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Aviation HF...
« on: March 30, 2019, 2244 UTC »
The lower end of the HF spectrum was open nicely this morning:

1840z  3.467MHz  USB  Auckland Radio, New Zealand (MWARA SP-6) wkg NZ-845 Airbus A-320 enroute WLG-SYD pos report & Selcal check. 5X8 report.
1900z  3.467MHz  USB  Nadi Radio, Fiji (MWARA SP-6) wkg Air New Zealand flight with severe turbulence report from pilot, urgent flight level change request. 5X7 report.
1833z  3.470MHz  USB  Colombo ATC, Sri Lanka (MWARA SEA-3) wkg various aircraft, some audible some not, Colombo was 5X5.

1910z  4.666MHz  USB  Singapore Radio, Singapore (MWARA CWP-1) wkg MA-3?? (weak) pos report & Selcal check. 5X7 report.

1920z  5.634MHz  USB  Brisbane Centre, Australia (MWARA INO-1) "aircraft calling you are unreadable, call again." 5X9 report.
1855z  5.658MHz  USB  Mumbai Radio ATC, India (MWARA MID-2) wkg various aircraft, most not heard. Mumbai ATC 5X2 report.

1857z  6.676MHz  USB  AWB Mumbai Radio, India with regional Volmet report with male "robotic" voice. 5X2 report.
Trundle, NSW.

Grid Square:  QF37ub

Yaesu FT-1000D, Yaesu FT-2000D, ICOM IC-736 HF/50MHz, ICOM IC R75 & Tecsun S-2000 to 450 feet of wire, 27MHz 1/2 wave CB antenna converted to 21MHz & a multi band vertical of dubious reliability.