http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/radioskd.html *Now on http://www.worldofradio.com are updates of DX and Media programs, and Nets to You; quick links at homepage *Also under construction is a special temporary page on special programs and transmissions for the Marconi centennial around Dec. 12, http://www.worldofradio.com/marconi.html *WRMI`s long-publicized EDXC special UT December 12 is now in doubt, with posting of a new program and frequency schedule at http://wrmi.net as it greatly expanded Christian programming *KPH and K6KPH plan another special for Marconi centennial; see http://www.radiomarine.org *W1AA/CC, Marconi Radio Club Dec 11-16 from Cape Cod; see http://www.qrz.com/database?callsign=w1aa *Italians using special calls during December *German LF special from weather station, DDH47 http://www.dwd.de/services/gfsf/sf100y.html *Royal Navy Thunder Squadron re-enacts Marconi`s DX from Cornwall to Newfoundland, 1606-1800 kHz spark gap: http://www.atlantic-leap.org and GB100GM on hambands: http://www.mulliononline.com or specifically http://www.mulliononline.com/CLUBS/GB2GM/radio%20club%20front%20page/gb2gm.htm *VE3BBN in Ontario plans spark gap special on 80 meters *The Great Eastern comes back for a Marconi special *Part of Tuning the World interactive special on CBC: http://www.tuningtheworld.com and Planet Radio on This Morning, Cross Country Checkup *R. New Zealand has Marconi special on Sounds Historical *ABC has special day combining all its networks; commemorative CD *KAIM, Hawaii`s only 50 kW AM station, from Molokai, going dark at yearend to protect KRLA in California *V. of Korea using bands no higher than 11 MHz this winter; see http://www2.starcat.ne.jp/~ndxc/nk.htm *Ramzan specials alter Kashmiri SW schedule *Adrian Peterson background on all Pakistani SW transmitters in DXLD 1-190: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/dxld1190.txt *Interview with founder of R. Voice of Afghanistan: hopes to operate from Afghanistan itself, add English and Arabic; has English PR person. Listen: http://193.171.50.209:8080/ramgen/roi/intermedia/jalal.ra *Russia wants to revive megawatt MW in Tajikistan, for Afghanistan *Commando Solo still heard, but no SW direct from Kabul *The suspicious Wolfgang Bueschel suggests US secret services behind many clandestines in propaganda wars *Can Afghan language find speakers in US? Miami Herald, Nov. 26 http://www.miami.com/herald/content/news/local/broward/digdocs/115266.htm *Standard disclaimer *WOR 1108, wghauser@hotmail.com -- please do not use our yahoo address. http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio *Thanks this time for financial support go to: Bill Flynn *Yemen appears to have two different SW transmitters on slightly different frequencies, one weak, one strong *Bayrak Radio, Turkish Cyprus, resumed testing on 6 MHz band, more from Dec 10; reports wanted to mustafa.tosun@emu.edu.tr *Nobel Week in Sweden with special coverage culminating December 10 *R. Polonia wants to stay on SW, but get better coverage, lower costs via Germany or Slovakia *Deutsche Welle Intendant foresees cutback from 29 to only five major languages: ``We cannot serve the whole world.`` *Salama Radio, Christian from UK to Nigeria, still heard, on 12 MHz; http://www.salamaradio.org website found extremely uninformative *RTNC, DR Congo in exchange agreement with Africa Number One, Gabon *Argentine DXer can no longer hear LRA36, Antarctica, nor do they answer their phone; so is it closed down for good? When to listen *New Chilean appears on same frequency as new Uruguayan, Radio Parinacota, 24 hours from Putre, address Casilla 82, Arica, and relays Cooperativa for four hours *R. Mosoj Chaski, Bolivia, expanded hours, both morning and evening *R. San Antonio, new Peruvian from Villa Atalaya, now monitored on 60m *Two Colombian MW harmonics within 10 Hz of each other, Radio Garzon and Emisora Punto Cinco *Intriguing unID near 2380 relaying VOA and Spain in Spanish *RFPI`s latest known frequency schedule on 15 and 7 MHz *R. Liberacion, CIA clandestine for Guatemala in 1954, subject of 25- minute report on Dec 1 This American Life; see DXLD 1-187 and hear: http://www.thislife.org/ra/200.ram *Radio Free Texas, micropower FM, http://www.rpmradio.net *All Things Considered feature on KDKA and Frank Conrad`s garage: http://www.npr.org/ramfiles/atc/20011130.atc.06.ram *1710 kHz Jewish station heard by many is Lubavitcher Radio, probably in Brooklyn; check http://www.chabad.org or http://www.radiomoshiach.org *Look out for Weirdly Cool, special from Firesign Theatre this month, as PBS pledge special; extensive list of outlets in DXLD 1-188 *26 MHz French TV link comes from CKTM, Trois Rivieres, Quebec *Strike threatened against CBC, deadline postponed to noon December 6 *World Radio TV Handbook 2002 published December 7; publisher admits past inaccuracies, and promises a great improvement from now on; please report any mistakes to wrthdir@aol.com *Thomas Giella says high solar flux depresses MW and tropical band propagation with greater D-layer absorption *He has also started posting a weekly mediumwave propagation outlook at http://64.176.157.9/kn4lf6.htm *Propagation outlook from Boulder, December 4; flux range 225-185-225 *And so concludes another World of Radio, #1108; I`m Glenn Hauser ###