Monday, March 12, 2012

DX RE MIX NEWS # 722

GREECE
After a meeting on February 17, the Administrative Board of the Greek Public Broadcaster (ERT) ordered the switch-off of 13 medium wave transmitters whereas only 9 medium wave transmitters with their respective programs of the Greek Public Radio will keep operating:

Transmitters to cease for ever:
Ioannina   765 kHz
Larissa    945 kHz
Heraklion  954 kHz
Attica     981 kHz
Perea     1044 kHz
Orestiada 1080 kHz
Malgara   1179 kHz
Tripolis  1314 kHz
Pyrgos    1350 kHz
Volos     1485 kHz
Serres    1584 kHz
Kavala    1602 kHz
Kozani    1602 kHz. Summary power: 500 kW

Transmitters remain open:
Megara     666 kHz 100 kW FILIA
Boyati     729 kHz 100 kW EPA 1
Malgara    792 kHz 100 kW ERA SPORT
Zante      927 kHz 050 kW Local & National Prgr
Corfu     1008 kHz 100 kW Local & National Prgr
Florina   1278 kHz 010 kW Local & National Prgr
Komotini  1404 kHz 100 kW Local & National Prgr
Rhodes    1494 kHz 100 kW Local & National Prgr
Chania    1512 kHz 100 kW Local & National Prgr. Summary power: 760 kW

GERMANY(non) Some MBR changes:

Voice of Oromiyan Liberation Front to EaAf:
1600-1630 on 15315 NAU 500 kW / 144 deg Oromo Sun, ex WER 500 kW / 135 deg

Bible Voice Broadcasting Network to N&ME:
1800-1830 on  9465 WER 100 kW / 120 deg English  Tue, cancelled
1645-1730 on 11700 WER 100 kW / 120 deg English  Sat, ex 1645-1800

Bible Voice Broadcasting Network to SoAs:
1530-1600 NF 13740 WER 100 kW / 090 deg Urdu Wed/Thu, ex 13670*
1515-1600 NF 13740 WER 100 kW / 090 deg English  Fri, ex 13670*
1515-1530 NF 13740 WER 100 kW / 090 deg English  Sat, ex 13670*
* to avoid China Radio International in French via Cerrik, Albania

Bible Voice Broadcasting Network to EaAs, new sce via MBR from March 2:
1100-1115 on 15390 TRM 125 kW / 045 deg Cantonese Tue-Thu
1100-1130 on 15390 TRM 125 kW / 045 deg Chinese Mon
1100-1130 on 15390 TRM 125 kW / 045 deg English Fri-Sun. This is maybe ex
1400-1430 on  9375 A-A 200 kW / 132 deg till March 1 and re-ex 6225 A-A

Brother Stair TOM in English:
1900-2000 on  9835 WER 500 kW / 165 deg to NCAf, cancelled from Feb.20

WYFR Family Radio, additional transmissions, but really all in English:
1100-1200 on 13690 TRM 250 kW / 075 deg to SEAs English, not Illocano
1200-1300 on 13690 TRM 250 kW / 075 deg to SEAs English, not Tagalog
1200-1300 on 13720 TRM 250 kW / 075 deg to SEAs English, not Cebuano
Transmissions in Illocano, Tagalog and Cebuano as follows:
1100-1200 on 17555 KCH 250 kW / 078 deg to SEAs Illocano from March 2
1200-1300 on 17555 KCH 250 kW / 078 deg to SEAs Tagalog  from March 2
1200-1300 on 17860 ERV 250 kW / 087 deg to SEAs Cebuano  March 2-March 6
1300-1400 NF 17545 KCH 250 kW / 078 deg to SEAs Cebuano  from March 7

MOLDOVA
No transmission of Radio SSC in Somali Arabic on Saturday Mar.10
1700-1740 on 12130 KCH 100 kW / 180 deg to EaAF, probably back on Thursday? 

NIGERIA
Voice of Nigeria noted on March 7:
1500-1530 on 15120 DRM, but no audio
1530-1545 on 15120 only noise, no tranmission
1545-1555 on 15120 AM in English

Strange situation for Voice of Nigeria on March 8:
1445-1545 NF 15115 DRM, ex 15120, but again no audio
1515-1555 on 15120 AM, very good reception in BUL after 1545

RUSSIA
VOR 1300-1500 Russian & 1500-1700 English on 9470.8. Registered:
1300-1700 on  9470 MSK 500 kW / 190 deg, 1330-1430 co-ch VOIRI in Japanese

RUSSIA
Voice of Russia in DRM (English Ch#1 and Hindi Ch#2):
v1515-1600 on 7300 ARM 030 kW / 284 deg to WeEu, but registered from 1600!

U.K.
On Sun March 11 excellent reception in BUL of pirate WRInternational
0800-1100 on 15770 from 250 kW (BAB or MBR), SINPO 55555. Very nice music!!

USA(non)
Frequency change for Voice of America in English to SoAs:
0100-0200 NF 15620 UDO 250 kW / 276 deg, ex 7325 // 9435 IRA and 11705 UDO

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