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7470 - 2303 UTC - R. Free Asia, via Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia - (Tibetan) - sio:232 - M & YL w/ news in Chinese-sounding lang. Very weak, //9875 even weaker. - (Eton E1 - Bryant - Louisville, KY - Dec 17)
Mike - Dec 17 23:13

6145 - 0140 - R. Romania Int'l, Galbeni, Romania - (EE) - sio:433 - M & W w/ Euroc-centric travel news, interview w/ Romanian immigrant returning from Russia. Decent strength, but severe splash from Havana on 6140. - (Eton E1 / Sony ICF-6800W - Louisville, KY - Dec 17)
Mike Bryant - Dec 17 01:48

11795 - 1429 - Radio Free Asia, (va Kuwait) - (Burmese) - sio:353 - Broadcast to southeast Asia. Off air at 1429 with English ID "you are tuned to Radio Free Asia". - (Kenwood TS-850S and "flag" antenna - Sparta, TN - Dec 16)
Barry - Dec 16 14:33

7460 - 2303 - VOA, Udon Thani, Thailand - (EE) - sio:333 - M in the middle of Indo-Paki news items. Fair, fading. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 23:08

7230 - 2245 - VOA, via Udon Thani, Thailand - (Special EE) - sio:333 - M w/ VOA Special English ID, into piece about new Visitor Center on the National Mall in Washington DC opened in preparation for Obama's upcoming inauguration on Jan 20. Good, but intense periodic amateur interference. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 22:50

7220 - 2235 - VOA, Tinang, Philippines - (EE) - sio:444 - VOA News, M discussing escalating tensions between Pakistan and India, VOA correspondent IDs. Good, slight echo effect, prob dual-path. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 22:40

11690 - 2157 - DW, Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ interview of several members of African band, discussion about how the group achieves it's unity. Pretty strong, one of best remeaining DW English broadcasts. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 22:10

11660 - 2155 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:242 - M & YL w/ alternating items dealing w/ Oceania news, item specifically about Fiji army expanding. Weak. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 22:07

9600 - 2140 - CRI, Kashi, China - (EE) - sio:343 - YL w/ pgm items about autonomous regions, CRI ID, promo for "On the Road" pgm coming up. Good, targeted to Europe.. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 22:04

9795 - 2135 - R. Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal - (Portuguese) - sio:242 - Live soccer coverage, M anncr w/ many mentions of Portugal. Weak, targeted to Europe. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 21:39

9420 - 2120 - CVC Int'l, Lusaka, Zambia - (EE) - sio:444 - Taken back at first by hearing English on a frequency where I usually hear Voice of Greece. Relig, radiodrama about two HIV viruses talking to each other about the variety of ways they spread from human-to-human. CVC ID. Good. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' external - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 21:26

9815 - 2359* - VOA, via Botswana - (French) - sio:242 - YL w/ prob news highlights. At 2059 s/off ID in English by M. Only on this late on the weekends. Weak, targeted to C Afr. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 21:14

9805 - 2056 - AWR, via Moosbrun, Austria - (French) - sio:343 - YL w/ prob religion, M w/ clear ID "R. Mondial Adventiste." Fair to good. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 21:10

9735 - 2054 - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda`EE - (EE) - sio:343 - YL interviewing different musicians, playing snippets of their music. OK strength, but band noise seems high. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 21:06

6145 - 0754 - NHK, Yamata, Japan - (JJ/RU) - sio:444 - Soft-voiced YL introduce M speaker who speaks in firm tones until 0759, different M w/ clear NHK ID and s/off info, time tones at top of hour, into ID in Russain by M, followed by news in Russian. Good. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 15:43

7255 - 12:28 - Voice of America, Thailand - (EE) - sio:232 - via Udorn Thailand ( 17N25 102E48) mx pgm and ID of VOA at sign off at 12:30 - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters, 15m inverted V - Toronto Ontario Canada - 14-Dec-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Dec 14 12:51

6105 - *0745 - TWR, via Wertachtel, Germany - (EE) - sio:333 - IS, W w/ TWR ID in Engl, into Christmas music - "Joy to the Earth". OK, music much clearer than the low audio. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dwc 14)
Mike - Dec 14 07:51

5883 - 0720 - Number Station, Cuba ? - (SS) - sio:454 - Woman w/ five-figure number groups in Spanish. Strong - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 07:41

6075 - 0728 - Deutsche Welle, Wertachtel, Germany - (German) - sio:454 - Melodic Afro-vocals to the bottom of the hour. Then M (Klaus Kramer?) w/ clear DW ID into prgm of talking w/ another man. V strong. - (Eton E1 w' 40' external - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 07:38

9765 - 0710 - R New Zealand In'tl, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ historical biographies of former NZ prime ministers. Fair, noise level in band seems high, but this seems to be fading up. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec. 14)
Mikew - Dec 14 07:15

7305 - 0650 - R. Nederland , via Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (Dutch) - sio:343 - 2 M in discussion, news cutaway w/ interview in Engl being translated to Dutch, R. Nederland correspondent IDs. Fair, good understandability as the band starts to drop out. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 14)
Mike - Dec 14 07:05

7180 - *0630 - R. Romania In'tl, Tiganesti, Romania - (EE) - sio:454 - IS of several notes on a synthesizer, into English ID by M as R. Romania Int'l broadcasting English to Western Europe on freq of 7180 and 9690. Into "Radio Newsreel" pgm, followed by review of press pgm. Strong, //9690 muchweaker. - (Eton E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec. 14)
Mike Bryant - Dec 14 06:47

9200 - 2345 - Chinese Firedrake jammer, China - (n/a) - sio:252 - Presumed jamming against Sound of Hope (Tiawan). Sound of Hope not heard above jamming. - (Kenwood TS-850S and "flag" antenna - Sparta, TN - Dec 12)
Barry - Dec 12 23:49

4976 - 0330 - Radio Uganda, Uganda - (EE) - sio:252 - Pop music program. Best copy in USB mode due to QRM from Radio del Pacifico (presumed) on 4974.8 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and "flag" antenna - Sparta, TN - Dec 12)
Barry - Dec 12 03:35

9435 - 2143 - R. Prague, Czech Republic, Litomysl - (SS) - sio:343 - YL comments, about musician Cze. At 2145 OM ID "Radio Prague, transmision para America Latina..." - (Kenwood R-1000, ant. BigLoop(ext. loop 60m). - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 09 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 9 21:49

9280 - 2127 - R. Cairo, Egypt, Abis - (FF) - sio:442 - YL talks, audio is terrible ???, instrumental music. News by female, and ID. - (Kenwood R-1000, ant. BigLoop(ext. loop, 60m) - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 09 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 9 21:34

15190 - 1705 - R. Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Bata - (EE) - sio:322 - Religious program by OM, comments abt Bible and Jesus Christ. At 1715, OM ID. - (Kenwood R-1000, ant. BigLoop (ext.loop 60m) - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 09 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 9 17:15

15235 - 1449 - Channel Africa, South Africa, Meyerton - (FF) - sio:222 - News by male, about Africa countries. Short music, YL talk. At 1655, end of TX in French language. At 1700 English TX, by YL. - (Kenwood R-1000, ant. BigLoop(Ext. Loop (60m)) - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 09 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 9 17:05

15180 - 1425 - ASO Radio, Nigeria, Abuja - (Vn) - sio:233 - OM/YL talks, at 1427 African music sung by female, mentioned Nigeria, Nanibia. - (Kenwood R1000, ant. BigLoop(Ext. loop 60m) - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG - Brazil - 09 Dec - 2008)
Cleiber - Dec 9 16:35

15125 - 1413-1422 - VO Islamic Rep. of Iran, Iran, Marulas - (AA) - sio:222 - Comments by OM/YL, mentioned Barack Obama, short music, YL talk. - (Kenwood R-1000 - ant BigLoop(ext. Loop 60m) - Conselheiro Lafaiete. MG - Brazil - 09 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 9 16:22

5.820 - 2220 - R. Free Asia, Northern Mariana Islands, via Tinian Island - (Tibetan(Amdo)) - sio:544 - OM talk, 2230 "This is Radio Free Asia", short music, comments by YL. - (Icom Ic-R71E, ant. BigLoop(ext. loop 60m) - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG - Brazil - 8 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 8 22:32

5010 - 1230 - UNID, UNID - (EE) - sio:252 - Very weak copy. F announcer broadcasting the news. Wasn't able to make out much due to weak copy, but heard her mention Pakistan, then "and that is the end of this newscast". Then m announcer started into unknown language (sounded like possibly Indonesian, but hard to tell). Could have been a short English newscast mixed into the AIR Hindi service, since the timeslot fits. - (Kenwood TS-850S and vertical - Sparta, TN - Dec 8)
Barry - Dec 8 12:59

7160 - 0500 - CVC Int'l, Lusaka, Zambia - (EE) - sio:444 - Pop mx, African-accented Christian testimony. No ID at top of the hour, just non-stop religion. Coming in better than BBC-Ascension used to on that frequency. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 7)
Bryant - Dec 7 05:08

7105 - 2315 - R. Romania Int'l, Tiganesti, Romania - (EE) - sio:433 - M w/ history of late 15 century area now known as Romania. At that time it sounds like it was part of Transylvania and Bavaria. Significantly stronger than //6015. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 23:34

7220 - 2325 - CRI, X'ian, China - (Vietnamese) - sio:433 - W w/ news/commentary in Vietnamese. Signal pretty good, despite intense ham interference. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 23:30

6015 - 2310 - R. Romania Int'l, Galbeni, Romania - (EE) - sio:232 - YL w/ nx, ID in EE. Weak and lots of noise. - (Eton E1 - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 23:16

6125 - 2300 - CNR-1, Shijiazhuang, China - (Chinese) - sio:333 - M talking in Chinese. Fair, // other CNR1 freqs. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 23:08

7195 - 2230 - R. Canada Int'l, Kimjae, Korea - (Chinese) - sio:322 - YL w/ RCI ID, bridge mx, into M & different YL into alternating talk, probably news. OK sig, but severe ham QRM. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 22:55

6150 - 2240 - R. Taiwan Int'l, Kouhu, Taiwan - (Chinese) - sio:444 - Surorised to find Taiwan blasting in late this afternoon. YL w/ fast-paced news. Good, no trace of DGS. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 22:51

7145 - 2148 - R. Romania Int'l, Tiganesti - (EE) - sio:333 - W interviewing artist (M translating artist into English), YL w/ ID, "This is Bucharest, Radio Romania International," into pop mx. OK, but some ham QRM. - (E1 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 21:53

9480 - 2125 - WYFR, Wertachtel, Germany - (EE) - sio:243 - Bro. Camping preaching (His voice really cuts through the noise!). Weak, but alone. - (R-75 w/ 40' ext - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 21:32

9445 - 2118 - AIR, Bangalore, India - (EE) - sio:343 - S Asian vocals w/ subcontinental mx. Music much clearer than W anncr. - (R-75 w/ 40' ext & E1 w/ AN-LP1 - Louisville, KY - Dec 6)
Bryant - Dec 6 21:23

11,990 kHz - 2045z - R. Kuwait, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:344 - Western style pop mx. News in EE at 2050. Good copy despite local QRN. - (Kenwood R-1000 + 135 ft dipole with tuned feeders - Long Island, NY - 6 Dec 2008)
Art, N2AH - Dec 6 21:12

15.120,0 - 1945z - Voice of Nigeria, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:444 - African mx, mentined "Nigeria", at 2000 YL ID," in 15.120 Khz, Voice of Nigeria". - (Kenwood R-1000, ant- BigLoop(60m ext. loop) - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG - Brazil - 06 Dec-2008)
Cleiber - Dec 6 20:02

9590 KHz - 08.27 UTC - R. Australia, Australia - (E-english) - sio:555 - One of the programs heard was PM signals were excellent from the South Pacific. - (Yaesu FRG-8800 General Coverage Communications Receiver/antenna: Alpha Delta DX-SWL Sloper 60 feet long wire - Glenwood, MN U.S.A. - Thu, Dec. 4, 2008)
Dave (KC0BRO) - Dec 4 20:10

9800 KHz - 07.58 UTC - TWR (Trans World Radio), Monaco - (E-english) - sio:242 - Stations interval signal heard before signing on at 08.00UTC. The stations signal was poor extremely difficult to hear even with headphones. - (Yaesu FRG-8800 General Coverage Communications Receiver/antenna: Alpha Delta DX-SWL Sloper 60 feet long wire - Glenwood, MN U.S.A. - Thu, Dec. 4, 2008)
Dave (KC0BRO) - Dec 4 20:01

9765 KHz - 07.52 UTC - R. New Zealand, Zealand - (E-english) - sio:555 - the stations signal was excellent it sounded like a local. - (Yaesu FRG-8800 General Coverage Communications Receiver/antenna: Alpha Delta DX-SWL Sloper 60 feet long wire - Glenwood, MN U.S.A. - Thu, Dec. 4, 2008)
Dave (KC0BRO) - Dec 4 19:46

9425 KHz - 22.30 UTC - All India Radio, India New Delhi - (English/unknown language) - sio:553 - station was broadcasting in unknown language until 22.30UTC when they began broadcasting the news in English than back into unknown language. - (YAESU FRG-8800 / Antenna: Alpha Delta DX slope 60 ft. long wire - Glenwood, MN U.S.A - Wed, Dec. 3, 2008)
Dave (KC0BRO) - Dec 3 23:11

4960 - 0305 - Radio Sawa, (via Sao Tome) - (Arabic) - sio:555 - m & f announcers, presumably with the news (heard reference to Obama). Very strong sig tonight. - (Kenwood TS-850S and vertical. - Sparta, TN - Dec 3)
Barry - Dec 3 03:20

9780 - 0245 - HCJB, Ecuador - (GG) - sio:444 - program on travel in high german with ID at 0257 as" Die Stimme der Anden " then at top of the hour into religious prgm of low german. - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters 15 m inverted V - Toronto Ontario Canada - 28-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 28 03:11

5.920,00 - 2150-2200 - Zambia NBC Radio 1, Lusaka, Zambia - (Nyakyusa) - sio:232 - Male to the telephone, speaks w/some people. At 2200 instrumental/off TX. - (Icom IC-R75 - 18m Inverted V - So paulo SP - Brazil - 27 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 27 22:09

7.540,00 - 2040 - 2100 - Denge Mezopotamya, Simferopol, Ukrane - (Kurdish) - sio:433 - Instrumental music, male talks. At 2057 ID "Denge Mezopotamya", 2100 off TX. - (Icom IC-R75 , 18m Inv. V - So Paulo SP, Brazil - 27 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 27 21:48

9560 - 1317 - BBC, Sri Lanka - (EE) - sio:333 - talk of terrorist attack on Mumbai India ; transmission listed via TRM Trincomalee (Perkara) Sri Lanka - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters, 15 m inverted V - Toronto Ontario Canada - 27-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 27 13:28

7390 - 0320 - Channel Africa, Meyerton, South Africa - (EE) - sio:242 - M w/ Channel Africa ID, mid-report on potential of cholera epidemic emerging in Zimbabwe. Weak but making it through the background noise... - (Eton E1 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Nov 27)
Mike Bryant - Nov 27 03:29

15.580,00 - 1825 - Voice of America, via Selebi-Phikwe, Botswana - (EE) - sio:544 - African mx, at 1830 male w/ID. News abt Ugand and Congo problems. - (Icom IC-R75 - 18m Inv. V - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 18:37

15.275,00 - 1820 - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (Hausa) - sio:444 - DW ID w/male. Two males talks, mentioned Africa... - (Icom IC-R75 - 18m Inv. V - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 18:23

15.215,00 - 1812 - Voice of Africa, Sabrata, Libya - (Hausa) - sio:433 - Male comments, short African mx , back to male. - (Icom IC-R75 - 18m Inv. V - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 18:15

15.140,00 - 1757 - R Sultanate OMAN, Thumrait, Oman - (AA) - sio:333 - Female talks w/background Arabic mx. At 1800 ID " R. Sultanante Oman". Comments by male. - (Icom IC-R75 - 18m Inv. V - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 24 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 18:07

15.120,00 - 1747 - Voice of Nigeria, Nigeria, Ikorodu - (EE) - sio:433 - News by female, abt Nigeria TV and BC TX's. At 1751 interview w/ male. - (Icom Ic-R75 - 18m Inv. V - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 17:52

11850 - 1725 UTC - R. Taiwan Int'l, via Issoudun, France - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ ID in English and apologies for technical difficulties, back to instrumental music. Fair. - (Eton E1 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Nov 26)
Mike Bryant - Nov 26 17:39

9870 - 1319 - All India Radio, India - (Vividh Bharati) - sio:555 - A 20/9 signal , Vividh Bharati' (Ex. 10330 kHz) / Power: 500 kW via Bangalor Transmitters / Broadcasting from Mumbai Studios: 0025-0435 + 0900-1200 + 1245-1740 UTC".,at 1323 with a rendition that sounded much like "Wooden Heart" by Elvis - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters 15 m inverted V - Toronto, Ontario,Canada - 26-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 26 13:24

9240 - 1000 - UNID Number Station, Cuba - (SS) - sio:444 - presumed Cuban Number Station in Spanish with YL announcer from 1000 to 1042 when signing off with the word "Final" repeated 3 times - (Yeasu FRG 100 Kiwa Filters, 15 m inverted V - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 26-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 26 13:14

4.746,9 - 0048 - R. Huanta 2000, Huanta, Peru - (SS) - sio:433 - News by male, abt Peruvian internal politics. - (Icom IC-R75 - Inv. V 18m - So Paulo SP - Brazil - Nov 26 - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 00:52

4.717,00 - 0037 - R. Yura, Yura, Bolivia - (Q) - sio:333 - Bolivian mx (flutes, drums...) in Quechua, short talk by male and female comments. - (Icom IC-R75 - Inv. V - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 00:44

4.500,00 - 0030 - PBS Xinjiang, Urumqui, China - (Mongolian) - sio:322 - At 0030 ID???, female and male talks, News???, instrumental chinese music. - (Icom Ic-R75 - Inv. V 18m - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 00:34

4.330,00 - 0017 - PBS Xinjiang , China, Urumqui - (Kazakh) - sio:322 - Female talks, at 2219 Chinese mx. Annoucements by male. - (Icom IC-R75 - Inv. V 18m - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 26 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 26 00:23

15476 USB - 1813 - RN San Gabriel, Antarctica, San Gabriel - (SS) - sio:343 - Mx "Tango Argentino" instrumental, female talks. At 1819 ID " La RN ...." . Sorry !! my log - 15190 R. Africa the Time is 1727, and not 1927, - (Icom IC-R75 - Inv. V 18m - So Paulo SP - Brazil - 25 Nov - 2008)
Adriano - Nov 25 18:21

15235 - 1728-1745 - Channel Africa, South Africa, Meyerton - (EE) - sio:322 - News by female, male talks. At 1730 ID. - (Icom IC-R75 - Inv. V 18m - So Paulo, Sp - Brazil - 25 Nov-2008)
Adriano - Nov 25 17:51

15190 - 1927 - R. Africa , Equatorial Guinea, Bata - (EE) - sio:333 - Gospel mx, male talk, religious px - (Icom IC-R75 - Inv. V 18m - So Paulo SP, Brazil - 25 Nov-2008)
Adriano - Nov 25 17:30

15180 - 1630z - ASIO RADIO, Nigeria - (Vn) - sio:343 - Male talks, African mx, ID "ASO radio...Nigeria". - (IC-R75 - Inv. V 18m - Sao Paulo SP - Brazil - 25Nov-2008)
Adriano - Nov 25 17:09

15350 - 1300 - Family Radio, Germany - (Bengali) - sio:555 - presumed 500 KW from Nauen in Bengali; normally not heard here as Cuba dominates;however this morning Cuba was heard only briefly with IS and off air again. - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters , 15 m Inverted V - Toronto,Ontario Canada - 25-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 25 13:25

6155 - 0400 - V of Russia, via Wertachtel, Germany - (EE) - sio:444 - VoR IS, M w/ ID into World Service news. Better than // 6240 via Grigoriopol, Moldavia.. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - KY, US - Nov 25)
Mike Bryant - Nov 25 04:11

7335 - 0335 - V of Russia, via Montsinery, French Guyana - (RR) - sio:545 - At first I thought I was hearing a feedline problem w/ very solid Russian dialogue over top of weaker Russian dialogue. Checking Aoki and EiBi lists show Vatican broadcasting to E Eur in Russian at the same time. - (Grundig Sat800 w/ whip - KY, US - Nov 25)
Mike Bryant - Nov 25 03:53

9800 - 0800 - TWR, Monte Carlo, Monaco - (EE) - sio:343 - M anncr w/ "Down Under" accents w/ ID, weekly sched of bible studies. Not the strongest, but easily understandable. - (Eton E1 - KY, US - Nov 24)
Mike Bryant - Nov 24 08:32

6115KHz 49m - 23.13UTC - R. Romania Int'l , Romania - (E-english) - sio:454 - Living Romania was heard during the transmission. Station broadcasts from the city of Bucharest - (Yaesu FRG-8800 General Coverage Communications Receiver/antenna: Alpha Delta DX-SWL Sloper 60 feet long wire - Glenwood, MN U.S.A. - Nov. 23, 2008)
Dave Bowen ( KC0BRO ) - Nov 23 23:35

9410KHz - 20.12UTC - BBC, United Kingdom - (English) - sio:353 - Program Newshour ( Target areas: Africa - Relay site: Seychelles ) - (Yaesu FRG-8800 General Coverage Communications Receiver/antenna: Alpha Delta DX-SWL Sloper 60 feet long wire - Glenwood, MN U.S.A. - Nov. 21, 2008)
Dave Bowen (KC0BRO) - Nov 23 20:55

11730 - 1535 - Radio Romani Int'l, Galbeni, Romania - (AA) - sio:333 - W w/ info abt Romania, into pop mx. Best in narrow USB to avoid WYFR/Spanish on 11725. - (Eton E1/ Eton E5 - KY, US, - Nov 23)
Mike Bryant - Nov 23 15:48

5900 - 0605 UTC - R. Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria - (RR) - sio:242 - W w/ nx, ID in Russian. Weak but not bad for 100 kW to Russia from the old Sofia transmitters. - (E1 w/ 20' ext - KY, US - Nov. 23)
Mike Bryant - Nov 23 06:14

5875 - 0603 - BBC, Rampisham, UK - (EE) - sio:344 - BBC World News, IDs, Bush meets with Russian Foreign Minister in Peru. Pretty good signal for Russia target area. - (Eton E1 w/20' ext - KY, US - Nov 23)
Mike Bryant - Nov 23 06:09

5865 - 0550 - R. Algiers, Issoudoun, France - (AA) - sio:242 - Two M w/ relig-sounding talk in Arabic. Listed as "Holy Qur'an" pgm. Weak but clear. - (Eton E1 w/ 20' ext - KY, US - Nov 23)
Mike Bryany - Nov 23 05:57

9525.9 - 1330 - Voice of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia - (EE) - sio:242 - Yl w/ high-pitched voice with ID @ BoH. Into S Asian news. Weak and hard to understand. - (E1 w/ 20' ext wire - KY, US - Nov 22)
Mike Bryant - Nov 22 13:49

9765 - 0822 - RNZI, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ ID, romantic and classical instrumal mx from the 40's and early 50's being played off of 78 rpm records. Pretty strong, very solid. - (Eton E5 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Nov 22)
Mike Bryant - Nov 22 08:36

9425 - 2220 - AIR, Bangalore, India - (Hindi) - sio:343 - Subcontinental vocal, M in Hindi with short statements between musical pieces. Music making it through much better than spoken audio. - (Eton E1 w/ 20' ext wire, Eton E5 / Sony AN-LP1 - Louisville, KY, US - Nov 21)
Mike Bryant - Nov 21 22:54

7255 - 0414 - BBC, Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:444 - BBC World News, W anncr w/ report on tension between US & Russia over proposed missile shield. Good, better than //6005. - (Eton E1 w/ 20' external - KY, US - Nov 16)
Mike Bryant - Nov 16 05:21

11092.5 khz - 2210 - Radio St. Helena, St. Helena Island - (EE) - sio:444 - USB mode only. "Back in the USSR" song, followed by m announcer taking a phone call from a listener in India and getting a signal report.. Station seemed to bump up their power a bit starting at 2210 UTC. Decent copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter half-square - Sparta, TN - Nov 15)
Barry - Nov 15 22:14

11940 - 1236 - Radio Romania, Romania - (GG) - sio:555 - German language pgm with a 20/9 signal; ID at 1236then into mx pgm; listed via Tiganesti - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters 15m inverted V - Toronto Ontario Canada - 14-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 14 12:42

6070 - 0200 - CVC La Voz Cristiana , Chile - (SS) - sio:343 - ID as "CVC" came at 0200 then into news while listening from 0132; local CFRX off air;an email address given at 0209 . - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters, 15m inverted V - Toronto - 13-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 13 02:09

11690 - 2230 - Radio Habana, Cuba - (SS) - sio:222 - RH heard with mx pgm under DW GG via Kigali; a real see-saw battle for the frequency; 2230 mention of Radio Habana Cuba; by 2241 RH was dominat and DW very weak, - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters, Inverted V 15 m - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 7-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 7 23:42

7360 - 2130 - Radio Belarus, Belarus - (EE) - sio:232 - Full I.D. by f announcer at 2130 UTC, with frequencies and e-mail address given. Poor copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter half-square - Sparta, TN - Nov 6)
Barry - Nov 6 21:38

9765 - 1217 - Radio New Zealand, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:455 - ID as Radio New Zealand after weather report then into news about US Election - (FRG100 Kiwa Filters Inverted V 15 m - Toronto, Ontario,Canada - 4-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 4 12:42

11780 - 2059 - Radio nacional da Amazonia , Brazil - (PP) - sio:242 - ID as radio nacional then into news ,mention of Obama; heavy splatter from 11775 kHz,Mrs. G.Scott - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters, 15 m sloper - Toronto,Ontario, Canada - 2-Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 2 21:08

15235 - 1748 - Channel Africa, South Africa - (EE) - sio:233 - talk of World Cup in 2010 to be held in South Africa - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters; 1/2 wave G5VR antenna 51 ft ( 15.3 m) - Toronto,Ontario, Canada - 2Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 2 17:52

7400 - 2044 - Radio Bulgaria, Bulgaria - (GG) - sio:433 - Announcements in German then music program "Rock and Roll" - (FRG 100 Kiwa Filters - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 1 Nov-2008)
Joe VA3EOJ - Nov 1 20:46

7470 - 1110 - Radio Free Asia, via Mongolia - (Tibetan) - sio:353 - Broadcast to Tibet. m announcer conducting telephone interview. - (Kenwood TS-950S and 40 meter half-square - Sparta, TN - Oct 31)
Barry - Oct 31 11:18

15190,0 - 1912-1920 - Radio Africa, GNE - (EE) - sio:343 - OM talks. 1913, religious program, OM ID. - (Icom IC-R71E - Bigloop 60m - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Oct 30)
Cleiber - Oct 30 19:22

15.140,0 - 1855-1906 - Radio Sultane Omam, OMA - (AA) - sio:454 - Inst. music, OM talks. 1900 YL ID, short music, announcements by female. - (Icom IC-R71E - Bigloop 60m - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Oct 30)
Cleiber - Oct 30 19:08

15120,0 - 1840-1853 - Voice of Nigeria, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:544 - Short music, YL talks. OM ID, news by male. - (Icom IC-R71E - Bigloop 60m - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Oct 30)
Cleiber - Oct 30 18:53

7460 - 0313 - Radio Payam-e Doost, Moldova - (Farsi) - sio:434 - Clandestine broadcast to Iran. F announcer heard at 0313 UTC, then off the air by 0315 UTC. Moderate utility QRM from 7455 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter half-square - Sparta, TN - Oct 26)
Barry - Oct 27 03:18

7530 - 2020 - Radio Free North Korea, Tajikistan - (Korean) - sio:252 - Clandestine broadcast to North Korea. Discussion between m and f announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter half-square - Sparta, TN - Oct 25)
Barry - Oct 25 20:25

7540 - 1950 - Denge Mezopotamia, Ukraine - (Kurdish) - sio:353 - Clandestine broadcast to Kurdistan. Kurdish folk music interspersed with m announcer. ID by f announcer at 1955 UTC, followed by Kurdistan national anthem. Off air by 2000 UTC. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter half-square - Sparta, TN - Oct 25)
Barry - Oct 25 20:09

9430 + - kc - 2300 utc - febc ?, phillipines (Manila) - (Tugalo) - sio:333 - ann in Taglo Manila with lots of music not 100 % sure of dialect some music in ee - (r390a/urr long wire - texas - 10.24.2008)
Ann - Oct 24 23:23

9635 - 1100 - KTWR Trans World Radio, Guam - (Vernacular) - sio:444 - Interval signal, then on air at 1100 UTC with f announcer. Broadcast to southeast Asia. - (Kenwood TS-850S and half-square - Sparta, TN - Oct 24)
Barry - Oct 24 11:09

9835 - 1235 - Radio Thailand, Thailand - (EE) - sio:353 - news read by f announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 3 element bobtail curtain - Sparta, TN - Oct 21)
Barry - Oct 21 12:38

9670 - 1130 - CVC International, Australia - (Indonesian) - sio:353 - Pop music (Alicia Keys "No One" currently playing). - (Kenwood TS-850S and 3 element bobtail curtain - Sparta, TN - Oct 21)
Barry - Oct 21 11:37

5030 - 2400* - RT du Burkina, Ougadougou - (FF) - sio:333 - Equatorial Guinea signs off on 5005 in Spanish at 2300*. - (Dental Fillings + 1000' longwire - Somewhere - Today)
Nobody - Oct 20 00:42

4960khz - 0500z - Voice of America, Sao Tome' - (EE) - sio:443 - English into unknown dialect at top of hour. Decent signal, a little noisy. - (FT767gx + vert. - Wisconsin - Oct. 18, 2008)
John K9RZZ - Oct 18 05:01

4845khz - 2330z - Radio Mauritanie, Mauritania - (AA) - sio:444 - Booming in as usual with talk in Arabic. Low QRN tonight for a change! - (FT767gx + vert. - Wisconsin - Oct. 17, 2008)
John Wilke K9RZZ - Oct 17 23:33

5030khz - 2325z - Radio National, Equatorial Guinea - (FF) - sio:433 - Talk and music in French. Best heard in USB to beat 5025 slop. Low QRN tonight! Vertical hears them best because Cuba slop is less. - (FT767gx + vert. - Wisconsin - Oct. 17, 2008)
John Wilke K9RZZ - Oct 17 23:30

7216.7 khz - 0030 - Radio Nacional Angola, Angola - (Luvale) - sio:141 - m announcer. Very weak copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 3 element Bruce array - Sparta, TN - Oct 16)
Barry - Oct 16 02:05

11815 - 19:23 - Radio Brasil Central, Brazil - (POR) - sio:333 - Lots of music, presented by OM. Typival LA music. OM gave an ID. Lots of sideband qrm. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 + Slooper - Strathdon-Scotland - 14-10-2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 15 12:53

11925 - 19:37 - Radio Bandeirantes, Brazil - (POR) - sio:232 - Very weak, but OM talking and IDs en ment. Brazil for several times. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 + Slooper - Strathdon-Scotland - 14-10-2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 15 12:50

6019.4 - 04:43 - Radio Victoria, Peru - (SS) - sio:343 - OM talks in sp. Ment.: ....National and Lima... Radio Victoria 4.52 signal become weaker. Cont. talking now with an YL, no music at all. 4.59 utc gone because RNW starting on 6015. - ( - Strathdon-Scotland - 15-10-2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 15 12:46

9580 - 2055 - Africa No. 1, Gabon - (French) - sio:545 - lively west African music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 3 element Bruce array - Sparta, TN - Oct 14)
Barry - Oct 14 21:01

9705 - 2045 - La Voix du Sahel, Niger - (French) - sio:423 - m announcer, broadcast to central Africa. Strong QRM from Radio Ethiopia on 9704 khz. Only clear in USB mode. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 3 element Bruce array - Sparta, TN - Oct 14)
Barry - Oct 14 20:47

6348 khz - 1125 - Echo Of Hope, South Korea - (Korean) - sio:212 - Broadcast to North Korea. Extremely difficult copy due to QRM, possibly due to jamming and/or utility garbage. f announcer intermittently heard through the slop. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 14)
Barry - Oct 14 11:31

7125 - 2242 - Radio Conakry, Guinea - (French) - sio:142 - Broadcast to west Africa. African music interspersed with m announcer. Very weak signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 12)
Barry - Oct 13 00:21

7284.6 - 2300 - RTV du Mali , Bamako, Mali - (French) - sio:333 - Loud M DJ in Afro-accented French w/ lots of Afropop melodies and Afro-beat pop mx. ID at top of hour. Fair, some ham interference. - (E1 w/ 50' external - KY, US - Oct 11)
Mike Bryant - Oct 11 23:55

3320 - 2245 - Radio Sonder Grense, Meyerton, South Africa - (Afrikaans) - sio:444 - Two W talking in animated Afrikaans, which sounds very much like Dutch. Very good, first time I've heard this station in the local afternoon. - (E1 w/ 50' external - KY, US - Oct 11)
Mike Bryant - Oct 11 23:51

4845 - 2240 - R. Mauretanie , Nouakchott, Mauritania - (AA) - sio:454 - Very simple (I hesitate to use the ethnocentric word 'primitive') tribal chanting with log drum accompaniment. Very strong. - (E1 w/ 50' external - KY, US - Oct 11)
Mike Bryant - Oct 11 23:47

4965 - 2238 - CVC Int'l, Lusaka, Zambia - (EE) - sio:343 - US R&B mx, W in afro-accented English w/ ID and talk about the condition of children in Iraq. Good, first time I've heard them on this frequency. - (E1 w/ 50' external - KY, US - Oct 11)
Mike Bryant - Oct 11 23:43

15344.85 - 2231 - R. Nacional, Argentina - (SS) - sio:444 - Two men calling soccer game between Argentina and Uruquay, Argentina currently leading 2-1. Better than usual. - (E1 w/ 50' external - KY, US - Oct 11)
Mike Bryant - Oct 11 23:39

15190 - 2228 - R. Africa, Bata, Equatorial Guinea - (EE) - sio:333 - M & W preaching, W reading letter from Tony Alamo abt the Church in Arkansas. Signal better than the modulation, overpowering co-Channel WYFR in Portuguese. - (E1 w/ 50' external - KY, US - Oct 11)
Mike Bryant - Oct 11 23:36

8000 - 0400 - Voice of Sudan, Sudan - (Arabic ) - sio:454 - I.D. is presumed. On air at 0400 UTC with talk by m announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 11)
Barry - Oct 11 04:39

7999.42 - 0355 - Voice of the Broad Masses of Eritrea, Eritrea - () - sio:142 - Station I.D. is presumed, but fits the frequency and time frame for Eritrea. Interval signal when first heard at 0355 UTC, then programming began at 0400 UTC, just at the same time that Voice of Sudan (presumed) started up on 8000 khz, which wiped out Eritrea. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 11)
Barry - Oct 11 04:33

6518 - 1220 - Voice of the People, South Korea - (Korean) - sio:152 - f announcer. Broadcast to North Korea. Very weak copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 10)
Barry - Oct 10 12:26

6398.8 - 1210 - KCBS , North Korea - (Korean) - sio:252 - Parallel to 2850 khz. This frequency not listed in any published frequency lists that i've seen. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 10)
Barry - Oct 10 12:16

2850 - 1158 - KCBS, North Korea - (Korean) - sio:252 - A lively selection of uncle Kim's favorite patriotic music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 10)
Barry - Oct 10 12:03

7295 - 1038 - Traxx FM, Malaysia - (EE) - sio:252 - Rock music program ("Sweet Home Alabama" currently playing). English service to Malaysia. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 10)
Barry - Oct 10 10:40

9780 - 0456 - Republic of Yemen Radio, Yemen - (Arabic) - sio:252 - Arabic music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 10)
Barry - Oct 10 04:58

9895 - 0450 - Voice of the People, (via Madagascar) - (EE) - sio:242 - EE broadcast to southern Africa (Zimbabwe) from 0400-0500 UTC. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 10)
Barry - Oct 10 04:52

9840 - 2345 - Voice of Vietnam, Vietnam - (EE) - sio:252 - f announcer discussing environmental issues. English broadcast to southeast Asia. Off air at 0000 UTC. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 9)
Barry - Oct 10 00:21

9525 - 1200 - Polskie Radio, (via Wertachtal, Germany) - (EE) - sio:454 - On air at 1200 UTC with news read by f announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 9)
Barry - Oct 9 12:09

3987 - 1200 - Radio Republik Indonesia, Indonesia - (Indonesian) - sio:343 - m announcer with ID at 1201 UTC. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 8)
Barry - Oct 8 12:05

3365 - 1156 - Radio Milne Bay, Papua, New Guinea - (Pidgin) - sio:252 - m announcer - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 8)
Barry - Oct 8 11:57

3235 - 1153 - Radio West New Britian, Papua, New Guinea - (Pidgin) - sio:252 - m announcer - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 8)
Barry - Oct 8 11:55

3335 - 1145 - Radio East Sepik, Papua, New Guinea - (Pidgin) - sio:232 - Moderate QRM from CHU on 3330 khz. m announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 8)
Barry - Oct 8 11:46

3260 - 1140 - Radio Madang, Papua, New Guinea - (Pidgin) - sio:252 - Pop music program with m & f announcers (The Police "Every Breath YouTake" currently playing). - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 8)
Barry - Oct 8 11:44

4985 - 2221 - Radio Brasil Central, Brazil - (POR) - sio:222 - Talks by YL and OM, musical interluds, ann. Weak tonight. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 + Slooper - Strathdon-Scotland - 06/10/2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 6 22:26

5025 - 2234 - Radio Rebelde, Cuba - (SP) - sio:334 - Spanish talks by male, pop music: Elton John song. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 + Slooper - Strathdon-Scotland - 06/10/2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 6 22:12

5030 - 2124 - China National Radio 1, China - (Mandarin) - sio:322 - YL and OM talks in mandarin. Two other stations co/ch at this moment. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 + Slooper - Strathdon-Scotland - 06/10/2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 6 21:38

4965 - 2045 - Christian Voice, Zambia - (EE) - sio:233 - Lots of swing music. Nice id in EE by om. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 + Slooper - Strathdon-Scotland - 06/10/2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 6 21:18

15090 - 1520 - Radio Ashna, (via Kuwait) - (Pashto) - sio:353 - Transmission to Afghanistan. Sounds like a round-table talk show. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Oct 5)
Barry - Oct 5 15:25

11660 - 13.13 - Radio Australia, Australia - (Mandarin) - sio:444 - Program in Mandarin. Lots of talking. Strong signal // 11825 - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 - Strathdon-Scotland - 05-10-2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 5 13:29

12085 - 10.48 - Voice of Mongolia, Mongolia - (EE) - sio:233 - Voice of Mongolia with the EE transmission. Soft music (singing by female with piano). Female ann. gives program schedul and address in Ulanbaator to send letters. 10.58 c/d. Clear identification on the end of program. - (R&S ek895 ALA 1530 - Strathdon-Scotland - 05-10-2008)
Hans de Zeeuw - Oct 5 13:26

5910 - 0645 - Marfil Estereo, Pto. Llera, Columbia - (SS) - sio:444 - Latin mx, ID w/ reverberation by M. Pretty strong, tonite. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ whip - KY, US - Oct 5)
Mike Bryant - Oct 5 07:44

4845 - 0655 - R. Mauretanie, Nouakchott, Mauritania - (AA) - sio:354 - Non-Q'ranic Arab vocal mx, M w/ clear ID. Pretty good and all alone. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ whip - KY, US - Oct 5)
Mike Bryant - Oct 5 07:39

3905khz - 10:57utc - radio new Ireland, papia new guinea - (pigen) - sio:3 3 3 - Id at 10:59utc talks on solomon Islands - (nrd-545 dsp receiver wellbrook ala-330s loop on a rotator - fall river massachusettes - 9-28-08)
wdx1zzz - Sep 30 16:50

9250 - 2100 - Radio Wadi el-Nil, Egypt - (Arabic) - sio:232 - Abu Zaabal, Egypt transmitter site. Arabic music with moderate utility QRM. Broadcast to east Africa. - (Kenwood TS-850S and elevated 31 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Sep 29)
Barry - Sep 29 21:08

5005 - 2255 - Radio Bata, Equatorial Guinea - (Spanish) - sio:252 - Spanish transmission to central Africa. Pop sounding music, then into Equatorial Guinea national anthem at 2255 before transmission ended (no announcer heard). - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter loop - Sparta, TN - Sep 26)
Barry - Sep 27 04:35

9615 - 1135 - Radio Veritas Asia, Philippines - (Mandarin) - sio:454 - m announcer broadcasting to the Far East. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter loop - Sparta, TN - Sep 24)
Barry - Sep 24 11:37

9704.2 - 2058 - Radio Ethiopia, Geja Dera, Ethiopia - (Amharic) - sio:322 - off air with m & f announcers at 2059z. Heavy splatter from Radio Bulgaria on 9700 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 31 meter loop - Sparta, TN - Sep 23)
Barry - Sep 23 21:18

9680 - 1210 UTC - Firedrake Jamming, China - (--) - sio:333 - Firedrake percussive opera for jamming. Slight trace of Taiwan's Manarin service. //9780 (KNLS?), 7280 (Sound of Hope), 9845 (VOA), 9930 (KWHR or SoH?), 11665 (Taiwan), 11775 (AIR's Tibetan service), 11785 (VOA), 11825 (VOA), and 12040 (VOA), all roughly equal. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - KY, US - Sept 12)
Mike Bryant - Sep 12 15:30

15720 - 2244 - R. New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454 - M & W discussing new book on history of cooking in New Zealand written by an archeological scholar. Very good, stronger than in most evenings. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 9)
Mike Bryant - Sep 10 01:20

15505 - 2235 - CRI, Bamako, Mali - (Mandarin) - sio:242 - M & W w/ alternating talk. Weak, initially, but up to sio-343 by 2250 UTC. Targeted to West Africa. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 9)
Mike Bryant - Sep 10 01:15

15190 - 2222 - R. Africa, Bata, Equatorial Guinea - (EE) - sio:343+ - Pre-recorded religious pgm w/ preaching in EE by M. Generally, the sermon was on the need to trust what the Bible says about God, but some of the individual lines were pretty amazing: "Don't let the voices in your head crucify the word of God," "Don't ask questions of yourself!" "Tell the voices in your head to go to Hell!" This guy was better than Bro. Stair. Decent signal, 100% readable, though modulation was kind of tinny-sounding. Preached right through the bottom of the hour until 2252 UTC, one gospel vocal song, then silence after 2255 UTC, despite open carrier. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 9)
Mike Bryant - Sep 10 01:11

13630 - 2218 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:333 - M discussing expenditures on Australian education. Understandable, but plagued by local RFI. //15515 weaker. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 9)
Mike Bryant - Sep 10 01:02

9785 - 2302 - R. Australia, Darwin, Australia - (Indonesian) - sio:232 - YL w/ news, RA ID. Very weak. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:47

9610 - 2255 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:222 - Firedrake opera. Very weak and mixing w/ something underneath, probably BBC-Mandarin (Thailand). - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:44

9900 - 2253 - CNR - 1, Beijing, China - (Mandarin) - sio:242 - M talking, sounded like news headlines, off at 2300. Very weak, - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:40

7255 - 2240 - V of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (Hausa) - sio:433 - M w/ animated discussion, several mentions of Lagos. Very readable, despite substantial AO QRM. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:35

7185 - 2235 - R. Romania Int'l, Galbeni, Romania - (EE) - sio:454 - YL w/ mx pgm, focus on a local Romanian pop band. Very strong, better than any N American broadcast of RRI. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:32

7150 - 2232 - R. Algerienne, Sines, Portugal - (AA) - sio:322 - Koranic recitations. Severe interference from amateur operators. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:29

7115 - 2230 - WYFR, Wertachtel, Germany - (AA) - sio:444 - Two Men w/ clear religious talk, several mentions of Canada. Strong. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 8)
Mike Bryant - Sep 8 23:25

6110 - 0345 - R. Fana, Ethiopia - (Amharic) - sio:343 - Listened tonight with a better receiver/antenna combo, and its definitely R. Fana. String of Horn of Afro-pops using cheesy-sounding organs, M w/ R. Fana ID at 0350. Fair, better on the music, nothing co-channel, tonight. - (Icom R75 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Sept 7)
Mike Bryant - Sep 7 04:22

6110 - 0320 - R. Fana (tent), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - (Amharic) - sio:322 - Fairly strong Horn of Africa mx coming through underneath a particularly weak WHRI. Language and music sounded virtually same as R. Ethiopia programming coming thru nightly on 7110. No clear ID, so mark it tentative. - (Eton E5 w/ DE31 active loop - KY, US - Sept 6)
Mike Bryant - Sep 6 03:32

6070 - 0215 - CFRX, Toronto, Canada - (EE) - sio:433 - They're back! Relaying CFRB w/ a talk show where two men discuss why Obama is not a US citizen. Local ads. Good, despite QRM and QRN. - (Redsun RP2100 - KY, US - Sept 6)
Mike Bryant - Sep 6 02:20

5940 - 0159 - R. Budapest, Jaszbereny, Hungary - (HU/EE) - sio:333 - Multi-lingual IS loop at end of Hungarian pgm to North America. Pretty clear, despite splash from both sides and RFI from the color TV my daughter won't turn off. - (Redsun RP2100 - KY, US - Sept 6)
Mike Bryant - Sep 6 02:06

5930 - 0125 - R. Slovakia In'tl, Rimavska Sobota, Slovakia - (EE/Slovak) - sio:444 - Slovakian pop mx, M w/ ID, s/off announcements, including address and email, off at 0127, into multi-lingual IS loop and into Slovak pgm at BoH. Strong signal, a little splash from WWCR on 5935. - (Redsun RP2100, Radio Shack DX390, Degen 1103 - KY, US - Sept 6)
Mike Bryant - Sep 6 01:38

9345 - 0025 - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (Albanian) - sio:434 - Albanian folk vocals, YL w/ clear ID & s/off announcements. Good signal, despite splash from above. - (Degen 1103 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Sept 6)
Mike Bryant - Sep 6 00:34

9870 - 2230 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:454+ - W interviewing M, ID in AA at BoH. Very strong. Must be a good opening to MidEast, as Kuwait-9855 is also booming in. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 5)
Mike Bryant - Sep 5 23:02

15515 - 2235 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ discussion abt South Pacific volcanoes. Not too strong, but very clear. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 5)
Mike Bryant - Sep 5 22:53

15720 - 2233 - New Zealand, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:444 - South Pacific-accented Woman interviewing African-American man w/ stories abt music scene in Detroit. Surprisingly strong. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 5)
Mike Bryant - Sep 5 22:49

9880 - 2225 - Radio Free Asia, via Lampertheim, Germany - (Tibetan) - sio:343 - Looking for Firedrakes, but found man w/ prob news in clear Tibetan, which really sounds little like either Hindu or Chinese. Decent, no trace of jammer. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 5)
Mike Bryant - Sep 5 22:45

15475 - 1850z - Africa N1, Moyabi, Gabon - (FF) - sio:433 - LOG- Correction- DearJonh, was not problem with my Kenwood, only typed wrong, don't worries the world does not go to finish, lol, lol.... - (Kenwood R1000 - Ant Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Sep 04)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Sep 5 15:26

9875 - 2310 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:343 - Firedrake percussion opera fading up as local twilight starts to approach. Pretty decent signal at peak . No trace of RFA-Tibetan (Tinian) underneath. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 25' reel - KY, US - Sept 4)
Mike Bryant - Sep 4 23:55

15475 - 1600-1900 UTC - ANO, Moyabi, Gabon - (FF) - sio: - Gabon has been on this frequency for over twenty years. They are the only station in the world on this frequency - though a flea-powered ftransmitter in Antartica broadcasts on 15476. That Kenwood may need some calibration.... - ( - - )
John McCain - Sep 4 19:31

15470 - 18:50z - Africa N1, Moyabi, Gabon - (F) - sio:433 - News abt soccer in South Africa WC 2010. - (Kenwood R1000 - Ant Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Sep 04)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Sep 4 18:53

15,191 - 1832 - Radio Africa, Bata, Equatorial Guinea - (EE) - sio:322 - OM ID, religious program, short music between announcements by OM/YL. - (Kenwood R1000 - Ant Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Sep 04)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Sep 4 18:32

9705 - 2300 - Radio Bulgria, Bulgria - (ee) - sio:444 - Music, Ag news etc - (R390a/urr and long wire - Texas - 9.2.2002)
arqe3 - Sep 2 23:27

9790 - 2230 - Radio, Romina - (ee) - sio:344 - Sports news, music and clutural - (R390a/urr and long wire - texas - 9.2.2008)
arqe3 - Sep 2 22:39

5030,0 - 23:29z - Radio Burkina, Ouagadougou , Burkina Faso - (F) - sio:433 - Melodic music in French, announcements by man + nonstop music. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Sep 01)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Sep 1 23:28

7.370,0 - 22:55 - FEBC Manila, Iba, Philippines - (CA) - sio:322 - Music in Cantonese, OM/YL talk between musics. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Sep 01)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Sep 1 23:03

7120,0 - 1920z - Voice of America, via Tinang, Philippines - (EE) - sio:434 - News abt Beijing games, YL talk abt Barack Obama. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Sep 01)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Sep 1 22:56

9575,0 - 2325z - R.Mediterranee Int., Nador , Morocco - (AA) - sio:232 - Announcements by female, instrumental music. ID by female "Radio Mediterranee International...". - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 23:25

9.515,0 - 2258z - Radio Republica WRMI , Rampisham , Germany - (SS) - sio:433 - ID by female, OM talks abt Cuba and your heroes. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 22:56

9330,0 - 2241z - Radio Damascus, Adra, Syria - (SS) - sio:433 - News by female, ID "Radio Damascus ...", music in AA. - (Icom IC-R71E + Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 22:42

11715 - 1613z - BSKSA Holy Quran, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:544 - Religious program by man. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 19:11

11695 - 1903z - CRI, via Cerrik , Albania - (FF) - sio:555 - Announcements by male, french musics with short interruptions, ID. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 19:05

11625 - 18:50z - Radio Vaticana, Santa Maria di Galeria, Vatican State - (Latin (Rosario) ) - sio:444 - Religious programming in Latin. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 18:51

15495 - 18:33z - Radio Kuwait, Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (AA) - sio:433 - Arab music, OM/YL talks AA. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 18:36

15475 - 18:25 - Africa N1, Moyabi, Gabon - (FF) - sio:333 - OM in French speaks about the african soccer. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 18:25

15465 - 1816 - Voice of Russia, Moskva , Russia - (FF) - sio:343 - OM talk in French. It seems to be something on infantile mortality in the world. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 18:18

15410 - 1506 - CVC International, Santiago, Chile - (P) - sio:555 - Religious musics, news about So Paulo city by man. - (Sony ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 18:06

15400 - 1755z - BBCWS, via Ascension, Ascension I. - (EE) - sio:544 - News by man, on the soccer in England, and other sports in the world. - (ICF-SW7600GR - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 28)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 28 17:56

11510,0 - 17:36 - Voice of Russia, via Yerevan-Gavar, Armenia - (EE) - sio:322 - Announcements by female, instrumental music. Audio bad, difficult to understand. - (Kenwood R1000 - Ant Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 26)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 26 17:44

7370,0 - 2122 - Radio Canada Int., Vatican State, Santa Maria di Galeria - (FF) - sio:343 - OM/YL talk in FF, QRG very clear, with moderate QSB. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 25)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 21:27

7290,0 - 2106 - RRI Nabire, Indonesia, Nabire - (IN) - sio:444 - OM/OM talk in Indonesian, little QRN interference. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 25)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 21:10

7250,0 - 2050 - Radio Free Asia, via Northern Mariana Islands, Tinian Island 6 - (M) - sio:533 - OM talk in M: Strong sinal, in this moment a moderate Chinese Jamming . - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 25)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 20:57

7220 - 20 - Voice of Vietnam, Vietnam, Hanoi-Sontay - (EE) - sio:333 - News by OM/YL: They had spoken on Mr. Obama, and the elections in the USA. - (Icom IC-R71E/ ICF-SW7600GR(test) - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 25)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 20:45

7.205,0 - 2020 - IRIB Teheran, Iran, Sirjan - (EE) - sio:545 - News by female, strong signal in Brazil with good audio, 2025 ID by Female. - (Icom IC-R71E/ ICF-SW7600GR(test) - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 25)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 20:26

7200 - 2005z - Radio Rossii, Russia - (RR) - sio:422 - OM/YL speak in Russian, QRG with fort QRM of a station 5 Khz the top, in the principle the signal were very good. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 25)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 20:11

4845 - 2259z - Radio Mauretanie, MTN - (AA) - sio:444 - It seems to be a reading of religious text ???? - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 00:02

4823.9 - 2254 - La Voz de la Selva, PRU - (SS) - sio:344 - Typical songs, Andean flutes and feminine voices. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 25 00:00

4790 - 2243z - RRI Fakfak (Irian Jaya), PAK - (Vn) - sio:242 - Om talks in Vn, short music between the locution. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 24 23:55

4746.8 - 2232z - Radio Huanta 2000, Peru - (SS) - sio:343 - It seems to be a religious party. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 24 23:50

4716 - 2229z - Radio Yura, Bolivia - (Q) - sio:333 - Andean musics, announcements by female. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 24 23:47

4699 - 2224z - Radio San Miguel, Bolivia - (SS) - sio:343 - Radio ID by male. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 24 23:43

4111 - 2209z - R. Virgen de Remedios, Bolivia - (SS) - sio:242 - YL talks in SS, Typical musics, sung for a chorale. - (Icom IC-R71E + Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 24)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 24 23:40

7235 - 0135 - Voice of Justice, Sirjan, Iran - (EE) - sio:434 - M w/ VoJ ID, prgm info, into news by W w/ headlines, first. Both ID's as Voice of Justice. Good-to-excellent signal, despite heavy ham interference. Well-modulated, very clear and understandable. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 20)
Mike Bryant - Aug 20 01:42

6190 - 0110-0120 - R. Serbia Int'l, Bijeljing, Bosnia-Herzegovina - (EE) - sio:444 - Woman with heavy East Euro accent with reports on Serbian competitors at the Olympics in Beijing, nx about int'l music festival in Belgrade. Excellent signal, strongest Serbian broadcast heard in quite awhile.. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 20)
Mike Bryant - Aug 20 01:26

13630 - 0850 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:252 - Live Olympic coverage - rowing competition. Much weaker than //9580. - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 17)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 08:54

7120 - 0440 - BBC, via Meyerton, S. Africa - (EE) - sio:343 - Two men discussing reports on conflict in Caucuses. Good, surprisingly little interference from Moscow up on 7125. - (Grundig SAT800 w/ whip - KY, US - Aug 17)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 04:51

6080 - 0336 - R. Prague, via Sackville, Canada - (EE) - sio:434 - M w/ several R. Prague IDs, news abt Russian-Georgia conflict and possible ramifications on Central Europe. Interference from both sides. Actually, some of the broadcasts directly from Czech Republic seem to come in better than does this Canadian relay. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 17)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 03:43

7155 - 0315 - R. Liberty, via Jaszbereny, Hungary - (RR) - sio:343 - W w/ political news/commentary. Very clear and understandable. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 17)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 03:22

7140 - 0303 - BBC, via Limassol, Cyprus - (AA) - sio:343 - Woman w/ news in Arabic. "BBC" IDs at end of correspondent cutaways. Good. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 17)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 03:15

7110 - 0258 - R. Ethiopia, Gedja, Ethiopia - (Amharic) - sio:444 - M talking up to top of Hour, two long peels of a bell, same man w/ ID and into probable news. Clearer tonight than lately. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 17)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 03:12

6973 - 2350 - Galei Zahal, Lod, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:343 - Saxophone music w/ English vocals. M anncr w/ clear ID. Much stronger and clearer than //15785. Amazing that 10 kW can produce this good of a signal from across the world. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 02:25

11780 - 2337 - R. Nacional da Amazonia, Brasilia, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:434 - String of Public Service Ads, all mentioning Brazil. Man w/ Radio nacional ID. Strong, but splash from WHRI-Cypress up on 11785 is a little annoying. Still, better signal than //6185. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 02:19

11760 - 2316 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:222 - Regular percussion opera, slight traces of RFA-Mandarin (Tinian 5) making a mess underneath. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 02:14

11635 - 2311 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:232 - Regular Firedrake opera w/ slight traces of Taiwan in Chinese underneath. Weak. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 02:10

13755 - 2301 - VOA, via Udon Thani, Thailand - (EE) - sio:222 - M w/ news headlines in slower English. Very weak, made more difficult by slop from Cuba-Portuguese up on 13760. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 02:08

13630 - 2350 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:232 - Two men discussing Pacific Island destinations, including best places to check out the Great Barrier Reef. RA ID. Gone at 2357 re-check. Weak, about equal w/ //13690. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 17 02:03

7440 - 0315 - R. Ukraine Int'l, L'vov, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:454 - YL w/ long report on Ukrainian film festival, movie abt Prague in 1968, ID, Ukrainain folk mx interspersed with travelogue of Ukrainian capital. Strong, audio a little bassy. - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 03:28

15425 - 0220 - V of Russia, Petropavlovsk, Russia (Asiatic) - (EE) - sio:353 - British-accented YL w/ report on the positions of Russian "peace-keeping" forces in the Caucuses. Good, very clear. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 02:31

9770 - 0130 - Voice of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (SS) - sio:242 - Spanish programming to Europe. YL w/ ID at BoH - Voz de Ter-KEY. Weak, but pretty understandable. For a change, the audio seemed stronger than did the ME music in this transmission. - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 01:43

9780 - 0125 - VOA, Iranawila, Sri Lanka - (EE) - sio:131 - Very weak VOA English programming. Virtually at threshold, with more music than audio surfacing above noise floor. Extremely weak and some splatter from CRI-Sackville up on 9790. - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 01:32

9830 - 0115 - V of Russia, Armavir, Russia - (SS) - sio:353 - M & W discussing Nicaragua in spanish, with many mentions of elections in Managua. Targeted to Central Amer. Fair-to-good. - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 01:24

9860 - 0102 - V of Russia, via Vatican City - (Russian) - sio:444 - M & W w/ nx in Russian, phrases being thrown around sounded very much like old Cold War broadcast. Many mentions of Bush. News until :10. Strong. (Isn't it weird to think of Russian being relayed to the Western Hemisphere out of the Vatican?) - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 01:17

9870 - 0050 - All India Radio, Banglore, India - (Hindi) - sio:354 - Subcontinental mx, bubble-sounding instrument, Hindi vocals. Vividh Bharati regional entertainment network in India. 500 kW domestic, probably transpolar. First time logged here in the local evening on this frequency, very clear, excellent-sounding music. - (Icom R75 w/ indoor dipole - KY, US - Aug 16)
Mike Bryant - Aug 16 01:00

9575 - 2340 - R. Medi Un, Nador, Morocco - (AA) - sio:343 - Modern-sounding ME/AA vocals. Woman anncr w/ several mentions of "mediterranea." Good. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 12)
Mike Bryant - Aug 13 02:25

13690 - 2328 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:242 - W w/ South Pacific nx, RA ID. Very weak. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 12)
Mike Bryant - Aug 13 02:22

15720 - 2325 - R. New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:353 - M anncr w/ tribute show of Isaac Hayes music. Good, very clear and understandble. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 12)
Mike Bryant - Aug 13 02:20

15650 - 2322 - Voice of Greece, Avlis, Greece - (Greek) - sio:353 - Greek folk vocals, M anncr w/ clear ID in Greek. Not nearly as strong as //9420. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 12)
Mike Bryant - Aug 13 02:16

11700 - 2311 - R. Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:454+ - W w/ commentary on Bulgaria's role in regional cooperation and Balkan peace efforts. //9700, both excellent. Best Bulgarian transmission of the day. - (Sony ICF-7600GW/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 12)
Mike Bryant - Aug 13 02:13

15585 - 2305 - Firedrake Jammer, China - (--) - sio:333 - Regular percussion opera jamming w/ very weak Chinese audio underneath (most likely RFA-Mandarin from Tinian). Fading pretty quickly. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 12)
Mike Bryant - Aug 13 02:10

9355 - 1715 - Firedrake, China - () - sio: - Poor to fair with nothing but music. Parallel to 9455 (fair-good with some RTTY blips) and very poor 9680. - (Sangean ATS-909 - Bothell, WA - 8/12/2008)
Taylor Crain - Aug 12 17:19

15600 - 2245 - RTI, via Okeechobee, Florida, USA - (EE) - sio:454 - YL w/ clear ID. EiBi and Bi-List both have this being relayed via the WYFR facilities in Florida. - (Sony ICF-7600G w/ whip - KY, US - Aug 10)
Mike Bryant - Aug 10 22:55

15600 - 2239 - RTI, Taiwan - (EE) - sio: - Much better signal with god hymns (unusual for a shortwave station non-religous!) - (Sangean ATS-909 - Bothell, WA - 8/10/2008)
Taylor Crain - Aug 10 22:43

15475 - 1615 - Africa No 1, Moyabi, Gabon - (FF) - sio:343 - Pop mx in several languages. M anncr w/ ID. Pop mx w/ log drums. Fair-to-good. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - KY, US - Aug 10)
Mike Bryant - Aug 10 16:22

17630 kHz - 1455 utc - Africa No. 1, Gabon - (FF) - sio:454 - Pleasant Af.-style pop mx vocals. ID. at 58, 06, & 17. TS pips OTH, followed by more pop mx. Irregular sched. Tx: Moyabi; 250kW. Target: wAf. [Tx and sched info from PP2WBR & EiBi dB.] - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 10 AUG 08)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 10 15:25

9655 - 1201 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:232 - M w/ local New Zealand news. Weak, near threshold. - (Icom R75 - KY, US - Aug 10)
Mike Bryant - Aug 10 12:05

9560 - 1140 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:243 - M & W w/ Olympic coverage, ID as "ABC Local Radio". Weaker than //'s 9580 and 9590, but stronger than // 9475. - (Icom R75 w/ dipole - KY, US - Aug 10)
Mike Bryant - Aug 10 11:45

7145 - 1005 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454 - M w/ New Zealand news, sports, last item abt New Zealand driver's success in race at Kentucky Speedway. Excellent. - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 10)
Mike Bryant - Aug 10 10:18

15585 - 2300 - Chinese Music Jammer, X'ian. China - (--) - sio:333 - Regular percussive flute and drum mx up unitl top of hour, then switched to some music I've never heard before. Horns and string instruments with a more muted rhythm accompaniment, Decent no trace of RFA-Tinian. // 15485 (no trace of RFA-Saipan) and // 15430 (no trace of RFA-Tinian). - (Sony ICF-7600G - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 10 00:07

12130 - 1356* - KWHR, Hawaii - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ soff announcements, including ID. Carrier off at 1356. Very understandable, despite high background noise. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 15:08

11990 - 1351 - China Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:343 - Music jamming coming through pretty well, a little flutter. No trace of VOA-Mandarin (Novosibirsk) target underneath. //12040, both about equal. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant) - Aug 9 15:05

15380 - 1338 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:343 - M talking slowly and dramatically, prob relig, since listed as Holy Quoran pgm to Turkey. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 15:01

17700 - 1332 - R. Solh (R. Peace), via Rampisham, UK - (Afghani) - sio:343 - Regular loop of S. Asian vocal mx. Decent, through lots of noise. - (E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9 )
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 14:58

17715 - 0150 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:344 - OM & TL w/ Olympic coverage focusing on the Australian men and women's beach volleyball teams. ID as "ABC Local Radio". Good, all alone and good copy. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 02:25

15150 - 0135 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:333 - Regular music jammer solidly on top of very weak traces of VOA-Mandarin (Thailand). // CMJ on 15385 (VOA-Philippines.) Fair w/ flutter. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 01:45

15180 - 0120 - Voice of Korea, North Korea - (EE) - sio:242 - M discussing actions of the Japanese imperialists in Manchuria. ID. Weak w/ polar flutter. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 01:32

15385 - 0110 - VOA, Tinang, Philippines - (Mandarin) - sio:333 - M w/ nx, VOA mx. Solidly on top of Chinese music jammer. - (Eton E1 w/ 30' LW - KY, US - Aug 9)
Mike Bryant - Aug 9 01:21

15285 - 1330 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:544 - New music for Olympics? Less percussive, more dreamy-sounding oriental music. Very strong, though slight traces of BBC-Mandarin (via Singapore) underneath. //12040 (VOA-Philippines) - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, US - Aug 8)
Mike Bryant - Aug 8 13:43

12040 - 1300 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:444 - Chinese music jamming coming in pretty strong. VOA-Mandarin (Tinang, Philippines) clearly audible underneath, but being overpowered by percussion opera. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, US - Aug 8)
Mike Bryant - Aug 8 13:10

6040 - 2315 - Radio DMR, Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (EE) - sio:444 - Man w/ very clear "This is Radio DMR, broadcasting from Moldavia", followed by s/off, then into French programming. Good to strong. - (Sony ICF-7600G - KY, US - Aug 7)
Mike Bryant - Aug 8 12:25

11665 - 1145 - Chinese Music Jammer, China - (--) - sio:232 - Instrumental Chinese percussion opera, often used to jam broadcasts into China. No idea which broadcast is being blocked. Weak, nothing heard underneath. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, US - Aug 8)
Mike Bryant - Aug 8 11:56

9385 - 2141 - R.FREE ASIA, via Tinian Island , Northern Mariana Islands - (K) - sio:333 - YL talks Korean, instrumental music. - (Icom IC-R75E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 5)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 6 18:16

9552 - 2153 - RRI Makassar, Indonesia - (IN) - sio:344 - Typical music and announcements by male. - (Icom IC-R75E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - Aug 5)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 6 18:09

9250 - 2134 - R.Wadi El Nile, Egypt - (AA) - sio:222 - OM/YL talks in AA, short music between announcements. - (Icom IC-R75E - Ant. Big LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG, Brazil - 5 Aug-2008)
Cleiber A. Jr. - Aug 6 18:03

7430 - 2257 - WYFR - Family Radio, via Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (EE) - sio:343 - M w/ end of relig prgm, IDs, address for Family Radio postcards, off at 2200*. Good, very understandable. Target: Europe - (Eton E1 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Aug 5)
Mike Bryant - Aug 5 22:04

5050 - 0245z - AUS ARDS Aboriginal Radio, AUS - (YOL) - sio:222 - OM talks YOL, QRG in bad conditions. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 05- Aug)
Cleiber A.Jr. - Aug 5 02:57

9915 - 0130 - R. Cairo, Egypt - (SS) - sio:344 - W w/ ID in Spanish, haunting female ME vocals. Targeted to South America. Good. - (Eton E5 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 4)
Mike Bryant - Aug 4 01:41

15430 kHz - 2309 utc - Chinese Jammer, China - ("Beijing Opera") - sio:454 - Oriental stringed instruments mx. Jamming Radio Free Asia. Tx: Xian. No voice audio; monitored until 2339. [Info from IOC dB.] - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 03 AUG 08)
Bucky Hydal - Aug 3 23:37

7425 - 0338 - R. Tirana , Shijiak, Albania - (EE) - sio:444 - Man w/ prgm of Albanian history for tourists, focus on castles along Serbian border. Several R. Tirana IDs at 0344 UTC. Good. - (Magnavox D2999 / Redsun RP2100 both w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Aug 3)
Mike Bryant - Aug 3 03:54

9665 - 0305 - V of Russia , via Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (EE) - sio:454 - M w/ news in English, ID - "This is the Voice of Russia World Service" into "Music and Musicians" prgm w/ YL anncr when news ended at 0307. Strong, roughly equal w/ //9480 (Wertachtel). - (Degen 1102 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 3)
Mike Bryant - Aug 3 03:13

15515 - 0230 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:454 - ABC's domestic sports stream, lots of scores and short interviews with players. Based on scores, assume either rugby or Australian Rules Football. Good. - (Degen 1103 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 3)
Mike Bryant - Aug 3 02:37

7505 - 0315 - WRNO, New Orleans, LA - (--) - sio:555 - Presumed WRNO tests, strong, obviously domestic w/ long uninterrupted stretches of classical instrumentals and religious rock-n-roll vocals. Audio problems related to fluctuations in transmitter level. Checked on several different radios to make sure it wasn't an AGC problem. - (Radio Shack DX-390 & DX-398 both using a Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 3)
Mike Bryant - Aug 3 02:25

7260 - 0305 - V of Russia, Moscow, Russia - (RR) - sio:444 - M & W w/ alternating news in Russian. Many mentions of Russia. Targeted to Latin America. Good. - (Redsun RP2100 w/ Sony AN-LP1 - KY, US - Aug 3)
Mike Bryant - Aug 3 02:10

7235 - 0145 - Voice of the Islamic Republic, Sirjan, Iran - (EE) - sio:343 - M & W w/ regular anti-US tirades, illegal US prisoner camps in Panama, etc. Signal OK, but not too much over high background noise. - (ICom R75 w/ dipole - KY, US - Aug 3)
Mike Bryant - Aug 3 01:53

17200 - 1315 - Firedrake Jamming, China - (--) - sio:454+ - Very strong Chinese opera-style jamming. Nothing audible underneath. - (Eton E1 w/ 100' LW - KY, US - Aug 2)
Mike Bryant - Aug 2 17:53

6020 - 0200z - R. Exterior de Espana, via Cariari de Pococi, CTR - (SS) - sio:433 - News in Spanish by male, talking about Venezuela, and your relationship with the Spain. - (Kenwood R1000 - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 08/01/2008)
Cleiber A.Jr. - Aug 1 18:35

11765 - 1616 - Firedrake, China - () - sio: - Weak fade in and out signal of the jammer. Nothing but music. - (Sangean ATS-909 - Bothell, WA - 8/1/2008)
Taylor Crain - Aug 1 16:17

4790 - 01:49 - R. Atlantida, PRU - (SS) - sio:322News in Spanish - Religious program by man, short instrumental music. Strong fading. - (Kenwood R1000 - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 01Oct-2008)
Cleiber A.Jr. - Aug 1 15:30

15600 - 2201 - RTI, Taiwan - (EE) - sio: - Poor-fair with news headlines by woman, because I live in North America of course! - (Sangean ATS-909 - Bothell, WA - 7/31/2008)
Taylor Crain - Jul 31 22:03

4828 - 0317 - Voice of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe - (Vn) - sio:322 - Non stop music in vernacular, Atmospheric noises and fading. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 31July-2008)
Cleiber A.Jr. - Jul 31 16:57

4780 - 0309z - R. Djibouti, Djibouti - (A) - sio:333 - OM talk in A all the time, good signal this nigth. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 31July-2008)
Cleiber A.Jr. - Jul 31 16:51

5010 - 0325z - R.TV Malagasy, Madagascar - (MSY) - sio:343 - Good music of Madagascar, announcement by male. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 31July)
Cleiber A.Jr. - Jul 31 16:45

5030 khz - 2358 - Radio Burkina, Burkina Faso - (FF) - sio:222 - Broadcast to West Africa. Sign-off at 0000 UTC with Burkina Faso national anthem. Heavy splatter from Cuba on 5025 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and "diamond" antenna - Sparta, TN - Jul 30)
Barry - Jul 31 02:19

3310 - 2133 - R.Mosoj Chaski, BOL - (Q) - sio:222 - YL talk in Quechua, short regional music. - (Icom IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Conselheiro Lafaiete MG - 28July)
Cleiber Andrade Jr. - Jul 28 21:40

21695 kHz - 1329z - V. of Africa, Libya - (Swahili) - sio:352 - YL followd by OM ann at 33. "Africa" mentioned frequently. YL again at 35. Af. mx btwn segments. Af. pop mx YL vocal at 38."Libya" mentioned at 45. I.d. at 1402.Target: Af. [Station, lang. and target info from EiBi dB.] - (Icom R-75/Welbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 27 JUL 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 27 14:13

15.285,0 - 13:36 - BBC World Service, SNG - (M) - sio:333 - Non stop musi, all the time. - (ICOM IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 27July-2008)
Cleiber Andrade Jr. - Jul 27 13:34

15275,0 - 01:22 - Adventist World Radio, GUM - (BE) - sio:222 - AWR USA via GUM (BGD:Dhaka). Female talking in Bengali. - (ICOM IC-R71E - Ant. BiG LooP - Cons. Lafaiete MG-Brazil - 27July-2008)
Cleiber Andrade Jr. - Jul 27 13:25

4905 khz - 0445 - Radiodiffusion Nationale Tchadienne, Chad - (French) - sio:555 - African music program. Outstanding signal, booming in at S-9 +15 db. - (Kenwood TS-850S and "diamond" antenna - Sparta, TN - Jul 26)
Barry - Jul 26 04:52

5010 - 0352 - R. Madagasikara, Madagascar - (MSY) - sio:353 - Music in Malagasy, female speaking in Malagasy. - (ICOM IC- R75/LW 25m - Ub MG - Brazil - 23July-2008)
Alex - Jul 24 15:25

4930 - 0340 - Voice of America, BOTSWANA (relay) - (EE) - sio:253 - News, by man/female - (ICOM IC- R75/LW 25m - Ub MG - Brazil - 23July-2008)
Alex - Jul 24 15:16

4828 - 0333 - Voice of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe - (Vn) - sio:252 - Tribal music in vn, with strong noise in this freq. - (ICOM IC- R75/LW 25m - Ub MG - Brazil - 23July-2008)
Alex - Jul 24 15:12

4790 - 0315 - R. Atlantida, Peru - (SS) - sio:242 - Man reads the Bible... - (ICOM IC- R75/LW 25m - Ub MG - Brazil - 23July-2008)
Alex - Jul 24 15:06

4780 - 0305z - RTV Djibouti, Djibouti - (AA) - sio:433 - Religious program, by man - (ICOM IC- R75/LW 25m - Ub - Brazil - 23July-2008)
Alex - Jul 24 14:57

17700 - 1540 UTC - R. SOLH, via Rampisham, U.K. - (Afghani) - sio:454 - Non-stop South Asian music. Presumed, since no ID or other words (besides lyrics) were heard. Sounds like the standard tape they play over and over. Surprisingly strong for a broadcast targeted to Afghanistan. - (Eton E1 w/ 80' longwire - KY, USA - July 20)
Mike Bryant - Jul 20 15:54

7280 - 0420 UTC - R. Japan/NHK, via Issoudun, France - (Arabic) - sio:444 - At first I was perplexed by the very soft-spoken YL speaking in Arabic and playing clearly East Asian music. Then "NHK" ID by YL makes sense. Targeted to Mideast, of course. Good, some very slight slop from Tunisia on 7275. - (Icom R75 + dipole / Sony ICF-7600GR + AN-LP1 - KY, USA - July 19)
Mike Bryant - Jul 19 04:34

4976 khz - 0400 - Radio Uganda, Uganda - (EE) - sio:343 - f announcer stating "Hello, Uganda" followed by m announcer with the news. Much stronger signal than usual tonight. - (Kenwood TS-850S and "diamond" antenna - Sparta, TN - Jul 14)
Barry - Jul 14 04:04

5450 kHz USB - 0256z - RAF VOLMET, United Kingdom - (EE) - sio:554 - YL rdo op giving aviation wx for various locations, including Kabul. RAF VOLMET i.d. at 00, w/UK wx for Brize Norton and other locations.in Eu, ME, Af, and Asia. Gibraltar and Dakar group at 13. Sounds like canned radio. Tx site: RAF Brize Norton? - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 10 JUL 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jul 10 03:27

21470 - 1430 - BBC World Service, UK - (EE) - sio:454 - Sports, Live coverage Wimbleton Finals. - (Hallicrafter with SW active antenna - Garrison, MD - 06JUL08)
Authur Rivers - Jul 6 14:49

9905 - 0340 - VOIRI (presumed), Sirjan, Iran - (listed Sorani Kurdish) - sio:242 - YL talking in ME language. Very weak. - (Eton E1 - KY, US - Jul 6)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 04:04

7440 - 0023 - R. Ukraine Int'l, Lvov, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:444 - OM w/ an incredibly thick accent delivering a long-term propagation report. Strong, but almost impossible to understand thanks to the accent. Something very weak possibly underneath. Nothing listed in EiBi, possibly new VOA/IBB transmission to ME/S Asia? - (Sony 7600GR - KY, US - Jul 6)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 03:03

9505 - 0017 - Deutsche Welle, via Rampisham, UK - (German) - sio:322 - German audible underneath incredibly strong WYFR. Was able to hear a clear DW ID in the pauses in the slow sermon. EiBi lists target area as South Asia. - (Sony 7600GR - KY, US - Jul 6)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 02:57

9490 - 0015 - Democratic Voice of Burma, Wertachtel, Germany - (Burmese) - sio:423 - W talking in SE Asian language, fairly understandable, despite being about equal w/ co-channel R. Sweden in Swedish to S Am via Sackville, Canada. - (Sony 7600GR - KY, US - Jul 6)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 02:53

9420 - 0010 - V of Greece, Avlis, Greece - (Greek) - sio:555 - M anncr w/ clear ID, Greek male vocals. Like local, better than //7475 (sio-354) - (Sony 7600GR - KY, US - Jun 6)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 02:48

9875 - 2329 - R. Vilnius, Sitkunai, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:454 - M w/ s/on ID over harp music, other prgm info. First piece on Lithuanian housing preferences. Pretty strong. - (Sony 7600GR - KY, US - Jul 5)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 02:46

9600 - 2325 - R. Vaticana, Vatican City - (Vietnamese) - sio:344 - OM & YL w/ talk, obvious prayer, ending w/ "Amen" Good signal, - (Sony 7600GR - KY, US - Jun 5)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 02:42

6180 - 2320 - R Nacional da Amazonia, Brasilia, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:444 - Pop vocals in Portuguese. Better than //11780 (sio-333, with more adjacent QRM). - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, US - Jun 5)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 01:01

9820 - 2315 - R. Rebelde, Havana, Cuba - (SS) - sio:555 - YL w/ "Radio Rebelde" ID, despite a EiBi listing for RHC in this time slot. OM/YL w/ talk and music in front of what sounded like a live crowd, lots of applause. Like local. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, US - Jun 5)
Mike Bryant - Jul 6 00:58

7145 - 1025 UTC - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:354 - Opera vocals from a New Zealand artist, M anncr w/ ID. Caught again at 1215 UTC re-check, so I guess no longer switching to 9655. - (Eton E1, Eton E5 - KY, USA - Jul 5)
Mike Bryant - Jul 5 18:58

11540 - 16?? - Firedrake, China - () - sio: - Nothing but music. Weak signal because I was inside at the time. - (Sangean ATS-909 and ANT-60 antenna (reel antenna) - Bothell, WA - 7/1/2008)
Taylor Crain - Jul 1 21:29

9400 - 1210 - FEBC Manila, (Iba, Philippines transmitter site) - (Mandarin) - sio:353 - m announcer. Broadcast to the Far East. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 66 foot terminated square loop - Sparta, TN - Jul 1)
Barry - Jul 1 11:14

9880 - 2240 - Radio Free Asia, Lampertheim, Germany - (Tibetan) - sio:444 - M w/ probable nx. Some English snippets amongst news quotes. Language sounded a lot like Hindu. Surprisingly strong. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - Jun 29)
Mike Bryant - Jun 29 22:55

7205 - 0005 - IBC Tamil, via Wertachtel, Germany - (S Asian, listed Tamil) - sio:222 - M w/ probable news in S Asian language. Very weak and in a sea of amateur interference. Targeted to Sri Lanka. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 29)
Mike Bryant - Jun 29 00:12

7200 - 2357 - V of Russia, Moscow, Russia - (SS) - sio:322 - VoR IS in the middle of a ton of different ham signals. S/on at 0000 by M in Spanish, ID, s/on anncmnts, into nx. Weak and interference from both sides. Best in USB to escape LSB ham voice transmissions. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 28)
Mike Bryant - Jun 29 00:04

7170 - 2340 - China Radio Int'l, via Bamako, Mali - (Mandarin) - sio:444 - M & YL w/ standard CRI news format, CRI bridge music. Strong, slight ham interference from Field Day activities. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 28)
Mike Bryant - Jun 28 23:51

9415 - 2235 - R Prague, Litomysl, Czech Republic - (EE) - sio:434 - Man w/ pgm focusing on beer production in the Czech Rep, interlaced w/ jazz music. Some adjacent interference from V of Greece upon 9420, but still much stronger than //7345. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 28)
Mike Bryant - Jun 28 22:50

6190 - 0025 - International Radio Serbia, Bosnia-Hertsegovina - (EE) - sio:545 - English broadcast to North America. ID at 0025z, with station information and times/freqs given prior to sign-off at 0030z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 66 foot terminated square loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 28)
Barry - Jun 28 00:52

6080 - 1100 - Radio Singapore International, Singapore - (EE) - sio:222 - English transmission on air at 1100z w/ID, then into news read by f announcer. Static crashes bad this morning. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 66' terminated square loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 27)
Barry - Jun 27 11:04

13680 - 2300 - Radio Nacional Venezuela, via Cuba - (EE) - sio:555 - English ID at 2300z, followed by English programming. A08 shows Spanish programming at this time. Must be a change to their program schedule. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter vertical - Sparta, TN - Jun 26)
Barry - Jun 26 23:08

15285 - 1530* - Firedrake Jammer, China - (--) - sio:242 - More crash-bang Chinese-style opera mx. Though BBC-Mandarin not heard, signed off at 1530 same time listed for end of BBC broadcast. Weak. - (Grundig Satellit 800 - KY, USA - Jun 21)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 15:40

6290 - 0030 - ERTU, Abis, Egypt - (AA) - sio:444 - Mideastern vocals, probably recitations. Good, but targeted to NAm. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 21)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 02:07

17765 - 0006 - Firedrake Jammer, China - (--) - sio:242 - Regular crash-bang opera jammer breaking above noise floor. Weak, but no trace of VOA-Mandarin scheduled at this time. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 21)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 02:03

17715 - 0003 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:353 - M & YL w/ nx, items abt Aborigine children program, monument to Vietnamese boat people dedicated in Victoria, Mars lander finds ice, etc. Good. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 21)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 01:59

15785 - 0000 - Galei Zahal, Lod, Israel - (HB) - sio:353 - Slickly-produced advertising up to TOH, one single time pip, M w/ ID, same man into news. OK signal, much better than //6973 (sio-322) which seemed to be getting CODAR interference, - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 21)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 01:55

15720 - 2356 - Radio New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:353 - Two YL with a discussion about production of a movie on family dynamics. Fair, all alone. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 20)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 01:50

9700 - 2350 - R. Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:454+ - M w/ ID, end of DX prgm, last tip abt a new Pakistan broadcast in English, address, email, and URL, ID, into Bulgarian folk mx. Very good. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 20)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 01:46

15343.9 - 2324 - R. Nacional, General Pacheco, Argentina - (SS) - sio:344 - Light Latin vocals w/ lots of gaucho yelping. Better than usual, all alone. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 20)
Mike Bryant - Jun 21 01:42

7430 - 2135 - Family Radio (WYFR), via Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (EE) - sio:242 - Sermon in English breaking through the noise floor. Several mentions of "Family Radio." EiBi lists target area as Europe. Weak, but propagation so bad, that it's coming in stronger than WBCQ on 7415. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 20)
Mike Bryant - Jun 20 21:43

15345 - 1825 - RTV Marocaine, Nador, Morocco - (AA) - sio:433 - Mideastern vocal mx. Pretty good signal, best in narrow upper sync to cut back on het from RAE-Argentina whose carrier was on about 15443.8, no audio making it through. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 20)
Mike Bryant - Jun 20 18:38

9526 - 1200 - Voice of Indonesia, Indonesia - (Thai/Mandarin) - sio:252 - Thai from 1000z-1100z, then into Mandarin at 1201z ... with a short announcement in English at 1200z stating the change in language - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 20)
Barry - Jun 20 11:05

7245 - 0412 - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:444 - End of nx, last item abt prosecution of Islamic recruiter, into Short business news highlights, ID. Target area = West Africa. Better than // 7225 (via Rampisham, target: East Africa). - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 20)
Mike Bryant - Jun 20 04:26

17912 - 24 Hour - Krasnoyarsk, Russia (NO66mb-grid) - ((EE)) - sio:333 - ACARS (HFDL). Digital Info between Ground Stations and Aircraft in Flight. - (Web Radio - Hong Kong - 18jun08)
john - Jun 19 01:36

5860 - 0110 - Radio Farda, (via Sri Lanka) - (Farsi) - sio:333 - Pop music program, I.D. at 0215z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 40 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 19)
Barry - Jun 19 01:15

9740 - 1210 - BBC, (via Singapore) - (EE) - sio:242 - Broadcast to southeast Asia. Weak copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 17)
Barry - Jun 17 11:14

11710 - 0225 - Radio Argentina al Exterior, Argentina - (EE) - sio:454 - f announcer discussing domestic violence in Argentina. Nice S9+10 db signal, although very slight fading. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 17)
Barry - Jun 17 02:26

11620 - 0042 - All India Radio, (Delhi, India transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:252 - Broadcast to southeast Asia. I.D. at 0042, followed by station information, then off the air by 0045z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 16)
Barry - Jun 17 00:49

5910 kHz - 0329 utc - Marfil Estereo, Columbia - (SS) - sio:444 - Latin pop mx. I.d. at 33 by OM ann. OM ann. with info at 45. I.d. given frequently. This is most likely a domestic service station. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 16 JUN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jun 16 03:49

9415 - 2237 - R. Prague, Litomysl, Czech Republic - (EE) - sio:444 - W w/ end of Letterbox prgm, answering letter about wine production in Czech Rep. Address, ID. Slight interference from V of Greece, up on 9420. - (Sony SW77 & AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun15)
Mike Bryant - Jun 15 23:04

9750 - 0300 - BBC, (via Seychelles) - (EE) - sio:152 - Broadcast to east Africa. Very weak, and only audible in USB mode due to very heavy splatter from HCJB on 9745 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 15)
Barry - Jun 15 03:10

9575 - 0248 - Medi 1, Morocco - (Arabic) - sio:313 - Broadcast to north Africa. Pop music program, playing Eagles "Hotel California". Very heavy splatter from China Radio International 5 khz above AND below (via Albania on 9575 khz and via Cuba on 9585 khz). Seems like the Chinese trying to take over the airwaves !!! - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 15)
Barry - Jun 15 02:59

9875 - 2345 - R. Vilnius, Sitkunai, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ RV ID, daily round-up of Baltic news. Good. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 23:51

9475 - 2340 - R. Nederland, via Philippines - (Indonesian) - sio:343 - Pgm of R&B and pop mx, mainly from US. Happy-sounding M & YL anncr w/ Nederland IDs. OK, but fading. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 23:46

9490 - 2335 - Democratic Voice of Burma, Wertachtel, Germany - (Burmese) - sio:444 - M & W w/ ID, nx. Good, despite lots of background noise. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 23:40

13630 - 2245 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:242 - M anncr with interview with participants in yacht race to Sydney. Weak, but pretty clear. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 22:56

11915 - 2215 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:434 - Holy Koran prgm w/ recitations. Good, but not nearly as strong as //11820. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 22:26

9600 - 2140 - CRI, Kashi, China - (EE) - sio:343 - YL w/ travelogue-like description of things to see in China, interviews w/ British and Australian immigrants. Good, target area Europe. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 21:51

11990 - 1913 - Radio Kuwait, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:454 - f announcer discussing the death of journalist Tim Russert, followed by hip-hop and pop music at 1415z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 19:20

11995 - 1900 - Voice of Africa, Libya - (Arabic) - sio:343 - m announcer. Broadcast to west Africa. Slight splatter from Radio Kuwait (also in EE) on 11990 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 19:13

15120 - 1900 - Voice of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:444 - End of "Africa Hour" pgm, ID by YL, into prgm on Nigerian culture focusing on northern states. Good. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 19:12

15775 - 1850 - VOA, via Sao Tome - (UnId African lang) - sio:343 - Yl w/ prob nx, VOA jingo. Good and all alone. - (Eton E1 - KY, US - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 19:01

13620 - 1815 - R. Kuwait, Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:434 - M & YL explaining the "cosmology" of Islam, US R&B mx, time pips at BOH, ID and into world nx by W, followed by early 80s technopop mx (The Human League). Strong, some splash from WYFR on 13615. Is this new? Can't find a listing anywhere... - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 18:42

9840 - 1130 - Voice of Vietnam, North Vietnam - (EE) - sio:252 - EE broadcast from 1130-1200z. On air at 1130z with ID as "This is the Voice of Vietnam". Weak copy this morning. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 11:35

7370 - 1115 - KNLS, (Anchor Point, Alaska) - (Russian) - sio:343 - m announcer. Broadcast to the far east from 1100-1200z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 11:19

11710 - 1020 - Voice of Korea, (Kujang, North Korea transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:454 - f announcer spouting the usual dribble about the glory of the people's revolution, followed by ID at 1027z. Decent signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 10:31

9610 - 0535 - BBC, Rampisham, U.K. - (Hausa) - sio:343 - M w/ prob nx, BBC correspondent IDs. Good. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 05:43

5975 - 0508 - NHK - R. Japan , Rampisham, U.K. - (EE) - sio:343 - Yl w/ RJ ID, into discussion of Japanese marriage ceremonies. OK signal, particularly for being on back of target to Europe, lots of atmospheric noise. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 05:17

12080 - 0453 - Voice of America, (via Madagascar) - (EE) - sio:434 - Broadcast to east Africa. Co-channel interference from Radio Australia (also in EE), which has approx the same signal strength. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 04:55

11810 - 0450 - Radio Jordan, Jordan - (Arabic) - sio:242 - Broadcast to Asia. Weak copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 14)
Barry - Jun 14 04:53

6195 - 0430 - BBC, Skelton, U.K. - (AA) - sio:343 - Clear multi-lingual BBC promo at bottom of hour, M anncr in Arabic. Fair, being beamed to MidEast. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 04:45

7120 - 0435 - BBC, via Meyerton, S Africa - (EE) - sio:333 - Male news reporter recounting several days of terror in Zimbabwe. Some interference from Russian station on 7125. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 04:41

5945 - 0355 - Deutsche Welle, via Wooferton, U.K. - (AA) - sio:322 - M w/ closing anncmnts in Arabic. DW ID. Carrier off at 0359*. Fair, but being slaughtered by adjacent channel interference from Taiwan-Okeechobee. Required narrow LSB and some PBT fiddling. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 04:02

13690 - 0315 - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:242 - M w/ seemingly neverending sports interview that seems to be on virtually everytime I tune in Australia earlier in the evening. Much weaker than //15515 and 15240. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 03:26

12140 - 0314 - R Free Afghanistan, via Kuwait - (Pashto) - sio:242+ - M w/ probable news in IBB format. Weak, but very clear. Thanks for the tip, Barry. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 03:21

15495 - 0308 - R. Kuwait, Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (AA) - sio:353 - M w/ world nx in Arabic, mention of al-Maliki, end of nx at :10. Clear, "Huna Kuwait" Fair signal, all alone. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 14)
Mike Bryant - Jun 14 03:14

15111 - 2045 - REE, Spain - (es) - sio:555 - Noticias en Radio Exterior de Espaa - (Kenwood TS-570S - San Juan - 13jun-2008)
Hector E. Perez - Jun 13 21:00

9615 - 0605 - RNZI, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454+ - Pacific focus pgm on prostate health of men in South Pacific, interview w/ a doctor at a clinic in Auckland. Blasting in, this morning. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 06:25

8000 - 0445 - Voice of Sudan, (presumed via Asmara, Eritrea) - (Arabic) - sio:333 - m announcer. Clandestine broadcast to East Africa from 0400-0600z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 13)
Barry - Jun 13 05:06

9665 - 0438 - Voice of Russia, via Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ historical prgm abt 19th century ties between Russia and the US. Good, abt equal w // 9800 (Armavir) and much stronger than 13635 (Petropavlovsk). - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 04:59

11610 - 0420 - Voice of the People, via Madagascar - (EE/Vern) - sio:444 - Can pick out some English words, many mentions of Mugabe, but deep African accents and mix of vernacular make it almost impossible to follow. EiBi lists Zimbabwe, obviously, as the target area. Good signal - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 04:53

7109.96 - 0305 - R. Ethiopia, Geja Dera, Ethiopia - (listed Amharic) - sio:454 - Really powerful, M w/ "Radio Ee-tee'-o-pia" in lang that sounds like a mix of Arabic and African. Awesome sounding Horn of Africa vocals. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 03:37

6973 - 0300 - Galei Zahal, Lod, Israel - (HB) - sio:354 - Pop and folk mx, Man w/ clear ID at TOH. Always amazing how well this one can come through some nights. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 03:32

7360 - 0315 - R. Vaticana, Vatican City - (EE) - sio:423 - YL anncr w/ long interview w/ male from Zimbabwe. Gist was anti-Mugabe, change inevitable, can't be stopped despite Mugabe regime's repression. Good signal, but being clobbered by Marti-Greesnville on 7365. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 03:26

12140 - 0245 - Radio Free Afghanistan, (Kuwait transmitter site) - (Pashto) - sio:433 - m & f ann. Fairly strong signal, but with moderate fading. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 13)
Barry - Jun 13 02:47

9495 - 0127 - Voice of Justice, Kamalabad, Iran - (EE) - sio:444 - IS, W w/ "Voice of Justice, broadcasting from the Islamic Republic of Iran" sked and freq info, another ID, into M announcing the verses and into opening Q'ranic recitations. Announced //7235 which was only barely audible. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Nov 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 01:39

5930 - 0105 - R Slovakia Intl, Rimavska Sobota, Slovakia - (EE) - sio:444 - M & W w/ nx abt Slovakia. Decent signal. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - Jun 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 01:08

6155 - 0100 - R. Republica, via Rampisham, U.K. - (SS) - sio:454 - Latin mx, multiple loud IDs at TOH. Relay location from June 11 edition of EiBi. Excellent signal, no jamming heard. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - Nov 13)
Mike Bryant - Jun 13 01:01

9720 - 0315 - RTT Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (AA) - sio:333 - ME vocals, coming through pretty well, a little interference from WYFR on 9715, so narrow upper sync best. Overall much better than very weak //12005. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Nov 12)
Mike Bryant - Jun 12 03:30

11677 khz - 1130 - KCBS , North Korea - (Korean) - sio:343 - Korean music. Kanggye transmitter site. As per DX Listening Digest (08 May 2008 edition), this is a frequency change down from 11680 khz. Also audible on 9665 khz, though a little weaker. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 11)
Barry - Jun 11 11:41

12005 - 02005 - RTT Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (AA) - sio:343 - M w/ clear ID in Arabic, followed by Q'ranic recitations. Good. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ whip - KY, USA - Nov 10 )
Mike Bryant - Jun 10 02:13

15240 - 0140 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:242 - Aussie-accented YL w/ funny story about problem on flights in SE Asia. RA ID. Weak, all alone, but having to struggle to follow. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ whip - KY, USA - Jun 10 )
Mike Bryant - Jun 10 01:52

9700 - 0248 - R Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:354 - Soviet-style YL anncr w/ description of Bulgarian marriage ceremonies, including folk music sang at weddings. Good, very clear. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 9 )
Mike Bryant - Jun 9 02:56

13730 - 0155 - R. New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454 - YL w/ ID, island choral vocals up to top of hour, then ID and national nx by M. Very good, best so far this solstice season. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - jUN 9)
Mike Bryant - Jun 9 02:05

7280 - 0145 - R. Farda, Wertachtel, Germany - (Farsi) - sio:444 - US beams salvation to the Persian masses yearning for endless techno-pop mx, mixed with frequent "Fah-duh" IDs. Good, stronger than usual. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Nov 9 )
Mike Bryant - Jun 9 01:54

7430 - 0130 - VOA, via Sulabiyah, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:222 - VOA w/ English ID, nx highlights. Target area = S Asia. More carrier than signal, just barely breaking above an elevated noise floor. The Sony got more carrier, but, thanks to the E1's PBT, I got more recoverable audio from the E1. - (E1 & Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 9)
Mike Bryant - Jun 9 01:39

7335 - 0059 - R. Vaticana, Vatican City - (listed Tamil) - sio:323 - Vatican IS, into pgm in unid S Asian language w/ male anncr, including clear ID. Holding up pretty well despite S Asian target area amd co-channel time signals from CHU-Ottawa, . - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ AN-LP1 - KY, USA - Jun 9)
Mike Bryant - Jun 9 01:08

11920 - *2257 - HCJB, Quito, Ecuador - (Portuguese) - sio:555 - Brass and chimes IS, man w/ HCJB ID in Portuguese, announcing from Ecuador to Brazil, time pips at TOH, ID and other s/on anncments by first a man and then a woman, both with HCJB IDs. Like local, a little stronger than //12020. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 8)
Mike Bryant - Jun 8 23:16

9870 - 2240 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:444+ - Long stretch of uninterrupted ME mx. M w/ ID in Arabic at 2247. Music making it through well, despite high noise level. Announcers voice not nearly as bright and clear. - (Eton E1 & Grundig Satellit 800 - KY, USA - Jun 8)
Mike Bryant - Jun 8 22:50

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UdFSzrWdVth - Jun 4 22:10

15443.8 - 2140 - R Argentine Exterior, General Pacheco, Argentina - (German) - sio:343 - W w/ economic news in German. ID. Varying lower than usual, but better, clearer signal than usual. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - Jun 3)
Mike Bryant - Jun 3 21:48

17690 khz - 1600 - Sudan Radio Service, (Portugal transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:242 - English I.D. at 1600z, then into Arabic. Severe fading. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 3)
Barry - Jun 3 16:22

6020 khz - 0730 - Radio Victoria, Peru - (SS) - sio:322 - I.D. at 0730z. Heavy static. Much better copy earlier in the evening right after China Radio International sign-off at 0600z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 25 meter delta loop - Sparta, TN - Jun 2)
Barry - Jun 2 22:42

11600 - 2132 - R. Prague, Litomysl, Czech Republic - (EE) - sio:444 - W w/ Czech news, several items about Prague Writers Festival, ID, into Letterbox prgm. Good. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ whip - KY, USA - Jun 1)
Mike Bryant - Jun 1 21:44

13730 - 0335 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:343+ - Radiodrama about efforts of Maori tribesmen to fight along with other New Zealand troops in the World War. New frequency, ex-15720. Good - (Redsun RP2100 w/ whip - KY, USA - June 1)
Mike Bryant - Jun 1 02:42

17660 - 1440 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (French) - sio:343 - W talking in French. No clear ID, but only possible choice from the EiBi list, published yesterday. Fair, but all alone. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 30)
Mike Bryant - May 30 14:53

15580 - 1435 - VOA, via Botswana - (EE) - sio:344 - Two men discussing the causes of increasing oil prices in the US. M w/ "VOA-Washington" ID. Not the strongest signal, but all alone and pretty intelligible. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 30)
Mike Bryant - May 30 14:48

9875 - 2330 - Radio Vilnius, Lithuania - ((EE)) - sio:544 - World News brief,followed by Regional Affairs/Music - (DX-392+145' Longwire - EL29mm - 29may08)
log2112 - May 30 01:33

11700 - 0245 - R. Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:343 - Man & Woman alternating with reports abt Bulgaria. //9700. Both fair in noise. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - May 26)
Mike Bryant - May 26 02:54

9440 - 0120 UTC - R. Slovakia Int'l, Rimavska-Sobota, Slovakia - (EE) - sio:454+ - Mailbag prgm, several letters from China, one from Rochester, NY, USA. Address, ID, one IS at 0127, 30 seconds of dead air, into multi-lingual ID loop until beginning of Slovakian prgm at 0130. Very good-to-excellent signal. - (Eton E1 - KY, USA - May 26)
Mike Bryant - May 26 01:38

12050 - 0050 UTC - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (German) - sio:444 - Report on European Management Institute, another report on German-Pakistan relations, M w/ "Radio Deutsche Welle" ID. Good, EiBi lists the transmission targeted to Central America. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 26)
Mike Bryant - May 26 01:03

12085 - 0034 UTC - Trans World Radio, via Novosibirsk, Russia - (Bhojpuri, listed) - sio:232 - Weak, M tlkg slowly in lang sounding like a mix between Hindu and Chinese, maybe a little more Chinese-like. Religious vocals. Mark this as probable, since no ID heard. Fits latest edition of EiBi. Weak and raspy, probably Trans-polar.. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 26)
Mike Bryant - May 26 00:47

6125 - 0945 - HCJB, Quito-Pifo, Ecuador - (Quechua) - sio:343+ - Man w/ obvious religious intonation, must be a prayer, because it ended with a clear "Amen". Linguistically, Quechua sounds related to South Pacific island languages. Decent signal, very noisey. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 25)
Mike Bryant - May 25 09:57

11690 - 0043 UTC - R. Vilnius, Sitkunai, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:444 - W w/ report on efforts to achieve Lithuanian energy independence. ID. Good signal, a lot of atmospheric noise. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 25)
Mike Bryant - May 25 01:13

13635 - 0325 - Voice Of Russia, Petropavlovsk, Asiatic Russia - (EE) - sio:354 - Carl Watts (Sp?) w/ end of Moscow Mailbag prgm. Instrumental mx and Mailbag address. WS ID by W at BOH and into news highlights - 1st item abt Russian-Chinese defense coop. Good signal, probably sign of upcoming Solstice. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 24)
Mike Bryant - May 24 03:41

5975 - *0255 - V of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (EE) - sio:444 - Loop of IS (piano in a minor key) w/ YL w/ ID - "This is the Voice of Turkey". Time pips (5+1) at Top of Hour. S/on ID, announcements and schedule by M before going into the news. Good signal, interference from R. Romania Int'l s/off IS until 0257. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - KY, USA - May 24)
Mike Bryant - May 24 03:09

9495 - 0220 - VOIRI, Kamalabad, Iran - (EE) - sio:433 - Two men discussing the difficulty of establishing a progressive third party in US politics. M W/ ID as Voice of Iran. Decent signal, but adjacent channel interference. - (Sony ICF-7600GR - Fern Creek, KY - May 24)
Mike Bryant - May 24 02:35

6020 kHz - 0907 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (Tok Pisin) - sio:43333 - Tok Pisin lang., mixed with EE. I.d at 14 in EE.OM ann. w/pop mx and dialogue w/another OM. Time given in EE. Prog. i.d. Current Affairs at 24, followed by more pop mx. Target: Au, Pacific. - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 23 MAY08)
Bucky Hydal - May 23 09:25

15785 kHz - 2129z - Galei-Zahal, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:454 - OM ann. w/pop mx. I.d. at 2200, followed by what sounds like news. Israeli Defence Forces Broadcasting Station. Tx: Zahal. Target: Eu [from EiBi dB] - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) random wire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 MAY 08)
Bucky Hydal - May 19 22:22

11710 - 1105 - Firedrake Jamming, X'ian(?), China - (--) - sio:322 - Regular Chinese opera jamming music. One or two stations underneath, making it kind of messy. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - May 18)
Mike Bryant - May 18 11:13

7250 - 0515 - Radio Vaticanna, Vatican City - (EE) - sio:343+ - M w/ history prgm abt Papal politics. Good, easily understandable, signal. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - May 18)
Mike Bryant - May 18 05:17

7190 - 0508 - R. Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (Arabic) - sio:444 - M w/ prob nx in Arabic. Several mentions of Tunisia. Ended exactly at :10 after and into another program w/ a different M announcer. Strong, starting to fade. Much more audio on 7190 than //7275. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - May 18)
Mike Bryant - May 18 05:11

7150 - 0500 - R. Algerienne, via Sines, Portugal - (Arabic) - sio:343 - M w/ ID, sounds more religious than news. Fair, but fading. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - Mar 18)
Mike Bryant - May 18 05:05

7440 - 0105 - R. Ukraine Int'l, Lviv, Ukraine - (Ukrainian) - sio:555 - W with news, many mentions of Ukraine, news ending at :08, mx, into pgrm w/ the word "President" in the title. Very strong, local-like. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - May 18)
Mike Bryant - May 18 01:10

13600 - 2000 - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (EE) - sio:343+ - M w/ s/on anncements, R. Tirana ID, into M reading news. Not the strongest signal, but pretty clear. - (Sony ICF-7600GR w/ whip - KY, USA - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 20:15

15560 - 1940 - RdP Int'l, Lisboa, Portugal - (Portuguese) - sio:454 - M w/ ID - "RdP Internacional" in Portuguese, into male vocal mx. Strong. - (Icom R75 - KY, USA - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 19:49

17,515 kHz - 1633z - Numbers Station, ??? - (SS) - sio:555 - Spanish speaking YL with five number groups on AM. - (Kenwood R-1000 + 135 ft dipole with tuned feeders - Long Island, NY - 17 May 2008)
Art, N2AH - May 17 18:29

7325 - 0356 - Voice of Turkey, via Sackville, Canada - (French) - sio:454+ - VoT's piano interval signal on a repeating loop with YL w/ ID in French. Signed off at 0359*. Strong. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 04:01

7110 - 0330 - R. Ethiopia, Gedja, Ethiopia - (Listed Amharic) - sio:343 - Man w/ very clear ID at bottom of hour, into Horn of Africa-style vocal music w/ funky instruments. Coming through pretty well, tonight. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, Ky - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 03:37

15515 - 0325 UTC - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:353+ - Mid-game rugby-related interview. Decent signal, very clear. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 03:30

15720 - 0320 UTC - R. New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:353+ - Woman interviewing an expert from the Pacific Center on upcoming elections in Fiji. Pretty understandable. - (Icom R75 - Fern Creek, KY - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 03:23

7200 - 0304 UTC - R. Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria - (Russian) - sio:433+ - Man w/ news about East Europe in pretty clear Russian. Good signal, but Arabic signal underneath (probably Sudan) and also some intererence from amateurs. - (Icom R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 03:17

13840 - 0135 UTC - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:353 - Man talking to woman over phone, discussing New Zealand, sports coverage, ID. Fair, but all alone. Band conditions pretty bad. - (Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - May 17)
Mike Bryant - May 17 01:51

9445 kHz - 2144 utc - All India Radio, India - (EE) - sio:554 - Pop mx. OM with "India Ahead" prog. at 50. Orchestral mx w/Ravi Shankar on sitar at 55. I.d at 2200, followed by news read by YL, seven terrorist bomb blasts lead story. Tx: Bangalore. Target: Eu - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) random wire & Wellbrook ALA330S; Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 13 MAY 08)
Bucky Hydal - May 13 22:06

7145 - 0720 - R New Zealand Int'l, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:243 - Program of music from the 1920's and 30's, including "Mr. Sandman" and music by a marching band. M anncr w/ ID. Weak at this hour, but the only thing audible in the 7 MHz range. - (ICF-7600GR, DX398, E5 - Fern Creek, KY - May 10)
Mike Bryant - May 10 07:34

15345 kHz - 2156 utc - R. Argentina Ext., Argentina - (SS) - sio:353 - IS at 56. I.d. at 58 and 2200 in SS followed by EE and other lang. i.d. Followed by program, maybe news, in SS w/OM ann. Tx: Buenos Aires; 100kW. Target: Eu. - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 05 MAY08)
Bucky Hydal - May 5 22:29

9930 - 1130 UTC - KWHR, Naalehu, Hawaii - (EE) - sio:333 - World Harvest Radio ID, into religious prog by M. Decent, better than usual. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - May 5)
Mike Bryant - May 5 11:57

9920 - 1138 UTC - FEBC Manila, Bocaue, Philippines - (listed Chrau) - sio:232 - Weak mx - sounds like relig mx, into talk by high-pitched YL. No ID but 1145 S/off matches FEBC in EiBi. Weak, but all alone. Fading fast. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - May 5)
Mike Bryant - May 5 11:53

12035 khz - 1830z - SW Radio Africa, (London transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:353 - I.D. at 1830z, followed by discussion of Zimbabwe elections. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - Apr 29)
Barry - Apr 29 18:48

6055 kHz - 0001 utc - R. Ext. de Espana, Spain - (EE) - sio:544 - Prog. "How About That", feature about food museums presented by XYL ann. Witches museum at 05. Old subway station converted into museum in Madrid at 06. Embezzlement at finance museum at 09. I.d. at 10. Pop mx vocal interlude at 10. "American Chronicles" prog. at 15. Piece about "Sopranos", among other U.S. TV series, being shown in Cuba at 19. - (Grundig Satillit 800/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 28 APR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 28 00:29

9480 - 0130 - Voice of Russia, via Wertachtel, Germany - (Russian) - sio:555 - W w/ ID, M & W format, talking over music. Clear IDs. Very powerful signal, booming in at this location. - (Grundig Sat800 - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 26 )
Mike Bryant - Apr 26 01:57

5880kHz - 08:15-08:45z - Spanish Number Station, unknown origin - (SS) - sio:334 - Female spanish voice giving a group of 5 numbers every three seconds. Ended with what sounded like "K9-K9-K9". - (Kaito KA-2100 using internal whip antenna - Southern California - Apr. 22, 2006)
Marc Duran - Apr 22 08:25

13865 - 1830 UTC - BBC, Rampisham, England - (EE) - sio:454 - M & W w/ nx, report on women political leaders in S. Am erica, ID at the BoH. Strong, another daytime BBC outlet. - (Eton E1 - Fern Creek, KY - Apr 20)
Mike Bryant - Apr 20 18:35

10320 kHz USB - 0252 utc - AFRTS, USA - (EE) - sio:353 - News and information feed. "Armed Forces Radio Network" and "Sports Byline USA" prog. i.dl. at 53. Scores at 56. AP Radio News at 00. ESPN Radio prog. at 04. Tx: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Target: Pacific. - (Grundig Satillit 800/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 16 APR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 16 03:16

11815 kHz - 0115 utc - R. Brasil Central, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:353 - Pop mx vocal. I.d. "Radio Brasil Central" at 19 by station jingle, followed by another pop mx vocal. OM ann. at 26 with more melodious pop mx. Tx: Goiania; 7.5kW. Target: Domestic service. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 13 APR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 13 01:46

11715 kHz - 1408 utc - KJES, USA - (EE) - sio:554 - Rel. OM reading repetitive Bible passages, repeated by YL. Cult-like. YL singing at 26. I.d. and QTH by child at 28. Benediction at 28. Signal degraded with increased QRN at 29. Tx: Vado, NM; 50kW. Target: eNAm. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 07 APR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Apr 7 14:33

11680khz - 1600 s/off - R. National de Venezuela, Venezuela - (SS) - sio:444 - Frequent Idents in Spanish. Freq. not listed on their web page. Excellent copy. - (FT767gx + Vertical - Milwaukee, WI - 3/31/08)
John K9RZZ - Mar 31 16:34

11720khz - 1600z s/on - Aventist World Radio, Guam - (EE) - sio:333 - S/ON in English to India. Pretty good copy through 1630z. - (FT767gx + Vertical - Milwaukee, WI - 3/31/08)
John K9RZZ - Mar 31 16:28

15275 - 1830 UTC - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (Hausa) - sio:454 - M w/ ID at :30, into probable nx highlights for three minutes, into tribal chanting mx w/ male anncr between pieces. Good. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 29)
Mike Bryant - Mar 29 18:36

21470 kHz - 1607 utc - BBC World Service, UK (Ascension relay) - (EE) - sio:454 - EE. Sports, mostly football (soccer) discussion btwn two OM ann. Prog. "Sports World Extra" i.d. at 12. Arsenal vs. Bolton play-by-play at 15. Jumped to Birmingham City vs. Manchester City at 16. Live coverage from other matches followed. Scores and i.d. at 59 Tx: Ascension Is. Target: sAf - (Sony ICF-2010/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 MAR08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 29 17:08

6005 kHz - 2123 utc - BBC World Service, UK (Seychelles relay) - (EE) - sio:323 - News. I.d. at 29. Tx: Mahe, Seychelles. Target: eAf. - (Sony ICF-7600GR/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 28 MAR08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 28 21:57

17810 kHz - - R. Netherlands, - () - sio: - CORRECTION: Frequency on my 28 MAR 08 R. Netherlands logging at 2044 utc should read "17810 kHz." - ( - - )
Bucky Hydal - Mar 28 21:10

17180 kHz - 2044 utc - R. Netherlands, Netherlands (Neth. Antilles relay) - (EE) - sio:454 - Prog. "News Line." Discussion about the release of controversial anti-Islamic film by Dutch politician/producer at 52; "less shocking than expected." I.d. in Dutch at 59. Tx: Bonaire, Neth. Antilles. Target: Af. - (Radio Shack DX-398/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 28 MAR08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 28 21:06

15120 kHz - 1948 utc - V. of Nigeria, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:444 - EE. Af. pop mx. I.d. "Voice of Nigeria, Lagos" at 56. Leadout at 57 with "African Queen". Tx: Ikorodu. Targets: nAf, Eu - (Grundig S350/100-ft (30.48m) random wire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 28 MAR08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 28 20:18

17705 kHz - 2246 utc - R. Havana Cuba, Cuba - (Portuguese) - sio:554 - YL ann. with frequent mention of Cuba and Venezuela. Pop mx m. vocal interlude at 50. RHC theme mx at 2304. OM ann. with pieces mentioning Cuba, Castro, etc. Latin mx w/m. vocal at 25. RHC IS and i.d. at 2331. Tx: Havana. Target: sAm. - (Grundig S350/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 27 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 27 23:34

13790 kHz - 2035 utc - Deutsche Welle, Germany (Rwanda relay) - (Arabic) - sio:555 - I.d. at 37. Sarkozy and Carli Bruni mentioned at 38. "Highlights" at 44. Rap mx vocal in EE at 46. Tx: Kigali. Targets: nAf, wAf - (Realistic DX-400/100-ft (30.48m) random wire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 27 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 27 20:49

17830 kHz - 1935 utc - BBC World Service, UK (Ascension relay) - (EE) - sio:55344 - News. Piece on children and compuer gamesat 38. Key story about PM Gordon Brown promoting British patriotism at 41. I.d. at 50. Tx: Ascension Island. Targets: wAf, cAf. - (Realistic DX-400/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 27 MAR08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 27 19:54

11780 kHz - 0016 utc - R. Nacional da Amazonia, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:544 - Pop mx vocals; many sound like Cajun mx; presented by OM ann. in front of a live audience, like a dance. I.d. at 57 and 59. Tx: Brasilia. Target: Domestic service. - (Realistic DX-440/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 25 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 25 01:03

15400 kHz - 2140 utc - BBC World Service, UK - (EE) - sio:444 - World news. Online personal assistant (for reservations, etc) piece at 46. Prog. i.d. Culture Shock and station i.d. at 57. Tx: Ascension Island. Target: Af. - (Realistic DX-440/100-ft (30.48m) random wire. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 24 MAR 07)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 24 22:01

6786 - 0407 - Cuban spy numbers, - (SP) - sio:322 - Same lady, same m.o. First time I've found her on this freq. Signal not nearly as good as when I rxd her on 5880 kHz in the past. - (IC-R75 rcvr; indoor passive loop - Richmond VA - 24Mar-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Mar 24 04:55

13810 - 1450 UTC - Overcomer Ministry, via Juelich, Germany - (EE) - sio:242 - Brother Stair's unmistakeable voice in a frenzy of preaching. Weak, but Stair's voice really cuts through the threshold static. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 22)
Mike Bryant - Mar 22 14:57

13720 - 1430 - CRI, X'ian, China ? - (EE) - sio:232 - Man's voice rising above threshold in English w/ CRI's English URL address, and back below the noise. weak, but pretty clear for about a minute. Nothing listed here at this time from China. Not in // with 13675-Sackville, so I'm thinking a possible extension of CRI's English program from X'ian, usually w/ 1200 UTC s/off. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 22)
Mike Bryant - Mar 22 14:49

12080 - 1410 UTC - R Nederland, via Madagascar - (EE) - sio:444 - YL interviewing YL about why Western nations won't take a tougher stance against Chinese human rights abuses in Tibet. RN ID. Good, particularly given the transmitter site and target area - SE Asia. Longpath? - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 22)
Mike Bryant - Mar 22 14:16

7390 - 0425 - Channel Africa, Meyerton, South Africa - (French) - sio:353 - M w/ talk, many mentions of africa, ID by OM in French, musical bridge and ID again at :30. Good. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 21)
Mike Bryant - Mar 21 04:33

17640 - 1653 - BBC, via Meyerton, S Africa - (African vernacular) - sio:343 - 2 OM in animated, fast-paced discussion in African tribal language. Fair, but clear. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 16:58

15620 - 1635 - VOA, via Briech, Morocco - (Somali) - sio:444 - M w/ world news. VOA bckgrnd mx. Language sounds like a cross between African tribal and Arabic. Good. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 16:41

13620 - 1605 - R. Kuwait, Sulaibiyah, Kuwait - (AA) - sio:333 - M w/ prob ID, into MidEast music. Target area Europe. Fair-to-good, some splash from WYFR in Spanish on 13615. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 16:12

13640 - 1550 - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (EE) - sio:444 - YL discussing Albanian economic development, "This is Tirana" ID. Very good. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Valley, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 16:00

9580 - 1215 - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:454 - OM interviewing Black US activist, Angela Davis, about race issues in the U.S. Very strong on 9580, //s 9590, 9475 and 6020 all weaker. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 12:58

6290 - 6290 - ERTU, Abis, Egypt - (AA) - sio:353 - General Program w/ Koranic recitations. Good, all alone. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 02:25

7440 - 0120 - R. Ukraine Int'l, Lviv, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:454 - OM & YL discussing Ukrainian cooperation with NATO and other European integration initiatives. Discussion of attempts to re-frame NATO and Russian coop. Strong, excellent quality broadcast. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 01:36

5915 - 0105 UTC - Vatican Radio, Vatican City - (Tamil) - sio:322 - Man w/ news, Vatican ID. Signal fair, but degraded by adjacent channel splatter from WBOH on 5920. Signal targeted to South Asia. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 20)
Mike Bryant - Mar 20 01:13

17680 kHz - 2302 utc - CVC Voz Cristiana, Chile - (SS) - sio:55444 - I.d. "CVC Voz" at 03 by YL, followed by OM with talk and snippets of mx. Pop mx vocal at 06. Tx: Santiago; 100kW. Targets: sAm, cAm. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 19 23:15

15475 - 1825 UTC - Afrique Numero Une, Moyabi, Gabon - (EE) - sio:444 - Happy-sounding Afropop music, YL w/ ID in French. Coming in strong, this afternoon. - (Redsun RP2100 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 19)
Mike Bryant - Mar 19 18:36

9780 kHz - 0237 utc - HCJB V. of the Andes, Ecuador - (Low German) - sio:454 - Rel. mx and preaching. QTH Quito and snailmail addie at 26. Sched: 0300 to 0330 daily. Tx: Quito; 100kW. Target: Mexico. - (Grundig Satillit 800/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 19 03:30

10320 kHz USB - 0237 utc - AFRTS, USA - (EE) - sio:453 - Armerican Forces Network news, entertainment, and info feed. "American sports talk show - Sports Byline" prog. i.d. at 40. "Air Force Report" at 55. Tx: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Target: Pacific. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 19 02:58

6020 kHz - 1144 utc - R. Australia, Australia - (EE) - sio: - Aus. news, item about disappearance of toddler Daniel Thomas. Art theft at 49. Business and finance at 52. "PM" prog i.d. at 54, followed by "Perspective" feature about arise of terrorism and nuclear weapons. I.d. at 59 and 00. News at 1200. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 18 12:01

5000 kHz - 1048 utc - WWVH, USA - (EE) - sio:353 - YL w/time signal, wx and warnings for Pacific. QTH at 59. (Followed by time signal, etc. by OM from Ft. Collins, CO tx.) GPS status at 1115. Tx: Kaui, Hawaii; 10kW. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 18 11:19

7105 kHz - 2300 utc - R. Romania Intl, Romania - (EE) - sio:554 - News read by YL. I.d. at 01. Top stories summary at 08. DRM promo at 09. Sched, targets, various media info in technical detail by OM at 10. Brief bursts of digital QRM. Tx: Galbeni; 250kW. Target: Eu - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA 300S active loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 17 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 17 23:17

11735 kHz - 0102 utc - V. of Korea, DPR of Korea (North) - (EE) - sio:252 - Democratic People's Republic of Korea. OM with i.d. "Voice of Korea" at 03 after martial mx lead-in. OM and YL in discussion afterward, mostly unintelligible. Tx: Kujang. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 17 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 17 01:52

5446.5 USB - 0522 - Armed Forces Radio, US - (EE) - sio:322 - "Sports overnight" program. Broadcast from Kew West FL. Not quite as strong as the Pearl Harbor bdsct on 6350 kHz. - (IC-R75 rcr; Ultimate AM Antenna - Richmond VA - 15Mar-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Mar 15 06:57

4027 CW - 0404z - unid, - (Morse) - sio:323 - obviously was not a 75m Ham - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM Antenna - Richmond VA - 15Mar-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Mar 15 06:54

5990 - 0419z - Radio Prague, Czech - (EE) - sio:444 - Neat current events program; segment about a popular new Czech rock band; Tx aimed at West Coast USA - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM Antenna - Richmond VA - 15Mar-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Mar 15 06:51

15400 - 1925 - BBC, via Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:354 - YL w/ African sports nw until :25, ID, into summary of African nx by David Lake (sp?), ID, BBC prgm promo, announced URL, into world nx at :30, first item Tibet. Signal varying significantly, pretty good on peaks. - (Eton E1 w/ 20' external - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 14)
Mike Bryant - Mar 14 19:38

15275 - 1905 - Deutsche Welle, via Sines, Portugal - (EE) - sio:555 - End of DW news, ID by W, into "Newslink" pgm w/ male anncr. First item about stand-off between demonstrators and military in Tibet. Incredible signal, particularly since target area is East Africa. - (Eton E1 w/ 20' external - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 14)
Mike Bryant - Mar 14 19:18

11855 kHz - 0043 utc - R. Aparecida, Brazil - (Portuguese) - sio:443 - Rel. Pop mx presented by OM and YL ann. Id. "Aparecida Sao Paulo" at 59. Tx: Aparecida, Brazil; .5 to 1kW. Target: Domestic service. - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 13 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 13 01:12

17895 kHz - 1905 utc - V. of America, USA - (EE) - sio:444 - News. I.d. at 11. Prog. "World News Now." Sports at 22. "Today in History" at 30. "VOA Special English" at 30. Tx: Botswana;100kW. Target: cAf. - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA300S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 11 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 11 19:33

15345 - 1958 - R. Argentine Exterior, Gen. Pacheco, Argentina - (German) - sio:454 - Tuned into 8-note IS at 1958, alternating M & W with Spanish IDs. 4+1 Time pips at TOH. Fanfare accompanied by multi-lingual IDs - Spanish, German, English, Italian. Into nx by W in German. Surprisingly strong and all alone. - (Eton E5 - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 10 )
Mike Bryant - Mar 10 20:11

9750 - 1110 Z - BBC, via Montsinery, French Guiana - (EE) - sio:354 - BBC News report on elections today in Spain and France. Nothing like a morning cup of coffee while listening to the BBC. Signal not overpowering, but easy to understand. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) / Eton E5 - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 11:20

9580 - 1055 Z - R. Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:454 - R&N music, RA promo - "R.Australia: Your link to new connections across Asia and the Pacific" M w/ ID @ 1100 UTC, into news - First item about Malaysian political row and second item about Vietnamese troops being sent to southern beaches to assist an oil spill. Good, but noisey. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole / Eton E5 w/ whip - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 11:09

9765 - 0349 - Radio New Zealand, - (EE) - sio:322 - Local programs for NZ and the Pacific Islands. A segment about a scheme involving import cars to NZ. - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (indoor wire loop, passive) - Richmond VA - 9Mar-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Mar 9 09:13

7415 - 0215 - WBCQ "The Planet", Monticello, Maine, USA - (EE) - sio:555 - "Mary's Attic" program w/ vintage 1920's music. WBCQ's propagation seems to be holding up later than usual..usually dropping out pretty early here. Strong, tonight. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 02:20

9545 - 0150 - Deutsche Welle, via Ascension Island - (German) - sio:444 - M discussing African music, several a capella examples, ID by W in German, carrier off suddenly at :58. Strong signal, some adjacent channel QRM. - (Sony 2010 w/ AN-LP1 / Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 02:00

7400 - 0045 - R. Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:354 - M w/ folk tale involving Danube River, into folk Bulgarian music with high-pitched female vocals. Signal OK, all alone. - (Sony ICF-2010 w/ AN-LP1 - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 00:53

9764 - 0025 - R Exterior Espana, via Cariari de Pococi, Costa Ria - (SS) - sio:343 - News interview between 2 men in Spanish, REE ID at :30. Looks to be drifting off frequency a little. Decent signal, though audio seems a little muffled. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole / Sony ICF-2010 w/ AN-LP1 - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 00:36

7425 - 0012 - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (Albanian) - sio:444 - News in Albanian until :15, ID, into prgm with background mx. Interesting language to listen to - combination of romance language and slavic language. Good signal. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole - Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 00:17

9465 - 0000 - R. Cairo, Abu Zaabal, Egypt - (EE) - sio:444 - "Arabic by Radio" program, which convinced me that Arabic is the most grammatically complex language on the planet. Modulation was excellent by regular R Cairo standards, good signal, slight UTE QRM. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ slinky dipole - Snowy Louisville, KY - Mar 9)
Mike Bryant - Mar 9 00:08

21630 kHz - 1812 utc - BBC World Service, England (Ascension relay) - (FF) - sio:454 - French lang. OM ann. w/English football results at 14. Brief mx interlude at 22. I.d. at 29 with signoff. Tx: Ascension Is; 250kW. Targets: wAf, cAf. [Tx, target, freq, and sched info from 2008 PP2WBR, EiBi dB, and station's website.] - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 08 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 8 18:58

9580 kHz - 0533 utc - Africa No. 1, Gabon - (FF) - sio:443 - FF. "Gabon" mentioned several times by YL and OM. "Afrique Numero Un" i.d. at 39. EE pop mx vocal at 48. Tx: Moyabi;250kW. Target: cAf. [Tx and target info from 2008 PP2WBR and EiBi dB.] - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 08 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 8 05:50

13780 kHz - 2147 utc - Deutsche Welle, Germany (Rwanda relay) - (EE) - sio:554 - YL with piece on youth football (soccer). I.d. at 54. Bdcst ended abruptly at 57 w/o signoff. Tx: Kigali, Rwanda; 250kW. Target wAf. Sched: Daily. [Tx , target, and sched info from station's website.] - (Icom R-75/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 07 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 7 22:02

6145 - 0315 - BBC, via Ascension Island - (EE) - sio:444 - BBC coverage of Russian election, review of Russia under Putin's leadership. Good, probably best evening BBC outlet at this location - (Sony ICF-6800W (O) w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 3)
Mike Bryant - Mar 3 03:21

9445 - 2145 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (EE) - sio:333 - Two men discussing terrorism threats to India in deeply Hindu-accented English. M w/ ID. Signal OK, but understandabilty of accents was difficult. - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 21:51

7285 - 2120 - China R Intl, Cerrik, Albania - (EE) - sio:444 - M w/ weather, first for Beijing and then for rest of world, announcing end of CRI's "Sports and News" pgm at :22 after, several CRI IDs, Pretty strong signal. - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 21:26

7155 - 2110 - V of Turkey, Emirler, Turkey - (FF) - sio:433 - M + W, prob nx, ends w/ clear ID by W, into multi-lingual ID promo, including English ID. Decent through a lot of ham QRM - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 21:18

13630 - 2055 - China R Intl, via Bamako, Mali - (EE) - sio:343 - English-Chines lessons up to TOH, CRI ID by M, into nx highlights. Best in USB to avoid noise. - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 21:04

11735 - 2030 - R. Tanzania - Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania - (Swahili) - sio:354 - ME-sounding mx, W w/ ID in Swahili, back to mx. Much stronger than I've ever heard them! - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 20:44

9830 - 1930 - R. Jordan, Al Karanah, Jordan - (AA) - sio:454+ - Great-sounding ME mx w/ a slightly progressive-sound, M w/ ID and other anncmnts at :30 after, back into ME mx. Very strong signal, local-quality. - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 19:50

13735 - 1910 - VOA, via Pinheira, Sao Tome - (FF) - sio:354 - Frank Sinatra song, M w/ ID, into more mx. Decent signal, very clear. - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 3)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 19:16

13590 - 1840 - CVC, via Lusaka, Zambia - (EE) - sio:444 - Lots of pop and rock mx, plenty of CVC IDs, Australian-accented announcers. Strong and alone. - (R75 w/ 50' longwire - Hillview, KY - Mar 2)
Mike Bryant - Mar 2 18:52

6115 kHz - 0228 utc - R. Farda, USA (Morocco relay) - (Farsi) - sio:554 - Farsi/Persion. Pop mx vocal. I.d. at 30. OM presenter at 30. Tx: Briech, Morroco; 250kw. Target: wAs (Iran). [Tx and target info from 2008 PP2WBR and EiBi dB.] - (Grundig Satillit 800/Wellbrook ALA330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 MAR 08)
Bucky Hydal - Mar 2 02:40

9765 - 0907 - R New Zealand International, Rangitaiki, New Zealand - (EE) - sio:454 - End of the TOH news with global stock market reports and NZ sports news, nx over at :10 after, program promo, plus ID by W, followed by NZ weather . Good. - (R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Mar 1)
Mike Bryant - Mar 1 09:11

12040 kHz - 2305 utc - HCJB V. of Andes, Ecuador - (German (DD)) - sio:544 - Religious. YL speaking German.. Children's choir at 18. I.d. and postal address at 25. OM preaching at 30. Hymn at 41. Tx: Quito; 100Kw. Target: sAm. Sched: Daily 2300 - 2400. [Tx, target, and sched info from station's website, EiBi dB, and 2008 PP2WBR.] - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA300S acive loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 29 23:44

9870 - 2045 - BSKSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (AA) - sio:354 - Program of modern-sounding ME mx - Arabic vocals, but the music sounded almost like a cross between traditional ME mx and Western-sounding mx. Pretty good, a bit better than //9555. - (Grundig SAT800 - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 29)
Mike Bryant - Feb 29 21:08

17,725 kHz - 1413z - Radio Jamahiriya, Libya - (EE) - sio:333 - African Music and talk in English by a YL. ID as "Voice of Africa." - (Kenwood R-1000 + 135 ft dipole with tuned feeders - Long Island, NY - 02/25/08)
Art, N2AH - Feb 25 14:32

5875 - 0518z - BBC World Service, UK - (EE) - sio:323 - Some business & trading news, then commentator Lucy Calloway with lighthearted take on "workplace rage." - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop from kit) - Richmond VA - 25Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 25 07:14

7190 - 0721z - (either) Yemen Radio or Tunesian Radio, - (Arabic) - sio:222 - Middle-Eastern contemporary music. Bass drum had a quite a quick, although signal was weak. - (IC-R75 rvcr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop from kit) - Richmond VA - 24Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 24 08:45

~6785 - 0712z - unknown, - (Morse) - sio:423 - Morse code. Pretty punchy signal but also under a Het. Clear in AM, CW and USB modes. Allocated fixed-station band. - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop from kit) - Richmond VA - 24Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 24 08:41

6350 (USB) - 0708z - Armed Forces Radio Ntwk, Honolulu, U.S. - (EE) - sio:322 - A little clearer than usual. Classic rock hits: Foreigner, Tom Petty. - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop from kit) - Richmond VA - 24Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 24 08:36

11805 - - response to Robin, - () - sio: - Thanks Robin. Perhaps I should've taken Spanish instead of German! Was 2 DJs on that station, chortling with each other in the fashion of a morning FM show, "amigo" every other word or so. - (ICR75 rcvr - Richmond VA - )
Larry Lanberg - Feb 24 01:13

15120 - 1705 utc - Voice of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:354 - W discussing Nigerian Development Program plans, other Nigerian news. Much clearer and more understandable than usual. - (R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike Bryant - Feb 23 17:09

13615 - 1640 - VOA, via Tanger-Briech, Morocco - (EE) - sio:343 - VOA ID by man, "In the News" segment on Castro stepping down in Cuba. Fair-to-good. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 23)
Mike Bryant - Feb 23 16:47

11805 kHz - 0100-0800 utc - Re: "could not ID" (try "CVC Voz Cristiana"), CHL - (Spanish) - sio:NA - Hi Larry, I know CVC are a Christian station, but I've listened to their English broacasts in the past and it often sounds "hip and trendy". / EIBI list - "11805 : 0100-0800 : CHL CVC Voz Cristiana : S : Am". / Maybe this is your UNID? - (NA - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - NA)
Robin Banneville - Feb 23 12:01

11805 - 0344z - could not ID, - (Spanish) - sio:333 - A hip-sounding music station. Sounded Mexican to me. Much laughing, joking and music. Maybe someone else knows what station this is? - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop, built from kit) - Richmond Va - 22Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 23 05:01

2899 (USB) - 0404z - Air traffic control, Newfoundland, Canada - (EE) - sio:322 - Txs with planes in flight; Gander control center in Newfoundland. - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop, built from kit) - Richmond VA - 22Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 23 04:56

6010 - 0331 - Radio Sweden Intl, - (EE) - sio:434 - "Inside Sweden" -- very pleasant progam of varying topics. Also, local Stockholm weather. Signal a "5" at times. Relayed through Sackville Canada. - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop, built from kit). - Richmond VA - 22Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 23 04:52

6175 - 0334z - Voice of Vietnam , Vietnam - (EE) - sio:423 - Economic and politcal news of Vietnam. A tug-of-war with another bdcst station on this freq -- thank god for Twin Pass Band tuning! - (IC-R75 rcvr; Ultimate AM antenna (wire loop,built from kit) - Richmond VA - 22Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 23 04:44

7255 - 2107 - Voice of Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (French) - sio:454+ - M w/ African nx, piece about Congo, in heavily afro-accented french. Clear ID. Very strong signal, though about 30 seconds of blank air at :20 after before going into Afropop instrumental mx w/ female anncr. - (Icom R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb. 22)
Mike Bryant - Feb 22 21:23

7105 - 0240 - R. Farda, via Tanger-Briech, Morocco - (Farsi) - sio:454+ - W interviewing Man about relations between Iran and Pakistan, "Radio Fauduh" ID by man. Very strong. - (IC-R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 22)
Mike Bryant - Feb 22 02:44

7110 - 0400 utc - R. Ethiopia, Addis Ababa - Gedja, Ethiopia - (East African vern) - sio:343 - Horn of Africa instrumental pop mx up to top of hour, M w/ clear ID, into nx with alternating M & W style nx. Good, better than most nights. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb. 20)
Mike Bryant - Feb 20 04:10

7811 kHZ (USB) - 2334 utc - AFRTS, USA - (EE) - sio:553 - News and information feed for American Forces Network. Tx: Key West, Florida. Targets: U.S..Navy ships at sea "without the Navy's Direct-to-Sailor (DTS) capability" and "landbased listeners in remote locations that do not have access to...AFRTS full Satellite Network (SATNET) services." - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA 300S active loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 19 23:52

6240 kHz - 2311 utc - Radio DMR, Moldova - (EE) - sio:554 - EE. OM w/news. "Radio DMR" i.d. at 13 during signoff w/freqs and scheds. Station continued bdcst in another lang (Moldovan?) at 15. - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 19 23:24

5915 khz - 0240z - Zambia NBC Radio 1, Zambia - (Kaonde) - sio:454 - Broadcast to South Africa. "Seagull" interval signal until 0250z, then on the air with Zambia national anthem, followed by m announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' vertical - Sparta, TN - 08Feb2008)
Barry - Feb 19 11:30

6010 khz - 1102z - Radio Mil, Mexico - (Spanish) - sio:222 - Mexican national anthem heard at 1102z. Splatter from Radio Havana on 6010 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' vertical - Sparta, TN - 19Feb-2008)
Barry - Feb 19 11:14

6185 kHz - 0201 utc - R. Republica, U.S. (clandestine) - (SS) - sio:554 - SS. Clandestine. F. ann. Pop mx at 10. F. ann. again at 14. "Radio Republica" i.d. at 22. Splatters all over RHC on 6180 kHz unless you're in LSB or sync-LSB on that freq, which is the intent, no doubt. Station's website does not list this freq, but, hey, it's "clandestine", right? - (Eton e1/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 19 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 19 02:47

11990 kHz - 2047 utc - R. Kuwait, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:453 - EE. Pop mx, followed by f. ann. w/news. More pop mx at 53. I.d. at 58 w/freqs and targets. - (Eton e1/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 18 21:07

17595 kHz - 1735 utc - R. Ext. de Espana, Spain - (SS) - sio:454 - SS. Pop mx w/m. ann. I.d. at 55 during signoff. - (Grundig Satillit 800/Wellbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 18 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 18 18:00

~5899 - 0808z - The numbers lady, - (SP) - sio:433 - Coded message of numbers. Same lady that does the 5880 kHz bdsct. ; apparently switches to this freq afterward. - (IC-R75 rcvr; 7.5" ferrite loopstick planked to a board (sorry, am not rich). - Richmond VA - 17Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 17 08:56

7135 kHz - 2209 utc - RTV Morocaine (RTV du Maroc), Morocco - (Arabic) - sio:55444 - Arabic. ME mx. Skit w/laughter at 11. ME mx again at 17 w/m. singing and backing group. Pretty snappy! ME pop mx at 31. Went to news at 59. No i.d; these ME stations aren't real big on i.d.s OTH and half hour, although my Arabic is a little rusty. Huge signal on the Wellbrook loop. Tx: Briech; 250kW. Target: Eu. [Tx and target info from 2008 PP2WBR and EiBi dB. - (Icom R-75/Welbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 15 FEB 08)
Bucky of Arabia - Feb 15 23:04

7120 kHz - 2124 utc - R. Sweden, Sweden (Madagascar relay) - (Swedish/English) - sio:54444 - Swedish. Two males in conversation. "Radio Sweden" i.d. at 28. I.d. in EE again at 30. Lang. EE at 30. "Inside Sweden" prog. i.d. at 35. Signal dropped abruptly at 57. Tx: Talata Volonondry, Madagascar; 250kW. Target: cAf. [Tx, lang, sched, and target info from station's website, 2008 PP2WR, and EiBi dB.] - (Icom R-75/Welbrook ALA 330S active loop - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 15 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 15 22:03

7275 kHz - 0536 utc - RTV Tunisienne (RTT Tunis), Tunisia - (Arabic) - sio:55444 - [tentative] F. w/ME mx song. Child singing at 54. F. ann. between songs. M. ann. with what sounded like news at 0600. No i.d. Tx: Sfax; 500kW Target: Eu. [Tx , target, and lang. info from 2008 PP2WBR and EiBi dB. Corrections always welcome. Bucky] - (Eton e1/Wellbrook ALA 300S acive loop. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 15 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 15 06:11

~6423 CW - 0325z - NMC Port Reyes California, - (Morse) - sio:323 - Morse ID for Coast Guard station NMC on California coast. Couldn't tell if this was 6423 or 6424 kHz. - (IC-R75 rcvr; random wire - Richmond VA - 13Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 14 04:36

7400 - 0335 - Radio Bulgaria, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:333 - Some financial news of that region and a program called "The way we live". Not a bad signal, but kind of scratchy. - (IC-R75 rcvr; random wire - Richmond VA - 13Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 14 04:19

7285 - 0329z - Radio Croatia, Germany - (SP (?)) - sio:433 - Pretty sure this was in Spanish. But I understood the Radio Croatia ID, which they pronounce "Kraht'ya ". Tx from Germany, according to website. - (IC-R75 rvcr; random wire - Richmond VA - 13Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 14 04:15

5960 - 0503z - China Radio Intl, China - (EE) - sio:433 - World news and a report of American presidential primaries. Tx aimed toward West Coast of U.S., I assume from Bejing. - (IC-R75 rcvr; mangled slinky antenna stretched into a straight wire - Richmond VA - 11Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 11 07:12

5765 khz - 1230z - AFRTS, (Guam transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:333 - USB mode. Broadcast to Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Ocean. Heavy static crashes here in TN this morning. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/07/08)
Barry - Feb 7 12:29

9575 khz - 0005z - Medi 1, Morocco - (Arabic) - sio:322 - Broadcast to North Africa. Arabic music. Heavy splatter from China Radio International via Albania on 9570 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 20 meter double extended zepp - Sparta, TN - 2/07/08)
Barry - Feb 7 00:11

15775 kHz - 1821 utc - V. of America, USA (Morocco relay) - (Ndebele) - sio:554 - Ndebele (S. Africa). Mix of Africa news and mx. "Zimbabwe" mentioned. Signal dropped at 29. No i.d. obtained during this short period.. Sched M-F 1800 - 1830. Tx: Morocco; target af. [Lang., sched, tx, and target info from EiBi dB; lang., sched also on station's website.] - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 06 FEB 08)
Bucky Hydal - Feb 6 18:43

17725 khz - 1456z - Voice of Africa, Libya - (EE) - sio:353 - English transmission to East Africa from 1400z-1600z. ID by f announcer at 1456z as "This is the Voice of Africa from the great Jamahiriya". Moderate fading. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 20 meter extended double zepp - Sparta, TN - 2/05/08)
Barry - Feb 5 15:02

6240 khz - 2340z - Radio PMR, Moldova (or is it "Pridnestrovie" ?) - (Dutch) - sio:454 - State-owned radio station of the Moldovan breakaway republic of Pridnestrovie. Off air at 2345z with ID and mailing address given. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/04/08)
Barry - Feb 4 23:56

4905 - 2316 UTC - Radio Nova Relogio, Brazil - (PP) - sio:222 - Weak Music and talk. - (Drake SW8 Longwire - Oviedo, FL USA - 04 Feb 2008)
Craig - Feb 4 23:19

6300KHz - 2218 UTC - National Radio of the Arab-Saharn-RASD, Algeria - (Arabic) - sio:333 - TOH News Music - (Drake SW8 Longwire - Oviedo, FL USA - 04 Feb 2008)
Craig - Feb 4 22:20

7135 khz - 2210z - RTV Marocaine, Morocco - (Arabic) - sio:444 - Broadcast to Europe. m and f announcer in a fast-paced discussion. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/04/08)
Barry - Feb 4 22:11

6348 khz - 1130z - Echo Of Hope, South Korea - (Korean) - sio:222 - Broadcast to North Korea. Sounds like the signal is being jammed a bit, but is audible in LSB mode. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/04/08)
Barry - Feb 4 11:43

5950 kHz AM - 0240z - Radio Taiwan Intl, Taiwan - (EE) - sio:544 - "Asia Review" program relayed from Radio Australia. Interesting news & stories not found in U.S. daily press. - (IC-R75 w random wire - Richmond VA - 3Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 4 05:14

5050 kHz AM - 0316z - unknown, (Japan?) - (EE) - sio:444 - I thought this was Radio Japan, but NHK doesn't list this frequency. Historical show about a massive tsunami devastating Japan 1700 A.D. - (IC-R75 w random wire - Richmond VA - 3Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 4 05:09

9330 kHz AM - 0151z - WBCQ, U.S. - (EE) - sio:322 - More of those classic rock spoof songs -- I guess that's what they are. Definitely not the originals. Signal subject to extreme fading. - (ICR75 w random wire. - Richmond VA - 3Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 4 05:03

9535 kHz AM - 0154z - Radio Exterior Espana, Spain - (Spanish) - sio:334 - Jazz fusion-like music. Signal only fair-to-good, but had a very rich tone. - (IC-R75 w randowm wire - Richmond VA - 3Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 4 04:58

7115 - 0057 - R Serbia Int'l, via Bijeljina, Bosnia - (EE) - sio:443 - EZL instrumental mx until TOH, R Serbia ID by W in heavily-accented English, into nx by same woman. Decent signal, accent hard to understand. - (Icom R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 4)
Mike Bryant - Feb 4 01:08

15240 - 1915 UTC - AWR, Meyerton, S Africa - (listed Fulfulde) - sio:444 - W w/ obvious religious message in unid African vernacular. Transition bits of relig music, including standard AWR bridge, into pgrm by loud M at ;20 after. Good, very clear - (R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 3)
Mike Bryant - Feb 3 19:23

11690 khz - 1645z - Radio Jordan, Jordan - (EE) - sio:413 - Pop music countdown program. ID at 1648z, followed by more music. Strong signal, but with very heavy UTE interference. Only able to copy in the clear in USB mode. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 20 meter extended double zepp - Sparta, TN - 2/03/08)
Barry - Feb 3 16:53

17660 khz - 1445z - BSKSA, Saudi Arabia - (French) - sio:454 - f announcer. French here from 1400z-1800z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 20 meter double extended zepp - Sparta, TN - 2/03/08)
Barry - Feb 3 14:45

17630 khz - 1430z - Africa No 1, Gabon - (French) - sio:454 - Lots ot talk between two m. Strong signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/03/08)
Barry - Feb 3 14:29

11530 khz - 1355z - Denge Mezopotamia, Moldova transmitter site - (Kurdish) - sio:454 - Broadcast to the Middle East. Middle Eastern sounding music followed by ID by f announcer at 1358z, then into more music.. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/03/08)
Barry - Feb 3 14:03

7120 - 0407 - BBC, via Meyerton, S Africa - (EE) - sio:344 - W w/ news report on Sudan, ID. Better than usual. Better than // 7160 - Ascension. - (R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 3)
Mike Bryant - Feb 3 04:13

7110 - 0400 UTC - R. Ethiopia, Addis Ababa-Gedja, Ethiopia - (E African lang) - sio:343 - M tlking up to TOH, clear ID by W "Etea -o-pia," into nx highlights by M. Decent signal, tonight. - (R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 3)
Mike Bryant - Feb 3 04:07

6925 usb KHz - 0124 - Pirate WTCR (Twentieth Century Radio), USA - (EE) - sio:444 - Playing good ole rock. - (Drake SW8 - Oviedo, FL USA - 03 Feb 2008)
Craig - Feb 3 01:57

9705 khz - 2255z - La Voix du Sahel, Niger - (French) - sio:343 - Koran chanting ... off air abruptly at 2258z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 20 meter double extended zepp - Sparta, TN - 2/02/08)
Barry - Feb 2 23:06

9825 khz - 1505z - Miraya FM Radio, (Slovakia transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:252 - Broadcast to the Sudan. News in English by m announcer when first heard at 1505z, then into unknown language at 1510z. Very weak copy, fading in and out. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/02/08)
Barry - Feb 2 15:21

9400 khz - 1425z - Radio Sweden, Sweden - (EE) - sio:252 - English broadcast to Asia. News read by m announcer. Weak copy with severe fading. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/02/08)
Barry - Feb 2 14:38

9000 khz - 1215z - UNID, UNID - (UNID) - sio:252 - Hearing what sounds like a Chinese music jammer station here. There's obviously a station being jammed, but a Google search turns up nothing. Only references i can find for this freq are from way back in 2003, and refer to psychops transmissions into Afghanistan. This one's got me stumped !!! - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/02/08)
Barry - Feb 2 12:30

9840 khz - 2330z - Voice Of Vietnam, Vietnam - (EE) - sio:353 - English broadcast to Southeast Asia on the air at 2330z with ID as "This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi", followed by news by f announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/01/08)
Barry - Feb 1 23:33

13089 - 2150 - USCG, USA - (EE) - sio:333 - Marine WX for Seattle Area,at 2320 shifted to east coast Wx with very good signal - (Yeasu frg 100 kiwa mods - texas - 2/1/2008)
robert - Feb 1 23:32

6973 KHz - 2320z - Galei Zahal, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:434 - Pop music - (Drake SW8 Longwire - Oviedo, FL USA - 01 Feb 2008)
Craig - Feb 1 23:21

7125 khz - 2255z - Radio Conakry, Guinea - (French) - sio:454 - Broadcast to West Africa. African music, ID at 2256z by m announcer. Nice signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/01/08)
Barry - Feb 1 22:57

7210 - 2205 - CRI, via Cerrik, Albania - (SS) - sio:444 - W w/ clear ID, news abt "Chee-na" Several items about Chinese relations with Argentina and Uruguay at 2210z. Broadcast target is listed as SE Europe, but seems to be Very Good. - (Eton E5 / Icom R-75 - Fern Creek - Feb 1)
Mike Bryant - Feb 1 22:11

6265 KHz - 2200 UTC - The Mighty KBC, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:333 - Playing the usual old Wolfman Jack show. - (Drake SW 8 Longwire - Oviedo, FL USA - 01 Feb- 2008)
Craig - Feb 1 22:09

7190 - 2200 - RTT Tunis, Sfax, Tunisia - (Arabic) - sio:454 - W w/ ID, into quick nx. Very strong. Strong 41 meter opening to Africa. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 1)
Mike Bryant - Feb 1 22:03

7255 - 2150 - R. Nigeria, Ikorodu, Nigeria - (French) - sio:454 - M DJ w/ Voix du Nigeria ID, into Afropop mx from a musician named Sunny Ade. Strong enough to overpower any amateur QRM. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 1)
Mike Bryant - Feb 1 21:59

9690 - 2045 CORRECT TIME - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:343 - Interesting discussion of emerging party coalitions in upcoming German elections, discussion of Merkel's popularity. Fair to good. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 1)
Mike Bryant - Feb 1 20:53

9690 - 2245 - Deutsche Welle, via Kigali, Rwanda - (EE) - sio:343 - Interesting discussion of emerging party coalitions in upcoming German elections, discussion of Merkel's popularity. Fair to good. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 1)
Mike Bryant - Feb 1 20:52

9599.29 - 2035 UTC - XEYU, Radio UNAM , Mexico City, Mexico - (SS) - sio:232 - Long stretch of uninterrupted classical music, very distinctive piece with a lot of orchestral music, including lots of xylophone. M w/ brief ID in Spanish. Weak, no trace of het., but possibly some very weak utility interference. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Feb 1)
Mike Bryant - Feb 1 20:43

3290 khz - 1130z - Radio Central, Papua, New Guinea - (Pidgin) - sio:222 - Pop music. Had to tune to LSB due to strong het a couple of kc's down. Strongest New Guinea station heard in this part of the band so far this morning. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/01/08)
Barry - Feb 1 11:40

5110 kHz AM - 0509z - (Unknown), - () - sio:233 - Classic Rock songs with different lyrics; similar to Weird Al spoofs. Possibly WBCQ in Maine. - (IC-R75 rcvr; slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 1Feb-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Feb 1 06:47

7595 khz - 0220z - Radio Ashna (VOA), (Sri Lanka transmitter site) - (Dari) - sio:424 - Broadcast to Afghanistan. ID at 0225z. Strong signal, however, strong UTE interference ... only able to copy in LSB. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 2/01/08)
Barry - Feb 1 02:27

7325 khz - 2335z - Radio Vilnius, Lithuania - (EE) - sio:444 - EE transmission to North America. On air at 2330z with news by m announcer. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/31/08)
Barry - Jan 31 23:40

7550 khz - 2315 khz - Radio Free Asia, (Kuwait transmitter site) - (Tibetan) - sio:454 - Nice S-9 signal. Also hearing a much weaker station down in the mud with m announcer, but can find no info on any other station on this freq during this timeslot. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/31/08)
Barry - Jan 31 23:26

6135 kHz - 2309 utc - R. Republica, U.S. (clandestine) - (SS) - sio:444 - Clandestine targeting Cuba. SS. Pop mx (Queen) with zippy m. ann. presenting. I.d. at 26. Sure blows the doors off R. Havana! Tx: Rampisham, UK; 500kW. Target: cAm (Cuba). [Tx info from 2008 PP2WBR and EiBi dB; target from PP2WBR. Think I read somewhere this may no longer apply. Corrections always welcome. Bucky] - (Grundig Satillit 800/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 29 23:36

7250 khz - 1257z - Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh - (EE) - sio:232 - EE broadcast to SE Asia from 1230z-1300z. ID at 1257z, with mailing address and e-mail address given. Off air by 1259z. Would have been decent copy without the intermittent ham QRM. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/28/08)
Barry - Jan 28 13:03

5890 khz - 1220z - Voice Of America, (Northern Mariana Islands relay) - (Korean) - sio:222 - Broadcast to the Far East. Heavy interference from a much stronger WWCR on same freq. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/28/08)
Barry - Jan 28 12:27

- - (Addendum to BBC log below), - () - sio: - I see Mike Bryant has it as coming from Ascension Island. Thanks Mike! - ( - Richmond VA - )
Larry Lanberg - Jan 28 05:58

6145 kHz AM - 0340z - BBC (African Network), - (EE) - sio:323 - African news, Uganda, etc.; some electronic African pop music too; I don't know the transmitter's location - (IC-R75 rcvr; slinky antenna connected Hi-z - Richmond VA - 27Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 28 05:55

5010 khz - 0045z - Radio Madagasikara, Madagascar - (Vernacular) - sio:454 - Regional African music followed my m announcer at 0100z. Strong signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/28/08)
Barry - Jan 28 01:01

11990 khz - 1920z - Radio Kuwait, Kuwait - (EE) - sio:454 - Techno music with I.D by f announcer at 1930z. Nice S-9 signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/27/08)
Barry - Jan 27 19:35

5040.6 khz - 1230z - Myanmar Radio, Burma - (Burmese) - sio:131 - (Tentative). f announcer. Extremely weak reception, but given the exact frequency of 5040.6 khz and the language heard, this HAS to be Burma. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/27/08)
Barry - Jan 27 12:55

3912 khz - 1100z - Voice Of The People, South Korea - (Korean) - sio:222 - Broadcast to North Korea. Sign-on at 1100z with national anthem, then into f announcer. AM signal, but audio only audible in LSB. According to Clandestineradio.com , this station is advertised as representing the Korean Worker's Union, but has reportedly been proven to actually be operated by the Korean armed forces. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/27/08)
Barry - Jan 27 11:22

9635 khz - 0425z - Radio Okapi, (Meyerton, South Africa transmitter site) - (French) - sio:555 - Broadcast to the Congo. Excellent signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/27/08)
Barry - Jan 27 04:26

11610 khz - 0400z - Radio Voice Of The People, (Madagascar transmitter site) - (Unknown) - sio:354 - Broadcast to Zimbabwe. Although all the frequency lists state English here, the language definitely is not English ... although "Voice Of The People" is clearly heard at sign-on at 0400z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/27/08)
Barry - Jan 27 04:16

5995 khz - 2315z - RTV Mali, Mali - (French) - sio:444 - Traditional African percussion music interspersed with m announcer. Minor splatter from China Radio Int'l via Cuba on 5990 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/26/08)
Barry - Jan 26 23:24

9895 - 2140 UTC - R Nederland, via Talata Volonondry, Madagascar - (Dutch) - sio:344 - M talking in Dutch with multiple mention of "Nederland", W w/ ID @ 2145. Pretty good. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26)
Mike Bryant - Jan 26 21:49

9770 - 2100 - RCI, Canada - (ee) - sio:555 - A weekly progam spotlighting Canadian music - (nrd535d / with kiwa mods & a long wire - texas - 1.26.2008)
robert - Jan 26 21:08

4605 khz - 1200z - Radio Republik Indonesia, Serui, Indonesia transmitter site - (Indonesian) - sio:242 - Asiawaves.net shows this transmitter site as running at 1 kW power. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/25/08)
Barry - Jan 26 12:13

2850 khz - 1100z - Korean Central Broadcasting Station, North Korea - (Korean) - sio:242 - Enthusiastic sounding m announcer. Pyongyang transmitter site. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/26/08)
Barry - Jan 26 11:04

6145 - 0340 UTC - BBC, via Ascension Isl - (EE) - sio:343 - Pgm focusing on fluctuations in global economy. BBC ID. Interestingly, not // 7160 Ascension, even though both targeted to Central Africa. Decent signal, not often heard here. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26)
Mike Bryant - Jan 26 03:45

7105 - 0330 UTC - R. Farda, via Wertachtel, Germany - (Farsi) - sio:444 - Pop mx w/ techno beat until BOH. W w/ "Radio Faadah" ID, immediately followed by ID from M and into talk, prob nx. Good signal. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26)
Mike Bryant - Jan 26 03:33

7165 - 0305 UTC - BBC, A'Seelah, Oman - (Farsi) - sio:343+ - M w/ nx, several taped quotes in English, nx until 0314, BBC bridge mx, W w/ clear "BBC" ID. EiBi and HFCC both show this broadcast to the ME via Oman relay station. Decent signal, all alone. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26)
Mike Bryant - Jan 26 03:20

7230 - 0245 UTC - R. Slovakia Int'l, Rimavska Sobota , Slovakia - (SS) - sio:454 - Lots of EZL mx, M w/ clear ID, mentions of "Czechoslovakia." One IS at 0256z. Excellent signal. - (Icom IC-R75 w/ slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 26)
Louisville, KY - Jan 26 02:58

3396 kHz - 23.56 UT - Zimbabwe (pres), Zimbabwe - (NA?) - sio:344 - A pleasant sounding YL with varied "Western" MoR and "African" mx. / Possible, tentative, ID heard around 00.01 UT, but not 100% certain. / EiBi state Zimbabwe BC as being on this freq and targeting SAfrica. / Any other suggestions, or corrections, welcome. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 26 00:55

4950 khz - 0020z - Radio Nacional de Angola, Angola - (Portuguese) - sio:454 - I.D. at 0020z as "Radio Nacional Angola", followed by hip-hop music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/25/08)
Barry - Jan 26 00:26

6925USB - 2336-??? - Pirate- Wolverine Radio, USA??? - (EE) - sio:333 - Rock music. - (Drake SW 8 - Longwire - Oviedo, FL USA - 25jAN-2008)
Craig - Jan 25 23:52

3901 kHz - 20.50 UT - Bluestar Radio ("Pirate"), Holland - (EE/NL) - sio:333(v) - Varied English rock and pop music, plus Dutch schlager, etc... / OM at 20.54 UT with ID and e-mail address, plus personal webpage (www.bluestarradio.com). - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 25 23:16

6265 kHz - 21.37 UT - The Mighty KBC, Lithuania - Sitkunai - (EE) - sio:45444 - Daily broadcasts from 21.30 - 22.30 UT targeting Europe, but also an extra Sunday morning transmission on 6255 kHz from 01.00 - 02.00 UT targeting the USA. / Weekday transmissions basically consist of old Wolfman Jack recordings, with humour and classic "oldie" mx tracks, interspersed with adverts, etc... / Reception here varries from day to day, but generally holds up around the SINPO indicated in this log entry. / More info on - www.kbcradio.eu. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 25th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 25 23:02

3905 khz - 1130z - Radio New Ireland, New Guinea - (EE) - sio:232 - f announcer followed by the song "Suspicions". Couldn't quite make out program content due to high noise level - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/25/08)
Barry - Jan 25 11:50

9870 khz - 2355z - Radio Austria International, Austria - (EE) - sio:454 - EE transmission to South America. M announcer discussing the Euro and other items related to Austria. Went off the air abruptly in mid-sentence at 2358z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/24/08)
Barry - Jan 25 00:01

6973 - 2328 UTC - Galei Zahal The Forces Broadcasting Service, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:434 - News and popular music. - (Drake SW 8 - Oviedo, FL USA - 24Jan08)
Craig - Jan 24 23:34

9526 kHz - 20.10 UT - Voice of Indonesia, Indonesia (Jakarta) - (EE) - sio:O=1 - Although targeted to Europe reception was very "back-of-the-box". / Very heavy QRM from CRI on 9525 kHz (1 kHz below) made hearing this transmission all but impossible accept when switching to upper sideband. / However, a definite ID was heard being given out by a YL at around 20.10 UT ... (the YL had been heard reading out a report of some sort prior to the ID, but it was mostly lost in the mess). - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 24th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 24 21:01

3450 khz - 1130z - Beacon "OK", Oklahoma, USA - (CW) - sio:353 - Internet search shows this as a solar powered 300 mw beacon with an end-fed wire. Nice signal for 300 mw !!! - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/24/08)
Barry - Jan 24 11:32

9780 khz - 1850z - Republic Of Yemen Radio, Yemen - (Arabic) - sio:253 - f announcer followed by arabic music. Eibi shows English spoken here between 1800-1900z (as i've heard in the past). However, i only heard Arabic from 1850z (when first heard) up through 1900z and beyond. Have they stopped broadcasting in English ? - (Kenwood TS-850S and 58' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/23/08)
Barry - Jan 23 19:14

6110 - 0135 UTC - R. Tirana, Shijiak, Albania - (EE) - sio:344 - M w/ East Euro nx, Bulgarian state official visits Albanaia, nx until 0140, R Tirana ID, into piece by W about Albanian parliament support for independent Kosovo. Not the strongest, but clear, alone and quite understandable. - (Sony 6800W (O) w/ Slinky dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 23)
Mike Bryant - Jan 23 01:46

6280 kHz - 21.25 UT - BBC World Service, ? - (EE) - sio:24333 - YL with nx then ID, "This is the BBC World Service..." into a book program just after 21.30 utc called, "The Word". / I've no idea what the BBC WS was doing on this frequency and I can find no reference to it on line. / It didn't appear to be a harmonic and the quality of the broadcast suggests that it wasn't a "pirate" relay. / Any ideas greatfully appreciated. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 22nd,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 22 23:51

9930 khz - 1600z - KWHR, Hawaii, USA - (Mandarin) - sio:232 - Very weak copy. EE ID at 1559z, then back into Mandarin. Also hearing a music jammer way in the background, presumably there to jam "Sound Of Hope" programming being aired via KWHR from 1400-1700z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/22/08)
Barry - Jan 22 16:28

7455 khz - 1230z - Deewa Radio, Morocco - (Pashto) - sio:454 - Parallel with 11510 khz. The VOA news program schedule on their website doesn't list Pashto on this frequency at this time, and neither does any other frequency list i can find. Therefore, the Morocco transmitter site is presumed, since that's the site that carries the broadcast on 11510 khz. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/22/08)
Barry - Jan 22 13:58

7295 khz - 1210z - RTM Malaysia, Malaysia - (EE) - sio:232 - Rock and hip-hop music program. Weak signal as usual, with the usual ham splatter. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/22/08)
Barry - Jan 22 12:13

9526 khz - 1200z - Voice Of Indonesia, Indonesia - (Mandarin) - sio:323 - Mandarin from 1100z-1200z, then into Japanese at 1201z ... with a short announcement in english at 1200z stating the change in language. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/22/08)
Barry - Jan 22 12:07

3250 khz - 1115z - Radio Luz y Vida, Honduras - (SS) - sio:544 - Bilingual sermon in SS and EE. Strong S9 +20 db signal. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/22/08)
Barry - Jan 22 11:25

4760 khz - 2255z - ELWA Radio, Liberia - (EE) - sio:333 - Religious hyms. EE ID at 2259z (muddled audio), followed by the Liberian national anthem. Off air by 2301z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/21/08)
Barry - Jan 21 23:01

6973 khz - 2200z - Israeli Defense Forces Radio (Galei Zahal), Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:454 - Broadcast to Europe. Easy listening Hebrew music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/21/08)
Barry - Jan 21 22:14

6300 khz - 2020z - National Radio Of Saharan ADR, Algeria transmitter site - (Arabic) - sio:444 - Arabic talk. Slight interference from UTE station 1 khz below, but otherwise good copy. - (Kenwood TS-850S and extended double zepp cut for 14 Mhz - Sparta, TN - 1/21/08)
Barry - Jan 21 20:29

4777 kHz - 06.35 UT - Radio Gabon (tent.), Gabon - Moyabi - (French) - sio:24322 - Very low audio, but African style mx heard in the static. / No literal ID, but neither am I aware of any station that uses 4777 kHz, not being on the usual 5 kHz spacing. / Sched: 05.00 - 08.00 UT, targeting Central Africa. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 21 16:48

4770 kHz - 06.20 UT - Radio Nigeria Kaduna, Nigeria - (EE) - sio:24333 - YL + OM, with nx and definite ID. / Quite poor modulation. / Sched: 04.30 - 23.05 UT, targeting West Africa. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 21 16:37

11615 khz - 1600z - Radio France International, (Issoudun, France transmitter site) - (EE) - sio:454 - EE broadcast to east and central Africa signed on at 1600z with news. - (Kenwood TS-850S and extended double zepp cut for 14 Mhz - Sparta, TN - 1/21/08)
Barry - Jan 21 16:27

6250 kHz - 06.00 UT - Radio Nacional Malabo (tent.), Equatorial Guinea - Bata - (Spanish) - sio:24323(v) - "African" style mx, then OM with ID - "Radio Nacional ....??" (lost in static). / Reception not fantastic with static and heavy fading, but audible most of the time nontheless. / I'm unable to find any other contender for this b'cast, but I am open to suggestion. / Sched: 05.00 - 23.00 UT and targeting Central Africa. - (Icom IC-R75 + longwire ant. - Guernsey, Chan. Isles. (UK) - 20th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 21 16:25

11510 - 1450 UTC - VOA - Deewa Radio, via IranaWilla, Sri Lanka - (Pashto) - sio:343 - W w/ nx highlights, s/off anncmnts and off at 1459*. Decent signal. - (Sony 6800W (O) w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 15:08

9640 khz - 1205z - Voice Of America, (Thailand relay) - (EE) - sio:344 - EE broadcast to Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Ocean. News at 1200z. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/21/08)
Barry - Jan 21 12:11

5850 kHz AM - 0233z - World Harvest Radio, U.S. - (EE) - sio:323 - "Cumbre Dx" and "The Australian Dx Report". Updates and info on listening to SW pirate broadcasters. I believe this was a South Bend IN station, whose ID I did not catch. Although mainland U.S., signal not that great. - (IC-R75 rcvr; slincky antenna stretched across window - Richmond VA - 20Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 21 07:38

5990 kHz AM - 0424z - Radio Prague, Relay: Canada - (EE) - sio:434 - Journalist and political philospher Ben Kuras, on the history of Communism and where it may or may not be headed. Very learned man. Enjoyable to listen to. (Bdcst relayed via Sackville Canada). - (IC-R75 rcvr; slinky antenna strecthed across window - Richmond VA - 20Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 21 07:28

6155 kHz AM - - (Sorry, V of Russia not relayed from Sackville. That notation was meant for Radio Prague above), - () - sio: - Log correction - ( - - )
Larry Lanberg - Jan 21 07:23

5950 kHz AM - 0303z - Radio Taiwan Intl, Taiwan - (EE) - sio:333 - Segment about the culture shock westerners get when moving to Taiwan. Peppered with witty humor and parody, as is usual w Radio Taiwan shows. - (IC-R75 rcvr; slinky antenna stretched across window - Richmond VA - 20Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 21 07:20

6155 kHz AM - 0311z - Voice of Russia, Relay: Canada - (EE) - sio:434 - Russian news; economic and political. Very dry delivery by host. Relay via Sackville Canada. - (IC-R75 rcvr; slinky antenna stretched across window - Richmond VA - 20Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 21 07:15

7100 khz - 0500z - Voice Of Broad Masses, Eritrea - (Tigrinya) - sio:434 - Broadcast to East Africa. Music sounds strange, almost like a cross between arabic and chinese ... never heard music quite like it before. Interesting. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 55 foot ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/21/08)
Barry - Jan 21 05:22

7145 - 0157 - VOA, Tangier-Briech, Morocco - (Urdu) - sio:343 - W w/ ID, s/off anncmnts & VOA mx. Language sounds kind of like a mix between Persian and Hindi. Off at 0159. Good. - (Sony 6800W (O) w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 02:03

7440 - 0133 - R Ukraine In'l, Lviv, Ukraine - (EE) - sio:443 - W anncr in English w/ pgm focusing on a female Ukrainian folk singer. Strong, but noisy. - (Sony 6800W (O) w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 01:40

7230 - 0112 UTC - R. Slovakia Int'l, Rimavaka Sobota, Slovakia - (EE) - sio:343 - M & W w/ Letterbox pgm, multiple IDs. Fair to good. - (Sony 6800W (O) w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 01:14

6240 - 0100 - Voice of Russia, via Grigoriopol, Moldavia - (SS) - sio:444 - W w/ s/on anncments, ID and freqs, into "Bulletin de Noticias" w/ world nx by M. Good. - (Sony 6800W (O) w/ Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 01:04

7400 - 0040 UTC - R Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - (EE) - sio:444 - Very diverse of mx, ME-sounding sitar to Gregorian chanting. W anncr w/ ID and Bulgarian history. Strong. - (Sont ICF-6800W (O) w/ Super Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 00:46

7545 - 0025 - Kol Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:444 - Two men discussing Israeli reaction to US presidential campaign, clear ID at BOH. Strong, some splash from WEWN on 7540, but not bad at all. - (Sony ICF-6800W (O) w/ Super Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 00:29

9655 - 0015 - Deutsche Welle , via Kigali, Rwanda - (German) - sio:343 - M w/ clear ID in German "Deutsche Welle Radio", bridge mx, into talk by different M w/ many mentions of Deutschland. Good. - (Sony ICF-6800W (Orange) w/ Lowbander's Super Slinky Dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 21 00:21

9415 - 2330 - China Radio Int'l, Beijing, China - (Vietnamese) - sio:343 - W speaking over inspiratioanl-sounding music in Vietnamese. Started off very weak around 2310 UTC, but fading up nicely pretty quickly around the bottom of the hour. Fair to good on peak. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 21)
Mike Bryant - Jan 20 23:40

9990 - 1310 - R. Free Afghanistan, Iranawilla, Sri Lanka - (Pashto) - sio:353 - M w/ nx until 1310, then into Afghan mx. Fair to good. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20)
Mike Bryant - Jan 20 14:55

9870 - 1305TC - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (9870) - sio:354 - Vividh Bharati pgm (Entertainment) blasting away this morning with Bollywood bubble music. W anncr in Hindi. Good to strong. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20)
Mike Bryant - Jan 20 14:51

5898 - 0805 UTC - Numbers, ? - (SS) - sio:343 - W w/ five figure groups in SS. Fair to good. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 20)
Mike Bryant - Jan 20 14:47

5880 - 0708z - the numbers lady again, unk - (Spanish) - sio:444 - Cryptic message in numbers; female voice. Do not know if this is the same message as last night, or a different one. - (IC-R75 rcvr; random wire - Richmond VA - 20Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 20 07:57

6825 kHz AM - 0631z - French Military , France (?) - (Morse) - sio:333 - Another Morse code training exercise, apparently. - (IC-R75 rcvr; random wire - Richmond VA - 20Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 20 07:54

11765 khz - 1620z - Sound Of Hope, Taiwan - (Mandarin) - sio:232 - Very weak signal with severe fading. I don't speak Mandarin, but i'm assuming that this is, indeed, Sound Of Hope, being beamed into China from Taiwan. Especially given the fact that i hear a music jammer station underneath on the same freq. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/19/08)
Barry - Jan 19 16:26

5880 kHz AM - 0726z - mysterious numbers, unk - (Spanish) - sio:444 - Female saying various numbers (in Spanish). Groups of five digits. Ended at 0740z with "final, final, final". - (IC-R75 rcvr; random wire - Richmond VA - 19Jan-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 19 07:53

4976 khz - 0430z - Radio Uganda, Uganda - (EE) - sio:333 - f announcer making announcements (sounded like obituaries, but hard to tell due to broken English accent), then into ID at 0430, followed by pop music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/19/08)
Barry - Jan 19 04:33

4990 khz - 0330z - Radio Apintie, Suriname - (Dutch) - sio:222 - Soft jazz music. Very weak copy and didn't listen long enough to try and get an ID, but easily verified to be Radio Apintie by listening to the live audio stream on the station's website. Propagation is excellent tonight, since i usually don't even hear a carrier from this station, much less hear the station content. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/19/08)
Barry - Jan 19 03:42

3315 khz - 1259z - Radio Manus, (Papua, New Guinea) - (EE) - sio:353 - pop music followed by m announcer reading the news. Parallel with 3335 khz (Radio East Sepik), which was about the same signal strength. Good grayline propagation to New Guinea this morning. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/18/08)
Barry - Jan 18 13:27

4770 khz - 0445z - Radio Nigeria (Kaduna), Nigeria - (EE) - sio:353 - m announcer reading news, followed by ID at 0451z. Robin, thanks for the website that i can use to cross-reference frequencies. The more sources of info, the better, when it comes to this hobby. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/17/08)
Barry - Jan 18 04:56

12100 kHz - 13.00 - 13.30 - VOR, Russia (Armavir or Moscow?) - () - sio:N/A - Hi Barry and Mike. I use EiBi all the time. It's a very useful webpage. However, I also cross reference it with the HFCC site - http://www.hfcc.org/data/index.html - In this instance they seems to vary slightly, with HFCC noting that the first half hour (between 13.00 and 13.30) originates from Moscow. Then switches relays and uses Armavir from 13.30 to 15.00. Barry, I know you said the signal "faded" but if you lost the signal totally after 13.30 then this may be the reason.?? I may be splitting hairs a bit here, but it's just a thought. - (N/A - Guernsey - 17th,Jan.2008)
Robin Banneville - Jan 17 22:07

12100 khz - 1315z - Voice Of Russia, Russia - (Afghani) - sio:252 - Armavir, Russia transmitter site. Thanks for the info, Mike. The EiBi freq list i was using was old (updated Nov 29), and i wasn't aware there was a new list out. Guess i should start checking for updates more often. Thanks again ! - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/16/08)
Barry - Jan 16 23:46

12100 - 1315 UTC - UNID, - () - sio: - Barry, EiBi Frequency list published on Jan 4, 2008 shows this as a Voice of Russia broadcast from Armavir to Afghanistan, listed as broadcasting in Afghani. They show VoR as the only broadcaster currently using the freq of 12100 at any time. - ( - Fern Creek, KY - )
Mike Bryant - Jan 16 20:34

12100 khz - 1315z - UNID, ??? - (unknown) - sio:252 - m announcer speaking in possibly mediterranean or eastern european lang. First found at 1315z, and faded out by 1330z. Station was weak on the vertical, but could barely detect a signal on my 20m extended double zepp. Closest thing i can find from a Google search is an old 2003 log entry showing TWR Europe (in Albanian) here, but their current schedule lists nothing on this freq. Any takers ??? - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/16/08)
Barry - Jan 16 15:14

3925 khz - 1120z - Radio Nikkei 1, Japan - (Japanese) - sio:232 - female announcer. (Tokyo-Nagara transmitter site). - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/16/08)
Barry - Jan 16 11:29

4828 khz - 0145z - Voice Of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe - (EE) - sio:333 - EE broadcast to Southern Africa. Non-stop African music. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/16/08)
Barry - Jan 16 01:45

3912 khz - 1245z - Voice Of The National Salvation, North Korea - (K) - sio:232 - Patriotic music and march tunes (parallel with 4450 khz, which had a much weaker signal). - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/15/08)
Barry - Jan 15 12:54

6080 khz - 1230z - Radio Singapore International, Singapore - (EE) - sio:343 - Business report at 1230z - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/15/08)
Barry - Jan 15 12:34

6005 kHz - 0500 utc - BBC World Service, United Kingdom (Ascenion Is. relay) - (EE) - sio:454 - I.D. at 01. World news. Program i.d. "World Briefing on the BBC" at 06. U.S presidential race at 10. Summary of main news at 12. Britney Spears at 17. Bus. news at 20. Tx: Ascension Island; 250kW. Target: w&cAf. [Tx and target info from 2008 PP2WBR and station's websire.] - (Grundig Satillit 800/100-ft longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 15 JAN 07)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 15 05:25

4775 khz - 0430z - Trans World Radio, Swaziland - (EE) - sio:343 - EE transmission sign-on at 0430z - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/15/08)
Barry - Jan 15 04:31

4960 khz - 0400z - Voice Of America, Sao Tome and Principe relay - (EE) - sio:434 - co-channel with 4930 Botswana relay - (Kenwood TS-850 and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/15/08)
Barry - Jan 15 04:28

4930 khz - 0300 - Voice Of America, Botswana relay - (EE) - sio:534 - Sign on at 0300 w/news. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/15/08)
Barry - Jan 15 03:12

4965 khz - 2330 - Christian Voice, Zambia - (EE) - sio:223 - M and F announcers discussing christian relationships. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/14/08)
Barry - Jan 14 23:43

5015 khz - 1230z - All India Radio (Delhi), India - (EE) - sio:343 - EE news at 1230z. No mention of EE on this freq in their program schedule. - (Kenwood TS-850S and 47' ground mounted vertical - Sparta, TN - 1/14/08)
Barry - Jan 14 23:16

- - , - () - sio: - Sorry, my input below should read "NMN" Chesapeake. - ( - Richmond VA - )
Larry Lanberg - Jan 14 03:00

5960 - 0505z - CRI, China (?) - (EE) - sio:333 - World news. Announcer had British accent. Unk. transmitter loc. Target: North America, I believe. - (IC-R75 w MFJ-16010 tuner; slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 13-Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 13 06:46

8502 (USB) - 0524z - NVM, Chesapeake VA, U.S. - (EE) - sio:545 - Marine nav. warnings & forecast (real voice). Normally, I get voice-synthesized bdcsts from New Orleans Coast Guard on this freq. - (IC-R75 w MFJ-16010 tuner; slinky antenna - Richmond VA - 13Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 13 06:40

4840 kHz - 0222 utc - All India Radio (Mumbai), India - (Hindi) - sio:343 - (Old style, Bombay) Rhytmic Indian mx vocal w/sitar acc., repeated many times. At 47 a different song came on, less of a mantra and more like popular music. Tx: Mumbai; 50kw. Target: Domestic service. (Tx info from 2008 PP2WR; location, freq and time verified on station's website.) - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire (FYI, Eton e1 and Grundig Sat 800, on same antenna, did not reveal this signal.) - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 12 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 12 03:06

15825kHz - 2135 utc - WWCR, USA - (EE) - sio:544 - Glenn Hauser's World of Radio 1390 dx program. Tx: Nashville, TN; 100kW. Target: eNam (Tx info from 2008 PP2WBR; Prog and time confirmed on station's website.) - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 11 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 11 22:52

9570 kHz - 0035 utc - China R. Int'l, China (Albania relay) - (EE) - sio:55344 - Discussion led by f. ann. about biomass and solar power; prog. "Voices from Other Lands". I.d. at 43 "CRI English". Tx: Cerrik, Albania; 300kW. Target: nAm. (Tx from 2008 PP2WBR; target from station's website and PP2WBR.) - (Eton e1/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 10 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 10 00:50

6055 kHz - 0007 utc - R. Ext. de Espana, Spain - (EE) - sio:54444 - World news. I.d. at 13. Pop mx at 14. Wx at 18. More pop mx at 19. Tx: Noblejas; 350kW. Sched Tu - Sa, 0000 to 0100. (Tx and sched from 2008 PP2WBR.) - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 10 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 10 00:22

6040 kHz - 2326 utc - China R. Int'l, China (Canada relay) - (EE) - sio:55444 - EE. Finance and markets. China and world wx at 28. Recap top stories at 29. Prog. "News and Reports." Prog. "People In The Know" at 30. I.d. at 31. I.d. "English Service of China Radio International" at 55. Tx: Sackville, Canada; 250kW. Target: nAm. Sched 2300 - 2400 daily. //11970 kHz. (Tx info from 2008 PP2WR; target and sched from station's website and PP2WBR. - (Grundig Satellit 800/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 09 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 10 00:07

6145 - 0304z - BBC, UK? - (EE) - sio:322 - World news bdsct, incl. major U.S. news. Somewhat distant. Target: Africa. Do not know transmitter loc. First time I've listened to BBC in quite a while. - (IC-R75; slinky antenna to high-Z connector - Richmond VA - 8Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 8 05:19

6535 USB - 0357z - Air traffic control, US or Central America - (EE) - sio:232 - ATC for International flights. Commands in English, but thick foreign accent. Possibly San Juan? - (IC-R75; slinky antenna to high-Z connector - Richmond VA - 8Jan-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 8 05:15

9870 - 1440 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (Hindi) - sio:444 - M + W w/ loud, animated conversation, subcont mx. Vividh Bharati program. Good. - (E5 w/ whip - Louisville, KY - Jan 7)
Mike Bryant - Jan 7 14:46

9425 - 1435 - All India Radio, Bangalore, India - (Hindi) - sio:343 - Subcontinental pop mx. M w/ talk, ID. Not too strong, but very clear - (E5 w/ whip - Louisville, KY - Jan 7)
Mike Bryant - Jan 7 14:44

9580 - 1940 UTC - R Australia, Shepparton, Australia - (EE) - sio:322 - Two W discussing women's movement in Samoa. Creeping up under stronger co-channel Gabon , but clearly understandable. This has been an afternoon regular here for several weeks. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' ext - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 19:48

9510 - 1828 - Trans World Radio, Meyerton, South Africa - (UnID Afr lang) - sio:444 - Music box IS, M w/ English ID - "You are tuned to the international voice of Trans World Radio," several loops until into unid African lang at 1830 w/ several clear Trans World IDs. Good. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' ext - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 19:06

9630 - 1830 - BBC, via Mahe, Seychelles - (EE) - sio:444 - 30 minute long pgm called "Hearts and Souls" - interview with a rabbi discussing spiritualism and advocacy. ID. off mid-stream exactly at 1900. Good, Spain off, making it easy. //11755 - Meyerton, abt the same. - (Eton E1 w/ 50' external - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 19:02

6115 - 0654z - Radio China Intl, China - (EE) - sio:344 - China Horizons prgm. Then a primer on learning to speak Chinese. Transmitter in China? Signal not as strong as is usual for CRI on other freqs. - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z. - Richmond VA - 6Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 6 08:04

6080 - 0648z - VOA, unk - (EE) - sio:333 - A Tom Petty song. Do not know the transmitter location for this bdsct. - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z - Richmond VA - 6Jan-2008)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 6 07:59

8764 USB - 0634z - USCG Master Sta. Pacific, United States - (EE) - sio:222 - Marine navigational warnings for Hawaii. Believe the Tx was from Honolulu. ITU Ch. 816. - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z - Richmond VA - 6Jan-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 6 07:53

5875 - 0512 UTC - BBC, Rampisham, United Kingdom - (EE) - sio:353 - W/ BBC ID, into nx, M w/ focus on the New Hampshire debates in the US Presidential campaign. Targ:: E Eur. Fair, not bad for being on the backside of the beam. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 05:18

7200 - 0440 UTC - Sudan RTVC, Omdurman, Sudan - (Arabic) - sio:343 - Mx consisting primarily of tribal-sounding chanting. W w/ talk in Arabic, including specific mention of Sudan. Signal much better tonight than it's been in a while, pretty good. - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, Ky - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 04:52

7115 - 0415 - R. Ethiopia, Geja Dera, Ethiopia - (listed Amharic) - sio:444 - W w/ ID at TOH, into M DJ w/ lots of Horn of Arfica music, some of which sounded like African banjos. Amazingly strong on this little portable, much better than my R75 or E1! - (Eton E5 w/ whip - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 04:28

9699.34 - 0201 UTC - R. UNAM (p), Mexico City - (SS) - sio:242 - Nearly non-stop orchestral instrumental mx. Cuba gone tonight, making reception possible, though the station seems very weak and in a lot of noise. No clear ID, so mark probable given the freq and language. - (ICOM IC-R75 w/ slinky helical dipole - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 6)
Mike Bryant - Jan 6 02:09

11710.90 - 2305 - Radio Argentina Exterior, Genral Pacheco, Argentina - (Spanish) - sio:433 - W w/ "R. Nacional" ID, talk abt Buenos Ares. EiBi lists this as Portuguese in this time slot, but I clearly heard a woman speaking in Spanish. (I have noticed discussion in other logs about time slot changes in the English pgm also). Stronger signal than I've noticed lately from this station. Low side het from the slop of weak signals from CNR1 and R. Taiwan mixing on 11710. - (Eton E1 w/ 25' external - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 4)
Mike Bryant - Jan 4 23:21

7450 - 2251* - Radiofonikos Stathmos Makedonias, Avlis, Greece - (Greek) - sio:454+ - Almost entirely Greek music. Awesome signal, seems to be doing better than recent Voice of Greece signals. Greece nat'l anthem immediately before s/off. - (ICOM IC-R75 w/ DSP, crystal and voice mods. Ant: Lowbander's "Super Slinky Helical Dipole" with balun - Fern Creek, KY - Jan 4)
Mike Bryant - Jan 4 22:59

6165 - 540z - Radio Nederlands, The Netherlands - (EE) - sio:444 - Exploitation of African laborers in the diamond industry, "Demand to know where that diamond comes from (when buying one)." - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna connected to high-Z - Richmond VA - 4Jan-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 4 07:06

3468 kHz - 0618z - unk 2-way Tx, unk - (unk) - sio:233 - 2-way voice conversation. A rapid, foreign lang. Short, did not last long. Not an aeronutical freq. - (IC-R75 rcvr; bras slinky antenna connected to high-Z - Richmond VA - 4Jan-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 4 07:00

3350 kHz - 0556 utc - R. Ext. de Espana, Spain - (SS) - sio:353 - Pop mx vocal. I.d. in SS at 0600. Tx: Costa Rica; 100kW. Target: cAm. (Tx and target info from 2008 PP2WBR.) - (Eton E1XM/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 03 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 3 06:23

9525 kHz - 2113 utc - BBC World Service, England (USA relay) - (EE) - sio:555 - EE. Sports results. I.d. "World Sports from the BBC" at 14. "Caribbean Report" at 14 w/piece on breast cancer. I.d. "BBC World Service" at 49. Tx: Cyprus Creek, SC, USA; 250kW. Targets: Carib., cAm. Sched: 2100 to 2300 daily. (Tx, target, and sched info from PP2WBR and station's website). - (Eton E1XM/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 2 21:53

7545 kHz - 2001 utc - Kol Israel, Israel - (Hebrew) - sio:434 - Hebrew. Mostly m. ann. talk w/call-ins. Pop mx vocal at 23. Bob Dylan at 49 w/Knockin' On Heaven's Door. Lots of shaloms at 52. F. pop mx vocal at 55. I.d. at 2100 by m. ann. Tx: Tel Aviv; 300kW. Targets: Eu, nAm. (Tx , lang. and target info from PP2WBR and station's web site. Corrections/confirmation welcome.) - (Eton E1XM/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner. - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 02 JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 2 21:10

5547 USB - 0537z - Air trfc control (West Coast?), USA - (EE) - sio:212 - Listed as a Central Pacific ATC frequency; signals weak; occassionally listenable; faded in-and-out behind band noise - (IC-R75 rcvr; brass slinky antenna from High-Z connector - Richmond VA - 2Jan-2007)
Larry Lanberg - Jan 2 07:26

7325 kHz - 0043 - R. Austria Int'l, Austria - (EE) - sio:55444 - Piece on Wilhelm Reich life and work with "orogone energy." I.D. at 55 in various languages. Tx: Moosbrun; 300kW. Target. eNam. (Tx and power from 2008 PP2WBR; Target from stations's website.) HAPPY NEW YEAR to SWLs everywhere! - (Icom R-75/100-ft (30.48m) longwire/MFJ-16010 passive tuner - Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - 01JAN 08)
Bucky Hydal - Jan 1 01:18



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