Wednesday, November 14, 2012

CHU (National Research Council of Canada)

CHU (National Research Council of Canada), transmitting from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, was logged on 13 November 2012. Time monitored was from 22.25 to 23.00 UTC. Transmission was on the frequency of 7.850 kHz. Reception (SINPO) was 23332 - weak signal strength with time pips clearly heard and unintelligible audio despite interference from unidentified radio operators in Thailand and  atmospheric noise. Signal gradually disappeared after 23.00 UTC. Under grey-line conditions, time pips were clearly detected, then double beeps, followed by weak audio from male announcers, speaking in English and French, providing station ID and time in UTC on the minute.

Reception report was submitted on the same day and on-line on 15 November 2012. Bill Hoger, Technical Officer, Frequency and Time for CHU replied the following day, comfirming the report: "Thank you for your interest in our radio station. Your QSL card is on the way." This QSL card arrived in the mail on 5 December 2012.



Mr. Bill Hoger
Technical Officer
Frequency and Time
M-36, 1022
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Canada K1A 0R6

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