Thursday, February 19, 2009

Shortwave Blog "Bytes"

All times UTC

BBC frequency changes
1300-1330 on 12075 CYP 250 kW / 064 deg,new on SW in Kyrgyz
13845 RMP 500 kW / 062 deg,new on SW in Kyrgyz
15180 SLA 250 kW / 020 deg,new on SW in Kyrgyz
1330-1500 NF 7550 TAC 100 kW / 131 deg, ex 7580 in Bengali, Sunday only
1400-1500 NF 9535 NAK 250 kW / 300 deg, ex 9800 in Hindi
(DX Mix News #560)

Croatian Radio frequency change
Croatian Radio HS-1 in Croatian from Feb.18:
0858-1357 NF 7370 DEA 100 kW / non-dir, ex 9830
(DX News #560)

New opposition station via TDP Belgium
Voice of Asena from Feb.16:
1730-1800 on 9610 SAM 250 kW / 188 deg to EaAf Mon/Wed/Fri in Tigrinya
(DX Mix News #560)

Peru logs
4857.43, Radio La Hora, 1115-1125. Signal consisted of steady music with canned ID every once in awhile over the music. The time framewas rather late, so the signal was very poor with deep fades.(Chuck Bolland, FL February 12, 2009)

5039.16, Radio Libertad, 1125-1135. Another late logging, noted music here. It was the traditional Huaynos type of music. Between music, noted a male in Spanish comments. Signal was fading to threshold. (Chuck Bolland, February 12, 2009)

Radio Notre Dame Des Ondes audio clip
Radio Notre Dame Des Ondes broadcast every Sunday, 1700-1800 UTC. The holy mass via Radio France (TX Lyon 603 KHz). The audioclip with the station ID is available at: (Francesco/playdx2003)

QSL Card from Radio Bana
5100 KHz. Radio Bana - Eritrea confirm with QSL card in 76 days.
Pictures available at:

Radio Nacional de Venezuela on 6060
6060, Radio National de Venezuela via Hava, Cuba. 1138-1145.Tune in while news is being presented in English. This was followed by ID as, "Radio National of Venezuela...". Later a brief sound bite from Chavez and then more English comments from a female. Signal was fair. (Chuck Bolland, Fl February 12, 2009)

Voice of America frequency change
via Meyerton, South Africa.
Kurdish service:
1400-1500 NF 17740 MEY 250 kW / 015 deg, ex 15530
(DX Mix News #560)

Voice of Russia additional frequency
In German in DRM mode:
1000-1300 on 7325 KLG 015 kW / 220 deg to Central Europe
(DX Mix News #560)

WYFR-Family Radio Worldwide adds new tranmission
New additional txion of WYFR Family Radio via TRW from Feb.13
1100-1200 on 9720 NVS 250 kW / 125 deg to EaAs in Chinese
(DX Mix News #560)