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8820 USB - 0655z - unid, unknown - (Hispanic?) - sio:232 - Voice conversation; either 2-way or telephone; very rapid speaking sounded Hispanic; I pick these up often btx 7900-9000 kHz; usually weak - (IC-R75 rcvr; MFJ-16010 tuner; brass slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 31Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 31 09:03

15315 kHz - 1917 utc - R. Netherlands, Netherlands - (EE) - sio:454 - I.d. at 30. Radio Books series, with interesting WWII era story by Willem van Zadelhoff. Program "Reloaded" at 30. Tx: Bonaire, Neth. Antilles; 250kw. Target: central nAm. (Tx and power from 2008 PTWR; target from station's website.) - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 30 DEC 07)
Bucky Hydal - Dec 31 00:01

6080 - 0630z - VOA, unk - (EE) - sio:222 - Voice of America "World's Best Variety" music. Contemporary music and classic pop hits. Was refeshing to hear rock music on SW! Very distant-sounding signal; unk loc of transmitter. - (IC-R75 rcvr w MFJ-16010 tuner and brass slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 30Dec-07)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 30 08:39

6825 - 0615z - possibly "M51", possibly France - (na) - sio:233 - Morse code; could possibly be French Military "M51" (?); fairly weak signal but good tone on CW, AM and USB -- in the latter mode 6826 kHz - (IC-R75 rcvr w MFJ-16010 tuner and brass slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 30Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 30 08:33

6280 - 2315 - Chinese Music Jammer, Xian (?), China - (None) - sio:444 - Standard Firedrake opera mx, no trace of scheduled Voice of Hope from Taiwan. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:43

6115 - *2300 - R Roumania Intl, Bucharest, Romania - (EE) - sio:343 - IS, M w/ ID, s/on info, into nx by W. Good, much better than // 6015. - (Eton E1 w/ 50'external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:40

5995 - 2245 UTC - RTVM, Bamako, Mali - (French) - sio:444 - Loud, animated, M DJ w/ Afropop vocals. Some of the vocals very haunting. Great signal. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:38

11780 - 2228 - R. Nac da Amazonia, Brasilia, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:454+ - Talkative DJ w/ many mentions of Brazil, prgm promos, romance mx. Very good signal. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:31

4845 - 2125 UTC - R Mauritanie, Nouakchott, Mauritania - (AA) - sio:342 - M talking. Very noisy signal impeded understandabilty. Much stronger at 2300 recheck. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:28

4904.9 - 2120 - RNT , Chad - (FF) - sio:454+ - The right freq is 4904.9 - ( - - Dec 29)
Bryant - Dec 30 03:25

4909.9 - 2120 UTC - RNT, N'Djamena, Chad - (French) - sio:454+ - M DJ, IDs, French Afropop mx. Strongest 60 meter signal at this time! - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:23

9600 - 2120 - China R. Intl, Kashi, China - (EE) - sio:222 - M w/ CRI ID, W w/ report on traffic problems in China. Weak, w/ het on low side. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:18

9495 - 2113 - DW, via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka - (AA) - sio:343 - M w/ DW ID, DW bridge mx. Targeted to North Africa. Significantly weaker than // 5905 (Sines). - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, Ky - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:16

9425 - 2105 UTC - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (Hindi) - sio:333 - Some very interesting subcontinental vocals and instrumental mx. Best in upper sync to avoid some splash from Greece on 9420. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:13

7430 - *2100 - R. Tirana, Shijak, Albania - (EE) - sio:444 - YL w/ ID, s/on info, long, detailed broadcasting schedule and finally into news. Strong, particularly for Albania. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:09

9690 - 2040 UTC - DW, via Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:454+ - DW Radio ID, pgm abt problems confronting intercultural romantic relationships. Excellent signal. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:05

13710 - 2015 - VOA, via Botswana - (EE) - sio:EE - M w/ VOA ID, "Music Time in Africa" pgm w/ African mx. Good signal. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 03:02

13630 - 2010 - China R. Int'l, via Bamako, Mali - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ nx abt China, CRI ID. Not the strongest signal, but very clear. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 02:59

9580 - 1952 UTC - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:322 - W w/ Australian accent w/ RA ID, pgm of country mx. About even with, and mixing with, co-channel Gabon in French. - (Eton E1 w/ 50'external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 02:56

12005 - 1938 UTC - RTT Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (Arabic) - sio:444 - M and W w/ talk and traditional ME mx. Strong, clear signal. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 30 02:52

5745 - 0759 - unk bdcast sta, unk - (unk) - sio:434 - Some cool Asian music, then something that sounded like a German or Slavic waltz? Could not make-out the language of this program. Sounded like a cross btx Slavic and German. - (IC-R75; brass slinky antenna connected high-Z - Richmond VA - 29Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 29 09:29

6350 USB - 0826z - Armed Forces Network, U.S. (Pearl Harbor HI) - ((EE)) - sio:333 - National news updates; election 2008; then an old Motown hit - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected high-Z - Richmond VA - 29-Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 29 09:24

6519 USB - 0818z - Marine nav warnings, unk - (EE) - sio:222 - Was unable to determine loc of this shore bdcst. - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected high-Z - Richmond VA - 29Dec07)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 29 09:18

6175 - 0330 - Voice of Vietnam, Vietnam - (English) - sio:544 - News followed by some info about B-52's in the vietnam war. - (Grundig Satellit 800 - Raleigh, NC - 29 Dec 07)
Joe - Dec 29 04:47

5990 - 0400 - R. Prague, via Sackville, Canada - (EE) - sio:444 - ID, brief news highlights from Czech Rep., into report by W about Bhutto assassination. VG. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 29 04:05

7160 - 0345 UTC - BBC, via Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:343 - M discussing ways to reduce CO2 emissions. Good, pretty clear. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 29 03:50

7150 - 0340 UTC - V of Russia, Armavir, Russia - (Russian) - sio:454 - Older M discussing situation in Iraq. Strong. - (Grundig SAT800 / Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 29)
Mike Bryant - Dec 29 03:46

6020 - 2305 - BBC, via A' Seelah, Oman - (Chinese) - sio:343 - Man w/ BBC ID, sounded like a game pgm w/ live applause. Signal good, a little transpolar flutter. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 27)
Mike Bryant - Dec 27 23:15

7220 - 2345 - VOA, via Tinang, Philippines - (EE) - sio:242 - VOA bridge mx, M w/ clear VOA ID, into mx pgm. Weak and fluttery. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 27)
Mike Bryant - Dec 27 22:57

9030.9 RTTY - 0311z - unknown, likely United States - (na) - sio:444 - Do not know the source of this particular RTTY Tx; Do not have a decoder; I have been receiving this nightly for several months - (IC-R75; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z input - Richmond VA - 26-Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 27 04:18

5649 USB - 0258z - Gander control (Aero), Canada - (EE) - sio:323 - 2-way Txs between control and planes; the planes were inaudible - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z input - Richmond VA - 26Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 27 04:11

5950 - 0243z - Radio Taiwan Intl, Taiwan - (EE) - sio:444 - Humorous progam; poking fun at Christmas traditions, "Santa Claus wears red to symbolize his anger" - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z input - Richmond VA - 26Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 27 04:03

1865 LSB - 0223z - Ham operators, United States - (EE) - sio:322 - I believe one of the operators was in the UP of Michigan - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z input - Richmond VA - 26Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 27 03:58

7160 - 1955 UTC - Family Radio (WYFR), via Dhubayya, United Arab Emirates - (EE) - sio:242 - Harold Campings' bible-based lectures. Pretty weak, but easy to ID WYFR bible studies lectures. This is relayed from UAE to Europe. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 26)
Mike Bryant - Dec 26 20:03

7205 - 1920-1924* UTC - Voice of Turkey, Ankara-Emirler , Turkey - (German) - sio:232 - M w/ closing annoucements, including ID and mention of broadcasting from Ankara, several rounds of VoT IS and off at 1924*. Weak, with some amateur interference. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 26)
Mike Bryant - Dec 26 19:37

13590 - 1838 UTC - CVC - Voice Int'l, via Lusaka, Zambia - (EE) - sio:454 - Australian-accented W w/ Christmas mx and telephone conversation with Hindi-accented W about how Christmas is celebrated in India. CVC IDs. W anncr indicated she was broadcasting from Australia, but most recent EiBi show CVC-Brisbane using Lusaka as the relay. No way that a signal from Australia would proagate that well at this time of day. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 25)
Mike Bryant - Dec 25 18:51

15235 - 1710 UTC - Channel Africa, Meyerton, South Africa - (EE) - sio:343 - Long mutli-language (at least French and several African langs) promo with people screaming the word "Africa", at 1712 long Channel Africa English ID by man, into an Africa nx pgm by W, w/ many Channel Africa IDs. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 25)
Mike Bryant - Dec 25 17:29

15120 - 1705 UTC - Voice of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (English) - sio:332 - W in heavily African-accented English, discussing Nigerian nx items. Difficult to understand due to accent and low modulation, but signal stronger than in recent days. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 25)
Mike Bryant - Dec 25 17:24

17830 - 1630 - BBC/WS, England?? - (ee) - sio:245 - News, this is the broadcast to Africa, movie news - (Yeasu frg 100 end fed long wire - usa - 12.25.2007)
robert - Dec 25 16:35

6739 - 2233z - Andrews AFB, USA - (EE) - sio:444 - Some type of message given in code (?); long combination of letters and numbers - (IC-R75 rcvr; MFJ-16010 tuner; brass slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 24Dec-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Dec 25 15:14

5965 - 0605 UTC - Vatican Radio, Vatican - (EE) - sio:322 - Man w/ Vatican programming in English, under REE-Spain, possibly Costan Rican relay. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 16)
Mike Bryant - Dec 16 06:13

11775 - 2040 UTC - VOA, via Sao Tome - (French) - sio:323 - W w/ ID, English-French conversation, prob lang lesson. Very clear, but under sermon by the late Scott out of Anguilla. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Dec 15, 2007)
Mike - Dec 15 20:54

6240 - 0200 - V of Russia, Russia - (ee) - sio:444 - News of the Russian church during the 1920 - (JRC 535 nrd with kiwa mods with long wire 35ft - texas - 12.15.2007)
robert - Dec 15 02:57

9740 - 1330 - BBC, England - (ee) - sio:444 - Viedo gaming business news and news at the top of the hour. - (Yeasu frg 100 with a stone mountain keyer + longwire - texas - 12.11.2007)
robert - Dec 11 21:54

7325 - 2330 - R. Vilnius, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:333 - World News,then Life in Lithuania and Northern Europe - (DX-440 (Radio Shack) - EL29mm - 08dec07)
John - Dec 9 01:08

9690 - 2030 - DW, Germany - (ee) - sio:555 - global warming?? - (yeasu frg 100 long wire - texas - 12.6.2007)
robert - Dec 6 21:03

17630 - 1300 - Africa One, Gabon - (African) - sio:4 - African/French talks, News and some music. - (NRD545 and Eton E1 - - 11Nov 2007)
James Tracy New York - Nov 22 15:58

17770 - 1500 sign pn - Radio South Africa, Meyerton S. Africa - (English) - sio:3 - Talks - (NRD545 and Eton E1 - - 11Nov 2007)
James Tracy New York - Nov 22 15:54

17725 - 1300 - Voice of Africa, Zimbawe - (English) - sio:9 - English, frequent ID's at 1535 signal SINPO 24343 - (NRD545 and E1 - - 54444)
James Tracy - Nov 22 15:49

15120 - 1910 UTC - V of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:343 - Heavily-accented M w/ ID, long discussion of how the credibility of upcoming elections is linked to progress in Nigerian development plans. Good sig, but audio down in the mud a bit. - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ Kiwa filters, Sony AN-LP1 active loop - Hillview, KY - Nov 18)
Mike Bryant - Nov 19 05:24

11735 - 1850 UTC - V of Tanzania, Dole, Zanzibar - (Swahili) - sio:343 - W w/ rapid and excited delivery in a very tribal-sounding language, mix of African and ME-sounding mx. Signal seems much better than usual, today. - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ Kiwa filters, Sony AN-LP1 active loop - Hillview, KY - Nov 18)
Mike Bryant - Nov 19 05:19

11805 - 1850 - Family Radio (WYFR), via Madagascar - (E African lang) - sio:444 - W w/ obvious relig message, short relig mx, W back w/ s/off ID ans s/off at 1857*. Good to strong signal - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ Kiwa filters, Sony AN-LP1 active loop - Hillview, KY - Nov 18)
Mike Bryant - Nov 19 05:14

9420 - 2030 ongoing - unid, maybe Greece - (Greek?) - sio:243 - lots of music - (Yaesu FRG 100 with Kiwa mods - texas - 11/15/2007)
robert - Nov 15 21:22

9490 - 2300 - VOA, USA - (ee) - sio:555 - News, with web site address voanews.com . The brain drain wed am edition - (r1051b/urr with long wire - texas - 11-13-2007)
robert - Nov 13 23:07

9464 - 2330 - R.Cario, Egypt - (ee) - sio:555 - lots of music Egypt achivements a weekly progam - (r390a/urr long wire - texas - 11-8-2007)
robert - Nov 8 23:54

21695 kHz - 1439 utc - V. of Africa, Libya (France relay) - (EE) - sio:352 - EE. M. ann. w/ disc. of society, democracy. "Voice of Africa" i.d. at 42. F. ann. at 43 w/disc. of Libyan culture. Tx: France (relay); 500kW; Target: eAf (from 2007 PP2WBR). - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 NOV 07)
Bucky Hydal - Nov 2 15:16

21570 kHz - 1508 utc - R. Exterior de Espa�a, Spain - (SS) - sio:534 - SS. I.d. at 10. Spoken Spanish by m. & f. ann. w/occ.mx leadin.;also what sounded like a call-in disc. btwn 2 m. I.d. at 35 again, followed by unusual CW i.d. Tx: Noblejas; 350kW. Target: sAm. Station info from 2007 PP2WBR and station's freq/sched info available on its website. [Follow-up to my recent logging of same station/freq. Corrections and confirmation welcome. Bucky] - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 22 15:44

9715 kHz - 2340 utc - RdP International, Portugal - (Portuguese) - sio:555 - Recorded live performance of m. and f. solo mx vocal acc. by accoustic guitar. I.d. at 56; also confirmed by station's live stream on website. Signal was so strong at 40 I used the attenuator, but signal degraded considerably toward the end of monitoring at 57. - (Icom R-75/100' LW/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 17 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 18 00:09

9415 kHz - 2210 utc - R. Prague, Czech Republic - (FF) - sio:55444 - FF. "Prague" and "Czech" mentioned. Very little mx, mostly as leadins to f. ann. I.d. at 27 w/freqs, reception areas, and times. Signal deteriorated at 27. Tx: Litomy�l, C.R.; 100kW/Target: nAm. (From 2007 PP2WBR and station's website.) [Corrections and confirmations welcome. Bucky] - (Icom R-75/100' LW/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 17 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 17 23:09

6135 kHz - 2242 utc - Radio Republica, USA? (UK relay) - (SS) - sio:55444 - Clandestine. Anti-Castro bdcst. Baseball talk from last night's playoff's. At 58, what sounded like a parody of "Fernando..." etc. that plays almost hourly on R. Havana. Pop mx at 2303. Tx: Rampisham, UK; 500kW. Target: cAm (Cuba. Who knew?). http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://www.radiorepublica.org/&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=1&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dradio%2Brepublica%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26hs%3DPGv (Info from 2007 PP2WBR and internet sources...CLASSIFIED...ha ha) [Corrections and confirmation always welcome. Bucky] - (Icom R-75/100' LW/MFJ-160`0 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 16 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 16 23:15

21655 kHz - 1700 utc - RdP International, Portugal - (Portuguese) - sio:45242 - Portgual mentioned during dixcussion btwn 2 m. with one remote from the studio (call-in prog.?). I.d. at 31 by m. ann. Other confirmation from station's live online stream and freq/sched. info on website.. Tx: Portugal; 300kW. Target: sAm - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 15 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 15 17:37

21570 kHz - 1500 utc - R. Exterior Espa�a, Spain - (SS) - sio:55444 - I.D. at 00. News read by f. ann. Signal dropped to almost unrdbl at 05 in heavy QRN. Tx: Noblejas; 350kW. Target: sAm. (Tx, power, and target all from 2007 PP2WBR) [Corrections and confirmation always welcome. Bucky] - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 15 16:33

9725 kHz - 1702 utc - V. of Vietnam, Vietnam (Austria relay) - (EE) - sio:45343 - News concentrating on Vietnam and Hanoi read by m. ann. I.d. at 07 by fem. ann. Sports and Culture news at 10. "Sunday Show" prog. at 12. Vietnamese mx vocal duet at 18. Signoff at 27. New signon at 30 in Vietnamese w/Hanoi i.d. /Tx: Austria; 100kw. Target: Eu (all from 2007 PP2WBR). [Corrections and confrimations always welcome. Bucky] - (Et�n E1XM/100-ft (30.48m) longwire w/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 14 OCT 07)
Bucky Hydal - Oct 14 20:08

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GRSBXfbYUQFTol - Oct 11 22:44

6350 USB - 0435 - AFRTS, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - (EE) - sio:242 - Two W talking about coping with life stress, ID as "Armed Forces News." Weak, but not bad for only 3kW. First time I've heard this one since moving back East. - (E1, E5, SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Oct 6 2007)
Mike - Oct 6 04:46

4828.0 - 0220 - ZBC, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, Radio 1, Zimbabwe - (Lang) - sio:423 - Zimbabwe (t) Back to back Afro pops, no anncs or ID's. - (WinRadio G313i + 90 & 60 Meter Sloper - Chesapeake, VA - 10/05/2007)
Chuck Rippel - Oct 5 02:41

9760.05 - 2230-2245* - R. Cyprus, Limassol, Cyprus - (Greek) - sio:354 - Classical instrumental mx, W w/ talk in Greek, M w/ s/off ID, several IS chords of Greek mx on a stringed instrument and off at 2244. Good, all alone, very easy to understand. Only on Sundays, Fridays, and Saturdays. - (Eton E1 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Sept. 21)
Mike - Sep 21 22:51

6080 - 0025 - R. Novas de Paz, Curitiba, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:232 - S american flute mx, female anncr w/ ID between instrumental pieces. Weak, but clear. - (Eton E1 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 21)
Mike - Sep 21 00:33

11660 - 2132 - R. Australia, Brandon, Australia - (EE) - sio:343+ - Two men and a woman on a fast-paced "Breakfast Club" program. Very detailed weather reports, including some locations across SE Asia. Amazingly good for 10kW from down under at that time of day. K-Index was at 4 this afternoon. First time I've ever heard this station on that freq at that time of day. - (Eton E1 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Sept. 20)
Mike - Sep 21 00:05

11740 - 1335 - VOA, Tinang, Philippines - (Korean) - sio:444 - VOA ID and background mx. News reports with translations of English recordings, W w/ nx focus pgm, 1st item abt UN Peacekeepers in Africa. Good, but fading. - (Eton E1 / Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 20)
Mike - Sep 20 13:42

9649.92 - 1315 - CRI, via Sackville, Canada - (EE) - sio:344 - M & W w/ multiple CRI IDs, Asian Art Festival amd other cultural exchanges between China, Japan and South Korea. Add another RCI transmitter to the list of the ones now slightly off-frequency. Good, band fading. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 20)
Mike - Sep 20 13:23

4775 - 0400 - TWR, Manzini, Swaziland - (EE/German) - sio:243 - Tuning across 60 meters in USB with a new receiver, when I hit a strong carrier on 4775. Flipped it into low medium sync just in time to catch a man with a very clear English TWR ID and into start of religious pgm in German. Weak, but clear and easy to understand. - (Eton E1 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 18)
Mike - Sep 18 04:20

6255 kHz - 22.00 - 23.00 utc - The Mighty KBC, LTU (Sitkunai) 100kW relay - (EE/NL) - sio:122(v) - I joked with one of the presenters of KBC that I was going to try and receive the station on a piece of wet string. Because he took me at my word, I decided to go ahead and give it a bash. To read my results in full visit The Mighty KBC forum on - http://www.k-po.com/radio/forum/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=398 - I was actually quite pleased with the results of the experiment. - (Lowe HF-225 - 3m length of wet string ... - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 15th,Sept.2007)
Robin Banneville - Sep 17 20:37

6005 kHz - 0330 utc - BBC World Service, England (S. Africa relay) - (EE) - sio:45344 - I.d. at 30. "First day of Ramadan." Prog. "Network Africa" w/presenter Audrey Brown introducing Mike Cooper reading news of Africa. Latest on tsunami coming up. Af. mx vocal group at 45. Report on Indonesia tsunami and how it may affect east Africa countries on Indian Ocean. Sports at 50. Tx: Meyerton, S. Africa; 500kW. Target: wAf. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna w/MFJ-16010 antenna tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 13 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 13 03:51

3350 kHz - 0345 utc - R. Exterior de Espa�a, Spain (Costa Rica relay) - (SS) - sio:454 - Pop mx, "La Bamba" followed by m. ann. introducing Spanish ballad m. vocal accompanied by acoustic guitar. I.d. at 53 and again at 56 by f. ann. M. vocal pop mx at 57. Tx: Costa Rica; 100kW. Target cAm. - (Radio Shack DX-398/100-ft (30.48m) longwire w/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 12 04:09

6000 kHz - 0144 utc - R. Havana Cuba, Cuba - (EE) - sio:555 - Arnie Coro with his long-running "DXers Unlimited" program. Antenna talk at 45. Acquiring old radios for parts or restoration/repair at 52. QSL info at 54. Arnie's propagation report at 55. Beautiful Spanish vocal sung by m. at 56. Anti-U.S. propaganda at 00. I.d. at 01. "News" with anti-U.S. slant read by Ed Newman at 02. //6180kHz with lots of splatter from V. of Vietnam on 6175; readable only in USB. Tx: Havana; 100kw. Target: e nAm. - (Radio Shack DX-398/100-ft (30.48m) longwire w/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 12 02:06

6175 kHz - 0126 utc - V. of Vietnam, Vietnam (Canada relay) - (EE) - sio:555 - I.d. and sign-off in EE at 27. Then, silence until 30 w/sign-on mx and i.d. in Vietnamese. Oriental mx followed by m. and f. dialogue, translating EE piece about Vietnam wanting a seat on the UN Security Council. Tx: Canada; 250kW. Target:eNAm, cAm. [Not really DX from my QTH, but this catch shows that the DX-398 will handle a huge signal on a big wire without overloading.] - (Radio Shack DX-398/100-ft (30.48m) longwire w/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 12 01:41

7295 kHz - 0052 utc - R. Farda, USA (Germany relay) - (Persian) - sio:453 - Pop mx. I.d. at 57. Signal ended at 58, then came on again w/pop mx at 59. I.d. again at 00, followed by more pop mx. Radio Farda "is a joint project of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) and Voice of America (VOA)." Tx: Lamperheim, Germany; 100kW. Target: sAs (Iran). - (Radio Shack DX-398/100-ft (30.48m) longwire w/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 12 01:17

17700 - 1400 - R. Solh, Rampisham, England - (?) - sio:343+ - Non-stop Afghani boogie music! Very lively sounding modern music on ME instruments, some of it with synthesizers, some of it very fast. Songs seem to be on a non-stop tape loop. No voices heard. Music right through top of the hour. Weak at first, but with some diversity reception between two receivers, it seemed to rise up above the noise quite well. Getting to be a daily regular here. Obviously, targeted to Afghanistan. - (Icom R75 / Sony 7600G w/ ANLP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 11)
Mike - Sep 11 14:24

7440 - 0300 - R. Ukraine Int'l, Lviv, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:554+ - W with many news items about Ukraine parliament, ID, into "Ukraine Today" about upcoming parliamentary elections. Very strong, slight audio buzz. - (Grundig Sat800 / Sony 2010 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 11)
Mike - Sep 11 03:10

9825 - 0220 - DW , Sines, Portugal - (German) - sio:343 - M w/ nx focus pgm, interviewing another man from the Brookings Institute, who was also speaking in German. Fair, not bad for a target area of E Europe and W Asia. - (Sony 2010 w/ ANLP1 - Fern, Creek, KY - Sept 11)
Mike - Sep 11 02:26

7235 - 0115 - VOIRI, Sirjan, Iran - (EE) - sio:333 - M & W w/ anti-US nx, report on Guantanamo detainees, M w/ "Iraq Progress Report" at 0155 w/ report abt General's testimony before Congress. Some sort of digital-based interference. Fair, good at times. Regular // of 9495 totally inaudible. - (Icom R75 / Sony 2010 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 11)
Mike - Sep 11 02:07

9875 - 0100 - BBC, Limassol, Cyprus - (Pashto) - sio:343 - BBC ID, bridge mx, ID by M, into news with first item about General's testimony about Iraq before US Congress. Language sounds a little more Arabic than Urdu sounds. Good - (Sony 2010 w/ ANLP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 11)
Mike - Sep 11 01:18

7125 kHz - 0150 utc - Russian International Radio, Russia (Moldova relay) - (RR) - sio:554 - Pop mx with peppy m. ann. News at 00; "Moscow" and "Putin" mentioned. F. and m. DJs at 05 with more pop mx (pretty good, too). This station is a product of V. of Russia, like VOA's specialty broadcasts. I.d. discerned in Russian at 15. Tx: Moldova; 500kW. Target: eNAm. - (Eton E1/100-ft (30.48m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 10 SEP 01)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 10 02:26

6065 kHz - 2143 utc - R. Sweden, Sweden - (EE) - sio:454 - Discussion of India, w/Indian mx at 45. I.D. at 56. Prog. i.d. "Inside Sweden" at 58 .Tx: H�rby; 500kW. Target Eu - (Sony 2010/90-ft (27.4m) longwire; MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 07 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 9 12:40

7190 - 0520 - R.Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (AA) - sio:444 - Lively modern-sounding Arabic vocals, W anncr in Arabic, into orchestral mx (strange mix of Western and ME mx) and eventually what sounded like a W singing opera in Arabic. Strong, slight sweeping interference, less so on //7275. - (Sony 2010 / Sony SW-77 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 9)
Mike - Sep 9 05:32

7182.9 - 0440 - Voice of the Broad Masses, Asmara, Eritrea - (AA) - sio:242 - Arabic vocals, M anncr hard to understand, sounded more Arabic than listed Amharic, Arabic possibly on longer for Ramadan? Frequency seems to be drifting. Weak, but pretty clear, particularly on the music. Nothing sounded like an ID, so makr this probable. - (Icom R75 / Sony 2010 / Sony SW-77 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 9)
Mike - Sep 9 04:50

6973.6 - 0330 - Galei Zahal, Tel Aviv-Yavne, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:242 - M & W in conversational Hebrew. M w/ ID at BOH. Pop mx. Weak, but I'm amazed how regular this 5 kW broadcaster gets out. - (Sony 2010 & Sony SW-77 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 9)
Mike - Sep 9 03:42

7270 - 0107 - R. Cairo, Abu Zaabal - (EE) - sio:443 - W w/ cultural nx about Egypt. Announcement of opening of several new museums. Items separated by small snippets of disco-sounding mx. Strong signal, but extremely muddy audio impedes ease of intelligibility. - (Icom R75 / Sony 2010 / Sony SW77 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 9)
Mike - Sep 9 02:13

7145 - 0150 - R. Aap ki Dunyaa, Briech, Morocco - (Urdu) - sio:444 - M w/ analysis of war in Iraq. Mention of Kabul. Interesting language - traces of Persian, but sounding more like Hindi. Strong as expected from an IBB broadcast, despite being targeted in the opposite direction. - (Sony 2010 & Sony SW-77 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 8)
Mike - Sep 9 02:01

6135 - 0030 - R Cairo, Abis, Egypt - (SS) - sio:232 - Weak station playing Mideastern instrumental mx. M w/ ID in spanish at BoH. Weak. - (Sony7600GR w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 9 )
Mike - Sep 9 00:48

11795 - 1920 - DW, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka - (EE) - sio:333 - M interviewing M w/ heavy African accent on today's election in Freetown, Sierre Leone. Not ad given relay site, broadcast to East Africa. Best in USB or upper sync to escape something noisey underneath. - (Sony 7600GR w/ slinky antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 8)
Mike - Sep 8 19:33

15120 Khz - 2045 utc - V. of Nigeria, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:453 - F. ann w/news of Africa and Nigeria. "Voice of Nigeria" i.d. at 48. News summary at 53. Program schedule at 54. Transmission muddy; sounds like they need to stop "pencil whippin'" those PMIs! Tx: Ikorodu; 250kW. Targets: nAf, Eu. - (Sony ICF-2010/90-ft longwire w/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts - 07 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 8 18:36

9400 kHz - 1904 utc - Kol Israel, Israel - (Russian) - sio:45544 - //11590 kHz w/marginally weaker signal. M. ann. speaking slavic lang.; my guess is Russian. Kol Israel's website lists Russian lang. bdcst. "Israeli" mentioned several times in informal discussion between two m. ann. Mx at 28. "Israeli" again and "Polonia" at 59. "Shalom" at 2000. "Kol Israel" i.d. at 2004.[Also from the website: "IBA FUNDING CRISIS AND CUTS IN BROADCASTS. Due to a serious deficit at the IBA many cuts in services have been made. From July 26th 2007 the only program produced for an overseas audience is the one in Persian. All other language broadcasts are produced only for Israeli audiences and aired via the REKA network." So, it's pretty difficult to match with Passport or even Kol Israel's online freq/lang. schedule.] - (Sony 2010/90-ft longwire w/MFJ-16010 tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 07 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 8 18:27

9990 kHz - 1846 utc - R. Cairo, Egypt - (Italian) - sio:55444 - ME mx. Splatters onto WWV on 10000 kHz. Lang. changed to German at 00 with "Radio Cairo" i.d, then signal ended abruptly at 01. Tx: Kafr-Silim; 250kW. Target: Eu. - (Sony ICF-2010/90-foot (27.4m) longwire w/MFJ-16010 antenna tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 07 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 8 18:00

7310 - 0357 - Channel Africa, Meyerton, South Africa - (EE/FF) - sio:433 - M w/ English/French IS loop - "Channel Africa, from Johannesburg, South Africa in French", bird call in IS background, time pips at TOH and into French program w/ s/on ID by one man and into nx by a different one. Good signal, degraded by some "sweeping" interference, possibly CODAR. - (Sony SW-77 w/ AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 8)
Mike - Sep 8 04:07

7110 - 0320 - R. Ethiopia, Gedja, Ethiopia - (Amharic) - sio:433+ - Horn of Africa mx coming through beautifully. One record started over after it finished. Low-voiced M in presumed Amharic (sounds like a mix between Arabic and African tribal) w/ "Ea=tee-opia" ID. Occasional snippets of HOA mx over the anncr, into W talking at 0335. Best reception ever of this 100kW station. - (Sony 2010 w/ 20' wire & Sony SW-77 w/ AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 8)
Mike - Sep 8 03:49

9855 - 2340 - R. Kuwait, Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (AA) - sio:342 - Haunting Male Arabic vocals to piano music. F anncr with Kuwait ID. Decent signal, but a lot of noise, probably due to approaching thunderstorm front to the West. - (Sony 2010 w/ 20' wire & Sony SW-77 w/ AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 7)
Mike - Sep 7 23:54

6050 - 0330 - HCJB, Quito, Ecuador - (EE(!)/SS) - sio:444 - "Spotlight" program in English. M & W w/ religious story in slow English about prayers for peace during the Ivory Coast Civil War. Back into Spanish w/ more Latin sounding pgm. Strong. - (Sony SW-77 w/ 20' internal wire - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 8)
Mike - Sep 7 03:52

3320 kHz - 2333 utc - Radio Sonder Grense, South Africa - (Afrikaans) - sio:454 - Domestic service. Radio Sonder Grense (radio without borders). Pop mx presented by f. ann. My Afrikaans is a little rusty, so I confirmed this station via it's live online stream. Tx: Meyerton, South Africa; 100kW. Target: sAf. - (Eton E1/90-ft (27.4m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 3 02:50

9330 kHz - 2124 utc - R. Damascus, Syria - (EE) - sio:423 - M. ann. with news. "Damascus Radio" i.d. at 31. "Radio Damascus" i.d. at 37. News with f. ann. at 37. ME mx at 40. //12085 kHz w/weaker signal. Heavy carrier tone on top of both freqs - jamming or lousy transmitters? Tx: Adhra, Syria; 500kW. Targets: Australasia, nAm. - (Eton E1/90-ft (27.4m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 3 02:42

15580 kHz - 1829 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:454 - I.D. at 29, "English to Africa Service on the Voice of America." "Nightline Africa" prog. at 32."Margaret" with lesson on being successful. Ellen Dunbar at 41 w/poetry; feature "African Arts and Culture." Pop mx retrospective (Jim Reeves, Connie Francis) at 51. Editorial at 56. Tx: Botswana; 100kW. Target: cAf. - (Eton E1/90-ft (27.4m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 3 01:54

15160 kHz - 1652 utc - R. France Int'l, France - (EE) - sio:444 - Pop mx. Song "Summer In Paris" at 54. I.D. at 1700. F. ann. with "international news", then immediatley ended abruptly, also at 00. Tx: South Africa; 250kW. Targets: wAf, cAf. [Thanks, Mike for the correction on my 5960 kHz 29 AUG 07 logging. Bucky] - (Eton E1/90-ft (27.4m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 SEP 07)
Bucky Hydal - Sep 3 01:42

6095 - 1230 - R New Zealand Intl, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454+ - M w/ ID, into pgm of vocal mx. Great signal this morning, fell asleep about 1250, no trace when I awoke at 1307. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - Sept 2)
Mike - Sep 2 12:22

5960 - 0800-1200 - CVC - La Voz, Santiago, Chile - (SS) - sio: - Bucky, they may have been giving the time in Peru, but the transmission is from Chile. - ( - Fern Creek, KY - )
Mike - Aug 30 14:00

5960 kHz - 0856 utc - La Voz, Peru - (SS) - sio:43343 - [TENTATIVE] Rel. Pop mx. "La Voz" i.d. at 59. "Lima, Peru" QTH i.d. at 59 as part of QSL/station info. What sounded like the rhythm/meter of a prayer at 0950. Pop mx Spanish rap at 0953. "CVC - La Voz" i.d. at 1000. Due to the lack of information available for this station/logging, coupled with my lack of Spanish lang. skills, I am submitting this entry as tentative. Confirmation or correction appreciated. - (Eton E1/ 90-ft (27.4m) longwire antenna - Orr's Island, Maine, USA - 29 AUG 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 30 02:46

9495 kHz - 0221 utc - V. of Justice, Iran - (EE) - sio:45444 - f. ann w/anti-American rant about property damage in Iraq. I.D. @ 24. Signoff at 25 w/freqs and scheds. QSL info at 27. Tx: Tehran; 250kW. Target: nAm. //7235 w/weaker sig. - (Sony ICF-2010/Sony AN-LP1 antenna - Orr's Island, Maine, USA - 27 AUG 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 27 02:39

17795 kHz - 0040 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio:44434 - Panel discussion of Brit. monarchy, Princess Di, King George III, Queen Victoria/I.D. @50. Tx: Shepparton; 100kW. Targets: Pac & WnAm. //17715 kHz w/marginally stronger signal. - (Eton E1/90-ft (27.4m) longwire - Orr's Island, Maine, USA - 27 AUG 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 27 01:31

15245 - 1740 - BBC, Wookerton, United Kingdom - (RR) - sio:454 - Sophisticated-sounding prgm, including an interview with a fishing sailor in Russian. Good to strong. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 26)
Mike - Aug 26 17:48

15205 - 1640 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:454 - M chanting Q'ranic recitations on the "Holy Koran" prm. Strong, a little less than //17560. Interestingly, the Sony 2010 (w/ only an internal antenna) was being overwhelmed by local noise from the church parking lot, next door. PBT on the R75 allowed more of the audio through. - (Icom R75 w/ 20' external, Sony 2010 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 26 )
Mike - Aug 26 16:57

9615 - 0510 - RNZI, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454+ - Sorry, wrong frequency. The correct freq is 9615 - ( - KY - Aug 26)
Mike - Aug 26 05:43

9610 - 0510 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454+ - M w/ local weather, ID, into prgm w/ W interviewing a young New Zealand Muslim M about Islamic faith. Strong, lit all the lights on the 2010. - (Sony 2010 & 7600GR using 20' internal wire antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 26)
Mike - Aug 26 05:26

15000 kHz - 1634 utc - WWVH, USA - (EE) - sio:35443 - Recorded female voice announcing time signal for 1635 utc. Tx: Kauai, Hawaii; power 5kW. Target: wPacific. Since WWVH is set up to radiate away from CONUS, this signal most likely did a multihop over Asia and Europe to my QTH. More info at: http://tf.nist.gov/stations/wwvh.htm. - (Sony ICF-2010/Sony AN-LP1 amplified antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 AUG 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 20 16:53

7120 - 0430 - BBC, Meyerton, South Africa - (EE) - sio:442 - Strong signal, but little modulation making it through. Clear BBC WS IDs, promo for pgm on religion. Best in narrow LSB to avoid interference from Russia on 7125. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 19)
Mike - Aug 19 04:35

5975 - 0305 - V of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (EE) - sio:454 - Strong signal, though heavily-accented M anncr difficult to understand. Nx focusing on Mideast region, ending with Turkish sports, upcoming race brings 40,000 tourists to Istanbul. ID by M: "You are listening to the Voice of Turkey, broadcasting from Ankara." I haven't been able to figure this station's broadcasting schedule out - not there every night, but usually strong when it shows up. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 19)
Mike - Aug 19 03:20

12000 - 840 - R. Exterior de Espana, Noblejas, Spain - (Es) - sio:344 - Test transmission on 12000 kHz instead of 12035 kHz Paisajes y sabores - Tourism in Spain - (Toshiba RT-8046 - VHF outdoor at 110 degrees - Messina, Sicily (IT) - 15Aug-2007)
Nino Marabello - Aug 18 10:37

7440.0 - 0000 - not sure, Ukraine - (ee) - sio:544 - news of folk music and dance - (Drake r8a long wire - texas - 8-18-2007)
arqe3 - Aug 18 00:18

15.475 - 1733 - Afrique Numero Un, Gabon - (FF) - sio:434 - Presumed- Possible politician speaking to crowd with what seemed like commentary in between. Missed ID but several Africa references at 1800 - (Sat 800 w/vertical - Bayville NJ - 8/5/07)
Mike - Aug 5 20:42

11730 - 1400 - R Japan/NHK, Tokyo-Yamata, Jappan - (EE) - sio:232 - M w/ ID, nx in slow English, many items abt US nuclear forces. Weak. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 5)
Mike - Aug 5 14:13

5910 - 0440 - Deutsche Welle, Wooferton, U.K. - (RR) - sio:433 - W w/ prob nx in Russian. ID. Good signal, but weak het (probably from Columbia) and utility interference getting in the way. - (Sony 2010 / Sony7600GR - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 4)
Mike - Aug 4 04:44

7165.1 - 0420 - Voice of Peace and Democracy (p), Clandestine (Ethiopia?) - (Tigray, listed) - sio:333 - M speaking in east African dialect, Horn of Africa music. Decent signal, but ham interference. No clear ID, so mark this as probable. - (Sony 2010 / Sony 7600GR - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 4)
Mike - Aug 4 04:31

6135 - 0200* - R. Cairo, Abis, Egypt - (SS) - sio:343 - W w/ s/off anncmnts, ME mx upto top of hour, 3+1 time pips and carrier suddenly off at exactly 0200. Good, nothing near. - (Sony 2010 w/ Kiwa filter mods & AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 4)
Mike - Aug 4 02:08

6973.8 - 0300 - Galei Zahal, Tel Aviv, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:454 - M w/ ID, three minutes of news highlights and into musical bridge. Booming in tonite - lower sync best to avoid local RFI. - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ Kiwa filter mods and Sony AN-LP1 active loop antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Aug 2)
Mike - Aug 2 03:10

15515 kHz - 2213 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (ee) - sio:45444 - "AM" prog. with f. anchor. Domestic political news. Immigration minister revokes visa of "Dr. Haneef" who is related to one of the doctor terrorist bombers in UK. Opposition whines; press abets. Wall Street Journal deal reached with Murdoch's News Corp. at 31. Home ownership stats at 35. "Breakfast Club" program. I.D. at 40. (Prog. feed differs from my 31 JUL 07, 2205 utc logging on 17785 kHz.) - (Sony ICF-2010/Sony AN-LP1 amplified antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 31 JUL 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 1 03:03

17785 kHz - 2202 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio:353 - World news. I.D. at 05. Australia news at 05. Sports at 09. - (Sony ICF-2010/Sony AN-LP1 amplified antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 31 JUL 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 1 02:48

15205 kHz - 2148 utc - Deutsche Welle, Germany - (EE) - sio:555 - f. ann introducing pop mx, "Hits in Germany" program. I.D. at 56. Ended abruptly during signoff at 57. Tx: Rwanda Target: Af - (Sony ICF-2010/Sony AN-LP1 amplified antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 31 JUL 07)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 1 02:41

11870.2 - 2350 - University Network, Cahuita, Costa Rica - (EE) - sio:444 - Mrs Scott preaching about God and seedlings. Good in narrow upper sync to get away from powerhouse DW-Sines in German on 11865 - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ Kiwa filter mods and 25' internal antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 31)
Mike - Aug 1 00:02

15205 - 2107 - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ nx, report on Brazilian air crash, correspondent IDs. Pretty good, - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 18)
Mike - Jul 18 21:11

15345.2 - 2045 - R Argentina Exterior, Gen Pacheco, Argentina - (FF) - sio:323 - M & W in French. Clear RAE IDs. Mixing with carrier from Morocco on 15345, but with notch and use of USB it was pretty clear on the Icom. Much more of a mess, tho on the Degen. - (Degen 1103, Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 18)
Mike - Jul 18 20:56

15515 - 2120 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ RA ID, followed by W w/ report on British-Russian diplomatic crisis. Surprisingly good, through lots of noise due to approaching thunderstorm. - (Degen 1103 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - July 17)
Mike - Jul 17 21:37

11990 kHz - 1426 utc - R. Kuwait, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:43444 - Pop mx. I.D. EE. "Radio Kuwait" at 28. News read by m. news reader at 30. email and smailmail contact info given before I stopped monitoriing at 34. Tx: Kabd; power 500kW. Targets: Eu, nAm. - (Sony 2010 on Sony AN-LP1 amplified antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 JUL 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 14 15:19

7245 - 0410 - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:455 - M interviewing two German bikers involved in an AIDS awareness project, brief business report, sport report on Asian Games. Into Newslink pgm at 0415, 1st item on how Pakistani UN peacekeepers have been caught smuggling gold out of the Congo. Very strong. - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 14)
Mike - Jul 14 04:28

7260 - 0418 - R. Algerienne, via Skelton, UK - (AA) - sio:454 - Qu'ranic recitations. Strong signal. - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20 ' int wire - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 14)
Mike - Jul 14 04:23

7225 - 0403 - Deutsche Welle, via Rampisham, UK - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ world nx, DW ID. Good signal. I wonder why Germany needs to use a British relay for this broadcast to East Africa? - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' internal wire - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 14)
Mike - Jul 14 04:08

7200 - 0330 - RTVC, Omdurman, Sudan - (AA) - sio:333 - Man speaking in Arabic over top of Horn of Africa music. 100 kW transmission putting in a good signal. UnID co-channel QRM, possibly Russian. (Is Bulgaria still b/cing?) - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' internal wire - Fern Creek, KY - Jul 14)
Mike - Jul 14 03:42

17700 - 1550 - R. SOLH, via Rampisham, UK - (S Asian - Afghani dialects) - sio:343 - Virtually non-stop Afghani music - S Asian flavor, w/ ME lyrics. US broadcast from UK relay to Afghanistan. Fairly good signal - (Sony 7600GR w/ whip - Louisville, KY - Jul 13)
Mike - Jul 13 15:57

13750 - 1500 - VOA, via Sao Tome - (Hausa) - sio:343 - M in English w/ VOA ID, into ID & nx by M in Hausa. Pretty decent signal. - (Sony 7600GR - Louisville, KY - July 13)
Mike - Jul 13 15:05

9660 - 0740 - R. Australia, Brisbane, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - M interviewing rugby player about how season is progressing. A little stronger than //12080 (242), also from Brisbane. Both broadcsts targeted to W Oceania. - (Sony 7699GR w/ 20 ' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/9/07)
Mike - Jul 8 07:50

9615 - 0500 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:444 - W w/ ID, New Zealand nx, then world nx. Surprisingly strong and clear signal, very minimal splash from above, so best in lower sync. - (Sony 7600G w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 05:19

11775 - 0508 - CRI, Cerrik, Albania - (AA) - sio:343 - W w/ world nx, ID, CRI-logo mx. Decent signal, all alone. Transmission listed for broadcast to Mideast. Better than Dr. Gene! - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 05:15

9720 - 0228 - R. Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (AA) - sio:434, best in lower sync - Some of the cheeriest-sounding MiddleEastern mx I've ever heard, group vocals, w/ lots of laughter, right through the BoH. Good signal, but splatter from Dr. Gene up on 9725 makes lower sync preferable. - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 02:39

15515 - 0159 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:354 - Waltzing Matilda IS, M w/ RA ID, times across SE Asia, short fanfare and into nx, 1st item about new coalition gov't in East Timor, 2nd item abt holdouts in Pakistan. Good. - (Sony 7600GR W/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 02:05

7425 - 0146 - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (EE) - sio:344 - W slowly and methodically reading through the entirety of R Tirana's English broadcasting schedule. Hadn't realized that they had tacked English on to their programming on this frequency. - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 01:52

12010 - 0130 - V of Russia, Samara, Russia - (SS) - sio:342, muffled audio - YL speaking over classical mx until BoH, M w/ ID in Russian-accented Spanish. Fair signal strength, but audio problems and accents made it hard to follow the Spanish. I wonder why they use this transmitter location for a broadcast to S America. - (Sony 7600GR w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 01:41

12085 - 0055 - TWR (p), Novosibirsk, Russia - (listed Dzonkha) - sio:242 - Upbeat-sounding M & W in strange language (broadcast target listed as Bhutan), interesting-sounding folk-sounding mx, probably religious. Mark as a probable since didn't hear a clear ID. Fair on peaks. - (Sony 7600GR w/ 60' end-fed Slinky - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 01:06

9775 - 0007 - R. Romania Int'l, Tiganesti, Romania - (EE) - sio:444 - YL w/ new in English, long item abt planned US missile defense in Central europe, same YL w/ ID "You are listening to Radio Romania International, broadcasting from Bucharest." Good signal - (Sony 7600GR w/ 60' end-fed Slinky - Fern Creek, KY - 7/7/07)
Mike - Jul 7 00:20

15510 khz - 2120 - Radio National, Austraila - (ee) - sio:334 - terrorism news, and ongoing - (r390a/urr end fed long wire - texas - 7/7/2007 there date)
arqe3 - Jul 6 21:34

9990.103 - 2120 - ERTU Radio Cairo, Eqypt - (EE) - sio:432 - 5 + 1 Time pips at Bottom of hour, into nx by OM; distorted audio for the SIO=2. Yes Robin, I agree with your observation. - (WinRadio G313 90/60 Sloper - Chesapeake, VA - 07/01/2007)
Chuck Rippel - Jul 1 21:36

15345.35 - 0145 - R. Nacional, Gen. Pacheco, Argentina - (SS) - sio:232 - Weak Latin mx, M w/ "R Nacional" ID. Weak sig, best in USB to avoid extremely weak carrier dead on 15345. - (Icom R75 / Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - July 1)
Mike - Jul 1 01:49

15425 - 0130 - Voice of Russia, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia - (RR) - sio:253 - M speaking in Russian over classical mx, ID at bottom of hour. Weak, but clear - fairly readable. - (Icom R75 / Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - July 1)
Mike - Jul 1 01:38

17715 - 0100 - R Australia, Shepparton - (EE) - sio:454 - Woman w/ RA ID at top of hour, into news w/ 1st item about terrorist attack in Glasgow. Good signal. - (Sat 800 - Fern Creek, KY - July 1)
Mike - Jul 1 01:03

15285 - 1450 utc - BBC, via Singapore - (Chinese) - sio:333 - Man speaking over British pop music. Clear mention of "Letterbox" and "BBC" BBC-style transitions. Solid signal, unid co-channel QRM, but BBC clearly on top. - (Sat 800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jun 30)
Mike - Jun 30 14:58

-/+ 9990.1 kHz - 21.15 utc - ERTU Radio Cairo, Egypt (Abis) - (EE) - sio:44543 - Hi Chuck. I believe this is your earlier UNID posting. / 250kW tx to Eu. / YL heard here opening the 90 min EE tx (21.15 - 22.45 utc), with definite ID. Very distorted and overmodulated. Also slightly above the published freq of 9990 kHz... / Hope this helps. Best 73's, Robin - (Icon IC-R75 + longwire - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,June.2007)
Robin Banneville - Jun 25 21:31

9990.103 - 2005 - UNID, - (Lang) - sio:53555 - Px of music and YL in lang. Distorted audio. Reminded me of old Radio Moscow B'casts - (WinRadio G313 - Chesapeake, VA - 06/24/2007)
Chuck Rippel - Jun 24 20:06

3935 kHz - 23.55 utc - Radio Summer Meeting (2007), HOL - (Var.) - sio:23222 - Special event Pirate station in Holland, live from the gathering of Pirate radio operators and listeners. / "Oldie" pop music tracks being played at this time, with English and Dutch announcers. / Not especially strong, but confirmation ID, (OM, "Here in the Summermeeting") heard just after 00.10 utc, - (Icom IC-R75 - longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 23rd,June.2007)
Robin Banneville - Jun 24 05:30

6285 kHz - 19.14 utc - ( Correction ) Radio Atlantis, HOL - (EE/NL) - sio:223 - I appologize. In my previous entry below, I stated that "Borderhunter" was on 6285 kHz. It appears that in fact this was Radio Atlantis International. The reference to "Borderhunter" that I heard on the transmission was, I presume, in connection with the promotions for the "Free Radio Summermeeting" and not, as I first thought, an ID. - (Roberts R861 portable with AER-1 "wind-up" portable shortwave aerial - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,June.2007)
Robin Banneville - Jun 21 18:12

76m + 48m bands - Betwx 19.10 - 21.00 utc - Various Euro Pirate Stations, HOL + D - (EE/NL/D) - sio:Var. - Various "Pirate" stations were heard here this evening using just a Roberts portable and a 'clothes line' wind-up aerial, (whilst weeding the back garden:-) / 4x Dutch stations: "Radio Borderhunter" on 6285 kHz, SIO:223 + "Radio Condor" on 6310 kHz, SIO:233 + "Radio Kentucky Int." testing on 6275 kHz, SIO:233 + "Radio Boomerang" on 3927 kHz, SIO:344. / Also a German station "On Air AM" came on 6275 kHz after Kentucky closed, SIO:344. / Many stations are advertising the up-coming "Free Radio" Summermeeting to be held next weekend in Holland. - (Roberts R861 portable with AER-1 "wind-up" portable shortwave aerial - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,June.2007)
Robin Banneville - Jun 20 22:22

17680 kHz - 1814 utc - CVC - La Voz, Chile - (SS) - sio:44434 - (formerly Voz Christiana) Pop mx. M. ann. speaking very fast Spanish. "La Voz" i.d. at 29 with freq info. Tx: Chile; 100kW. Targets: sAm, cAm. - (Sony 2010/23-foot (7m) random wire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 04:14

17630 kHz - 1806 utc - R. France Internationale, France - (FF) - sio:55444 - f. ann. introducing news items. Cuba and Castro mentioned. I.D. at 09. Tx: Fr. Guiana relay; 500kW. Target: cAm. - (Sony 2010/23-foot (7m) random wire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 04:07

13675 kHz - 1730 utc - Kol Israel, Israel - (EE) - sio:35343 - News. Pres. Bush meets wih PM Olmert re Gaza-Palestinian crisis. Interview w/ambassador re Gaza. Wx at 42. News headlines at 43. "Shalom from Jerusalem" signoff at 44. Tx: Israel; 300kW. Targets: wEu, eNAm. - (Sony 2010/23-foot (7m) random wire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 20 04:01

15580 kHz - 2135 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:45434 - Lou Rawls singing "You'll Never Find..." at 35, followed by more pop mx, R&B. I.D. at 41. Prog. "American Gold on VOA Music Mix"; DJ Doug Levine. Tx: Briech, Morocco; power 250kW. Targets: cAf., eAf. - (Sony 2010/23-foot (7m) reel antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 19 04:49

15205 kHz - 2101 utc - Deutsche Welle, Germany - (EE) - sio:55544 - "Deutsche Welle Radio News" i.d. at 03. Prog. "Newslink" at 05 with lead piece about Gaza and Hamas-Fatah conflict. German business news at 14 followed by a couple of sports results. Paris Air Show preview at 15 followed by piece on Amnesty Int'l criticism of Eu. countries for not receiving "illegal immigrants", "boat people" from Africa. Piece on "failed states" (Sudan, an example) at 19. Paris Air Show at 26. Tx: Kigali, Rwanda; power 250kW. Target: wAf. - (Sony 2010/23-foot (7m) reel antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 19 04:43

15120 kHz - 1903 utc - V. of Nigeria, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:45444 - f. ann. reading news, "Nigeria" mentioned frequently. I'm not accustomed to the Af. dialect, and what sounds like a tired txmttr or faulty microphone made the audio sound muddy. Traditional Af. mx being played faintly in the background. More Af. mx at 17 with m. ann. explaining sounds from traditional instruments; audio quality better, but dialect still hard to understand. "Voice of Nigeria" i.d. at 29 and 30. Tx: Ikorudu, Nigeria; power 250kW. Targets: nAf. & Eu. - (Sony 2010/23-foot (7m) reel antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 19 04:26

7415 kHz - 2100 utc - WBCQ, USA - (EE) - sio:55334 - WBCQ i.d. in Monticello, Maine at 00. Program, "Radio Timtron Worldwide". Rebdcst of June 6, 2006 show. Rock mx, Alice Cooper's School's Out Forever at 03. "Skit and Bits" comedy routine at 21. Meat Loaf's classic rocker "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" at 44. Off-the-wall DJ Tim provides running, inane patter between oldiies but goodies. A fun listen. - (Grundig Sat800/whip antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 13 JUN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 13 21:52

9615 - 0530utc - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:343+ - M w/ ID as "National Radio, south Pacific sports nx, M & W w/ piece on proposed conduct rules in New Zealand parliament. Good. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - Jun 12 2007)
Mike Bryant - Jun 12 05:56

9875 - 2340-2355 utc - R. Vilnius, Sitkunai, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:444 - Interview of psychotherapist about importance of rest and holidays. M/YL w/ report on monument to famous Lithuanian basketball players, including online voting and interviews with formaer stars. Strong. - (Sat800 / Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Jun 8)
Mike Bryant - Jun 9 00:06

1368 kHz - 22.00 utc - Manx Radio "TT", Isle of Man (Foxhill - 20kW) - (EE) - sio:33323(v) - Manx Radio: adding the "TT" during the two week motorbike road racing event held on the Isle of Man. The music to the grand finally laser display on the promenade being played live on radio at 22.00 - 22.15 utc, (the visual effects being described by the OM announcer). / This was followed by the regular "Manx Radio" ID and a delayed news bulletin (which would normally have been scheduled for 22.00 utc). The report included the sad death of one rider in an accident during the TT racing and also the death of two spectators involved in the same accident. / This may not be "DX" if you live on the Isle of Man, but it's doing a good job to get here so clearly. - (Icom IC-R75 + "longwire". - Guernsey, Channel Isles. - 8th,June.2007)
Robin Banneville - Jun 8 22:41

9580 - 1300-1400 - ??, Austraila - (ee) - sio:444 - news etc - (r390a/urr - texas - 6/8/06)
arqe3 - Jun 8 18:40

9665 + - 3kc - 0120 - VoR, Russia - (ee) - sio:555 - Misc news items & Bonnie/Clyde poem for sale - (Motorola r390a/urr - texas - 6-8-2007)
arqe3 - Jun 8 01:27

6070 + - 3kc - 0030 - , - (ee) - sio:201 - reliqious progamming in ee - (Motorla R390a/urr - end fed long wire 35 ft at apex 35 ft long - texas - 6-7-2007)
arqe3 - Jun 8 00:53

9870 kHz - 0134 utc - R. Austria Int'l, Austria - (EE) - sio:33443 - Russian investment in Austria. Putin angry over human rights questions. Aids in Africa; "rates of infection over 40 per cent." Doping in athletics, IOC, etc. California "green state" @ 47. I.D. "Radio Austria International" at 51. "Post Box" program, listener letters at 51. - (Eton E1/Sony AN-LP1 amplified loop antenna. - Orr's Island, Maine, USA - 28 MAY 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 6 00:08

9790 - 900 - AWR Europe, Juelich, Germany - (IT) - sio:444 - Weekly program in Italian "Studio Dx #205" www.studiodx.net/ - (SANYO M-1750K Antenna: 4m. indoor wire - Treviso, Italy - 03Jun-2007)
Nino Marabello - Jun 3 09:38

9600 - 0500 - R Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (German) - sio:333 - IS, M w/ ID in German, into nx by W. Fair, but medium het. - (Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Jun 3)
Mike - Jun 3 05:06

13690 - 0430 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:252 - Live rugby coverage. ID as "ABC" Cutaway to coverage of game on Suncoast. EiBi shows this broadcast to W Oceania, but 13MHz band noisy.... Much weaker than //15515 and 15240. - (Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - June 3)
Mike - Jun 3 04:38

17655 - 0330 - KWHR, Naalehu, Hawaii - (EE) - sio:353 - M w/ "World Harvest Radio" ID, into taped sermon. Surprised to find this and a few other transmissions from the other side of the world showing up at this time on 17 MHz. Low auroral activity seems to be enabling transpolar DX possibilities. - (Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Jun 2)
Mike - Jun 2 03:46

11960 - 0015 - Radio Romania Int'l, Galbeni, Romania - (EE) - sio:444 - M & W w/ nx abt Romania, ID "This is Bucharest, Radio Romania International," into Society Today pgm. Good, but noisy. - (Degen 1102, DX-398 - Fern Creek, KY - May 31)
Mike - May 31 00:24

15230 - 2240 - Radio Australia, Shapparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ econ nx, status of Australian dollar, ID, YL into funny story about an Australian housewife. Fair, but clear. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - May 27)
Mike - May 27 22:52

9735 - 0010 - R. Cairo, Kafr Silim-Abis, Egypt - (AA) - sio:333 - ME mx, YL anncr, clear ID. Fair to good. - (DE1102 / E5 w/ 20' external - Fern Creek, KY - May 23)
Mike - May 23 00:15

11590 - 1905 - Kol Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel - (EE) - sio:444 - YL w/ nx, several items abt differences between Isael and Arab League, rockets hit a town in Gaza, correspondent IDs. Good. - (E5 w/ 20' ext - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 19:13

17510 - 1640 - R. Farda, Briech, Morocco - (Farsi) - sio:343 - Modern ME disco mx w/ techno beat, M/YL w/ talk and slick production qualities. Fair, good on peaks. - (E5 in the backyard - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 16:47

12005 - 1545 - Radio Free Asia, Tinian, No. Marianas Islands - (Chinese) - sio:343 - M w/ prob nx, though talking very slow and steady. Fair, just lots of noise and local RFI. - (E5 - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 15:51

11730 - 1500 - R. Japan/NHK, Tokyo-Yamata, Japan - (EE) - sio:342 - M w/ nx, most items abt Japan, ending with "that's the news from Radio Japan." at 1510. Signal OK, but still dipping below noise threshold, making understandability a challenge. - (E5 w/ 20' external - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 15:15

9525 - 0745 - Star Radio, Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:343+ - YL anncr w/ heavy African accent w/ religion. Mention of studios in Monrovia, Liberia. Good, clear signal - (Eton E5 w/ 20' external wire - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 07:52

6080 - 0620 - VOA, Pinheira, Sao Tome - (EE) - sio:343+ - Pgm of pop and rock mx, M anncr w/ VOA IDs. Good, solid copy. - (Realistic DX-440 / Eton E10 - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 06:33

7190 - 0520 - R. Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (AA) - sio:454+ - Beautiful modern ME vocals, YL anncr between songs, IDs. //7275 about equal in strength, very good. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - May 20)
Mike - May 20 05:26

9495 - 0220 - VOIRI, Kamalabad, Iran - (EE) - sio:353 - YL w/ anti-US items, atrocities in Iraq, calling for US pullout. Signal OK, some local t-storm noise. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - May 16, 2007)
Mike - May 16 02:26

6120 kHz - 0150z - R. Tirana, Albania - (EE) - sio:444 - News and items about Albania. "Radio Tirana" i.d. at 54. Sign-off at 56, "Goodbye from Albania." - (Sony 2010/internal whip antenna - Mirror Lake State Park, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA - 09 MAY 97)
Bucky Hydal - May 15 01:30

15410 - 2310 - CVC, Santiago, Chile - (Portuguese) - sio:354 - Religious inspirational rock mx in English. Good. The Southern Cone signals seem pretty solid this afternoon. - (Grundig SAT800 - Mike - May 13)
Fern Creek, KY - May 13 23:12

15345.1 - 2300 - Radio National Argentina, General Pacheco, Argentina - (SS) - sio:353 - RNA ID by M in Spanish at ToH right in the middle of live soccer coverage. Actually pretty good signal, especially with Spain and Morocco signed off. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - May 13)
Mike - May 13 23:05

17800 - 1315 - DW, Kigali, Rwanda - (Hausa) - sio:454 - YL w/ ID - "Radio Deutsche Welle" amidst music and nx reports. Strong signal, spilling over well into North America. - (Degen 1103 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - May 12)
Mike - May 12 13:25

13590 - 1735 - Bible Voice, Juelich, Germany - (EE(?)) - sio:242 - Woman scremaing a religious sermon with an incredibly loud and high-pitched voice. Lots of live Amens and Hallelujahs behind her. Weak, target area listed as MidEast . - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - May 11)
Mike - May 11 17:44

13740 - 1728 - Voice of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (German) - sio:342 - VoT IS in funky minor key piano, 5+1 at BoH. Man w/ ID & other s/on info. Fair signal, but tons of noise.. - (Grundig SAT800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - May 11)
Mike - May 11 17:35

21470 - 1633 - BBC, Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:252 - Live soccer coverage through the BoH. Very weak, barely rising up out of the noise. - (R75 / Sat 800 - Fern Creek, KY - May 6)
Mike - May 6 16:35

17700 - 1620 - R. Solh, Rampisham, UK - (Afghani) - sio:343+ - Playing same long song - lively beat on S Asian instruments with single male voice chanting. M w/ ID, brief talk at 1625, back into lively instrumental with YL vocals. Pretty good, broadcast to Afghanistan. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - May 6)
Mike - May 6 16:29

6925 kHz - 0058 utc - Channel Z, USA - (EE) - sio:55444 - Pirate radio. OM ann. (missed name) between sets of 70s rock mx, i.e.,"Take A Free Ride", at 58, British Glam Rock groups like Mott The Hoople (All The Way From Memphis) at 11 and Slade at 16. Lou Reed at 28 w/"Sweet Jane." Tx and target unknown. Gave QSL P.O. box address in Summit, Pennsylvania. - (Sony 2010 w/16-ft (4.88m) and whip alone. - Columbia Station, Ohio - 05 MAY 07)
Bucky Hydal - May 5 12:59

7170 - 0432 - DW, Wertachtel, Germany - (AA) - sio:454 - M w/ nx, many mentions of Palestinians, correspondent IDs. Strong - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - May 5)
Mike - May 5 04:35

7135 - 0425 - RFI, Issoudun, France - (FF) - sio:454+ - Report on Bank of Scotland, reggae/rap mx in English, M w/ ID at BoH, ns highlights. Very strong, S9+20. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - May 5)
Mike - May 5 04:31

15234.85 - 1855 - RCI, Sackville, Canada - (EE) - sio:353 - End of the "Link" program w/ report on top internet searches of past week, RCI ID, IS, into French programming at ToH. Strange to hear RCI off-freq and fairly weak. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - May 4)
Mike - May 4 19:02

13735 - 0330 - V of Russia, Petropavlovsk, Russia - (EE) - sio:253 - Classical mx, YL w/ VOR ID at BOH. Weak, but alone enough to be pretty clear. Good sign when I start seeing some of the upper bands opening up at night. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 30)
Mike - Apr 30 03:39

15515 kHz - 2225 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio:353 - Sports, talking about cricket. Aussies w/eating disorders at 33. Breakfast Club program. "Radio Australia" i.d. at 43. Targets: As, Au-Pa - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 APR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 29 23:05

6045 - 0526 - Zimbabwe BC (p), Gweru, Zimbabwe - (Unid African lang) - sio:343 - Afro instrumental mx, M talking in African vernacular. Fair-to-good, very clear, but no clear ID at BOH. - (DX-398 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 28)
Mike - Apr 28 05:38

15085 - 1850 - VOIRI, Kamalabad - (FF) - sio:444 - OM/YL w/ reports on Iraq and other items mentioning Bush. ID at TOH. Good. Been awhile since I heard Iran on this frequency (remembering the old days with around the clock Farsi on 15084!) - (S350 / whip / E5 w/ 20' internal / 7600G w/ AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 27 )
Mike - Apr 27 19:06

15495 - 1735 - United Nations Radio, Skelton, United Kingdom - (EE) - sio:353 - Woman interviewing another woman on the plight of women in mideastern prisons, ID. Being broadcast to the ME. Fair to good. - (Grundig S350 / Eton E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 27 2007)
Mike - Apr 27 17:45

11760 KHz - 0240 utc - Radio Havana, Cuba - (SS) - sio:343 - Spanish features , ID - (AOR AR-7030 web receiver - Wellington, New Zealand - 4/27/07)
Brad - Apr 27 02:44

10330 - 1455 - All India Radio, India - (Hindu) - sio:344 - Hindu music and talks - (AOR AR-7030 web receiver - Wellington, New Zealand - 4/26/07)
Brad - Apr 26 14:59

9290 kHz - 20.13 utc - Radio Mi Amigo , Riga-Ulbroka, Latvia (relay) - (EE) - sio:555 - Wall to wall reception of this UK station using the 100kW Latvian relay to broadcast "Classic Album Music" on wednesday and saturday evenings (19.00 - 21.00utc). / A good alternative to regular pop music stations. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire aerial - Guernsey, Channel Islands (UK) - 25th,April.2007)
Robin Banneville - Apr 25 21:10

9420 kHz - 0200 utc - V. of Greece, Greece - (EE) - sio:55444 - EE. Folk mx, followed by pop mx at 05. I.D. at 06 "Voice of Greece". Greek-American parade in NYC info & interview at 11 w/YL ann. and YL spokesperson for NY Greek Parade, ended at 25. Pop mx at 26. Tx: Greece; power 100kW. Targets: Eu, nAm. Sched: Sunday and summer only. - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 APR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 22 02:41

13749.4 - 2350 - University Network, Cahuita, Costa Rica - (EE) - sio:343 - Mrs. Scott preaching, singing gospel music, harmonica solo. Eventually into a tape of the late Dr. Scott sermonizing. Frequency seemed to be drifting. - (Grundig SAT800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - April 19)
Mike - Apr 19 00:01

5975 - 0315 - Voice of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (EE) - sio:454+ - YL w/ ID "You are listening to the Voice of Turkey, broadcasting from Ankara..." into Turkish mx. Booming in, tonight. Great audio quality. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 17)
Mike - Apr 17 03:22

7235 - 0150 - Voice of Justice, Iran - (EE) - sio:333 - Usual anti-America programing at 0150 utc with a "News and Views" program at 0158 utc about Western media and how it can't be trusted. (simulcast at 9495 kHz) - (Drake R8B with Grove Skywire - Tullahoma, Tennessee - April 15,2007)
Randall Morrison - Apr 15 02:02

- 2007 - R Liberty, Briech, Morocco - (Belarussian) - sio:353 - OM w/ ID "Radio Svoboda," back into prob nx. Fair and in the clear. - (Icom R75 w/ 25' external - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 14 )
Mike - Apr 14 20:13

13625 - 1945 - Chinese Music Jammer, Xian (?), China - (--) - sio:454 - Chinese Firedrake-style uninterrupted traditional oriental music. Very strong. Only thing even listed on this Freq is RFA from Tinian at this time slot. Not a trace of RFA programming. - (Icom R75 w/ 25' external wire - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 14)
Mike - Apr 14 19:55

13730 - 0318 - RNZI, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:343+ - YL w/ ID, "Dateline Pacific" pgm w/ report on on-going relief efforts after Solomon Islands tsunami. Good, clear, easy to understand. Thanks to Bucky for the tip!. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ 25' external stealth antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 14)
Mike - Apr 14 03:32

15205 - 1710 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (Arabic) - sio:454+ - M w/ ID, into chanted recitations/prayers. Very strong. //15225, equally strong. - (E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 13)
Mike - Apr 13 17:18

13730 kHz - 0347 utc - R. New Zealand Int'l, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:45343 - Pop/rap mx vocal at 47. I.D. at 53. Island mx at 53. Local news at 0400 utc. Followed by int'l news at 02. Wx at 0405. Targets: Oceania/Australasia. - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 11 APR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 11 04:19

15235 - 2000 - AWR, Juelich, Germany - (EE) - sio:444 - YL w/ ID "This is Adventist World Radio, the Voice of Hope," M w/ some sked info, into religious mx. Different YL into prgm on human water needs. Good to strong. - (E5 / SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 10)
Mike - Apr 10 20:07

15410 - 1945 - VOA, Briech, Morocco - (EE) - sio:322 - VOA by YL, into science news with reports abt space station and Saturn fly-by. Fair at peaks, but a real co-channel mess with CVC Int'l out of Santiago, Chile. - (Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 10)
Mike - Apr 10 19:56

7110 - 0330 - R. Ethiopia (p), Gedja, Ethiopia - (Definitely E. African, probably Amharic) - sio:333 - East African vocals music to the BoH, into man talking, maybe nx. No clear ID, but pretty sure. Coming through well, despite adjacent channel interference from R. Liberty on 7105 (Morocco) and 7115 (Lampertheim). - (DX390 w/ 20' internal / Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - April 9)
Mike - Apr 9 03:45

15720 - 2200 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:242+ - M w/ ID into NZ and world news. Weak, but solid enough for understandability. R. Australia's English service from Shepparton, is coming through with about equal strength on 15515. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 8 2007)
Mike - Apr 8 22:05

3581 - 0801 - K5GAU, USA - (EE) - sio:333 - Testing in Domino EX,BPSK-31,FMSK-8 & 16,OLIVIA,and FELDHELL - (DX-440 w/ MultiPSK 4.2 - EL29mm - 07apr07)
John Brewer - Apr 8 22:05

9290 kHz - 07.55 utc - Radio Caroline, Riga-Ulbroka, Latvia - (D) - sio:45545 - 100kw Latvian shortwave relay of Radio Caroline's internet and satellite tx's. Parallel to "Sky" satellite 0199, although approx 2 minutes earlier. / The px here being compiled by the German Caroline supporters group and simply being called, "German Caroline". / OM with classic rock tracks and nx on the top of the hour. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 7th,April.2007)
Robin Banneville - Apr 7 09:12

11780 kHz - 0220 utc - R. Nacional da Amazonia, Brazil - (Portugese) - sio:35232 - Lat. mx/vocals. "Brazil" i.d. at 22. A couple of m. ann. at 30. Mx again at 42, then all talk. f. ann. at 44. Station I.D. at 45. - (eton E1/Sony AN-LP1 active antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 06 APR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 6 03:05

9430 kHz - 0135 utc - Deutsche Welle, Germany - (German) - sio:55444 - DW's German Service. Business and finance news in German. I.D. at 35. Arts and cultural feature at 45. Ended at 0200. Sched: Daily. Tx: Kigali, Rwanda/250kw. Target: cAm. - (eton E1/Sony AN-LP1 active antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 06 APR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 6 02:12

9495 - 0223 - V. of Justice/ VOIRI , Iran - (EE) - sio:222 - The usual Iranian anti-American spin concerning America's occupation of Iraq with station ID at 0223 and schedule of English broadcast given at 0225 which includes the female announcer's statement that the broadcast is "especially for those listeners in America". (this is a mirror frequency to 7235kHz) - (Drake R8B w/ Grove Skywire - Tullahoma, TN - April 5, 2007)
Randall Morrison - Apr 5 02:37

6255 kHz - 22.08 utc - The Mighty KBC, Sitkunai, Lithuania - (Var.) (Mainly EE) - sio:45444 - Regular weekly 100kW broadcast between 22.00 - 23.00 utc saturdays, of pop mx and adverts. / Heard here whilst "literally" portable, walking along the seafront promenade in Funchal. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable, with 1m speaker flex in place of a broken telescopic whip aerial. - Seafront, Funchal, Madeira. - 24th,March.2007 (B06 - backdated)
Robin Banneville - Apr 4 22:05

7285 kHz - 23.24 utc - Voice of Croatia, Wertachtal, Germany - (EE) - sio:222 - YL with ID, then OM with nx. / Sched. 23.15 - 23.30 utc, 125kW targeting Oc. Australia / - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable, with 1m speaker flex in place of a broken telescopic whip aerial. - Funchal, Madeira. (Hotel room) - 22nd,March.2007 (B06 - backdated))
Robin Banneville - Apr 4 21:39

11970 kHz - 23.10 utc - China Radio International, Sackville, Canada - (EE) - sio:344 - Nice strong signal, with YL reading World nx. However, there was some break up in audio. / Sched. 23.00 - 24.00 utc, 250kW targeting NAm. / Not actually DX, but received here under very basic conditions in my hotel room in Madeira, which was quite "screened" and suffering heavy electrical QRM from the Hotel. - (Panasonic RF-B45 portable, with 1m speaker flex in place of a broken telescopic whip aerial. - Funchal, Madeira. - 22nd,March.2007 (B06 - backdated))
Robin Banneville - Apr 4 21:30

17680 - 1755 - Voz Cristiana, Santiago, Chile - (SS) - sio:454+ - Christian pop mx, ID "CVC - La Voz," nx ("noticias") at the TOH. Strong. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ Sony AN-LP1 act antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 4)
Mike - Apr 4 18:02

9590 - 1245 - R. Australia, Shepparton - (EE) - sio:343 - Interesting prgm on the history and motives behind political apologies. Good signal, but not quite as strong as // 9580 (though there is an occasional strong whistle sound coming through on 9580). - (E5 w/ 20' internal / Degen 1103 w/ DE31 active antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 4)
Mike - Apr 4 13:02

9740 - 1215 - BBC, Singapore - (EE) - sio:242 - BBC news analysis pgm focusing on Mideast nx - M w/ piece about tribal leaders in Pakistan, then YL w/ report on Iranian hostage situation. Weak, but understandable. - (E5 w/ 20' internal / D2935 w/ ANLP1 / SAT 800 w/ whip / Sony 6800W w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 4)
Mike - Apr 4 12:29

6020 - 0045 - China Radio Int'l, Cerrik, Albania - (EE) - sio:444+ - W w/ ID, pgm of light music, interviews with Chinese composers. Very good signal, sounds great. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 4)
Mike - Apr 4 00:52

3215 - 0620 - WWCR, Nashville, USA - (EE) - sio:555 - "NewsWrap" prgm w/ roundup of nat'l and int'l nx, lots of ads, ID's. Excellent signal. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 2)
Mike - Apr 2 06:24

7120 - 0455 - BBC, Meyerton, South Africa - (EE) - sio:454+ - Mailbag pgm, anncrs w/ heavy African accents, ID, s/off. Very good signal. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 2)
Mike - Apr 2 06:15

10330 - 0100 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (Hindi) - sio:444 - AIR's "Vividh Bharati" (or Entertainment Channel) w/ very interesting lineup of subcontinental vocals. Surprisingly strong, a little UTE interference. Starting to fade. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 1)
Mike - Apr 1 01:24

15150 - 0015 - VOA, via Udon Thani, Thailand - (Chinese) - sio:243 - M & W w/ alternating items - probably nx. VOA jingle mx. Weak, but clear - no jamming heard. - (Maganavox D2935 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 1)
Mike - Apr 1 00:44

11785 - 1910 - Chinese Music Jammer ?, Xian, China (?) - (None) - sio:343 - Non-stop Chinese music. At first, sounded like tradition "Firedrake" transmission; later, shifted into some newer musical selections. Never a human voice. Moderately strong, no trace of anything underneath. First logging on a receiver I just acquired. - (Magnavox D2935 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 31)
Mike - Mar 31 19:26

6025 - 17:44 - Radio Budapest, Hungaria - (hungarian) - sio:444 - Interview - (NRD 545 DSP mod. - Hannover/ Germany - 31 March-07)
Lorian - Mar 31 15:47

7440 kHz - 0058 utc - R. Ukraine Int'l, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:554 - EE. R. Ukraine Int'l id at 58. Signoff at 59. Interval signal at 00. Went Ukrainian lang. at 00 w/i.d. Pop mx at 01. Tx: Lviv, Ukraine Target: nAm. - (Realistic DX-400/whip antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 MAR 07 )
Bucky Hydal - Mar 29 01:11

- - , - () - sio: - CORRECTION: Freq on my 28 MAR 07 2347 utc logging of V. of Croatia should read 9925 kHz. - ( - - )
Bucky Hydal - Mar 29 00:55

9625 kHz - 2347 utc - V. of Croatia, Croatia - (Croatian) - sio:555 - Pop mx. Dialogue at some public venue after 00. Vocal mx at 11. Had a hard time understandig station i.d. Verified from online V. of Croatia real-time streaming. Signal degraded to 44343 after 35. Targets: nAm, sAm. From relay in Germany. - (Realistic DX-400 (my first SW radio, ca 1985)/whip antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 28 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 29 00:43

6095 - 0730 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:444 - Hour-long canned prgm about oil production's impact on African development on the "World of Possibilities" prgm. ID during break as "National Radio." Decent signal, virtually no impact from Anguilla 5 kHz below. - (DX-398 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 25)
Mike - Mar 25 07:36

9410 kHz - 1741 utc - BBC World Service, England - (EE) - sio:443 - Sports at 41; basketball, NBA. "Sports World" program. Soccer at 46. I.D. BBC WS at 59. Tx: Cyprus Target(s): c. and seEu. One of the last BBC WS English xmssns to these target areas. From the website: *** "BBC World Service is adjusting its shortwave transmissions in some parts of the world from 25 March 2007, in line with listener trends in radio. Increasing numbers of people around the world are choosing to listen to radio on a range of other platforms including FM, satellite and online, with fewer listening on shortwave. As a result, broadcasts in English to Eastern and Central Europe on shortwave will stop." http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/schedules/frequencies/*** - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 24 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 24 18:40

890 - 0600 - R. Progreso, Cambas, Cuba - (SS) - sio:544 - Lively Cuban vocal mx. M anncr with IDs "Progresso!" between songs. Ususally WLS out of Chicago dominates this MW frequency, but tonight they're barely audible way underneath the very powerful Cuban, listed at 80 kW. - (E5 w/ built-in ferrite - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 24)
Mike - Mar 24 06:11

11970 - 0435 - R. Japan / NHK, via Moyabe, Gabon - (Russian) - sio:343 - M & YL w/ alternating items, prob nx, small snippets of people speaking in Japanese, finally M w/ ID. Fair, but all alone. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 24)
Mike - Mar 24 04:41

15515 - 0405 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:444 - YL w/ ID, "Grandstand" pgm about Australian sports, including yacht racing, diving competitions, and rugby. Strong. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 24)
Mike - Mar 24 04:11

7465 - 0355 - R Tirana, Shijak, Albania - (EE) - sio:343 - YL discussing Albania in the context of European politics, M w/ ID, into somber orchestral mx (NA?). Off mid-music at 0358. Good signal. - ( E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 24)
Mike - Mar 24 04:05

7345 - 0055 - R. Prague, Litomysl, Czech Republic - (EE) - sio:444 - YL w/ interview abt surgical robots in Czech Rep on "Panorama" pgm, IDs, freqs and sked, into brief pop mx, horn IS, Spanish ID, and suddenly off at 2357. Strong signal. - (Sony 6800W - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 23)
Mike - Mar 22 23:58

11735 - 2000 - R. Tanzania , Zanzibar, Tanzania - (Swahili) - sio:343 - Coming in very strong, today. Strange mx, cross between African and ME, YL w/ ID in Swahili at the top of the hour. - (Degen 1103 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 22)
Mike - Mar 22 20:26

9760 - 1225 - VOA, via Tinang, Philippines - (EE) - sio:444 - VOA News, Sports, including both cricket and NBA scores, This Day in History. Strong signal. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 21)
Mike - Mar 21 12:40

9570 kHz - 1350z - China R. Int'l, China - (EE) - sio:554 - Finance and business news at 50. Corporate news at 53. "Biz China" program ended at 54. "English Service of China Radio International" i.d. at 55. Yuang Liu f. ann. Ended abruptly at 57. TX: Cuba relay. Target: nAm. IC R-75/100-ft longwire. - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 20 16:16

11675 kHz - 1240z - R. Netherlands, Netherlands - (EE) - sio:554 - English. Good signal from Bonaire Netherlands Antilles. "R. Netherlands, The Dutch International Service" i.d. at 57. Signoff at 57. Target: nAm. - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 20 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 20 14:05

11670 - 2220z - R. Nacionale de Venezuela, Venezuela - (SS) - sio:53444 - Spanish. "Radio de Nacionale de Venezuela" at 20. Mx interlude. Another i.d. at 22. Lots of i.d.s! Geoge Bush mentioned at 25, probably a political rant. Mx at 30 with i.d. May be a Cuba relay. Sign off at 58 "Radio Nacionale, Caracas". - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 20 04:26

7405 - 0020 - VOA, via Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:222 - M w/ VOA ID, promo mx. Very weak and suffering splash from WBCQ from above and Bulgaria from below. - (Grundig Sat 800 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20 )
Mike - Mar 20 00:26

7200 - 0005 - Chinese Music Jammer, Xian (?), China - (- -) - sio:322 - Chinese firedrake-style jamming, probably to jam VOA Tibetan transmission out of Udon Thani, Thailand. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike - Mar 20 00:09

7105 - 2350 - R Romania Int'l, Tiganesti, Romania - (EE) - sio:333 - M w/ ID, freqs and sked info. Fair, but w/ ham interference. - (Sat 800 / Sony 6800W - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 19)
Mike - Mar 19 23:55

11950 - 2340 - R Cairo, Abu Zaabal - (EEq) - sio:442 - W w/ ID, into pgm of ME vocal mx. Music transmission seems much clearer than audio portions, which seem very soft and hardly understandable. - (Eton E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 19 )
Mike - Mar 19 23:47

12025 - 1835 - VOA, Briech, Morocco - (listed Azeri) - sio:454 - W w/ nx, audio clips of GW Bush, VOA melody ID. Booming in on a rainy day. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 19)
Mike - Mar 19 18:48

11690 kHz - 2130z - Deutche Welle Radio, Germany - (EE) - sio:554 - Sports at 30. Sporting highlights at 42. Inspired Minds at 45 w/Brendan O'Shea; muslim author, book The Reluctant Fundamentalist; ended at 57. New bdcst times at 57. Signoff at 58, leadout mx sitar. Tx: Kigali, Rwanda; power 250kW Target: wAf. - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 MAR07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 18 22:01

6145 - 0820 - R. Japan / NHK, Tokyo-Yamata, Japan - (Russian) - sio:444 - Standard NHK format, only in Russian, M & W w/ talk, W giggling politely, IDs and female Japanese pop vocals. Good signal. - (Eton E5 w/ 30' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 18)
Mike - Mar 18 08:30

5995 - 0800 - R Australia, Brandon, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - Waltzing Matilda IS, W w/ s/on ID. Into world nx by M. Fair and clear. - (Eton E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 18)
Mike - Mar 18 08:14

9870 - 0740 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:343 - Canned prgm produced in US, "A World of Possibilities" involving interview with religious leaders about the Abrahamic movement, stressing the commonalities between Christians, Jews and Muslims. W w/ RNZI ID at 0759 and off suddenly. Back a few minutes after 0800 w/ M reading NZ and Pacific news, transmitter continuing to cut in and out. - (Eton E5 w/ 20' internal / Sat800 / 6800W - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 18)
Mike - Mar 18 08:11

9660 - 0730 - R. Australia, Brandon, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - W w/ ID, report, w/ interviews, abt Australian motor racing, and pigeon training down under. Decent signal, far better on the Sat800 than any other receiver. Listed at only 10kW. - (Sat 800 / E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 18 )
Mike - Mar 18 07:37

7225 - 0036 - IRIB Tehran, Tehran, Iran - (SS) - sio:343 - Recitations, M w/ nx, ID in Spanish. Fair, but clear alone. - (Sony 6800W w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 18)
Mike - Mar 18 00:39

15420 - 1655 - BBC, via Seychelles - (EE) - sio:232 - M w/ soccer and cricket scores, ID. Off suddenly at 1659. Very weak, only bouncing above the background noise periodically. Totally lost in the noise in the Sat800, but voice audio up over the noise much more on the Sony6800W. - (Grundig Sat800 / Sony 6800W - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 17)
Mike - Mar 17 17:01

17660 - 1545 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (FF) - sio:333 - YL w/ talk, ID in French. Decent signal, but Co-channel interference, possibly African music jammer probably in Moyabi. - (Grundig Sat 800 - Fern Creekm KY - Mar 17)
Mike - Mar 17 16:52

15680 - 1635 - CVC In'tl, Wertachtel, Germany - (EE) - sio:343 - W w/ pgm greetings and urging listeners to listen to upcoming pgm, W in Aussie-accented English, M w/ ID and address for Africa pgm. Decent on peaks, but periodically slipping below rising noise. - (Sony 6800W w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 17)
Mike - Mar 17 16:39

15370 - 1620 - R. Rebelde, Havana, Cuba - (SS) - sio:555 - W w/ prgm of Latin vocals, canned ID by M, more traditional Cuban and Spanish vocals. Local-quality signal. - (Grundig Sat800 / Sony 6800W - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 17)
Mike - Mar 17 16:25

17525 - 1530 - V of Greece, Avlis (?), Greece - (Greek) - sio:343 - W w/ endless talk, sometimes voices of others heard, but mainly her just talking away in Greek. No 19 meter //'s detected. Decent signal, lots of noise is biggest problem . - ( Grundig Sat800 / Eton E5 / Degen 1103 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 17)
Mike - Mar 17 16:03

7160 - 0150 - VOIRI, Sirjan, Iran - (EE) - sio:423 - M in English w/ multiple nx/commentary-type items about Iran right to peaceful nuclear energy, Isolation of US policy, support for Iran high among third world and non-aligned nations, overall failure of US mideast policy. Heavy amateur interference, from slightly below. - (Icom R75 / Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 17)
Mike - Mar 17 02:05

15265 kHz - 1402z - R. Solh, USA - (Pashto/Dari) - sio:55444 - "Peace Radio". Clandestine. "U.S. military PsyOp". Pop mx, vocals, non-english. Signal degraded to 34232 at 31. Degradation stopped at 37. Instrumental music at 38. M. ann. occ. between mx pieces. Ended at 1500. Tx: Rampisham Uk; pwr 500kw. Target: Afghanistan. Info from:http://www.users.waitrose.com/~bdxc/mideast.pdf. [I know it's difficult to think of a clandestine station putting out 500kw, but that's what I came up with. Definitely not your father's clandestine radio! Comments/corrections welcome. Bucky] - (Icom R75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 15 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 15 16:23

9870 - 0905 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:342 - M w/ local New Zealand nx, including report on largest squid ever being caught by NZ fishermen in Antartica. NZ wx report at :15. Fair, not lots of noise. - (Grundig Sat800 / Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 13)
Mike - Mar 13 09:17

7125 - 2330 - R. Conakry, Conakry, Guinea - (FF) - sio:444 - Impressive collection of Afro-melodies. M w/ "Ici Conakry" ID. Signal booming in early, starting to slightly fade. - (Icom R75 / Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar12)
Mike - Mar 12 23:51

6139.7 - 0220 - R. Lider, Bogota, Columbia - (SS) - sio:343 - Light Latin vocals. M w/ clear "Radio Lider" IDs in between songs. Seems stronger than usual, pretty clear. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ AN-LP1 active loop - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 12)
Mike - Mar 12 02:37

3455 kHz USB - 0041z - New York Center, USA - (EE) - sio:534 - New York Center airways handling wx to and from commercial airliners. Receiving position reports and handing aircraft off to Gander and Miami airways on primary and secondary HF freqs. I.D. "Delta 681, New York" at 42. Calls to and from various aircraft followed. New York sent wx report to American 62 at 0111. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on 100-ft (30.48) longwire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 12 01:17

12085 - 2115 - R. Damascus, Adra, Syria - (EE) - sio:232 - Low-voiced YL w/ ME nx, ID "This is R. Damascus" Real weak, difficult to understand, some splash from VOA's French service from Botswana on 12080. - (DE 1103 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 10)
Mike - Mar 10 20:24

15435 - 1510 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:343 - M w/ Qu'ranic recitations. Good and alone. - (Sony SW77 / Eton E5 / Degen 1103 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 10)
Mike - Mar 10 15:19

15410 - 1500 - R Farda, Woofferton, England - (Farsi) - sio:333 - Mix of Persian and US pop mx, YL anncr w/ frequent "R. Farda" IDs. Not too strong and w/ unid co-channel interference. - (Sony SW77 / Eton E5 / Degen 1103 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 10)
Mike - Mar 10 15:16

7415.0khz - 2300z - WBCQ, USA - (EE) - sio:434 - Rock music in the "Fred Flintstone's Music Show". Nice tunes plus talk about the lousy propagation, and off the cuff comments on the need for 3 phase power for their transmitters. Quite entertaining! Worth tuning in. - (FT767gx + random wire - Milwaukee, WI USA - 3/8/07)
John K9RZZ - Mar 10 09:22

7440 kHz - 0100 utc - R. Ukraine Int'l, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:55555 - I.D. "Radio Ukraine International" at 01. News at 01; EU membership, missle defense in Poland, Netherlands increasing investment in Ukraine. News ended at 05. "The Roots" program about Ukrainian culture at 05, intoduced by pleasant-sounding f. ann.; feature on poet and Ukrainian patriot Taras Shevchenko. Example of beautiful chorale music followed, and operatic piece at 22.; solo piece by f. singer at 27, based on Shevchenko's poems. Reading of one of his poems at 31. And another at 33, w/mx accompaniment . Feature ended at 35. I.D. "Radio Ukraine Internationall" at 36. Signal degraded to 55343 after 30. Targets: nAm; As. - (Grundig Satillit 800 on 100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 10 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 10 01:55

6300 kHz - 2218 utc - R. Nacional de la R.A.S.D., Western Sahara - (Arabic) - sio:55444 - R. Nacional de la Republica Arabe Saharui Democratica. Clandestine. Arabic text spoken by m. reader. At 18 a m. ann. speaking. F. ann. at 26. ME pop mx at 29. Rapid Arabic by m. reader at 33. I.D. at 37. Stringed intrument w/Arabic vocal at 53. Went to Spanish by m. ann. at 2300. I.D. at 01 by m. ann. followed by western pop mx. M. and f. in brief exchange at 07. Signal degraded to 44333 after 2300 with noise and deep fades. My QTH right on the grey line during this monitoring session. Thanks to my good friend Robin B. for this tip. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR on Sony AN-LP1 active loop antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 09 MAR)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 9 23:13

9580 - 2227 - Africa No. 1?, Gabon - (French) - sio:333 - African accented French by man and Afro-pop, high life sounding music here, presume it�s Africa No. 1, didn�t hear an ID though. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA - USA - 3 March)
chris - Mar 9 15:53

9765 - 2237 - Radio Exterior de Espana, Costa Rica - (Spanish) - sio:243 - Soccer game or other sporting even in Spanish, very weak, listed as R. Ext. de Espana�s sce. to Central America. Same pgm. also on 9630 khz. (sio 434), which is listed as R. Ext.�s sce. to North America. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA - USA - 3 March)
chris - Mar 9 15:51

6030 - 2237 - CFVP, Canada, Calgary - (EE) - sio:344 - Calgary�s AM country station�s shortwave relay coming in well, albeit with fading. ID�s �Classic Country AM 10-60�. Man on phone won a drawing for a contest, his prize was a gift certificate to the Calgary Co-op. Mention of an upcoming show in Nanton, Alberta. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA - USA - 3 March)
chris - Mar 9 15:48

6160 - 2141 - CKZU, Canada, Vancouver - (EE) - sio:555 - CBC British Columbia with the D.N.T.O. program, woman anncr. had her father sing part of the song �The Great Pretender� as part of a contest. Read somewhere that this 49 meter service was gone � well, it�s definitely still on the air. - (DX390/818, 25 ft. wire - WA - USA - 3 March)
chris - Mar 9 15:43

9690 - 1424 - All India Radio, India, Bangalore - (EE) - sio:242 - South Asian violin (sarod?) and tabla, lots of fading, but no QRM from other stations. Hrd. a man speak English� �Good bye for now� Continent� economic development...� and talk of tax collection. More sarod and tabla at 1432. Listed as All India Radio�s English service to SE Asia. - (DX390/818, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 25 Feb)
chris - Mar 9 15:17

6120 - 1512 - V. Of Turkey, Turkey - (Arabic) - sio:445 - Woman speaking what sounded like Arabic with mentions of Medina, Iran, and Ankara. Then a man mentioned �Turkiye� and �democrati�. Listed as Turkey�s Arabic sce. to Asia. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA - USA - 22 Feb)
chris - Mar 9 15:13

3927.15 - 19.05 utc - Cupid Radio, HOL - (EE/NL) - sio:333 - A popular Dutch pirate station, with 2 other well known Dutch pirates (Antonio Radio and Radio Whitesnake) joining Cupid in the studio for a live broadcast of rock music and listener reports, etc... / A real party atmosphere being achieved by these 3 pirates, who collectively call themselves "The 3 Musketeers". / QSY'd slightly down in frequency to 3925.2 kHz at 20.20 utc, in an attempt to avoid QRM from UK based pirate operator "The Bogus Man", who began his own transmission on 3931.3 kHz at around 20.00 utc. - (Icom IC-R75 - longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 8th,March.2007)
Robin Banneville - Mar 8 22:39

6005 kHz - 0340 utc - BBC World Service, England - (EE) - sio:443 - African news and mx. BBC Africa Service. "BBC's Network Africa" i.d. at 49. African sports at 50. News at 00. Tx: South Africa. Target: Af. - (Grundig Satillit 800/100-ft (30.48m) longwire. Sony 7600GR/Sony AN-LP1 active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 08 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 8 04:10

6110 - 0155 - RAI Int'l, via Ascension Island - (Italian) - sio:444 - M & YL w/ ID, mention of broadcasting to Latin Americac, talk about Italy, M w/ discussion of Juliani's candidacy for the US Presidency. Good, very clear. - (Sony 7600G w/ AN-LP1 active loop - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 8)
Mike - Mar 8 02:05

11640 - 0050 - R. Taiwan Int'l, Kouhu, Taiwan - (Mandarin) - sio:444 - M w/ talk in Slow Mandarin. Dramatic presentation, with background mx. Listed as Taiwan Network (0000 - 0500) Very strong for listed 100 kW. Some fainter co-channel Chinese, probably jamming. //11885 about the same with no audible jamming. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek - Mar 8)
Mike - Mar 8 01:06

7440 - 0105 - R. Ukraine Int'l, Mikolayiv, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:242 - YL w/ Ukrainian nx until :10 after, then M w/ ID into talk abt Ukraine. Alone, but weak and hard to understand. - (Eton E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 7 )
Mike - Mar 7 01:17

9445 - 2115 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (EE) - sio:343 - Long musical piece with the strangest vocals I've ever heard, YL w/ ID, into interview betw 2 men about political stability in S Asia. Signal decent, better on the music, as if the voice modulation is low. //11620 much stronger, but audio distorting. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 6)
Mike - Mar 6 21:28

7545 - 0430 - KOL, Israel - (EE) - sio:444 - Station ID at 0430 followed by local/regional news. Excellent signal at this time. - (Drake R8B w/ Grove Skywire - Tullahoma, Tennessee - Mar. 6, 2007)
Randall Morrison - Mar 6 04:36

7425 - 0040 - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (Albanian) - sio:343 - M talking, many mentions of Tirana. YL w/ ID at 0045. Not the strongest signal, but clear and all alone - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 6)
Mike - Mar 6 00:50

15515 kHz - 2240 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio:34433 - "Breakfast Club at Radio Australia" i.d. at 40. Wx at 41. Security situation in East Timor at 44. North Korea situation, starving population and nuclear threat at 47. Financial news at 49. Vocal pop mx at 53 by "Bourne". Ended at 58. Target: As; Au-Pa. - (Grundig Satillit 800/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 04 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 4 23:06

15400 kHz - 2113 utc - BBC World Service, England - (EE) - sio:554 - Discussion of coup in Africa, with first-person account. I.D. "BBC African Service" at 29. News at 30. Discussion of history of independence movements in Africa at 35. "Over to You" at 41, listener call-ins. World news at 00. Tx: Ascension Island. Target: wAf. - (Grundig Satillit 800/100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 04 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 4 22:16

11620 - 1935 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ commentary about India's committment to peace through dialogue, W w/ ID "You are listening to the General Overseas Service of All India Radio," into sucontinental mx. Decent signal. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 4)
Mike - Mar 4 19:41

17660 - 1345 - African Music Jammer, Moyabi, Gabon (?) - (None) - sio:343 - Listened to over a half-hour of non-stop Afropop mx this morning. No announcements of any sort, even at the top of the hour. Decent signal, very similar to the signal from Africa Number One on 17630. Also noted that this came in much better on my E5 with just an internal wire than it did even on my R75 with an external wire - probably due to the incredibly low noise floor of the E5 - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 4)
Mike - Mar 4 15:57

6307.95 kHz - 00.45 utc - Radio Odyssey, Greece - (EE) - sio:34334 - Pirate station broadcastng from Greece and reaching across the Atlantic to the USA with a good "s7" signal. Heard here in Guernsey with a strong "s9+10" (v). / Mainly playing well known rock and pop tracks, with ID by YL and later by OM at around 00.58 utc. / Went off air around 01.00 for a few minutes, then returned with a bit more power. / Continued to transmit for about 50 minutes, with the OM thanking listeners in the US for their reports. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 4th,March.2007)
Robin Banneville - Mar 4 11:35

3931.20 kHz - 19.25 utc - The Bogus Man, England (Coventry?) - (EE) - sio:34434 - A rather strange shortwave pirate station, with a quite unique form of presentation. The Bogus Man appears to be something of a loner, who, in a very conversational manner, shares his unusual daily affairs, personal thoughts and anecdotes, with listeners, interspersed with rock, or psycadelic, music. Actually quite cleverly done, and certainly entertaining. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 2nd,March.2007)
Robin Banneville - Mar 2 20:58

7345 kHz - 2335 utc - R. Prague, Czech Republic - (EE) - sio:444 - Discussion about Social Democrats. Noise pollution discussion at 37, "in the Czech Republic." Discussion of One World Festival of human rights films at 40. Naming of mountain peak in Siberia at 44. Central Europe's oldest technical university, program "Czech Science." Target: eNAm. Program ended at 55 w/vocal mx leadout. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR/Sony AN-LP1 active loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 01 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 2 00:15

11735 - 0125 - Voice of Korea, Kujang, North Korea - (EE) - sio:343 - Surprised to hear this during bandscan. M in dull, flat English droning on about Korea. Several mentions of the "Great Leader." Signal much stronger than any NK logs lately. 11 MHz seems pretty strong here, tonight. RAE coming pretty well on 11710. Annoyingly, the entire band seems to have a harsh background buzz, probably local RFI. - (E5 w/ 20' internal - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 1)
Mike - Mar 1 01:38

7400 kHz - 0001z - R. BULGARIA, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:343 - News. "Radio Bulgaria" i.d. at 02. Marijuana "incinerated". Danube navigation system. Wx at 08. "Daily Events and Developments" at 10. Discussion of upgrading internet services; "e-government." Target: nAM. - (RS DX-398; Sony AN-LP1 active loop antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 01 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 1 00:38

9525 - *0700 - Star Radio, via Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:242 - W w/ ID in English "This is Star Radio broadcasting from Monrovia," same W into nx about Liberia. Weak and in the noise. - (E5 w/ 20' indoor antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 25)
Mike - Feb 25 07:12

5910 - 0430 - Marfil Estereo, Bogota, Columbia - (SS) - sio:434 - M anncr w/ ID, mention of an FM station, wide-range of slightly older traditional Latin mx, including romance ballads and lots of music with accordians and trumpets. Anncr kind of laid-back, with many songs one after another. Good signal, despite some sort of utility interference on the low side. - (Sat800 / E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 25)
Mike - Feb 25 04:49

4775 - 0345 - Trans World Radio, Swaziland - (Lomwe, listed) - sio:242 - M w/ prob relig until 0355, few minutes of silence, music box IS at 0357, M w/ English TWR ID and mention of broadcasting from Swaziland, into German pgm at 0400 w/ lots of mx. Weak, but actually pretty clear in narrow USB. - (Sat800 / E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 25)
Mike - Feb 25 04:10

7185 - 0310 - Adventist World Radio, Wertachtel, Germany - (Listed Oromo) - sio:443 - W in African lang w/ prob religion. Awesome sounding music - cross between light Afro vocals and reggae, Eibi frequency list has this being broadcast Ethiopia in East Africa. Very strong at first, but fading, gone by 0330. - (Sat800 / E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 25)
Mike - Feb 25 03:47

15550 - 2350 - CPBS-1 (p), Beijing, China - (Chinese) - sio:243 - M & W w/ talk (prob nx), no clear ID, so only a probable, but audio pretty good. Weak, but clear. - (E5 w/ DE31 active ant - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 24)
Mike - Feb 25 00:01

15120 - 1840 - V of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:243 - W w/ ID in heavily African-accented English - "You are listening to the V of Nigeria, Lagos," hi-life mx and African vocals. Weak, but occasionally up to good, when rising above the background noise.. - (E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 24)
Mike - Feb 24 18:46

9640 kHz - 1814 utc - R. Romania International, Romania - (EE) - sio:423 - I.D. "Radio Romania International" at 15. Discussion of pharmacy museum at 17. Target: EU - (Icom R-75 on 100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 24 FEB 07)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 24 18:27

- - , - () - sio: - CORRECTION: 9525 kHz - 1336 utc - R. Polonia, Poland logging on 02 FEB 07: The date should read 24 FEB 07. - ( - - )
Bucky Hydal - Feb 24 17:16

12035 kHz - 1407 utc - V. of Turkey, Turkey - (EE) - sio:443 - Turkish pop mx. "Headlines" at 23 read very fast in EE by m. ann. "Voice of Turkey" i.d. at 24. Target: Eu. Signoff at 24 - (Icom R-75 on 100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 24 FEB 07)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 24 14:27

9525 kHz - 1336 utc - R. Polonia, Poland - (EE) - sio:353 - F. ann. in EE. "External Service of Polish Radio" i.d. at 40 by m. ann. Political discussion "European Union" etc. at 44. Target: Eu. Sched: 1300 to 1359 winter. - (Icom R-75 on 100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 FEB 07)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 24 13:59

6105 - 0557 - VOA, via Sao Tome - (EE) - sio:322 - M w/ end of VOA News Now prgm, w/ URL for more prgm info, freqs, s/off w/ Wash, DC, address for VOA. Severe splash from R Japan (Sackville) on 6110. VOA SIO improved to 343 when Japan signed off at 0559. - (E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 24)
Mike - Feb 24 06:09

9800 - 2030 - AWR, Moosbrun, Austria - (French) - sio:444 - W w/ ID in English "This is Adventist World Radio," IS, into relig pgm in French w/ M anncr. Good. - (E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike - Feb 23 20:35

11735 - 1940 - R. Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania - (Swahili) - sio:343 - Long M vocals, sounding like cross between African and Koranic chanting. M w/ ID "Sauti Tanzania, Zanzibar". Better than usual. Chanting audio seemed stronger than talk audio. Chanting through bottom of hour. - (E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike - Feb 23 19:51

11690 - 1915 - DW, Sines, Portugal - (EE) - sio:434 - Devastating flooding in Central Africa, efforts to combat locusts in East Africa, interview w/ FAO official. RTTY interference, easy to avoid by tuning up one kHz while using narrow filter. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike - Feb 23 19:21

15345 - 1838 - RAE, Gen Pacheco, Argentina - (SS) - sio:333 - Somber-sounding organ mx, immediately followed by a M w/ ID - "Rye - Radio Argentina Exterior". Fair, but clear. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike - Feb 23 18:45

15355 - 1830 - R Japan/NHK, Moyabi, Gabon - (Japanese) - sio:343 - Japanese female vocal mx, M & W talk, M w/ NHK ID. Fair to good. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike - Feb 23 18:41

15475 - 1815 - Africa No. 1, Moyabi, Gabon - (French) - sio:343 - M w/ ID, nx w/ multiple correspondent reports. Signal not bad for no external antenna. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike - Feb 23 18:21

9785 - 1526 - China Radio Int'l, China - (English) - sio:344 - Report on drug war in China by woman, interview with Chinese narcotics policeman. Then talk about Chinese New Year. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 21 Feb.)
chris - Feb 22 14:10

9740 - 1525 - BBC, Singapore - (English) - sio:544 - News in English by woman, concerning riots in Highfield, Zimbabwe. News on BBC reports of crime in South Africa. Signal coming through the N. Pacific pipeline from target area (SE Asia) to U.S. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 21 Feb.)
chris - Feb 22 14:08

9815 - 1536 - BBC, Oman - (English) - sio:233 - talk about Indias military and technology by English accented man - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 21 Feb.)
chris - Feb 22 14:05

9840 - 1543 - Sudan Radio Service, Nairobi, Kenya - (unk., poss. Arabic) - sio:244 - sounded like one man interviewing another man in what sounded like Arabic or an African language. Then there was some mbira music with one man singing, and others answering (call and repeat). Heard a woman mention Sudan and America, in what definitely sounded like an African language. Then what sounded like highlife music at 1546, signal kept getting stronger (sio 344) until tuneout at 1610 u.t.c. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 21 Feb.)
chris - Feb 22 14:02

7 210 - 0110 - Gospel for Asia, Wertachtel, Germany - (Hindi) - sio:343 - M w/ ID, into religion in clear Hindi w/ gospel vocals. Decent signal, tho noisy. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 22)
Mike - Feb 22 01:15

7130 - 0045 - CRI, Kashi, China - (EE) - sio:323 - Discussion between 2 W and 1 man about parents forcing children to do things. W w/ URL, ID, mx, M w/ mailing address, W w/ s/off anncmnts at 0055. Decent signal, but degraded greatly by splash from V o Russia's Russian pop mx pgm on 7125. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 22)
Mike - Feb 22 01:01

3955 kHz - 2202 - KBS World Radio, Rep. of Korea (South) - (EE) - sio:332 - News read by f. news reader."South Korea" mentioned several times; also North Korea. "KBS World Radio in Seoul, Korea" i.d. at 05 by m. ann. Target: Eu. News ended at 09. Relay from UK. - (Icom R-75 on 100-ft (30.48m) longwire antenna - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 21 FEB 07)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 21 22:20

7285 - 0306 - Voice of Croatia, Croatia - (EE) - sio:444 - News and weather at this time w/ station ID at 0307 "This is the Voice of Croatia" followed by music pgm at 0308. - (Sony ICF 2010 w/ Grove Skywire - Tullahoma, Tennessee - Feb.19, 2007)
Randall Morrison - Feb 19 03:15

9895 - 2128 - Radio Nederland, Madagascar - (Dutch) - sio:253 - Man speaking Dutch language with several mentions of Nederland. Weak signal w/ fading. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 15 Feb.)
chris - Feb 16 06:01

7160 - 2129 - R. France Int'l, South Africa - (French) - sio:252 - Afro-pop, guy talking French, then a man and woman talking in French. Was the only readable station on 41 meters at the time. - (DX394, 25 ft. wire - WA-USA - 15 Feb.)
chris - Feb 16 05:57

4835 - 1110 - Radio Maraon, Jaen, Peru - (SS) - sio:434 - SS Noticias & commentary - some deep fades - (TS-2000 & 5 mhz 1/4 wave sloper - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 32Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 31 11:26

4845.2 - 10:50 - Radio Ternura, Ibitinga, Brazil - (PP) - sio:323 - Musical program.... ID.... Plenty of commercial/military digi QRM. Nice copy when in clear. - (TS-2000 & 5 mhz 1/4 wave sloper - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 31Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 31 11:00

4925 - 1030 - Radio Difusora, Taubat, Brazil - (PP) - sio:444 - Several Difusora ID's - Many Brazil stations on this morning. This one is the strongest. - (TS-2000 & 5 mhz 1/4 wave sloper - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 31Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 31 10:36

7285 - 0302 - Voice of Croatia, Croatia - (EE) - sio:455 - Croatian news/sports/weather with station ID at 0306 - (Drake R8B w/ Grove Skywire - Tullahoma, Tennessee - Jan. 29 2007)
Randall Morrison - Jan 29 03:08

11800 - 0014 - RAI International, Rome, Italy - (II) - sio:433 - Class music bits w/remarks by M&F; strong signal in West USA - (IC-R75, 40'wire w/balun - SoCAL,USA - 29Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 29 00:47

11680 - 2341 - Korean Central Brdcstng Sta, Pyongyang, No Korea - (KK) - sio:353 - Music progrm; male talk on hr; significant fading - (IC-R75,40' wire w/balun - SoCAL,USA - 28Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 29 00:41

6050 - 1415 - Xizang PBS ?, Lhasa (Tibet) China ? - (CC) - sio:323 - Males talking & taking phone calls to 1435; used USB to cut through QRM; no recognized ID - (IC-R75,40' wire - SoCAL,USA - 28Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 28 15:02

5980 - 1350 - R Malaysia?, Malaysia? - (Malay?) - sio:242 - Fem impassioned speech w/msx bits, m/f ancmnts at 1400, m singing; no recognized ID - (IC-R75,40'wire - SoCAL,USA - 28Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 28 14:55

5935 - 0533 - WWCR, Nashville TN,USA - (EE) - sio:545 - Lecture by the late Rev. Gene Scott - (IC-R75,40'wire - SoCAL,USA - 28Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 28 05:43

7305 - 0442 - Channel Africa, Meyerton, South Africa - (FF) - sio:343 - Males talking, musical notes & s/off at 0455 - (IC-R75,40'wire - SoCAL,USA - 28Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 28 05:40

7160 - 0130 - Voice of Justice (VOIRI?), Iran - ((EE)) - sio:333 - News at 0135 until 0150 followed by anti-U.S.commentary at 0151 regarding war in Iraq and the democratic party's opposition//calling Pres. Bush a warmonger followed at 0158 by an interview of a U.S.professor who explains that the democrat controlled U.S. congress is against the war in Iraq and what they are trying to do about it followed by more commentary about mistreatment of prisoners at Gitmo by the C.I.A.and the possible impeachment of Pres. Bush at 0205 followed by station ID "This is the Voice of Justice coming to you live from Tehran, Iran" - (Drake R8B w/ Grove Skywire - Tullahoma, Tennessee - Jan 28 2007)
Randall Morrison - Jan 28 02:12

11725 - 1833 - R New Zealand Intl, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:353 - Song, ID & weather by M, "World Watch" by F w/reports on Pakistan, Bush speech & Iran; heavy fade but stays audible - (IC-R75,40'wire - SoCAL,USA - 27Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 27 18:50

9526 - 1740 - V of Indonesia, Cimanggis, Indonesia - (SS) - sio:444 - Man talking, clear ID in Spanish, Indonesian songs, news before hr, switch to GG; signal aimed at Europe booms on W Coast of US mid-morning - (IC-R75,40' wire - SoCAL-USA - 27Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 27 18:16

9405 - 1330 - FEBC R. In'tl (p), Iba, Philippines - (Chinese) - sio:242 - M w/ religious drama w/ background mx. No ID heard at BoH. Weak, but clear. - (R75 w/ 20' - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 27, 2007)
Mike - Jan 27 13:43

9500 - 1300 - CVC, via Dushanbe, Uzbekistan - (Hindi) - sio:333 - YL w/ high-pitched voice w/ religion in Hindi, one subcontinental instrumental (including whatever instrument they use to make that loud bubbling sound!) to the TOH, M w/ ID in Hindi, brief CVC mx, possible brief nx by M, back to high-pitched YL w/ relig. Fair to good signal, best in LSB to avoid splash from above. Starting to fade. - (R75 w/ 20' - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 27)
Mike - Jan 27 13:15

9475 - 1228 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - M interviewing woman about the Australian craft of cradle-making. //9580, tho just a little weaker. - (Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 27 2007)
Mike - Jan 27 12:31

9535 - 1950 - AWR, via Moosbrun, Austria - (French) - sio:243 - M w/ relig, ID in French, s/off at 1956 - (R75 w/ 20' - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26 2006)
Mike - Jan 26 19:59

9830 - 1930 - R. Jordan, Al Karanah, Jordan - (AA) - sio:423 - Traditional ME vocal mx to BOH, M w/ ID in Arabic, into discussion between two M where every sentence seemed to contain the word "ara-bia". Good signal but strong intergerence from RTTY ute - equally bad in both LSB/USB, notch filter and passband help a little. - (R75 w/ 20' stealth ant - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26, 2007)
Mike - Jan 26 19:42

9720 - 1900 - TWR (p), Meyerton, S Africa - (listed Songhai) - sio:333 - Man w/ clear relig message, including bits of inspirational mx in bckground, clearly African language, tho also distinctly different than Hausa. No clear ID, but pretty sure. Best in LSB to avoid slop from above by Dr. Gene's Costa Rican transmitter on approximately 9725. - (Icom R75 w/ 20' stealth antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26 2007)
Mike - Jan 26 19:11

11615 - 1840 - Deutsche Welle, via Sines, Portugal - (Hausa) - sio:343 - Interesting sounding techno tribal mx, W w/ clear "Radio Deutsche Welle" ID, into M talking in clearly African lang. Good. - (DX390 w/ AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26, 2007)
Mike - Jan 26 18:51

6090 - 1430 - BBC, via SoKorea - (CC) - sio:322 - M tlk w Wstrn mx bits,no clr ID - (IC-R75, 40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 26Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 26 14:51

6040 - 1425 - VOA, via Thailand - (CC) - sio:322 - M tlk, clr mx ID - (IC-R75, 40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 26Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 26 14:46

5975 - 1417 - BBC Wrld Svc, via Thailand - (EE) - sio:333 - M&F tlk re Iran, intrvw Indian M - (IC-R75, 40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 26Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 26 14:43

5965 - 1412 - China Radio Intl, Xian, China - (JJ) - sio:454 - Tx to Japan, m&f tlk w msx bits - (IC-R75, 40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 26Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 26 14:38

7135 - 2240 - RTV Marocaine, Briech, Morocco - (AA) - sio:444 - Koranic recitations. Strong, some ham QRM. - (DX-390 w/ AN-LP1 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 23 2007)
Mike - Jan 23 22:48

17825 - 2133 - Radio Japan, Tokyo - (Eng) - sio:454 - Nws cmntry, sng by fml, intrvw of univ profsr on Somalia, Asian nws by m/f, inst mx, m/f conv re incm tx in Jpn, sta ID, freq info, swtch to Japanese lang 2200 - (IC-R75, 40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 23Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 23 22:11

6080 - 2145 - VOA, via Sao Tome - (EE) - sio:354 - End of pgm of bluegrass mx, W w/ pgm info and ID, into VOA News. Decent signal, clear and all alone. - (DX-390 and AN-LP1 antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 23)
Mike - Jan 23 21:51

17675 - 2100---18 - R New Zealand Intl, Rangitaiki,NZ - (Eng) - sio:343 - World/Pac news,sprts,biz report; used LSB to cut inf - (IC-R75,40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 23Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 23 21:29

9855 - 2050 - R. Kuwait, Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (AA) - sio:555 - 2 M talking, different M w/ "Huna Kuwait" ID, into ME vocals. Powerhouse signal, like local. - (Radio Shack DX-390 w/ Sony AN-LP1 antenna - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 23, 2007)
Mike - Jan 23 20:55

9425 - 1805-20 - All India Radio, Bangalore - (Hindi) - sio:354 - Instrmntl music with m/f vcls & ancmnts; sig faded 1820 - (IC-R75,40ft wire - SoCAL,USA - 23Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 23 18:30

9335 - 1505 - V Korea, No Korea - (Eng) - sio:454 - martial music, man reading news - (IC-R75,40ft wire - SoCA,USA - 23Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 23 15:15

15345 - 2247 - RAE, Argentina - (Spanish) - sio:353 - Tango music with man & woman talking - (Icom IC-R75, 40ft wire - Fullerton CA,USA - 22Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 22 23:26

5985 - 1425 - Radio Myanmar(?), Myanmar (Burma) - (Burmese(?)) - sio:322 - Inst music to half-hr, man/woman tlk, m reading news(?), short music at 45, more m/w tlk - (Icom R75, 40ft wire - Fullerton CA,USA - 22Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 22 15:20

3985 - 1408 - "Echo of Hope" (Clandestine), South Korea - (Korean) - sio:343 - Man/woman tlk - (Icom R75, 40ft wire - Fullerton CA,USA - 22Jan2007)
W.Smith - Jan 22 15:12

4777 - 0533 - Radio Gabon, Gabon (Africa) - (French) - sio:454 - Woman talking, clear ID, lively African music - (Icom IC-R75, 40ft wire - Fullerton CA,USA - 22Jan-2007)
W.Smith - Jan 22 05:53

11690 - 2124 - Deutsche Welle, Germany via Rwanda - (English) - sio:444 - "News Link" program dealt with Germany's relations with Czech Rep; African news; contest ancmnt; "Sports Report" & "Inspired Minds" - (Icom IC-R75 with 40ft wire - SoCA-USA - 21Jan-2007)
WSmith - Jan 21 21:55

15560 - 1404 - RDP International, Portugal - (Port.) - sio:454 - News to 1405, brief folk music followed by M/W talk - (icom R-75 w 40ft wire - - 1/21)
WSmith, Fullerton CA - Jan 21 14:40

6075 - 1338 - Kamchatka Radio, Russia - (Russian) - sio:454 - Odd inst music, brief ancmnt & s/off 1400 - (icom R75 w/40ft wire - - 1/21)
W.Smith, Fullerton CA - Jan 21 14:35

9500 - 1215 - CVC Int'l (p), via Dushanbe, Uzbekistan - (Hindi) - sio:222 - Very young-sounding W w/ religous message. No clear ID. Pretty weak and best in narrow LSB to avoid splatter from above. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20, 2007)
Mike - Jan 20 12:22

7255 - 1209 - VOA, Udon Thani, Thailand - (Indonesian) - sio:444 - M w/ NBA scores and stories, "VOA - Voice of America" ID in English, back to a M & W talking. Strong. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20)
Mike - Jan 20 12:11

7190 - 1200 - CRI, Jinhua, China - (Japanese) - sio:333 - Modern Asian mx up to the TOH, then IS, M w/ ID in Chinese, followed by W w/ ID in Japanese, then the same W into nx. Fair, some interference from hams. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20 2007)
Mike - Jan 20 12:04

7180 - 1145 - CRI, Jinhua, China - (Tagalog) - sio:444 - M w/ ID, Tagalog sounds almost like Pidgin w/ lots of English words. Male vocal mx. M w/ CRI ID after mx, followed my freqs and sked, into oriental-sounding CRI s/off mx. Pretty good signal. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20 2007)
Mike - Jan 20 11:56

7110 - 0200 - R Slovakia Int'l, Rimavska-Sobota, Slovakia - (Slovak/French) - sio:444 - Switching from Slovak prgm, IS, M & W w/ ID in French. Good signal. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20 2007)
Mike - Jan 20 02:06

60000 - 0200 - radio havana cuba, cuba - (english) - sio:5 - It sounds like an american station.But they are our enemies.They actually sound like us.Very battle of the bulge. - (REALISTIC "voice of the world" by Radio Shack - - 18 jan 07)
john David Gille - Jan 19 17:45

7300 - 2125 - WYFR, via Armavir, Russia - (EE) - sio:332 - Very old-sounding M w/ bible study, ID by different man. Fair signal, but some sort on non-ARO noise getting in the way. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 16 2007)
Mike - Jan 16 21:32

7160 - 2115 - R France Int'l, Meyerton, South Africa - (French) - sio:434 - Fast-speaking, Afro-accented M anncr w/ ID, pgm of reggae mx. Best in upper sync to avoid splatter from a strong Turkey on 7155. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 16 2007)
Mike - Jan 16 21:23

7155 - 2110 - V of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (French) - sio:454 - M & W w/ multiple IDs at the end of brief nx, ME vocals. Booming in. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 16 2007)
Mike - Jan 16 21:17

7120 - 2105 - R Nederland, via Madagascar - (Dutch) - sio:454 - M w/ nx, ID. Coming in very well, today. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 16 2007)
Mike - Jan 16 21:09

7270 - 0130 - R. Cairo, Abu Zaabal, Egypt - (SS) - sio:452 - Mideastern vocals (female) YL w/ ID in Spanish. Signal strong, but modulation problems - music sounds OK, but voice modulation is real down in t he mud. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 16)
Mike - Jan 16 01:37

7200 - 0120 - VOA, via Briech, Morocco - (EE) - sio:444 - VOA Sports. M w/ ID, story about Beckham coming Los Angeles. Good signal, a little noisy - not bad for MidEast target area. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 16)
Mike - Jan 16 01:30

13675 - 1615 - R Austria Int'l, Sackville, Canada - (EE/GG) - sio:555 - W w/ ID in switch from English to German programming. Very strong - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 15)
Mike - Jan 15 16:23

7150 - 0440 - V of Russia, Armavir, Russia - (EE) - sio:343+ - Program on history of Russia and the Orthodox Church. M w/ ID. Good, clear and alone. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 15)
Mike - Jan 15 04:50

6925usb - 1930 - Mystery Science Radio, Pirate, N. America - (EE) - sio:342 - Long stretches of somber-sounding techno mood mx. M w/ narration, hard to understand. Clear MSR ID at 1930. Signal not bad on peaks, but the signal had some deep fades. - (Grundig SAT800 / Sony SW-77 w/ ANLP-1 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 14)
Mike - Jan 14 20:30

10330 - 1440 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (Hindi) - sio:354 - AIR's Vividh Bharati program w/ the best subcontinental mx available. Good and all alone. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 14)
Mike - Jan 14 14:50

6070 - 1030 - CVC, Santiago, Chile - (SS) - sio:343 - M w/ multiple IDs - "C-V-C, La Voz!" on the bottom of the hour. Very clear. - (Radio Shack DX-398 w/ DE31 antenna - Fern Creek, KY - May 14)
Mike - Jan 14 10:36

6925usb - 0430 - Take It Easy Radio, Pirate, North America - (EE) - sio:454 - Several Dean Martin songs, M w/ multiple ID, meandering talk, more lounge vocals. Strong, but fair amount of audio distortion. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 14)
Mike - Jan 14 04:44

9724.9 - 1820 - World University Network, Cahuita, Costa Rica - (EE) - sio:343 - Dr. Gene Scott delivering the never-ending sermon. Signal actually pretty good given the rest of the band. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 12)
Mike - Jan 12 18:28

7135 - 2130 - Radio Taiwan International, French relay - (FF) - sio:454 - French programming - Beamed to Africa. - (TS-2000 & 40 meter Sloper - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 08 Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 8 21:51

7130 - 2115 - Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting , Kamalabad, Iran - (SS) - sio:433 - SS Programming....Beamed to Southern Europe. - (TS-2000 & 40 meter Sloper - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 08 Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 8 21:28

3510 - 1200 - possible venezula, venzuela - (ss) - sio:250 - station weak and signed of with music at 1200 - (yaseau ft-897 - plant city fl. - 1/8/2007)
Homer Ingler(eddiewait@ij.net) - Jan 8 13:19

7325 - 0018 - R Austria Int'l, Moosbrun, Austria - (EE) - sio:454 - ID, 2 M w/ report on Austrian traffic safety, M reading listener letters. Strong. - (TenTec RX320 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 8)
Mike - Jan 8 00:25

- - north korea, - (english) - sio: - I never get it at all.Do you know anyone who has received it? - (realistic shortwave from the 1980's - - )
john david gille - Jan 6 18:41

6080 - 2105 - VOA, Sao Tome - (EE) - sio:343 - R&B mx, long stretch of uninterrupted Motown sound. Getting stronger. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 5)
Mike - Jan 5 21:21

7120 - 1310 - China Radio International , Shijiazhuang, China - (RR) - sio:344 - RR Commentary...Far East Service. Very nice signal. - (TS-2000 & 40 meter Sloper - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 05 Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 5 13:32

9690 - 1450 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (EE) - sio:333 - EE News, commentary & Music. ID'd at 1450 and just ID'd at sign off. Now 1000 hz tone. - (TS-2000 & LW Antenna - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 04 Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 4 15:02

15140 - 1440 - Radio Sultanate Oman , Oman - (EE) - sio:444 - EE Commentary and Music - (TS-2000 & LW antenna - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 4 Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 4 14:51

10330 - 1430 - All India Radio, Vividh Bharati, India - (Hindu) - sio:555 - Unusual condx here for 10 mhz. - (TS-2000 & LW Antenna - PSL, Fl - EL97tg - 04 Jan-2007)
Tom - K4MM - Jan 4 14:45

7420 kHz - 22.25 utc - Radio Belarus, BLR (Minsk) - (EE) - sio:555 - News, magazine type prog. / Wall to wall reception, as I would expect from this 250kW tx beamed to Eu, but all info that I can find relating to this b'cast indicate that it should be in Russian. (The English sched being 20.00 - 22.00 utc.) / Both parallel tx's, 7360 and 7390 kHz, are also in EE, although not quite as strong. / Russian programming has now started at 23.00 utc... - (Icom IC-R75 - longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 2nd,Jan.2007)
Robin Banneville - Jan 2 23:06



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