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Author Topic: 189 khz Iceland? 5:15 utc April 15 2014  (Read 3582 times)

Offline Rockpicker

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189 khz Iceland? 5:15 utc April 15 2014
« on: April 15, 2014, 0521 UTC »
I noticed 530 AM Cuba coming in fairly clear tonight so I checked LW and
sure enough I have a pretty decent signal and audio on 189 khz right now  (5:15 utc)

5:15 - 5:27 utc Music programming with female announcer between songs.
Sounds like Iceland programming to me but I don't have an actual ID yet.
Some mild storm static but the noise blanker helps.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2014, 0535 UTC by Rockpicker »
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Offline Chanter

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Re: 189 khz Iceland? 5:15 utc April 15 2014
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2014, 0052 UTC »
*Nice* catch!  I've been wanting to make a transatlantic catch since I started doing this DXing thing properly i.e. since I found out that the searching for far away stations thing I'd done since childhood with any radio ever had a name.  No luck as yet, rats.  One of these weekend nights I'm going to take both radios to the country somewhere, string a random wire up a tree and see what I get. 

Do you plan on QSLing Iceland?  That'd be one for the basket* of honor! 

*okay, for me it's the waterproof container of honor 
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QSL's appreciated 

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