Sunday, July 14, 2013

ERTU Radio Cairo (Abu Zaabal)

ERTU Radio Cairo, transmitting from Abu Zaabal, Egypt, was logged on 14 July 2013. An English broadcast featuring programmes and music about Ramadan and news was monitored from 16.10 to 17.00 UTC (broadcast time 16.00 to 18.00 UTC). Reception on 15.345 kHz at 16.10 UTC was (SINPO) 45433 - slight over-modulation and fading, otherwise audible with good signal strength. At 16.30 UTC, reception deteriorated to 25322 - weak signal with fading and atmospheric noise drowning out audio. By 16.50 UTC, signal worsened to 25221 -- while speech and music was audible, increased fading and atmospheric noise made it impossible to clearly hear content.

A clip from this transmission at 16.45 UTC may be heard HERE.

A reception report was emailed to ERTU on the following day. QSL card arrive by registered mail on 11 January 2014.


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