Saturday, 31 October 2015

Logs of Saturday 31st October 2015

6290 @ 0945 NMD - 34333; "Verliebt In Den Lehrer" by Christian Anders
6305 @ 0950 Misti - 34333; "Ubangi Stomp" by Warren Smith
6262 @ 0959 Zomerzon - 2-34222; Dutch tracks, ID in Dutch, "Fly Away" by Lenny Kravitz
6330 @ 1616 Zwarte Panter - 35433; "Straight Up" By Paula Abdul
6322 @ 1618 Odynn - 35433; Jimi Hendrix & "Purple Haze", Odynn ID and thanks for reports
6285 @ 1837 Python - 34333; Python ID, "The Time Is Now" by Moloko, switched to USB
6950 @ 1943 Enterprise - 34333; "Hell's Bells" by AC/DC, 35433 @ 2136
4026 @ 2137 Laser  - 34333; "Meet Me Halfway" by The Black Eyed Peas

Image grab from Iann's Pirate Chat this evening around 2300 UTC

DimBulb is in New Hampshire, USA

Friday, 30 October 2015

Logs of Friday 30th October 2015

6290 @ 1623 Goofy - 24222; ID via Chat, "Progressiva" by Dave Vinci 
6339 @ 1630 GSV - 24322; "Sweet Sally", GSV ID and jingles
6325 @ 1635 Norton - 35433 Instrumental music, "Als De Morgen Is Gekomen" by Jan Smit
6305 @ 1639 Python - 3-45433; "Lloyd, I'm Ready To Be Heartbroken" by Camera Obscura
6382 @ 1656 Pioneer - 35433; "Wasted days & Wasted Nights" by Freddy Fender
6280 @ 1724 Ronalisa - 35433; "Op De Tandem" by Four Tak, ID
5860 @ 1804 Batavia - 35433; "Top Of The World" by The Carpenters
4026 @ 1820 Laser  - 35444; "Melody" by Oliver Heldens
3935 @ 2047 Rainbow - 24333; Phil Collins & "In The Air Tonight", RRI ID

Thursday, 29 October 2015

eQSL from Radio 42


Great eQSL card from Radio 42 for reception report on the 1st October. Bedankt Rob!

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Logs of Wednesday 28th October 2015

6287 @ 1620 Hitmix - 34333; Test, ID via Chat, music
6290 @ 1656 Goofy - 24222; "Damy Radę"  by Honorata Skarbek
4026 @ 2125 Laser - 34333; "Catch A Wave" by The Beach Boys

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Logs of Tuesday 27th October 2015

6305 @ 1644 Norton - 34333; Dutch tracks, 35433 @ 1654
6285 @ 1651 Hitmix - 24333; "Als Het Nacht Wordt In De Stad" by Koos Alberts, "Grumchy Granola Suite" by Percy Faith & His Orchestra
1645 @ 2213 Wadloper - 35433; "I'm An Albatraoz" by Aronchupa

Monday, 26 October 2015

Logs of Monday 26th October 2015

6339 @ 1704 GSV - 2-33222; ID, GSV from Scotland jingle, Jazz music - "Peepin'" by Lou Donaldson
6321 @ 1707 Odynn - 35433; "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" by Tavares (Len Liebrand mix)
1670 @ 2126 Digital - 34333; Dutch track, ID via Chat
1640 @ 2139 Veronica - 34333; "Oh Lonesome Me"
1655 @ 2236 Kristal - 24333; "Locomotion (like A)" by Left Side @ 2239
1646 @ 2248 (*) Wilskracht - 34333; Dutch track
1625 @ 2255 (*) Vrolijke Mijnwerker - 45433; "Waarom Heb Je Me Latyen Staan" by Heilrekels, reporting to various stations that have been broadcasting this evening
4026 @ 2311 Laser  - 34333; "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" by Tavares

(*) Time may not be exact

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Logs of Sunday 25th October 2015

6210 @ 0836 Quintus - 34333; "Rain" by Pussycat, ID in Dutch & English
6305 @ 0859 Condor - 34333 ; "Shame, Shame, Shame" by Shirley & Co.
6325 @ 0901 Bogusman  - 3-45433; "Tuesday's Child" (Live at Hammersmith)  by All About Eve
6295 @ 0903 Misti - 34333; "Megamix" by SNAP, CD
6333 @ 0905 Zwarte Panter - 35433; "Angel of Mine" by Frank Duval
6243 @ 0911 Benelux - 24222; ID via chat, "Silence Is Golden" by the Tremeloes, return of old "pirate" - BNL, Sonny & Cher - "I Got You Babe"
6285 @ 0921 Laguna - 24222 ; Weak signal, "Ballet Dancer" by The Twins
6232 @ 1041 Telstar - 3-45433; "Everywhere" by Fleetwood Mac
6260 @ 1043 Quadzilla - 24333; Instrumental music, ID via Chat, "Lytt Til De Munter Toner" by Kjuaguttene
6247 @ 1056 Johnny Tobacco (Abu) - 3-45533; Playing a variety of C&W and old Dutch tracks, ID @ 1124
6290 @ 1125 Powerliner - 34333; "We All Need Love" by Double You
6265 @ 1226 Radio 42 - 24222; "Take A Chance On Me" by ABBA
6385 @ 1257 Baken 16 - 34333; Fading, ID, "The Final Solution" by Sabaton
6266 @ 1735 Pandora - 33222; ID (and familiar voice), Talking about Pat Benatar
6280 @ 1738 Geronimo - 45433; ID, "Satellite" by The Hooters, also on 9300 but not audible at this QTH
5805 @ 1745 Joey - 45544; "Eine Reise Ins Licht" by Claudia Jung
6255 @ 1751 Casanova - 35433; Instrumental music, "Nie Mehr Allein Sein" by Tony Holiday
6875 @ 1800 Europa - 24333 ; "The Healer" by Santana
6305 @ 1808 Powerliner  - 45544; Polka from Ansambel Maksa Kumra, ID, greetings to me.
6205 @ 1823 Casanova - 44433; Quick tx from Casa, ID in Dutch, Dutch track
4026 @ 2006 Laser - 35433; "I Got You" by Split Enz
3935 @ 2038 Rainbow - 24222; "Caroline" by The Fortunes, "Rainbow" by The Rolling Stones
1645 @ 2041 Wadloper - 34433; "Glory Days" by Bruce Springsteen, heterodyne from 1647
1647 @ 2043 Witte Tornado & The Lady - 33333; Heterodyne from 1645, Marty Robbins & "Devil Woman", "Als Een Droom" by Henk Bernard @ 2045
1638 @ 2105 Calimero - 24222; "You Never Can Tell" (Chuck Berry song) by female singer, Dutch tracks

48 metre band closed to NL (short skip) around 1935

L'avenir de la radio

An interesting article giving a view of the future of radio (in French):
Un article intéressant au sujet de l'avenir de la radio (en français):

http://rcperche.chez.com/Avenir_Radio_Ghibaudo.pdf or here: http://radioclub.perche.free.fr/?p=4588#more-4588

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Logs of Saturday 24th October 2015

6295 @ 0923 NMD - 35433; "Do The Hustle" by Van McCoy, "Just fancy" by The Ro-d-ys
6380 @ 0933 Pioneer - 35433; "Tusk" by Fleetwood Mac
6423 @ 1820 Studio 52 - 34333; ID, "Sweet Silver Anny" by BZN
6375 @ 1830 Joey - 35444; Later 6320, "Believe In The Future" by Critical Mass, "Heaven" by U96 @ 1855 45544
1648 @ 1858 Mustang - 24333; "The Tears of A Clown" by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, "Hey Mr Tambourine Man" by The Byrds
4026 @ 1900 Laser  - 35433; "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred
1646 @ 1918 Zwarte Bizon - 24333; Polka music 
6950 @ 1921 Voyager - 34333; "The Tower" by Ludovico Einaudi, "But For Now" by Jamie Cullum
3935 @ 2042 Rainbow - 34222; Speaking about email adrress; ID, Phil Collins "Take Me Home"

Friday, 23 October 2015

Logs of Friday 23rd October 2015

6339 @ 1708 GSV - 24333; "Easy To Cry" by The Little Darlings
6423 @ 1715 Carrier Wave - 35433; "Dromen Zijn Bedrog" by Marco Borsato, Greetings to me
6298 @ 1732 Misti - 35433; "Love Hurts" by Nazareth
6300 @ 1833 Mexico - 35433 ID in Dutch, Polka music - "Always Happy Polka" by Jan & Wouter
4026 @ 1839 Laser  - 3-45433; "Melody" by Oliver Heldens

LFR was heard in New Hampshire, USA around 2130 UTC, best report around s4-5. Not too bad!

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Logs of Thursday 22nd October 2015

6325 @ 1604 Zwarte Panter - 35433; ID, in English & Dutch, Dutch music
6300 @ 1715 Mike - 45444; "Voyage Voyage" by Desireless
1615 @ 1806 Batavier - 24222; "Vienna" by Ultravox
6210 @ 1842 Shortwave Radio 00 - 35433; "I Don't Like It, I Love It" by Flo Rida, Robin Thicke & Verdine White
6285 @ 1852 Quadzilla - 34333; "African Baby" by G.G. Anderson
6320 @ 1910 Odynn - 34333; ID and greets to me, "Happy Station" by Fun Fun
1650 @ 1925 Blue Star - 34333; "Codo" by Döf, "Kalimba De Luna" by Boney M                   
4026 @ 1937 Laser  - 3-45433; "One Small Day" by Ultravox

The 48 metre band closed here for short skip from the Netherlands @ 1940 UTC

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Logs of Wednesday 21st October 2015

6382 @ 1426 Pioneer - 34333; Dutch tracks, "Delirium" by BZN @ 1432
6305 @ 1429 Altrex  - 24222; Identified by voice & on chat. Polka type music
6290 @ 1606 Little Feat - 34333; "Oh La" by Brice Conrad (Via Weert SDR)
6290 @ 1653 Ronalisa - 34333; "Time Is Tight" by Booker T & The MGs
6307 @ 1746 Goofy - 24322; "Run On Love" By Lucas Nord ft Tove Lo, Radio Goofy ID
6285 @ 1750 R Northern Ireland - 45433; "Bodies" by The Smashing Pumpkins, Relay by Python?
6400 @ 1927 Blauwe Panter - 3-45433; Greets to me, Instrumental music - "Liechtensteiner Polka" by Kai Warner Orchestra
4026 @ 1936 Laser  - 3-45433; "Ocean Drive" by Duke Dumont

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Logs of Tuesday 20th October 2015

6265 @ 1628 Radio 42 - 34333; "Rode Roze Op Witte Zijde" by The Duo Onbekend
6423 @ 1631 Carrierwave - 35433; "In The Heat Of The Night" by Sandra
6385 @ 1744 Shoreline - 35433; "Konungens Likfärd" by Sabaton
6305 @ 1816 Python - 45433; "Distant Past" by Everything Everything, "Reptilla" by The Strokes
4026 @ 2207 Laser  - 3-45433; "Goodbye" by Feder ft. Lyse

Monday, 19 October 2015

Logs of Monday 19th October 2015

6205 @ 1738 Shortwave Gold 34333; "Station Break" by Tom Browne, ID
6307 @ 1742 Caroline - 24222; "Latino" by Robert M pres. DJ Barillo
1650 @ 2137 Monte Carlo - 24222; "Walk Of Life" by Dire Straits, ID and CD 2151
4026 @ 2139 Laser  - 3-45433; "Tossing And Turning" by Windjammer
1638 @ 2141 Calimero - 24222; Song to the tune of Bad Moon Rising, ID @ 2146, Polka style music

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Logs of Sunday 18th October 2015

6210 @ 0824 AC DC - 34333; "For Those About To Rock" by AC/DC
6380 @ 0835 Lowland - 24222; "Mr Rock & Roll" by Amy MacDonald
6304 @ 0839 Spaceshuttle - 34333; Playing old shows: "Hard Rock Hallelujah" by Lordi
6280 @ 0846 Quadzilla - 24333; "Hat Geluk Dat Ik Miste" by Four Tak
6385 @ 1051 Baken 16 - 34333; "Eight Days A Week" by The Beatles
6282 @ 1113 Telstar - 35444; "Blue Eyes" by BZN
6420 @ 1535 Joey - 35433-45444; "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones, 
6230 @ 1553 Laser (via Blackbeard) - 34333 ; "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing" by Incognito
6325 @ 1605 Goofy - 24222; "Turn Me On" by David Guetta ft Nicki Minaj
6380 @ 1610 Carrierwave - 33333; "Dyna-Mite" by Mud, at 1626 on 6383 and 34333
6390 @ 1738 Waldmeister - 33333; Dutch band Livin' Blues Live
6850 @ 1753 Bandido - 34333; "Roll On" by Kid Rock
6319 @ 1834 Caroline - 24333; "Jej Czarne Oczy" by Ivan I Delfin
6290 @ 1852 Skywave - 33333; "She Can't Love You" by Chemise, adjacent QRM from 6295
6210U @ 1903 BarraQuda - S8-s9+5; "Heartache No.9" by Delegation, ID jingle, "Summer Fun" by The Barracudas
6400 @ 1911 WNKR - 34333; ID, "Dancing In Outer Space" by Atmosfear, deep QSB at times, but peaking 35444, ID
6260 @ 1922 Powerliner  - 45444; "Tell Me" by The Rolling Stones, audio test, Greets to me
4026 @ 1933 Laser  - 45433; Comedy sketch, Reading out mail, Talking about XFM changing name
1611 @ 2127 Technical Man - 24222; Dutch music, 2 tracks I could not identify
3905 @ 2145 Polaris - 22222; "War" by Kensington, "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" by Bachmann Turner Overdrive, @ 2156 34333 with Jethro Tull & "Locomotive Breath"

48 m closed about 2030 UTC which is even better than the past two days... will it continue?


QSL from Pink Panther Radio


Great eQSL from Pink Panther for reception on 6803 kHz. Thanks, PP!

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Logs of Saturday 17th October 2015

6290  @ 0844 Little Feat  - 34333; "Lean On Me" by Bill Withers, "Lonely Boy" by Andrew Gold @ 0902 (Via Central England SDR)
6290 @ 0927 Zeewolf - 2-34333; Report to Little Feat after broadcast
6304 @ 0945 Spaceshuttle - 35433; "Kauppaopiston Naiset" by Kari Peitsamo, recording from 31 metre band broadcast
6285 @ 1631 Bogusman  - 45544; "Take It Easy", usual Bogus chat, Graham Parker & The Rumour "Hey Lord, Don't Ask Me Questions"
6265 @ 1709 The Ghoul  - 45444; Ghoul Ghoul Ghoul ... unidentified music
6803 @ 1718 Pink Panther - 34333; UTE causing some problems, strong QSB, "A Far L'amore Cominicia Tu" by Rafaella Carra
6385 @ 1722 Zeewolf - 3-45434; "Fliege Mit Mir In Den Himmel Hinein" by Brunner & Brunner, returned at 1732 with 3-45433 on less power - reporting to Ronalisa
6385 @ 1726 Ronalisa - 35433; Report for Zeewolf, "Telstar" by the Tornados
6255 @ 1738 RWI - 24222; Some splatter from a very strong 6265, ID, "You, Me & Jealousy" by Amber Joy Poulton @ 1804 and 23333, Loane et "Jour 1" at 1857
6240 @ 1742 Goofy - 24222 "An Deiner Seite" by Unhellig
6395 @ 1756 Pioneer - 3-45444; U2 - "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"
6320 @ 1800 Desperado - 35433; "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" by The Police, Hello to me
6285 @ 1802 Radio 42 - 34333; "Careless Whisper" by George Michael
3905 @ 1807 Misti - 2-34333; "Happy Time Polka" by Frankie Yankovic & His Yanks
6235 @ 1842 Johnny Tobacco - 45444; "Listen To Your Heart" by Roxette
6265 @ 1847 Tango Italia - 34333; "Cumbiarengue" by Los Flamers
4026 @ 1902 Laser  - 45434; "Sunshine On A Rainy Day" by Zoe
3905 @ 2053 Maverick - 24333; "Pride" by U2, "The Boys Of Summer" by Don Henley
1655 @ 2109 Schaduwjager - 34333; "Cold As Ice" by Foreigner

The 48 metre band stayed open for short skip until around 1845 UTC again here, which is a bonus after the last few weeks!

European Music Radio Relays:

18th October 2015
07.00 to 08.00 UTC  on 7265 & 6070 KHz  Tom Taylor & Tony Currie Mail Box
08.00 to 09.00 UTC  on 9485 KHz  Tom Taylor & Tony Currie Mail Box
19.00 to 20.00 UTC  on 6070 KHz  Tom Taylor & Tony Currie Mail Box

EMR will have this months transmission via two streams running at the following Times:15.00, 17.00, 19.00 UTC
http://nednl.net:8000/emr.m3u will be on 96 kbps /44 KHz stereo for normal listening
http://nednl.net:8000/emr24.m3u will be 24 kbps / 22KHz mono will be especially for low bandwidth like mobile phones.

Please email your report to: emrshortwave@gmail.com

Friday, 16 October 2015

Logs of Friday 16th October 2015

6320 @ 1401 Desperado - 24333; "I'm Your Lady" by Celine Dion, ID
6304 @ 1404 "Spaceshuttle" (relay?) - 35434; "Oy Suomi" by Irwin Goodman
6383 @ 1633 Hitmix - 24333; "Just An Illusion" by BZN
6385 @ 1835 Pioneer - 3-45433; Eurythmics, then more Eurythmics & "When Tomorrow Comes" @ 1837
4026 @ 1839 Laser  - 3-45444; "Two Minds" by Nero
1629 @ 2213 Relmus - 34333; "Nessaja" by Scooter, "Wonderful Days" by Charly Lownoise & Mental Theo

Interestingly, the K index was 2 today and the band was open until at least 1845 UTC here, maybe later. Hopefully the band will settle down, if we have more stable solar conditions.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Logs of Thursday 15th October 2015

6304 @ 1508 Spaceshuttle - 3-45434; "Hippy Hippy Shake" by The Swinging Blue Jeans
6390 @ 1540 Pioneer - 35434; "Two Tribes" by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
6265 @ 1612 Radio 42 - 35444; ID in various languages.  
6383 @ 1618 Hitmix - 34333; "Amsterdam" by Cora, Instrumental music, ID
6325 @ 1749 Goofy - 24222; "An Deiner Seite" by Unhellig @ 1804
4026 @ 1957 Laser  - 35433; "Been A Long Time" by The Fog
3930 @ 2002 Batavia - 35433 ; ID (several jingles and email), "Waltzing Maria" by BZN, Greetings to me

It was good to hear strong signals on the 48 metre band this afternoon, but the band is still closing for short skip before dark. Whether this will change, we shall see in the next few weeks.

An interesting article on Long Wave broadcasting

One metre high valves (tubes)! An interesting article on Long Wave broadcasting and in particular, RTE on 252 and BBC 4 on 198 is found here:
www.radioworld.com/article/longwave-broadcasting-retains-listeners-/277274

Rode Adelaar goes quiet

Sad news that Rode Adelaar (Red Eagle), a well-known free radio station from the Netherlands on the 48 metre band has been sent a warning letter from the AT (Dutch Radio regulation agency) and is going to be off the air for some time: swcholland.com/?n=344

Radio City, HLR & EMR Relays

Radio City Relays:
16th October 2015: 18.00 to 19.00 UTC on 7285 kHz via IRRS & 1368 + 846 kHz via Challenger Radio at 20.00
17th October 2015: 08.00 to 09.00 UTC on 9510 kHz via IRRS.
24th  October 2015: 12.00 to 13.00 UTC on 7265 KHz via Hamburger Lokalradio

Saturday HLR:
06.00 to 08.00 UTC, on 7265 KHz
08.00 to 11.00 UTC, on 6190 KHz
11.00 to 15.00 UTC, on 7265 KHz

Sunday HLR:
11.00 to 15.00 UTC on 9485 kHz
E-mail: redaktion@hamburger-lokalradio.de

European Music Radio Relays:
17th October 2015:
18.00 to 18.45 UTC on 7285 KHz

18th October 2015
07.00 to 08.00 UTC  on 7265 & 6070 KHz
08.00 to 09.00 UTC  on 9485 KHz
19.00 to 20.00 UTC  on 6070 KHz

Monday, 12 October 2015

Logs of Monday 12th October 2015

6323 @ 1627 Odynn - 35333; "Radar Love" by Golden Earring, Hello to me
6383 @ 1633 Hitmix - 24222; Chat in German, music, "Big City" by Tol Hanse 
6305 @ 1747 R. Northern Ireland - 3-45433; Via Python (NL), Rammstein and "Moscow", Email: radionorthernireland@outlook.com
6210 @ 1753 Moonbreaker - 35434; ID & Hello to me in Dutch, "Es War Einmal Eine Gitarre" by Lars Berghagen, email: radiomoonbreaker@gmail.com
4026 @ 2107 Laser  - 3-45434; "Fool's Overture" by Supertramp

The 48 metre band closed for short skip at around 1630 UTC again, but re-opened after dark for a short while and closed again around 1800 UTC.

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Logs of Sunday 11th October 2015

6305 @ 0936 Python - 3-45434; "Panic" by the Smiths, "Change of Coast" by Neon Indian
6260 @ 0942 Quadzilla - 34322; Instrumental music (polka style), ID, unable to ID music
6265 @ 1059 R. 42 - 34333; "Maggie May" by Rod Stewart
6239 @ 1101 Marabu - 34333; Marabu ID in English & German, "Untergang" by Fehlfarben
6211 @ 1134 SRG (Skyline Radio Germany) - 34333; "Power Seeker" by Nikki Puppet
6325 @ 1136 Mike Radio - 35444; ID jingle, "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham! EMail: mikeradio@live.nl
6335 @ 1514 Zwarte Panter - 35433; "Dancing Queen" by ABBA
6390 @ 1516 Baken 16 - 35434; "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC
6382 @ 1543 Misti - 35434; "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones, "Samba Pa Ti" by Santana @ 1550
6265 @ 1557 "Mannus" - 3-45434; Radio Caroline Talk, audio clips of Caroline
6325 @ 1738 Goofy - 24222; Donatan  feat. Borixon, Kajman - "Nie Lubimy Robić"
4026 @ 1751 Laser - 45434; "Love Me Again" by John Newman
1620 @ 2147 Vrolijke Mijnwerker - 24333; Instrumental music and polka type Music; "Happy Miner" ID, "Rosetta" by Georgie Fame & Alan Price
1647 @ 2152 Witte Tornado - 24333; Dutch music, Chat in Dutch from The Lady
1638 @ 2155 Calimero - 24222; Instrumental  music, "Rood Zijn De Rozen" by Hea Lucas & Hulshof @ 2156

The 48 metre band closed again before dark for short skip. All Dutch stations disappeared before 1700 UTC. Goofy at 1738 was the only station audible.

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Logs of Saturday 10th October 2015

6300 @ 1206 Skywave - 24222; Instrumental music, short test. Id heard on air
6803 @ 1314 Pink Panther - 34433; "Let Your Love Flow" by John Holt
6306 @ 1318 Tower - 34434; "A Good Heart" by Feargal Sharkey
6382 @ 1531 Pioneer - 35444; "No More Lonely Nights" by Paul McCartney
6300 @ 1535 MRF Radio - 33333 Email: mrfradio@hotmail.com, "Wishing Well" by Free
6394 @ 1544 Studio 52 - 24222; Music, but started to fade out.
6290 @ 1730 Goofy - 24222; R. Goofy ID, music, CD 1732
4026 @ 1752 Laser  - 45434; "I Can't Lose" by Mark Ronson
3905 @ 1800 Alice - 3-45433; "Intercity Linie Nummer 4" by Gunter Gabriel
6850 @ 1817 Bandido - 34333; "I Got The Boy" by Jana Kramer
6323 @ 1834 Mustang - 24222; Backscatter type sound, dance music, IDs, "Oh Julie" by Shakin' Stevens @ 1836
6950 @ 1906 Enterprise - 24333; "Send Me An Angel" by The Scorpions
6870 @ 1938 Europa - 24222; "Smile" by Sister Sledge

No short skip again today and fluctuating medium skip in the afternoon and early evening. Pink Panther was in and out of the noise, fluctuating from s9 + 20 to s0! The band closed early for medium skip; around 1730 at this location.
Message from Enterprise Radio

Friday, 9 October 2015

Logs of Friday 9th October 2015

6325 @ 1734 Goofy - 34333 "Diskoteke, Klubovi" by Mitar Miric, "Laska A Smrt" by Pavol Habera @ 1743
4026 @ 1907 Laser  - 45434; "Fernando" by ABBA

Another evening of strange conditions; no short skip and medium skip very poor. Heard Telstar on 6262 around 1615, but before I could log anything the signal had gone into the noise.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Logs of Thursday 8th October 2015

6269 @ 1622 Odynn - 34333; "A Forest" by The Cure
6325 @ 1626 Hitmix - 24333; "Somebody Dance With Me" by DJ Bobo
6300 @ 1628 Norton - 24333; Instrumental "polka" type music
6300 @ 1827 Klabautermann - 35434; "Twist & Shout" by The Isley Brothers
6290 @ 1830 Goofy - 24222; "Darum Leben Wir" by Cassandra Steen, "Sunny" by Boney M @ 1840
6205 @ 1900 Laser - 24333; "Back Together Again" by Donny Hathaway
4026 @ 1944 Laser  - 3-45434; "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones

It was good to hear some signals on 48 metres again after another period of solar flares and no short or medium skip on the band. 

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Logs of Tuesday 6th October 2015

6295 @ 1344 Misti - 24333; "The First The Last Eternity"by SNAP! ID by Jingle. CD Rockabilly later on 6295 with 24333
6325 @ 1347 VOTN - 34333; "Hold Your Head Up" by Argent
6285 @ 1557 Hitmix - 24222; "Iedere Weg" by Gerard Schoonebeek
6210 @ 1749 Sluwe Vos  - 35433; "Rasputin" by Boney M
6300 @ 1807 N.O.T. Radio - 24222; Röyksopp - Eple , ID from chat, 
4026 @ 1814 Laser  - 45434; "Comeback" by Ella Eyre

Monday, 5 October 2015

Logs of Monday 5th October 2015

6285 @ 1622 Hitmix - 24333; Polka style music
4026 @ 1817 Laser  - 45434; Talking about Twente SDR, Future World Orchestra & "Desire"

Dire conditions on the band this evening. After hearing Hitmix the band took a dive and short skip went completely as a result of earlier solar activity.

QSL from Skywave Radio


eQSL received today from Skywave Radio in the Netherlands for reception on 6305 kHZ from 1713 to 1733 UTC on the 3rd October 2015

The station is running low power in the 48 metre band and has just begun transmissions on the shortwave. Thanks Skywave for the quick reply and great QSL!

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Logs of Sunday 4th October 2015

6395 @ 1542 Lowland - 34333; QSO with Zeewolf, "Non Stop Dance" by The Gibson Brothers
6305 @ 1718 Python - 35444; "I Feel Love" by Donna Summer
6382 @ 1733 Joey - 33323; Greetings to me, Dutch music, "Living On Video" by Trans-X. At 1816 45544
6205 @ 1818 Laser  - 3-45433; "I'll Find My Way Home" by Jon & Vangelis
4026 @ 1820 Laser  - 35333; "Drunk In Love" by Beyoncé
6307 @ 1834 Desperado - 3-45433; "Two Tribes" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
6285 @ 1838 Focus - 45544; "Hold Me" by PJ Proby

The band was variable today; short skip conditions were non-existent all day up to around 1815 UTC. Signals were then very strong, but few stations were on the air, no doubt expecting poor conditions. The band closed early for short skip.

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Logs of Saturday 3rd October 2015

7470 @ 0845 Misti - 34333; Rock music, "Biko" by Peter Gabriel @ 0859, "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley @ 0906
6325 @ 0851 Zwarte Panter - 34333 NL The Commodores & "Goin' To The Bank", "Der Letze Schmetterling (Fly Away) by Kristina Bach @ 0903
6285 @ 0902 Focus - 45434; "On The Road Again" by Canned Heat
6380 @ 0926 Misti - 24333; "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt
6205 @ 0935 Laser  - 35434; "Don't Mess With My Man" by Booty Luv
6382 @ 1527 Pioneer - 34333; "Desperado" by The Eagles @ 1531
6300 @ 1535 Altrex - 24333; "Heart Sting" by F.R. David
6325 @ 1538 Misti - 34333; "The First The Last eternity" by SNAP! "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones @ 1555 and 35434. Later on 6295 with "Riders On The Storm"then "Set Fire To The Rain" by Adele @ 1708
6265 @ 1603 Digital AM - 35434; The Everly Brothers & "Walk Right Back"
6255 @ 1606 Casanova - 45434; "Drivin' My Life Away" by Eddie Rabbitt
6305 @ 1713 Skywave - 2-34333; "Symmetry" by Oliver Smith, ID, Thanks to me, "You Got To Go" by Above & Beyond ft Zoe Johnston, email: skywaveradio@hotmail.com, "Britanica" by Ost & Meyer @ 1729, "Trance 16_7" by Chien NoLimit Peak 35433
6232 @ 1723 Telstar - 3-45434; ID, "Choose Us" by Lulu & Alice
6319 @ 1745 Caroline - 24322; "Leti Na Svet" by El Kraychuk ft Verka.  Peaks at 34333, "She's a Rainbow" by The Rolling Stones
6255 @ 1750 Laguna - 2-34333; "Saltwater (2015 Rework) by Nora En Pure, Later 6240 (@1759)
6325 @ 1838 Etherfreak - 24222; Billy Ocean & "When The Going Gets Tough..."
6200 @ 1841 Technische Man - 45434; ID and "Beautiful life" by Ace Of Base, UB40 & "The Way You Do The Things You Do"
6295 @ 1910 Mustang - 45544; "I Want You" by Bob Dylan
6225 @ 1927 Sunflower - 35432; Audio & Mike distorted, audible but middle distorted and mike muffled. "Black Is Black" by Los Bravos
6265 @ 1941 R. 42 - 35433; ID in Dutch & English. ID in German. "Heinzelmännchens Wachtparade " by James Last & His Orch. "Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann
4026 @ 2012 Laser  - 35433; "Arnold Layne" by Pink Floyd

Band started to close for short skip around 1950 when I lost English stations; I had lost all Dutch stations by 2025 UTC, except for Technische Man on 6200.
Relays this weekend

Sunday MV Baltic Radio:
08.00 to 09.00 UTC, on 7265 KHz 
09.00 to 10.00 UTC, on 9485 KHz 
E-mail: info@mvbalticradio.de

Saturday HLR: 11.00 to 15.00 UTC, on 7265 KHz
Sunday HLR: 11.00 to 15.00 UTC on 9485 kHz
E-mail: redaktion@hamburger-lokalradio.de 

Radio Gloria International has a NEW Website: http://rgi.fmkompakt.de

Radio Channel 292  Transmission schedules NEW up-dates :
http://www.channel292.de/schedule-for-bookings/

Radio Mi Amigo Transmission schedules NEW up-dates:
www.radiomiamigo.es/shortwave

Radio Revival Sweden Transmission schedules:
http://radiorevivalsweden.blogspot.se/p/schedules.html

Friday, 2 October 2015

Logs of Friday 2nd October 2015

6285 @ 1938 Focus - 45434; Rainbow &  "Freedom Fighter"
6295 @ 1941 Mustang - 3-45433; "Your Love" by The Outfield, ID @ 1947 - "Like Toy Soldiers" by Eminem
4026 @ 2000 Laser  - 35433; "The Love I Lost" by Sybil
6205 @ 2003 Horizon FM - 35433; "Want To Want Me" by Jason Derulo
3927 @ 2145 Batavia - 34333 ; "When The Rain Begins To Fall" by Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora
6300 @ 2204 Anthony - 24222; "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" by Monty Python
1631 @ 2239 Uniek - 24222; Greetings to me, Dutch music
1625 @ 2242 Vrolijke Mijnwerker 34333; "Holiday" by Harry Govers, "Mama, Ich Lieb' Dich" by Teddy Rollers

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Logs of Thursday 1st October 2015

6382 @ 1528 Pioneer - 35433; "You And Me" by BZN, then "Twilight" by BZN
6290 @ 1553 Hitmix - 24222; "When Will I Be Loved" by The Everly Brothers @ 1609
6305 @ 1601 Telstar - 3-45444; "Hi" to me, ID, "Only Crying" by Keith Marshall
6325 @ 1620 Goofy - 24222; "Wenn Du Lachst" by Julie, 24333 @ 1730 and "Soldatenzug" by Juliane Werding
6380 @ 1745 Zodiac - 35433; "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival, "China Grove" by The Doobie Brothers
6380 @ 1817 Little Feat - 34333; "Feats Don't Fail Me Now" by Little Feat (Via Weert SDR)
6205 @ 1835 Horizon FM - 34333; "Shine" by Years & Years
6305 @ 1851 R. Northern Ireland - 45433; ID and request for music suggestions and reception reports. "Echo Beach" by Martha & The Muffins (relay?)
6265 @ 1924 R. 42 34333; ID in many languages, "Man Of Action" by The Les Reed Orchestra, The Tumbleweeds * "Somewhere Between", U2 & "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" @ 1928, Polka style music @ 1933, "Blockbuster" by Sweet @ 1936, ID jingle @ 1939 in many languages, "Sind Sie Der Graf Von Luxemburg?" by Dorthe @ 1942. email: radio42@outlook.com       
6310 @ 1955 Desperado - 35433; Foreigner & "I Want To Know What Love Is", "You Spin Me Round" by dead Or Alive @ 1958
4026 @ 1959 Laser  - 45434; "Vamos A La Playa" by Righeira
6300 @ 2007 Nachtrijder - 34433; "Weine Nicht Um Ihn" by Nockaim Quintett, "Girlie Girlie" by Sophia George, "Substitute" by Clout @ 2016 Op speaking in Dutch saying Good evening and giving ID and email address, "Mexican Girl" by Smokie @ 2021, "Skin Deep" by The Stranglers @ 2023, Teenager & "Baby Hold On" @ 2029. email: radionightrider@outlook.com
6290 @ 2040 Odynn - 34433; "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper
3935 @ 2050 Rainbow - 24333; "Don't Get Me Wrong" by The Pretenders @ 2052

The 48 metre band closed here at 2045 suddenly for short skip. But ... that is better than last evening when it was 1930 UTC!