National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) - Radio West New Britain in Kimbe, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea was logged on 5 September 2012. A broadcast of news on the hour and music in English / Tok Pisin was monitored from 19.00 to 20.00 UTC on the short-wave frequency of 3.235 kHz. Reception (SINPO) at 19.00 UTC was 25322 -- weak signal strength, fading and atmospheric noise, yet occasionally clear and audible speech and music. Reception was significantly degraded by 19.45 UTC to 15221, due largely to atmospheric noise and fading. Despite these conditions, audio was still identifiable.
Although the audio quality is poor, an excerpt of the broadcast conditions and music may be heard by clicking HERE.
A reception report was emailed to NBC on the same day. A registered letter with a reception report was sent two days later.
NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION
Radio West New Britain
P.O. Box 412, Kimbe, West New Britain
Papua New Guinea