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Glenn Hauser logs May 31-June 1, 2018

Glenn Hauser
 

** CUBA. 13700, June 1 at 1321, RHC fails to provide plus/minus x 67 kHz distorted FM spurblobs all over the band today; but 13700 itself does suffer from some squeal, not F#, unlike // 13740. Something`s always wrong at RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6940.17-AM, June 1 at 0145, ``Can`t Take That Away From Me``, S7 vs S9 storm noise peaks, then some Glen Miller; 0149 Radio Casablanca ID, gmail address, more music, and off circa 0153*. Many more logs here starting at 0015:
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,43038.0.html
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NORTH AMERICA. 7470, June 1 at 0503, Station YHWH with better signal than usual, S6-S9 and quite readable, ``Thanks so much for listening``, about ``remnant-people``, ``one true god, Yahweh``, etc. 0507.4 theme song which everyone takes as ``creepy``, 0510 announcement, evidently sign-off, with frequency, but weaker now, and off at 0514*.

Walt Salmaniw, BC, agrees on the WOR iog: ``Strongest reception since their return, and I usually check every evening. Easily followed, but with the usual deep fades. All about Yahwah, as usual. 0441 UT. 73, Walt`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. Re KQOB 96.9 ``Enid`` branding: Later I copy the RDS display: ``/ THE_NEW_ / _ALICE__ / __96-9__ / FM…_WE / __PLAY__ / ANYTHING / NYTHING_ /`` Oh, great, I`d like some TCHAIKOVSKY!! Or CHAIKOVSKY (Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 106.7, KTUZ-FM Okarche, is off the air!

TROOPERS RESPOND TO FATAL PLANE CRASH IN CANADIAN CO.
Posted: May 30, 2018 10:34 PM GST Updated: May 31, 2018 6:40 AM GST
By News9.com By Steve Shaw, News 9

[video] 01:33
http://www.news9.com/clip/14387203/troopers-respond-to-fatal-plane-crash-in-canadian-co

WEB EXTRA: Bob Mills SkyNews 9 Flies Over Plane Crash In Canadian County 03:25
http://www.news9.com/clip/14386314/web-extra-bob-mills-skynews-9-flies-over-plane-crash-in-canadian-county

CANADIAN COUNTY, Oklahoma - A crop duster aircraft crashed into a radio tower north of El Reno in Canadian County.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Canadian County officials crash and subsequent fire Wednesday evening.

The Piedmont Fire Department also assisted the Okarche Fire Department at the scene in the area of Memorial and Manning roads.

Officials have confirmed that the pilot of the aircraft has died.

OHP Trooper Mat Conway said the first 911 call came in at 5:13 p.m. Conway said the small plane hit the guide [sic] wires of the reported 1,200 [sic?? -foot?] Tyler Media radio tower.

According to Conway, the plane then crashed into a creek bed and burst into flames.

Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be on the scene Thursday morning.

Stay with News 9 and News9.com for more information (via gh, DXLD)

PILOT REMEMBERED BY FAMILY AS CRASH INVESTIGATION CONTINUES
Posted: May 31, 2018 10:12 PM GST Updated: May 31, 2018 10:12 PM GST
By Caleigh Bourgeois, News 9

http://www.news9.com/story/38321425/pilot-remembered-by-family-as-crash-investigation-continues

CANADIAN COUNTY, Oklahoma - A family is mourning after a man lost his life in a plane crash north of El Reno Wednesday evening.

FAA and NTSB investigators are trying to figure out how a small crop-dusting plane ended up crashing.

Andrew Deterding, from Pond Creek has been identified as the victim.

Investigators say he was just doing his job Wednesday, crop-dusting for a client north of El Reno.

Deterding’s plane got caught in some guy wires, taking down the plane and a radio tower.

"In talking to witnesses there on the scene, it was a crop-dusting plane and had struck some of the guy wires there and caused the aircraft to go down," Capt. Paul Timmons with Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

The owner of the land where the crash occurred said he is a longtime client of Deterding’s.

The pilot’s family posted a tribute to Facebook for Deterding on his company Facebook page:

"We lost a great man today. Andy was in a crash involving the guide [sic] wires on a radio tower and did not survive. I am at a complete loss of words, but a friend sent us this and it fits perfectly.

All we can be in this life.. is the best version of ourselves. We all try, Day by day. Andy, lived that way, each day. He would wake up, and make the world a better place by being the best human being he could. He did it through his laugh, his jokes, his smile, his heart. He instantly made me feel at ease, as it was easy to see his gold heart shine through his body. In all he did, he walked around with light beaming out of him. Everybody he came across was a better person after experiencing his light.

Dads memory’s [sic] and stories will live on. Through every heart he touched. From family and friends to the foster kids we care for that he treated as his own grandchildren. We love you dad, and know you are in heaven on the look out for us."

Officials call Deterding an experienced pilot.

"I know this company's been in business for a while. So he was an experienced pilot, so I think it was just an unfortunate accident that occurred yesterday," Timmons said.

The owner of the radio tower, Ty Tyler of Tyler Media, says he’s heartbroken that Deterding lost his life, and is praying for the family.

When the investigation allows Tyler will work to get the radio station, KTUZ, back on air.

Investigators confirm Deterding was wearing a helmet and seatbelt at the time of the crash (via gh, DXLD)

Channel 9 chopper shots showed quite a mess of the tower on the ground. WTFK? 106.7, and indeed the frequency has been emptied. WTFDA FM Database info about it:

``KTUZ-FM 106.7 OKARCHE OK USA 13.0 13.0 292.0 292.0 35-36-49 97-52-19 Spanish 444D La Zeta 106.7 KTUZ-FM La Zeta 106.7 KTUZ-FM Classical REGIONAL MEXICAN LA Z 106.7``

Apparently no other FM BC or TV stations on that tower, which, NW of OKC, is quite removed from the NE OKC antenna farm. Deterding Aerial, north of Enid, is quite a landmark as one approaches Pond Creek from the south.

KTUZ call also applies to RF 29 nominally Shawnee with three Spanish TV networx. And to 1570 AM in Catoosa/Tulsa.

Own website linked from wikipedia, http://unidosok.com/okc/la-zeta/ has nothing about this! For the latest on what La Zeta is doing, one must refer to disgraced FB, June 1:

``La Zeta Oklahoma City [hace] 22 hrs ·
https://www.facebook.com/La-Zeta-Oklahoma-City-141974055838361/

El 30 de Mayo una avioneta se estrelló y derribó la torre de señal de nuestra estación. Lamentablemente, el piloto no sobrevivió. Nuestras oraciones están con sus familiares y amigos. ??

Nuestro extraordinario equipo de ingenieros está trabajando arduamente para regresar la señal de KTUZ-FM-106.7FM. Por el momento, la programación de La Z está en el aire en nuestra estación hermana Éxitos 96.5FM. Este cambio es temporal, en cuanto la señal de KTUZ regrese al 106.7FM, la programación habitual de Éxitos volverá a la frecuencia 96.5. Gracias por su constante sintonía.``

96.5, is a mere translator, WTFDA listed as:
``K243BJ KRXO-FM-HD3 [origin] 96.5 OKLAHOMA CITY OK USA 0.25 0.25 302.0 0.0 35-24-54 97-30-32 Spanish 3F48 Exitos 96.5 FM! Exitos 96.5 FM Foreign Language OLDIES EXITOS 96.5``

``BTW, 106.7 KTUZ cannot be found on radio-locator --- have they already deleted it, or was it ever there? Not even by CoL Okarche. Just the 1570 KTUZ``

That`s what I wrote until I tried again. If you enter KTUZ-FM in the callsign search, you get an error message saying US stations have only 3 or 4 letters! Apparently you have to enter KTUZ, and then choose FM only. It says it is off the air:
https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/finder?call=KTUZ&band=FM&country=&scope=&count=20&sort=Call&sr=1&s=C&sid=
(Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** PHILIPPINES. 9615, May 31 at 1759, VP signal, FE language, full timesignal 30 seconds early, but a another 3-pip TS ending at 1800:07. OSOB outside North America, so a surprise. Aoki/NDXC shows:
``9615 1530-1830 PHL BBC Kor Tinang 1-7``. HFCC confirms it`s on a 21-degree antenna from IBB Tinang, which carries right on over North Korea to North America. Maybe the first TS was just SFX? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. 9475, May 31 at 2152, no signal from WTWW (nor on night frequency 5830). It may have been off all day?

9475.00, June 1 at 1326, VP signal unseems SFAW, rather KSDA GUAM scheduled this hour only in Chinese to the NW. And not off-frequency-minus like WTWW, but which is poorly audible at 1500. Must be that solar wind, K index of 5 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 7505, UT Fri June 1 at 0213, WRNO with music, 0217 own show M&W promoting Mawire`s book; so not Rick Wiles, TruNews as previously heard during this bihour, and expected to be Tue-Sat. Is he gone again or on more limited schedule, or what? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. RF 22, June 1 at 1410 UT, among several Bad DTV signals, the only DX decoding, on my opposite antenna, as predicted by Hepburn, a Level-7 intense tropo targeting central Kansas, i.e. Great Bend: 2-1 KSNC-DT; 2-2 T`mundo [sic]; 2-3 ION; 2-4 Justice; but soon losing out. This lineup updates/corrects W9WI.com as ``2.1:E:NBC, 2.2:E:ION, 2.3:E:Justice``

RabbitEars has all four, but with Ion and Telemundo reversed:
https://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=ksnc
but does have correct order for originating station KSNW Wichita:
https://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=ksnw#station

BTW, I have yet to see any repacking (lower channel changes) for my OK or any nearby DX stations. KSNC may stay on 22, but KSNW will move from 45 to 15, where it will be blocked by KOPX OKC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1633 UT June 1