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New Venezuela Clandestine 800 kHz?
« on: September 04, 2017, 1704 UTC »
800kHz, not shortwave, and no idea where it is from. I have seen one reception report from KY, so reception in the USA is certainly possible.

From https://swling.com/blog/2017/08/listener-reports-requested-test-transmissions-targeting-venezuela-on-800-khz/

Dear radio friends,

I received your Email addresses from Jeff White, from WRMI in Florida.

[W]e would like to inform you about a possible new initiative for radio transmissions via mediumwave to Venezuela on 800 kHz.

We will perform test transmissions starting on Wednesday August 30th for seven days long at 1600 hours local time (2000 UTC). As you can understand we would like to receive test reports in order to verify the quality of reception.

The transmissions will be 30 minutes long and we will use two different antenna systems.

Therefore we ask you your kind cooperation to monitor as much as possible and report this back to us via this special Email address: test800am@gmail.com

This is our test schedule:

Dates of transmission: 30 August 06 September 2017 (7 days)
Frequency: 800 kHz
Time of test broadcast: 1600-1630 LT / 2000-2030 UTC
Antenna 1: 1600-1615 LT / 2000-2015 UTC
Antenna 2: 1615-1630 LT / 2015-2030 UTC
Program content: General announcements and Music
We would like to receive your reception reports in the following order:

Dates of listening
Time of listening
Your location or city name
Reception quality in SIO or SINPO for both Antenna 1 and Antenna 2.
If possible also an S-meter reading
Audio quality
Type of radio used
Type of antenna used
We would appreciate if you also could inform other DX colleagues and radio enthusiasts you know.

We are also curious how the signal will perform while driving in a car.

On behalf of the initiators of this project I thank you already in advance for your cooperation!

73 from Rocus de Joode
Chris Smolinski
Westminster, MD
eQSLs appreciated! csmolinski@blackcatsystems.com
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