Thursday, December 31, 2020

QSLs for December 2020

Voice of Turkey. Emirler, Turkey.

All India Radio Thiruvananthapura. Kerala, India.

Atlantic 2000 International*. Rohrbach, Germany. 

RX: Alinco DX-R8T  Tecsun S-2000 ANT: Passive Loop and 1/4 wave linked to ferrite rod QTH: Malaysia. *RX: SDR ANT: Mini whip QTH: Malaysia via Twente University in Enschede, the Netherlands

Monday, December 28, 2020

Voice of Turkey

Voice of Turkey, transmitting from Emirler, was logged on 21 October 2020. Mostly Turkish pop music with intermittent station IDs in English was noted from 19.10 till 19.25 UTC. Reception on 5.945 kHz rated a SINPO of 25232 -- weak but audible signal, severe atmospheric noise.

Reception report was emailed on the following day. QSL card arrived in the mail on 28 December 2020.

RX: Alinco DX-R8T ANT: Passive Loop QTH: Malaysia

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

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All India Radio Thiruvananthapura (Kerala)



All India Radio Thiruvananthapura in Kerala was logged on 1 December 2019. Indian programming was observed from 17.05 till 17.40 UTC was observed on 576 kHz (MW).

Reception report was emailed and posted to Spectrum Management the day after on 2 December 2019. QSL card was issued on 13 March 2020. It arrived in Malaysia on 23 December 2020. QSL card came affixed with Indian postage as an added bonus.

RX: Tecsun S-2000 ANT: 1/4 wave hooked directly to radio's internal ferrite rod QTH: Malaysia

Monday, December 21, 2020

Atlantic 2000 International* (via Rohrbach)

Atlantic 2000 International* via Rohrbach , Germany was logged on 12 December 2020. A selection of French and English pop songs was observed from from 09.10 till 10.00 UTC.  Reception on the short-wave frequency of 9.670 kHz, using a remote receiver in the Netherlands (Twente), rated a SINPO of 25322 -- weak but but audible signal, moderate fading and atmospheric noise which made clarity of content difficult.

Reception report was emailed on the same day. An eQSL was received on 21 December 2020.

*RX: SDR ANT: mini whip QTH: Malaysia via Twente University (Netherlands)