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Author Topic: A college, 99W, AM station in Toronto? Can anyone actually RX it?  (Read 903 times)

Offline ThaDood

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Well, this is rare today on AM, a 99W college station on 1280AM, Toronto, ON,   https://www.cjru.ca/  Question is, can anyone hear that, over the semi-close Rochester's 5kW 1280WHTK? Would be a nice catch, indeed.
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Re: A college, 99W, AM station in Toronto? Can anyone actually RX it?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2021, 2249 UTC »
Definitely a nice catch. I'm about 5 miles away from the station and I had to swing the loop around to receive it. Combined with the NooElec Flamingo AM Filter on the receiver input the signal is good, about an S7. The AM filter adds +/- 30 dB of notch to the AM band.

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Re: A college, 99W, AM station in Toronto? Can anyone actually RX it?
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2021, 1312 UTC »
I've got a 5 KW semi local on 1280, the strongest station on the dial here, almost due north of me, so in line with Toronto. I can safely say zero chance here  :)
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Re: A college, 99W, AM station in Toronto? Can anyone actually RX it?
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2021, 1429 UTC »
CJRU is across the lake north of me ( Niagara County) but WHTK on 1280 and WHLD a 5KW on 1270 with transmitter located south of me are both crushing anything on 1280 during the daytime.
WHLD coverage....https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/pat?call=WHLD&service=AM&h=D
WHTK coverage....https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/pat?call=WHTK&service=AM&h=D
CJRU coverage ....https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/pat?call=CJRU&service=AM&s=F&h=D
« Last Edit: August 19, 2021, 1436 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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