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Asia & Pacific Volmets logged...
« on: April 02, 2019, 1152 UTC »
The following aviation Volmet stations were logged over the last two nights/mornings 01 & 02 April 2019, I will add to the list when new loggings are recorded. KVM-70 Honolulu Volmet is due back on air sometime this month. VRK Hong Kong Volmet and JIA New Tokyo Radio both have irregular hours.

Freq          UTC     Mode Call/location. Format                                                                 Transmitter power (if known)                    Signal report.

2.863MHz  1342z  USB  JIA New Tokyo Radio, Japan with Volmet reports for major Japanese airports, female announcer. 1.5Kw transmitter, 5X1 report.
2.965MHz  1641z  USB  HSD Bangkok Radio, Thailand with Volmet reports for Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam etc, male announcer. 1.0Kw transmitter 5X9 report.

3.458MHz  1415z  USB  BSQ Beijing Radio, China with Volmet reports major airports in China, female announcer. 6.0Kw transmitter 4X2 report.

5.673MHz  1101z  USB  3UW-33 Guangzhou Radio, China, with Volmet reports, female with robotic voice. 1.0Kw transmitter 5X5 report.

6.676MHz  1405z  USB  AWC Kolkata Radio, India with Volmet for major southern India airports, male announcer with robotic voice, 800w transmitter 5X2 report.
6.676MHz  1425z  USB  AWB Mumbai Radio, India with Volmet for major western/central India airports, male announcer with robotic voice 800w transmitter 4X1 report.
6.676MHz  1410z  USB  HSD Bangkok Radio, Thailand with Volmet reports for Brunei, East/West Malaysia and Vietnam etc, male announcer, 1.0Kw transmitter 5X8 report.
6.676MHz  1451z  USB  9VA-40 Singapore Volmet, Singapore with Volmet reports and update on "Singapore Changi" male announcer, 5X2 report.
6.676MHz  1530z  USB  VKA-930 Australian Volmet, Alice Springs, with major airport Volmet reports, female announcer. 1.0Kw transmitter 5X5 report.
6.679MHz  0853z  USB  ZKAK Auckland Volmet, New Zealand with Volmet reports for New Caledonia, Cook Islands, Fiji and Tahiti etc, male announcer, 5X9 report.
6.679MHz  1410z  USB  JIA New Tokyo Radio, Japan with Volmet reports for major Japanese airports, female announcer, 1.5Kw transmitter. 5X1 report.
6.679MHz  1216z  USB  VRK Hong Kong Radio, China, with Volmet reports Hong Kong, Macau etc robotic voice, 5.0Kw transmitter for 5X2 report.

8.828MHz  0850z  USB  ZKAK Auckland Volmet, New Zealand with Pacific Island airport reports (Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti etc), male announcer, 5X9 plus 10dB over report.
« Last Edit: April 02, 2019, 1536 UTC by Looking-Glass »
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