Wednesday, October 1, 2014

IBB Kuwait - 20 years of broadcasting history



Enjoy!

WRMI changes effective from Oct.1:

USA   Cancelled transmissions of WRMI via tx#14 effective from Oct.1:
0100-0130 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Mon Trova Libre
0130-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR English Mon Angloparade

0100-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Tue La Rosa de Tokio
0100-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Musique Wed RFI Musique

0100-0130 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Musique Thu RFI Musique
0130-0145 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Thu Viva Miami
0145-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Thu Acon Venez

0100-0130 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Fri Frecuencia al Dia
0130-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Fri Historias de Radio

0100-0130 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR Spanish Sat Antena DX
0130-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR English Sat Blues Radio International

0100-0130 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR English Sun World of Radio
0130-0200 on  5950 YFR 100 kW / 181 deg to CARR English Sun Wavescan

Updated schedule of WRMI 1000-1030 via tx#08 effective from Oct.1:
1000-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Mon Walking in Power

1000-1015 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Tue Viva Miami
1015-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Tue European News Network

1000-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Wed From Moscow With Love
1000-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Thu Wavescan

1000-1015 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm French  Fri Echo of Europe
1015-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm French  Fri Echo of Europe

1000-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Sat Walking in Power
1000-1030 on  5850 YFR 100 kW / 355 deg to ENAm English Sun Walking in Power

Radio Amhara is back on shortwave. Observed on Sept.30

ETHIOPIA   Radio Amhara is back on shortwave. Observed on Sept.30
1600-1900 on  6090*GEJ 100 kW / non-dir to EaAf Amharic. Videos:
*co-ch Radio Nigeria Kaduna on 6089,9 and 1700-1800 CRI English

Radio Free Asia in Vietnamese will be back on shortwave from Oct.1:

USA(non)   Radio Free Asia in Vietnamese will be back on shortwave from Oct.1:
1400-1500 on  9950 TIN 250 kW / 270 deg to SEAs
1400-1500 on 12045 SAI 100 kW / 270 deg to SEAs
2330-0030 on  9940 TIN 250 kW / 270 deg to SEAs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

DX RE MIX NEWS # 873

ARGENTINA/CUBA    Surprisingly daytime reception of RAE and RHC on Sept.24:
1200-1300 on 15344vBUE 100 kW / 335 deg to NoAm Portuguese R.Argentina Exterior
1100-1500 on 17580 HAB 100 kW / 160 deg to SoAm Spanish Radio Habana Cuba
1100-1500 on 17730 HAB 100 kW / 130 deg to SoAm Spanish Radio Habana Cuba
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/surprisingly-daytime-reception-of-rae.html


CHINA   Temporarily suspended frequencies of China Radio International till Oct.1:
0000-0057 on 11790 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs English
0000-0057 on 13655 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0000-0057 on 13770 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
0100-0157 on 15425 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Amoy
0200-0257 on 15425 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Amoy
0300-0357 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0400-0457 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Cantonese
0400-0457 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
0500-0557 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Cantonese
0500-0557 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
0600-0657 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0600-0657 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
0700-0757 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Cantonese
0700-0757 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
0800-0857 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0900-0957 on 13620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0900-0957 on 17530 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
1000-1057 on 11620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1000-1057 on 17530 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
1100-1157 on 11620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1100-1157 on 17530 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
1200-1227 on 17505 XIA 500 kW / 145 deg to SEAs Filipino
1200-1257 on 11620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1300-1357 on  7325 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1400-1457 on  6040 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
1400-1457 on  7395 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1500-1557 on  9585 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1700-1757 on 11650 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to WeEu Esperanto
1700-1757 on 13570 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to WeEu English
1800-1857 on 11895 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to WeEu Chaozhou
1900-1927 on  7435 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to CeEu Hungarian
1930-1957 on  7435 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to SEEu Romanian
2100-2157 on  7290 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Korean
2200-2257 on  9535 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
2300-2357 on  7220 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
2300-2357 on 11680 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
2300-2357 on 11790 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs English


CHINA   China Radio International via Urumqu and via Bamako on Sept.22/23:
1400-1457 on 17630 URU 500 kW / 308 deg to EaEu English, as scheduled A-14
1400-1457 on 17630 BKO 100 kW / 085 deg to CeAf English, instead of French
1500-1557 on 17630 BKO 100 kW / 085 deg to CeAf English, instead of French
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/china-radio-international-via-urumqu.html


CHINA vs. INDIA   China National Radio 2 vs. All India Radio:
1300-1500 on  9820 XIA 100 kW / 290 deg to CHN  Chinese CNR-2
1300-1500 on  9820 DEL 100 kW / 174 deg to SoAs Sinhala AIR. Video:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/china-national-radio-2-vs-all-india.html


GERMANY   Hamburger Lokalradio will have a special shortwave transmission
on German Unity Day, October 3rd 2014. Times and frequencies are follows:
0600-1000 on  6190 GOH 150 watts / 230 deg to CeEu German in AM mode
1100-1500 on  7265 GOH 150 watts / 230 deg to CeEu German in AM mode
Reception reports are welcomed and will be confirmed with a QSL card.
Return postage is highly appreciated (one US Dollar from abroad, mint
stamps from national listeners). Postal address: Hamburger Lokalradio
c/o Kulturzentrum Lola, 21031 Hamburg, Germany.


INDIA(non)   The broadcast dates of Song of India on Medium Wave 1125 kHz
to India will be on October 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 1330 to 1530 UTC. Song of
India will also be relayed to North America via WRMI Okeechobee on Oct.5:
0000-0200 on 7570 YFR 100 kW / 315 deg to WNAm, instead of Brother Stair.


IRAN(non)   R.Ranginkaman, R.Rainbow is on the air 1 hour later from Sept.22:
1700-1730 on  7575 KCH 100 kW / 100 deg to WeAs Persian Mon/Fri, ex 1600-1630
Video from Sept.29, very weak signal:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC8zhXv5NTM&feature=youtu.be


IRELAND(non)   Schedule of All-Ireland Hurling Championship on Sept.27
1500-1700 on  7300 MEY 100 kW / 005 deg to SoAf English
1500-1700 on 11980 MEY 100 kW / 005 deg to EaAf English
1500-1700 on 17495 WOF 300 kW / 158 deg to WeAf English

1700-1900 on  6040 MEY 100 kW / 005 deg to SoAf English
1700-1900 on 11980 MEY 100 kW / 005 deg to EaAf English
1700-1900 on 17490 WOF 300 kW / 158 deg to WeAf English. Ten videos:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/all-ireland-hurling-championship-final.html


FRANCE(non)   RFI via Meyerton is not parallel on RFI via Issoudun
1700-1800 on  9800 MEY 100 kW / 350 deg to WCAf French
1700-1800 on 13740 ISS 500 kW / 185 deg to WeAf French
1700-1800 on 15300 ISS 500 kW / 190 deg to NWAf French
1700-1800 on 17620 ISS 500 kW / 185 deg to WCAf French
1700-1800 on 17850 ISS 500 kW / 153 deg to CeAf French
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/rfi-via-meyerton-is-not-parallel-on-rfi.html


KUWAIT   Observations of Radio Kuwait in Arabic on Sept.26:
1600-1800 on  6050 KBD 250 kW / non-dir to N/ME General Sce, as scheduled
1600-1800 on 15540 KBD 300 kW / 100 deg to SoAs General Sce, instead Urdu
1700-1800 on 13650 KBD 500 kW / 350 deg to NoAm Holy Quran, instead General Sce
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/observations-of-radio-kuwait-in-arabic.html


TAIWAN   Upcoming test broadcasts of Radio Taiwan International of new
Ampegon transmitter and revolving antennas at Tamsui, Taipei, Taiwan:
1600-1700 on October 3-5/10-12 in AM mode & October 17/18 in DRM mode.
Frequency on test broadcasts will be published soon, tentative 11665.


TIBET(non)   Frequency changes for Voice of Tibet:
1230-1245 NF 15582 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 15577
1245-1300 NF 15583 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan, ex 15582
1315-1330 NF 15547 DB  100 kW / 095 deg to EaAs Chinese, ex 15542
1330-1345 NF 15547 DB  100 kW / 095 deg to EaAs Chinese, ex 15542
1345-1400 NF 15547 DB  100 kW / 095 deg to EaAs Chinese, ex 15548
All other remain unchanged:
1200-1215 on 15542 DB  100 kW / 095 deg to EaAs Chinese
1215-1230 on 15548 DB  100 kW / 095 deg to EaAs Chinese
1300-1315 on 15548 DB  100 kW / 095 deg to EaAs Chinese
1300-1330 on 15588 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan
1330-1400 on 15582 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan
1400-1415 on 15525 MDC 250 kW / 045 deg to CeAs Tibetan
1400-1430 on 15588 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan
1415-1430 on 15530 MDC 250 kW / 045 deg to CeAs Tibetan
1430-1445 on 15617 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan
1445-1500 on 15622 DB  100 kW / 131 deg to CeAs Tibetan
All frequencies are jammed by China on xxxx0 / xxxx5
Changes between frequencies vary from 3 to 5 minutes. Videos:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/frequency-changes-for-voice-of-tibet.html


UKRAINE(non)   Radio Ukraine International on shortwave via WRMI Okeechobee
2330-2400 on 11580 YFR 100 kW / 044 deg to ENAm English Daily from Sept.25:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/radio-ukraine-international-on.html
The broadcasts will continue at least through the end of 2014.


U.K.(non)   BBC changes effective from Sept.20/22:
0700-0730 on 17880 WOF 300 kW / 152 deg to CeAf French, ex MEY 250kW/342deg
1100-1200 on 17755 WOF 100 kW / 107 deg to N/ME English on Sept.24 DRM mode
1300-1400 on 17830 MEY 250 kW / 032 deg to EaAf Somali Sat "Premier League"
1300-1400 on 21470 DHA 250 kW / 205 deg to EaAf Somali Sat "Premier League"
1330-1600 on 17780 ASC 250 kW / 065 deg to WeAf Hausa  Sat "Premier League"
1400-1500 on 17830 MEY 250 kW / 032 deg to EaAf Somali Sat "Premier League"
1400-1500 on 21470 DHA 250 kW / 225 deg to EaAf Somali Sat "Premier League"
1600-1700 on  6195 TAC 100 kW / 236 deg to WeAs Farsi, ex 1500-1600 on same
1600-1700 on 15310 NAK 250 kW / 300 deg to WeAs Farsi, ex 1500-1600 on same
2200-2400 on  9915 ASC 250 kW / 065 deg to WCAf English Mon-Fri, additional
2200-2400 on 12095 ASC 250 kW / 027 deg to WeAf English Mon-Fri, additional
Full updated summer A-14 shortwave schedule of BBC may be found here
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/bbc-changes-effective-from-sept2022.html


UNIDentified station playing Egyptian music was observed on Sept.26
1110-1116 on new 9600, ex 9550, re-ex 9400. Very, very weak signal:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/unidentified-station-playing-egyptian.html


USA   From October 1 WRMI Okeechobee will add 3 hours per day of programming
from Family Radio. The new broadcasts will be in Hindi, Japanese and Chinese
0100-0200 on 15770 YFR 100 kW / 044 deg to WeEu Hindi, instead of Brother Stair
1000-1100 on  7570 YFR 100 kW / 315 deg to WNAm Japanese, instead Brother Stair
1100-1200 on  7570 YFR 100 kW / 315 deg to WNAm Chinese,  instead Brother Stair

The Hindi program is on a beam to West Europe, but will also be intended for
listeners in India. The Japanese & Chinese programs are on a beam to Western
North America, but will also be intended for listeners in Japan and China. 


USA   Wrong frequency announcement of WWCR 1 on Sept.24
1200-2200 on 15825 WCR 100 kW / 046 deg to WeEu English. Video:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/wrong-frequency-announcement-of-wwcr-1.html


USA(non)   Additional frequencies of Brother Stair /TOM/ via SPL Secretbrod:
1500-1900 on  9400 SCB 100 kW / 030 deg to EaEu English
1800-2100 on  5900 SCB 050 kW / 306 deg to WeEu English. Videos on Sept.20-24
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/additional-transmission-of-brother.html


USA(non)   Frequency change of RFE/RL Radio Farda from Sept.15:
0230-0400 NF 13860 LAM 100 kW / 092 deg to WeAs Farsi, ex 15680 BIB


UZBEKISTAN vs. GREECE   Radio Free Chosun vs. ERT Open on 15630, Sept.24
1300-1500 on 15630 TAC 100 kW / 070 deg to KRE  Korean
1300-1500 on 15630 AVL 100 kW / 105 deg to SoAs Greek, instead of 15650:
http://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2014/09/radio-free-chosun-vs-ert-open-on-15630.html

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Temporarily suspended frequencies of CRI till Oct.1

CHINA   Temporarily suspended frequencies of China Radio International till Oct.1:
0000-0057 on 11790 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs English
0000-0057 on 13655 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0000-0057 on 13770 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
0100-0157 on 15425 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Amoy
0200-0257 on 15425 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Amoy
0300-0357 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0400-0457 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Cantonese
0400-0457 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
0500-0557 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Cantonese
0500-0557 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
0600-0657 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0600-0657 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
0700-0757 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Cantonese
0700-0757 on 17740 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
0800-0857 on 15230 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0900-0957 on 13620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Chinese
0900-0957 on 17530 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
1000-1057 on 11620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1000-1057 on 17530 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
1100-1157 on 11620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1100-1157 on 17530 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
1200-1227 on 17505 XIA 500 kW / 145 deg to SEAs Filipino
1200-1257 on 11620 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1300-1357 on  7325 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1400-1457 on  6040 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Chinese
1400-1457 on  7395 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1500-1557 on  9585 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
1700-1757 on 11650 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to WeEu Esperanto
1700-1757 on 13570 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to WeEu English
1800-1857 on 11895 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to WeEu Chaozhou
1900-1927 on  7435 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to CeEu Hungarian
1930-1957 on  7435 XIA 500 kW / 317 deg to SEEu Romanian
2100-2157 on  7290 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Korean
2200-2257 on  9535 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
2300-2357 on  7220 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs Vietnamese
2300-2357 on 11680 XIA 500 kW / 073 deg to EaAs Japanese
2300-2357 on 11790 XIA 500 kW / 190 deg to SEAs English

The broadcast dates of Song of India on Medium Wave 1125 kHz

INDIA(non)   The broadcast dates of Song of India on Medium Wave 1125 kHz
to India will be on October 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 1330 to 1530 UTC. Song of
India will also be relayed to North America via WRMI Okeechobee on Oct.5:
0000-0200 on 7570 YFR 100 kW / 315 deg to WNAm, instead of Brother Stair.