I spent a couple of days in the Azores earlier this month.
It is an amazing place for transatlantic MW DX. Using 100 meters of wire on
the ground and a simple portable radio a lot of transatlantic stations were
audible at sunrise:
After this fantastic morning I drove a bit inland and made a FM band scan:
All MW stations in the Azores are inactive - except RTP 'Antena 1', Flores,
on 828 and AFRTS on 1503 kHz. I believe AFRTS is on the air 24 hours a day
but 'Antena 1' is off air at night - probably signing on a 0700 or 0730.
Stig Hartvig Nielsen
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