Monday, December 24, 2007

Christmas Eve Blog Logs

All times UTC // parallel frequenices

Again on Dec 16 I heard BBS Bhutan very easy to recognize with beginning at 0002 on 6035 kHz. After announcements monks singing, at around 0030 chimes music until 0100. Reception very good these days on free frequency.(Udo Krueger-D, wwdxc BC-DX Dec 16

4805 Radio Difusora do Amazonas, at 0332-0341 UT on Dec 12, man announcer with Portuguese talk followed by Brazilian pop vocals. Gone at 0355 UT re-check. Fair with some CODAR splatter. (Rich D'Angelo-PA-USA, DXplorer Dec 16)

RNT N'Djamena, Chad back on 4905 kHz. On 20 Dec 2007 noted Chad, RNT N'Djamena on 4905 at 1627 UT. French program, into Arabic at 1700 UT. Strong signal, blocking the Chinese
station on this frequency. (Jari Savolainen-FIN, DXplorer Dec 20)

Costa Rica
3350 Radio Nacional da Espana, at 0402-0437 UT on Dec 12, man and woman with news in Spanish with IDs for Radio Nacional da Espana and Radio Exterior da Espana at 0405. 5+1 time pips during rap tune at 0430 UT. Good signal with \\ 6125 kHz fair. (Rich D'Angelo-PA-USA, DXplorer Dec 16)

Croatian radio has now again two [100 kW] transmitters in use. Some time \\ px on 3985 and 6165 kHz. 3985 is active with Glas Hrvatske (Voice of Croatia) from 2130 until 0627 UT. Apart from 3995 DRM DWL reception is good or very good. 6165 is also active in the late evening
and early morning \\. (approx 0500-2400 UT) (Udo Krueger-D, wwdxc BC-DX Dec 16)

17750 Report of "Socialismo Boliviano" in Sp noted on S=5 level here in Germany [seems Venezuela relay?]. Different Sp program also around 1435 UT on 15370 kHz, S=7 signal level. Around 1510 UT RHC Sp program on 11760 kHz then, S=7 level. (wb, wwdxc BC-DX Dec 16)

Czech Republic
The only frequency change from Litomysl is Czech Radio Russian Sce from 0458-0525 on 5980 (x6055) very weak almost inaudible in Germany due to north east direction 60 degrees out of Litomysl. (Udo Krueger-D, wwdxc BC-DX Dec 16)

9870 All India Radio Vividh Bharati, at 1404-1440 UT on Dec 12, Hindi film music to discussion by a man and woman at 1415 UT in Hindi language. ID at 1430 UT followed by a drama program. Fair. (Rich D'Angelo-PA-USA, DXplorer Dec 16)
(Source: WWDXC Top News # 839, wb, Germany)