Friday, February 20, 2009

South America on shortwave

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

4409.81, Radio Eco, Reyes (p), 2255-2305, Feb 06. Spanish talk, SINPO 15232. (Petersen)

4699.14, Radio San Miguel, 0118-0130, Feb 14. Conversation with mentions of "Bolivia", poor. (Bolland)

4716.70, Radio Yura, Yura, 2325-0140, Feb 06, 07 and 14, Spanish talk. Canned promos and advertisements to Bolivian pop songs, political speech, comment, possibly presenting a news program. SINPO 15321. (Bolland and Petersen)

6080, Radio San Gabriel, La Paz (tent.), 1118-1130, Feb 11. "Possibly" HCJB heard with talk from 1108, but at 1118 a second signal faded in with Bolivian type music mixing in with HCJB. At 1122 talk Quechua. Both signals were poor. (Bolland)

6155.25, Radio Fides, La Paz, 1016-1100, Feb 03 and 07. Spanish conversation, canned promos for a product called "Olympia" possibly? 1025 live comments, at 1030, canned promos for "Olympia" again, news, poor to fair. (Bolland)

5035, Radio Aparecida, Aparecida, SP, 2314, Feb 07. Romantic ballads in Portuguese, IDs at 2320 and 2329, fair. (Ronda)

9645, Radio Bandeirantes, São Paulo, SP, 1046-1052, Feb 08. Portuguese talk, SINPO 24322. (Méndez)

11725, Radio Novas de Paz, Curitiba, PR, 1023-1026, Feb 08. Religious hymns and announcements, SINPO 23322. (Méndez)

11735, Radio Transmundial, Santa María, RS, 1020-1023, Feb 08. Religious talks by man and woman, SINPO 23322. (Méndez)

5910, R Marfil Estereo, Lomalinda, 2350-2356, Feb 13. Latin American style music. SINPO 33333. (Mille)

6050, HCJB, Pifo, 2340-0035, Feb 08 and 12. Spanish talks and ID, chant-like songs with lots of Hallelujah shouts, 0030 time signal and talk in the Cofan language (listed, it is spoken in Ecuador's Napo Province in the northeast part of the country), best in LSB, SINPO 44343. (Bredahl Jorgensen and Ronda)

3329.6, Ondas del Huallaga, Huánuco, 1115-1145, Feb 04 and 05, Spanish with several IDs. (Wilkner)

4774.90, Radio Tarma, Tarma, 1047-1100, Feb 07, Huaynos type music with Spanish comments, 1054 time check and ID, poor and CODAR. (Bolland)

4790.05, Radio Visión, Chiclayo, 0250-0300, Feb 11, Spanish religious talk, hymns, SINPO 23222 CODAR QRM. (Petersen)
(DX Window 371)