Tuesday, February 27, 2018

March 2018 Shortwave Listening Logs

ALASKAKNLS, 7370, Anchor Point in English at 1254 with “New music from your New Life station,” their schedule, a religious song, electronic notes and into Chinese, 7560 at 1303 in Mandarin with website and a Christmas song. (Sellers, BC)

ALGERIARadio Algerienne, 5905 via France at 2149-2200* with Qur’an and some music pieces, man speaking in Arabic closing program. (D’Angelo, PA)

ANGUILLA—Caribbean Beacon, 6090 back on at 2320 with canned loop of music and man giving phone number, then back to University Network program. Heard again next day at 2200, but went off just 3 minutes later. (Valko, PA)

ASCENSION—BBC-South Atlantic Relay, 6005 at 0518 with man/woman speaking and English features. (D’Angelo, PA) 9915 with headlines at 2132. (Brossell, WI) 11810 at 1919 with a talk on tourism at a Mozambique park. (Zamora, TX) 12095 at 2107 on Trump moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel, //11810. (Taylor, WI)

AUSTRALIAReach Beyond, 9820, Kununurra, at 1237 in Korean with man/woman, brief talk, hymn and more man/woman talking. (Taylor, WI)
Ozy Radio, 5045 with apparent news by woman after 100, then “Waltzing Matilda”and man mentioning “radio” at 1107. (Valko, PA)

BOTSWANAVOA Relay, Mopeng Hill, 4930 just a tickle at 1924, about 2 and a half hours before sunset. (Valko, PA) 2201 with news in English, man hosting music program. On past the usual 2100 close, seems 24 hours now. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 2249 with pop songs and male announcer. (Sellers, BC)

BRAZILRadio Relogio, San Goncalo probable 4905 with female announcer under Tibet at 2244. (Valko, PA)
Radio Educacao Rural, (Tefe), 4925 at 1000 with horribly distorted audio, gradually clearing by 1003. male/female announcers in a morning program. (Valko, PA)
Radio Alvorada, Parintins, 4965 noted at 0903 with apparent news, music during very short peaks at 0904 and 0914, apparently reactivated. (Valko, PA)
Radiodifusora Roraima, probably Boa Vista, 4875 with woman speaking before crowd at length. (Taylor, WI)
Radio Brazil Central, Goiania, 4985 at 2304, peeking through the RTTY QRM with woman hosting music with several IDs and announcements. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Inconfidencia, Belo Horizonte, 6011 from 2252, with man/woman talking, into music from 2304, music program with male DJ. (Valko, PA)
Super Radio Boa Vontade, Porto Alegre, 6160 at 0904; fades very quickly after 0900 sign on. (Valko, PA)
Radio Maumby, Curitiba, 9515 at 2309 with religious song, man with mentions of “Cristo,” then choral things, canned IDs with phone number. (Valko, PA)
Voz Missionaria,Camboriu, 9664.4 at 0515 with talks. (KB2DMD, PA) 2150 with male announcer and music. QRM from KCBS on 9665. (Taylor, WI) 2327 with a sermon. (Brossell, WI)
RB2, Curitiba, 9725 at 0524 with a slow ballad. (KB2DMD, PA)
Radio Nacional Amazonia, Brasilia, 11780 at 1308 with man hosting morning program. Nice to have this one back! (D’Angelo, FCDX) 2045 seeming at full power. Suddenly off at 2048, then back at 2051, full ID at 2058, Voz do Brasil program at 2100 and 6180 with A Voz do Brasil at 2112 tune in. (Valko, PA) 2157 with pop vocals, brief announcements and IDs. (Delibert, MD)
Radio Aparecida, Aparecida, 11855 at 0415 with ID, announcements, then music program. Fair but with deep fades. (D’Angelo, PA) Noted back after a few days’ absence at 0430, though not very readable, //9630 which was better. (Delibert, MD)
Radio Evangelizar, Curitiba, 11935 at 2204 with woman talking, group vocal, //9725.5 was very good. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

CANADACFRX, Toronto, 6070 at 1557 with Christmas programing, full ID, back to Christmas music. (Valko, PA)
CFVP, Calgary at 2203 with an Indian-accented comedian, then a comedienne. (Sellers, BC)
Bible Voice Broadcasting, 7425 with closing ID, contact info at 2016. (No site reported –GLD) (Valko, PA)

CHINA—China Radio International, Beijing, 5955 at 1505 discussing post graduate education in China. (Barton, AZ) 11955, Kunming in Indonesian at 1408. (Brossell, WI) 15700 via Havana at 1415 with Roundtable discussing a Fresh Meal Kit business. (Zamora, TX)
CNR-1, Hailar, 4750 with canned announcements at 2259, usual time ticks, more announcements, possible news at 2301, //4800. (Valko, PA)
Voice of China, Golmud, 4800 at 1106, man/woman speaking in Chinese with music, possibly news at 1106, fanfare at 1130 then another man talking. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Xizang PBS, Lhasa, Tibet, 4820 at 1056, with woman speaking in Chinese, ID at 1100, another long talk. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Hunan PBS, (possibly) Changa, 4990 at 1005 with Chinese talk. Too weak for ID. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Voice of the Strait, Fuzhou, 6115 at 1133, woman speaking in Chinese, then man. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Beibo Bay Radio, 59050, time ticks at 2300, ID in Chinese, then English time check for “7 a.m.” then unison ID by several people. (Valko, PA)

COLOMBIA—Radio Alcaravan, Puerto Lleras, 5910 with pleasant tropical music at 0318 with man giving long religious talk, apparent closedown at 0400. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 1042, choral NA at 1103, man with TC, woman with canned ID at 1112. (Valko, PA)
La Voz de su Conciencia, Puerto Lleras, 6010 distorted in Spanish at 1007. Woman speaking in Spanish at 1100. Transmitter jumped from 6010 to 6042 at 1007. Surely transmitter problems. (Valko, PA)

CZECHIA—Radio Prague, 5850 via WRMI at 2340 on their language and dictionary. (Zamora, TX)

ECUADORHCJB, Pichincha, 6050 with man speaking in Spanish doing closedown announcements at 0230 followed by NA, after which another program began briefly before carrier termination. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Akhbar Mufriha/HCJB 9530 via Ascension at 2144, program start with organ and open ID announcements by man/woman in Pulaar, NW Africa string music, soft spoken man, more music. (Valko, PA)

EGYPTRadio Cairo, 9990 with Arabic version of “Jingle Bells” at 2108, later woman speaking in French. (Valko, PA)

ENGLAND—BBC via Philippines, 4790 via Tajikistan at 1257 with man speaking and giving email address at 2258, canned ID, another in a different language, into apparent Uzbek at 1300. (Valko, PA) 7285 at 0318 via UAE and *0400 via Woofferton both in Arabic. (D’Agelo, PA) 9940 at 1816 in Korean with alternating male/female presenters. (Taylor, WI)

ETHIOPIAVoice of the Tigre Revolution, Addis Ababa, 5950 at *0254 with familiar opening announcements, eventually wiped out by QRM. (D’Angelo, FCDX). Into HOA music by 1819, QRM from Turkey at 1828, Romania at 1930. (Valko, PA)
Amhara State Radio, Addis Ababa, 6090 at 2030, nearly as strong as CFRX, earlier co-channel QRM to 1930, female DJ with HOA jazz to 1930, then usual closing, (Valko, PA) 2045-2125 with man speaking in Amharic and HOA music, ID at 2100, closing announcements, and instrumental, choral NA. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Fana, Addis Ababa, 6110 QRM’d by co-channel Iran at 1730, but was on top by 1810, man with ID at 2049. (Valko, PA) 2043 with man speaking in Amharic, domestic music. Also noted at 0354, man giving IDs at 0359, then news. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Deegaanka Soomaalia, Jijiga, (possibly) 5940 at 1929 with mentions of Eritrea and occasional music bridges. (Valko, PA) 1948-2000 long vocal number with flutes. Overwhelmed by Algeria at 2000. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Oromiya, Addis Ababa, 6030 good as early as 1816, usual close at 1959. (Valko, PA)

FRANCERadio France International via Issoudun, 17685 at 1740 with man/woman speaking in Portuguese. (Brossell, WI)

GERMANYShortwave Radio, 3975 at 2115, announcements at 2116 between songs, with hams right on top. (Valko, PA) 15275 via France in French at 1706. (Brossell, WI) 2117 with pop/rock, man with mention of “shortwave,” hams staying away for the most part. (Valko, PA)
Hit AM via Nauen, 6045 at 0921 with English ID, dance music, German announcements, more pop. (Valko, PA)
Gruss Au Bord/NDR via Nauen, 5930 at 2157-2300 with its Christmas program for those at sea; several Christmas songs, much German talk with live audience. Woman speaking in English at 2248 with Christmas wishes, good until WWCR opened on 5935 at 2259, //6155 via Armenia. (D’Angelo, PA)

GREECEVoice of Greece, 9420 in Greek at 2134. (Brossell, WI)

GUAMTrans World Radio, Agat, 9720 at 2127 with man/woman speaking in Mandarin. Only about 50% readable. (Taylor, WI)

GUATEMALA—Radio Verdad, Chiquimula, 4055 at 0020 with man speaking in Spanish, marimba music, full ID sequence with postal address and phone number. (Taylor, WI) 1252 in Spanish with banjo, vibraphone at1300, full ID at 1300. (Brossell, WI)

GUINEA—Radio Guinea, Conakry, 9650 at 1047 in French taking phone calls,1100 with male announcer, woman speaking at 1101, jazz at 1102, woman giving ID. Not usually heard at this hour. (Valko, PA) 2108 with Radio Conakry ID at 2129. (Brossell, WI) 2204 with woman speaking in French and Le Journal news features. (D’Angelo, PA)

INDIA—All India Radio, Delhi, 4870 with male announcer weak at 0221, 4920-Chennai at 1228 with a couple of announcements, then into English to 1235, 5010-Thiruvananthapuram with soft spoken man in English at 1230, 5040-Jeypore at 1230 with news, just barely able to tell it was //4920, 9810-Panaji (Goa), with Indian pops at 1230 into (possible language) Tamil at 1240, 11560-Delhi in apparent Urdu, ID in Hindi by man at 1130, audio cut at 1139 and signal off soon after, 11828 at 1410, clear AIR ID at 1419, unknown site. (Valko, PA) 9445-Bengaluru with sub-continental music, news in English at 2200, 11560-Panaji (Goa) in Pashto at 1427. (Brossell, WI) 7550-Bengaluru with G.O.S. at 1749 with sub-continental music, man and chorus. (Valko, PA) 2155 with pops at 2155, 2200 ID and news. (Sellers, BC) 2216 with commentary about Islam there, ID at 2228, ID and off at 2230. (Taylor, WI) 9690-Kampur (possibly) with G.O.S. in English at 1351 with Southeast Asian music. (Taylor, LFP) 11560-Panaji (Goa) at 1528 with woman speaking in Mideast language and sub-continental music. (Valko, PA) 11780-Delhi at 1330 with horrible buzzing. (Valko, PA) 13695-Bengaluru at 1447 with Hindi vocal, announcements for G.O.S., news at 1455 before closedown. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

INDONESIARadio Republic Indonesia, RRI-Palangkaraya, (Kalimantan), 3325 in Indonesian. Just threshold level at 2315. First time I’ve heard an evening Indonesian station on this band in years! (Valko, PA)

IRANIRIB, 6060v at 2010-2025 varying between 6060-6062. (Valko, PA) 6180-Sirjan at 0024 ending NA and opening in Spanish with ID and headlines. (D’Angelo, PA)

ITALYMarconi Radio International, 11390 at 1324 with a nice peak, then music. (Valko, PA)

JAPANNHK/Radio Japan, 11815 with Japanese talk at 1427. (Zamora, TX) 11825 via Singapore opening in English at 1100, headlines at 1101. (Valko, PA) 13650 at 1315 with two woman speaking in listed Burmese. Time pips at top of the hour and off. Normally I hear CRI via Cuba here at this hour, but not this day. (Barton, AZ)
Radio Nikkei One, 3925 at 1342 in Japanese with pop number and strong ARO QRM, 9925 at 1409 with pops in Japanese. (Taylor, LFP) Network One with female DJ and pops 6055. (Barton, AZ)

MADAGASCARWorld Christian Broadcasting, Mahajanga, 11610 with New Life program in Mandarin at 2135. (Brossell, WI) 11790 at 2204 with male/female announcers, ID and contact info at 2256. (D’Angelo, PA) 17640 at 1800 sign on with trumpet IS, ID as African Pathways Radio. Several short program segments; African, Gospel and jazz music, ID at 1855, off at 1858. (Zamora, TX)

MALIRadio Mali, Bamaku, 5995 at 2234 with man speaking in French to another, followed by music hosted by man and woman. A carrier opened at 2253. Mali seems to have poor modulation when I hear it at home, but it seems fine at French Creek, (D’Angelo, PA)

MEXICORadio Educacion, Mexico D.F., 6185 at 0543 with continuous Mexican vocals. (D’Angelo, PA) 2344 with non-top rancheras to 0001, choral NA, canned ID. (Valko, PA)

NEW ZEALANDRadio New Zealand International, 7390 with Pacific Island news at 1304. (Sellers, BC) 7430nf-Rangataiki very good, with news at 1301. (Sellers, BC)

NIGERIAVoice of Nigeria, 7255 at 0557 with drum IS and indigenous instrumentals, opening ID by man speaking in Hausa. (Valko, PA)
Radio Nigeria, Kaduna, 6090 at 0536. Actually, two signals here, the other one may have been Amhara. (Valko, PA)

NORTH KOREAVoice of Korea, 7570 at 2253 opera-like things, 11735 at 0305 with perhaps a test at this unscheduled hour. Had a melancholy vocal, then tones from, //15180, Spanish IDs at 0330. (Valko, PA)
Radio Pyongyang, 2850 at 2207 with usual opera-like stuff at 2207, Almost identical to 7580 but not in //, 9445 with orchestral mix at 2307, //9875 much weaker, 6070 at 0929. Early for them, under CFRX, 6400-Kanggye at 2208 with a big signal with opera program, 3+1 time ticks at 2229, alternating male and female announcers at 2230. Faded quickly after 2235, 9650 at 2309 with usual opera stuff at 2309. (Valko, PA) 6170 at 1118-1127* woman speaking English and hosting program of operatic vocals. ID at 1125 and schedule, 9650 at 1110 man and woman speaking in Japanese and then singing, mostly talks. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

OMAN—Radio Sultanate of Oman, Thumrait, 15140 at 1358 man with ID, news, fanfare, woman with ID, TC and news headlines. (Valko, PA) 1420 with man and English pop music program from a domestic FM station, Call to Prayer at 1440. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 1459 announcing they’d be suspending transmissions until January 17, then will resume on another frequency, into Arabic at 1500. (Taylor, LFP)

OPPOSITION—Voice of Khmer (via Tashkent to Cambodia), 12150 with O/C on at 1220, flute at 1130, opening ID by two woman, then continuous music, talk by man in Khmer. woman ending program at 1159, contact info with website. Off at 1200. (Valko, PA)
Voice of Tibet (via Tajikistan to China), 9903 came on here 3 seconds after 9898 went off, man and woman speaking in possible Tibetan through 1345. (Valko, PA)
Radio Erena (Via Bulgaria to Eritrea), 9720 at *1657, 1700 with instrumentals, several IDs in Tigrinya, opening announcements, then news. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 1746-1800* with 2 men speaking in Arabic. Nice closedown with ID and frequency announcement, instrumental to carrier termination. (D’Angelo, PA)
Voice of Amara (via France to Ethiopia), 15360 at 1703 with news in Amharic, another man at 1710 and white noise began blocking 95% of the audio. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Biafra via France, 7240 at *0500 with woman speaking and ID, music features and English talks to 11530. (D’Angelo, PA) 11530 (Okeechobee to Nigeria), at 0504 with lively music and broadcast schedule. (KB2DMD, PA)
Radio Herwa International, (via Okeechobee to Nigeria), 11530 at 1943-2000* with tribal singing and talks in possible Hausa, ID, Possible contact info. Bob Zanoti with final announcements. Has this one replaced Radio Biafra? (D’Angelo, PA)
Dandal Kura Radio (via Ascension to Nigeria), 12050 at 1943-2010 noted under powerhouse WEWN with talk in possible Kanuri. (D’Angelo, PA)
Voice of the Wilderness (South Korea to North) via Tashkent, 7625, carrier on at 1326, wind sound effects at 1330, open by man speaking in Korean, then a soft vocal. (Valko, PA)
Shiokaze (Seabreeze) (Japan to North Korea), 6085, 1300 in Japanese, high-pitched jammer. (Barton, AZ) In English at 1334 with woman reading names of people held by the North with music bridges. (Sellers, BC) Usual soft piano and man giving English voice over at 1330. “Sea-Breeze” is said with one syllable pitched high, the other one low. (Valko, PA)
Nippon No Kaze (Taiwan to North Korea), possibly 7295, with man speaking in Korean at 1316. (Sellers, BC) 9465 with woman speaking in Korean over soft music. Off just before top of the hour. (Barton, AZ)
Echo of Hope/Voice of Hope (South Korea to North), 4885 (p) in Korean at 1300 woman giving monologue over instrumental music. (Barton, AZ) 1354. (Taylor, LFP) 5995 at 2208 tune with woman speaking in Korean. (Valko, PA) 6350 in Korean at 1304 woman with ID over music, excerpts from an English speech, fanfare at 1330. (Sellers, BC)
Voice of the People, (South Korea to North), 4450 apparently unjammed at 2211, 6600 at 2209, jammer went off at 2229, revealing man speaking in Korean, jammer returned at 2240. The white noise jammers all went off at the same time, audible over jammer at 2115, 2120 opera and 2130 man and woman talking in Korean. (Valko, PA)
Voice of Freedom (South Korea to North), 6045 with music at 2112, went over bottom of the hour with woman speaking in Korean. Wiped out by WHRI-6040. (Valko, PA)
Sound of Hope (Taiwan to North Korea), 9155 at 2230 in Korean, 9850 in Korean at 2309. (Valko, PA)
Radio Tamazuj (via Vatican to Sudan), 15550 in Arabic at 1509 with woman speaking in Arabic. (Taylor, LFP)
Denge Kurdistane (via Armenia to Turkey) 7320, at 2136-2200* with Kurdish talks, music, man giving closedown announcements, partial anthem. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

PERU—Radio Huanta 2000, Huanta, 4765 at 1030 ending camposina song, dead air then a long ad block, 1035 TC, begun the next song, followed by transmitter fault, good signal through 1046. (Valko, PA) 2251, OA vocal with Spanish talk, ID, announcements, more music. Also, 1043-1104 with excited man hosting morning music. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Tarma, Tarma, 4775 at 2214 with long Spanish talk, some LA vocals, nice siren, LA vocals, ID at 2238. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Cultural Amauta, Huanta, 4955 at 2331 with man and woman speaking in Spanish, OA vocals, mainly long talks. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

PHILIPPINES—FEBC Radio, 9405 at 2307 with Christmas songs, man speaking in Chinese at 2310, then talk by woman, 0785 at 2309 man and woman giving language lesson in English. (Valko, PA) 11630-SMG in Urdu at 1457 giving website, theme, contemporary Christian music, off at 1458. (Taylor, LFP) 15560-Bocaue at 0136-0130* with man speaking in Japanese, ID schedule. Best signal on a very limited activity band at this hour. (D’Angelo, FCDX)
Radio Veritas Asia via Vatican, 15620 at 1530 in Tagalog with lively female announcer, closing ID and announcements. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

PIRATES—Recycle Radio, 6899.5 at 2105, with woman saying, “broadcasting from somewhere over the rainbow, this is Recycle Radio” then faded a minute later. (Valko, PA)
Pee Wee Radio, 6940u at 0036 with Christmas program including SSTV of scantily clad dancers. (Taylor, WI) 0034 with heavy metal versions of Christmas songs. Two SSTV/FAX pictures, one of them R-rated. (Hassig, IL) 2337 with rock, SSTV images at 2343. (Valko, PA)
Partial India Radio, 6925 with a holiday program at 1938, including sitar versions of Christmas songs. (Hassig, IL)
Clever Name Radio, 6940 at 2225 with punk things, ID at times at 2234. Woman with several hard-to-understand statements about “Mr. Mayhem.” (Taylor, WI)
Wolverine Radio, 4020 at 0215 with seasonal songs, then an SSTV/FAX of a nice Christmas scene; 6950u at 0215 with numbers using the word “nice.” SSTV/FAX of a of a 1950s Buick. (Hassig, IL)
Coast FM (Euro), 6240 weak at 0935. Able to // it to web RX at 1053. (Valko, PA)
Laser Hot Hits, 6205 at 0905, male DJ at 0906, laser SFX introducing news, and ID at 0907. (Valko, PA)
KUNT, 6925 at 0047, testing several times saying “University of Texas Radio.” (Taylor, WI)
Yeah Man Radio, 6925 with man speaking and prock from 2250 tune, (Delibert, MD)
Mr. Mayhem Radio, 6984u at 2308 with repeated IDs, rock at 2309. (Valko, PA)
Yeti Radio, 6940u at 2043 with older prock. ID through HFU. (Valko, PA)
WDDR, 6950u at 0129-0135 with various Jack Daniels numbers from ’60s and ’70s and SSTV/FAX of scantily-clad women holding Jack Daniels’ bottles. (Hassig, IL)
Free Radio Service Holland 7700 (Euro) at 1449, 1451 another song, still going at 1535 but gone at 1638. (Valko, PA)

ROMANIARadio Romania International, Galbeni, 6020 at 0446-0457* with male/female announcers in English. Nice ID and closedown announcements at 0455 prior to IS and off. (D’Angelo, PA)

RUSSIARWM time station at 1459 with woman giving IDs under both U.S. outlets. (Taylor, LFP)

SAO TOME—VOA-Pinheira Relay, 11900 with U.S. pops at 2022. (Brossell, WI)

SAUDI ARABIABSKSA, 13710 at 1435 with Arabic talks. (Brossell, WI) 15205 in Arabic at 1736 still with the awful buzz. (Valko, PA)

SINGAPOREBBC-Far East Relay, Kranji, 3915 at 2225 with several mentions of BBC followed by English talk features. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

SOUTH AFRICA—Radio Sonder Grense, Meyerton, 3320 in Afrikaans with female vocal, man giving ID at 0300. (D’Angelo, PA)

SOUTH KOREAKBS World Radio, 9630 at 1530 with Korean pops and woman giving a countdown. (Barton, AZ) 9805-Kimje at 2317 with man/woman speaking in Chinese. (D’Angelo, PA)

SRI LANKA11750-Trincomalee at 1725 with vocals and partly shouted, suddenly off at 1730. (Valko, PA)

SWAZILANDTrans World Radio, Makeni Ranch, 3240 at 0258 in Shona. IS, ID woman opening. (Taylor, WI) 0331-0346*, male vocal, long religious talk in N'dau, ID and closedown. 15105 at *1555-1627* with music, ID, music box to open in Kirundi. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

SWEDENIBRA Radio via Nauen, 5940 at 0240 in Dari with man speaking. (Taylor, LFP)

TAIWANRadio Taiwan International, Paochung, 15320 at 0335-0400* in English with discussion on China’s one child policy, several IDs, Chinese lesson. (D’Angelo, FCDX)

THAILANDRadio Thailand, Udorn, 5875 at 1114 in English, prior to gongs/bells and ID, into Mandarin, 9390-Udorn at *1201 opening in English with news, (D’Angelo, PA)

TURKEYVoice of Turkey, Emirler, 9410 at 1416 in Russian with Turkish pops, 11815-Emirler at 1520 with soccer commentary in Turkish. (Taylor, LFP) 5960-Emirler at 2256-2350* with English features, Turkish instrumentals to close, 11815-Ermiler at 1610 with woman reading Turkish news. (D’Angelo, PA) 9700-Emirler with Midnight Express program at 0517. (KB2DMD, PA) 13350 in Turkish at 1350. (Brossell, WI)

UNITED STATES—Voice of America-Philippine Relay, 11945 in Mandarin at 0020. (Brossell, WI)
Radio Ashna/VOA via Woofferton, 13655 in Dari at 1526 with woman talking and ID sequence. (Taylor, LFP)
Radio Marti via Greenville, 7355 in Spanish at 1310, man and woman giving ID, //7435 and woman with address in Lagos. (Sellers, BC)
Adventist World Radio via South Africa, 11750 at 2053 in Yoroba, apparent sermon. (Taylor, WI) 17720 via Madagascar in Swahili at 1716. (Brossell, WI)
WRMI, Okeechobee, 9955 with Wavescan DX program at 1400. (Zamora, TX)
WWCR, Nashville, 5935 at 0000 with Classic Radio Theater and a Crime Classic story on Billy the Kid. (Zamora, TX)
Suab Xaa Moo Zoo Radio (possibly) via Tanshui, 7530 at 2233 with Christmas carol, male announcers seemingly outdoors. (Valko, PA) 2246 in Hmong with man at some length. (Taylor, WI)
WBCQ, Monticello, 7490 at 0015 operating on backup transmitter. Fair on peaks but subject to deep fades, man hosting English religion program. (D’Angelo, PA)

VATICANVatican Radio, SMG, 7365 at 2027 closing English, IS and into French. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 9660 with Pope’s Christmas Day message at 2002, Christmas songs and into French at bottom of the hour. (D’Angelo, PA) 9700 in Arabic at 2153. (Brossell, WI)

VIETNAMVoice of Vietnam via WRMI, 7315 with sign on at 0001 with news. (Zamora, TX) 9635.8, San Toy, off-channel at 1032 with male/female announcers in Vietnamese. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 9840 at 0959 with orchestral mix, usual English IDs by man and woman, then headlines by man, 12019 in English at 1006. (Valko, PA)

ZAMBIA—Voice of Hope-Zambia, 13860 at 1333 and 1457, man with ID, more music, possible religious talk at 1504, ID at 1506, more music. (Valko, PA)

ZANZIBAR— ZBC Radio, Dole, 6015 at 0303 with male vocals cutting through, man speaking in Swahili, 11735 in Swahili at 2047-2100*. (D’Angelo, FCDX) 0322-0326 with man speaking in Swahili mentioning African countries. Blasted by CRI via Albania on 6020, 11735 at 1516 with Arabic sounding music. Weak at this unusual time. (Valko, PA) 2047-2100*. (D’Angelo, PA)

Thanks for Your Logs
Man hugs, back pats and high fives to all the good guys who checked in this time: Dave Valko, Dunlow, PA; Harold Sellers, Vernon, BC; Larry Zamora, Garland, TX; Rich Parker, KB2DMD, Pennsburg, PA; William Hassig, Mt. Pleasant, IL; Rich D’Angelo, Wyomissing and French Creek DXpedition, PA; Mark Taylor, Madison, WI and Lake Farm Park DXpedition near Madison (including Bill Dvorak and Charlie Forsyth) both of Madison, who also helped with IDs; Bob Brossell, Pewaukee, WI; and Art Delibert, North Bethesda, MD. 

Until next month…Keep on keepin’ on, and...Celebrate Shortwave!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

February 2018 Shortwave Listening Logs

ALASKAKNLS, Anchor Point, 7355 at 1409 in English, but overwhelmed by co-channel RNZI, 7370 at 1301 with the KNLS signature tune, then into Chinese. (Sellers, BC)

ALGERIA—Radio Algerienne, 5905 via Issoudun at 2149 with Holy Qur’an mixed with musical pieces, male announcer in Arabic prior to closedown at 2200. (D’Angelo, PA) 7295 via Issoudun at 0405 with man speaking in Arabic and local music. (Strawman, IA)

AUSTRALIAReach Beyond, 9610, Kununurra at 1328 with Indian music, closing Hindi with English announcements and off at 1329. (Sellers, BC)
Ozy Radio, Glenmore Park (NSW), 5045 at 1236 with music, apparent news at 1240, usually an announcer between songs. Followed until 1415 when I had to go to work. (Sellers, BC)

BOLIVIARadio Mosoj Chaski, possibly Cochabamba, 3310 at 0217 with man in Quechuan and mellow vocals. (Taylor, WI)
Radio Pio Doce, Siglo Veinte, 5952 with Spanish talk between 2 men, studio and field reports in an Andean language. (Perry, IL)
Radio Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, 6135 nice signal at 0938 with ranchero-style songs, full ID by woman at 0940, news in Spanish. (Perry, IL)

BOTSWANAVOA Relay, Mopeng Hill, 4930 ending news at 0205 and into music program. (Taylor, WI) 9815 at 0343-0406 with man in Kirundi, brief instrumental, ID, vocals. (D’Angelo, PA) 12075 at 1953 with French service to North Africa, announcements over music bed, 2000 woman reading the news. (Strawman, IA) 15580 at 1610 with an excellent signal in English. (Perry, IL)

BRAZIL—(all in Portuguese –GLD)
Radio Difusora Roraima, Boa Vista, 4875.2 at 0132 with male DJ and instrumentals. (Taylor, WI) 0339-0356* with man hosting programs of Brazilian pop music, ID, and frequency mention at 0355 as part of closedown then a brief instrumental before close. (D’Angelo, PA)
Radio Clube do Para, Belem, 4885 at 0230 with Portuguese covers of rock things, male announcer, ID at 0200 and into Brazilian ballads. (Taylor, WI) 0343 with man speaking and a heavy reverb. (KB2DMD, PA)
Radio Educacao Rural, possibly Tefe, 4925 at 0000, poor with man speaking through top of the hour, ID and into music. (Taylor, WI) 1005. (Perry, IL)
Voz Missionaria, Camboriu, 5940 with program of lively Brazilian music, including some sambas and a male announcer. (Taylor, WI) 9665 at 0115 with man speaking and ID. (KB2DMD, PA) 0341 with long religious talk followed by discussion by several men, choral vocals at 0354, ID at 0359, more vocals at 0400. (D’Angelo, PA) 2345 with talks. (Brossell, WI)
RB2, Curitiba, at 6040 with lively upbeat music, 9725 at 0110 with crooner and female vocal backup. (KB2DMD, PA) 2211 with monologue by woman with occasional comments by a man. (Taylor, WI)
Radio Marumby, Curitiba, 9515 with morning DJ show at 0850. No ID through 0905. (Perry, IL)
Radio 9 de Julho, Sao Paulo, 9820 at 0108 with music amidst much QRN. (KB2DMD, PA) 0955 (p) with decent, but fading signal so couldn’t make out the announcements. (Perry, IL)
Radio Brazil Central, Goiania, 11815 at 0415-0452 with man giving long religious talk, another with ID at 0432, followed by vocals. (D’Angelo, PA)
Radio Aparecida, Aparecida, 11855 at 2254; male announcer, ID, time pips, and more talk. (D’Angelo, PA)

CANADACFRX, Toronto, 6070 at 2314 with commercial mention and News Talk10-10 ID, then a traffic report. (Sellers, BC)
CKZN, St. John’s (Newfoundland), with world news at 0000. (Brossell, WI)
Bible Voice, (p) 15380 via Nauen in Arabic at 1745, woman speaking in Arabic with Middle Eastern-style music breaks. (Taylor, WI)

CHINAChina Radio International, 7285 via Albania with woman speaking and an English program on literature, 2054 with Chinese language lesson, then news and roundtable from 2100. (Taylor, WI) 7325-Xi’an at 2124-2130* with non-stop talk in Serbian to close. (D’Angelo, PA) 7350-Kashi at 2350 in English with man talking, 12035-Xi’an at 0003 with news in possible Mandarin. (Strawman, IA) 0139 in English on manufacturing but somewhat tough with trans-polar flutter. (KB2DMD, PA) 7325-Jinhua in Japanese at 1205, 9590-Kashi in Spanish at 2340. (Brossell, WI)
Beibo Bay Radio, 9820 at 2258, competing with CNR, Beibo Bay listed as being in English, Thai, and Khmer at this time. CNR was airing pops. (Delibert, MD)
CNR-8, 11800, Beijing at 0028 with man speaking in Mongolian and folk things. I noted 19 CNR or CRI outlets on 25 meters between 0000-0100. Quite unusual to find this many at this hour. (Taylor, WI) CNR-17m, Lingshi, 11630 at 0015 in Kazakh with female announcer and folk things. (Taylor, WI)
PBS-Baiding, possible 6200 at 1303 in Tibetan, female announcer with mellow vocals. (Taylor, WI)
China Huayi Broadcasting, 6185, Fuzhou, possibly at 1257 in Mandarin, theme-like music, Chinese choral things. (Taylor, WI)
Quinghai PBS, 5990, Xining with Chinese pops at 1058, two announcements by woman, another by man/woman, live man/woman speaking in Chinese. Slop from both sides. (Valko, PA) 6145 at 1110 with nice subcontinental music with man speaking in non-tonal language. (Perry, IL)
Nei Menggu PBS, 9520, Hothot at 0029 with man speaking in Mandarin. (Taylor, WI)
Firedrake music jammer, 7300 also at 2000-2100 seemingly against the unlisted VOA Relay on Tinian, Northern Marianas. (Figlilozzi, NY) As the late A.R. Niblack used to say about unidentifieds, “needs further work.”

COLOMBIAAlcaravan Radio, Puerto Lleras, 5910 at 0410-0509 with LA vocals and Spanish talk, occasional IDs, and announcements. (D’Angelo, PA)
La Voz de su Concencia, Puerto Lleras, 6010 at 0416-0440 with man speaking in Spanish, light instrumentals and vocals. (D’Angelo, PA)

ECUADORHCJB, 6050, Pinchincha in Quechuan at 0155 with group singing. (KB2DMD, PA) 9530 via Ascension with man speaking in Pullar at 2148 and a lively sermon, later a second man joined him. (Taylor, WI)
HCJB/Radio Akhbar Mufriha, 7300 via Woofferton at 2104-2144*, brief 15-minute segments and contact info at 2115, again at 2130 prior to close. (D’Angelo, PA) 2156 at 2158 in Hassinya Arabic. (Brossell, WI)

EGYPTRadio Cairo, 9719.6, Abis at 2202-2249 with female announcer and news, ID at 2206, Egyptian music and other features. Somewhat muddy audio. (D’Angelo, PA)

ENGLANDBBC, 7285 via UAE at 0318-0359* with several men speaking in Arabic, brief instrumental, and more talk,*0400 via Woofferton opening in Arabic with more talk. (Taylor, WI) 7445, Woofferton at 0134 with talks in Dari. (KB2DMD, PA) 9915 at 0408 with group discussion, woman giving station ID at 0430. D’Angelo, PA) 11625 in Amharic, male announcer with music bridge at 1712. (Taylor, WI)

ETHIOPIAEthiopian Broadcasting, 7238v at with a huge signal at 0356. Weak with some music, then into man talking, probably news. Almost no modulation, despite the monster carrier. (Perry, IL) Barely visible carrier at 1331, but massive ham QRM. Went off at 1703. (Valko, PA)
Radio Deegaanka Soomaalida, 5940 at 1940. Just music to top of the hour, blasted by Algeria’s sign on at 2000. (Valko, PA)

FRANCERadio France International, 7205 in French at 2147. (Brossell, WI)

GERMANYDeutsche Welle, 15165 via France at 1604 with talks in Amharic. (Brossell, WI)

GREECEVoice of Greece, Avlis, 9420 in Greek at 2152. (Brossell, WI)

GUAM—Adventist World Radio, 7510 at 1416 sudden sign on in Korean, 9445 at 1400 sign on with music, man/woman talking in Chinese, 11800-Agat at 2235 in Indonesian, then a hymn in English. (Sellers, BC)

GUINEARadio Guinneene, Conakry, 9650 ID at 1028, though beginning to fade at this point. (Perry, IL) 1859 with local vocals, nice xylophone solo, canned ID at 1900, then man giving several IDs, program intro by woman at 1902. (Valko, PA) In French at 2120. (Brossell, WI) 2126-2145* with great hi-life music hosted by man in French, ID, program ended suddenly in mid-song. (D’Angelo, PA)

INDIAAll India Radio, 4900, Chennai in Tamil at 1302, woman with South East Asian music. 13695, Bengaluru in English with South East Asian music. (Taylor, WI) 5010-Thiruvananthupuram at 1156 with man/woman speaking in English, subcontinental music to at least 1200, still going at 1210, but gone at 1219 recheck, 7550-Bengaluru at 1935 with English ID at 1943 and English close then into Hindi at 1945, 7555.7-Delhi with vocal at 1209 and announcer in unknown language. (Valko, PA) 7550-Bengaluru at 2101 in English with news read by man/woman and low level audio, much weaker on //9445, 11620 at 1421 with listed English service. Weak with just bits and pieces of audio. (Strawman, IA) 9445-Bengaluru at 2104 with news headlines, 11560-Panaji (Goa), in Pashto at 1450. (Brossell, WI)
TWR-India, 9745 via Armenia with preacher in English at 1312, hymn, frequency announcements and IS. (Sellers, BC) 1400 in English. (Perry, IL)
AWR-India, 17730 via Madagascar now on in English from 1600-1630 and requesting reports to adventistmediacenter@gmail.com. (Perry, IL)

INDONESIAVoice of Indonesia, 9525 at 2049 but very weak in French, domestic music. Man back at 2056 with long announcement, brief music, woman at top of the hour. Finally off at 2102. Quite unusual for this hour. (Wood, MA) 1300 into English after Japanese with fanfare, ID, frequencies, program rundown and into news. (Valko, PA)

IRANIRIB, 6040, Sirjan, at 1920 with usual soft music, opening ID by man, Arabic music at 1925. (Valko, PA) 7360, Sirjan at 2116-2130* with woman speaking in Spanish and domestic music. Off at 2130. (D’Angelo, PA)

JAPANRadio Japan, 5960 via France with a radio drama in Japanese at 0411. (KB2DMD, PA) 11815 at 1424 two men talking in Japanese with folk songs. (Strawman, IA) 13730 via Madagascar in Swahili with alternate man/woman announcers at 1751. (Taylor, WI)
Radio Nikkei 2, 3945 at 1256 with female announcer, Japanese pops. Nikkei-1, 3925 at 1254 male/female announcers and long talk by man, //6055. (Taylor, WI)

MADAGASCARWorld Christian Broadcasting, 7330 with their “La Voz Alegre” Spanish service at 0300. (Perry, IL) 11610-Mahajanga with a religious program in Mandarin at 2118-2142. Address at 2129 during station break. (D’Angelo, PA) 11640 at 2140, 11790 at 2206 with “Radio Feda” service. (Brossell, WI) 11945 at 2006 with talk in Arabic, classical music, and religious vocals. (Strawman, IA)
African Pathways Radio, Mahayana, 11825 with English religious talk, man with IS, frequency announcement, Bible for Children series and This Day in History. (D’Angelo, PA)

MALAYSIA—RTM-Sarawak FM, 9835, Kajang best ever reception with man reading the news at 1226, followed by a promo, Asian romantic ballads, 2 women in discussion, DJs. (Valko, PA)

MEXICORadio Mil, Mexico City, 6010 with a variety of Mexican music. (KB2DMD, PA)

NEW ZEALANDRadio New Zealand International, 7425, Rangataiki, 1233-1259* with 2 men talking about farming techniques, ID, woman hosting pop. (D’Angelo, PA)

NIGERIAVoice of Nigeria, 7255, Ikorodu at 0654-0712 in Hausa, brief instrumental at 0700, ID and into French with more short instrumentals. (D’Angelo, PA) 2050 ending pop/dance song, Hausa ID and mentions of Nigeria and “NDIC Lagos.” Massive signal and free of ham QRM. (Valko, PA)
Radio Nigeria, Kaduna, at 2138 with possible election results. (Perry, IL)

NORTH KOREAVoice of Korea, 9445 at 2249 in Chinese over weaker India. (Sellers, BC) 11710 at 1450 with martial music and talks in French. (Brossell, WI)

OMANRadio Sultanate of Oman, 11975, Thumrait at 1140 with Arabic talks by a woman and a man. Scheduled to 1700 in Arabic. (Perry, IL) 15140 in Arabic 1658. (Brossell, WI)

OPPOSITION—Voice of Khmer (p) (via Tashkent to Cambodia), 12150 early but too weak at 1130, then man and what sounded like a phoned-in report. Horrible audio. (Valko, PA)
Radio Biafra (Okeechobee to Nigeria), 7240 at *0500 opening with woman giving English ID, then music features, //11530, 1930-2000 with woman giving station ID, mentioning an important announcement on upcoming elections, giving broadcasting schedule. Seemed to be repeated the next day. (D’Angelo, PA)
Radio Free North Korea (via Uzbekistan to North Korea), 9470 just after sign on at 1200 when woman came on speaking Korean at 1201. Woman ended Korean talk at 1256, vocal at 1256 off at 1259. (Valko, PA)
North Korea Reform Radio (via Uzbekistan to North Korea), 7500 weak at 2045 just threshold audio and some SSB QRM. (Valko, PA)
Shiokaze (Japan to North Korea), 7410 at 1330 barely able to hear instrumental at start of English under CRI. (Valko, PA)
Voice of Freedom (South Korea to North), 5920 at 1121, male announcer, music but too much slop from 5925-CNR. (Valko, PA)
Voice of the Wilderness (Uzbekistan to North Korea), 7625 at 1229 early sign on, trumpet fanfare, soft opening music, then talk, later woman spaking over soft instrumental. (Valko, PA) 1355 in Korean at 1355. Too weak to discern much more, Scheduled 1330-1530, (Sellers, BC)
Echo of Hope, 4885 (South Korea to North), in Korean at 1425, VOA World News ID at 1426 and presumed VOA news in Korean, into songs at 1502. (Sellers, BC)
Radio Itahuka (Madagascar to Rwanda), 15420 at *1758-1859* with O/C, man talking at 1800 in possible Kirundi and long talks about Rwanda. Off at 1859 in mid announcement. (D’Angelo, PA)
Radio Dabanga (via Madagascar to Sudan), 15150 in Arabic at 1610 with droning African string music, ID at 1618 and news. (Perry, IL)
Voice of the People of Somaliland, 9600 (via Madagascar to Somalia), at *1859-1929 flute, open announcements in Somali. Several talk features and music segments. (D’Angelo, PA)
Denge Kuridstane (via Armenia to Turkey), 7330 at 0408 with non-stop Kurdish vocals from this new site. (D’Angelo, PA)
“Radio San’a” (p) (Saudi Arabia to Yemen), 11860 at 1727 with man speaking in Arabic. (Taylor, WI)

PHILIPPINESFEBA Radio, 12125 via Armenia at 1636-1639* with Amharic program, talks and music, woman with contact info followed by IS. (D’Angelo, PA)
FEBC, Bocaue, 9430 at 1238 in Mandarin with instrumental hymn, male speaker, sometimes over music, mentioning FEBC. (Sellers, BC)

PIRATES—Radio Free Whatever, 4065u at 0018 with urban jazz, “Dick Weed” gave a fake African American name, then ID’d as himself, played the Russian national anthem and into usual programming. (Hassig, IL) 6960u at 2156 with “Dick Weed” pretending to be another DJ and into a Halloween special. (Taylor, WI)
WHSP, 4065u at 2247 with Betty Boop, ID. Spooky number about Anne Boleyn, punk rock. Off at 2332, Address as Betty Boop Radio, P.O. Box 28413, Providence, RI, 02908. (Hassig, IL)
WHYP, 2345u at 0020 but very weak with man talking. (Hassig, IL)
Wolverine Radio, 6935u at 2327; Halloween special with H-themed song and IDs every three numbers. (Taylor, WI) 2339 with songs mentioning the devil. (Hassig, IL) 0118 with man testing, then program of “goodbye”-themed things, then ID and into “hello” themed-things. SSTVs with Veterans Day themes. (Taylor, WI) 6950u at 0108 with songs and a “wish” theme. (Hassig, IL)
Pee Wee Radio, 6955u at 0151 with guitar solo over SSTV. Fair in QRN. (Taylor, WI)
Betty Boop Radio, 4065u at 2303 with big band version of Hells Bells, ID, announcer with song titles, Maryland postal address. A maniacal laugh at 2333 close. (Taylor, WI)
Crazy Radio Shortwave/Clever Name Radio, 6950 at 2335 with contemporary dance music. Later ID’d as Clever Name, which appeared to be behind the earlier 6955 BC. (Taylor, WI) 6955 at 2323 with scary music. Went off then. (Taylor, WI)
XLR8, 6950 at 0128 with segued rock, ID at 0143. (Taylor, WI)
Clever Name Radio, 6945u with songs, several IDs, more music at 2130, “Welcome to Clever Name Radio” several times. (Taylor, WI) 9640u poor at 2340 with what sounded like a Nirvana number. (Hassig, IL)
Captain Morgan, 6950.1 at 0237 with blues. ID via HFU. (Taylor, WI)
WFUQ, 6925 at 0100 with female DJ, mellow rock, shout out to me, DJ “Jackhammer,” off at 0116 in mid-song. (Taylor, WI)
Radio Illuminati, 6920 at 2200 with mellow songs, rock and occasional IDs. (Taylor, WI)
Edmond Fitzgerald Radio, 6925 at 2146 with Wreck of the… and roll call of the deceased. Faded by 2155. (Taylor, WI)
X-7, 6955u at 0002 with weak new age things. Off about 0053. Thanks to HFU for ID. (Taylor, WI)
Crystal Ship, 6876 at 2150 with oldies rick, ID, parody ads. Soon faded. (Taylor, WI)
Johnny Tobacco (Euro) (or whatever name he’s using now) sounded like a Dutch C&W song. Surprised to find him at 2116. Off at 2124. (Valko, PA)
Radio Appalachia, 6935 weak with old time country at 0015. (Hassig, IL)
XE3CIA, 14230u at 1346 with SSTV CQ picture. (Valko, PA)
Radio Lupo (t) (Argentina). 6973.1 woman talking with man, a few words of Spanish. (Taylor, WI)

ROMANIARadio Romania International, 7325, Tiganesti at 2220-2243 with male/female announcers in English on waste management/recycling, then sports update. (D’Angelo, PA)

SAO TOMEVOA Relay, Pinheira, 7325 at 2048-2101* man speaking in Hausa, vocal at 2057 IS and VOA sign off. (D’Angelo, PA) 6080 at 0351 with pop MC and English announcements. (Strawman, IA)

SAUDI ARABIABSKSA, 9870, Riyadh with pop, Arabic comments at 1946. (Strawman, IA) 2257 with Arabic song, cut for news headlines. Audio at 2301, //9555. (Sellers, BC) 13710 with Koran recitations at 1502. (Brossell, WI)

SINGAPOREBBC-Far East Relay Station, 11700 at 0018 in Burmese with female announcer and sound bites. (Taylor, WI)

SOUTH AFRICAChannel Africa, Meyerton, 3345, poor in QRN at 0330. A few words in English copied. (Taylor, WI) 15235 with world news at 1702. (Brossell, WI) 6165 at 0310 absolutely banging in, aiding an ID of 0354. (Perry, IL)
Radio Sonder Grense, Meyerton, 3320 at 0332 in Afrikaans, man/woman with light music. (Taylor, WI)

SPAINRadio Exterior de Espana, Nobeljas, 9690 at 2241 with rock number in English, man speaking in Spanish, more rock. (Sellers, BC)

SUDANSudan Radio, Al-Aitahab, 7205 at 0357 with Arabic talks. Low audio and fading. (Strawman, IA)

SWAZILANDTrans World Radio, 3240 in Shona at 0308-0324, male announcer with female vocals. Into N’debele at 0325. (Taylor, WI) Booming in at 0305 with man reading the news or a religious talk. (Perry, IL) 9940-Manzini at 1947-1950* with man closing French program, IS and off. (D’Angelo, PA)

TAIWANRadio Taiwan International, 9855 via France at 1717-1758*, flute music, man with mostly Russian talks some music in between. (D’Angelo, PA)
Voice of Hope, 7600 with woman speaking in Mandarin at 2031, then a man seemingly transitioning to another program or a different segment. (Taylor, WI)

TURKEYVoice of Turkey, Emirler, 5960 at 2336 in English with features and Turkish music, man giving ID and Turkish instrumentals. (D’Angelo, PA) 7240-Emirler at 0405-0426 with news in English, nice ID at 0412, then woman with a history segment. (D’Angelo, PA) 11815-Emirler in Turkish at 1415. (Brossell, WI)

UNITED STATES—Voice of America, 9800 via Philippines in Korean at 1450 with world news. (Sellers, BC) 15120 via Ascension in Bambara at 2135. 15600 via Woofferton in Kurdish at 1446, 15620 via Woofferton with news in English at 1600. (Brossell, WI)
Radio Free Asia-Tajikistan relay, 7470 at 2339 in Tibetan. (Brossell, WI) 9450 Kuwait Relay in Uyghur at 0134, but jammed on peaks. (KB2DMD, PA)
Adventist World Radio, 11720 via Madagascar at 1720 with man in lively sermon in Swahili. (Taylor, WI), 11925 via Sri Lanka at 0041, male/female announcers and alternating short sections. (Taylor, WI) 17605 Austrian relay with a string instrument and talks in Afar. (Brossell, WI)
WRNO, New Orleans, 7505 at 0328-0400* with extended talk in Chinese which continued to 0357 when an English announcement asking for reception reports, ID mentioning studios in Fort Worth, then into religious program. (D’Angelo, PA)
Pan American Broadcasting, 21525 via WRMI at 1857 with English religion. Seemed to be programmed in 15-minute blocks. (D’Angelo, PA)

VATICAN—Vatican Radio, 7250-(SMG) in Arabic at 2145. (Brossell, WI)

ZANZIBARZBC, Dole, 6015 at 0312-0320 in Swahili with announcer and talks. (Delibert, MD) 11735 at 2015 with Swahili vocals. (Strawman, IA) 2010 with a gorgeous signal and Arabic music. Sked to 2100. (Perry, IL)

This month we received reports from: Arthur Delibert, North Bethesda, MD; Ralph Perry, Wheaton, IL; Rich D’Angelo, Wyomissing, PA; John Figliozzi, Half Moon, NY; Mark Taylor, Madison, WI; Jerry Strawman, Des Moines, IA; Steven C. Wood, Harwich, MA; Harold Sellers, Vernon, BC; Hector Frias, CE3FZL, Puerto Alta, Chile; Richard Parker, KB2DMD, Pennsburg, PA; Dave Valko, Dunlo, PA; William Hassig, Mt. Pleasant, IL; and Bob Brossell, Pewaukee, WI. Thanks to all of you!
Until next month…Keep on keepin’ on … and … Celebrate Shortwave!