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Monday, 29 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-29 (Es: Finland)

 87.8 1111 FIN Radio Nova, Padasjoki (ph) Pops, as web  1739km

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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-28 (Tropo: F)

103.2 0534  F  France Bleu Berry, Bourges/Neuvy (18) F205 672km

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)

Aerials:
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, 27 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-27 (Tropo: D)

107.0 0920  D  NDR 2, Röbel (mev) Anastacia song, as web  807km
104.2 0923  D  Antenne Niedersachsen, Visselhövede (nds) Pops, as web  620km
103.7 0926  D  NDR Info, Molbergen-Peheim (Cloppenburg) (nds) YL and OM, as web  504km
107.3 0928  D  Ostseewelle, Schwerin (mev) Ads, as web  739km
106.8 0929  D  alsterradio 106,8, Hamburg-Rahlstedt (ham) Alster Radio wetter  656km
 91.2 0934  D  NDR 1 Niedersachsen, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) Ottawan song, as web  705km
 94.0 0935  D  N-JOY, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) Pops, as web  705km
 90.7 0937  D  NDR Info, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) OM, as web  705km
102.8 0943  D  Deutschlandradio Kultur, Oldenburg-Wahnbek (nds) OM, as web, mixing DLF 
               Wesel  527km
105.3 0946  D  NDR Info, Schwerin (mev) OM, as web  739km
 97.6 1030  D  N-JOY, Visselhövede (nds)  Traffic and ID, briefly over Decibel  620km **
102.7 1032  D  Radio ffn, Dannenberg/Zernien (nds) Pops, as web  705km
107.4 1034  D  delta radio, Kaltenkirchen (shs) Rock rap type song, as web  647km
107.6 1035  D  Radio 21, Bremen-Walle (bre) Rock song, as web  565km
106.6 1037  D  Antenne Brandenburg, Pritzwalk (brb) ID and pops  790km
100.3 1045  D  Deutschlandradio Kultur, Bremen-Walle (bre) OM, as web  565km
101.3 1046  D  Antenne MV, Schwerin (mev) OM and YL, as web  739km
104.5 1050  D  NDR 1 Welle Nord, Mölln Fuhlenhagen (shs) Irene Cara song, as web  679km
104.8 1051  D  Radio Teddy, Bremen-Walle (bre) Kids song, as web  565km
 98.5 1058  D  NDR 2, Schwerin (mev) Pink pops, as web  739km
100.0 1059  D  R.SH, Hamburg/Heinrich-Hertz-Turm (ham) ID  642km
100.6 1112  D  Radio ffn, Rosengarten-Langenrehm (nds) Pops, as web  634km
 88.5 1149  D  Radio Hamburg, Cuxhaven Otterndorf [nds] (ham) Pops, as web  571km
 91.6 1257  D  N-JOY, Cuxhaven/Holter Höhe (nds) Pops, as web  555km
 93.4 1259  D  delta radio, Hamburg/Heinrich-Hertz-Turm (ham) Rock, as web  642km
 93.6 1300  D  alsterradio 106,8, Cuxhaven Otterndorf [nds] (ham) ID and news  571km
 94.6 1301  D  NDR Kultur, Cuxhaven/Holter Höhe (nds) OM news, as web  555km
 96.4 1304  D  NDR Info, Aurich (nds) D384 478km
103.4 1307  D  Deutschlandfunk (DLF), Schiffdorf [nds] (Bremerhaven) (bre) Music, as web  
               554km
105.4 1313  D  NDR 1 Niedersachsen, Cuxhaven/Holter Höhe (nds) OM, as web  555km
104.3 1315  D  Energy Bremen, Schiffdorf [nds] (Bremerhaven) (bre) German song, as web  
               554km
103.2 1316  D  NDR 1 Niedersachsen, Rosengarten-Langenrehm (nds) ID and pops  634km
104.1 1914  D  delta radio, Bungsberg/DTAG-Turm (shs) Jingle ID  694km
 89.9 1916  D  NDR Kultur, Bungsberg/NDR-Mast (shs) Classical, as web  694km
 97.8 1918  D  NDR 1 Welle Nord, Bungsberg/NDR-Mast (shs) Pops, as web  694km
100.2 1919  D  R.SH, Bungsberg/DTAG-Turm (shs) Pops, as web  694km

** 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)

Aerials:
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

Skegness Log: 2016-08-27 (Es: C & SE Europe)

 89.5 1122 HNG Music FM, Budapest - Széchenyi-hegy (Bud) B418 MUSIC_FM 1460km
 90.6 1126 ROU SRR Radio România Cultural, Petrosani/Parâng (HD) EE01 CULTURAL 1877km
 88.1 1127 HNG InfoRádió, Budapest - Nagyvárad tér (Bud) B990 In?????? 1468km
 88.1 1131 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Petrosani/Parâng (HD) EE00 RRACTUAL 1877km
 87.6 1144 HNG Gong Rádió, Csongrád / Water tower, Erzsébet str. (Cso) B996 __GONG__ 1582km
 91.6 1151 HNG Dankó Rádió, Szentes (Cso) B206 _DANKO__ 1596km
 92.6 1152 SVK Rocková republika, Bratislava/Incheba (BA) 5089 ??CKOVA_ 1304km **
 89.3 1158 ROU Radio Europa FM, Arad/Siria (AR) E299 1706km
 88.2 1200 CZE CRo Ceské Budejovice, Slavonice/ul. Wolkerova 271 (JC) 250D 1144km **
 88.4 1200 CZE Rádio Blaník, Ceské Budejovice/Rudolfov - Baba (JC) 253C 1094km
 88.6 1201 AUT 88.6 Der Musiksender, Wien 1/Kahlenberg (wie) AC47 *_88.6_* 1247km
 89.8 1201 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Faget (TM) EE00 RRACTUAL 1762km
 88.5 1202 ROU Digi FM, Resita/Semenic (CS) E059 Digi_FM_ 88,5_FM_ 1801km
 91.3 1202 ROU Digi FM, Timisoara/Urseni (TM) E059 1715km
 92.1 1202 HNG Klasszik Rádió, Budapest - Gellért-hegy (Bud) B921 1465km
 93.4 1204 HNG Radio Dabas, Dabas / Water tower (Pes) B058 RADIO___ 1501km
 92.5 1213 HNG Cegléd Rádió, Cegléd / Gubody str. (Pes) B019 _CEGLED_ 1531km **
 96.6 1214 ROU Radio ZU, Sibiu/Paltinis (SB) E2AA 1890km
101.8 1215 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Sibiu/Paltinis (SB) EE00 ??AC???? 1890km

 ** 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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-23 (Tropo: D DNK NOR)

105.6 1311  D  delta radio, Flensburg Freienwill (shs) Rock and IDs  626km
103.8 1312  D  R.SH, Heide/Welmbüttel (shs) Rock, as web  599km
 97.2 1318 DNK DR P3, Rangstrup/Gammel Tøndervej 28 (sdk-sjy) Pops and Danish OM  617km
 91.1 1319 NOR NRK Petre, Bokn/Grønnestadvegen (ro) OM phone caller, as 91.8  745km
 97.6 1319 NOR NRK P1, Lyngdal/Kalåskniben (va) OM phone caller, as web  696km
 89.0 1320 DNK DR P1, Sønder Højrup/Sdr. Højrupvejen 21 (sdk-fyn) OM, as web  700km
 91.8 1320 NOR NRK Petre, Bjerkreim/Urdalsnipa (ro) OM and YL, as web  703km
 90.2 1323 DNK DR P1, Holstebro - Mejrup/Kalsgårdvej 11 (mjy) OM, as web  644km

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)

Aerials:
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

Skegness Log: 2016-08-23 (MW Transatlantic)

1540 0400 USA KXEL Waterloo IA. KXEL IDs Weak  6547 km
1570 0401 PRU OCU4J Radio Bethel, Lima. OM La palabra de dios, fanfare and religious talk
              Weak  10246 km


Some reasonable signals around this morning, but these were the only ones of interest apart from the regulars. 0200 seemed to be better in terms of signal strength. Signals were much weaker by 0400.

Good DX!

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com

Receiver: Perseus SDR
Antenna:  10ft x 25ft movable flag antenna, at 28 degrees.
Software: Perseus v4.1a; Mestor; Jaguar.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-21 (MW)

1380 0258 USA KRCM Shenandoah TX. Vida AM IDs. Many thanks to everybody at RealDX for 
                   confirming. V weak  7764 km
1130 0300 USA WBBR New York City NY. Bloomberg Eleven Thee Oh ID Fair  5539 km
1510 0300 USA WMEX Boston MA. 15-10 WMEX promo Weak  5245 km
1520 0300 USA WWKB Buffalo NY. Could just make out 15-20 WWKB Buffalo in weak pile-up  
                   5697 km
1560 0300 USA WFME New York NY. Family Radio IDs Fair  5538 km
1660 0300 USA WWRU Jersey City NJ. WWRU Jersey City ID with OM then YL. Off frequeucy at 
                   1660.034 Weak  5540 km
1700 0300 USA WRCR Spring Valley NY. WRCR IDs down in the noise Vweak  5516 km
1010 0349 USA WINS WINS New York City NY. Reference to Wins Newstime Fair  5543 km
1380 0354  ?  UNID OM saying Newstalk at exactly 03:54:06 but the rest obscured Weak
1400 0400 CAN CBG  Gander NL. CBC Radio 1 news jingle heard. Frequency partially blocked by 
                   local noise Fair  3775 km
1430 0400 CAN CHKT Toronto ON. Difficult copy, but heard AM 14-30 CHKT Toronto by YL
                   Weak  5669 km

1540 0400 USA KXEL Waterloo IA. Pile-up but could make out The Voice Of Eastern Iowa .... 
                   KXEL Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Cedar Valley. Fair  6547 km

The first reasonable opening to North America for me this season. Pleased to hear KRCM and KXEL in August.

Good DX!

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com

Receiver: Perseus SDR
Software: Perseus v4.1a; Mestor; Jaguar
Antenna: 10ft x 25ft mobile flag antenna & flag pre-amp

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-18 (Tropo: BEL)

105.2 0828 BEL Radio Victoria, Halle (vlg-vbr) Freeez song, as web  381km
107.7 0834 BEL RGR FM, Oostkamp (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  296km

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)

Aerials:
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

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-17 (Tropo: DNK NOR G)

102.8 0942  G  Tay FM, Angus (SC-DDC) Vocal ID  434km
103.7 0942  G  BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal, Forfar (SC-ANG) C316 430km
103.9 0943  G  BBC Radio 4 FM, Ashkirk (SC-BRD) As 93.1  333km
104.2 0943  G  BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal, Meldrum (SC-ABS) C316 501km
103.2 0944  G  Star Radio, Darlington (EN-NYK) Star Radio promo  200km
 89.0 0948  G  Manx Radio, Snaefell (IOM) Pops, as web  339km
 93.8 0950  G  BBC Radio Scotland, Durris (SC-ABS) Interview, as 102.7  461km
 92.6 0953  G  BBC Radio 3, Pendle Forest (EN-LNC) OM, as 93.1  188km
 92.7 1135  G  BBC Radio Scotland, Bressay (SC-SHE) Local Shetland info, not in // with 
               BBC Radio Scotland online  781km
 99.6 1147 NOR NRK P2, Stord/Kattnakken (ho) Rock song, then YL, as web  811km
103.4 1245 DNK Nova, Holstebro - Mejrup/Kalsgårdvej 11 (mjy) Ads, as web  644km
 92.7 1419  G  BBC Radio Scotland, Bressay (SC-SHE) C815 781km
102.7 1824 DNK Radio 24syv, Aalborg-Frejlev/Svenstrupvej 25 (njy) 9204 24syv___ 740km
102.8 1824  D  R.SH, Westerland (Sylt) (shs) Pops, as web  556km
 97.7 1830 DNK DR P4, Ølgod/Baunshøjvej 7/Baunshøj (sdk-sjy) 9502 608km
 94.3 1832  D  NDR Kultur, Morsum (Sylt) (shs) Classical, as webD383 565km
 99.9 1837 DNK DR P4, Rangstrup/Gammel Tøndervej 28 (sdk-sjy) 9C02 DRP4_SYD 617km
107.4 1839 DNK Radio Alfa, Brande/Den Gyldne Middelvej 6 (mjy) 95BF 645km
106.8 1841 DNK Radio Viborg, Aalestrup - Testrup/Fladhøjvej 101 (mjy) Pops, as web  706km
107.3 1848 DNK Radio M, Videbæk/Hedevej 7 (mjy) Jingle ID between pops  633km
107.6 1849 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Arden - Rold skov/Thoruphedevej 17 (njy)  Pops, as web  
               726km **
104.9 1855 DNK Radio Skive, Spøttrup - Balling/Skivevej 49 (mjy)  Two IDs in ad break, 
               as web  669km **
105.0 1857 DNK Radio Max, Skjern/Bækgårdsvej 30 (mjy) Danish pop, as web  612km
104.7 1859 DNK VLR, Randbøl/Førstballevej 49/Møllebjerg (sdk-sjy) 9DFA 645km
 99.0 1929 DNK DR P4, Varde/Nordenskov/Kærgårdsvej 41B (sdk-sjy) 9A02 607km
106.9 1935 DNK Radio Limfjord, Sydmors-Redsted/Sandvej 11 (njy) 9927 665km
107.8 1938 DNK Radio Limfjord, Nykøbing Mors/Dueholm Varmeværk/H.C.Ørstedsvej 12 (njy) 
               Pops, as 106.9  676km
107.2 1940 DNK Radio Alfa, Bording - Bording Kirkeby/Klochsvej 67 (mjy) Pops, as web  664km
104.3 1944 DNK Radio Skive, Roslev - Durup/Tønderingvej 14 (mjy) Pops, as web  680km
101.3 1947 DNK Globus Guld, Roust/Roustvej 154 (sdk-sjy) Oldies, as web  600km
101.8 1948 DNK Radio M, Brande/Den Gyldne Middelvej 6 (mjy)  Pops, as web  645km **
102.0 1949 DNK VLR, Østbirk/Yding skovhøj/Yding Rode 4 (mjy)  Pops, as web  686km **
 97.4 1951 DNK ANR, Thisted/Thorstedvej 1/vandtårnet (njy)  Pops and Danish OM, as web  
               679km **
100.2 2000 DNK The Voice, Aalborg-Frejlev/Svenstrupvej 25 (njy) Pops, as web  740km
100.7 2000 DNK Radio 24syv, Tolne/Jerupvej 610 (njy) OM, as 100.9  794km
100.9 2001 DNK Radio 24syv, Vejle/Gl. Højen/Tårnvej 66 (sdk-sjy) OM, as web  656km
107.1 2005 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Hanstholm/Gyvelvænget 101 (njy)  Pops, as web  686km **
106.7 2007 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Thisted/Thorstedvej 1/vandtårnet (njy)  Pops, as 107.1  
               679km **
106.8 2008 DNK Radio Silkeborg, Bryrup/Vellingvej 18 (mjy) Pops, as web  672km
106.5 2009 DNK VLR, Give - Grønbjerg/Hovedgaden 38 (sdk-sjy) Pops, as web  640km
105.6 2011 DNK Radio Viborg, Tastum/Tastumvej 39 (mjy)  Pops, as web  671km **
104.0 2014 DNK VLR, Grindsted - Starup/Varde Landevej 9 (sdk-sjy)  Pops, as web  615km **
106.0 2017 DNK Nova, Aalborg-Frejlev/Svenstrupvej 25 (njy) Jingle ID  740km
106.4 2019 DNK VLR, Juelsminde - Klejs/Bjerrevej 457A (mjy)  Imagination song, as web  
               684km **
107.6 2022 DNK Radio Skive, Vinderup/Skovhusvej 10 (mjy) 992C 656km
105.7 2024 DNK Radio ABC, Langå - Jebjerg/Hammelvej 138 A/Lysnet (mjy) Pops, as web  714km
105.3 2026 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Snedsted - Årup//Legårdsvej 22 (njy)  Pops, as web  
               664km **
105.4 2026 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Storvorde - Sejlflod/Kirkebakken 14 (njy)  Pops, as web  
               753km **
104.6 2028 DNK Classic FM, Struer/Treskel 10 (mjy)  Jingle ID and Pops. i.e. Bananarama's 
               Venus  644km **
104.5 2031 DNK ANR, N.Kongerslev/Kongerslevvej 8 (njy)  Pops and jingle ID  750km **
102.4 2036 DNK Radio Alfa, Langå - Jebjerg/Hammelvej 138 A/Lysnet (mjy)  Pops, as web  
               714km **
100.8 2039 DNK Radio Alfa Skive, Vinderup/Skovhusvej 10 (mjy) Bob Marley, as web  656km
 99.2 2041 DNK DR P3, Thisted/Hanstholmvej 46 (njy) Pops, as web  680km
107.9 2101 DNK Skala FM, Ringkøbing/Vester kær 16 (mjy) Jingle ID and pops  605km
106.8 2104 DNK Skala FM, Esbjerg N/Gjesinglund Alle 8/Social og sundhedssko (sdk-sjy) Pops, 
               as 107.9  587km
103.0 2118 DNK Radio 24syv, Århus/Søsterhøj/Ny Moesgårdsvej 61 (mjy) 9204 715km
103.5 2118 DNK Radio 24syv, Årsballe/Aarsballe By 55 (sjl-bor) YL, as 103.0  971km
103.8 2120  D  R.SH, Heide/Welmbüttel (shs) German song, as web  599km
105.6 2120  D  delta radio, Flensburg Freienwill (shs) Rock, as web  626km
 89.0 2122 DNK DR P2, Sønder Højrup/Sdr. Højrupvejen 21 (sdk-fyn) Classical, as 88.1  700km
107.5 2129 DNK Radio Viborg, Bjerringbro/Stendalen (mjy)  Pops, as web  698km **
106.1 2138 DNK Radio Viborg, Karup/Vandværksvej (mjy)  Rock and jingle IDs  668km **
104.4 2151 DNK Radio Globus, Rødding-Sønder Hygum/Ribevej 61 (sdk-sjy) Pops, as web. Just 
               above a nulled BBC Norfolk  612km
104.7 2200 DNK Radio Limfjord, Nordmors - Flade/Salgerhøjvej (njy) Pops, as web  680km
105.0 2201 DNK Radio Viborg, Viborg - Overlund/Ærøvej 9 (mjy) Pops, as others  685km
105.2 2202 DNK Skala FM, Kolding/Vejlevej 134 (sdk-sjy) Pops, as web  647km
106.5 2206 DNK Classic FM, Tastum/Tastumvej 39 (mjy) Jingle ID  671km

** 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)

Aerials:
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, 16 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-16 (Tropo: NOR)

100.1 1906 NOR Radio Norge, Greipstad/Eidsåvegen (va) F21A 734km
102.0 1907 NOR Radio Norge, Lyngdal/Kalåskniben (va) Coldplayu song, as 100.1  696km
 98.7 1909 NOR NRK P2, Bjerkreim/Urdalsnipa (ro) F202 703km
 99.2 1910 DNK DR P3, Thisted/Hanstholmvej 46 (njy) Sports, as web  680km
 98.5 1912 DNK DR P4, Holstebro - Mejrup/Kalsgårdvej 11 (mjy) Pops, as web  644km
 91.1 1914 NOR NRK Petre, Bokn/Grønnestadvegen (ro) OM, as 91.8  745km
 87.8 1917 NOR NRK P1, Hovdefjell (aa) OM, as 97.6  805km
104.2 1920  G  BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal, Meldrum (SC-ABS) C316 501km
 99.6 2004 NOR NRK P2, Stord/Kattnakken (ho) OM, as 98.7  811km
107.1 2220 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Raumsland (va) Country music, as web  696km
104.2 2224 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Lista/Floråsen (va) Country song and OM, as web  685km

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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Monday, 15 August 2016

SkywavesDX Forum - Back Soon! (Hopefully)

The SkywavesDX Forum is back online. Wondering why it went down? Read below to find out.



The SkywavesDX phpBB forum has been in operation for almost two years but was forced offline during the first week of August. There was a problem with the hosting company, 123-Reg. Here's a rundown of what happened and a little bit of info into the background of how things work.

The phpBB forum platform requires a certain range of versions of php to function correctly. If there is an incompatibility of php versions, it won't run at all. "php" is a scripting language used by the hosting company which, in our case, were 123-Reg. (Those 'in the know' will now be cringing!)

The problems began about 17 months ago when we suddenly found ourselves unable to update the forum software. Software updates are necessary to keep the forum functioning properly and include new facilities, bug fixes and, more importantly, security updates. However, the forum should continue to function satisfactorily without these updates, providing they are carried out at least occasionally.

When it came to performing the software updates, we decided not to install each update immediately on their release as there can be teething troubles which require software patches and further updates, so it's always a good idea to wait a week or two, or just keep the updates one version behind.

Back to 123-Reg, who stated they were running the latest versions of php on their servers, yet it seems they weren't. Something was obviously wrong, but 123-Reg claimed everything was fully up to date. We knew it was likely to be a php incompatibility issue because of the MySQL error messages which were displayed each time we tried to perform a software update.

We now had a real problem. Would 123-Reg eventually fix this problem? We assumed so as we knew it wouldn't only be SkywavesDX which had been having these problems, so we decided to wait and see. Besides, the alternatives, i.e. changing hosts, would be a nightmare in itself. (In fact, we have since discovered that this php issue was a common problem with 123-Reg.)

As long as Skywaves was running, that was the main thing, but we were aware that a major forum software update which required a newer php version would probably spell the end of SkywavesDX at some point in the future. As it happened, the forum didn't even get that far! On Saturday August 6th, there was a total breakdown of SkywavesDX with a new MySQL error which, yet again, pointed to 123-Reg being the problem. We contacted 123-Reg and asked them to fix the problem, but no replies were received. On August 8th, the decision was taken to promptly go through the upheaval of changing hosts.

1%1 Internet were chosen as they have the highest uptime of all the major hosting companies and I know people who have used them without fault. This includes an entire technology college who use 1%1 Internet and who have never experienced a single problem with 1%1 in several years! So the domain transfer and changover process has begun, but the problems haven't stopped there.

Although the transfer process was initiated almost a week go, it still hasn't actually taken place. 123-Reg are dragging their heels for some reason, but we do have a date of August 18th for the transfer to have been completed. Once this has happened, it then takes up to 24 hours for the new domain to fully propagate around the internet, so we still cannot see SkywavesDX being back before the 19th at the very earliest.

My own experiences of domain transfers are all horror stories. The worst experience I had was with a company called Web Mania. I decided to transfer my domains from them a few years ago due to a few issues, but they wouldn't release them. After SIX WEEKS of trying and many emails to them, most of which were ignored or fobbed off with standardised replies, I was forced to involve OFCOM, who got them to release my domains IMMEDIATELY! (OFCOM were equally as effective with two separate problems I had with Virgin Media. One regarding a mobile phone issue and another with a home multimedia package.) It became apparent that Web Mania were trying to steal my domains as they were TLDs (Top Level Domains) and therefore quite valuablem. (I was once offered £1000 for the Skywaves domain by an American marketing company. Needless to say, I refused as it was then used by our group.)

The fact is, all hosting companies seem to be as bad as each other. My own hosting problems didn't stop after moving from Web Mania to Dataflame as they too presented me with many problems. Also, their own servers were hacked one day and my personal web space became an illegal Lloyds TSB Bank login. Dataflame firmly put the blame on me and never apologised for their own security breach.

So, all things considered, I wouldn't be surprised if the SkywavesDX phpBB forum is offline for a while longer, but we are keeping a very close eye on things and aim to get the transfer done as soon as possible. As things stand, I anticipate the earliest return date for the forum to be August 20th. Fingers crossed!


Thursday, 11 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-11 (Es: Spain)

 96.9 1038  E  Los 40, La Guardia/Peña de San Cristóbal (AND-J) E235 CUARENTA 1742km

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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-09 (Es: C Europe)

 87.7 1804 SVK Fun Rádio, Košice/Dubník (KE)  5340 FUNRADIO 1544km
 87.9 1804 ROU SRR Radio Cluj/Kolozsvári Rádió, Satu Mare (SM)  EE03 ??CL???? 1696km
 88.4 1804 ROU Digi FM, Varatec (MM)  E059 DIGI_FM_ 88?????? 1778km
 89.2 1804 SVK SRo 2 Rádio Regina, Trebišov/Bánovce nad Ondavou (KE)  5D60 REGINA_V 1580km
 90.4 1804 SVK Rádio Košice, Prešov/Záborské (Orange) (PO) Vocal ID  1530km
 90.8 1804 ROU SRR Radio Iasi, Câmpulung Moldovenesc/Rarau (SV)  EE03 1890km
 92.8 1804 POL PR 1, Zakopane/G.Gubalówka (MP)  3211 ??????A_ 1426km
 88.4 1814  I  RTL 102.5, Recoaro/Monte Spitz (vi) 5218 1142km **
 88.4 1814 POL Radio Maryja, Bielsko-Biala/G.Magurka (SL)  3232 R/??????JA 1351km
 88.6 1814 CZE Hitrádio Orion, Zlín/ul.Šedesátá - komín (ZL) 239F 1280km **
 89.0 1814 CZE Radio Impuls, Ostrava/Hoštálkovice (MO)  2203 _IMPULS_ 1287km
 89.5 1814 CZE Radio Cas Rock, Trinec/Godula (MO)  299E CA????CK 1319km
 91.0 1814 CZE Frekvence 1, Ostrava/Hoštálkovice (MO)  2205 RADIO_F1 1287km

** 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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-08 (Es: E POR MRC)

 88.4 0955 POR RDP Antena 1, Serra de Ossa (evo) Portuguese music, as 87.7  1713km
 87.7 0956 POR RDP Antena 1, Serra do Mendro (bej) 8201 ANTENA_1 1770km
 91.1 0956 POR RDP Antena 2, Serra do Mendro (bej) 8202 ANTENA_2 1770km
 90.0 0957 POR Rádio Vidigueira, Vidigueira (bej) Vocal ID  1776km **
 93.0 0957 POR Rádio Castrense, Castro Verde (bej) YKL vocal ID and talk, as web  1836km
 88.1 1000 POR Rádio Comercial, Monchique/Fóia (agv) 8203 1891km
 91.8 1001 POR Algarve FM, Silves (agv) 849D ALGARVFM 1901km
 92.6 1002 POR TLA Rádio, Aljustrel (bej) Vocal ID  1819km
 92.0 1003 POR Rádio Beira Interior, Castelo Branco/Castelo (cab) 806B 1596km
 87.6 1115 MRC Médi 1, Berrechid OM, as web  2299km
 87.9 1142 MRC SNRT Chaîne Inter, Rabat (SNRT) (rsz) 1202 SNRT-Int 2212km
 87.9 1142  E  Canal Extremadura Radio, Mérida/Cerro de San Serván (EXT-BA)
               E30A CanalEX_ 1670km

 90.4 1146  E  Onda Cero, Mérida (EXT-BA) E2EE OND-CERO 1662km

** 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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Friday, 5 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-05 (Es: SUI F D TUR & others)

 88.1 0906 HRV HRT Radio Sljeme, Zagreb/Sljeme (zg)  C31C R-SLJEME 1381km
 87.8 0908 HRV Radio Zabok, Zabok/Grdenci-Kotarice (kr)  C46C _ZABOK__ 1371km
 87.5 0913  I  Malvisi Network, Pellegrino Parmense/Monte Canate (pr)  532A 1165km
 88.0 0914  I  Virgin Radio, Varese/Campo dei Fiori-Grande Albergo (va)  5241 1013km
 88.0 0915  I  Radio Toscana, Capannori/Monte Serra (lu)  5AA7 1286km
 89.9 0924  I  Radio Alex, Pietra Marazzi/Bric Montalbano (al) 5400 R.ALEX__ 1094km **
 91.3 0924  I  Radiocity, Alessandria/Bricco dell'Olio (al)  5B78 1092km
 88.0 0926  I  Radiolina, Sassari/Monte Oro (ss)  544B 1513km
 89.9 0927  I  Radio Studio One, Cagliari/Palazzo Griffa (ca)  5495 ST??IONE 1688km
 93.3 0927  I  RAI Radio2, Santu Lussurgiu/Punta Badde Urbara (or)  5202 *Radio2_ 1575km
 89.0 0928  I  Radio Babboleo, Borgio Verezzi/Poggio Albenga (sv)  5E7A 1157km
 87.5 0930  I  Radio Maria, Sant'Antioco/Località Batteria/Monte Cresia (ci)  51CC 1684km
 87.6 0939 SUI Radio Central, Dagmersellen/Werkstrasse 22 (lu) 4F26 Central_ 855km **
 87.9 0940  D  SWR1 Baden-Württemberg, Sankt Chrischona [SUI bs] (bwü)  
               D301 SWR1_BW_ 810km **
 92.0 0940 SUI RTS Espace 2, Cudrefin/Tremblex (vd) 43D2 840km **
 92.8 0940 SUI Radio Pilatus, Dagmersellen/Werkstrasse 22 (lu) 4F0D PILATUS_ 855km **
 88.0 0941 SUI Radio Sunshine, Root/Rooterberg (zg) Whistling song, as 93.4, etc.  884km **
 88.2 0941  F  Cerise FM, Mulhouse/colline de la Loh (68) F7AF 765km **
 88.6 0941  F  France Culture, Mulhouse/Belvédère (68)  F202 _CULTURE 781km **
 88.6 0941 SUI Radio Central, Werthenstein/Grossburst (lu) 4F26 ????RA?? 874km **
 88.9 0941 SUI Radio 32, Dornegg/Rütschelen (be)  4F28 ??DI???? 850km **
 89.5 0941  D  SWR4 Baden-Württemberg, Sankt Chrischona [SUI bs] (bwü) 
               DB04 SWR4_FR_ 810km **
 90.0 0941 SUI Radio Sunshine, Kriens/Gigeliwald (lu) 4F10 884km **
 90.1 0941 SUI Radio SRF 2 Kultur, Sissach/Metzenholden (bl)  43B2 825km **
 91.3 0941 SUI Radio SRF 3, Lostorf-Froburg/Sunnenweid (so)  43B3 836km **
 91.3 0941 SUI Radio Sunshine, Ennetbürgen/Mattgrat (nw) Pops, as 90.0  894km **
 92.0 0941  D  SWR2, Sankt Chrischona [SUI bs] (bwü) D3A2 ??SW??__ 810km **
 92.4 0941 SUI Radio Neo1, Willisau/Ankenloch (lu)  4F2E 864km **
 91.2 0942  F  RTL 2, Mulhouse/Belvédère (68) F215 781km **
 93.4 0947 SUI Radio Sunshine, Kriens/Schürhof (lu) 4F10 ??NS???? 882km **
 88.1 0948  F  Plein Air, Morteau/les Grands Guillaumots (25) FC42 PLEINAIR 809km **
 89.1 0948 SUI RTS Couleur 3, Cudrefin/Tremblex (vd)  43D3 COULEUR3 840km **
 90.2 0948 SUI Radio Freiburg, Bas Vully Sugiez or Villars-sur-Glâne  4F09   **
 88.35 0949 I  Radio Italia Anni 60, Pellegrino Parmense/Monte Canate (pr) Presumed with 
               Italian YL  1165km **
 91.3 0949 SUI RTS La Première, Cudrefin/Tremblex (vd) 43D1 Scrolling PS: RTS-1ERE 
               _eurs_-_ Best_of_ 840km
 87.6 0955 TUN RTT Radio Tataouine, Zarzis (med)  7205 TATAOUIN 2342km
 88.0 0955 TUN Radio Zitouna FM, Djebel Zaghouan (zag)  7211 ZITOUNA_ 2016km
 92.0 0957 TUN RTT R.Tunis Chaîne Int., Djebel Zaghouan (zag)  7202 RT?????? 2016km
 89.2 0958 TUN Mosaïque FM, Médenine (med) Jingle ID  2345km **
 87.8 0959 SUI Radio SRF 1, Mont Salève/Téléphérique [F 74] (ge) 43B1 885km **
 90.7 0959 TUN RTT Radio Culture, Zarzis (med)  7212 CULTURE_ 2342km
 87.8 1001  F  Virgin Radio, Lons-le-Saunier/la Putière (39)  F219 813km
 88.2 1002 TUN RTT Radio Kef, Djebel ech Chambi (kas)  7208 KE?????? 2100km
 91.3 1004  F  France Inter, Marseille/Grande Etoile (13)  F201 __INTER_ 1149km
 94.2 1004  F  France Musique, Marseille/Grande Etoile (13)  F203 1149km
 88.4 1008  F  RCF, Lyon/Fourvière (69)  F851 883km
 92.4 1008  F  France Musique, Lyon/Mont Pilat (42) F203 917km **
 93.4 1010 TUN RTT R.Tunis Chaîne Int., Aïn Draham/Djebel Al-Bi'r (jen) 
               As web stream  1934km **
 91.8 1011 TUN RTT Radio Gafsa, Gafsa/Djebel Biadha (gaf)  7206 2197km
 87.6 1020 ALG Chaîne 3, Kef El Akhal (25)  2203 CHAINE_3 1927km
 88.2 1020 MDA Jurnal FM, Telenesti (TL)  1001 JURNALFM 2071km
 87.5 1025 POL PR 1, Czestochowa/Wreczyca (SL)  3211 __12:25_ 1291km
 87.9 1025  F  Radio Maritima, Istres/Colline Saint-Etienne (13)  F436 ??RI??MA 1123km
 88.6 1026  F  Info RC, Aubenas/mont Sainte-Marguerite (07) F8AB INFO_RC_ 985km **
 88.1 1027  F  Chérie FM, Avignon/Villeneuve-lès-Avignon[30] (84) Jingle ID  1071km
 90.3 1027  F  RAJE, Avignon/Villeneuve-lès-Avignon[30] (84)  F6D6 _RAJE___ 1071km
 87.8 1028  F  Radio Star, Orange/Cabrières (84)  F440 ????AR?? 1060km
 87.7 1030 SVK Fun Rádio, Košice/Dubník (KE)  5340 ??NRADIO 1544km
 90.7 1030 LTU M-1, Raseiniai/LRTC Raseiniu RRS, Vilniaus g. 1 (Ras)  CA01 Scrolling 1495km
 88.2 1032 ROU Radio Europa FM, Botosani (BT)  E299 EUROPAFM 1947km
 90.8 1034 ROU SRR Radio Iasi, Câmpulung Moldovenesc/Rarau (SV)  EE03 1890km
 92.8 1036 LTU M-1, Dovydiškiai (Ked)  CA01 ??M-???? 1528km
 90.5 1037  E  COPE, Ávila/Cerro Herrero (CAL-AV)  E2CA __COPE__ 1436km
 89.4 1040 TUN Jawhara FM, Kairouan=Al-Qayrawan (kai)  7210 ___PAIN_  ?? 2089km
 87.8 1041 POL PR 1, Przemysl/Tatarska Góra (PK)  3211 1592km
 88.0 1043 ROU Kiss FM, Bârlad (VS)  515A 2107km
 92.6 1043 HNG Part FM, Siófok/Balatonszéplak, Vadkacsai dülö (Som)  B00B 1436km
 87.6 1044 GRC Laikos 87.6, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (cmc-tsk) Greek music - live stream ID 
               by Thanos  2207km
 89.4 1047 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Negresti-Oas (SM)  EE00 1729km
 87.9 1048 ROU SRR Radio Cluj / Kolozsvári Rádió, Satu Mare (SM)  EE03 1696km
 88.2 1049 LTU ZIP FM, Bubiai/LRTC Šiauliu RTS (Siu)  CA94 _ZIP_FM_ 1497km
 92.6 1053 POL Radio WAWA, Krosno/Czarnorzeki (PK)  3381 1532km
 87.9 1054 MDA Radio Noroc, Edinet (0) (ED)  7250 NOROC___ 1966km
 91.4 1056 ROU Digi FM, Gheorghieni/Harghita-Bai (HR)  E059 1953km
 89.0 1058 GRC 89 Rainbow, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (cmc-tsk)  102A 2207km
 92.0 1059 GRC ERA 3 Trito Programma, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (ERT Tower) (cmc-tsk) 
               Classical, thanks Thanos monitoring my stream  2207km
 88.3 1101 ROU Itsy Bitsy, Tulcea/Topolog (TL)  E2C8 2228km
 90.0 1101 GRC ERA 2 Deutero Programma, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (ERT Tower) (cmc-tsk)  
               1202 2207km
 91.7 1102 GRC RSO 91,7, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (cmc-tsk)  00B8 2207km
 90.6 1103 ROU Radio ZU, Tulcea/Topolog (TL) Vocal ID  2228km
 89.5 1106 MNE Radio Crne Gore 1, Rožaje/Kacuber (RO)  63C1 1850km
 90.8 1106 GRC ZOO 90.8, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (cmc-tsk)  10C7 ZOO_??.8 2207km
 88.0 1107 GRC ERA 1 Proto Programma, Thessaloniki/Hortiatis (ERT Tower) (cmc-tsk)  
               1201 ERT_NET_ 2207km
 89.1 1108 SVK SRo 1 Rádio Slovensko, Stará Lubovna/Kotník (PO)  5201 _SRO_1__ 1472km
 87.7 1119 ALG Radio Chlef, Aïn N'sour (48)  2402 1913km
 90.2 1122 SRB Radio Cer, Lipolist (Srb)  D025 Scrolling 1684km
 88.1 1136  I  RAI Radio1, Cairo Montenotte/Bric Cavaira (RAI) (sv)  5201 *Radio1_ 1130km
 87.6 1145  I  Radio Capital, Cassano delle Murge/Contrada Pozzo Maccheroni (ba)  
               5219 1841km
 87.8 1145  I  Ritmo 80, Corato/Contrada Murgetta (ba)  5A72 RI?????? 1797km
 88.1 1145  I  Radio Selene, Bisceglie (bt)  5A49 _SELENE_ 1796km
 88.5 1145 ROU Digi FM, Resita/Semenic (CS)  E059 1801km
 89.4 1145 BIH Radio Marija, Mostar/Fortica (hgn) 51CC R.MARIA_ 1685km **
 90.0 1145 BIH Radio Kalman, Mostar/Fortica (hgn)  F28A 1685km
 90.7 1145 MNE Atlas Radio, Podgorica/Sjenica (PG)  D222 ??????__ 1841km
 87.5 1151  I  Antenna 1, Barletta/Via XVI Settembre 1959 (bt) Brief ID over UNID  1776km
 87.7 1224 ALB Radio Travel, Fier (fie)  9499 1999km
 88.5 1226 HRV Radio Dalmacija, Celevac (zd)  C31E DALMATIA 1499km
 88.9 1229 HRV HRT-HR 1, Dubrovnik/Srd (du)  C201 HRT-HR_1 1758km
 88.0 1230 ALB CITY Radio 88 FM, Tiranë (Tirana)/Fushë Dajt (tir)  6C5A 1964km
 92.4 1232  S  SR P1, Stockholm/Nacka TM (st)  E201 SR_P1___ 1292km
 89.8 1233 FIN YLE Radio Yksi, Turku - Åbo/Kaarina-Kuusisto (vs)  6201 1553km
 92.6 1234 FIN YleX, Turku - Åbo/Kaarina-Kuusisto, Vuolahdentie 137 (vs)  
               6202 __YLEX__ 1553km
 87.7 1238 HRV HRT-HR 1, Licka Plješivica (gs)  C201 HRT-HR_1 1456km
 88.1 1238 BIH BH Radio 1, Tušnica (k10)  F201 BHRADIO1 1615km
 87.6 1241 HRV Soundset Trsat, Krk/Kras-Sv.Juraj (ri)  C468 SOUNDSET _TRSAT__ 1366km
 89.2 1242 HRV Radio Otok Krk - O.K., Krk/Kras-Sv.Juraj (ri)  C456 RADIO-OK 1366km
 88.4 1243 BIH RSG Radio, Bihac (usk)  F091 1459km
 88.1 1336 SRB Radio Beograd 1, Ovcar (Srb)  D2FF 1780km
 88.3 1342 HRV HRT-HR 1, Vinkovci/Borinci (vu)  C201 HRT-HR_1 1590km
 89.5 1342 SRB Radio Vladimirci, Vladimirci/Skupljen (Srb)  102D 1701km
 87.5 1406 TUR Damla FM - Istanbul, Istanbul/Camlica (mam-ist) Turkish music, as web  2534km
 88.5 1407 ROU Digi FM, Resita/Semenic (CS)  E059 Digi_FM_ 88,5_FM_ 1801km
 89.0 1407 ROU Pro FM, Resita (CS) E029 1783km **
 88.6 1409 TUR Istanbul FM, Istanbul/Camlica (mam-ist)  325F 2534km
 91.2 1410 TUR Radyo Slowtime, Istanbul/Camlica (mam-ist) OM vocal ID  2534km

Unidentified/Unlisted
 89.0 1142  ?  UNID, ? A201 Arabic  

** Personal First

Another quick catch-up with the remainder fo last year's Es files.

This opening produced a real treat with some short Es into Switzerland, France and Germany. Turkey also appeared, so it was a day of both 'long' and 'short'.

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)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-04 (MW Peru)

1540 0257 PRU OCU2X Radio Turbo Mix, Cajamarca (caj) Presumed. Seems to be around 1540.5
              and another 
carrier is very close by - two stations or maybe a peculiarity of
              the carrier? 
Possible OM ID at 02:57:37.  Weak  9906 km
1470 0300 PRU OAU4B Radio Capital, Lima/Pantanos de Villa (lim) Two IDs and full top of the 
              hour announcements by OM, then YL. Lively programming style Fair  10266 km **
1500 0300 PRU OBX4I Radio Santa Rosa, Lima/San Miguel (lim) OM ID at 03:01:57. Offset now at 
              1499.811 Fair  10259 km
1570 0300 PRU OCU4J Radio Bethel, Lima (lim) Bethel Radio OM ID at 02:59:39 Fair  10246 km

** Personal first

A good Peruvian morning.

This morning's UNIDs:

A Portuguese station appeared on 1440 with a lot of lively OM announcements either side of 0300. This was the only peak and it carried on until 03:08. There may be a couple of IDs in there.

1380 was the other UNID with melodic music, peaking here at 03:05. YL vocals and flute, then possible ID just before 03:06. Straight into another melodic song. OM comes in at 03:06:25 with possible ID. Unclear.

No sign of a carrier on 1010 (looking for Radio Cielo).

Good DX!

John Faulkner, Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) 1m ASL
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.com

Receiver: Perseus SDR
Antenna:  10ft x 25ft movable flag antenna, at 28 degrees.
Software: Perseus v4.1a; Mestor; Jaguar.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Skegness Log: 2016-08-02 (Es: TUR Baltics Balkans, etc.)

 87.5 1538 POL PR 1, Czestochowa/Wreczyca (SL) OM, as 88.0  1291km
 87.6 1538 POL PR Radio Kraków, Rabka/G. Lubon Wielki (MP)  37FC _Kanam__ 1413km
 87.7 1538 SVK Fun Rádio, Košice/Dubník (KE)  5340 FUNRADIO 1544km
 88.0 1538 POL PR 1, Szczawnica/G.Prehyba (MP)  3211 JEDYNKA_ 1459km
 88.0 1538 POL PR 1, Krosno/Sucha Góra (PK) Clearly mixing with Szczawnica 3211 1530km
 88.2 1538 BUL BNR Hristo Botev, Belogradcik/RRTS Karneva livada [NURTS Belogradchik] (vdn) 
               8220 1950km
 88.4 1538 BUL Darik Radio, Pleven/Panoramata (plv)  824D 2083km
 88.5 1538 SVK Rádio Vlna, Snina/Magurica (PO)  5218 1589km
 88.6 1538 POL PR 2, Tarnów/Lichwin (MP)  3222 Dwojka__ 1465km
 88.7 1538 EST Tartu Pereraadio, Kanariku (Val)2377 _*?????? 1705km **
 89.1 1538 SVK SRo 1 Rádio Slovensko, Stará Lubovna/Kotník (PO)  5201 _SRO_1__ 1472km
 89.2 1538 SVK SRo 2 Rádio Regina, Trebišov/Bánovce nad Ondavou - silo (KE)  5D60 REGINA__ 
               1580km
 89.3 1538 LVA Radio SWH, Dundaga/LVRTC Dundagas RTS (Dun)  9258 1466km
 89.4 1538 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Negresti-Oas (SM)  EE00 PS: ????TU?? 1729km
 90.0 1538 POL PR Radio Kraków, Szczawnica/G.Prehyba (MP)  37FC 1459km
 90.2 1538 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Calafat (DJ)  1938km
 90.2 1538 SRB Radio K4 Shqip, Golesh=Goleš (Kos)  D201 1927km
 90.4 1538 POL PR 2, Rabka/G. Lubon Wielki (MP)  3222 1413km
 90.5 1538 POL PR Radio Rzeszów, Krosno/Sucha Góra (PK)  3417 MEJ_____ PODROZY_ BEMIBEK_ 
               Polskie_ Radio___ Rzeszow 1530km
 90.7 1538 POL PR 1, Solina/G.Jawor II (PK)  3211 1591km
 90.7 1538 LVA LR 1, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS, Zakusalas krastmala 1 (Rig)  9211 
               ??????__ 1565km
 90.8 1538 ROU SRR Radio Iasi, Câmpulung Moldovenesc/Rarau (SV)  EE03 IS_90.8_ 1890km
 91.1 1538 LVA LR 1, Dundaga/LVRTC Dundagas RTS (Dun)  9211 ??LR-1?? 1466km
 91.1 1538 POL PR 1, Tarnów/Lichwin (MP)  3211 ??????A_ ??17???? 1465km
 91.2 1538 SVK SRo 1 Rádio Slovensko, Snina/Magurica (PO) Vocal ID  1589km
 91.2 1538 EST Raadio Elmar, Valgjärve (Plv)  2322 ELMAR___ 91,2_M?? 1718km
 91.5 1538 LVA LR 2, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS (Rig)  9222 1565km
 92.0 1538 POL PR 3, Krosno/Sucha Góra (PK)  3233 THE_____ 1530km
 92.2 1538 BUL BNR Hristo Botev, RRTS Botev vrah (pld)  8220 ___BNR__ HR.BOTEV 2152km
 92.4 1538 SVK Rádio Vlna, Stropkov/Bana - vrch Bana (PO)5218 ??????__ 1539km **
 92.6 1538 POL Radio WAWA, Krosno/Czarnorzeki (PK) OM Vocal IDs  1532km
 92.8 1538 LVA Radio Skonto Vidzeme, Limbaži (Lim)  906C _SKO???? 1607km **
 92.9 1538 POL RMF FM, Wroclaw/Zórawina (DS)  3F44 1164km
 93.4 1538 POL PR 1, Rabka/G. Lubon Wielki (MP)  3211 JEDYNKA_ 1413km
 93.5 1539 SVK SRo 1 Rádio Slovensko, Bardejov/Stebnická Magura (PO)  5201 _SRO_1__ 1509km
 94.2 1539 ROU Vocea Evangheliei, Suceava/Grigore Ureche (SV)  E213 RVE_94?? 1924km
 94.3 1539 HNG Ozone FM, Baja / Gabonatároló (grain silo) (BaK)  B417 OZONE_FM 1540km
 94.6 1539 LVA Radio Skonto Vidzeme, Valka (Vak)  906C 1686km **
 94.7 1539 POL PR 3, Szczawnica/G.Prehyba (MP)  3233 1459km
 95.4 1539 POL RMF FM, Tarnów/Góra Sw. Marcina (MP)  3F44 1467km
 95.8 1539 POL Radio ZET, Krynica/G.Parkowa (MP) Vocal ID  1489km
 95.9 1539 SVK Rádio Kiss, Snina/Šcobík (PO)  5352 1586km
 96.0 1539 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Câmpulung Moldovenesc/Rarau (SV)  EE00 1890km
 96.3 1539 ROU SRR Radio Iasi, Iasi/Pietrarie (IS)  EE03 IS_96.3_ 2046km
 96.7 1539 ROU Digi FM, Botosani/Saveni (BT)  E059 1948km
 97.0 1539 LVA Radio Skonto Vidzeme, Valmiera (Val)  906C _SKONTO_ 1647km
 97.8 1539 POL Radio ZET, Szczawnica/G.Prehyba (MP) Jingle ID  1459km
 97.8 1539 SRB Radio Trend, Backa Topola/Glavna (Voj)  D0EE 1609km
 98.5 1539 LVA Latvijas Kristigais Radio, Kaltiki/LVRTC Kuldigas RTS (Kul) 9786 1437km **
 99.0 1539 ROU Magic FM, Suceava/Grigore Ureche (SV) Jingle ID  1924km **
 99.6 1540 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Suceava/Mihoveni (SV)  EE00 RRACTUAL 1917km
100.1 1540 POL RMF FM, Krosno/Sucha Góra (PK)  3F44 1530km
100.9 1540 BUL BNR Horizont, RRTS Botev vrah (pld)  8210 ___BNR__ HORIZONT 2152km
101.1 1540 ROU SRR Radio România Actualitati, Iasi/Pietrarie (IS)  EE00 RRACTUAL 2046km
101.3 1540 LVA LR 2, Kaltiki/LVRTC Kuldigas RTS (Kul)  9222 __LR-2__ 1437km
101.6 1540 ROU SRR Radio România Cultural, Suceava/Mihoveni (SV)  EE01 ??LTUR?? 1917km
101.7 1540 EST Ring FM, Võru - Mõksi (Voe)  24F4 1746km
102.5 1540 LVA LR 1, Cesvaine/LVRTC Cesvaines RTS, Rigas iela 8 (Csv)9211 1696km **
102.6 1540 POL RMF Maxxx, Czestochowa/Komin ZE ELSEN (SL)3399 RMFMAXXX 1314km **
103.0 1540 LVA 1. Biznesa Radio, Limbaži, Melioracijas iela 5 (Lim)9310 1605km **
103.1 1540 ROU SRR Radio România Cultural, Iasi/Pietrarie (IS)  EE01 CULTURAL 2046km
103.6 1540 EST Raadio 2, Valgjärve (Plv)  22E2 RAADIO_2 1718km
103.7 1540 LVA LR 3 Klasika, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS (Rig)  9233 1565km
104.0 1540 LVA LR 1, Valmiera/LVRTC Valmieras RTS (Val)  9211 __LR-1__ 1647km
104.3 1540 LVA LR 2, Aluksne (Alu)9222 1745km **
102.8 1541 POL Radio Maryja, Kluczbork/Wierzbica Górna (OP)   1228km
103.4 1541 POL Radio ZET, Czestochowa/Wreczyca (SL)  3205 ??KAS___ 1291km
103.8 1541 LVA Star FM, Upiškalns (Kul) Ads and jingle ID  1431km **
105.0 1541 LVA LR 2, Cesvaine/LVRTC Cesvaines RTS, Rigas iela 8 (Csv)  9222 1696km
105.9 1541 POL RMF FM, Czestochowa/Wreczyca (SL)  3F44 _RMF_FM_ 1291km
106.2 1541 LVA Star FM, Riga/Zakusala/LTV (Rig) Ads and jingle ID  1564km **
106.5 1541 LVA Radio SWH, Valmiera/LVRTC Valmieras RTS (Val)  9258 __SWH___ 1647km
106.7 1541 LVA LR 2, Dundaga/LVRTC Dundagas RTS (Dun)  9222 1466km
106.8 1541 LVA LR 1, Aluksne (Alu)  9211 1745km
107.1 1541 SVK Europa 2, Bardejov/Mihálov - Rúrna (O2) (PO)  534F EU?????? 1513km
107.2 1541 LVA Radio Skonto, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS (Rig)  906B 1565km
107.4 1541 POL Radio ZET, Krosno/Sucha Góra (PK)  3205 RadioZET 67447744 1530km
107.6 1541 SVK SRo 4 Rádio_FM, Snina/Magurica (PO)  5202 RADIO_FM 1589km
107.7 1541 LVA LR 4 Doma Laukums, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS (Rig)9244 1565km **
 87.7 1547 POL PR 2, Wroclaw/Zórawina (DS)  3222 *Dwojka* 1164km
 87.8 1547 POL PR 1, Przemysl/Tatarska Góra (PK)  3211 1592km
 89.4 1547 POL PR 1, Kraków/Choragwica (MP)  3211 1406km
 90.0 1547 ROU Digi FM, Focsani/Magura Odobesti (VN) Pops, as 91.3  2071km
 90.6 1547 ROU Radio ZU, Tulcea/Topolog (TL)  E2AA 2228km
 91.3 1547 ROU Digi FM, Timisoara/Urseni (TM)  E059 1715km
 91.7 1547 POL PR 3, Czestochowa/Wreczyca (SL)  3233 _TROJKA_ 1291km
 94.3 1548 TUR Radyo Ekin - Istanbul, Istanbul/Camlica (mam-ist)Vocal ID too 9818 2534km **
 94.4 1548 TUR TRT 3 Radyo Üc, Eskisehir/Boztepe (ica-esk)3203 TRT_RD-3 2713km **
 94.7 1548 POL Radio Fiat, Czestochowa/Komin PEC (SL)  3364 1311km
 95.0 1548 LVA Radio TEV, Dundaga/LVRTC Dundagas RTS (Dun)906A ????oT?? 1466km **
 95.9 1548 LVA LR 1, Kaltiki/LVRTC Kuldigas RTS (Kul)9211 1437km **
 96.4 1548 POL PR Radio Rzeszów, Mielec/Stadion MOSiR (PK)  3417 _POLSKIE _RZESZOW radio___ 
               1482km **
 96.6 1548 EST Ruut FM, Tiidu/Maasika (Val)  2099 Lots of rapidly scrolling PS 1705km
 96.8 1548 TUR TRT FM, Eskisehir/Boztepe (ica-esk)3201 RADYO___ TRT-FM__ ????1112 2713km **
 97.2 1548 SVK SRo 2 Rádio Regina, Medzilaborce/Panská Kýcera (PO)  5D60 1557km
 97.8 1548 TUR Bayram FM, Istanbul/Camlica (mam-ist)344B BAYRAMFM 2534km **
 98.2 1548 POL Radio Fara, Przemysl/Srednia (PK)  340D _Radio__ _*Fara__ 1577km
 98.5 1548 LVA Latvijas Kristigais Radio, Kaltiki/LVRTC Kuldigas RTS (Kul)  9786 1437km
 99.6 1548 BUL BNR Hristo Botev, Veliko Tarnovo/RPTS Rezonans (vlt)  8220 2171km
 99.9 1548 EST Raadio 4, Võru - Mõksi (Voe)  22E4 1746km **
100.6 1548 POL Radio Maryja, Krosno/Czarnorzeki II (PK)  3232 R.??RY?? 1531km
101.1 1548 ROU SRR Radio România Cultural, Calafat (DJ)EE01 CULTURAL 1938km **
102.1 1548 RUS Evropa Plus, Pskov/ORTPC (PS)  7760 1821km **
103.4 1548 RUS Russkoye Radio, Pskov (PS)7099 PYCCKOE_ 1823km **
104.7 1548 UKR Radio Maksimum, Ivano-Frankivs'k/RPTS Zakhidnyj Polyus (IF)  1021 1760km
104.1 1549 RUS Radio Mayak, Pskov/ORTPC (PS)7099 ????KO?? 1821km
 87.6 1552 LVA LR 3 Klasika, Valmiera/LVRTC Valmieras RTS, Rigas iela 95 (Val)  
               9233 ????-3?? 1647km
 87.9 1552 LVA Radio SWH Plus, Ventspils/Kantsonciems  (Ven)  9002 ??H_??US 1419km **
 89.5 1552 LVA LR 5 - Pieci.lv, Valmiera/LVRTC Valmieras RTS (Val)  9255 ??eci.lv 1647km **
 90.6 1552 POL PR 2, Czestochowa/Wreczyca (SL)  3222 Dw?????? 1291km
 92.3 1552 EST MyHits, Võru - Parksepa (Voe)  2321 __UUNO?? 1742km **
 93.8 1552 EST Sky Plus, Võru - Holsta (Voe)  22EE SKYP??S_ 1754km
 94.0 1552 LVA Radio TEV, Skujas/Bite BS (Vak)  906A Radi???? 1680km **
 94.3 1552 LVA EHR SuperHits, Lejaslaci (Tal)  Jingle ID  1478km **
 96.3 1552 POL PR 3, Solina/G.Jawor II (PK)  3233 __Ra???? 1591km
 96.8 1552 LVA EHR SuperHits, Rīga/Āgenskalns, Nometņu iela 62 (Rig)  Jingle ID  1561km
 97.3 1552 LVA Radio Marija, Ulbroka/LVRTC Rigas RS, Radiostacijas iela 21 (Sto)  907A 1574km
 97.5 1552 LVA Radio Skonto Kurzeme, Liepaja/LVRTC Liepajas RTS (Lie)  Vocal ID  1370km **
 98.1 1552 LVA Radio Skonto Kurzeme, Kaugureni/ Bite BS (Bro) Vocal ID  1466km **
 99.0 1553 LVA Radio Jurmala, Jurmala (Jur)  9099 JU????A_ 1544km
 99.5 1553 LVA Radio 99,5 Mix FM Dance, Rīga/Āgenskalns (Rig)  9950 _MIX_FM_ & other 
               scrolling PS 1561km
100.1 1553 LVA Radio SWH, Kaltiki/LVRTC Kuldigas RTS (Kul) 1437km **
101.1 1553 POL RMF FM, Solina/G.Jawor II (PK)  3F44 _RMF_FM_ 1591km
101.5 1553 LVA LR 2, Valmiera/LVRTC Valmieras RTS, Rigas iela 95 (Val)  9222 __LR-2__ 1647km
102.7 1553 LVA Radio Mix FM, Rīga/Āgenskalns, Nometņu iela 62 (Rig)  1027 1561km
102.6 1554 POL Radio Maryja, Tarnów/Góra Morgi (MP)  3232 1475km
103.6 1554 POL Radio RDN Malopolska, Tarnów/Lichwin (MP)  3508 1465km
104.3 1554 LVA Eiropas Hitu Radio, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS (Rig)  9488 1565km **
105.2 1554 LVA Radio SWH, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS  (Rig)  9258 __SWH___ 1565km
105.7 1554 LVA Radio SWH Plus, Riga/Zakusala/LVRTC Rigas RTS (Rig)  9002 SWH_PLUS 1565km **
106.4 1554 LVA Kurzemes Radio, Upiškalns/ AS Kurzemes Radio (Kul)9705 KURZEMES 1432km **
106.8 1554 LVA LR 1, Kuprakalns/ LVRTC Aluksnes NRTS (Alu)  9211 __LR-1__ 1746km
107.4 1554 LVA Star FM, Valmiera (Val)  2201 ST?????? 1651km **
107.5 1554 LVA LR 1, Ignašani/LVRTC Rezeknes RTS (Rez)  9211 1763km
107.8 1554 POL Radio ZET, Tarnów/Lichwin (MP)  3205 1465km
107.9 1559 LVA Radio SWH, Cesvaine/LVRTC Cesvaines RTS (Csv) As 105.2  1696km **
 87.6 1657  E  Los 40, Ourense/Vilar de Astres (GAL-OU)  E235 40-OUR__ 1343km
 88.0 1657 POR RDP Antena 2, Braga/Sameiro (bra)  8202 ????NA?? 1446km
 88.2 1657  E  RNE Radio Clásica, O Páramo/Monte Páramo (GAL-LU)  E212 ??E-CL?? 1287km
 88.3 1657 POR RDP Antena 1, Muro/Serra do Gerês (vcs)  8201 ANTENA_1 1412km
 88.4 1657 POR Rádio 5, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  845B 1497km
 88.6 1657 POR Rádio Voz de Santo Tirso, Santo Tirso (prt)  8010 RVSTIR?? 1448km
 88.9 1657  E  COPE, Lugo/Monte Puigos (GAL-LU)  E2CA 1271km
 89.3 1657  E  esRadio, Ourense/Seminario (GAL-OU)  E287 ESRADIO_ 1348km **
 89.5 1657  E  RNE Radio Nacional, Muras/Monte Xistral (GAL-LU)  E211 1225km
 89.9 1657  E  COPE, Maceda/Junquera de Espadanedo (GAL-OU)  E2CF 1343km **
 90.4 1657 POR RFM, Muro/Serra do Gerês (vcs)  8231 __?????? 1412km
 90.6 1657  E  esRadio, Sarria/A Costa (GAL-LU)E287 ESRADIO_ 1289km **
 91.2 1657  E  RNE Radio Clásica, Parada do Sil/Monte Meda (GAL-OU)  E212 RNE-CLAS 1338km
 91.3 1657 POR RDP Antena 1, Braga/Sameiro (bra)  8201 ANTENA_1 1446km
 91.6 1657 POR Rádio Alto Ave, Vieira do Minho (bra)  80D4 ??TO???? 1426km
 91.7 1657  E  Onda Cero, Ribadeo/Monte O Mondigo (GAL-LU)  E2EE 1204km **
 92.0 1657 POR Rádio Águia Azul, Santa Maria da Feira (avo)  80E5 AGUIAZUL 1510km
 92.4 1657  E  Cadena 100, Ourense/Monte de Beiro (GAL-OU)  E2CE 1345km
 92.5 1657 POR RDP Antena 2, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  8202 ANTENA_2 1497km
 92.7 1657  E  Radio Galega, Lobios/Santa Eufemia (GAL-OU)  E4E0 1406km
 92.8 1657  E  RNE Radio 5 Todo Noticias, O Páramo/Monte Páramo (GAL-LU)  E215 1287km
 92.9 1657 POR Mega Hits, Braga (bra)  844E 1449km
 93.3 1657  E  Europa FM, Lugo/Monte Puigos (GAL-LU)  E2ED EUROPAFM 1271km
 93.6 1658  E  COPE, Ribadeo/Monte O Mondigo (GAL-LU)  E2CA 1204km **
 93.7 1658 POR Rádio Renascença, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  8221 1497km
 94.6 1658 POR RDP Antena 2, Muro/Serra do Gerês (vcs)  8202 ANTENA_2 1412km
 94.8 1658 POR Rádio Festival, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  8018 1497km
 95.5 1658 POR Rádio Placard, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  80B6 1497km
 95.8 1658 POR Rádio Fundaçao, Guimarães (bra)  8056 FU????AO 1454km
 95.9 1658  E  Radio Galega, Ribadeo/Monte O Mondigo (GAL-LU)  E4E0 R.?????? 1204km **
 96.1 1658  E  Cadena Dial, Ourense/Vilar de Astres (GAL-OU)  E274 1343km **
 96.7 1658 POR RDP Antena 1, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  8201 ??TE???? 1497km
 97.2 1658 POR Rádio Vizela, Lousada (prt)  8080 ??????LA 1462km
 97.7 1658 POR Rádio Comercial, Vila Nova de Gaia/Monte da Virgem (prt)  8203 COMRCIAL 
               1497km
 98.0 1658 POR Rádio Santiago, Guimarães (bra)  801E SANTIAGO 1454km
 87.7 1706  E  SER, Vilalba/Monte Gondaisque (GAL-LU)  1244km
 88.4 1706  E  Radio María, Santiago de Compostela/Monte Fontecova (GAL-C) Presumed with 
               predictable Maria stuff  1315km
 88.5 1706  E  Kiss FM, Lugo/N640 (GAL-LU)  E2EC 1271km
 89.0 1706 POR Rádio 5, Póvoa de Varzim (prt)  845B RADIO_5_ 1468km
 89.4 1706  E  Radio Maria, Castrelo do Val or Tui As 88.4  
 90.0 1706 POR M80 Rádio, Vila Nova de Gaia/ Monte da Virgem (prt)  8332 1497km
 90.6 1706 POR Mega Hits, Valongo/Serra de Santa Justa (prt)  844E ME?????? 1487km
 89.5 1796 POR Smooth FM, Matosinhos/Edificio Acia (prt)  842F _SMOOTH_ 1493km

UnID / Unlisted:
106.2 1554 EST Star FM, Unlisted site 2201 67447744  
 96.2 1552  ?  UNID, ? PI 9488 Eiropas Hitu Radio?

** Personal First

Good DX!

John Faulkner
Skegness, Lincolnshire (JO03dd) <3m ASL.
Blog: http://skegnessdx.blogspot.co.uk
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Receivers:
Elad FDM-S2 (Meteor Scatter and sporadic E)
Sony XDR-F1HD with Konrad i2c mod. (Tropo/Scatter)

Aerials:
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 rotator, allowing antenna to be vertical, horizontal, etc.