BOCCA DI MAGRA DX NIGHTS
APRIL 2008


BOC-12 DX-NIGHTS REPORT BOCCA DI MAGRA (LA SPEZIA)

LONG & MEDIUM WAVE & SHORT WAVE DX LOG 04 - 09 APRIL 2008

DARIO MONFERINI & GIAMPIERO BERNARDINI

RX: AOR AR7030, AR5000, AR3000A-DX, PERSEUS, RF SPACE SDR-14, CIAO RADIO H101, DEGEN 1103, SANGEAN ATS 909, REDSUN RP2100, GRUNDIG SAT. 700 .

ANT. : WELLBROOK LFL 1010

DATABASE UTILIZED AS REFERENCE TO MW : http://www.hermanboel.eu/emwg/sitemap.htm

Solar Flux Values WWA : 76 (02 April), 76 (03 April), 73 (04 April), 71 (05 April), 71 (06 April), 69 (07 April), 70 (08 April), 68 (09 April).

A-Index Values WWA : 01 (02 April), 02 (03 April), 11 (04 April), 21 (05 April), 18 (06 April), 13 (07 April), 09 (08 April), 12 (09 April).

kHz day time UTC station, details

171 07/4 1730-1735 R. Medi 1, Nador,Morocco, NXs FF, //9575 (v.good) suff/good BOC12
540 04+06/4 1108-1159 Onda Cero Catalunya,Barcelona,Catalunya,Monday to Sunday local service, good BOC12
549 04+06/4 1130-1140,1630-1700, 1925-1945 "Radio Koper",Koper,Slovenia, ID at 1130,NXs Slovenian, 1925 "Live Rock Concert", ID 1930 "Radio Slovenia". good/v.good BOC12
558 06+08/4 1130-1159 RNE R.5 Valencia, Spain, in // 774 Regional, new reduced service regional, 30 minutes, daily, news Comunidad Valenciana,in //774 (good) suff/good BOC12
558 04+08/4 1028-1059 Rete 1, Monteceneri,Switzerland, Italian, Weather "La Meteo", News. The information the TX will be closed 30 June 2008, has not yet been officially confirmed ! workers are fighting ! also the translation of the studios & offices outside Lugano, has not yet been confirmed. THESE ARE UNDERGROUND INFORMATIONS, so pls wait official news ! http://www.reteuno.rtsi.ch this is the new WEB. suff/good BOC12
567 05-09/4 0520-0555, 1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA SICILIA, TX Caltanissetta, regional news, on sunday only 1045-1055. No more at 1630-1655 !!, heard in // 936,1116,1143 !!! suff/v.good BOC12
567 05-09/4 0520-0529, 1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA EMILIA ROMAGNA, TX Budrio, regional news, on sunday only 1045-1055. Heard in // 999. poor/suff BOC12
576 06/4 1136-1159 RNE R.5 Barcelona,Catalunya, in // 738 RNE R.1 Barcelona, 612 RNE R.1 TX LLeida, 693 RNE R.1 TX Tortosa (under "bloody" DRM TX Milano Siziano, 801 RNE R.1 TX Girona, Regional Program. Daily service. suff/good BOC12
585 06/4 1730-1745 Vatican Radio, News in Italian in //1530 !!!! (v.good) + Tunisia TX Gasfa, Holy Kuran reading, RNE separated by loop. suff/good BOC12
585 05-08/4 1130-1159 RNE R.1 Madrid, Spain, daily program Comunidad de Madrid. poor/suff BOC12
621 05-08/4 1130-1159 RNE R.1 Mallorca,Baleares, daily regional program in Mallorquin. Reception worse respect december 2007. poor/suff BOC12
630 04-09/4 0900-1800 RTT Tunis, Tunisia, most potent signal from Africa. Arab service. v.good BOC12
657 04-09/4 0520-0529,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA TOSCANA, TX Pisa-Coltano, blocking the frequency. v.good BOC12
666 04-08/4 1131-1159 SER R. Barcelona,Catalunya, in Catalan, daily service. suff/good BOC12
675 04-08/4 1900-2100 Radio Maria, Netherlands, TX Loopik, Monferini did not appreciated the Boring music and songs (personal opinion sorry), in Dutch language. QRM from Libya, in Arab, separable with loop. good/v.good BOC12
684 04-08/4 1130-1159 RNE R.1 Sevilla, Spain, daily regional Andalucia. Splash !!! from bloody DRM RAI 1 TX Siziano Milano. poor/suff BOC12
738 04-08/4 1920-1935 Truck Radio,Germany, hard rock & pop mx, dominating the channel at 1920 good/v.good !!! BOC12
738 04-08/4 1130-1159 RNE R.1 Barcelona,Catalunya, daily regional program good/v.good BOC12
774 04-08/4 1130-1159 RNE R.1 Valencia, Regional Comunidad Valenciana, in // 801 TX Castellon. good/v.good BOC12
782 05-08/4 1830-2040 Radio Damascus, Syria, in Arab, separable with loop. suff/v.good BOC12
783 04-08/4 1120-1159 Rock & Gol, Barcelona, Catalunya, "Infurmatiu" Local service in Catalan, at 1500 id "Rock & Gol oldies" in English !!! program from Madrid FM, often the station still annonce on the hour "Cope Miramar en los 783 de la onda media". Best signal on MW from Catalunya. good/v.good BOC12
792 07+08/4 0620-0629 "Hoy por hoy Sevilla" SER R. Sevilla, local program, frequency blocked by France & Greece !!! at evening hours. poor/suff BOC12
819 04-08/4 0520-0545,1010-1045,1230-1315,1630-1655 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DEL FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA, TX Trieste, New schedule valid daily !!! also on Sunday. suff/good BOC12
819 05/4 0531-0535 Euskadi Irratia, TX San Sebastian, in Spanish. suff/good BOC12
819 08/4 0515-0520 SUD RADIO, TX Guaré, France, in FF, ID & Jingle, still active, heard mix up/down RAI 1, Euskadi. poor/suff BOC12
837 07/4 1750-1759 COPE Sevilla, Regional service monday till friday. QRM from France TX 837, even with loop. poor/suff BOC12
846 08/4 2035-2110* VOK, TX Nyamina, Kenya, in Swahili, ID 2059,YL, News, off anthem 2110*. Bloody RAI 1 Tx Roma-Palombara Sabina, this evening OFF !!!! Great !!!! so possible to listen to VOK sounds !!!! suff/good BOC12
846 08/4 2115-2125 Tentative R. North, Donegal, Ireland, country pop music, no ids, mix up/down Russian TX Moscow, R. Radonezh !!!, RAI 1 still off air. poor/suff BOC12
RAI 1 846 kHz testing DRM bloody system, remained off air till 12 April, due to maintenance. Usually they put program of RAI 1 FM , or RAI 2 FM services. (Dario Monferini)
864 07/4 1715-1730 TWR TX Gavar, Armenia, Kazakh service ??, QRM from Egypt "Holy Kuran" service, & R.France Bleu (very strong). suff/good BOC12
873 04/4 0520-0529 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA PUGLIA, TX Taranto, 1 kW, QRM from AFN Germany partly looped. Regional service in // 1431 & 1449. poor/suff BOC12
873 07+08/4 0510-0530,0620-0630 "Hoy por hoy Zaragoza, Aragon" SER R. Zaragoza, local/regional service, monday to friday. "8 grados la temperatura en Zaragoza capital". suff BOC12
882 04-09/4 0512....1545 COM Radio, Barcelona, Catalunya,"Esta es la sintonia de COM radio" talks & News ALWAYS in Catalan !!! Signals les good than December 2007. suff/good BOC12
882 05+06/4 1520-1535 R. Crne Gore, Podgorica, Montenegro, very bad audio. good/v.good BOC12
891 04/4 1940-1945 Radio 538, TX Hulsberg, Netherlands, pop music hits radio, QRM from Algeria loped partially. good BOC12
900 04-09/4 0520-0528,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA LOMBARDIA, TX Siziano, on sunday only 1040-1055. good/v.good BOC12
900 08/4 0505-0510 Popular Irratia, Tx Bilbao, local program, QRM RAI 1. poor/suff BOC12
927 04+05/4 0300-0315,1520-1530 Radio Bir, TX Izmir, Turkey, National Service, ID, News 1530. suff/good BOC12
936 04-09/4 0520-0528,1010-1028 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DEL VENETO, TX Venezia-Campalto, Regional service, on sunday only at 1040-1055, NOT HEARD the program "LA ORA DEL FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA" at 1230-1330 ....NO MORE ???? suff/good BOC12
936 04-09/4 0520-0529, 1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA SICILIA, TX Trapani, very strong !!! just propagation??? in // 567,1116,1143. good/v.good BOC12
972 05/4 1530-1545 Ukrainski Radio, TX Kopani, Ukraine, National service, QRM from NDR info, Germany. suff/good BOC12
981 06/4 0335-0358 RAI 4, Tx Trieste, at night !!! heard program in // 900 kHz !!!! don't ask me what they are doing at RAI WAYS in Monza ........ usually at night on 981 there is relay of Filodiffusione RAI service. QRM RTA Algeria in Arab. suff/good BOC12
999 04-09/4 0520-0529,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELL'UMBRIA, TX Perugia, in //1584, almost unheard RAI GIORNALE RADIO EMILIA ROMAGNA, TX Rimini, just propagation ??? on sunday only at 1040-1055. good/v.good BOC12
1008 04+07/4 1130-1159,1730-1750 SER R.Girona, Catalunya, Regional program in //666,1026,1287. poor/suff BOC12
1008 07/4 0750-0759 "Hoy por hoy Comunidad Valenciana" SER R.Alicante, regional, apparently new time for a regional service monday to friday??. poor/suff BOC12
1008 07/4 0754-0759 "Hoy por hoy Extremadura" SER R. Extremadura de Badajoz, mix up/down Alicante. Quite rare catch. poor/suff BOC12
1026 04-08/4 0510-0530,0550-0559,1825-1829,2201-2203, SER R. Reus, Catalunya, "Radio Reus 1026 kHz" Regional-local programs, in Catalan. QRM at evening from Israel in Arab language. suff/good BOC12
1026 07/4 1825-1830 "Hora 25 Asturias" SER R. Asturias de Oviedo, local service. QRM SER Reus & Israel. poor/suff BOC12
1026 07/4 1825-1830 "Hora 25 Andalucia" SER R.Jaen or Jerez, regional service, mix up/down SER Asturias. poor/suff BOC12
1035 06-08/4 0520-0529 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELL'ABRUZZO, TX Pescara, Regional service, on sunday is at 1040-1055. poor/suff BOC12
1035 06-08/4 0520-0529 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA PUGLIA, TX Salento Specchia,in // 873,1431,1449. poor/suff BOC12
(sorry in WRTH 2008 I forget to put this Tx on 1035, I put the Taranto TX which is on 873 !!!!!!!sorry) (Dario Monferini)
1035 04+09/4 2250.....0300 R. Comercial, Portugal,Id quite rarely, QRM North Sounds 2, Scotland, with pop music and Jingles. suff/good BOC12
1044 08/4 0510-0530 SER R. Valladolid, Spain, "Hoy por hoy Castilla y Leon" Regional. QRM MDR 1 Germany (partly looped) and Thessaloniki, Greece (very strong) poor/suff BOC12
1062 04-09/4 0520-0529, 1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA TOSCANA, old TX Pisa-Coltano, still active, blocking the channel 1062. good/v.good BOC12
1062 07/4 0520-0529 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLE MARCHE, TX Ancona, partially looped local TX RAI Pisa-Coltano. poor/suff BOC12
1062 04/4 0250-0259 Country Radio, Chechia, Mx country, ID 0259, QRM R. Beograd 1, Serbia, Tx Novipazar. RAI 1 off this night !!!! suff/good BOC12
1071 04/4 1835-1839 NEWS RADIO EGYPT, TX Cairo, Egypt, instrumental string music (very good if you need to the WC......MONFERINI opinion, sorry) QRM from Euskadi Irratia in Euskera language & Saudi Arabia, with call of Islam. suff/good BOC12
1080 07+08/4 0750-0759, 1825-1830, 2155-2159 SER R. Huesca, local,regional. At 0750 "Hoy por hoy Huesca" "Hay 4 grados en Huesca" At 1825 "Hora 25 Huesca" suff/good BOC12
1080 07+08/4 1825-1830,2155-2158 SER R. Mallorca,Baleares, local/regional. The 2155 spot is IRREGULAR !!! suff/good BOC12
1098 06+07/4 1745-1800 RNE R.5 Avila, Castilla Leon, regional,monday till friday. QRM RTA EL WAHAT, Algeria, in Arab. R. Slovakia only Sunday S/off at 1800 hours,other days s/off earlier. suff/good BOC12
1098 08/4 1850-1855 Tentative Bayrak Radio 1, Cyprus Turkish, sport report in Turkish, no id, QRM RNE R.5 & IRIB ZABOL with Holy Quran pry. poor/suff BOC12
1107 04-08/4 1500-1830 R. Novi Sad, relay R. Beograd 1, Serbia. Very strong signal ! good/v.good BOC12
1116 04-09/4 0520-0529,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DEL PIEMONTE, TX Cuneo, only sunday 1040-1055. suff/good BOC12
1116 06-08/4 0520-0529,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA SICILIA, TX Palermo, in //567,936,1143. suff/good BOC12
1125 04+08/4 1840-,0247- R. Vivacitè, Belgium, in FF, Pop Mx & info. HRT Croatia is off the air on this frequency !!!!!, no signal also daylight time. suff/good BOC12
1134 07+08/4 1500-1515 HRT Radio Fiume, via Tx Croatia, in // 6165 (v.good) (594 HRT Pula not heard, 774 covered by RNE R1, 783 covered by Rock & Gol). Saturday & Sunday no trasmit the Italian program. suff/good BOC12
1134 07/4 0530-0540 COPE Navarra, Pamplona, local ID & Adverts. suff BOC12
1143 04-08/4 0520-0529,1010-1055,1630-1655 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA SARDEGNA, TX Sassari, Regional also on Sunday but only at 1040-1055 & 1630-1655 (sport report). good/v.good BOC12
1143 07/4 0520-0529,1010-1028 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA SICILIA, TX Messina, noted only 07 April, with loop help to partially attenuate RAI 1 Sassari. poor/suff BOC12
1161 04/4 2230-2245 Euskadi Irratia, TX San Sebastian, in Euskera language,in //1071 (good). suff/good BOC12
1161 08/4 2010-2035 Mid Delta Radio, TX Tanta,Egypt, QRM Bulgaria (with oldies songs 40's years !!! boogie woogie....horrible !! Monferini opinion, sorry) & IRAN with Voice of Palestine program in Arab(Id 2030 hours) suff/good BOC12
1170 04/4 2232-2245 R. Sawa, TX Al Dhabbaya, UAE. QRM Byelorussia. SAWA is prononced SAUA' !!!! suff/good BOC12
1170 05-8/4 1330-1530 R. Capodistria,Slovenja, Italian program. News "I fatti del giorno" at 1330. suff/good BOC12
1179 04+05/4 1130-1159 SER R. Valencia,Spain, local program, "Pais Valenciano medio dia" "1179 onda media" heard also saturday. suff/good BOC12
1188 04+07/4 1901-2005 Egypt National Radio, TX Ras Gharib, in Arab,with devotional music + PAYAM Radio, Teheran,Iran, in Farsi + MDR Info, Germany. With loop possible to separe them all. poor/good BOC12
1188 07/4 0245-0255 UNID Pirate Greek, with usual BORING liscas ballads, over signal from MDR Info, Germany. suff BOC12
1197 06/4 0342-0359 Antena Brasovului, Brasov, Romania, ID 0345, very strong. good/v.good BOC12
1197 07/4 1710-1719 Egypt National Radio, TX Alexandria, Arab radio drama. poor/suff BOC12
1206 07/4 1705-1715 PAYAM Radio, TX Payam ?, Iran, in Farsi. QRM France, also Tentative: Voice of People of Kurdistan, TX in Iraq, in Kurdish, with chanting popular songs. poor/suff BOC12
1224 04+08/4 0550-0602, 1110-1159 COPE R. Mallorca, Baleares, local program. suff/good BOC12
1224 08/4 0550-0602 COPE Almeria, local news + COPE Huelva, local news + COPE Mallorca local news. Nice cocktail !!!!! suff/good BOC12
1224 05/4 2225-2230 Herri Irratia, San Sebastian, Euskadi, in Spanish, local program "Popular Irratia"+ QRM COPE night program. suff/good BOC12
1224 05/4 2300-2305 R. Galei Zahal, T. Army, TX Beersheba, Israel, News in //6973, 1287,1305,1367. suff/good BOC12
1233 07+08/4 1940-2025 TWR relay Cape Greco, Cyprus, in Arab, QRM PURE FM Belgium (partly looped) poor/good BOC12
1260 06/4 1730-1745 Vatican Radio in Spanish !!!!!, QRM SER R. Murcia, partly looped. suff/good BOC12
1260 06-08/4 0455-0459,0550-0600,1825-1830 SER R. Andalucia, TX Algeciras, "Hoy por hoy Andalucia" at 0455, "Hora 25 Andalucia" at 1825, QRM SER R. Murcia, usually dominating. suff/good BOC12
1269 04+07+08/4 1110-1159 COPE R. Figueres, Catalunya, "COPE Comarques Girones" in Catalan. suff/good BOC12
1269 05+06/4 1700-1745 R. Novi Sad, Cerne Gore, Sport live. (dominating the channel). good/v.good BOC12
1278 08/4 0930-0945 France Inter Alsace, TX Strasbourg, France, Alsacian regional service, signals more weak than December 2007. suff BOC12
1287 08/4 1825-1830 SER R. LLeida, Catalunya, "Hora 25 Lleida", local news in Catalan. suff/good BOC12
1287 04-09/4 1720-1830;0200-0255 R.Galei Zahal,T. Army, TX Ramle, Israel, in // 6973 kHz (v.good) & // 1305, 1368. suff/v.good BOC12
1296 04/4 1115-1159 COPE R. Valencia, Spain, local program. Other times hard to get signals cause DRM BBC & Bulgaria QRM. suff/good BOC12
1296 04/4 0230-0245 Tentative R. Omdurman, Sudan, QRM from : COPE + Beograd 1 TXs Vranje & Loznica NOT SYNCRONIZED making Echoes !!!! poor/suff BOC12
1305 07+08/4 1755-1759 RNE R.5 Ciudad Real,Spain, local program + PURE FM, Belgium (dominating) poor/suff BOC12
1305 05-07/4 1728-2010 UNID Greek Station, No stop Greek/Balcan music, very good modulation, stable frequency. QRM from Egypt Radio TX Assiut. suff/good BOC12
1359 08/4 2125-2130 Classic Gold, TX Chelmsford,UK, in // 1548 !!!!! so no more evening/night LOCAL IDs. QRM RNE R.1 Madrid (partly looped). suff/good BOC12
1368 04-09/4 0520-0529,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA TOSCANA, TX Firenze, Italy, still working. On sunday at 1040-1055, in //657,1062. suff BOC12
1377 05/4 1700-;2206- TWR Gavar, Armenia, in Arab, one hour later. QRM R. France Inter. suff/good BOC12
1377 07/4 2125-2134 Tentative : R. Free Africa, Tanzania, no id, Soul Music afro pop. QRM R. France Inter, partly looped. poor/suff BOC12
1385,5v 04-08/4 1910-2315*v Horrible Pirate Greek, bad modultation, drifting up/down, blocking 1385-1386 kHz. suff/good BOC12
1386 07/4 0220-0240 KBC Kenya, TX Maralal, 100 kW, afro pop + Egypt TX Dakhala, Kuran program + at *0230 s/on IRIB Ahwaz in Farsi. suff/good BOC12
1390 06/4 0440-0445 UNID YANKEE, with gospel program........may be WXTC, Charleston, NC, reported with gospel programs. poor/suff BOC12
1404 09/4 1000-1030 NOT HEARD on back street return from BOC12, on A1 Highway around Parma, RADIO LUNA, Chiozza di Scandiano, Italy. BOC12
(However friend listener in Bologna, Stefano Valianti reported on 14 April at 1400 UTC the station RADIO LUNA is again active !!!!)
1413 05/4 1650-1659 BBC Relay TX Oman, in Farsi. QRM Moldavian Relay of R. Moscow & RNE R.5 TXs. poor/suff BOC12
1422 07/4 0200-0230 SR HEUSWELLER, GERMANY, Testing DRM at night. Another channel lost. very bad !!! BOC12
1431 04/4 1905-1958 R. Sawà, TX Arta, Djibouti. After 2000 Hours starts Germany TX with relay R. Moscow in Bulgarian. Another real mess frequency with RAI 1, almost totally cancelled by Sawà & Germany relay TX. suff/v.good BOC12
1431 06-09/4 0520-0529 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA PUGLIA, TX Foggia, in //873,1035,1449. Only the sunday at 1040-1055. suff/good BOC12
1440 05/4 1649-1700 R. Beograd 1, TX Vagodina, Serbia, in //684,1296. With Partizan sport soccer play. QRM R. Luxembourg, partly looped. suff/good BOC12
1449 06-09 0520-0529,1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELLA PUGLIA, TX Squinzano. QRM Open carrier from R. Libya, really 500 kW !!! poor/suff BOC12
1449 07-09/04 0520-0529 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DEL PIEMONTE, TX Biella. in // 1116. Partly looped RAI PUGLIA and Open Carrier from Libya. poor/suff BOC12
1467 04-09/4 *0258....1800* R.Maria France, TX Col de la Madone, in French, the good EMWG list is not UPTODATE !!! summertime schedule one hour earlier....blocking 1470 after 0300 hours !!!! v.good BOC12
1467 04+05+07/4 1815-1855;0220-0245 Saudi Arabia station, in // 1521. Channel is free at 1800-1900 hours ! suff/good BOC12
1467 04+08/4 1805-1855 IRIB , TX Isfahan,Iran,in Farsi. QRM from Saudi Arabia. in Arabic. suff/good BOC12
1470 05/4 0500-0501 W L A M, Lewiston,ME, with ESPN Sport Radio. (splash from 1467 R. Maria), in USB only possible. poor/suff BOC12
1485 04+08/4 1840-1854 Onda Rambla Cadena Punto Radio, Vilanova i La Geltrù, Catalunya, local id 1845, local adverts. QRM SER & after 1900 channel blocked by BLOODY DRM from SWR DASDING, Germany. suff/good BOC12
1485 08/4 0455-0459 SER R. Santander, Cantabria, Spain, "Hoy por hoy Cantabria" suff/good BOC12
1494 07/4 1105-1129 RCFM, Radio Corse Frequenza Mora, Bastia, Corse, France, Monday program Mediterradio, bilingual Italian/Corse program in live connection with Radio Press in Cagliari. Special "quote rosa" women in Politic Elections, in // 1404 TX Ajaccio. good/v.good BOC12
1500 05+06/4 0422-0502 W W W T, Washington, DC, USA. Talk show, better in LSB. suff/good peaks BOC12
1503 04+06/4 1740-1845 IRIB, R. Busher, IRAN, in Farsi. QRM from Egypt. suff/good BOC12
1503 04+06/4 1740-1845 Egypt North Sinai Radio, TX El Arish, Arab talks about Moovies. suff/good BOC12
1503 05/4 1625-1658 R. Zavidovici, Bosnia H., folk songs Bosnian & bad audio. S/off around 1600 hours. suff/good BOC12
1510 05+06+08/4 0421-0451 W W Z N, Boston, CT, USA. New format, Religious Gospel Horrible sounds from Overcomer Ministries !!! better in LSB. poor/good peaks BOC12
1512 05/4 2220-2230 SAUDI ARABIA, Holy Quran channel, TX Jeddah. QRM ERA Sport, Greece, TX Chania. suff/good BOC12
1520 04+05/4 0419-0459 W W K B, Buffalo, NY, USA. "A new choice KB Radio 15-20" news talks report, only in LSB. poor/good peaks BOC12
1521 04+08/4 0415-0429;0450-0459;1130-1159 SER R. Castellon, Spain, "Hoy por hoy Castellon" at 0415 & 0450. suff/good BOC12
1530 07/4 *0155-0159 R. Romania Actualitata, Romania, TX Mheileni, Yl reading frequencies of FM & MW for 4 minutes !!!!!! v.good BOC12
1539 04/4 2020-2030 RTD Djibouti, Tx Arta, in // 4780 (v.good). QRM ERF Germany partly looped. poor/suff BOC12
1539 05+7/4 1658-1659, 2225-2226 SER R. Manresa, Catalunya, Local ID, 1 minute local spot & advert. poor/suff BOC12
1550 05/4 2145-2200 R. National Rep. Democratica Saharaui, in Arab. Better in USB, in // 6300 (good). poor/suff BOC12
1560 05/4 0458-0459 WQEW, New York, USA, R. Disney, pop music, jingles. Strong splash from R. France Inter TX Nice on 1557. poor/suff BOC12
1565,6v 04-08/4 1730-2230 UNID Greek Pirate, Makedonias, still active here blocking the channel. Bad audio. good/v.good BOC12
1566 05-08/4 1903-2159 AIR Nagpur, India, English news in //9470 kHz at 2140, in LSB better. suff/good BOC12
1566 06+08/4 1859-1813 HLAZ - FEBC, SEOUL, Korea South, Ids in Korean, mixed up/down India. suff/good peaks BOC12
1566 06+07/4 1835-2215* TWR Benin, regular schedule, in French at 2145 "La sagesse Chretienne" good afro gospel songs, "hallelujahh hallelujah, lujahh, lujahh" Asking for email reports : 1566@twr.org Also postal address in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. WEB : http://www.twraro.org.za/0127.asp IDs " This is the international voice of TWR Benin" ID also in French. suff/v.good BOC12
(Also heard with good quality with DEGEN 1103 and Redsun RP 2100 portables receivers)
1570 05+06/4 0450-0456 C F A V, Laval, PQ, Canada, in French, "Radio Boomer AM 1570" jingle heard, better LSB. poor/suff BOC12
1584 04-09/4 1005-1030;1310-1700 Radio Studio X, Momigno, Italy. Studio Dx Italian Dx program edition 249, realized by Dxer R. Scaglione, for more details look at WEB : http://www.studiodx.net suff/good BOC12
1584 04-09/4 0520-0529;1010-1029 RAI GIORNALE RADIO DELL'UMBRIA, Tx Terni, on sunday only at 1040-1055,in // 999. Mixed up/down Radio Studio X. poor/suff BOC12
1602 04-08/4 0545-0614 R. Vitoria, Euskadi, news, QRM SER network. suff BOC12
1602 05+09/4 0610-0730 R. Waddenzee, Netherlands, good pop oldies. Id + jingles,used to go to sleep after the yankees gold rush on MW !!!! hi !! usually fade out around 0730. suff/good BOC12
1602 07/4 0620-0629 SER R. Cartagena, Spain, "Hoy por hoy Cartagena" local Id. poor/suff BOC12
1602 08/4 0550-0559 SER R. Segovia, Spain, "Hoy por hoy Castilla Leon" regional program. (Thanks to I. Sotomayor for the correction !) poor/suff BOC12
YANKEE X-BAND RECEPTIONS :
1620 05+06/4 0415-0501 USVI, W D H P, US Virgin, EE BBC world news 0500. Some problems with Greek madness pirate stations around 1618-1622v. poor/suff BOC12
1620 05/4 0417-0450 W T A W, College Station, TX, USA. ABC News, Newstalk, mixed up/down WDHP. poor/suff BOC12
1630 05/4 0435-0440 W R D W, Augusta, GA, talk show, better in USB cause Greek pirate splatters. poor/suff BOC12
1640 05+06/4 0408-0510 W T N I, Biloxi, MS, better in LSB, ESPN Radio, News NATO meeting !, ADV. "15000 $ first prize contest" last signal to fade out on 05 April !!! poor/good peaks BOC12
1650 05+06/4 0425-0437 W H K T, Portsmouth, VA, USA. Radio Disney ids, rock pop mx, better in LSB. suff/good BOC12
1650 06/4 0431-0435 C J R S, Montreal, Qc, Canada, "Vous écoutez Radio Shalom...." mix up/down WHKT. poor/suff BOC12
1650 06/4 0427-0428* CROSS CORSEN, Meteo Marine,Capo Corsen, http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointe_de_Corsen ,France, prévision meteo pour les navigantes.....burrasque sur la mere des Baleares. good/v.good BOC12
(this in fact arrived same day also in Bocca di Magra, with winds till 70 km/h !!!! and the sea force 7 the 07 April....)
1660 05+06/4 0331-0435 W W R U, Jersey City, NJ, USA, Korean with Yankee slang by YL & YM, very boring programs. poor/suff BOC12
1660 04+05/4 0400-0440 W C N Z, Marco Island, FL, USA, Still doing the program produced by Relevant Radio, mix up/down with WWRU & WFNA. poor/good BOC12
1660 05/4 0437-0442 W F N A, Charlotte, CT, USA, ESPN News. poor/suff BOC12
1670 05/4 0439-0441 W V V M, Dry Branch, GA, USA, "VIVA AM 16-70 " Melodic songs Spanish, strong phading. poor/suff BOC12
1680 05/4 0429-0439 W L A A, Winter Garden, FL, USA, "Ke buena" Jigles. Better LSB cause a Pirate Bastard made troubles..... strong peaks !!!! poor/good peaks BOC12
1680,8v 05/4 0429-0439 MORFOSIS MIKROFONOS, Greek "hijo de puta madre que la pariò !!!!!" distorted, on/off........ very bad ! BOC12
1690 05+06/4 0455-0512 W M L B, Avondale Estates, GA, USA, "Voice of the Arts" Jingle ID, better in LSB, to partly avoid Greek Pirate troubles. poor/suff BOC12
1700 05/4 0405-0418 W E V P, Huntsville, AL, USA, "Power of the praise" gospel songs & talks. USB better. poor/good BOC12
1700 05/4 0340-0445 K V N S, Brownsville, TX, USA, oldies pop songs like Billy Joel song "Mr Piano Bar", up/down WEUP. poor/good peaks BOC12
1700 05/4 0446-0448 W J C C, Miami Springs, FL, USA, "WJCC te trae lo mejor !!!" (translation sounds : "WJCC bring to you the best" !!!! mixed up/down KVNS suff/good peaks BOC12

kHz day time UTC station, details

3330 07/4 0205-0210 CHU, Ottawa, Canada, Time signals ID in FF/EE. suff BOC 12
4319 USB 06/4 1920-1925 AFRTS, DIEGO GARCIA, EE program poor/suff BOC 12
4820 07/4 2040-2105 "RADIO CHINA" "THIS BROADCAST IS FROM CHINA REPUBLIC" Oldies POP,Rock !!!
Zombies song (dedicated to the Monks in Lhasa ????) good/v.good BOC 12
4825 05/4 0250-0259 R. EDUCADORA DE BRAGANCA, BRASIL, live sport poor/suff BOC 12
4828 04+07/4 1915-2220 VOICE OF ZIMBABWE, AFRO POP songs NO STOP, no id. suff/good BOC 12
4835 04-07/4 *2130-2210 ABC, ALICE SPRINGS, AUSTRALIA, (VL8A), S/on "Goodmorning this ABC" in // 5025 kHz. suff/good BOC 12
4845 04+06+07/4 2200-2316 R. MAURITANIA, NXs in FF at 2200, talks AA later. suff/good BOC 12
4885 04+05+07/4 0150-0227 R. CLUBE DO PARA', BELEM, BRASIL. PP pop mx, id. suff/poor BOC 12
4895 06/4 1805-1825* UNID PIRATE Operator, SICILY, ITALY, with relay no authorized of audio taken from FM band, news from RGS Radio Giornale di Sicilia,
severals FM stations relaied, audio on/off, may be some MAFFIA Technicien testing equipments. good/v.good BOC 12
4905 06+07/4 1830-2210 R. TCHAD, native melodies of the desert, reading list of people missing..... very dark programs. good/v.good BOC 12
4915 05/4 0230-0239 R. DIFUSORA MACAPA', AMAPA',BRASIL, id + PP talks. poor/suff BOC 12
4985 05/4 0253-0259 RBC, R. BRASIL CENTRAL,GOIANIA, BRASIL, PP music songs. poor/suff BOC 12
5000 05/4 0240-0244 YVTO, CACIGAL,CARACAS, VENEZUELA, PIPS & ID in SS. suff BOC 12
5010 04/4 1815-1840;*0159-0205 R. TV MALAGASY, YL Talks in Malgasci. At 0159 s/on Anthem ,YL id poor/good BOC 12
5025 06/4 *2130-2139 ABC, TENNANT CREEK, AUSTRALIA, (VL8K), //4835. (no traces of R. Parakou). suff/good BOC 12
5025 04-07/4 0200-0300 R. REBELDE, CUBA, most regular signal in 60 mb. sport reports. suff/v.good BOC 12
5910 04+05+07/4 0205-0245 R. MARFIL ESTEREO 88.8, LOMALINDA, COLOMBIA. Colombian melodies & ids. suff BOC 12
6010 05+07/4 0205-0329 R. BAHRAIN, no stop SOFT POP Rock music, also Shade Adou song !, Unid QRM Euro TX. suff/good BOC 12
6035 08+09/4 0020-0030 BHUTAN BS, talks by Monk Dj, don't ask pls the contents !!!! suff/good BOC 12
6300 04+05+07/4 2015-2317 R.Nacional Saharaui, melodias beduinas, reports in AA, at 2315 in SS,
http://www.saharatik.com/web/95#comment-613 good/v.good BOC 12
9705 07+08/4 1850-1905 LA VOIX DU SAHEL, NIGER, NXs in FF by YL dj, "BONSOIR", later sad desert melodies. suff/good BOC 12
9790 06/4 *0900-0930 STUDIO DX, edition 249, Tx AWR relay Germany, DX program Italian presented by DXer R. Scaglione. v.good BOC 12
11735 06/4 1930-1946 R. TANZANIA, ZANZIBAR, Afro pop mx, Swahili talks good BOC 12

That's all folks !!!!!
wishing to you good dxs !!!!!

Dario and Giampiero

Dario Monferini ascolta il BENIN a 1566

Monferini, Vizzoni e Sadun all'opera

Monferini e Vizzoni

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