** ARGENTINA [non]. 9395, Friday April 6 at 1900, WRMI switches from music to 
the RAE sounder introducing presumed German still in effect; very poor here 

** BANGLADESH. 15505, April 6 at 1413, Bangladesh Betar Urdu service  music at 
S7-S8 with flutter. RHC spur permitting, one of these days I`ll catch the 
*1400v BB mis-timesignal (Glenn Hauser, oK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CANADA. 245 kHz, April 6 at 0547, ND beacon YZE and dash, which is 1000 
watts from Gore Bay, Ontario. This reference has replaced ``class`` with axual 
powers of stations, handy: 
It`s the first one tuning up the band (besides 216 CLB of course), that I can 
hear well enough to ID, and it`s a JBA strain vs the storm noise level, takes 
me at least a minute of concentration (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** CHINA. 11900, April 6 at 1417, CNR1 Chinese echo-jammer, S9/S9+10 with 
flutter, against unheard VOA Chinese via Philippines; CRI Sinhala service from 
Jinhua site is also scheduled, unheard either (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING 

** CUBA. 15296-15306, April 6 at 1310, RHC spur from 15370 is weak and diffuse, 
will not demodulate in FM or AM modes; another one around 15437, and that`s it 
for today. They need some work; something`s always wrong at RHC. 1333 recheck 
they have tightened up a bit and more readable in AM circa 15439, 15509, 15301, 
15231 (vs 15230 non-spur). 1414 recheck, 15370 is still S9+30 but no spurs 
audible. Where`d they go? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** EGYPT. 9894.57, April 6 at 2019, Qur`an alternating with French 
translations, distorted, so R. Caire is definitely on the air. There had been 
doubts as various scheduled transmissions had been unheard in Europe; but 
Wolfgang Büschel was also getting some earlier languages today. I heard this 
direct, but at 2045 I`m on the UTwente SDR at 9894.58 for more distorted 
French. Recheck at 2112 it`s already off, but 2113, 9799.57 is on for the 2115 
English broadcast, with a timesignal 58 seconds late, almost 2116 but that 
includes web delay, into music. Later presumed English talk with intolerable 
distortion. Wolfie later found this transmitter off the air part of the time 
rather than straight thru to 2245. Another broadcast supposed to start at 2330 
in Arabic to South America on 9660, but no sign of it here at 2350 (Glenn 

** KOREA SOUTH. 5917.399v, April 6 at 1305, very poor carrier from Voice of 
Freedom, drifted down to here (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** KURDISTAN [non]. 11530, April 6 at 1849 algo JBA; 1857 singing could be 
Kurdish; nothing on 9525; 1900 YL announcement; no sign of Herwa via WRMI --- 
see NIGERIA [non]; 2023 still JBA, 2046 Kurdish? music, 2057 anthem? And a bit 
more music to 2100*. Aoki/NDXC shows current complete schedule of Dengê Welat 
 9525 at 0230-0500 via France
11530 at 0500-1400 via Moldova
11530 at 1400-1900 via France
11530 at 1900-2100 via Moldova

** NIGERIA [non]. 11530, April 6 at various chex between 1900 and 2000, no 
signal from WRMI for R. Herwa International, so not at 1900-1930 or 1930-2000; 
a weak signal however from Denge Welat: see KURDISTAN [non]. Nothing audible on 
11625 either, the // for Herwa via France. Nor was Ivo Ivanov hearing 11625, 
and found 11530 totally blocked by Welat.

So is it gone for good? Or moved without notice? This has all been rather 
mysterious; did we ever have any contact info? When first discovered, I found a 
website by the name Herwa which seemed to be related, but no mention of a 
broadcast, and now that website is gone:

Herwa was also slow to appear on the WRMI transmission skedgrid, and not on the 
Programming page now, nor do I think it ever was:

Aha, Herwa has now been removed from the transmission schedule ex-1930 on 
11530. Another big change to:
is that 9955 at 160 degrees has been moved from XMTR 4 to XMTR 10! (Glenn 

** NORTH AMERICA. 6930-USB, April 6 at 2359, super-patriotic recitation, sounds 
familiar, S9 to S9+10; off at 0005 April 7 recheck. 
Many more logs of it as unID:

** NORTH AMERICA. 6905-AM, April 7 at 0001, S9 with music, hard some more at 
0015-0018* but no ID. These say it was Seven Trees Radio, intermittently:

** NORTH AMERICA. 6924.206-AM, April 7 at 0006, pirate music. Off at recheck 
0015. These say it was Captain Morgan Shortwave:

** U S A. 326 kHz, April 6 at 1052, ND beacon MA, which is 400 watts from 
Midland, Texas; vs storm crashes. May be only one I have heard from nearby Baja 
Oclahoma (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1924 monitoring: confirmed Friday April 6 at 
2345 the 2330 on WBCQ 9329.694V-CUSB. Consistently good signal lately compared 
to previous weeks; power boost? But now it`s off-frequency-minus instead of 
+plus. Next:
Sat 0629   HLR 6190-CUSB to WSW
Sat 1431   HLR 6190-CUSB to WSW
Sat 1930v  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sat 2130   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Sat 2300   WRMI 7780 to NE
Sun 0200   WRMI 7780 to NE
Sun 0310v  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sun 1030   HLR 9485-CUSB to WSW 
Sun 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Mon 0300v  WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
Mon 0330   WRMI 9955 to SSE
Mon 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Tue 0030   WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 2030   WRMI 7780 to NE, 9455 to WNW [or #1925?]
Tue 2130   WRMI 7780 to NE, 9455 to WNW [or #1925?]

Full WOR sked on all outlets, podcast access:

** U S A. 9455, April 6 at 1053, JBA carrier, no change past 1100. Since 
nothing else is scheduled, I suspect WRMI is really on air in the 1000-1100 
hour, including DX programs but not really propagating. After 1100, 9955 also 
has a JBA carrier, and 5950 a very poor carrier (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING 

** U S A. 7490.05v-AM, much better than 5129.8v-AM here vs storm noise, UT Sat 
April 7 at 0003, WBCQ with `Allan Weiner Worldwide` starting off denying 
climate change since it`s wintry in Maine and hot in Florida. I`m distracted by 
Tim Cook on MSNBC and various real pirates below 7 MHz; back at 0019 he`s again 
justifying keeping Brother Scare on the air, because 1) he`s an old friend and 
Allan is loyal, promised to keep him on; 2) he`s currently a free man and 
innocent until proven guilty; and 3) of course Free Speech is what WBCQ is all 
about. Has been frixion at station, as a member of the crew threatened to quit 
if BS stayed on, but AW apparently mollified him. BS has resumed paying for 
airtime. Allan will be 65 next month. At 0034 there were some brief carriers on 
7490.0 causing a low audible heterodyne. Over to John Carver for a more 
complete report:

``Show started on time this evening after a period of dead air. Listening on 
5130 again this evening. Allan and Angela still in FLA. In the past Allan has 
returned to Maine in April so will probably travel North soon.

Opening discussion of nonexistent global warming. Complaining about the heat in 
Florida and the colder temps in Maine. Says the station got three inches of 
snow yesterday. Promises that pictures of the new construction at the station 
will be appearing soon. Says he wants the new super station up and operating by 
September eighth which would be WBCQ`s anniversary.

Allan stated that he's been taking a lot of heat over Brother Stair and that it 
has caused a lot of friction between himself and the staff of late. It forced 
him to have a discussion with one of his staff who threatened to quit. Allan 
explained to the staff member that he was keeping Brother Stair on for three 
reasons. One, he is his friend. Two, no matter how terrible the charges are 
they are just charges. Brother Stair has not been found guilty in a court of 
law yet and he is innocent until the court does find him guilty. Three, it's 
still a free speech station and he will continue to carry people on the radio 
who hold opinions that not everyone else agrees with. Stated that he hoped 
history proved that he was both fair and loyal to his principles.

Talk then shifted briefly to antique automobiles again but quickly moved to a 
discussion of driverless cars as he read a magazine article about same. Phone 
call at 0048 from Dave in Indiana continued the discussion of driverless cars 
and then some other topics. Dave stayed on the phone till signoff almost and 
Allan was cut off as he was trying to close the show at 0059 and a half. Then 
dead air until Brother Stair started at 0104. Could not hear any low talk this 
week during the dead air portion of our evening. John Mid-North Indiana`` 

** U S A. 9487.96 & 9462.04, April 6 at 2012, matching weak spurs out of 9475.0 
WTWW, i.e. 12.96 kHz above and below fundamental --- just like we always hear 
attached to 5085 WTWW-2 whenever it is on the air, but never noticed before 
flanking the WTWW-1 transmitter on 9475 or 5830 --- suspect they swapped axual 
transmitters, as #2 may be working better than #1. It will be interesting to 
compare #2 and #1 frequencies if both be on air simultaneously forthwith. The 
lower one first noticed as unexpected het to 9460 Turkey.

That was on the NRD; April 6 at 2351 I repeat measurements with more precision 
on the Icom: 9462.051 and 9487.949, i.e. plus/mnus 12.949 kHz, while the 
fundamental comes out right on 9475.000 --- another clue, since the old WTWW-1 
was habitually off-frequency-minus (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

This report dispatched at 0313 UT April 7
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