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Glenn Hauser logs September 3-4-5, 2018

Glenn Hauser
 

** ANGUILLA. 6090, UT Tue Sept 4 at 0557, CB is off again (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** ASCENSION. 6005, Sept 4 at 0604, BBCWS news in English from the
hum-mitter, as it has been humming right along for many months (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** BRAZIL. 11855.72, Sept 3 at 0100, Brazuguese from R. Aparecida, QSY
back to ``normal`` off-frequency from venture a kHz higher (Glenn
Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 9570, Sept 3 at 0056, relay of CRI English with LL: Chinese,
disposable hour-ending fragment. Unusually, also has ACI from Cuban
jamming against vacant Martí frequency 9565, inevitable even with
9570-USB tuning. Cubans vs. Cubans! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING
DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6100, Sept 3 at 0557, RHC English seems off, or it may be the
JBA carrier, incomparable to others: 6165 S9+10+, 6060 S9+20/30, 6000
S9+10 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CUBA. 6165, 6100, 6060, 6000, Sept 5 at 0545, all four RHC English
frequencies with good strength and modulation!!! At last an
opportunity to say something`s not wrong!

Until 0549 when I notice all four have dropped to dead air, still at
0552, when the Cuban Fifth, 5040 is, too. Something`s always wrong at
RHC (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NIGERIA. 7255-, Sept 4 at 0602, VON is on again (Glenn Hauser, OK,
DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** NORTH AMERICA. 6959.95, Sept 3 at 0046, JBA carrier, off-frequency
previously linked to Radio Illuminati. Now several 6960 unID reports
including some interesting SSTV images at
https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/topic,45645.0.html
One image captioned ``Sprokets Radogram [sic] Show #3``, and PRRL logo
after ARRL design. ``In Rocket Chat azimuth coordinator says that he
is testing a new transmitter`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** PALAU. 9960, Sept 5 at 1433, S9 undermodulated choral music with
hum. Furusato no Kaze via T8WH is scheduled this semihour only, while
HBN is on 9965 until 1430 and after 1530; why the shift? Seems like
World Harvest Radio may have defaulted to some of its own fill music
instead of the North Korean clandestine originating in Japan about
abduxions (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGSEST)

** U S A. 8137-USB, Sept 5 at 1318, VP signal partially readable,
marine weather info in live conversational tone, sounds like WCY
Marine Weather Center, Lakeland, Florida, which I used to hear on
12350-USB. Probably QSY to lower frequency for degraded propagation.
1323 contact with a subscriber, ``Papa Whisky``. Yes, 8137 is another
WCY frequency, per complete sked here showing both at once:
http://www.caribbeancompass.com/shortwave_2017.pdf
And by now there should be a newer page at:
http://www.caribbeancompass.com/shortwave_2018.pdf
For updates see http://www.mwxc.com

Found this during complete bandscans of the 8, 12 and 16 MHz marine
bands, hunting for any CW VVV or CQ ID markers, and not a one! to be
heard. (Nor for that matter, any in the intervening fixed bands)
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1945 monitoring: confirmed
September 2 at 2156, the Sunday 2130 on WRMI 7780, poor. Also
confirmed UT Monday September 3 at 0130.5 on WRMI 7780 very poor, and
5850 very good. Also confirmed UT Monday September 3 at 0315 amid the
Area 51 via WBCQ on 5130-, poor. WRMI 9955 a JBA carrier at 0330 UT
Monday September 3, but WOR confirmed on webcast and the immediate
repeat after 0400. Also confirmed UT Tuesday September 4 at 0030 on
WRMI 7730, VG. NOT confirmed Tuesday September 4 at 2130 on WRMI 7780
--- audible with Brother Scare // 9395, despite System D schedule
still showing WOR and variety of other programming 20-21 on 7780. //
5950 JBA carrier as usual, maybe WOR still there. Unchecked the WOR
airing of Tue 2130 on 5950.

Due to computer problems, WOR 1946 not ready until 0355 UT Wednesday
September 4, and it`s a pre-produxion containing:

Review of the Sangean WR-22
An American station in Honduras
Why does Station YHWH fluxuate?
Trump threatens to defund WWV time stations
Bill Turner struggles to keep KYND on the air
And XEWW 690 turning from Mexican to Chinese, communist?

Ready for first SW airings September 5: confirmed Wed Sept 5 at 1030
on WRMI 5950, fair. Next:
Wed 2100 WBCQ 7490 to WSW
Wed 2100.5 WRMI 9955 to SSE [will it be on air in time this week?]
Wed 2330 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe]
Thu 2330 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe]
Fri 2330 WBCQ 9330v to WSW [maybe]
Sat 0631 HLR 6190-CUSB to WSW
Sat 1230 Unique Radio via WINB 9265 to WSW [NEW]
Sat 1431 HLR 6190-CUSB to WSW
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 #1947?]
Tue 2130 WRMI 5950 to WNW [or #1947?]

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

** VIETNAM [non]. 7315, Sept 3 at 0050, VOV via WHRI in correct
language, stilted Spanish (SSS?), during second half of hour, instead
of English last time checked after 0130 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 13272-LSB, Sept 5 at 1439, colloquial Spanish 2-way,
wasting no time in uttering ``puta`` and ``conyo``, intruders with no
deleted New York Radio VOLMET in the way on 13270 (but Gander still
during the last dekaminute of each semihour) (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX
LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 1721 UT September 5