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Offline NM8R

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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2018, 0112 UTC »
-110 dBm is a good noise floor in this era.

Question about your loop - what kind of signal does NAA on 24 Khz lay in at your location on it?   

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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2018, 0241 UTC »
My Afedri is only rated down to 50khz or so.
Below 50 khz I have a ton of unknown noise signals, and I haven't tried reducing that noise since I am not too interested in the signals down there.
But I am able to receive 24.0 and 25.2 with strong signals (24.0 is much stronger than 25.2).
I have attached a screenshot of the spectrum showing 24.0 and 25.2, along with a ton of noise interference.
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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2018, 1144 UTC »
Hello!
I'm just newly registered here...
Ham-call is ON5KQ...
From western Belgium, locator jo10os...

If you are not sure about Station ID's on LW-Broadcasters just try to connect to my online receiver.
Using good antenna's down to 10khz at nighttime

Here is the link:
http://on5kq.ddns.net:8073

regards from Belgium...
Ulli, ON5KQ

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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2018, 2229 UTC »
Thanks, Uli!  Nice receiver.
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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #19 on: February 08, 2018, 0245 UTC »
The european broadcasters are not very strong tonight, but a listenable signal from Algeria on 252.  Good on peaks with slow rolling fades.
Also audio on 171,183, and 198.
And on 225 Khz, Polskie Radio, a first for me.  S5 with mellow music @ 0235.
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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2018, 0323 UTC »
REFMO,

Congrats on 225. 

Last night may have been one of the very very few times I have ever heard anything on 216.  But 225 is always nil here.

Signals also not as strong here, tonight.

It's been an interesting week on LW.

Scott

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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2018, 0116 UTC »
198 BBC is so strong tonight I can hear what my minor league experience in AM broadcast engineering tells me is a consumer grade piece of gear somewhere in the audio chain.    Yes, on the BBC.  Anyway, they are big here tonight.  171 and 183 doing pretty well, too.  Music on 234 Kc for a bit.


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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2018, 2256 UTC »
LWBC already is starting to peak through, and we are around 1/2 hour from local sunset.

Present, though weak: 171/183/189(!)/198.

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Re: LWBC in MICHIGAN
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2018, 0049 UTC »
171 playing what sounds like non-stop rhythm and dance mx (I said that in tribute to Atlantic 252...).  Definitely not AA mx. 

183 nicely copy-able, while 198 is quite weak.

Nothing higher in the band.  0050Z

Scott