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Author Topic: Medi1 Radio (Radio Méditerranée Internationale) on 171 khz at 305 UTC  (Read 224 times)

Online Molvania Poacher

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SINPO=34333, very solid signal tonight (some static crashes).

305- "The Valley Runs Low" by Joe Bonamassa.
308- OM announcer in French.
309- "Perfect Circle" by Katie Melua. <<Now SINPO=24222>>
« Last Edit: June 22, 2021, 0311 UTC by Molvania Poacher »
All reception direct.
QTH 70 miles north of Boston.
Kenwood R-2000 with about 100 feet of wire thrown up in the trees.
eQSLs super appreciated to molvaniapoacher@gmail.com.

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Hey Poacher,

Nice catch.

While never common,"back in the day" LW b'casts  for me weren't a HUGE deal either.Especially in winter.

Now  LW BCAST  stations are dropping like flies.

My new 5 ft loop (not done yet ) will have the "fairly easy"  ::) capability too rewind on the fly from 1/4"  spaced for the   530-1710 Kc  range down to LW at much closer or no spacing (we'll see how THAT works out,   ???).

 No more rooftop ants here  and portable  LW can be noisy in local area anyways .

 I will try loop (and maybe a ferrite tank to rcvr coupled long wire) at the beach, maybe  when Wx gets cooler.There is nothing better than an ocean horizon for Trans Atlantic MW or LW !

 So- LW b'casts -Get 'em before they're gone.

Ditto re LW beacons.

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« Last Edit: June 22, 2021, 1140 UTC by NQC »
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Thanks NCQ! Enjoyed and appreciated your comments as always. Tonight, nothing on 171 khz here except deafening QRN.

I enjoy catching the occasional, dying breed, LW broadcast station when the propagation gods allow. It reminds me of all those exotic European, Soviet and few Asian and North African broadcasters who used to transmit between 153 and 279 that I used to hope to catch in the 80s (generally without success).

It's only a matter of time until the last broadcaster pulls the plug on this dying band, so catch them while you can! Happy DXing everyone.
All reception direct.
QTH 70 miles north of Boston.
Kenwood R-2000 with about 100 feet of wire thrown up in the trees.
eQSLs super appreciated to molvaniapoacher@gmail.com.