On Saturday evening August 16, I listen to a broadcast from the Dutch pirate Edelkampioen on 1476 kHz. I could enjoy great oldie music on the good old medium wave: Edelkampioen Radio 1476 kHz.mp3. For a reception report with a mp3 audio file to email@example.com, a few hours later I got this nice QSL:
Dr. Kim Andrew Elliott from Voice of America conformed on my QSL card that China Radio National Jamming the VOA Mandarin broadcasts. VOA Mandarin continues its daily MFSK transmissions:
· At 22.58 UTC on 6135 and 9845 kHz.
· At 00.58 UTC on 9880, 15385, 15565 and 17560 kHz.
Each transmission is 1 minute, 22 seconds.
More information from this broadcasts can be found on: http://voaradiogram.net.
With the Beverage antenna toward Asia, I was lucky to hear in february 2014 station “RTI iLoveMusic” on 1557kHz. The transmitter (300kW) is located in Kouhu,Taiwan and was formerly used by Family Radio.
The reception was fair. During the time I listened I made this mp3 audio file with the identification: RTI iLoveMusic, TWN 1557 kHz.mp3. A report was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org and a reminder to: RTI-iLoveMusic, P.O.Box 123-199, Taipei 11199, TAIWAN. Recently I got this not detailed qsl card:
On the VOA Radiogram, there are still weekly digital text (and images) transmissions in MFSK32.
The broadcast schedule is as follows:
All days and times in UTC:
Sat 0930-1000 5745 kHz
Sat 1600-1630 17860 kHz
Sun 1300-1330 6095 kHz
Sun 1930-2000 15670 kHz
All via the Edward R. Murrow transmitting station in North Carolina. The qsl address is email@example.com.
Below the qsl-cards from the transmission on the weekend July 12 and 13 and from the weekend afterwards.
GM41-Good Ship Venus is a new pirate station from Scotland active on 6965 kHz. The very first broadcast was on July 27 with only 5 watt. The identification was also in the Morse code as: " gm41 gm41 gm41 pirate radio station Westcoast of Scotland gm41 gm41 gm41 test test ....". A mp3 audio file with the identification is on: Station GSV Scotland 6964.5.mp3.The qsl address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
After a follow up I got an All India Radio QSL-card from the medium wave transmitter in Rajkot, India on 1071 kHz. On September 05, 2012 I noted a nice sinpo of 33343: All India Radio, Rajkot 1071 kHz.mp3. My latest report was sent to All India Radio, Dy Director General Spectrum Management & Synergy, Spectrumemail@example.com
One week after I send a reception report to Fax Weather Station “Royal Navy Northwood” I received a not detailed, but a nice (qsl?)card. My report was send to: JOMOC Northwood HQ, Eastbury Park, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 3HP, United Kingdom.
Below two weather charts I decoded on 8040 kHz in good quality. I used “JVComm32” to decode the signals.
Echo of Europe broadcast every Tuesday and Friday from Nauen in Germany from 18.30 to 18.45 UTC on the shortwave frequency 7315 kHz. The power is 120 kW and this brings a good reception in Europe: Echo of Europe 7315 kHz.mp3.The station have also broadcasts on 1386 kHz medium wave. More information can be find on www.echoofeurope.eu. The contact address is contact(at)echoofeurope.eu . A reception report can also be sent online on: http://echoofeurope.eu/reception-reports/.
QRP started broadcasting in 2013 on an irregular basis. It is a real QRP station. A free low power pioneer radio station on 6.925 kHz AM. The output power is only 8 watts.....QRP is all about propagation, timing and antenna basics. In comparison to Dutch powerhouses, the operator find it very challenging to reach as far as possible with low power. More information on http://stationqrp.blogspot.be/. A mp3 recording during my observation is on: Station QRP 6925 kHz.mp3.
I heard this station in SSTV mode on 27700 kHz with my 7/8 Lambda antenna. The operator sent a very nice QSL in answer for my reception report:
The equipment by “Station1SF072”. More info on http://sstv1sf072.altervista.org/
The SSTV picture I have received on 27700 kHz:
Four weeks after I send a reception report to Madrid Radio, I received a QSL-card, personal letter and a lot of information about the service of Abertis Telecom. The broadcast I heard was a DSC message on 12577 kHz. I send my report to: RCC A Coruna, C/Juan de la Cierva, No 29, A coruna, C.P. 15008, Spain.
The TX antenna from Madrid Radio in Trijueque:
With the Beverage antenna toward Asia, I was lucky to hear on 1188 kHz station "HLKX" from Incheon, near Seoul in South Korea. It was a program in the Korean language.The reception was fair. During the time I listened I made this mp3 audio file: HLKX, Seoul KOR 1188 kHz.mp3. On second 21 you can hear, by a female presenter, the station identification " HLKX". My reception report was sent to: FAR EAST BROADCASTING CO., Station HLKX, MPO BOX 88, Seoul 121-707, South Korea.
6 days after I send a reception report to Coast Station CROSS Lagarde, Porquerolles Island, France, I received a pdf E-QSL.The broadcast I heard was a DSC message. For decoding the signals I used the programme "Yadd". The QSL address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the same night I received also other coast stations on 2187.5 kHz.
RBU is 24 hours a day on the air from Moscow on 66.6 kHz. The address for reports with correct contents is skagan(at)vniiftri.ru.
This station is only in the air at Christmas. last year I heard him on 6295 kHz in the 48 m-band. The reception was not good this time: Radio Mistletoe 6295 kHz.mp3 Mistletoe is planning on going on the air again this coming Christmass if all goes well. Mark it on your calender....The qsl address is radiomistletoe(at)live.com. Thanks Kris for the nice QSL!
Radio Caroline North RSL was in the air from Liverpool (UK) between 31 March and 27 april 2014 on 87.7 MHz. But occasionally this special event station was relayed on by Radio Merlin International on 6280 kHz which sent out this QSL:
On R.Caroline North 6280 kHz.mp3 you can hear a short mp3 audio file from this SW broadcast.
I got a full-data E-QSL, a ZSC E-Brochure and the Telkom Maritime Radio History in 2 days for English language reception report to email@example.com. Very signer is Ashraf Khan. I received ZSC on 16804.5 kHz in the DSC mode.
With the temporarily installed 330 metres long Beverage antenna on 270 ° direction last winter I was happy to be able to hear (by chance!) on 756 kHz the low power station Radio Hafren from The Heart of Wales in the United Kingdom. Normally dominates here the German station “Deutschlandfunk” this frequency. On R. Hafren, Newtown UK 756 kHz.mp3 you can hear a short mp3 audio file with the identification of R Hafren (on the 12 seconds in the recording), when “Deutschlandfunk” for a short time faded in the background. The reception report was sent online: http://radiohafren.co.uk/contact-us/