Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Philippine DX Report No.46

Philippine DX Report No.46
December 12, 2010
Hello everyone! To all our dear shortwave listeners Good evening! Good morning! Wherever you are. Welcome to the December 12th edition of the Philippine DX News. This is report No.46.I’m Henry Umadhay in Antique, Central Philippines. Glad to be back and thank you for listening.
Finally it’s Christmas! With all the festive sights and sounds of Christmas all around it is but appropriate to wish everyone a “Merry Christmas and a peaceful, prosperous New year”. In Filipino “ Maligayang Pasko At Manigong Bagong taon sa inyong lahat:

First, I would like to thank our DXer friends for their reception reports:
1. Mr Victor Lu- in Nanning City ,Guangxi,China
1. Mr. Shin Arai in Kanagawa, Japan
2. Mr.Ragu A in Vedaranian, India

QSL Cards
In my collection, I received recently QSL cards
First, from Radio Taiwan Intl featuring the 2010 Taipei International Flora Expo
Second, from Radio Prague featuring Czech Writer Karel Hynek Macha
And the last one from KBS World radio with colorful Korean Traditional Mask: Tal

Reception logs

Reception logs from TC Patterson in San Remegio,Cebu here in Central Philippines.
On November 19, 2010 did a quick scan of 19 meter band mid-morning occupancy here in the Philippines between 0200 and 0300 I noted the following stations on the band:

15100 Voice of Korea from Pyongyang in English;
15115 Voice of America relay via Tinang in Burmese;
15180 Voice of Korea from Pyongyang in Spanish;
15220 Radio Free Asia relay via Tinian in Tibetan;
15275 Radio Thailand from Udon Thani in English;
15285 Radyo Pilipinas from Tinang in English;
15310 BBC Worldservice relay via Nakhon Sawan in English;
15385 Voice of America relay via Tinang in Mandarin;
15415 Radio Australia from Shepparton in English;
15590 Radio Liberty relay via Udon Thani in Uzbek;
15640 Deutsche Welle relay via Trincomalee in Russian;
15720 Radio New Zealand Int’l from Rangitaiki in English; and
15745 Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation from Ekala in English

Noticed SLBC’s signals have been surprisingly weak since the onset of the B10 season, leading to speculate they have reverted to their vintage 35 kW transmitter. You will recall that mid year they switched to their new 100kW transmitter at Ekala.

New FM stations

DWFM or 92.3 News FM is an FM radio station owned by Nation Broadcasting Corporation and operated by TV5. The station’s studios are located in Novaliches, Quezon City.
And another one the 94.1 Spirit FM Antique of the Catholic Media Network located here in our provincial capital San Jose de Buenavista , the FM station of DYKA 801 Khz MW.
Receiving logs of different SW Stations for November 2010

November 1 – Voice of America in Special English on 11695 in from Tinang @ 0047 S-I-O 3-3-3
– Adventist World Radio on 11935 in Malay from Guam @ 1321 S-I-O 5-5-5
– Radio Habana Cuba on 13780 in Spanish @ 1413 S-I-O 4-4-4
November 2- Deutsche Welle on 12095 in Dari from Sri Lanka @ 1349 S-I-O 4-4-4
November 3- IRIB on 15515 in Japanese from Sirjan @ 1330 S-I-O 3-3-3
November 4 – Radio Prague on 11600 in English from Litomysl@ 1418 S-I-O 2-3-2
November 6- Radio Netherlands on 15595 in English from Madagascar @ 1403 S-I-O 3-3-3
November 7- AWR on 15660 in Assamese from Guam@ 1320 S-I-O 5-5-5
November 8- Vatican Radio on 13765 in English from Sta. Maria di Galeria @ 1519 S-I-O 3-3-3
November 9- Radio Cairo on 17870 in English from Abu Zaabal @ 1239 S-I-O 3-3-3
November 16-Voice of Turkey on 9610 in English from Emirler @ 2143 S-I-O 4-3-3
November 18- Radio New Zealand Intl on 9765 in English from Rangitaiki@ 0800 S-I-O 4-3-3 a
November 21- Radio Slovakia on 13715 in English from Rimavska Sobota @ 0701 S-I-O 3-3-3

Radio Slovakia will end SW transmission effective December 31, 2010, so catch RSI transmission for few more days. Schedule 0700-0730 13715 and 15460 khz to Asia and Australia

November 23- DW in Indonesian on 9655 from Trincomalee@ 1200 S-I-O 4-4-4
November 24- REE in Spanish on 7275 from Noblejas @ 2142 S-I-O 2-3-3

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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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