WORLD OF RADIO #991, produced June 2, 1999 by Glenn Hauser

*From last week we're back on WWCR Thursday 2030 on 15685, resuming
 previous time, replacing Tuesdays at same time
*Continent of Media now officially scheduled Tuesdays 2000, UT Weds
 0400 and 1200 on RFPI
*Merlin Network One drastically reduced SW schedule to one frequency
 at a time; then to only 5 hours a week with Roy Masters
*GB still has BBC WS; early June previews: The Seeds of Conflict in
 Kosovo; Wine, Women and Waltzes; Composer of the Month; Play of the
 Week: Chapter 2; Just a Taste; Discovery: World Oceans Day; Paradox;
 Meridian: Death of Pushkin
*Radio Free London on ex-BBC frequency makes it to North America
*Shortwave Relay Service, Europe, also heard in North America
*UN Radio shortwave service will not start unless extrabudgetarily
*Serbia's MW, SW site bombed, switches homeservice to Bijeljina
*V. of Greece changes a North American frequency
*Lithuania's additional frequency and schedule
*Pavel Mikhailov, V. of Russia DX editor, in hospital after heart
*R. Tashkent on new frequency in English
*V. of Vietnam's new English program schedule
*Bangkok Meterological Radio logged with computer voice
*unID on 9825 not Kiribati but BBC
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*R. Mogadishu, V. of the People of the Somali Republic, pro-Aydid, 
 heard again on SW
*V. of Oromo Liberation has great music [on 15715!]
*South Africa drops R. Kudirat Nigeria transmissions; off or moved?
*R. Minurca, Central African Republic, back on 9 MHz
*China relay via Cuba unconfirmed by CBC, FCC monitors
*DXers Unlimited tape was broadcast backwards
*FARC clandestine Voz de la Resistencia in Colombia stronger in 
 Popayan than Cali
*R. Patria Libre busted by Colombian army in Santa Ana, Antioquia
*New Peruvian from Lima, Radio Amistad;
*RFPI gives up on Pacifica and produces own Progressive Network News
*TWR about to replace 500 kW with 100 kW mediumwave on Bonaire
*Mexico's first X-band station, and three more from USA
*Jacor dumps classical from FM to AM in Denver
 [oops: it's  Chancellor, not Jacor; but what's the difference?]
*Art Bell is suing alleged molester of son, and ex-WWCR programmer
*Big Steve Cole's Different Kind of Oldies Shows honor his late wife
*WWBS Macon moves from evenings to mornings; sued for interference
*Propagation outlook from Ottawa
*Propagation outlook from Boulder, issued June 1: flux peak 170
*Standard disclaimer
*Glenn Hauser concluding World of Radio 991                    ###