Monday, July 22, 2019

BBC (via Tinang)

British Broadcasting Corporation via IBB Tinang, Philippines was received on 1 July 2019. English language broadcast of the "History Hour" from 23.15 till 00.00 UTC featured reports on the Stonewall Gay Rights Movement book by Eric Markus, followed report on Iraqi chemical attack on Kurds by Saddam Hussein's regime, promo for BBC programme "Marching to the Fast Beat." A Summary of News presented by Gloria Marshall followed. The "History Hour" resumed with discussion on Joseph Heller's book "Catch-22," serial murders committed by Fred and Rose West in southern England, and 1969 movement called "Association to Aid Fat People." Reception on the shortwave frequency of 11.825 kHz rated a SINPO of 55444 -- strong signal and clear audio despite slight fading. Station splatter from adjacent frequency degraded signal at 23.59 UTC to 53443. HERE is BBC (Tinang).

Reception report was emailed to IBB Station Manager in Tinang on the following day. QSL card arrived in the mail on 23 July 2019.

RX: Tecsun S-2000 ANT: 1/4 wave QTH: Malaysia

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