Saturday, 31 December 2016

Radio Australia (ABC Local Radio) on 12065 khz on New Year's Eve

Radio Australia via Shepparton transmitter was coming today very strong on 12065 khz at around 1235 UTC.

Very good signal strength and slight fading observed. SINPO: 44434




Sunday, 11 December 2016

Radio Mi Amigo International special test broadcast via Trincomalee on 11730 khz shortwave

Radio Mi Amigo International's special test transmission to Asia and Australia via Trincomalee was received well in India on 11730 khz shortwave.

 SINPO was 34333 At 1002 UTC slight fading and atmospheric noise observed and reception improved after 1020 UTC and  SINPO improved to 44334 .


 A brief history of Radio Mi Amigo and Offshore radios with frequent music from 60s was observed. Reception report was emailed on the same day.

 
 the following eQSL received on 20th December 2016  





 



Saturday, 3 December 2016

DRM test service of Radio Taiwan International on 6185 khz

RTI's DRM test transmission towards India was logged on 6185 khz  at1706 UTC. Weak signal was observed here in Kolkata. Only data no audio was heard.


Friday, 2 December 2016

Radio Mediterranee International (Radio Medi 1) on 171 khz long wave report verified in less than 24 hours

Full data eQSL received from Radio Mediterranee International in less than 24 hours.

A Reception report was sent on 2nd December 2016 and after a few hours Abdellah El atmani verified my report with full data eQSL. Reception report was sent to a.elatmani@medi1.com




Recorded half an hour segment of broadcast from  Radio Mediterranee International on long wave can be heard HERE.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Radio Mediterranée Internationale (Radio Médi 1) from Nador, Morocco on 171 khz long wave received in Kolkata

Radio Mediterranee International was received in Kolkata on 171 khz.
News and current affair programs in Arabic was heard from 2158 UTC onward and followed by English songs.

Due to excellent ground-wave propagation condition the station was received with fair signal in Kolkata
The distance between Kolkata and Nador is over 8500 km.

A reception report emailed on 2nd December 2016. 



A Half an hour segment of broadcast can be heard below.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Radio Spaceshuttle International from Finland via Kostinbrod, Bulgaria

Radio Spaceshuttle broadcast was received on 13600 khz via Kostinbrod, Bulgaria on 30th August 2015.
Frequent station Id with jingles, Finish and English songs were noted from 1910 to 1930 UTC.
Reception report was sent via email and snail mail with IRCs on the following day.

After several reminders to Dick (Spaceshuttle radio host) a  QSL confirmation came to my mail box on 26th October 2016 which was posted from Spain. It took more than a year to get response from him.
Many Thanks to Dick and Radio Spaceshuttle for this nice QSL..



A few minutes recording of Radio Spaceshuttle on 13800 khz received in Kolkata on 3rd May 2015

Friday, 23 September 2016

Madagascar World Voice (MWV) from Madagascar

Madagascar World Voice was received on 29July 2016. broadcast started with the same interval of station (KNLS)

Religious program with nice pop music on 9665 khz at 0110 UTC was
observed with fair signal strength, moderate noise and fading.

SINPO was 34233.


Reception Report was emailed on the following day. A full data QSL verification was received on 7th September 2016

A few minutes audio of the broadcast can be heard here