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All times and dates strictly UT [5 hours ahead of `ELT` during EST; when 
changing times one must also change the dates for events in the 00-05 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 

** CANADA. 680, November 26 at 0205 UT, quick weather break with temps plus and 
minus 3, i.e. Celsius, i.e. Canada, i.e. CJOB Winnipeg. 50/50 kW U4 night 
pattern supposedly goes only NNE (and day pattern only has a little tail to the 
south). Before and after this I was getting 50/46 kW U1 CBW much stronger, q.v. 

** CANADA. 990, November 26 at 0153 UT, CBW Manitoba with `As It Happens` I 
really should listen to more, kicker story about an ad in Britain being banned 
because it called for messing with bean cans whose sharp edges might cut kids. 
(Meanwhile I hear co-city station CJOB 680, q.v.). After the news, at 0210-0216 
UT, `The Current Review` has a very interesting interview with a linguist who 
was advisor to an Amy Adams movie about aliens, deciphering their language. 
That would be ``Arrival`` I`ve yet to view (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING 

** NEWFOUNDLAND. 2598-USB, November 26 at 0054, S6 robot YL with marine weather 
in English, mentions Newfoundland Standard Time. It`s MCTS Placentia, VCP via 
St Lawrence, Nfld. site starting at 0048 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)


** OKLAHOMA. UNIDENTIFIED. 1040, November 25 at 2007 UT, `Dave Ramsey Show` is 
opening --- the only thing unusual in a MW bandscan on caradio from a quiet 
location in central Enid, seeking early low-noon skywave. I tuned in too late 
for any local ad or ID, but figure it`s WHO Des Moines. However: Rush is on 
their sked at this time. There are only two other possibilities in this part of 
the country: KGGR Dallas, which is religious, and KCBR Monument (Colorado 
Springs) which is hip-hop (if active, and not to be confused with VOA Delano). 
`Dave Ramsey Show` website agrees it is on other stations in those markets, so 
what in the world did I get? (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

UNIDENTIFIED [non]. 1040, Nov 26 at 1958 UT, I`m tuned in on the caradio a bit 
earlier than yesterday to catch an ID from the mystery station which was 
carrying Dave Ramsey from 2007 UT on Friday. There it is, weak but steady. This 
time the Clark Howard show is upwrapping, TD America ad (how many 
Unitedstatesians know that TD stands for Toronto Dominion?) And now at 10 
seconds before 2000 UT, ID time! Which is dead air! Grrrrr. Then Fox News 
Radio, 2002 UT USFS Wildfire PSA from Ad Council, 2003 UT more ``news``, 2005 
UT ``News talk 960, KGWA`` --- so 1040 is a +80 kHz spur from one of my locals, 
not WHO nor KGGR nor KCBR. And it makes a SAH of ~6 Hz with one of them. What 
are the chances of a spur being that close to ``on`` frequency? Did KGWA 
fine-tune it?

I`ve never noticed this before {nor is it audible at night, overwhelmed by 
WHO}. Now, is KGWA 1040 produced by my Nissan caradio, or really there to be 
heard on other receivers? I`m not hearing it at further part of Enid, but maybe 
it`s just a worse signal/noise level. At 2126 UT I try it on the NRD-545 --- 
yes, it`s audible and // 960. Spurs usually come in matching pairs, so how 
about 880? Even here, KRVN Nebraska reaches us adequately on daytime 
groundwave, but with the PL-880 on 960 and the NRD-545 on 880, I can make a // 
to an 880 undersignal. I had previously suspected anything daytime under KRVN 
would be a remnant of KJOZ in SE TX, if not further skywave.

So all three of our Enid AM stations, besides producing weak harmonics and 
low-SW mixing products with each other, are also spur producers:

1390, KCRC as previously reported, constantly puts almost matching modulated 
hets on 1420 and 1360, plus and minus 30 (but not exactly) kHz, and weaker 
second order ones at different pitches, near 1330 and 1450 = plus and minus ~60.

1640, KZLS, puts at least one spur on about 595 kHz, object of a transmitter 
search which took me out into the wilds of Garfield county a few weeks ago 
(Glenn Hauser, Enid, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** OKLAHOMA. 1530, Nov 30 at 0123 UT, Mexican music dominant, up to S9+30 by 
0125 UT when a super-hype voice actor yells an ID but all I can copy clearly is 
FM frequency ``100.3``. At 0130 UT, ``La estación que marcó la diferencia [. . 
.], Ke Buena``. By 0134 UT it`s off or outfaded, but 0149 UT seems the same is 
back with music. By 0157 UT the only Spanish on 1530 is definitely from N/S, 
i.e. KGBT in the RGV; see log of that under U S A. Surely the original 1530 is 
5 kW KXTD Wagoner OK (Tulsa market), daytimer which has been caught before way 
after sunset. NRC AM Log shows its FM as on 104.9, so what would be on 100.3 in 
or near Tulsa? WTFDA Database shows:

KCXR 100.3 TAFT 4.0 125.0 35-48-42 95-34-11 QUE BUENA REGIONAL MEXICAN 

But does not show it // to 1530 or any AM. Taft is just west of Muskogee, 
further than Wagoner, and with 4 kW not really covering Tulsa. That`s why they 
also have this 29-watter in the big city:

K285GW // KXTD-1530 104.9 TULSA 0.029 0.0       36-06-25 95-47-13 QUE BUENA 

** OKLAHOMA [non]. 1650, Nov 27 at 0132 UT, I`m getting two Spanish stations, 
Denver and El Paso, and one sports English, Iowa, but NO religious music from 
KFSW Sallisaw, which is of course our closest. Something continues to be very 
strange with this station, not up to even 1 kW ND night power, or not on the 
air at all. It has become a mere appendage of a 98.7 translator, but don`t 
forget the AM still has to exist on the books; and on the air? (Glenn Hauser, 

** OKLAHOMA. 6950, Nov 30 at 0155, no pirates, but a readable signal here, 
which matches 1390 KCRC Enid, of which this is the fifth harmonic. It`s not 
always readable, so what causes it to vary? Sometimes genuine pirates are on 
6950 with no QRM (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)


** U S A. 660, Nov 27 at 0156 UT from east/west, PSAs in English for Rotary and 
US EEOC, some network news on hour and ID finally at 0203 UT for KTNN Window 
Rock AZ plus a couple of other Navajo towns in rotation. Meanwhile at 0159 UT 
another(?) 660 station was giving silly football scores for teams in the east, 
as I hoped for a rare WFAN ID --- which KTNN is supposed to be protecting with 
a null, but not now (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

** U S A. 1530, Nov 30 at 0157 UT, Spanish ad in dólares, somewhat American 
accent, loops N/S unlike the Ke Buena I was getting earlier, i.e. KXTD Tulsa. 
Maybe that daytimer finally went off by now. This is certainly 50/10 kW KGBT in 
Harlingen TX, a Univisión América affiliate, but no top-of-hour ID, right into 
a song (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

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