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1620 mystery.....2 UNID Spanish stations..... need help.

Alex
 

Hey the time I write this I has two strong Spanish language stations from my location in Springboro, Ohio. One due East-West, the other SSW. The only infor I can find is one station in Mexico and the other US Virgin Islands.... And other possibilities???

 

 

Alex N8UCN

 


2 more 1560 KHz logings for 02/18/21

Alex
 
Edited

 Well, when I turned on the radio when I got home this evening, it was still parked on 1560 KHz, and I logged the 2 following stations. This now gives me 19 new stations for the month. The used Select-A-Tenna I bought is give me is worth the $25 I paid for it. 

 

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Freq: 1560 KHz  STN C/S: WCNW Location: Fairfield, OH DATE LOGGED (L): 02/18/21 TIME L / UTC: 1800-1815(L) 2300-2315 (UTC)  LAN: EE SIGNAL: Good  HEARD: A OM quoting scripture and appealing for $ to support the taping of broadcasts. STN S/O @ 1815 (L)  STN PWR: 5Kw / 1Kw CH  LOG#218  AMP: 25 mi (40 Km)  ULR CAT: Unlimited Equip: Sony ICF-P26 / S-A-T   Comments: Not really a far DX, but never a logged stn, and makes 2nd STN heard on 1560KHz.

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Freq: 1560 KHz STN C/S: WKDO  Location: Liberty, KY DATE LOGGED (L) : 02/18/21  TIME L / UTC: 1815-1830(L) 2315-2330 (UTC)  LAN: EE SIGNAL: Fair  HEARD: After WCNW S/O , Stn came more audible various CW songs from the 40's-80's BOH ID, STN promo for FM outlet 98.7 FM "The Buck", Kenny Rogers song "Stuck on you",  STN PWR: 1 Kw LOG# 219 AMP: 162 mi (261 Km)  ULR CAT: Unlimited Equip: Sony ICF-P26 / S-A-T Comments: 3rd stn heard on 1560KHz for log. Day Time Only Stn, didn't hear S/O.

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That's it for tonight 73,

Alex N8UCN / KOH8IG

 

 


Re: NHK1/891khz-JOHK

K7DWI Art
 

No problem.
thanks


Re: 02/17/21 logging.... I had to earn this one.

Alex
 

Yeah, my typing handicap shows doesn't it....


Re: Trans Tasman Logging - 11/02/2021

Paul Blundell
 

Last night I was having a listen on my Teac PR130 and was able to confirm this again. The Teac PR130 is a good performer but I am still a little shocked by how well it has worked. 

Paul


Re: 02/17/21 logging.... I had to earn this one.

Paul S. in CT
 

Alex... thats WGLB for the call-sign according to FCC. Nonetheless, a fine catch.

Regards
Paul S. in CT FN31nl


Re: 02/17/21 logging.... I had to earn this one.

Paul Blundell
 

Well done and thanks for sharing.


On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 1:21 PM Alex via groups.io <rifleman336=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Freq: 1560 KHz  STN C/S: WBGL  Location: Elm Grove, WI  DATE LOGGED: 02/17/21 TIME L / UTC: 1900-2011( L) 0000-0111 (UTC) LAN: EE SIGNAL:  Fair to VG   HEARD: UC Gospel mixed with QRM from at least 7 other stations. Verified station by syncing audio with web-stream audio. STN PWR: 2.5 kW D/ 250 w N / 700w CH.  LOG# 217  First logging on 1560 KHz frequency l AMP= 309 Mi ( 497  Km) ULR CAT: UNLIMITED  Equip:  Sony ICF-P26 / S-A-T



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Paul


Re: TEST: sending a few small files as attachments

Paul Blundell
 

They look fine for me (via Gmail on the web)


On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 12:50 PM Steve Ratzlaff <ratzlaffsteve@...> wrote:
Let's see how these four files do, posting to this list; posting to IRCA
list with them causes the files to become larger plus compressed
resulting in them looking fuzzy. They're all loopamps I tested on the
bench for gain and frequency response and input impedance listed in
order of highest input impedance to lowest. The red trace is the gain,
10 kHz-30 MHz; blue is the input impedance. W6LVP file is 27.4 kb; SMD
M0AYF is 26.4 kb; ALA1530 is 26.0 kB; SMD LZ1AQ is 23.6kb--all very
small files. Groups.io IRCA doubles the size and as noted makes them fuzzy.

Steve AA7U








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Paul


02/17/21 logging.... I had to earn this one.

Alex
 
Edited

Freq: 1560 KHz  STN C/S: WGLB  Location: Elm Grove, WI  DATE LOGGED: 02/17/21 TIME L / UTC: 1900-2011( L) 0000-0111 (UTC) LAN: EE SIGNAL:  Fair to VG   HEARD: UC Gospel mixed with QRM from at least 7 other stations. Verified station by syncing audio with web-stream audio. STN PWR: 2.5 kW D/ 250 w N / 700w CH.  LOG# 217  First logging on 1560 KHz frequency l AMP= 309 Mi ( 497  Km) ULR CAT: UNLIMITED  Equip:  Sony ICF-P26 / S-A-T


Re: TEST: sending a few small files as attachments

Steve Ratzlaff
 

Looks to me they came through with no changes from what they were when I sent them--same size and perfectly clear. This is the way it should be!

Steve

On 2/17/2021 6:50 PM, Steve Ratzlaff via groups.io wrote:
Let's see how these four files do, posting to this list; posting to IRCA list with them causes the files to become larger plus compressed resulting in them looking fuzzy. They're all loopamps I tested on the bench for gain and frequency response and input impedance listed in order of highest input impedance to lowest. The red trace is the gain, 10 kHz-30 MHz; blue is the input impedance. W6LVP file is 27.4 kb; SMD M0AYF is 26.4 kb; ALA1530 is 26.0 kB; SMD LZ1AQ is 23.6kb--all very small files. Groups.io IRCA doubles the size and as noted makes them fuzzy.

Steve AA7U





TEST: sending a few small files as attachments

Steve Ratzlaff
 

Let's see how these four files do, posting to this list; posting to IRCA list with them causes the files to become larger plus compressed resulting in them looking fuzzy. They're all loopamps I tested on the bench for gain and frequency response and input impedance listed in order of highest input impedance to lowest. The red trace is the gain, 10 kHz-30 MHz; blue is the input impedance. W6LVP file is 27.4 kb; SMD M0AYF is 26.4 kb; ALA1530 is 26.0 kB; SMD LZ1AQ is 23.6kb--all very small files. Groups.io IRCA doubles the size and as noted makes them fuzzy.

Steve AA7U


Re: Planning a Portable Ultralight radio DXing Session – 2021

Paul Blundell
 

No problems Jock, easy enough mistake :)

Paul

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 12:41 AM Jock Elliott <jock.elliott@...> wrote:
I'm afraid I don't get the credit for the excellent advice. It was Paul.

Cheers, Jock



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Paul


5KW KEWE 1240 On Maui Logged In Alaska

Paul B. Walker, Jr.
 



 KEWE 1240 Kahului, Hi (MAUI) with island music about 1025pm AK Time Tues. Feb 16th. 5KW non directional at 3000 miles. Class C/ClassIV/“Graveyarders” don’t exist in Alaska or Hawaii, they’re all Class Bs and not limited to 1KW

Paul
CC Skywave & 5" FSL antenna


Re: [irca] Useful KGOW 1560 DX Tip

Paul B. Walker, Jr.
 


Forgot to include some audio.. this is what the beginning of the second half hour segment of VOA Vietnamese on KGOW sounded like from Wyoming:


On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 11:20 AM Paul B. Walker, Jr. via groups.io <walkerbroadcasting=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
There are few vietnamese stations in the country, but I figure this might be useful.

Listen in the 10pm central hour for an hour of VOA programming.  It's 2 different half hour segments.

It will begin with a time chimes and a male announcer saying "Welcome to the Voice of America in vietnamese" into an english VOA jingle. 

Sometimes theres a VOA jingle in the program itself. I've heard a VOA jingle amist asian languages on 1575 Thailand. 

THe program itself runs about 25-26 minutes and they may or may not have local commercials in between the two, but there are certainly some before the 11pm TOH. "Local" self generated programming may mention other cities as I'm not sure what originates from Houston.

Paul


Useful KGOW 1560 DX Tip

Paul B. Walker, Jr.
 

There are few vietnamese stations in the country, but I figure this might be useful.

Listen in the 10pm central hour for an hour of VOA programming.  It's 2 different half hour segments.

It will begin with a time chimes and a male announcer saying "Welcome to the Voice of America in vietnamese" into an english VOA jingle. 

Sometimes theres a VOA jingle in the program itself. I've heard a VOA jingle amist asian languages on 1575 Thailand. 

THe program itself runs about 25-26 minutes and they may or may not have local commercials in between the two, but there are certainly some before the 11pm TOH. "Local" self generated programming may mention other cities as I'm not sure what originates from Houston.

Paul


Re: NHK1/891khz-JOHK

Paul B. Walker, Jr.
 


I’ve heard way way way too many to list and I don’t keep a written/typed log.. just audio recordings with station name, frequency, fate/time heard. I don’t really want to sort through all of this. 

Paul 


On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 7:50 AM K7DWI Art <k7dwicn82@...> wrote:
Hi Paul,
When you get a chance, list what Asian Outlets you have heard there so far this season.
Unfortunately I cancelled my Oregon Coast trip next week, but would like an idea what I might could hear off my mountain/hillside location.
I have a variety (more like an arsenal) of loops, including an Aichelman 4" FSL.
Thanks
Art K7DWI So. Oregon


Re: NHK1/891khz-JOHK

K7DWI Art
 

Hi Paul,
When you get a chance, list what Asian Outlets you have heard there so far this season.
Unfortunately I cancelled my Oregon Coast trip next week, but would like an idea what I might could hear off my mountain/hillside location.
I have a variety (more like an arsenal) of loops, including an Aichelman 4" FSL.
Thanks
Art K7DWI So. Oregon


Re: Planning a Portable Ultralight radio DXing Session – 2021

Jock Elliott
 

I'm afraid I don't get the credit for the excellent advice. It was Paul.

Cheers, Jock


Re: Planning a Portable Ultralight radio DXing Session – 2021

Pedro Porres
 

Thanks Jock for a good and comprehensive description of the planning. There is always good advice to give or receive.

Pedro Porres.
Córdoba, Spain.


Re: Planning a Portable Ultralight radio DXing Session – 2021

Jock Elliott
 

Excellent stuff. Thanks!

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