UNID Arabic on 89.9 via SpE - 03/06/2017

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Lucas | TransistorFR
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UNID Arabic on 89.9 via SpE - 03/06/2017

Post by Lucas | TransistorFR » 20 Mar 2019 20:20

Good evening everybody,

Here are some recordings of another unidentified station that I received on June 3, 2017. This time it's an Arab station on 89.9.
I've been trying to identify this one for a little while now, but without success.

On recordings #1 and #3 we can hear what I suppose to be an ID, and probably some commercials or promos on the 1st one too.

1st Recording: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iTaJYT ... VBukG/view
2nd Recording: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FpmnuU ... uoewb/view
3rd Recording: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TuEPZy ... n9G3S/view

Thanks for your help!
Lucas
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Re: UNID Arabic on 89.9 via SpE - 03/06/2017

Post by Nick Gilly » 20 Mar 2019 21:53

Given the religious content I'd have to go for Radio Zitouna FM from Sfax.

Were there other Tunisians coming in at the time? Looking at my logs for 3.6.17 there was a big north African opening here in the late afternoon/early evening with Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya heard.
Good DX.

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Re: UNID Arabic on 89.9 via SpE - 03/06/2017

Post by Lucas | TransistorFR » 21 Mar 2019 14:53

I think the same, Nick.
I watched some DX videos of Zitouna FM on YouTube in the hope of hearing the same presumed "ID" as the one in my recordings, but... without success unfortunately. I tried to monitor the Zitouna FM livestream yesterday too but I haven't heard anything similar.
Finally, I wonder if it isn't a jingle of a particular show and, therefore, not an ID.

To answer your question, according to my logs of this day, I received some identified stations from Italy and Albania.
Now that I'm listening to my recordings again, I realize that I received another unidentified Arabic station on 89.0 during the same day.

I will still try to identify this famous reception.
Thank you for your help, Nick!
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