Nigel, your 1575 is almost certainly AFN. Fits the format exactly! Walt
On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Nigel Pimblett <nige2...@telus.net> wrote:
> Another respectable Japanese morning. Most interesting signal was on
> 1575, which didn't have a VOA sound today. Never logged AFN here, but seems
> 531 JOQG Morioka, JAPAN Traces of man talking at 1259, then NHK
> pips at the hour
> 567 JOIK Sapporo, JAPAN Poor, with man and woman talking in
> Japanese at 1444.
> 594 JOAK Tokyo, JAPAN Man in Japanese at 1356.
> 666 JAPAN Best signal of the season from this one
> with man in Japanese at 1357, but quickly faded to more normal levels.
> 693 JOAB Tokyo, JAPAN Fair signal with time pips at 1300, then
> woman in Japanese.
> 747 JAPAN Music at 1359, time pips, language lesson,
> 774 JOUB Akita, JAPAN Piano music at 1259, the pips and woman in
> Japanese, //693.
> 828 JOBB Osaka, JAPAN Music at 1259, pips at 1300 and woman in
> Japanese, //stronger 774 and 693. Much better by 1400.
> 1566 HLAZ Jeju, S.KOREA Fair, with man and woman in Japanese at
> 1575 unID Presumed this was VOA at first, but music went through the
> bottom of the hour, when I think VOA is supposed to switch languages. Weak
> signal, but nearly all music for the next 15 minutes, not very VOAish, so
> AFN would seem possible too.
> Nigel Pimblett
> Dunmore, Alberta
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