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LEM214 DXpedition Log
October 29 - November 5, 2005

 Europe
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
936 3.11. 0620 RAI Sicilia, Trapani, regional break
1116 3.11. 0630 + RAI Sicilia, Palermo
1575 3.11. 0620 + RAI Friuli Venezia Giulia, Gorizia
       
 Iberia
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
1026 4.11. 2329 SER Radio Vigo, Vigo, the last unverified SER station here, trying once again
1529.87 31.10. 0658 + Radio Lajes, Lajes. Many thanks to Carlos Gonçalves for solving this one! Ex-648, but only temporarily on 1530. We mistakenly thought that the station was Madeira..
 Africa
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
1098 3.11. 2310 Ikwekwezi FM, Ga-Rankuwa. Nice reception quality for three hours! Next night no sign at all when Bayrak Radio dominated with Slovak Radio.
1386 3.11. 2308 ERTU Luxor, with Cairo programming
 Asia
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
540 1.11. 1200 CNR, UNID QTH, just one of the many CNR frequencies heard
567 1.11. 1300 HLKF KBS Jeonju
585 31.10. 0952 JOPG NHK1 Kushiro. Nice call letter ID on top of the hour at 10 UTC.
594 1.11. 1330 DZBB Manila, "Super Radyo" & "DZBB"
594 1.11. 1359 Shandong Economic BS, Jinan SD - confirming my reception with a package of goodies, including a small radio
603 31.10. 1000 + Hulun Buir PBS, Hailar NM
603 1.11. 1500 HLSA Namyang
603 1.11. 1620 tent. CRI Dongfang, in Vietnamese
612 31.10. 1155 JOLK NHK1 Fukuoka
630 1.11. 1340 DZMM Manila. Many station identifications and talk about mobile phones.
639 1.11. 1100 JOWN STV Radio, Hakodate
648 30.10. 1234 Guangdong PBS, Guangzhou GD
648 31.10. 1045 JOIG NHK1 Toyama. Regional news bulletin.
666 1.11. 1155 JOBK NHK1 Osaka
738 30.10. 1159 Hunan News Channel, Changsha HN
765 1.11.
4.11.
1434
1058
+ Nei Menggu PBS, Baotou NM
774 31.10. 1530 IRIB Arak, local
792 1.11. 1200 HLSQ Goyang (Seoul)
792 1.11. 1251 + DXBN Butuan. No ID, but gave its address.
810 1.11. 1130 AFN Tokyo
810 1.11. 1321 Zhejiang News Channel, Hangzhou ZJ
828 29.10. 1430 Radio Pakistan, Karachi, local ID
828.21 3.11. 1502 Guangdong PBS (Satellite ch), Heyuan GD, way off the nominal frequency
837 1.11. 0201 IRIB Esfafan, local
846 1.11. 1058 JOPG NHK1 Hirosaki (Aomori px)
891 4.11. 1259 JOHK NHK1 Sendai. Regional weather.
900 29.10. 1300 CNR2
918 1.11. 1121 JOEF Yamagata Hoso, Yamagata. "YBC Radio" & "Yamagata Hoso"
927 31.10. 0950 JOKG NHK1 Kofu. Many thanks to Hideki Watanabe for solving the identity of this and other NHK1 stations!
927 31.10. 0958-1000
1054
JO... NHK1 Wakkanai, relaying JOCG Asahikawa (621) and not the main station JOIK 567. In March 2006 NHK aired a TV report on my reception of their station.
927 31.10. 0958 Heilongjiang PBS, Shuangyashan HL
936 31.10. 1410 Radio Pakistan, Mirpur, though no local ID
954 1.11. 1400 Lanzhou PBS, Lanzhou GS
954 1.11. 1400 Hulun Buir PBS, Hailar NM, in Mongolian
972 3.11. 1358 DXKH Cagayan de Oro, rel. DZRH 666
972 3.11. 1401 Henan EBS, Zhengzhou HEN
990 1.11. 1255 JORK NHK1 Kochi
1053 3.11. 1421 Radio Shanson, Krasnoyarsk
1062 3.11. 1417 DZEC Quezon City
1098 1.11.
3.11.
1401
1529
Nei Menggu PBS, UNID QTH, NM, in Mongolian
1098 4.11. 1348 JOSR SBC Nagano/Iida/Ina
1107 4.11. 1400 Xinjiang PBS, Urumqi, in Kazakh
1143 3.11. 1333 + Henan Diantai, Zhengzhou HEN
1161 30.10. 1405 Weifang PBS, Weifang SD. "Weifang Renmin Guangbo Diantai, xinwen pingdao".
1161 4.11. 1258-1300 NHK1 Tohoku regional, Kesennuma/Aizu-Wakamatsu/Naruko/Towada/Odate (five locations in Miyagi, Aomori and Akita prefectures, each 100 W)
1170 4.11. 1054 + Hefei Diantai, Hefei AH. "FM 98.8, AM 1170, Hefei Diantai, Gushi Guangbo". Hefei PBS's story channel. Not listed in WRTH.
1179 4.11. 1107 DYSB Super Radyo, Bacolod City
1179 4.11. 1600 Kuo Sheng BC, Erhlin
1197.02 31.10. 1533 IRIB Ardabil, Moghan, with Ardabil regional news
1206 30.10. 1342 Radio Taiwan International, Minhsiung
1206 30.10. 1400 Jinling zhi Sheng, Nanjing JS
1206 31.10. 1403 Voice of the People of Kurdistan, Sulaimaniyah
1206 1.11. 1606 Guangdong PBS, Shenzhen/Zhaoqing GD
1260 3.11. 1358 Cheng Sheng BC, Taipao
1260.02 3.11. 1413 + DYDD Lapu-Lapu City, "Bantay Radio"
1278 30.10.
1.11.
4.11.
1420
1426
1524
Hebei PBS, Shijiazhuang HEB, occasionally even with English-language IDs
1314 1.11. 1425 DWXI Paranaque
1314 1.11. 1433 Yantai PBS, Yantai SD
1314 1.11. 1459 HLCM CBS Jeonbuk, with a call-letter ID
1314 1.11. 1600 Tien Sheng BC, Chunan
1323 1.11. 1600 Heze PBS, Heze SD
1332 29.10. 1346 + Radio Pakistan, Lahore. A new unlisted transmitter with local programming at this time.
1395 31.10. 1129 CRK Radio Kansai, Toyooka
1395 4.11. 1413 Xilingol PBS, Xilinhot NM. Local programming seemed to end at 1420, because after that identified as Nei Menggu PBS.
1458 3.11. 1400 Nei Menggu PBS, Hohhot NM, in Mongolian. This one always seems to give the ID twice, by a male and a female announcer: "Ovor Mongoliin Radio Xoroo yarij baina..."
1458 1.11.
3.11.
1406
1410
Lianyungang PBS, Lianyungang JS
1476 29.10. 1659,2324 Xining PBS, Xining QH
1485 29.10. 1326 Kuytun PBS, Kuytun XJ
1512 30.10. 1535 Nei Menggu PBS, possibly via Chifeng PBS, Lindong, although this was in Mongolian, and not in Chinese (as listed in the WRTH)
1512 1.11. 1606 DYAB Cebu City. Sign-off announcements.
1512 2.11.
4.11.
1500
1500
Chifeng PBS, Lindong NM
1512 4.11. 1319 JOCD NHK2 Koriyama, relaying JOFD Fukushima 1602
1521 4.11. 1319 JOJC NHK2 Yamagata, "JOJC NHK Yamagata Daini Hoso desu".
1557 31.10. 0921 JOHS HBC Radio, Rumoi.
1575 1.11. 1122 AFN Misawa. Luckily local programming from Misawa! No sign of the other AFN stations here.
1584 31.10.
4.11.
0956
1255
+ JOQG NHK1 Fukaura, on October 31 with Aomori local ID, relaying 963 JOTG Aomori. At other times heard only Tohoku regional, which is transmitted over seven 100-W transmitters in Aomori, Akita, Yamagata and Fukushima prefectures.
1584 30.10.
31.10.
1015-1020
1015-1020
NHK1 Hokkaido, Hiroo/Shinkitami/Nemuro. "Tsuzuite Sapporo kara Hokkaido no News wo otsutae shimasu" (meaning: "Next, Hokkaido's News from Sapporo"). Again, thanks to Hideki!
1602 3.11. 1320 JO.. NHK2 Uwajima rel. JOZB NHK2 Matsuyama
1602 4.11. 1320 JOFD NHK2 Fukushima
       
 Australia & Oceania
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
567 31.10. 1006 KGUM Agana, Guam
612 31.10. 1138 tent. KUAM Isla 61, Agana, Guam. Programme in Tagalog with happy halloween wishes.
639 1.11. 1040 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Lautoka. Talk programme.
846 2.11. 0940-1003* + Radio Kiribati, Tarawa. Surprisingly strong signal. Closing down at 1002 with a national anthem.
1017 1.11. 1100 Tonga Broadcasting Comission, Nuku'alofa. Weather forecast, marine forecast and closing announcements. Beautiful reception quality.
1060 4.11. 1440 KHBC Hilo HI
1098 2.12. 1025 V7AB Radio Marshall, Majuro. The strongest station from Oceania.
1152 1.11. 1040 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Rakiraki. Loads of island talk.
1467 1.11. 1051 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Rakiraki, in Hindi
1570 1.11. -0801* KUAU Haiku HI, "This is KUAU Haiku AM 1570" and more in a neat sign-off ID.
1611 29.10.
1.11.
1513
1300
Radio Two. Radio Two has 18 transmitters on this frequency across Australia.
1620 29.10.
1.11.
1517
1300
4KZ Ingham, QLD, dominated the frequency
1638 29.10. 1503 tent. 2ME Sydney NSW
1647 29.10. 1530 Radio 16 NTC, Canberra, "Radio 16 NTC"
1683.25 29.10. 1510 Club AM, Sydney NSW, in Greek
7120 30.10. 1124 Wantok Radio Light, Port Moresby
 North America
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
550 30.10. 0959 KOAC Corvallis OR. "OPB Radio" & "KOAC 550 AM Corvallis"
550 31.10. 0758 WSAU Wausau WI
550 31.10. 0900 KFYR Bismarck ND, "AM 550 KFYR"
560 31.10. 0900 KPQ Wenatchee WA, "560 KPQ Wenatchee".
570 30.10.
31.10.
0759
0806
KNRS Salt Lake City UT
570 31.10. 0833 KVI Seattle WA
580 30.10. 0737 KUBC Montrose CO, "Real Country KUBC".
590 30.10. 0733 KUGN Eugene OR, "Newstalk 590 KUGN".
610 30.10. 0800 KVNU Logan UT, "Newstalk 610 KVNU Logan".
700 30.10. 1300 KGRV Winston OR, "The Praise station"
700 31.10. 1200 KXLX Airway Heights WA, "700 ESPN"
760 31.10. 1100 KFMB San Diego CA, "Radio 760 KFMB San Diego".
790 31.10. 1145 KJRB Spokane WA, "KJRB 790 The Fan"
840 30.10.
31.10.
0800
1020
KXNT North Las Vegas NV
840 31.10. 1124 CKBX 100 Mile House BC. No ID, but slogan "modern country and the best southern rock" matches.
840 31.10. 1144 KSWB Seaside OR, "840 Gold". Thanks to Patrick Martin for confirming the slogan.
860 30.10. 1257 KPAM Troutdale OR
880 30.10. 1218 KIXI Mercer Island-Seattle WA
870 31.10. 1100 KFLD Pasco WA, "870 KFLD"
930 30.10. 0100 WBEN Buffalo NY
1020 1.11. 0042 KJJK Fergus Falls MN, "Groovy 1020"
1030 1.11. 0920 KEVT Cortaro AZ, "La Raza 1030 AM"
1090 2.11. 2342 KMXA Aurora CO
1130 3.11. 0100 KWKH Shreveport LA, loud and clear with ID and "Les Miles Show" on top of the hour, but soon replaced by WISN Milwaukee WI with "Minnesota Timberwolves Radio Network" programming
1150 30.10. 0832,1215 KXMG Portland OR, "1150 AM, Mágia, solo éxitos"
1150 30.10. 1228 KSEN Shelby MT, probably signing on at this time. Also CKFR, CKOC, KSAL, KKNW and WHBY were identified here during the week.
1160 29.10. 2300 WBOB Florence KY. Of course, WYLL and KSL were the dominant stations on this fq most of the week.
1160 31.10. 2305 WAMB Donelson TN, "WAMB 1160 Donelson"
1200 29.10. 2246 WCHB Taylor MI, very strong
1200 1.11. 0619 + KYOO Bolivar MO, daytimer
1230 30.10. 0900 KQIK Lakeview OR
1230 29.10.
30.10.
31.10.

1217
0800,1200
1000,1200

KKEE Astoria OR, identified at least 20 times during the week
1230 30.10. 1023 KORT Grangeville ID
1230 31.10.
1.11.
1013
0921-1010
KZZR Burns OR
1230 31.10. 1359 KWYZ Everett WA, an ID in English, otherwise Korean programming
1230 2.11. 1305 KCUP Toledo OR
1229.93 5.11. 0629 KIFW Sitka AK. No ID, but confirmed a tentative report based on a local spot.
1240 29.10.
2.11.
1405
1246
KEJO Corvallis OR
1240 30.10.

31.10.
0743,0900
1200
1221
KTIX Pendleton OR
1240 30.10. 0800 KWIK Pocatello ID
1240 30.10.
31.10.
1300
1258
KEJO Corvallis OR
1240 31.10.
2.11.
1204
1259
KQEN Roseburg OR
1250 31.10. 0907 UNID station relaying "94 FM The Fish", which is an FM station in Nashville TN (WFFI 93.7 and WFFH 94.1 FM). Based on information received from Salem Communications, this seems to have been an unauthorized relay, and the company was unable to find out which station on 1250 AM was rebroadcasting their programming!
1270 2.11. 0723 WMKT Charlevoix MI, in addition to the dominant WXYT
1320 1.11. 0059 KHRT Minot ND, soon covered by KOZY
1330 2.11. 0940 KLBO Monahans TX, "Radio Free Texas"
1350 2.11. 0750 WOAM Peoria IL
1360 30.10. 0903 KRKK Rock Springs WY. Also KKMO, WTAQ, WYOS and KSCJ logged here.
1380 31.10. 2320 + WHEW Franklin TN. "La Ley 1380". Also a local restaurant ad. Daytimer!
1390 31.10. 2318 WTJS Jackson TN. "Newsradio 1390 WTJS".
1400 29.10.
31.10.
1223
1353
KITZ Silverdale WA, "Mega Talk 1400 KITZ"
1400 29.10.
31.10.
2.11.
1306
1306
1234
KNND Cottage Grove OR
1400 2.11. 1100 WATW Ashland WI
1400 2.11. 1206 KWON Bartlesville OK, starting a local morning program.
1400 2.11. 1240 CKSQ Stettler AB, "Q-14"
1400 2.11. 1259 KBCH Lincoln City OR
1420 31.10. 2252 WVJS Owensboro KY. Spoiled the chance to hear more interesting stations.
1430 31.10. 2259 WPLN Madison TN. "This is National Public Radio 1430 WPLN Madison". Heard once before in Finland, in 1975!
1430 31.10. 2306 WENE Endicott NY. "Sportsradio 1430 The Team".
1430 31.10. 2320 WIL St. Louis MO
1450 1.11. 0041 KBMW Breckenridge MN
1450 2.11. 1230 KBKW Aberdeen WA. "Newstalk 1450 KBKW Aberdeen".
1450 2.11. 1300 KLZS Eugene OR, "Class 1450". KONP was the dominant here.
1460 1.11. 0032 KKAQ Thief River Falls MN, relaying KKDQ 99.3 FM
1460 2.11. 1257 KCKX Stayton OR
1490 1.11. 0057 KOVC Valley City ND
1490 1.11. 0100 KXRA Alexandria MN
1490 1.11.
2.11.
0912
1327
KTOB Petaluma CA, identifies as "La Mera Mera" and "La Vaquera"
1490 1.11. 1000 KEYG Grand Coulee WA
1490 2.11. 1147 KDMO Carthage MO
1490 2.11. 1151 KDRO Sedalia MO
1490 2.11. 1200 KQDS Duluth MN
1490 2.11. 1224 KRNR Roseburg OR
1520 2.11. 1305 KVTA Port Hueneme CA
1540 30.10. 0939 KMPC Los Angeles CA, "The Ticket"
1540 30.10. 1202 KXPA Bellevue WA
1580 2.11. 0729 KWED Seguin TX
1580 2.11. 0800 WKKD Aurora IL
1600 1.11. 0800 KRRD Centerville UT, not yet KXTA as announced somewhere. Also the dominant stations KVRI and KGST were identified. Other stations during the week: WRPN, WAAM
1600 3.11. 1300 KUBA Yuba City CA
1630 31.10. 0750 KKGM Fort Worth TX
1640 30.10. 0101 WTNI Biloxi MS had a powerful signal, identified often
1640 1.11. 2357 KFXY Enid OK. No ID, but local spots.
1660 2.11. 0800 WFNA Charlotte NC
1690 31.10.
2.11.
0104,0559
0659
WWAA Adel GA, "1690 Air Atlanta"
1700 often often KVNS Brownsville TX was a superpower station, identified about a dozen times, but never any sign of KKLF.
       
 Central America & Caribbean
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
550 31.10. 0837 + XEPL "La Super Estacion", Cd. Cuauhtemoc CH, "XEPL, 5000 watts de potencia, 550 kHz … en la Ciudad Cuahtemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico".
560 31.10. 0810 CM.. Radio Rebelde, Moa
570 31.10. 0810 CMDC Radio Reloj, Santa Clara
580 31.10. 0914 + XEHO Cd. Obregón SO, "La Fuerza de la Palabra"
620 31.10. 0906 CMGN/CMKF Radio Rebelde, Colón/Moa
690 30.10. 0931 XETRA Tijuana BC, "Fabulous 690".
690 2.11.
3.11.
1026
0049
XEN Cd. México DF, "La 69 es Noticia"
710 2.11. 0627 Radio Rebelde, several locations
710 2.11. 1040 XEMP "Radio 710", Cd. México DF. "Más me gusta, 710" & "La señal de 710, más te gusta".
790 31.10. 0853 CMAQ Radio Reloj, Pinar del Rio
800 31.10. 1105 + XESPN Tijuana BC, "ESPN Radio 800"
820 2.11. 0637 CM... Radio Reloj, UNID QTH
830 31.10. 0900 CM... Radio Reloj, Holguín
890 1.11. 0724 CMDZ Radio Progreso, Chambas
940 30.10. 0637 WIAC Ponce PR, "Radio Puerto Rico"
950 1.11. 0702 CM.. Radio Reloj, La Habana
990 1.11. 1000 XECL Mexicali BC, "Rocola 990"
1000 2.11. 1112 XEOY Cd. México DF, "Radio Mil".
1030 2.11. 1125 XEQR Cd. México DF, "Radio Centro en 1030 AM".
1040 2.11. 1052 + XECH Toluca ME, "Radio Capital"
1090 2.11. 0935 + XEIL Veracruz VE, "La Grupera 1090 AM ... en Grupo ACIR"
1110 2.11. 1100 XERED Cd. México DF, "Radio Red 1110 AM" & "De todas las personas que escuchan radio en México, 64 % escuchan Grupo Radio Centro - máxima audiencia"
1120 2.11. 1002 + XEPOP Puebla PU, "La Movidita"
1170 2.11. 1055 XEUVA Aguascalientes AG, "La Rancherita"
1190 2.11. 0913 + XETOT Tampico TM, relaying XEABC 760 "ABC Radio 760"
1200 1.11. 0658 CMGL Radio Sancti Spíritus, Yaguajay
1260 2.11. 1012 XEL Cd. México DF, "La 1260".
1280 30.10. 0620 WCMN Arecibo PR, relaying "Notiuno 630"
1350 2.11. 0753 XEQK Cd. México DF
1410 31.10.
1.11.
0210
0731
XECF Los Mochis SN, "La Mexicana"
1410 2.11. 0700 XEBS Cd. México DF, "La más Perrona"
1420 2.11. 1204 XEWE Irapuato GJ, "La Estación Familiar". The area is known for its strawberries, so XEWE sent a package of dried strawberries along with a verification!
1430 3.11. 0049 XELL Veracruz VE, "Radio Onda 1430 AM, solo éxitos"
1470 5.11. 0102 XEHI Cd. Miguel Alemán TM, with new slogan "Indomable 1470"
1580 2.11. 0903 + XEAF Apaseo el Grande GJ, "La Tremenda", announcing address and everything. Quite a surprise as XEDM always dominates the frequency.
1590 1.11. 0710 XEVOZ Cd. México DF, "Radio Reloj" was heard often
       
 South America
 kHz: day.month. time UTC: station, comments:
580 2.11. 0612 LW1 Radio Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba
700 2.11. 0543 LV3 Cadena Tres, Córdoba
740 30.10. 0618 YVNQ Radio Caroní, Puerto Ordaz
750 30.10. 0621 ZYH709 Rádio Jovem Pan, Brasília DF
780 2.11. 0458 ZP70 Radio Primero de Marzo, Asunción
780 2.11. 0530 YVMN Radio Coro, Coro
840 30.10. 0600 LV9 Radio Salta, Salta
890 2.11. 0545 ZYH706 Rádio Planalto, Brasília DF
930 2.11. 0504 LV7 Radio Tucumán, San Miguel de Tucumán. "LV7 Radio Tucumán".
970 2.11. 0604 LV2 Radio AM 970, Córdoba
980 2.11. 0029 RCN Cali with a local spot
1020 30.10. 0631 YVMX Radio Calendario, Maracaibo
1020 2.11. 0526 ZYK202 Rádio Caicara, Porto Alegre RS
1180 31.10.
2.11.
0300
0601
CB118 Radio Portales, Santiago
1230 3.11. 0201 ZYJ816 Rádio Guararema, São José SC
1250 30.10. 0601 HJCA Radio Capital, SF de Bogotá
1250 5.11. 0600 Radio Estirpe Nacional, San Justo. "Somos Estirpe Nacional AM 1250".
1280 1.11. 2101 ZYI688 Rádio Sanhauá, Bayeux PB
1300.28 4.11. 0100 LRA5 Radio Nacional de Rosario, Rosario. "Radio Nacional de Rosario".
1390 31.10. 0700 ZYJ242 Rádio Cultura, Maringá PR
1400 31.10. 0637 ZYJ256 Rádio Globo, Londrina PR
1400 31.10. 0649 LRG202 Radio Cumbre, Neuquén
1410 5.11. 0432 Radio Folclorísimo, José León Suárez
1470 5.11. 0521 LU26 Radio Coronel Dorrego, Coronel Dorrego
1470 5.11. 0534 CX147 Radio Cristal del Uruguay, Las Piedras. This is of course one of the most common Latin American stations, but is mentioned here, because they were broadcasting a program produced by "Saturno3" without station IDs. Solved thanks to Henrik Klemetz.
1480 5.11. 0333 Red 92, La Plata (ex-1630). First thought that this would have been Radio Dolores.
1480 5.11. 0356 ZP20 Radio América, Ñemby
1510 30.10. 0405 ZYI... Rádio Nordeste, Picos PI
1560 1.11. 0316 ZYH526 Rádio Educadora, Ribeira do Pombal BA
1560 5.11. 0555 ZYJ501 Rádio Grande Rio, Itaguaí RJ. "Radio Grande Rio, AM 1560 kilohertz".
1569.75 2.11. 0539 ZYH496 Rádio Educadora, Jaguaquara BA
Published on December 18, 2005 - updated later

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