Welcome to my corner of the world! Glad you dropped by. Browse around and discover a collection of QSL cards from international broadcasters, old and new. Read an article or two about radios and the hobby of radio listening. Happy DXing!!!
Voice Of The Islamic Republic Of Iran via Sirjan was logged on 8 December 2021. Bengali language broadcast of religious songs (nasheed), followed by commentary from male announcer on a surah from the Quran was monitored from 15.10 till 15.20 UTC. Reception on 9.620 kHz rated a SINPO of 55444 -- strong signal, clear audio content despite slight atmospheric noise and fading. HERE is IRIB Sirjan.
Reception report was emailed the following day. An eQSL arrived on 28 April 2022.
USPS on 10 July 1973 issued four stamps depicting the Progress in Electronics. The first day cover cancellation postmark originated from New York, NY. The Bureau of Engraving and printed 53,005,000 stamps. These lithographed, engraved stamps were multicoloured and had 11 perforations.
The series documented the evolution of technology in in Electronics stamps. They featured several inventions that were crucial to the electronics we have today. Included was Guglielmo Marconi's spark coil and spark gap, which enabled him to transmit across the Atlantic Ocean by wireless radio.
Also honoured in these commemorative stamps was Lee de Forest's spark-coil transmitter. His company, American De Forest Wireless Telegraph set up a spark transmitter on Wall Street and established stations in China that enabled journalists to report on the Russo-Japanese War. The company also built high-powered radiotelegraph stations in Florida, Panama, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.
Additionally, solid state circuitry was depicted in another stamp.
Radio Taiwan International, transmitting from Tamsui, Taiwan, was logged on 14 March 2022. English language broadcast of news,"Here in Taiwan '' and "Jukebox Republic'' was monitored from 16.00 to 17.00 UTC. Reception on 9.405 kHz rated a SINPO of 44454 -- strong signal, clear audio, despite minor atmospheric noise in the background.
Reception report was emailed on the following day. QSL card arrived in the mail on 6 April 2022.