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8000 kHz AM, 0400-0500 UTC - African clandestine?
« on: June 30, 2008, 0432 UTC »
Saturday night, 6/28/08, 8000 kHz AM, 0400-0500 UTC, possibly Eritrea which has been logged around the world at 7999 +/- kHz.  Catchy Afropop music, long segments of man talking, UNID language, mentions of Islam.  Very good signal for more than an hour, faded after 0500z.  Carrier dropped at 0500 UTC, came back after a minute, but no positive ID or distinct interval music.  SINPO - 45323.  (N. Central Texas)
15 minute audio clip: http://www.mediafire.com/?hhdz37bjjbx
« Last Edit: June 30, 2008, 0459 UTC by Lex »
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Re: 8000 kHz AM, 0400-0500 UTC - African clandestine?
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2008, 0532 UTC »
Update: Heard at much weaker signal strength, same times Sunday and Monday nights.  Apparently the Saturday night catch was an exception due to favorable propagation.
That li'l ol' DXer from Texas
Unpleasant Frequencies Crew
Al: Palstar R30C & various antennae
Snoopy: Sony ICF-2010
Roger: Magnavox D2935
(Off-air recordings.)

 

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