(UTC unless otherwise noted)
||Actually on about 570.05 KHz, woman
announcer in Arctic/Inuit type talk. This
was parallel to more common Greenland
frequency of 720.
Newfoundland and CKRM Regina, SK
||Clear VOCM ID, followed a few second
later by "CKRM" as the country
song ends. Then talk in the background
about the Saskatchewan Roughriders
||Man reading news and weather, with
mention of Spitzbergen, followed by
"Simply the Best" by Tina
Turner bumper music
- Tokyo, Japan
||Woman and man in English, with story
about Japan's trade relations and a free
trade agreement with its neighbours in
the region. Parellel to 747 and 774 at
the same time, received in Prince Edward
Island, Canada at a distance of over 6000
miles / 10000 KM.
||Multiple Latin American signals in
sync, under WOR New York. Not sure where
this was from.
||Beautiful loud interval signal on
sign-on, then "six, five" for
some reason, and finally woman announcer
at the bottom of the hour.
- Sapporo Japan
||Woman reading feature item about
Japan's foreign aid to the Mekong River
region of Southeast Asia. Heard on an
indoor loop antenna.
||Out of commercial break with
"CHQR" ID and then phone
numbers for the talk show,
||Either Egypt or Morocco with Koranic
chant, and Spain in the background
- Akita, Japan
||Woman with news item in English.
About 2:00 mark of the clip you can
clearly hear her ID as "NHK World
Radio Japan" and then proceed to
give the Web address, etc. Then, near the
end, the broadcast goes into Spanish.
||Steve Francis in Alcoa Tennessee
caught the proper ID on this one, as
IRN/USA network, which would probably
make this one Rumford, Maine. Thanks
1 Iran, plus France Info, Nancy
||IRIB 1 in Isfahan, Iran in (presumed)
Farsi, with male French announcer
underneath from Radio France Info, in
||Male host, with pop music and call in
show for listeners.
||Out of country song and then an ad
for the legal will kit, "available
at Q-Country" and then the station's
Drumheller street address, followed by
"Q-country, Q-91" ID.
||In the background under CINW
Montreal, with "Payday winning
numbers" at about 1:13 into the
clip, and eventual "GX-94" ID
and into another country song.
||CFAC with play-by-play call of the
Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames on
the Flames' flagship station. Heard with
Icom R75 in Priest Pond, PEI. In the
background Cuba is audible with time pips
and "RR" in Morse Code.
all-sports station, with promo for Flames
hockey and cross promo for sister station
"660 News" in Calgary.
Following an ad for Calgary's best pub,
it ropse to totally in the clear by
0455E. Unreal levels by the end of the
||According to Chuck Hutton, the ID is
"Govorit Mezdhunarodnye Radio
Kitaya" which is the standard China
Radio International ID for their Russian
service.That would therefore be the
Finnish transmitter site at Pori,
according to CRI's Web site. Walt
Salmaniw of Victoria writes, "Yes,
Chuck is 100% correct. Great
reception. We've been hearing Pori
well on the west coast on many nights as
well..." Thanks Walt and Chuck!
||NDR Info, Hamburg, with music and
male announcer in German.
||Voice of America relay in English,
with top-of-the-hour news jungle and,
eventually in the ensuing minutes, climbs
out of the jumble with news in English
and clear mention of "VOA."
||Man and woman talking, very weak but
unlikely to be anything other than the
high-powered Korean station here. Bill
Harms writes:" In my somewhat expert
opinion (35 years of Korean language
experience), your 972 sounds like
Korean." Walt Salmaniw from Victoria
agrees, calling it a "blaster"
that is in practically every morning on
the west coast.
||Out of a live recording of Neil
Diamond and "Sweet Caroline"
into top-of-the-hour jingle and news in
||Man in Russian, with Arabic-type
Koranic chant by second man fading up in
the background, most likely RTM A in
- Seattle WA
||Clear "3:35 at KOMO news
radio" a short time into the clip.
Using the Radio Shack indoor loop with
WMVP Chicago nulled a little.
- Seattle WA
||KOMO killing WMVP with ad for Boston
Medical Group, and then into multiple
KOMO IDs and "2:24" time check,
with traffic report for Seattle area.
||Tartu Family Radio, with male in
Russian with what sounds like a Bible
reading or some sort of devotional talk.
Morocco and SER Spain
||Traditional North African tribal
music with male and female Spanish
announcers fading up near the end of the
||Totally in the clear with full slogan
ID at 0944 UTC, 0544 Eastern,
"Classic Country AM 1060."
Los Angeles CA
||"Traffic and weather on the
fives," with multiple KNX mentions
and Southern California geographical
||Talk in what sounds like Farsi, with
Middle Eastern music mixing in. Many
stations here could be candidates.
||Moray Firth Radio, with traditional
Scottish music, with ad for the Castle
Restaurant in the "heart of
Inverness," and then announcer
signing off his program until next
Thursday. Then multiple
"synchros" time pips underneath
and the clear ID "Radio Nacional
d'Espana" from Spain.
||Sounds very English, with weak
modulation and talk by man, in for
several minutes well after local daylight
in Priest Pond. Fades up almost to
readability about 2:20 in to the clip,
and then makes another peak at 4:50 of
the recording, which corresponds to 1054
UTC. All of Australia was in darkness at
that hour. Could it be? I have emailed
the file to two stations in Australia to
see if they can assist. Walt Salmaniw has
listened to it and writes, "I'd say
this is likely 4BC in Brisbane which is
well heard during DU openings on the
||Clip of CKWX over/under WBBR New
York. Vancouver announcer is talking
about the Canadian dollar "the
loonie" and other business news.
Vancouver with WBBR New York
||The clip starts with CKWX dominant
over WBBR, but New York eventually fades
up, with CKWX clearly audible underneath
with sports and a Rogers Mobile Internet
- IRIB 1
||Running programming parallel to their
transmitter on 1080, man singing.
||Radio Payam, with news jingle at the
half hour, and man reading news in
(presumed) Farsi, with mentions of
||Frequency was actually 1205.97 or
thereabouts. Chuck Hutton listened to
this clip and emailed me as follows:
"the frequency roughly matches
China's big Korean Service transmitter. I
have good recordings of it from Oct 3 and
4 so can check the frequency exactly. The
language is surely not Chinese but
there's just not enough for me to say it
is Korean." Thanks Chuck! Walt
Salminiw from Victoria writes,
"there's no one else on this
frequency on 1205.98 or .97 except
Yanbian RGD in KK usually heard on the
west coast with excellent levels."
- Absolute Radio, plus unidentified
||Alanis Morrisette with "Thank
You" on Absolute Radio, with
African-type tribal vocal music over and
under, and eventually a woman announcer
describing the music clips in English,
but not clear enough for ID.
||Out of song, and then full
"Voice of Russia World Service"
ID by woman in English leading up to 2300
UTC, giving complete schedule and list of
frequencies. Within seconds, Absolute
Radio climbs back up and hammers VoR.
||Male announcer in German, with jazz
||Galei Zahal, with woman and man
talking in Hebrew, ID confirmed as
broadcast was identical to known parallel
on 6973 KHz. Clip ends of
"Groovin" by the Young Rascals.
Mark Connelly heard this station at
exactly the same time from his location
in Granite Pier, Massachusetts.
||Happy birthday, followed by
"China Radio International" ID
and then news in (presumed) Mandarin at
the bottom of the hour.
||Voice of Russia, in French, with
mentions of the Moscow Opera.
with possible Romania
||Time pips to the top of the hour,
followed by news broadcast. Two stations
||BBC Radio Ulster, featuring an
interview with Eilidh Patterson about her
upcoming appearance at the "Black
Box" in Belfast on Thursday 8
October 2009. This clip is over 5 minutes
long because the song was so wonderful.
She sang her own composition,
"Falling Hard and Fast." BBC
Radio Ulster ID @ 5:53 into the edited
Radio, Foxdale (UK, 20 KW)
||Commercials, and then "Manx
Radio" choral ID 1:40 into the clip
1 (Iran) and R. Sawa (Djibouti)
||Still with plenty of daylight before
sunset in PEI, with presumed IRIB 1 in
Isfahan in Farsi, to top of the hour time
pips, with presumed Radio Sawa from
Djibouti fading in at the top of the
||China Radio International
broadcasting in French
Radio (UK) in Punjabi + unidentified
||Sunrise Radio, Brookmans Park (UK)
with Punjabi mention and jingle ID at
2:45, plus possible Romania over/under.
Radio, Brookmans Park (UK)
||Female in South Asian style vocal
Merseyside (UK, 1.2 KW)
||Soccer play by play clips, with time
pips at the half hour, and low-powered
Spanish stations in the background,
including ID from SER Radio Santander.
Merseyside eventually IDed (after
recording stopped) at 2040Z.
||Starting with a strange trumpet cover
of "Bittersweet Symphony" by
the Verve, and then into traditional
music. Parellel to 1512 ERA Chania
Bleu, Corsa with France Info
||France Bleu and France Info mixing it
up, both with talk in French just before
the top of t5he hour.
||Woman and man in Urdu, with several
mentions of "Radio Ap Ki
Dunyaa." Walt Salmaniw in Victoria
also reproted hearing "VOA" in
the clip also, which is the operator of
Ap Ki Danyaa.
Info, Fontbonne, France
||Male announcer giving the weather for
various locations in France, such as
Paris, Lyon, etc.
(Guildford) plus unidentified
||Most of this clip is a woman singing
in a Middle-Eastern or even South
Asian-type pop song, and then County
Sound fades up in the latter part of the
||Woman singing by herself, with NW USA
nulled using small tabletop loop antenna.
Signal weak, but I wonder if this could
have been India? Chuck Hutton writes
"both clips sound like India to
||A few minutes after the recording
above. Music with vocals weak in the
background, on tabletop loop.
(RAI) and Kuwait (Radio Farda)
||RAI on 1575 with man and woman
talking, and then Radio Farda from Kuwait
in Farsi rises up.
(RAI) and Kuwait (Radio Farda)
||Italian talk/radio play, with rising
talk if Farsi by woman, presumed UAE as
it is shown in EMWG as "24h in
Farda (presumed), Al Dhabiya, UAE
||Sounds like man in Farsi (Persian)
beamed on the regular schedule to Iran.
||EWTN programming, with "Hail
||Marine weather by male reader in
Nordic-accented English, then switches to
what I presume is Swedish.
||Unknown station, with man and woman
singing, with pluck-string music and
sounding quite Middle Eastern. Switched
from SSB to AM during clip, and sound
improved. Brief dead air following song
and then a more traditional Mediterranean
sounding instrumental. Greek pirate
stations are known to hang out here.