Radio Igloo, provided a broadcast on 6298 kHz from an unknown location in central Europe on April 23, 2021. The broadcast was in collaboration with The West Coast DX Club in Sweden!
“The Radio Club from Uruguay, with call sign “CX1AA”, was on “World Amateur Radio Day” on the air with special SSTV broadcasts on 14230 kHz. The conditions from this part of the world were really good that evening. Recently I received a nice certificate in response to my report! Below the certificate and the SSTV images that I could receive then!
With 100 kW power on 6180 kHz from Moosbrunn in Austria it was absolutely no DX, but nevertheless this special event of Radio Andorra broadcast was a great initiative I think. This QSL is a souvenir that we received in response for a reception report for a Top 40 broadcast that should have taken place 40 years ago, but could not be broadcast anymore because the broadcasts of Radio Andorra had stopped! I made a recording at the end of these broadcast: Special Radio Andorra Event 6180 kHz.mp3.
Apparently Tokyo Coast Guard is not easy to log into DSC on 8414.5 kHz! It took about 5 days before I found a single log among all the others! In the personal letter that I received, along with a detailed and NICE! QSL card, it was stated that they really appreciate reception reports!
Every day, from early in the morning to sometimes late in the evening, the AOR receiver is tuned on the SSTV frequency 14230 kHz. And now and then you will find something special in the logs. Like this event station CB6I from Chile, which got through particularly well that evening. I couldn’t resist sending a report by email. For that I was rewarded with a great award!
On Easter weekend of 1964, Radio Caroline went on air for the first time from the MV Fredericia in the North Sea. Now 57 years later, the station is still in the air on medium wave. For me an opportunity to congratulate them on Easter Sunday and also reward them with a detailed reception report of Radio Caroline North’s monthly special broadcast on 648 kHz. The medium wave transmitter is now located at Orford on the South East coast of the UK. It has a very good reception in my area: Radio Caroline 648 kHz.mp3. The report was confirmed after 3 hours with a nice detailed QSL card and a friendly personal letter!
The Martello Tower Group have successfully activated MV Ross Revenge four times, in August 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. In August 2019 they operating from ‘The MV Ross Revenge’ as GB55RC to celebrate fifty five years of Radio Caroline.The ship has been the home of the world famous Radio Caroline! Between 1983 and 1991 Radio Caroline was on the air from the ‘Ross Revenge’ in International waters off the coast of South East England!
The broadcast ship is currently located on a fixed mooring in the River Blackwater, near Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, UK and has been there since 2014
The ‘DXERS DIARY’ program can be heard via KTWR Guam on 13800 kHz in DRM mode from 10.26 to 10.56 UTC on Sundays. You can send a reception report to dxersdiary(at)gmail.com.
Recently I got a confirmation e-mail from ‘Gander Radio-VFG VOLMET’ (Meteorological information for aircraft in flight). In addition to my reception confirmation, I also received a separate e-mail with a lot of technical information and some pictures from the operator room. I heard them in the evening on 6604 kHz USB with reasonable to good reception: Gander Radio – VFG VOLMET 6604 kHz.mp3.
On December 22nd, 2020 the broadcasting company from Königs Wusterhausen was 100 years old. To celebrate that, there was a special broadcast on 5960 kHz via a transmitter in Moosbrunn, Austria on that day!