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Glenn Hauser logs August 30-31-September 1

Glenn Hauser
 

** ANGUILLA. 11775, Fri Aug 31 at 1357, CB is off again after sporadic
appearances this week (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** AUSTRALIA [non]. 9265V, Saturday Sept 1 at 1213, Hobart Radio
International, The Voice of Tasmania, via Unique Radio, NSW, via WINB,
Pennsylvania. S9 with carrier wobble listening in SSB but not heard in
AM; 1226 some 48m Europirate logs with SINPOs, fading here to S5; 1230
Andean music during Unique Radio contact info and intro WORLD OF RADIO
1945, new relay which starts at 1231:21, until 1300:03 when Tim Gaynor
resumes his own show `Sounds of Your Life` with mailbag as his WINB
block has been extended to 1330, a.k.a. ``World community radio from
Australia``. So now SOYL is 1100-1130 & 1300-1330, with three DX
programs in between: 1130 `International Radio Report` from CKUT, 1200
HRI, and 1230 WOR. Thanks, Tim!

Podcast of the whole thing is at:
https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/uniqueradio/episodes/2018-09-01T06_23_32-07_00
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** BANGLADESH. 15505, Sept 1 at 1358, 1 kHz tone from JBA Bangladesh
Betar, 1358:31 IS, 1359:57.5 mis-timesignal ends 10.5 seconds earlier
than two days ago; opening Urdu (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING
DIGEST)

** CHINA [non]. 13740, Sept 1 at 1403, open carrier, dead air except
for perpetual squeal, from Cuban relay transmitter; even carrier break
for a few seconds at 1404:25; finally JIP China Plus in English under-
modulation from 1406:39, having missed the ``news`` completely. Thus
the ChiCom continue to be shortchanged by their Cuban lackeys
attempting the relays (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 13633 & 13767, Aug 31 at 1329, trace of distorted FM blobs
from RHC 13700-AM transmitter are all it can manage today; something`s
always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA [and non]. 11860, Fri Aug 31 at *1400:43, Greenville cuts on
carrier late vs. jamming already running, joining Radio MartĂ­
modulation at 1401:15 but soon dumps off air; back on with carrier at
*1402:07, and modulation stays from 1402:49, well atop jamming.

Thus RM concludes its third week on 11860, colliding directly with RHC
after 1930. Saturday Sept 1 at 1403, no RM as it rests another
weekend, but wall-of-noise jamming continues anyway; something`s
always wrong at the DentroCuban Jamming Command (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

** KIRITIMATI. 846, Sept 1 at 0612, R. Kiribati continues to put a JBA
carrier in here 7200 km = 4474 stmi = 3888 nmi away (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** MEXICO. 870, Sept 1 at 1210, I hear a bit of the Mexican NA by a
solo voice, 1211 some YL talk maybe unSpanish, smacking of XETAR, La
Voz de la Sierra Tarahumara, Guachochi, Chihuahua, which I have been
trying to confirm still on the air, but unheard today or othermornings
from nominal *1200 for a daytimer in the summer; apparently flexible.
Today at 1200 I was getting otherSpanish, surely KLSQ Nevada [see
USA]. The only other western Mexican on 870 is XEFIL in Mazatlán;
neither is on Tim Hall`s roster of stations he has confirmed to have
left AM for FM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NIGERIA. 7255-, Sept 1 at 0607, VON is AWOL again (Glenn Hauser,
OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NORTH AMERICA. 7470, Sept 1 at 0437, YHWH is S9 but undermodulated,
in very strange conditions lacking anything extracontinental on the
band, stronger than weakened 7505 WRNO, about equal to attenuated 7570
WRMI and stronger than 7730.

Also vs. high local (line?) noise level at S7, but which peaks worst
at S9+10 in the 3.7-5.5 MHz range, rather wiping out any DX on the 60m
band. Below 3.7 it`s only S9, and by 9 MHz only S1. I can`t find any
household device causing it (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 515 kHz, Aug 31 at 0623 UT, NDB PN in Ponca City, a semi-
local always audible day & night, has developed quite a chirp, i.e.
pitch of tone wobbles as each letter is keyed (Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1945 monitoring: confirmed Thursday
August 30 at 2330 on WBCQ 9330.15, fair --- first time heard on 9330V
irregular schedule since Tuesday August 7! But not 24 hours later.

Checking Saturday Sept 1 after 1431 on Utwente SDR for WOR on
Hamburger Lokalradio, 6190-CUSB, nothing heard until a trace by 1457.

Alan Gale, England, reports: ``Hi Glenn, Very odd propagation from HLR
on 6190 kHz today. It was coming in well here from around 1230 UT,
even good in the AM mode, but typically dropped down in strength at
around 1425 and was then up and down in QSB right till the end of your
programme, with just a couple of peaks in strength at around 1440 and
1450. I had to switch to CUSB to hear the rest of the info. I guess
that now we are into September we'll see the propagation on 6 MHz
changing a lot in the coming weeks.`` Next:

Sat 1930v WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sat 2130 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe, or 2330?]
Sun 0310v WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sun 1030 HLR 9485-CUSB to WSW
Sun 2130 WRMI 7780 to NE
Sun 2330 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe]
Mon 0130.5 WRMI 5850 to NW, 7780 to NE
Mon 0300v WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
Mon 0330 WRMI 9955 to SSE
Mon 0400 WRMI webcast only, non-direxional
Mon 2330 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe]
Tue 0030 WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 2030 WRMI 7780 to NE, 5950 to WNW [or #1946?]
Tue 2130 WRMI 5950 to WNW [or #1946?]

Full schedule for WOR on all outlets, not just SW; podcast linx:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9955, UT Fri Aug 31 at 0322 on BST-1 caradio, Chinese music
I was sure coming from a CRI relay, until I heard in Morse code the
memory frequency tuned. After WRMI ID, 0330 on to `Sounding the Alarm`
gospel huxter. Announced date of original broadcast which was May 17,
2016; so here we are 27.5 months later as the world keeps turning.
Scheduled at 0315 UT Tue-Sat is `Moments in Bible Prophecy` --- so
that failed to default music fill (but not the usual variety of World
Music), or maybe the Moments occupy much less than the 14 minute slot?
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 870, Sept 1 at 1200 UT, Spanish loops E/W, only catch
``870`` in ToH ID, into sports talk, making SAH of about 9 Hz with WWL
remnant to 1207 UT fadeout. This all points to KLSQ Whitney NV (Las
Vegas), 5000/430 watts U2, ESPN-D. Official FCC September sunrise is
1315 UT, so should have been on 430-watt night power and direxional to
the NW --- but I bet it`s really 5 kW ND day pattern. No PSRA for it
is known to the new NRC AM Log. Of course I was looking for XETAR;
see MEXICO (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1741 UT September 1