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All times and dates strictly UT [4 hours ahead of `ELT` during EDT; when 
changing times one must also change the dates for events in the 00-04 UT period 
to the previous date by ELT].

Rx: mostly DX-398 with internal antenna only or PL-880; NRD-545 with ALA-330S 
inside E-W or inside randomwire N-S; Nissan stock caradio as specified; IC-R75 
with E-W longwire

These logs are excerpts from my daily all-band reports, mainly SWBC, also 
VHF/UHF, sometimes, utility, ham, which may be found in several archives 
without much delay, such as

And compiled weekly along with extensive news from many other individuals and 
publications in DX LISTENING DIGEST:

All my MW DX reports starting August 2011 are archived in this forum with open 

These logs are in four sections, Canada [if any], Oklahoma [if any], rest of 
USA, unidentified [if any], separated by ======= Within each, they are in 
frequency order 

** OKLAHOMA. 930, Oct 7 at 1248 UT, WKY OKC with regular hiccuping, about 48 
times per minute. Affects whatever Spanish is being modulated, so rather than 
audio dropouts, the transmitter itself is doing this, and with BFO it does seem 
to be ICDs --- intermittent carrier dropouts. WKY is in a sorry state (Glenn 
Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST) Later: ha! I just realized that can be taken 
more than one way --- and should be (Glenn Hauser, OKLAHOMA)

** OKLAHOMA. 930, Oct 9 at 1235 UT, WKY OKC still with ICDs interrupting music 
for instants. Are local listeners putting up with this? (Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX 

** OKLAHOMA. 1330 & 1450, Oct 7 at 1307 UT, weak hets slightly off-frequencies 
and varying slightly against legit 1330.0 and 1450.0 stations; obviously the 
second-order spurs out of local 1390 KCRC, toward which they loop, plus and 
minus ~60 kHz, beyond the much stronger first-order ones which also carry KCRC 
modulation circa 1360 and 1420, only ~30 kHz away (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX 


** U S A. 660, Oct 9 at 1228 UT, Navajo drumming, 100% signature of KTNN Window 
Rock AZ, 50/50 kW U2, but likely on ND day pattern already ahead of October 
official sunrise at 1315 UT (November: 1345 UT) (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING 

** U S A [and non]. 680, Oct 10 at 1236 UT sunrise here, ``America`s number one 
sports station, KNBR, 680, the sports leader``. At over 1354 miles/2178 km 
city-to-city, not easily heard, but this is the best time for it, the only Bay 
Area station making it here, the other bigshots without a clear frequency (and 
slightly further than NYC, also rare except sometimes 880 WCBS). 

A few minutes earlier I was getting news in Spanish on 680, presumably usual 
XEORO Sinaloa, as the lowest-frequency XE still propagating vs the inexorable 
westward terminator (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1030, Oct 9 at 1238 UT, ``The new Real Country, KCWJ`` and soon, 
``Country favorites back-to-back, Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ``. Is 5/0.5 kW U4, 
CoL Blue Springs MO, address in Independence, i.e. greater Kansas City (Glenn 

** U S A. 1180, Oct 7 at 1259 UT, RCatholic-style chanting, something new, 
loops SW/NE, 1300 UT ID as KLPF, 1180 AM, missed city, but it`s Midland TX. 
Then unaccented English talk as Guadalupe Radio Network, and program `GRN Live` 
from the North Texas studio. Says network is growing by leaps and bounds. Guess 
what? Midland is not in north Texas. Also with SAH of 148/minute = 2.47 Hz, 
probably against Omaha. KLPF is 25000/215 watts U1 with a PSRA of 500. NRC AM 
Log shows it not yet on air as of August, rather a CP to change from 1150 which 
was merely 1000/148/500 U1, so QSY has now been accomplished. It remains 
non-direxional day and night. October sunrise is 1245 UT, so on full day power 
when I heard it. FCC adds, KLPF operates as a noncommercial educational station 

** U S A. 1440, Oct 8 at 0148 UT, Xfinity internet ad on the Cubs Radio 
Network. Handy list of their few affiliates includes the one I expected, WGEM 
Quincy IL:

** U S A. 1440, Oct 9 at 1242 UT, open carrier/dead air, obviously KTNO The 
Metroplex TX from its direxion (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1470, Oct 13 at 1240 UT, classic rock looping ESE/WNW, 1242 UT 
``Knock Three Times``, good signal, presumed KSMM Liberal KS, NRC AM Log listed 
as OLD format, ``Super Hits``, // KODC-LP 102.1. Not that far but doesn`t quite 
make it on daytime groundwave, 1000/170/500 watts U1. 

Wait a minute, how can a commercial AM station be // an LPFM, by definition 
non-commercial?? FCC AM Query shows 1470 licensed to Rocking M Media; nothing 
about being non-commercial, nor any FM connexion. October sunrise not until 
1245 UT (November 1315 UT), but could be on 500 watt PSRA.

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH``, quite a mismatch, so are these stations really 
related?? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1480, Oct 7 at 1308 UT, KBXD is still a FARCE. No sign of latest 
occupant now, Radio Salam Namaste, but instead: dead air interrupted 
periodically by the old canned ``KBXD, 1480, Dallas`` illegal IDs by 
slightly-Spanish accent, some of them with a music-beat bed, and a single PSA 
in English from Texas Department of Transportation to ``drive smart`` (not 
smartly --- who needs adverbs anymore?), observing braking distances to avoid 
crashing sound-effects. This ``programming`` repeats every couple of minutes 
irregularly, and sometimes the ID overrides the tail of the PSA, still audible 
at 1400 UT. Is this default computer programming gone wild?

Makes 3 Hz SAH, presumably with KQAM Wichita, which can`t compete with this 50 
kW even after sunrise. But thanks to the dead air intervals quieting, I detect 
some other intriguing 1480 signals: around 1310 UT, something briefly in 
Spanish, likely KAVA Pueblo CO if not KCZZ Mission KS. And some rock music from 
WSW/ENE? which I figured could be Hobbs NM --- except that 1480 no longer 
exists. Maybe it`s remnant of KTHS in AR (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING 

** U S A. 1480, Oct 9 at 1243 UT, continuous S Asian pop music, 168/min SAH 
with KQAM Wichita = 2.8 Hz. Sounds like KBXD is back to stunting, as never hear 
any ID for Radio Salam Namaste which was programming it for a while. At least 
there is a variety of music instead of computer stuck on IDs and TX DOT PSAs 
over and over as recently logged. 1300 UT ToH canned ID twice for KBXD, 1480, 
Dallas, and back to music (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1480, Oct 12 at 1243 UT, rapid conversation between a YL and 
another(?) YL, mixing presumed Hindi with English, usual SAH with KQAM, from 
KBXD Dallas. Topic is about science and ``have a great day at school``, 1248 UT 
to S Asian pop music; 1253 UT next break brings Hinglish traffic report for The 
Metroplex; 1255 UT news of NC flooding. This programming must be from Radio 
Salam Namaste, altho that ID not heard today, unlike some other days with 
music-only, or just TX DOT PSA/KBXD IDs/dead air as recently caught (Glenn 

** U S A. 1680, Oct 11 at 0112 UT, ``One great song after another, only on 99.7 
– MyFM``. I copied it as 93.7, but translator listed wagging this dog of KRJO 
Monroe LA, is on 99.7 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)


UNIDENTIFIED. 1480+, Oct 10 at 0552 UT, low audible het (LAH) looping E/W, so 
not either of my closests, KBXD and KQAM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED. 1500, Oct 11 at 0115 UT, really bad noise from east/west, QRMing 
KSTP sports from the NNE unless nulled. Different sound but presumably same 
spoiler mystery station we have been hearing for months making unstable hetties 
above and below 1500 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

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