Shortwave DX log for evening of Thursday 15 March 2018

Logged via Tecsun PL-380 in NW London (currently GMT so UTC+0) via long wire antenna.

I’m still getting to grips with SINPO ratings and this Android app for logging; until now I’ve used a notebook and pen and rather fuzzier ratings like ‘fair but some interference’. But the app provides a decent, fast, offline schedule lookup, and the built-in logging function does 90% of what I would want it to.


5935Khz RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA) in ENGLISH from TIGANESTI. SINPO = 53443. 2098KM from transmitter at Tiganesti.
5955Khz RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA) in SERBIAN from SAFTICA. SINPO = 43333. 2170KM from transmitter at Saftica.
5970Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in FRENCH from CERRIK. SINPO = 43233. 1938KM from transmitter at Cerrik.
5990Khz RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA) in ROMANIAN from GALBENI. SINPO = 44444. 2015KM from transmitter at Galbeni.
6010Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in AMOY from URUMQI (XINJIANG, CRI). SINPO = 43323. 6159KM from transmitter at Urumqi (Xinjiang, CRI).
6070Khz CHANNEL 292 (GERMANY) from ROHRBACH. SINPO = 21111. 899KM from transmitter at Rohrbach.
6160Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in GERMAN from XIAN-XIANYANG (SHAANXI). SINPO = 33222. 8260KM from transmitter at Xian-Xianyang (Shaanxi).
7245Khz TRANS WORLD RADIO (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in TIGRE from GRIGORIOPOL. SINPO = 32112. 2177KM from transmitter at Grigoriopol.
7275Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in MANDARIN from URUMQI (XINJIANG, CRI). SINPO = 32222. 6159KM from transmitter at Urumqi (Xinjiang, CRI).
7340Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in ITALIAN from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). SINPO = 54444. 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang).
7360Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in FRENCH from CERRIK. SINPO = 53433. 1938KM from transmitter at Cerrik.
7375Khz RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA) in ROMANIAN from GALBENI. SINPO = 54444. 2015KM from transmitter at Galbeni.
7395Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in GERMAN from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). SINPO = 54333. 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang).
7405Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in ENGLISH from BEIJING-MATOUCUN (CRI/CNR). SINPO = 42332. 8209KM from transmitter at Beijing-Matoucun (CRI/CNR).
7480Khz RADIO PAYAM E-DOOST (CLA) in PERSIAN from GRIGORIOPOL. SINPO = 44343. 2177KM from transmitter at Grigoriopol.
7495Khz VOA DEEWA RADIO (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in PASHTO from BIBLIS. SINPO = 43333. 647KM from transmitter at Biblis.
7550Khz ALL INDIA RADIO GOS (INDIA) in ENGLISH from BANGALORE). SINPO = 54444. 8011KM from transmitter at Bangalore).
9400Khz BROTHER STAIR (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in ENGLISH from SOFIA-KOSTINBROD. SINPO = 44343. 2027KM from transmitter at Sofia-Kostinbrod.
9495Khz VOICE OF TURKEY (TURKEY) in SPANISH from EMIRLER. SINPO = 43233. 2867KM from transmitter at Emirler.
9555Khz BSKSA 1 (SAUDI ARABIA) in ARABIC from RIYADH. SINPO = 31111. 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh.
9570Khz MWV NEW LIFE STATION (MADAGASCAR) in RUSSIAN. SINPO = 43232. Local time: 1822.
9590Khz BBC (UNITED KINGDOM) in SOMALI from MEYERTON. SINPO = 32112. 9062KM from transmitter at Meyerton.
9615Khz CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA) in GERMAN from URUMQI (XINJIANG, CRI). SINPO = 32222. 6159KM from transmitter at Urumqi (Xinjiang, CRI).
9660Khz RADIO VATICANA (VATICAN CITY STATE) in PORTUGUESE from SANTA MARIA DI GALERIA. SINPO = 54344. 1415KM from transmitter at Santa Maria di Galeria.
9675Khz BSKSA RIAD (SAUDI ARABIA) in TURKISH from RIYADH. SINPO = 44444. 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh.
9715Khz BIBLE VOICE (UNITED KINGDOM) from MOOSBRUNN. SINPO = 44333. 1248KM from transmitter at Moosbrunn.
9830Khz DEUTSCHE WELLE (GERMANY) in HAUSSA from PINHEIRA. SINPO = 43433. 5727KM from transmitter at Pinheira.
9870Khz BSKSA 1 (SAUDI ARABIA) in ARABIC from RIYADH. SINPO = 43333. 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh.
11900Khz VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in AMHARIC from MEYERTON. SINPO = 32121. 9062KM from transmitter at Meyerton.
11975Khz BBC (UNITED KINGDOM) in FRENCH from ASCENSION ISLAND. SINPO = 53332. 6684KM from transmitter at Ascension Island.
12065Khz BBC (UNITED KINGDOM) in TIGRINYA from MEYERTON. SINPO = 21111. 9062KM from transmitter at Meyerton.
13630Khz VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in PORTUGUESE from MOPENG HILL. SINPO = 32221. 8536KM from transmitter at Mopeng Hill.
13845Khz DR.GENE SCOTT (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in ENGLISH from NASHVILLE, TN (WWCR). SINPO = 22221. 6734KM from transmitter at Nashville, TN (WWCR).
15200Khz DEUTSCHE WELLE (GERMANY) in HAUSSA from MEYERTON. SINPO = 32222. 9062KM from transmitter at Meyerton.
15400Khz BBC (UNITED KINGDOM) in ENGLISH from ASCENSION ISLAND. SINPO = 43433. 6684KM from transmitter at Ascension Island.
15490Khz BBC (UNITED KINGDOM) in FRENCH from ASCENSION ISLAND. SINPO = 44343. 6684KM from transmitter at Ascension Island.
15580Khz VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) in ENGLISH from MOPENG HILL. SINPO = 32332. 8536KM from transmitter at Mopeng Hill.

 

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A day trip to Cheltenham

So Cheltenham, then. A day at the races – almost.

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A couple of years ago I visited Gloucester to research a book I was writing. Almost exactly two years on, I visited neighbouring Cheltenham last weekend, but for different reasons.

As I mentioned in my last post, my good buddy John Tucker was attending his first comic convention – True Believers – and I just had to be involved somehow. Purely selfish reasons, naturally, although I knew the look on his face would be worth it, and it turned out to tickle his wife pink in the process, too.

I have fond memories of living with John (no, I do!), and integral to that was the frequent sight of stacks of paper, pens everywhere, and then every now and again a published zine or mini-comic that he’d hand-folded and stapled himself. I think I might have even traipsed around Manchester watering holes dropping off copies with him on at least one occasion.

Several years on, he’s now got several properly printed publications ready, a nice website, and the stones to take a stall at a comic con to get his name out there. Not only that, but he came up with a fantastic novelty gimmick for the day where he’d sell a portrait done while-u-wait, involving a roulette wheel which would dictate the method of death he would incorporate into the picture.

This instantly took me back to the long evenings he’d spend hunched over his laptop and tablet on Chatroulette drawing doodles for strangers. John tells the story better in his excellent round-up of his day, but it was extremely cool to see this natural progression at his first con.

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All I can really add to the story is that it was an absolute hoot to show up at the day, to contemplate John and his craft among the bigger picture of something like a comic festival, and just to catch up with him and Lauren.

The comic festival was a little of what I expected, and also a little more than what I’d expected. Mostly it was just a really cool, inclusive, friendly place where people could sell their craft, dress up like their heroes, hang out with like-minded folk, and feel a part of something.  I will say I hadn’t anticipated the level of cosplay – both in terms of quality and numbers of participants.

As I later explained to John, I won’t be following him around the country going to every single one of his public appearances like a mouth-breathing groupie, but the hands of fate had massaged my neck muscles lovingly the morning I decided to look into the trip, and I discovered that Great Western Railway were offering ridiculously cheap fares.

I couldn’t not go.

Anyway, beyond the comic con itself, I quite enjoy the odd day trip to a random town, and I knew Cheltenham had a few things to see that were up my street. Plus it would be interesting to me to compare Gloucester and Cheltenham, albeit while remembering that to visit both towns anew in February should be taken with a large pinch of salt.

No-one looks good in grey.

Still, bundled up against the cold, I did enjoy my wander around. There are some very pretty streets, some lovely examples of Cotswold-stone architecture, a few nice churches, and a really fantastic museum. There’s also a great variety of eateries and drinkeries.

As can be seen above, the colour palette was restricted to sandstone-yellow and winter-grey, but still rather appealing.

Wikipedia has curiously little to say about Cheltenham’s medieval history – there appears to be one remaining building from the era, and then the history books skip five hundred years until someone decided it would be a good idea to set it up as a spa town.

The town centre itself was about as you’d expect from any town centre on a rainy Saturday morning, but I will say Cheltenham has a thoroughly decent selection of shops.

Fortunately, it also has a well-thought-out selection of public gardens, from those near the centre, to Pittville Park a little further out.

Back in the town centre, I needed some indoor amusement. The Wilson, the name given to Cheltenham’s municipal museum (and visitor centre and gallery and so on), is a gem.

I’m so glad I took the time to have a look around as, not only did I find much to entertain and inspire me, but it was also an almost derelict sanctuary on such a rainy Saturday afternoon as this one. I pretty much had the place to myself, for better or worse.

Within minutes I was entranced by a mid-19th-century Dutch painting of a dockside by Cornelis Springer. The kinds of paintings that grab me are the hyper-real, the almost photographic document of a place or a person.

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This painting was of such exquisite detail that I spent several minutes scanning its surface for clues and characters and stories. There were numerous examples of all of these.

But the overall thing that got me with this one was the fine detail of the brush strokes.

The painting, above, is probably 150cm x 100cm, and yet when stood almost nose-to-canvas I could make out not just the fine rope hung from a pulley on a warehouse building, but the rope’s shadow, barely a hair’s width – a tiny stroke. Elsewhere were the outlines of individual bricks, or a man’s pipe. You can expect this level of detail on a canvas 4-5 times larger, but on this scale the detail is almost microscopic. It was wonderful.

As I learned, the Wilson also holds an important and vast collection of Arts and Crafts artefacts, and I was so pleased to find a current exhibition of the stuff. My day job is in the conservation of an Arts and Crafts-inspired suburb, and so I find this stuff very interesting and inspiring.

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I saw lots that inspired me, mostly the use of marquetry in wooden furniture, and adding splendid detail to everyday objects like door handles and tables, some really fine stuff by CR Ashbee, and the likes of that shown above which tried to encapsulate the whole ethos. (I didn’t take many photographs of the objects themselves as it was hard to reproduce the fine detail.)

The 1920 inscription above, by Joseph Cribb, screamed to me passages from Parker and Unwin’s The Art of Building a Home, along with other ideals stemming from the Arts and Crafts movement.

I also lingered a little too long by the above radio, probably a metre tall, dreaming of having it sat in the corner of a beautiful room, and imagining the warm tones it must emit.

I had a fantastic time in Cheltenham. I came away with a few new obsessions, and things and people to look up. The trip there and back was a breeze – also meant I could play some PSP and 2DS, even – and catching up with John without his prior knowledge was priceless.

Using my old Android phone purely for FM radio

Samsung will be the next major phone manufacturer to enable the dormant FM chips in its devices. The FM chips will be switched on in Samsung’s “upcoming smartphone models,” which will allow users to listen to local radio stations.

via Samsung is the latest OEM to unlock FM chips in new phones | Ars Technica


This recent update is interesting to me at least because my current phone is a Samsung. Of course it means my current model won’t have its FM receiver unlocked (and, in fact, I’m not even sure the UK model has FM functionality, enabled or not).

When I first read a few years ago that most phones’ WiFi/Bluetooth chips also enabled FM reception, but that most manufacturers disable it in software, I was baffled. But I’d lived under this cloud of ignorance for many years and never questioned it.

Before my current Samsung, I had one, and then another newer, Motorola Moto G – cheap and cheerful – which both had FM radio apps built in. And great apps, too! Good reception (as always with smartphones, using the earphone cable as an antenna), and the software is simple yet robust. It covers the basics, like auto-scanning, presets, sleep timer, and even RDS display.

But it also has a really nicely-done record function which not only directly makes an MP3 of the station you’re tuned into (rather than, say, recording the speaker via the mic or something hideous), but also automatically inserts the frequency into the filename when it saves.

 

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The Motorola FM radio app makes for a great companion to pirate radio bandscans in a built-up area.

The presets/memory enables me to check for new stations I’ve not picked up yet, or to check on ones I’ve saved previously. Having a list of saved frequencies is great, and saving some as favourites makes it really easy to navigate a sea of potentially anonymous numbers.

The RDS enables me to get relatively quick station IDs with a decent enough signal (waiting for a twenty minute drum’n’bass mix to finish just on the off-chance the DJ actually name-checks the station is a bit beyond my levels of patience). And it turns out that pirate stations seem to love RDS – it’s rare I’ll find a station that doesn’t at least display the station ID. Some even post the show/DJ info, or a contact number/URL. There’s no easy way to export this data (not even copy and paste), but a quick screengrab will do in a pinch.

And, of course, the record function is fantastic for grabbing clear sample clips really easily. It lets me either record for 30-60 seconds to grab a reference clip, or I can even tune in, hit record, and leave it going with the screen off and audio on mute if I need a longer clip to grab a station ID.

It’s a bit of shame the recording function doesn’t have a buffer – quite often I’ll have heard a vital station ID or something else interesting and wasn’t recording. It’d be amazing to have a 5-second buffer for moments like that. Either way, the files are then saved on the device (or SD card, optionally), labelled and dated, and ready to be listened to on the device or exported to a computer/the web at a later date.

Anyway, now that I use my Samsung as my main phone, I held on to the old Motorola – and I’m glad I did. After a factory reset, and stripping off any unnecessary software (Moto phones run virtually stock Android, thankfully), the phone is a pretty decent pocket FM radio.

Running no other apps and living in airplane mode, the phone has a standby time measured in weeks rather than hours. And that’s if I choose to leave it on between sessions, which I do out of convenience, but could make it last month between charges if I needed to.

Of course it’s an overpowered/over-featured FM radio. But it’s one that lets me do some cool stuff, as well as make recordings, take screengrabs of RDS data, and make notes on the fly.

One next step would be to do some field tests – to compare the phone’s sensitivity with that of a ‘good’ FM receiver. Anecdotally, it certainly feels like the phone picks up a decent number of signals, locks onto them well, and performs pretty well. But until I’ve done some side-by-side tests, I can’t be sure. (Ironically, my ‘good’ FM receiver lacks both RDS and any recording function.)

Beyond that, I can also try again with the DVB-T dongle I’ve got for scanning other frequencies. But that necessitates some fiddly dongle/power/adapter compromises, as well as needed a more robust antenna. Simply using the phone as an FM radio with some cheap earphones and built in software is working brilliantly.

The Charterhouse

I was lucky enough to go on a visit to the Charterhouse last week. It was our annual staff training day – we tend to go to interesting and/or historical lumps of architecture, and this was a wonderful place to explore.

The Charterhouse opened to the public in January 2017, but its history goes back to the 14th century. The story is diverse and fascinating, and the fabric of the buildings themselves is very special. It’s a cliche, but it walking around the place absolutely feels like stepping back in time. If you can visit, I highly recommend taking a tour as the guide we had was knowledgeable and very engaging. We had a wonderful day.

 

Shortwave DX log for the afternoon of Sunday 15 October 2017

I’m unsure whether or not to classify this one a DXpedition – but maybe I should, as it was bad electrical interference at home that pushed me and my trusty Tecsun outside to Primrose Hill for a couple of enjoyable band scans. A nice bit of warm late autumn sunshine and a run capped off a good afternoon.

The increased elevation and distance from significant interference meant I got some quite distant copies, including an Australian evangelical station I’d not come across before: Reach Beyond Australia.


Logged via Tecsun PL-380 in NW London (currently UTC+1).

I’m still getting to grips with SINPO ratings and this Android app for logging; until now I’ve used a notebook and pen and rather fuzzier ratings like ‘fair but some interference’. But the app provides a decent, fast, offline schedule lookup, and the built-in logging function does 90% of what I would want it to.


Session #1 around 1145 UTC – at home in NW London. V poor signal with electrical interference.
Freq Station ID SINPO Distance
15250Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in MANDARIN from TINANG (VOA). 32243 10658KM from transmitter at Tinang (VoA)
17615Khz  BSKSA HOLY QURAN (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 42232 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
13775Khz  CNR1 JAMMER/FIREDRAKE (CHINA)  in MANDARIN. 53344
15220Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in CZECH from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). 32233 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang)
13635Khz  VOICE OF TURKEY (TURKEY)  in TURKISH from EMIRLER. 32222 2867KM from transmitter at Emirler
13665Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in ENGLISH from CERRIK. 42233 1938KM from transmitter at Cerrik
Session #2 around 1330 UTC – on Primrose Hill using the telescopic built-in antenna.
Freq Station ID SINPO Distance
21505Khz  BSKSA 1 (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 43333 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
17615Khz  BSKSA HOLY QURAN (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 43333 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
17625Khz  BSKSA HOLY QURAN (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 53333 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
17705Khz  BSKSA 1 (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 55554 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
17895Khz  BSKSA HOLY QURAN (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 55544 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
15745Khz  RADIO FREE ASIA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in TIBETAN from ULAANBAATAR
15825Khz  WWCR 1 NASHVILLE, TN (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in ENGLISH from NASHVILLE, TN (WWCR). 43354 6734KM from transmitter at Nashville, TN (WWCR)
17530Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in SOMALI from SANTA MARIA DI GALERIA. 54344 1415KM from transmitter at Santa Maria di Galeria
15430Khz  DEUTSCHE WELLE (GERMANY)  in DARI from TRINCOMALEE (DW). 44444 8677KM from transmitter at Trincomalee (DW)
15620Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in SOMALI from MOPENG HILL. 21111 8536KM from transmitter at Mopeng Hill
15130Khz  RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA)  in ROMANIAN from GALBENI. 32222 2015KM from transmitter at Galbeni
15275Khz  RADIO FREE ASIA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in TIBETAN from DUSHANBE. 43333
15320Khz  REACH BEYOND AUSTRALIA (AUSTRALIA)  in TAMIL from KUNUNURRA WA. 43443 13972KM from transmitter at Kununurra WA
13830Khz  RADIO FREE ASIA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in TIBETAN from DUSHANBE. 53433
13845Khz  WWCR 3 NASHVILLE, TN (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in ENGLISH from NASHVILLE, TN (WWCR). 42433 6734KM from transmitter at Nashville, TN (WWCR)
15110Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in MANDARIN from UDON THANI. 54343 9370KM from transmitter at Udon Thani
13650Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in MANDARIN from URUMQI (XINJIANG, CRI). 54444 6159KM from transmitter at Urumqi (Xinjiang, CRI)
13670Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in ENGLISH from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). 44444 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang)
13740Khz  RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA)  in RUSSIAN from TIGANESTI. 43433 2098KM from transmitter at Tiganesti
12055Khz  TRANS WORLD RADIO (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in KASHMIRI from GAVAR. 23332 3666KM from transmitter at Gavar
12120Khz  FEBC MANILA (PHILIPPINES)  in BURMESE from BOCAUE (FEBC). 43232 10737KM from transmitter at Bocaue (FEBC)
13610Khz  IRIB VOICE OF I.R.IRAN (IRAN)  in ARABIC from ZAHEDAN. 43334 5524KM from transmitter at Zahedan
11965Khz  VOICE OF TURKEY (TURKEY)  in RUSSIAN from EMIRLER. 32232 2867KM from transmitter at Emirler
12005Khz  RADIO FARDA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in PERSIAN from WOOFFERTON. 23332 169KM from transmitter at Woofferton
11860Khz  REP.YEMEN RADIO SANAA (YEMEN)  in ARABIC from JEDDAH. 22221 4775KM from transmitter at Jeddah
11870Khz  RADIO VERITAS ASIA (PHILIPPINES)  in CHIN
11950Khz  RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA)  in ROMANIAN from GALBENI. 54555 2015KM from transmitter at Galbeni
11750Khz  BBC (UNITED KINGDOM)  in BENGALI from TASHKENT. 43343 5251KM from transmitter at Tashkent
9900Khz  FURUSATO NO KAZE (CLA)  in JAPANESE from PAOCHUNG/BAUJONG. 21121 9880KM from transmitter at Paochung/Baujong
11560Khz  ALL INDIA RADIO GOS (INDIA)  in DARI from BANGALORE). 54444 8011KM from transmitter at Bangalore)
11640Khz  RADIO TAIWAN INT. (TWN)  in MANDARIN from KOUHU. 32211 9886KM from transmitter at Kouhu
9720Khz  REACH BEYOND AUSTRALIA (AUSTRALIA)  in ENGLISH from KUNUNURRA WA. 32232 13972KM from transmitter at Kununurra WA
9840Khz  VOICE OF TURKEY (TURKEY)  in TURKISH from EMIRLER. 54444 2867KM from transmitter at Emirler
3995Khz  HCJB VOICE OF ANDES (ECUADOR)  in GERMAN from WEENERMOOR. 32322 533KM from transmitter at Weenermoor
6150Khz  RADIO MARABU (GERMANY)  in ENGLISH. 33322
Session #3 around 1430 UTC – on Primrose Hill using the telescopic built-in antenna.
Freq Station ID SINPO Distance
17895Khz  BSKSA HOLY QURAN (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 55554 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
17705Khz  BSKSA 1 (SAUDI ARABIA)  in ARABIC from RIYADH. 54554 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
17770Khz  VOICE OF TURKEY (TURKEY)  in ARABIC from EMIRLER. 55455 2867KM from transmitter at Emirler
17605Khz  ADVENTIST WORLD RADIO (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in AFAR from MOOSBRUNN. 21111 1248KM from transmitter at Moosbrunn
17660Khz  BSKSA RIAD (SAUDI ARABIA)  in FRENCH from RIYADH. 32233 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
15825Khz  WWCR 1 NASHVILLE, TN (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in ENGLISH from NASHVILLE, TN (WWCR). 32333 6734KM from transmitter at Nashville, TN (WWCR)
15410Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in MANDARIN from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). 54554 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang)
15520Khz  RADIO EXTERIOR ESPAÑA (SPAIN)  in SPANISH from NOBLEJAS. 31122 1352KM from transmitter at Noblejas
15595Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in KURDISH from MOPENG HILL. 21111 8536KM from transmitter at Mopeng Hill
15205Khz  PANAMERICAN BROADCASTING (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in ENGLISH from SOFIA
15215Khz  ADVENTIST WORLD RADIO (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in BURMESE from TRINCOMALEE (DW). 33222 8677KM from transmitter at Trincomalee (DW)
15320Khz  REACH BEYOND AUSTRALIA (AUSTRALIA)  in URDU from KUNUNURRA WA. 43333 13972KM from transmitter at Kununurra WA
13845Khz  WWCR 3 NASHVILLE, TN (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in ENGLISH from NASHVILLE, TN (WWCR). 32222 6734KM from transmitter at Nashville, TN (WWCR)
15110Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in MANDARIN from TINANG (VOA). 32232 10658KM from transmitter at Tinang (VoA)
15140Khz  RADIO SULTANATE OMAN (OMAN)  in ENGLISH from THUMRAIT. 43333 6031KM from transmitter at Thumrait
13710Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in ENGLISH from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). 55554 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang)
13775Khz  BSKSA RIAD (SAUDI ARABIA)  in URDU from RIYADH. 32222 4955KM from transmitter at Riyadh
13830Khz  IRIB VOICE OF I.R.IRAN (IRAN)  in HINDI from SIRJAN. 11111 5171KM from transmitter at Sirjan
12035Khz  VOA DEEWA RADIO (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in PASHTO from UDON THANI. 32122 9370KM from transmitter at Udon Thani
13630Khz  RADIO LIBERTY (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in UZBEK from UDON THANI. 43222 9370KM from transmitter at Udon Thani
13680Khz  NHK RADIO JAPAN (JAPAN)  in PERSIAN from ISSOUDUN. 32122 569KM from transmitter at Issoudun
11950Khz  RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA)  in ROMANIAN from GALBENI. 44344 2015KM from transmitter at Galbeni
11980Khz  VOICE OF AMERICA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)  in MANDARIN from TINANG (VOA). 31121 10658KM from transmitter at Tinang (VoA)
12025Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in MANDARIN from URUMQI (XINJIANG, CRI). 54444 6159KM from transmitter at Urumqi (Xinjiang, CRI)
11815Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in ENGLISH from URUMQI (XINJIANG, CRI). 43343 6159KM from transmitter at Urumqi (Xinjiang, CRI)
11860Khz  REP.YEMEN RADIO SANAA (YEMEN)  in ARABIC from JEDDAH. 32221 4775KM from transmitter at Jeddah
11870Khz  RADIO VERITAS ASIA (PHILIPPINES)  in TELUGU from PALAUIG, ZEMBALES (RVA). 32222 10601KM from transmitter at Palauig, Zembales (RVA)
11910Khz  RADIO ROMANIA INT. (ROMANIA)  in GERMAN from TIGANESTI. 55554 2098KM from transmitter at Tiganesti
11700Khz  RADIO VATICANA (VATICAN CITY STATE)  in HINDI from PALAUIG, ZEMBALES (RVA). 33222 10601KM from transmitter at Palauig, Zembales (RVA)
11785Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in MANDARIN from KASHI (KASHGAR) (XINJIANG). 54444 5807KM from transmitter at Kashi (Kashgar) (Xinjiang)
11560Khz  ALL INDIA RADIO GOS (INDIA)  in PASHTO from BANGALORE). 43333 8011KM from transmitter at Bangalore)
11660Khz  CHINA RADIO INT. (CHINA)  in URDU from KUNMING CRI (YUNNAN). 31122 8723KM from transmitter at Kunming CRI (Yunnan)

6070Khz

 CHANNEL 292 (GERMANY)  from ROHRBACH. 32222 899KM from transmitter at Rohrbach