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Friday, April 20, 2018

Monitoring Notes - 6, 7, and 9 MHz

This is a summary  of notable frequency occupancies compiled at the Pound Bend Bushland Reserve, Warrandyte State Park, in Melbourne's outer east, on April 19, 2018, across the mid-afternoon period 0500 to 0530. Tecsun PL880 receiver, 3 m antenna. see photo!
5935 USA WWCR English
5970 USA WEWN Spanish
5975 AUASTRIA NHK-Moosbrunn English
5985 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick Arabic
6030 USA Marti
6100 CUBA RHC Spanish
7295 FRANCE RTM-Issoudin French
7335 USA Marti
7345 ENGLAND BBC-Woofferton English
7365 USA Marti
9535 FRANCE RTM-Issoudin Arabic
9700 ROMANIA RRI-French
9825 USA WHRI English
9860 VATICAN NHK-SMG English

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Monitoring Report

This is a listing of notable frequency occupancies between 0430 and 0500 on April 16. 2018. in Melbourne's mid-afternoon period, in the 6, 7, and 9 MHz spectrum.
The report was compiled;iled from a field site in Westerfolds' Park, Templestowe, in Melbourne's outer east, using the Tecsun PL880 and a 2 metre random wire.
6155 GERMANY AWR-Nauen French
6180 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
7330 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
7335 USA Marti
9410 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya Arabic
9490 FRANCE R. Republica, Issoudin, Spanish
9535 CUBA RHC Spanish
9770 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
9790 CUBA CRI Cantonese
9800 IRAN Arabic
9825 USA WHRI English
9915 MADAGASCAR BBC-Talata English

Monitoring Report

Sunspot activity has increased, and there are now six spots visible on the earth facing side of the Sun.
This report lists notable frequency occupancies across the time span 1845 to 1900, on April 16, 2018, pre-sunrise here in Melbourne.
5930 S. AFRICA BBC-Meyerton French
5995 TAIWAN VOH Korean
6165 OMAN BBC Pashto
7205 SUDAN Arabic
7305 IRAN French
7340 CHINA CRI-Kashi Italian
7540 THAILAND VOA (Deewa) Udorn Pashto
9545 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya Amharic
9645 CHINA CRI-Kunming French
9695 CHINA CRI-Kunming Bulgarian
9775 ROMANIA RRI German
9785 TURKEY English
9820 GERMANY VOA-Lampertheim Kurdish
9965 MARIANAS RFA Chinese

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Monitoring Research 6,.9, 11 MHz

These bands are now open all day here in Melbourne as the March Equinox has passed.
This is a summary of notable frequency occupancies of April 13 2018, made in Westerfolds' Park,Templestowe, in Melbourne's outer east.
Receiver: Teksun PL880, 3 m random antenna.
Time span: 0400 to 0430
6180 ROMANIA RRI Romania
9525 FRANCE Voice of Welt, Issoudin Kurdish from 0430
9770 ROMANIA RRI Russian from 0430
9790 CUBA CRI-Havana Chinese
9800 IRAN Hebrew
9815 SAO TOME VOA Kirundi from 0430
9850 TAIWAN SOH, relay of RFA Chinese
9915 MADAGASCAR BBC-Talata English
9955 USA R. Slovakia International via WRMI Spanish, from 0430
11520 USA WEWN English
11560 INDIA Arabic
11665 MALAYSIA RTM-Kajang Malay
11970 UZBEKISTAN NHK-Tashkent Persian
12015 USA NHK-WRMI Spanish
12030 IRAN Hebrew

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Monitoring Research from Eagle Nest!

This is a list of notable frequency occupancies on April 9, 2018,  in the Melbourne mid-afternoon period across the time span 0430 to 0500, in the 7, 9, and 11 MHz bands.
Eagle Nest is a picnic area hidden deep in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, not far from the Silvan Reservoir, and is reached from Silvan Rd and Eagle Nest Rd.
Excellent propagation from all continents via long and short-path modes, with the Tecsun PL880 receiver, and a short antenna tossed into a tree fern.
7365 USA R.  Marti
9535 CUBA RHC Spanish
9700 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
9790 FRANCE RFI-Issoudin French
9800 IRAN Arabic
9815 SAO TOME VOA English,kish from 0500
9825 USA WHRI English
9860 VATICAN NHK-SMG English
9915 MADAGASCAR BBC-Talata English
11650 CHINA CRI-Kunming Vietnamese
11745 S. ARABIA Arabic
11800 CHINA CNR2
11825 MADAGASCAR WCB English
11860 S. ARABIA Arabic
12030 IRAN Hebrew
12095 OMAN BBC English,lkish

Monitoring Research - 5, 7, 9, 11 MHz

Sunspot Activity has increased to 2 – that's amazing!
Here is a summary of selected frequency occupancies on April 9, 2018, across the time span 1830 to 1900, pre-sunrise here in Melbourne.
5910 ROMANIA RRI Macedonian
5960 TURKEY Turkish
6090 ETHIOPIA R. Amhara, Amharic
6030 ETHIOPIA R. Oromiya, Afar
6130 SWAZILAND TWR-Manzini African langs
6165 OMAN BBC Pashto
7205 SUDAN Arabic
7210 N. KOREA VOK French
7305 IRAN French
7340 CHINA CRI-Kashi Italian
7350 CHINA CRI-Urumqi French
7395 CHINA CRI-Kashi German
7415 CHINA CRI-Xian Persian
7465 SINGAPORE BBC-Kranji Pashto
7540 THAILAND VOA (Deewa) Udon Pashto
9480 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick French
9500 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
9600 CHINA CRI-B English
9610 GERMANY BVB-Nauen Arabic
9620 INDIA Arabic
9635 GERMANY BVB-Nauen English
9645 CHINA CRI-Kunming French
9810 AUSTRIA BVB-Moosbrunn English
9910 INDIA English
WCB = World Christian Broadcasting
BVB = Bible Voice Broadcasting