Saturday, September 26, 2015

Radio CFRX* (Toronto)

Radio CFRX*, transmitting from Toronto (Canada), was logged on 27 September 2015.  A News/Talk show with host Mark Elliot discussed addiction with callers, public service announcements and commercial advertisements and snippets of the songs "Eight Miles High" and "I Said Cocaine" were heard from 04.10 till 04.45 UTC. Reception of CFRX on 6.070 kHz was (SINPO) 24331 -- weak to poor with occasional clarity despite minor fading and atmospheric noise.

To assess the quality of and identify this transmission,  listen to the following audio clip with Mark Elliot speaking to a caller HERE.

Reception report was emailed on the same day. QSL card has been promised once C$3.00 is sent to Steve Canney, the veri-signer for CFRX, Letter was posted on 2 October 2015. QSL card did indeed arrive in the mail on 15 October 2015. Thank you very much, Steve!!!


*Logged using a remote SDR receiver linked to the University of Twente (The Netherlands) website and monitored in Malaysia from a desktop computer

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