BOCCA DI MAGRA DX NIGHTS
OCTOBER 2005


A-Index Values WWA; 23/10 = 04 ; 24/10 = 04 ; 25/10 =19 ; 26/10 = 08 ; 27/10 = 08 ; 28/10 = 04.
Solar Flux Values WWA: 23/10 = 74 ; 24/10 = 74 ; 25/10 = 73 ; 26/10= 73 ; 27/10 = 72 ; 28/10 = 73.

This is the report from Bocca di Magra Dx Nights BOC 3

(Bocca di Magra is a little town in the gulf in front the Toscana coast of Massa & Carrara towns) the place is very quiet in autumn, and south direction is open to the Mediterranean sea, signals from Spain (Valencia & Catalunya & Baleares) are heard also at daylight with no problems also with portable DEGEN 1103 or SANGEAN ATS 909. Hope you may open this link and you get the map area: http://www.comune.ameglia.sp.it/contenuto_secondo_liv.asp?id=14&sez=10 or http://www.comune.ameglia.sp.it  click on TERRITORIO and than click MAPPA DEL TERRITORIO. The listenings has been done by Dario Monferini and Giampiero Bernardini.

Receivers & Antennas : Rx: Drake SPR-4; RFSpace SDR-14;Icom R7000 (mod. by Capra); Lowe HF150; Grundig Satellit 700 & 500;Sangean ATS 909 mod. & DT-220; Degen DE1103; (In all FM rx I use 110/80/53 kHz filters); RKB 5, 9 & 10 elements FM; Wellbrook LFL 1010, loops by A.Capra; DLA Loop for MW.

Weather has been stormy the night of the arrival 23 Oct. with floods in the listening area...but we survived..hi
Also following night 24-25 Oct. same weather, but from 25 Oct. morning sunny sky till the departure day 28 Oct.
However lot of QRN storms on the MW the nights 26-27 Oct. made quite hard to do MW listenings.
Propagation resulted good to North America MW on 23-24 Oct. and good to very good to La Plata area and Brasil MW on 25-27 Oct. less good on 28 Oct.

Here the complete DX-LOG :

252 23 Oct. 0220-0230 RTE IRELAND in //567 QSA=4

540 regular 1110-1141 ONDA CERO,CATALUNYA, local program, other times in // with Madrid program QSA=4

558 regular 1128-1159,1325-1329,1355-1359,1745- 1755 RNE R.5 VALENCIA,COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA, (weak signal from RETE 1 Switzerland in Italian) QSA=4

567 25 Oct. 1745-1755 RNE R.5 MURCIA, Local/Region  QRM RAI 1 , QSA = 3

576 regular 1539-1542 ALGERIA, TX BECHAR,in Arab  QSA= 3-4 , QRM RNE R.5 CATALUNYA

576 regular 1130-1140,1325-1329,1725-1729,1745- 1755. RNE R.5 CATALUNYA,BARCELONA Local/  Regional News. QSA=4-5

585 regular 1530-1600 TUNISIA, TX GASFA,//630 kHz  in Arab QSA=4-5

585 23+24 Oct. 1135-1159 RNE R.1 MADRID,SPAIN, Local  QSA= 3-4

594 27 Oct. 1120-1130 MOROCCO, TX OUJDA,in Arab QSA=3

594 27 Oct. 1700-1730 FUNKHAUS, GERMANY, TX RODGAU, Italian workers program QSA= 3-4

603 23 Oct. 1150-1159 RNE R.5 SEVILLA, SPAIN,  Regional in //683 kHz QSA= 3

603 25 Oct. 1544-1559 EGYPTIAN RADIO, TX BARNIS,  in Arab, QRM Romania , QSA= 3-4

612 23 Oct. 1140-1159 RNE R.1 CATALUNYA, TX  LLEIDA, IN // 738 kHz QSA= 3

621 regular 1130-1159 RNE R.1 BALEARES,Regional QRM BELGIUM in French, QSA= 3-4

639 23 Oct. 1142-1159 RNE R.1 ARAGON, Regional, QRM CESKY TX Liblice., QSA= 3-4

657 24 Oct. 1745-1755 RAI 1 TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE, TX Bolzano, Regional Service, QRM RAI 1, QSA=3

657 23 Oct. 1040-1050 RAI 1, PIEMONTE, TX Torino, on Sunday at this hour. From 30 Oct. 1140-1150. QSA=4

666 23+24 Oct. 1140-1158,1705-1755,2155-2159 RADIO BARCELONA, SER, CATALUNYA, Regional/Local QSA= 3-5

684 23 Oct. 1150-1159 RNE R.1 SEVILLA, ANDALUCIA Regional. QRM TUNISIA, QSA= 3-4

684 23 Oct. 1125-1159 TUNISIA, TX MEDNINE, // 630 kHz, More than listed 10 kW. QSA= 4-5

693 23 Oct. 1130-1159 RNE R.1 TX Tortosa, Regional Catalunya, in // 738 kHz QSA= 3

693 23 Oct. 1600-1630 UNID TX in DRM Mode ???? + RAI 1 + Moscow TX in Germany (they do it DRM ?) QSA = 3-4

702 23 Oct. 2140-2155 MOROCCO TX Sebaa Aiou, in Arab + Egyptian Radio TX Asswan in Arab. QSA=3-4

711 23 Oct. 1040-1055 RADIO LIBYA,TX SEBBHA, in // 1250 kHz More strong than 1250 kHz. QSA= 4-5

711 25 Oct. 1740-1759 COPE MURCIA,SPAIN, Local report from Cope Cartagena 89.4 about strikes in the sea port of Cartagena. QRM R. FRANCE TX Rennes. QSA= 3-4

738 regular !!! 1600-1640 TRUCK RADIO,GERMANY, YL Sexy IDs, ROCK MUSIC, Over RNE !!!! QSA= 4 !!

738 regular 1109-1159 RNE R.1 CATALUNYA, Regional Service. "Radio Un i Radio Quatre"

740 25+26 Oct. 0045-0250 R. SOCIEDADE DA BAHIA, Salvador, Brasil, splash from RNE. in USB QSA=1-3

747 25 Oct. 1725-1729,1750-1759 RNE R.5 CADIZ, Regional/Local Andalucia, QRM Bulgaria. QSA=2-3

750 25 Oct. 0228-0230 Tent. RADIO CARACAS 750, VENEZUELA, News in Spanish,NO ID.in USB.QSA=1-2 774 24 Oct. 2048-2050 EGYPT, TX ABIS, in Arab. QRM RNE R.1. QSA=3

783 24 Oct. 2055-2059 R.DAMASCUS,SYRIA. in Arab, +SAUDI ARABIA in Arab,TX Damman + COPE. QSA=3

783 regular 1110-1145 COPE BARCELONA, CATALUNYA , usually relay COPE 102 MHz Barcelona, more rarely RADIO ROCK & GOL (Sport) QSA= 3-5

792 24+25 Oct. 1706-1755,0450-0459 SER R. SEVILLA, Regional/Local Service Andalucia. QSA= 3 At 0450 carry "Hoy por Hoy Andalucia"

801 23+26 Oct. 1109-1159 RNE R.1 CATALUNYA, TX Girona. in // 738 kHz. QSA= 3-4

819 regular 1040-1052,1630-1645 RAI 1 TRIESTE, FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA, Regional, times are not strictly, may be more short or long 3-5 minutes ! On thursday 1630 religious program bible ! QSA=3-4

828 24+27 Oct. 1700-1730 FUNKHAUS EUROPA, TX Hannover,Germany, for Italian workers. QSA= 3-4

828 23+25 Oct. 1216-1220,0450-0459 SER R. TERRASSA CATALUNYA, Regional/Local. QSA= 3-4

837 23+25 Oct. 1220-1259,1710-1759 COPE IBIZA, Baleares, + COPE SEVILLA QRM at 1710 QSA= 3-4

837 25+26 Oct. 1710-1759, 2050-,2120- COPE SEVILLA, "Todo el deporte en Rock&Gol 105.7 Sevilla" + QRM FRANCE. QSA= 3-5 !!!!

846 24 Oct. 1805-,1939- KUANG HWA,GUANYIN BC, TAIWAN + Russian TX (weaker) QSA= 1-3

846 23 Oct. 0200-0206 UM AL QUWAIM,UAE, in Malay QSA= 2-3

846 23 Oct. 2350-2358 NORTH RADIO,Redcastle, IRELAND, Country Music, NO ID QSA= 2-3

846 23 Oct. 1900-2000 KBC KENYA, Afro Pop Music QSA = 2-4 + Russian TX QRM

855 23 Oct. 1118-1159 RNE R.1 MURCIA, Regional. QSA = 3-4

864 23+24 Oct. 1921-2108 HOLY KURAN,EGYPT,TX Santah + France Blue Nancy QRM. QSA= 3-4

873 24+25 Oct. 1750-1755,2155-2159 SER R. ZARAGOZA , Regional/Local Aragon + QRM RAI 1 +AFN Germany QSA = 2-3

882 regular 1108-1120,1930-2050 COM RADIO, BARCELONA,CATALUNYA, in CATALAN !!! QRM SERBIA CERNE GORE + COPE ALICANTE after 2000 QSA=3-5

882 26+27 Oct. 2000-2002,2051-,2102- COPE ALICANTE, Local Spots in Sport Program, ID, Advertising. QSA=3

891 25 Oct. 1610-1615 RADIO 538, NEDERLANDS, POP MUSIC, ID, "ESPERANTO SHOW" + ALGERIA more weak . QSA= 3-4

900 24 Oct. 2103-2106 SAUDI ARABIA,QURRAYAAT, in Arab, clobbering RAI 1 Milano QSA= 3-5

900 27 Oct. 2158-2159 COPE GRANADA,SPAIN, Local ID, Advertising. RAI 1 play National Anthem and start all night program. QSA= 3

909 regular 1138-1159 RNE R.5 MALLORCA, BALEAR in // 612 kHz, Regional service Baleares. QSA= 3

918 24 Oct. 2045-2055 R.INTERCONTINENTAL, Madrid,Spain + SLOVENJA very strong. QSA= 2-3

930 28 Oct. 0010-0020 Tent. RADIO MONTECARLO, Uruguay, Sport live, NO ID. in LSB . QSA= 0-2

936 25 Oct. 1756-1759 RNE R.5 ALICANTE,SPAIN, Local News. + RAI 1. QSA = 2-3

936 23 Oct. 1040-1049 RAI 1 TRAPANI,SICILIA, Sport Regional News. QSA= 4 !!!

950 26+28 Oct. 0016-0144 LR3 RADIO BELGRANO, ARGENTINA, ID YL, News sport. QSA = 0-3

954 26 Oct. 0009-0200 QATAR BC, All Night Kuran + Onda Cero Madrid,Spain + UK stations. QSA=2-4 954 24 Oct. 0200-0215 CLASSIC HITS RADIO, UK, TX Hereford, ID + SPAIN QRM. QSA = 2-3

954 26 Oct. 0010-0015 CLASSIC GOLD, TX Exeter or Torbay, UK. ID, Jingle. + SPAIN QRM. QSA= 2-3

963 regular 1000-1055 R.TUNIS, "ER TI I" ID in FRENCH News. QSA= 3-4

963 23+26 Oct. 2050-2059 R.RENASCENCA,PORTUGAL, TX SEIXAL, 10 kW. + QRM TUNIS + QRM FINLAND. QSA= 2-3

963 26 Oct. 0004-0011 R.TUNIS S/off at 0004, Radio CYPRUS in Greek + EUSKADI Radio in Spanish + Finland (Loop towards south east) QSA = 2-3

972 25 Oct. 2340-2350 NDR FUNKHAUS, GERMANY, CONCERT SOLIDARITY AFRO PEOPLE IN BADEN BADEN, Great Sounds.... very exciting.

981 regular 1055-1059 RAI TRIESTE "A", in Slovene QSA = 3-4

990 25 Oct. 1706-1759 SER Radio CADIZ, SPAIN. "La Actualidad en Cadiz y Andalucia" + QRM DLR Kultur, Germany. QSA= 2-4

990 25 Oct. 0450-0459 SER Radio BILBAO,Euskadi "Hoy por Hoy Bilbao" Local. + QRM DLR Kultur Germ. QSA = 3-4

990 23 Oct. 2245-2250 R. SAWA,TX Cyprus + QRM SER + GERMANY. QSA = 3-4

999 23 Oct. 2243-2258 MOROCCO, TX TANGER, in Arab + QRM RAI + SUPERLOUSTIC 5 kW //675 kHz FRANCE, TX Villebon sur Y.(is not operating in DRM mode as reported) QSA= 2-3

999 23 Oct. 1040-1050 RAI 1 UMBRIA, TX Perugia + RAI 1 EMILIA ROMAGNA TX RIMINI. Regional on Sunday. other days at 1010-1027 ....from 31 Oct. 1110-1127 .... QSA= 3-4

1008 25 Oct. 1710-1759,2029-,SER R.GIRONA,CATALUNYA + SER R. ALICANTE,PAIS VALENCIANO. Regional/ Local. Also 0450-0459 + QRM 10 GOLD. QSA=2-3 1017 regular 2040-0250 TRT TURKEY, all night RAMADAN + QRM GERMANY QSA = 3-5

1026 23 Oct. 2155-2159 SER R.ASTURIAS,OVIEDO, local Sport News. + SER QRM QSA = 3

1026 25 Oct. 1708-1759 SER R. JEREZ,SPAIN, Regional Andalucia. QRM SER REUS. QSA = 2-3

1026 regular 1210-1220,1706-1755,2155-2159 SER R. REUS,CATALUNYA. QSA = 3-4

1026 23 Oct. 0105-0110 IBA ISRAEL,in ARAB. QRM SER QSA= 2-3

1026 25 Oct. 2030-2045 IRAN TX TABRIZ, KURAN. QRM SER. QSA = 2-3

1030 24-28 Oct. 0028...0508 R. DEL PLATA, ARGENTINA, IDs, Phoncalls,News..... in USB QSA=0-4 !!!

1030 24 Oct. 0119-0130 WBZ,BOSTON,USA, News Radio QSA= 2-3

1035 25 Oct. 2330-2340 TARTU FAMILY RADIO,ESTONIA in Russian, QRM REGINA CESKA + RAI ITALY QSA=3-4 1035 24 Oct. 2040-2059 RTP RADIO CLUBE PORTUGUES ID , QSA = 3-4

1040 26 Oct. 0127-0130 R.CAPITAL,SAO PAULO,BRASIL LSB Better. QSA = 0-3

1053 23 Oct. 1230-1232 COPE CASTELLON,SPAIN, local Local break, relay Madrid. QSA = 2-3

1053 23 Oct. 1100-1109 R.JAMAHIRIYAH,TX TRIPOLI, LIBYA, with muffled audio, in Arab. QSA= 3-4

1062 24 Oct. 1745-1755 RAI 1 SARDEGNA, TX Cagliari, QSA = 3-4

1070 25-28 Oct. 0010....0510 R.EL MUNDO,ARGENTINA, nice souvenir of the 70's, IDs,News,Sport. in LSB QRM Euskadi Irratia. QSA= 0-4 !!!!!!

1070 24 Oct. 0132-0439 CBA,MONCTON,CANADA, OLD SONGS,LIGHT JAZZ MUSIC.... soporific... QSA=0-3

1071 23-25 Oct. 1625-2325 EGYPT,CAIRO, in Arab + SIRYA TX Tartus KURAN + EUSKADI IRRATIA nice cocktail ..... QSA= 2-4

1080 regular 0451-0459,1056-1059,1706-1755 SER MALLORCA,BALEARES + SER HUESCA,ARAGON + ONDA CERO TOLEDO 1755 . QSA = 2-4

1080 regular 1630-1659 ERA ORESTIADAS,GREECE, local program + EGYPT RADIO TX ??? KURAN + SER TXs. QSA = 2-4

1098 24+27 Oct. 1750-1759 RNE R.5 HUELVA, News Comunidad Andalucia + RNE R.5 ALMERIA, News Comunidad Valenciana. QRM SLOVAKIA. QSA=1-3

1107 25 Oct. 1630-1635 AFN BAVARIA,GERMANY + AFN POWER,TX KAISERLAUNTERN,GERMANY. Differents programs. + RAI 1 + BEOGRAD 1 a real CAOS frequency .... QSA = 2-4

1116 24 Oct. 1730-1759 R. MISKOLK,STUDIO PECS, HUNGARY, German Service minorities. QSA= 3-4 QRM RAI 1.

1116 23 Oct. 1040-1049 RAI 1 PIEMONTE, TX CUNEO + RAI 1 SICILIA,TX PALERMO in//936 kHzTRAPANI QSA = 2-4

1125 27 Oct. 0200-0300 CROATIAN RADIO, FOREIGN Service in English 0200-0230 and in Spanish 0231- 0259 in // 1134 kHz .... Wonder in Spain who may get it ??? 1125 RNE R.5 & 1134 COPE... QSA=4-5

1125 23 Oct. 1149-1150 RNE R.5 CASTELLON, in // 774 kHz RNE R.1 VALENCIA, Comunidad Valenciana + Croatia !!! QRM. QSA = 3

1130 26+27 Oct. 0039-0130 R.NACIONAL, RIO,BRASIL News Sports. in LSB. QSA = 0-3

1130 24 Oct. 0209-0211 WBBR,NEW YORK,USA,NEWS. in LSB only. QSA = 0-3

1134 regular 1028-,1039- COPE MENORCA,BALEARES Local Spot in the Network Program. QSA = 3

1143 26+27 Oct. 1645-1655 RAI 1 SARDEGNA,TX SASSARI in // 1062 kHz. QSA = 2-4

1152 25 Oct. 2325-2329 LBC NEWS,LONDON,UK, report about Henry Potter new moovie... QSA=3 + QRM ROMANIA

1161 23+25 Oct. 1640-2005 IRAN TX IBADAN, KURAN, RAMADAN + EGYPT MID DELTA RADIO TX TANTA , + BULGARIA + EUSKADI IRRATIA in Euskera + CLASSIC GOLD UK TX BLUNSDON (2005-) another ball of confusion channel. QSA=2-4

1169 23 Oct. 2350-2355 IRAN, in //1467 kHz. TX ??? NAFT EL MELLI ??? QSA = 3-4

1170 25 Oct. 1650-1659 R.SAWA, TX AL-DHABBAYA,UEA, in Persian....but with IRAN on 1169 kHz I don't believe they get it .... even if 800 kW. QSA= 4-5 on 1170 kHz R. CAPODISTRIA in ITALIAN is totally destroyed ....freedom of broadcast...

1179 23 Oct. 0932-1000 SER R. VALENCIA, SPAIN, Comunidad Valenciana. " en los 100.4 de SER Valencia" IDs local spots. QSA = 4-5

1190 25 Oct. 0255-0401 R.AMERICA,ARGENTINA, many politics comments, news, a talk radio. in USB cause 1188 kHz (MDR INFO Radio,Germany)

1197 25 Oct. 1645-1659 ANTENA TARGU MURES, (TX Brasov,Romania), ID + BIELORUSSIA KANAL KULTURA . QSA = 3-4

1200 25+26 Oct. 0030-0310 CEARA' RADIO CLUBE, FORTALEZA, BRASIL, sport +UNID IN SS MUSIC QSA = 0-3 1206 25 Oct. 1930-1940 RESHET DALET,HAIFA,ISRAEL in // 5915 kHz politics talks. + IRAN R.PAYAM ??? in FARSI. QSA = 2-3

1220 25-28 Oct. 2240....0255 R.GLOBO,RIO,BRASIL, IDs, NEWS "O' GLOBO NO AR" QSA = 2-4 !!!! in LSB better, splash 1224 kHz.

1224 regular 1711-1759 COPE MALLORCA, local in Mallorquin language, news about strike of sea port workers. + QRM BULGARIA. QSA= 2-4

1224 23+25+27 Oct. 2328-,0206- POPULAR IRRATIA, SAN SEBASTIAN,EUZKADI, in EUSKERA, not COPE programs. + BULGARIA QRM. QSA= 2-4

1242 26 Oct. 1550-1601 RADIO MUZ,UKRAINE + RADIO SKOPJIE + FRANCE (weak by Loop) QSA= 2-3

1251 regular 0950-1203 R.LIBYA in // 711 kHz. carry English news at 1156-1159 . QSA = 3-4

1260 24 Oct. 1706-1759 SER R.MURCIA, Regional/ Local, Comunidad Murciana, Advertising Renault cars in Palmar de Murcia. + R. VATICAN in Spanish + R. SAWA TX Rodhos,Greece + traces of SER R. ALGECIRAS with local ALCALDE news at 1751. QSA = 2-4

1269 regular 1005-1007,1706-1759 COPE FIGUERES CATALUNYA,ID"COPE COMARQUES GIRONES 89.4" + QRM NOVI SAD SERBIA C.G. + GERMANY 1706 QSA = 3-4

1278 24 Oct. 2135-0135 EGYPT,TX ASSWAN, in Arab + QRM FRANCE. QSA = 2-4

1278 26 Oct. 1700-1715 R.IRAN TX KERMANSHAH + QRM ERA FLORINA,GREECE, local sport + FRANCE. QSA = 2-3

1287 regular 1706-1755,2055-2059,2155-2159, 2255-2259 SER R.LLEIDA,CATALUNYA, Regional/ local program + weak signal from SER R.CASTILLA, BURGOS, SPAIN + QRM ISRAEL GALEI ZAHAL in// 6973 USB & 1368 kHz. QSA = 3-4

1287 regular 1712-2235 R. GALEI ZAHAL, ISRAEL, in// 6973 USB & 1368 kHz. QSA = 2-5 !!!!

1296 regular1218-, 1735-1759 COPE VALENCIA, SPAIN, + at evening problems with BBC DRM service.QSA=2-4

1296 23+25 Oct. 2320-0159 UNID in Arab, SUDAN ?? going allnight for RAMADAN ??? + COPE + + SERBIA C.G. TX URANJE in // VRBAS 1359 kHz QSA=2-3

1305 regular 1448-1940 PURE FM, BELGIUM, //

1233 kHz in French + ALBANIA, TX GIROKASTER , at 1923-1930. QSA= 3-4

1323 23 Oct. 2239-2245 CAPITAL GOLD, TX BRIGHTON UK, Local Jingle + BBC RELAY CYPRUS. QSA= 2-3

1350 regular 0934-1945 R.ORIENT,TX NICE,FRANCE. in Arab, at 1000 "Le journal du Midi" in French. QSA=4

1350 25 Oct. 1945-1949 TWR TX GAVAR,ARMENIA, in Turkish + QRM R.ORIENT in Arab. QSA = 3

1359 25 Oct. 1950- , 0315- CLASSIC GOLD BREEZE, UK, JINGLE IDs +RNE R.1 MADRID(not in DRM at 0315)

1368 25 Oct. 1958-2003 MANX RADIO, ID & News + RAI 1 + BBC UK + R. VALJEVO, SERBIA C.G. + GALEI ZAHAL TX SHIVTA (in // 1287 kHz) Another crawled channel.... QSA = 2-3

1370 25+26 Oct. 0218-0416 R. BOA VONTADE,S.PAULO, BRASIL, Religious progr. QSA = 0-3. in USB.

1377 24 Oct. 2030-2040 Afro Pop Music, TANZANIA ? + QRM R. FRANCE LILLE . QSA = 0-2

1377 25 Oct. 0101-0110 UNID KURAN station ??? listed in IRAN ??? any ideas ???? + FRANCE

1380 25 Oct. 0059-0101 UNID BRASIL, just talks. R. Continental Recife ?? QSA= 0-2

1380 25 Oct. 0235-0240 UNID Venezuelan Music too much QRN storms.... Ondas del Mar ? QSA=0-2

1385,2v 23 Oct. *2155-2300 UNID GREEK PIRATE !!! very dangerous .... not R. Rurale QSA= 3-4 !!!

1386 23 Oct. 1900-0238 KBC KENYA, ID,YL " WAKE UP THIS IS THE MORNING ENGLISH SERVICE OF KBC" at 0215 ... believe I had a shock !! hi!! QSA= 4-5 + EGYPT TX LUXOR + at 2000-2100 R.CHINA via LITHUANIA.

1390 24+25+28 Oct. 0000-0430 R.FE y ALEGRIA,CARACAS, VENEZUELA, at 0359 THEY PLAY THE NATIONAL ANTHEM, "GLORIA AL PUEBLO BRAVO" !!! QSA=2-4

1390 24 Oct. 0531-0545 WEGP,PRESQUE ISLE,USA, QSA = 1-3

1390 25 Oct. 0040-0049 R. ITAPIREMA, JI PARANA, BRASIL, ID TAPED !!!! Sport News. QSA = 1-3

1390 25 Oct. 0042-0053 R.ESPERANCA,PORTO ALEGRE, BRASIL. ID Religious talks. QSA = 2-3

1395 23 Oct. 2300-2355 R. YEREVAN,ARMENIA, national service + UNID Chanting in Arab ???? 2350-2355

1413 regular 1137-1159, 1625-1629,1655-1659 RNE R.5 GIRONA, CATALUNYA, Regional/Local. After 1700 Moldova starts and listening become hard on 1413 kHz QSA = 3-4

1413 25 Oct. 2006-2010 PREMIER RADIO,LONDON,UK. + RNE R.5. QSA = 1-3

1431 regular 1920-2015 R.SAWA,TX ARTA,DJIBUTI, in Arab. + RAI 1 (almost dstroyed !!!) QSA= 4-5

1449 23 Oct. 1928-1945 VOICE OF GREAT HOMELAND, LIBYA, TX MISURATA, in Arab. TX Misurata. + RAI 1 (same as 1431 ....destroyed) QSA=4-5

1467 23 Oct. 2335-2350 ARABIA SAUDIA, TX ??? IN //

1521 kHz, in Arab. Just to stop IRAN TX. QSA=3-4

1467 23 Oct. 0220-0228 R.IRAN, TX ISFAHAN, in Farsi. allnight RAMADAN. KURAN readings, in // 1476 kHz QSA= 2-3

1470 25+27 Oct. 0431-0531 CPN,LIMA,PERU, News,ID QSA = 2-3

1476 23 Oct. 0222-0230 R.IRAN,TX SANANDAJ, in // 1467 kHz. QSA = 3-4

1494 regular 0947-1100 R.FRANCE BLEU FREQUENZA MORA, in // 1403 kHz. QSA = 4-5

1500 20+23 Oct. 2252-0430 WTOP,WASHINGTON,USA. NEWS RADIO. in LSB. QSA = 1-3

1503 23 Oct. 1420-1430 R.ZAVIDOVICI,BOSNIA C.G., Local Program, ID. Rock Pop Bosnian Music. QSA= 2-4

1503 24 Oct. 0457-0459 "THIS IS RADIO FREE EUROPE RADIO LIBERTY FORWARD" ID Repeated many times. Look like a feeder starting...MOLDAVIA TX ? QSA = 4-5

1503 23 Oct. 1950-1959 EGYPT,NORTH SINAI R., in Arab + IRAN TX BUSHEHR in FARSI + RNE R.5 QSA = 2-3

1510 23+24 Oct. 2250-0536 WWZN,BOSTON,USA, Sport Radio News. In LSB cause Splash 1512 kHz. QSA = 2-4

1520 23+24 Oct. 0240-0544 WWKB,Buffalo,USA, Country Music, "KB 15-20 AM". In LSB . QSA=1-3

1521 23+24 Oct. 1210-1216,1705-1755 SER R. CASTELLON ,Comunidad Valenciana. QSA = 2-4. After 1700 Saudi Arabia, starts to destroy 1521 kHz ...may be also in Castellon ????

1539 25 Oct. 2250-2309 UNID with RAMADAN, IRAN ?? QSA= 2-3 1539 24+25 Oct. 1706-1755,2155-2159 SER R. MANRESA CATALUNYA, Regional/Local Service. QRM Germany QSA = 2-3

1557 23 Oct. 1823-1830 R.ASIA,UEA, TX RAS AL KHAIMAH in Malay language. QSA = 2-3

1566 26 Oct. 1530-1600 UNID Pirate GREEK,overmodulate on 27 Oct on 1567.1 kHz. Usual Liscas & Dedications. QSA=3-4

1566 23+26 Oct. 1816-2300 AIR NAGPUR,INDIA, Sitar Sounds, English news 1830. QSA= 2-4

1566 23+24+26 Oct. HLAZ,FEBC, SOUTH KOREA, Russian program. QSA = 2-3

1566 23+24 Oct. 1946-2306 COUNTY SOUND,GUILDFORD, UK, IDs, Jingles. QSA = 2-4 + BBC Relay TX Somerset more weaker. + AIR Nagpur INDIA.

1570 24 Oct. 0550-0559 Tent. Mexico, News, XEDF ??

last signal noted that morning in Bocca. QSA=0-3

1575 23+26 Oct. 1615-2335 R. FARDA',in Farsi, TX UEA, AL DHABIYA + BUBBLE JAMMIMG (centered on 1572 kHz) presumed coming from IRAN + RAI 1 GENOVA (sound incredible but at 95 Km from Genova the reception of RAI 1 at evening is almost very bad!!) QSA = 3-5 !!!!!!

1584 23 Oct. 1000-1030 R. STUDIO X,MOMIGNO,ITALY. relay of STUDIO DX Italian Dx program realized by ROBERTO SCAGLIONE. QSA = 4-5 .

1584 25+27 Oct. 1706-1759 SER R.GANDIA, SPAIN, Regional/Local Comunidad Valenciana + RAI 1 + STUDIO X ITALY + R.VERONA ITALY + RMC INFO FRANCE ..... a real confusion ... QSA = 2-3

1593 23 Oct. 1628-1632 R.CLUJ,ROMANIA, Hungary minority program. QSA = 3-4

1593 23 Oct. 2320-2330 VOA SPECIAL ENGLISH, TX KUWAIT + UNID in ARAB KURAN ...EGYPT ???

1600,7 23 Oct. 1700-1755 ERA KOZANI, GREECE, in // ERA FLORINA 1602 kHz. QSA = 3-4

1602 24+25 Oct. 1705-1755,2055-2059,0450-0459 SER R.CARTAGENA, SPAIN. "Hoy por Hoy Cartagena" at 0455. + SER R. ONTENYENT with News of Gandia at 1750 just one minute !! + R.VITORIA,EUSKADI in Spanish, local programs 24 hours ! QSA = 2-4 Another frequency you may get many TXs!

1620 24 Oct. 0445-0459 WDHP, US VIRGIN, Raggae Mix ID in English. At 0459 a Pirate Greek started with Strong signal on 1623 kHz and VIPED OUT US VIRGIN many Greeks Pirates 1617,3 kHz + 1621 kHz + 1623 kHz +

1625,5 kHz + 1630,4 kHz + 1646,3 kHz + 1650,2 kHz +

1662,3 kHz + 1674,5 kHz (Monster signal) + 1682,3 kHz ....... a real DISASTER !!!!!!! they stopped many X-Band US Channels ..... almost here in Italy.

1650 23 Oct. 2205-2208 METEO TOULOUSE RADIO In French Weather forecast for 24 Oct. QSA =3-4

1650 24+25 Oct. 0206-0313 WHKT,PORTSMOUTH, Virginia USA, R. DISNEY. ID+ Jingles. QSA = 1-3

1660 24 Oct. 0543-0546 WCNZ,MARCO ISLAND,FL., USA, news about WILMA Hurricane. QSA = 1-3

1680 24 Oct. 0200-0215 WLAA,WINTER GARDEN,FL., USA, in Spanish. QSA = 1-3

1680 24 Oct. 0521-0532 WTTM,PRINCETON,NJ,USA, Indian Moovie Sound tracks. QSA = 2-3

1700 24 Oct. 0153-0530 KVNS,BROWNSVILLE,TEXAS, USA. News Talks. QSA = 2-4


Unfortunatly the following days ...almost nothing from USA has been heard in Bocca di Magra.... propagation anomalies?

Compared to good listenings reported in Uk and Ireland.

Good Dxs to all readers !

From Dario Monferini & Giampiero Bernardini

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