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Saturday, 1 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-01 (MW: Americas)

1360 0500 PRU OCU4I Radio Bienestar, Lima (lim) IDs and adverts for Medicina Natural. **
                   Thanks to Mauricio Molano at RealDX for confirmation. Weak  10255 km
1440 0500 DOM HIAK Radio Impactante, Santo Domingo (sdo) OM ID and time signal 
                   V weak  7061 km **
1470 0500 PRU OAU4B Radio Capital, Lima/Pantanos de Villa (lim) Discussion, mentioning 
                   Capital on the hour.  Weak  10266 km
1500 0500 PRU OBX4I Radio Santa Rosa, Lima/San Miguel (lim) Best signal I've heard 
                   from this. Clear ID Weak  10259 km
1670 0500 USA WMGE Fox Sports 1670, Dry Branch (GA) Clear ID just before the hour 
                   Weak  6768 km

** Personal First

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receiver: Perseus SDR Receiver
Software: Jaguar Big Cat
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Friday, 31 August 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-08-31 (MW: Asia)

1566 2000 KOR HLAZ FEBC, Jeju=Cheju (jej) Huge signal! Clear IDs, usual top of the 
              hour routine.  Good  9067 km

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receiver: Perseus SDR Receiver
Software: Jaguar Big Cat
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-08-23 (MW: South America)

1190 0308 CLM HJCV Radio Cordillera, Bogotá D. C. (bdc) ID and lively Latin rhythms 
              V weak  8566 km

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receiver: Perseus SDR Receiver
Software: Jaguar Big Cat
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Monday, 6 August 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-08-06 (MW: Asia)

1521 1959 CHN China Radio International [1521], Ürümqi/Hutubi-SARFT654 (XJ) 
              Making its 2018/2019 seasonal debut, dominant over Saudi Arabia prior to 
              sign-off. Very early in the season. Fair  6040 km
 972 2100 KOR HLCA KBS Hanminjok Bangsong 1, Dangjin (ccg) Only time pips heard. 
              Very early in the season. V weak  8740 km
 981 2100 CHN CNR1, Multi-tx Only time pips heard. Very early in the season. V weak
1098 2100 CHN CNR 11, Golmud/SARFT916 (QH) Crystal clear with time signal and ID. 
              Very early in the season. Weak  7136 km
1143 2100 TWN Taiwan Chü Yuyeh Kuangpo Tientai, Baisha/Chiangmei Ts un (PG) Time pips, 
              steel drum interval signal and YL ID. Very early in the season. 
              Weak  9675 km
1359 2100 CHN CNR1, Multi-tx Only time signals heard. Echo suggests at least two txs 
              received. Very early in the season. V weak
1377 2100 CHN CNR 1, Xingyang/SARFT554 (HE) 100% copy! Pips, ID, etc. Fair levels. 
              Fair  8306 km

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receiver: Perseus SDR Receiver
Software: Jaguar Big Cat
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-08-05 (Tropo: F BEL)

101.7 0003 BEL Bel RTL, Oignies-en-Thiérache/Rue d'Olloy (wal-nam) News and ID  457km
104.7 0003 BEL Radio Contact (Wallonie), Oignies-en-Thiérache/Rue d'Olloy (wal-nam) 
               Rapcrap  jingle ID  457km
103.4 0004 BEL Bel RTL, Mons/Cimenterie Holcim (wal-hnt) ID  390km **
 90.6 0012  F  Fun Radio, Maubeuge/château d'eau (59) Alternative pops, as web  406km

** Personal First

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-07-04 (Tropo: D)

107.5 0024  D  Deutschlandfunk (Dlf), Uelzen/Sprakensehl (nds) OM and YL documentary, 
               as web  684km
106.6 0027  D  Antenne Brandenburg, Pritzwalk (brb) D831 Antenne_ vom_rbb_ 790km
106.2 0028  D  Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Schiffdorf [nds] (Bremerhaven) (bre) Music, 
               as web  554km
104.2 0030  D  Antenne Niedersachsen, Visselhövede (nds) Ads, as 104.9  620km
104.0 0032  D  Radio RST, Tecklenburg (nrw) ID after advert  517km
103.7 0033  D  NDR Info, Molbergen-Peheim (Cloppenburg) (nds) ID between soft songs  504km
103.5 0034  D  NDR Info, Malchin/Hardtberg (mev) Simon  Garfunkel song, as 103.7  820km
106.5 0036  D  radio leinehertz 106.5, Hannover/Telemax (nds) Guitar folk song, 
               as web  642km
106.9 0037  D  Antenne Niedersachsen, Braunschweig-Broitzem (nds) Jingle ID  691km
107.0 0037  D  NDR 2, Röbel (mev) Pops, as 87.6  807km
 96.9 0046  D  Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Dequede (san) YL song, as others  761km **
 92.1 0055  D  Bremen NEXT, Schiffdorf [nds] (Bremerhaven) (bre) Rap, as web  554km
101.0 0056  D  Radio Brocken, Dequede (san) OM spoken jingle ID  761km
101.3 0058  D  Antenne MV, Schwerin (mev) OM over classical music, as web  739km
107.6 0104  D  Radio 21, Bremen-Walle (bre) ID after news  565km **

** Personal First

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-07-08 (Tropo: HOL)

107.2 1704 HOL Midvliet FM, Leidschendam/Zaagmolenstaraat (zho) ID and pops  300km

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-07-07 (Tropo: D F BEL)

104.0 0042  D  MDR Kultur, Wittenberg/Gallunberg (san) Classical music, as web  839km
107.0 0043  D  NDR 2, Röbel (mev) Back to back music, as web  807km
 88.2 0054  D  NDR Kultur, Rostock-Toitenwinkel (mev) Classical music, as web  785km
107.5 0356  D  Radio Gütersloh, Oelde-Stromberg (nrw) ID between pops  555km
107.6 0357  D  Antenne Thüringen, Remda (Saalfeld) (thü) ID - "Hits fur der nachrichten, 
               Antenne Thuringen"  788km
105.0 0403  D  Radio Lippe Welle Hamm, Hamm/Gallberger Weg (nrw) ID before and 
               after news  534km
107.5 0413  D  BB Radio, Berlin/Alexanderplatz (brb) Pops and ID  880km
107.3 0418  F  Cherie, Arras or Lens Jingle ID **
107.5 0419 BEL VBRO, Poperinge (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  304km
107.4 0425 BEL Stadsradio Oostende1, Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  278km
105.5 0430 BEL TOPRADIO, Staden/Stadenberg (vlg-wvl) 630B Jingle ID630B 299km
105.0 0431 BEL Wradio, Zonnebeke/Passendale (vlg-wvl) Pops, as web6B8F 310km
104.8 0432 BEL Westradio, Koksijde/Residentie 21 (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID - "Westradio, 
               je radio voor de westkust."  276km
104.5 0434 BEL Stadsradio Vlaanderen, Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl) 
               Jingle ID  278km
103.7 0442  D  NDR Info, Molbergen-Peheim (Cloppenburg) (nds) OM, as web  504km
102.9 0443  D  Radio PSR, Leipzig Wiederau (sac) Jingle ID  843km
106.9 0446  D  Antenne Niedersachsen, Braunschweig-Broitzem (nds) Jingle ID. 
               Fighting against Skyrock  691km
105.6 0447  D  MDR JUMP, Remda (Saalfeld) (thü) Pops, as web  788km
106.2 0449  D  Antenne Brandenburg, Belzig (brb) Tima Turner song, as web  831km
106.6 0450  D  Antenne Brandenburg, Pritzwalk (brb) Tina Turner song, as 106.2  790km
107.1 0812 BEL Family Radio, Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl) Presumed site. 
               Jingle ID  278km

** Personal First

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

Friday, 6 July 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-07-06 (Tropo: S NOR DNK D)

107.1 2118 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Raumsland (va) YL phone caller, YL presenter, as web  696km
104.2 2120 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Lista/Floråsen (va) Phone-in, as 107.1  685km
104.8 2123  S  Star FM, Göteborg/Brudaremossen 100/Brudaremossen TM (vg) Jingle ID and 
               vocal IDs  894km **
106.9 2131 DNK Radio Limfjord, Sydmors-Redsted/Sandvej 11A (njy) Pops, as web  665km
105.2 2132 DNK Radio Limfjord, Vemb/Stadionalle 3A (mjy) Pops, as 106.9  625km
105.0 2133 DNK Radio Max, Skjern/Bækgårdsvej 32 (mjy) Pops, as web  612km
 87.6 2149  D  NDR Info, Osnabrück/Schleptruper Egge (nds) OM with interviews, 
               as 87.9  525km
107.9 2207  D  delta radio, Lübeck Berkenthin (shs) Pops, as 105.6  690km
107.3 2208  D  Ostseewelle, Schwerin (mev) Pops and ID  739km
104.0 2213  D  Radio RST, Tecklenburg (nrw) Rock song, as web  517km
104.8 2215  D  osradio 104,8, Osnabrück/Dörenberg (Grafensundern) (nds) Back to back 
               pops, as web  531km
104.1 2217  D  delta radio, Bungsberg/DTAG-Turm (shs) ID  694km
107.4 2218  D  delta radio, Kaltenkirchen (shs) Pops, as 107.9  647km
107.5 2221  D  BB Radio, Berlin/Alexanderplatz (brb) OM talk, as web  880km
102.9 2223  D  Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Lingen-Schepsdorf (nds) Low power relay. OM, 
               as web  473km
103.2 2224  D  NDR 1 Niedersachsen, Rosengarten-Langenrehm (nds) Pops, as web  634km
101.3 2226  D  Antenne MV, Schwerin (mev) Over Langenberg. Pops, as web  739km
 96.6 2230  D  N-JOY, Lingen-Damaschke (nds) Pops, as web  477km
 93.0 2235  D  N-JOY, Braunschweig/Drachenberg (nds) Pops, as 96.6  712km
 91.2 2237  D  NDR 1 Niedersachsen, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) Pops, as web  705km
 88.5 2239  D  WDR 5, Ibbenbüren-Osterledde (nrw) YL, as 90.6  514km
106.6 2254  D  Radio Lippe, Lemgo/Wiembecker Berg (nrw) Jingle ID between pops  595km
107.4 2301  D  MDR Kultur, Magdeburg/Burg Kapaunberg (san) Classical, as web  782km
107.2 2305  D  Deutschlandfunk (Dlf), Warendorf (nrw) YL, as 107.1  534km
106.5 2306  D  radio leinehertz 106.5, Hannover/Telemax (nds) Michael Jackson song, 
               as web  642km
103.8 2308  D  Antenne Niedersachsen, Barsinghausen (nds) D389 ANTENNE_ 620km
104.5 2313  D  NDR 1 Welle Nord, Mölln Fuhlenhagen (shs) Gentle pops, as web  679km

** Personal First

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-07-03 (Tropo: D)

 97.5 0805 DNK DR P4, Næstved/Øverup/Køgevej 291 (sjl) Pops and ID  782km
 98.7 0809  D  NDR 2, Morsum (Sylt) (shs) Back to back pops, as web  565km
102.4 0810  D  R.SH, Kiel/Fernsehturm (shs) German pops, as web  656km
104.1 0811  D  delta radio, Bungsberg/DTAG-Turm (shs) OM ID  694km
104.6 0812  D  Antenne Niedersachsen, Cuxhaven Otterndorf (nds) Pops, as 104.9  571km
107.4 0813  D  delta radio, Kaltenkirchen (shs) Ads, as 105.6  647km
 96.5 0825 DNK DR P4, København/Gladsaxe/Isbanevej 4 (hvs) OMs discussion, as web  836km
 87.7 0836  S  SR P1, Halmstad/Oskarström/Teracoms mast Fjällgime (ha) YL, as web  899km
 89.7 0942 DNK DR P3, Ålborg/Frejlev/Svenstrupvej 25 (njy) Over partially nulled 
               Tacolneston, as web  740km
103.4 1010 DNK Nova, Holstebro/Mejrup/Kalsgårdvej 11 (mjy) YL phone caller, as web  644km
107.3 1135 DNK Radio M, Videbæk/Hedevej 7 (mjy) Jingle ID  633km
105.3 1138 DNK The Voice, Tønder N/Hydrovej 1B (sdk) Pops, as web  592km **
104.7 1140 DNK Radio Limfjord, Nordmors/Flade/Salgerhøjvej 52 (njy) Jingle ID  680km
 92.7 1143  G  BBC Radio Scotland, Forfar (SC-ANG) C415 430km
 91.9 2006  D  NDR 2, Bungsberg/NDR-Mast (shs) Bloody hell! Overriding Tacolneston! 
               D382 694km
 92.7 2007  D  Klassik Radio, Itzehoe (shs) OM ID drop-in between classical tracks.  
               615km **
 87.8 2008  D  Radio Jade, Wilhelmshaven (nds) YL, as NDR Info 87.9  518km
 88.2 2010  D  Radio Nordseewelle, Norden (nds) Pops, as web  459km
 89.8 2012  D  Energy Bremen, Bremen-Walle (bre) Pops, as web  565km
107.9 2108  D  delta radio, Lübeck Berkenthin (shs) ID and pops  690km
104.8 2115  D  Radio Teddy, Bremen-Walle (bre) German pops! As web  565km
 93.4 2129  D  delta radio, Hamburg/Heinrich-Hertz-Turm (ham) Jingle ID  642km
 95.2 2132  D  Ems-Vechte-Welle, Nordhorn (nds) Pops, as web  460km **
 94.2 2137  D  N-JOY, Hamburg-Moorfleet (ham) Rock, as web  650km
 93.6 2138  D  ROCK ANTENNE Hamburg, Cuxhaven Otterndorf [nds] (ham) Old rock, 
               as web  571km **
 93.3 2139  D  NDR Kultur, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) Jazz, as web  705km
 94.0 2141  D  Radio Ostfriesland, Aurich-Haxtum (nds) Back to back oldies, as web  475km
 90.8 2143  D  NDR Info, Neumünster Armstedt (shs) Newsy programme, as web  635km
 88.1 2147  D  HAMBURG ZWEI, Hamburg-Bergedorf (ham) Old rock track, as web  656km **
 88.9 2151  D  NDR Info, Lingen-Damaschke (nds) OM, as web  477km
 88.7 2152  D  Deutschlandfunk (Dlf), Hamburg-Moorfleet (ham) OM, as web  650km
 90.7 2153  D  NDR Info, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) YL, as web  705km
 92.3 2206  D  NDR Info, Hamburg-Moorfleet (ham) Music, as web  650km
 97.1 2208  D  Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Nordhorn (nds) Outdoor event, as web  460km **
 96.6 2209  D  N-JOY, Lingen-Damaschke (nds) OM presenter ID and pops  477km
107.6 2221  D  Ostseewelle, Garz (Rügen) (mev) Pops, as 107.3  865km
 98.7 2256  D  N-JOY, Neumünster Armstedt (shs) Pops, as web  635km

** Personal First

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/g1vvp
Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/skegnessdx

Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Antenna:
Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is approximately 3 metres asl, 1km from the sea.
Fringe Electronics 20dB pre-amp.

Software:
Elad FDM-SW2, SDR Console File Analyser & RDS Spy via VAC.
XDR-GTK v0.3.1 for the Sony XDR-F1HD

Rotator:
Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation