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Re: Update of World Distance Records 10 kw and 1 kw barefoot categories

john445 <john445@...>
 


Update of World Distance Records 10 kw and 1 kw barefoot categories

Paul Logan
 

Hi John,

I had emailed you maybe a week ago with some updates from here but I guess it got lost in the ether - I will post any further updates to the group, I'm having email difficulties with both my addresses being flagged up as spam.

10 kw barefoot category:

1140    WQBA Miami FL    10kw    USA    07:10    16/09/2008    4119 miles    6628 km

and apologies for this one but...

1 kw barefoot category:

1700    KVNS, Brownsville, TX    1    USA    06:12    10/10/2008    4789 miles    7706 km

KVNS surprisingly is the most regular and often loudest X band signal here it was just a matter of time before it made it through barefoot. Logged playing oldies after a yl with id.

regards

Paul Logan,
Lisnaskea, N. Ireland

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--- On Tue, 14/10/08, John H. Bryant wrote:
From: John H. Bryant Subject: [ultralightdx] Update of World Distance Records, Ultralight MW DX
To: "irca-hard-core-dx.com" , ultralightdx@...
Date: Tuesday, 14 October, 2008, 1:57 PM

We've had a chance to clean up some gaps/goofs, etc. in the overall World Record. Through some faulty communication with Dennis Vroom , I never got the specifics of his record breaking barefoot reception of VOA Thailand from Grayland back in April.  I'd also not yet received the details of Kevin's wonderful barefoot reception of 3LO in Melbourne from the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska last month.  Normally, in "Current Records" I'd only be listing the most recently set distance mark. However, since Dennis was never officially "in the book," I've shown both he and Kevin here as the Current World Record holder.

Mark C.'s recent analysis of record possibilities from the NE USA seem to indicate that both the overall Barefoot and Unlimited marks will stand, at least until next summer's  DU season from the Northwest... unless the South Africans or possibly the DU DXers get involved in Ultralighting. Here's hoping.

Oh, also, my recent reception of the 1 kW relay transmitter of Hokkaido Broadcasting Company, JOTS, Wakkanai, Japan on 1368//1287 was also a record in the 1 kW. category, beating Paul Logan's previous mark by a measly 116 miles. Frankly, I was shocked that the distance wasn't greater. It turns out that the JOTS transmitter is the CLOSEST Japanese MW transmitter to the USA. Wakkanai is on a peninsula that forms the very NW tip of the northern home island, Hokkaido.

Well, here are the current World Records. There have been no changes in the Western Hemisphere records in some time.... and a goodly number of them, especially in the Unlimited Category, are very vulnerable.  Its time to get to work!!! 
John Bryant

World Records
Longest Distance Reception -Worldwide Reception
   11758km/7306 miles Dennis Vroom, Grayland, WA VOA-1575 Ayutthaya,Thailand 4/18/2008 (E100)
   12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia
                                                                                                                                             9/17//2008 (E100)  
  **13255 km/8230 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100)   
Longest Distance Reception @ 50 kW. -Worldwide Reception
      12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia
                                                                                                                                             9/17//2008 (E100)  
   **13255 km/8230 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 10 kW. -Worldwide Reception
      3783 km/2351 miles Paul Logan, Lisnaskea, N. Ireland,  CBI-1140, Sydney NS, 3/24/2008 (Sony SRF-59)           
   **11777 km/7318 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA Nat.R.-675, Christchurch, NZ 5/30/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 5 kW. -Worldwide Reception
      9035 km/ 5614 miles Allen Willie, St. John’s, NF  R B. Nuevas-1610, Argentina 2/2/2008 (SRF-37V)
   **11483 km/7135 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 4TAB-891 Townsville, QLD 5/29/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 1 kW. -Worldwide Reception
   6616 km/ 4111 miles Paul Logan, Lisnaskea, N. Ireland, WJCC-1700 Miami Springs FL
                                                                                                                                    04/06/2008 (SRF-59)
   **6802 km/4227 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA, JOTS-1368  Wakkanai, Japan 10/8/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 500 W. -Worldwide Reception
      1437 km/893 miles Kevin Schanilec, Bainbridge Is. WA, KLSQ, Whitney, NV 1/23/2008 (SRF-39FP)
   **1099km/683 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XEMF-780, Monclova, CO, MX 2/8/2008 (SRF-T516**)
Longest Distance Reception @ 250 W. -Worldwide Reception
   1540 km/957 miles John Callarman, Krum, TX, XEUACH-1610 Chapingo,TE, MX 1/6/2008 (SRF-37V) 
   **1609 km/1000 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XETI-750, Tempoal VC, MX 2/9/2008 (SRF-T615**)     
 


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Personal UL Records

John Cereghin <pastor@...>
 

There's no way I can match the UL logs that are coming in from the
West Coast, Newfoundland or Europe. But part of the hobby is making
and breaking personal records. I've gone through my UL log and came
up with my personal UL "bests" so far:

TOTAL- 361 stations
STATES- 32
PROVINCES- 3
COUNTRIES-10

FURTHEST 50 KW LOG- 850-KOA Denver CO at 1549 mi/2478 km (domestic- I
have to check for international 50 Kw stations)
FURTHEST 10 KW LOG- 990-WNML Knoxville TN at 506 mi/810 km
FURTHEST 5 KW LOG- 860-CMDB Colon, Cuba at 1188 mi/1901 km
FURTHEST 1 KW LOG- 560-WQAM Miami FL at 972 mi/1555 km
FURTHEST 500W LOG- 540-WWCS Canonsburg PA at 253 mi/405 km
FURTHEST 250W LOG-730-WLIL Lenoir City TN at 534 mi/854 km. Listed
night power is 214 watts- close enough!

FURTHEST OVERALL LOG- 1134-Croatia at 4447 mi/7115 km

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE


Re: Toroid question

Paul Logan
 

Hi John,

Some of the guys this side are using 77s for feedline chokes (possibly because thats all they were able to get)  - I'm not sure if you can get an FT140 75 anymore - is j material the same as 75?.

I should become an Amidon distributor for Ireland / UK  / Europe - the prices over here are insane. I've just seen some FT 240 77's on a German site for 30 Euro a pop! ( as opposed to $9 in the US)

Any suggestions of sources would be who will supply outside the US and take paypal would be helpful.

Paul Logan,
Lisnaskea, N. Ireland

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--- On Tue, 14/10/08, John H. Bryant wrote:
From: John H. Bryant
Subject: Re: [ultralightdx] Toroid question
To: ultralightdx@...
Date: Tuesday, 14 October, 2008, 2:29 PM

Paul,

Why do you want FT14077s???  I thought that 75s were the preferred MW Mix.... or has senility gotten me again?

John B.



At 12:14 PM 10/14/2008 +0000, you wrote:

Hi guys,

anyone know where I can get some FT 140 77s / FT 240 77s - the supplier needs to post outside North America and hopefully take paypal.

Paul Logan,
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Re: Toroid question

John H. Bryant <bjohnorcas@...>
 

Paul,

Why do you want FT14077s???  I thought that 75s were the preferred MW Mix.... or has senility gotten me again?

John B.



At 12:14 PM 10/14/2008 +0000, you wrote:

Hi guys,

anyone know where I can get some FT 140 77s / FT 240 77s - the supplier needs to post outside North America and hopefully take paypal.

Paul Logan,
Lisnaskea, N. Ireland

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Re: Update of World Distance Records 10 kw and 1 kw barefoot c...

Gary DeBock
 

Hi John,
 
     All the current distance records (as well as the list of the first Ultralight DXer to receive various countries and continents) is contained in the List of Firsts and Records file, prepared by John Bryant and posted on DXer.Ca in the Ultrafight File area, page 1.  It's a great resource for us all and a superb contribution by John, so I hope you will check it out.
 
     73,  Gary DeBock




Update of World Distance Records, Ultralight MW DX

John H. Bryant <bjohnorcas@...>
 

We've had a chance to clean up some gaps/goofs, etc. in the overall World Record. Through some faulty communication with Dennis Vroom , I never got the specifics of his record breaking barefoot reception of VOA Thailand from Grayland back in April.  I'd also not yet received the details of Kevin's wonderful barefoot reception of 3LO in Melbourne from the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska last month.  Normally, in "Current Records" I'd only be listing the most recently set distance mark. However, since Dennis was never officially "in the book," I've shown both he and Kevin here as the Current World Record holder.

Mark C.'s recent analysis of record possibilities from the NE USA seem to indicate that both the overall Barefoot and Unlimited marks will stand, at least until next summer's  DU season from the Northwest... unless the South Africans or possibly the DU DXers get involved in Ultralighting. Here's hoping.

Oh, also, my recent reception of the 1 kW relay transmitter of Hokkaido Broadcasting Company, JOTS, Wakkanai, Japan on 1368//1287 was also a record in the 1 kW. category, beating Paul Logan's previous mark by a measly 116 miles. Frankly, I was shocked that the distance wasn't greater. It turns out that the JOTS transmitter is the CLOSEST Japanese MW transmitter to the USA. Wakkanai is on a peninsula that forms the very NW tip of the northern home island, Hokkaido.

Well, here are the current World Records. There have been no changes in the Western Hemisphere records in some time.... and a goodly number of them, especially in the Unlimited Category, are very vulnerable.  Its time to get to work!!! 
John Bryant

World Records
Longest Distance Reception -Worldwide Reception
   11758km/7306 miles Dennis Vroom, Grayland, WA VOA-1575 Ayutthaya,Thailand 4/18/2008 (E100)
   12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia
                                                                                                                                             9/17//2008 (E100)  
  **13255 km/8230 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100)   
Longest Distance Reception @ 50 kW. -Worldwide Reception
      12372 km/7684 miles Kevin Schanilec, Kenai Pen., AK 3LO-774, Melbourne, Australia
                                                                                                                                             9/17//2008 (E100)  
   **13255 km/8230 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 5AN-891 Adelaide, SA 5/29/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 10 kW. -Worldwide Reception
      3783 km/2351 miles Paul Logan, Lisnaskea, N. Ireland,  CBI-1140, Sydney NS, 3/24/2008 (Sony SRF-59)           
   **11777 km/7318 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA Nat.R.-675, Christchurch, NZ 5/30/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 5 kW. -Worldwide Reception
      9035 km/ 5614 miles Allen Willie, St. Johns, NF  R B. Nuevas-1610, Argentina 2/2/2008 (SRF-37V)
   **11483 km/7135 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA 4TAB-891 Townsville, QLD 5/29/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 1 kW. -Worldwide Reception
   6616 km/ 4111 miles Paul Logan, Lisnaskea, N. Ireland, WJCC-1700 Miami Springs FL
                                                                                                                                    04/06/2008 (SRF-59)
   **6802 km/4227 miles John Bryant, Grayland, WA, JOTS-1368  Wakkanai, Japan 10/8/2008 (**E100)
Longest Distance Reception @ 500 W. -Worldwide Reception
      1437 km/893 miles Kevin Schanilec, Bainbridge Is. WA, KLSQ, Whitney, NV 1/23/2008 (SRF-39FP)
   **1099km/683 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XEMF-780, Monclova, CO, MX 2/8/2008 (SRF-T516**)
Longest Distance Reception @ 250 W. -Worldwide Reception
   1540 km/957 miles John Callarman, Krum, TX, XEUACH-1610 Chapingo,TE, MX 1/6/2008 (SRF-37V) 
   **1609 km/1000 miles John Bryant, Stillwater, OK, XETI-750, Tempoal VC, MX 2/9/2008 (SRF-T615**)     
 


Toroid question

Paul Logan
 

Hi guys,

anyone know where I can get some FT 140 77s / FT 240 77s - the supplier needs to post outside North America and hopefully take paypal.

Paul Logan,
Lisnaskea, N. Ireland

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This Morning's ULTRALIGHT DX...One NEW STN + a UNID........Any Help???

robert ross
 

HI Guys:

One New Station to add to the ULR LOG and the OVERALL LOG AS WELL @ Sunrise today, plus a UNID Station from just after Midnight. If anyone has any idea who the UNID is....I'd be happy to hear from you!! It was in for OVER an Hour..so surely someone else heard this????

Radio Used for these receptions is.....................SONY SRF-T615 ULTRALIGHT
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

ULR LOG TOTALS are now..............................505 STATIONS Heard
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

73......ROB.



**************************************************************************
1330 WHBL Sheboygan, WISC. OCT/14/08 0713 EDT EE GD
End of News @ 0713 EDT. Time Check given as "6:13" (CDT).
ID as "News Radio WHBL" by Male DJ. Into Sports.
Another CDT Time Check as 0614 @ 0714 EDT. Winning Lottery Numbers.
Ad for "Badger Mutual Insurance".

NEW STATION NEW ULR # 505 5/1 KW
ROSS, ONT.
***************************************************************************
850 UNID UNID OCT/14/08 0026EDT EE FR-VG
Heard UNDER WKNR Cleveland. Seemed to Beam the Best East/West???
Continuous Loop heard with Male Announcer as "CBS Radio Networks Channel 42".
Followed by a Short Tone. Message repeated over and over. Possible Satellite Feed
that was stuck open ?? Did anyone else hear this???

UNID...Need Help!!
ROSS, ONT.
****************************************************************************

73..ROB

Robert S. Ross VA3SW
London, Ontario CANADA


850 Satellite Feed Stuck On??? Unid CBS Station...Who is this???

robert ross
 

Hi Guys:

At 0026 EDT under WKNR I am Hearing an UNID Station with the Following.

Short Tone followed by Male saying "CBS Radio Networks Channel 42"
Continuous Loop.

Anyone know who this is???

Hearing this on the SONY SRF-T615 Ultralight.......

73....ROB.

Robert S. Ross VA3SW
London, Ontario CANADA


Re: Station finding

James A. &#92;(Andy&#92;) Moorer
 

Thanks to all who answered! There are lots of great resources out there.
Good listening to all!

James A. (Andy) Moorer
www.jamminpower.com


Re: 300-in-30 Days Challenge Day 4- Two new UL countries!

bbwrwy
 

Truthfully, for a listing of stations in the United States and Canada
it's hard to beat the "NRC AM Log". It's available through the
National Radio Club. Another source, I frequently use is the FCC AM
Query website at http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/amq.html. I find it most
useful. If you know the geographic coordinates of your QTH, it will
show you the distance to the station in kilometers and miles.

Good luck and mucho DX.

Richard Allen,
36°22'51"N / 97°25'36"W


Re: 300-in-30 Days Challenge Day 4- Two new UL countries!

John Cereghin <pastor@...>
 

For domestic stations, I always go to http://www.amlogbook.com/ first.

For Latin DX, http://www.amfmdx.net/amdx/corazondx.html, but I don't
know how recent it is.

For European DX, http://go.to/emwg

Since I'm on the East Coast, I have little experience with
Asian/Pacific station lists! :D

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE

--- In ultralightdx@..., "James A. &#92;(Andy&#92;) Moorer"
<jamminpower@...> wrote:

Pardon the naive newbee question, but . . .
How do you folks figure out what station is on what frequency? Is
there some master list of commercial broadcast stations and
frequencies somewhere?
Thanks.

James A. (Andy) Moorer
www.jamminpower.com


==========================
TA conditions were good on Sunday night with Spain, the Canaries,
England and France being reported. I couldn't get England-1215 or
France-1377 but Spain and the Canary Islands were in on the DT-200VX,
plus Mexico.

15 new stations for the challenge were added on Sunday,plus 3 new UL
logs, 2 new stations for the overall log and 2 new UL countries. The
highlights included (all on the DT-200 VX barefoot):

1. RNE- Canary Islands on 621. New country overall! My 10th UL
country and my 25th MW country overall

2. RNE- Spain on 729 mixing it up with Mexico on 730. A new UL
country, number 9.

3. XEX- Mexico City on 730- a re-log but always nice to hear them,
with lots of mentions of Ciudad Victoria, probably with a soccer
program.

4. WLIL-Lenoir City TN was also in on 730. They occasionally show up
at night, even with their listed night power of 214 watts.

Current totals after 4 days are 195 stations for the challenge and 5
countries.

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE


Re: 300-in-30 Days Challenge Day 4- Two new UL countries!

Marshall Cubitt <marshallve3txt@...>
 

many of us know from years of am dxing  know what is on the band .
you can get the a copy  of the NRC am log toor on the web radio locator.com
punch in the call  click on go  and you have your answer
or the old fasion way sit there for awhile for the full ID.
marshall


--- On Mon, 10/13/08, James A. (Andy) Moorer wrote:
From: James A. (Andy) Moorer
Subject: Re: [ultralightdx] 300-in-30 Days Challenge Day 4- Two new UL countries!
To: ultralightdx@...
Received: Monday, October 13, 2008, 10:36 AM

Pardon the naive newbee question, but . . .
How do you folks figure out what station is on what frequency? Is there some master list of commercial broadcast stations and frequencies somewhere?
Thanks.

James A. (Andy) Moorer
www.jamminpower.com
 
==========================
TA conditions were good on Sunday night with Spain, the Canaries,
England and France being reported. I couldn't get England-1215 or
France-1377 but Spain and the Canary Islands were in on the DT-200VX,
plus Mexico.

15 new stations for the challenge were added on Sunday,plus 3 new UL
logs, 2 new stations for the overall log and 2 new UL countries. The
highlights included (all on the DT-200 VX barefoot):

1. RNE- Canary Islands on 621. New country overall! My 10th UL
country and my 25th MW country overall

2. RNE- Spain on 729 mixing it up with Mexico on 730. A new UL
country, number 9.

3. XEX- Mexico City on 730- a re-log but always nice to hear them,
with lots of mentions of Ciudad Victoria, probably with a soccer program.

4. WLIL-Lenoir City TN was also in on 730. They occasionally show up
at night, even with their listed night power of 214 watts.

Current totals after 4 days are 195 stations for the challenge and 5
countries.

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE


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Re: 300-in-30 Days Challenge Day 4- Two new UL countries!

James A. &#92;(Andy&#92;) Moorer
 

Pardon the naive newbee question, but . . .
How do you folks figure out what station is on what frequency? Is there some master list of commercial broadcast stations and frequencies somewhere?
Thanks.

James A. (Andy) Moorer
www.jamminpower.com
 
==========================
TA conditions were good on Sunday night with Spain, the Canaries,
England and France being reported. I couldn't get England-1215 or
France-1377 but Spain and the Canary Islands were in on the DT-200VX,
plus Mexico.

15 new stations for the challenge were added on Sunday,plus 3 new UL
logs, 2 new stations for the overall log and 2 new UL countries. The
highlights included (all on the DT-200 VX barefoot):

1. RNE- Canary Islands on 621. New country overall! My 10th UL
country and my 25th MW country overall

2. RNE- Spain on 729 mixing it up with Mexico on 730. A new UL
country, number 9.

3. XEX- Mexico City on 730- a re-log but always nice to hear them,
with lots of mentions of Ciudad Victoria, probably with a soccer program.

4. WLIL-Lenoir City TN was also in on 730. They occasionally show up
at night, even with their listed night power of 214 watts.

Current totals after 4 days are 195 stations for the challenge and 5
countries.

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE


300-in-30 Days Challenge Day 4- Two new UL countries!

John Cereghin <pastor@...>
 

TA conditions were good on Sunday night with Spain, the Canaries,
England and France being reported. I couldn't get England-1215 or
France-1377 but Spain and the Canary Islands were in on the DT-200VX,
plus Mexico.

15 new stations for the challenge were added on Sunday,plus 3 new UL
logs, 2 new stations for the overall log and 2 new UL countries. The
highlights included (all on the DT-200 VX barefoot):

1. RNE- Canary Islands on 621. New country overall! My 10th UL
country and my 25th MW country overall

2. RNE- Spain on 729 mixing it up with Mexico on 730. A new UL
country, number 9.

3. XEX- Mexico City on 730- a re-log but always nice to hear them,
with lots of mentions of Ciudad Victoria, probably with a soccer program.

4. WLIL-Lenoir City TN was also in on 730. They occasionally show up
at night, even with their listed night power of 214 watts.

Current totals after 4 days are 195 stations for the challenge and 5
countries.

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE


One New Logging Tonight on Ultralight @ SUNSET.........................

robert ross
 

Hi Guys:

Still picking them off One at a time...but it's pretty slow going. Real
nice conditions tonight at Sunset....but only one NEW ONE heard, which is
NEW for the ULR Log and the OVERALL Log. Lots of nice stuff heard...but it
was ALL RELOGS!!

Radio used tonight was................SONY SRF-T615 Barefoot
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

ULTRALIGHT LOG TOTAL is now................504 Stations Heard
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

73........ROB.

********************************************************************************************
1540 WECZ Punxsutawney, PA. OCT/12/08 1723 EDT EE GD
Polka Music Pgm at tune in 1723 EDT. ID as "You're Listerning to POLKA ???
on WECZ AM 1540". Local Ads and Events. Mentioned "On West Liberty Street"
@ 1729. Mentions of "Oneida" and DuBois".Lots more Polka Music.
Local Ad for Strasky Trucking in Dubois. Ad for "Mike's Lock and Hardware
in Downtown
Historic Dubois". Gave a Phone Number in ad as 375-1073. Gave temperature as
"82 Degrees in Punxsutawney". ID as "The Ground Hog". DJ was Mike ?? and
his Polka Show was over @ 1750 EDT.

NEW STATION NEW ULR # 504 5 KW DAYS
ROSS, ONT.
*************************************************************************************************

Robert S. Ross VA3SW
Box 1003, Stn. B.
London, Ontario
CANADA N6A5K1

Antique/Vintage Radio Enthusiast
Amateur Radio Stations VA3SW/VE3JFC
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300-in-30 Day Challenge, Day 3

John Cereghin <pastor@...>
 

Of course, after racking up 168 stations in my first two days, I knew
I couldn't keep up that pace forever! Day 3 (Saturday) resulted in 11
new stations for the challenge, bringing my three-day total to 179
stations. Nothing new however- all re-logs.

From this point on, it gets harder and harder. 121 stations to go in
26 days!

John Cereghin
Smyrna DE


Re: Submission for New Barefoot UL world record!

MarkWA1ION
 

I caught up on the later e-mails and found that greater than 7000
miles had indeed been done from the West Coast. Deep Africa would be
the only likely target from this area that would be in a similar
distance range and actually away from polar zones enough to be
feasible. Lesotho (1197) is around 7900 miles and had been heard (as
BBC) in the '90s by me on barefoot Sony ICF-2010 (no, not an
ultralight) at both the Granite Pier (Rockport) and Windmill Beach (S.
Yarmouth) sites.

Unfortunately both the effective radiated power level and schedule
regularity of Lesotho have deteriorated in the past 10 years. Now
it's a tough catch on good gear. We need a South African station in
the megawatt plus class like Saudi 1521. Or a high band Australian of
that kind of power for a dawn DX catch here.

If we could just blow up WQEW-1560 Radio Disney, India-1566 could come
into play. It's been logged at the Rowley, MA salt-marsh on a Drake
R8A and phased verticals (50 m separation), but that station making
the leap to a barefoot ultralight possibility would require 1560
(WQEW) and 1570 (CFAV/WNSH) getting out of the way somehow.

Mark Connelly, WA1ION - Billerica, MA, USA

--- In ultralightdx@..., "MarkWA1ION" <MarkWA1ION@...>
wrote:

On 8 OCT 2008, I had UAE on both 1170 (Radio Sawa) and 1575 (Radio
Farda) on the barefoot Eton E-100 at Granite Pier - Rockport, MA,
USA.

My calculations show the distance to these as 6650 miles or 10702 km.

Could this be an Ultralight barefoot distance record ?

I thought some of the West Coast guys had greater than 7000 miles.

Mark Connelly, WA1ION - Billerica, MA, USA


Re: Submission for New Barefoot UL world record!

MarkWA1ION
 

On 8 OCT 2008, I had UAE on both 1170 (Radio Sawa) and 1575 (Radio
Farda) on the barefoot Eton E-100 at Granite Pier - Rockport, MA, USA.

My calculations show the distance to these as 6650 miles or 10702 km.

Could this be an Ultralight barefoot distance record ?

I thought some of the West Coast guys had greater than 7000 miles.

Mark Connelly, WA1ION - Billerica, MA, USA