Thursday, June 21, 2018

All India Radio Jeypore (Odisha)

All India Radio Jeypore in the eastern Indian state of Odisha,  was logged on 22 February 2018, 17.10 till 17.40 UTC.  A selection of Hindi music, presumably from Bollywood films, along with a female moderator was observed. This was followed by national news in English and Hindi, then closure of transmission. Reception on the medium-wave frequency of 1467 kHz rated a (SINPO) of 23322 -- signal strength was weak to fair depending on duration of fading, some co-frequency interference from a station in Thailand, and terrible QRN from a thunderstorm in my quarter. Otherwise signal was audible most of time with occasionally discernible speech. HERE is  AIR Jeypore medium-wave transmission. This a new 100 kW transmitter.

Reception report was emailed to AIR Jeypore and Spectrum Management & Synergy on the following day. AIR Jeypore confirmed a few hours later with an email.  Report was also posted to Spectrum Management & Synergy. Actual QSL card arrived on 22 June 2018. A follow-up QSL arrived on 23 June 2018.


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