08/18/2014

QSL FROM DUTCH PIRATE STATION RADIO EDELKAMPIOEN

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 edelkampioen@hotmail.com, a few hours later I got this nice QSL:

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21:38 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

QSL FROM CHINA RADIO NATIONAL JAMMING VOICE OF AMERICA-MANDARIN

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.

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11:55 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

QSL FROM RFA - RADIO FREE ASIA

This new RFA qsl card is used to confirm all valid RFA reception reports from July and August, 2014. It is the 3rd QSL card in the series highlighting the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) transmitter sites used for RFA programming. This time IBB Iranawila in Sri Lanka:

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08/06/2014

QSL FROM MW STATION “RTI - I LOVE MUSIC” FROM TAIWAN

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.

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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: rti@rti.org.tw and a reminder to: RTI-iLoveMusic, P.O.Box 123-199, Taipei 11199, TAIWAN. Recently I got this not detailed qsl card:

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17:24 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

VOA RADIOGRAM WITH WEEKLY DIGITAL TRANSMISSION

On the VOA Radiogram, there are still weekly digital text (and images) transmissions in MFSK32.

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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 radiogram@voanews.com.

Below the qsl-cards from the transmission on the weekend July 12 and 13 and from the weekend afterwards.

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07/31/2014

GM41 - GSV (GOOD SHIP VENUS) FROM SCOTLAND

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 jonger34@hotmail.com.

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17:46 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

07/25/2014

QSL FROM ALL INDIA RADIO - STATION RAJKOT

 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, Spectrum-manager@air.org.in

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07/18/2014

QSL FROM SWEDISH DX FEDERATION SPECIAL PROGRAMME

I got a nice full detailed QSL card from a special SDXF programme via Hamburger Localradio in Göhren, Germany. The reception was fair: SDXF via Hamburger lokal R.7256 kHz.mp3. The qsl address for SDXF special broadcasts is qsl@sdxf.se.

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21:54 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

RADIO PANDORA, A FREE RADIO STATION FROM THE UK

After several years of silence is Radio Pandora back in the air. You can find him in the 48 band. I made a recording when I heard him on 5 July: Radio Pandora 6240 kHz.mp3. A reception report can be sent to pandoraradio@hotmail.com.

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21:47 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

07/12/2014

FAX WEATHER STATION “GYA-RN NORTHWOOD” ON 8040 KHZ

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.

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Below two weather charts I decoded on 8040 kHz in good quality. I used “JVComm32” to decode the signals.

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22:35 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

07/08/2014

QSL FROM DUTCH PIRATE STATION “COOL AM”

Cool AM was in the air with a special “Free Radio Summermeeting” program on 6735 kHz in the USB mode: Cool AM - Summermeeting Radio 6735 kHz.mp3. The QSL address is coolamradio@hotmail.com. More information about Cool AM can be found on their website is http://www.coolam.nl.

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21:55 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

FREE RADIO FROM AMERICA: “RADIO X-FM”

Several months after I sent a reception report I got an E-qsl from X-FM. The reception was not good. In the mp3 audio file you can hear in the beginning of the recording the identification “X-FM”: X-FM shortwave 6940 kHz.mp3. My report was sent to xfmshortwave(at)gmail.com.

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07/03/2014

QSL FROM ECHO OF EUROPE

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/.

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22:37 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

06/21/2014

QSL FROM THE LAST BROADCAST OF THE BBC INDIAN OCEAN RELAY STATION

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) closed all shortwave transmitters from the Indian Ocean Relay Station site at Grand Anse, Mahé in Seychelles on 29 March 2014. Below a QSL of their very last broadcast from this site:

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  Some reception details on my reception report:

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21:35 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

QSL FROM PIRATE STATION “QRP” FROM THE NETHERLANDS

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.

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21:26 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

RADIO FREELINE, A NEW PIRATE RADIO STATION FROM BELGIUM

Radio Freeline is broadcasting from the French-speaking part of the country. I heard the station for the first time on May 24 on 6300 kHz with this reception quality: R. Freeline 6300 kHz.mp3. He hopes to get a more powerful transmitter in the future. The address is radiofreeline@hotmail.com.

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21:19 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

06/08/2014

QSL FROM SLOW SCAN TELEVISION STATION “ 1SF072” FROM ITALY

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:

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The equipment by “Station1SF072”. More info on http://sstv1sf072.altervista.org/

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The SSTV picture I have received on 27700 kHz:

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11:18 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

06/04/2014

QSL FROM MALIN HEAD COAST GUARD RADIO/EJM FROM IRELAND

Full detailed QSL-letter for a report from a DSC message on 2187.5 kHz. The address is: Officer in Charge, Malin Head Coast Guard Radio, Malin Head, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland.

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21:13 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

QSL FROM ABERTIS TELECOM - MADRID RADIO, SPAIN

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.

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The TX antenna from Madrid Radio in Trijueque:

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21:02 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

06/02/2014

QSL FROM MEDIUM WAVE STATION “HLKX FEBC” FROM SOUTH KOREA

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.

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21:26 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

05/28/2014

QSL FROM NETHERLANDS COASTGUARD

I received Netherlands Coastguard with a NAVTEXT message on 518 kHz. My reception report was sent to Netherlands Coastguard Centre, MHKC Building, Rijkszee- en Marinehaven 1, NL-1781 ZZ Den Helder, Nederland.The QSL was sent by e-mail.

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08:47 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

05/19/2014

QSL FROM COAST STATION CROSS LAGARDE, FRANCE

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 stephane.soler@developpement-durable.gouv.fr.

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During the same night I received also other coast stations on 2187.5 kHz.

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20:55 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

05/16/2014

QSL FROM RUSSIAN TIME AND FREQUENCY STATION RBU

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.

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21:31 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

QSL FROM RADIO MISTLETOE 2013

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!

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21:22 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

05/06/2014

RADIO CAROLINE NORTH RSL ON SHORT WAVE

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:

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On R.Caroline North 6280 kHz.mp3 you can hear a short mp3 audio file from this SW broadcast. 

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05/02/2014

QSL FROM COAST STATION ZSC, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

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 maritimeradio@ixmail.co.za. Very signer is Ashraf Khan. I received ZSC on 16804.5 kHz in the DSC mode.

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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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22:04 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

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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22:01 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

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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20:23 Posted by Hugo | Comments (0)

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