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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

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-07-01 (Tropo: BEL G)

107.6 0917 BEL IRO, Izegem/Lendeleedsestraat (vlg-wvl) Pops, as web  318km
107.6 1006  G  Park Radio, Diss A real struggle, but definitely just there  101km **

** 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, 30 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-30 (Tropo: HOL BEL)

2018-06-30
107.2 0823 HOL Midvliet FM, Leidschendam/Zaagmolenstaraat (zho) ID and oldies  300km
107.0 0828 HOL Klokradio, Molenaarsgraaf/Polderweg Oost (zho) Discussion, as web  336km
107.3 0834 HOL Omroep Zuidplas, Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel/Spoorlaan (zho) 
               Pops, as web  318km
105.0 0843 BEL W radio, Zonnebeke/Passendale (vlg-wvl) DJ and dance music,
               as web  310km **

105.5 0845 BEL Topradio, Staden/Stadenberg (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID, so back on air!  299km
104.7 0847 BEL Radio Max, Aalter (vlg-ovl) ID in promo  314km
107.1 0847 BEL Family Radio, Unlisted site Jingle ID **

** 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, 29 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-29 (Tropo: NOR G BEL)

105.6 1736 NOR Kristen Nærradio, Steinsfjell (ro) YL ID  762km
102.8 1747  G  Tay FM, Angus (SC-DDC) Jingle ID  434km
107.6 1856 BEL Radio Aktief Gold (via Radio Tamboer), Assenede/Stroomstraat
                (vlg-ovl) Jingle ID and oldies  316km

107.7 1920 BEL Star FM, Oostkamp (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  296km
107.4 2051 BEL Stadsradio Oostende1, Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl) Dance music,
                as web  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

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-28 (Tropo: DNK)

107.3 1815 DNK Radio M, Videbæk/Hedevej 7 (mjy) Partial RDS yet inaudible. Noise on
                channel!  95C3 Ra?????? 633km


** 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

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-27 (Tropo: BEL F G HOL DNK)

107.1 1100 BEL Family Radio, Unlisted site Many IDs  
105.8 1101 BEL Radio Kompas, Koekelare (Ichtegem/Vinkensveldstraat) (vlg-wvl) News, as web. 
                Brief fade-in  295km
107.5 1108  F  RTL, Cherbourg-Octeville/la Glacerie (50) OM ID  F211 __?????? 415km
106.5 1121  G  Sam FM, Bristol/East Dundry (EN-BRI) Jingle ID  280km
 87.8 1126  F  Radio Courtoisie, Cherbourg-Octeville/Bélier (50) Classical, as web. 
                Almost noise free  415km
106.6 1339 HOL Noordkop Radio, Hippolytushoef/Rozenlaantje (nho) OM ID and pops  311km
107.1 1709 DNK Radio Ådalen, Tarm-Løndborg/Tiagervej 2 (mjy) Gentle songs, as web  607km **

** 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, 26 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-26 (Tropo: DNK G)

106.9 0018  G  BFBS, Catterick/Garrison (EN-NYK) Jingle ID and slow pops  192km
103.4 0021  G  Sun FM, High Haining (EN-NBD) Sunderland commercials. Sun FM jingle  222km
103.5 0026  G  Minster FM, Northallerton (EN-NYK) Not Star Radio anymore! Jingle ID  176km
104.7 0032 DNK VLR, Randbøl/Grydedalvej 1 (sdk) Jingle ID  645km
107.7 2033 DNK Radio Limfjord, Lemvig/Rom/Pillevej 10 (mjy) Pops, as 106.9  633km **
107.8 2033 DNK Radio Limfjord, Nykøbing Mors/Dueholm Varmeværk/H.C.Ørstedsvej 12 (njy) 
                Pops, as 106.9  676km
107.3 2034 DNK Limfjord Slager, Erslev/Sundby/Gadegårdsvej 2 (njy)   
                9927 Limfjord _Slager_ 673km
106.9 2035 DNK Radio Limfjord, Sydmors-Redsted/Sandvej 11A (njy)   99AF Limfjord 665km
105.6 2036 DNK Radio Viborg, Stoholm J/Tastum/Tastumvej 39 (mjy) Pops, as web  671km
107.1 2039 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Hanstholm/Bystrøget 8 (njy) Pops, as web  686km
107.6 2040 DNK Radio Skive, Vinderup/Skovhusvej 10 (mjy) Pops, as web  656km
107.5 2041 DNK Skala FM, Tarm-Løndborg/Tiagervej 2 (mjy) Not sure which site.  92F1 607km
107.9 2041 DNK Skala FM, Ringkøbing/Thorsvej 13 (mjy) Pops, as 107.5  607km
104.0 2043 DNK Classic FM, Rødekro/Knivsbjerg/St.Bovbjerg/Genner/Haderslevvej 494 (sdk) 
                Jingle ID  633km
105.2 2116 DNK Radio Limfjord, Vemb/Stadionalle 3A (mjy)   99AF Li?????? 625km
105.0 2124 DNK Radio Max, Skjern/Bækgårdsvej 32 (mjy)   95BA 612km
105.3 2125 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Snedsted/Årup//Legårdsvej 22 (njy) Pops, as web  664km
105.7 2126 DNK Radio ABC, Langå/Jebjerg/Hammelvej 145A/Lysnet (mjy) Jingle ID  714km
105.9 2128 DNK Classic FM, Esbjerg N/Møllegaardsvej 13/Social og sundhedssko (sdk) Danish 
                pops, as web  587km **
104.4 2149 DNK Radio Globus, Rødding/Sønder Hygum/Ribevej 61A (sdk) Ads, as web  612km
104.3 2150 DNK Radio Max, Ulfborg/Vedersøvej 1 (mjy) Pops, as web  614km **
107.0 2155 DNK Classic FM, Ringkøbing/Thorsvej 13 (mjy) Ads, as web  607km **
105.5 2206 DNK VLR, Fredericia/Middelfart/Snoghøj/Snoghøj Landevej 120 (sdk) 
                Jingle ID  663km
107.1 2209 DNK myROCK, Silkeborg/Sorring/Terpvej 37A/Radiokæde Tårn (mjy) Rock, 
                as web  695km
107.2 2210 DNK Radio Alfa, Ikast/Bording/Bording Kirkeby/Klochsvej 67 (mjy) Oldies, 
                as web  664km
104.6 2219 DNK Solo FM, Gjern/Skannerup/Hammelvej 31/Glimshøj (mjy) Jingle ID  693km **
107.0 2224 DNK myROCK, Vejle or Horsens Rock, as 107.1  
107.3 2227 DNK Radio ABC, Unlisted site Pops, as 105.7 **
106.8 2345 DNK Radio Silkeborg, Bryrup/Vellingvej 28 (mjy) Jingle ID  673km
107.4 2350 DNK Radio Alfa, Brande or Assentoft  Jingle ID  
106.7 2352 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Thisted/Thorstedvej 1C/vandtårnet (njy) Pops, 
                as web  679km
106.5 2359 DNK VLR, Give/Grønbjerg/Hovedgaden 38X (sdk) Jingle ID  640km

** 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

Monday, 25 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-25 (Tropo: NOR DNK)

107.1 2319 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Raumsland (va)   FC80 696km
106.9 2325 DNK Radio Limfjord, Sydmors-Redsted/Sandvej 11A (njy) Pops, as web  665km
107.3 2328 DNK Limfjord Slager, Erslev/Sundby/Gadegårdsvej 2 (njy) Depressing classical,
                as web  673km


** 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

Monday, 18 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-18 (Tropo: F)

 93.0 0855  F  France Bleu Breizh Izel, Brest/Roc Trédudon (29)   F205 BLEU-BZH 604km

** 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

Monday, 11 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-11 (Tropo: HOL D)

107.2 0006  D  Deutschlandfunk (Dlf), Warendorf (nrw) OM, as 107.1  534km
107.5 0014  D  Radio Gütersloh, Oelde-Stromberg (nrw) Vocal ID from YL presenter  555km
107.6 0855  D  Antenne Thüringen, Remda (Saalfeld) (thü) YL ID  788km
107.3 0858  D  hr4, Heidelstein (Rhön) [bay] (hes) Pops, as web  729km
105.6 0903  D  MDR JUMP, Remda (Saalfeld) (thü) News and ID xf other German  788km
105.3 0907  D  B5 aktuell, Kreuzberg (Rhön) (bay) OM news, interviews, etc., as web  732km
106.2 0909  D  hr3, Heidelstein (Rhön) [bay] (hes) Pops, as web  729km
100.2 0911  D  Radio MK, Lüdenscheid/Hohe Steinert (nrw) Pops and YL ID  541km **
100.3 0912  D  Planet Radio, Eisenberg (Neuenstein) (hes) Station promo and pops  677km
 87.8 0925  D  WDR 2, Schwerte/Sommerberg (nrw) Pops, as 93.2  525km
 91.8 0925  D  WDR 2, Hohe Warte (nrw) Pops, as 93.2  544km
 89.4 0939  D  NE-WS 89.4, Düsseldorf/Rheinturm (nrw) Pops, as web.  488km
 97.2 1023  D  Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Inselsberg (thü) OM and YL, as web  739km
107.2 1026 HOL Midvliet FM, Leidschendam/Zaagmolenstaraat (zho) Still in. V weak  300km
104.0 1032 HOL Radio 10, Haarlem/Alticom Toren (nho) OM ID  304km

** 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, 10 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-10 (Tropo: HOL BEL)

107.2 1959 HOL Midvliet FM, Leidschendam/Zaagmolenstaraat (zho) OM and oldies, as web  300km
107.4 2042 HOL RTV Hollands Midden, Ter Aar/Ringdrijk (zho) Dutch music, as web  315km **
107.0 2111 HOL Hofstreek FM, Markelo/Grand Cafe De Kroon (ove) Rousing classical music,
               as web  428km **

107.4 2115 HOL SLOS Radio, Steenbergen/Krommeweg (nbr) Jingle ID between songs.  323km **
106.9 2121 HOL LINQ FM, Hellevoetsluis/Opzoomerlaan (zho) Franki Valli song, as web  297km
107.7 2353 BEL Star FM (Formerly RGR FM, VMI FM, etc.), Oostkamp (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID
               Thank you PFM for help  296km



** 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

Friday, 8 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-08 (Tropo: DNK HOL)

105.2 1841 DNK Radio Limfjord, Vemb/Stadionalle 3A (mjy) Pops, as web  625km **
107.5 1851 DNK Radio Viborg, Bjerringbro/Stendalen (mjy) ID and pops, almostnoise-free,
               briefly  698km

107.1 1905 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Raumsland (va) Norwegian songs and jingle, as web  696km
105.0 1952 DNK Radio Max, Skjern/Bækgårdsvej 32 (mjy) Jingle ID after ads  612km
104.2 2011 NOR Radio Lyngdal, Lista/Floråsen (va) Phone-in and discussion, as 107.1
               50 WATTS!  685km

 99.0 2146 DNK DR P4, Varde/Nordenskov/Kærgårdsvej 41B (sdk) Pops, as web  607km
 90.1 2148 HOL SLAM!, Wieringerwerf/Robbenoordbos (nho) Over Peterborough.
               Low power relay. As 91.1  318km


** 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, 5 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-05 (Tropo: DNK D)

106.9 0024 DNK Radio Limfjord, Sydmors-Redsted/Sandvej 11A (njy) Pops, as web  665km
107.3 0027 DNK Limfjord Slager, Erslev/Sundby/Gadegårdsvej 2 (njy) 9927 Limfjord Slager__ [artist] 673km
104.9 0033 DNK Radio Skive, Spøttrup/Balling/Skivevej 49 (mjy) Pops, as web  669km
107.9 0042 DNK Solo FM, Skive/Havnevej 26 (mjy) Jingle ID between pops  674km **
104.3 0057 DNK Radio Skive, Roslev/Durup/Tønderingvej 14 (mjy) Pops, as 107.6  680km
 87.8 2027  D  Radio Jade, Wilhelmshaven (nds) Relaying NDR Info  518km
 94.0 2029  D  Radio Ostfriesland, Aurich-Haxtum (nds) Roxette track, as web  475km

** 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

Monday, 4 June 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-06-04 (Tropo: DNK)

104.7 2057 DNK Radio Limfjord, Nordmors/Flade/Salgerhøjvej 52 (njy) Pops, as web  680km
104.6 2059 DNK myROCK, Nibe/Ejdrupvej 55 (njy) Hard rock music. as web  718km **
104.2 2102 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Års/Vestvej 5 (njy) Pops, as web  712km **
107.6 2105 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Arden/Rold/Roldvej 10A (njy)   PI logged: 9CFF 727km
106.0 2109 DNK Nova, Ålborg/Frejlev/Svenstrupvej 25 (njy)   PI logged: 9205 740km
105.3 2110 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Hobro/Jyllandsvej 5/Vandtårnet (njy) Pops, as web  719km **
106.7 2121 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Thisted/Thorstedvej 1C/vandtårnet (njy) Pops, as web  679km
107.1 2124 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Hanstholm/Bystrøget 8 (njy) Pops, as 106.7  686km
107.3 2134 DNK Limfjord Slager, Erslev/Sundby/Gadegårdsvej 2 (njy) Oldies. Jingle ID  673km **
106.8 2139 DNK Radio Viborg, Aalestrup/Testrup/Fladhøjvej 101 (mjy) Pops, as web  706km
105.1 2140 DNK Radio Øst FM, Århus S./Skanderborg/Virring//Vitved Bakker 5 (mjy) Jingle ID between pops  701km **
107.6 2300 DNK Din Radio, Århus N/Søften/Ølstedvej 18 (mjy)   PI logged: 9729 716km
105.7 2301 DNK Radio ABC, Langå/Jebjerg/Hammelvej 145A/Lysnet (mjy) Jingle ID  714km
107.1 2302 DNK myROCK, Silkeborg/Sorring/Terpvej 37A/Radiokæde Tårn (mjy) Jingle ID  695km
107.7 2302 DNK Radio Alfa, Allingåbro/Fjellerup/Rygårde/Rygårdevej 2 (mjy) Jingle ID  749km
107.8 2306 DNK Solo FM, Purhus/Østre Bjerregrav/Over Fussingvej 30 (mjy) Pops, as web  715km **
106.3 2307 DNK Radio ABC, Allingåbro/Fjellerup/Rygårde/Rygårdevej 2 (mjy) Pops, as 105.7  749km
105.4 2309 DNK Radio Nordjyske, Ålborg Ø/Storvorde/Sejlflod/Kirkebakken 14 (njy) Pops, as web  753km
105.0 2312 DNK myROCK, Three sites listed Rock, as 107.1 **

** 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

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-04-21 (Tropo: BEL F)

105.0 0814 BEL Radio Media, Ronse/Kluisbergen (vlg-ovl) 
               OMs talk then Dutch song, as web  347km **
106.9 0818 BEL Radio FM Gold, Meulebeke (vlg-wvl) Laid-back OM and oldies, as web stream. 
               Almost noise free.  317km **
107.1 0824 BEL Family Radio (Formerly S-Radio), Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl) 
               OM ID and Dutch music  278km
107.4 0825 BEL Stadsradio Oostende 1, Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl) 
               Jingle ID 6334 278km **
107.6 0827 BEL IRO, Izegem/Lendeleedsestraat (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID and pops  318km
107.5 0837 BEL IRO, Unlisted transmitter Pops, as 107.6  
106.8 0846 BEL X-Ray FM, Torhout (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID and interesting club music  299km **
104.0 0849 BEL Bel RTL, Bruxelles/The Hotel (bru) Discussion, as web  377km
103.6 0852 BEL VBRO, Oostende/Residentie De Mast (vlg-wvl)  637B 278km
105.8 0856 BEL Radio Kompas, Koekelare (Ichtegem/Vinkensveldstraat) (vlg-wvl) 
               63E9 _RADIO__ _KOMPAS_ 295km __100___ PROCENT_ __HITS__ 0495/___ 042.895_
105.7 0902 BEL T.R.O., Oostkamp (vlg-wvl) Jingle: TRO The Music Is Yours 6B89 296km
105.3 0906 BEL Urgent.fm, Gent/UG Complex Ledeganck (vlg-ovl) Pops, as web  330km
104.7 0916 BEL Radio Max, Aalter (vlg-ovl) Dutch pop song, Max jingle 6C21 314km
107.7 0929 BEL Star FM, Unlisted 6219 ????eI?? Jingle and vocal IDs. Dance music.   **
 88.0 1008 BEL Nostalgie Vlaanderen, Kortrijk/Diksmuidekaai 6 (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  327km **
 88.9 1011 BEL VBRO, Diksmuide (vlg-wvl) Dutch pops, as web  294km
104.8 1044 BEL Westradio, Koksijde/Residentie 21 (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  276km **
106.2 1050 BEL C-Fun, Knokke-Heist (vlg-wvl) Jingle ID  287km **
106.5 1051 BEL Radio Oost West, Tielt/ITC (vlg-wvl) Soft music and OM, as web  316km
106.6 1053  F  Radio Campus Lille, Lille/Cité Scientifique (59) Over Waltham  342km
106.3 1103 BEL Radio Max, Eeklo/Leopoldlaan 88 (vlg-ovl) 
               Full ID before late news. Same as 104.7  308km
105.9 1107 BEL LRM Radio, Bree/Luytenstraat 48 (vlg-lim) News and ads, as web  426km **

** Personal First

It seems like a long time since I have had tropo this good. When was the last big tropo? I honestly don't remember.

Belgium was the main contender and signals were good from the regulars. Going vertical brought in several new locals at the top of the band.

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

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-22 (MW: Transatlantic)

1560 0720 USA KGOW TX. Presumed, with YL in presumed Vietnamese!  Fair  7808 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

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-18 (MW: Transatlantic)

1480 0503 PTR WMDD Fajardo PR. Mention of Fajardo and Puerto Rico. Possibly WMDD
              call is there too. 
Thanks to Fredrik Dourén RealDX for help. V weak  6790 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, 15 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-15 (MW: Transatlantic)

1640 0559 USA WSJP Sussex WI. Live ... with Father ... on Relevant Radio. V weak, in the 
                   mush. V weak 6237 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

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-14 (MW: Transatlantic & Asia)

1490 0223 USA WBAE Portland ME. ID - Maine's Talk Radio .... 14-90 WBAE  5098 km **
1360 0400 USA WDRC Hartford CT. Tricky copy in 1368 splatter. Yes - Manx Radio Splatters 
                   like hell! Heard WDRC Hartford mentioned but also other stations on 
                   network mentioned. Not alone. Weak  5381 km
1150 0559 CAN CKOC Hamilton ON. Mention of TSN Sports, CKOC AM ID. Also mentioning Bell 
                   Media.  Weak  5736 km **
1413 1800  J  JOIF KBC Kyushu Asahi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Time signal.   9224 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

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-13 (MW: Transatlantic)

 570 0100 CAN CFCB Corner Brook NL. Throughout the morning with pops, as 590 VOCM  3990 km
 580 0429 CAN CFRA Ottawa ON. Newstalk 5-80 CFRA ID Weak  5333 km
 670 0454 USA WSCR Chicago IL. " ... number one sports station in Chicago, Sportsradio 6-70 
                   The Score. 670thescore.com Chicago's sports station." **
                   https://youtu.be/cW2O9zpCtSA Weak  6318 km
 720 0503 USA WGN  Chicago IL. Competing nicely with BBC. No ID as such but who else? 
                   https://youtu.be/kvNa_d4m84Y Fair  6310 km
1510 2329 USA WRRD Waukesha WI. Lively OM in English with Newstalk 15-10 WRRD ID. 
                   Signing off. Best on USB. Weak  6242 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, 9 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-09 (MW: Transatlantic)

1500 2318 USA KSTP Saint Paul MN. Promo for The Ride With Reusse show and KSTP ESPN 15 
                   Hundred ID. Mentions of the Twin Cities. Almost fair levels! 
                   Weak  6364 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

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-08 (MW: Transatlantic)

1480 0130 USA WLMV Madison WI. La Movida ID and lively Latin music Weak  6312 km **
1150 0159 USA WHBY Kimberly WI. Promo for the Dave Ramsey Show on WHBY. Legal ID includes 
              Milwaukee sports team, splattered to bits by 1152. Fair  6157 km
1370 0200 USA WDEA Ellsworth ME. This is AM 13-70 WDEA Ellsworth. A Townsquare Media 
              Station. Fair  4929 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

Monday, 5 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-05 (MW: Transatlantic)

1480 0359 USA WHBC Canton OH. Two Newstalk 14-80 WHBC IDs  6010 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

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-04 (MW: Transatlantic)

 690 0232 CAN CKGM Montréal QC. Sports talk, as web stream. Always difficult in 5Live 
              mega-splatter Weak  5203 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

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-03 (MW: Transatlantic)

1440 0200 USA WHKZ Warren OH. WHKZ Warren ID and references to AM 14-40 The Word  5940 km
1420 0559 USA WOC  Davenport IA. ID - WOC Davenport, an iHeart radio station.  Weak  6490 km
 720 0600 USA WGN  Chicago IL. Presumed Mentions of Chicago under UK Weak  6310 km **
1000 0700 USA WMVP Chicago IL. WMVP ID by YL Weak  6322 km
 780 1339 USA WBBM Chicago IL. OM WBBM ID Weak  6311 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, 2 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-02 (MW: Transatlantic)

1460 0300 USA WHIC Rochester NY. Mucho splatter, but WHIC and Rochester heard clearly in 
              gaps. Fair  5601 km **
1170 0500 USA WWVA Wheeling WV. Two clear IDs of Newsradio 11-70 WWVA Wheeling, actually 
              riding slightly above UK stations! Seems slightly better on USB. Fair  6021 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

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-02-01 (MW: Transatlantic)

1260 0400 USA WSUA Miami FL Excitable Spanish OM, then OM WSUA AM 12-60 .... Miami heard 
              in English. Just below UK station.  Fair  7142 km **
1350 0400 CUB CMFL Radio Ciudad del Mar, Aguada de Pasajeros (cf) Thank you to Fredrik and 
              Mauricio on RealDX for help with this. Vocal ID.   7456 km
1510 0500 USA WLAC Nashville TN. Newsradio 15-10 WLAC ID  6686 km
1530 0500 USA WCKY Cincinnati OH. ESPN Radio 15-30 ID behind UK Weak  6332 km
1660 0500 USA WQLR Kalamazoo MI. WQLR call heard in weak pile-up. Fox News(?)  6146 km
1480 0530 USA WSAR Fall River MA. Newstalk 1480 WSAR ID Weak  5291 km **
1270 0600 USA WXYT Detroit MI. WXYT ID in noise. Possibly mentioning CBS Sports Radio.  
              Weak  6028 km
1380 0659 CAN CKPC Brantford ON. Mentions of The Country Station, CKPC Weak  5767 km
1700 0701 USA KKLF Richardson TX. Banda Trece Radio IDs  7546 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

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-31 (MW: Transatlantic)

1490 0501 CLM HJAY Radio Vida Nueva, Barranquilla (atl) Thank you to Valter Comuzzi at 
              RealDX for identifying the sounder. There is an ID in there too which I can 
              just make out.  Weak  8053 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

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-30 (MW: Transatlantic)

1480 0137 USA WGVU Kentwood MI. Otis Redding song, Real Oldies ID 
              and ads.  6103 km
1490 0238 USA WMBM Miami Beach FL. Followed for some time. Presenters, 
              ads, phone callers, all audio matches web stream    Weak 7124 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

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-28 (MW: Transatlantic)

1470 0543 PRU OAU4B Radio Capital, Lima/Pantanos de Villa (lim) Two IDs, then lively Latin 
              rhythms Weak  10266 km
1350 0601  B  ZYH201 Rádio Capital Acre, Rio Branco (AC) Jingle and ID. Thanks to Simon 
              Beavan for help with this.    V weak 9491 km **
1500 0609 PRU OBX4I Radio Santa Rosa, Lima/San Miguel (lim) OM talk, mentioning Santa Rosa 
              Weak  10259 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** 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

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-27 (MW: Transatlantic)

1630 0700 USA KKGM TX. Lengthy ID including several KKGM IDs 
              Weak  7605 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

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-24 (MW: Transatlantic)

1540 0100 USA KXEL Waterloo IA. "KXEL... Waterloo, Cedar Falls" ID Weak  6547 km
 700 0200 USA WLW Cincinnati OH. "News, weather ... Newsradio 700 WLW Cincinnati. 
              Weak  6293 km
1120 0200 USA KMOX Saint Louis MO. "Newsradio 11-20 KMOX St Louis" ID 
              Weak  6690 km
1200 0200 USA WOAI San Antonio TX. "Newsradio .... San Antonio" heard in pile-up. 
              Offset 1200.0057 Weak  7950 km
1300 0200 USA WOOD Grand Rapids MI. "YL This is Newsradio Wood Thirteen Hundred."  
              Weak  6112 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, 22 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-22 (MW: Transatlantic)

1690 0600 CAN CJLO Montréal QC. OIM with CJLO News Weak  5188 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

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-01-20 (MW: Transatlantic)

1290 0600 USA WKBK Keene NH. "WKBK Keene" ID just before the hour  Fair  5276 km **
1420 0600 USA WBSM New Bedford MA. ID and ABC News Weak  5279 km **
1200 0700 USA WXKS Newton MA. Bloomberg IDs. Stations on network mentioned. Fair  5251 km
1590 0700 USA WARV Providence RI. Clear with ID "Life Changing Radio WARV 
                   Warwick-Providence". Fair  5308 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