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Author Topic: Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019  (Read 206 times)

Offline Ct Yankee

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Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019
« on: June 02, 2019, 1257 UTC »
Excellent reception...English Program

1256 Turkish music
1321 Turkish music has continued straight through, no song titles id's in between
1322 "You have been listening to the Voice of Turkey's English Language Program" to Program times/frequencies, email   addy, "Thank you for listening to the Voice of Turkey"
1324 IS
1326 off
« Last Edit: June 02, 2019, 1326 UTC by Ct Yankee »
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Re: Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2019, 1311 UTC »
I found this at 1245z, completely unexpected and the first time I've logged this broadcast. It faded very significantly by 1300 though.
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Re: Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2019, 0237 UTC »
Nice to know that Turkey is still on the air. I haven't heard them since the late 1990's, when I would listen for several hours every evening on the 31 meter band -- Turkish speech, and lots of Turkish sanz and cumbus music.
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Re: Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2019, 0431 UTC »
Nice to know that Turkey is still on the air. I haven't heard them since the late 1990's, when I would listen for several hours every evening on the 31 meter band -- Turkish speech, and lots of Turkish sanz and cumbus music.

Not sure where your QTH is, but they're a regular copy for me each night, although it's been a couple of years since it last came in really well. 9515 kHz 0300-0345ish, going to interval sometimes for the full remainder of the hour, other times cutting off after only a few seconds of it. Anyway, that's standard for the "a" part of the year. It rolls down to 49m for the winter and usually can't be heard here anymore, with occasional exceptions.
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Re: Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2019, 1130 UTC »
I'm in the PNW. Euro signals generally have to travel over the auroral zone to get here... And I think Turkey cut their hours to Europe. The signals I used to get were beamed to Europe (probably Germany), 5-6 hours worth a night. Those were the days.

Thanks for the info, though. Will give them a try on 31 meters.
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Re: Voice of Turkey 15450 am 1256 utc 2 Jun 2019
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2019, 1325 UTC »
I'm in the PNW. Euro signals generally have to travel over the auroral zone to get here... And I think Turkey cut their hours to Europe. The signals I used to get were beamed to Europe (probably Germany), 5-6 hours worth a night. Those were the days.

Thanks for the info, though. Will give them a try on 31 meters.

I feel ya there. This beam is supposed to be for our benefit (i.e., this is the "Western North America" beam) but it's been a less than ideal copy since the solar cycle really started bottoming out. Although I did get a pretty good copy for an evening in May, making me wonder if there are any tx issues going on. Sometimes it comes in significantly off frequency, like 9515.7 kHz. One evening it was good, cut out for a few, came back weaker as if they had switched transmitters or else had reduced power. I'm pretty certain that they're not running 500 kW as advertised. Anyway, people further east can usually get this better than us, but it's been a while since I hopped on an online SDR on the coast to compare.  I should do that tonight.
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