Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-10-12 (MW: E Asia, Transatlantic)

 790 0300 USA WAXY Sports Talk AM 790 and 104.3 HD2 The Ticket, South Miami (FL) Brief WAXY 
              AM drop-in heard, then ESPN Radio ID Weak  7158 km
 830 0300 USA WCRN News Talk Radio 830, Worcester (MA) ????'s news and talk radio ... WCRN 
              heard in splash Weak  5302 km
1540 0300 USA KXEL News/Talk 1540 KXEL, Waterloo (D) (IA) KXEL Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Cedar 
              Rapids ID Weak  6547 km
 740 0600 CAN CFZM, Toronto/Meadowvale (ON) Full and detailed ID Fair  5698 km
1440 0600 USA WHKZ, Warren (OH) OM WHKZ Warren ID heard in pile-up Weak  5940 km
 585 1700 PAK PBC Radio Pakistan, Faqirabad (pjb) Time pips, ID and news. National anthem at 
              1705 Fair  5922 km **
 801 1700 TWN Han Sheng GD Kuanghua zhi Sheng, Kuanyin=Guanin (TY) OM ID. Signal increasing 
              to fair levels by 1710 Fair  9620 km
1143 1700 KOR Radio Free Korea, unknown tx. RFK ID, over Baisha Weak  9999 km
1296 1700 TWN BCC News Network, Tainan (TN) Seven note top of the hour jingle V weak  9753 km
 819 1800 BGD Bangladesh Betar, Dhaka Gha Thank you to Matthias Gatzke for sppotting the 
              interval signal, also to Jari Savolainen for his help. New tx under test. 
              V weak  0 km **
 972 1800 KOR HLCA KBS Hanminjok Bangsong 1, Dangjin (ccg) ID, time signal and OM/rock and 
              roll song Fair  8740 km
1134 1800 KOR HLKC KBS 3 Radio, Hwaseong (gye) KBS YL ID after time pips Weak  8723 km
1170 1800 KOR HLSR KBS Hanminjok Bangsong 2/KBS World Radio, Gimje=Kimjae (jeb) YL KBS 
              Hanminjok ID before time pips. OM ID after.  Fair  8862 km
1278 1800  J  JOFR RKB Mainichi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) RKB ID, time signal. Better at 2000. 
              V weak  9226 km
1440 1900  J  JOWF STV Sapporo TV Hoso, Sapporo (hok) Japanese Presenter and time signal. 
              V weak but clearly the same as a recording of the same provided for me by 
              Hiroyuki Okamura in Japan - thank you very much for your trouble V weak  8684 km
 927 2000 TWN BCC Country Network, Taichung (TC) 7 note jingle, mixing other Asiatic signals 
              V weak  9692 km
1179 2000  J  JOOR MBS Mainichi Hoso, Osaka/Takaishi (kns-osk) Time check and time signal, 
              plus occasional words. Thank you Hiroyuki Okamura in Japan for sending me a 
              clip of the same programme, same time, same day, matching my recording 100% 
              V weak  9348 km **
1350 2000  J  JOER RCC Chugoku Hoso, Etajima/Okimi (chg-hir) RCC ID and time signal Weak  
              9251 km
1413 2000  J  JOIF KBC Kyushu Asahi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Clear and dominant. Time pips 
              and ID Fair  9224 km
1413 2000 OMA BBC WS, A Seela (shq) ID - BBC World Service, the world's radio station. Weak 
              under JOIF Weak  6043 km **

** Personal First

Another day of excellent Asiatic conditions with more new countries: Bancladesh; Pakistan and Oman.

The loggings of Radio Pakistan 585 and Bangladesh Betar 819 are not listed in the UK All Time Log and so may be the first known loggings in the UK.

Good DX!

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
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