Voice of America, transmitting from Greenville, North Carolina, USA, was heard on 19 December 2011. Spanish language broadcast was monitored from 13.00 to 14.00 UTC. Frequencies observed included 13.750 kHz and 15.590 kHz.
Reception (SINPO) on 13.750 kHz: at 13.00 UTC was 15211 - weak signal strength, no QRM, atmospheric noise and slight fading, otherwise speech was audible but not always discernible. By 13.30 UTC reception was negligible due to severe atmospheric noise.
Reception (SINPO) on 15.590 kHz: at 13.00 UTC was 24231 - poor signal strength, slight station splatter from adjacent station, atmospheric noise and slight fading, otherwise speech was more audible and discernible than on 13.750 kHz. After 13.30 UTC signal and speech was still detected, although atmospheric noise was quite bad. By 13.45 UTC reception deteriorated to 15111 -- signal and speech was audible, but severe static pretty much drowned out any discernible voices.
For a look at the history of the Greensville transmitter B site, visit this link.
Reception report was emailed to VOA and posted to International Broadcasting Bureau.
International Broadcasting Bureau
3919 VOA Site B Road
Grimesland, North Carolina 27837
United States of America