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May27 22:59 Tropo is starting to build from the west. starting to receive Beaumount / Port Arthur stations on FM - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 22:35 @Jack While normally I'd say XHMZI is Monclova, it's more Región Carbonífera than Monclova though of course it reaches into the larger market. It's one of the most formidable station coverage patterns in Mexico - Raymie DM43 (
May27 22:29 Heat index was 108F last hour at Austin Bergstrom Intl Airport, summer has arrived *sweatdrop* .. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May27 22:17 Texas Roy = Roy Henderson, a known violater of FCC rules - Christian EN64 Manistee, MI (
May27 22:14 Tr 100.1 WVIB. At least Texas Roy (who also owns WBNZ) did manage to shut off WCUZ's transmitter - Christian EN64 Manistee, MI (
May27 22:10 And yes, 92.3 WBNZ is still running dead air (with stereo pilot) - Christian EN64 Manistee, MI (
May27 22:09 Tr 105.7 WSRW with no sign of WAPL - Christian EN64 Manistee, MI (
May27 22:08 Tr 106.3 a three way mess of WMXG (mostly on top), WGLM, and WWMN. Normally WWMN is on top - Christian EN64 Manistee, MI (
May27 22:07 Tr 100.7/102.9/103.7 Milwaukee in strong - Christian EN64 Manistee, MI (loving the less crowded dial back home this weekend) (
May27 21:41 I missed the 82F temp & 82F with = showing Fog just off the coast of Corpus Christi TX -amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 21:36 80F degree Temp & 79F dewpoint just off the coast of Brownsville TX right now on the weather map - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 21:29 McAllen, TX is at 101 F degrees right now. Fuel for good Rio Grande Tropo tonight. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 21:20 yeah Jack I only received Monterrey once here. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 21:12 It would be great if this tropo can go further south for me than just northern Tamaulipas and Coahuila down to Monclova...Monterrey would be nice to get... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May27 21:01 [20:53] Hopefully we will get some good Tropo conditions tonight Jack. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 20:53 Already getting 200-mile tropo to Corpus Christi with 93.9 in before 4pm local time... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May27 20:48 I'm dropping a line to Life and we'll see from there. 100 kW at 1259 miles - would also be a new frequency as last year a translator was clogging it! - Raymie DM43 (
May27 20:44 I know the Christian AC ran a liner with a listener saying "My name is Amber". Is it Life 101.9 Waterloo IA? I can't find another high-power station with that format though a 250-watt Christian CHR translator exists in the suburbs of St. Louis - Raymie DM43 (
May27 20:40 That's roughly halfway between the two logs I had last year, KJSR and KWOZ, so KC is definitely in the mix. I can't find a 101.9 with a Christian format in the skip area. I didn't bother trying to get an ID as K-Love is notoriously hard to nail - Raymie DM43 (
May27 20:38 The only high-powered 103.3 with a matching format in skip distance is KPRS in Kansas City which would be at about 1047 miles - Raymie DM43 (
May27 20:36 So I'm thinking a bit about the two unIDs I had from the Es opening the other day. One was Christian AC/CHR on 101.9 and another was an urban station on 103.3 - Raymie DM43 (
May27 20:09 An upper level H system that gets above 1020 millibars in the tropics region will develop intense tropo conitions. The H sitting over the eastern Gulf is right at 1020 mb - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 20:06 I remember in my Earth Sciences classes when we studied meteorology, a low level H system (near the Earth's surface) will have a very small effect on developing tropo conditions - de JimT/MO (
May27 19:58 most of the time Hepburn maps are spot on right. thinking it was like you said JimT, the high pressure area must have been at the surface and not below and that will make or break the Tropo forcast in a given area - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 19:50 [19:40] Don't know if this Tropo event will happen here overnight and tomorrow morning. last nights / morning forcast was forcasted to be intense here but was not. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 19:50 [19:40] Don't know if this Tropo event will happen here overnight and tomorrow morning. last nights / morning forcast was forcasted to be intense here but was not. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 19:40 New Hepburn tropo forecast out. I hope you guys along the Gulf coast enjoy the intense tropo overnight and tomorrow morning - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 19:27 Log updated. Took an hour and 15 minutes to do so - En35 (
May27 19:20 Richard, you are correct about KMUW's tower location. It is just east of Colwich. I was thinking Colwich was SW, but it is N-NW of Wichita - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 19:19 It beats my previous record by a little over 20 miles from Sheridan WY to North Carolina. I'll take it. - En35 (
May27 19:09 [18:42] Congrats, En35. Thursday was great and wild Es day for sure. - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May27 18:50 Looking at FCC query, it appears KMUW & KSNW are at the same location! - RNA/OK (
May27 18:47 thats a long one En35. hopefully you will get more - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 18:46 Coorection: Looking at Google Earth, it shows KMUW in north Wichita - de RNA/OK (
May27 18:42 Going through my logs from Thursday, XHAAA 93.1 Reynosa is my farthest Es catch of all time at 1449 miles - En35 (
May27 18:32 I believe KMUW shares a tower with KSNW TV & is west-northwest of downtown Wichita - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May27 17:52 That's why its good to use a reliable web calculator and avoid street addresses, city centers, etc - JimT/MO (
May27 17:51 I think the KMUW tower is like 20 miles SW of the center of Wichita which adds distance from the east - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 17:47 I may need to correct what may now be inaccurate distance listings on some of my loggings. Kegan EM26TE (
May27 17:45 *statute, not statue. Lousy spell check. Kegan EM26TE (
May27 17:42 The daftlogic site is what helped me come up with the distance from the tower of KOTS-1230 Deming, New Mexico to my house in west Omaha, where I heard it in Aug 2002. 893 miles, IIRC, which makes KOTS my best "graveyard" catch from any of my QTHs -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May27 17:38 [16:41] Kegan, the daftlogic URL is my go-to for accurate-distance determination, too. Beats the tar out of Http://, which I had been using previously -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May27 17:33 page says the coordinates between my location and KMUW is 206 statue miles. Kegan EM26TE (
May27 17:06 funny thing is the Google pin is east of the little lake, towers are west of the lake - JimT/MO (
May27 17:03 37 46 26 N 97 30 52 W copy and paste those coordinates into Google search (not maps) it will show the map, click on it then go to satellite view, one of the two tower is where KMUW's antenna is - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 17:00 Checking for that now - Kegan (
May27 16:56 Kegan, are you using the tower coordinates for KMUW? They are at Colwich, west of Wichita - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 16:54 Trying Google Maps - Kegan (
May27 16:45 Closer to 169 miles - per the worldatlas calcuator indication - Kegan (
May27 16:43 And 168 nautical miles to Wichita according to the site's calculation - Kegan (
May27 16:42 Oh no KTXR playing "Telephone Man" by Meri Wilson..../cdEL96 (
May27 16:41 daftlogic says the distance to Wichita is 194 miles - ...?... - Kegan (
May27 16:34 One of the last of the good-guy DJ's./cdEL96 (
May27 16:34 Yes I am hearing Wayne Glenn./cdEL96 (
May27 16:31 CD, Mr. Wizard, the old record collector, is on right now, just played "Blinded Me By Science" by Thomas Dolby - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 16:28 Jim I think I'll tune your KTXR online now./cdEL96 (
May27 16:26 Memo? Do we still send those? Anyway it's scorching hot here, and I might not leave here until 4pm EDT/cd (
May27 16:26 [16:23] Haha exactly, Jim! "Great minds..." // Lee VA (
May27 16:25 [16:20] And, to your point, that IS my DX from the Es event on July 20 last year! // Lee VA (
May27 16:24 [16:20] Thanks am! No *direct* way to save, but I just create the map and save a screen shot. // Lee VA (
May27 16:24 CD, didn't you get the MEMO this is Dxing 101 day?? I know its a holiday weekend, but class IS in session :-P - JimT/MO (
May27 16:23 could do a screen capture if the website doesn't give a Save option - JimT/MO (
May27 16:22 ...a box will pop up. You need the Lat/Long that is in parenthesis. Write them down where you won't lose them. Then you use them with the WTFDA FM db for distances - JimT/MO (
May27 16:21 OK now, enough of this black print. :)/cdEL96 (
May27 16:20 [16:12] that really looks nice. wish that you could save an image to archive the events. You can see the total picture of all of your DX in a DX event. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 16:20 It loads to France. Type grid square in box at bottom of page and click Locate. Once there, zoom in to your house, change to Satellite view, click on your property where antennas are located.... (
May27 16:20 pretty cool to that Google maps can do this almost straight from my DX spreadsheet! // Lee VA (
May27 16:19 Great website to get EXACT Lat/Long for your antennas - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 16:18 Sorry, link to map: // Lee VA (
May27 16:18 I've only done my locals and my Es logs so far (tropo logs to come), but still cool to see how everything maps out... // Lee VA (
May27 16:18 I had used worldatlas flight distance calcuation for the distance - but not certain on accuracy. Kegan (
May27 16:17 Also started playing around with mapping the stations I've logged onto a Google map... // Lee VA (
May27 16:16 That's great Jim! I primarily use the WTFDA db for transmitter coordinates for my logbook, a great resource! // Lee VA (
May27 16:12 Almost ALL of the Lat/Long listings for radio stations in the WTFDA FM db are either the tower or the radio station itself. All you need is the Lat/Long of where your antenna sits in your yard - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 16:12 Of course, the maddening thing: you can't save your entires :\ // Lee VA (
May27 16:12 I've always loved how it draws connecting line between the really nice results like this: // Lee VA (
May27 16:10 I marked off points/lines every 100 mi; I colored in a "pink area" 900-1100 miles (for Es)./cdEL96 (
May27 16:10 The editors did a thorough research of the most current and most accurate (and relatively easy to use) measurement tools on the web - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 16:09 IF you want to end questions about accurate distances, try the measurement tools linked on WTFDA FM db - JimT/MO (
May27 16:09 I remember when I drew concentric circles around my QTH for distances.... Because of curvature of the earth, I wasn't very accurate./cdEL96 (
May27 16:08 I've been using this site for a few years...let's you map from addresses or coordinates // Lee VA (
May27 16:06 Interesting! Always wondered where folks got their distance calculations from! // Lee VA (
May27 16:05 [16:02] that is true. Good point JimT. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 16:02 The main mis-giving with any website that uses addresses, if you're wanting to connect point B in MX or Central America and no address...???? Now you HAVE to use Lat/Long - JimT/MO (
May27 16:00 Looks like MY tropo forecast (my area) did'nt develop. Bring on the Es! - JimT/MO (
May27 16:00 here is the quick weblink that I use to go to FreeMapTools - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 16:00 I like using the NOAA distance calculator now that I know how accurate it is - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 15:57 [15:45] cd, I use that site too. I put my street adderss in and that is I do for calculation of my distance - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 15:57 WTFDA FM db has the Lat/Long for KMUW tower (most listings in db are like that). Use it in Google Maps, go to satellite view, you can see the towers (yes there are two there) - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 15:54 There is even the link to get your EXACT Lat/Long for your antennas :-) (
May27 15:53 ....from your qth Lat/Long to the tower Lat/Long. The steps are right there. All you need is the Lat/Long where your antennas sit in your yard :-) de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 15:52 Better yet Kegan, go to WTFDA FM db, go to the Help page (upper left button). On the Help page, there is a quick way to calculate your EXACT distance.... (
May27 15:45 Take 2. I use FreeMapTools, but living 12 mi W of Pembroke Pines downtown, I add or subtract accordingly; I round down to the lower 10 mi./cdEL96 (
May27 15:44 I use FreeMapTools, but living 12 (
May27 15:42 I suppose I add 9 miles to the calculation I was using before... Kegan (
May27 15:38 I should look into a distance calculator that can measure distances to grid squares. Kegan EM26TE (
May27 15:37 [15:12] I had thought it was 169 miles - I must have the wrong distance info - Kegan (
May27 15:33 [14:08] Wow, didn't know that either. Great tip...thanks, Rick! // Lee VA (
May27 15:22 KMUW has appeared here as Es twice in '17/cdEL96 (
May27 15:12 Kegan, KMUW is *about* 178 miles from tower to your house (not sure where your house is in EM26te) - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 14:59 Tr 89.1 KMUW, Wichita, KS - NPR - 9:59 AM CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May27 14:50 Tr 97.5 WABD Mobile, AL (211 mi) blasting in here now. was not a peep of them last night.- amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 14:49 Two of them NPR - Kegan (
May27 14:48 I heard probably 3 stations (at least) on 89.1 within the last few minutes. Kegan EM26TE (
May27 14:45 I haven't forgotten about Es, wouldn't it be grand if you had a major Es opening in parallel to a tropo opening??? That's called a party - JimT/MO (
May27 14:44 [14:38] might be getting ready to get intense right now. I am hearing sharp rapid fluttering of signals and swapping of signals on the FM band right now - anfntvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 14:41 It will be the latest start date of the Es season here. - de Jon in FN03 (
May27 14:40 I'd be happy with Es too. Have we not forgotten already?/cdEL96 (
May27 14:40 v cdEL96 (
May27 14:40 Will abruptly die around noon Eastern tomorrow - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 14:40 Everglades City looking better all the time---at least there's a place that doesn't close down there. Bug repellent ready./ (
May27 14:38 You guys along the Gulf might want to take a nap this afternoon. Looks like tropo is going to get intense 6pm-6am, aka allnighter - JimT/MO (
May27 14:38 [14:27] well that didn't last long; amazing what one phone call can do. ;) /cdEL96 (
May27 14:33 Maybe you saw Kegan posting FM tropo to Monroe LA? Kegan is about 90 minutes S of me, in NW AR - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 14:29 Tropo reestablishing itself again on APRS map after dieing off here. now up into your area of MO JimT - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 14:27 Hot diggity---91.3 WLRN HD off! I don't think that has ever happened since I bought this Sony./cdEL96 (
May27 14:22 Tr 104.7 WRBQ Tampa, FL (552 mi) in weak - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 14:21 We can watch for DX for you, Jim. Meantime nothing outta state with FM antenna turned & raised 3'./cdEL96 (
May27 14:19 AM, while you are *watching* the H pressure boundary line, be sure to check the temp/dp reports, fog, windspeed to see how close tropo condx are to you. You have to look at individual reporting stations - JimT/MO (
May27 14:16 looks like the black boundary line is on the move moving west into the Florida parishes of Louisiana - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 14:12 Yep Bill, wx man is saying baseball/grapefruit size hail, maybe 80-100 mph winds, if it isn't a tornado. Batten down the hatches, run for the hills...uh, the basement - JimT/MO (
May27 14:11 Juan in Ft Pierce did get WCSC SC. Lemme turn these babies./cdEL96 (
May27 14:11 Not used to Siri yet./cdEL96 (
May27 14:09 JimT - You in the bullseye for storms today? de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May27 14:08 Rick, I already had Shazam installed but I have an iPhone and I didn't know that - JimT/MO (
May27 14:05 CD, if you have an iPhone, you needn't even install an app. Just tell Siri "Shazam this", the phone will "listen" for a few seconds and come back with the title and artist. Often even a poor signal gives it enough to recognize. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May27 14:05 Kegan, you are in the tropo path I have been watching for buts its just not making it this far north...yet - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 14:03 Tr 90.3 KEDM, Monroe, LA - NPR - 9:00 AM CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May27 14:02 CD, no tropo to SC? APRS map is tracking a path just north of Miami almost to NC - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 14:02 Tr 89.1 KYCU, Clinton, OK - NPR - 8:59 AM CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May27 13:53 Had about 3 dozen PDF copies of FM licenses from Honduras sent to me yesterday. Honduras in WTFDA FM db is over 80% complete - de JimT/MO (
May27 13:51 I've rarely had a song Shazam didn't know - JimT/MO (
May27 13:51 I've even used Shazam on my Mexican FM stations because no way I would know the artist/title. What a hoot! - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 13:45 I had the TuneIn app but had it removed. Wanted it badly too./cdEL96 (
May27 13:44 Tr 92.5 WPAP FL, Panama City ad---now swallowed by WFSX./cdEL96 (
May27 13:44 Jim, let me think about it; apps take space on phone to where my precious pix/videos might be affected.cdEL96 (
May27 13:43 80% of most tropo ducting/enhancement is connected to a High pressure system, that's why we watch where they are - JimT/MO (
May27 13:41 Lower left of the map has the TIME STAMP of when that map was updated - JimT/MO (
May27 13:41 13:38...yes AM. That is the primary H pressure (cap/dome/ridge) indicator that you want to keep an eye on. Remember to refresh the map if you've kept it open for several hrs - de JimT/MO (
May27 13:39 Tr 101.3 KMMZ Crane TX "La Caliente" with ID, SS mx.... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May27 13:38 just gives you an idea of format on an station IF it becomes an unID. Most stations run a pretty tight format/playlist anymore (even satellite) - JimT/MO (
May27 13:38 [13:32] and it is the black line on the map on the NOAA link you posted to the east of me will move west as the High pressure moves west up & over Florida and into the Gulf - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 13:37 Now....if I am monitoring 107.3 & hear Sweet Home AL or Hotel CA, it's WXGL for sure. ;)/cdEL96 (
May27 13:37 CD, that's why I suggested an app like Shazam. You don't have to know who is singing the song, what the title is, or if you even care.... :-) (
May27 13:36 may be on a satellite, amongst other stations that use the same one./cdEL96 (
May27 13:35 My policy about hearing a song: I would have to know two of them back-to-back in an unID---and even then....>>>/cdEL96 (
May27 13:34 Per Wiki (yeah I know), the move of COL to Jay is a CP---but maybe they already ID'd as such./cdEL96 (
May27 13:32 [13:30] Les, I never even heard of that station! Jay is too small to be called a hamlet I think!/cdEL96 (
May27 13:32 [13:17] I am starting to understand what I am looking for. it is that white line to the east of me needs to move west and go over or past Louisiana for me to get in on this Tropo am I right JimT? - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 13:31 Jim, to be honest, I don't follow modern stuff. I am pretty good on the oldies though. Signal was poor./cdEL96 (
May27 13:30 Tr 90.9 WOWB Jay, FL "Wow 90.9" Contemporary Christian w/local ads. 156 miles DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May27 13:27 CD, do you make a note of songs (artist/title) in case it goes as an unID? If you don't know the song, Shazam app can tell you what it is. Free download FYI - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 13:26 ....Ex. a wx station in SE tip of Louisiana reporting FOG, temp 77, dew point 76 (tropo conditions) - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 13:25 Late last evening I had a 107.3 with hot AC or CHR but then Eagle took over. May or may not have been Pensacola./cdEL96 (
May27 13:24 When dew point almost matches/matches temp (air saturation), you will get fog (if it isn't already raining!)..... (
May27 13:24 I am *just south* of maybe the biggest red blob I have seen yet on APRS./cdEL96 (
May27 13:22 Find a wx station on that map....the = sign is wx station was reporting fog; temp and dew point are two numbers together, temp is red, dp is green. - JimT/MO (
May27 13:21 Dxers that use the NOAA map also need to know how to read windspeed and temp/dew point/fog indicators on the NOAA map. Those are directly connected to tropo - JimT/MO (
May27 13:19 It looks like tropo will eventually open up to Louisiana during midday to afternoon. But your evening map shows another gradient line is forecast to develop, east of LA - JimT/MO (
May27 13:17 JimT/Mo thanks for that resource! Really aids my understanding of how troposcatter is working. DE Les N1LF (
May27 13:17 AM, on your map link, you will see the H crosses the FL panhandle. The gradient (white line) pulls all the way back in LA... (
May27 13:16 this is the map for this evening - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 13:13 JimT, here is the Midday map fot today. Do you see a change here? - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 13:13 [13:00] thanks for the link JimT - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 13:11 There are a lot of things on that map that can tell you where the tropo *should be* without even checking the TV/radio - JimT/MO (
May27 13:06 Anyway, I use that *line drawing* NOAA map in conjunction with Hepburn's forecast maps. Gives me a better understanding of the forecast/current conditions - JimT/MO (
May27 13:04 The H pressure must be a surface H because it is blocking most of the dx for LA. Most APRS towers are around 100', so their signal is getting over that pressure gradient - JimT/MO (
May27 13:03 That line (gradient) is the west boundary of the H pressure dome that is responsible for the >FL tropo - JimT/MO (
May27 13:01 Locate the H pressure east of FL, you'll see the continuous black line that kind of wraps around the H pressure... (
May27 13:00 Right here AM. Bookmark it, NOAA updates that map every 3 hours - JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 12:58 [12:49] JimT, is there a weather map that shows this boundary line N-S that acts like a stairstep? - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 12:53 Tr 106.3 WTUF Boston, GA 245 Miles Classic Country DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May27 12:52 Can't type...that's the E-W boundary for any dx for dxers either side of that gradient line - JimT/MO (
May27 12:50 That gradient line runs N-S just across FL panhandle, that's the E-S boundary right now until it moves or dissipates - de JimT/MO (
May27 12:49 Les is *inside* the High pressure circle (first gradient). Dxers in Louisiana have a gradient boundary line N-S that acts like a stairstep. - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 12:45 Tr 105.3 WSTI-FM Quitman, GA 256 Miles RDS Decode on the Elad SDR. DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 12:42 Tr 107.9 KEYJ Abilene TX 240 mi. Doug/central OK (
May27 12:36 Tr 102.7 WXHT Madison, FL "Hot 1027" 277 Miles DE Les N1LF EM63 Birmingham (
May27 12:32 [09:44] And it's KUUL's IBOC that prevents me from getting WIBA whenever I'm in the Quad Cities. Grrrrrrrr. -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May27 12:28 160 & 173 MHz MUF over Mississippi & 138 MHz MUF around the Louisiana coast on Sherlock map right now - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 12:26 Tr 101.9 WBGE Bainbridge, GA 207 Miles. Local ads for Cox Funeral Home. DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May27 12:22 12:18-still nothing this morning am, can't get past NO Mike-La (
May27 12:18 This is some weird Tropo. All that red on APRS map and I have nothing from Florida. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 12:15 Tr 100.7 WMTX Tampa, FL "Mix 100.7" 446 Miles DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May27 12:10 Tr 100.5 WOYS Apalachicola. FL 264 Miles "The Oyster" with Franklin County School Report. Surf Reports. DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 12:06 suppose to read ...bounced off a repeater... - JimT/MO (
May27 12:05 Jack/Austin, I just noticed a 144 MHz repeater in your neck of the woods bounced of a repeater east of KC, about 20 min ago - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May27 12:05 Tr 100.3 WOBB Tifton, GA 230 Miles Country "B100" DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 11:57 Tr 98.9 WBZE Tallahassee, FL "The Breeze/Star 98.9" 243 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 11:55 Tr 104.1 KMGL Oklahoma City with station ID and local ads, "Magic 104.1", 2nd OK station logged via FM... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May27 11:50 Tr 98.1 WMRZ Dawson, GA Kiss 98.1 Soft R&B Steve Harvey. 176 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 11:25 Tr 94.9 WWRM-FM Tampa, FL 446 Miles Country-like a local! DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 11:19 Tr 94.7 WDEC-FM Americus, GA 172 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 11:09 Hot 107.9 Panama City 270 Miles in Lakeland Fl (
May27 11:02 Tr 92.5 WPAP Panama City, FL 220 Miles "Panama City's Country Music Station" DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 10:58 Tr 92.1 WECQ Destin, FL "Q92" Contemporary Hits 196 Miles DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May27 10:50 Three (3) 104.1's to choose from here Lakeland Fl (
May27 10:49 104.1 WDLT Mobile Al 415 Miles from Lakeland Fl (
May27 10:48 Tr 90.3 WMPN Jackson, MS back in strong. RDS "Think Radio" 600 miles. Craig EL98 (
May27 10:46 Tr 90.9 WJWV Fort Gaines, GA Georgia Public Radio w/automation problems 152 Miles (
May27 10:46 Tr 90.9 WJWV Fort Gaines, GA Georgia Public Radio w/automation problems 152 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 10:35 Tr 107.9 WPFM Panama City, FL "Hot 107" 220 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 10:29 Tr 107.3 WRGV Pensacola, FL 191 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 10:24 Tr 107.1 WGMY Thomasville, GA 236 Miles Ads for Dale Earnhart Jr. Cadillac Tallhassee DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 10:03 Down here, things seem to be worse than 5 hrs ago. Back to bed./cdEL96 (
May27 10:03 Tr (91.3 WHIL Mobile 430 miles Craig EL98 (
May27 10:02 Tr 106.5 WOCY Carrabelle, FL "Cross Country" 265 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 09:50 Tr 105.9 WTZB Englewood, FL 368 Miles "Z105" Local ads for Manatee Chamber, DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 09:44 Tr 101.3 KUUL Davenport, IA 130mi in good over WIBA IBOC - JVL DXer (
May27 09:38 Tr 105.3 WECB Headland, AL 155 Miles "B105" Country w/local ads DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 09:31 Tr 104.9 WHTF Havana, FL 229 Miles "Hot 104.9" Ad for Tobacco Free Florida DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 09:30 Tr 93.5 WGEE Appleton, WI Duke FM in good on indoor wire. - JVL DXer (
May27 09:19 Tr 104.1 WDLT Saraland, AL "Smooth hits and R&B" 180 miles. Dominating locals. DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 09:18 Tr 104. (
May27 09:10 Tr 103.5 WJAD Leesburg, GA "Albany's Rock 103" 187 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 08:57 Tr 102.1 WWAV "The Wave" Santa Rosa Beach, FL 197 Miles DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 08:52 [08:51] get it right this time 92.9 (
May27 08:51 [08:39] Gee, 94.9 (
May27 08:50 Tr 94.9 WKSJ Mobile RDS HD Craig EL98 (
May27 08:39 Tr 992.9 WBLX Mobile, AL 434 miles "93BLX" Craig EL98 (
May27 08:36 Tr WKSJ-FM 94.9 Mobile, AL 188 Miles with HD decode DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 08:35 WKSJ-FM 94.9 Mobile, AL 188 Miles with HD decode. DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 08:29 Tr WQZX Greenville, AL "Q 94.3" 96 miles, but only 3.9 KW. They sound like a local. DE N1LF EM63 (
May27 08:22 Tr 93.3 WNCV 93.3 SHALIMAR,FL COAST 93.3, 80'S 90'S 191 Miles DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May27 08:18 Tr 90.3 WMPN Jackson, MS RDS "Think Radio" 600 miles. Craig EL98 (
May27 08:03 Tr 107.9 WZKX Bay St. Louis, MS 247 Miles DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May27 06:57 [05:27] Love their music.\cdEL96 (
May27 05:47 Time corrections: 22:43 WRDR id "18:30". 01:08 WCIO "Turning Point" 20:50, id 21:04-John Corning (
May27 05:39 Tr 92.7 WEOW Key West 100kw 507 mi "Wow 92-7" - RZ EM60 (
May27 05:33 Tr 99.1 WWOJ Avon Park, FL "OJ 99.1" 10kw 369 mi - KW4RZ EM60 (
May27 05:27 Tr WCVU Solana, FL 6kw 371 mi "Sea View 104.9" good signal - KW4RZ EM60 NW Florida (
May27 05:16 Also Colorado has a "K 99.1 country" it can be confusing. Cant go wrong with top of the hour ID - KW4RZ EM60 (
May27 05:11 [05:00] might have been them Randy. I wont put KRYS in my logs. Thanks Randy. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 05:00 04:14 beware Biloxi, MS is also "K 99.1 Country" - KW4RZ EM60 (
May27 04:58 Tr 107.7 WFXX Georgiana Al (273 mi) the only station I could pull in on the Grundig G5 - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 04:33 going to try to see what my Grundig G5 radio can pick up in this Tropo. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 04:31 going to try to see what my G (
May27 04:26 107.3 & 107.7 still fairly open here as long as WAMR 107.5 doesn't flip the HD switch again; nothing but Tampa/Orlando though./cdEL96 (
May27 04:23 Tr 95.9 WBBN MS/cdEL96 (
May27 04:22 i may take a break and BBL-seeing all that red with little to show for it is fairly brutal at this point Mike-La (
May27 04:16 (04:04) Nothing new with APRS./cdEL96 (
May27 04:15 Tr 102.1 WWAV FL briefly o/ the waste of 100 kW down here (WKLG). New for me believe it or not./cdEL96 (
May27 04:15 [04:14] antenna was pointed southeast - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 04:14 Tr 99.1 KRYS Corpus Christi TX (432 mi) (new) in briefly - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 04:06 Tr 100.1 WZJZ Port Charlotte FL -673 mi (new) Every now and pops through Mike-La (
May27 04:04 APRS map is showing Tropo all the way to the Bahamas. I think APRS is over doing it. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 04:01 WEZB B97 97.1 New Orleans in Lakeland Fl 532 miles :) (
May27 03:56 Unless this Tropo kills a few IBLOCKs, not a huge success. :)/cdEL96 (
May27 03:54 Must be WBRN with 3 minute stream delay./cdEL96 (
May27 03:51 unID 98.7 with hot AC----any clues? Oh yeah could be Tampa Bay./cdEL96 (
May27 03:48 sounds good am mike-La (
May27 03:42 [03:36] Mike-La, Tropo might be getting ready to kick back up. there is rapid CCI fluttering of signals 3 to 4 stations deep on most of the FM band here - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 03:41 6m still blowing up with Es and nothing on FM. It's that classic CO / NE / KS path > Yakima CN96 (
May27 03:39 Tr 104.7 WRBQ Tampa, FL (552 mi) very weak with sharp rapid fluttering of the signal - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 03:36 the door has absolutely shut tight now! Mike-La (
May27 03:30 Levy Park in Yankeetown FL....oh to be there now./cdEL96 (
May27 03:30 I see a line Orlando to deep into TX. Paging Craig..../cdEL96 (
May27 03:30 nothing past N.O. now Mike-La (
May27 03:28 [03:26] yeah cd, hopefully it will pick up in the morning - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 03:26 I say give it time, am. New Orleans WWNO still faint & all I can get---but maybe by tomorrow morning things will pick up./cdEL96 (
May27 03:23 [03:15] cd, I am not getting nothing here. been trying for an hour. This Tropo must be elevated where I cant tap into it right now - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May27 03:22 [03:00] it'd be great if all streams were ahead of the FM; you'd know what to listen for!/cdEL96 (
May27 03:21 WWNO is all that has muscled in here; and if 90.1 WGCU was stronger as usual with HD, even WWNO would be a no go./cdEL96 (
May27 03:21 Will FMBC DX in my GMC and will try to report at each end of trip. Gud Night de art ka5dwi/7 AZ (
May27 03:20 Rod, too bad if your tuner has no manual tuning. Knowing the actual RFs give you a huge leg up./cdEL96 (
May27 03:19 I am going to call it a night. Long day driving downhill and working on the daughter's sprinkler system. de dwi/7 (
May27 03:18 I once had Telemundo on 42, but stupid thing had no PSIP at the time. Had to be KGLA LA though./ (
May27 03:18 seems to be cutting off around Hattiesburg MS Rod Lakeland (
May27 03:17 ....might suffer for another week./cdEL96 (
May27 03:17 MUF will rise as soon as I go home. Gotta sit and hope... mike (
May27 03:17 I had to order something from Channel Master today; my TV DX still (
May27 03:16 KATC out of the question. low pwr in Tampa...same direction (
May27 03:16 10 Meters to Boise ID is impressive. Solid S8 PSK31 signal. CM88 in on 6M too de dwi/7 (
May27 03:16 ....even better yet, Houston KIAH 39 (RF 38) & KZJL 61 (RF 44) + San Antonio KENS 5 (RF 39). All have made it to near Miami at least once./cdEL96 (
May27 03:15 like cd says NO probably has the stronger stations in that dir Mike-La (
May27 03:14 [02:56] Try for New Orleans WGNO 26 (RF 26), Baton Rouge WGMB (RF 45)..../cdEL96 (
May27 03:11 doubt anything considerd "powerful" tho Mike-La (
May27 03:09 03:07-Rod KATC is fairly strong-KLFY not so much-Maybe WBRZ in BR-WWL in NO Mike-La (
May27 03:07 Mike in LA What are your super powerful tv stations, Rod in Lakeland Fl (
May27 03:06 Interesting... Es are down to 14 MHz. I am working a PSK31 contest now and it is open to the same places on 6 & 10 Meters de ka5dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May27 03:04 Still nothing on FM. > Yakima CN96 (
May27 03:03 Tr 90.1 WGCU Fort Myers FL TOH ID -694 mi (new) Mike-La (
May27 03:03 SF Bay area and all up the Oregon coast. (
May27 03:02 6 & 10 Meters still open, West and NNW. de dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May27 03:00 Tr - yes WWNO LA//stream which was AHEAD of 89.9./cdEL96 (
May27 02:59 WMAH19, TBN?21, WHLT22,WTWC40, WEIQ42, (
May27 02:59 Tr 93.1 XHAAA Reynosa "La Caliente", decent signal... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May27 02:57 Jazz on 89.9 seemingly //WWNO LA---to faint ATM./cdEL96 (
May27 02:56 Right now in Lakeland Fl WEAR3, WKRG5, WCTV6, WLOX 13, WPMI15 PLUS (
May27 02:49 Tr 92.9 WIKX Port Charlotte, FL 362 miles clobbering local WBLX. This is rare - RZ EM60 (
May27 02:48 I feel like Schultz. "I hear noTHING, I see noTHING."/cdEL96 (
May27 02:47 02:46-haha very true Mike-La (
May27 02:47 The Tropo map is Red Hot in the S.E. U.S. (
May27 02:46 it's the heat, didnt want to see you cheat yourself out of a couple hundred miles - RZ (
May27 02:45 Tr 94.1 WLLD Lakeland FL (655 mi) Mike-La (
May27 02:45 Alabama and Tallahassee Fl (
May27 02:44 Here in Lakeland Florida tv and fm stations from Mississippi 466 miles (
May27 02:43 02:39-absolutely Randy-dont know what I typed in-thanks Mike-La (
May27 02:40 6 Meter Es are shorter to the NW. DM34=>DM09 de ka5dwi/7 AZ (
May27 02:39 Mike 94.1 WLLD is Lakeland, FL they are in here too clobbering Pensacola - RZ EM60 (
May27 02:35 Tr 94.1 WLLD-RDS- Cairo GA -491 mi (new) Mike-La (
May27 02:35 25.000 WWV is in well > Yakima CN96 (
May27 02:32 Tr 94.9 WWRM -RDS- Tampa FL (627 mi) Mike-La (
May27 02:25 Zip on FM here, but looks promising if it would strengthen. > Yakima CN96 (
May27 02:23 Oh hey Dave...I'll check FM > Yakima CN96 (
May27 02:13 Just checked for Es here Central OR based on maps a nada - Dave CN94 (
May27 02:06 Nothing here so far, outside of faintly hearing "Your Song" by EJ u/WKLG.... maybe KYBG again?/cdEL96 (
May27 02:01 Good Es on 6M to the NNW OR & WA. de ka5dwi/7 AZ dm34 (
May27 01:57 Hopefully head back as the traffic thins out in the early afternoon. Miserable hwy on Mem Day Wkd. de dwi/7 (
May27 01:55 N Phoenix should screw up any good Es. Heading down in the morning. 80 miles. de dwi/7 (
May27 01:54 I have to drive down Black Canyon Hwy I-17 with the crazies and the 90 lb grand-dog. de dwi/7 (
May27 01:47 My car is leaking oil too, and cannot have it looked at until Monday. Taking a little chance./cdEL96 (
May27 01:42 Wanted to go to the Keys--but being a holiday weekend, um no./cdEL96 (
May27 01:42 This peninsula acts like a mountain, if you see forecasts./cdEL96 (
May27 01:41 Cellphone reception is hit and miss there./cdEL96 (
May27 01:40 Basically, avoiding xltrs and IBLOCK is the goal. Not sure how DTV will go, with my 7" Coby./cdEL96 (
May27 01:08 Tr 96.7 WCIO Oswego NY w/ program "Turning Point" 20:50 EDT, id 20:04- sig nil to fair in/out w/ 2 unids. John Corning NY fn12 (
May27 01:03 Tr stretching to Ft Myers area up to 412 miles maybe the Keys next - KW4RZ EM60 (
May27 00:56 CD, your best bet is late SAT-early SUN, like Mike says, if you believe the forecast maps - JimT/MO (
May27 00:51 take a fishing rod just in case cd lol Mike-La (
May27 00:50 00:42- if you believe the maps, absolutey! But then you know how that goes. :) Mike-La (
May27 00:42 Q: Would it behoove me to go to Everglades City (not too far from Naples, along Gulf coast) tomorrow?/cdEL96 (
May27 00:41 Tr 97.5 KDKK Park Rapids, MN // online stream. Days of wine and roses. En35 (
May27 00:36 Tr 93.3 WFLZ Tampa HD signal 303 miles overriding local 50kw 3 miles away - KW4RZ EM60 (
May27 00:27 all this is common stuff up to 325 miles - KW4RZ EM60 (
May27 00:26 Tr firing up here Tampa usuals 89.7 and 102.5 both in RDS strong also Louisiana stronger than normal - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 23:26 (21:47) wow no kidding - kw4rz em60 (
May26 23:12 23:10 Corning NY (
May26 23:10 Tr 90.1 WGMC Rochester NY w/ " you're in the swing of Big Band Friday on Jazz 90 1 " 19:00 EDT and call 19:04 nil-fair sig o/u unid which had talk- John (mobile) Cotning NY fn12 (
May26 22:55 test (
May26 22:43 Tr 89.7 WRDR Freehold Twp NJ w/ " 99.7-The Bridge " translator id 20:30 EDT fadeup from nowhere w/others-John (mobile) Corning NY fn12 (
May26 22:25 We have had rain/storms....forecast maps looked good, but this weather definitely affects it./cdEL96 (
May26 21:47 maps look good for gulf tropo tonight Mike-La (
May26 21:11 Ears numb from a day of static and fringe locals on 88.3 #anyminutenow // Lee VA (
May26 21:03 [20:19] no--I meant, would it help to get DT 3 *if* settings were on 4, causing less QRM?/cdEL96 (
May26 20:28 6 Meters dead. 10 Meters barely. Time for a nap de dwi/7 (
May26 20:19 CD, depends on what you are looking for on RF 4 - JimT/MO (
May26 20:06 [19:38] would it help any to set TV & CECB output to ch 4?/cdEL96 (
May26 20:02 Nothing on tape, just KBFF Portland > Yakima CN96 (
May26 19:40 The HDHR is pure signal strength and you can tell a lot watching the signal meter - de JimT/MO (
May26 19:38 CD I think its a lot of signal noise and isn't strong enough to get through the noise floor yet. I checked my Zenith box and no signal, but that's signal quality (not signal strength) - JimT/MO (
May26 19:38 Set unattended tape for 95.5, might look at it later today. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 19:36 Check for KCNL-LD Jim./cdEL96 (
May26 19:36 [15:30] well, Lee, it's like this....ah skip it. :)/cdEL96 (
May26 19:35 Es DTV 2 & 3 to west, the dBm on my tuners signal strength meter for 2 & 3 really shot up in the last 10 minutes - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 19:11 [19:09] de fred SC FM03af (
May26 19:11 Gone in the blink of an eye de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May26 19:09 Es south ch 2z & 3 with movie - no logos - likely Cuba (
May26 18:58 Es 54.310 WSW from my location de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May26 18:11 6 & 10 Meters still open, East and NNW. de dwi/7 DM34 AZ\ (
May26 17:15 JimMO---check email pls/cdEL96 (
May26 17:01 That was the radio station that a good friend worked at that got blown up by the KKK de dwi/7 (
May26 17:00 Es 90.1 KPFT Houston TX de dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May26 16:57 25 WWV strong, 6M still going. Some Es flare ups on 89.3 MHz de ka5dwi/7 AZ dm34 (
May26 16:49 TrS 88.9 Spirit Lake, IA again, otherwise normal band - En35 (
May26 15:56 25 MHz WWV now in. Lots of Texas 6M beacons.FM still quiet. de dwi/7. (
May26 15:48 Sounds like me Jim... de dwi/7 (
May26 15:41 ...when he starts chewing the gum, he stops walking and stands there :-P - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 15:40 15:34...that's right I've seen it on the 5 pm news, when dwi is walking with gum in his mouth it just lies there... (
May26 15:39 Check out my 10 Meter PropNET this morning!! de ka5dwi/7¢er=US&last=4&call=ka5dwi&maptype=G3&geo=&zoom=1 (
May26 15:37 6 Meters open to Texas, 20 MHz WWV in (no 25 yet). 10 Meters good so far. Day 2 I hope. de dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May26 15:34 [04:12] BR, you have to learn to do one at a time. I can't walk and chew gum at the same time :) de dwi/7 (
May26 15:32 WWV 20mhz 25mhz both in. Should I check DTV? > Yakima CN96 (
May26 15:31 [14:50] yes def agreed. I've never heard oldies on 88FM before! // Lee VA (
May26 15:30 [14:48] cd, I'm still a little fuzzy on KEOM's target demographic. Can you provide any insight? (bwahaha!!!) // Lee VA (
May26 15:30 Brief fadeup of SS on 89.9, unable to tell for sure if eskip... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 15:11 6M Es cranking up, I can hear that Es whine on FM open channels - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 15:04 Tr 92.1 WROI Rochester, IN weak/mixing with ID - 160 miles de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May26 15:01 Tr 88.9 WMAU Bude MS with station ID... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 14:55 [14:51} I wouldn't complain about that path getting active... except for the fact that I'm at work. But I can go out to the truck as needed... - Matt EN21 (
May26 14:55 BTW that PK's Throwback 105.5 *replaced* my FM Marlins baseball connection. 940 WINZ's 94.5 xltr cannot overcome other 94.5's here./cdEL96 (
May26 14:53 14:37 it was a marathon! - Jerry (
May26 14:51 6m getting started again towards NE, IA > Yakima CN96 (
May26 14:50 KEOM mx definitely stands out in da 88-92./cdEL96 (
May26 14:48 I would say that a third time, but you get the gist./cdEL96 (
May26 14:48 Tr 97.1 KEGL Fort Worth TX ( 397 mi) - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 14:47 I understand that KEOM is supposed to cater to the *parents* of kids that go to the school that runs KEOM./cdEL96 (
May26 14:47 I understand that KEOM is supposed to cater to the *parents* of kids that go to the school that runs KEOM./cdEL96 (
May26 14:40 Also, FWIW, looks like KEOM now plays "classic hits," mainly from the 70s and 80s, with some 60s sprinkled in // Lee VA (
May26 14:39 Tr KARD-DT-36 Monroe, LA (153 mi) (new) - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 14:37 I'm still exhausted from yesterday. Was too tired to start updating logs. En35 (
May26 14:31 Never would have ID'd that without your help, so thanks! // Lee VA (
May26 14:31 [May 18] btw cd, you totally nailed my 88.5 Es to TX last week as KEOM. Took them a week, but they finally updated their meticulous playlist archive; 2 oldies I heard were an exact match // Lee VAFM17io (
May26 14:23 [13:48] haha, lucky you, cd! Just read about that yesterday! // Lee VA (
May26 14:08 [12:26] I would like to know the same thing Rick. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 13:56 6m TX>SC Es is popping up now in the middle of the tropo - JimT/MO (
May26 13:53 Tr 105.9 WGKX Memphis, TN (331 mi) (new) First Tennessee station via Tropo - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 13:48 My weird 105.5 is indeed W288DD now known as "PK's Throwback". If any of you catch it as DX, you have my sincerest sympathy./cdEL96 (
May26 13:42 Jim---Funny though; while the problem was ongoing, my UHF seemed fine, whereas the VHF wasn't./cdEL96 (
May26 13:41 [13:30] OK JimT I will post. I have my autologger up right now - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 13:39 [13:27] thanks Mike-La - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 13:30 AM if you have Springfield MO dtv's pop up, please post. I have my antennas SW right now but no dx here - JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 13:27 Nice job on OK am-not home now unfortunatey Mike-La (
May26 13:27 FWI=FYI :-/ - JimT/MO (
May26 13:26 CD, you have a break in the power inserter's grounding shield. FWI in case you don't see my reply email - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 13:22 Tr 107.7 KRXO Oklahoma City OK (508 mi) (new) Heard on air ID - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 13:08 JimMO, I sent email./cdEL96 (
May26 12:59 Tr 94.9 KLTY Arlington Tx (385 mi) RDS ID - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 12:54 Tr 94.7 KBRU Oklahoma City OK (505 mi) (new) Heard on air ID. blasting in here strong. My first Oklahoma station via Tropo - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 12:45 Tr 93.9 KOYN Paris Tx (385 mi) (new) on the Grundig G5 radio. no sign of them on the Sony XDRF1HD radio only hear WGRM Greenwood Ms on the Sony - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 12:44 Tr 89.9 KDAQ Shreveport LA "Red River Radio" with NPR news... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 12:26 Speaking of Louisiana, where's Danny Oglethorpe been? -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 12:07 Tr KPXD-DT-42 Arlington Tx (385 mi) - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 12:03 Tr 95.7 KSSN Little Rock AR-RDS Mike-La (
May26 12:02 Tr KETK-DT-22 Jacksonville Tx. (270 mi) - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 12:01 Tr 94.9 KHKN Little Rock AR- Mike-La (
May26 12:01 Tr 94.7 KAMX Luling Tx (393 mi) - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 11:58 11:58-w/RDS Mike-La (
May26 11:58 Tr 94.1 KLNO Fort Worth TX Mike-La (
May26 11:55 Tr 92.3 KIPR Pine Bluff AR (new) Mike-La (
May26 11:50 11:49-not sure am-about to check Mike-La (
May26 11:50 03:39-Hopefully so am, 2 Es events in a row, and both times I had to leave in the middle of things Mike-La (
May26 11:49 Hi Mike-La, there is Tropo here - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 11:38 03:13-Hey Randy, actually I have one more 93.9 clip that I will post on my Jamaica/Cayman Islands thread on WTFDA this morning. Mike-La (
May26 05:14 Lots of 6m activity again PacNW. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 04:54 It’s a Test - Jerry (
May26 04:39 Yes, Ed (
May26 04:26 All of those "Nash", "Mix", "Hits", etc. IDs were driving me nuts live BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 04:25 [04:17] I got about 15 minutes of a nearly full top half of the band and I have quite a few empty freqs up there BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 04:20 You Talking To Me? > Travis (
May26 04:17 I hope your SDR netted you 100 new logs! > Yakima CN96 (
May26 04:12 I'm thinking about borrowing a 2m rig and building a Yagi; I don't know how I'm going to work 6m, FM, and 2m all at once! BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 04:11 [03:36] I missed the beginning of MUF > 144 and when I couldn't get a useful ID on a chock-full FM band, left it to SDR and went to 6m... BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 04:10 Yakima, it's quiet here on 6M, but 10M it still pretty good de art dwi/7 (
May26 04:06 the WTFDA database, I meant (
May26 04:06 Is that another test? ... mike (
May26 04:05 I guess, by default, I'll count XHAVR, after all. I'm absolutely certain that I heard at least the "Equis-Ahchah-Ah..." part of the ID, and since XHAVR is the only thing in the WTFDA that comes close to matching... -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 04:02 Don’t encourage self pity - Jerry (
May26 04:01 That's not FM though ... mike (
May26 03:58 There is some Es to AZ on 6m from SF. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 03:55 Skip underwhelming tonight ... mike (
May26 03:42 BTW - Dbacks 94.3 stations. KNTR's FM translator in Lake Havasu, and KDDL in Prescott Valley - Raymie DM43 (
May26 03:41 Mike Perron's clip of XHAVR from earlier this year has a station ID and it's fairly clear - it should help you figure out this one - Raymie (
May26 03:40 [03:39] Four days off that is. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 03:40 It’s a Test - Jerry (
May26 03:39 [02:17] Ooh-Vay might sound like Doble in skip conditions. - Raymie DM43 (
May26 03:39 [03:03] Mike-La, might be good sign for Es tomorrow. I am on a four day weekend starting to tomorrow. Tropo starting to come in from the west on APRS map - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May26 03:36 What happens? 2 Meters opens up from IL to TX. missed it all.....OSIMA de art ka5dwi/7 (
May26 03:35 Hey BR, I had to fix dinner (XYL volunteering at hospital), eat, then go to YARC Board Meeting de dwi/7 (
May26 03:30 I might try that Jim thanks - RZ (
May26 03:25 RZ, you could always send a message to KIRQ through FB and attach the audio clip. FB lets you do that - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 03:22 (01:36 TVC) There's a La Caliente 101.3 in Crane, TX (near Midland/Odessa). I think I would have had more skip if I were in Manistee :/ (however, I will be there this weekend) - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 03:13 Mike-La curious to hear some of your other 93.9 recordings. Curious that the Jamaica News Talk 93 station seems to be off the last couple years from 93.9 - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 03:11 Here's the 106.7 recording if anyone is familiar with KIRQ thanks KW4RZ (
May26 03:10 It was a was a productive Es day for me today with 32 new FM logs-at the beginning, it was so fast and furious, that it was impossible to post here Mike-La (
May26 03:10 I grew up in Boise and got into ham and DXing there, left in 1989 and had a goal to tune in the FM stations on Es. Happened a couple times in Louisiana, not yet from here, why im happy to see 93.9 Pocatello move. Only likely target - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 03:09 Es YSWR-2 El Salvador-weak Mike-La (
May26 03:05 Tr 91.9 XHEC Sabinas, Coahuila "La Más Buena de Coahuila" ... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 03:03 Es TGV-3 Guatemala (1097 mi) coming in late Mike-La (
May26 02:55 Spent 3 hours periodically looking at DT 2 for a subdecode and found nothing. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:54 I don't see an email for KIRQ. Their studio line is 208-733-1270. Main is 208-735-8300. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:52 BTW, you used to live in Idaho, didn't you? > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:52 I have it recorded and two songs doesnt seem to be a live stream. I've never had luck emailing recordings to studio people - kw4rz (
May26 02:51 There was loads of double hop my way. I think you got Hailey, ID. WOW! Do you have this on recording? > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:50 5 new ones from Texas and 1 new one from Arizona this evening. Unfortunately, the train did not stop in Tucumcari... -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 02:49 I'd just like some skip. The West Coast stuff didn't move this far northwest, and the later Es couldn't even get to California. Busy tomorrow night; that's when it'll happen. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May26 02:47 Had a "Q 106-7" with CHR in this opening. Seems only target is KIRQ Hailey, Idaho 1747 miles. anyone know of another out west? - Randy KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 02:45 I prefer a double hop, followed by a double hop, followed by another double hop get the point :) > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:43 My list shows the following catches tonight (cont) - En35 (
May26 02:43 Haha. Re: 02:39. You're going to like the way you skip, I guarantee it - En35 (
May26 02:40 I almost got an Equis Ah/Achahs...if only paths would have moved into BCN instead of staying in Yuma! > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:39 [02:25] "I don't often get E-skip. But when I do, I prefer...EQUIS ACHAHS. Stay thirsty for DX, my friends." -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 02:33 Es picking up here again up to 94.1; still beaming ENE BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 02:27 Es trying to come back west 89.3 religion, 93.9 2 stations in / out. 1 is Spanish - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 02:25 I'm raising my bottle of Dos Equis to all you dxers that got an Equis Ah-cheh today :-) - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 02:22 Well in that case, it must be a new station./cdEL96 (
May26 02:20 Again, the 4th letter was NOT a V... -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 02:20 Scorecard for new loggings here tonight...5 from Texas, 1 from Louisiana, plus my first 2 from Mississippi, and my first one from my birth state, Arizona -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 02:19 XHAVR Veracruz? > Yakima CN96 (
May26 02:19 [01:42] I'm thinking that, too, Lee, thanks! -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 02:17 [02:10] What I heard, Raymie, was "Equis-Ahchah-Ah-Double...", then it was lost. The "double" part lends itself to the Spanish pronounciation of "W". What I heard, therefore, sure sounded like "XHAW..", but that doesn't match up with anything in the WTFDA database. For now, I just can't count it -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 02:11 So that is probably Alvarado, Boca del Río or wherever Radio Fórmula put its stick (
May26 02:10 On the topic of XHA... The ID is read with the "Uve" pronunciation of V -Raymie DM43 (
May26 02:03 I did check NWR for a few minutes at one point, but just locals BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 02:03 Sounds like it's down to just tropo conditions now. Kegan EM26TE (
May26 02:01 Band dead; late to the party and was trying to work both FM and 6 meters; have some good SDR recordings BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 01:57 Es 88.1 talk in unidentified language; wasn't in long; maybe some kind of Creole? - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May26 01:57 My 88.9 unid from MX earlier was probably XHM, México DF since the call letters heard didn't seem to go past 3, definitely not 4 or 5...Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:55 Antenna (s) - Kegan (
May26 01:54 Outdoor antenna - Kegan (
May26 01:53 Hi Rick, I'm using a Grundig S450DLX radio, with an external antenna connection for the FM band, like that of a TV set. 300ohm to 75ohm conversion. My first known FM DX/Skip was with this radio, on June 1, 2013. I have listened with it, since August 2012. Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:50 Two UnIDs back and forth on 90.3 - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:49 Kegan, what kind of radio are you using? - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May26 01:48 [01:36] Congrats Justin great stuff! Was this using the 4-element antenna? // Lee VA (
May26 01:48 [01:44] Unfortunately, 95.1 is bleed over from local 94.9 KRMW, Cedarville, AR - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:44 If 95.1 is open, that's also Yuma > Yakima CN96 (
May26 01:43 Es 88.1 XHRED, Mexico City, Rod Stewart song, stream match - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May26 01:43 Es 93.1 - 8:42pm CDT - The UnID is KLJZ, Yuma, AZ - "Z93" - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:42 [01:14] Rick, looks like your Air1 on 88.7 is KFRI Midland Odessa (only others on 88.7 are FL, IL, and OR) #DX-CSI // Lee VA (
May26 01:41 Es 94.5 KRUF Shreveport LA "@k945scb" BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 01:40 with music - Kegan (
May26 01:40 Es UnID 93.1 in like a local at times - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:39 Depending on if there is skip tomorrow, I will probably update logs tomorrow evening or Saturday. - En35 (
May26 01:38 Yes, and 93.7. Had those been off I would have had more. I was surprised to see KCMP get eaten and a couple of xlators fell - En35 (
May26 01:37 Es 92.7 KKCH still in- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 01:37 Justin, noting freqs you were getting in relation to staying at the Hyatt Regency in MSP last summer. Too bad 92.5's HD is back on! - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May26 01:37 Unfortunately I was out of the tomato splatter the entire afternoon. I guess I'll take the 20 minutes of KTTI and KLJZ today. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 01:36 Unofficial count, 30-34 new stations tonight. You have to remember, this is my first time seeing skip in Blaine, MN - En35 (
May26 01:36 The MUF dropped like a rock here. Fun to watch on the waterfall It's over here. DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May26 01:36 I'm getting a weak Spanish 101.3 (La Caliente?) but I don't know if it's ES or Tropo - TVC-DX (EN74) (
May26 01:35 [01:19] OK, phew. Was getting difficult to contain my Es envy! (lol) // Lee VA (outside the tomato splatter) (
May26 01:34 Tr coming back. I think it's over - EN35 (
May26 01:34 Pirate back on 87.9, good/bad timing? - En35 (
May26 01:33 Its pretty much out of FM here with some spikes - En35 (
May26 01:32 He would have loved this opening! > Yakima CN96 (
May26 01:32 Es 91.9 XHEC "La Mas" Groupo M radio - En35 (
May26 01:32 Another UnID on 93.1 briefly. Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:31 UnID 93.1 with music - sounded like a callsign begore it, "...GHT..." ? - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:31 Es 88.9 unid MX with "XH..." part of call sign caught before fadeout... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:31 We all miss Pat. RIP my friend. DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May26 01:29 SS on 90.7 - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:27 Es 92.9 KROM STX. I miss Pat - En35 (
May26 01:27 E's MUF still over 108 MHz here. DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May26 01:27 Es 99.5 KQMT Denver, CO "The Mountain"- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 01:27 Music on 90.3 - English - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:26 Still have Spanish on 107.1, but the rest of the band seems to be settling down here -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:25 SS on 92.3 - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:25 SS on 91.5 - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:24 SS on 89.9 - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:23 Also had an UnID NPR station briefly, on 88.5, with what sounded like NPR and WHYY's "Fresh Air" a few mintues ago - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:23 MUF sitting right around the 94.1 area. - En35 (
May26 01:21 Es to CO 107.9 still here- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 01:19 Es finally opened up here about an hour ago to Colorado. But selective: 93.3 Denver, 98.1, 98.9 Colorado Sps the only others in. Tim EM86 (
May26 01:19 Es 88.5 KGNU, Boulder, CO - a mention of KGNU - 8:11pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:19 Spikes but band returning to normal - En35 (
May26 01:18 Es 92.7 the lift is in here too! Tim EM86 (
May26 01:18 Es down to whispy spikes of 93.1, 93.9 Rapid City, SD - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 01:17 MUF under 100. Highest I can see is 99.1 with SS - En35 (
May26 01:17 Es 92.7 KKCH Glenwood Springs CO "The Lift FM" (935 km/581 mi) - relog - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May26 01:17 Es 88.7 KNAU, Flagstaff, AZ - NPR - Northern Arizona mentioned - mixing with Classical KWTU-FM, Tulsa, OK at times - fading at or after 8:06pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:17 Dropping down. - En35 (
May26 01:16 Nice catch Rick DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May26 01:15 94.1 KSDN Aberdeen SD popping in with RDS still.. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:14 Someone now with Air1 on 88.7 -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:14 Es KKFG - KOOL 104.5 Bloomfield, NM Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May26 01:14 Back into Roswell with talk FM KEND - En35 (
May26 01:13 Es 106.5 KOOI - En35 (
May26 01:13 I just did, Les. It's WMBU in Forest, Mississippi. My 2nd new catch from Ole Miss tonight. -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:13 Yes, I was thinking WQPC since I seem to get it at least once a year with a Brewers game... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:13 [01:09] only 89.1 listed on Middy's station directory is WMBU 89.1 Forest, Mississippi // Lee VA (
May26 01:12 Rick--I can help you ID those. DE Les N1LF Birmingham (
May26 01:11 [01:08] well, per WTFDA DB, XHAVR Veracruz is the only XHA-- on 89.1./cdEL96 (
May26 01:11 [01:09] And I did hear mentions of "Selma" and "Birmingham" in a string ID -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:10 Es 92.7 CBWS Brandon MB "CBC" (1492 km/926 mi) - NEW - de RNA/ OK EM16gj (
May26 01:09 And I got someone with Moody Radio on 89.1 from either Alabama or Mississippi at the top of the hour -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:09 [01:06] if the Marlins were playing, a "0" would surely be part of the score. ;) /cdEL96 (
May26 01:08 Nope, Chris, "A" was the 3rd letter in the ID, not the was "XHA-something", but I've lost it now -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:08 Nice Rick! I had KUHF (through IBOC hash no less!) here last Thursday #sixdegreesofDX // Lee VA FM17io (
May26 01:07 Es KLED - 93.3 The Legend - FM 93.3 - Gillette, WY "The Basin" DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May26 01:07 [01:03] Jack, WQPC in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin most likely. Plausible from your QTH since Kegan in NW Arkansas was getting North Dakota a while ago -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:07 [01:03] Not possibly XHCAO? A killer pest during Es./cdEL96 (
May26 01:07 Es 94.3 unid with phone number matching MN hotel... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:06 Bet that's who I had, Lee. What I was hearing at half past the hour was the start of the program, not the end of it. Probably KHKV, since I had KUHF in, as well. -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:06 Es KPTT - 95.7 The Party Denver, CO Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May26 01:06 [01:03] Brewers playing Arizona Diamondbacks. Dbacks leading 3-0 in case any of that helps. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May26 01:05 Es KCWB 92.1 BYRON WY DE Les N1LF EM63 ALABAMA (
May26 01:04 [00:44] Rick, 88.7 KHKV Houston is a good bet. They carry "Insight" at 7:30pm CT weeknights. Sadly, they don't list a complete stations finder (only results of a ZIP search) // Lee VA (
May26 01:04 [Earlier] 105.5 near Miami now throwback hip hop; issue now settled./cdEL96 (
May26 01:04 Es 106.5 KYRK with the Revivalists - Wish I Knew You - good song - En35 (
May26 01:04 [01:02] Justin, it could be that KTKX is getting its music feed off satellite, and you may have another 106.7 in that's using the same service -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:04 [0103] And there's still 2+ months to go! > Yakima CN96 (
May26 01:03 2 meters is open . Here at board meeting de ka5dwi az dm34 (
May26 01:03 Es 94.3 unid with baseball, poss Brewers game... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:03 The season got a slow start--but THIS was worth waiting for! DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May26 01:03 [01:00] Dangit, the only 89.1 from Mexico I see is XHAVR, but the 4th letter in the ID I heard was NOT a V...sounded more like a W -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:02 Like a local with garbled RDS - En35 (
May26 01:02 Es 89.1 KVMT, Montrose, CO - NPR - "KVNF" mentioned - 7:56pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 01:02 Two stations playing the same song on 106.7. One a little behind each other. Does KTKX have boosters? - En35 (
May26 01:01 Es KGWY - Fox Country 100.7 FM Gillette, WY DE N1LF Les EM63 (
May26 01:01 Like, coming off of Shoreview/Minneapolis transmitter strong? > Yakima CN96 (
May26 01:00 "Equis Ahchah Ah Double...", then lost on 89.1 -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 01:00 Tropo starting to dominate on some freqs... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 01:00 Es 106.7 KTKX Terrell Hills, TX very strong... VERY STRONG - En35 (
May26 00:59 Es KZRS 107.9 GREAT BEND KS E-Skip getting short! DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May26 00:58 Es still at 106.7 or higher - En35 (
May26 00:58 Something trying to come in on 87.7 but the sony is too narrow so its distorted - En35 (
May26 00:57 Justin, I had classical music in on 88.3 a bit ago, and it would be new if I could get an ID. Getting swallowed up by my local KLove on 88.1 now. -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:56 Es 89.5 is KMFA Austin, TX - EN35 (
May26 00:55 Es 89.5 classical music eating KCMP's IBLOK wow - En35 (
May26 00:54 Es 92.1 Hank FM so KTFW Glen Rose, TX - En35 (
May26 00:54 Es 88.7 KRVS LA Lafayette -- In with Cuban salsa mx, then young college-ish-sounding DJ with ment of donating to KRVS, then another Cuban salsa selection -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:53 Es KTCL 93.3 WHEAT RIDGE CO DE N1LF EM63 (
May26 00:53 Es 92.1 xlator gone. Country in its place - En35 (
May26 00:53 Es 98.7 central Louisiana - Matt EN21 (
May26 00:52 Perhaps the station I heard on 90,3 with the 306 area code could have been CJLR-FM-4, Regina, SK - *possibly* - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:52 One of the longest openings I have seen in recent years - En35 (
May26 00:52 Almost 4 hours since this started here... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 00:51 Where art thou Frank Merrill? > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:51 Es 93.3 KGSR Cedar Park, TX with super fast break in under KNAL - En35 (
May26 00:50 Es 104.1 WBWM Le Roy IL "Radio Bloomington", still occasional activity to top of FM band BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 00:50 Es 106.9 KHRT Minot, ND, Christian pop, K Heart ID, (new & new Es frequency) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May26 00:49 Cont Christian music on 88.7, but not via K-Love or Air1. Can't get a fix on it, though -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:48 Es 90.3 - 7:44pm CDT - I heard a vehicle ad - references to National City - when I searched, National City, CA came up, and XHITZ, Tijuana, BC, MX - but not exactly sure - I just heard a 306 area code station at 7:47pm CDT -- not sure what station. Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:47 Es 92.1 WMIS Blackduck MN "The River" (1250 km/783 mi) - relog - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May26 00:47 unID 101.9 Christian AC and 103.3 urban. Couldn't get anything else. Raymie (
May26 00:47 Es 94.1 KTFM Floresville, TX // online - En35 (
May26 00:45 Es 107.9 Abilene TX, a relog... heard via tropo here! - Matt EN21 (
May26 00:44 Es 107.9 KPAW Fort Collins, CO "The Bear"- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:44 I gotta get my REL pgms straight. What I heard on 88.7 was not "Back To The Bible", but rather, "Insight For Liiving". Now to find someone on 88.7 that carries it from 0000-0030 UTC -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:43 Spanish everywhere. Can not escape it - En35 (
May26 00:43 Es 89.9 KDPR, Dickinson, ND - NPR - "Prairie Public Radio" - at 7:34pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:43 2 meter beacon 144.282 still in, stronger now- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:43 Es KRAN - The Range 103.3 FM Warren AFB, WY DE Les N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May26 00:43 that was me - En35 (
May26 00:43 Es 95.1 KMYO Comfort, TX // online (
May26 00:41 Es KSTY - 104.5 FM Canon City, CO Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May26 00:40 Es 88.7 KTCU TX Fort Worth at 0039 UTC -- In with PSA, then brief liner: "Broadcasting...we're KTCU 88.7" -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:40 Es 104.1 CFQX Winnipeg, Manitoba "QX104" with slogan ID, stream match, RDS, country mx, new Canadian log! Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 00:40 Es 100.7 KRNP OGALLALLA, NORTH PLATTE, NE DE Les N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May26 00:40 Es 105.1 KXKL Denver, CO "Kool"- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:39 AZ still booming in here, most W/RDS / HD at 1700 mi -de Jeff VA3NN (
May26 00:38 Es 103.5 KRFX Denver, CO "The Fox" classic rock- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:37 Es 101.1 Houston, 106.1 Brenham TX - Matt EN21 (
May26 00:37 Jeff in Clinton, ON is still hearing Phoenix, AZ stations. - de Jon in FN03 (
May26 00:35 Es 93.9 Frisco, CO "Crystal 93" heard- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:35 Es 88.7 KUHF TX Houston at 0033 UTC -- Heard "...a presentation of Houston Public Media". Someone mixing with "Back To The Bible" REL pgm -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:35 Es 97.5 KGKL quickly in - En35 (
May26 00:34 Es 91.7 KEMC, Billings, MT - NPR - 7:29pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:33 Es 98.9 also KUTX Leander, TX // online with nirvana song - En35 (
May26 00:33 Es KQBA - 107.5 Outlaw Country Santa Fe, NM Rob Cincinnati (
May26 00:33 Es 93.3 KCTL Denver, CO over local Nashville station- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:32 Es 104.1 KIQK Rapid City SD with ads mentioning Deadwood SD... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 00:32 Es MONSTER OPENING DE N1LF Les N1LF Alabama (
May26 00:32 96.1 unid with SS ads. de Eric B, Carleton MI (
May26 00:32 Es 98.9 KLMO Dilley, TX "Radio Vida + San Antonio ID" - En35 (
May26 00:31 Es KRVK 107.9 VISTA WEST WY DE N1LF Les Alabama EM63 (
May26 00:30 Computer crashing. Standby. Hearing San Antonio, TX - En35 (
May26 00:30 Justin I remember you used to be in Sheridan, thought that would be familiar. Was a significant signal, lots recorded - kw4rz em60 (
May26 00:29 Es 91.1 KLDV with HD Denver, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:29 Es KRNP 100.7 SUTHERLAND NE DE N1LF EM63 (
May26 00:28 (00:19) Discovered that FLR has a translator in Rochester Hills on 103.1. That is still new here - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 00:28 Es to top of FM band ENE BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 00:28 Es KTEG - 104.1 The Edge Santa Fe, NM Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May26 00:25 nothing on NOAA freqs except for local stations. still monitoring- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:25 KJZZ received at 7:04pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:24 Back home, Es in progress... BR in AZ DM34 (
May26 00:24 Dead band here. - de Jon in FN03 (
May26 00:24 Es 91.5 KJZZ, Phoenix, AZ - NPR - "KJZZ" - "KJZZ News" - with NPR's"All Things Considered" - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:24 Es 98.9 very upbeat SS music. - En35 (
May26 00:23 Randy, try 96.5, 98.3, 92.7 - En35 (
May26 00:23 I was going to say Randy, I remember them having higher power lol - En35 (
May26 00:22 Congrats Randy! You caught Justin's worst enemy. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:22 Es 89.1 KNWT, Cody, WY - College format - 7:02pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:22 oops 1480 miles 75kw - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 00:22 Es 93.7 KYTI Sheridan, WY 1480 watts - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 00:21 Even DT 7.../cdEL96 (
May26 00:21 Folks!! Check WX band if it's sloppy thru FM! Ya never know./cdEL96 (
May26 00:21 Es 99.1 KHKX "Kicks 99.1" promo for money contest - En35 (
May26 00:21 Could also be KUWI Rawlins. You can't ID WPR on 89.9...and I don't know if they do localized TOH IDs like SDPB. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:21 The radio giving me problems is a Grundig S350 -Raymie DM43 (
May26 00:20 Es 89.9 - 6:59pm CDT - possibly KEUW, Torrington, WY - NPR - (there was more than one station listed on 89.9 as part of a network (one of them could be a translator, but could be the KEUW signal I heard) - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:19 Es 94.9 KENZ Provo UT "Power 94.9" (1398 km/869 mi) - NEW - de RNA/OK EM16jg (
May26 00:19 103.1 in with Family Life Radio - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 00:18 Es 103.5 skip starting to eat local xlator @ 15 miles - En35 (
May26 00:18 Es still top of band here. Colorado still in on 144 MHz- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May26 00:18 Es 106.7 KTKX TX Terrell Hills -- Ad for Hot Tub Expo this weekend at the New Braunfels convention center. New catches are flying in left and right now! -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:17 Re:00:13 had them earlier Rob. Welcome to Texas. - En35 (
May26 00:16 Es KMXR - Big 93.9 Corpus Christi, TX Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May26 00:16 Es 104.5 KPTJ Grape Creek, TX - EN35 "Majia" + west texas party station (
May26 00:16 Es 93.9 KKMK, Rapid City, SD - Adult Contemporary format - received at 6:52pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:14 My KTAK reception was at 6:51pm CDT Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:14 Raymie you need to get a Grundig ulr, that have great alternate channel image rejection (overload). That's what I'm listening to today because my antennas are disconnected for work - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May26 00:14 [00:10] BINGO! That's who it was. 1st Arizona catch here and 2nd new state today! :) -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:13 Es KSII 93.1 kiss fm Elpaso, TX Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
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May26 00:12 Randy, spotless here from tomato stains./cdEL96 (
May26 00:12 Es 93.9 KTAK, Riverton, WY - Country format - Kegan EM26TE (
May26 00:12 Sooner or later I will have to go use the restroom - En35 (
May26 00:12 Darn. Wish that was KHTS El Cajon (CHR)! > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:11 Es 104.9 KVOU Uvalde, TX - who comes up with these town names? - En35 (
May26 00:11 Yes it was - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 00:11 Es loaded up on the dial here. I've been missing it with outdoor project work. Had Hopi Nation on 88.1 on the G3 ulr, Denver, Salt Lake, Phoenix, Grand Junction - de JimT/MO EM (
May26 00:10 Is it rock music Christian? That's KTCL. > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:10 Es unknown "Q 106.7" CHR Es top of FM, APRS looks like the country has been splattered with tomatoes - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 00:10 [00:09] Suspect Dbacks radio net - KNKI Show Low/Pinetop AZ - Raymie DM43 (
May26 00:10 Nice, 250W Richard > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:09 Es 103.1 CKMM Winnipeg, MB, Virgin Radio ID, 1,398 mi (new & new Es frequency) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May26 00:09 Es 106.3 SS taking over 106.1's IBOC - En35 (
May26 00:09 Es "Channel 93.3" weak with ID - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 00:09 Nada aquí hoy./cdEL96 (
May26 00:09 Es 106.7 KQTY Borger TX at 0005 UTC -- Ad for M&M Auto Parts in Borger, then a "106.7 KQTY" ID. Fighting it out with someone carrying pregame of Arizona vs. Milwaukee major league baseball -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May26 00:08 Es 101.1 KDDX Spearfish SD "XRock" with slogan ID Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 00:08 Lots of SS all over the dial - En35 (
May26 00:08 Es 95.9 K240EP Cedar Fort UT "Z-96" (1337 km/831 mi) - NEW - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May26 00:06 I'm so jealous...I'm stuck at home too so I can't log anything with this stupid overloading radio - Raymie DM43 (
May26 00:06 Less 6m paths in the west...ugh > Yakima CN96 (
May26 00:05 Es 106.5 "Do-right Roofing" and then Roswell's Talk FM - En35 (
May26 00:05 Es 93.7 KRAI Craig, CO "KRAI Wild West Radio News" de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May26 00:05 Dropping down now and tropo mixing in... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May26 00:03 Es 104.9 SS ad for restaurant. Weak "La Catuya" with EE music? En35 (
May26 00:02 Es 92.3, 93.9 El Paso, TX 92.7 Lift FM NW Colorado top of hour ID - KW4RZ EM60 (
May26 00:02 Es 90.1 NPR news - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 00:01 Es 92.7 with Luke Combs "Hurricane" - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May26 00:00 Es KTGW 91.7 FRUITLAND, NM DE N1LF Les EM63 Alabama (
May26 00:00 This radio is just *not* DX material. Too much overload and too close to South Mountain. - Raymie DM43 (
May25 23:59 Es to top of band, 107.9 unid with hard rock mx... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:57 Es 94.5 The Buzz KTBZ Houston, TX - Craig DM79 (
May25 23:57 Maybe KRQQ Tucson based off the 2x? ;) > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:57 Es 103.7 two SS'ers - En35 (
May25 23:57 [23:50] Think this is the same station now playing "Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring. So it's a classic rock format -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May25 23:56 I have a 93.7 with Katy Perry "Last Friday Night". Song just started. Either WRCL, WQIO, or skip - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May25 23:55 [23:47] Thanks, Lee. Stream matches. Another new log & Es frequency. - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 23:55 whoops - w6nt (
May25 23:55 Re:23:41 Nice Jeff, I heard them earlier today (
May25 23:55 Re:23:41 Nice Jeff, I heard them earlier today (
May25 23:55 Re:23:41 Nice Jeff, I heard them earlier today (
May25 23:55 Es 102.9 KCTR Billings MT with local ads and RDS... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:54 Remote E's - 96.7 KKCQ Bagley MN on San Antonio Global Tuners, ad mentioning 'highway 2 in Bagley', over KHFI > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:54 Es 93.9 KYSL Frisco, CO 560 watts 1260 miles - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 23:53 Oh my gosh look at all this stuff and here I am trying to find ANYTHING useful - Raymie DM43 (
May25 23:53 Es 92.1 KJMN Castle Rock, CO Spanish - Poor at 1137 miles de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May25 23:53 hearing a beacon in Colorado on 144.282, so MUF remains high- Wes (
May25 23:52 Two or three dep on 101.7 - EN35 (
May25 23:52 Es 88.7 KNAU Flagstaff, AZ double hop APR weather RELOG 1701 mi -de Jeff VA3NN (
May25 23:51 This might take me all weekend to complete my logs - En35 (
May25 23:51 Es 101.7 SS jumbled - En35 (
May25 23:50 Two UnIDs on 92.9 - Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:50 Nothing exciting happening on the weather band here. Back on FM, trying to find out who has Guns N Roses' "November Rain" right now on 106.7 -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May25 23:50 Top of the band - En35 (
May25 23:50 Es 107.9 Pueblo, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:49 Es 92.1 KXBN Cedar City UT "B92.1" (1423 km/884 mi) - relog - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May25 23:49 Es 93.1 KRVN Lexington NE (new) Mike-La (
May25 23:48 UnID station on 89.3 under and over local KAYH, Fayetteville, AR at times. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:48 My non-car radio is horrible with overload from adjacents - Raymie DM43 (
May25 23:48 Es 93.7 KRAI Craig, CO 1365 miles with RDS - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 23:48 Es 101.3 KOZY Bridgeport, NE with local ads mentioning Scottsbluff.. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:47 Es 100.9 KNMJ - Eunice, NM with ID - En35 (
May25 23:47 [23:43] Jim that looks like KKCQ-FM 96.7 MHz Bagley, Minnesota // Lee VA (
May25 23:47 Longest... song... ever - En35 (
May25 23:46 Es KRKS 94.7 "The Word" in CO DE Les N1LF EM63 (
May25 23:46 Two UnID NPR stations on 91.7 at times. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:45 Raymie...get to that radio! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:45 AC7XP also missing...he's got a chance at 2x > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:45 Not sure what this other station on 100.9 is. Playing that "You dropped a bomb on me" song - En35 (
May25 23:45 YO! - Raymie DM43 (
May25 23:45 Es 101.1 KQDJ Valley City, ND with stream match... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:44 Es KIMN 100.3 DENVER,CO MIX 100 Mix100 DE N1LF Les EM63 Alabama (
May25 23:44 Es 100.9 KXGL // online - En35 (
May25 23:44 Es 88.1 KUYI Kearns Canyon, AZ 69K-C1 into Indianapolis. 1341.2 miles Randy EM69wq (
May25 23:44 Es 97.3 KBCO Boulder, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:44 Es KMRK-FM - My Country 96.1 Odessa, TX Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May25 23:44 Look at the RED! Way to go fellas, and nice to see you getting in on this Justin. Still quiet back east... // Lee VA FM17io (
May25 23:44 Es back in here in NW Florida 89.3 KUVO Denver - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 23:43 Es 96.7 UNID, Titans baseball game - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 23:42 Art's at a meeting, never mind. But where art thou Brian? > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:42 WHERE'S ART & BR?! Jeez! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:42 APRS Map is showing this Es event quite nicely right now - amfmtvdtvbrla. EM40 (
May25 23:41 Es DOUBLE HOP! 91,5 KJZZ Phoenix, AZ news, RDS -de Jeff VA3NN (
May25 23:40 Es is trying to fight 100.9 tropo. Skip is mostly winning - En35 (
May25 23:40 UnID NPR on 91.7 - in like a local at times. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:38 Just a little too far north and east :( - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May25 23:37 Es 99.9 KEKB Grand Junction, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:35 Es 99.1 XHEPR Presido, CH - En35 (
May25 23:34 Have not seen any HD so far this opening - EN35 (
May25 23:34 Es 98.9 CHR Ed Sheeran - En35 (
May25 23:33 monitoring NOAA wx band...nada here- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:33 Tr I know no one wants to here about Tropo right now but I am hearing some southeastern Texas Coast FM beacons coming up strong in Early here. Heads up Randy & Mike-La - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 23:32 No sign of Es on TV but I am not going to complain - En35 (
May25 23:31 Es KBKL 107.9 GRAND JUNCTION, CO KOOL 107.9 DE Les N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May25 23:31 Es KMGJ - Magic 93.1 Grand Junction, CO Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May25 23:31 Es KWKM - Power 95.7 Saint Johns, AZ Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May25 23:30 Two deep on 97.5 - En35 (
May25 23:30 DTV 7 targets based off PTA: KMGH Denver (ABC), KGBY Grand Junction (Cozi), KNEP Sidney NE (ABC), KGWL Lander (CBS) > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:29 Es 97.5 KBNA El Paso, TX - Live broadacst in Spanish from Metro PCS on Gateway BLVD lol - En35 (
May25 23:28 And NEVER forget the NOAA frequencies at 162 mhz > cn (
May25 23:28 MUF 179 mhz...someone put their DTV box on ch 7! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:27 Es 94.1 is KLTR Brenham, TX - En35 (
May25 23:27 Es top of band. Still hearing Colorado on 144 MHz via e, too- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:26 Es 92.5 KWOF, Broomfield, CO - 6:19pm CDT - "92.5 The Wolf" Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:26 Es 2 stations swapping on 101.1 .. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:24 Es 94.1 John Tesh - En35 (
May25 23:21 Es 93.9 KKMK Rapid City SD with city mentioned... Jack, EM10, Austin TX.. (
May25 23:21 Es 93.1 is KSII El Paso, TX - En35 (
May25 23:21 Es 95.5 KYNU Jamestown, ND, Big Dog Country ID (new) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 23:20 Nearly every open freq here has had Spanish on it for about the past half hour, but nothing was coming in strong enough to trip the RDS on my work vehicle's radio. :( -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May25 23:19 Es KCFR-FM 90.1 Denver CO DE N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May25 23:19 Es 107.9 Grand Junction, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:18 Hey Craig/Denver, also remember to look west as well > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:18 Es 93.1 CHR with Cake By the Ocean - En35 (
May25 23:17 Es 106.9 KHYY Minatare, NE (1041 mi) on car radio. First Es on the FM high band - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 23:17 Es 100.9 WJXN MS Utica at 2226 UTC -- Ad for Capitol Body Shop w/ment of "Mississippi Collision Repair Association" in the spot. Took some sleuthing, but finally narrowed this down to WJXN. 1st FM catch from Ole Miss here, and state #20 on FM at this QTH -- Rick in South Omaha EN21af (
May25 23:17 Es 93.9 KMXR Big 93 Corpus Chrisit, TX - Craig DM79 (
May25 23:16 Es 94.7 KZGF Grand Forks, ND, Z 94.7 ID (new & new Es frequency) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 23:15 just worked DM58 via e on 144.200- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:14 Yeah! First 2m US Es opening of the season. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:13 Es 90.1 Family Life Radio. Maybe Lubbock? - En35 (
May25 23:12 Es 2m Mississippi to western Colorado - En35 (
May25 23:10 "...This is KUNC." @ 6:06pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:10 Es trying to take down 107.5 from Faribault. - En35 (
May25 23:09 Es 88.9 CKMV Winkler, Manitoba with weather in degrees Celsius, country mx, RDS... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:09 Es 91.5 KUNC, Greeley, CO - NPR - 6:05pm CDT Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:08 Es 103.7 is Air1. Take your pick, two in TX - En35 (
May25 23:08 Es 93.1 KMGJ Grand Junction, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:06 Es 92.7 KKCH Glenwood Springs, CO- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:05 Es up to 103.7 with SS vs. what sounds like religious - En35 (
May25 23:04 UnID NPR on 90.1 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 23:03 Es 104.5 KIMX Centennial, WY with station ID, top 40 mx... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 23:03 Es 95.1 kQRX Midland "Rock 95.1" - En35 (
May25 23:03 Es unid 92.9 and 93.1 looking west- Wes ke4twi em66 TN (
May25 23:02 DTV box on 2, and the FM band has that 'pre-Es' sound to it. Let's get it on! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 23:00 92.1 unid SS, looking 230, occasional fadeups over WMXD HD fizz. de Eric B, Catrleton MI (
May25 23:00 Country on 95.1 better not be tropo - En35 (
May25 22:59 Re: 22:58 Your 104.5 is KHAD - En35 (
May25 22:59 Es 92.7 KKCH, Glenwood Springs, CO - Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:59 Es two swappers on 95.1. Weak sauce - En35 (
May25 22:58 Es unid 104.5 mentioning eastern Wyoming and wx... Jack, EM10,Austin TX (
May25 22:58 Es 89.5 KLND Little Eagle, SD, Cinderella song, station ID (new) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 22:58 I love how skip waited until I got off work - En35 (
May25 22:57 The Es are still going strong here. Was recording as I flipped the dial on my rush hour drive. Up as high as 99.1 (KCAD Dickinson, ND). - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 22:57 Good catch Jack!. 6M is really hot. Trying to open on FMBC, nothing solid yet de dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 22:55 No sign of DT5 - En35 (
May25 22:54 Es 91.7 Unid SS - En35 (
May25 22:54 Keep checking for eastern MT, Jack. 92.7, 93.5, 95.7, etc are targets > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:53 Yep, it was! Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:52 Es 99.1 KCAD Dickinson ND with full ID, local ads... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:52 UnID NPR on 91.9 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:52 Es popping up briefly on the low end of the band. (
May25 22:51 Es 91.9 Air1. Oh geez - En35 (
May25 22:51 E's popping up briefly on the low end of the band. DE Les N1LF EM63 Alabama (
May25 22:49 Jack, perhaps KCAD Dickinson? Also check for eastern MT > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:48 KMOZ and KTAR mixing, back and forth. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:48 Es unid 99.1 girls softball game... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:48 Es 92.9 "NIN" with live broadcast from golds gym. - En35 (
May25 22:48 Looks like KFFF Bennington NE via tropo scatter > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:47 Two swappers 92.9 - En35 (
May25 22:46 Es 92.3 KTAR, Glendale, AZ at 5:42pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:46 Nothing heard - Jerry (
May25 22:44 Es 93.3 "The Wolf" non-stop three hours of country??? - En35 (
May25 22:44 Es 92.3 KMOZ, Grand Junction, CO - Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:43 108 MUF Es cloud over northern Missouri right now on Sherlock map right now - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 22:42 Lots of SS. 93.3 xlator getting taken over - En35 (
May25 22:42 Es 96.1 KYYZ Williston ND "Z96.1 Dakota Country" with slogan ID Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:41 Kegan, that's KMOZ. Grand Junction's are also on 93.1 (CHR) and 95.1 (Rock), along with others higher up > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:41 Ss mixing with tropo on 94.1 - En35 (
May25 22:41 Tons of QSB here, cx hit or miss. Mostly miss. de Eric B, Carleton, MI (
May25 22:41 WWV on 20 and 25mhz right now with fair signals > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:39 Hanging on still. - En35 (
May25 22:39 Grand Junction, CO reference on 92.3 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:37 Several NPR stations swapping on 91.9.. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:37 Reference to Colorado Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:37 "92.3 The Moose" at 5:36pm CDT Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:36 Es 91.9 KQSD Lowry, SD "South Dakota Public Radio" with RDS. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:36 Randy I like G7IZU - En35 (
May25 22:35 Es 94.1 with Bruno Mars song - En35 (
May25 22:35 skip in many directions. anyone else use this? kw4rz (
May25 22:34 Es 93.1 R&B/CHR fighting with Mankato - EN35 (
May25 22:32 Es 92.9 Houston? Joe Myers Ford ad - EN35 (
May25 22:31 UnID NPR station with an UnID station with music on 89.1 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:30 Lotta 2xEs and 1x towards Nebraska...maybe I'll get the VHF dipole running and try 2 > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:29 UnID country station on 92.3 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:29 92.1 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:28 UnID Mexican station over local KQSM Fayetteville AR Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:28 All gone - En35 (
May25 22:28 Es 99.1 XHTEU Puebla Es all directions but spotty - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 22:27 UnID on 91.9 with music Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:26 Justin, keep that DT box on ch 5! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:26 Kegan, keep checking above 92.1. Better chances for IDs. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:25 Judging by the paths, I'd say 99.1 Country is KRYS - En35 (
May25 22:25 Rock music on 89.7 to the NNW Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:24 Brad Paisley on an alternative station? > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:24 Spoke too soon. Es 99.1 Country - En35 (
May25 22:24 Es 90.3 XHQS Fresnillo, ZAC 1118 miles - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 22:24 Not any higher than 97.9 AFAIK - En35 (
May25 22:23 NNW Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:23 Es 91.1 KLPR Kearney, NE, Brad Paisley song, stream match, on the baby Insignia walking out to my car (new) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 22:23 UnID possibly NPR on 88.5 Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:23 Es up to 95.7 with SS - En35 (
May25 22:23 Way to go, Justin! - de Jon in FN03 (
May25 22:22 Es 88.9 unid with ad mentioning Red Trail and Dickinson, NPR Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:22 Local xlators getting wiped off the face of the earth. ABOUT TIME! - En35 (
May25 22:22 That's XHAAA Reynosa > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:22 Two NPR stations on 89.9 to the NNW Kegan EM26TE (
May25 22:21 Es - 93.1 "La Caliente 93.1" - En35 (
May25 22:20 Stream up - En35 (
May25 22:19 Es 93.1 SS really storng (
May25 22:19 Es 92.9 KRMX Marlin, TX En35 (
May25 22:18 Not allowed after 4PM local. I have to go to a Radio Club Board Meeting. de dwi/7 (
May25 22:18 Es 92.9 Glum ford deal of the day? Country station - En35 (
May25 22:17 Es 92.9 Country unid. It is weak - En35 (
May25 22:16 The one time I have skip, my computer isn't cooperating. - En35 (
May25 22:15 Es 90.1 SS music. Definitely not Minnesota Public Radio - En35 (
May25 22:13 This is a SS station overriding KFLX but no RDS to catch. Faded out :( de dwi (
May25 22:12 UnID NPR on 89.1 (Kegan) (
May25 22:12 Alert BR/Art - looks like Iowa, Nebraska Es for you soon? Also lots of double hop 6m to IL IN > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:11 KFLX in Chino only running a 1000 watts and is on the other side of a 6900 foot dormant volcano. de dwi (
May25 22:10 Es 93.9 KRTN Raton, NM - RZ EM60 (
May25 22:10 Wow, Jack: Belize AND SD in the same day?! very nice! // Lee VA (
May25 22:10 That's what I meant - KFLX. How strong is that in Prescott? > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:09 Es 89.9 WHSA Brule WI "WPR" with slogan ID, NPR news Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:09 Actually KCOL was overpowering a station to my north in Chino Valley. I was using my Log Periodic antenna (
May25 22:08 UnID NPR stations on 88.7 and 89.7 to the NNW (Kegan) (
May25 22:07 Best $17 I have spent in this hobby. de dwi/7 (
May25 22:07 KCOL...but don't you have 92.5 Flagstaff up there as well? > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:06 KCOL Beaumont as it was really going de dwi/7 (
May25 22:06 That would be a good double hop try. Along with KTAC Ephrata > Yakima CN96 (
May25 22:05 The Low-end of the band lit up this morning de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 22:04 Mexicans still rolling in. I'm pleased to see KZBQ Pocatello, ID finally made their move to 93.9 - kw4rz em60 (
May25 22:04 Es 89.9 KGRJ Chamberlain, SD "Good News Radio" with RDS Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 22:02 Es - KTEP 88.5 El Paso TX - Fading in and out with classical, ID, into All Things Considered. de Eric B, Carleton MI (
May25 22:02 Nice Randy - I see a couple of double hop 6m paths here. > YAkima CN96 (
May25 22:00 Es 95.5 Casper, Wyoming 1376 miles - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 21:56 Yes, that's KOLZ. Rhythmic Oldies with some classic hip-hop. Similar to my local 99.3 (KMGW/Mega 99.3) these throwback formats! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 21:56 [21:55] station was in very strong like a local. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 21:55 [21:51] station was playing Old School Rhythm - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 21:53 Es 93.9 Rapid City, SD mix with Mexico MUF at least 100 MHz - KW4RZ EM60 (
May25 21:52 Es 94.1 KSDN Aberdeen SD RDS...Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 21:51 I had Es on 95.1 on my car radio on the way to work around 19:53 UTC. I heard Hot 95.1. I am thinking this was KOLZ in Corrales NM - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 21:46 and mixing with a SS ad on 94.3... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 21:45 Es 94.3 unid with ad for Tyndall Motors in Tyndall SD... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 21:31 Es loads of Mexican FM up to 99.3 from Zac, Coah, SLP, etc. 1905-2021. Eventual full report. Glenn Hauser, Enid OK (
May25 21:17 Es (on San Antonio GT) SS noticias on 65.75 MHz (ch 3), very faint; likely Guatemala or Honduras, based on Jack's BLZ log./cdEL96 (
May25 21:16 BTW, La Paz in GT is just a village (less than 1,000 pop). Would have to be making some kind of news to hear them mentioned on radio - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 21:16 Thanks Jim. It's back in with local ads and news, hopefully you're getting it too.. Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 21:15 Es Working outside, come in for break, SS on 88.1 with música - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 21:10 [20:55] Congrats on the Belize logging, Jack. I'm in the office all day today but have a recording going on 88.9 at home. Hope I got it as well. - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May25 21:06 Maybe my 89.9 mentioning La Paz was actually in Guatemala based on the earlier report? Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 21:05 [20:55] Great---that is still an unheard country (via FM) for me./cdEL96 (
May25 21:04 I think my 88.9 in Ladyville is a relog, will have to check...that heavy accented English was unmistakable, but gone now... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 21:00 Just saw that on DXmaps (re CN14) - lol! It would be cool for a container ship to operate mobile in the Pacific however... > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:58 I know there's a 90.1 in La Paz, maybe that was bleeding over 89.9? > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:56 wow an opening to CN14 - Jerry (
May25 20:55 Es 88.9 Love FM Ladyville Belize with local ads mentioning Ladyville and Belize! Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 20:54 Belize and Guatemala stations on low end of the dial over the last hour or so - de KD5DSQ EM10 (
May25 20:53 There is no 89.9 FM in BCS - Raymie DM43 (
May25 20:47 One unid was NPR/PRI at 1930 and 2000, then a station in SS at 2010 mentioning La Paz, maybe Baja California on that one? Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 20:45 Had several fadeups on 89.9 while driving home but deep fades happened at the wrong times so nothing ID... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 20:42 [20:36] Matt, that's surprising. From Bakersfield (1974-86) I got Omaha several times with massive signals. KEZO, 96.1?, the CHR on what--98.5? KMTV and Channel 6 (WOW-TV?) - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May25 20:38 [19:28] XHQS-FM is on 90.*3* that what you got, RNA? - Raymie DM43 (
May25 20:36 But I've had multiple openings to San Diego and Sacramento, and those "Highway Radio" desert stations KHWY/Z - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:36 There are places like Bakersfield and Fresno I've never heard in 18 years here. - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:35 It suffices to say any opening to the western US would be most welcome! - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:35 100.3 was KWIQ Moses Lake, they moved up to 100.5 in 2013. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:34 I've heard only one Omaha station, KEZO 92.3. And if Blair counts, KBLR 97.3. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:33 I think I had a Moses Lake FM... 100.3 maybe? -Going on foggy memories of an againg mind that has run out of space for trivial content. - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:32 I have had Tri Cities yes, 89.1 RIchland KFAE most commonly. - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:31 Matt I know Rick would agree with you. I wish I was still in St. Cloud. Very little IBLOK en35 (
May25 20:31 I'm amazed at how little Nebraska I get, compared to living in The Dalles, OR 1987-93. Many late-night NE and MN openings and some really intense daytime dial-fillers. Not sure how much of the difference is location (lots, I imagine) and how much is solar cycle. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May25 20:29 We can link up in Grand Island. Much harder in Des Moines. If I recall you've heard Tri-Cities and Moses Lake in the past. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:26 There are many better places... 100 miles east into southern Iowa the dial is far better. But can't afford to live there! - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:24 Yeah I know. I have no patience. I lost it two years ago in the move to Minnesota. In a box somewhere. En35 (
May25 20:24 Es 93.1 / 95.1 Yuma have been in past 10 minutes. Extremely thin path. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:23 Matt, the rest of Nebraska is calling you. Grand Island, Kearney, North Platte...much better than Omaha. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:22 I found other hobbies instead. The FM dial has gotten so much more crowded here. - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:21 There has been so little here in recent years. Nothing to report! - Matt EN21 (
May25 20:19 It's early, Justin. Things usually heat up around Memorial Day. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May25 20:19 Nothing heard - Jerry (
May25 20:17 Recording every day. Past week with two radios into different computers. All I got was tropo. En35 (
May25 20:17 That Yuma path generally isn't productive for me. Bad frequency matches, I think. But anything I ever get is very weak with shaky fades. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May25 20:15 [1835] Long time no see Matt. I haven't heard Omaha since 2014... > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:13 The Es has been flirting for the last 40 minutes, but very weak and in and out; I missed the activity this morning BR in AZ DM34 (
May25 20:13 Es 93.1 KLJZ Yuma joined them a few minutes ago. Both now gone again. Same path as Sunday morning. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:12 Es 93.3 UnID "New Country 93.3", pointing NNW, probably KKNU OR BR in AZ DM34 (
May25 20:08 Es 95.1 and it's KTTI Yuma, as I expected. Now gone > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:07 Es 95.1 with country music > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:04 Based on what I missed, I could have heard an hour of Yuma all over again. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:04 Maybe I can get the consolation prize of a decode from KHSV 2. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:02 There were NO PATHS when I left at 0930 to my area. Whatsoever! > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:01 Missed everything else tnx Murphy ;( > Yakima CN96 (
May25 20:01 Es ? 97.5 national news fadeup. Either KNLR or something via Es > Yakima CN96 (
May25 19:52 all seems to be gone - w6nt (
May25 19:51 81 mHz ATV carrier seems to be the MUF here at the moment... brief into FM about 20 min ago - K4NBF Vieques, PR (
May25 19:49 Es Ch2, Ch3, Ch4 vy strong here with SS audio... telenovelas, nothing local yet - K4NBF Vieques, Puerto Rico (
May25 19:46 Es 6 meters open to Europe (hearing them on makeshift FM dipole), some SS language fades into Ch 6 & FM - K4NBF in Puerto Rico (
May25 19:45 So far, I have skip from Mexico - nothing yet from the west direction, besides Tijuana, possibly. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 19:44 got it am-thx Mike-La (
May25 19:44 Es 94.5 KOOL Phoenix, AZ RDS - w6nt S.OR (
May25 19:43 Had the rotor antenna aimed WSW at one point, before turning to the NNW. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 19:41 *voices (Kegan) (
May25 19:41 you guys have fun with the Es I am off to work :) - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 19:41 Now hearing a Spanish voice s on 90.3 (Kegan) (
May25 19:40 Mike-La check 93.9 KMGN Flagstaff AZ is blasting in here like a local at times with RDS - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 19:39 Turned out that the antenna I thought was aimed NNW was actually to the NW. Now aimed NNW again. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 19:37 Piano music on 90.3 to the SSE and NW. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 19:37 Es 92.3 KTAR Glendale, AZ - w6nt S.OR (
May25 19:35 Es 92.3 KRST -RDS- Albuquerque NM Mike-La (
May25 19:34 Es 90.3 Family Life Radio - w6nt S.OR (
May25 19:30 But I would enjoy a northern path for a change. Everything's been TX this month except for a snippet of Bermuda. Tim EM86 (
May25 19:28 Es 90.5 XHXM Buena Vista de Rivera ZAC MEX "Romantica" (1557 km/967 mi) - NEW - de RNA/OK EM16jg (
May25 19:28 The one day I leave for work and don't record will be the day it breaks wide open. That happened last year or year before. Tim EM86 (
May25 19:26 I certainly agree, all gone here around 1150AM PDT, but that 88.9 Air1 was in-and-out for nearly an hour, sounded like WW? March? Chime in Sherman Oaks (
May25 19:26 (19:01) I hear you. I've at least had one "opening" this season but I, too, leave recorders running every day while away from home only to realize it was all in vain. Tim EM86 (
May25 19:26 Es 93.9 KMGN Flagstaff AZ (1231 mi) heard on air ID - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 19:12 Nothing here except locals, the paths must be going above us here in S Cent TX... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 19:09 Es 93.9 KINT El Paso, TX (910 mi) Full RDS & PI code Using Airspy with RDS Sharp & RDS Spy software. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May25 19:01 Amazing how much of the northern half of the country except for the PNW has yet to have a decent opening. Tempted to stop wasting electricity every day. En35 (
May25 18:55 Es 90.7 KOHH San Lucy, AZ dup KOHN. Mixing w SS - w6nt S.OR (
May25 18:53 Of course this can't hold together long enough until even 1900 for me to go out and finally check while on my break... Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May25 18:53 Es KOHN 91.9 Sells, AZ ID - w6nt S.OR (
May25 18:52 Peaked toward Mexico, then tropo scatter towards Phoenix then poof. It was fun. de ka5dwi/7 Az dm34 (
May25 18:45 All gone here - Dave CN94 (
May25 18:42 Other Mexicali freqs here <100 MUF blocked by locals - Dave CN94 (
May25 18:40 Thanks Matt. Opening #3 this season - Dave (
May25 18:39 Es 91.5 XHJC BCN - Dave CN94 (
May25 18:38 SS fading out, piano mx on 92.3 - w6nt S.Ore (
May25 18:38 Es 89.1 XHXM Jerez de Garcia Salines ZA MEX (1584 km/984 mi) - NEW - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May25 18:36 Kegan, your 88.7 is probably XHITT Tijuana - JimT (
May25 18:35 Hey Dave, good to see you posting! - Matt EN21 (
May25 18:34 Nothing happening this far north. - rick N6KCR Seattle (
May25 18:34 Kegan I think you're getting your SS off the back of your antenna. Es is getting really strong to the West right now - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 18:34 South is a terrible DX direction from here. Pointing right at my locals. Dave CN94 (
May25 18:33 Short Es on 10M west now. Trying to ID SS on 92.1 de dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May25 18:32 Es 92.3 XHMMF BCN - Dave CN94 (
May25 18:32 Es 92.3 XHMMF BCN - Dave CN94 (
May25 18:29 Es 90.7 XHMOE BCN - Dave CN84 (
May25 18:28 SS on 88.7 to SSE Kegan (
May25 18:27 Stay with it Jim!/cdEL96 (
May25 18:27 Jim, KCNL is indeed on air, per Rabbitears, with 2 subs./cdEL96 (
May25 18:25 Es 89.7 XHDP-RDS- Cuauhtemoc Chih. (new) Mike-La (
May25 18:25 Es 88.1 unID SS noticias - de RNA/OK EM16gj (
May25 18:15 Two SS on 89.1 -- one of them with music. Kegan EM26TE (
May25 18:11 SS up to 93.1 - w6nt (
May25 18:11 Pretty sure RF 2 is Las Vegas, RF 3 is KCNL-LD Reno on the air? - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 18:09 Es 94.1 KQXY Beaumont TX de dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May25 18:09 Es RF 2 & 3 popping in/out to the west - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 18:07 I (
May25 18:06 SS on 89.1, 89.9 and 90.7, fading at times. To the SSE (Kegan EM26TE) (
May25 18:05 Es 88.9 Spanish - w6nt S. Ore (
May25 18:03 Tr 89.1 WUFT FL in near absence of WSMR./cdEL96 (
May25 17:59 KCOL back in pretty solid (
May25 17:55 Es 88.9 is Air1 Chime in Sherman Oaks (
May25 17:51 Wonder where BR is? de dwi/7 (
May25 17:50 Es 92.3 KIIZ Killeen TX (Central TX) ID HipHop de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 17:42 17:35 go to the database Help page and you will see the steps involved. Actually really simple and accurate - JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 17:42 Getting a Cajun pipeline :) de dwi/7 (
May25 17:41 Es fairly weak music on 88.9, 89.5, and 90.5 Chime in Sherman Oaks (
May25 17:41 Es 92.5 KCOL Grove (Beaumont) TX Cool 92 de art dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May25 17:40 slowing down here Mike-La (
May25 17:40 17:37-good luck Art Mike-La (
May25 17:37 Mike ... good sign for you south. Means more heading north de art dwi/7 (
May25 17:35 Es 92.5 KVPI Ville Platte LA de dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 17:35 17:28-no I didnt see it Jim Mike-La (
May25 17:34 Es 92.3 XHTRR Torreon Coah "La Caliente" livestream match Mike-La (
May25 17:28 Mike-LA, did you see the mileage calculator links we added to the WTFDA FM db? - de JimT/MO (
May25 17:28 Es 92.1 KTSR DeQuincy LA de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 17:24 17:12-i sure do Jim-thx Mike-La (
May25 17:17 Es LowEnd FMBC towards east de KA5DWI/7 DM34 AZ (
May25 17:14 6 Meters still is very strong into Texas de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 17:12 You know you can sort the WTFDA FM db so it only shows areas you want to look for stations? - de JimT/MO (
May25 17:12 Seems as if 89.1 WSMR is on low power; getting like Es/Ms/LS, may have had WVTF VA./cdEL96 (
May25 17:11 Cool Mike! Looks like its starting up again :-) - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 17:10 17:05-RDS readout "La Nueva" Mike-La (
May25 17:05 Es 90.1 "la nueva" Los Mochis Sinaloa-1059 mio (new) Mike-La (
May25 17:02 57 degrees outside and drizzle in Kingsport TN this May 25. Had heat on in the car on lunch break. Tim EM86 (
May25 14:23 10 Meter Es returnith and occasional 6M as well. Out east LA and NTX de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May25 14:20 [11:51] I had to leave voicemail at WINZ 940, whose 105.5 it was running./cdEL96 (
May25 13:21 WERW is a semi-local at my Carleton QTH, but easily nulled. de Eric B, Carleton, MI (
May25 12:50 (12:38) That 94.3 with the Doobies IDed as "Rewind 94.3", which matches the LPFM from Monroe. FLR, usually dominant, nowhere to be found today - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May25 12:38 Tr 94.3 with Doobie Brothers mixing with Nickelback. Nickelback likely CKSY - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May25 12:19 Mike-La, please see post #6 of your WTFDA Jamaica/Cayman thread./cdEL96 (
May25 11:51 Trip E. @ FCC said that WWWK was to file an STA extension; technical issues./cdEL96 (
May25 11:50 The plot thickens: that 105.5 with Christmas mx yesterday *might* still be W288DD...>>>/cdEL96 (
May25 07:26 So Rrrrrz in Florence got HRJI Comayagua at 1405 miles. 9.6 kW ERP @ 897m HAAT. Wow. -Raymie DM43 (
May25 03:36 Listening to live program and announcements I think Jon has it right. Congrats kw4rz de ka5dwi/7 (
May25 03:07 Thanks Jon, that could be it, wonder if might be something else. something not quite right in the pronunciation. Will listen to arguments - kw4rz em60 (
May25 02:48 They are in La Entrada, Copan, Honduras. - de Jon in FN03 (
May25 02:45 See: (
May25 02:45 Randy, maybe "La Nueva Stereo" at 00:07. - de Jon in FN03 (
May25 02:36 heard this unknown 93.9 today - kw4rz em60 (
May25 02:36 Well it was a blast for 2 hours today./cdEL96 (
May25 02:13 CD, you're just having too much fun! - JimT (
May25 02:00 [22:47] Anything like this?/cdEL96--> (
May25 01:55 6 Meter Es being reported North-South paths in the eastern half of the US.Please move west. de ka5dwi/7 dm34 (
May25 01:50 I received them Justin and I have been studying them. I will probably send you an email with some ideas, probably tomorrow - JimT/MO EM37 (
May25 01:44 10m Es into CB... Chs 6, 11, 21, 28 all a pileup. Heard southern Louisiana and TN again. Nobody heard my end - En35 (
May25 01:42 Jim I sent you four pictures of my antennas. Did you receive them yet? En35 (
May25 01:29 Shouldn't be complaining about AM Revitalization...Honduras is 20x worse. > Yakima CN96 (
May25 01:28 (22:47) That is A LOT of stations in a small country (area and population) - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May25 01:26 Tr 98.3 one of the Detroit K-Love translators. The one on 106.3 is in 24/7 here - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May25 00:37 I imagine if Mexico had religious broadcasting on a larger scale, there would be many more stations. (
May25 00:37 HN has 8 million people and nearly 840 stations, or a station for every 9,613 people roughly. Mexico currently has around 1370 FM stations (rough estimate) for a population of 127 million, or about 92,700 to an FM station. - Raymie DM43 (
May25 00:27 Es back down but still on TV2-4. 55.250 includes the warbler again. 55.260 distinctly Nicaragua - KW4RZ EM60 NW Florida (
May25 00:26 thanks fellas for all that input on the HRs. first logged 93.9 Exa Honduras in 2012, been heard 6 times now since (
May24 22:59 HRHK flipped to HRDJ and Exa at the end of 2013. Just looked them up in my Conatel documents - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 22:48 And I thought GT was bad - JimT (
May24 22:47 Honduras is approaching 840 FM radio stations, in a country you could fit inside Florida! - JimT (
May24 22:46 They were HRHK, Conatel recently changed the calls. They were briefly called Dee Jay before the flip to Exa - JimT/MO (
May24 22:44 It did change calls to HRDJ one or two years back, I think - ran into this the last time. - Raymie DM43 (
May24 22:44 I have been getting FM licenses sent to me directly from Conatel in Tegucigalpa lately. I have over 80% of Honduras FM's up to date in the WTFDA FM db - de JimT/MO (
May24 22:43 ok Jim. Seems like a lot has changed. I had Exa 93.9 as HRHK I see now HRDJ and heard it on air. Hard to keep up - kw4rz em60 (
May24 22:40 RZ, if you check the WTFDA FM db now, I moved the stations where they are suppose to be - JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 22:37 KW4RZ, you are correct on Honduras. They just moved San Pedro Sula "Exa FM" from 89.5 to 89.3! I just checked their recent files. I'm updating now in the WTFDA FM db - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 22:37 Google pulled that up, but so far out of the Es area, nothing else in from Mexico - RZ EM60 (
May24 22:31 89.3 XHKW Exa FM Morelia, Michoacan.... - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 22:27 Es 89.3 "Exa FM" Honduras? - KW4RZ EM60 (
May24 22:23 Es 88.7 "Musiquera" Tela, Honduras 93.9 Exa has RDS. Didn't decode but displayed on Denon - RZ EM60 (
May24 22:14 [20:53a] on the contrair Es was open to the San Diego-Yuma-Tucson line - Jerry mobile (
May24 22:03 Es 93.9 Honduras with cool top of hour ID with call letters "HRDJ" Exa FM never heard them this strong and for so long. TGPU "La Grande" Guatemala also in the mix - KW4RZ EM60 (
May24 22:02 Tr 91.5 KGAC St. Peter, MN with MPR classical format. New. Well it's something. En35 (
May24 22:02 test - Jerry mobile (
May24 22:01 [21:59] That can't be anything else. The HD light is on, too. Their website is if you're curious - Raymie DM43 (
May24 21:59 Raymie, I just sent email./cdEL96 (
May24 21:58 Es 97.7 XEEW "Los 40" fighting WRMF IBLOCK./cdEL96 (
May24 21:55 This is its stick - Raymie DM43,-99.2662977,3a,38.2y,133.79h,107.38t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1s_KCVE3rKMAb8GPB5rJzxIg!2e0!!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en (
May24 21:55 [21:20] XHUIA is 3 kW ERP from a non-mountain site on the campus of the Univ. Iberoamericana. XHUIA also broadcasts in HD and was used for the 400 kHz + HD trials in Mexico City as 90.5/90.9/91.3 are all HD - Raymie DM43 (
May24 21:50 Es 93.9 sounds 3 deep. Only ID out of it last 10 minutes is "Exa FM . HN" Honduras - KW4RZ EM60 (
May24 21:46 Es 88.7 KBMQ LA, "The Cross."/cdEL96 (
May24 21:43 [21:24] Universal 88 is all 80s mx, per announcement, into Men at Work./cdEL96 (
May24 21:42 Es 90.1 XHRYS Hits FM./cdEL96 (
May24 21:36 The Es moved away from DF and back to TAM./cdEL96 (
May24 21:36 I think it's their site./cdEL96 (
May24 21:34 Mike your 91.7 Nirvana Beach is at Negril, Jamaica. Possibly Gospel Jamaica (6YA-660), Kingston 3.802 kw - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 21:30 21:25-only Cuba cd Mike-La (
May24 21:30 CD, your 98.5 could be XHDL Cd. México 'RMX' w/rock music? They use RDS - JimT (
May24 21:29 SE quadrant of the USA is working St.Lucia and Martinique on 6M right now. Looking that way hoping for a miracle. de dwi/7 DM34 AZ (
May24 21:27 Odd, nobody is reporting Cuban FM's - KA3JAW FN20jq (
May24 21:26 Es 98.5 unsure but RDS just shows ESCUCHAS. DF?/cdEL96 (
May24 21:25 Mike, did u check TV? Jamaica is rare as DX./cdEL96 (
May24 21:24 Yes UNIV is XHRED because it showed Universal 88./cdEL96 (
May24 21:24 unfortunately I will have to leave this Es event real soon :( Mike-La (
May24 21:23 91.7 ads for Nervana Beach? No idea Mike-La (
May24 21:21 21:19-thx Jim actually I think that will be a relog Mike-La (
May24 21:20 That's 90.9/cd (
May24 21:20 Es check fm sounds like Guatemala on 89.7. stuff still cooking at least 96 MHz no time to monitor kw4rz / m em60 (
May24 21:20 Es ---wow--- XHUIA DF, "UIA -FM" RDS/cdEL96 (
May24 21:19 on 88.1, that is - JimT (
May24 21:19 Mike, one of two Mello FM's in Jamaica - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 21:17 Es 88.1 ads for Montego Bay Mike-La (
May24 21:17 I'm aware of RDS of unheard stations. Adds to my totals, if I logged!/cdEL96 (
May24 21:16 Es 90.9 XHCY Hidalgo, XHCY-FM RDS/cdEL96 (
May24 21:16 Nope---pouring rain outside. However----/cdEL96 (
May24 21:14 OK let me turn this baby!/cdEL96 (
May24 21:14 HD many times will pop up on the screen even if you don't actually hear the station. My Sony would do that a lot - JimT (
May24 21:13 XHRED is HD - JimT (
May24 21:12 Is XHRED HD? Had HD flash./cdEL96 (
May24 21:12 Sorry no. It was public radio. Maybe XHRED sneaking up? Audio was // KMID McAllen./cdEL96 (
May24 21:11 You are deeper into MX than the RGV my friend :-) JimT (
May24 21:10 CD, thats XHRED Cd. México, Universal Radio. Remember they flipped some time back? - JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 21:08 Es 88.1 whose RDS is UNIV-FM?/cdEL96 (
May24 21:04 89.5 not showing RDS but clear....def not KLUX!/cdEL96 (
May24 21:04 Es 98.7 XHEMY TAM, LA JEFA RDS. Ment Tamaulipas so not Querétaro./cdEL96 (
May24 21:03 Had 89.5 but no logo. Maybe needs more oomph./cdEL96 (
May24 21:02 CD, Tamaulipas has HD on 89.5, 91.3, 99.3 - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 21:00 96.9 KVMV TX, ID just came up./cdEL96 (
May24 20:57 Are any XH's along the RGV using HD?/cdEL96 (
May24 20:57 listening to 94.1 now...Mike-La (
May24 20:56 20:36-thx for the ID Jim Mike-La (
May24 20:56 [20:48] Has to be WWWK---I put antenna straight south and it sounded better (less QRM)./cdEL96 (
May24 20:54 Es 92.5 XHRRT Tampico, VOZ FM RDS/cdEL96 (
May24 20:53 Thanks Mike-LA, I wanted to update the WTFDA FM db - JimT/MO (
May24 20:53 Yak, it was only about 30 seconds; don't know about other freqs. Very weak. I was having a late breakfast. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May24 20:50 20:36- "animals" by Maroon 5 the went to PSA for Cayman Island Democracy asking people to vote today Mike-La (
May24 20:48 [20:47] By any chance all-Christmas? (Kegan) (
May24 20:48 FM at top of dial from Mexico suddenly - 92.3-XHZS VC RDS 1372 mi de fred SC FM03af (
May24 20:47 Looks like the Christmas 105.5 is the back-to-life WWWK FL, who had to return to air by July. No breaks in the music./cdEL96 (
May24 20:44 Hoping for a repeat later today. Maybe to 108! > Yakima CN96 (
May24 20:44 Great, missed Es. Should have turned on the recorder! > Yakima CN96 (
May24 20:41 20:35-think I have it cd Mike-La (
May24 20:40 Es 99.5 KKPS with bilingual McAllen ad./cdEL96 (
May24 20:40 Es 99.5 LLP (
May24 20:37 And you can sort the list on the WTFDA FM db to see ONLY the Cayman stations - JimT/MO (
May24 20:37 Es 100.3 KTEX TX RDS/cdEL96 (
May24 20:36 Aha you logged ZKFB Cayman Brac. What kind of music were they playing?? - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 20:35 Try 87.9 for Praise FM Caymans---should be slam dunk./cdEL96 (
May24 20:33 Es 93.9 Radio Cayman ID-finally! Mike-La (
May24 20:31 Unattended ES Brief bit of unid Spanish on 95.3 at 1035 PDT. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May24 20:31 20:20-just news/talk listed Jim-waiting for a between song ID, CD nothing on4 yet Mike-La (
May24 20:28 105.5---who's playing Christmas??? KQXX has Backstreet Boys./cdEL96 (
May24 20:24 Es into FM - also stOrmtv-2z Haiti with soccer game - logo LR de fred SC FM03a (
May24 20:22 Mike-La,'check Ch might see CVM Jamaica./cdEL96 (
May24 20:21 Mike-La: Yea mon!!/cdEL96 (
May24 20:20 Mike-La, Jamaica fm's are in the WTFDA FM db :-) - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 20:17 more of the "Jamaica" sound on 93.9 Mike-La (
May24 20:16 Es 88.7 KVHI TX "Radio......Hispana", new./cdEL96 (
May24 20:11 Es 90.1 XHRYS ment & McAllen./cdEL96 (
May24 20:10 Es 91.7 JA 91.7 Kingston Jamaica -1304 mi (new) Mike-La (
May24 20:04 Es fairly strong into Matamoros area---89.5 ment Matamoros./cdEL96 (
May24 19:58 kw4rz, Honduras FM in the WTFDA FM db is more than 80% complete & up to date - JimT/MO mobile (
May24 19:28 Es HIJB-2z & HISD-4 Dom Rep - back in - with MUF trying to go into FM de fred SC FM03af (
May24 19:27 Been in Bakersfield, Phoenix, The Dalles Or and Seattle. Only heard Utah on TV, never on FM. Guess I've been too close no matter where I've DX'ed from. -- Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May24 19:26 Es 92.7 Mega Honduras. others to 95 MHz Honduras mentions kw4rz / m em60 (
May24 19:16 Thx Jim...probably my guy, skip has been short and into NV, UT and AZ - w6nt (
May24 19:15 Es 93.9 XHTGU Chiapas mix with Exa FM Honduras kw4rz / m em60 (
May24 19:12 as with the last 2 seasons-other than a few very brief fadeups- this season starting out with alot of weak Es Mike-La (
May24 19:10 Es TV-2 SE w/baseball probably Cuba - everything weak today Mike-La (
May24 19:08 Wes KSGU St. George UT is in the KNPR Network - de JimT/MO mobile (
May24 18:46 KNPR 88.9 Las Vegas have a trnsltr on 90.3? - w6nt S.Ore (
May24 18:18 Es 88.1 KUYI Hotevilla, AZ w Native American music - w6nt S.Oregon (
May24 18:05 Shutting things down - thunder storm aiming at us de fred SC FM03af (
May24 18:02 Sure has been a lopsided month for skip in North America. En35 (
May24 18:01 [17:54] Nope - there was an UNID 3 briefly back when HRJS-2 was being seen - Fred - fmo3af sc (
May24 17:54 Any 3, Fred? Even a faint signal?/cdEL96 (
May24 17:51 Es HIJB-2z & HISD-4 Dom Rep - in now de fred SC FM03af (
May24 17:45 Es HRCV-3 Tegucigalpa Honduras-weak (1179 mi) Mike-La (
May24 17:36 Es YNFA-304 Managua Nicaragua (1331 mi) Mike-La (
May24 17:31 88.1 "On the next Native America Calling", probably KUYI AZ - w6nt S. Ore (
May24 17:30 Es Yakima! Short on 6 Meters CN95=>CM99 currently heard here in AZ de art dwi/7 (
May24 17:27 Es 88.1 - w6nt S. Oregon (
May24 17:23 Es YNFA-302 Managua Nicaragua (1331 mi) Mike-La (
May24 17:06 10 Meters still open to LA and FL, 6 Meters open to the NNW (OR,WA) de ka5dwi/7 AZ (
May24 17:01 Es TV-2 south-weak Mike-La (
May24 16:44 Thought it might have been skip for a second en35 (
May24 16:43 Someone had a transmitter in their car on my way to work that was broadcasting a phone call in SS. Only heard one side of the convo. En35 (
May24 16:43 Es still up to at least 71 MHz all sounds SS 55.250 warbler in the mix. kw4rz / m em60 (
May24 16:34 Es HRJS-2 San Pedro Sula Honduras with "V" logo flashed across screen - 1323 mi de fred SC FM03af (
May24 16:24 Es SSE weak ch 2z with cooking program & animated bug UR - may be Honduras, also weak signals on ch 3/4 de fred SC FM03af (
May24 15:58 Eu is having another fun day - En35 (
May24 15:30 [14:25] Got it. Thank you, Art. - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May24 15:10 Some days I scratch my head. 10M Es to LA when I shut down my PropNET ops 05:00 UTC. Open again this morning to LA. 6M is quiet so far. de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May24 15:01 to the SSE (
May24 15:01 Fade up on 89.1 -- weak to moderate (Kegan EM26TE) (
May24 14:59 Ditto (Kegan EM26TE) (
May24 14:57 I'd like my morning breakfast to start with Es, but dxer beggars can't be choosers... (
May24 14:55 Es - and if you want your typed line to START with Es, put a space FIRST, then it won't be RED - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 14:48 Lines of Es (ah-HA if I wrote Es lines it'd be in red---I remembered) FL-PR but nada aquí./cdEL96 (
May24 14:41 [13:55] JJ, he was in Manistee, in the northwest part of the "glove". And someone from Traverse City just posted on here a few days ago -- RickinSouthOmahaEN21af (
May24 14:25 Es Tv 2,3,4 Caribbean mix on mobile scanner kw4rz / m em60 (
May24 14:25 SATX -JimF, thank you. Just replied to you. de art ka5dwi/7 (
May24 13:55 wait you were in the up right christian? JJ in EN82 (
May24 13:49 I seem to notice that the northern contact is the same as yesterday. Like I said---phone calls don't count./cdEL96 (
May24 13:39 CD, that's technically a Tr report anyway and shouldn't show up as Es. They have repeater programmed wrong :-/ - de JimT/MO (
May24 13:13 [01:11] Grrrr---Reverse Beacon Network is at it again, aka fake news./cdEL96 (
May24 12:39 another michigander! excellent! JJ in EN82 / Pontiac (
May24 12:37 Tr 93.7 WQIO "Super Q" weather with ID - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 12:35 [04:07] I have written Brien b4 at that site. Unfortunately it looks different (with much less info) using smartphone than PC; unless he changed everything./cdEL96 (
May24 06:31 Minneapolis nearly violates that as well. MSP is probably right at 10 miles from Shoreview. There are several dinky FMs closer too. En35 (
May24 05:04 That makes sense because a lot of radar sites are on airports. - JVL DXer (
May24 05:02 ABQ stations are WAY above the city, I thought it was an error that the HAAT on one that I logged was something like 1,200m! - JVL DXer (
May24 05:01 Avionics facilities....especiallly commercial and military de AC7XP (
May24 04:57 Full-power FM usually banned near weather radar sites as well de AC7XP (
May24 04:42 flight patterns are not directed towards the mountains. ABQ is same way, TV/radio antenna farm on Sandia Crest towers over the city - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 04:41 Radio interference and flight pattern interference. With TV/radio towers on mountains high above the airport, it eliminates radio interference and... (
May24 04:39 04:18...Raymie, yes about the mountains. There are actually two regulations that apply to areas around large 24/7 airports on the flat terrain in the US.... (
May24 04:32 [03:18] and you are in a great DX area too. JIMT, do you ever receive Airplane Scatter DX? - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 04:29 [ 03:13] Nice antenna JimT. It is really working great pulling in the VHF-LO Es - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 04:18 [03:18] - I've never heard of that before. Phoenix flagrantly breaks that rule with South Mountain. Is it because you're in a flat area and PHX stations are on mountains? -Raymie DM43 (
May24 04:13 [02:55] thanks for posting Bryce - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 04:07 Maybe you are using this website if you can't find a station listed - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 04:04 Tr 106.3 Inspire FM Philipsburg, Sint Marteen... looks like this one new since 2010... 165 miles - K4NBF Vieques, PR (
May24 03:59 Thx for reminder Jim, forgot it incl. Caribbean... I have some audio but looks like only licensed option in 2010 book is Guadaloupe Island which would be reasonable - K4NBF EM66 (
May24 03:57 6m open towards south...maybe check FM? > Yakima CN96 (
May24 03:54 No Es in the car, but I have a 2 1/2 hr recording of 97.5 to look at. > Yakima CN96 (
May24 03:50 Bryce do you have a PDF copy of the 2010 Emisoras de FM book in your computer with you? It has the Caribbean stations in it - de JimT/MO (
May24 03:39 Interesting, I have a station in on tropo, 100.2 mHz in a language that sounds like French - K4NBF Vieques, PR (
May24 03:36 95.5 ZJB has RDS PI translating to "KAVS", PS "ZJB", Radio Data text "Montesserat", in case anyone looking for this one or keeping data... - K4NBF (
May24 03:35 Tr 95.5 ZJB Montesserat (234 miles) with very strong signal tonight - K4NBF Vieques, PR (
May24 03:34 Tr Q93.9 Saba Island w/ ads for Dutch Carribean, straight into Country music with no IDs... 155 miles - K4NBF Vieques, PR (
May24 03:18 There can't be any full power FM's within 10 miles of the airport - JimT/MO (
May24 03:17 I'm in a *broadcast protected zone* - I live across from the Springfield-Branson National Airport - JimT/MO (
May24 03:16 I am running the low VHF antenna through the pre-amp. I don't have any full power FMs within 25 miles to deal with - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 03:14 I didn't pay a dime for mine. I re-purposed my damaged APS-13 and built the antenna from parts. I'm am very pleased with how it performs - JimT/MO (
May24 03:13 AM, I have a custom build VHF 2-6 five element designed after a Kathrein Scala broadcast yagi, which costs TV stations $500 each - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 03:11 Also learning in review that Boa Vista and Puerto Rico frequencies don't line up well... I'm ~50 miles from San Juan so lots of fighting to overcome the locals - K4NBF (
May24 03:08 I am also going to have a few unids - K4NBF (
May24 03:06 Corrected 94.9 Transamerica link below - K4NBF (
May24 03:06 I will Jim once finalized... lots of SDR IQ recordings to review from this trip - K4NBF (
May24 03:05 Next - 94.9 "Transamerica" also from Boa Vista, Rio Roma, Brazil (technical trainwreck, unedited) - K4NBF (desde Puerto Rico) (
May24 03:03 [02:24] JimT, what antenna are you using to receive VHF LO DTV Es. Are you using a Preamp on the antenna? amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 03:02 Bryce, are you posting those on WTFDA Forums? - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 02:55 First recording - 94.1 "Tropical FM" Rio Roma Province via Es - K4NBF / Puerto Rico (
May24 02:50 Please may I have some 200 MHz skip? If that's too much to ask, I'll take half of that ... Mike (
May24 02:36 Awesome Jim! Dave CN94 (
May24 02:24 Es KHSV 2/21 Las Vegas NV, third time this season already. I guess they're my new beacon - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 02:22 [00:28] yes please post your DX Bryce K4NBF. I would like to hear what you received. - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 02:07 Tr 93.7 hip-hop music very weak under B93. Probably WRCL - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 01:55 Nothing in S. Ore 6m or FM - w6nt (
May24 01:37 10m Es MN>TN - Worked a CB'er on CH 17 from Memphis area on the way home. 4 watts!! - En35 (
May24 01:29 Despite the maps all quiet here. Will check again in a bit. Dave CN94 (
May24 01:23 [01:11] Thx Jim, I knew there was an explanation./cdEL96 (
May24 01:22 Bands 6 & 10 Meters woke up right after I posted earlier. Open East and ENE de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May24 01:19 Tr 106.9 WSAE "Home FM" // 107.9 translator - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 01:13 DxMaps had enuf 1 hr posting??? Just switched to 30 min window. Curious what the post quota is for a time window switch...hmmm - de JimT/MO (
May24 01:13 I find it unusual how happily 102.7 Mt. Clemens and 102.9 Ann Arbor coexist here - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 01:11 CD, WB7PTR is part of the Reverse Beacon Network (automated). I wish Gabriel wouldn't allow automated reporting stations to post on DxMaps - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 01:10 Tr Mike FM from Lansing playing Wake Me Up by Avicii. Kind of unusual even for a Variety Hits station - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 01:05 The person also has a 7 in their callsign, should be a 4. Vacay maybe./cdEL96 (
May24 01:05 nothing heard - Jerry (
May24 01:04 Tr 99.7 with CCM. Has to be WUGN - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 01:04 I hate to keep saying "fake news," but on DXMaps I keep seeing the same contact near Miami with this short (supposedly Es) contact to maybe the same person constantly./cdEL96 (
May24 01:04 73s everyone > CN96 (
May24 01:01 Strong signal fade up from an 89.1 station for one second, to the SSE (Kegan EM26TE) (
May24 00:59 2-4 to west sounds like MT and SD skip. Leaving in just a few minutes. DTV box on 2. Unattended FM recording is running. Ready for Es (albeit stale)! > Yakima CN96 (
May24 00:59 I have one antenna that is aimed to the SSE, and another (rotor controled) aimed to the NNW. Kegan EM26TE (
May24 00:54 Dxer alert Midwest/West, that Es cloud is building quickly over the upper Great Plains region - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 00:50 Tr 103.1 with ELO "Do Ya" - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 00:49 Es DTV 2-4 to west, last 30 minutes, still very weak - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May24 00:49 Tr 103.1 with ELO "Do Ya" - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 00:46 Tr 100.9 WMJK "100.9 Coast Country" with ID - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 00:30 I just had a 2 sec fade uo on 89.5. Rob Cincinnati EM79 (
May24 00:28 Yes, will post some recordings tonight - K4NBF (
May24 00:26 (00:19) Far northern Brazil (Roraima State mostly) is within single-hop distance of Puerto Rico - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May24 00:22 cd, great chance for some strong long haul Tropo across the Gulf Saturday Morning - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 00:22 That's double hop! > Yakima CN96 (
May24 00:19 Brazil, that is - Bryce K4NBF (
May24 00:19 Es stale about 1 hour ago <100 mHz to Rio Roma province from my vacation spot, Vieques, Puerto Rico - Bryce K4NBF (
May24 00:16 On 88.1, I'm hearing KKRI, Pocola, OK - Kegan EM26TE (
May24 00:14 [19:37] Yeah JimT, looks like the longer the Artic low and the jet stream keeps the Tropo along the Gulf Coast the stronger the Tropo gets - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May24 00:09 I'm tuned to 89.1 -- had a brief, weak fade up. - Kegan EM26TE (
May24 00:01 That 6 meter Es is starting to hit NW Missouri now, tuned to 88.1 right now - de JimT/MO EM 37 (
May23 23:52 A couple Ms pings and some weak Tr on 97.9 but no skip. En35 (
May23 23:45 No FM right now. Will be leaving around 5:15-30 for a special event at local college. Won't be back until 8-9pm. Setting unattended recording. > Yakima CN96 (
May23 23:40 Will check, but don't have a lot of time. Also plugging in VHF dipole. > Yakima CN96 (
May23 23:39 No, Jim, none here at all. But thanks for thinkin' of us. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May23 23:24 Aren't the dxers in the PNW getting any hints of Es to NE-KS area now? - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May23 23:21 ....wanna wait until Monday in case the DX here is memorable./cdEL96 (
May23 23:20 Craig, I have an extra family member to bring back to Ocala---cannot bring the "deluxe" DX setup this time.../cdEL96 (
May23 23:15 [23:09] Didn't you say you were going to be up this way this weekend? What about Cedar Key? Always wanted to try there during a good Tr event. Craig EL98 (
May23 23:09 [21:50] Key West/Marathon/Key Largo are the worst places for FM/TV DX with all the electric stuff around./cdEL96 (
May23 21:58 My 10M PropNET signal @ 5 watts was captured in Rochester NY FN02 about 19:00UT de dwi/7 (
May23 21:56 6M is dead, so is 10M. No idea what happened. Had good (not great) 6M JT65 up until 1900 UTC de ka5dwi/7 AZ DM34 (
May23 21:52 I also wanted to try those big antennas on the base. (
May23 21:50 Always wanted to DX in the Keys, but the Southernmost Inn had a high noise level and the Mojitos kept diverting my attention de ka5dwi/7 (
May23 21:15 Last "TrS" I had in the Keys was about 3 years ago at US 1 around mile marker 73: XH... 96.7 Extasis Digital in Tuxtla./cdEL96 (
May23 21:12 Those cross Gulf Tropo events seem to stop at the FL west coast.../cdEL96 (
May23 20:10 Some 6m Es towards CO and NM but nothing on FM. Too low of MUF. > Yakima CN96 (
May23 19:37 AM, you see how the tropo is staying over the Gulf. The Artic low and the jet stream won't let any tropo develop over the center of the US right now - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May23 19:11 Huge Tropo event coming along the Gulf Coast this weekend - amfmtvdtvbrla EM40 (
May23 19:05 It's been a very slow start to the season. One e-skip logging so far. DE N1LF Les in EM63 Alabama (
May23 18:36 Skip in on 89.5 but i need to get blood drawn for dr ... mike (
May23 18:12 As long as the US stays in the winter pattern its been in all Spring, tropo is NOT going to develop in the heartland - de JimT/MO (
May23 18:11 I hope Es gets going really good over the next week. Tropo is useless - JimT/MO EM37 (
May23 17:59 That can do me a favor and wait until after 8 pm CDT to come over in my range. Jim I am going to send you an email. En35 (
May23 17:28 Nice high MUF clouds over SW France & Spain. - de Jon in FN03 (
May23 16:14 Southern EU Es opening in progress, MUF est. @ 102 - de JimT/MO EM37 (
May23 16:13 Randy---too bad you don't have a video monitor for that. Would love to see logo bugs./cdEL96 (
May23 16:04 KS-MT on 6m right now > Yakima CN96 (
May23 15:36 Es 55.24 - Rich, PA FN11 (
May23 14:37 Es Tv 2,3,4 Caribbean mix on mobile scanner kw4rz / m em60 (
May23 02:46 nothing heard going to GlobalTuners - Jerry (
May23 02:32 I had CKKQ-100.3 Victoria earlier this afternoon with a variable signal. 88F today in Yakima. > Yakima CN96 (
May23 02:11 Nothing here, just enhanced Vancouver BC from the high-pressure system. No trace of Olympia's 96.9, just Jack FM from Vancouver. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May23 01:54 Nothing here all evening, either. - David FM18 (
May23 01:48 E-skip winded down after 7:00pm CDT - just some tropo now. Kegan EM26TE (
May23 01:09 Not even a fade-up here either - de Jon in FN03 (
May23 01:05 Tim, it's been completely dead in Carleton, MI this evening. Not even so much as a tease, or anything. de Eric B, Carleton, MI (
May23 01:02 I am not getting any sign of Es here in Cincinnati. Rob EM79 (
May23 01:01 88.9 KLDN Lufkin in strong now, looks like tropo wins again for this evening..Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May23 01:00 Looks like I may have missed something this morning, but I've been away from radio all day BR in AZ DM34 (
May23 00:59 didnt last long, just weak 92.7 KJAK Lubbock, TX area last few minutes - KW4RZ EM60 (
May23 00:57 Nothing to note all evening here. Tim EM86 (
May23 00:56 Top of the band, nice! BR in AZ DM34 (
May23 00:48 Es 107.5 KSMX Clovis, NM like a local - RZ EM60 (
May23 00:48 Never mind on 98.1, WHWY is on there > cn (
May23 00:48 Be on the lookout for translators, Randy. 93.7 (// 1600), 94.5, (// 770), 96.9 (// 730), 98.1 (// KBQI-HD2), 103.7 (// 1510) etc. > Yakima CN96 (
May23 00:46 Es opening up including Albuquerque - KW4RZ EM60 (
May23 00:44 [2336] Hey, let them have some fun! I need a few days break. Lots of non-DX things to get to. > Yakima CN96 (
May23 00:42 Es 92.7 KBQL Las Vegas, NM all alone - KW4RZ EM60 (
May23 00:41 Es HIJB-2z Dom Rep - now with t/a logo ur (after reconnecting everything after lightning storm) de fred SC FM03af (
May23 00:41 Es - been basically AR/OK/MO. Too much to keep up./ cdEL96 (
May23 00:37 Rack my stuff here, Kegan./cdEL96 (
May23 00:23 WFLV in West Palm Beach is K-Love. - de Jon in FN03 (
May23 00:17 Unid K-Love on 90.7'- Kegan (
May23 00:16 The BBN station on 90.3 - Kegan (
May23 00:15 Owned by BBN - Kegan (
May23 00:15 Es 94.3 WSCC Charleston SC with RDS...Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May23 00:14 WYBP was the only station listed on 90.3 as part of BBN - Kegan (
May23 00:11 Es 90.3 WYBP, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Around 7:00pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May23 00:08 Es 91.9 WTIR, Brighton Reservation, FL - 6:55pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May23 00:04 Christian - the 88.1 Smile FM is likely WSMF Monroe, MI to the south of Ypsi - de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May23 00:01 Es 88.1 WRJA Sumter, SC, South Carolina Public Radio ID, probably the most common Es visitor here - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May22 23:57 [23:53] Christian, I logged 88.1 Smile FM via Es around 9:45 local time this morning and came to the same WLGH conclusion. :-) - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May22 23:57 Es 88.1 swap. Super weak. Damnit. En35 (
May22 23:55 Es 92.9 ad for chicken fingers. That really helps. Gone fast. En35 (
May22 23:53 Tr 88.1 Smile FM (likely WLGH based on reception of other Lansing stations) - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May22 23:52 But now getting fadeups on 91.9, one again is NPR...Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May22 23:52 I don't even have to say what's going on here... en35 (
May22 23:52 Not bad, Christian. Before they lit up CBEW in Windsor about six years ago, WJIM-FM used to be semi-local to us. Now it's pretty rare. de Eric B, Carleton, MI (
May22 23:51 Es 92.1 likely KQSM AR, ad "helping the ppl of NW Arkansas"/cdEL96 (
May22 23:51 That 88.9 with NPR earlier is just KLDN Lufkin so tropo is interfering with any eskip here..Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May22 23:49 [23:20] Wow 92.7 no doubt WEOW./cdEL96 (
May22 23:47 Tr 97.5 WJIM with Lansing area ads - Christian EN82 Ypsilanti, MI (
May22 23:44 Es 89.5 WHRV Norfolk VA (1027 mi) Mike-La (
May22 23:41 A mix of stations on 91.9 - one with music - maybe country - Kegan (
May22 23:40 Es TV-3 Analog video peaking 170 de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May22 23:38 [23:36] That would be 92.7 WBNK. - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May22 23:36 Es 89.7 WUSF, Tampa, FL - With ID at around 6:30pm CDT - With NPR and WHYY's "Fresh Air" - Kegan EM26TE (
May22 23:36 Es 92.7 Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Christian pop, The Beacon ID, 1,341 mi - Jim-F SATX EL09qn (
May22 23:36 Midwest MUF > 100. Almost time for Yakima to start squealing ... Mike (
May22 23:30 Es 89.3 KCUR Kansas City 743 mi - KW4RZ EM60 (
May22 23:23 An ad, I think. - Kegan (
May22 23:22 I heard "...Key West..." Mentioned on 92.7 - Kegan EM26TE (
May22 23:20 Es 92.7 Must be WEOW, Key West, FL - I heard "Wow 92.7" at 6:13pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May22 23:18 Es 92.7 KSJQ St Joseph, MO 808 mi - KW4RZ EM60 (
May22 23:17 I also heard NPR on 88.9 - Kegan EM26TE (
May22 23:16 Getting fadeups on 88.9 right now, one station NPR news...Jack, EM10, Austin TX (
May22 23:14 nothing heard going to GlobalTuners - Jerry (
May22 23:03 Es 89.1 WSMR Sarasota, FL to the SSE - ID at 5:59pm CDT - Kegan EM26TE (
May22 22:54 Your Bott Radio is likely KCRL 90.3 SUNRISE BEACH MO de N8UUP Bill EN82 (
May22 22:32 Es unID 90.3 BOTT R NETWORK RDS/cdEL96 (
May22 22:30 Es 88.7 KSMU MO/cdEL96 (
May22 22:29 Es 88.5 KJNW MO RDS/cdEL96 (
May22 22:27 Es KCUR 89.3 MO overcoming WRMB at times./cdEL96 (
May22 22:25 [22:02] Only did it once, from Glendale AZ. FM to MS was spotty, but had a 162.40 from MS and a video carrier on channel 7--in June 2003. Hope you experience it; so very cool. - Rick N6KCR Seattle (
May22 22:14 I think the ultimate goal is getting a DT-7 via Es. > Yakima CN96 (
May22 22:02 One of these decades my goal is to get a NwS all hazards station via Es. En35 (
May22 21:29 The PNW is stealing it from you guys out east! I'll send a couple or three 144 mhz openings to you. ;) > Yakima CN96 (
May22 20:58 I had one. I already have more this year (2) than I had all of last year ... Mike (
May22 20:23 I believe it. I only saw skip a handful of times last year. En35 (
May22 20:20 Cheer up, Justin. It will only get worse ... Mike :) (
May22 20:14 No dx here either today. - de Jon in FN03 (
May22 20:04 No skip and all static make Justin a very depressed boy. En35 (
May22 20:01 OK, 10-4./cdEL96 (
May22 20:00 WTF is the only jargon I use other than RTFM, something more people need to do ... Mike (
May22 19:30 BTW IMHO IBRB, WYSIWYG - JimT/MO mobile (
May22 19:24 RR FM OM UR 5NN ES QSB QRN QRM SO HW? de AC7XP (
May22 19:22 At that point you might as well use plain language...QSL? de AC7XP (
May22 19:21 My favorite is QRN versus QRM...they both soud the same in voice, so ops say QR-Nancy or QR-Mary de AC7XP (
May22 19:20 It all stems from shorthand used on CW...and a lot of it lives on in voice coms for some reason de AC7XP (
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