Thursday, May 21, 2015


Here are this month’s logs. All times are in UTC. Double capital letters are language abbreviations (SS = Spanish, RR = Russian, AA = Arabic, etc.). If no language is mentioned then English (EE) is assumed. - Compiled by Gerry Dexter.

ASCENSION ISLAND - BBC South Atlantic Relay Station, 6005 at 0540 with news. (Padazopulos, Greece) 11810 with World Service at 2057 ending music, pgm previews, ID, more previews, time pips at 2100 and M with news, 17780 at 1757-1759* W with pgm previews, ID and closedown. (D'Angelo, PA)

 AUSTRALIA - Radio Australia, 5940-Shepparton with Dr. Who        pgm at 1540, 7410 at 0750 with an interview. (Barton, AZ) 11650-Shepparton at 2023 and news at 2100. (D'Angelo, PA) 5995-Brandon at 1150 covering live soccer. (Brossell, WI)
ABC Northern Territory Service, VL8A-Alice Springs, 4835 with news at 1202. (Brossell, WI)
Reach Beyond Australia (HCJB), 12115-Kununurra with commentary at 1400. (Padazopulos, Greece) 15400 with M in (l) Indonesian. Off at 1300 after an EE ID. (Brossell, WI)

BANGLADESH - Radio Bangladesh, 9455 at 1317 with drums, flutes and talks in (l) Nepali, 15105 at 1240 with W doing news. (Brossell, WI) 

BOTSWANA - Voice of America Relay, 9490-Mopeng Hill at 2106 in EE-FF lesson with some vocals near pgm end, then M with closedown anmts at 2128, 11840-Mopeng Hill at 1936-1951 in FF with M talk, several IDs and news features. (D'Angelo, PA) 

BRAZIL - (all in PP - gld)
Radio Aparecdia, Aparecida, 6135 with a religious talk at 2334, //9630 and 11835. (Sellers, BC) 11835 at 2203-2226 with M talk, group song, more talks and vocals to ID at 2225, f/by a long religious talk, also noted at 0357-0414 with talk and ID at 0400. (D'Angelo, PA)
Radio Nacional da Amazonia, Brasilia, 11780 at 1045 with lively music and M DJ, ID by M at 1055. They're not usually heard this well after around 0800/0900. (Barton, AZ) 2152 with talks by a M. (Brossell, WI) 

CANADA - CFRX, Toronto, 6070 at 0438 on the closing of all the Canadian Target stores, then commercials. (Sellers, BC) 0847-0908 closing a discussion feature  and ID at 0900, WX at 0904. (D'Angelo, PA)
CFVP, Calgary, 6030 at 1253 with bits of a comedy routine. No Radio Marti or its jammer. (Taylor, WI)
CKZN, St. John's (Newfoundland), 6160 at 0711 with CBC's The Current Review. CKZU-Vancouver was very weak in the background. (Sellers, BC)

CHINA - China Radio International, 6185 at 2332 in Mongolian, then a Mandarin ID, f/by M/W with Mongolian music, Off at listed 2357, 11665 at 1425 very poor with co-channel Malaysia. (Sellers, BC) 7255-Shijiazhuang at 1259 in RR with traditional CC music, M/W ancrs. (Taylor, WI) 7285 via Albania at 2157-2200 with end of an EE-CC language lesson, ID at closedown. (D'Angelo, PA) 9590-Shijiazhuang with W in RR at 1206, 9645-Beijing with interview of Henry Kissinger on China's economy, 9665-Jinhua in (l) Sinhalese at 1406, 9705-Kashi at 1507 with M in Mandarin,11875-Kunming at 1135 with songs and anmts in Mandarin. (Brossell, WI), 9765-Baoji and 9795-Urumqi at 1432, 11660-Urumqi in EE at 1428, 15120-Beijing, 17730-Xi'an and 17855-Beijing in EE at 0530, 17705-Kashi with news at 0601, 11625 and 13765 in PP at 0535. (Padazopulos, Greece) 11710-Urumqi with W in (l) RR at 0357 and segments of CC music, M/W talk, then more instl to carrier cut at 0359. (D'Angelo, PA)
China National Radio/CPBS: Voice of Jingling, 6200 - (p) Nanning at 1320 in Mandarin, M/W and traditional CC music, CNR-2, 7265-Baoji at 1303 with long talk by M in Mandarin. (Taylor, WI)

ECUADOR - HCJB, 6050-Pinchincha at 0458 ending a song, NA, 0500 anmts in SS, time pips and off. (Sellers, BC) 9530 via Ascension in (l) Fulani at 2145. (Brossell, WI) Radio Akbar Mufiha (HCJB), 9530 (to North Africa via Ascension), in AA at 2206 with M and long talk. (Taylor, WI) 

EGYPT - Radio Cairo, 9965 at 0022 with AA songs. (Brossell, WI) 

ENGLAND - BBC, 9410 Oman Relay at 0418, 12095 via UAE at 0440 with commentary. (Padazopulos, Greece) 11875 Oman Relay at 2046-2059* with M/W in AA, light instl at 2057, W with ID and closedown anmt. (D'Angelo, PA) 

FRANCE- Radio France International, 9540-Issoudun at 2026-2030* with pops, W in Hausa, ID and closedown, 11605-via Meyerton at 0502-0543 with M/W and news in FF, f/by ID and news features. 17620-Issoudun at 1728-1747 with discussion in FF, IDs and continuing. (D'Angelo, PA)
9900 Taiwan Relay in Mandarin at 1245, 15395 in (l) Farsi at 1541. (Brossell, WI) 7390-Issoudun with news in FF at 0545. (Padazopulos, Greece)

GERMANY - Deutsche Welle, 9610 Rwanda Relay with IS at 1558 and 1600 into Amharic pgm.(Sellers, BC)
Norddeutscher Rundfunk, 9640-Nauen at 2227-2300* with its annual Christmas pgm and various talks, features, IDs. (D'Angelo, PA)
Rhein Main Radio Club, 9585-via (t) Sitkunai (Lithuania), at 2213-2245, but poorly heard. (D'Angelo, PA)

GREECE - Voice of Greece, 9935 with songs and anmts in Greek at 0025. (Brossell, WI)  

GUYANA - Voice of Guyana, 3290 at 0626 with BBC programming //9460 (Ascension - gld - ?) profiling a Lebanese band, BBC News at 0700. (Sellers, BC) 

INDIA - All India Radio, 9445-Bengaluru at 2147-2220 with Hindi vocals to 2200 when ID and EE news pgm, commentary on Pakistan at 2210, 11670-Bengaluru at 2102 with W and EE news, ID for GOS, commentary at 2205 and into Hindi music. (D'Angelo, PA) 11620-Bengaluru at 0018 with talks in (l) Urdu. (Brossell, WI)
Trans World Radio-India, 7305 via Uzbekistan at 1537 in (l) Punjabi with translation of an EE preacher, 11635 via Armenia at 1537 in (l) Urdu; also 7505-via Uzbekistan with similar pgm, but in (l) Punjabi. (Sellers, BC)

IRAN - Voice of Palestine, 7250 from (p) Kalamabad in AA at 0352 with interview between two M. (Taylor, WI)
VOIRI, 9445 at 0040 with piano music and anmts in SS. (Brossell, WI) 9480-Kalamabad in SS at 0132, 13865-Sirjan and 15530-Kalamabad in SS at 0537. (Padazopulos, Greece)

JAPAN - NHK World-Radio Japan, 5960 via France and 9620-Nauen in JJ at 0420. (Padazopulos, Greece) 6195 via Cypress Creek at 0908 with PP talks and music. (D'Angelo, PA) 9750 at 1620 with M/W in JJ, 12015 at 0815 with M/W JJ talk, f/by Spanish guitar. (Barton, AZ) 9750 with W in JJ at 1311, 11950-via Madagascar in FF at 2045. (Brossell, WI) 11695 via Uzbekistan at 1401 sign on and news with M/W. (Sellers, BC)
Radio Nikkei, 9595 in JJ at 1140. (Brossell, WI)

MALAYSIA - Sarawak FM, 9835 at 1137 with talks in Malay. (Brossell, WI)

MICRONESIA - The Cross Radio, 4755-Pohnpei at 1123 with a sermon. (Brossell, WI)  

MONGOLIA - Mongolian Radio (p) 4895 at 1312. (Brossell, WI)   (the Testosterone log of the month!)

 MOROCCO - Radio Medi Un, Nador, 9575 at 0449-0520 with continuous music to 0500 when W in AA gave ID and news, more music from 0506. (D'Angelo, PA) 

MYANMAR - Thazin Radio, Phin Oo Lwin (t), 7345 at 1308 with indigenous music and W in unid language. (Taylor, WI) 

NEW ZEALAND - Radio New Zealand International, 9700 at 1104 with Pacific region news. (Brossell, WI) 9765 at 1030, 13840 with W hosting rock at 1120. (Barton, AZ) 11725 at 0554-0613 with pgm previews, piano selection, 4+1 time pips at 0600, ID and news. (D'Angelo, PA)

NIGERIA - Voice of Nigeria, 9690-Ikorodu with W ancr in Hausa at 2052-2057* f/by tribal music and off. (D'Angelo, PA) 

NORTH KOREA - Voice of Korea, 9435 at 1500 with IS, sign on, news by M, taking heavy adjacent channel interference. It was stronger on 11710. (Barton, AZ) 9445 at 1145 with victory songs and anmts in Mandarin. (Brossell, WI)
 Korean Central Broadcasting Station, 2850 at 1330 with a somber W in KK, symphonic music and military choir. This one, usually irregular, was at good strength. (Barton, AZ) 9665 at 1225 with W in rapid KK. (Brossell, WI)

OMAN - Radio Sultanate Oman, 9505 Thumrait with news at 0102. (Sellers, BC) 15140 with M/W in AA at 2108. (Brossell, WI) 

OPPOSITION - Voice of Assenna (via France to Eritrea), 11720 at 1748-1757 with M in Tigrinya f/by HOA vocals; carrier off after the second selection. (D'Angelo, PA)
Fursato No Kaze (Japan to North Korea), 9960 via Palau with W in JJ at 1440. (Brossell, WI)
Radio Dabanga (via Vatican to Sudan), 7315 in AA at 0444-0458* with long talk, f/by local music at 0452 with ID and closedown. (D'Angelo, PA) 0556 with W/M ancrs in AA at 0556. Off at 0557. (Taylor, WI)
Denge Kurdistana (via Grigoriopol, Moldova, to Iran), 9400 at 1421 in Kurdish with domestic music. (Taylor, PA)

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - NBC East New Britain, Rabaul (New Britain), 3385 at 1102 with M in (l) Tok Pisin. (Brossell, WI) 
PHILIPPINES - Radio Veritas via Vatican, 15330 at 1446 with talks by W in (l) Urdu. (Brossell, WI)
Far East Broadcasting, 9400//9430 with M in Mandarin at 1236. (Brossell, WI)

PIRATES - Radio Free Whatever, 6925u at 0008-0108 mentioning "this is a test, comrade", sign on with the old USSR national anthem then strange rock tunes and occasional CW QRM, 6935u at 0219 and punk rock with much talk by Dick Weed".  (Hassig, IL)
Captain Morgan, 6929u at 0120 with blues, chain saw SFX, more selections. (Hassig, IL)
XLR8, 6925u at 2350 with rock and punk, 6930u at 0223 with punk and heavy metal. (Hassig, IL)
Radio Clandestine, 6925 with various songs, ID, rock, some 1950 songs, ID, Mr. Wizard spoof, soul songs, old rock. (Hassig, IL)
The Crystal Ship, 6850 with Commander Bunny, with 80s songs, "the official voice of the Blue States Republic". (Hassig, IL)
Radio Clandestine, 6925 at 0000 with various early rock things, various spoofs, old rock. (Hassig, IL)
Whiskey Redneck Radio, 6935.1u at 0247 with C&W things, talk of power and grounding problems at home, Waylon Jennings songs.(Hassig, IL)
Wolverine Radio, 6950u at 0101 with variety of tunes with the word "bad" in them, SSTV/FAX effects at 0158. (Hassig, IL)
Liquid Radio, 6925.2 at 2301 with somber rock things. Also possibly at 0100 and at 0154. (Hassig, IL)
WMFQ, 6885.6 at 2337 with multiple IDs including "Where's My F*****QSL" and various older pop things. (D'Angelo, PA)
Bangalore Preacher, 6925.2 at 2224-2227 with the familiar "Lincolnshire Poacher" IS as the station left the air. HF Underground confirms ID. Noted again at 2205-2205* with CW, quick talk and the Poacher theme again. (D'Angelo, PA)

ROMANIA - Radio Romania International, 6020-Galbeni and 7430-Tiganesti in EE at 0415, 15460-Tiganesti with news at 1205. (Padazopulos, Greece) 7345 at 0653 with a report, 0655 closing anmts. (Sellers, BC) 11800-Tiganesti at 0340-0357* with W in SS, M ID 0350, closing ID at 0354, ending anmts, light instl to carrier off, 11870-Tiganesti in SS at 2246-2257 with music to SS talk by M closedown ID and anmts by M/W, light instl and IS. (D'Angelo, PA) 11945 at 1312 with talks in AA by a W. (Brossell, WI) 
SAO TOME - Voice of America, Pinheira Relay, 4960 at 0430 with a commentary. (Padazopulos, Greece) 2130 M opening with anmt and into (l) Bambara language. (D'Angelo, PA) 

SAUDI ARABIA - BSKSA, 15205-Riyadh at 1736 with M in AA and Qu'ran recitations,17560-Ridyah at 1721-1743 with M and Holy Koran Service, f/by M with AA talk. (D'Angelo, PA) 

SERBIA - International Radio of Serbia, 6100-Bijeljina with W in FF and some local song, ID at 2158 and closedown, then IS and opening in EE. (D'Angelo, PA) 

SINGAPORE - BBC Far East Relay Station, 7465 at 1513 with a "football" report, //9505 from Oman. (Sellers, BC) 15285 at 1147 interviewing an artist. (Brossell, WI) 

SOUTH AFRICA - Radio Sonder Grense, 7285-Meyerton in Afrikaans at 0359 with W talk over music, 0400 ID, then W/M ancrs and another ID in passing. (Taylor, WI) 

SOUTH KOREA - KBS World Radio, 9620 with soccer at 2034, 12030 with commentary at 2225 in SS. (Padazopulos, Greece) 15575 with KK lessons at 1338. (Brossell, WI) 

SPAIN - Radio Exterior de Espana, 9620 at 2040 with a soccer match.  9620 seems to have been the only frequency in use. (Padazopulos, Greece) 2225-2305 with W and SS hosting Christmas pgm, ID, several anmts and a few minutes of IS. (D'Angelo, PA) 2247 with a lengthy report on Nigeria's Boko Haram, //11685 and 11940. (Sellers, BC) 

SUDAN - Radio Omdurman (p), 7200 at 0410 with M in long AA talk to carrier end. No ID noted. (D'Angelo, PA) 

SWAZILAND - Trans World Radio-Africa, 4775-Manzini, 0407-0432 with M and a long religious talk and light instl segments. (D'Angelo, PA) 9585 at 1454 with IS and ID, 1455 sign on in FF. Scheduled for Sat/Sun. (Sellers, BC) 
TAIWAN - Radio Taiwan International, 3965 in SS at 1815. (Padazpulos, Greece) 11915 in (l) Hakka at 1253 and 15265 with talks in Mandarin at 1354. (Brossell, WI)
Voice of Han, 9745 at 1326 with W talk in Mandarin. (Brossell, WI)

THAILAND - Radio Thailand, 5875 at 1108 with M in (l) Khmer. (Brossell, WI) 9390-Udon Thani with news in EE at 2030. (Padazopulos, Greece) 
TURKEY - Voice of Turkey, 5980 with talks in TT at 2138. (Brossell, WI) 9420 with TT music at 0438. (Padazopulos, Greece) 12035 at 1403 closing pgm with address and email. (Sellers, BC) 

UNITED STATES - Voice of America, 9760-Nauen at 0540 and 17885-Iranawila at 1425 with commentaries, (Padazopulos, Greece) 9490 Northern Marianas Relay in (l) Korean at 1234, 9620 Sao Tome Relay in (l) Bambara at 2142, 9800 Philippines Relay in (l) Korean at 1320, 9855 Sri Lanka Relay in (l) Tibetan at 0032, 11910 Kuwait Relay at 1455 in (l) Tibetan and Deewa Radio (VOA), 13590 in (l) Pashto at 1453. (Brossell, WI)
Radio Free Asia, 9835 in (l) Tibetan at 2218, 9875 via Lithuania on (l) Tibetan at 2350 and 15195 Tajikistan relay in (l) Tibetan at 1245. (Brossell, WI)
Radio Farda, 12015 Lampertheim Relay in Farsi at 1420. (Padazopulos, Greece)
Adventist World Radio(KSDA), 9900 via Guam  in Mandarin at 1307. (Brossell, WI) 15435 via Guam in listed Batak with W in a monologue to sudden close, just before TOH at 2300. (Barton, AZ) 15480 via Madagascar at 1947-1959* with AA vocals, closedown anmts and instls to close. (D'Angelo, PA)
World Harvest Radio, 9930 via Palau at 1357 ending "Voice of Democracy Program", WHR ID at 1359. This is Sat/Sun only. (Sellers, BC)
WWCR-Nashville, 4840 at 0135. (Padazopulos, Greece)
KLDE, 25910, El Dorado, TX, 2014-2215 with lively LA vocals which seems to be the weekend standard as opposed to their regular oldies format. (D'Angelo, PA) (An STL - gld)

VATICAN - Vatican Radio, 3975 signing on at 0630 and into the Latin Mass, 9600 via Philippines at 2352 with a Christian song, W in VV at 2357, IS and close, 15470 via Philippines at 1550 with mass in EE, Lord's Prayer.(Sellers, BC) 9755 in AA at 2146. (Brossell, WI) 11625 and 13765 with religion at 0535. (Padazopulos, Greece) 

VIETNAM - Voice of Vietnam, 7230 in RR at 1257 with a pgm of VV music. (Taylor, WI) 9635.8-Son Tay at 2359 with M/W in VV talk through TOH.  (Brossell, WI) 

ZANZIBAR - Zanzibar Broadcasting Corp, 11735 at 1909-2100* with M in Swahili, then W hosting local vocals, 5 + 1 time pips at 2000, then anmts before returning to music. M with closedown ID and anmts at 2100. (D'Angelo, PA)

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