Summer doldrums here, tropical bands remain open alas with often fair to poor reception. Some repair of antennas accomplished. rlw
Just arrived ~ A quick scan between 1140-1220 UTC on 13 August from David Sharp, NSW:
4055 R. Verdad, good with choral hymns.
4747.58 Huanta 2000 with huaynos.
4774.92 R. Tarma, fair with M mensajes.
4810 R. Logos? Someone here, threshold.
4824.48 LV de la Selva, fair, huaynos.
4865 R. Verde Florestas, fair, PT M.
4925.17 R. Educacao Rural w/PT M, fair.
4955 R. Cultural Amauta fair w/huaynos.
4985 UnID threshold w/talk by M.
5025 R. Quillabamba, mix w/Rebelde,
5952.42 R. Pio XII, fair w/talk by M. Tight filter and LSB for copy.
6173.92 R. Tawantinsuyo, best in LSB w/tight filter, huaynos.
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2485 Australia, VL8K Katherine NT 1005 to 1015 threshold with some words in English heard. 13 August (Wilkner)
3310 Bolivia, Radio Mosoj Chaski, Cochabamba 1007 to 1020 yl in Quechua under t-storm crackle, no music heard …. some deep fades 13 August (Wilkner)
3375.1 Brasil, Radio Municipal São Gabriel da Cachoeira 1006 with om in PT, 1010 seemingly into music, weak signal and somewhat elusive as several days with no signal 13 August (Wilkner)
4747.5 Perú, Radio Huanta 2000 Huanta Ayacucho 2330 to 2340 noted during band scan om chat, under major CODAR, audio filters of some assistance 10 August (Wilkner)
4805 Brasil Radio Difusora do Amazonas,Manaus 2330 to 2340 weak with om chat in PT, below average signal strength. 10 August (Wilkner)
4824.49 Perú La Voz de la Selva, Iquitos 2336 to 0000 weak, fading up occasionally with SP, poor but often noted same times 10 August (Wilkner)
4875.13 Brasil Rdif Roraima, Boa Vista RR 1000 to 1015 yl and om in PT, strong signal 13 August (Wilkner)
4885 Brasil Radio Clube do Pará, Belém, PA , noted 2340 good signal on 12 Aug. — 1000 to 1006 noted during band scan with fair to good signal 13 August (Wilkner)
4885 Brasil R Clube do Para, Belem, 0716, apparent wacked out preacher in PT, very good signal, Aug. 8, 2016 (XM)
4955 Perú Radio Cultural Amauta Huanta 2336 tro 2345 om “..tres fotos..pero… en Peru…” 12 August (Wilkner)
5935 PBS Xizang (Lhasa-Baiding) 1320-1400+ 11 & 12 August. Xizang's CH service doing fairly well (//4820) with quiet CH chat by DJ, some CH MOR, & a very distinct piano fill between DJ, music, ads/promos, & no pips @ TOH. (Sheedy)
6070 Canada CFRX Toronto 2337 to 2349 “new in technology “ interesting programming, a favorite station here 12 August (Wilkner)
6134.85 Bolivia, Radio Santa Cruz 2340 to 0000 repeated ments de “…. departamento de …Santa Cruz”, under thunderstorm crashes good signal, two IDs 10 August (Wilkner)
6135.2 Brasil, Radio Aparecida, Aparecida, SP 2350 to 2357 program in PT, om…poor signal losing out to the Bolivian 10 August (Wilkner)
6160 Canada, CKZN St Johns 2350 to 2359 news items “what if it possible or not …” 10 August (Wilkner)
7325 Furusato no Kaze (via Yamata) 1407-35* 12 August. Thanks to Ron Howard's tip, found F-n-K programming instead of usual Shiokaze with some J-pop, Furusato no Kaze IDs @ 1419, 1426, closing with web info, frequencies & quick "Shiokaze deh.." @ :34, so perhaps not a complete change of programs. CCI from CRI (Beijing) in Filipino @ *1430, makes the close-down info a bit hard to hear. (Sheedy)
7730 Ecos del Torbes (via WRMI) 0001-0015+ 13 August. Thanks to info in SWB #1855, got to enjoy EdT's special anniversary broadcast ("el dia internacional del Ecos del Torbes") with assistance from "America en Antena" & Jeff White @ WRMI..station history, AM/SW IDs ("su emisora predilecta"), eQSL info (in EG briefly as well as SP), really neat EdT singing jingle @ 0003. (Sheedy)
8989u Nicaragua "El Pescador Preacher" 2337 to 2350 back on the air with impassion preacher in SP, some ute interference 12 August (Wilkner)
9650 Guinea Radio Guinee, 0710, surprised to hear this still audible, M and W in conversation in FR, fair signal but some weakening noticed. Aug. 8, 2016. (XM)
9650 Guinea R Guinea 8/8 2347-0002* hilife mx, FR ID, vocals, annmts (Paszkiewicz-WI)
9965 Palau T8WH 8/9 1238 Brother Stair pgm (Paszkiewicz-WI)
Medium Wave logs : All logs from 0800+ on 30 July. David Sharp-NSW.
710 WAQI Miami, presumed with SP talk, many ments of Cuba.
720 KDWN Las Vegas? Threshold at best w/EG talk.
830 Two stations mixing here, possibly WCCO and KLAA.
880 KRVN Lexington, presumed with country music. Mostly deep in the mush.
970 WFLA Tampa presumed with news. Struggled to hear something that would give me a positive ID but it was only briefly on top of jumble.
1010 UnID mostly just het.
1110 WBT Charlotte, presumed with rolling news. Mostly in the mush.
1380 UnID mostly just het.
1430 UnID Mexican format.
1440 Radio Kiribati with local music. Still weaker than in the past, despite favourable conditions to the north and east of my QTH.
1460 KHRA Honolulu, presumed, normally strong but weak w/long fades.
1510 Mostly just het, could not pull any audio.
1540 ZNS, presumed, mention of "the Bahamas..." (Radio Network?), poor. Mix w/one other station.
1590 UnID Latin, Tropicale music.
1600 WWKF Key West, presumed with sports.
1680 WOKB Winter Garden, poor, ads for Orlando businesses but no ID.
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Sherry Paszkiewicz Manitowoc WI NRD-515 w/Eavesdropper
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Additional logs, I overlooked ...
3310 Bolivia Radio Mosoj Chaski, 1025, very poor mostly unintelligible signal in presumed Quechua, (Aug 1, 2016) (XM)
4940 China Voice of the Strait, 1020, cmntry in CH by W ancr, poor (Aug 1, 2016) (XM)
5015 Florida Radio Miami Intl, 1018, some audio getting through but very effectively being jammed by Cuban jammer, presumed anti-Cuban clandestine type broadcast (Aug 1, 2016) (XM)
5025 Cuba Radio Rebelde, 1032, powered way down, but I detected no signs of R Quillabamba behind it, disappointing (Aug1, 2016) (XM)
9650 Guinea Radio Guinea, 1827 in with carrier and "waves" of threshold signal, gradually strengthening through the day, 1950 check found some FR by M and hi life mx occasionally briefly audible, 2115 check had a fair to almost good signal with cmntry in FR by M and hi life mx, still on at 2205 check. (Aug. 6, 2016) This provided a nice journey into the past when SW was in its glory. Hope it can last for awhile. (XM)