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Re: Unid 1638

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Hi Mark, Radio Lebanon Australia is indeed in 1638 with 400w with a format
very much as you describe. They do have the occasional EE words as they take
'ph calls from listeners who may not be 100% conversant in AA. Send them a
tape, the v/s Syd Merhi, would love to hear from you.

BTW, we can hear WJDM 1660 with gd sigs here so don't come down off that cloud


Paul Ormandy, 33 Greta Street, Oamaru, New Zealand, paulorm@xxxxxxxx

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>Greetings from northern Vermont in the USA:

>Received a very strange signal this morning 6 Jan on 1638 khz. I'd appreciate
> any help in identifying it:

>   1123-1147 Weak signal with a slow fade on it. Only audible part of music
>played was flutes with occaisional vocals, my impression was Arabic rather
>than Latin American. M anncr with deep bass voice between songs, one break
>almost sounded like English. 1130 W anncr for 3 minutes, maybe with news?
>Back to flute music and M anncr until I tuned out after a deep fade.

>   Nothing // on 819 khz. This was not a particularly spectacular morning up
>here in Vermont for BCB harmonics in the Tropical Band. Very few of the usual
> suspect harmonic carriers were heard. Gray Line suggests eastern India and
>western Indonesia/Australia but I find that a bit too fantastic to even
>consider. Shawn Axelrod (
>lists an Australian  on 1638, Radio Lebanon Australia? Before I take off on
>anymore flights of fancy I'd appreciate some levelheaded suggestions. Thanks

>Mark Mohrmann - Coventry, VT USA
>NRD 535D with 440 ft V-Beam at 180 degrees