Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Morocco monitoring observations

MOROCCO 1550 Moroccan jammer, 2117-..., 21/8, audible - and this was a real surprise as I don't notice it for ages! -, as the Polisario Front was inaudible, BUT audible again on 7460 at S9+50dB; 24431, QRM de adjacent channels.

1637.9 RTM-"A", Rabat, 1128-..., 17/8, Arabic, talks; H. of 818.95 (at S9+45dB).
(Carlos Goncalves-POR, wwdxc BC-DX Aug 22)

7135 Radiodiffusion-Television Morocaine, 2302-2359* Aug 18, woman reading the nx in Arabic with various remote reports. Brief instrumental mx segment followed by ID. More talk by a man and a woman. At 2318 began long recitation from Qu'ran that continued until the station carrier was terminated. Fair to good signal.
(Rich D'Angelo-PA-USA, DXplorer Aug 19)

936 RTM-"R" (not "C"), Agadir, 1138-1306, 17 Aug, Vernacular (didn't seem Beber, an certainly not Arabic), mx; 34443, splatter de POR 927. 1187.9 RTM"C" (not "A"), Casablanca, 1135-..., 17 Aug, Berber, songs, talks; 55555.
(Carlos Goncalves-POR, wwdxc BC-DX Aug 26/WWDXC Top News BC DX # 771)