Echo of Hope, SOUTH KOREA – 5995 kHz

At about 0949 UTC on Saturday 15th January 2022, I tuned in to Echo of Hope, SOUTH KOREA, broadcasting in the Korean language on 5995 kHz.

The transmission was coming from the Hwaseong 100 kW transmitter. Their program consisted of a selection of pop music.

The overall reception of Echo of Hope was fair. The signal strength was good but there was moderate interference from CNR1 Voice of China broadcasting in the Chinese language on 6000 kHz.

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Below is a short video showing my reception of Echo fo Hope.

References.

  1. Short Wave Schedule, 2022, https://shortwaveschedule.com/, viewed 15th January 2022.
  2. World Radio TV Handbook, 2022

The Overcomer Ministry, USA – 13800 kHz

At about 0748 UTC on Thursday the 11th January 2022, I tuned in to the Overcomer Ministry, broadcasting in the English language on 13800 kHz.

The target audience was in East Africa.

The overall reception was good.

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Below is a video showing my reception of The Overcomer Ministry.

References.

  1. Short Wave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 7th January 2022.
  2. Short Wave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 7th January 2022.

WRMI, Radio Miami International – 9955 kHz

Next in the log on 11th January 2021 was WRMI Radio Miami International. I logged WRMI at 1134 UTC on 9955 kHz broadcasting in the English language.

The broadcast was coming from WRMI’s Okeechobee 100 kW transmitter. The broadcast included European news.

The overall reception of WRMI was fair.

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Below is a video showing my reception of WRMI.

References.

  1. Short Wave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 7th January 2022.
  2. Short Wave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 7th January 2022.

Peoples Broadcasting Station PBS Xinjiang – 9470 kHz

At about 1112 UTC on Tuesday 11th January 2022, I tuned in to the Peoples Broadcasting Station PBS Xinjiang, CHINA, broadcasting in the Kazakh language on 9470 kHz.

The broadcast was coming from the Urumqi 100kW transmitter. Urumqi is located near the Kazakhstan and Mongolian borders.

Above:- Map showing the location of Urumqi in China. Map c/o Google maps

The overall reception of PBS Xinjiang was fair. The signal strength was fair and there was only slight fading on the signal. There was no interference from other stations. There were moderate static crashes from local storms in Australia.

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Below is a short video of my reception of PBS Xinjiang.

References.

  1. Short Wave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 111th January 2022.
  2. Short Wave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 11th January 2022.
  3. World Radio TV Handbook, 2022

Voice of Vietnam – 12020 kHz

At about 1130 UTC on 10th January 2022, I tuned in to the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting on 12020 kHz in the English language.

The broadcast was coming from the Hanoi-Sontay 100kW transmitter. The broadcast audience was Asia.

The overall reception of the Voice of Vietnam was fair. The signal was good, however, there was severe interference from China Radio International on 12015 kHz, and this severely affected listening pleasure.

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Below is a video showing my reception of the Voice of Vietnam on 12020 kHz.

References.

  1. Shortwave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 10th January 2022.
  2. Shortwave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 10th January 2022.
  3. World Radio TV Handbook, 2022.

Voice of Korea, NORTH KOREA – 6170 kHz

Next on 10th January 2021, at 1031 UTC, was the Voice of Korea, NORTH KOREA, broadcasting in the English language on 6170 kHz.

The broadcast was coming from the Kujan 200KW transmitter. The broadcast was aimed at Latin America. The program consisted of a commentary on the Workers Party of Korea, and music.

The overall reception was very poor. This was due to severe interference from China National Radio CNR6 on 6165 kHz.

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Below is a video showing my reception of the Voice of Korea on 6170 kHz.

References.

  1. Shortwave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 10th January 2022.
  2. Shortwave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 10th January 2022.
  3. World Radio TV Handbook, 2022.

Pyongyang Broadcasting Station, NORTH KOREA – 6160 kHz

At about 1011 UTC on Monday the 10th January 2022, I tuned in to the Pyongyang Broadcasting Station in NORTH KOREA, broadcasting in the Korean language on 6160 kHz.

Above:- Map showing the location of North Korea. Map c/o Google maps

The broadcast was coming from the PBS Kanggye 50kW transmitter.

The overall reception of PBS was fair. The signal strength was good, but there was severe interference from China National Radio CNR6 on 6165 kHz. There was also some interference from China National Radio CNR2 on 6155 kHz.

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Below is a video showing my reception of PBS on 6160 kHz.

References.

  1. Shortwave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 10th January 2022.
  2. Shortwave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 10th January 2022.
  3. World Radio TV Handbook, 2022.

Voice of Korea – 6185 kHz

At about 1023 UTC on Friday 7th January 2022, I tuned in to the Voice of Korea, broadcasting in the English language on 6185 kHz.

The broadcast was coming from the Voice of Korea’s Kujan 200kW transmitter. The broadcast consisted of various music.

The overall reception of the Voice of Korea was Fair. The signal strength was good, however, there was interference on the frequency from China Huyai Broadcasting Corporation in the Chinese language, and some bleed over from Radio Taiwan broadcasting in the Chinese language on 6180 kHz.

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Below is a short video of my reception of the Voice of Korea.

References.

  1. Short Wave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 7th January 2022.
  2. Short Wave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 7th January 2022.

Echo of Unification, NORTH KOREA – 5905 kHz

Next in the log on 4th January 2022, was Echo of Unification, NORTH KOREA, broadcasting in the Korean language on 5905 kHz. I tuned in at about 1159 UTC.

Above:- Map showing the location of North & South Korea.

More information on Echo of Unification can be found on their website at……

https://www-tongilvoice-com

The overall reception was poor. This was due to Over the Horizon Radar on the band, and also another station on the same frequency, which I believed was China Radio International broadcasting in the Russian language.

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Below is a video showing my reception of the Echo of Unification.

References.

  1. Short Wave Info, 2022, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 4th January 2022.
  2. Short Wave Schedule, 2022, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 4th January 2022

Echo of Hope, SOUTH KOREA – 3980 kHz

At about 1100 UTC on Tuesday the 4th day of January 2022, I tuned in to Echo of Hope, broadcasting from SOUTH KOREA in the Korean language on 3980 kHz.

Above:- Map showing the location of South & North Korea. Map c/o Google maps

The Echo of Hope was initially known as the Voice of Unification and was renamed Echo of Hope in 1973. it is operated by the South Korean National Intelligence Service.

The program was coming from the Hwaseong 100kW transmitter.

The overall reception of Echo of Hope was poor. There was significant interference on the frequency, possibly a jamming signal.

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Below is a video showing my reception of Echo of Hope.

References.

  1. Short Wave Info, 2021, <https://www.short-wave.info/>, viewed 4th January 2022.
  2. Short Wave Schedule, 2021, <https://shortwaveschedule.com/>, viewed 4th January 2022.