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Philippine DX News No.35

Philippine DX News No.35

January 11, 2010

Happy New Year everyone! To all our dear shortwave listeners Good evening! Good morning! Wherever you are. Welcome to the January 2010 edition of the Philippine DX News. This is report No.35.I’m Henry Umadhay in Antique, Central Philippines. Glad to be back and thank you for tuning bye.

For the first item, about my QSl collection. I have several hundreds of QSL cards and verification letters received, the recent one from the Voice of Mongolia and Solomon Islands broadcasting Corporation.

Philippine Hope Channel Media Center inaugurate Philippines’ Hope Channel Media Center Inaugurate

Prominent guests, officers and friends from the Seventh-Adventist Church world headquarters, southern Asia-Pacific regional office and all over the country came to attend the official opening of the telecommunication commission, and non-government entities. studio and media center of Hope Channel International in the Philippines, November 23. Other guests attending the inauguration represented the government’s

Hope Channel is located at the top floor of the South Philippine Union Conference headquarters in Cagayan de Oro City,Southern Philippine

Attending from the world headquarters were Pastor Brad and Mrs Kandus Thorp, president and vice-president, respectively, of the Hope Channel. Pastor Thorp spoke about the beginning and transformation of Hope Channel into a worldwide media ministry of the church that broadcasts thousands of programs that cater to all age groups on all its 13 satellite stations covering the globe.

Reception logs for December 2009

December 1, KTWR –Trans Worlds Radio on 15170 in English @ 0824 from AgaƱa, Guam S-I-O 5-4-5 with religious programming

December 5, Polish radio on11860 in English from Warsaw @ 1300 S-I-O 4-4-4

December 6 Adventist World Radio in Ilocano on 11870 from Agat,Gaum @ 1030 S-I-O 4-3-3

December 8, Radio New Zealand International from Rangitaiki @ 0843 in English S-I-O 3-4-3 with dateline Pacific program

December 12 Radio Slovakia International on 13715 from Rimavska Sobota in English @ 0700 S-I-O 3-3-3 with Slovakia Today program.

December 14 Radio Thailand on 15275 from Udon Thani in English @ 0214 with the news S-I-O 4-5-4

And December 28 All India Radio on 17800 from Bangalore in English @1022 S-I-O 3-4-3 with folksongs and faithfully yours program.

Our DXer friend Henk Ruigrok from the Netherlands now taking his vacation here in the Philippines in his QTH in Davao Del Sur sent the ff logs:

November 11, He heard Radio Netherlands on 15595 in English @1450 via Madagascar,transmission for Africa

November 16, radio Television Malaysia (RTM) on 15295 in English @ 0733

November 20, NHK Japan on 5955 in Bahasa Indonesia @ 1330

December 3 CVC Australia on 13635 @ 1457 in English- very loud and clear signal

December 3, Voice of Armenia on 9965 @ 1550 in Russian language.

December 8, Radio Free Europe on 9940 @ 0545 transmission from Czech Republic

D ecember 14 Radyo Pilipinas Overseas on 15285 @ 1830 in English transmission, qsb fading

December 17 All India Radio on 9690 in English @ 1442

He is using Yaesu Frg-7 Receiver and Digital Siemens Rp-170 Receiver, using 97 meter long wire at 20 meter top.

Our regular contributor T.C. Patterson sent his new Years logs.

A few mid-afternoons New Year’s logs from the 22 meter band (or close thereto). These were heard between 0700 and 0730 on New Years Day:

12759 DIEGO GARCIA (UK) – AFRTS USB relay via Diego Garcia in English:*

13362 GUAM (USA) – AFRTS USB relay via Barrigada in English;

13630 AUSTRALIA – Radio Australia from Shepparton in English;

13715 SLOVAK REPUBLIC – Radio Slovokia Int’l from Rimavska Sobota in English;

13760 NORTH KOREA – Voice of Korea from Kujang in Russian; and

13820 ASCENSION (UK) – BBC World service relay via Ascension in English.

All of these were heard using the ICOM R75

Before I end I would to hank and acknowledge our Dxers friends for their reception reports

  1. Mr. Masayuki Baba in Kurume City, Japan
  2. Mr. terje Nielsen in Christchurch, new Zealand
  3. Mr. Mukesh Kumar in Bihar,India
  4. Mr. Toshiki Moro in Tokyo Japan

And also to Henk Ruigrok and T.C. Patterson for their contribution

Our 2nd year anniversary QSL Card is still available. And our 3rd QSL Card is available. For your reception report, please send 1-IRC International Reply Coupon. Return postage will be greatly appreciated.

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This has been Henry Umadhay for Wavescan in Antique, Central Philippines saying…
Mabuhay! At Maraming Salamat po!

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