Some morning log of May 20, taken at 0450 to 0700 UT.
Used remote units in southern Germany, Doha Qatar, Zakynthos Greece,
Calabria Italy, Spain, Moscow Russia, MA-NJ-USA, Alberta-CAN,
and Vancouver Island CAN.
5829.987 USA WTWW English, male singer, S=8 in soGermany, www address
given, "SW Worldwide Bcasting" annmt at 0459 UT on May 20.
5875even ASC BBCWS English, at 0500 UT S=9+15dB here in Germany.
BBC nx from Nigeria, 97 woman hostages rescued in West Africa.
\\ 6005even fq, S=9+15dB in soGermany.
6035even ASC VoA Hausa sce to WeAF, S=9+15dB signal here in soGermany,
Hausa nx reader at 0504 UT on May 20.
6040.015 TUR VoTurkey Emirler, Turkish morning sce, S=9+20dB at 0506 UT
modern light Turkish mx.
6089.858 NIG Radio Nigeria Kaduna, progr in Hausa at 0508 UT, S=7-8 fair
co-channel 6090even Caribbean Beacon Anguilla progr, equal
signal level, but another 3rd stn underneath 6089.966 probably
Brazilian Bandeirantes program?
6164.959 TCD Radiodifusion National Tchadienne, N'Djamena, S=6 signal
at 0511 UT, French male announcer, QRM 6165 kHz RHC Bauta
in English even fq.
6180.026 BRA Radio Nacional Amazonia Brazil, S=7-8 in soGermany at 0517
but much stronger in MA-NJ-USA as S=9+15dB at 0720 UT,
\\ 11780.006 kHz S=7-8 in MA-USA, at 0722 UT on May 20.
Talk by both female and male anncr.
6135.048 BRA Radio Aparecida BrasPortuguese, tiny S=5 signal in Europe,
mx program at 0519 UT, pop singer, tx seems a little unstable
like 2-3 Hertz wandered. BUT at 0529 UT BBC Hausa from ASC relay
started on even 6135 kHz, though S=9+25dB more powerful !
5005even UNID Very tiny poor signal string visible at 0521 UT, S=3
5051.095 UNID strong S=9+20dB carrier visible in 0450 to 0525 UT
time range, wandered down to 5051.077 kHz then.
6159.971 CAN Only one of the Canadian domestic stns on air this
morning, S=4-5 -96dBm at 0531 UT in Spain remote unit.
QRM by powerhouse ORF1 ORS Moosbrunn Austria at S=9+25dB
Could not solve that, because also on Vancouver Island
remote unit, the signal was not right strong as usual, ...
remain a puzzle though ... which was on air, St.Johns or
Vancouver main low land unit.
6119.955 BRA SRDA poor S=5 or -92dB here in Spain Europe.
TX not stable, varies some 2-3 Hertz up and down hops.
6070.003 VAT Vatican Radio from Santa Maria di Galeria, morning
Latin prayer, S=9+25dB powerhouse signal in Spain, but
stable signal underneath across the Atlantic from
6069.986 CAN CFRX Toronto nice signal at 0540 UT on May 20.
Could follow the discussion on American Airline talk.
6060even CUB RHC Bauta program, not much strong here on this channel
but suffered heavily by 220 Hertz hum buzz audio signal
interference of Brazilian co-ch
6059.780 BRA SRDA BrasPortuguese prayer at 0543 UT on May 20.
6049.997 LBR Radio ELWA Monrovia Liberia, WeAF type mx noted on
remote unit in Madrid Spain. Though weak S=4 signal just
above the threshold level, but I could follow easily
their program content.
17639.951 THA Radio Thailand in English to CeAS, ME, and especially
Russia target. Pop mx at 0556 UT, S=9+20dB in Doha Qatar
remote unit. Long English language advertisement of the
common ASEAN states, like "Welcome to Asia ...
Coming together in Asia ... Trade, Travel, Culture ...
The Future Is Here ....". Odd Udorn Thani frequency,
TX off after the time pips of 06.00 UT, 2 seconds later.
15284.972 ARS Radio Saudi Internat in Swahili language, odd fq
of one of the older units, - or from Jeddah bcast center
site? S=9+25dB signal in Doha Qatar remote unit, at 0605 UT.
All Saudi program content has been modernisized recently,
heard modern station ID jingle and trumpet music followed,
anncmt by sweet female voice presenter.
15340even F RFI Paris Hausa service, S=9+25dB at 0608 UT. Interview
in Hausa about the 97 woman rescued matter in Nigeria.
But heard also a strange bubble ditter signal underneath !?
15359.985 UAE US Mashaal Radio in Pashto to AFG, S=9+10dB at 0610 UT
odd fq of Al Dhabbaya relay TX gear. Something seemingly wrong
with this unit, on SDR program screen only the lower side audio
part was visible, the upper sideband audio missed - like
deep notch cut ... strange
15380.058 ARS BSKSA HQ Arabic prayer program noted at 0616 UT on May 20.
S=9+40dB heard in Doha Qatar remote SDR receiver.
15420.124 UAE Odd frequency signal of BBCWS English via Al Dhabbaya relay
site, S=9+15dB at 0618 UT. Interview by BBC reporter to a
Libyan-Arabic journalist, about battle fighting, and elect new
Libyan government, migration people flood from all Africa,
Islam State problem and interests, instability in Libya,
at 0621 UT also noted \\ 13580 kHz S=8-9 signal from
Madagascar relay site.
Babcock uses excellent technical personell in Woofferton, Oman,
Ascension Isl, and Thailand, - BUT the staff in Al Dhabbaya UAE
is much different, and has a lower skill level, of professional
knowledge, - I assume.
15750.007 IRN VoIRIB Arabic sce, likely from Zahedan site, S=9+25dB,
female guitar accompanied singer at 0627 UT on May 20. And
sweet voice ID announcer, funny talk like sometimews heard on
Japanese womans family discussion on NHK programs.
13600even OMA Radio Sultanate Oman program, girls singer, drums, string,
and flute instruments music played. S=6 sidelobe signal into
soGermany at 0630 UT.
13635.017 TUR TRT Emirler Turkish info program at 0632 UT, powerful
S=9+25dB, talk about terrorists and Turkish parliament matter.
13725.051 F RFI Issoudun English program sce at 0633 UT.
Program "Inside This Week", migration and crime into Europe.
Probably one of their INSTABLE txs at Issoudun site, odd
frequency and audio feed line seems disturbed by woodpecker
or hammer knocker in background.
Mixed with an strange UTE RTTY signal too.
13780.008 IRN VoIRIB Arabic from Sirjan site, S=5-6 only sidelobe into
Germany at 0637 UT.
11985even F RTA Algiers Arabic HQ prayer in progress at 0641 UT S=8-9
sidelobe. But seems suffered also by UNDERNEATH bubble jamming
sound - like on Saudi 15285v kHz transmission.
11750.024 TUR TRT Emirler Turkish service, \\ 13635.017 and 11955.008.
S=9+25dB at 0648 UT on May 20.
Talk by male and female about 'championat'?
11880even AUT AWR Arabic sce via ORS Moosbrunn powerhouse S=9+45, 300kW
at 175degrees to all African Sahel zone. AWR stn ID annmt with
piano play theme underneath. AWR web address given like awr.org
5829.987 USA WTWW Gospel program at 0701 UT in English, noted as
S=9+30dB signal in remote Vancouver CAN SDR receiver unit.
[selected SDR options, span 12.5 kHz RBW 15.3 Hertz]
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews May 20) via HCDX