Re: [IRCA] TP 12 Feb Victoria version

2018-02-13 Thread Gary DeBock
Hi Nick, <<< The big news today was a worthwhile post sunrise enhancement. Previous to sunrise around 1530UT conditions had gotten quite anemic, then signals popped up that had not been heard before . As Gary noted, overall signal strength had been better earlier, in some cased, much earlier.

Re: [IRCA] Puyallup, WA Early Morning TP's for 2-13 (Preliminary)

2018-02-13 Thread R. Colin Newell
Certainly some red hot - mid Band stuff happening — no justice on 15 degree N Flag... Colin Newell - Victoria - B.C. CANADA - > On Feb 13, 2018, at 6:11 AM, Gary DeBock wrote: > > Well, there is the smart way to chase TP's (like Nick uses), and the frozen, > back yard

[IRCA] Hot Sunrise Enhancement Session for TP-DX

2018-02-13 Thread Gary DeBock
Wow, it's going to take some time to write up a TP-DX report for this morning. Chinese stations crashed the Korean party after 1430, with 657 (Henan?) pushing Pyongyang down around 1350, and 603 (Hulun Buir?) pushing HLSA down around 1355. 756-CNR1 was at good strength also. I assume that Nick

Re: [IRCA] Puyallup, WA Early Morning TP's for 2-13 (Preliminary)

2018-02-13 Thread R. Colin Newell
A 15 degree Flag will need a azimuth tweak to take better advantage of the current TP conditions — the NHP fish barrel was lit up like a Macy’s Christmas display... my Drake R8 not so much... but you knew the goods were there. Colin Newell - Victoria - B.C. CANADA - > On Feb 13, 2018, at 7:20

[IRCA] Puyallup, WA Early Morning TP's for 2-13 (Preliminary)

2018-02-13 Thread Gary DeBock
Well, there is the smart way to chase TP's (like Nick uses), and the frozen, back yard way practiced here. The Koreans have been out in force again this early morning, with 972 at S9 around 1330, 657 at S7 at 1320, and 603-HLSA at S5 around 1345. 603 seemed to have a Chinese co-channel around

Re: [IRCA] Puyallup, WA Early Morning TP's for 2-13 (Preliminary)

2018-02-13 Thread Volodya S
Certainly is, gents! Even 693 is pretty armchair despite CBU splatter (have they already dropped to 25 kw?). Japan and Korea are both booming in all over. 73, Walt Salmaniw, Victoria, BC On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 2:57 PM, R. Colin Newell wrote: > Certainly some red

[IRCA] CO TP Report for 2/12/18 & 2/13/18

2018-02-13 Thread Donald Barnes via IRCA
--- Begin Message --- Definite sunrise enhancement both mornings 2/12/18 starting at 1323 747 JOIB w/ threshold audio 774 JOUB w/weak audio male & female 972 HLCA w/weak audio male & female Quite the assortment of hets, all over the band 2/13/18 starting at 1315 774 JOUB w/female, sounded

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Paul B. Walker, Jr.
That’s one signal I miss from living in Alaska, 1566 HLAZ would pound in like a crap ton of bricks every...single...morning Paul On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:05 PM Volodya S wrote: > I happened to be listening to HLAZ via a Korean Perseus remote SDR and > noted VOA Korean (? I

[IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Volodya S
I happened to be listening to HLAZ via a Korean Perseus remote SDR and noted VOA Korean (? I think?) programming. Constant mentions of VOA and giving website address. All this at 17:50 tune in. No sign of any jamming. HLAZ ID mentioned before the TOH. Presumably back to HLAZ programming

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Volodya S
Absolutely, Paul. They are regular into Masset during the Fall until Spring period up to noon local time. Every day, except when there's a big geomagnetic storm. Then, I might expect Australia or India on that channel! 73,...Walt On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 6:11 PM, Paul B. Walker, Jr. <

Re: [IRCA] Hot Sunrise Enhancement Session for TP-DX

2018-02-13 Thread Nick Hall-Patch
I was recording from 1330UT, so will see if I can hear some of your Chinese stations Gary.Live listening showed quite a few Chinese from 1445UT, but except for 756 which was far better than yesterday, none of the ones you mentioned. Propagation is so variable these mornings, the fact I

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread R. Colin Newell
Was I imagining that I heard the sound of some kind of throbbing jammer on 1566 this morning at 1500 UTC? I’ve never heard HLAZ being jammed - but there have been reports of it. Colin Newell - Victoria - B.C. CANADA - > On Feb 13, 2018, at 11:18 AM, Chris Kadlec

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Bill Whitacre
I can confirm that RFA and VOA are now being relayed on 1566kHz via HLAZ, Jeju, South Korea. RFA is on 1000-1100utc and VOA is on 1700-1800utc. Bill Whitacre IBB Monitoring --- On Feb 13, 2018, at 2:18 PM, Chris Kadlec wrote: > Walt, > > 1566 plays Echo of the Gospel in the 2am local hour

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Chris Kadlec
Walt, 1566 plays Echo of the Gospel in the 2am local hour (assuming your given time of 17:50 would be UTC). The program is produced by 106.9 //1188 Incheon and usually airs in the 4am hour on that station. 1188 runs VOA in the overnight hours, but not at that specific time. If something got

[IRCA] DX Forum from the Informal "poll"

2018-02-13 Thread Phil Bytheway via IRCA
--- Begin Message --- The recent "Informal poll" responses would make a great "DX Forum" entry for IRCA's Anniversary issue. I encourage each one of you to send something (or forward your response) to Richard Evens at revans5...@yahoo.com for his Anniversary deadline on 3/3/18. Let's make this

[IRCA] Oklahoma TA DX 2/14/18

2018-02-13 Thread Richard N. Allen
1215 Absolute Radio is poor-to-fair at 0220 UTC. Richard Allen, near Perry OK USA, R75 & ALA1530LNP. Sent from my iPad ___ IRCA mailing list IRCA@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca Opinions expressed in messages on

Re: [IRCA] Oklahoma LWBC 2/14/18

2018-02-13 Thread Richard N. Allen
198 BBC with fair signal (fully understandable) at 0345. Richard Allen. Sent from my iPad Sent from my iPad ___ IRCA mailing list IRCA@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca Opinions expressed in messages on this

Re: [IRCA] Hot Sunrise Enhancement Session for TP-DX

2018-02-13 Thread Gary DeBock
Hi Nick, <<< I was recording from 1330UT, so will see if I can hear some of your Chinese stations Gary. Live listening showed quite a few Chinese from 1445UT, but except for 756 which was far better than yesterday, none of the ones you mentioned. >>> Yes, the Chinese really went on the warpath

Re: [IRCA] Oklahoma TA DX 2/14/18

2018-02-13 Thread Forrester S
1215 had burbles of audio as well along with smashing hets from 531, possibly 2 carriers there, 909, 999 and 1089. I was able to get a lock on 882 but just too much 880 to hear any audio. The other interesting frequency that Nick and Nigel have been focused on is 1575. I did hear 2 carriers there

Re: [IRCA] Oklahoma TA DX 2/14/18

2018-02-13 Thread Pete Taylor
Todd, Where are you getting your 2010s modified? Thanks. Pete Taylor Tacoma, WA 12225w 4719n HQ180 & ICF2010 Kiwa aircore & Palomar loops DX398, SRF-59 & M37V Eton E100 + Tecsun PL-300/380 > On Feb 13, 2018, at 8:11 PM, Forrester S wrote: > > 1215 had burbles of

[IRCA] 13 Feb. TP Logging (Japan Ver.)

2018-02-13 Thread Hiroyuki Okamura
Hello. All Time is UTC. 10:00 680kHz KNBR USA/CA English p 10:00 850kHz KICY AK Russian f 10:00 910kHz CKDQ CAN/AB Country mx. 10:00 940kHz KFIG USA/CA English p 10:00 980kHz CKNW BC English p 10:00 1040kHz CKST BC English p ESPN Hiroyuki Okamura

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Nick Hall-Patch
Nothing noted here at that time Colin. At 20:16 2018-02-13, R. Colin Newell wrote: Was I imagining that I heard the sound of some kind of throbbing jammer on 1566 this morning at 1500 UTC? I've never heard HLAZ being jammed - but there have been reports of it. Colin Newell - Victoria -

[IRCA] New Flag Bearing... Victoria.

2018-02-13 Thread R. Colin Newell
Have swung my N flag (15 degrees) around to 200 degrees (S/SW) from (N/NE) Two things will happen: A) TA’s will reappear tonight and flow like wine. And... B) This mornings glorious TP reception will dissolve like cotton candy in the rain. Super duper nulls on Vancouver’s CBU 690 is a good

[IRCA] Oklahoma LWBC 2/14/18

2018-02-13 Thread Richard N. Allen
198 BBC & 252 Algeria are barely audible at 0155 UTC. Richard Allen, near Perry OK USA, R75 & ALA1530LNP. Sent from my iPad ___ IRCA mailing list IRCA@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/irca Opinions expressed in messages

[IRCA] TP 13 Feb Victoria version

2018-02-13 Thread Nick Hall-Patch
Just as well that the TAs didn't amount to much this evening. There was too much to do going through the morning's DX, and I'm sure there was a great deal in that madhouse of signals that I missed through lack of time to listen patiently through each channel. Post sunrise wasn't quite as

Re: [IRCA] 13 Feb. TP Logging (Japan Ver.)

2018-02-13 Thread Gary DeBock
Hello Hiroyuki-san, Thank you for your TP-DXing report on the IRCA list, and I'm happy that you could hear many Canadian and U.S. stations during your DXing after sunset. I also was able to receive many Asian stations just before our local sunrise (about 4 hours later) here on the USA west

[IRCA] LWBC 225 Poland & 270 Czech into West Michigan

2018-02-13 Thread Tim Tromp
I haven't heard these two since the last solar minimum, but here they are a decade later, and only my second logging of the Czech station on 270. Of course the other big guns are in: 183, 189, 198, 252, etc. 252 has had an incredible signal most of the night. 73, Tim Tromp West Michigan Perseus

Re: [IRCA] Oklahoma TA DX 2/14/18 --- not much in Victoria though

2018-02-13 Thread Nick Hall-Patch
Thanks for the update Richard. In Victoria, the best we've managed by 0420UT is carriers on 855 and 1215, with SAHs, so a pair of carriers on each. Possibly that will be the peak strength; we'll have to see. best wishes, Nick At 02:20 2018-02-14, Richard N. Allen wrote: 1215 Absolute

Re: [IRCA] 1566 HLAZ now with VOA

2018-02-13 Thread Chris Kadlec
HLAZ has never done a great job with their website and schedule updates, though it seems to be top-notch since FEBC redid their websites rather recently. I still haven't listened to the stream due to being asleep whenever I should remember it, but the website was never updated accordingly. I

[IRCA] S. AZ LWBC Tuesday nite

2018-02-13 Thread Steve Ratzlaff
LWBC has been up and down here tonight; some checks with a few at decent levels, other times faded way down. Overall have heard 171, 183, 198, 216 France (possibly my first time, I don't remember but it's been a long time since I heard it), 252. MW has had a bunch of hets, some at decent