Glenn Hauser logs August 28-29-30, 2019

Glenn Hauser

** BRAZIL. 4885+, Aug 28 at 0617, JBA carrier just enough to tell it`s
slightly offset+plus, but is it R. Clube do Pará or the usual
understation, Rdif. Acreana, Rio Branco. Can anyone confirm which or
both still active? Someone was wondering if these stations had burned
up, but I would not expect that in the cities rather than the jungle.
I was lucky to detect this much before 2.6 inches of rain abated my
line noise level (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CHINA. CNR1 jammer survey, Aug 29 at 1356:
10160, Chinese, VP
11100, Chinese, VP
11460, Chinese, then music, S4-S7
Three more WOOB JBA carriers on 12350, 13150 an 13320 compute to be
1390 KCRC mixtures with RHC or RM on 13740, 11760, 11930 (Glenn

** CHINA. 7600, Aug 30 at 1321, CNR1 jammer, S5-S7 vs intermittent
RTTY 7597, // 9680 but no highers found.

At least I can DX the 7 MHz band, as we got 2.6 inches of rain! since
0730 UT which washed out the high line noise, probably temporarily;
and now I can hear the weaker lightning crashes. Aoki/NDXC shows 7600
is a Sound of Hope frequency available 23 hours a day, so so is the
jamming (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NIGERIA. 7255-, Aug 28 at 0607 check, NO signal from VON. How can a
major (well at least high-power) world broadcaster be so unreliable?

** OKLAHOMA. 1490, Aug 30 at 1652 UT and still past 1730, DEAD AIR
form KMFS Guthrie, a tremendous improvement over the usual gospel
huxtering: no one at station may care, or cannot even stand it either
enough to monitor when it break down (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING

** OKLAHOMA. Correxion: The TBN ``14`` call on RF 15 is KTBO, not
KOPX, which is the Ion station. Fixed:

I had not checked OKC DTV stations during the storm, but bandscan Aug
27 at 1817 and 1930 UT finds RF 15 and 16 missing! I.e. TBN 14 and
Daystar 46, nothing but gospel huxters. Both KTBO and KOCM-DT are back
at next check 0450 UT Aug 28, but KOCM signal is Bad, mostly not
decoding (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. Tonight [UT Thursday Aug 29] I am getting extremely
strange stuff in Enid on RF ch 17, which I assume is just the local
3ABN transmitter K17JN-D (altho there are signs of tropo on some
other, open channels).

First tuned around 0400 UT Aug 29, re-surveyed after 0500. Around 0430
I snapped a number of photos. EVERYTHING is totally broken up. There
is too much of it to capture for my DTV Pixillated Video Art Gallery!

But here are what I snapped, mostly on different subchannels one after
another, but not keeping track of exactly which be which. Some are
partially recognizable, others pure ART, as also linked from ---

1: some Russian visible
2: Smart Life Style
5: art
6: Unsupported Audio Codec error message
7: sharp art
8: blurry art
9: 3-4 Persian, 3ABN visible
10: sharp art, phone number 618 627 4651
11: cooking show
12: blurry art
13: blurry with English text
14: Russian, with vladimir in Roman
15: Russian, with numbers

On the STB PSIP display, DTV 59-1 thru 59-7, similar lineup to what has for the Amarillo ch 17,
{e.g, K17HI Amarillo
17.2:E:_3Abn Proclaim
17.3:E:Dare to Dream
17.4:S:_3Abn Latino
17.5:E:_3Abn Radio
17.6:S:_3Abn Latino Rad
17.7:E:R. 74}
including some audio only channels such as 59.7 Radio 74 which we also
get on 89.3 KIEL Loyal.

59!!! we have never had an original 59 around here and has
only two stations on it elsewhere.

On my SANYO DTV these display as 17- whatever and keep going to 8, 10,
11, 13, 61, 71, 75, 111, 122, 133, 201 and finally 202, as I keep
changing channel upward, none of these having been programmed in. Some
are labeled AUDIO ONLY, which I think I have never seen before on OTA
DTV. Some are UNSUPPORTED AUDIO CODEC. 17-8 has glimpses of Russian
text, NADEZHDA bug. All are breaking up video and/or audio, even tho
the STB signal meter is strong, not steady but fluxuating, still well
into the Good range.

Here is the lineup as best I can determine:

59-1 thru 59-7 display as such only on the STB, none higher like on
the Sanyo as 17-1 thru 202

UAC = unsupported audio codec error message mid-screen

59-1 3ABN-EN
59-2 3ABN-PR
59-3 black and silent
59-4 black and silent ---
59-5 3ABN-RD
59-6 3ABN-RL audio only
59-7 Radio 74 audio only

17-1 3ABN bug LR [main channel]
17-2 will not tune, skips to 4
17-3 will not tune, skips to 4
17-4 audio only
17-6 will not tune, skips to 8
17-7 will not tune, skips to 8
17-8 Russian UAC Nadezhda bug
17-13 HIS LIGHT - LLBN; was organ music earlier
17-61 UAC AID (?) bug
17-71 UAC ?? no bug visible
17-75 illegible bug, English?
17-111 audio only, language? The break-ins are so brief it`s hard to
recognize the language
17-122 audio only language?
17-133 audio only Spanish? No, I don`t think so
17-201 Hope Channel bug UR, program earlier Real Family Talk
17-202 UAC Spanish, Lugar de Paz visible; bug UR Esperanza TV [Hope]

Recheck around 1500 UT, same things. WHAT IS GOING ON HERE? Thanks,
(Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, WTFDA gg via WORLD OF RADIO 1997, DXLD)

Same thing happening following days, still morning of Aug 30 (gh)

Glenn, The info you refer to (channel lineup) is from the Galaxy 19 Ku
satellite (transponder 11842 H). See attached jpeg. The 3ABN feeds are
on the same satellite.
(Scroll down to 11842 H and you will see the list)

So this has to be coming from one of your local LD's or DTV repeater
stations that are sending out that satellite MUX. IF they are not
supposed to be doing that, then someone obviously changed something in
their satellite receiver from what you have been familiar seeing.

You can always send an email to the owner...?

Clarion Broadcasting Group, Inc.
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Rodney Phillips

Or the engineer...
Kevin Fisher
Smith and Fisher LLC
(Jim Thomas, Springfield, Missouri, ibid.)

I believe Jim's analysis is spot on. Someone made a mistake and is
trying to stuff the 35 or 40 Mbps DVB-S satellite transponder through
the 19 Mbps OTA transmitter, which is causing your awful breakup and
the long and somewhat incoherent-seeming list of channels. I don't
know quite why it's mapping to 59-x, that's weird, but the rest of it
makes perfect sense.(- Trip Ericson, Aug
29, ibid.)

I am not going to try to contact them, rather monitor how long this
monstrosity continue, as there is no programming I wish to receive in
the clear, nor likely any Enidian, as there has been zero local
publicity that this thing even exist (gh, DXLD)

** SAUDI ARABIA. 15205.108, Aug 29 at 1742, Qur`an at S7-S8. Riyadh
scheduled 16-18, 500 kW at 320 degrees supposedly not beyond W Europe
CIRAF 27-28 but also USward.

11820.045, Aug 29 at 1801, Arabic talk but will soon be Qur`aning
reliably here afternoons; same parameters as 15205+, 500 k@ at 320
degrees toward Europe and beyond. Could even be same transmitter if
they do not overlap (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** TURKEY. 9515.643, Aug 29 at 0302 VOT English to NAm VG S9+10 but
knocked way off-frequency; slight distortion, hum. As Ivo says,
``Something`s always wrong at the TRT Voice of Turkey Emirler [note
spelling] transmitting station`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1996 monitoring: confirmed Wed Aug 28 at
2100:01 on WRMI 9955, JIP as ``---with World of Radio 1996``, after IS
& ID loop from at least 2058. Simultaneous WBCQ 7490+ is a JBA carrier
in HLNL, but at 2124 check of webcast, NOT WOR, but a religious
program `Lifeline`. However, at 2131 WOR starts instead of Goddess
Irina. Meanwhile I have inquired of the boardops if this be a
permanent change? No, Robert says it`s a timing issue, back to normal
next week. [WORLD OF RADIO 1997]

Also confirmed UT Thu Aug 29 at 0100 on WRMI 7780 --- as usual VP
here, but this time I check UTwente SDR and find a VG signal! As it is
supposed to be, aimed at Europe rather than off the side thisaway, for
all our listeners in the middle of their night, as well as five more
airings in the 0100-0300 span.

WORLD OF RADIO 1997 Contents: Antarctica, Australia and non,
Bougainville, Brasil, Canada, China, Cuba, France/Germany, Indonesia,
International Waters, Ireland, Japan/Korea North non, México,
Mongolia, Netherlands non, Nigeria, North America, Norway, Oklahoma,
Papua New Guinea, Romania, Sudan, Turkey, USA, Vietnam non; and the
propagation outlook. Ready by 0305 UT Aug 30 for first airings:

2200 UT Friday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0130 UT Saturday WRMI 7780 to NE
0630 UT Saturday HLR 6190-CUSB Germany to SSW
1930vUT Saturday WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
2100 UT Saturday WRMI 9955 to SSE
0130 UT Sunday WRMI 5850 to NW
0300vUT Sunday WA0RCR 1860-AM [nominal 0315] ND
1030 UT Sunday HLR 7265-CUSB Germany to SSW
2130 UT Sunday WRMI 7780 to NE
0130 UT Monday WRMI 9395 to NNW, 7780 to NE
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE
0300vUT Monday WBCQ 5130v Area 51 6160v? to WSW
0330 UT Monday WRMI 9955 to SSE
1816 UT Monday IRRS 7290 Romania ND
0100 UT Tuesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 to SSE
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
0100 UT Thursday WRMI 7780 to NE

Full WOR schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:

** U S A. 5800, Aug 28 at 0610, trace of music, could be // 9395, not
5950; the strange WRMI ``test frequency`` they hope to keep on the air
even if all the other transmitters have to close down during high
winds from Dorian, even power outage.

This further raises the question, is 5800 really somewhere else than
Okeechobee? Like maybe the abandoned 9955 site Hialeah? WRMI has been
very mum about this; altho in Jeff`s HFCC 100 kW at Okeechobee is also
claimed for 5800 since ``RMI`` means Okeechobee, only; but would not
be the only imaginary info in HFCC. Ivo still employs the obsolete
site abbr. YFR (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9475, Aug 30 at 0407, WTWW-1 on the air with day frequency
at night, no 5830; here it`s holding up at S9/+20 with hateful SFAW,
referring to ``Governor Chickenlooper down in Colorado``. Wonder if
this be more recent than by defunct PPPP (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX

UNIDENTIFIED. 1520, Aug 28 at 0618 UT, stupid sports talk vs KOKC,
especially when nulled, but making fast SAH. In past this has proven
to be KOLM Rochester MN, must be on 10 kW day power rather than 800
watts night U8. KOKC has hobbled itself by refusing to fix its
tornado-damaged antenna, staying with STA of 10 or 12 kW ND, rather
than 50/50 kW U2 as it is still licensed, per new NRC AM Log, which
does not get into STAs no matter how non-temporary (Glenn Hauser, OK,

UNIDENTIFIED. 10125-LSB, Aug 30 at 1334, INTRUDER, 2-way lots of
laughter, sorta Spanish, maybe Tagalog; within what is supposed to be
a strictly non-phone ``30m`` hamband (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING

UNIDENTIFIED. 13572.75, Aug 30 at 1340, Spanish 2-way INTRUDERS, about
putas and whistling (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 15283.0, Aug 29 at 1440, S6-S4 carrier with flutter,
maybe trace of music? Same time as much stronger 15300 carrier,
probably unrelated, and no match on 15317 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX

UNIDENTIFIED. 15300, Aug 29 at 1438, S9-S7 open carrier with Doppler
flutter; intriguing. HFCC has nothing ever scheduled on 15300 except
RFI elsewhen (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 2115 UT August 30

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