WORLD OF RADIO #1027, produced March 8, 2000 by Glenn Hauser

*Standard disclaimer
*New additional time on WBCQ-2, Fri 2130 UT on 9340 USB+carrier; but
 not good in Morocco
*Thursday 2130 on WWCR during March on 15685; Sat 1230 still on 15685
 tho something else aired there last week
*World Radio Network-1 expands to more of Europe via Sky Digital
 satellite bouquet on Astra 2A; see
*Greetings to those attending this year`s SWL Winterfest in PA
*Technical info on WJFP, 11 meterband station in Florida
*Management shakeup at Pacifica Network after yearlong struggle
*Correct time for Nova Scotia Kitchen Party on RCI
*Southern Azerbaijani Parliament radio, SAP from Canada; SW later?
*XERTA, Mexico reactivated but distorted on 60m
*R. Litoral, Honduras, also heard in morning
*R. Casino, Costa Rica is on most days, but after sunrise
*R. Superior, new Peruvian on 5 MHz band
*La Voz del Campesino, Sipe Sipe, Cochabamba, new Bolivian on 3 MHz
*Emisora Ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay on late for carnaval this week
*Star Radio, Liberia gets 2-month reprieve from British bridge
 funding; at disadvantage without SW it still wants back
*GBC Ghana getting new SW transmitters from Japan, revive external
*Issue 36 of DX Listening Digest has Report from Nairobi by Chris
 Greenway -
*Bunia, DR Congo on two frequencies at once
*Radio Tele Liberte, new Congo clandestine by Jean Pierre Bemba, in
 Gbadolite, HQ of rebels sponsored by Uganda; 15 MHz frequency found
*Kinshasa confirmed active on 15 MHz too
*R. Hargeysa using USB plus carrier and an hour later than reported
*Another new Somali station, R. Kismaayo from southern port
*But Turkish Meteorological Radio is back on same frequency
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*Thanks this week for financial support from Jim Wishner
*Eritrea using two frequencies, one often jammed by Ethiopia
*KBC Kenya cut back SW to Central and Eastern services only, little
 English or Swahili
*Malawi heard on two frequencies simultaneously
*R. Tanzania no more English on SW either, but on MW and FM; RTD PRT;
 Swahili on 5 and 7 MHz
*Sudan has changed timezone to GMT plus 3, so English one hour earlier
*Catholic evangelical station planned for Tanzania, R. Faraja, on SW?
*Wasini Island, 5Z4 ham DXpedition March 9-16
*R. Madagascar operating all night on 5 MHz
*March 13 is Commonwealth Day, so special and Queen on BBCWS
*Millennium Concert for March on BBCWS is a double from Moscow
*BBCWS already posted April schedule on website; less World Today in
 North American evenings, more feature time
*RVI Belgium back on 15 MHz for summer Bonaire relays; other times,
 see DXLD 00-36
*Switzerland cancelling its best program, Tourism Rendezvous; send
 objections to
*Where to hear Ukraine best at 0400 in English
*V. of Russia and relays of Vietnam make annual move from 5 to 7 MHz;
 other VOR changes
*V. of Shariah, Afghanistan, starting Russian broadcast, but time?
*English at unexpected time from R. Sultanate of Oman
*R. Pakistan heard in English on lowly antenna in Victoria
*R. Pakistan punches up wrong frequency on 9 MHz
*R. Tashkent, English at 0100 making it to NAm
*CRI relay via Cuba has resumed in our mornings
*R. Bougainville, Buka Island, Papua New Guinea, confirmed back on 90m
*Site for DXing the Internet
*How 49mb SW stations appear above 1600 kHz by IF mixing
*New toy claims to communicate on HF, but we hope it is really UHF:
*YLE R. Finland summer sked to N and S America, but when is English?
*Propagation outlook from Boulder, March 7; flux peak 220
*That's World of Radio 1027; Glenn Hauser inviting you back next week