Not a bad morning, with some of the DUs as well as the Korean big guns doing quite well; Japanese not quite so much. The only definite Chinese was on 1323, but that had its moments also. A number of the stronger signals became that way quite suddenly, with a quick (15 or 20 seconds) fade from mumbles to perfect readability.
pretty darn good audio (all of it understandable by a native speaker, at least briefly): 576 2RN man and woman in DU English 1256UT //846 702 2BL woman mentioning ABC radio and emergency broadcasting 1252UT, after two men in DU English 972 HLCA man in Korean 1252UT 1566 HLAZ woman in Japanese 1254UT Reasonable audio at times during the period (much of it understandable by a native speaker, though often battling w/splash or noise): 594 JOAK man in Japanese 1239UT 612 4QR woman in DU English "6 past 11; 6 past 9 in Western Australia" 1306UT 738 2NR man in DU English, sports announcing //612 1234UT 774 JOUB English lessons 1233UT 828 JOBB woman in Japanese 1252UT not so reasonable audio, occasional words or phrases in splash or noise could be understood by a native speaker: 594 3WV man in DU English //612 in a big mess with JOAK 1240UT 747 JOIB English lessons 1244UT 774 3LO woman in DU English mixing with JOUB 1253UT, //738 but not 702 891 woman in heavily accented English 1301UT; after fading down, man with a more DU accented English sound was heard. 5AN? 1323 CRI woman in Russian 1233UT Burbles in the splatter and noise (if lucky, language might be guessed at by cadence of talk, or parallel established by changes in talk or music) 585 pop music, not //576 or 594, 1257UT; 2WEB? 756 man talking, DU English intonation 1232UT 846 2RN woman talking //576 1256UT 909 slow male ballad 1243UT; NZ? 1116 man talking, DU English intonation, a commercial? 1251UT 1134 man talking Japanese intonation 1246UT 1287 pop vocal 1243UT 1215 man talking, maybe Chinese??? 1230UT 1503 man talking DU English intonation? 1311UT 1548 woman talking DU English intonation 1337UT; heard on north Flag as well as the West one, which was a bit unusual 1575 man talking; Southeast Asian language? 1234UT Strongish het, no or "near imaginary" audio (either undermodulated or ravaged by splatter) 567 693 873 891 1053 1089 1143 1206 1242 1422 1458 1593 seemed to be Asian; 531 558 603 675 837 846 855 864 1017 1035 1098 seemed to be DU best wishes, Nick Nick Hall-Patch Victoria, BC Canada _______________________________________________ IRCA mailing list IRCA@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca Opinions expressed in messages on this mailing list are those of the original contributors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the IRCA, its editors, publishing staff, or officers For more information: http://www.ircaonline.org To Post a message: email@example.com