Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Radio Taiwan International

Radio Taiwan International, transmitting from  Baochung, was logged on 1,2 and 3 October 2020. English broadcast in English from 03.00 till 04.00  UTC, Reception on 15.320 kHz was 55555.

Reception report was email a few days after the transmissions. QSL cards arrived in the mail on 22 October 2020.

RX: Alinco DX-R8T ANT: Passive Loop QTH: Malaysia

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Radio Taiwan International


Radio Taiwan International
pennant with greetings in multiple language form the island of Taiwan. It was sent along with two RTI verification cards from their German broadcast that aired directly from Tamsui in August and September 2020.

Voice of Turkey

Voice of Turkey, transmitting from Emirler (Turkey), was logged on 9 August 2020. English language programme included "Did You Know That", "This Week's Analysis" and Turkish pop music was observed from 16.44 till 17.23 UTC. Reception on 15.520 kHz rated a SINPO of 55444 -- strong signal, clear audio despite some atmospheric disturbance

Reception report was emailed on the following day to Voice of Turkey. QSL card arrived in the mail on 16 October 2020.  

RX: Alinco DX-R8T ANT: Passive Loop QTH: Malaysia

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Radio Slovakia International*


Radio Slovakia International
* via Shortwave Service in Kall-Krekel, Germany was logged on 18 August 2020. News, profiles of Slovaks abroad and electronica music rounded out this German language broadcast from 18.00 till 18.30 UTC. Reception on 3.985 kHz rated a SINPO of 55555. 

Reception report was emailed the following day. QSL card arrived in the mail on 12 October 2020.


*RX: SDR ANT: Mini whip QTH: Malaysia via Twente University in Enschede, the Netherlands

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Radio Free Asia (via Sulaibiyah)


Radio Free Asia, transmitting from Sulaibiyah, Kuwait, was logged on :20 September 2020. Uighur language programme of news and current event reports was noted from 16.40 till 17.00 UTC. Reception on 9.480 kHz rated a SINPO of 22442 -- weak signal mixing under a more dominant Chinese station. Despite this, audio was heard and some parts of the transmission was actually discernible.

Reception report was emailed on the following day to Radio Free Asia. QSL card arrived in the mail on 7 October 2020.  


RX: Alinco DX-R8T ANT: Passive Loop QTH: Malaysia

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Radio Romania International


Radio Romania International, transmitting from Galbina (Romania), was logged on 20 September 2020. Romanian programme, including Romanian pop music and a cover version of "Mamy Blue" was observed from 17.15 till 17.30  UTC. Reception on 11.975 kHz rated a SINPO of 55444 -- excellent signal despite slight fading and atmospheric noise.

Reception report was emailed on the following day to Radio Romania International. This eQSL, which RRI emailed and left blank, was received on 6 October 2020. Since the Covid-19 pandemic almost every verification from RRI has been emailed and incomplete. The details on the card I filled out for my personal records.

RX: Alinco DX-R8T ANT: Passive Loop QTH: Malaysia

Thursday, October 1, 2020