Friday, 25 May 2018

Norddeutscher Rundfunk Annual Christmas Eve "Gruß an Bord" Broadcast QSL

Norddeutscher Rundfunk special Christmas eve broadcast "Gruß an Bord" dedicated to the crews and passengers on cargo and cruise ships around the world was received on 9650 kHz. via  Moosbrunn, Austria.

Reception report sent via email on the following day.  The full data QSL came into mail box on 22nd February 2018.

A few minutes of broadcast video can be found HERE 

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Italian Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) QSL

Italian Broadcasting Corporation: Weekly transmission of IBC via Gavar, Armenia was received on 5845 khz on 10th January 2018. Reception report was sent with return postage on the next day..
The following paper QSL card with sticker came into mailbox in 29 days.

Video recording of 10th January 2018's broadcast on 5845 khz

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Space-Time Standards Group, JJY (Japan) Low Frequency Time signal Station verified Recetion Report with F/D QSL

JJY (Japan Standard Time Project) Transmitting from Mount  Hagane-yama (  Near the summit of the Hagene-yama) Japan was logged on 60 Khz in LF (Low Frequency) mode on 3 rd February 2017 from Kolkata, India.

 Long and short time pips with Station Id JJY in Morse code was decoded 2 times. First time at 2115 UTC and the second time at 2145 UTC.

Reception report  along with audio CD and return postage was sent by snail mail. JJY replied promptly but the envelop was lost in the postal maze of India and in the end (after one year) I received following full data QSL.

Video recording of JJY as received in Kolkata, India.
Receiver: Perseus SDR Antenna: PAR0DT Miniwhip

Friday, 2 February 2018

KTWR DRM test Transmission E-QSL received

KTWR's DRM test transmission was received on 17530 khz on 19th January 2018.
A reception report was sent on the following day by email. 

Becky Philyaw from KTWR Frequency Coordination Department verified the report with the following eQSL.

A few minutes of video recording of the broadcast can be checked HERE

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Madagascar World Voice (MWV) QSL

Madagascar World Voice (sister station of KNLS in Anchor point, Alaska) transmitting from Madagascar was logged on 15515 khz in April 2017. Reception report was sent with audio files. after sending two follow up emails they replied with the following QSL card which reached my place on 23 January 2018. 

Three minutes  of audio clip can be heard here.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Trans World Radio (KTWR) Agana, Guam DRM test broadcast to India on 17530 Khz

Trans World Radio (TWR)'s DRM test transmission was received on 17530 khz on 19th January 2018. The test transmission was received using both Perseus SDR with DREAM decoder and Avion DRM receiver. 

Following are the video recordings of the Test transmission on two different equipments. 


KTWR Test transmission on Perseus SDR

KTWR Test transmission on Avion AV-DR 1401 DRM receiver

Friday, 12 January 2018

Italian Broadcasting Corporation's MFSK 32 mode transmitted on 5845 Khz received and decoded flawlessly from Kolkata, India

Italian Broadcasting Corporation's weekly transmission from Gavar, Armenia was received on 5845 khz.

Their 5 minutes of digital mode transmission in MFSK 32 was successfully and flawlessly received using FLDIGI decoding software. 

In spite of severe noise the signal was decoded without any errors. 
The following clip shows receiving and decoding of the signal using FLDIGI.