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Author Topic: 11 meter DX Logs 7 Febuary 2016 1500 UTC +  (Read 1247 times)

Offline R4002

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11 meter DX Logs 7 Febuary 2016 1500 UTC +
« on: February 07, 2016, 1655 UTC »
Doing another quick "low - mid - high" (26.515-26.955 "low band" / 26.965-27.405 (CB band - "mid band") / 27.415-27.855 "high band") as well as UK FM band 27601.25-27991.25.  Then scanned the "full channel" export band, that is 25.615-28.305 AM/SSB.  

Galaxy DX 959 with modifications, Ranger Voyage VR 9000 and CRE 8900 (Alinco DR-135CB) radios used for receive.  VR 9000 and CRE 8900 both have FM capability.  CRE 8900 has UK FM "27/81" offset channels programmed in.  Dipole antenna and random wire antenna tuned for 27.5 MHz


25615 AM - Spanish language YL taxicab dispatch with roger beep, weak
25645 AM - Spanish language YL taxicab dispatch
25775 AM - Spanish language, sounds like a QSO (instead of the usual taxi/business traffic I hear in the lower parts of 11m)
25805 AM - Spanish language YL taxicab dispatch
26005 AM - Spanish language, sounds like truckers, weak
26025 AM - Spanish language, noisy het at noise floor or slightly above
26055 AM - Spanish language, OM numbers being read with roger beep - likely taxis
26105 AM - Truckers.  This is a common "low band" frequency for business/truckers/taxis
26140 FM - Data bursts
26175 ??? - maybe FM - more data
26200 USB - Similar to 26225 USB
26225 USB - Spanish language, very strong.  Miami, Puerto Rico, Mexico mentioned.  S9+ signal levels
26235 USB - Spanish language, similar to 26225 USB
26265 AM - Spanish language, weak
26405 AM - Spanish language - this is another popular "low channel" or "low band" trucker/taxi freq
26500 USB - Spanish language, sounds like Puerto Rico
26515 AM - Spanish language, roger beeps
26520 LSB - Spanish language, strong signals
26535 AM - Spanish language
26540 LSB - Spanish language, weak
26545 LSB - Spanish language, stronger signals.  Sounds like a QSO - stations QSYed from 26555 LSB or similar
26555 LSB - VERY Busy, Spanish language.  Sounds like Puerto Rico and other Caribbean traffic.  Some signals S9+30 or higher
26560 LSB - Likely stations QSYed from 26555 LSB
26565 AM - Spanish language, with roger beep
26575 AM - Spanish language, Mexican accents with elaborate roger beeps, noise toys, music, echo/reverb etc
26585 AM - Latin American Calling Channel - active with stations from Mexico, etc
26595 AM - Spanish language, YL reading numbers, likely taxi
26615 AM - Puerto Rico - full scale S9+30
26625 AM - Carrier - fading up so S9 and down to S3, with music and sound fx
26685 AM - Somebody keying up in AM with no modulation.  S9+30 signal.  Probably one of the ops from 26715, etc, tuning up
26695 AM - Very strong AM traffic, Spanish language.  Same group of 1kW+ stations that hang out on the next few channels
26705 AM - Same group of OPs that hang out on 26715, 26725, 27065.  Seems to be Puerto Rico with some domestic US stations
26715 AM - Puerto Rico LOUD (often overmodulated)
26725 AM - See 26705 AM, 26715 AM, etc.  With some splatter from stations on 26705 and 26715
26735 AM - Hearing two QSOs here at once.  One in English (likely truckers) and another, stronger, in Spanish
26775 AM - Truckers - US - English language, fading
26835 AM - "361 in Mississippi waving a hand"
26905 AM - Spanish language taxi lady is there, but much weaker than she was this time yesterday
26915 AM - Southern USA Freeband AM DX Channel.  Similar to Channel 26 (27265) and 28 (27285).  See also 26815 and 26835
26945 AM - "How's this radio sound?"
-begin legal US "FCC" or "Mid" CB band 26965-27405-
26985 AM - CH 3 - Spanish language
27015 AM - CH 5 - Spanish language, strong het and QRM
27025 AM - CH 6 - "The Superbowl".  In past years, ops have retransmitted the actual Superbowl on this frequency!
27035 AM - CH 7 - Spanish language.  27015 and 27035 seem to be the Latin American versions of 27025 (see also 26585, 26705, etc)
27045 AM - R/C Channel "7A" - Spanish language with roger beep with data bursts on top
27065 AM - CH 9 - "La Florida Puerto Rico Buenas Dias Hellllloooooo!!!!!!!!" Spanish/English/Spanglish traffic, very strong
27085 AM - CH 11 - The original AM "Calling Channel" - active with stateside traffic
27165 AM - CH 17 - Truckers, possibly local
27185 AM - CH 19 - The Road/Trucker Channel.  S3 to S5 level heterodyne/noise.  Dozens of stations talking at once, roger beeps galore
27215 AM - CH 21 - "How about it skipland?! 701 in the Love Country Got Down!"
27225 AM - CH 22 - Active local channel, talking to distant stations
27245 AM - CH 25 - Spanish language YL taxicab dispatcher with single roger beep
27305 AM - CH 30 - "Hola Hola Hola la frecuencia a la gente de Puerto Rico!" S9 signal nice audio
27395 LSB - CH 39 - SSB QSO on-going.  Sounds like Canadian/midwestern accents
27405 AM - CH 40 - Spanish language with roger beep.  Heavy QRM
-end legal US "FCC" or "Mid" CB band 26965-27405-
27415 AM - Spanish language, weak at noise level
27425 USB - Spanish language, mention of Puerto Rico
27430 LSB - "You have a nice day now enjoy the rest of the weekend we're clear"
27440 LSB - English language, Southern US accents
27440 USB - Spanish language - discussing radio equipment, with QRM from co-channel traffic.  Strongest out of the group on 27440/27445
27445 AM - Spanish language taxi dispatch YL with roger beep
27445 LSB - English language, Southern US accents
27455 USB - Spanish language, stations calling CQ.  Very active (Latin American SSB Calling Freq, the "high band" version of 26555 LSB)
27460 LSB - English language, Southern US accents
27470 USB - Spanish language, QRMing 27475 LSB badly (and getting QRMed by them as well)
27475 LSB - "Grab us another cup of coffee and we'll be back shortly"
27475 USB - "Saludos a frecuencia!" - other Spanish language traffic underneath
27485 USB - Spanish language
27490 LSB - English language, very weak
27500 USB - Spanish language traffic, weak, right at noise floor
27500 CW - 11 meter CW/data/beacon frequency, weak CW heard
27515 LSB - Caribbean DX Calling Channel, active.  No sign of the taxicab dispatcher on 27515 AM
27540 USB - 416, 198 East Coast of Ireland nice to hear you in there best 73s! (distinctive Irish accent)
27555 USB - International Freeband 11 meter Calling Channel.  Hearing English and Spanish speaking traffic
27560 USB - British accented station heard, no ID/callsign readable
27575 AM - Spanish language
27580 USB - "QSL Mr. Franco?  It's a Radio Kenwood 150 whiskeys at the moment" - Albania mentioned
27600 USB - 10ADxxx callsign, Mexican station speaking English working a station down in the noise.  Severe QRM from 27601.25 FM
-begin UK FM "27/81" odd offset 40 channel CB band 27.60125-27.99125-
27601 FM - UK FM CB Channel 1 - 27601.25 FM (QRM from 27605 LSB and 27600 USB)
27605 LSB - Spanish language
27605 USB - "Located about 200 miles North of London, back to you sir" "nice to hear a station from Delaware" (British accent) callsigns 26LR333, Unit 135, other "Lima Radio" stations 26LR131 and others heard under heavy QRM
27610 USB - British accented station heard, right at noise floor.  This is close to UK FM CB Channel 2 - 27611.25 FM
27665 USB - South American SSB Channel - active with Spanish language traffic
27675 USB - Similar to 27665 USB
27695 LSB - Station IDing as "Unit 25" (in Spanish) QSO with another UNID station Spanish language
27700 USB - SSTV
27711 FM - UK FM CB Channel 12 27711.25 FM - Irish Church Service UKFM CADS/WPAS Church Relay Service
27721 FM - UK FM CB Channel 13 27721.25 FM
27725 LSB - Spanish language, QRMed by 27721 FM
27781 FM - UK FM CB Channel 19 27781.25 FM traffic from UK heard
27805 AM - Spanish language taxi dispatch
27815 AM - Spanish language taxi dispatch - YL with roger beep
27841 FM - UK FM CB channel 25 27841.25 FM - constant FM carrier signal heard - maybe church relay?
27851 FM - UK FM CB Channel 26 27851.25 FM, 26-series callsigns heard.  Nearly a constant signal on this frequency
27901 FM - UK FM CB Channel 31 27901.25 FM, British English accent heard, heavy fading
27905 AM - Spanish language with roger beep, likely taxis or truckers.  QRM from UK FM 27901 FM
27971 FM - UK FM CB Channel 38 27971.25 FM, UK traffic heard
-end UK FM "27/81" odd offset 40 channel CB band 27.60125-27.99125-
« Last Edit: February 14, 2016, 2112 UTC by R4002 »
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