Re: DX Logs from SW Ohio


Hey Mark:

It's great that the 4 of you got out. As an urbanite who lives in and
amongst a lot of RF noise, your trip summary gives me inspiration to do
the same when the weather improves a bit. With the little ULRs, the entire
DX kit can fit in the the glove compartment! It would probably be an early
morning outting here on the West Coast to hopefully catch stations to the
east switching to day power/antennae and/or trans-pacific targets.

Kevin S
Bainbridge Island, WA

Last night the first of hopefully many MONIX DX sessions was held in
the shelter area at the beach at Caesar Creek State Park, near
Waynesville, Ohio. Our geographical coordinates were:

N 39-30-48.4
W 084-01-13.7
Elevation 847 feet

We had four members present. Dan Schwartz, Dave Williams (N8DHW), Alex
and myself. Two were DXing, two were learning the ropes and helping to

Alex (N8UCN) and myself (N8ICW) were doing the main DXing which started
just after 6:00 PM.

Both of us were using ultralight radios. Alex was using the Sony SRF-M37V.
I was using my newly acquired Sony SRF-59, I was also using my
GE Superadio II and Grundig YB400PE as spotting receivers.
No special antennas were utilized.


(AK) = Alex, N8UCN
(MM) = Mark, N8ICW

AMP = Air Mile Path

760 WJR Detroit, MI PM 50kW AMP 203 (MM)

6:06 PM "Money Talk w/ Bob Sprager", Caller questions.

800 CKLW Windsor, ONT 50kW AMP 210 (MM)

6:25 PM Program: "Peter Greenberg Worldwide", talk of Airline Travel.

930 WRVC Huntington, WV 5kW AMP 117 (MM)

6:50 PM ESPN Radio, talk about the NFL Draft.
7:00 PM ID: "Your new home for ESPN Radio in the tri-state.
AM 930 WRVC, Huntington/Ashland/Ironton".

1510 WLAC Nashville, TN 50kW AMP 277 (AK)

7:00 PM ID, News, rebroadcast of "The Mike McConnell Show".

1680 WPRR Grand Rapids,MI 10kW/680w AMP 253 (AK)

7:06 PM Skeptically speaking talk show talking about nuclear power issues.
8:00 PM TOH ID

1690 WVON Chicago, IL 10kW AMP 249 (MM)

6:29 (CDT) PM "The Kendall Moore Show" w/ talk of LPGA tour.
6:30 (CDT) PM ID: "The talk of Chicago, 1690 WVON"

1690 WMLB Atlanta, GA 10kW AMP 404 (MM)

7:42 PM Program: "E-Town" featuring Singer-Songwriter Kathleen Edwards.
8:00 PM TOH ID: "WMLB". [caught in the null of WVON]

1690 WVON Chicago,IL 10kW AMP 249 (AK)

7:00PM (CDT) TOH ID, Local commercials,


Thanks to everyone who participated.
We will definitely be doing it again.

Mark, N8ICW

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