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Author Topic: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16  (Read 3568 times)

Offline fpeconsultant

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Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« on: April 30, 2016, 1605 UTC »
Nice signal here at 1600z sign on with music into OM with ID in Arabic
1600-1700 daily 17730iss? EYE RADIO (former EDC SUDAN RADIO SERVICE) Arabic To: EAST AFRICA

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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2016, 1609 UTC »
1600z 5/2/16
Sign on was straight up 1600 with opening jingle/song , OM with  mentions of Sudan.
@1606 YL and OM what sounds like a news report

Rolling fades and peaks , but clean audio with low noise.

Interesting read on this station, thanks  FPE and JC Maxwell.


« Last Edit: May 02, 2016, 1708 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2016, 0013 UTC »
Nice catch!  This Sunday, give Radio Voice of Independent Oromia a try - *1600z-1630z* 17860khz.
And Eye Radio is on *0400z-0500z* on 11730khz too.
Have fun,
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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2016, 1710 UTC »
 I work retail on Sundays, but will try if I get a chance!

Checked EYE  again today 17730
@ 1630 5/3/16  only a carrier and no audio.  Nice signal from BBC 17640 so it wasn't the band.

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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2016, 1605 UTC »
SIO: 333
1600z sign on, several mentions of Sudan
1603 ID Eye Radio heard
1615 ID Eye Radio. news in English, "crops being eaten by insects". info of a contest. Firefighters in South Sudan. Good copy, some light fade, noise.
1618 ID, interview about the farms and problems with insects.
1632 YL talking about practices in the oil fields, OM on World Firefighters Day.
1639 sig down , SIO 232
« Last Edit: May 04, 2016, 1640 UTC by flexoman61 »
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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2016, 0437 UTC »
 11730 khz EYE radio 5/5/16
418z  YL in English "world press freedom day " comments
 426z " Best of Eye Radio" jingle / giving frequency " in the 25 m band"
428 Families displaced by violence report
Most of the broadcast in English
 
Signal is very good SIO  333

« Last Edit: May 05, 2016, 0446 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2016, 1700 UTC »
5/5/2016

S3 fade, noise. decent copy at peaks
SIO 232

1658 ID Eye Radio
1700 OFF




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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2016, 1602 UTC »
5/6/16

1600z - sign on. ID, clear signal, some fades.
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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2016, 1647 UTC »
1643 decent copy w/some deep fading. SIO 222
1646 ID
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Re: Eye Radio 17730khz *1600z 4/30/16
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2016, 2230 UTC »
Heres my reception of eye Radio 17730khz at 1659UTC in Alaska right before carrier dropping on July 13:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-CphVmuJSA
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