Sunday, March 1, 2015

Radio Samurai

Radio Samurai*, transmitting from Italy, was logged on 1 March 2015. Station interval (a flute and bell tune), with occasional data transmission and IDs between several R&B/dance tracks was observed from 08.00 to 08.30 UTC. Reception on 6.870 kHz was (SINPO) 55444 -- excellent signal strength, clear and audible transmission, despite atmospheric noise.

Samples of this transmission may be heard HERE and HERE.

Reception report was emailed on 1 March 2015.

Email:
radiosamurai2014@gmail.com

*Logged using remote SRD receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Radio Blackbeard BuzzFM

Radio Blackbeard BuzzFM*, transmitting from England,  was logged on 28 February 2015. Occasional station IDs between dance / rap / R&B tracks from 18.25 till 19.00 UTC. Reception on 6.950 kHz was (SINPO) 44344 -- good signal, clear audio despite some atmospheric noise.

Reception report was emailed on 1 March 2015.

Email:

studio@radioblackbeard.co.uk

Website:
www.radioblackbeard.co.uk/

 *Logged using remote SRD receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

QSLs for February 2015


Radio Romania International (QSL Card) transmitting from Tiganesti, Romania

PBS Hunan / CRI (QSL Card) transmitting from Xiangtan, China

Radio Europe* (eQSL) transmitting from Italy

 

Radio Revival Sweden / Radio Spaceshuttle International* (eQSL) transmitting from Sala, Sweden

U-Boat 66 Radio* (eQSL) transmitting from Italy

Enterprise Radio* (eQSL) transmitting from Italy

Atlantic 2000 International* via Radio 700 (eQSL) transmitting from Kall-Krekel, Germany

Radio Bogusman* (eQSL) transmitting from England

Radio Caroline/Rainbow International* (eQSL) transmitting from Poznan, Poland

Radio Payem e-Doost (Bahai) via Pridnestrovskiy Radioteletsentr  (eQSL) transmitting from Kishinev, Republic of Moldova

Radyoya Denge Kurdistane  via Pridnestrovskiy Radioteletsentr  (eQSL) transmitting from Kishinev, Republic of Moldova

Radio Mi Amigo* via Radio 700 (QSL Card) transmitting from Kall-Krekel, Germany

Voice of Turkey (QSL card) transmitting from Emirler, Turkey

EU News Network* (QSL Card) based in Cyprus and transmitting from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria

Trans World Radio Europe* (eQSL) transmitting from Tartu, Estonia

Polaris Radio* (eQSL) transmitting from the Netherlands


Radio Geronimo Shortwave* (eQSL) transmitting from England






Promised:
PBS Hulun Buir (QSL Card) transmitting from  Hailar, Inner Mongolia, China

Radio Mistero Ghost Planet* (eQSL) transmitting from Italy


 *Logged using remote SRD receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Radio Bluestar

Radio Bluestar* in the Netherlands, transmitting from Channel 292 in Germany, was logged on 22 February 2015. A mixed musical genre, including Michael Oldfield - "Never Get to France", Hollies - "Maryann", a Vangelis tune, Hollies - "Bus Stop", a few country & western songs and German schlager tunes, was monitored from 10.00 till 10.30 UTC. Reception on 6.070 kHz (SINPO): 55555 -- excellent signal strength, clear and audible transmission.

Reception report was emailed on the same day. On 23 February 2015, Henri at Radio Bluestar responded with this email: "I want to thank you for your email. I hope you have enjoyed the broadcast of Radio Bluestar. For a QSL card, you can send your report to reception to P O Box 2702, 6049zg, Herten, The Netherlands Enclose 2 euros for stamps or a Dutch stamp. You may also send US$2 to return." Letter was posted on 1 March 2015.

Email:
bluestarradio@live.nl

*Logged using remote SRD receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Radio Mistero Ghost Planet

Radio Mistero Ghost Planet*, transmitting from Italy, was logged on 22 February 2015. Tina Turner - "Simply the Best, more music, then station ID/jingle in English and Italian, and DJ announcing transmission closure was noted from 10.45 till 11.05 UTC. Reception on 7.297 kHz was (SINPO) 24322 -- weak but audible signal with atmospheric noise and fading

Reception report was emailed on the same day. On 24 February 2015, Captain Ghost for  R.M.G.P. replied with the promise of QSL, stating: "Thanks for report. Sorry, but this week I am very busy with work, and not time to dedicate at radio.Next week I send you confirming report with  qsl." 

Email:
rmgp76@hotmail.com

*Logged using remote SRD receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Radio Öömrang (via Broadcast Media GmbH)

Radio Öömrang (Radio Amrum) via Broadcast Media GmbH, transmitting presumably from Nauen (Germany) was logged on 21 February 2015. This annual broadcast consisted of a male announcer chatting in Frisian dialect and German, along with a selection of music, from 16.00 till 17.00 UTC.

Radio Öömrang broadcasts annually and ONLY on 21 February to correspond with a North Frisian holiday. The programme was founded by radio amateur Arjan Koelzow on the island of Amrum in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The first shortwave broadcast was in 2006. The programme is broadcast in the North Frisian language (Öömrang dialect) as well as standard German. It is aimed to the descendants of North Frisian immigrants in North America (this would include yours truly).

Reception in Malaysia on 15.215 kHz was (SINPO) 34432 -- solid carrier signal throughout much of the transmission, but unfortunately with only faint audio present when signal did not fade under atmospheric noise. Otherwise signal was detected on a clear frequency. Carrier/audio was still present after 16.50 UTC, but significantly weaker at 24421 until sign-off at 17.00 UTC.

Email:
QSL-Shortwave@media-broadcast.com

Website:
www.media-broadcast.com

Postal address:
Media Broadcast GmbH
Erna-Scheffler-Strasse 1
51103 Koeln, Germany

Radio Geronimo Shortwave

Radio Geronimo Shortwave*, transmitting from the UK, was logged on 22 February 2015. Rock music with DJ comments between songs: "Breaking Glass", "The Spirit", Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now", Wings - "Band on the Run", Tremelos - "I'll Live My Life", Phil Collins - "Wish It Would Rain", Commodores - "Machine Gun" and more was observed from 09.15 till 09.45 UTC. Reception on 9.334 (not reported 9.335) kHz was (SINPO) 34343 -- fair signal, clear audio despite some atmospheric noise

Reception report was emailed on the same day. This eQSL arrived on 26 February 2014.

Email:
geronimoshortwave@hotmail.com

*Logged using remote SRD receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands.