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Radio New Zealand Pacific transmitting from Rangitaiki, New Zealand was logged on 25 September 2022, at 15.35 UTC, on 5.890 kHz. Initially a decent signal was received with some station splatter lol, then later atmospheric noise. Despite these issues, RNZ was audible with discernible content.
Reception report was submitted online the following day. An eQSL was received on 9 October 2022.
RX: Alinco DX-R8T EXT ANT: 1/4 wave QTH: Central West Malaysia
Radio Free Asia, transmitting from Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands, was logged on 19 September 2022. Lao programming of news/current events with occasional menion oif "Laos, Vietnam and Thailand" was mentioned during this broadcast from 00.00 till 00.30 UTC (broadcast time 00.00 till 01.00 UTC). Reception on 15.210 kHz rated a SINPO of 25212 -- poor signal, occasionally discernible audio content when not fading under severe atmospheric, more likely household electrical, interference.
Reception report was emailed to RFA on the same day. QSL card arrived in the mail on 5 October 2022.
RX: Alinco DX-R8T EXT ANT: Passive Loop QTH: Central West Malaysia
OF SOUTH AFRICA in December 1974 issued a first day cover stamp marking
the 50th anniversary of broadcasting in RSA. The postmark features the
bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), a songbird that is endemic to
southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia. It was once part of
the Radio RSA shortwave interval signal. The headquarters of Radio RSA
was represented in the cachet.
Due to Covid-19 pandemic this FDC took a year to reach Malaysia from South Africa.