domenica 5 Luglio 2020

Radio Free Asia Releases Fourth Radio Pioneer QSL Card

Radio Free Asia announces the release of the fourth QSL card in its Radio Pioneer series. The card honors Russian physicist Alexander S. Popov.  Popov demonstrated that a receiver could detect the electromagnetic waves produced by lightning discharges in the atmosphere many miles away.  In 1895, Popov was able to receive and detect the radio waves produced by an oscillator …

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Radio Prague Competition 2010

Radio Prague is announcing its 10th annual listeners’ competition. This year the competition question is: Which Czech writer or literary work do you like best and why? The person who sends the best answer, which will be chosen by a specially appointed jury, will win a weeklong stay for two in Prague. There will also be prizes and souvenir items …

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Shortwave Radio Logs from WDX6AA

ASCENSION BBCWS Relay 12095 2136 English 333 April 20 Two OMs in a conversation. BRAZIL Radio Nacional Amazonia 11780 2215 Portuguese 444 20 YL interviewing an OM. CUBA Radio Havana Cuba-RHC 13760 2120 Spanish 333 April 20 OM with comments and RHC ID. CUBA Radio Havana Cuba-RHC 12030 2144 Spanish 444 April 20 Two YLs with comments. OM with RHC …

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SIDC Weekly Bulletin

:Issued: 2010 Apr 21 1611 UTC:Product: documentation at http://www.sidc.be/products/bul#——————————————————————–## SIDC Weekly bulletin on Solar and Geomagnetic activity             ##——————————————————————–#WEEK 485 from 2010 Apr 12  SOLAR ACTIVITY————–Solar activity was low during the whole week with no significant flares. The main point to notice is a CME which occurred on April 13. It was linked to a rather spectacular polar crown filament eruption …

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Glenn Hauser logs April 20-21, 2010

** ALGERIA [non]. 7295, April 21 at 0606, Arabic, fair with flutter and heavy echo, sounds like a double transmission rather than long/short path. Or could be double audio feed into one transmitter, i.e. Issoudun, FRANCE, 500 kW, 194 degrees relaying RTA back to Africa. Not the first time strange echoes have been observed from this site (Glenn Hauser, OK, …

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Shortwave Radio Logs from WDX6AA

AUSTRALIA Radio Australia-Shepparton 15515 2105 English 333 April 20 YL and OM with World News program. //13630[333]Shepparton. CANADA Radio Canada Intl-RCI 17735 2046 English 333 April 20 Two YLs plus an OM in a conversation. CANADA Radio Canada Intl-RCI 15330 2108 French 444 April 20 OM with comments plus some vocal singing music. RCI ID by an OM 2110 //15235[333]. …

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Radio Rebelde ignora la morte di Carlos Franqui

E’ triste aprire la prima pagina del sito web di Radio Rebelde e non vedere nemmeno due righe sulla morte di colui che l’ha portata in auge. Accanto ai  soliti proclami – “unirnos, luchar, vencer” – che si odono e leggono da ormai oltre cinquant’anni, nulla di più della solita, vecchia e vuota, informazione di regime. Carlos Franqui è morto, …

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Glenn Hauser logs April 20, 2010

** ANGUILLA [and non]. The University Network, a.k.a. The Caribbean Beacon, a.k.a. Dead Gene Scott and Pastor Melissa Scott, have been off the air from both frequencies when checked lately: April 20 at 0545 NIGERIA instead on 6090 with distorted Hausa talk; at 1209 and 1520, nothing on 11775. What`s the problem and prognosis now? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING …

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KTR-Kyrgyzstan appeals for help

The ABU’s member in the Kyrgyz Republic – the National TV and Radio Corporation (KTR) – has appealed for help after suffering significant damage in the recent clashes in the country’s capital, Bishkek. In the violence that led up to the ousting of the country’s former President, Kurmanbek Bakiev, four of KTR’s five studios were attacked and suffered irreparable damage. …

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Shortwave Radio Logs from WDX6AA

CHILE La Voz Crista 11665 2320 Spanish 444 April 18 Two YLs singing. Then an OM 2325. OM with CVC ID 2333. COSTA RICA Radio Exterior Espana Relay-REE 9765 2220 Spanish 333 April 18 Two OMs with comments and laughing often PHILIPPINES FEBC 9435 2240 Indonesian 433 April 18 OM in English bible versus and an OM repeating the verses …

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Glenn Hauser logs April 19, 2010

** CHINA. Firedrake, April 19 at 1909, fair on 11700. Here`s one that must be against RFA Chinese via Tinian, unheard tho scheduled 18-20, rather than against Sound of Hope (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) ** CUBA. 11600, DCJC wall of noise is still going here all day, such as April 19 at 1909, presumably against never-confirmed low-power Radio …

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Glenn Hauser logs April 18-19, 2010

** ANTARCTICA. Looking for LRA-36, 15476, on new schedule of M/W/F 12-15 UT: Monday April 19 at 1313 there is a carrier on 15476 (not 15475), vs much stronger Russian on 15480 — or rather Belarussian, as listed Poland 74 degrees via Woofferton UK at 1300-1430. Kept on straining to hear 15476+, a smidgin on the hi side, which seems …

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