Reception report was emailed to VOA and IBB Monitoring. A reception report was also posted to VOA in Washington DC. Bill Whitacre of IBB Monitoring confirmed the broadcast on 4 January 2011 by email. VOA in Washinging DC confirmed with a QSL Card on 18 June 2012. I received another QSL card of this retroactive reception report on 5 February 2012.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Voice of America - IBB (via Botswana)
Voice of America - IBB, transmitting from Selebi-Phikwe, Botswana, was heard on 3 January 2012. An English broadcast of "African Beat" was monitored 20.10-21.00 UTC (broadcast time 20.00-21.00 UTC) on 4.930 kHz. Reception (SINPO) was 35443 -- fair signal strength with slight fading and some atmospheric noise, yet audible and clear speech. At 20.35 UTC reception improved to 45444.
Posted by T.L. Breyel at 8:35 AM