Sunday, October 11, 2015

Radio Enterprise*

The 1st anniversary broadcast of Radio Enterprise, transmitting from Italy, was logged on 10 October 2015. Transmission began with the tune "Happy Birthday performed on banjo, followed by the 1960s Star Trek theme song at 19.00 UTC (broadcast time 19.00 till 19.35 UTC). A selection of classic rock/pop tunes, including Tory Kelly - "I Was Made for Loving You", Scorpions - "Send Me An Angel", Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water", Led Zeppelin - "Kashmir" and Dio - "Rainbow in the Dark", along the DJ announcing station IDs and listener submitted reception reports, from 19.03 UTC till 19.35 UTC. Reception on 6.950 kHz (SINPO) began with a strong (SINPO) rating of  55545. By 19.25 UTC something went amiss, as though power had been reduced, then at 19.35 UTC transmitter closed abruptly.

Reception report was emailed to Capt. Denny shortly after transmission ended. This eQSL arrived the following day, 11 October 2015. Thank you, Capt. Denny!

*Logged using a remote SDR receiver linked to the University of Twente (The Netherlands) website and monitored in Malaysia from a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

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