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        WORLD OF RADIO #957, produced Sept 16, 1998 by Glenn Hauser

*Current edition of Continent of Media now available on the web:
 http://www.DXing.com/ContinentOfMedia.html
*Congratulations to Radio for Peace International on its eleventh
 anniversary; reasons 6975 has been off; sked on 15049, 21460-USB
*KNOR 1400 Norman OK now relayed by KOKC 1490 Guthrie (recording),
 presumably including World of Radio Saturdays at 7 am CDT
*World Radio Network honoured as "most innovative webcaster" and
 second "most innovative radio broadcaster"
*New edition of Ask WWCR from Sept 18 should have announcement of
 interest to WOR listeners; sked at http://www.wwcr.com
*WWBS, Macon, GA has started testing; we heard carrier; frequency
 clashes with Budapest and Vatican
*WGTG also testing, second transmitter (recording); plans to
 simulcast for a while on a different frequency and promote SSB
*J. L Gorski & Associates provided WBCQ's antenna; running at
 reduced power; info by voice or fax phone 1-319-472-5102
*The path of WBCQ's beam angle across North America; Le Show with
 Harry Shearer is on the sked, but not yet appeared; maybe Jean
 Shepherd; Randi Steele moving to Monticello to operate WBCQ;
 she designed QSL card at http://theplanet.wbcq.net; Scott Becker
 to visit; morning program planned; ERP on 13 and 7 MHz bands
*Mormon broadcaster Lloyd Gerald Pond, convicted of molesting 14-
 year-old at KTBN, due to be paroled next February
*KVLH harmonic no longer heard
*RCI's new September season programming changes in science, music
 and comedy shows
*via SW, satellite, internet, FM and AM, World of Radio 957;
 wghauser@hotmail.com P O Box 1684, Enid, OK 73702 USA; fax if
 really necessary: 1-580-233-2948 attn Hauser
*Norway plans to drop English and most of Norwegian external 
 service
*Radio Sweden election coverage on Sept 20
*DAB car radios available in the UK, but expensive and unwieldy
*Modernisers move in on BBC World Service
*BBC WS previews: International Question Time; Concert Hall on
 Georg Solti; Code Breakers; Waveguide; The Passage of Time; 
 The Ageing Future; A Question of Science
*Japanese ham DX-pedition to Lohifushi Island
*All India Radio moves one broadcast off RFPI frequency
*China Radio International's new opening music arrangement 
 (recording), unjammed
*N. Korea's launch now believed to be failed satellite attempt
*RRI Indonesia being reformatted away from government mouthpiece
*AWR Wavescan found on KSDA Guam
*R. Australia has new better website with grid program sked:
 http://www.abc.net.au/ra/proguide.htm
*RNZI 2-hour 50th anniversary special Friday Sept 25, special
 QSL, and additional times for Mailbox; making it to Europe
*Brazil's unused free political airtime (recording)
*R. Ondas del Rio Mayo, Peru using its alternate frequency
*XEQM, Yucatan, plans more programming, QSL, power increase
*V. of the Iraqi Communist Workers' Party sked
*R. Fana, Ethiopia, sked
*JY1, King Hussein operating from USA; see gold-leaf QSL card at
 http://www.amsatnet.com/jy1.html
*Libyan TV eliminates Arabian peninsula, adds halo
*Propagation outlook from Boulder, issued Sept 15; flux peak 150
*Glenn Hauser, concluding World of Radio 957              ###