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Mark Connelly, WA1ION

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Featured Recordings: Powder Point - Duxbury, MA, USA - 11 NOV 2010

Receiver = Microtelecom Perseus, Antenna = 2 m by 2 m car-roof Micro-SuperLoop to W7IUV Amplifier

Transatlantic

810: Radio Macedonia (2200 UTC)
810: BBC Radio Scotland (2300 UTC)
1134: Hrvatski Radio, Croatia (2100 UTC) LOUD!
1215: Absolute Radio, UK (2100 UTC)
999: Spain and Moldova (2200 UTC)
999: Moldova (2101 UTC)
1548: Moldova (2101 UTC)
1440: Luxembourg with China Radio International in French (2100 UTC)
1440: Luxembourg with China Radio International in English (2200 UTC)
1323: Germany, in French (2130 UTC)
666: Germany (2130 UTC)
1170: WFPB-MA versus R. Sawa, UAE (2159 UTC)
702: Monaco (France) with China Radio International in French (2200 UTC)
1188: Iran: 3-note news intro signal (2200 UTC)
882: BBC Radio Wales (2200 UTC)
909: BBC Radio Five Live, UK (2201 UTC)
1215: Kaliningrad and UK (2200 UTC)
1062: Italy: national anthem at sign-off (2259 UTC)


Domestic

750: Canada - NL: CBGY (2130 UTC)


 

Featured Recordings: Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA - OCT 2008

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Receiver = RFSpace SDR-IQ, Antenna = 2 m by 2 m car-roof Micro-SuperLoop to DX Engineering RPA-1 Amplifier

Transatlantic

855: Romania ('Aici Bucuresti') and Spain (29 OCT 2008 at 2200 UTC)
855: Romania and Spain (29 OCT 2008 at 2203 UTC)
873: Spain and Germany (AFN in US English) (29 OCT 2008 at 2200 UTC)
900: Italy and CKDH-NS (8 OCT 2008 at 2233 UTC)
909 and 855: Romania - channel flip to show parallel (29 OCT 2008 at 2237 UTC)
909: Romania over UK (29 OCT 2008 at 2303 UTC)
918: Slovenia (29 OCT 2008 at 2305 UTC)
927: Belgium (in Dutch) (29 OCT 2008 at 2157 UTC)
954: Czech Rep. (29 OCT 2008 at 2203 UTC)
981: Algeria (29 OCT 2008 at 2307 UTC)
999: Moldova-Spain-Saudi Arabia 'dogfight' (8 OCT 2008 at 2233 UTC)
1008: Netherlands: Grootnieuwsradio (29 OCT 2008 at 2200 UTC)
1062: Italy (29 OCT 2008 at 2246 UTC)
1134: Croatia: Hrvatski R. - Glas Hrvatski (29 OCT 2008 at 2132 UTC)
1179: Spain: R. Rioja (8 OCT 2008 at 2241 UTC)
1215: UK: Absolute R. (29 OCT 2008 at 2310 UTC)
1224: Bulgaria (29 OCT 2008 at 2207 UTC)
1323: Germany: Voice of Russia (in French) (29 OCT 2008 at 2140 UTC)
1422: Germany (Deutschlandfunk ID) and Algeria (in French) (29 OCT 2008 at 2300 UTC)
1440: Luxembourg with CRI China Drive show in English (8 OCT 2008 at 2251 UTC)
1440: Luxembourg relay China Radio International in English ... HUGE! (29 OCT 2008 at 2258 UTC)
1457.62: Albania (29 OCT 2008 at 2300 UTC)
1467: France-Monaco: Trans-World Radio (in Arabic) (Monte Carlo address given) (29 OCT 2008 at 2258 UTC)
1521: Saudi Arabia (29 OCT 2008 at 2300 UTC)
1530: WCKY-OH and R. Vatican chimes (29 OCT 2008 at 2300 UTC)
1548: Moldova (29 OCT 2008 at 2258 UTC)
1575: Italy with UAE, over Spain (29 OCT 2008 at 2259 UTC)
1602: Spain: R. Vitoria (29 OCT 2008 at 2300 UTC)


Pan-American and Domestic

580: Puerto Rico: WKAQ (29 OCT 2008 at 2226 UTC)
590: Canada - NL: VOCM completely dominant over local WEZE (29 OCT 2008 at 2230 UTC)
590: VOCM and WEZE 'slugfest' (8 OCT 2008 at 2300 UTC)
900: Venezuela: Mara Ritmo (29 OCT 2008 at 2304 UTC)

 

Narrated DXpedition Reports
sunset DX at Marshfield, MA, USA: 30 SEP 1996
Featured stations: France - 1467: 2224 UTC; UK - 1215: 2238 UTC; UK - 1197: 2238 UTC; Spain // Canaries - 1179: 2242 UTC; Spain & Croatia mix - 1134 (& quick tune-off to WBBR-1130): 2245 UTC; UK & Morocco mix - 1053: 2249 UTC; UK - 882: 2255 UTC; UK - 1089: 2320 UTC; Spain (over Yugo.?) - 684 (& tune-off to WRKO-680): 2335 UTC; Morocco - 612: 2346 UTC; Ireland-567: 2354 UTC

receptions from outings to Orleans, Cape Cod, MA, USA and Rowley, MA, USA: OCT 2000
Orleans, MA logs: (7 OCT 2000) Mauritania - 783 & 4845: 2300 UTC; YVYE Venezuela - 860: 2305 UTC; YVQT Venezuela - 1110: 2323 UTC; YVLF Venezuela - 1290: 2337 UTC; YVNG Venezuela - 1380: 2343 UTC; YVSY Venezuela - 1470: 2357 UTC; (8 OCT 2000) HJCB Colombia - 1550: 0015 UTC; PHASING DEMO: YVZA & WPLM - 1390: 0033 UTC; Bermuda - 1280: 0036 UTC; YVQJ Venezuela - 1080: 0045 UTC; YVMD Venezuela - 900: 0100 UTC
Rowley, MA logs: (11 OCT 2000) Algeria - 1550: 2204 UTC; YVQE Venezuela - 720: 2336 UTC; HJAJ Colombia - 760: 2354 UTC; (12 OCT 2000) A.B.S. Antigua - 620: 0014 UTC

 

MAIN LIST

Africa
RASD clandestine - Tindouf, Algeria - 1550 (heard 1 SEP 2004 at 2325 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Music, Arabic talk, "Saharaui" mention. Receiver momentarily tuned off to WQEW-1560 for signal comparison.

RASD clandestine - Tindouf, Algeria - 1550 (heard 1 SEP 2004 at 2359 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Blues-like group vocal, Arabic talk interspersed with modern Arabic instrumental. Phaser momentarily flipped to null RASD, showing weaker WDZK-CT for signal comparison.

Algeria - 1422 (heard 6 MAY 2004 at 0100 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
sign-off with French talk, anthem (march).

Punto Radio, Canary Islands - 1008 (heard 2 SEP 2004 at 0134 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
end of Sade "Sweetest Taboo", ID "Punto Radio", folk-style song

Radio Sawa, Djibouti - 1431 (heard 6 MAY 2004 at 0002 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
end of pop vocal, Arabic talk by woman mentioning Radio Sawa, Web URL given.

Radio Sawa, Djibouti - 1431 (heard 22 APR 2004 at 0040 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Arabic female vocal, Arabic talk, then "I'm Gonna Getcha Good" by Shania Twain.

Conakry, Guinea - 1403 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0401 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
native music

RTM C, Sebaa-Aioun, Morocco - 1044 (heard 9 AUG 2006 at 2359 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
anthem at close of programming; loud

Rabat, Morocco - 818 (heard 7 FEB 1976 from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
high-energy Arabic music

Dakar, Senegal - 764 (heard 11 JAN 1974 at 2241 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
Arabic preaching; Switzerland way off in the background

Asia (incl. Middle East), Pacific
Iran - 1171 (heard 17 JUN 2004 at 0103 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Middle Eastern orchestra and male vocal

Radio Sawa, Kuwait - 1548 (heard 20 MAY 2004 at 0030 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Radio Sawa ID's, Web URL

BSKSA, Duba, Saudi Arabia - 1521 (heard 3 MAY 2006 at 2300 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
end of Arabic song, time pips, start of news mentioning Saudi Arabia; strong.

Radio Farda, UAE - 1170 (heard 21 SEP 2004 at 2340 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Farsi talk and Radio Farda ID. WWVA was in deep null produced by Superphaser-2 and two active-whip array (E-W axis, spacing 60 m) in salt-marsh.

Radio Farda, UAE - 1170 (heard 22 SEP 2004 at 0005 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
End of US boy-band pop hit, then Farsi talk, phone pushbutton beeps, Radio Farda ID, teletalk with beeps. At the end of the recording, WWVA was taken out of phase-null (revealing screaming preacher).

KPOI, Honolulu, HI, USA (heard OCT 1965 from Midway Island, Pacific Ocean)
ID, beginning of current hit "Liar Liar" by the Castaways. Recorded by Roger Perkins, K1CZH (later W1OJ) at Midway.

Europe
Radio Tirana, Albania - 1214 (heard 16 NOV 1973 at 0458 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
trumpet interval signals (3)

Sud Radio, Andorra - 818 (heard 16 OCT 1973 at 0000 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
Sud Radio ID, cuckoos, news in French by woman

Glas Hrvatske, Zadar, Croatia - 1134 (heard 13 SEP 2006 at 2314 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
"Hrvatske radija" mention in news, items about Bosnia-Hercegovina and Dubrovnic; huge signal, momentary tune-off made to WEAKER(!) WBBR-1130 NYC

TransWorld Radio, France (Monaco) - 1466 (heard 20 OCT 1975 at 2304 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
religious music, then ID

Wolfsheim, Germany - 1017 (heard 13 SEP 2006 at 2300 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
timecheck "ein uhr" (1 a.m. local), news "MDR Info nachrichten"

VOA relay, Munich, West Germany - 1196 (heard 14 DEC 1975 at 0621 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
VOA news about Lebanon in US English

Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Langenberg, West Germany - 1586 (heard 17 DEC 1975 at 0625-0632 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
jazz, female cocktail-lounge vocal, weather in German over jazz background music. Huge S-meter-pinning signal !

RTE Radio 1 - 567, Tullamore, Ireland (heard on 1 MAR 2005 at 0202 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
fiddling, then RTE Radio 1 ID

Netherlands - 746 (heard 2 OCT 1975 at 0600 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
interval signal and woman saying "Hilversum Een"

NRK Kvitsoy, Norway - 1314 (heard 2 APR 2006 at 0150 and 0200 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
Norwegian country music, talk mentioned "NRK Nettradio" website (0150 UTC); end of folk song, news sounder, news (0200 UTC)

RNE, Spain - 1503 (heard 20 MAY 2004 at 0008 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Radio Nacional Espana ID, musical interlude

COPE, Spain - 999 (heard 22 APR 2004 at 0006 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Several COPE network ID's. Almost no QRM from 1000 kHz stations.

Spain - 773 (heard 13 DEC 1975 at 0005 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
Radiotelevision Espana & Radio Nacional ID's.

Radio Suisse Romande, Switzerland - 765 (heard 21 SEP 2004 at 2300 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Light music, jingle, then French talk including 1 a.m. timecheck, Radio Suisse Romande ID, news.

TalkSport, UK - 1089 (heard 21 SEP 2004 at 2319 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Political interview with American editor, then adverts for text-message chat/dating, legal services, insurance and TalkSport presenter Alan Brazil. Little or no 1090 QRM. Near the end, the receiver was momentarily tuned off to WTIC-1080 CT (Red Sox game) and then the phaser was tweaked to reveal a slight heterodyne against 1089 from weaker WBAL-1090.

BBC 5 Live, UK - 909 (heard 21 APR 2004 at 2359 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Talk including Five Live ID, into top of hour 1 a.m. British Summer Time (0000 UTC).

Virgin Radio, UK - 1215 (heard 21 APR 2004 at 2257 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
End of "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal, then talk mentioning telephone number, Web address, and postal mailing address.

BBC Radio One, UK - 1214 (heard 14 DEC 1975 at 0715 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
end of "Glad All Over" by the Dave Clark Five, DJ mentioned Dave Clark's birthday, then a female version of "Answer Me My Love" (old Nat King Cole hit). Well over S9 on meter.

BBC World Service, Daventry, UK - 647 (heard 25 MAR 1976 at 0418 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
ID, news in English; near local-quality signal. Quick tune-off to 650 shows that WSM is weaker.

mix of UK and Albania - 1088 (heard 6 OCT 1975 at 0450 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
BBC-UK in German mixing with Balkan music from Albania

mix of UK and Albania - 1214 (heard 2 OCT 1975 at 0500 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
sign-ons of UK and Albania: Albania with trumpet interval signal; UK with bell, then English talk

Yugoslavia - 1124 (heard 28 OCT 1975 at 0327 UTC from Willis Pond BevSite - Sudbury, MA, USA)
interval signal

links to Waterford, Ireland DXTuners receiver night bandscans (1 SEP 2004)

Caribbean and Central America
ZDK, St. John's, Antigua - 1100 (heard 29 AUG 1973 at 0008 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
singer Clarence Carter gives ID, DJ patter, promo mentions 10000 watts

Bridgetown, Barbados - 900 (heard 31 AUG 1978 at 0022 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Barbados" ID

HIRV, San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic - 1060 (heard 2 JUN 2005 at 0201 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
Spanish religious music and talk, ID jingle "Radio Amanecer, la voz de la esperanza".

HIJB, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - 830 (heard 21 OCT 1974 at 0400 UTC from Waltham, MA, USA)
ID

Radio Guadeloupe, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe - 640 (heard 24 AUG 2006 at 0005 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
French talk with nightclub advert, several Radio Guadeloupe ID's; very good

R. Kelkboom, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles - 1435 (heard 20 JAN 1976 at 0040 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
woman with R. Kelkboom mention, start of "Fame" by David Bowie

Saba, Netherlands Antilles - 1445 (heard 24 NOV 1973 at 0101 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
woman in Caribbean English, bank advert

WAPA, San Juan, Puerto Rico - 680 (heard 5 AUG 2004 at 0005 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Phasing demonstration with local WRKO-680 in null, allowing reception of WAPA with "Poderosa" slogan and "WAPA" ID. Null depth illustrated by taking phaser out of null twice, showing WRKO with talkshow.

WKAQ, San Juan, Puerto Rico - 580 (heard 26 SEP 1976 at 0220 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"WKAQ Mas Musica" jingle

Radio Paradise, Basseterre, St. Kitts - 1265 (heard 17 SEP 1974 at 0259 UTC from Waltham, MA, USA)
sign-off with ID

Trinidad & Tobago - 730 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0100 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
mention of the Islamic Cultural Council of Trinidad & Tobago

North America
WBIX, Natick, MA, USA - 1060 (heard 24 FEB 2008 at 0516 UTC from DXTuner receiver at Ilfracombe, England)
DX test with Morse code WBIX ID, sweep tone, voice ID

CFDR, Dartmouth, NS, Canada - 780 (heard 1 APR 2006 at 0420 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
country music, "780 Kixx" slogan

CKEC, New Glasgow, NS, Canada - 780 (heard 1 APR 2006 at 0405 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
ID

CFCY, Charlottetown, PI, Canada - 630 (heard 1 MAR 2005 at 0241 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
ID

CHNS, Halifax, NS, Canada - 960 (heard 27 FEB 2005 at 0230 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
ID

CHTN, Charlottetown, PI, Canada - 720 (heard 1 MAR 2005 at 0250 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
ID

CJCH, Halifax, NS, Canada - 920 (heard 17 FEB 2005 at 2345 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
ID

CKAT, North Bay, ON, Canada - 600 (heard 1 MAR 2005 at 0301 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
ID

XERF, Ciudad Acuna, Mexico - 1570 (heard 17 SEP 1974 at 0330 UTC from Waltham, MA)
US English language religious progrram, XERF ID

KNX, Los Angeles, CA, USA - 1070 (heard 3 DEC 1973 at 0545 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
local employment advert, 9:45 p.m. PST timecheck, ID, start of sports report

KSL, Salt Lake City, UT, USA - 1160 (heard 7 JAN 1974 at 0525 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
ID, Mormons public service announcement, start of The World Tomorrow program. Loud!

WBZ, Boston, MA, USA - 1030 (heard OCT 1965 from Midway Island, Pacific Ocean)
Dick Summer "nightlight show". Recorded by Roger Perkins, K1CZH (later W1OJ) at Midway.

WBZ, Boston, MA, USA - 1030 (heard 29 FEB 1996 from Australia)
ID, talk about New England Flower Show. Contributed by Geoff Wolfe - Cooma, Australia

WBZ, Boston, MA, USA - 1030 (heard 22 MAR 2005 at 0300 UTC on DXTuners receiver (Icom PCR1000) at Melbourne, FL, USA)
start of news

WEEI, Boston, MA, USA - 850 (heard 21 OCT 2005 at 0050 UTC on DXTuners receiver at Ilfracombe, UK)
Discussion about the Red Sox.

WWZN, Boston, MA, USA - 1510 (heard 21 OCT 2005 at 0045 UTC on DXTuners receiver at Ilfracombe, UK)
"Diehards" program promo., slogan "Boston's Sports Station - 1510, The Zone"

WWZN, Boston, MA, USA - 1510 (heard 2 APR 2005 at 0255 UTC on DXTuners receiver at Rommele, Sweden)
Boston Celtics basketball coverage and "The Zone" slogans

South America
R. Sociedade da Bahia, ZYH446, Salvador, Brazil - 740 (heard 7 SEP 2005 at 0050 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
ID "R. Sociedade da Bahia", Portuguese talk, sound effects including "Close Encounters" fanfare, jingle.

R. Uirapuru, ZYH588, Fortaleza, Brazil - 760 (heard 5 AUG 2004 at 0037 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Booming in with Uirapuru ID and Fortaleza mentions in Portuguese talk.

R. Bandeirantes, ZYK687, Sao Paulo, Brazil - 840 (heard 5 AUG 2004 at 0042 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Sao Paulo mention in reverberated Portuguese talk.

HJAE, Cartagena, Colombia - 919 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0415 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Emisora Fuentes" ID

HJAH, Barranquilla, Colombia - 1069 (heard 24 NOV 1973 at 0600 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
ID's by callsign and "Emisora Atlantico" slogan

HJAQ, Cartagena, Colombia - 1000 (heard 24 NOV 1973 at 0530 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
Radio Miramar and "RCN La Radio de Colombia" network ID

HJCE, Bogota, Colombia - 890 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0416 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
ID as "La Voz de Bogota"

HJHN, Magangue, Colombia - 960 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0352 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Sutatenza" ID

R. Anaco, Anaco, Venezuela - 660 (heard 5 AUG 2004 at 0027 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Phasing demonstration with WFAN-660 NYC in null, allowing reception of Radio Anaco from Venezuela with "Anaco" ID. Null depth illustrated by taking the Superphaser-2 out of null a few times, showing WFAN with baseball game. Antennas: active whip and broadband loop on car roof.

R. Venezuela, YVYM, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela - 880 (heard 5 AUG 2004 at 0044 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Radio Venezuela ID; WCBS phased to nil.

YVLB, Valencia, Venezuela - 1039.61 (heard 19 APR 2006 at 0114 UTC from Rowley, MA, USA)
"La Voz de Carabobo" ID

YVRS, La Asuncion, Venezuela - 1020 (heard 5 MAY 2005 at 0115 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
"Mundial Margarita" ID

YVMX, Maracaibo, Venezuela - 1020 (heard 5 MAY 2005 at 0120 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Calendario ID

YVKG, Caracas, Venezuela - 950 kHz (heard 25 SEP 1976 at 2355 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Vision" ID

YVLT, San Antonio de los Altos (Caracas), Venezuela - 830 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0419 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Sensacion" ID

YVMA, Maracaibo, Venezuela - 1070 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0447 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Zulia" ID's

YVMD, Maracaibo, Venezuela - 900 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0341 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Mara de Maracaibo" ID

YVMH, Maracaibo, Venezuela - 1120 (heard 20 JAN 1976 at 0200 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Ondas del Lago" ID, electronic music

YVNC, Maracaibo, Venezuela - 740 kHz (heard 26 SEP 1976 at 0208 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
Radio Maracaibo ID

YVOE, Porlamar, Venezuela - 720 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0022 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Vision Oriente" ID, then a quick tune-off to Surinam-725

YVOR, Maturin, Venezuela - 1180 (heard 30 AUG 1978 at 2355 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
Maturin mention

YVOZ, Caracas, Venezuela - 1200 (heard 24 NOV 1973 at 0029 UTC from Menotomy Rocks Park - Arlington, MA, USA)
"R. Tiempo" ID's

YVTA, Barquisimeto, Venezuela - 990 (heard 29 AUG 1978 at 0403 UTC from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
"Radio Tricolor" ID's

 

ANTENNA DEMO'S, OTHER 'SPECIALS'

*** flag antenna demo's ***

WESX-MA left channel, WNEB-MA right channel - 1230. Two Drake R8A's from feedlines of opposite sides of one dual-feedline Flag antenna (daytime 24 DEC 2004 - Billerica, MA, USA)
STEREO Flag antenna demo 1230 kHz: feedline going to northeast side = WESX Salem, MA; feedline going to southwest side = WNEB-1230 Worcester, MA.

WCCM-MA left channel, WMRC-MA right channel - 1490. Two Drake R8A's from feedlines of opposite sides of one dual-feedline Flag antenna (daytime 16 JAN 2005 - Billerica, MA, USA)
STEREO Flag antenna demo 1490 kHz: feedline going to northeast side = WCCM Haverhill-Lawrence, MA; feedline going to southwest side = WMRC-1490 Milford, MA.

WMYF-NH left channel, WNRI-RI right channel - 1380. Two Drake R8A's from feedlines of opposite sides of one dual-feedline Flag antenna (daytime 24 DEC 2004 - Billerica, MA, USA)
STEREO Flag antenna demo 1380 kHz: feedline going to northeast side = WMYF Portsmouth, NH; feedline going to southwest side = WNRI-1380 Woonsocket, RI.

*** Pogo Radio YourWay LX MP3 Recorder First-Use Demo ***

Radio Sawa, Kuwait - 1548 (heard 28 MAR 2006 at 0004 UTC from Billerica, MA, USA)
electronic music, Arabic talk, Radio Sawa ID

*** direct versus DXTuners web receivers demo's ***

WBZ-1030 received on (UTC) 22 FEB 2006: live vs. MD DXTuner
STEREO - Left channel: audio from Drake R8A at Billerica, MA, USA; Right channel: audio from Maryland, USA DXTuner receiver via web. Delay of web about 8 sec. relative to air.

WWZN-1510 received on (UTC) 22 FEB 2006: live vs. UK DXTuner
STEREO - Left channel: audio from Drake R8A at Billerica, MA, USA; Right channel: audio from Ilfracombe, UK DXTuner receiver via web. Delay of web about 9 sec. relative to air.

France-864 received on (UTC) 22 FEB 2006: live vs. Ireland DXTuner
STEREO - Left channel: audio from Drake R8A at Billerica, MA, USA; Right channel: audio from Waterford, Ireland DXTuner receiver via web. Delay of web about 9 sec. relative to air.

 

DX TESTS

*** KCKN-1020 Roswell, NM, USA DX Test: 3 APR 2006 (received at Billerica, MA, USA)***
at 0741 UTC (3:41 a.m. EDT)
under dominant KDKA: Morse code ID's and audio tone sweeps

*** WJTO-730 Bath, ME, USA DX Test: 12 FEB 2006 (received at Billerica, MA, USA)***

at 0518 UTC (12:18 a.m. EST)
piano and strings version of the Star Spangled Banner

at 0537 UTC (12:37 a.m. EST)
British-accented woman "in Bath, Maine conducting transmitter testing"; Morse code "C WJTO WJTO WJTO", sweep tone

at 0538 UTC (12:38 a.m. EST)
Morse code "WJTO BATH MAINE WJTO WJTO WJTO", then sweep tone

at 0554 UTC (12:54 a.m. EST)
Morse code "VVV VVV DE WJTO WJTO WJTO"


Real Audio (.rm) Sound Clips - International Medium-Wave DX


Africa
Sudan - 1296 (heard 16 MAR 2000 at 0247 UTC from Rockport, MA, USA)
Arabic talk, music: This was hitting close to S9+40 on the Drake R8A S-meter at the Granite Pier DXpedition site.


Asia (incl. Middle East) and Pacific
Armenia - 864 (heard 19 MAR 2000 at 0013 UTC from Duxbury, MA, USA)
The Trans-World Radio interval signal from Kamo, Armenia is heard well over the more-common Egyptian.

Caribbean and Central America
4VEH Haiti - 1035 (heard NOV 1975 from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
ID at sign-off.

Europe
Greece - 981 (heard 16 MAR 2000 at 0133 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
Typical Greek vocal and bouzouki music.

North America
CHNS Halifax, NS, Canada - 960 (heard 9 SEP 1977 at 0517 UTC from Westport, Ireland)
Promotion for CHNS Circus Parade.

WHDH (now WEEI) Boston, MA, USA - 850 (heard 9 SEP 1977 at 0500 UTC from Westport, Ireland)
HDH mention, local news. Strongest USA station noted in Ireland.

WNEW (now WBBR) New York, NY, USA - 1130 (heard 7 SEP 1977 at 0335 UTC from Sligo, Ireland)
WNEW ID, then beginning of Bee Gees song.

WKBW (now WWKB) Buffalo, NY, USA - 1520 (heard 8 SEP 1977 at 0140 UTC from Sligo, Ireland)
WKBW ID, start of "Star Wars" theme.

South America
YVQT Venezuela - 1110 (heard 16 MAR 2000 at 0021 UTC from Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA)
ID as "Radio Carupano", very strong.

YVRQ Venezuela - 910 (heard NOV 1975 from West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA, USA)
ID as "Radio Aeropuerto", then time check.


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