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ARGENTINA, LS9 Radio Continental at 590 KHz from Buenos Aires with a quite descent signal caught in July 2012 during a solar storm. ID at 1:03 “...Está escuchando Radio Continental AM 590 en todo el país”. This was my first ever Argentinean.
BOLIVIA, shortwave Radio Santa Cruz on 6135 KHz with a complete ID.
BONAIRE (Caribbean Netherlands), Trans World Radio relay on 800 KHz with full ID in Spanish Radio Trans Mundial. This is a frequent guest when auroral conditions prevail.
BRAZIL, 4915 KHz, Rádio Difusora de Macapá, Macapá. One of the longest ID I ever heard! In S-
BRAZIL, Rádio Globo ZYK694 at 1100 KHz from São Paulo. I had to work with the phaser first to wipe out WTAM, Cleveland OH. Then, Radio Globo just came out of nowhere with a soccer play by play. Mentions of "Globo" where heard at sec.5 and sec.42 including the score 1-
Here’s a better shot from July 19th 2011 again after phasing out WTAM and enjoying better conditions along with a full ID! Distance is 8200 Km.
BRAZIL, Rádio Globo ZYJ458 on 1220 KHz from Rio de Janeiro with a couple of "Globo" Ids -
BRAZIL, Rádio Record ZYK522 at 1000 KHz from São Paulo with great signal and Rádio Record ID at sec.34.
BRAZIL, ZYI533 Rádio CBN, Belem at 900 KHz with soccer play-
BRAZIL, ZYK695 Rádio CBN, São Paulo at 780 KHz. Same soccer game as the above. Thanks to Rocco Cotroneo for ID.
BRAZIL, ZYJ459 Rádio CBN 860 KHz , Rio de Janeiro with soccer play-
BRAZIL, ZYJ453 Super Rádio Brasil, Rio de Janeiro at 940 KHz with men in Brazilian. Parallel to their web stream.
BRAZIL, ZYH707 Rádio Nacional, Brasília at 980 KHz with more soccer -
BRAZIL, According to Rocco, the following at 1150 KHz is most likely to be ZYK656 Rádio Tupi, São Paulo with soccer talk again.
BRAZIL, on 1200 Khz most likely according to Rocco ZYH585 Rádio Ceará Clube, Fortaleza with Brazil-
BRAZIL, ZYH586 Rádio Iracema, Fortaleza at 1300 KHz with religious talk in Portuguese in turn with Spanish. Thanks to Rocco Cotroneo, Chuck Hutton and Jean Burnell at RealDX for help.
BRAZIL, ZYJ455 Rádio Tupi in Rio de Janeiro on 1280 KHz. A Summer catch using the phaser to null out Montreal’s CFMB. Thanks again to Rocco Cotroneo for ID.
BRAZIL, ZYH587 Rádio Shalom from Fortaleza on 690 KHz with a very nice ID.
BRAZIL, ZYH588, Rádio Uirapurú from Fortaleza on 760 KHz with the ID at 1:17. Thanks Rocco Cotroneo for confirming my assumption.
BRAZIL, ZYH449 Radio Cultura de Bahía from Salvador on 1140 KHz most likely, Thanks to Rocco Cotroneo and Jim Renfrew at RealDX for their help.
COLOMBIA, HJAQ RCN Cartagena at 1000 KHz announcing the program Nocturna de RCN.
COLOMBIA, HJAJ RCN Baranquilla at 760 KHz here with a good signal. A steady Colombian here.
COLOMBIA, HJES RCN Cali at 980 KHz with references at Cali and comments on corridas and toros (bullfights).
COLOMBIA, HJKH RCN Antenna 2, Bogotá at 650 KHz with references at fútbol championship, prizes in pesos.
COLOMBIA, HJNW Caracol, Cartagena at 1170 KHz with great ID.
COLOMBIA, HJCZ Radio Recuerdos at 690 KHz from Bogotá with a nice ID.
COLOMBIA, HJAT Caracol Radio at 1100 KHz, Baranquilla. Listen how strong the signal was. Cleveland's WTAM was literally blown away!
COLOMBIA, Radio Nacional de Colombia at 550 KHz from unknown location.
COLOMBIA, HJAH Emisora Atlántico, Baranquilla on 1070 KHz with a fair strength ID.
COLOMBIA, HJBJ RCN, Santa María on 640 KHz with Colombian ads.
COLOMBIA, HJCI Radio Súper on 970 KHz from Bogotá with ID.
COLOMBIA, HJCV Radio Cordillera on 1190 KHz from Bogotá with complete ID.
COLOMBIA, HJCG Radio Santa Fé on 1070 KHz from Bogotá with ID.
COLOMBIA, HJAN Emisoras Unidas on 720 KHz from Baranquilla with ID during beísbol play-
CUBA, CMBQ 530 KHz, Radio Enciclopedia from La Havana with a nice ID.
CUBA, CMHA 910 KHz Radio Cadena Agramonte in Camagüay when signing off.
CUBA, CMIP 1140 KHz Radio Surco. Sounds a bit different to my ears than other Cubans.
CUBA, CMBC 690 KHz Radio Progreso, a quite common mood in Cuban radio.
CUBA, CMAP 990 KHz Radio Guamá over semi-
CUBA, Radio Progreso from unknown location at 640 KHz.
CUBA, Radio Reloj offset from 860 Khz (861), unknown location.
CUBA, CMKO 740 KHz, Radio Ángulo with a nice ID.
CUBA, Unknown location Radio Reloj at 950 KHz with good strength.
CUBA, CMKB Radio Rebelde on 770 KHz beating semi-
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HIVP Radio Olímpica at 970 KHz. Thanks to Jan Alvestad at RealDX for helping ID.
ECUADOR, HCRC2 -
*February 2015: At the first view, it wasn’t a great night for Latin DX but fortunately, I came across 750 by chance while doing live DX and again, I could hear R.Caravana at an interesting level and alone on the frequency. Here minutes later, it popped up through WSB and Cuba. It was interesting to observe after reviewing the half hour file that there was no trace of Venezuela at all, which is the most commonly heard LA station on this channel here.
ECUADOR, HCNY2 -
GUADELOUPE, Radio Guadeloupe, Pointe-
MEXICO, XEAVR 720 KHz Radio Fórmula in Veracrúz. With ID in the website address.
MEXICO, XEVX 570 KHz "La Grande de Tabasco". One of my favourite.
Now playing the National Anthem and giving the full ID (12-
MEXICO, XEOY 1000 KHz, Mexico City.
MEXICO, XEEP 1060 KHz, Radio Educación from Mexico City.
MEXICO, XECAQ 740 KHz, Radio Fórmula QR from Cancún.
MEXICO, XEKV 740 Khz, EXA-
PUERTO RICO, WKAQ 580 KHz, Radio Reloj in San Juan.
PUERTO RICO, WIPR 940 KHz, La Máxima in San Juan about the 2012 referendum to modify Puerto Rican political status.
URUGUAY, CW1 Radio Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento on 550 KHz. The accent brought my attention as it really look like the “Cono Sur “ region pronunciation. After filling their contact form and providing an audio file link, I received a week later the e -
VENEZUELA, YVKS RCR Caracas at 750 KHz. One of Venezula’s regular.
VENEZUELA, YVMN Radio Coro, Coro at 780 KHz with another nice Christmas ID.
VENEZUELA, YVQT Radio Carúpano at 1110 KHz. Good signal for a 10Kw. ID at sec.27.
VENEZUELA, YVKE Radio Mundial at 550 KHz with great ID from a poor modulation quality.
VENEZUELA, YVNN Radio Punto Fijo at 940 KHz with a nice ID.
VENEZUELA, YVOD Ecos del Torbes at 780 KHz from San Cristóbal with full ID.
VENEZUELA, YVMD Radio Venezuela Mara Ritmo from Maracaibo at 900 KHz.
VENEZUELA, YVQE Radio Venezuela Oriente on 720 KHz with complete ID.
VENEZUELA, YVXM Radio Minuto from Barquisimeto on 790 Khz. A much better clip can be found at my 2015 St-
VENEZUELA, YVMH Radio Popular from Maracaibo at 700 KHz with the announcement Radio Popular that I couldn’t figure out. Thanks to Chuck Hutton at RealDX for helping.
VENEZUELA, YVLF Radio Puerto Cabello on 1290 KHz sneaking in with ID.
PLEASE, HAVE A LOOK AT MY 2015 ST-
This is how the K index looked around mid-
mixed: Red, yellow and green resulting in a quite steady
aurora. Thus many domestic stations were blanked
allowing various LA station to show up. At some
Imagine at that time with a Perseus capturing a 1600 KHz
chunk. It certainly would have resulted into many hours of
listening in order to digest it all. Since I'm in medium wave Dxing, this is the strongest aurora I could experience.
At my latitude, it is generally easier to DX Europe and the Middle East than Latin America. Most of LA medium wave stations listed bellow have been heard during similar geo-
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