The long wave transmitter on 171 KHz in Bolshakovo, Kaliningrad, Russia sign off for good January 09, 2014. The QSL card below is from a broadcast on this location at January 08. The report was send to this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Radio Center 3 at Taldon in Russia (situated 110 kilometres north of Moscow) sent a E-QSL card for a reception report of one of the last broadcasts from Radio Rossiï on 261 kHz. After 9-th of January 2014 the AM transmissions have been closed. Now there are only DRM transmissions on frequencies as follows:
07:00 - 10:00 UTC - 11635 kHz (in English)
15:00 - 17:00 UTC - 9680 kHz (in German)
17:00 - 19:00 UTC - 6110 kHz (in German)
20:00 - 21:00 UTC - 6000 kHz (in Spanish)
21:00 - 22:00 UTC - 6000 kHz (in English)
The reception report was sent to: rc-3-buch(at)mail.ru.
During the night from Saturday to Sunday March 2 I heard on several hours 2 American pirate stations on 6925 kHz AM. The first one I heard (with a weak signal) was “The Voice of Portugal”. In New York there was a strong signal from that station. My report was sent to "HF Underground".
Two hours later I could login on the same frequency “Radio Captain Morgan” with a reasonable signal. The address is here captainmorganshortwave(at)gmail.com.
JJY is the call sign of a low frequency time signal radio station in Japan. The station broadcasts from Mount Otakadoya, near Fukushima. I could hear JJY on 40 kHz by using my 370 m long Beverage antenna. A mp3 audio file from my observation is on: JJY, Japan 40 kHz.mp3. In this audio file you hear after 38 seconds twice the identification "jjy"in the Morse code. In less than 4 weeks I got a nice QSL in response of my reception Report. More information about reception reports to JJY can be found on: http://jjy.nict.go.jp/jjy/reception%20report_info.pdf
After a few reminder reports to Radio France International I got recently a non detailed E-qsl. It is a QSL of the last broadcast (on Mars 27, 2013) by RFI via the shortwave relay station in French Guyana. I sent my latest report to: Radio France International, TDF Radio Business Unit, Shortwave Department,106 Avenue Marx Dormoy, FR-92541 Montrange Cedex, FRANCE.
Recently I got a QSL-card from Radio Scotland International. He is this winter months regular heard on 6095 kHz after the broadcast of Transport Radio which also broadcast on this frequency from Monday to Friday between 09.00 and 11.00 UTC. The contact address is radioscotland(at)hotmail.com.
Recently I sent again my reception report of a broadcast from 2009 to this station. I tried this time via this e-mail address: Manager_philippines(at)phi.ibb.gov. After 4 weeks I got a nice QSL card of the VOA via IBB Philippines, I could hear on the medium wave on 1170 kHz: V.O. America, PHL 1170 kHz.mp3. I found this postal address on the envelope: International Broadcasting Bureau, Philippines Transmitting Station, P.O. Box 151 CPO 1099, 1050 Manila, Philippines. In the meantime this medium wave transmitter is off the air.
Hit Parade radio is regulated on the air around +- 6920 kHz. He was also heard on 6850 kHz. The power is only 45 watts in the AM mode and so is for European listeners a real DX station. I heard them in the night of 4 January and wrote a report to this e-mail address: hitparaderadio(at)gmail.com.
Radio Merkurs from Riga in Latvian on 1485 kHz has broadcast on December 22 and 28 a special Christmas program from the Artic Radio Club in Sweden. Power was 2.7 KW. The QSL address from this first medium wave dx club in Europe is: Artic Radio Club, C/o Ronny Forslund,Vita Huset, SE-17995 Svartsjö, ZWEDEN.
I heard this station for the first time on 14 December 2013 on 1512 kHz. In the Christmas period they were also on the air with a new cross field antenna. The power from the TX was only 80-100 watts. Reception was fair in my location: Phaser 1512 R. 1512 kHz.mp3. Phaser 1512 will be back with a lot more power in the near future. The station is also 24h/24h on the internet playing old & new: http://www.phaser1512.com/. The QSL address is studio(at)phaser1512.com.
With my temporarily installed 375 metres long beverage antenna on 43 ° direction I was happy to be able to hear the Voice Of America on 1575 kHz MW from the IBB transmitter in Ban Phachi, Rasom, Thailand. A mp3 audio file is on IBB Relay Station Thailand-VOA 1575 kHz.mp3. After 3 weeks my reception report was confirmed with a full detailed QSL-card. The report was sent to manager_thailand(at)tha.ibb.gov.
In response for a report to Radio Action via radioactionholland(at)gmail.com, the station operator sent a picture of the transmitter. I received Radio Action on Christmas at 08.30 UTC on 6199.5 kHz.
Vahon Hindustani Radio, The Hague Netherlands, has changed their frequency from 1557 KHz into 1566 KHz, as from December the 15 th. Tx location is still near Leiden (western Netherlands) and 1 Kw. A mp3 audio is on: Vahon FM 1566 kHz.mp3. I send a reception report to qsl.vahon(at)ziggo.nl and after exactly 1h28’ I got this pdf E-QSL:
Recently confirmed the British Pirate Radio Britannia unexpectedly my reception report that I had sent for a broadcast on 1476 kHz medium wave. A mp3 audio file is on: Radio Britannia 1476 kHz.mp3. I got a friendly personal letter, a Christmas Card, an audio CD with a recording of a broadcast in studio quality and an interesting history of the station.
I received an E-QSL from pirate station Radio Quintus. I heard Quintus on 1620 kHz with a SINPO 35343: Radio Quintus 1620 kHz.mp3
LKB/LLE is on the air with new test broadcasts this week from LLE-2 (1314 kHz) and LLE-3 (5895 kHz), Morning Broadcast today Tuesday and tomorrow Wednesday @0615-0930 UTC, and afternoon broadcast Thursday @1530-1730 UTC. Especially interested in reports today as our CE Øystein made improvements in the modulation on MW during the weekend. Running at @100 watts now. Especially the morse ident should travel well. We are looking for the specs of our Western Electric! Our QSL card has arrived, and are being sent out, but still reports are welcome! Address: Box 100, N5331 RONG, NORWAY or report(at)bergenkringkaster.no ; https://www.facebook.com/groups/bergenkringkaster/
KVOH is on the air, seven days a week on 9975 kHz from 0200-0500 UTC. The station's broadcast target zones are the Caribbean, Central and South America. In the mp3 recording can be heard that reception is difficult in Europe: KVOH 9975 kHz.mp3. A program schedule and the QSL address can be found on their website: http://kvoh.net/.
LKB/LLE is on the air with new test transmissions today November 27 , 2013 and tomorrow from LLE-2 (1314 KHz) and LLE-3 (5895 kHz). The morning broadcast today is @0620-0930 UTC and tomorrow it is an afternoon broadcast @1400-1600 UTC. The QSL card has arrived, so why not report! Box 100, N5331 RONG, Norway, or report(at)bergenkringkaster.no. Don't forget to enclose 3$ or Norwegian stamps for return postage plus an address label.
Every 3rd Sunday morning of the month you can listen to European Music Radio via transmitters in Germany owned and operated by MV Baltic Radio and Radio 700.The used frequencies are 6190 kHz, 7265 kHz or 9480 kHz. More information and the contact addresses for a QSL can be found on http://www.emr.org.uk/.
Pirate Pink Panther is the last time regularly on 6796 kHz. The qsl address is pinkpantheram(at)hotmail.com.
Last Saturday night I heard a free radio station from America on 6924.5 kHz. Pirate Radio Boston was on the air with a relay of Radio Free Whatever. I posting a reception report on the HF Underground: http://www.hfunderground.com/board/. After just 4 hours I got a nice QSL back.
There are regular test transmissions of LKB/LLE from Erdal in Norway. From now on you will see on this blog when these broadcasts will take place. A mp3 audio from there last broadcasting on October 30, 2013 is on: LBK-LLE, Norway 5895 kHz.mp3. Now there are beautiful QSL cards available. Reception reports are welcome! Address: Box 100, N-5331 RONG, NORWAY or report(at)bergenkringkaster.no.
After I got earlier a QSL letter by post (see 08/09/2013 on this blog), past week I received an E-QSL for the same test broadcast of RTR Radio Europe on 12035 kHz from Kostinbrod in Bulgaria. My Report was sent to rtr-radio(at)skynet.be.