Friday, May 28, 2010

Blog Logs

All times UTC // parallel frequency *sign-on / swign-off*

Argentina/ Bolivia/ Brazilk/ Brazil/ Cuba/ Peru
5990 Radio Senado, Brasilia Brazil. Portuguese about the socialist strong. Sign-off at 2200
5952.476 Em Pio XII, Sigle Viente Bolivia. Spanish talks and ID as "Pio Doce" at 2207.
6150.753 Radio Fides ,La Paz Bolivia. Poor signal for Spanish talks at 2216.
6159.970 CKZN St. John's Canada. And now news from Canada at 2219
6019.279 Radio Victoria, Lima Peru. Spanish talks and songs \\ 9720 kHz.

9505 Radio Record, Sao Paulo Brazil. Portuguese talks at 2147.
9565.241 Super Radio Deos e Amor Brazil. Portuguese talks. Bad modulation noted at 2150 9629.940 Radio Aparecida, Aparecida Brazil. Nice music at 2153
9635 Voz Cristiana Chile. Spanish text about Cuba 2155.
9665.470 Voz Missionaria, Florianopolis Brazil. Portuguese songs at 2158
11760 La Habana Cuba. English DX program at 2118
11730 La Habana Cuba. Spanish music and talks at 2120
11749.890 Voz Missionaria, Florianopolis, Brazil. Nice music and talks in Portuguese at 2123 11780 Radio Nacional de Amazonia ,Brasilia Brazil. Typical Brazilian music at 2129
11815 Brazil Central ,Goiania Brazil. Portuguese info about Brazil at 2137
11854.950 Radio Aparecida , Aparecida Brazil. Portuguese speech at 2141
11925.218 Radio Bandeirantes, Sao Paulo Brazil. Info about Brazil, 2143
15345.111 Radio Nacional Argentina. Spanish songs to German spoken at 2145
Perseus SDR, Marconi antenna. (Maurits Van Driessche-BEL, HCDX/BC DX 965)

6134.79, Radio Santa Cruz, 0935-0945. Long Spanish language discourse which ends with a time check and into music. After one tune, announcer returns with more comments and mentions of "Santa Cruz" often. Music continues at 0945. Signal is very good this morning. (Chuck Bolland,FL)

3310, Radio Mosoj Chaski, 0948-1005. Noted very weak signal here in Spanish, afte an hour, program of music heard. (Chuck Bolland, FL)

11829.95 Radio Daqui, Goiania GO, at 1950-2013. Newscast, musica sertaneja after 2000, IDs: "Radio Daqui AM", suddenly off at 2013 and did not return back, checked many times during that evening... Probably a transmitter test because they switched it off at 5:13pm local time and it was a bit early... Did not appear on 18 + 19 April. (Karel Honzik-CZE, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews May 20/BC DX 965)

9760, Cyprus Broadcasting Corp, *2215-2244.* Sign on with Greek music followed by Greek talk and local music. Very good signal. // 7210 - mixing with China. // 5930 - weak but readable in noisy conditions. (Brian Alexander, PA)

4780, Radio Djibouti, *0300-0330. Sign on with national anthem. Arabic talk and rustic flute music at 0301. Qur`an at 0302. Arabic talk at 0312. Rustic local music at 0329. Poor in noisy conditions. (Brian Alexander, PA)

4700.02 Voice of the Broad Masses of Eritrea, Asmara, 1810-2000.* Arabic talks and songs from the Horn of Africa, SINPO 35333 \\ 7175, on May 11: 7190 kHz (SINPO 25322).(Roland Schulze-D and Anker Petersen-DEN, dswci DXW May 19/BC DX 965)

9525.89 Voice of Indonesia at 1302-1315. English news in progress, followed by commentary and features at 1313. Signal very good. (John Wilkins, CO)

6821 USB, Galei Tzahal, 2305-0000.+ Still here with Hebrew announcements. Local pop and US pop music. Fair signal. Weaker on // 6973. Both frequencies also heard later at 0155-0210. (Brian Alexander, PA)

6049.6v, Asyik FM via RTM, 1236-1239. Call to prayer (Isha - Night prayer)some what out of sync with // 5964.92v (Klasik Nasional FM) Asyik FM went into program of pop music and frequent "Asyik FM" IDs; as usual had almost fair reception here (Ron Howard,Asilomar Beach, CA/Cumbre DX)

5995, RTVM, 2330-0001.* Afro-pop music. African hi-life music. French announcements. Sign off with national anthem. Poor in noisy conditions and adjacent channel splatter. (Brian Alexander, PA)

7200.0, Myanma Radio, 1303-1330.* In vernacular with easy-listening pop songs. Signal almost fair even with amateur radio interference.(Ron Howard, Asilomar Beach, CA/Cumbre DX)

Solomon Islands
5019.96 SIBC 1153-1201. Pop music program hosted by female announcer in English. Final comments at 1158, followed by closedown announcement and anthem at 1201. Fair. (John Wilkins-CO)

17655 Radio Thailand in English via Udorn Thani site, 0530- 0600. Signal S=7-8 in Germany, meant to Moscow Russia and Scandinavia target. Featured food and spicy rice. News at 0548. Migration of Thai mobile workers in maritime sector, ID at 0551. Thailand in prospect.Muslim community in Thailand, took part on Muslim World conference in Dushanbe Tajikistan. Efforts to create a Palestine state in Palestine, Gaza and West Bank. Thai Airways celebrate 50 years air traffic with Hong Kong target.

From 0558 UT Udorn signal suffered by s-on 500 kW powerhouse of Kashi-China on adjacent 17650 kHz. (wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews May 23)

9575, Radio Thailand, 1415-1429.* In English- "Focus on Thailand", "Take on Thailand," "Health Focus.", a weekly Thursday show. Signal fair (Ron Howard, Asilomar Beach, CA/Cumbre DX)