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KG5JST Radio Reception Logs, April 22-30, 2018, UTC

Introduction: Unless other noted, all times/dates below are in UTC, all frequencies are in kilohertz and the mode is AM.

Most of my listening is done via ultralight shortwave radio receivers (my favorite of late is my CCrane Skywave), but I also sometimes use my Tecsun PL-310ET, Yaesu FT-817, TIVDIO V-115, Radio Shack 2000669, or a standard AM FM car radio.

My QTH is in EM15ep in far Northwest Oklahoma City

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  • Cuba
    • Likely Bejucal 1
      • FLAG OF CUBAPresumed HM01 Cuban Spy Numbers 11530 on April 22, 17:05. SIO 352 in Spa. Normal digital and female voice transmissions of numbers.
      • Presumed HM01 Cuban Spy Numbers 11530 on April 24, 17:34. SIO 453 in Spa. Normal digital and female voice transmissions of numbers.
      • Presumed HM01 Cuban Spy Numbers 9330 on April 25, 07:00. SIO 555 in Spa. Normally digital and voice transmissions.
    • Bauta
      • Radio Havana CubaLOGO: Radio Habana Cuba 6060 on April 25, 06:40. SIO 555 in Eng. Arnie Coro’s DXers Unlimited segment.
    • Havana
      • LOGO: CMBQ Radio EnciclopediaCMBR “Radio Enciclopedia” 530 on April 25, 07:09. SIO 353 in Spa. Usual elevator music but no QRM from R. Rebelde which is sometimes present at this frequency.
  • Romania
    • Tiganesti
      • LOGO: Radio Romania InternationalRadio Romania International 7375 on April 30, 00:25. SIO 454 in Eng. Interview with an author who wrote about the social status of women in Romania in the 19th century… a few minutes later an interview with an orchestra conductor.
  • USA
    • Florida
      • Okeechobee
        • LOGO: WRMIWRMI 5850 on April 30, 06:58. SIO 555 in Eng. Sta. ID and announcement that regular programming will start at top of the hour. At 07:00 began BSR International Magazine Show, which consisted of BSR Radiograms #6 & 7 in MFSK 32 format. Simulcast on 7730, SIO 554.
        • WRMI  5850 Shortwave Radiogram on April 30, 08:00. SIO 555. Most of the broadcast in MFSK32.
        • WRMI 5850 on April 30, 08:30. SIO 555 in Eng.  Wavescan program. Time for me to go to bed. I will have to listen to this one via podcast.
    • Maine
      • Monticello
        • LOGO: WBCQ - Free Speech Radio - Since 1998 - Monticello, Maine, USAWBCQ 7490 on April 30, 00:15. Allan Weiner World Wide, featuring Allan and his girlfriend, talking about electric space heaters (some good thoughts here on safety — I never considered it, but a space heater is effectively a big resister that radiates heat — which means that the quality of the electrical cord, outlet, plug, etc, is all a big issue) as well as ice cream. Apparently Allan doesn’t like any commercial ice creams, even Ben & Jerry’s, so he makes his own with a fancy Swiss-made ice cream maker. I didn’t catch the brand name, but it sounds awesome as it has a built in freezing system and is about double the size of a toaster oven. — Personally I was relieved that what I heard was not another round of him defending fascists like Donald Trump or child molesters like “Brother” Gordon R. Stair. I miss the old Allan Weiner.
    • North Carolina
    • Oklahoma
      • Enid
        • LOGO: KZLSKZLS 1640 on April 22, 18:14. SIO 454. Libertarian commentator, Michael Dean with “Freedom Feens” Wide-ranging discussion. Calling out Trump for his trade policies. Not a fan of left-Anarchism, but says he has dated some folks with this perspective and that they “clean up nicely.” Doesn’t like the “If you see something, say something” motto. He says that it is always dangerous to call the police. I’m not a fan of much of the Libertarian agenda, but I appreciate their perspective. — National adverts from prepper businesses, an alien conference ( contactinthedesert.com ), and then a PSA Veterans Administration, PSA to promote a “pro ag leaders scholarship” (funded by Monsanto, ha! – proagleaders.com). Later at :35 he critiques patriotism in a very interesting way, connecting the red scare of the 1950’s with modern efforts to police political thought. :47 talking about cryptocurrency. Adverts for jury nullification, water purifiers. Local adverts for Drew’s Tobacco Shop (a head shop), Cops Gun Shop, and
      • Oklahoma City
        • KGHM 1340 April 29, 22:13. SIO 555. Game over wrap up of play-by-play coverage of the AAA Minor league baseball game of the LOGO: OKC DodgersOKC Dodgers vs. the Iowa Cubs. Commentator was the voice of the OKC Dodgers, Alex Freedman. 12th straight win of OKC for this season, one of their best starts to a season in franchise history. I wish I had gone to this game, perfect weather here in OKC, especially for one of the rare early afternoon games.
        • LOGO: KGOUKROU (relay of KGOU) 105.7 FM SIO 554 in Eng. Program “1A” discussing the TV series The Americans (a fictional series about a sleeper husband-wife cell of Soviet spies living in 1980’s USA) and its current relevance to the present moment. I haven’t seen any of this series, but I really want to now. Interestingly one of the creators/show runners was formerly a CIA trainee, to be in a similar program overseas working for the USA. — This episode of 1A is available online: The1A.org: “Stranger than fiction: Reality catches up to ‘The Americans'”
  • Tennessee
    • Lebanon
      • LOGO: WTWWWTWW 9475 April 24, 17:25. Scriptures for America show with Pastor Peter J. Peters preaching his usual mix of fairly veiled British Israealism and white supremacy, oddly this time ranting about “CCC (Church of Christ Crap)” given his group claiming to be a church of Christ. 2 Like many of the right-wing conspiracists, he will mix completely reasonable points (i.e. opposition to US wars or opposition to US military aid to the Israeli state) with wackadoodle crazy ones.
      • WTWW 9475 on April 28, 19:40. SIO 554. Ham radio show, “Amateur Radio Newsline”. Lots of humerous discussion about the woes of operating ham radio repeaters, including dealing with other hams. One of the hosts asked another panelist “Do you agree that the majority of hams are socially challenged?” — The response, “well… yes.” I laughed hearing that, and it is so, so true.
    • Nashville
  1. https://swldxbulgaria.blogspot.com/2017/10/radio-habana-cubaradio-rebelderadio.html
  2. It is important to note that his church does not fit within the normative bounds of mainstream Churches of Christ. – See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaPorte_Church_of_Christ
Updated: May 8, 2018 — 6:37 pm

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