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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 
[over 307,000 views! as of August 11, 2018]
These logs are in four sections, Canada [if any], Oklahoma [if any], rest of 
USA [if any], unidentified [if any], separated by ======= Within each, they are 
in frequency order

** CANADA. 1610 kHz, UT Sunday July 22 at 0543 UT, no doubt it`s CHHA, 
Toronto, talk in Luso Portuguese, NOT Brazilian accent; mentions a 
something radio.com and it`s not Vozes Latinas. 0549 UT more talk by 
YL, mentions ``We are the Champions``, an English expression. Is this 
an overnight subcontractor, or what?

Website program grid is still 2+ years out of date as of ``2016``:
showing nothing but `All Night Music` after 1 am EDT = 0500 UT M-F, 
and blank on Sat & Sun (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 1940, DX 

** CANADA. Re WOR 1940, European style Portuguese --- Glenn, I am not 
surprised that you heard European style Portuguese, maybe also called 
Luso-Portuguese, on CHHA [1610 kHz]. I do know, from my visits in 
Western NY, that CHIN-FM, 100.7, has several hours of that kind of 
Portuguese in the morning. So does CIAO, 530. This report is two years 
old, it’s that long since I’ve been up there, but, those programs have 
been on for a long time. The last time I was up there, I recorded 
Spanish from CHHA for Carrie, more interesting than the typical Miami 
or L.A. station. Can’t find CHHA on an internet feed, can you? 73, 
(Tim Hendel, AL, July 26, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

Hi Tim, There are Listen Live links on the home page,

And I just checked - it works. 73, (Glenn to Tim, via DXLD)


** OKLAHOMA. 1000, July 28 at 0300 UT, on road back from OKC visit, at 
Okarche junxion of US81 and State Hwy 3, surprised to find KTOK OKC 
very weak, no match for the CCI, but can make out Dodgers baseball, 
not OKC, but LA, including local LA PSA concerning ``H204LA`` about 
water supply. Meanwhile, 930 WKY OKC is loud and clear, or rather 
clear but dead air during ESPND break, soon resuming. 

What`s with KTOK? The answer from its night direxional plot:
which is dated 21 Mar 2018 --- as if it changes over time? Hardly, but 
most FCC AM Query plots display recent dates on them --- With two 
tight major lobes, one NNW which explains why we hear it well in Enid, 
and the other to the SE. Numerically for the fourth quadrant, in 
theoretical, and standard field strengths:

 270     12.19      28.34      
 275     15.26      29.94      
 280     16.36      30.57      
 285      4.68      25.76      
 290     32.95      42.85      
 295     47.06      55.51      
 300     29.74      40.19      
 305     18.08      31.62      
 310     67.28      75.03      
 315     63.38      71.19      
 320     53.51      61.62      
 325    317.80     334.64      
 330    711.90     747.92      
 335   1161.24    1219.56      
 340   1557.18    1635.24      
 345   1798.37    1888.46      
 350   1829.59    1921.24      
 355   1658.97    1742.10

I would say Okarche is roughly NW = 315 degrees from site in south 
OKC. KTOK day and night power is the odd figure of 5.8 kW. Poor 
Okarche, home of proto-Saint Stanley Rother, can`t listen to the 
mostly far-right talkshows on KTOK. But pity the poorer would-be 
listeners at 285!

Day pattern is not so squeezed, but still with a notch toward the NW, 
as if faraway KOMO Seattle still need to be protected.

Here are daytime figures matching minimum signals in degree direxions:
305    529.02     556.05      
310    489.69     514.80      
315    505.66     531.54      

While the maxima are:
135   1308.21    1373.85
345   1314.78    1380.75

BTW, three undefined sexions of bumpy US 81 between Okarche and Enid, 
much of it finally under repair, according to signage, are named as 
The President George W Bush Highway; the President George H W Bush 
Highway; and The President Ronald Reagan Highway (not in order). They 
are SO honored!!! Now, where, o where, are the Presidents Jimmy 
Carter, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Highways? Not even 
a President Donald Drumpf Highway; yet (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, DX 


** U S A. 770, Aug 8 at 1113 UT, ``Newsradio 94.5 FM and AM 770 KKOB``, new 
``Roswell`` movie to be made in Santa Fé; 1116 UT anti-American commentary by 
Rush Limbaugh, making me want to puke. What a pity that NM`s #1 AM station 
purvey this crap (and also subordinate itself to an FM translator, which surely 
blox Duques from hearing 100 kW Gallup 94.5 line-of-sight at elevations in The 
Heights, 200 km/125 miles; now called KYAT with a Navajo name, and 

KKOB 94.5 relay is K233CG, on Sandia Crest, 3251 meters AMSL, with 250 watts 
direxional WSW across the city, says FCC FM Query. KKOB already had its own 
full-power Cresttop FM on 93.3, but separately programmed. {full-power here 
means deliberately reduced from 100 kW ERP due to extreme height above average 
terrain elevation advantage.}

Back to 770: I should not be hearing this big dominant signal at 5:13 am MDT, 
pre-sunrise, certainly not the 230-watt fill-in from Santa Fe, but the 50 kW 
main transmitter from the North Valley of ABQ, which is supposed to be nulling 
toward us and WABC, so either the pattern is way out of whack or they are just 
running non-direxional day pattern already. (BTW, no sign of TPs on 774, not in 
season yet, also edged by music from 780 KSPI Stillwater.)

Speaking of ABQ, later this morning at 1350-1455 UT, I catch repeat of the new 
season première of `Better Call Saul` on AMC cable. I`ve never followed this 
nor its sequel `Breaking Bad` despite the ABQ locations, out of general 
distaste for the subject matter, no matter how great the acting be reviewed; 
but decided to give this a chance. Hmmm, I don`t think I`m hooked for any more 
episodes (Glenn Hauser, OK, ex-Albuquerque, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

HI Glenn, You wrote: "1116 UT anti-American commentary by Rush Limbaugh, making 
me want to puke. What a pity that NM`s #1 AM station purvey this crap"..

So damn true! That station is a travesty and waaay too conservative for the 
city, if not for all of our blue state. I can't even listen to their traffic 
report without catching the end of ignorant, xenophobic opining (Heath Hall, 

** U S A. 990, August 1 at 2037 UT on caradio about 18 miles N of Enid 
on US 81/60/64, bandscan is not much different than inside Enid, but I 
do hear an ID in passing from KRSL Russell KS, also as on 98.1 FM 
which is a mere translator. 990 is 250 W ND day, at about the edge of 
its Ogalalla groundwave, 267 km = 163 miles. KTOK 1000 splatter is a 
little less of a problem here (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)

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