Hello friends,

The first broadcast of Shortwave Radiogram program 45 is today (Friday) at 
2030-2100 UTC on 7780 kHz from WRMI Florida. (Although reception tends to be 
difficult beyond eastern North America.)

Last weekend's experiment with six modes was interesting. Of the three fast 
Thor modes, Thor 100 seemed to be less successful than Thor 50x1 and Thor 50x2. 
Of course, in difficult reception conditions, our "go to" MFSK32 mode prevailed 
over all the faster modes. Zach in Alabama had difficult reception of the Monday
0800-0830 UTC show, with these results:
MFSK128: <10% MFSK64: <15% MFSK32: ~75% Thor50x1: <15% Thor50x2: <10% Thor100: 

Videos and audio of last weekend's (program 44) broadcast can be accessed as 

Name Location UTC Day UTC Time Freq kHz Medium URL
Kim New York SDR Friday 2030-2100 7780 Audio
Sefi Israel Saturday 1600-1630 9400 Video
BlackApple 62 Italy Saturday 1600-1630 9400 Video
Ralf Germany Saturday 1600-1630 9400 Video 
Mark UK Saturday 1600-1630 9400 Audio archive
Scott Ontario Sunday 2330-2400 7780 Video

See also this analysis by Roger in Germany of last weekend's Shortwave 
Radiogram, as well as IBC, KBC, and Broad Sepctrum Radio digital broadcasts.

This weekend's Shortwave Radiogram will be simpler, with only two modes: MFSK32 
and MFSK64.

Here is the lineup for Shortwave Radiogram, program 45, 27-30 April 2018, in 
MFSK modes as noted:

1:36 MFSK32: Program preview
2:45 White House rejects US press freedom downgrade*
11:15 ESA's Sentinel-3b satellite*
18:02 MFSK64: Nuclear accidents make mutant bugs and birds*
25:28 Image of Virginia bluebells*
27:42 MFSK32: Closing announcements

* with image 
Please sendreception reports to radiog...@verizon.net
And visithttp://swradiogram.net
Twitter:@SWRadiogram or https://twitter.com/swradiogram (check frequently 
during the weekend for listeners' results)
Facebookgroup: https://www.facebook.com/groups/567099476753304 

Shortwave Radiogram Program 45 (27-30 April 2018)
2030-2100 UTC 7780 kHz 9455 kHz MFSK32 MFSK64 WRMI Florida
1600-1630 UTC 9400 kHz Space Line, Bulgaria
2330-2400 UTC 7780 kHz WRMI Florida 
0800-0830 UTC 7730 kHz 5850 kHz WRMI Florida

The Mighty KBC transmitsto Europe Saturdays at 1500-1600 UTC on 9400 kHz (via 
Bulgaria), with theminute of MFSK at about 1530 UTC (if you are outside of 
Europe, listen via websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/ ). And to North America Sundays 
at 0000-0200 UTC (Saturday 8-10 pm EDT) on 5960 kHz, via Germany. The minute of 
MFSK is at about 0130 UTC. Reports to Eric: themighty...@gmail.com . See also
http://www.kbcradio.eu/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheMightyKbc/. (UTC 6 May 
KBC's new frequency at 0000-0200 UTC will be 9925 kHz.)

Italian Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) Five minutes ofMFSK32 is at the end of 
the 30-minute English-language “Shortwave Panorama,”per the schedule available 
here: http://ibcradio.webs.com/

Broad Spectrum Radio MFSK32 might be available Monday 0730-0800 UTC on 5850 and 
7730 kHz from WRMI Florida, although I heard only music on those frequencies on 
23 April.

Thanks for your reception reports!

Kim via KKX

Kim Andrew Elliott, KD9XB
Producer and Presenter
Shortwave Radiogram
Reporting oninternational broadcasting at https://twitter.com/kaedotcom

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