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  • Glen Hauser
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    International MWDX to Enid OK, March 29-April 4, 2021

    {``teapot`` error on this one too; look elsewhere}

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, March 29-April 4, 2021

    {``teapot`` error -- look for this report elsewhere}

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  • Glen Hauser
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    International MWDX to Enid OK, March 22-28, 2021

    This week both my reports are rejected here, this one ``teapot``

    Q.v.

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, March 22-28, 2021

    Another failure, this time due to database error rather than teapot

    Look for this report posted to multiple MWDX sites

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, March 22-28, 2021

    All times and dates strictly UT!

    Rx: IC-R75 with E-W longwire;
    DX-398 with internal antenna
    only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S
    inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S;
    Nissan stock caradio as specified

    These logs are excerpts from my daily
    all-band reports, mainly SWBC, also
    VHF/UHF, sometimes, utility, ham,
    which may be found in several archives
    without much delay, such as
    http://www.hard-core-dx.com/index.php?topic=Hauser

    My MW DX reports starting August 2011
    are archived in this forum with open access:
    http://www.wtfda.org/forums/forum/am...-hauser/page60
    However, I understand that the entire forum is in danger of
    deletion due to lack of software support updates

    Yes, I know MW starts at 300 kHz, but may include LW
    beacons below that for sake of completeness.

    ** OKLAHOMA [non]. 341-MCW kHz, March 24 at 0606, still no EI Enid, ND
    beacon, but after several stops and restarts, I still expect it back,
    sometime. Instead, JBA DNI, which is 25 watts from Sherman-DeNIson,
    Texas just across the Red; not often audible, but now instead of or
    atop, OIN, Oberlin, Kansas. I`ve yet to hear plenty of other 341s
    listed in the Conterminous, Alaska, Canada, Greenland (Glenn Hauser,
    OK, WOR)

    ** OKLAHOMA. 341-MCW kHz, March 26 at 0205 UT, EI, Woodring Airport,
    EnId ND beacon is back on! Latest outage started March 15. I check at
    random times day or night, and assume once it`s off it stays off until
    heard again. But I wonder if this or some other LW/MW beacons at minor
    airports operate only irregularly depending on when there are really
    incoming flights needing them, on request?

    Power saving of 25 watts would hardly justify the trouble of turning
    them off and on. BTW, Deirdre Gurry, the new AP director I met on a
    visit about EI in October 2019, has already moved on after receiving
    an award; she was replaced the following September by Keston Cook
    (Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

    ** OKLAHOMA [non]. 341-MCW kHz, March 27 at 0545 UT, Enid`s EI NDB is
    silent again after brief reactivation yesterday. Now hearing only OIN,
    Oberlin KS (Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

    ** U S A. 400-MCW kHz, March 23 at 0605 UT, ND beacon AHQ, 25 watts
    from Wahoo, Nebraska. Yahoo! Gotta log this one every so often. Wahoo
    is a 4K town sorta between Omaha and Lincoln at the junxion of US 77
    and State 92, i.e. between Prague and Ithaca; between Col?n and
    Valpara?so. Obviously the Wahoonians were looking for a less
    derivative name than their neighbours (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** U S A. 720, UT Monday March 22 at 0554, tuning across WGN Chicago,
    I pause because Rollye James is sounding like a DXer, discussing
    whether WEDO is off the air as a caller claims; they`ve had a CP to
    diplex non-direxional with something for 3 years but it should have
    expired. Was simulcasting EZL from WKGO. Apparently this is a
    trivia/quiz segment during her show. WEDO is or was an 810 daytimer in
    McKeesport PA - Pittsburgh market. Per WGN sked, Rollye James is
    supposed to be Mon-Thu at 10 pm-1 am CDT = 03-06 UT Tue-Fri; after 05
    UT Mondays it`s `WGN Showcase`, reruns of previous week`s shows.

    [non] BTW, at 0558 UT under WGN, I can hear the Mexican NA playing
    from somewhere in the CST = midnight zone, so most likely XEDE
    Saltillo, 24h as in IRCA Log; two of the three others supposedly
    daytimers (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** U S A. Greg Hardison, CA, in the WOR iog, replies to my log of
    Rollye James on WGN: "...Rollye James is sounding like a DXer..."

    ``Certainly one of the most amazing and fascinating minds with which
    I've ever interacted belongs to Rollye. I was very happy to hear of
    her new home at WGN/720, and hope they have the wisdom to keep her
    there for just as long as she will stay. Rollye James has graced the
    airwaves at many a station. She was briefly on the old KFMB/760 in San
    Diego, where I went on with her via phone a few times, whilst running
    the board up the coast/dial at KABC/790, unbeknownst to 790 mgmt., of
    course!

    She is a true radio-fanatic, in the same manner as the late great Art
    Bell, and can build a fine show around any subject in the known
    universe. A few nights ago on WGN, Rollye was working on an obsession
    with old R&B love ballads of the early-to-mid 1960s. Heard some tunes
    then & there I hadn't even thought of in nearly 60 years!

    Rollye is a born natural for WGN -- well, actually for any worthwhile
    station, but especially for 'GN, which is mostly maintaining its
    unique style under "new" ownership of Nexstar. Jim Bohannon is a small
    step down for WGN as he fiddles with the world of right-wing
    blatherhood beneath his talents, and it seems the only blatant mistake
    Nexstar has made so far is the addition of proto-fascist
    Trump-worshiping syndicated assclown Bill Cunningham on Sunday nights
    --- although once again WGN is unique, in presenting both the best
    (Rollye) and the worst (Billy) in commercial Talkradio!

    I hereby declare my undying love and mighty recommendation for Rollye
    James and her most-excellent weeknightly show on WGN. And if you can't
    hear the huge signal, there's always www.wgnradio.com`` -- Greg
    Hardison

    https://wgnradio.com/rollye-james/rollye-james/

    ``Rochelle "Rollye" James is an American radio talk show host. She
    hosted The Rollye James Show nationally and on international shortwave
    on WWCR from 2000 to 2011. Rollye revived her show, broadcasting
    weeknights 10p.m.–midnight, via live stream and podcast on June 19,
    2013. Wikipedia`` (via Glenn Hauser, WOR)

    ** U S A. 1140, March 22 at 0355 UT, C&W music, ``100.1 and 1140 AM,
    KXRB`` ID, plug a game with wine, mention Sioux Falls. From the north
    dominating anyway on my E-W longwire despite night pattern supposed to
    be totally to its NW from SE SD; likely really on ND day pattern, 10/5
    kW -- unless it has an STA like more and more stations are getting to
    run ND all the time with reduced power at night. Again at 0603 UT
    check, KXRB country music jingle (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** U S A. 1140, March 23 at 0619 UT, once again tonight, KXRB Sioux
    Falls SD is dominating the channel to the south instead of legally
    aiming all its night power NW: 0622 between C&W tunes, convenient
    simple ID only as ``KXRB``. Oook, last night`s log was misdated March
    29 instead of 22, as were two others I`ve had to reissue corrected!
    (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** OKLAHOMA. 1140, March 26 at 1755 UT on caradio, NO signal from KRMP
    OKC; sure it`s off as when on, 1 kW groundwave is equal to or greater
    than 1150 KSAL KS, and much more than 1120 Tulsa. Recheck on DX-398 at
    home, 2223, now it`s on with ``Heart & Soul 92.1 and 1140,`` OKC
    traffic. 92.1 is, natch, a mere translator wagging this dog.

    While it was off, wished I were in a low-noise area in case GW or SW
    remnant of KXRB Sioux Falls could make it here, as it has been at
    night when not supposed to: unlikely, but half its frequency 570 WNAX
    Yankton SD is always audible under KLIF. Nothing directly between OK
    and SD on 1140 but MO and AR might be problem; and closer 50 kW 1110
    KFAB Omaha barely daytimes here (Glenn Hauser, Enid, WOR)

    ** U S A. 1370, March 26 at 0232 UT, a bandscan hits some C&W music,
    and a produced ID barely readable in the QRM, sounds like KVRD or KBRV
    or something similar rhyming. The only fuzzy fit in NRC AM Log is:
    KCRV, Caruthersville MO, which is on the River in the Bootheel, east
    of Kennett where it`s addressed; U1 1000/63 watts, really? E-W
    longwire does favor it (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** OKLAHOMA. 1460, March 22 at 1902 UT, KZUE El Reno with series of
    promos for Grupo F?rmula, and more totally M?xico-centric programming
    as they plug into F?rmula feed every afternoon, not sure of exact
    times. At least there is no jittering on the audio like during music
    the last time I tuned by. Surely it`s not the only Unitedstatesian
    doing so, but in NRC AM Log KZUE`s Grupo is filed only under La
    Tremenda with two FM translators on 97.7. KZUE is a 500-watt daytimer
    but plenty to reach Enid; caradio again (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** U S A. 1540.197 approx., March 27 at 0217 UT, way-off-frequency het
    against 1540.00 stations is back, as previously traced, WKVQ,
    Eatonton, Georgia. Not present every night, and should never be as a
    10 kW daytimer direxional west (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    ** U S A. 1540.200v, March 28 at 0304 UT, off-frequency het again, no
    doubt 10 kW DAYTIMER WKVQ, Eatonton GA. Quick alternative way to get
    frequency rather than direct measurement: with BFO/USB tune to exact
    Hz where the beat matches the pitch heard in AM mode. BTW not noting
    lately the 1540-minus het from KGBC Galveston (Glenn Hauser, OK,, WOR)

    WORLD OF RADIO 2079 contents: *Algeria non, Antarctica, Ascension,
    Armenia, Bonaire, Chile, *China, Congo, Cuba, France, India, Iran,
    *Japan and non, Korea North and non, Korea South and non, *New
    Zealand, North America, Philippines, *Romania, Singapore, Sudan South
    non, Taiwan, *Thailand, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela; propagation outlook;
    *A21 schedules

    WOR 2079 is available as of 0023 UT Friday March 26, 2021
    (mp3 stream) http://www.w4uvh.net/wor2079.m3u
    (mp3 download) http://www.w4uvh.net/wor2079.mp3

    Or via http://www.worldofradio.com/audiomid.html
    Also linx to podcast services.

    ** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 2079 monitoring: confirmed Saturday
    March 27 at 1933 UT on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, near-local KB0FX SDR but some
    storm crashes, already at New Zealand, about 17 minutes into, so
    started way early circa 1916.

    Also confirmed UT Sunday March 28 at 0310 on WA0RCR, 1860-AM, already
    2 minutes into so also started early about 0308; S9+30 but heavy storm
    noise from SE Arkansas across Tennessee.

    Until the next, Best of DX and 73 de Glenn Hauser

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, March 15-21, 2021

    Teapot error again - look elsewhere

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  • Glen Hauser
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    International MWDX to Enid OK, March 15-21, 2021

    These logs are excerpts from my daily
    all-band reports, mainly SWBC,
    also VHF/UHF, sometimes utility, ham,
    which may be found in several
    archives without much delay, such as
    http://www.hard-core-dx.com/index.php?topic=Hauser

    My MW DX reports starting August
    2011 are archived in this forum with
    open access [maybe]:
    http://forums.wtfda.org/showthread.p...-Hauser/page60
    I understand that the entire forum is in danger of deletion
    due to lack of software support updates.

    All times and dates strictly UT. Rx:
    mostly DX-398 with internal antenna
    only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S
    inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S;
    Nissan stock caradio as specified;
    ICR-75 with 100-foot E-W longwire.

    UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search March 15 from 0405:
    531, 576, 585, 612, 621, 639, 684(2), 711, 729, 747(2), 774(2), 855,
    882, 891*, 999, 1044, 1089, 1098(2), 1107, 1125, 1215, 1305(2),
    1314(2), 1422. *strongest; (2) at least two beating (Glenn Hauser, OK,
    WOR)

    ** MEXICO. Re my log of XEFRTM Zacatecas on 770, Saul Chernos, Ont.,
    replies:

    ``Hi Glenn (and Bruce): I've been hearing a very regular W Radio on
    770 here at Burnt River ON that is stream matching to XEFRTM
    Fresnillo. Two MP3 clips are attached. Mostly pop music of last few
    decades. It comes in often when I aim directionally WSW, which limits
    WABC somewhat. It also mixes with XEACH which is carrying Formula
    (also // webstream). I have noted lots of the 690 in Fresnillo lately,
    again also //webstream with 107.9 in the ID. It's now back listed at
    www.mwlist.org 73s Saul Chernos``

    Wow, two clips with algo way under WABC; matching stream must be only
    way to ID (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)


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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, March 8-14, 2021

    teapot error again; standard remark as above




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  • Glen Hauser
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    International MWDX to Enid OK, February 22-March 14, 2021

    These logs are excerpts from my daily
    all-band reports, mainly SWBC,
    also VHF/UHF, sometimes utility, ham,
    which may be found in several
    archives without much delay, such as
    http://www.hard-core-dx.com/index.php?topic=Hauser

    My MW DX reports starting August
    2011 are archived in this forum with
    open access [maybe]:
    http://forums.wtfda.org/showthread.p...-Hauser/page60
    I understand that the entire forum is in danger of deletion
    due to lack of software support updates.

    All times and dates strictly UT. Rx:
    mostly DX-398 with internal antenna
    only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S
    inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S;
    Nissan stock caradio as specified;
    ICR-75 with 100-foot E-W longwire.

    UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search, March 8 from 0537:
    531, 612, 621, 639(2), *684, 693, 774(2), 855(2), 882, 891, 909, 999,
    1044, *1089, 1098, 1107, 1125(2), 1134(2), 1152, 1179, 1215, 1296,
    1305(2), 1539. *strongest; (2) at least two beating (Glenn Hauser, OK,
    WOR)

    ** MEXICO [and non]. 770, March 8 at 0600, on a non-DX portable in
    another room, favoring N/S paths, Mexican NA, choral for 5 minutes;
    0605 maybe local ID but uncopied before ``Doble-U Radio, 900`` and
    right into ``Be Happy`` song in English, and followed by at least
    three more songs in English; never Spanish? 0634 ``m?sica, W Radio``.
    It`s dominant until I change to the R75 on E-W longwire where it`s
    mixing with talk in English, got to be K`KOB or WABC. Would have
    expected closest and strongest 770 XEACH Monterrey, but soon confirmed
    that be still with rival network Radio F?rmula - but why nothing of
    it: is XEACH off or emigrated?

    Searching on W Radio network site, cannot find any affiliate list but
    one other hit is promising:
    https://www.facebook.com/wradiomx/
    ``(W) RADIO llega a ZACATECAS 770``

    WRTH 2021 also has this: ``ZC08 XEFRTM 770 25/1 Fresnillo F.Pl.``

    2020 IRCA Mexican log has four 770s, including this one on W network:
    ``XEFRTM Zacatecas Fresnillo 10000 1000 Transmisiones Mik VAR W [net]
    new station to replace XEIH which has finished moving to FM. Reported
    testing 7/20``

    XEFRTM first appeared in DXLD 17-29 of July 19, 2017 as Raymie was
    discussing new concessions, this one leading to a Nissan dealership in
    Fresnillo illustrated with a streetview.

    In my log now, I have not heard Zacatecas or Fresnillo mentioned;
    plugged into XEW-900 net feed which is more QRMed and not necessarily
    //. 900 Doble-U appears to be mainly talk, but may have an
    English-musical subnetwork, as on XEWA 540? Or ``VAR`` encompass
    everything. Fresnillo is 1541 km = 958 stmi from Enid. But would seem
    uncomfortably close to Monterrey NL for two co-channel stations, 375
    km = 233 st mi apart.

    On October 27, 2020, IRCA Mexican Log editor Tim Hall reported:
    ``XEFRTM-770 Fresnillo, Zacatecas (replacement for the widely-heard
    XEIH which moved to FM several years ago) is reportedly on the air
    with 25 kW and W Radio programming via some kind of a lease agreement.
    Slogan is apparently W Radio Zacatecas. The W Radio network has
    seemingly not yet created individual web sites for their newer
    stations like XEQRMD-1310 and XEFRTM-770. Another target for my
    upcoming trip to the Nevada-Utah desert. 73 Tim Hall Chula Vista CA``
    (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    Here`s another report of it just received:

    ``770 M?XICO XEFRM {sic}, Fresnillo. MAR 28 {sic} 0453 – fair mixing
    with CHQR/KATL/KKOB while local KTTH was having automation problems.
    Sounded like F?tbol game, or highlights from an earlier game. IDed
    with the help of James Niven who confirmed this was //"W Radio"
    outlets XEX-730 and XEW-990 {sic}. This is a new 25 kW "W Radio"
    outlet that's been on the air for a few months. [BP-WA] BRUCE PORTZER,
    Seattle WA. Perseus receiver with terminated outdoor 10'x40' delta
    loops`` (DXWW edited by Brandon Jordan who is retiring and a successor
    is needed, IRCA DX Monitor March 13, published March 8)


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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, March 1-7, 2021

    Same rejexion, will not post here

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, February 22-28, 2021

    Cannot post again, teapot error. Should I give up on this
    forum? See other options as above. My International
    reports usually have been posting, but none this week.

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  • Glen Hauser
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    International MWDX to Enid OK, February 15-21, 2021

    These logs are excerpts from my daily
    all-band reports, mainly SWBC,
    also VHF/UHF, sometimes utility, ham,
    which may be found in several
    archives without much delay, such as
    http://www.hard-core-dx.com/index.php?topic=Hauser

    My MW DX reports starting August
    2011 are archived in this forum with
    open access [maybe]:
    http://forums.wtfda.org/showthread.p...-Hauser/page60
    I understand that the entire forum is in danger of deletion
    due to lack of software support updates.

    All times and dates strictly UT. Rx:
    mostly DX-398 with internal antenna
    only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S
    inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S;
    Nissan stock caradio as specified;
    ICR-75 with 100-foot E-W longwire.

    UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search, Feb 19 at
    0250-0255: 531(2), 684(2), 693, 747, 774, 819*, 846*, 855, 882(2),
    891, 909, 999(2), 1089, 1125, 1152, 1215 kHz. Not in the order tuned.
    Notably missing, 621 usual presumed Canary Islands.

    *819 unusual to hear anything; in Europe only 100 watts in Holland and
    1 kW in Trieste, but there`s 300 kW in Egypt, 10/30/60 kW in
    Mauritius/Sudan/Iran, all per WRTH 2021 page 528.

    *846 notably present now, despite as I frequently outpoint, in Europe
    only low-powers, and it`s too early for Kiritimati. 846 possibly 20 kW
    from Sa`udi or UAE or 50 kW from Iran. Not a single African listed
    (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Domestic MWDX to Enid OK, February 15-21, 2021

    This time I can paste it but not post it, 418 ``I`m a teapot`` error!
    Would be nice if someone could fix that
    Again See NRC, IRCA, MWCircle, amfmtvdx groups instead

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  • Glen Hauser
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    Yet again when I try to post Domestic MWDX report Feb 8-14, the 418 ``teapot`` error blocks even pasting it.
    See NRC, IRCA, MWCircle, amfmtvdx groups instead

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  • Glen Hauser
    replied
    International MWDX to Enid OK, February 8-14, 2021

    These logs are excerpts from my daily
    all-band reports, mainly SWBC,
    also VHF/UHF, sometimes utility, ham,
    which may be found in several
    archives without much delay, such as
    http://www.hard-core-dx.com/index.php?topic=Hauser

    My MW DX reports starting August
    2011 are archived in this forum with
    open access [maybe]:
    http://forums.wtfda.org/showthread.p...-Hauser/page60
    I understand that the entire forum is in danger of deletion
    due to lack of software support updates.

    All times and dates strictly UT. Rx:
    mostly DX-398 with internal antenna
    only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S
    inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S;
    Nissan stock caradio as specified;
    ICR-75 with 100-foot E-W longwire.

    UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA LW carrier search, Feb 11 at 0714 UT:
    I hesitate to do this, as there are birdies all over the place, and
    despite getting numerous 25-watt ND beacons from N America, superpower
    LWBCs from Europe elude me. There could also be intracontinental
    beacon traces above 200. I guess my R75 is not sensitive enough at the
    low end and/or my mere ~100 foot longwire is too short.

    Nevertheless I perform a scan and do find some: 162, 189, 198, 207
    kHz. Those would correspond to: France, Iceland, UK, Iceland. But
    there are also carriers on 218 and 224. WRTH 2021 page 526 shows these
    are the only Eurafrican LWBCs left: 153, 162, 171, 189, 198, 207, 225,
    234, 243, 252 kHz.

    Feb 11 at a rather late 0745 UT quick check for any 9-kHzers on MW for
    comparison: 774, 882, 1215 (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    UNIDENTIFIED.``Glenn, regarding European longwave: Czech Radio on 270
    is still there, as heard on the UTwente SDR. Will be shut down at the
    end of 2021.

    I'm sometimes able to hear extremely faint audio on 279 via UTwente.
    Not sure if it's Turkmenistan or just an image. Conflicting info about
    whether this transmitter is still active. Definitely was able to hear
    it a few years ago after the Minsk co-channel shut down.
    Stephen Luce, Houston, Texas``

    Altho Turkmenistan is hardly in `East Asia and the Pacific`, that`s
    the LW/MW list where 279 appears in the HB, page 534. The only other
    additional LW there are MONGOLIA on 164, 209, 227. IIRC both these and
    279 have come under DXcussion as sporadic or defective. BTW, altho
    larger than California in area, Turkmenistan occupies only 3.5 column
    inches in the Domestic sexion of WRTH, a few FM stations, and no entry
    in the International (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)

    UNIDENTIFIED. Trans-Atlantic JBA MW carrier search Feb 12 at 0259:
    531, 558(2), 603, 612, 621, 657, 684(2), 693, 747, 774(2), 819,
    837(2), 855(2), 864, 882, 891*, 909, 1053, 1089*, 1098(2), 1107,
    1125(2), 1134, 1152, 1215, 1305; and a bit later at 0311, 1476.
    *strongest; (2) at least two beating (Glenn Hauser, OK, WOR)


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