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Offline Ary-B

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V28
« on: January 02, 2016, 0836 UTC »
Hi guys,

I have almost finished Numbers & Oddities 219 and would like to add the latest V28 logs/news. Anything new to report???

Cheers,

Ary

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Re: V28
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2016, 1414 UTC »
Ary,

Here are my logs from Dec 14, 2015, until today, January 02, 2016.

V28 is still active on multiple frequencies from about 1330 to about 1342 UTC daily (see note at bottom concerning no activity on Jan 01 and 02).  I have seen as many as 4 frequencies active at one time, but more typically there are only 3 active at one time, with a 4th coming on air after one of the first 3 finish.  All frequencies except for 3277 kHz are still extremely variable on a day to day basis.

Some transmitters used by this station have notable features.

For example the transmitter used for the approximate 3690 kHz transmission typically drifts down in frequency throughout the transmission, with the largest drift in the first minute or so of transmission.  And this station often suffers from very poor audio.

The transmitter used for the approximate 3050 kHz transmission typically drifts up in frequency for the entire transmission, with the worst drift in the first couple minutes.  Further, this transmitter has a stability issue, and the carrier wavers noticeably, resulting in a "warbly", or unsteady, sound to the voice.

The transmitter used on the approximate 3150 kHz transmission was very wide audio.  This transmitter also often drops carrier between words or groups of words, almost as if it has a manual PTT switch and the operator unkeys sometimes.

The transmitter used for the 3277 kHz transmission appears reasonably steady and has decent audio, however it is always just a little off 3277 kHz (typically 3277 kHz +/- 0.25 kHz, most often slightly below 3277 kHz).

For all frequencies except 3277 kHz it is not unheard of for the transmitter to come on air on one frequency and the change a few kHz to another frequency.  This is not drift, but rather the operator actually changing frequency.  Most often it happens before audio starts, but sometimes it happens during the message.  This is not common, but does happen occasionally.  So far the only transmitter / frequency I have not seen do this (change frequency without leaving the air) is 3277 kHz.

An OM voice is sometimes heard during transmitter setup with test counts, but typically the messages are YL voice.  Recently an OM voice has been periodically sending messages, not just test counts, on the approximate 3050 kHz or 3150 kHz transmissions.

Notice in my loggings I say "variable groups kk/yl"  I have heard what appears to be 2f, 3f, and 5f groups, along with words/names.  But not being a Chinese speaker I am unsure if the 2f and 3f groups are distinct groups or if they are 5f in 2/3 format.  The Korean and Japanese listeners seem to be reporting 2f and 3f only, no 5f.

On January 01 and 02 no transmissions were found in the 3000 kHz to 3800 kHz range from 1330 to 1345 UTC.  I do not know if this signifies anything at all, but it is possible either  a frequency or time shift has taken place.

T!
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V28 logs, Dec 14 to Dec 31, 2015:

Dec 14, 2015
3047.1 kHz  AM  1336z 14/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3276.87 kHz  AM  1330z 14/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3693.83 kHz  AM  1330z 14/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339 started on 3698.85 before changing frequency] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON

Dec 15, 2015
3063.75 kHz  AM  1335z 15/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3156.8 kHz  AM  1332z 15/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3276.87 kHz  AM  1330z 15/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3689.0 kHz  AM  1330z 15/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE

Dec 16, 2015
3054.65 kHz  AM  1332z 16/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3116.88 kHz  AM  1339z 16/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3276.87 kHz  AM  1330z 16/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3689.8 kHz  AM  1330z 16/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED

Dec 17, 2015
3048.75 kHz  AM  1332z 17/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3128.52 kHz  AM  1330z 17/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1336] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3276.96 kHz  AM  1338z 17/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1341] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3691.08 kHz  AM  1329z 17/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1337] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU

Dec 18, 2015
3276.85 kHz  AM  1329z 18/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token FRI
3691.01 kHz  AM  1330z 18/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token FRI
An SK listener reports 3051 kHz was active during this time, but I did not hear / see it

Dec 19, 2015
3051.76 kHz  AM  1333z 19/12/015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token SAT
3156.39 kHz  AM  1340z 19/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1345] (remote tuner Japan) Token SAT
3276.86 kHz  AM  1330z 19/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token SAT
3689.33 kHz  AM  1330z 19/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token SAT

Dec 20, 2015
3048.71 kHz  AM  1333z 20/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1338] (remote tuner Japan) Token SUN
3276.96 kHz  AM  1340z 20/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token SUN
3689.34 kHz  AM  1331z 20/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token SUN

Dec 21, 2015
3048.47 kHz  AM  1338z 21/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1348] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3156.54 kHz  AM  1330z 21/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3276.95 kHz  AM  1330z 21/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3682.2 kHz  AM  1331z 21/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1341] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON

Dec 22, 2015
3039.86 kHz  AM  1332z 22/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1341] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3276.92 kHz  AM  1331z 22/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3690.2 kHz  AM  1331z 22/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1341] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE

Dec 23, 2015
3051.55 kHz  AM  1331z 23/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1336] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3276.96 kHz  AM  1330z 23/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3689.2 kHz  AM  1329z 23/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1336] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED

Dec 24, 2015
3156.46 kHz  AM  1331z 24/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3276.92 kHz  AM  1330z 24/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3690.38 kHz  AM  1329z 24/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU

Dec 25, 2015
3149.99 kHz  AM  1337z 25/12/2015 [variable groups kk/OM ends 1338] (remote tuner Japan) Token FRI
3276.92 kHz  AM  1330z 25/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token FRI
3688.33 kHz  AM  1331z 25/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token FRI

Dec 26, 2015
Was not at the radio gear, did not try to RX and no idea if a transmission was sent.

Dec 27, 2015
3140.97 kHz  AM  1332z 27/12/2015 [variable groups kk/OM ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token SUN
3276.85 kHz  AM  1335z 27/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token SUN

Dec 28, 2015
3047.11 kHz  AM  1331z 28/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1338] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3146.26 kHz  AM  1330z 28/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3276.88 kHz  AM  1330z 28/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON
3688.57 kHz  AM  1330z 28/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1339] (remote tuner Japan) Token MON

Dec 29, 2015
3142.24 kHz  AM  1335z 29/12/2015 [variable groups kk/OM ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3159.4 kHz  AM  1332z 29/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE
3695.8 kHz  AM  1331z 29/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1338] (remote tuner Japan) Token TUE

Dec 30, 2015
3049.53 kHz  AM  1332z 30/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1338] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3141.65 kHz  AM  1330z 30/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED
3276.83 kHz  AM  1330z 30/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token WED


Dec 31, 2015
3063.45 kHz  AM  1339z 31/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342, started on 3032 kHz, shifted up to 3044 kHz, then settled on 3062.45 kHz] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3145.73 kHz  AM  1330z 31/12/2015 [variable groups kk/OM ends 1341] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3276.83 kHz  AM  1330z 31/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1340] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
3690.1 kHz  AM  1331z 31/12/2015 [variable groups kk/yl ends 1342] (remote tuner Japan) Token THU
T!
Mojave Desert, California USA

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Re: V28
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2016, 1435 UTC »
Thanks T!

All the best for 2016

Ary

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Re: V28
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2016, 0132 UTC »
Unfortunately I could not detect their schedule change since new year.
Please refer to my youtube channel for V28 december recording.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-4Xu0HjPlN9er6FqSWM5ww/videos

 

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