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Friday, 30 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-30 (MW: Transatlantic)

680 0055 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. 6-80 CJOB ID. Settling in early this evening and audible 
             before local midnight! Weak  6228 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-29 (MW: Transatlantic)

 770 0430 CAN CHQR Calgary AB. ID, Alberta news Weak  6934 km
 680 0543 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. Ad for Factory Kitchens Direct, 289 King Street, Winnipeg. 
              Strongest ever received here.  Fair  6228 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-28 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1270 0251 USA KNWC Sioux Falls SD. Interest in In Things Eternal with Chuck Swindoll. 
              Checked against podcast. Regular lately but first time ID'd. 
              Offset is 1269.9973. Weak  6710 km
 680 0629 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. Fair peaks. Several CJOB IDs around this time. 
              Fair  6228 km
 770 0725 CAN CHQR Calgary AB. Audible 0500-0730. Many refs to Calgary. Local ads. No 
              IDs but offset correct and dominant over sparse WABC.  Weak  6934 km
 747 1541  J  JOIB NHK Radio 2, Sapporo/Ebetsu (hok) Music box jingle. 
              Thanks Paul Logan for tip.  V weak  8692 km
1278 1800  J  JOFR RKB Mainichi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) ID and usual rising start jingle 
              Weak 9226 km
 680 2031 USA KBRW Barrow AK. Marvelettes song, as web V weak  6061 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-27 (MW: Transatlantic)

 950 0400 CAN CFAM Altona MB. ID: CFAM 9-50, ??? of the world. Fair peaks. Classical and 
              opera, as 1250 but with big lag.  Fair  6315 km
1250 0448 CAN CHSM Steinbach MB. Fair peak. Opera. As 950 but with big lag. Fair  6228 km
1290 0459 CAN CFRW Winnipeg MB. Winnipeg sports. TSN 12-90 ID. Fair peaks. 
              Weak  6221 km
 680 0600 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. ID: You're listening to Global News Radio. 6-80 CJOB, 
              Winnipeg's news and information leader. Fair  6228 km
 990 0600 CAN CBW Winnipeg MB. CBC News jingle. 989.9906 offset. Weak 6230 km
 920 0621 CAN CFRY Portage La Prairie MB. Weather forecast and sung CFRY jingle ID 
              Weak 6264 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Monday, 26 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-26 (MW: Transatlantic)

1510 0701 USA Littleton CO. This is KCKK ID Weak  7442 km
 680 2045 USA KBRW Barrow AK. Rock and roll, as web. Fair signal! Fair  6061 km
1230 2125 CAN CFFB Iqaluit NU. YL, as web V weak  3957 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-25 (MW: Transatlantic)

 710 0245 USA KIRO Seattle WA. On 7-10 ESPN Seattle. Audio first appeared around midnight! 
              Weak  7597 km
1290 0253 CAN CFRW Winnipeg MB. Clearly CFRW with Edmonton sports and announcements for 
              Winnipeg. Sounded like 'On Winnipeg's CFRW'. .ca ads. V weak  6221 km
 930 0431 CAN CJCA Edmonton AB. You're listening to Keep The Faith. 930.9978. First 
              appeared at 00:13! Weak  6687 km
1140 0614 CAN CHRB High River AB. Southern Alberta's Community Radio, AM Eleven Forty ID. 
              Weak  6915 km
 770 0642 CAN CHQR Calgary AB. Old time radio show, as web.  Fair  6934 km
 680 0700 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. CJOB ID heard in pile-up Weak  6228 km
 990 0700 CAN CBW Winnipeg MB. CBC News jingle in pile-up. Some speech. Offset 989.9904 
              points to CBW Fair  6230 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-24 (MW: Transatlantic)

 680 2243 USA KBRW Barrow AK. Programme of African music, as web Weak  6061 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-14 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1380 0600 USA WWMI St. Petersburg FL. 13-80 The Biz ID. Thanks to David Hamilton for tip 
              V weak  7111 km
 927 1800 TWN BCC Country Network, Taichung (TC) Top of the hour jingle V weak  9692 km
 612 1900  J  JOLK NHK Radio 1, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Time signal and ID V weak  9242 km
 891 1900 TWN BCC Local Tainan, Tainan (TN) Top of the hour jingle V weak  9753 km
1278 2000  J  JOFR RKB Mainichi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Top of the hour jingle and RKB ID 
              Weak  9226 km
1413 2000  J  JOIF KBC Kyushu Asahi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Time pips and Japanese OM 
              underneath Spain Weak  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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-04 (MW: Transatlantic)

1420 0033 USA WOC Davenport IA. Now, here's another hour of ... at from the WOC Studios ... 
              Frequent mentions of the Tri Cities area.  Weak  6490 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-03 (MW: Transatlantic)

 680 2122 USA KBRW Barrow AK. Rap documentary, as web. Just breaking through the noise.  
             V weak  6061 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Friday, 2 November 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-11-02 (MW: Transatlantic)

1280 0630 USA WWTC Minneapolis MN. ID - 12-80 The Patriot. Many thanks Jan Alvestad, Andrew 
              Brade and Neil Kazaross at RealDX for listening and confirmation.  
              V weak  6387 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-31 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1290 0600 CAN CFRW Winnipeg MB. TSN 12-90 IDs V weak  6221 km **
 930 0613 CAN CJCA Edmonton AB. AM Nine Thirty The Light ID between Christian songs. 
              V weak  6687 km
1060 0629 CAN CKMX Calgary AB. Presumed with comedy sketches. Still no ID. V weak  6919 km
 680 0700 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. Newsradio Six Eighty CJOB ID. Fair peaks! Weak  6228 km
1160 0700 USA KSL Salt Lake City UT. ID and ABC News Weak  7733 km **
1278 1900  J  JOFR RKB Mainichi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) YL RKB Radio ID. Dominant! 
              Weak  9226 km
 891 2000 TWN BCC Local Tainan, Tainan (TN) Top of the hour jingle V weak  9753 km
1296 2000 TWN BCC News Network, Tainan (TN) Top of the hour jingle V weak  9753 km
1430 2301 USA KZQZ St. Louis MO. Fair peaks! News items at this time. KZQZ ID and then 
              oldies until power down at 23:29. Sung jingle IDs at 23:11 and 23:21.
              Fair  6713 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-30 (MW: Asia)

1134 1659 KOR HLKC KBS 3 Radio, Hwaseong (gye) YL HLKC ID Weak  8723 km
 927 1800 TWN BCC Country Network, Taichung (TC) Top of the hour jingle down in the noise 
              V weak  9692 km
1017 1800 TWN BCC Country Network, Hsinchu (HC) Top of the hour jingle V weak  9628 km
1296 1800 TWN BCC News Network, Tainan (TN) Top of the hour jingle heard in the pile-up 
              V weak  9753 km
 891 1900 TWN BCC Local Tainan, Tainan (TN) Top of the hour jingle V weak  9753 km
1278 2100  J  JOFR RKB Mainichi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Surprise peak! RKB Radio ID, time 
              signal, then OM shouts News Headlines. Weak  9226 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Monday, 29 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-29 (MW: Transatlantic)

 770 0326 CAN CHQR Calgary AB. Initially spotted at 03:26. No IDs but lots of fade-ins 
              and mostly above WABC. Many mentions of Calgary and Alberta and .ca web 
              addresses. CHQR's offset, but still no IDs. (Grrr!) Has to be CHQR. 
              Weak  6934 km
 750 0509 CAN CKJH Melfort SK. CK750.com announcement at 05:09:21 between rock oldies 
              Weak  6354 km
 660 0522 CAN CFFR Calgary AB. 6-60 News IDs. Calgary news and mention of 660news.com 
              Weak  6940 km
1060 0548 CAN CKMX Calgary AB. Presumed with non-stop comedy. Weak but clear peaks between 
              0448 and 0730.  Weak  6919 km
1140 0608 CAN CHRB High River A.) Pops. Southern Alberta's Community Radio, AM 11-40. 
              Weak  6915 km
 930 0610 CAN CJCA Edmonton AB. Christian music then OM ID AM 9-30 The Light 
              V weak  6687 km
1510 0631 USA KCKK Littleton CO. Back to back rock music. Very weak at this point, but 
              mention of 93.7 heard. V weak  7442 km
 950 0639 CAN CFAM Altona MB. Presumed with gentle music, as 1250 CHSM. Offset 949.9997 
              V weak  6315 km
 680 0645 CAN CJOB Winnipeg MB. CJOB IDs in pile-up Weak  6228 km
1250 0948 CAN CHSM Steinbach MB. Presumed with gentle music, as 950 CFAM. Offset 1249.9999
              Weak  6228 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-27 (MW: Transatlantic)

1420 0600 USA WOC Davenport IA. "Newstalk 14-20 WOC Davenport." then "Tri Cities news 
              leader."? V weak  6490 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Friday, 26 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-26 (MW: Transatlantic)

1350 0102 USA KRNT Des Moines IA. 1350 ESPN Des Moines sports leader. KRNT ID. 
              V weak  6670 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-25 (MW: Transatlantic)

1300 0300 USA WOOD Grand Rapids MI. Newsradio Wood ID Weak  6112 km
1040 0600 USA WHO Des Moines IA. WHO call letters clearly heard between splatter.  
              Weak  6649 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-21 (Tropo: F)

107.6 0909  F  Légende FM, Plouguernau/Grouanec (29) ID after French song  607km **
106.6 0926  F  Radio Classique, Brest/Lescaouidic (29) Classical, as web  629km **

** 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, 19 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-19 (MW: Asia)

612 1800  J  JOLK NHK Radio 1, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Time signal and NHK ID. V weak but NHK 
             noted in OM ID and confirmed by Hiroo Nakagawa in Japan.  V weak  9242 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-18 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1070 0243 CLM HJCG Radio Santa Fé, Bogotá D. C. (bdc) OK ID between Latin rhythms 
              Weak  8563 km
1480 0358 USA WGVU Kentwood MI. Real Oldies 14-80 ID and Kinks song Weak  6103 km
1575 1600 THA Voice of America/Radio Saranrom, Ban Phachi/Rasom (pay) Voice Of America 
              ID Weak  9410 km
1134 1800 KOR HLKC KBS 3 Radio, Hwaseong (gye) KBS 3 Radio ID and time signal. Also 
              audible with ID at 1700. Weak  8723 km
1296 1800 TWN BCC News Network, Tainan (TN) Top of the hour jingle signal thingy 
              V weak  9753 km
1413 1958  J  JOIF KBC Kyushu Asahi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Japanese OM and YL. Time signal 
              on the hour. Drowned out by Moldova on the hour.  Weak  9224 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-17 (MW: Transatlantic)

1510 2300 USA WWBC Cocoa FL. WWBC Cocoa ID mixing WLAC Weak  6951 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-13 (MW: Transatlantic)

1500 2314 USA KSTP Saint Paul MN. ESPN 15 Hundred IDs 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-09 (Tropo: POL D)

105.8 0833  D  Ostseewelle, Helpterberg (mev) YL ID  881km
107.6 0840  D  Ostseewelle, Garz (Rügen) (mev) YL ID and pops  865km
105.0 0844 POL Radio ZET, Gdansk/Chwaszczyno (PM) Pops, as web  1195km
101.7 0848 POL Radio Plus, Gdansk/Chwaszczyno (PM) Abbas Dancing Queen, as web  1195km
107.2 0936  D  Deutschlandfunk (Dlf), Warendorf (nrw) YL, as web  534km
103.7 0952 POL PR Radio Gdansk, Gdansk/Chwaszczyno (PM) YL, as web  1195km
 95.7 0958 POL PR 1, Gdansk/Chwaszczyno (PM) Ads, as web  1195km
 98.4 0959 POL RMF FM, Gdansk/Chwaszczyno (PM) Ads and traffic, as web  1195km
 99.9 1001 POL PR 3, Gdansk/Chwaszczyno (PM) YL news  1195km
 97.4 1003 POL PR 3, Koszalin/Gologóra (ZP) OM and YL  1085km
107.9 1015 POL PR 1, Koszalin/Gologóra (ZP) OM, as web  1085km
 92.5 1017 POL PR Radio Koszalin, Bialogard/Slawoborze (ZP) YL and OM, as web  1017km

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, 6 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-06 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

 750 0106 USA WSB Atlanta GA. YL with WSB ID, then weather, further IDs. 
              In the clear on CBGY fade. Weak     6725 km
 890 0204 USA WLS Chicago IL. Get news on the hour ... continuous coverage on WLS.  
              Weak  6334 km
 570 0525 CAN CFCB Corner Brook NL. Your VOCM ID between pops.  Fair  3990 km
1680 0559 USA KRJO Monroe LA. KRJO Monroe, more variety and more ... V weak  7325 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Friday, 5 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-05 (MW: Asia)

1035 1800 CHN CNR1, Multi-tx Time signal and Beijing time ID Weak **

** 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-04 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1470 0600 CAN CJVB Vancouver BC. Mostly at 'time signal' level. Three pips heard at 0500 
              and 0600 and with some Chinese language before the hour at 0600. 
              V weak  7453 km
1188 2000  J  JOKP NHK Radio 1, Kitami (hok) Time signal and Japanese OM before the hour. 
              Killed by Iran. Weak  8682 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Monday, 1 October 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-10-01 (MW: Asia)

1413 1800 CHN UNID Chinese time signal. Audio very poor. Nei Menggu RGD Nongcun Muqu Guangbo 
              logged in Scandinavia but also several  Xinjiang RGD outlets listed here.  
              V weak

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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-26 (MW: Asia)

 891 2100 TWN BCC Local Tainan, Tainan (TN) Interval signal V weak  9753 km
1296 2100 TWN BCC News Network, Tainan (TN) Interval signal V weak  9753 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-25 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

 891 1900 TWN BCC Local Tainan, Tainan (TN) Interval signal V weak  9753 km
1224 1900 TWN BCC Country Network, Kaohsiung (KH) Interval signal V weak  9816 km
1510 2336 USA WWBC Cocoa FL. Accented OM talking about Jesus somebody or other, 
              as web stream. Daytimer. Weak  6951 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Monday, 24 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-24 (MW: Asia)

 918 2100 CHN Shandong RGD Xinwen Pindao, Jinan (SD) Time signal and ID Weak  8320 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

** Personal First

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

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-23 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1420 0050 ARG LRI220 Radio Dime, Buenos Aires (df) Personal first. Football commentary. 
              Thank you to Barry Davis and Henrik Klemetz for help.  V weak  11283 km **
 711 1931 TWN Han Sheng GD Kuanghua zhi Sheng, Hsinfeng (HC) OM talk, as 981 Fair  9626 km
 981 1931 TWN Han Sheng GD Kuanghua zhi Sheng, Hsinfeng (HC) OM talk, as 711 Weak  9626 km
1017 2100 TWN BCC Country Network, Hsinchu (HC) Top of the hour jingle heard 
              underneath Spain V weak  9628 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Friday, 21 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-21 (MW: Asia Transatlantic)

1490 0424 USA WBAE Portland ME. More continuous .... easy favourites .... Portland ... 
              107 1 and ... The Bay. Offset is 1489.9993. V weak  5098 km
1278 1900  J  JOFR RKB Mainichi Hoso, Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Presumed with Japanese YL talking 
              over the hour Weak  9226 km
 819 2000 KRE KCBS Chosun Jungang Pangsong, Pyongyang (pyo) High pitched time signal 
              under Egypt. OM in presumed Korean and music up to the top of the hour. 
              V weak  8493 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-20 (MW: Asia)

1350 2039 PHL DWUN-AM UNTV Radyo La Verdad, Malabon/Muzon (ncr) OM vocal ID. Had to wait 
              for I Am Radio to fade. Grrr! Weak  10600 km **
 918 2100 CHN Shandong RGD Xinwen Pindao, Jinan (SD) Presume with time signal 
              V weak  8320 km **
1548 2100 CHN Shandong RGD Xinwen Pindao, Multi-tx, but probably Linyi (SD) Presumed. 
              Time signal level only. V weak **

** 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-13 (MW: Transatlantic)

 760 0200  B  ZYH588 Rádio Uirapurú, Fortaleza (CE) Several IDs, five long time pips, 
              bugle call.  V weak  7297 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

Friday, 7 September 2018

Skegness Log: 2018-09-07 (MW: Asia)

1413 2000  J  JOIF Fukuoka (kyu-fuk) Time signal and Japanese YL 
              Weak  9224 km
1134 2100 KOR HLKC KBS 3 Radio, Hwaseong (gye) Time signal and top of the hour music.  
              Weak  8723 km
1422 2100 CHN CNR 1, Kashgar=Kashi/SAFRT2022 (XJ) Time signal and Beijing ID Weak  5715 km
1593 2100 CHN CNR 1, Changzhou/SARFT623 (JS) Time signal and Beijing ID Weak  8938 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 Pro
Antenna: Portable 10ft x 25ft flag

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