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Author Topic: Can't wait for AM DX SEason!  (Read 405 times)

Offline PaulBWalkerJr

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Can't wait for AM DX SEason!
« on: July 25, 2021, 1913 UTC »
Bar none the two best signals I had was Talk Sport 1089 UK and MR4 Hungary on 1188khz  this past winter.

Talk Sport 1089kHz was in for 15 minutes at an incredibly listenable level! Here's my audio: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h0qOCPxIr4srPPoF1DvwFtT6Iyrid3mk/view?usp=sharing

The only thing better last winter was Hungary's 400KW 1188kHz public broadcaster with classical music.. it only lasted about 10 minutes, but it was so strong I was excitedly conducting my own orchestra in my front driveway. Good thing it was about 9am on a Sunday and no one was driving around town that early or they'd think I was weirder than I already am.

Here's the MR4 Hungary 1188kHz  audio: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1caLbQ2yoimIMrePU2g8uuK6guXaIabIq/view?usp=sharing

Now, bar none the BEST log I had was 7ZR 936kHz Hobart, Tasmania Australia 10kw, directional with a bit of a null towards me at a distance of 8000 miles. This log landed me on Australian national TV via Skype about a week later!

 Here's my log from March 24th. At 1400UTc, you can't  mistake what you hear in this signal for anything else: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rmVXYj6tmkDfSqmXxg9NdcOGYOTMeDAG/view?usp=sharing

About 22 seconds in on this clip from 1406UTC listen for "low of 15, top of 21.. ABC Radio Hobart in this clip: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18kq22kKzglmUUMVUgZ8BBW9KSBfJE8vE/view?usp=sharing

For anyone wondering, I use a CCrane Skywave (non SSB model) and 2 Gary DeBock 5" tunable FSL antennas (look them up on youtube)

Paul Walker
Program Director for KSKO 89.5 McGrath, Alaska
(Heard on a number of other stations.. WHGM, KLMI, KXXX, WVIG, WFGA, etc)
« Last Edit: July 25, 2021, 1917 UTC by PaulBWalkerJr »
Paul B. Walker, Jr

Program Director, 89.5 KSKO McGrath, Alaska

www.kskopublicradio.com (We stream online, local programming 8-9a and 12noon to 4p weekdays, 7 to 9pm Fri.)

Personal Email: paul@alaskaradionerd.com

Offline pinto vortando

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Re: Can't wait for AM DX SEason!
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2021, 2256 UTC »
Nice DX.

Over the Pole to Europe or Trans Pac, nice...
on a portable...  8)
Das Radiobunker somewhere in Michigan


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