Friday, 1 May 2015

Skegness Log: 01-05-15 (FM)

Band 2 Sporadic E:
 88.2 1222 BUL BNR Hristo Botev, Belogradcik/RRTS Karneva livada (vdn) 8220  1950km

Band 2 Meteor Scatter:
 88.2 1523  S  SR P4, Tåsjö/Hoting-Tåsjöberget TM (jm) E224  1518km
 91.1 1657  S  SR P1, Motala/Ervasteby TM (og) E201  1098km
 92.4 1657  S  SR P1, Stockholm/Nacka TM (st) E201 ____1___  1292km
 93.3 1657 DNK DR P1/DR P2, Aalborg-Frejlev/Svenstrupvej 25 (njy) 9201 DR_P2___  740km

Band 2 Scatter:
 97.2 1407 DNK DR P3, Rangstrup/Gammel Tøndervej 28 (sdk-sjy) Pops, as web. Seemingly via scatter  617km

Today's Es were weak and short-lived with 88.2 and 91.0 being the only frequencies affected. 91.0 may have been Darik Radio, also from Belogradcik.

Scatter continues to be well above average.

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
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Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Körner 9.2 @ 5.5 metres agl. QTH is 3 metres asl.
Triax FM3, one metre above the ground as a phasing antenna.
Fringe Electronics 20dB & Labgear 30dB band 2 pre-amps.
HS Publications Antenna Phaser.

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

Yaesu G-5500 azimuth & elevation rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

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