Friday, July 1, 2022

40th Anniversary of Radio Prague and National Radio Broadcasting in Czechoslovakia

CZECHOSLOVAKIA POST on 18 May 1963 issued two first day cover stamps to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Radio Prague and national radio broadcasting in Czechoslovakia.


 

RTI Calendar -- July 2022

 


Radio Taiwan International calendar for July 2022

Thursday, June 30, 2022

QSL Cards for June 2022

Reach Beyond Australia. Kununurra, Western Australia.

VORW Radio International. Moosbrunn, Austria.

Radio Taiwan International. Tamsui, Taiwan.

Voice of Turkiye. Emirler, Turkiye. 

Atlantic 2000 International via Channel 292*. Rohrbach, Germany.

 

RX: Alinco DX-R8T EXT ANT: 1/4 wave QTH: Malaysia*Remote RX:  University of Twente SDR  ANT: mini whip QTH: Enschede, Netherlands monitored on the internet from Malaysia

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

VORW Radio International (via Moosbrunn)


VORW Radio International,
transmitting from Moosbrunn, Austria, was logged on 24 June 2022, from 16.00 till 17.00 UTC. Music requests from listeners and tips on how to to cope "bad news" was presented by John, the programme host. Reception on 9.670 kHz initially rated a SINPO of 44333 with a good signal but station scatter from a stronger station on an adjacent frequency, moderate fading and atmospheric noise. To improve reception, I switched from a passive loop to a 1/4 wave antenna, then set the receiver in 'narrow' IF shift mode. By 16.20 UTC reception steadily improved to a SINPO of 55444. HERE's how VORW (Moosbrunn) sounded near the end of their broadcast. 

Reception report was emailed the following day. An eQsl card arrived on 30 June 2022.

RX: Alinco DX-R8T EXT ANT: 1/4 wave  QTH: Central West Malaysia

Monday, June 27, 2022

Reach Beyond Australia (via Kununurra)

 

Reach Beyond Australia, transmitting from  Kununurra, Western Australia, was logged on 22 June 2022. An English language broadcast of  "Back to the Bible" was monitored from 13.20 till 13.30 UTC. Reception on  9.610 kHz rated a SINPO of 55555 -- strong, clear audio, no fading, no interference -- excellent! HERE is Reach Beyond Australia.


Reception report was emailed the following day. An eQsl card arrived on 28 June 2022.



RX: Alinco DX-R8T EXT ANT: 1/4 wave  QTH: Central West Malaysia

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Polish Radio Katowice (Polskie Radia Katowice) 90th Anniversary Postal Card

POCZTA POLSKA in 2017 issued a 90th anniversary postcard of Polish Radio Katowice (Polskie Radio Katowice). Shown here is the stamp affixed to their postcard.

Polish Radio Katowice is the largest regional station of Polish Radio. It was created in 1927. High technology and 90 years of tradition, Radio Katowice remains the biggest regional radio station in Poland. Seven days a week, 24 hours a day millions of listeners in the whole Upper Silesia region can be tuned in to Radio Katowice. We also can be heard in parts of Central, Eastern and Western Poland, as well as in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Friday, June 17, 2022

Atlantic 2000 International via Channel 292* (Rohrbach, Germany)

Atlantic 2000 International via Channel 292*, transmitting from Rohrbach, Germany, was logged on 11 June 2022. This 40th anniversary broadcast of English and French pop songs was monitored from 08.08 till 09.00 UTC. Tracks included "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic" by The Police,  "Ebony & Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder,  "Too Much Heaven" by The Bee Gees,  "Lost in the Light" by The Bahama,  "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison. Reception on 6.070 kHz rated a SINPO of 45333 -- fair signal strength despite moderate atmospheric noise when signal faded.

Reception report was submitted on the same day. An eQSL was received on 17 June 2022.
*Remote RX:  University of Twente SDR  ANT: mini whip QTH: Enschede, Netherlands monitored on the internet from Malaysia