[HCDX] Logs from NH
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[HCDX] Logs from NH

3255, BRASIL, R.Educard0 6 de Agosto, 0956-1007,
Dec.24, Portuguese, OM w/ mx and talks re "Christo"
Fair/poor w/ static. (Barbour-NH)

3315, ADMIRALTY ISLAND-PNG, R.Manus, 1146+, Dec.25,
English/Vernacular, weak signal with music, noted
under QRN, stayed with it just long enough to note //
4890. V.poor (Barbour-NH)

3325, GUATEMALA, R.Maya de Barillas, 1013-1030,
Dec.24, Portugeuse, Pop music and ballads, full "Radio
Maya" ID announcement at 1028. Fair. (Barbour-NH)

3355, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, R.Simbu, 1126-1138, Dec.25,
Vernacular, OM w/ music and talks, very poor.

3365, PAPAU NEW GUINEA, R.Milne Bay, 1052-1125,
Dec.25, English/Vernacular, very weak music and talks
at tune-in, improved by 1113, local music // 4890.
Poor. (Barbour-NH)

3925, JAPAN, R.Tampa, 1122, Dec.24, Japanese, OM and
YL w/ talks and classical music. Fair until "hams"
overtake frequency. (Barbour-NH)

4976, UGANDA, R.Uganda, 2024-2035, Dec.25, Vernacular,
OM and YL w/ talks, Afropops at 2028, tlks w/ ID at
2032. fair/poor w/ QRN and fades. (Barbour-NH)

4990, SURINAME, R.Apintie, 0112-0149, Dec.24,
English/Spanish/Dutch, Interesting music mix; Xmas
Carols, rap and pop music in English, also festive
Spanish music. Repetitive "Radio Apintie" zinger, in
Dutch, with echo vocal effects at 1130. Fair/poor,
best in USB. (Barbour-NH)

5040, ECUADOR, LV del Napo, 1131-1150, Dec.24,
Spanish, Xmas medley, in Spanish, at t/in, YL w/ talks
followed by same Xmas medley. Fair/poor. (Barbour-NH)

5050, TANZANIA, R.Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, 1954-2018,
Dec.25, English/Swahili, Xmas carols, "Feliz Navidad"
and "O'Xmas Tree", OM at 1959 w/ weak audio; "Hello..'
and presumed ID, drums, pips (4+1) at 2000, OM w/ news
of Uganda, Congo and several mentions of Tanzania.
Passing mention of Xmas and Radio Tanzania at 2010
followed by more news until 2015, then different OM w/
music and talk. Fair at best, w/ QRN, fades.

5775, ITALY, IRRS(presumed), 2037-2049, Dec.25,
English, Not sure if this was via IRRS or some sort of
punch-up error. R. Havana Cuba prg. w/ talk of Xmas in
Bethlehem and Palestinians, YL w/ "Viewpoint" re
Italian media monopoly, railed on Italian PM and GW
Bush. Announcer Dan Roberts w/ schedule, encouraged SW
listening and micro-powered alternative news sources,
gave a web address I could not copy and his personal
address for POB 1162, California, 95490. I could not
copy the town name. I heard mention of "Short wave
Report" before 2042 sign-off. I stayed on frequency
until 2049 but nothing followed. I haven't checked
IRRS schedules yet to see if this was special Xmas or
regular prg. Any ideas?? Poor, best in USB.

7170, SINGAPORE, R.Singapore Int'l, 1048-1102, Dec.24,
Tamil, Duet at tune-in, OM and YL talk over music,
ads?, music until 1100 then jingle music and ID, OM w/
news until "hams" take over frequency at 1102, fair
signal prior to this. (Barbour-NH)

7270, INDIA, AIR Chennai, 1155-1214*, Dec.24, Tamil,
OM w/ talks, mentions India, YL w/ presumed ID at 1200
followed by Hindi music, YL between selections, YL at
1213 w/ sign-off announcements, brief mx and talk, cut
off at 1214. Fair. (Barbour-NH)

11615, NORWAY, R.Denmark relay, *1230-1255*, Dec.25,
Danish, Presumed farewell broadcast w/ ID, lots of
interviews, sound-bites and recorded talks, IDs at
1236, 1247 and 1252 and occasional fanfare/orchestral
music between interviews. IS loop at 1253. Fair tho
audio hampered by mild "echo" effect. (Barbour-NH)

15530, UNITED KINGDOM, Sudan Radio Svc relay,
1631-1642, Dec.24, Vernaculars, OM and YL w.
interview, mentions of Sudan, ID announcement,
frequency, Horn of Africa jingle at 1635 then
different OM w/ ID, talks, HOA jingle at 1640 into
vocal music. Fair/good. (Barbour-NH)

Happy New Year and Good DX,

Scott R Barbour Jr-Intervale,NH-USA
R75, MLB-1, RS longwire w/ RBA balun.

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