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Author Topic: 10099.98 kHz WWRB strong harmonic spewing into 30m ham band  (Read 1317 times)

Offline Exo

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Report 2019APR22 0400UTC

10099.96 kHz AM, WWRB, 2nd harmonic, -22dBc from its 5049.98 kHz fundamental, spewing +10kHz into the 30 metre ham band, strong readable, -87dBm.

5049.98 kHz AM, WWRB, fundamental(ist), :) standard nonsense program content, strong readable, -65dBm.

A world class example of a shoddily engineered shortwave broadcast station.
Fundamental 20 Hz off frequency.
Spewing harmonics up the spectrum.
Dirty audio with AC hum.
Dumpster trash of the airwaves.
« Last Edit: April 22, 2019, 0447 UTC by Exo »
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Re: 10099.98 kHz WWRB strong harmonic spewing into 30m ham band
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2019, 1939 UTC »
I've noticed the 60Hz hum on other US-based bible humper shortwave broadcast stations but WWRB seems to be the worst offender. 

From their website:

As a 25 year veteran on shortwave, we at Radio Station WWRB have decades of experience making broadcasts successful, and we have refined our operations to a point where we can offer you the following air time quote. A 59 minute program is $25.00 - always without any commercial interruptions and on prime time night time programming slots to the United States, Canada, South and Central America, Cuba, and the Caribbean Islands. Your broadcast will be carried on our 100,000 watt main transmitters - not lower power backup units.

We ask that all broadcasters provide a 59 minute minimum program length. If your program runs less than 59 minutes, please pad your broadcast to 59 minutes so there will be no dead air: perhaps play your broadcasts back to back or add fill music/bible readings to fill the time.

WWRB gives your program more play time, more U.S. and worldwide exposure, and more internet play for your broadcast dollar. If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Us. We're looking forward to bringing your message to the world!

This is a limited time offer restricted to new shortwave radio clients only. Please note this airtime offer is not extended to political, racial, or commercial programming.

In other words, we only want the fundies, screaming preachers and end-times speaking in tongues ministry guys to take advantage of our limited time offer!
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