DX Radio DX News - December 2010

This is a compilation of all the logs and news items that have appeared on this site in December 2010.

Some external links may no longer be valid though they did work at the time of writing.

Sunday 26 December 2010

SW - Continuing monitoring of top end of 49 metreband.

00:00  6260 UZB The Voice Asia         pips at 00:00, s/on, OM presenter         weak  MH

00:10  6307.84 NED unid                Dutch music                               weak  MH

10:15  6210.00  G  Laser Hot Hits      music                                     good  MH
10:18  6220.76  ?  unid                music                                     v wk  MH
10:20  6299.98 NED Top Radio           ID, email, Jingle Bells, Silent Night     weak  MH
10:24  6304.90 NED Marconi R           Brown Eyed Girl, Walking in the Rain      fair  MH
                                       Marconi Radio signoff 1143 GMT on 6305 kHz.
10:27  6325.00  ?  unid                music                                     v wk  MH
10:31  6540.36  ?  unid                music (Perfect)                           weak  MH
10:45  6292.00 NED Free R Victoria     Christ the Saviour is born, John Lennon   good  MH
                                       Free Radio Victoria at 1050 on 6292 kHz.
10:46  6279.94 NED R Trans Universe    U2, Never Ending Story, Kayleigh 1124 off fair  MH
                                       R Trans Universe end of transmission on 6280 kHz.
11:31  6268.18 NED Magic AM            pop drifting to 6268.56 by 13:02          fair  MH
11:46  6202.00 NED R Border Hunter     I'm a rocker, Coldplay, Dire Straits      fair  MH
                                       R Border Hunter at 1145 on 6202 kHz.
13:54  6310.36 NED R Brigitte          PO Box 2702, 6049 ...                     weak  MH
14:00  6290.68 NED R Caroline Int'l    music, Caroline jingles                   weak  MH
14:47  6324.95 IRL Premier R Int'l     recording of morning programme            fair  MH
                                       Premier Radio 1500 GMT on 6325 kHz.

Saturday 25 December 2010

SW - Various stations noted on 48 mb during the morning.

00:00  6260 UZB The Voice Asia         s/on, YL and music                        fair  MH

09:30  6210.00  G  Laser Hot Hits      pop music                                 good  MH
09:30  6240.00  ?  R Mistletoe         listener letters, pop music til 09:40     good  MH
09:30  6220.00  ?  R Geronimo          German show, pop                          fair  MH
                                       Geronimo later on talking about eQSLs.
09:33  6214.60  ?  unid                pop                                       weak  MH
09:35  6271.00 NED Crazy Wave R        goodbyes, Final Countdown, Muppets        fair  MH
09:34  6280.00  ?  Antonio R           music                                     weak  MH
09:35  6285.00 NED R North Pole        music, Slade, off at 10:33                fair  MH
                                       R North Pole closedown at 1033.
09:35  6299.68  ?  Delta R             music, off at 09:44                       weak  MH
09:37  6320.92  ?  R Sonic             Frosty the Snowman                        weak  MH
09:45  6310.00  ?  R Mistletoe         repeat of show just finished on 6240      good  MH
10:28  6294.98  ?  Top Radio           music                                     weak  MH
10:28  6254.56  ?  unid                music                                     weak  MH
10:35  6273.55 NED Magic AM            music, email address                      good  MH
                                       Magic AM on 6273 kHz. (initially slightly off-tune)
11:43  6305.75  ?  unid                Dire Straits (Walk of Life)               fair  MH
11:44  6281.04  ?  unid                pop                                       weak  MH
11:45  6219.03  ?  unid                Bee Gees (Tragedy)                        weak  MH

23:15  6280 TWN Sound of Hope Tanshui  OM/YL talk, music                         fair  MH

Friday 24 December 2010

SW - The Voice Asia signed on at midnight with seemingly poor audio on a strong carrier, but came good a minute or so later. Female presenter in Hindi (Treesa Bhatti) but an English OM at 00:17 with "The Voice Asia ... text us on 00 44 77 81 48 86 86". Again nothing noted on 6297 kHz all evening.

00:00  6260 UZB The Voice Asia         s/on, YL and music, English text number   fair  MH
                                       The Voice Asia ID, jingle and text number (in English).
23:00  6280 TWN Sound of Hope Tanshui  OM/YL (seeming like two statons on chan)  fair  MH

Thursday 23 December 2010

SW - Pink Panther slightly stronger than yesterday. Three other Dutch stations heard briefly. Conditions to Far East much subdued compared to previous days. Nothing noted on 6297 kHz all evening.

08:58  6325.00 NED Pink Panther Radio  mix of music, IDs, email address          weak  MH
                                       Three segments of Pink Panther Radio 0930-1010 GMT 6325 kHz.
10:33  6303.55 NED R Baken 16          Billie Jean, no ID                        fair  MH
12:47  6283.12 NED R Sallandse Boer    music, Dutch DJ                           weak  MH
12:51  6281.13 NED unid station        music                                     v wk  MH

Wednesday 22 December 2010

SW - Two Dutch pirates noted on 48mb this morning. The SADR station again very good on 6297 kHz all evening.

11:50  6305.77 NED Skywire R           Dire Straits, ID, off at 12:01            weak  MH
12:05  6325.00 NED Pink Panther Radio  mix of music, few IDs (in QSB)            v wk  MH
                                       Pink Panther Radio 13:20 GMT 6325 kHz.
                                       
21:30  6297.14  NR of SADR             Arabic talk and music
                                       22.59 music, YL, OM IDs in Arabic
                                       SADR top of hour IDs.
                                       23.00 OM ID in Spanish
                                       music & interviews with journalist from Belgium
                                       23.29 end of Spanish prgm and sign off    good  MH
                                       SADR end of Spanish programme.
23:35  6250.45 KRE Pyongyang BS        classical music, OM in Korean             weak  MH
23:45  6230 TWN WYFR via BauJong       music, YL in Chinese until 00:00          weak  MH

Tuesday 21 December 2010

SW - The Voice Asia (CVC International) again from Tashkent on 6260 kHz, with Hindi programme. Also WYFR via Taiwan with English 15:00-1600 consistent but weak.

00:00  6225 MDA DW via Kishinev        YL with news, weather (in German)         good  MH
00:10  6260 UZB The Voice Asia         music, OM with address(es), phone no's    poor  MH
14:55  6240 TWN WYFR via Baujong       YL in Chinese, Int Sig, ID, Chinese       poor  MH
                                       woman talking, music, Int Sig, ID in Chinese
15:00  6280 TWN WYFR via Tanshui       OM in English, Bible Study, mx to 1600    poor  MH
                                       end of English hour, familyradio ID, carol and Int Sig
23:00  6297.14  NR of SADR             .01 station ID in Arabic by YL and OM
                                       .02 music programme in Spanish incl Eagles
                                       .25 sign-off                              fair  MH
                                       SADR 2300-2303 IDs and music.
23:59  6260 UZB Voice Asia (Tashkent)  .59:10 music
                                       .59:26 time pips
                                       .59:37 OM in English "You're tuned to 6260 kHz
                                       49 metreband .... service ... "           poor  MH
                                       CVC from 23:59:00 to 00:00:30.

Monday 20 December 2010

Memories - Atlantic 252 opening at 8am on 1 September 1989 recorded using the Drake R7A in sync-AM with a very wide filter.

SW - The Voice Asia (CVC International) from Tashkent on 6260 kHz, with English ID at 16:33 in an otherwise Hindi programme.

16.33  6260 UZB The Voice Asia         music, OM /YL talk                        poor  MH
17.35  6297.21  NR of SADR             local music                               fair  MH
17.40  6285 KRE V of Korea             OM in Russian                             fair  MH
17.42  6280 IND AIR Gen Overseas Svce  .42 1 kHz tuning tone
                                       .43 Interval Signal
                                       .45 OM ID and freqs
                                                11935 7400 9415
                                       Africa  : 9445 7410 6120
                                       W Europe: 7550 6280 9950
                                       Programme Summary to 19:45
                                       .47 Devotional Music                      good  MH
17.50  6240 MDA R PMR Pridnestrovye    .50 tuning tone
                                       .00 pips starting at 18:00:00
                                       Govorit ... stalitsa Pridnestrovye
                                       Moldavska Respubliciy.                    good  MH
                                       R PMR pips and Russian ID at 1800
18:59  6280 EGY R Cairo                pips starting at 18:59:13                 fair  MH
                                       OM Um den funf ... ein und zwanzig
                                       Uhr in Kairo. Hier ist Radio Kairo
                                       in Deutschesprache.
                                       V weak modulation on strong carrier
                                       R Cairo pips and German ID
19:32  6225 AFS RTE via Meyerton       Book reviews                              fair  MH
23:50  6230 TWN WYFR via BauJong       OM/YL, ID, Thine be the Glory, until 2359 weak  MH

Sunday 19 December 2010

Memories - European Music Radio programmes from 20 August 1978.

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