News about free radio stations on shortwave and mediumwave, and free radio logs from Newfoundland, Canada.

Friday, 2 January 2015

Logs, January 1

6240,1 . . 1942 . Radio Experience, dance music, ID, 35432
6850,0 . . 2040 . Radio Arcadia, announcement by woman, music, too weak for details, ID via Iann’s chat,
6210,0L . 2045 . Radio Minipower, motown style music, c/d 2049, 25432
6210,0L . 2248 . Radio Minipower, back on, weaker signal, 24431
6295,0 . . 2357 . Radio Abu Dhabi, country, talk in Dutch and Spanish, 35332

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Logs, December 31

6205,0 . . 2019 . Radio Oscar Zulu, “Love Hurts”, ID, slow song, 25442, long show, on past 0000
6305,0 . . 2044 . Cupid Radio, dance, ID, greetings, c/d  2052, 35443, back on 6300 at 2120
6305,0 . . 2055 . Radio Merlin Int., talk with a British accent, music, just above the noise, ID via Iann’s chat,
6925,0 . . 2130 . Radio Dr Tim (via North America relay), pop/dance music, ID, email, c/d 2238, 45443
6294,8 . . 2342 . Radio Black Arrow, greetings, dance, ID, Pretenders “Chain Gang”, 35343
6300,0 . . 2358 . Radio Abu Dhabi, polka, 45444, moved to 6303 at 0010,
6325,0 . . 0002 . Little Feat Radio, Moody Blues “Go Now”, 24431
6910,0 . . 0250 . Premier Radio Int., ID and talk, “I’m Just a Singer in a Rock and Roll Band”,  44432

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Logs, December 30

6305,0 . . 1956 . UNID, dance music, possible whispered IDs but not understood, 44443
6205,0L . 2015 . Radio Minipower, Kool and the Gang “Stand Up and Sing”, c/d 2100, 35442
6910,0 . . 2034 . Premier Radio Int., Tom Jones, greetings, “Dream a Little Dream of Me”, “Winchester Cathedral”, ID, c/d 2101, 45443
6295,0 . . 2055 . Radio Powerliner Int., dance, ID, greetings, 25432
6305,8 . . 2200 . Radio Spitfire, pop music, mostly below the noise but a couple clear peaks, ID via Iann’s chat, 14431
3925,0 . . 2212 . Radio Powerliner Int., greetings, ID, pop music, variable ham QRM, 24442 to 22441

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Logs, December 29

6298,0 . . 2122 . Radio Powerliner Int., with Radio KGB, song by Cher, ID, talk in Dutch, 34443, moved to 6295 at 2215
6305,0 . . 2221 . Enterprise Radio,  “You Shook Me All Night Long”, ID, “Born in the USA”, c/d 2132, 33442, utility QRM
6263,5 . . 2235 . OZNRH Radio (presumed), weak talk and jazz music, 25441

6290,0 . . 2343 . Abu Dhabi Radio, talk, “These Boots Were Made for Walking”, ID, 44333

Monday, 29 December 2014

Logs, December 27 & 28

Dec. 27
6296,0 . . 1926 . UNID, country, polka, gave ID but not understood, c/d 1941, 35432
6284,8 . . 2029 . Focus Int., Trio “Da, Da, Da”, 2 announcers, ID, 35432
6940,0 . . 2035 . Premier Radio Int., ID, “hoping you all survived Christmas”, instrumental, “The Unicorn Song”, c/d 2134, 33442
3905,0 . . 2053 . Skyline Int. Radio, REM “Drive”, reggae, 25342, up to 35443 by 2138 with greetings
3930,0 . . 2107 . Focus Int., pop song, ID, poor signal tonight with ham QRM, 23341
6205,0L . 2110 . UNID, dance music, mellow song, “This Old Heart of Mine”, c/d 2131 without announcement, 35442 (edit: This was Radio Minipower, confirmed in chat.)
6300,0 . . 2230 . Radio Norton, weak music and talk, ID via Iann’s chat, 24331
6295,0 . . 2238 . Abu Dhabi Radio, pop song in Asian language, country, ID, c/d 2339, 45443
6290,0 . . 0045 . Borderhunter Radio, ID, dance, greetings, 45444, c/d 0203

Dec. 28
6065,0L . 1915 . Radio Mi Amigo (via Radio Revival), counting down the Offshore Top 50 from 1975,  ID, “Kung-Fu Fighting”, Rubettes “Sugar Baby Love”, 34443

I have also added several new cards to my "Christmas and New Year greetings post.

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Logs, December 25 & 26

Dec. 25 

The bands were very quiet tonight.  I caught the end of a few shows.  Unfortunately, both Marabu and Focus were covered by utility stations.

6304,0 . . 1908 . Radio Mistletoe, ID, email, 25442
6295,9 . . 2140 . Radio Black Arrow, rock, ID, closing announcements, instrumental, 45433
6295,0 . . 0101 . Radio Abu Dhabi, country, ID, said would c/d, 35333


Dec. 26

48 m was quite good around sunset, as was 76 m, buut both bands died about an hour after sunset, and signals did not return.

6210,0 . . 1959 . UNID, dance, 45444
6295,0 . . 2010 . Tower Radio, Dutch music, “Camouflage”, 35443
6305,0 . . 2029 . Radio de Witte Reus, GnR “Bed of Roses”, c/d 203425431
6284,8 . . 2036 . Focus Int. (presumed), relay of Hobart Radio Int. Christmas special, 24442
3930,0 . . 2040 . Focus Int., pop music, ID, email, 34442

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Christmas and New Year greetings

One of the really nice things about this time of the year is receiving holiday cards and greetings from stations and other listeners.  Here are some of the cards received in the last couple weeks.