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Author Topic: Nippon no Kaze ... 9685 AM at 1550 UTC 6 July 2020  (Read 1420 times)

Offline Treehouse SWL

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Nippon no Kaze ... 9685 AM at 1550 UTC 6 July 2020
« on: July 06, 2020, 1748 UTC »
Just scanning the band, I found a very good signal from this station this morning on 9685 kHz. SINPO 35333, with some fading at times. I only heard instrumental music for the last part of the broadcast before signoff at 1559 UTC.

I assume this clandestine toward North Korea is still broadcast from Taiwan, but not sure that's certain.
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Re: Nippon no Kaze ... 9685 AM at 1550 UTC 6 July 2020
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2020, 2332 UTC »
Very nice catch.  Yes, presumed from Tanshui (aka Danshui aka Tamsui) Taiwan.
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Re: Nippon no Kaze ... 9685 AM at 1550 UTC 6 July 2020
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2020, 1459 UTC »
Had to be up "early" (7 a.m. Pacific time) for work today and caught the Japanese language version of this broadcaster, Furusato no Kaze, // on 9560 and 9450 kHz at 1452-1458 UTC.

While 9450 was poor with a barely audible signal, 9560 was fair to good at the peaks with some fading. Woman talking over music, with a website address given in Japanese at 1457 UTC just before sudden signoff.
Eric Fetters-Walp / eQSL to fettwalp@outlook.com

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Re: Nippon no Kaze ... 9685 AM at 1550 UTC 6 July 2020
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2020, 2250 UTC »
Nice catch!  I emailed a report to them in fall of 2018 and they mailed me a nice QSL and some station info.  It took about two months to receive in the mail but they replied to my email reception report in a few hours saying they'd be mailing me my QSL.
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