KMPH testing on 840 AM in
KMPH Modesto CA has begun
testing on 840 kHz mediumwave. KMPH replaces KTRB
860 AM, which has gone silent. The station has been
widely reported heard by DXers in California since
June 24. Some have identified the station as KPMP,
which were to become the call letters of the new
station, but have since been changed to KMPH. The
station is licensed to broadcast with 5 kW of power.
KMPH is owned by Pappas Radio of Modesto. The address
is 5087 East McKinley Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727.
June 26, 2006)
RSL stations on the air on 1431 and 1494 kHz
Two temporary low-power
AM stations are broadcasting this summer in the
United Kingdom. Highways Agency Radio in Coleshill
(Warwickshire) will broadcast on 1431 kHz from June
26 to July 23, 2006. Programming consists of traffic
information for motorists on the M46 & M42 freeways.
Contact person for the station is Nick Opperman,
who can be reached by telephone 01264 369369 and
so-called RSL station is Raven Sound in Bromley
on 1494 kHz. Raven Sound broadcasts for the 29th
Bromley Pageant of Motoring from June 21 to June
25, 2006. Contact person is Antony Bailey, telephone
020 8466 8060 and email.
Raven Sound was first on the air in 1988 during
the Beckenham International Tennis Tournament. Current
broadcast session is already the 34th time that
the station is on the air.
Both stations broadcast with a power of only 1 watt.
Information about the
stations was first reported on the MWC mailing list
on June 13.
June 23, 2006)
Revivir on 1260 kHz in Buenos Aires Argentina
Radio Revivir is yet another
newcomer on the Buenos Aires AM band. This new Christian
station has been observed broadcasting on 1260 kHz
from Isidro Casanova, Partido de la Matanza, in
the Argentine capital area. DXer Marcelo Cornachioni
has identified its announcer as the same person
who previously broadcast over Radio Canaán
Celestial (1490 kHz) and Radio Trompeta de Dios
(1550 kHz) from the same town. The stations belong
to pastor Clara del Rosario Mendoza de Sánchez.
Radio Revivir can be reached at telephone 4694-6470.
June 23, 2006)
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