Map of grid locator: FL34, showing location east of The Bahamas

The following receptions were made on board the Norwegian Breakaway cruiseship at grid locator FL34 starting at 16:29 EST/21:29 UTC on December 15, 2019. Unless otherwise stated, all frequencies are in khz and all dates/times are in UTC.

  • 600
  • 670
  • 710
    • Station: Radio Rebelde
    • TX QTH: Cuba , but uncertain which transmitter site. Bamlog.com’s Cuba Radio Map shows multiple Radio Rebelde stations that air on this frequency.
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:32
    • SIO: 343
    • Language: Spa.
    • Notes: Talk. I made out “Camaguey”, but also hearing some QRM from a music station. Later heard mention of “Santiago de Cuba
  • 740
    • Station: Most likely is provincial broadcaster Radio Angulo.
    • TX QTH: Holguin, Cuba
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:32
    • SIO: 453
    • Notes: Music in spa.
  • 790
    • Station: WAXY
    • TX QTH: South Miami, Florida Florida Flag, USA
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:33
    • SIO: 433
    • Language: English
    • Notes: Sports talk radio. Also hearing Radio Reloj in Spa at SIO 433.
  • 810
  • 850
    • Station: Not sure on station ID. I thought I heard WRUF (Gainesville, FL, USA) but on later review I wonder if I misheard the ID as WRUF has a sports format and would likely be drowned out by the power power WFTL (West Beach, FL, USA) which has a news/talk format.
    • TX QTH: ? (see above)
    • Date/Time:  20191215 at 21:38
    • SIO: 555
    • Language: Eng.
    • Notes: Adverts for credit counseling service, later weather report and station ID. After that political talk, mostly talking about embarrassing statements made by Joe Biden on the campaign trail.
  • 870
    • Station: Radio Reloj
    • TX QTH: Unknown location (3 possibilities according to Bamlog), Cuba
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:41 
    • SIO: 555
    • Language: Spa.
    • Notes: Characteristic news headlines on top of ticking sounds.
  • 890
    • Station: CMIB (Radio Progreso) — At first I thought it was provincial broadcaster CMKC “Radio Revolucion” (http://www.cmkc.icrt.cu/) but due to simulcast of 810 I was able to determine the true ID.
    • TX QTH: Chambas, Ciego de Avila, Cuba
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:41
    • SIO: 454
    • Notes: Playing Cuban music in Spa. Broadcasting same as 810.
  • 900
    • Station: Radio Progreso
    • TX QTH: San Germán-Urbano Noris, Holguín, Cuba
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:42
    • SIO: 554
    • Language:  Spanish
    • Notes: Same as what is airing on 810 and 890.
  • 940
    • Station: WINZ
    • TX QTH: Miami, Florida Florida Flag, USA
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:42
    • SIO: 554
    • Language: English
    • Notes: Sports talk in Eng. SIO 554.
  • 950
    • Station: Radio Reloj
    • TX QTH: Camagüey, Cuba
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:42
    • SIO: 222
    • Language: Spanish
    • Notes: 950 ? in Spa, very faint. Later on was able to make out Radio Reloj but also some other stations in the noise including one station in Eng. No solid ID’s on any of them other than RR (because of the distinctive time ticking), with SIO of 222. 
  • 960
    • Station: Radio Reloj
    • TX QTH: Guantánamo-La Piña, Cuba
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:42
    • SIO: 554
    • Language: Spanish
    • Notes: Normal RR sound.
  • 990
    • Station: Not able to ID
    • TX QTH: ?
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:43 
    • SIO: 554
    • Language: English
    • Notes: Religious talk.
  • 1020
    • Station: WLVJ
    • TX QTH: Boynton Beach, Florida Florida Flag, USA
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:43 
    • SIO: 554
    • Language:  Spanish
    • Notes: 
  • 1040
    • Station: ? Not able to ID
    • TX QTH: ?
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:43 
    • SIO: n/a
    • Language: n/a
    • Notes: Several stations, one in Spa others in Eng.. but hard to make out enough to ID any of them.
  • 1070
    • Station: no ID
    • TX QTH: possibly Cuban
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:44
    • SIO:
    • Language: 
    • Notes: 1070 Two stations, both in spa. One is talk, one is music. Couldn’t ID either of them, could possibly be Cuban stations per Bamlog.com’s Cuba Radio map
  • 1190
    • Station: no ID
    • TX QTH: 
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:45
    • SIO:
    • Language: 
    • Notes: 1190 Several stations on top of each other. No ID’s.
  • 1210
    • Station: no ID
    • TX QTH:
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:46
    • SIO: 443
    • Language: Eng.
    • Notes: Talk, later an announcer reads out a call-in number that ends with “…HOLA” 
  • 1360
    • Station: WQVN
    • TX QTH: North Miami, Florida Florida Flag, USA
    • Date/Time: 20191215 at 21:48
    • SIO: 453
    • Language: Haitian Creole 
    • Notes: I heard “Missio deo” but the rest sounds like it is either in Spa or Fre. After reviewing stations that could be heard, I’m pretty convinced I heard WQVN.