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Offline Treehouse SWL

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Radio Vanuatu 11835 AM 0605 UTC 4 May 2021
« on: May 04, 2021, 0619 UTC »
Radio Vanuatu on its third harmonic frequency of 11835 kHz is now solidly audible here near Seattle for the second night in a row. Before that, I was only hearing the carrier making it through the noise.

As with last night, I'm hearing a female announcer talking in Bislama at length between island music songs. The first night, I also heard presumed CNR-2 in Chinese at times in the background. Tonight, though, little sign of that one.

This week is one of the first times I've heard Vanuatu since late summer of 2020.
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Re: Radio Vanuatu 11835 AM 0605 UTC 4 May 2021
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2021, 1901 UTC »
Greetings from California! Yes, Vanuatu has been doing fairly well recently.

VANUATU. 7260, Radio Vanuatu, 0525-0559* UTC, May 2. Heavy "CQ Contest" QRM; the usual Sunday religious programs.

*0559-0805 UTC, RV on 7890 and 11835 (CNR2 QRM), both harmonics; continuing with religious shows; 0601 UTC, local time
check ("5 o'clock") and sound of rooster crowing; a number of IDs for both "Radio Vanuatu" and "Voice of Papua New Guinea"; 0701-0718,
news/sports in Bislama; some of the religious songs in English. The frequency switch at 0559, noted seven days a week. On the weekend,
no news noted at 0601 and 0801.

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Re: Radio Vanuatu 11835 AM 0605 UTC 4 May 2021
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2021, 2155 UTC »
Hi, Ron -

I often will listen via the KPH SDR down there to confirm what I'm hearing on my own radio from the Pacific Rim, and I'm jealous of how much more clear Vanuatu is received down there!

So far on 7890, I've only heard a carrier up here. But I heard audio on that harmonic last summer once or twice. I'll have to remember to try 7260 before 0600 hits.
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