Tuesday, December 11, 2012

SSB Weather Broadcasting (via Taipei, Taiwan)

SSB Weather Broadcasting  (Central Weather Bureau), transmitting from Tainan/Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan), was logged on 11 December 2012. A Chinese (presume Mandarin) speaking female announcer provided meteorological information for various cities in the region. Broadcast was monitored from 17.30 to 17.45 UTC on 5.170 kHz in USB/SSB mode @ 200 watts. Reception (SINPO) was 35443 -- Good signal strength with no interference on any kind. Speech was clear and intelligible.

A sample of this transmission may be heard HERE.

Reception report was emailed on the same day. A QSL card was promised on 14 December 2012. QSL card and letter arrived in the mail on 27 December 2012.

Central Weather Bureau
64, Gongyuan Road,
Taipei 10048, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 




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