard it on late July 22 past 0139, so maybe this will continue (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 1940, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 15140, July …

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Glenn Hauser logs July 22-23, 2018

** CANADA. 1610 kHz, UT Sunday July 22 at 0543 UT, no doubt it`s CHHA, Toronto, talk in Luso Portuguese, NOT Brazilian accent; mentions a something radio.com and it`s not Vozes Latinas. 0549 UT more talk by YL, mentions “We are the Champions“, an English expression. Is this an overnight subcontractor, or what? Website program grid is still 2+ years …

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