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2139 v. Strong into UK at the moment.
2141 id & em for reports
2142 next

Shortwave Broadcast / Re: UNID 3955 AM 2240 UTC 23 May 2020
« on: May 28, 2020, 1816 UTC »

It's Channel 292 on a new frequency since the beginning of the month (1st May).

Caught me out as well the first time I heard it. The following thread  provides the info from initial post ...


From Jan at Skyline Radio Germany ....



Shortwaveradio.de kindly gave us the 5th possibility to be on air
with some brandnew shows via their transmitters in Northern Germany.

If you would like to try to catch our programmes, 6 hours
on May 30th, 2020, Saturday before Whitsun, 14.00 - 20.00 UTC
would be a good time to give us a listen again.

Try the 75 and 49 metre band shortwave on 3975 and 6160 kHz!

Let's keep fingers crossed that propagation is good again!

We received more than 40 reception reports again in December 2019 and we hope
we can be as successful as then again! So don't hesitate to write in again.

It might be a good chance for you to grab our first brand-new
2020 eQSL-card design! Attention: This one is available as eQSL-card only!

For our listeners outside of Europe: please check the various WebSDRs,
and we will verify every correct reception report with our eQSL also.

We look forward to your reception reports, criticisms and commendations to:
SKYLINE RADIO GERMANY, P.O.Box 2702, 6049 ZG Herten, The Netherlands
or via e-mail to: skylineradiogermany@web.de

Have a great time with us and Good DX,
DJ Jan-Hendrik

Sounds like they are at it again (10 May 2020, 2120utc).

Music on 7055 LSB often short snatch's of beat tracks. Can't id specific tracks.

Thanks ... that new frequency for C292 slipped past me (and hasn't made it to Shortwave.info or the schedule app on my phone).

Mod: please move to more appropriate forum section.

Caught this while doing a band scan during a bout of sleeplessness ...
0130 documentary about offshore radio - identified as "Pop with the Pirates" at end, with "We Love the Pirate" song.
0150 Channel 292 Id (but wrong frequency mentioned), promo for "reliving the offshore era on Channel 292"
0155 Time Is Tight - Booker T & MGs
0159 Channel 292 Id / promo
0200 Hot Radio Id > unid edm music
0207 Hot Radio Id > next music

SINPO was about 33333 direct but better via Weston SDR

Guessing the docu / C292 ids were an old show, maybe the "Hot Radio" was a replay / relay as well?

Assuming Euro based on signal strength although seems a strange time for a euro broadcast  (can't have had a big audience), so maybe a test ?

Utility / Re: FAV22 3881 CW 0725 UTC 26 April 2020
« on: April 26, 2020, 1614 UTC »
I think FAV22 is the French Military morse training facility - which would probably explain the slow speed and clear text.

There is some info here ... http://www.numbersoddities.nl/M51-profile.pdf

Your logging would match the noted Sunday schedule (assuming document still up to date).

Brian said ....
"I worked briefly for the original station in 1983. "

Stations like Nova and Sunshine from Ireland as well as the MW Merseyside stations like Merseyland Alternative Radio and Radio Jackie North were my introduction to free radio in the early 80's. I may well have listened to you back in the day.

Broadcast Announcements / Atlantic 2000 - Saturday 18th April
« on: April 14, 2020, 0839 UTC »
From Atlantic2000 ....

 Atlantic 2000 will be on the air on Saturday 18th of April, with 2 hours of programme:

- 08:00 to 09:00 UTC on 6070 kHz and 7440 kHz via Channel 292, and online
- 09:00 to 10:00 UTC online only

Streams will be available here: http://radioatlantic2000.free.fr

Good listening!

Huh? / Re: Slow boat from Sweden?
« on: March 31, 2020, 1822 UTC »
"Anyone know what "Spring Festival" is?"

Another name for the Chinese New Year.  There is also an "Autumn Festival" to celebrate the harvest later in the year. Like most Chinese festivals they are based on the lunar calendar so (western) dates vary. The Autumn Festival is 1 Oct this year.

Broadcast Announcements / FRS Holland Test 15-Mar-2020
« on: March 14, 2020, 1416 UTC »
email from FRS Holland ...

This Sunday March 15th FRS-Holland will be conducting two tests.
Test #1 willl be between 10:00- 11:00 UTC/ 11:00- 12:00 CET on either 7700, 7705 or 7715 kHz and in parallel on 5800 or 5810 kHz
Test #2 will be at 17:00 UTC/ 18:00 CET. Frequencies will be the same.
We are curious about signal strength and audio quality and loudness of the modulation.
It's a conscious choice to test at two different time slots as propagation in the (late) morning and late afternoon is clearly different!
We are hoping on a good number of reports! Thanks in advance.
FRS hopes to be back on Easter Sunday April 12th.

Strong signal SINPO 54444
1728 c&w m vox.

WEFAX and SSTV / Re: FSK Hell-105 on 7083.4 kHz
« on: February 27, 2020, 1447 UTC »
According to the WA7BNM Amateur Radio Contest Calendar there is a Feld Hell Club contest this weekend (29 Feb 2020  00:00 - 23:59z) promising a "full day of Hell". More info at

Might be a chance for anybody that wants to try to catch and decode some Hell.

Utility / Re: RU Volmet 6617 USB 1213 UTC 22 Feb 2020
« on: February 22, 2020, 2032 UTC »
My schedules app has St Peterburg at 05 & 35 mins past hour and Rostov at 25 and 55 mins past hour, which would make St Peterburg the more likely.

Haven't got St Peterburg yet here but do got Rostov pretty regularly.

Strong signal here sinpo 55555.
1612 accordian music
1614 female non-english (cut)

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