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Messages - Todd KC0IVX

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10/11 meters / 27025 CB Channel 6 Superbowl fixed station 21 Jan 2024
« on: January 21, 2024, 1642 UTC »
Fixed station operator with thick Louisiana accent, very loud and animated on 27025 at 1616 to 1630 probably along Interstate 10 near Casa Grande AZ, talking truckers up and down I-10 such as "Good day, good day, good day.  My wife got a short fuse that just blew up."

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Russian language broadcasting by KNLS at 9550 khz from 2533-1539 UTC on 16 January, 2024.  I could distinguish clear Russian with good diction.   SINPO was 33233 with some minor fading.

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9435 VOK 1421-1455:   French speaking and French music  (33333 SINPO) degrading to 22222 toward 1455 and at 1500 abruptly terminating.

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Shortwave Broadcast / Re: Radio Free Asia 9315 at 1608-1700
« on: January 13, 2024, 1819 UTC »
Sorry:  date 13 January 2024.

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Shortwave Broadcast / Radio Free Asia 9315 at 1608-1700
« on: January 13, 2024, 1817 UTC »
News and music in Mandarin at 9315 khz from the Tinian Island transmitter. SINPO 44334. 

There was some  fading and band noise; but with a rather strong signal and very audible.

Tecun S-2000 receiver; MLA-30 antenna.


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Decent reception (333) to Colorado from Voice of Korea (Kujang) for a few minutes then abruptly terminated broadcaster in mid-sentence. 

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10/11 meters / Re: UNID 26585 AM 2044-55 4 March, 2022
« on: March 12, 2022, 1606 UTC »
Thanks for the tip, I'll try it.

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10/11 meters / UNID 26585 AM 2044-55 4 March, 2022
« on: March 04, 2022, 2055 UTC »
Unidentified on 11 meters.  Spanish conversation between hams (?) or other operators.  I heard about 3-4 different individuals. Signal was sporatic (232) with sometimes an echo in the voices and other times a digital sequence heard.  Reception did not improve if I switched to USB/LSB. I should learn Spanish.

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Wow, 5 watts, impressive.  Thanks.

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Speed QSLing from V31XX station in Consejo, Belize operated by Bill K4XS.  Signal improved to 333.  He said he does about 200-250 QSLs an hour when he is contesting. I heard more than 20 in as many minutes.  The station has several large antennas, but primarily uses a 4 element 136 foot Yagi.

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Clandestine Stations / Nippon no Kaze 9800 AM 1510-1530
« on: February 08, 2022, 1522 UTC »
Rather strong signal (333) from Nippon no Kaze this morning in Korean.  Some background wind hiss; but otherwise very clear.

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Longwave Loggings / Re: 400 kHz on January 26, 2022 @2315
« on: February 03, 2022, 2349 UTC »
Continuing to hear this CW on 400 kHz; but weak.  Heard from 2345 to 2348.

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Other / Re: UNID 10138 2355-0010 AM 1 Feb 2022
« on: February 02, 2022, 1502 UTC »
The sound has definitely changed from yesterday:  less null, more tones.  It has 4-5 tones not two together.

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Other / UNID 10138 2355-0010 AM 1 Feb 2022
« on: February 02, 2022, 0019 UTC »
Strange buzz-hum:  About 12 seconds on and 17 seconds off continuously repeating.  Two tones, one low and one mid tone, aharmonic.  A kind of grinding sound similar to a low frequency buzz saw or a slow tooth drill or wind blowing through an underground tunnel (spooky).  Heard on my Tecsun S-2000  in Colorado with its internal antenna.  Exterior antenna did not improve sound.  On USB and LSB the the sound had a higher tonality but not substantially improved.  Will try to get an audio of it, if it continues.

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Kris, I heard the same station at about the same time on January 26th.  Rather rare for me to hear Brazil.

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