Sunday, February 8, 2009

Pilipinas DX News No.24

Hello every one and welcome to the February 8th edition of Pilipinas DX. This is report number 24 and I’m Henry Umadhay in Antique, Central Philippines.Glad to be and thank you for tuning bye.
A special QSL card will be issued for the correct reception report for this segment.Next month is our second year anniversary and in this connection we will issue a limited QSL card starting March 1st, just for this occasion. The card will feature the Map of my province Antique. This for our avid and regular listener’s of Wave scan that would like to collect. So please send your reception reports.
For some DX News:A notable station which I can hear nowadays in my location is Radio Jeddah of the broadcasting service of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia broadcasting from 1000-1230 UTC in English intended to West and Central Africa but it is very audible here.I came across their broadcast for the first time last December 24, 2008 with S-I-O rating of 3-3-3 but sometimes with noise and interference.
T8WH- World Harvest Radio Relay station in the Island of Palau noted in the frequency of 15680 kHz from 0230 to 0400 UTC transmission in English with religious programming. This transmitting station owned now by the World Harvest Radio (formerly by the High Adventures Ministries), former call signs T8BZ, KHBN using 4 x 100 KW transmitters.
Winter Schedule for Radio Pilipinas Overseas, “The Voice of the Philippines”.
English Service
0200-0330 UTC Daily to the Middle East 11880, 15285 and 17770 KHz
Filipino Service
1730-11930 UTC Daily for Filipino Overseas Workers working in the Middle East. Frequencies are 11730, 11890 and 15190 KHz via the Tinang , Concepcion, Tarlac , Philippines relay station.
Our regular station logs
January 1, Radio New Zealand International on 9765 from Rangitaiki in English @0833 UTC, S-I-O 3-3-3
China Radio International on 12070 from Xi’an in Tagalog (Filipino) @1150, S-I-O 3-3-3
January 2, Deutsche Welle on 15595 from Yeli-zovo, Russia in English @ 0035, S-I-O 3-3-3
January 4, T8WH World Harvest radio on 15680 from Palau Island in English@0150 S-I-O 4-4-4
Radio Jeddah of the broadcasting Service of the K>S>A. on 15250 fromRiyadh in English @ 1203, S-I-O 3-3-3 Sports File program was heard.
January 6, Deutsche Welle on 17520 from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka in German @0800, S-I-O 3-3-3
January 10, Voice of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting,I.R.IB. on 15460 fromKamalabad in English @1050 S-I-O 4-4-3
January 11, Voice of Turkey on 11735 from Emirler in English @ 1357 S-I-O 3-3-3
Radio Prague on 11600 from Litomisl in English @ 1400, S-I-O 3-3-3
BBC World Service on 11915 from Singapore in English @ 1419 S-I-O5-5-5
January 12, Radio Slovakia International on 13715 from Rimavska Sobota @ 0700S-I-O 3-3-3
January 17, Broadcasting Service of the K.S.A on 21495 from Riyadh in Arabic @0949 S-I-O 3-3-3
CVC Australia on 17820 from Darwin in Indonesian @ 0950 S-I-O 3-3-3
Radio Netherlands on 15595 from Talata, Madagascar in English @1000 S-I-O 3-3-3
Radio Thailand on 9725 from Udon Thani in English @ 1424 S-I-O 5-5-5
January 18, Voice of Vietnam on 12020 from Son Tay in English @2338 S-I-O 4-4-4
HCJB Australia on 11750 from Kununurra in English @0730 S-I-O 3-3-3
January 21, Radio Australia on 12010 from Darwin in English @ 2314 S-I-O 4-4-4
January 23, Radio Canada International on 9880 from Kunming, Yunnan, China inEnglish @ 0039 S-I-O 3-3-3
Radio Taiwan International on 11875 from Tainan in English @ 0100S-I-O 5-5-5Radio Veritas Asia on 15530 from Palauig, Zambales in the Philippinesin Vietnamese S-I-O 3-3-3
KBS World Radio on 9570 from Kimjae in English @ 0800 S-I-O 3-3-3
KTWR Guam on 15170 from Merizo,Guam in English @ 0812 S-I-O 4-4-4with religious programming.
January 31, Adventist World Radio on 15495 from Wertachal, Germany in English@ 1200 S-I-O 3-3-3
We have some reception logs from our regular contributor T.C Patterson in San Remegio, Cebu here in central Philippines of some Australia stations noted here on January 26,2009 “Australian Day” using his Grundig Satellit 750.
0310 Radio Australia on 15415 from Shepparton in English. Fair to goodreception with moderate levels of propagational fade noted;
0315 Radio Australia on 21725 from Shepparton in English. Poor reception inview of low signal strength, atmospheric noise and intermittent fading;
0620 Radio Australia on 15180 from Darwin in Indonesian. Excellent receptionin all regards/armchair listening indeed;
0630 CVC Int’l on 17820 from Darwin in Indonesian. More near perfect receptionof broadcasts targeted for Indonesia;
0635 CVC Int’l on 17635 from Darwin in Mandarin. More flaw free excellentreception.
0645 Radio Australia on 15415 from Shepparton in English. Good to excellentreception tainted only by intermittent low level same channel interferencefrom CRI/Beijing;
0830 Radio Australia on 11945 from Shepparton in English. Good;
0845 HCJB Australia on 11750 from Kununurra in English. Relatively weaksignal further plagued by moderate levels of atmospheric noise;
0950 Radio Australia on 9590 from Shepparton in English. Fair to goodinterference free signal with moderate level of atmospheric noise;
1020 CVC Int’l on 15555 from Darwin in English. Good to excellent;
1150 Radio Australia on 9475 from Shepparton in English. Fair to good;
1155 CVC Int’l on 13635 from Darwin in English. Good interference free signal;
1205 HCJB Australia on 15400 from Kununurra in English. Fair to good reception.
1830 ABC Northern Territory Shortwave Service (VL8K) on 2485 fromKatherine in English. Fair but interference free signal further sufferingfrom severe levels atmospheric noise;
1840 ABC Northern Territory Short-wave Service (VL8T) on 2325 fromTennant Creek in English. Fair interference free signal/less noise thanKatherine;
1850 Radio Australia on 6080 from Shepparton in English. Fair to goodreception;
2140 Radio Australia on 9500 from Shepparton in English. Fair to good.
2205 Radio Australia on 12010 from Darwin in English. Good to excellentreception;
2225 CVC Int’l on 15170 from Darwin in Mandarin. Good interference freesignal;
2235 HCJB Australia on 15525 from Kununurra in Mandarin. Fair to good signal level but with moderate levels of fading from time to time;
2305 Radio Australia on 13690 from Shepparton in English. Atmospheric noise atmoderate levels adversely affected this otherwise good signal; and
2315 CVC Int’l on 15250 from Darwin in Indonesian. Fair to good.
And before I end allow me to thank T.C. Patterson for his untiring support and for all the regular contributions
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