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6150 kHz - 23.35 utc - News Radio 93.8 (Media Corp Radio) , Singapore - (EE) - sio:334 - Daybreak radio for seAsia, with news, weather, traffic reports and local time checks, interspersed with pop music. / Not a new station for me, but this is about as strong as I've ever heard it. / [Happy New Year Everyone] - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 31st,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 1 01:33

15,155 kHz - 1410z - Voice of Turkey, Turkey - (EE) - sio:344 - Heard reading listeners letters at 1410z. Not previuosly heard on this freq. Also heard on 15,195 kHz with QRM from BBC. - (Kenwood R-1000, 135 ft dipole with tuned feed - Long Island, NY - 31 Dec 2003)
Art, N2AH - Dec 31 14:22

9535 kHz - 19.15 utc - Radio Thailand, Thailand (Udon Thani) - (EE) - sio:444 - News and information, including a peice about the dangers of drunk driving... / 250kW b'cast to Europe - 19.00 to 20.00 utc - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 30th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 30 19:42

6575 kHz - 16.50 utc - Voice of Korea, N.Korea (Kujang) - (German) - sio:334 - YL with some light and some operatic mx. / OM with ID before 17.00 utc / 200kW to eEurope - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 30th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 30 17:48

17675 - 0200 - RNZI, New Zealand - (ee) - sio:534 - History of Jazz blues - (Drake r8a - e.texas - 12/30/2003)
robert - Dec 30 02:23

6285 kHz - 22.30 utc - China National Radio, China (pressumably) - (Mandarin?) - sio:444 - I've been monitoring this b'cast over the last few days. Mainly OM + YL tk, (Asian) and also sounded "commercial" in nature. Shutdown was abrupt, at 23.30 utc / As no info on any such b'cast could be located on the net, (or otherwise), I logged it as 'unID'. However, a definite ID was heard [in English] this evening at 23.20 utc. / Sometimes it pays to be patient. Although I still havn't got a clue about details such as Tx site, power etc...? - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. - 29th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 29 23:54

6245 kHz - 20.40 utc - Radio Gardarika, Russia (St. Petersburg) - (Russian) - sio:444 - Another relay of a 'domestic' b'cast. Mainly Pop and MoR mx. ID'd throughout tx as "Nova", but full ID "Radio Gardarika", email and snail mail addresses, heard in English, before shutdown at 22.00 utc - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 28th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 28 22:28

6310 kHz - 18.10 utc - Radio Tre Network, Italy??? - (Italian) - sio:333 - Radio 3 Network is an official VHF FM Band-II station, here being relayed un-officially [?] from 'somewhere' in Europe (presumed). / Several ID's heard, mention of 24hr b'cast. Mainly 'pop' and 'MoR' mx. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 28th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 28 21:19

6275 kHz - 16.00 utc - Radio Spaceman, Netherlands - (EE+NL) - sio:444 - A strong pirate station b'casting "pop" mx etc... ID'd in English and also read a report about the b'cast being received in Australia - (Lowe HF-225 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 26th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 26 22:02

6974.8 - 1210z - Radio Free Speech, US - (EE) - sio:454 - Pirate on AM with Christmas morning broadcast - (Kenwood R-1000, 135 ft dipole with tuned feed - Long Island, NY - 25 Dec 2003)
Art, N2AH - Dec 25 12:25

5775 kHz - 23.00 utc - IRRS (Radio Santec) , Italy (Milano) - (EE) - sio:444 - Very good signal from IRRS for this special test b'cast, relaying Radio Santec (a non-denominational Christian station). ID heard at 23.00 utc. The Cosmic Wave. / Only slight fading and minor morse QRM. / 250kW to c.Europe (EE between 23.00 - 00.00 utc - 1 off b'cast) / Also, compliments of the season to one and all. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 24th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 25 01:33

5960 - 1105 - CRI, China - (EE) - sio:555 - This broadcast has been on air for weeks from 1100-1200 UTC, but have not seen it listed on any website.The broadcast is relayed by Sackville CA as evidenced by a short announcement at end of xmission. - (Grundig YB550PE(neat new port. radio) - Bowmanville,Ont.CA - Dec.19/03)
Thomas Moyer - Dec 20 00:01

9480 kHz - 22.35 utc - UNID, Unknown - (-) - sio:555 - Very strong and fully quietening signal. Mainly test tones of varying pitch, interspersed with silence, but also brief broken "Spanish" style music heard between 23.34-23.35utc. / New info: as I am typing this (00.25 utc) I am now hearing female (Arabic?) and mx??? / Any ideas greatfully received. - (Trio R-1000 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 18th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 19 00:37

15,705.0 khz - 1610z - R. Norway International, Norway - (Norwegian) - sio:444 - Super signal. News in Norwegian - (Palstar R-30 + vertical - Milwaukee, WI USA - 12.18.03)
John Wilke WB9UAI - Dec 18 16:07

15,345.0 khz - 1600z - RTV Marocaine, Morocco - (AA) - sio:444 - Very strong signal. News in Arabic. - (Palstar R-30 + vertical - Milwaukee, WI USA - 12.18.03)
John WIlke WB9UAI - Dec 18 16:01

15,450.0 khz - 1600z Soff - Radio Tunis, Tunisia - (AA) - sio:444 - Very strong signal. No interval signal, just AA anouncement, then off. - (Palstar R-30 + vertical - Milwaukee, WI USA - 12.18.03)
John Wilke WB9UAI - Dec 18 15:59

9795 kHz - 22.50 utc - FEBC Manila, Philippines (Bocaue) - (EE ID) (Mien after 23.00 utc) - sio:333 - Opening signal and ID in English, drowning out Voice International. / YL and mx when tx started officially at 23.00 utc. Content? (Sorry. I've never even heard of Mien, let alone understand it.) / This tx listed by ILG as being; 100kW to c.seAs.n, 23.00 - 23.30 utc. - (Lowe HF-225 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 17 23:31

9795 kHz - 22.20 utc - Voice International, Australia (Darwin) - (EE) - sio:222 - 250kW tx - English to Oceania Australia : sched. 21.00 -23.00 utc / Pop mx and Xmas mx. Christian prog. / FEBC drowned out Voice Int. at 22.50 utc - (Lowe HF-225 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 17 22:59

9575 kHz - 22.15 utc - All India Radio, India (Delhi Khampur?) - (EE) - sio:221 - 250kW tx - English to Australia : sched. 20.45 - 22.30 utc / YL heard, but high level of QRM from Africa No.1 on 9580 kHz. (2.2 kHz narrow filter helped clear bleedover, but also made audio very muffled) / ID heard before close at 22.30 utc. - (Lowe HF-225 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 16th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 16 23:43

6306 kHz - 16.15 utc - Valley Wave Radio (International), UK - (EE) - sio:122 - Pirate "Free" radio station testing from the UK. OM calling CQ to any other stations in Europe, (mainly Norway, Finland, Germany or the Netherlands). / (It would have been a bit of a shock if DW or RNW had replied:-) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 11th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 11 23:17

1035 kHz - 15.00 utc - Easy Radio London, England (Crystal Palace) - (EE) - sio:132 - A fairly new commercial station for London. 24hr. 1kW. / ID heard at 15.00 utc. / I have tried to receive 'ERL' on several occaisions without much success. However, I finally managed to pick it up on my portable Panasonic, just using it's built in ferrite rod. I eventually managed to null out QRM from BBC Radio Jersey ('another' Channel Island), on 1026 kHz, which is part of the problem here in Guernsey. - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 11th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 11 22:18

9370 kHz - 21.08 utc - WTJC, USA (Morehead City) - (EE) - sio:233 - Christian ministry and song. / 50kW tx, to NAm. (24hr b'cast) / Received whilst comparing an Icom IC-R75 against a Lowe HF-225 on a basic 30m copper wire ant. (Not much to choose between the two.) - (See main text. - Guernsey Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 9 21:26

6225 kHz - 18.20 utc - Radio Pakistan, Pakistan - (Arabic) - sio:443 - Not a lot of net info on this b'cast. : Eike Bierwirth's "B03 Comprehensive Shortwave Broadcasting Schedule" mentions, 18.15 - 19.00 utc, to the Middle East in Arabic. / Reception here was quite good, apart from slight fading and a rather distorted audio. Mainly YL, with a mixture of mx. "Pakistan", mentioned several times before 'playout' mx at close (19.00 utc). - (Trio R-1000 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 6th,Dec.2003)
Robin Banneville - Dec 6 23:00

6165 - 0158 - Radio of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan - (?) - sio:232 - //7160. Unknown language; long talk by OM - (Icom ICR-75 - San Jose, CA. - 11/05/03)
S. Waldee - Dec 5 07:50

15345 - 0001 - Radio Nacional, Argentina - (sp) - sio:232 - Unknown programing. Station ID in Spanish. - (Sangean ATS-803A - - 11/08/03)
Brian - Nov 9 00:13

9775 - 0100 - VOA, not sure - (ee) - sio:444 - news,views etc - (Yeasu frg100 with Kiwa mods - e.Texas - 11/7/03)
arqe3 - Nov 7 01:20

49m,41m+31m (in particular) - 00.30 utc - Aurora Borealis, Northern sky in above the UK - (N/A) - sio:N/A - Not a logging exactly, more an observation. Aurora Borealis seen from Guernsey (N49º30') causing severe disruption across several HF bands, (many stations sounding very "garbled"). This is presumably due to the severe geomagnetic storms which are, at present, causing reports of total blackouts across HF in daylight areas. / (Note: although Aurara Boreais, "The Northern Lights", have been from this location in the past, it is very rare). - (Panasonic RF-B45 -Portable and Icom IC-R75 - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 30th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 30 11:33

4860 kHz - 15.58 utc - All India Radio, India (Delhi, Kingsway) - (Urdu) - sio:233 - "Indian" mx heard. No ID as such, but able to match against parallel 6045 kHz (sio:222). / Full Urdu sched: 14.30 - 19.30 utc, 50kW to sAsia. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 25 23:20

9290 kHz - 14.00 utc - Overcomer Ministry (relay), Latvia (Ulbroka) - (EE) - sio:444 - 1st relay of Brother Stair (Overcomer Ministry) via Euronet Radio, (formerly LaserRadio.net). / Sundays only 14.00 - 19.00 utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 19th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 19 22:12

9885 - 1220 - RNZI, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:555 - AM. RNZI back on air. Very powerful signal here in S.Ont. RST S9+20DB ocnl peak to +40DB. - (DX394 Hustler 5BTV vert. ant. - Bowmanville,Ont.CA - Oct.17/03)
Thomas Moyer - Oct 17 12:37

6274 (aprox) - 14.55 utc - Radio Pandora, Unknown (UK?) - (EE) - sio:133 - Free "Pirate" Radio. / Not totally sure of tx location. / This b'cast, included a history of the bygone offshore station, Radio Atlantis. The signal was a little weak, but what I did hear included interviews with ex. Atlantis DJs and archive recordings of Atlantis and other offshore stations of the time. / ID ("Pandora") was heard after 15.30 utc, when OM was heard resuming normal "Pirate" style mx and station checks... - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 12th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 12 23:03

6395 kHz - 14.20 utc - Laser Hot Hits (?), (Ireland?) - (EE) - sio:223 - Unknown frequency for Laser Hot Hits to b'cast on. Also this was not parallel to other known transmissions, (so not a harmonic or spur). / The only possibility I can think of is a recorded "pirate" or unofficial relay of Laser H.H. / OM with rock and pop mx heard, plus email ad (laserhothits at rock.com). / Any info on this tx would be greatfully received - thanks. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 12th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 12 22:45

6259.4 kHz - 09.55 utc - Radio Casanova International, Netherlands - (EE + Dutch) - sio:223 - Another "Pirate" new to my collection. OM with mx, ID, mailing address etc.. in Dutch and English. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 12th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 12 12:18

9290 kHz - 10.10 utc - Radio Seagull, Netherlands (Latvian relay) - (EE) - sio:344 - Rock mx. / Relayed through 'LaserRadio.net' relay service, Ulbroka, Latvia. 100kW b'cast, now on every saturday from 10.00 - 15.00 utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 11th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 11 11:33

7157.9 kHz - 10.25 utc - Radio Caroline, Not known? - (EE) - sio:222 - Unofficial relay of Radio Caroline, not parallel with the official Satellite/Worldspace transmission. Not a very strong signal, but ID heard with pop mx. (Mx and presenter differing from that of parallel Astra digital satellite.) Any details of this b'cast would be greatfully received, cheers. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 5th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 5 21:36

Correction - 6265.02 kHz - - Alfa Lima Int. , - () - sio: - (Got my megs mixed up with my kilos, sorry 'bout that folks...) See previous entry for details. - ( - - )
Robin Banneville - Oct 5 21:20

6.26502 kHz - 07.00 utc - Alfa Lima International, Netherlands - (EE) - sio:333 - Free "Pirate" Radio station. / Techno style mx heard, with ID web and e-mail addresses. Announcement made that station was closing down around 07.10 utc - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 5th,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 5 21:03

5775 kHz - 19.00 utc - IRRS (test tx), Italy (Milan) - (EE + Italian) - sio:222-"20kW"+444-"100kW" - Test tx using two powers. / 20kW from 19.00 utc - test tone heard just prior to 19.00. Opening ID's then heard, but too noisy to comment much on prog content. / 100kW from 20.00 utc - (far clearer) ID's, mailing info etc.. "United Nations Radio" news heard untill 20.15, then var EE and Italian progs heard, including a september relay of "European Music Radio". / Shutdown at 21.00utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 3rd,Oct.2003)
Robin Banneville - Oct 3 21:48

12,000.0 - 2200z - Voice of Turkey, Turkey - (EE) - sio:444 - Sign on in english. Excellent signal S9+20db with a little QSB. First station heard with my new Palstar R-30 receiver. What a great radio for backpacking! Excellent performance, small, light. super ! - (My new Palstar R-30 receiver with EWE antenna. - Milwaukee, WI USA - 10/2/03)
John Wilke WB9UAI - Oct 2 22:19

1179 kHz - 23.15 utc - Pan European Radio, Sweden (Sölvesborg) - (EE) - sio:433 - Test transmission with a general mix of classic pop mx, heavy QRM from unID Spanish station. / OM with ID's and requests for reception reports. / receptionreport at hotmail.com / Test skd. 22.30 - 00.30 utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 27th,Sept.2003 )
Robin Banneville - Sep 28 00:32

2310khz - 0910 UTC 9.21.03 - Alice Springs, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - Nice signal strength, some QSB + QRN. Gone by 0930z ... Greyline? Also heard transpacific hets on 738, 846, 1017, 1503khz ! - (Icom R71a, 55 ft vertical - Milwaukee, WI USA - )
John Wilke WB9UAI - Sep 21 19:36

9290 kHz - 18.00(utc) - Radio Seagull, Netherlands (Latvian relay) - (EE) - sio:455 - Test transmission. (skd:18.00 to 22.00 utc - 100kW) / Silent carrier actually heard from 17.30 utc, with b'cast proper starting at 18.00. Opening with ID and alt. + prog. rock mx (ann. Stevie Gordon). / (Note: also heard at 21.15 utc whilst static mobile SIO:444) / (It's good to hear Seagull on shortwave.) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. (main log) / Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. (mobile log) - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 21 00:04

15390 kHz - 13.58 utc - HCJB, Australia (Kununurra) - (EE) - sio:344 - Christian ministry prog ended just prior to 14.00 utc, followed by ID and nx, (including a report on the progress of hurricane Isabel). / 75kW tx, targeted to sAsia, 12.30 to 17.00 utc - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 17 20:09

11960 kHz - 15.55 utc - Radio Jordan, Jordan (Al Karanah) - (EE) - sio:555 - Not unusual to pick up Jordan quite well here, but not on this freq. R.Jordan is listed as, and would normally be heard here on, 11690 kHz, (skd:13.00 to 16.30 utc - 500kW - targ.Eu.+NAm.). This appears to be a tx error by Jordan, unless they have changed their tx freq for this skd. ??? (tnx to Graham Powell for alerting me to this tx via SWBC) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 12th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 12 20:28

15265KHZ - 18 .03 - Channel Africa, Africa - (EE) - sio:333 - Full I D THEN BACK TO NEWS. - (Sony I.C.F 2002 - Montreal Quebec Canada - Sep 12 2003)
Richard Casavant - Sep 12 18:38

- - , - () - sio: - Date on WBCQ Kennebunk 7415 kHz logging should read "10 SEP 03". - ( - Springfield, Massachsetts, USA - )
Bucky Hydal - Sep 10 02:15

7415 kHz - 0018 utc - WBCQ Kennebunk, USA - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. "WBCQ, Monticello, Maine" at 59. "Ralph's Radio Revisited." Program consists of condensed 8-minute vignettes of original Long Ranger radio episodes; one was identified as a Jan. 30, 1933 broadcast; replete with period commercials. It's all here...The Lone Ranger, his faithful Indian sidekick Tonto, and the LR's "great white horse Silver." I grew up on this stuff (on TV)! Full sked: 2100 to 0515 daily. Tx: Kennebunk; power 50kW. Targets: cUSA, eUSA; Mexico; CAm/Carib. The Lone Ranger and Tonto gave way to the "Jewish Radio Network" and "Torah Talk" at 0100, acutally a current affairs discussion of U.S./ Saudi relations. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachsetts, USA - 09 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 10 01:17

9779 kHz* - 18.25 utc - Republic of Yemen Radio, Yemen (San'a) - (EE) - sio:232 - *(Freq. slightly lower than 9780 kHz) / Nx 'captions' read by OM + YL, between ambient mx, which occaisionally sounded more like 'Space-Invaders'. More general nx after 18.30 utc. / ID heard as, "English service... Republic of Yemen..." / 50kW tx, targeted to S.MiddleEast, 18.00 - 19.00 utc. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 7 22:25

11750 kHz - 08.15 utc - HCJB, Australia (Kununurra) - (EE) - sio:344 - Mailbag program with listeners letters. / Several ID's incl. "Voice of the Great South Land". / 50kW tx, targeted to S.Pacific, 08.00 - 12.00 utc. / (Due to heavy QRM sio rating was improved by using ssb, but reception gradually dropped off over next the hour or two.) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 7 20:48

11775 kHz - 21.30 utc - Caribbean Beacon (Dr.Gene Scott), Anguilla, British West Indies - (EE) - sio:212 - Dr. Gene Scott's familiar ministry heard under a far more powerful China Radio Int. / Full sched. 10.00 - 22.00 utc, targeted to NAm. / (CRI = sio:444 ¦ sched 21.00 - 21.57 utc ¦ Spanish ¦ target swEu. ¦ 600kW from CHN - Shijiazhuang) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 4th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 4 23:03

17650 kHz - 18.30 utc - WHRA (World Harvest Radio), USA (Greenbush) - (EE) - sio:333 - ID at 18.30 utc, then half hour of varried mx and Christian ministry. / Not too bad a signal, but fading somewhat and receiving QRM from a pesky CNR mx jammer which was way over modulating some 10kHz below (17640 kHz). / Broadcast targeted to w+cAf. 250kW, 15.00 to 23.00 utc. / Also note: RDP R.Portugal drowned out WHRA at approx 18.45 utc with their Eu. b'cast. This was not very supprising, except they shoud have been overpowering WHRA in the first place. (RDP sched. 16.00 - 19.00 utc). / (WHRA heard again when RDP closed after 19.00) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 4th,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 4 19:05

6190 kHz - 21.25 utc - Radio Veritas Asia (pres), PHL (Palauig) - (Mandarin) - sio:211 - Radio Veritas heard under Deutschlandfunk (Germany). YL speaking in what sounded like Mandarin. Logged as presumed, but unable to totally confirm. / 21.00 - 22.55 utc, 250kW to cAs. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 3rd,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 3 21:48

9665 kHz - 0402 utc - V. of Russia, Russia - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. "Voice of Russia World Service" at 06. Int'l and Russian news. Soliciting commercial ads after news...odd. "Moscow Mailbag." Full sked: 0100 to 0500 daily. Tx: Kishinev-Grigoriopol, Moldavia; power 500kW. Targets: eUSA; Maritime Prov.; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 04:17

9805 kHz - 0320 utc - R. Farda, Morocco - (Farsi) - sio:333 - I.D. "Radio Farda" at 30 and 45. ME pop mx. F. and m. ann at 30. Full sked: 0030 to 0400 daily. Tx: Tanger-Briech; power 250 kW. Target:: Afghanistan. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 03:47

9825 kHz - 0259 utc - R. France Int'l, France - (Fr.) - sio:233 - I.D. at 59 "RFI" in English. Fr. spoken by m. and f. ann. Full sked: 0300 to 0400 daily. Tx: Issoudon; power 500 kW. Targets: ME; neAf, eAf, seAf. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 03:10

11585 kHz - 0244 utc - V. of Israel, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:332 - No I.D., but lots of "shalom". Pop mx, followed by extensive speaking by male ann. Full sked: 1600 to 0330 daily. Tx: Tel Aviv; power 100kW. Targets: wUSA, cUSA, eUSA; Maritime Prov.; Mexico; wEu, cEu. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 02:38

11705 kHz - 0144 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:434 - I.D. at 54. "Sex selection", abortion and infanticide in India. VOA editorial on "honor killings", killing of women for minor crimes or shaming their families in third-world countries; "Men and women deserve equal protection under the law." Full sked: 0100 to 0300 daily. Tx: Iranawila, Sri Lanka; power 250kW. Targets: Afghanistan; India/Pakistan. (Station details from ILGRadio Database.) - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 02:09

11725 kHz - 0133 utc - R. Cairo, Egypt - (Arabic) - sio:444 - I.D. at 37. "Arabic by Radio" for English speakers. Full sked: 0030 to 0430 daily. Tx: Abis; power 500 kW. Targets: eUSA, cUSA, wUSA. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 01:43

13790 kHz - 0125 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. at 27. "VOA News Now." U.S. and int'l sports. Full sked: Tues - Sat. Tx: Delano, California; power 250kW. Targets: nwSAm; neBrazil. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 01:29

15255 kHz - 0050 utc - WYFR, USA - (Fr.) - sio:333 - I.D. at 59. "Family Radio" with rel. mx and content. Full sked: 0001 to 0100 daily. Tx: Okeechobee, Florida; power 100kW. Target: seBrazil. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachutts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 01:02

15295 kHz - 0025 utc - R. Portugal Int'l, Portugal - (Portugese) - sio:433 - I.D. at 36. Traditional mx and singing. Full sked: 2300 to 0200 Mo-Fr. Tx: Lisbon-Sao Gabriel; power 300kW. Targets: nwSAm; neBrazil, seBrazil. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachutts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 00:49

15385 kHz - 0001 utc - R. Exterior de Espana, Spain - (EE) - sio:343 - I.D. at 18. Int'l news followed by "News from Spain." Africa news. "Spain - Day by Day" at 18. Full sched: 0001 to 0100 daily. Tx: Noblejas; power 350kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; eUSA, cUSA; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire - Springfield, Massachutts, USA - 02 SEP 03)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 2 00:24

5960 kHz - 00.05 utc - Radio Xinjiang ( PBS ), China (Urumqui) - (Mandarin) - sio:222 - OM and YL with occ. mx. (No ID, but 'matched' against parallel 7155 kHz - sio:343). / 50kW tx targeted to nw-China. / Voice of Turkey causing QRM on 5960 kHz but slightly weaker in sig strength. / - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 1st,Sept.2003)
Robin Banneville - Sep 1 00:31

6575 kHz - 20.45 utc - Voice of Korea (KCBS), N.Korea (Kujang) - (Korean) - sio:333 - Found purely by accident after keying in a wrong frequency. This b'cast not within the usual allocated SW BC bands. / Able to confirm using "ILG" info and matching against parallel 9325kHz (sio:222) / Both tx's targeted to eEu. (200kW) / YL heard with mx. Closed at 20.50 utc (sched. 20.00 - 20.50) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 29th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 29 21:11

531 kHz - 12.20 utc - Susy Radio, England (Surrey) - (EE) - sio:244 (during daylight hours) - 28 day "RSL" (Restricted Service Licence) low power b'cast, for Sussex and Surrey. Began tx on 17th,Aug. / OM with mx and ID's heard. / See also; www.susyradio.com / Also note: This log entry is not connected to my 531kHz 'mystery' entry dated 3rd,Aug. - (Clarion Car Radio/CD player - standard car aerial - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - static mobile - 28th,Aug.2003 )
Robin Banneville - Aug 27 23:25

4233 - 0417 - ???, US - (EE) - sio:443 - recvd "Testing Testing Testing, NAA FAA FHA RAA" repeating - (DX-440 & MTTY - Maryland - 24Aug-2003)
Marty - Aug 25 17:16

6235 kHz - 22.55 utc - Jolly Roger Radio Int., Ireland - (EE) - sio:223 - "Pirate" - Free Radio. / Country mx heard, with OM announcing ID just before 23.00 utc. / Rx a bit noisy, with static and local electrical QRN, otherwise not too bad. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 24th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 25 00:45

3927 kHz - 22.10 utc - Radio Korac International, Netherlands - (EE) - sio:222 - "Pirate" - Free Radio. / OM with ID's and mailing address etc... and requesting e-mail reports. / Audible but noisy. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 24th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 25 00:34

6306 kHz - 21.10 utc - Uranium International, Netherlands (believed) - (EE) - sio:333(v) - "Pirate" - Free Radio. / OM heard with pop mx. Difficult to ID at first due to noise and QRM. / Station announced QSY to 6275 kHz at 21.28 utc. Here the QRM was less although the signal strength was similar. A clearer ID was then heard. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 24th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 25 00:25

6285 kHz - 18.45 utc - WNKR, England ? - (EE) - sio:112 - "Pirate" - Free Radio. / Audible to enough to ID, but otherwise too weak to listen to with ease. / Reception improved as evening went on; noted at 22.30 as being sio:222 - 233 (with fading). / OM heard with mx. / (note: WNKR advised me by e-mail that their initials actually stand for, "West and North Kent Radio" ..... I'll believe them;-) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,Aug.2003 )
Robin Banneville - Aug 25 00:10

9400 kHz - 2317 utc - R. Bulgaria, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:333 - News, followed by discussion of recreation and summer holidays in Bulgaria. Then R. Bulgaria's "daily events and developments." Full sked: 2300 to 2400 daily. Tx: Plovdiv; power 500kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; eUSA, cUSA - (Grundig Satellit 800 on 70-ft longwire ant. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 21 AUG 03)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 21 23:27

12000 kHz - 2202 utc - V. of Turkey, Turkey - (EE) - sio:353 - I.D. "Voice of Turkey." Int'l news of homicide bombers in Bahgdad and Israel. Full sked: 2200 to 2255. Tx: Emirler; power 500kW. Targets: Greenland; eUSA; Maritime Prov.; CAm/Carib; Scandanvia; wEu, cEu. - (Sony 7600GR on telescopic whip ant. - East Longmeadow, Mass. (mobile) - 21 AUG 03)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 21 23:07

12105 kHz approx ?? - 22.00 utc - RAI, Italy - (??) - sio:311 - I'm not too sure about this one. It was difficult to pin it down to a exact frequency. What I first heard was RAI's familiar "bird-song", under what I can only describe as an awfull din, like wind blowing against a microphone (only a lot worse). At 22.05 utc a YL was heard (just) with ID ("RAI"). Through the noise I could then hear mx, (OM ann?) but not very clear. I could find no 'matching' parallel tx to confirm wether this was a "spur" or a "mixed-product" from some other frequency. B'cast closed at approx 22.30 utc... Any ideas welcomed. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 17 22:56

1476 kHz - 20.55 - Radio Afrika International, Austria (Vienna-Bisamberg) - (EE) - sio:334 - 60kW tx also used for Radio Austria Int. / OM with "reggee" style mx heard, untill close of EE tx and ID at 21.00 utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey Chan. Isles. (UK) - 14th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 14 21:14

5920 kHz - 05.15 utc - WBOH (World Beacon Of Hope), USA (Newport) - (EE) - sio:333 - Mainly Christian music and song heard. Mailing address at 05.30 and again at 06.00 utc. Targeted to NAm. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 9 10:33

5100 kHz - 22.45 utc - Radio Caroline (via WBCQ), USA (Maine) - (EE) - sio:122 - 1 hour program from Radio Caroline, (broadcast by WBCQ - sched: 22.00 - 23.00utc weekdays) / Annoying unID QRM drowning out tx in bursts, otherwise signal heard although quite poor. / ID heard whilst mentioning Caroline Sales and mailing address. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 5th,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 5 23:00

531 kHz - 20.15 utc - unID (test tone), N/A - (N/A) - sio:333 - After reading various reports across the UK of an unID test tone being received on 531kHz, I tuned in to see how well it was being received at my QTH. / Please does anybody have any info on the origin of this transmission? Thanks. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 3rd,Aug.2003)
Robin Banneville - Aug 3 21:42

9195 kHz - 0159z - Wales R. Int'l, Wales, United Kingdom - (EE) - sio:343 - I.D. at 59. "Celtic Notes from Wales." Celtic music, cooking, and ancient laws of Wales. Full sked: 0200 to 0230 Sa. Tx: Rampisham; power 300kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; cUSA, eUSA; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 AUG03)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 2 02:14

67750 kHz (audio) (E4 VHF-TV Band'1' PAL) - 17.55 utc - RAI-UNO, Italy - (Italian (pres)) - sio:Var. - ID'd after ads.. Brief black screen with white "RAI<>UNO" across center... Rec'd via Sporadic'E' with sio rating very variable (occ. colour breakthrough). YL with nx after 18.00 utc. / Also unID station seen, not believed to be Italian (and possibly system PAL 'D' ??), logo seen in bottom right hand of screen looked "something" like... [L¬] ... (any ideas welcomed). / All signals dropped away completely at approx 18.20 utc - (Grundig P37-549/12 (Multi-System 14" portable TV) - Multi band (VHF-UHF) omni-directional "Discone" ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 28th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 28 19:03

12005 kHz - 0439 utc - R. Tunis, Tunisia - (Arabic) - sio:433 - I.D. from R. Tunis live stream on website. F. ann. speaking Arabic. ME mx. Full sked: 0200 to 0500 daily. Tx: Stax; power 500kW. Targets: neAf; ME. (Parallel freq 7190 same sig. strength, targets SAm; Brazil; nwAf.) - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 04:49

13610 kHz - 0422 utc - R. France Int'l, France - (EE) - sio:232 - I.D. "RFI" at 27. News of the Tour de France. Full sked: 0400 to 0430 daily. Tx: Issoudun, Fr.; power 500kW. Targets: Af; Kerguelen Is. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 04:30

9435 kHz - 0413 utc - V. of Israel, Israel - (EE) - sio:333 - Tailend of the news. "Shalom from Jerusalem" sign off. Full sked: 0400 to 0415 daily. Tx: Tel Aviv-Yavne; power 250kW. Targets: nAm; Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 04:20

11945 kHz - 0400 utc - R. Deutsche Welle, Germany - (EE) - sio:433 - I.D. at 00. News. "Newslink for Africa." Full sked: 0400 to 0500. Tx: Kigali, Rwanda; power 250kW. Target: Af. (Also weaker on 7225.) - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 04:08

7445 kHz - 0349 utc - R. for Peace Int'l, Costa Rica - (EE) - sio:433 - I.D. at 50. "UN Today." News from "UN Radio." Full sked: 0001 to 2400 daily. Tx: Santa Ana; power 30kW. Targets: cUSA, eUSA; Mexico. Parallel freq 15038.7 wk/brly rdbl. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 03:56

13675 kHz - 0336 utc - UAE Radio, United Arab Emirates - (EE) - sio:343 - No I.D. Two m. and f. ann. in animated discussion about "Caucasian carpets." Ended at 45. From ILGR. db...Full sked: 0330 to 0347 daily. Tx: Dubai; power 300kW. Targets: NAm; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 03:48

9690 kHz - 0327 utc - China R. Int'l, China - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. at 30. "Life in China." Full sked: 0300 to 0357 daily. Tx: Noblejas, Spain; power 350kW. Targets: nAm; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 03:32

6040 kHz - 0301 utc - R. Monte Carlo, France - (Arabic) - sio:555 - I.D. at 03 "Radio Monte Carlo." Various OM speaking Arabic. "Iraq" mentioned. (From R. NL website: "Radio Monte Carlo Middle East is mentioned, as this commercial broadcaster is actually part of Radio France International.") Full sked: 0300 to 0320; bdcst ended at 0320. Tx: Sackville, N.B., Canada; power 250kW. Targets: wUSA, cUSA, eUSA; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 03:23

11660 kHz - 0252 utc - R. Liberty, USA - (Tajik) - sio:433 - No I.D. (info from ILGR. db). M. ann. reading. Full sked: 0100 to 0300 daily. Tx: Lampertheim, Germany; power 100kW. Targets: Former Soviet Republics. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 02:58

11940 kHz - 0238 utc - R. Romania Intl., Romania - (EE) - sio:343 - I.D. at 40. Romanian folk mx. "Letterbox" at 40. Full sked: 0200 to 0255 daily. Tx: Tiganesti; power 250kW. Target: nAm. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 02:43

9590 kHz - 0210 utc - V. of Islamic Rep. of Iran, Iran - (EE) - sio:433 - I.D. at 18. Anti-Am. propaganda followed by report on UN aid at 18. Full sked: 0130 to 0227 daily. Tx site: Kamalabad; power 500kW. Targets: cUSA, eUSA; Maritime Prov.; Mexico. (Also on 11920 kHz.) - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 02:20

13770 kHz - 0156 utc - V. of Islamic Rep. of Iran, Iran - (Arabic) - sio:333 - No I.D. (Station info from ILGRadio Database.) M. ann. speaking slowly and repeating words/phrases. Maybe a lang. lesson? Full sked: 0130 to 0227 daily. Tx site: Kamalabad; power 500kW. Targets: neAf; ME; cAf; eAf. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 02:04

13740 kHz - 0138 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. at 40. A half-hour of "VOA special English." News at 38. Then, "Environment Report" at 40 by m. ann "Bill White." "Special Mosaic" at 45, about music, film, and Am. culture. Full sked: 0130 to 0200 Mo-Fr. Tx site: Delano, Calif.; power 250kW. Targets: nwSAm; neBrazil. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 25 01:49

1008 kHz - 11.15 utc - Radlon Media Ltd (test tx), Netherlands (Flovoland tx site) - (EE) - sio:344 (average whilst mobile) - Radlon Media Ltd (Radio London / BigL) 400kW test transmission to Europe, 11.00 - (13.15) utc, heard whilst mobile. "Gold" music format, 60's style, with ID and mailing address heard at approx 13.00 (although transmission was cutting out at the time). - (Clarion DRB-4475R CD car radio - standard car aerial - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 22nd,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 22 23:28

60750 kHz (audio) (E3 VHF-TV Band'1' PAL) - 19.01 utc - NRK-1 (tent), Norway - (Norwegian [pres] ) - sio:Var. - Logged as tentative, but fairly confident. Received via 'Sporadic-E', so as is often the case, the SIO rating was fluctuating wildly. There was occaisional audio and colour breakthrough, but on the whole the signal was B+W and very noisy. (sio:111-223 'ish') / A rather pleasant YL was seen reading the news for a few minutes, with a station ID in the top righthand corner. However, due to ghosting, picture distortion and fading, the ID was impossible to read, but as the news bulletin ended (at approx. 19.05 utc) a larger ID was seen which I noted as being 'NRK?1?'. Subsequent investigation suggests that this may well be Norway. - (Grundig P37-549/12 (Multi-System 14" portable TV) - Multi band (VHF-UHF) omni-directional "Discone" ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 21st,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 21 21:00

6300 kHz* - 16.35 utc - Radio 48, UK? - (EE) - sio:122 - "Pirate" free radio b'cast (UK pres). / Fading out totally at times, but finally managed to catch a definite ID and email address. / Standard format of well known pop tracks with OM announcer, but still managing to sound more interesting than most "official" pop stations. / *(6300 kHz approximate only, possibly 1 or 2 kHz higher but the Panasonic receiver display is only accurate to the nearest 5 kHz) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 20 20:55

6285 kHz - 15.25 utc - WNKR, UK? - (EE) - sio:233 - "Pirate" free radio, (believed b'casting from UK?) / Also, I'm unsure of what exactly WNKR stands for (and I'm not too convinced that I want to find out:-). / Station fading made listening a bit sporadic, but I did manage to hear OM announce several definite ID's and email address inbetween pop music tracks. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 20 20:36

6293.8 kHz - 22.45 utc - Enjoy Radio, Holland - (EE [mainly]) - sio:333 - Unofficial "Pirate" Free Radio b'cast. Mainly pop mx with OM ann, including ID's, postal and email addresses. Shutdown at 23.15 utc / (I'm very curious to know why "Free Radio" pop stations always sound so much more interesting than the "official" ones do.) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 19th,Jult.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 20 00:12

9885 kHz - 2330 utc - Swiss R. Int'l, Switzerland - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. at 30. Swiss news, especially heat wave and its effects on energy supplies and agriculture. Matterhorn reopened to climbers after rock slides. Record sales of ice cream. Full sked: 2330 to 2400 daily. Tx site: Sottens; power 500kW. Targets: neBrazil, seBrazil; cSAm; sSAm. (Also on 11905 kHz with slightly reduced signal through weak QRM.) - (Grundig Satillit 800 on a 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 JUL 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 18 23:42

6155 - 0145 - RTE Dublin , Ireland - (EE) - sio:544 - News and Sport - (Realistic DX-370 - VA-USA - 14Jul-2003)
Steve DeWeese - Jul 15 01:56

5100 kHz - 02.45 utc - WBCQ (The Planet), USA (Maine) - (EE) - sio:344 - WBCQ have recently (11th,Jul.03) started transmissions on 5100 kHz (50kW), between 21.00 and 06.00 utc. / The Alan Sane show was heard untill 03.00 utc, with zany commentary between (and during) pop music tracks. Several ID's also heard. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 13th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 13 20:08

11980 kHz - 22.20 utc - BBC (vs. Music Jammer), Oman (relay) - (Mandarin) - sio:444 - BBC b'cast to cAsia, with chinese "music jammer" heard quietly underneath. Far easier to listen to than parallel 13790 kHz (see previous entry 'below'). / OM and YL with occ mx, including a burst of Enigma's "Return To Innocence". / (Note: the "jammer" was also on 11945 kHz, but in this instance the BBC could not be heard). - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 9 23:14

13790 kHz - 22.12 utc - BBC (vs. Music Jammer), Thailand (relay) - (Mandarin) - sio:111 - Chinese "music jammer" winning over the BBC in this particular case. The BBC b'cast to cAsia barely audible under the "racket". Momentarily, however, I was able to compare what I could hear of the BBC tx against 11980 kHz (parallel tx - see next entry 'above') and confirm a logging. / Mainly OM and YL with occ mx, including a brief burst of Enigma's "Return To Innocence". - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 9 22:55

7507 kHz USB - 23.00 utc - American Forces Network (AFRTS), Puerto Rico - (EE) - sio:233 - Not exactly pounding in, but audible non the less. ID and news heard at the top of the hour. / This is, so I am led to believe, a fairly new frequency, which has taken over from the previous 6458.5 kHz transmission. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th,July.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jul 7 23:21

5.403.5 Mhz U.S.B. - 0700 G.M.T. - U.S. Amateurs, United States - (EE) - sio:333 - Amateur nightowls testing the newly opened 60 meters. 5.366.5 Mhz U.S.B. is another propogation possibility! - (ICOM IC R-71A - Gridley, Northern California - 7/3/03)
Gridley Sam - Jul 3 07:34

12005 kHz - 0405 utc - R. Tunis, Tunisia - (Arabic) - sio:333 - No I.D. (Sked, tx site/pwr, targets from ILGRadio Database. If not R. Tunis, please contact me and I'll post a correction. Tnx, Bucky.) ME mx. M. ann. speaking Arabic. w/mx in background. F. singing Arabic opera aria (?). Bdcst ended at 0500. Full sked: 0200 to 0500 daily. Tx site: Stax; power 500kW. Targets: neAf; ME. - (Grundig Satellit 800 w/70-ft (21m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 29 05:00

3240 kHz - 03.35 utc (dawn) - Trans World Radio, Swaziland (Mpangela Ranch) - (Ndau) - sio:122 - The enchanting sound of African children singing in the 'distance', beneath mild static and whilst watching the day dawn over the eastern horizon (25 minutes before a perfect sunrise), is truly priceless. / Alas, the sched tx (to sAf.) was only 03.30 - 03.45 utc. OM heard, with sig tune (?), at close. - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - 1m telescopic ant. - East coast of Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 21st,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 21 12:28

6135 // 9630 kHz - 00.24 utc - Radio Aparecida (pres), Brasil (Aparecida) - (Portuguese) - sio:232 (both cases) - YL heard with a distinctive "hollow" sound in the audio. However, I am unable to comment too much on content. (Presumed only, as no conf ID was heard.) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 21,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 21 11:55

11830 kHz - 00.17 utc - Radio Anhanguera (tent), Brasil (Goiania) - (Portuguese) - sio:132 - Checked against 2 parallel b'casts; 6080 kHz (sio:111) and 4915 kHz (sio:111), but still logged as tentative due to the v.weak rx, + QRN and QRM. / Sports commentary heard. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 21st,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 21 11:41

6210 kHz - 19.14 utc - unID (Radio Fana?), Ethiopia? - (Oromo?) - sio:233 - African "tribal" style mx heard untill aprox. 19.29 utc, when Radio Polonia opened up their German service to cEu. (and put a stop to any chance of an ID). - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 20 22:55

11810 kHz - 18.45 utc - Radio Jordan, Jordan (Al Karanah) - (Arabic) - sio:212 - Arabic style mx (heard beneath China Radio International's Bulgarian serv. to sEu.), targ. to M.E. As. and Aus. / Able to confirm by using much stronger parallel b'cast on 9830 kHz (sio:444), targeted to Eu. + nAf. - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,June.2003 )
Robin Banneville - Jun 20 22:38

13820 // 15715 kHz - 18.35 utc - UMC Radio Africa International, Germany (Juelich) - (EE) - sio:333 (both cases) - ID heard between programmes (music prog followed by drama). / UMC = United Methodist Church / Sched. 17.00 - 19.00 utc - targ. to Af. - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 20 22:13

9580 // 15475 kHz - 18.28 utc - Africa No.1, Gabon - (French) - sio:332 // 444 - OM in french (unsure of content). ID 'sung' by YL at 18.30 utc. / Scheds. (9580 kHz = 05.00 - 23.00 targ. cAf.) and (15475 kHz = 16.00 - 21.00 targ. wAf.) / ILG info. - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 20 21:41

9560 - 0218 utc - R. Korea Int'l, South Korea - (EE) - sio:343 - I.D. "Radio Korea International" at 0241. F. ann reading news of S. Korean interest. Pop mx at 0223. Full sked: 0200 to 0300 daily. Tx: Sackville, N.B., Canada; power unknown. Targets: eUSA, cUSA, wUSA; Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 2)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 02:48

9580 kHz - 0141 - China R. Int'l, China - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. at 0154. Piece on Muslim schools and mosques in China. "City Reports" at 0148 with talk about SARS outbreaks. Full sked: 0100 to 0157 daily. (Parallel freq 9790 kHz w/SIO 433). Tx: Havana, Cuba; power 250kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; eUSA. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 01:54

6155 kHz - 0130 utc - R. Telefis Eireann, Ireland - (EE) - sio:454 - I.D. at . News of Ireland, followed by bit on EU summit meeting about EU constitution and ME. Then political news of Ireland. Full sked: 0130 to 0200 daily. Tx: Rampisham, UK; power 500kW. Targets: Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 01:39

5930 kHz - 0123 utc - R. Slovakia Int'l, Slovakia - (EE) - sio:454 - I.D. "R. Slovakia Int'l" at 0127. Arts program. Cultural news at 0124. Full sked: 0100 to 0127. Tx: Rimavska Sobota; power 250kW. Targets: cUSA, eUSA; Maritime Prov.; Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 01:29

9590 kHz - 0112 - R. Budapest, Hungary - (EE) - sio:333 - I.D. at 0112. "Press Review", followed by interview by f. ann. with UK ambassador to Hungary. Feature piece on Hungarian film. Full sked: 0100 to 0130 daily. Tx: Jaszbereny; power 250kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; wUSA, cUSA, eUSA. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 01:20

11800 kHz - 0100 utc - RAI International, Italy - (EE) - sio:443 - I.D. at 0108. News of Italy read by m. ann. Then int'l news until 0108. Followed by It. pop mx. Full sked: 0100 to 0115 daily. Tx: Rome; power 100kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; Greenland; wUSA, cUSA, eUSA. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 01:10

11920 kHz - 0042 utc - V. of Islamic Rep. of Iran, Iran - (EE) - sio:433 - I.D. at 0050. M. ann. reading news about Iran, ME, Afghanistan, SARS in Taiwan, followed by wx report for Iran. Political commentary at 0450. Full sked: 0030 to 0127 daily. Tx: Kamalabad; power 500kW. Targets: eUSA; Maritime Prov.; Mexico; CAm/Carib. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft (21m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 00:57

17810 kHz - 17.30 utc - United Nations Radio, Ascension - (EE) - sio:233 - ID followed by nx with OM / 15 minute English b'cast to west + central Africa (17.30 - 17.45 utc, Mo.-Fr.) / Parallel, 15945 kHz also heard (sio:122). Unable to confirm 2nd parallel 7150 kHz (too weak and too much QRM). - (Panasonic RF-B45 (portable) - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 18th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 19 00:15

17855 kHz - 08.42 utc - China National Radio (1), CHN (Xian) - (Mandarin) - sio:233 - YL tk with b'gnd mx. / DS for CHN / 100kW ND / Sched. 07.00 - 11.00 utc / (also // 17605 kHz sio:132 heard) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - (portable) - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 16th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 16 22:41

4775 kHz - 04.56 utc - Trans World Radio, Swaziland (Mpangela Ranch) - (ILG) - (EE) - sio:222 - 50kW, Targeted to southern Africa. / ID heard just before 05.00 utc, but static a bit too heavy to comment much on px content. (OM relig.) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. (portable) - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 16th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 16 20:09

15460 kHz - 04.08 utc - Voice of Israel (Kol Israel), ISR (Tel Aviv-Yavne) - (EE) - sio:444 (min) - Interesting comp. to "BH's" entry dated 14,Jun.03. / The sio rating here, is in fact a bit conservative and was 555 at best. / Nx and wx as prev. but incl. YL. / Parallel 9435 kHz (sio:444) and 17600 kHz (sio:121), also rec'd. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. (portable) - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 16th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 16 19:38

11990 kHz - 0553z - R. Liberty, USA - (Tataric/Bashkir) - sio:233 - No I.D. (Info from ILGRadio database using Radio Listener's Database Windows frontend.) M. ann. speaking. F. ann. at 0559. Full sked: 0500 to 0600 daily. Tx: Tanger-Briech, Morocco; power 250kW. Targets: wCIS; "USSR". - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 06:03

11680 kHz - 0514z - V. of America, USA - (Arabic) - sio:243 - I.D. "Radio Sawa" at 0515 followed by Arabic spoken by f. ann., and then pop mx. R. Sawa is a 24-hour Arabic lang. station featuring news along with Arab and American pop mx. Full sked: 0300 to 0600. Tx: Tanger-Briech, Morocco; 250kW. Targets: nwAf, neAf; ME. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 05:29

9410 kHz - 0450z - BBC World Service, United Kingdom - (EE) - sio:343 - (BBC World Service Europe) I.D. at 0459. "Report on Religion." Current affairs religion program discussing cockney Bible and role of women in Thai Buddhism. Full sked: 0400 to 0600 daily. Tx: Skelton; power 300kW. Targets: cEu; neAf; ME. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 05:02

9575 kHz - 0418z - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:343 - I.D. "VOA" at 0428. News dominated by ME events, followed by criticism and defense of "U.S. Patriot Act", an anti-terror law. Sports at 0423, the most important item being Roger Clemens of the New York Yankees getting his 300th pitching win. Full sked: 0300 to 0500 daily. Tx: Greenville, South Carolina; power 250kW. Targets: nwAf, neAf, cAf, eAf, swAf. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 04:35

15640 kHz - 0400 utc - V. of Israel, Israel - (EE) - sio:333 - (aka Kol Israel) I.D. at 0400. News on the ME situation short features read by m. ann. Ended with wx report and headlines. Full sked: 0400 to 0415 daily. Tx: Tel Aviv-Yavne; power 250kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov; eUSA, cUSA, wUSA; Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 04:14

7345 kHz - 0015 utc - R. Prague, Czech Republic - (EE) - sio:444 - I.D. at 0024. Arts program w/f. ann. Sign off at 0025, m. ann's last day; off to New York to study, back next year. Full sked: 0001 to 0027 daily. Tx: Litomysl; power 100kW. Targets: cUSA, eUSA; Maritime Prov. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 00:32

12040kHz - 0005 utc - R. Ukraine Int'l, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:433 - I.D. at 0006. News about Ukraine. Followed by "The House", a Ukrainian cultural program with f. ann. Full sked: 0001 to 0100 daily. Tx: Simferopol; power 100kW. Targets: eUSA; wEu; Maritime Provinces. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 00:14

9875 kHz sync LSB - 2333 - R. Vilnius, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:433 - I.D. at 2342 and 2359. News. Discussion of NATO and foreign relations. Next, a look back at the Soviet Union. Followed by Lithuanian features and cultural items. Full sked: 2300 to 2400 daily. Tx: Sitkunai; power 100kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Provinces; eUSA. - (Grundig Satillit 800, 70-ft longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 13 JUN 03)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 14 00:01

6280 kHz (approx) - 19.45 utc - Radio London (Big'L'), Unknown - (EE) - sio:222 - Radio London..?? Big'L'..?? Well, maybe not... - Actually, an unID 'Pirate', playing archive material from Big'L', including plenty of jingles, ads and fragmented pop mx of the time. (Wonderful memories, of a time when Radio was "magic" and "innocent"... or am I just getting old?:-) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 13th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 13 21:29

6235 kHz - 19.35 utc - Radio Gardarika , Russia (St.Petersburg) - (Russian) - sio:444 - Temporary relay of local FM station R.Gardarika via Shortwave (between June 9 and 16, 18.00 - 21.00 utc), presumably making use of the same transmitter as Voice of Russia used during B02 ??? / Mainly MoR Mx heard, ID's, etc.. before close at 21.00 utc. / (NB: sced.info.from HCDX) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 9 22:12

6289.92 kHz - 21.44 utc - Radio Spaceman, Holland - (EE) - sio:434 - "Free" radio station b'casting live, with a mix of classic hits and alternative rock, with 'Major Tom'. / Several ID's heard with e-mail address and greetings from listners read out. / Very much a "Pirate" sound. Sort of; 'Let's see how we go, maybe we'll shut down at 22.00 utc.' (Good stuff.) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 8th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 8 22:17

- - Time correction to previous entry, see below (TVE 1), - () - sio: - 20.00 utc - should read 19.00 utc (22.00 utc - should read 21.00 utc). - ( - - )
Robin Banneville - Jun 4 22:26

67750 kHz (audio) - 20.00 utc - TVE (1), Spain - (Spanish) - sio:variable - TVE 1st. prog. ID'd by viewing logo ("1" above TVE - bottom R/H corner of picture). News and Sport seen, although unable to follow any particular item with ease. / TV b'cast (rx via "Sporadic-E"). VHF (Band'1') Ch.E-4 (PAL - System B). / Rapid fluctuation in both sound and vision (occ. colour breakthrough) fading between what may be rated as sio:333 -111 (and back) in a matter of 1 to 3 seconds, (occaisionally 'holding' for up to 5 or 6 seconds). / Other various unID (S.European ?) TV stations also detected on Chan.E-3, variably fighting for dominance, but not steady for long enough to confirm details. / Propagation conditions gradually deteriorating towards 22.00 utc. - (Grundig P37-549/12 (Multi-System 14" portable TV) - Multi band (VHF-UHF) omni-directional "Discone" ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 4th,June.2003)
Robin Banneville - Jun 4 21:06

9885 kHz - 1040z - RNZI, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:444 - "Sunday Supplement" series of commentaries. News at 1100z followed by NZ Armed Forces broadcast at 1107z. - (Kenwood R-1000, 135 foot dipole with tuned feeders - Long Island, NY - 1 June 2003)
Art, N2AH - Jun 1 11:15

9760 kHz - 23.50 utc - Democratic Voice of Burma, Madagascar - (Burmese) - sio:233 - Clandestine transmission / YL making some sort of public speach, (mic 'echo' included). / Drowned out by Radio Oman (?) at 00.00 utc / Parallel 9435 kHz (via Juelich in Germany) also heard - sio:333. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 28th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 29 00:14

4985 // 11815 kHz - 04.40 utc - Radio Brasil Central (pres.), Brasil (Goiania) - (Portuguese) - sio:344 // 233 - Again, a 'pressumed' logging as no literal ID was heard, but I was able to 'match' parallel broadcasts. / Interestingly, however, ILG note the sched of these transmissions as being only 06.00-03.00 utc. (?) / Any suggestions are welcome - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 25 10:32

9645 // 11925 kHz - 04.35 utc - Radio Bandeirantes (pres.), Brasil (Sao Paulo) - (Portuguese) - sio:233 - Both signals similar in strength. / No literal ID heard, but able to 'match' parallel broadcasts for a 'pressumed' logging. Basically music with OM ann. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 25 09:55

9625 kHz - 02.30 utc - CBC R1, CAN (Sackville) - (EE) - sio:233 - Northern Quebec Shortwave Service, (National Broadcast). / Something, which I think was supposed to have passed as music, was being played at time of reception, (with OM ann.). / ID heard towards 03.00 utc - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 25 03:16

6165 - 0430 - Radio Nederland, Holland - (EE) - sio:555 - Newsline - (DX 394/Grundig S350 - New Brunswick Ca - 24 May 03)
Ken Cossaboon - May 24 04:54

9590 - 0430 - Radio Nederland, Holland - (EE) - sio:555 - Newsline - (DX 394/Grundig S350 - New Brunswick Ca - 24 May 03)
Ken Cossaboon - May 24 04:52

9665 - 0400 - Voice of Russia, Russia - (EE) - sio:444 - talk - (DX 394/Grundig S350 - New Brunswick Ca - 24 May 03)
Ken Cossaboon - May 24 04:20

9410 - 0400 - BBC London, Great Britian - (EE) - sio:555 - News Magazine - (DX 394/Grundig S350 - New Brunswick Ca - 24 May 03)
Ken Cossaboon - May 24 04:12

11945 - 0400 - DW Radio, Germany - (EE) - sio:444 - DW News - (DX 394/Grundig S350 - New Brunswick Ca - 24 May 03)
Ken Cossaboon - May 24 04:09

7225 - 0400 - DW Radio, Germany - (EE) - sio:444 - DW News - (DX 394/Grundig S350 - New Brunswick Ca - 24 May 03)
Ken Cossaboon - May 24 04:08

9563 kHz - 22.47 utc - Voice of Iraqi People, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) - (AA) - sio:222 - Arabic content, mainly OM with 'Arabic' music and singing. Moderate 'splatter' from Radio Romania International (9570kHz) at 22.59 utc. / Parallel 9570 and 11710 kHz also rec'd, (see corresponding entries below). - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 17 23:45

11710 kHz - 22.46 utc - Voice of Iraqi People, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) - (AA) - sio:322(v) - Arabic content, mainly OM with 'Arabic' music and singing. Heavy QRM from IRIB (Iran), on same freq. / Parallel 9570 and 9563 kHz also rec'd, (see corresponding entries above and below). - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 17 23:33

9570 kHz - 22.45 utc - Voice of Iraqi People, Saudi Arabia (Jeddah) - (AA) - sio:333 - Arabic content, mainly OM with 'Arabic' music and singing. Signal drowned out totally at 22.59 utc by Radio Romania International opening their European English transmission. / Parallel 11710 and 9563 kHz also rec'd, (see corresponding entries above). - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 17 23:19

12120 kHz - 15.05 utc - Voice of Homeland (Sawt Al Watan) ?, SYR (RUS relay Samara) - (Arabic) - sio:334 - Info here obtained from - www.eibi.de.vu - and - WRTH. / YL with Arabic style mx. Also, OM at approx 15.20 utc. and different YL at 15.31 utc, with ID before shut-down that 'sounded' correct as indicated by WRTH ("Al-Idha'ah al-Arabiyyah"). / Parallel 12085 kHz (sio222) also helping to confirm ID. / Full sched (eibi) 15.00 - 15.30 utc. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 15th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 15 22:00

1593 kHz - 21.45 utc - Radio Caroline (rly), IRL (Co.Cork) - (EE) - sio:222 - Unofficial 200W relay, (Caroline only b'cast legally via satellite). / Rock mx, with ads and ID. / Plenty of QRM and fading, but heard reasonably well considering, even on a basic car radio whilst mobile. - (Philips car radio. Standard car ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - (mobile) - 14th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 15 19:16

11835 - 0250 - BBC, United Kingdom - (EE) - sio:555 - Have been listening on this freq. for a couple of evenings. Sig. is very steady with much less selective fading than on 5975 Khz// freq. Sked for 11835 Khz is 0000-0500 UTC. - (ATS-909 , reel ant. - Bowmanville,Ont.CA - May 14/03)
Thomas Moyer - May 14 03:22

11745.1 kHz - 22.55 utc - Voz Cristiana, Chile (Santiago) - (Portuguese) - sio:344 (after 23.00utc)* - OM + YL with MX. / *(Heavy QRM from Radio Sawa untill 23.00 utc) / (?) ID by OM at 23.30 utc / Parallel 15475 kHz heard (sio:121) and also used for cross reference. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 10th,May.2003 )
Robin Banneville - May 10 23:40

4915 - 0047 - Radio Anhanguera, Goiania(presumed), Brazil - (pp) - sio:222 - Live commentary of apparent football game. Band noisy,best in LSB. - (FRG 100, 10 m inverted V - Toronto,Ont. Canada - M1y 10/03)
Joe Karthaus - May 10 02:02

4915 - 0047 - 4915.0 BRAZIL Radio Anhanguera, Goiania(presumed), Brazil - (PP) - sio:222 - Live commentary of apparent soccer game; band very noisy, best in LSB - (FRG 100 , 10 m inverted V - Toronto,Ont. Canada - May 10/03)
Joe Karthaus - May 10 00:49

13855 kHz USB - - (correction) "Armed" Forces Network, - () - sio: - Sorry, my error - the previous entry should of course read, "ARMED" Forces Network (not American FN). - ( - - )
Robin Banneville - May 7 22:41

13855 kHz USB - 17.49 utc - American Forces Network, Iceland (Keflavik) - (EE) - sio:444 - AFRTS News Minute. ID etc... / TX targeted to any US ships which may be operating in the area and wish to listen to US programs. / (I originally caught wind this b'cast via HCDX) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 7 19:08

14272 kHz USB - 20.55 utc - American Amateur Radio Association (K1MAN), USA (Maine) - (EE) - sio:333v - Radio Amateur News. / SIO rating varied from just 111 to 344 and, as usual, seemed to fade out mainly during the more interesting news items. / ID and website (www.k1man.com) were heard several times throughout period of reception, closing at 21.20 utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 4th,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 4 21:36

6140 kHz - 16.10 utc - Deutsche Welle (DRM tx.)-(pres.), Germany (Juelich) - ("EE") - sio:55_ - Presumed log entry - Digital (DRM) transmission. Only digital "noise" heard. / Full sched. 16.00 - 19.00 utc, to Eu. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 1st,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 1 19:40

15065 kHz - 15.00 utc - Radio Pakistan, Pakistan - (Urdu) - sio:333 - Somewhat distorted audio, but OM with ID heard clearly at 15.00 utc / YL then took over the mic from 15.01, but I am unable to comment too much on program content, due to my lack of Urdu. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 1st,May.2003)
Robin Banneville - May 1 19:03

9820 kHz - 22.58 utc - China National Radio, China (Xian) - (Mandarin) - sio:444 - A cracking signal for CNR, (5,9+20 at times, with just slight fading and QRM). / Cyndi Lauper, was singing "True Colors", when I tuned in, which made me doubt CNR as being the station I was receiving. However, a quick check of a far weaker parallel freq 9480kHz, helped identification. But it was the station ID at 23.00 utc, (in various languages, incl EE) that clinched it. / Targ.CHN 150kW - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 29th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 30 17:58

11600 - 2219 - Radio Prague, Czechoslovakia - (FF) - sio:523 - ID at 2219 , talk about Prague and pop mx; signal was up and down like a yo-yo, fading; at 22:28 freq announcements in EE; audio level very poor for following prgm in EE - (FRG 100, 10 m inverted V - Toronto, Ont. - Apr 28/03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 28 22:30

15150 kHz - 20.30 utc - Voice of Indonesia, INS (Jakarta) - (EE) - sio:455 - ID at approx 20.30, followed by a couple of MOR songs and a listeners correspondence prog. / Although the "sio" rating began at 455 it reduced throughout the half hour monitored here, to approx 333 at 21.00 utc, (with heavy fading). / Full Eng. sched. to Eu. 20.00 to 21.00utc, although news and ID was heard before finally closing at 21.08 - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 27th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 27 21:11

9580 - 1200 - Radio Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio:333 - ID at top of hour as Radio Australia News ; while 9580 had a signal of forty over nine //11650 came in at a good S 9. Both were actually heard best in SSB.Conditions were SFI = 144 A = 12 K = 2 with Geomagnetic storms reaching the G1 level expected. - (Frg 100, 10m inverted V - Toronto Ont. - Apr 27/03)
Joe karthaus - Apr 27 12:16

15515 - 1143 - Radio France International, France - (FF) - sio:322 - Strong fading on this transmission from Montsinery ; ID at 1146 during weather reports. - (FRG 100, 10m inverted V - Toronto ,Ont. - Apr 27/03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 27 11:47

15190 - 1126 - BBC, Antigua - (EE) - sio:545 - Talk on Stress and Sports;1129 ID,then into BBC News ,followed by report on Iraq - (FRG 100, 10m inverted V - Toronto, Ont. - Apr-27)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 27 11:33

15515 - 1544 - Radio Austria International, Canada - (GG) - sio:555 - Classical music program playing Mozart's Sonata in D per announcement. As per ROI web page(http://roi.orf.at/english/en_wirueberuns.html) French and German programing will end July 1. Signal from Sackville was of course excellent here. - (FRG 100, 10m inverted V - Toronto - -26 Apr/03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 26 15:53

17735 kHz - 12.10 utc - RTT Tunis, Tunesia (Sfax) - (Arabic) - sio:444v. - Very pleasent Arabian style music being played at time of reception. / Variable sio rating, (fading from "5,9+20" to "lost in the noise"), but a good average of 444. / TX = 500kW, targeted to Middle East. / Parallel 15450 kHz also received (sio:333v.) - (Icom IC-R75 - commtel 30cm "active" ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 26th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 26 12:27

9860 kHz - 06.00 utc - HCJB (The Voice of the Andes), Ecuador (Quito) - (EE) - sio:455 - DX Partyline, answering listener's questions with regard to last weeks announcement about HCJB's decision to cut back on many of the present shortwave broadcasts. / Followed at 06.30 utc, by the last ever program of Saludos Amigos. With good wishes, blessings and farewells from the very friendly presenters, Rachel Orr and Yvonne Kennedy. Along with myself, I'm sure that this show will be sadly missed by many listeners Worldwide (as indeed will all of the shows that have to end as a result of the cut-backs). - (Panasonic RF-B45 - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 26th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 26 11:05

12000 - 2212 - Voice of Turkey, Turkey - (EE) - sio:444 - Program host invited her listners to write an essay no large than 3 pages on the audience's imgage of Turkey. She gave full ID, address and fax number. Not sure if there was a prize. - (FRG 100 10m inverted V - Toronto ,Ont. - Apr 25/03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 25 22:17

15205 - 2150 - Deutsche Welle, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:333 - Report on dating and matchmaking then into Pop Chart review of Timemachine and Meatloaf.Off at 2157 while //11865 continued with ID and then programing in german at top of hour. - (FRG 100 , 10m inverted V - Toronto,Ont. - 24-Apr/03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 24 22:17

7445 - 0057 - Radio for Peace International, Costa Rica - (EE) - sio:333 - ID and and web site given for RFPI followed at 0058 by Glen Hauser's World of Radio ,23 Apr,2003 - (FRG 100 - Toronto,Ont. - 23 Apr)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 23 01:02

7270 - 0048 - Radio Tirana, Albania - (language) - sio:434 - ID as Radio Tirana at 0048 ,then into apparent news and talk by lady. Fair 23 Apr,2003 - (FRG 100 - Toronto,Ont. - 23 Apr/03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 23 00:52

4835 // 5995 kHz - 21.50 utc - RTV du Mali, Mali (Bamako) - (French) - sio:333 (both freqs) - Unsure of content..??? OM conversing with various people via telephone. Bursts of music inbetween, (and bursts of static). / Tx targeted to wAf. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 22nd,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 22 22:15

4810 kHz (NOT 4910 kHz) - 19.40 utc - "Correction" (to V of Armenia), ARM - (EE) - sio:222 - Sorry folks, previous Armenian entry should read 4810 kHz (parallel 9960 kHz remains unchanged). / (Strange...? It's normally telephone numbers that I get wrong:-) - (Icom IC-R75 - Guernsey - 22nd,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 22 21:03

4910 // (9960) kHz - 19.40 utc - Voice of Armenia, ARM (Erevan) - (EE) - sio:222 // (444) - News and weather, (full Eng sched. 19.40 - 20.00utc). ID and mailing address heard before close. / Parallel 9960kHz also noted, with Radio Farda (via Sri Lanka) opening at 20.00 utc, as Armenia closed. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 22nd,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 22 20:15

4769.9 kHz - 22.50 utc - Radio Kaduna, Nigeria - (EE (ID)) - sio:343 - Light music with OM ann. / Quite a strong signal, but audio quality poor (soft and deep), added together with static crashes from lightning and it made listening difficult. / ID heard in English at 23.00utc - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 21st,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 22 19:45

4845 - 0030 - Radio Mauritanie, Mauritania - (AA) - sio:444 - Talk followed by traditional mx at 0044 , then followed by apparent prayer chants,off by 0100 with presumed national anthem - (FRG 100 - Toronto ,Ont. - 22-Apr)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 22 01:01

6180 - 0001 - Radio Nacional da Amazonia, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:555 - Excellent signal, arm chair copy,while SFI = 126 A = 18 K = 3 ;ID as Radio Nacional da Amazonia, followed by advertisement then mx . - (FRG 100, Kiwa Filters, RF System Balun, 10 m invertd V - Toronto ,Ont, CND - 22-Apr)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 22 00:10

11725 - 2326 - Radio Cairo, Egypt - (EE) - sio:432 - ID as Radio Cairo ,short mx interlude then talk by YL; however modulation was too poor to follow talk. - (FRG 100 with RF Balun and 10 m Inverted V - Toronto,Ontario - 21 Apr)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 21 23:36

21630 - 1850 - RTE Dublin , Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:333 - Sports in EE then into presumed Galic with mention of Beijing ,Toronto and SARS; off at 1858;while 21630 via Asc was fair , //13640 via Sackville was excellent - (FRG-100 - Toronto, Ontario,Canada - 20.04.03)
Joe Karthaus - Apr 20 19:15

7.055 - 12 - YB0EDM, Indonesia - () - sio: - USB - (Yaesu FT80C - Jakarta-Indonesia - )
Rismun Rais,SE - Apr 18 18:18

252 kHz - 12.25 utc - RTE, Ireland - (EE) - sio:545 - Test Tx using the old "Atlantic/Team Talk 252" transmitter. / News and interviews discussing the on going confict in Iraq, interrupted by silence and test tones. / R. Alger (Algeria), heard quietly "underneath", esp during periods of silent carrier. - (Clarion car radio - standard car aerial - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - "static mobile" - 16th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 17 01:35

7205 - 00.00-01.00 - VOA, USA? - (?) - sio:555 - Arabic talk and music. Is it in the USA? 7000 to 7300 kHz reserved for ham use in Region 2? - (FT-847 - Las Vegas, NV - 15 April 2003)
Serge - Apr 15 00:38

6310 kHz - 16.28 utc - Radio Marabu, Germany (pres) - (German) - sio:223 - Weekend "Free" radio b'cast, with pop music etc... / Several dozen ID's heard over a period of 30 minutes. / Intermittent QRM from unidentified radio telephones... - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 11th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 14 22:27

5025 kHz - 21.45 utc - Radio Tashkent, Uzbekistan - (EE) - sio:233 - 100kW to Asia. (EE sched 21.30 to 22.00utc) / OM + YL, magazine style prog on art and painting (the audio was quite "soft", so local static and QRM made following the prog a bit of a strain). Eastern style song at 21.50utc, with ID before close at 22.00utc. / Parallel freq. 9545 kHz (sio:311) and 11905 kHz (sio:333) also noted. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 14th,Apr.2003 )
Robin Banneville - Apr 14 22:07

11787 - 21:40 - Radio Iraq Int'l, Iraq, Baghdad - (AA) - sio:233 - 21:40 utc w/ American popular music/ song followed at 21:45 utc w/ station ID /news and info in AA mixed with interviews in EE w / female anchor followed w/ station ID and schedule/frequency info at 21:59 followed by sign off. NOTE: this is the best reception I've had with this station. I have tried for several months to get a decent signal from Baghdad. - (Drake R8b w/ Grove Skywire antenna - Tullahoma, TN U.S.A. - 4/13/03)
Randall Morrison - Apr 13 03:11

6275.1 kHz - 20.20 utc - Radio 3 Network, Italy - (Italian) - sio:334 - Unofficial b'cast of this domestic FM (band2) Tx. / Pop music at time of Rx. / I sent a report to "staff at radio3.net" and received a reply (in Italian) basically saying that the Tx is not authorised and to monitor it over the next few days, advising them on times of Tx etc... - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 11th,Apr.2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 12 11:35

15785 kHz (aprox.)* - 13.25 utc - Galei Zahal (Israel Defence Forces Radio), Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:233 - Programme content not known, but ID heard by OM at aprox 13.30 utc. (Mx - [pres sig tune] - also heard). / *(Note: actual freq may have been fractionally higher than noted here, but the display on the receiver used is only accurate to the nearest 5kHz.) / Not a new station for me, but the first time on this freq. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 11th, Apr. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 12 00:33

11770 kHz - 07.05 utc - HCJB (Australia), AUS (Kununurra) - (EE) - sio:122 - Difficult at first to positively ID the b'cast. QRM from the BBC WS on 11765 kHz was making reception a bit awkward. However, a good ID was heard at 08.30 utc, with an improved "sio" of 133. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th, Apr. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 11 22:05

11530 kHz - 15.40 utc - Voice of Mesopotamia, RUS or MDA ? (relay) - (Kurdish) - sio:344 - Clandestine TX targeted into Iraq. Relayed via Russia (Samara) or Moldova, depending on source of info. / Although I don't understand Kurdish, I was able to detect several ID's. (TX closed at 16.00utc) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 8th, Apr. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 11 20:01

11870 kHz - 13.00 utc - KNLS, Alaska - (EE) - sio:122 - Very slightly more readable than the earlier b'cast, (see prev. entry - Apr.6th 08.00 utc), but still unusable. I did manage to detect both IS and ID this time, but as for programme content...? no chance. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 8th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 10 22:20

12010 kHz - 15.01 utc - Radio Maryja, Russia (Armavir) - (Polish) - sio:555 - Very strong signal. ID heard in English and Polish. Not much reference to this frequency being used by Maryja, but eventually found details on HFCC. (15.00 - 18.30utc, 240kW, target pres Eu.) - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 9 19:46

13685 kHz - 14.50 utc - Voice International, Australia (Darwin) - (EE) - sio:333 - ID'd as, The Voice. / Christian content, incl passages from The Bible and Christian Mx. / English sched to South Asia, 13.00 - 15.00utc. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telecopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 9 18:19

11335 kHz - 13.20 utc - Voice of Korea, North Korea - (EE) - sio:233 - ID heard and noted. (But I'm affraid I neglected to jot down program details. Note that this log is 2 days old, and my memory only goes back 2 minutes, "tops" :-) / Full Eng sched: 13.00 - 14.00utc. Targeted to include Europe. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 9 17:36

7205 kHz - 01.10utc - Radio Sawa (VOA), Sao Tome (100kW) - (Arabic) - sio:444 - Pop Mx etc... ID also heard (similar "sio" rating to your entry Chris). Slight QRM fom Minsk on 7210 kHz. / Also note: Parallel 7185 kHz from Morocco, 250kW, (sio:545 - very slight fading). / 11785 kHz (sio:233) and 11985 kHz (sio:344), also received from Morocco. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 9 01:46

11765 kHz - 08.00utc - KNLS, Alaska - (EE) - sio:111 - The "sio" rating says it all really. All I was able to hear was the distinctive IS. Apart from that, all I could detect was the odd word and plenty of QRM and QRN. Not exactly worthy of a QSL, but an accurate logging nontheless. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - 1m telescopic. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 6th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 8 21:56

7205 khz - 0236 utc - Radio Sawa, ???? (target Iraq) - (Arabic) - sio:445 - Heard Radio Sawa on two consecutive days, with male and female announcers speaking Arabic, with blocks of Arabic music and Western pop music, interspersed with news blocks on the quarter hour. Nearly alone on the 41 meter broadcast band. Makes me wonder where the transmitters are; if they're in the U.S., it's understandable. But if they're overseas, I don't undersand why Radio Sawa was so loud on the band and there was little else to hear. - (DX 390 / Sangean 818; DX440 / Sangean 803a; 100 ft. longwire - Seattle, WA U.S.A. - 7,8 April 2003)
Chris C. - Apr 8 18:20

6115.1 // 7159.7 kHz - 01.55 utc - Radio Tirana, Albania - (EE) - sio:445 + 333 (respectively) - As usual with Tirana, they appear to be slightly off frequency. However, the signal is fair, (these transmissions being intended for N.Am.). / The audio on 6115.1 kHz was slightly "muffled", but barely hindered ease of listening. / ID heard before close at 02.00utc - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 6th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 6 10:05

5780 kHz - 19.50 utc - IRRS (relay service), Italy (Milano) - (EE) - sio:434 - Discussing the war in Iraq at time of RX. / ID heard several times incl 20.20 utc and again at close of TX at 20.31 utc / Most sources of info state this TX sched (19.00 - 20.30utc) to be Sat and Sun only. The Nexus website, however, have updated and quote this to be daily. ( http://www.nexus.org/NEXUS-IBA/Schedules/ ) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 4th, April 2003)
Robin Banneville - Apr 4 22:28

9565 kHz - 23.55 utc - Radio Tupi, Brasil (Curitiba) - (Portuguese) - sio:122 - OM making a passionate speach of some sort, (not even taking a break at 00.00utc). / Parallel freq 11765 kHz also heard ("under" Radio Sawa), and used here mainly to assist in ID. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 28th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 29 00:22

6245 kHz - 19.00 utc - Radio Gardarika, Russia (St.Petersburg) - (Russian + ? [occ EE]) - sio:445 (slight QSB+QRM) - Limited relay of local FM station "Radio Gardarika", (sched 19.00 - 22.00utc daily, but only between March 24th - 30th, 2003 incl). / ID heard in EE at start of transmission. With main content of Tx being "pop" Mx and adverts. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey Chan. Isles. (UK) - 27th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 27 19:43

6240 kHz (+/- 1kHz) - 16.20 utc - Power 41, Germany ? - (Var.) - sio:122(v) - Free Radio "Power 41" Special Engineering Tx. / ID and station info, between "pop" songs. (ID also heard in English.) / QSB and QRM causing station to vary in sio rating. / Although Tx ceased at 16.45utc, further "broken" audio tests etc... were heard intermittently for a while after. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 27th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 27 18:47

7520 kHz - 20.55 utc - Voice of Ethiopia, ETH (TDP - relayed) - (EE) - sio:454 - I had been wondering what had happened to this b'cast. Since it's maiden transmission on the 16th,Feb.03, it has changed from 7560kHz to 7520kHz, (see entry made on that date). / I just caught the end of this tx. OM was a bit disinchanted by the way in which jounalists (the BBC was mentioned) report on Ethiopia. ID was then heard with thanks for listening and a request for station reports. / Audio was a little distorted, but not a problem. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 23rd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 23 21:37

11990 - 2000 - WSHB, USA - (UNK) - sio:242 - AM, with interval signal,came in on top of Radio Kuwait,they did that yesterday,3-21-03 with spanish. They are not authorized to be on 11990.They just moved in. While they were on 3-21,at 2020utc,could hear air raid siren going of via Radio Kuwait. 1800-2100 is the time period for Radio Kuwait in English. - (Uniden CR2021 - Plainview,NY - 3-22-03)
Hank Lukas,N2GCN - Mar 22 20:59

13615 kHz - 16.10 utc - Voice of Turkey, TUR (Emirler) - (Turkish) - sio:323 - OM with sports commentary (possibly football?) - YL with var Mx from approx 16.26utc - Wiped out by Deutsce Welle, opening their Tx at 16.30utc / Parallel 9460 kHz (sio:444) + 15350 kHz (sio:322) also logged. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 22nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 22 19:11

13620 kHz - 15.49 utc - Radio Kuwait, KWT (Sulaibiyah) - (Arabic) - sio:444 - OM ann. with "Arabic" Mx. - YL with Nx at 16.00utc. - Abrupt shutdown at approx 16.03utc, which is concurrent with ILG + WRTH info. (ie. close at 16.05utc ) / Parallel 15110 kHz (sio:334) + 9880 kHz (sio:444) also logged. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable, 1m telescopic ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 22nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 22 18:54

13790 kHz - 1731 utc - Swiss R. Int'l, Switzerland - (EE) - sio:353 - ID at 1759. News about aid in post-war Iraq and other war news. Followed by "Swiss news in brief" at 1738. Int'l news next. Swiss wx at 1751. Lead-out jazz mx at 1752. Full sked: 1730 to 1800 daily. Tx site: Juelich, Germany; power 100kW. Targets; neAf; ME. (Parallel freq 15555 kHz out of Sottens, power 500kW, targets neAf, eAf, ME, SIO232. Same sked.) - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 MAR 03)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 22 18:00

17895 kHz - 1705 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:333 - VOA Africa program. ID at 1729. News of war in Iraq. Followed by f. ann. interview w/two m. journalists about war coverage, in general, and the sometimes political aspect of same. Full sked: 1700 to 1800 daily. Tx site: Tanger-Briech, Morocco; power 250kW. Target: Africa. - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 MAR 03)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 22 17:30

7445 kHz - 0315 utc - R. for Peace Int'l, Costa Rica - (EE) - sio:332 - ID at 0320. Anti-British/U.S. screed about war in Iraq and reporting (by others) of same. Full sked: 2100 to 1300 daily. Tx site: Santa Ana; power 30kW. Targets: cUSA, wUSA; Mexico - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 MAR 03)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 22 03:21

6020 kHz - 0300 utc - Deutsche Welle Radio, Germany - (EE) - sio:554 - ID at 0300. News of war in Iraq. Full sked: 0300 to 0345 daily. Tx site: Sackville, Ontario; power 250kW. Targets: cCanada, wCanada; cUSA, wUSA; Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 MAR 03)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 22 03:11

7305 kHz - 0250 utc - Vatican Radio, Vatican State - (EE) - sio:434 - ID at 0250. Interview with Bishop of Washington, D.C. about war in Iraq. Full sked: 0250 to 0310 daily. Tx site: St. Maria Galeria; power 300kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; eUSA, cUSA; Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 MAR 03)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 22 03:00

7325 kHz - 0230 utc - Radio Austria Int'l, Austria - (EE) - sio:434 - ID at 0230 and 0242. News about U.S./British liberation of Iraq. Full sked: 0230 to 0300 daily. Tx site: Moosburn; power 300kW. Targets: eCanada, Maritime Prov.; eUSA, cUSA. (Site, power and targets info courtesy of ILGRadio Database, using Windows frontend program Radio Listener's Database.) - (Grundig Satillit 800 w/70-ft longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts - 22 MAR 03)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 22 02:44

6135 khz - 0430 utc - BBC World Service, ????? (pgm from U.K.) - (English) - sio:445 - Not real DX, but the only "DX" I've been able to hear above my mother's satellite TV box QRM. But it's the first I've been able to listen to the BBC World Service news in a while... News about the war in Iraq, including a report from the field where the unit in which the reporter was embedded came under fire and they had to retreat, and you could hear the sound of the rounds overhead. Eerie. I notice the BBC website includes the "United States" as one of the target regions for this frequency. - (Sangean 800A, whip antenna - Seattle, WA, USA - 21 March 2003)
Chris C. - Mar 21 22:40

11990 - 1800 - Radio Kuwait, kuwait - (EE) - sio:353 - am, surpose to have been in English, but instead it was in Arabic. Stayed with it through 2103UTC, at 2103utc,air raid siren was sounded over the frequency . seems that Radio Kuwait was being used by self defense force. - (uniden CR 2021 - Plainview,NY - 3-20-03)
Hank Lukas,N2GCN - Mar 21 00:59

8.992 Mhz,11.175 Mhz,13.200 Mhz, & 15.016 Mhz U.S.B. - 2330-2345 G.M.T. - U.S. Military, United States - (EE) - sio:333 all - Military communications simucasting coded transmissions! - (ICOM IC R-71A - Gridley, NorCali - 3/19/03)
Gridley Sam - Mar 20 00:32

9890 kHz - 00.20 utc - China National Radio (CNR 8) , CHN (Lingshi) - (Uighur) - sio:133 - OM + YL content not known, occ Mx. / Parallel 11630 kHz (sio:121) + 11890 kHz (sio:122) also heard and used to confirm log entry. / Targeted to western China. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 15th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 15 00:45

5920 kHz - 23.10 utc - WBOH, USA (Newport, N.C.) - (EE) - sio:233 - FBN test b'cast of their 2nd shortwave station in Newport (Worldwide Beacon Of Hope). / English ID and QSL address heard between test tones. / 50kW Tx, targeted to Central + South America. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey Chan. Isles. (UK) - 12th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 12 23:33

4790 kHz - 01.55 utc - Azad Kashmir Radio (pres), Pakistan (Islamabad) - (Kashmiri) - sio:233 - This log entry 'presumed' only, (95% confident). Somehow it "sounds" right (if you know what I mean?) and also I am unable to find any other listings for this freq at this time. / Chanting with OM ann. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 9 02:05

4760 kHz - 01.30 utc - Radio Liberty (Tajik Service), Tajikistan (Yangi Yul?) - (Tajik) - sio:132 - QRM from AIR? / Parallel 6050 kHz (sio:211) + 7275 kHz (sio:334) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 9 01:42

3950 kHz - 00.55 utc - Radio Xinjiang, China (Urumqui) - (Mandarin) - sio:223 - OM and YL ann. Content not known. / Parallel freqs. 5060 + 5960 + 7310 kHz (var. sio ratings) / (5960 kHz suffering QRM from RCI untill 01.00 utc) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 9 01:11

4500 kHz - 00.25 utc - Radio Xinjiang, China (Urumqui) - (Mongolian) - sio:333 - Mix of eastern "classical" song and music. YL and OM ann. / Parallel 6190 kHz (sio:322 - with QRM) used here to confirm log entry. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 9th, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 9 00:38

6220 kHz - 17.53 utc - Laser Hot Hits, IRL (County Donegal) - (EE) - sio:232 - Lazer Hot Hits (not to be mistaken for Laser Radio) had been swamped for most of the afternoon by VOIRI (Iran). VOIRI closed at around 17.00utc leaving Laser the free run of the frequency. / Mainly pop mx. ID heard between songs. / 200W b'cast for the UK and Eu. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - temp 1m telescopic whip. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 2nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 2 21:55

252 kHz - 16.25 utc - Radio Alger International (pres), Algeria (Tipaza) - (French) - sio:244 - This logging is "pressumed", as no ID was heard. / OM and YL speaking in french. / "Atlantic 252" and then "Talk Sport 252", from Ireland, used to overpower any other station on this freq during the day. But as they no longer b'cast here, that leaves only 3 other stations, (Algeria being the most likely for this log entry). - (Philips Car Radio - "standard" car ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - (static mobile) - 2nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 2 21:33

15360 kHz - 15.50 utc - Radio Veritas Asia, PHL (Palauig) - (FP) - sio:333 - Christian songs etc... (mainly children singing) / ID heard at close, a few minutes before 16.00 utc. / Tx targeted to Middle East and Northeast Africa. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - temp. 1m telescopic whip. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 2nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 2 20:57

15480 kHz - 15.15 utc - HCJB (Australia), AUS (Kununurra) - (EE) - sio:334 - Fairly new transmission from Australia. Program "Sunday Night Alive", with Christian songs and an interview with 2 b'cast technicians, discussing propagation, aerial design, etc... / This Tx intended for Asia (100kW - but only running around 25kW at the moment, so I believe). - (Panasonic RF-B45 - temp. 1m telescopic whip. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 2nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 2 20:17

5935 kHz - 15.02 utc - Laser Radio, Latvia (Ulbroka) relay - (EE) - sio:444 - Opening the sunday b'cast (sched. 15.00 - 21.00utc). ID heard, followed by program - "The Big K (Kaleidoscope?) Remembered" - ("Big K" being a bygone land based pirate station). / Laser Radio should not be confused with Laser Hot Hits, which is a totally different station. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - temporary replacement telescopic whip (approx 1m) jammed over a second shorter whip which replaced the original one which I broke by accident. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 2nd, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 2 19:55

5945 kHz - 15.38 utc - BFBS, RUS (St. Petersburg) ? - (EE) - sio:233 - Relaying "BBC Radio5 Live". (Football match) / B'cast intended for British Forces Service Personnel stationed abroad. - (Panasonic RF-B45 - portable - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 1st, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 1 23:05

5925 kHz - 15.02 utc - Voice of Democratic Eritrea, D (DTK Julich Tx.) - (TIG/A) - sio:445 - Clandestine tx to Eritera, which was unfortunately wasted on me due to the language barrier. / ID heard at 15.30utc, when the language changed for the 2nd part of this saturday only b'cast (15.00 - 16.00utc). - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 1st, Mar. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 1 19:02

17525 kHz - 11.25 utc - Kol Israel, ISR (Tel Aviv) - (EE) - sio:344 - News heard, with ID before end of English Tx at 11.30utc. Language changed at 11.30utc and abruptly shut down at approx. 11.34utc. / Having checked my usual resources to find more information on the transmission, it appears that either it's a new sched for this freq. or else it was a transmission error and should have been on 17545kHz, as gernerally indicated. (Or maybe they use both frequencies now???) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 1st, March 2003)
Robin Banneville - Mar 1 12:47

7390 khz - 1215 utc - Radio Flanders Int'l (tent.), Belgium, tx in ??? - (Flemish) - sio:454 - Tuning about on my RFB45, heard some Dutch (Flemish) speech by a man, and then an ID by a woman (after a short jingle) "er veh ee" (RVI). I assumed, from the Dutch language, and "RVI" that I was hearing Radio Vlanderei International (or however it's spelt). Programming included what sounded like news, with mentions of "Vlamse", "Belgie", and "Wallonia" at 1228 utc, another "RVI" ID at 1222. Signal was clear and fairly loud. There was an abrupt s/off before the bottom of the hour after a snippet of "Man on the Moon" by REM. - (Panasonic RFB45, 10 ft. wire - Seattle, WA, USA - 19 Feb 2003)
Chris C. - Feb 21 10:12

7245 kHz - 16.45 utc - Radio Tajikistan (Dushanbe), TJK (Yangiyul) - (EE) - sio:222 - Just managed to hear station ID through QRM. Then Nx. / 100kW Tx targeted to northern ME and central AS. (16.45 - 17.00utc in EE) - (Panasonic RF-B45 and telescopic aerial - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th, Feb. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 20 23:05

7560 kHz - 19.47 utc - Voice of Ethiopia, ETH (TDP - relayed?) - (EE) - sio:555 (v.slight fading) - Maiden b'cast of Voice of Ethiopia - 20.00 to 21.00 sundays only. / Silent carrier only from 19.47utc, then test tones untill approx 20.30utc, silence again untill 20.38. / Opening music, followed by OM with ID, "This is the English Service of...etc...", with times and frequency. The announcer then went on to describe the purpose of the b'casts (to Eu. NAm. and NAf.) which appears to be to expose the governmental corruption and dishonesty that is bringing about misery in Ethiopia. / An Ethiopian tune was then played, which was cut short at 21.00utc by the close of transmission... - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 16th, Feb. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 16 22:07

6025 kHz - 02.48 utc - BFBS, NA? - (EE) - sio:444 - This broadcast confirmed as British Forces Broadcasting Service, as ID clearly heard when email address was given out for a competition. Main content of program being pop music. / Closed at 03.00utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m Copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 17th, Feb. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 16 11:41

15530 kHz - 16.50 utc - BFBS Radio 1 (pres), Juelich relay ? - Germany - (EE) - sio:333 - Pop music and sport intermixed. Difficult to catch first bit of ID at time of Rx, as fading and music drowned it out somewhat, (!?F.!.S? Radio 1) heard. However, Glen Hauser (of the "DX Listening Digest") and Graham Powell (of the "Online DX Logbook") suggested BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service) as being the most likely candidate for this logging. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 16th, Feb. 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 16 11:30

9990 kHz - 2130z - Radio Cairo, Egypt - (EE) - sio:454 - News at 2130z with EXCELLENT AUDIO for a change! Commentary on the UN Security Council meeting on Iraq at 2145z. Book Review of the French novel "Ports of Call" at 2155z (with the audio becoming muddy again). - (Kenwood R-1000, 135 foot dipole with tuned feeders - Long Island, NY - 14 February 2003)
Art, N2AH - Feb 14 22:31

6185 kHz - 22.45 utc - Voice of Turkey, Turkey (Emirler) - (TU) - sio:541 - Turkish b'cast to Africa. / Having obvious problems with their b'cast equipment. A very strong signal being received, but barely audible, as modulation is way down. - (Icom IC-R75 - Commtel "active" ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Feb. 11th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 11 23:32

11835 kHz - 22.45 utc - Radio Canada International, Canada (ASC relay) - (French) - sio:344 - After several failed attempts to ID this station via regular reference material, I was enlightened at 22.58utc when I heard RCI ID themselsves, shortly followed by their unmistakable (and rather cute) IS, the b'cast then closed just before 23.00utc. I then checked the RCI website to confirm the details, which indicate that the full sched is; 22.00 to 22.59utc, 250kW targeted to Africa via Ascension Island. :-) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Feb. 7th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 7 23:47

7151 kHz - 10.50 utc - Radio Caroline, Tx location unknown - (EE) - sio:233 - Rock Mx and adverts. ID heard before 11.00 utc. Presumably this is an "unofficial" b'cast, [although Caroline are no longer the "Pirate Station" in the North Sea]. Caroline now describe themselves as being "Europe's 1st and only Album Station", mainly transmitting via satellite. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Feb. 2nd, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Feb 2 19:59

11175 - 2015 - King22, USA - (EE) - sio:555 - USB Clg Puerto Rico for PPTFC to Macguire,asking for landing forecast at 2100z - (RealisticDX394 - Miamisburg,OHIO - 1/30/03)
James W.Andrews - Jan 30 21:04

7400 kHz - 22.50 utc - Radio Maryja, Poland (Tbilisskoye relay - Russia) - (Polish) - sio:555 (v.slight fading) - Cracking signal. / Religious b'cast, OM + YL , with several ID's heard. Station closed at 23.00utc and included ID and sched. info. in English. (Full sched. 16.00 - 23.00 utc - daily) - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 27th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 28 21:26

9565 - 2350 - R.Tupi, Brasil - () - sio:212 - Pgr portugues ID local music - (Ten Tec RX 350 - Switzerland - 22.01.03)
De Berti Paolo - Jan 25 20:31

9515 - 2350 - R.Novas Paz, Brasil - () - sio:212 - Pgr in portugues ID + local music - (Ten Tec RX 350 - Switzerland - 22.0^1.03)
De Berti Paolo - Jan 25 20:29

7530 kHz - 22.56 utc - Radio Free Asia, Kazakhstan? - (KH) - sio:244 - Cambodian service of RFA, heard clearly between 22.55 and 23.00utc, with heavy QRM from Denmark/Norway for the rest of the 22.30 - 23.30 transmission, (see previous log entry). / Parallel freq. 7185 kHz also heard. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 20th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 20 23:56

7530 kHz - 22.40 utc - R. Denmark + R. Norway International, Norway (Sveio) - (DA+NO) - sio:434 - Radio Denmark to SAm. and Canary Is. (via NOR relay) until 22.55utc. Then 5 minute interval, with Radio Norway Int. b'casting from 23.00 - 23.30utc. / Parallel freq. 7470 kHz to Asia also rec. (sio:333) / QRM from Radio Free Asia on 7530 kHz (see separate log entry). - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 20th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 20 23:39

15475 - 1830 - Afrique Numero Un, Gabon - (Fr) - sio:222 - program type unknown; male speaking French - (Sony ICFSW7600GR w/reel antenna - TN-USA - 19Jan-2003)
Douglas S. Traynor - Jan 19 19:01

17870 - 1830 - Channel Africa, South Africa - (EE) - sio:343 - Current events, news - (Sony ICFSW7600GR w/reel antenna - TN-USA - 19Jan-2003)
Douglas S. Traynor - Jan 19 18:50

6458 usb - 1115 - Armed Forces Radio and Television Services, USA via Puerto Rico - (EE) - sio:232 - upper side band; discussions and interviews related to golf - (Sony ICFSW7600GR w/reel antenna - TN-USA - 19Jan-2003)
Douglas S. Traynor - Jan 19 11:31

11675 - 1030 - Radio New Zealand International, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:233 - Music: sampling various forms; orchestral, operatic, neo-classical, modern jazz - (Sony ICFSW7600GR w/reel antenna - TN-USA - 19Jan-2003)
Douglas S. Traynor - Jan 19 10:40

9580 - 1000 - Radio Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio:333 - Live sports, soccer match - (Sony ICFSW7600GR w/reel antenna - TN-USA - 19Jan-2003)
Douglas S. Traynor - Jan 19 10:32

9665 kHz - 00.10 utc - Radio Nacional... , Brasil (pos?) - (Portuguese) - sio:433 - ID "Radio Nacional..." heard. OM with "pop" Mx. Must be a fairly new Tx, as I'm unable to find much reference to it on the net or otherwise. - (Icom IC-R75 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 19th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 19 00:36

11905 - 2140 - Radio Tashkent, Uzbekistan - (Uz?) - sio:232 - In Uzbek, couldn't understand lang. - (Sony ICFSW7600GR w/reel antenna - TN-USA - 18Jan-2003)
Douglas S. Traynor - Jan 18 22:45

4820 - 18:50 UTC - Radio Botswana, Botswana - () - sio:233 - Playing typical african music - female announcer - (JRC 545 + Wellbrook ALA-100 loop - South-East France - 18jan-03)
Patrick - Jan 18 18:54

3346 - 18:45 UTC - Radio Rossii ? unID, Russia ? - (Russian ?) - sio:344 - USB only - Playing pop/rock music - Language sounds like russian ( Radio Rossii ? - (JRC 545 + Wellebrook ALA-100 loop - South-East France - 18jan-2003)
Patrick - Jan 18 18:47

11.735 - 0100 - Voice of Korea, North Korea - (EE) - sio:333 - Rhetoric about being forced by President Bush to start Nuclear War with USA - (JRC NRD-525 - Western Michigan - 011603)
David Fleming - Jan 17 20:36

10000 kHz - 22.50utc - Unid?, NA - (Arabic?) - sio:121 - I've absolutely no idea what this station is. / I have heard a "spur" of AIR on this frequency in the past, but this does not seem to be the case here. Also, I had heard a rumour of V.of.Sudan, but this seems unlikely. / The reception is extremely poor here, with a lot of "local" QRM, but I could hear an OM and occ. YL with brief Mx just prior to 23.00. / Any suggestions greatfully accepted. Cheers. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan, 15th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 15 23:31

9625 kHz - 21.50 utc - Radio Fides (tent)?, Bolivia (la Paz) - (Spanish) - sio:111 - Unable to ID for sure, very weak. Fading in and out of the noise, but able to occaisionally hear music with OM and YL talking in what 'sounded' like Spanish. (Also, heard just prior to 23.00utc: [5 musical 'chimes' followed by a deeper 'chime'] this was repeated until the top of the hour.) / Any ideas welcomed. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 13th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 13 23:19

4800 - 1830z - Radio Lesotho ?, Lesotho ? - (Vern) - sio:242 - African music - Is Radio Lesotho back on 60m ? can someone confirm ? - (JRC 545 + Wellbrook ALA-100 loop - - S.E France - 13Jan03)
Patrick - Jan 13 18:35

1530 - 0004 - wsai, United States - (EE) - sio: - Mediumwave, via Cincinnai,Ohio. For anyone who loves the oldies like I do,especially of the 50's,this is your station.alot of Oldies stations have done away with the 50's. They call themselfs real oldies.It's great. - (Uniden CR 2021 - Plainview,NY - 1-13-03)
Hank Lukas, N2GCN - Jan 13 00:53

9425 kHz - 22.01 utc - All India Radio (New Delhi) - (pres), India (Bangalore) - (HI/EE) - sio:243 - Suffering a little from localised electrical noise, but the "atmospheric" Asian Mx b'cast made for quite pleasant listening (if a bit "dreamy"). / No ID heard, but I can find no other listed station b'casting on this frequency at this time (sched. 13.20 to 00.40utc Hindi/English). / All info noted here, obtained from 'ILG.radio'. - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 12th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 12 22:28

6265 kHz - 18.03 utc - Zambia National BC (R2), Zambia - (EE) - sio:334 - English news heard until 18.13 utc. (English sched. listed as being 18.00 to 18.10 [Radio2]). / ID then heard, as language changed to "Lozi"? (Station also changed over to relay Radio1). - (Icom IC-R75 - 30m copper wire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 5th, 2003)
Robin Banneville - Jan 5 18:48

6973 kHz - 22.59 utc - Galei Zahal (Israel Defence Forces Radio), Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:334 - Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" played before Nx by OM at the top of the hour (23.00utc). / Freq. info. obtained from - www.eibi.de.vu - website. / Not a new station for me, but received very well whilst testing an elderly Kenwood R-300. - (Kenwood R-300 - Commtel "active" ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 2nd, 2002)
Robin Banneville - Jan 2 23:25

13.710 Mhz & 17.735 Mhz - 2200-2300 G.M.T. - Voice of America, United States - (EE) - sio:444 to232 - New Years' Day Special Edition of "Communications' World", with Kim Andrew Elliott interviewing broadcast directors from Finland, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, & United Kingdom ! Glenn Hauser also contributed his annual synopsis of international broadcasting developments! Here in NorCali, reception at 2200 G.M.T. on 13.710 Mhz from Botswana was ideal ! VOA ended transmission on the half-hour, however ! Best frequency for remainder of program was 17.735 Mhz from Philipines, though signal was only half as strong as Botswana's relay ! ! - (Sony ICF-2010 - Gridley, Northern California - 1/1/03)
Gridley Sam - Jan 1 23:28

1062 kHz - 02.15 utc - DR (P4), Denmark (Kalundborg) - (Danish + English) - sio:444 - 'DR' one-off special b'cast, remembering (with music, interviews and jingles) the 'now no longer' Radio Luxembourg, which sadly went silent 10 years ago. / Full b'cast sched. 23.15 to 04.00 utc / (Happy New Year) - (Icom IC-R75 - Commtel 'active' ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - Jan. 1st, 2003 )
Robin Banneville - Jan 1 02:49



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