Friday, May 25, 2012


Tokyo VOLMET, a 1.5 kW station operating  in Japan, was logged on 25 May 2012. Time monitored was from 12.10 to 12.14 UTC on  8.828 kHz in SSB/USB mode. Reception (SINPO) at 22.10 UTC was 33443 -- fair signal strength and clear audio, but strong interference from Honolulu VOLMET for about a minute. After Honolulu transmission ended, reception was 35443. The broadcast featured an English speaking female announcer who repeatedly reported  meteorological data, i.e. temperature, dew point, wind speed and direction, precipitation, cloud cover and heights, visibility, barometric pressure,  for Tokyo, Sapporo, Nagoya, Kansai, Fukuoka and Inchon.

Reception report was emailed. Acknowledgement of receipt and confirmation was emailed on 29 May 2012. A QSL letter and cover letter was received on 7 June 2012.

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