Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Reach Beyond (via Kununurra)

Reach Beyond, transmitting from Kununurra (Australia), was logged on 13 March 2017, from 13.00 till 14.00 UTC with Evangelical programming in English. SINPO on 9.645 kHz rated a solid 55555.

Reception report was emailed on the same day. An eQSL from veri-signer Shelly Martin, along with A17 schedule of Reach Beyond, was received on 18 April 2017.

Email:
A17@reachbeyond.org.au

Website: 
www.reachbeyond.org.au/

Monday, April 17, 2017

Swedish DX Federation* (via Germany)

Swedish DX Federation (SDXF)*, in a special Easter broadcast from Channel 292 in Rohrbach (Germany, was logged on 14 April 2017. A DX programme and closing tune "In the Mood" was observed from 16.50 till 17.00 UTC. Reception on 6.070 kHz rated an excellent SINPO of 55555.

Reception report was emailed the following day. This eQSL arrived on 16 April 2017.

*Received using remote SDR receiver at the  University of Twente (The Netherlands).

Radio Europe*

Radio Europe*, a free radio station based in Italy, was logged just before sign-off on 1 April 2017. A jingle mentioning "Japan", and the songs  "Call of the West" performed by Frankie Lane and an instrumental cover of "Strange Encounters of a Third Kind" were observed from from 16.30  till 16.38 UTC. Reception  on 6.875 kHz rated a SINPO of 34433 -- fair signal, audible content with occasional utility interference and fading.

Reception report was emailed on the same day. This eQSL and additional visuals were received on 16 April 2017. Thank you, Alex!

*Received using remote SDR receiver at the  University of Twente (The Netherlands).

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

NHK World Radio Japan (via Yamata)

NHK World Radio Japan, transmitting from Yamata (Japan), was logged on 7 March 2017.  A Japanese broadcast was observed from 16.05 till 16.30 UTC. Reception on on 9.680 kHz rated a SINPO of 45444.

Reception report was emailed and submitted online to Radio Japan on the following day. QSL card arrived in the mail on 12 April 2017. 


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Radyoya Denge Kurdistane (via Kishinev-Grigoriopol)

Radyoya Denge Kurdistane, transmitting from the Pridnestrovskiy Radioteletsentr in Kishinev-Grigoriopol, Moldova, was logged on 10 April 2017. An interview/discussion between several women and news at the top of the hour was monitored in this all Kurdish broadcast from 13.45 till 14.00 UTC.

Reception on 11.600 kHz was (SINPO) 44544 -- fair to good signal when not fading and clear audio. Just as the transmitter was switched to the Kostinbrod-Sofia site, the signal dropped down to 24532 at 14.00 UTC. HERE's how Radyoya Denge Kurdistane sounded in Malaysia.

Reception report was emailed on 11 April 2017, and an eQSL from Sergey Omelchenko, Technical Director of Pridnestrovsky Radiotelecentr (PRTC), replied later in the evening.

Monday, April 10, 2017

NHK World - Radio Japan (via Yamata)

NHK World - Radio Japan, transmitting from Yamata (Japan), was logged on 7 April 2017. A Russian service with news, current events report and a Japanese song was observed from 11.00 till 11.30 UTC. Reception on 7.355 kHz rated a SINPO of 45544.

HERE's how NHK Radio Japan Russian Section sounded.

Reception report was emailed on 8 April 2017. NHK Radio Japan Russian Section replied promptly the following day with a calendar image for April and saying, "Thank you for sending us a reception report of our Radio Japan Russian Service! We verified your report(7 April 2017,  from 11.00 till 11.30 UTC, on 7.355 kHz.). We will later send you our QSL-verification card to your address".

Friday, April 7, 2017

Helliniki Radiophonia

Helliniki Radiophonia (Voice of Greece) via Avlis, was logged on 5 April 2017. Reception on  9.420 kHz rated a SINPO of  44444 -- fair to good signal with a bit of transmitter noise and fading, yet clear and strong audio.  A selection of contemporary Greek music and news at the top of the hour was monitored from 18.25 till 19.05 UTC.

Reception report was emailed the following day. An eQSL was received on 7 April 2017.