DX Radio DX News - 2007

This is a compilation of all the logs and news items that have appeared on this site in 2007.

Some external links may no longer be valid though they did work at the time of writing.

Friday 13 July 2007

Red Sands Radio - is testing on 1278 kHz prior to their RSL this month. Apparently good reception in Essex, but checking here at 2200 UTC the only English station was Pulse Classic Gold from Bradford. You can listen too on the Red Sands website.

EWE vs ALA 1530 - did a quick comparison of the two aerials this morning. 1134 kHz on the loop had L&D Radio (north) dominant with Gurkha Radio in the background (southwest). However on the SW beaming EWE aerial, Gurkha Radio was loud and clear.

Saturday 7 July 2007

Scandinavian Weekend Radio - is celebrating their 7th birthday with a 24 hour broadcast using up to 500 Watts on 11720 or 11690 in the 25mb, 6170 on 49mb and 1602 kHz MW. More information on their website.

Saturday 30 June 2007

LPAM Transmitter map - MediumWaveRadio.com has a new Google map page showing locations of Low Power AM (LPAM) stations in the British Isles.

Monday 18 June 2007

LPAM - updated a lot of the listings for LPAM (low power AM) stations in the UK, frequencies, websites and such like.

Sunday 17 June 2007

Transmitter Maps - MediumWaveRadio.com has Google map pages showing locations of BBC national, BBC local, and commercial radio transmitters in the British Isles.

Thursday 24 May 2007

Community Radio - Found Asian Star broadcasting from Slough on 101.6 this evening.

22.30 101.6  G  Asian Star 1016, Slough   Asian music, Adverts, nx C080 AsianStr fair  MH

Sporadic E - FM band open to Turkey and Spain again today, with some Auroral Es to Scandinavia late in the evening.

Thursday 17 May 2007

Sporadic E - Small opening to Spain from here, better results from Western England and Scotland.

18.05  90.5  E  R Andalucia Info, Pechina OM talk ment'g Sevilla   E333 _R.A.I._ weak  MH
18.12  87.6  E  Candil R, Huercal de Almeria  pop                       candil__ weak  MH

Sunday 6 May 2007

EWE more - Still amazed at the overall low noise and clear signals on the EWE.

21.55  1386  ?  unid                      "everytime you go away"
                                          jingle "Much more music"               weak  MH
22.03  5965  G  BBC World Service         BBC World News                         weak  MH
22.05  5952.5 BOL R Pio XII               SP talk and IDs                        fair  MH
22.15   153  D  DLF Donebach              YL talk, music                         fair  MH
22.15   153 ROM RTR Brasov                talk and music, far better LSB         fair  MH
22.25 15034 CAN Trenton Military          VOLMET info for Canadian airports      fair  MH
22.35  7415 USA WBCQ ME                   Al Merriman program                    fair  MH
22.45  5505 IRL Shannon Volmet            weather info and IDs                   weak  MH

Saturday 5 May 2007

testing an ALA1530 - to gain an idea of signals, ability to null stations and which directions.

01.00  1548  G  Capital Gold, London      ID and news                            fair  MH
01.00  1548  G  Radio Forth, Edinburgh    News, Sport and ID                     fair  MH
01.10  6180 CUB R Habana Cuba             Talk, music                            good  MH
01.30  5110 USA WBCQ ME                   Good Friends R Network. Songs          good  MH

EWE aerial installed - spent the end of the daylight putting up an EWE antenna beaming approx 255 degrees. Didn't have an opportunity to do much tweaking of the resistor, but it seems to work pretty well.

01.00  1548  G  Capital Gold, London      ID and news                            fair  MH
22.00   927.99 ALG R Algérienne, Timimoun  off-channel carrier, v low modulation weak  MH
22.02  1107.08  E  unid Spanish           off channel carrier, too much QRM      weak  MH
22.20  1152  G  Classic Gold              mixing with LBC                        fair  MH
22.35  1386  ?  unid                      "private eyes watching you"            weak  MH
23.15  5952.5 BOL R Pio XII               talk in ? language                     fair  MH
23.30  5025 CUB R Rebelde                 Spanish talk                           good  MH

Tuesday 1 May 2007

Medium Wave Circle gallery - The Medium Wave Circle's website has a new Gallery showing photo's of MWC members, some dxpeditions and a variety of QSL cards.

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