AIR Itangar on 4990kHz:
I heard AIR Itanagar on 4990kHz this morning i.e.June 29th right from the signing on in the morning from 0020UTC with AIR Station ID Music,followed by Bande Mataram, then Station Identification announcements plus frequency infos both shortwave & medium wave etc in Hindi around 0024UTC & then there was usual Shenai recital etc as far as my memory goes .Later I checked this frequency around 0123UTC, there was back to back flok music were played upto 0132UTC as checked for the last time.The signal was fair & slight hum noise as happens in lower frequencies in my Grundig YB 400 Rx due to the Adpator, I'm using.
I logged Voice of Nigeria English on 15120kHz around 1815UTC with fair signal.
On sunday i.e. June 26th, afternoon during 0846-0855UTC again I did an aircheck on FM Band by my Grundig YB 400 Rx with long copper wire as external antenna...what an aircheck it was..om many many frequencies there were several radio stations including Chinese plus South East Asian countries specially from Thailand..Indonesia..as the languages suggested..on a frequency I heard even ..Koran recital with explanation sometimes ..on many frequencies there was Chinese music..most of them pop variety etc etc...And usual FM Radio stations which I usually can listen on 90-100.8MHz range..viz.Bhutan Broadcasting Service on 90.00MHz,98.00MHz etc, AIR Guwahati on 100.8MHz & other Guwahati based privately owned FM Radio Stations'd frequencies like.Radio Ooo Laa Laa on 91.9MHz, Big FM on 92.7MHz, Red FM on 93.5MHz, Gup Shup FM on 94.5MHz & Radio Ooo Laa Laa on 91.5MHz from Shillong either not audible or signal was completely blocked by those FM Radio Stations mentioned.
FM Band Monitoring:
I did an air check on FM Band on June 25th from 0826 to 0830UTC by my Grundig YB 400 Rx with long copper wire as external antenna, found from 100.8MHz to 90.00MHz on several frequencies there were Chinese Radio Station.AIR Guwahati on 100.8MHz relaying AIR Vividh Bharati Programme from Mumbai was blocked by Chinese Radio Station & on other Guwahati based privately owned FM Radio Stations'd frequencies like Big FM on 92.7MHz, Red FM on 93.5MHz, Gup Shup FM on 94.5MHz , there were chinese radio stations...!!!
BBS on 90.00MHz is also not audible. The same thing happened on June 23d morning on 0220utc or so when I did an aircheck on FM Band 100.8MHz to 90.00MHz.
CRI English:Win a Free trip to China...........As First Prize....
CRI-English is celebrating its 70th anniversary..& CRI-English is organising a general knowledge contest to mark the occasion.Today i.e. June 25th on Listeners Garden, they aired third of the series of report on the contest.I understand the answers should be sent to CRI by end of October of this year.Please check their website for details information.
73 & 55
Gautam Kumar Sharma(GK)