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Glenn Hauser logs February 15-16, 2021


Glenn Hauser
 

** CUBA. 5040, Feb 16 at 0012, again tonight, S9+10/20 of dead air
from RHC during English hour; still open carrier at 0030, 0040 and
0234 chex. Something`s always wrong at RHC.

Not tried again until 0608 when manages to modulate the other English
hour, but combating high local line noise level. Yet now all the other
transmitters are on and strong in well-modulated English! 6000, 6060,
6100, 9700. Something`s not wrong at RHC. But topic is about murder in
Canada (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 13700, Feb 16 at 1500, RHC is JBA but music barely // 13740
which promptly disappears, and still on // 11760. No spurs audible. By
1601, 13700 itself achieves S9/+10 before it stops mod and also goes
off. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 350-MCW kHz, Feb 16 at 1913 UT, ND beacon RG at Will
RoGers World Airport, OKC, is back! After missing a week; and the
subzero and snowpiles are not over yet. The other two, 341 EI in EnId,
and 255 SW in StillWater, are still AWOL.

[non]. 341-MCW kHz, Feb 16 at 1915 UT, however has a JBA mixture,
probably the peripheral ones, OIN Oberlin KS and DNI DeNIson TX, but I
can`t unravel the IDs to be sure (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 1050 kHz, Feb 16 at 1916 UT, partial non-ID mentions 99.1
and NewsChannel 8, weather for Tulsa. It`s 1 kW ND, KGTO; the 99.1 is
of course a mere translator, K256CR, per NRC AM Log. KGTO has an edge
over the other Okie to here, KXCA Lawton, with one quarter the power
and 19% further. Log says both are sloganned ``Heart & Soul``, non-ID
not heard at this moment (Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 1640 kHz, Feb 16 at 1459 UT, KZLS ``Enid`` is off the
air. Transmitter site is east of Hennessey, where I hear there are
power outages, so maybe that`s it. Am pretty sure 1640 was still
running at bedtime bandscan circa 0700. It`s back on at 1708 UT check,
also when OG&E System Watch does not show any significant outage
around there, altho 908 customers are powerless in Enid:
https://www.oge.com/wps/portal/oge/outages/systemwatch/
(Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

** OKLAHOMA. 90.1, Feb 15 & 16 at 1558 UT, KUCO-FM lacks `StarDate` as
sked we always try to catch, instead stays plugged in to WCPE The
Classical Station in NC, which is normally relayed only overnight
05-12 UT. Automated local ID still manages to fire around 1600 after
JBA LF cuetone. KUCO must be unable to operate normally, perhaps due
to again losing STL during horrible freezeweather. Ditto for other
StarDate time, 0058 UT. No explanation on KUCO-FM website still
displaying normal program schedule (Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2073 monitoring: confirmed Monday
February 15 from 1900:32 on IRRS 7290 via Bulgaria, S9+25/30 into
UTwente SDR, but as usual inevitable very heavy splash from both
sides, 7280 Vietnam and 7295 East Turkistan. 7290 already on at
tune-in 1858.6; modulation cut on just before 1900 with a few words of
WOR! but then abbr`d s/on, FSN headlines squeezed in before WOR
restart. By 1925 recheck, has faded down and the splash is even worse
by comparison. Not chopped off at 1929 finish but a few seconds of
silence before music. Next:

1030 UT Wednesday WRMI 5850 to NW
2100 UT Wednesday WRMI 7780 to NE
2200 UT Wednesday WBCQ 7490v to WSW
2300 UT Wednesday WRMI 9955 [jammed?] to SSE
0130 UT Thursday WRMI 5010 to S

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** U S A. 15555-USB, Feb 16 at 1948, rabid gospel huxter at S8, as
WJHR Milton FL inbooms rather than absencing. Checking DX Map for
sporadic E, finally at 2123, I see a 36 MHz MUF about halfway between
along the ARK/LA border. Originally compared to 19m neighbors at 1950:
15825 WWCR JBA S4-S5; 15770 WRMISMTV S9+30; 15730 VOAGB S9+25; and
15610 WEWN S5-S7 but with long-path echo (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 1220, WCPH, Etowah TN, eQSL received UT Feb 16 for Jan 2 DX
test:
https://www.w4uvh.net/WCPH_1220_DX_20210102_GlennHauser_QSL.pdf
now #111 via http://www.worldofradio.com/QSL.html
with this note from the Courtesy Programs Committee QSL manager:

``Congratulations on your reception report of WCPH 1220 which was
found to be correct. Please see the attached QSL in PDF format. Thank
you for being a part of this very successful DX test. Vy 73 de Joe
KJ8O in behalf of the Courtesy Program Committee --
*** Avoid internet congestion, real radio uses airwaves. ***
Joe Miller, KJ8O, Desert Hot Springs, CA, Locator DM13sw``
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 1280, Feb 16 at 1553 UT, cursory bandscan finds a hole here,
semi-local KSOK Arkansas City KS missing, presumably due to frigid
weather and/or power outage; back on with music at 1735 check. see
also OKLAHOMA: 1640 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report dispatched at 2138 UT February 16