Saturday, 14 January 2012

Observations 14-15.1.2012 - Write comments

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Latest updates below:
(- not good propagation today but something received)
- Youtube-clips of Shadow and Black Bird (from Finland)
- RTN from Canada heard tentatively in Finland
- Rdio Shadow and Borderhunter received in USA
- Reports from Togliatti, Russia
- B.S.R. Youtube-clips from Japan below
- Channel Z (USA) received in Holland on 11.428 MHz- 16 W!
- New station: Radio Shadow - 15.235 MHz - USB

- Borderhunter use 15.515 MHz
- New station Free Radio Victoria, 21.880,2. (Heard in Sweden)


- - Ham's propagation map for 28 Mhz: Map here - -


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Finland (OH6001SWL and Rick from SW Finland)
6920 kHz 1023-1044 FIN: Baltic Sea Radio. Mode LSB.
15235 kHz 1216- HOL: Radio Shadow, Tilburg. Mode USB. Youtube
15460 kHz 1103- HOL: Radio Black Bird. Fading out and in because MUF was a bit under 16 MHz..! Youtube
"Tnx for organizing" -OH6001SWL/Central Finland-

"Tentative RTN Canada 15520kHz very weak carrier, no audio, 16.05UTC" -Rick from SW Finland-

Russia ( Alexander Golovikhin, Togliatti)
"Hello ! Today (January 14) we managed to take: Baltic Sea Radio 18950 kHz 0705 SINPO - 25322 Radio Borderhunter 21900 kHz 0843 SINPO - 35533 Radio Black Bird 15460 kHz 1103 SINPO - 35333" Alexander Golovikhin from Togliatti ( Russia )

USA (Larry in Pennsylvania)
"Thanks for organizing the Pirate DX Weekend. Borderhunter was well heard on 15515 kHz in Pennsylvania." Larry in Pittsburgh.

USA (John Herkimer, New York)
"Condx were only fair today here in New York, unfortunately, but I did hear Radio Shadow on 15.235 at 1250 UTC with Chuck Berry, oldies rock. Borderhunter was good (as usual) on 15.515 at 1315 with Bruce Springsteen. I also heard a station on 21.490 at 1409 playing "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega but it faded out very quickly. The bands were noisy this morning with deep fades." -John Herkimer-

USA (OldDxer, Ohio, USA)
"Radio Borderhunter coming in very well here in Ohio,USA this morning on 15.515 Mhz. Started at about 1300 UTC and ended about 1400 UTC. The noise floor was dropping so as the broadcast progressed he was sounding better and better ending up well above the noise floor. Thanks to Borderhunter" -Olddxer-
Olddxer's 2nd message:
Borderhunter Radio, 15.480 Mhz, start 1614 UTC the second tx on 19 meters this morning to be heard here. As with the earlier tx the signal was good with good stability. The noise floor during this tx was higher than it was earlier this morning. Both tx yeilded 100% copy here. -Olddxer-

Holland (Radio Borderhunter)
"I was able to listening the broadcast from Channel Z from the USA. Around 11.45 utc I hear operator talking about the Global pirate Dx weekend and played a sond from Golden Earing, later ID by female jingle and ID in morse. Signal between S 2 and 3 noise level S1."

Japan (S.Hagesawa)
Only station which was received in Japan today was Baltic Sea Radio (LSB).
Here Youtube-clips from S. Hagesawa: 18.950-clip - 21.500-clip


North Sweden, Kalix (PJK)
R Shadow on 15235 USB at 1211 UTC, Oh Suzie Q, SINPO 25432

Finland (Rick from SW Finland)
Radio Shadow on 15234,95USB strong here.
Channel Z only weak carrier here on 11428,3kHz
Rick's blog: http://pirateradiolog.blogspot.com/

Finland
Radio Black Bird had nice and good signal here in SW Finland on 08.50 UTC on 15.460 MHz. Deep fading. Closing down at 09.00 UTC.
Borderhunter, Black Bird and BSR heard in SW Finland


North Sweden, Kalix (PJK)
- "R Black Bird heard also here in Kalix - Sweden at 0844 UTC. I feel good by James Brown, deep fading and SINPO 24322."
- Borderhunter on 15515 at 0952 UTC, music by Boston SINPO 35433.
- Free R Victoria on 21880 at 0932 UTC, SINPO 35323 peaking s9
Blog: http://pjk-frlogs.blogspot.com/ - Greetings Peter - PJK

Japan - S.Hasegawa-NDXC
Message from Japan at 09.45:
"The Euro to Japan propagation of the high band are very poor.
Only hear a Seagull (=Baltic Sea Radio) on 18950 and 21500kHz subtly.
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21 comments:

PJK - Peter said...

R Black Bird heard also here in Kalix - Sweden at 0844 UTC. I feel good by James Brown, deep fading and SINPO 24322.

Greetings Peter - PJK

S.Hasegawa-NDXC said...

The Euro to Japan propagetion of the high band are very poor.
Only hear a seagull on 18950 and 21500kHz subtly.

PJK - Peter said...

Borderhunter on 15515 at 0952 UTC, music by Boston SINPO 35433.

Free R Victoria on 21880 at 0932 UTC, SINPO 35323 peaking s9

Greetings Peter - PJK

Rick said...

BSR, Black Bird and Borderhunter heard here in south-west Finland.
My logs here:http://pirateradiolog.blogspot.com/

Rick said...

R. Shadow 15234,95USB strong here.
Channel Z only weak carrier here on 11428,3kHz

PJK - Peter said...
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PJK - Peter said...

R Shadow on 15235 USB at 1211 UTC, Oh Suzie Q, SINPO 25432

S.Hasegawa-NDXC said...

Reception condition of Izumo city in West Japan.
youtube de DFS.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLUB0niWkOU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZxl5yxmbrI

john_herkimer said...

Condx were only fair today here in New York, unfortunately, but I did hear Radio Shadow on 15235 at 1250 UTC with Chuck Berry, oldies rock. Borderhunter was good (as usual) on 15515 at 1315 with Bruce Springsteen. I also heard a station on 21490 at 1409 playing "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega but it faded out very quickly. The bands were noisy this morning with deep fades.

Olddxer said...

Radio Border Hunter coming in very well here in Ohio,USA this morning on 15.515 Mhz. Started at about 1300 UTC and ended about 1400 UTC. The noise floor was dropping so as the broadcast progressed he was sounding better and better ending up well above the noise floor.

Thanks Border Hunter!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for organizing the Pirate DX Weekend. Borderhunter was well heard on 15515 khz.in Pennsylvania. Larry in Pittsburgh.

Rick said...

Tentative RTN Canada 15520kHz very weak carrier, no audio, 16.05UTC

OH6001SWL said...

6920 1023-1044 FIN: Baltic Sea Radio. Mode LSB.
15235 1216- HOL: Radio Shadow, Tilburg. Mode USB.
15460 1103- HOL: Radio Black Bird. Fading out and in because MUF was a bit under 16 MHz..!

Thanks for organizing Harri.
All stations were new for me so I am content with this result. No TA signals however here in Central Finland

Olddxer said...

Border Hunter Radio, 15.480 Mhz, start 1614 UTC the second tx on 19 meters this morning to be heard here. As with the earlier tx the signal was good with good stability. The noise floor during this tx was higher than it was earlier this morning. Both tx yeilded 100% copy here

OH6001SWL said...

YouTube clips
Shadow http://youtu.be/oTMmot16VoQ
Black Bird http://youtu.be/5OTHpKRVxC4

Rick said...

My Shadow video:
http://youtu.be/hs8tsciPkXk

DFS said...

I heard 11428.34kHz at 2226UT.
Channel Z Radio?
So weak signal.
Here is a link of the clip:
http://www.youtu.be/qMcSDHg7_eI

Channel Z Radio said...

Holy crap, you heard Channel Z Radio in Japan! Your Youtube clip has the Japanese ID by a computer generated female voice, followed by the Edgar Winter Group with "Frankenstein". Just incredible! Thank you so much! Please send a report to my e-mail address. 73's Z

Masayuki said...

To DXer DFS

Daaaaanm it! Amazing!!!!!
Congrats for getting Channel Z signal in Japan even though SW propagation for Japan was so bad.
You are the first person to hear of American pirate.

High frequencies towards to Japan is difficult in winter season.
I could not get any stations for two days.

To all of pirate owners.
Thank you so much for test broadcst.
I hope the next session will be much better than this time and wanna enjoy your test program.

regards

Mike

DFS said...

To Channel Z Radio,
Thanks for confirmation!I already sent an e-mail report.
I UP the longer clip for you.(Its private settings)
I'll let you know the url later.

Mr.Masayuki,
Thanks so much.I'm so glad to receive him.
Cause in last year he joined JAPAN test.But I couldn't heard..

Anonymous said...

My logs are posted there:
http://zlgr.multiply.com/journal/item/420/Pirate_radio_day_logs_for_Jan_15th_


Zacharias