For A19, the following relays are registered by HFCC for VR transmissions: 5920 PHILS Tinang 1430-1450 Hindi, 1510-1530 Malayalam 6055 Marianas (Tinian Island) 1230-1300 Chinese 7305 Greenville, USA 1130-1145 and 0145-0200, Spanish 7320 PHILS Tinang ...

 

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VATICAN RADIO EXTENDS ITS OFF-SHORE RELAY USAGE

 
For A19, the following relays are registered by HFCC for VR transmissions:
 
5920 PHILS Tinang 1430-1450 Hindi, 1510-1530 Malayalam
6055 Marianas (Tinian Island) 1230-1300 Chinese
7305 Greenville, USA 1130-1145 and 0145-0200, Spanish
7320 PHILS Tinang 1430-1450 Hindi, 1450-1510 Tamil, 1510-1530 Malayalam
7360 Madagascar (Talata) 1600-1615 Swahili, 1615-1630 Somali,1630-1700 English
7485 PHILS Tinang 1230-1300 Chinese
9560 PHILS Tinang 1230-1300 Chinese
9580 PHILS Tinang 2200-2230 Chinese
9610 PHILS Tinang 1230-1250 Russian
11875 PHILS Tinang 1230-1250 Russian
11900 PHILS Tinang 2315-0000 Vietnamese
17590 Madagascar (Talata) 0830-0950 Amharic
 
Relays of other broadcasters via SMG:
 
Radio Veritas Asia
Only SW txion is
9700 Via Vatican-SMG 0000-0030 Kachin
 
Voice of America
7260 0330-0400 Somali
11750 0500-0530 Hausa
11900 2130-2200 Cambodian
12070 0700-0730 Hausa
15620 1030-1100 Somali
17540 1100-1200 French
17655 1700-1800 Portuguese
17775 1030-1100 Somali
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
 

MIDDAY PROPAGATiON ON 7 AND 9 MHZ TO CELEBRATES OUR MIDWINTER DAY!


This is a summary of significant lower-frequency occupancies on June 19, 2019, as researched here in Melbourne, between 0030 and 0200
 
This was a mix of long and short path propagation modes from all continents. The changeover from long to short path was between 0130 and 0200, and solar noon occurred at 0221 (1221 pm).
 
0000-0200
 
7250 CHINA CRI-Urumqi Spanish to  0030*
7335 USA Marti Spansh
7350 CHINA CRI English to 0030*
7365 USA Marti Spanish
7380 INDIA Bangalore, local service
9550 CHINA CRI-Kunming Hakka
9600 PHILS VOA-Tinang Chinese
9700 VATICAN R. Veritas Asia via SMG relay  *0000 Kachin
 
0100-0130
 
9460 CHINA CRI-Kunming Hakka from 0115
9490 TAIWAN RTI Chinese from 0120
9535 CUBA RHC Spanish to 0200+
9570 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick English
9620 CHINA CNR2
9635 VIETNAM domestic
9655 CHINA CRI-Nanning Chinese
9675 CHINA CNR1
9685 CHINA CNR5 Chinese
9710 CHINA CRI-Kashi Portuguese
9810 SRI LANKA AWR-Trincomalee Thai
9865 INDIA Hindi
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
 

Spotlight on Africa and Middle East - 6 MHz presunrise

 
This report looks at spectrum occupancy researched in the 6 MHz band in our Melbourne pre-dawn window 1930 to 2000 on June 4, 2019.
 
5960 KUWAIT R. Farda, Persian
5875 THAILAND VOA-Udon Korean
5900 BULGARIA RTI-Kostinbrod German
5950 ETHIOPIA V. of Tigray Revolution, Tigrinya
5960 TURKEY Turkish
5985 CHINA CRI-B Portuguese
5995 KOREA REP VOH Korean
6010 JAPAN NHK-Yamata Japanese
6030 ETHIOPIA R. Oromiya, Afar
6040 SAO TOME VOA-Kirundi
6090 ETHIOPIA R. Amhara,Amharic
6110 CHINA CRI-Xian Russian
6130 SWAZILAND TWR-Africa, Manzini, African langs
6145 ENGLAND KBS-Woofferton French
6170 GERMANY VOA-Biblis Kurdish
6195 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya English
 
 
      
 
 

Unusual pre-sunrise propagation event

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On May 29, 2019, in the Melbourne pre-sunrise period, unusual propagation was noted in the 11 MHz spectrum, across the 1930 to 2000 period.
 
This summary of selected frequency occupancies may be of interest.
 
11615 TURKEY French
11650 CHINA CRI-Urumqi German
11745 S. ARABIA Arabic
11800 GERMANY AWR-Nauen Arabic
11885 MADAGASCAR KNLS Russian
11895 CHINA CRI-Kashi Cantonese
11915 S. ARABIA Arabic
11965 MADAGASCAR KNLS Arabic
11975 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
12030 SPAIN Spanish
12050 USA WEWN Spanish
 
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
 

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Solar activity remains very low – the 10.7 radio flux is 75, and the daily equivalent smoothed sunspot number has ranged from 0 to 13.
 
Early-winter propagation into Melbourne now marked by these notable frequency usage in our afternoon and, between 0415 and 0430, on May 10, 2019.
 
11640 TAIWAN RTI Chinese
11650 CHINA CRI-Kunming Vietnamese
11670 CHINA CNR2
11745 S,. ARABIA Arabic
11825 MADAGASCAR KNLS-Talata English
11850 CUBA RHC Spanish
11860 S. ARABIA Arabic
11875 OMAN BBC Persian
11895 KUWAIT RFA Chinese
11970 UZBEKISTAN NHK-Tashkent Persian
11980 TURKEY Turkish
11995 MADAGASCAR BBC-Talata Somali
12065 GERMANY AWR-Nauen Amharic
12095 ENGLAND BBC English
13600 OMAN R. Oman Arabic
13695 INDIA Hindi to 0415*
13740 IRAN Hebrew from *0420
13750 KUWAIT RFA Chinese
13785 IRAN Turkish from *0425
21505 MARIANAS RFA-Tinian Chinese
 
      
 
 
 
   
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