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Glenn Hauser logs November 20-21, 2019

Glenn Hauser
 

** ALBANIA [non]. 9395, Nov 21 at 0257 WRMI with VP music, 0259
chirping, no NA, no Radio Tirana IS, 0259.5 ``Everglades`` ID. I was
expecting the second RT relay of the day to be at 0230, as on the WRMI
*frequency* schedule for 9395; but on the *program* schedule below,
System G is shown with Oldies at 9:30 pm ET on 9395 (if also applying
from the line above for RAE at 9:00 pm). R Tirana remains displayed on
System H 9395 at 0130 UT Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat, bumped by `This is a
Music Show` on UT Thu at 0130-0230. I need to monitor other days
whether RT (or its own music fill) really be on at 0130 (Glenn Hauser,
OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** TURKEY. 5960.0, Nov 20 at 2333, VOT English to North America is
axually on today, music but VP, undermodulated; and furthermore, off
by 2355 recheck instead of bleibing for German, audiblizing the 5960-
JBA carrier from East Turkistan, land of Uyghur brainwashing by the
ChiCom (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 2008 monitoring: confirmed Wednesday November
20 from 2200:21 on WBCQ 7490.1v but JBA --- and 9330 has been on
testing since at least 1907, so I check it too --- and here`s WORLD OF
RADIO! But starting about 30 seconds later circa 2200:50, VG about
S9+40 tnx to the 500 kW transmitter, finally, but not expected to
recur.

Also confirmed UT Thu Nov 21 at 0100 on WRMI 7780, fair S9/+10.

Next edition WOR 2009 expected to première Friday Nov 22 at 2300 on
WRMI 9955; UT Sat Nov 23 at 0130 on WRMIs 5010, 5850, 7780 (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 9330.00, Nov 20 at 1907, WBCQ-6 is already on with big 500
kW signal, S9+30 with folk music, ``Good Morning, America``; 2200:50
with WORLD OF RADIO, finally getting a chance on the SuperStation as
now it`s simulcasting whatever be on 7490; see separate WOR report.

9330 not checked again until 2355 when it`s hitting S9+50! with rock
music; is it // 7490+v now? JBA too weak to tell. 2356 quick Japanese
announcement, and novelty C&W song ``Marijuana, the Devil`s Flower``.
2359.5 it`s `Radio TimTron WorldWide` at half-way mark, another hour
to come ``on the big signal`` --- so maybe he`s live as a benefit of
getting this thing operational again. And not scheduled now on 7490.

At 0002 Nov 21 however, suddenly dead air, canned ID, start to play
sign-off theme, but 0003 various tone tests, and back to music. Seems
to be mostly novelty tunes for the rest of the hour, including until
0037 ``Sitting on My Face``. By 0058 has faded to only S9, running
past 0101 with more novelty music, off-key singing; and TT closes with
credit to FARTS. By 0102 has joined another program, M&W talkshow
about the Epstein suicide ``down there`` --- yes, it must be `Just
Right` which originates in Ontario and is scheduled 0000-0130 on 7490
which is still JBA preventing definite match. Only last third here.
Mainly it`s two guys but the woman must be Danielle Metz who has her
own related show. See
https://www.justrightmedia.org/blog/about

9330 not checked again until 0256 UT Thu Nov 21, now in another talk
show, about Ukraine; not // 7490 which is more audible, or rather it
is // but not synchronized with 9330 as usual running about 30 seconds
behind in convoluted hookup, so it`s Hal Turner who on UT Thu only,
gets two hours on 7490; and also on WRMI 9455, which I quickly check
at 0300 to hear him ID for WBCQ (only!). Right back to 9330, which is
also running somewhat behind 9455. At 0301 he starts to play a version
of the Star Spangled Banner, OK at first but then morphs into a
hard-rock version to a different tune -- a Hal Turner monstrosity, I
suppose.

All these WBCQ shows on 9330 must be classified only as tests, not to
recur; so where`s World`s Last Chance? No hurry! WBCQ websked alleges
WLC is daily 2030-0300, surely an approximation, and nothing else on
9330 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 0632 UT November 21