04/23/2014

QSL FROM LOW POWER LITTLE FEAT RADIO FROM THE UK

With just 25 watts of power try Little Feat to reach Europe. I heard this sympathetic station on the unusual frequency 6389 kHz. I noted fair reception: Little Feat Radio 6389 kHz.mp3. To be clear, the antennas on the QSL are not those of Little Feat!! QSL Address: littlefeatam(at)gmail.com.

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RADIO NORA, A FREE RADIO STATION FROM THE NETHERLANDS

In response for a report to Radio Nora, the station operator sent a nice QSL card and some interesting information about the transmitter. Reception Reports can be sent to radionora(at)hotmail.com. The reception was good in my location: Radio Nora 6265 kHz.mp3.

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DUTCH PIRATE STATION RODE ADELAAR

Radio Rode Adelaar sent this not detailed qsl for a report of a broadcast on 6305 kHz. The e-mail address of the station is derodeadelaar(at)gmail.com  A mp3 recording is on: De Rode Adelaar 6305 kHz.mp3.

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04/16/2014

QSL CARD FROM RADIO HAFREN FROM WALES IN THE UK

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/

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04/14/2014

QSL LETTER FROM RADIO ROSSII IN RUSSIA

I got a QSL letter of Radio Rossii for their last broadcast via the long wave transmitter on 171kHz in Kaliningrad. The postal address of Radio Rossii is: State Broadcasting Company "Radio Russia",  19/21, 5th Yamskogo Polya St., 125040  Moscow,  RUSSIA.

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Also In the envelope was a post card with a picture from "The White House", house of the Government of the Russian Federation in Moscow.

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03/31/2014

DX-ANTWERP OPEN DOOR 2014

The only Belgian DX club “DX ANTWERP” keeps his 32st open door on Saturday 10 May (between 09.00-18.00 UTC) and on Sunday 11 May (between 09.00 - 16.00 UTC). The entrance fee is free. The address of the event is: “De Schorren”, Graspolderlaan 32, B-2660 Antwerpen - Hoboken, Belgium. More information from this very active DX-club can be found on: http://www.dx-antwerp.com/.

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03/26/2014

FREE RADIO FROM AMERICA: THE VOICE OF KAOS

In the late evening of March 22, 2014 I heard The Voice Of Kaos from the American continent with a weak signal on 6930.1 kHz in de USB mode. A mp3 audio file, with several times the identification, can be heard on: The Voice of KAOS 6930.1 kHz.mp3. Reception reports are very appreciated. The address is voiceofkaos(at)gmail.com. Below their E-qsl:

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03/18/2014

RADIO DINOSAUR 344 FROM THE U.K. ON 1476 kHZ

Radio Dinosaur 344 was running 160 watts and the antenna is a T-antenna with around 10 metres vertical. A mp3 audio file is on: Radio Dinosaur 344, 1476 kHz.mp3. This is the same station I heard on 846 kHz some time ago.The e-mail address is: 344dinosaur(at)gmail.com.

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03/08/2014

QSL FROM KALININGRAD REGIONAL CENTRE, RUSSIA

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: secretary_kortpc@rtrn.ru.

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03/06/2014

QSL FROM RADIO ROSSIÏ ON 261 KHZ

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.

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03/04/2014

PIRATE RADIO FROM THE USA

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".

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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.

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02/17/2014

STANDARD TIME AND & FREQUENCY STATION JJY FROM JAPAN

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

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02/16/2014

QSL FROM RFI VIA FRENCH GUYANA

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.

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02/10/2014

QSL FROM WHYP RADIO FROM THE USA

In the late evening of 8 February I heard WHYP on 6925 kHz in AM. For this test was 25 watt used: WHYP 6925 kHz 25 watt.mp3. After 22.15 UTC was switched to the 225 watt transmitter: WHYP 6925 kHz 225 watt.mp3. The qsl address is whypradio(at)gmail.com.

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02/02/2014

QSL FROM RADIO SCOTLAND INT’L FROM THE NETHERLANDS

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.

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01/25/2014

QSL FROM IBB PHILIPPINES TRANSMITTING STATION

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.

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21:43 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

01/16/2014

QSL FROM AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK IN GERMANY

AFN Frankfurt 873 kHz switch off for ever on May 31, 2013. And recently I got a qsl card for their last evening that I was listening on the frequency. The QSL address for AFN Europe is: AFN Europe, Frequency Management, CMR 418, Unit 29405, APO AE 09058, USA.AFN QSL1.jpg

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01/11/2014

QSL FROM HIT PARADE RADIO, A FREE RADIO STATION FROM AMERICA

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.

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01/06/2014

ARTIC RADIO CLUB WITH A SPECIAL PROGRAM ON RADIO MERKURS

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.  

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PHASER 1512 RADIO, A NEW PIRATE STATION IN ENGLAND.

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.

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12/31/2013

QSL FROM IBB THAILAND TRANSMITTING STATION

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.

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SNOWBALL RADIO, A FREE RADIO STATION FROM THE USA

Thanks to the http://www.hfunderground.com/forum I could identify this station. The signal was very weak in my location. I was therefore glad that my report with a nice qsl was confirmed. The address of Snowball is: snowballradio(at)gmail.com

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FREE RADIO FROM THE NETHERLANDS: RADIO ACTION

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.

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FREE RADIO FROM THE NETHERLANDS: RADIO COUNTDOWN

More than four months after I sent a reception report to Pirate station Radio Countdown I got the following E-qsl. The report, along with this mp3 recording Radio Countdown 6285 kHz.mp3, was sent to radiocountdown(at)hotmail.com.

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12/20/2013

EEN VROLIJK KERSTFEEST EN EEN GELUKKIG NIEUWJAAR 2014!

To all the visitors from this blog and their family, a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014!

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12/17/2013

QSL FROM VAHON HINDUSTANI RADIO FROM THE NETHERLANDS

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:

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CONFIRMATION FROM FREE RADIO BRITANNIA FROM THE UK

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.

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12/07/2013

SECOND QSL FROM HCJB GERMANY

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I received this week a second QSL from HCJB Germany for a reception report of their test transmissions on 7365 kHz in August 2013 from Weenermoor, Ostfriesland in Germany. The qsl card was sent from: “Die Andenstimme”, c/o Radio HCJB, Postfach 17-17-691, Quito, ECUADOR.

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12/06/2013

QSL FROM DUTCH MEDIUM WAVE PIRATE RADIO QUINTUS

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

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12/03/2013

BERGEN BROADCASTING STATION LKB/LLE ON THE AIR

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/ 

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