Glenn Hauser logs March 23, 2021


Glenn Hauser
 

** CUBA. 6100, March 23 at 0630, S9 humbuzz from the only RHC still on
the air, otherwise just barely modulated if that`s the audio source.
Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 13435 trace, 13500, 13567 vs CODAR, 13633 S9; source 13700
S9+30; 13767, 13834, 13900 S5, 13967 & 14034 & 14100 traces at least
of F-natural tone, March 23 after 1418, distorted spurblobs today at
~65 kHz intervals, the closer ones with readable audio in NBFM; not in
the order tuned. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** CUBA. 11760, March 23 at 2332, the #1 historic RHC frequency is
humbuzzing at S9+20, much like that heard 17 hours ago on 6100:
suspected very same transmitter, except now it`s also fully modulated.
Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** EAST TURKISTAN. 7300, March 23 at 2327 S7-S9 Chinese with flutter.
HFCC shows CRI in Chinese via Urumqi this hour; from the land of
Chicom imperialist genocide against the Uyghurs.

I have just been way-out-of-bandscanning below 15 MHz, just above and
below 13 and 11 MHz, but no sign of CNR1 or Firedragon jammers which
used to occupy many frequencies in these ranges. I`m not hearing them
morning or evening, even when there are some such inband signals.
During the winter I assumed propagation was just not working, but now
I wonder if they and/or Sound of Hope are still all over those areas?
Wolfgang Bueschel was still hearing them in those three ranges, March
7 between 08 and 09 UT via remotes in Japan (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** MEXICO. 1050 kHz, March 23 at 0617 UT, choral Mexican war-mongering
NA is just ending rather late after HCM/CST midnight, and then full
florid legal ID for XEG, which I should record and copy verbatim,
including street address in Monterrey NL, and 100,000 watts
``efectivos`` --- as in ERP? AM stations normally are known by their
transmitter power, altho ERP can be calculated in different direxions
if they are not non-direxional, which XEG supposed be, day and night.
100/100 kW, WRTH and IRCA Log agree.

At the moment it`s atop, but plenty of QRM. Much of the time it is
buried in all the Unitedstatesian QRM vs this traditional Mexican
``clear`` channel. NRC AM Log shows 44 US stations at night, one 50
and one 10 kW at distances, likewise in Canada, but US mostly under
1000, under 100 or even under 10 watts! But it all adds up, piles on.
I could easily believe XEG really run much less than 100 kW. Remember
in the good? ole days when it was a border-blaster in English with a
simple address of Fort Worth, 11, Texas? (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** TURKEY. 5960, March 23 at 2315, once again no signal here from VOT
English to North America. By 2340 I`m checking UTwente SDR: Not there
either, but East Turkistan, land of Chicom imperialist genocide
against the Uyghurs, which is now exactly on-frequency. In case
something failed to get turned off on time, like often happens to 5960
when it manages to come on in the first place, I proceed to check all
the other TRT frequencies which were scheduled to end in the last few
hours, -2030, -2130, -2200, -2230, i.e. 5970, 6050, 6120, 9610, 9625
--- either nothing heard at all or more China/Turkistan. So much for
that.

BTW, I was amused by a report from Europe which said, ``Last night I
got a surprise; a new station that does not exist within the latest
Handbook appeared on 11540 kHz shortwave. It was TRT Radio Recep
Erdogan, who showed that the cult of personality has reached
unimaginable heights in Turkey.``

While one could easily imagine Recep E. naming a station after
himself, apparently the reporter does not realize that the name is
merely an ironic handle that Ivo Ivanov first deployed upon the jammer
against Dengê Welat; no doubt a spare Ermirler transmitter (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 400-MCW kHz, March 23 at 0605 UT, ND beacon AHQ, 25 watts
from Wahoo, Nebraska. Yahoo! Gotta log this one every so often. Wahoo
is a 4K town sorta between Omaha and Lincoln at the junxion of US 77
and State 92, i.e. between Prague and Ithaca; between Colón and
Valparaíso. Obviously the Wahoonians were looking for a less
derivative name than their neighbours (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 2078 monitoring; next:
1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2100 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
2200 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 [jammed?] to SSE
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

Full schedule including AM, FM, webcasts, satellite, podcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html

Our non-commercial broadcasts and website depend on voluntary support:
thanks this week to Gerald T Pollard, Raleigh NC, for a generous check
to Glenn Hauser, P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702, with comment,
``Equinoctial greetings to the Recording Angel of Shortwave,
who is in especially fine voice these days`` [sic]

One may also contribute, not necessarily in US funds, via PayPal to
woradio at yahoo.com (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. Greg Hardison, CA, in the WOR iog, replies to my log of
Rollye James on WGN: "...Rollye James is sounding like a DXer..."

``Certainly one of the most amazing and fascinating minds with which
I've ever interacted belongs to Rollye. I was very happy to hear of
her new home at WGN/720, and hope they have the wisdom to keep her
there for just as long as she will stay. Rollye James has graced the
airwaves at many a station. She was briefly on the old KFMB/760 in San
Diego, where I went on with her via phone a few times, whilst running
the board up the coast/dial at KABC/790, unbeknownst to 790 mgmt., of
course!

She is a true radio-fanatic, in the same manner as the late great Art
Bell, and can build a fine show around any subject in the known
universe. A few nights ago on WGN, Rollye was working on an obsession
with old R&B love ballads of the early-to-mid 1960s. Heard some tunes
then & there I hadn't even thought of in nearly 60 years!)

Rollye is a born natural for WGN -- well, actually for any worthwhile
station, but especially for 'GN, which is mostly maintaining its
unique style under "new" ownership of Nexstar. Jim Bohannon is a small
step down for WGN as he fiddles with the world of right-wing
blatherhood beneath his talents, and it seems the only blatant mistake
Nexstar has made so far is the addition of proto-fascist
Trump-worshiping syndicated assclown Bill Cunningham on Sunday nights
--- although once again WGN is unique, in presenting both the best
(Rollye) and the worst (Billy) in commercial Talkradio!

I hereby declare my undying love and mighty recommendation for Rollye
James and her most-excellent weeknightly show on WGN. And if you can't
hear the huge signal, there's always www.wgnradio.com`` -- Greg
Hardison

https://wgnradio.com/rollye-james/rollye-james/

``Rochelle "Rollye" James is an American radio talk show host. She
hosted The Rollye James Show nationally and on international shortwave
on WWCR from 2000 to 2011. Rollye revived her show, broadcasting
weeknights 10p.m.–midnight, via live stream and podcast on June 19,
2013. Wikipedia`` (via Glenn Hauser, WOR)

** U S A. 1140, March 23 at 0619 UT, once again tonight, KXRB Sioux
Falls SD is dominating the channel to the south instead of legally
aiming all its night power NW: 0622 between C&W tunes, convenient
simple ID only as ``KXRB``. Oook, last night`s log was misdated March
29 instead of 22, as were two others I`ve had to reissue corrected!
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

UNIDENTIFIED. 7360, March 23 at 2328, S8-S9 open carrier with flutter,
marred by Cuban noise jamming splash from 7355/7365. Something
interesting about to open? But still no modulation heard past 2331.
HFCC shows Iran in French due west for W & C Africa, an hour from
2320. Could also be CNR in Tibetan from Beijing site until 2400 (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 0104 UT March 24

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