Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Few Latest Entries From My Radio Log Cum Note Book

Here is a few recent  monitoring observations for B17 seasons..
Geographical Location of Reception Place(Abhayapuri):
Rx:Grundig YB 400  ANT:40ft lengt. & 30ft ht copper wire with co-axial cable leadin..

Let me first share a few monitoring observations.

Poor Reception Of AWR Wavescan On Sundays:
AWR Wavescan(the DX Program of AWR..on air on sundays for India etc ) was not audible on 15715kHz(via KSDA) & 17730kHz(Via MDC?) during 1600-1630utc on December 10th.And the 1530utc transmission on 11985kHz via SLBC at present off the air.
There has been poor reception of AWR Wavescan on 17730kHz as observed by me on several sundays here in my QTH.And on 15715kHz is not audible.

Voice Of Indonesia. Frequency Shift From 9525kHz:
After several days of satisfactory reception on Voice Of Indonesia between 1000utc onwards on 9525kHz in several langauges including English, the reception quality again de.....and also the same old problem of frequency shifting of VOI on the range >9525-9526kHz has again taken place.Listening to the audio its clear to me that it is not on 9525kHz.

KLNS English Via Madagascar World Voice(MWV):
There has been good reception of KNLS English on 9600kHz during 0200-0256utc now-a-days.And also it has been observed that KNLS English 2nd transmission on 15560kHz during 0300-0356utc is also received here with good signal.But it is facing sideband splatter from a radio station(Chinese?) broadcasting on 15570kHz.

Radio Taiwan International-English on 6185kHz:
There has been good reception of RTI-English on 6185kHz from 1600utc now-a-days as per my monitoring observations on the weekend upto 1622utc or so.There has been weak QRM (sideband splatter) from a radio station broadcasting on 6190kHz.

AIR Regional Shortwave Station Reception Update:
Still on traces of AIR Aizawl on 5050kHz,AIR Kurseong on 4895kHz....As reported in Indian DX Groups..AIR Portblair on 4760kHz is back on air...is also audible here in listening post with fair signal sometime on the evening & night. AIR-Chennai on 4920kHz now can be audible in the evening/night when co-channel Chinese Regional Station becomes weak.

A few recent loggings:
Date:December 12,2017

6035kHz  1033-1049utc  BBS English Strong & clear SIGS OM talk about Buddist Religion announcements,music-English Songs..and SIGS went off in midst of English Song at 1049utc

11610kHz  1059utc-1103utc  RNZI EnglishFair Noisy SIGS Interval SIGS bird calling.male voice with news.etc                                                                                                  
11880kHz 1405utcRVA Bengali  Facing strong co-channel QRM from CRI-English
11920kHz  1445utc  Radio Japan English fair SIGS slightly noisy

9510kHz 1403-1428utc BBC Hindi Loud & Clear

9865kHz 1428-1445utc AIR Vivid Bharati announcements etc..Hawa Mahal-light comedy drama..Good SIGS 

15720kHz 1445-1500utc Radio Japan Hindi News Headlines-feature program Good SIGS brief spell of no SIGS around 1449 approx.but the SIGS came back after a short while

More monitoring observations etc soon.
73 & 55
Gautam Kumar Sharma(GK)

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