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Glenn Hauser logs February 21, 2021


Glenn Hauser
 

** CANADA. 18134-USB, Feb 21 at 1842, VA7VOC ID as ``Voice of
Canada``, i.e. not RCI. Lots of bio and photos at:

VA7VOC Canada flag Canada
Rob Hatch, West Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
https://www.qrz.com/lookup/va7voc'
I get a few daytime intracontinental sigs on 18 MHz, but seldom any
extras- (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 5040, Feb 21 at 0147, RHC with S9+10/20 of dead air yet
again. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** CUBA. 6000, Feb 21 at 0155, S9+10/20 of suptorted music on RHC
English service. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK,
WOR)

** CUBA. 6180, Feb 21 at 0156, S9+10 of dead air except for occasional
modulation peaks trying to break thru, during CRI relay. Wiggle that
patchcord! Cannot hear any RNA Brasil if it be underneath. 6180
recheck at 0244 via Bonaire SDR, now there is soft undermodulated
Chinese at S9/+10, still no RNA. Something`s always wrong at
RadioCuba. After 0300, MWV Madagascar takes over 6180 and CRI/Cuba
moves to 5910 where the same defect usually continue, but not checked
tonight (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** ECUADOR. 6050, UT Sun Feb 21 at 0247, surprisingly strong S9+10
from HCJB`s residual into Bonaire SDR, as to here it`s normally JBA.
Also surprising is a praise song in English; but 0255 Spanish
announcement and praise song in Spanish, no break at ToH nor
timesignal. 0313 M&H chatting in Spanish. 0403 YL lexuring on the
Quichua saying their culture is machista - to mix genders - i.e.
hombres dominating mujeres. This is the extended weekend broadcast
past weekday close circa 0230*v (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** GERMANY [non]. 15215, Feb 21 from *1600:05, Issoudun site, FRANCE,
cuts on slightly late, JIP the much-anticipated annual broadcast of
Radio Amrum/Öömrang from the Frisian Islands along the NW German
coast. 1601 switches to English sign-on, saying it`s the tenth such
broadcast, announcer named Gerhardt. 1603 back to German mixed with
shorebird sounds. WRTH 2021 page 476 says this all began in 2006y, so
this must be another old playback? NO, soon proceeds to review of
2020, or rather last 5 years beginning in 2016, alternating languages,
so maybe mixing old with new stuff.

I am listening first via a Rochester NY remote, where there`s a VG
signal as this is 500 kW aimed at NYC. At 1614 I check my own rx where
it`s S9+10/20. Unfortunately I cannot give this my undivided attention
since only bits are in English mixed with Frisian and High German; and
the same hour is occupied by my usual monitoring of `Reliable Sources`
on CNN and the `Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival` on KUCO-FM, notably
with Brahms` Clarinet Quintet in d, Op. 115.

At 1623 they are conversing about Radio Caroline; 1635 contact info in
German, interview mixing Englisch; 1655 plug a continuous webstream
available, I guess from Frisia, and sign-off already in English with
credits, then German, to dead air at 1658.4, finished before ISS can
chop them off incomplete.

A semihour before, I reminded the WOR iogroup that this were nigh, and
many others noted their observations. I assume Richard Langley or
someone will archive the entire hour for more convenient hoering.
Jorge Freitas, Brasil, recorded the last triminute:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpI9YEH_A0Y
Background via roger:

https://www.amrum-news.de/2009/02/18/radio-oomrang-geht-wieder-auf-sendungto/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amrum

roger also says another Amrum webcast is nigh as scheduled here:
https://www.foerde-radio.de/sendeplan/index.php?page=start&datum=2021-02-21

20:00-21:30 Uhr (= 1900-2030z) today --- Radio Öömrang (Amrum) die
Sendung zum Biikebrennen mit Frank --- Echte Amrumer erzählen zum
Biikebrennen Geschichten aus ihrem Leben!

1900-2030z:
https://live.foerde-radio.de:8015/stream
``most probably - roger`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** IRAN [and non]. 5980, Feb 21 at 0249, Spanish from LVRII is about
to close but QRM from something else about equal adding up to S9+10
into Bonaire SDR; also some residual pointless pulse jamming from
Cuba. 0251 into Iran IS. Else is other PJ = Punjabi from AWR via
AUSTRIA until 0300. If the collision be this bad in Bonaire, how much
worse in the Punjab? Evidently frequency management at TWR and IRIB,
at their own peril, are not paying attention to my monitoring, as I
reported the same several weeks ago. Of course, no R. Chaski, Perú at
this hour but Claudio Galaz, Chile, did report it in the morning
recently before and after 1200 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** NORTH AMERICA. 4045-USB, Feb 21 at 0145, pirate rockmusic, S8-S9;
0149 ``Wolverine Radio ---`` with the ``radio`` repeating multiply,
into SSTV, 0151 back to music. Many more logs here including several
captures of the SSTV, one pretty sharp; theme: ``lonely``
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,78326.0.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A. 375-MCW kHz, Feb 21 at 0715 UT, only one unusual log before
zonk, DS, which is 25-watt ND beacon at Searcy, Arkansas (Glenn
Hauser, OK, WOR)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2074 monitoring: confirmed Saturday
February 20 from 2044:40 on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, Wentzville MO, VG via
nearby KB0FX remote.

Also confirmed Sat Feb 20 at 2230 on WRMI 9955, VG S9+10/15 via
Bonaire remote but some pulse jamming underaudible.

Also confirmed Sat Feb 20 at 2300 on WRMI 7780, noisy S7/S9 to UTwente
SDR; better to Maine SDR, S6/S9+10.

Also confirmed UT Sunday February 21 at 0427 on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, MO,
about 13 minutes into so started circa ontime 0414, despite first
airing 15 minutes late; you never know. Usually well audible here at
night but rechecked via KB0FX remote Warrenton neighbor. Next:

2300vUT Sunday WBCQ 6160v Area 51 to WSW
0030 UT Monday WRMI 7730 to WNW
0230 UT Monday WRMI 7780 to NE, 5800 to SSE
1901 UT Monday IRRS 7290 Bulgaria to WNW, 594-Italy
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

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 Joe Caberlin, Port Colborne, Ontario for some
spare Canadian and US$ to Glenn Hauser, P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702,
USA

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

** U S A. (5085), UT Sun Feb 21 at 0115 & 0145 chex, wild rock music
instead of `Theatre Organ Under The Arch`, on WTWW-2 webcast, not
before or after nominal 0130V; or was its timing even further off?
(Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

This report despatched at 1858 UT February 21