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Author Topic: Radio France Inter. 13740 AM 1820 UTC 15 JAN 2024 - Live AFCON Coverage  (Read 326 times)

Offline Ct Yankee

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Excellent reception, one of several frequencies now - this is best here.  French service.

This is very interesting.  It is live coverage of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) soccer tournament hosted by Côte d'Ivoire.  Think of this competition as a World Cup for just African nations (other continents do likewise, Asia also at the moment).  It looks like RFI has picked up coverage as many of Africa's best squads are West African Francophone nations (former colonies) - Cameroon, Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, Algeria, Mali, Tunisia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, and others.

Thinking about it, RFI still owes me a QSL for a reception report on their 2022 World Cup coverage.  :-\

1820 2 OM in play by play coverage, from Stade Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro, of Cameroon-Guinea match.  Match tied at 1 at the moment.
1903 Match ends, 1-1.

Curious to see if they will cover Angola/Algeria at 2000 utc.
« Last Edit: January 15, 2024, 1921 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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21580 AM

UTC 19 JAN 2024
Very good reception, French service.  Back with more AFCON coverage.

1705 Two OM with match coverage of Senegal-Cameroon, crowd noise on occasion
1712 OM  "ballotté" (tossed around)
1715 Senegal goal. Very excited OM on call, crowd cheering at Stade Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire (hosting country)
1719 OM "ballon" (ball)
« Last Edit: January 19, 2024, 1720 UTC by Ct Yankee »
Tecsun H501x (broadcast received on this unless noted), Zenith T/O G500, Zenith T/O Royal 7000, Emerson AR-176, Zenith 8S154, T/O 7G605 (Bomber), Tecsun PL-600, Tecsun PL-880, Zenith 5S320, Realistic DX 160 using 40 feet of copper wire.  With apologies to Senator Gramm for his thoughts on firearms, "I have more radios than I need but not as many as I want."
QTH:  Durham, Connecticut (rural setting, 15 miles north of Long Island Sound)
qsl please to:  jamcanner@comcast.net  (Thank you)