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Monday, July 16, 2018

MONITORING RESEARCH - postsunrise from Asia

 
 
Short path propagation from Asia into Melbourne on 9, 11 and 13 MHz, is scintillating in our post-sunrise period. This is a summary of selected reception notes across the timespan 2230 to 2245 on July 15, 2018.
 
9370 KUWAIT RFA Tibetan
9405 PHLS FEBC Chinese
9450 TAIWAN RTI Chinese
9500 CHINA CNR1
9515 CHINA CNR2
9625 PHLS VOA-Tinang Chinese
9635 VIETNAM VOV dialects
9665 CHINA CNR5
9820 CHINA CNR2
9830 CHINA CNR1
9835 MALAYSIA RTM-Kajang domestic
9900 TAIWAN RTI Chinese
11500 TAIWAN VOH Chinese
11530 TAIWAN VOH Chinese
11665 MALAYSIA RTM-Kajang domestic
11720 VIETNAM VOV from *2245 dialects
13640 CHINA CRI-Jinhua Japanese
 

Friday, July 13, 2018

Monitoring Research - 6 MHz - sunrise window

 
This is a summary of notable frequency occupancies on July 12, 2018, across the time-span 2100 to 2130, sunrise here in Melbourne.
 
5915 ZAMBIA domestic network
5925 CHINA CNR5
5930 FRANCE RTA-Issoudin Arabic
5935 CHINA Xizang PBS Lhasa Chinese
6025 CHINA Xizang PBS Lhasa Tibetan
6030 CHINA CNR1
6110 CHINA Xizang PBS Tibetan
 
 

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Monitoring Research - Asia

 
From Melbourne, summary of notable frequency occupancies of July 7. 2018,  across the time span 2200 to 2230, on 9 MHz, with a focus on Asia.
 
9320 PHILS VOA-Tinang Cambodian
9405 PHILS FEBC Chinese from *2225
9410 CHINA CRI-Kashi Portuguese
9450 TAIWAN RTI  Chinese
9490 MADAGASCAR WCB Chinese
9570 CHINA CRI-Urumqi French
9600 PHILS VR–Tinang Chinese
9625 PHILS VOA-Tinang Chinese
9635 VIETNAM VOV dialects
9665 CHINA CNR5 Chinese
9685 CHINA CRI-Kashi Portuguese
9805 S. KOREA KBS-Kimjae Japanese
9830 CHINA CNR1
9880 CHINA CRI-Kashi Esperanto
9900 TAIWAN RTI-Chinese
 
 
 

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Monitoring Research

 
No sunspots, but good propagation into Melbourne pre–sunrise on July 4, 2018 across the tim span 1915 to 1945.
 
5940 SOMALIA R. Deegaanka Somaalida, Jijiga, Somali
6040 SAO TOME VOA Portuguese
6055 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick French
6090 ETHIOPIA R. Amhara, Amharic
6110 ETHIOPIA{IA R. Fada ,Amharic
6130 SWAZILAND TWR-Manzini, dialects
6145 ENGLAND KBS-Woofferton French
6170 GERMANY VOA-Biblis Kurdish
6185 ENGLAND RTI-Woofferton German
7225 GERMANY VOA-Biblis Kurdish
7285 NZ RNZI domestic
7425 IRAN Arabic
9525 CHINA CRI-B Russian
9545 ENGLAND BBC-Woofferton Hausa
9745 KUWAIT RFA Chinese
9765 CHINA CRI-B Portuguese
9820 GERMANY VOA-Lampertheim Kurdish
11935 FRANCE RTA-Issoudin Arabic
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

No sunspots!

 
No sunspots are visible on the earthward-facing side of the Sun. The 10.4 cm Solar Flux has dropped to 68, and the Daily Equivalent Smoothed Sunspot Number has fallen to 2.0.
 
This is a summary of notable frequency occupancies across the time spans 2230 to 2300 (July 1)  and 0100 to 0200 (July 2),  as researched here in Melbourne.
 
July 1 0100-0200
 
9480 KUWAIT RFA-Tibetan
11705 KUWAIT RFA-Tibetan
11740 INDIA Sinhala
11925 SRI LANKA AWR-Trincomlee Amoy
11980 CHINA CRI-Kunming Amoy
13610 CHINA CNR1
13765 TAJIKISTAN RFA-Dushanbe Tibetan
13840 NZ RNZI English
 
July 2 2230-2300
 
5930 FRANCE RTA-Issoudin Arabic
5935 IRAN Indonesian
5955 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya English
6195 SINGAPORE  BBC English
9370 TAJIKISTAN RFA-Dushanbe Tibetan
9405 PHILS FEBC Chinese
9755 CHINA CNR2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monday, June 25, 2018

Solar Noon Propagation on June 24 2018

This is a summary of principal signal occupancy in the 9 MHz band on June 24, 2018, just after the Winter Solstice, across the time span 0100 to 0200, with Solar Noon at 0215. At this time, the Sun's maximum elevation was at 28.8 degrees!
Many good signals from Central Asia, short-path.
0100++
9370 TAJIKISTAN RFA-Dushanbe Tibetan
9410 UZBEKISTAN BBC-Tashkent English
9470 CHINA CRI-Kashi English
9490 FRANCE R. Republica Issoudin Spanish
9510 UZBEKISTAN BBC-Tashkent Hindi
9550 CUBA RHC Spanish
9570 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick English
9590 CHINA CRI Spanish
9730 ROMANIA Spanish
9735 TURKEY English
9770 TURKEY Spanish
9790 ROMANIA Romanian
0200++
9615 ARMENIA BBC-Yerevan Pashto
9635 VIETNAM Domestic
9675 CHINA CRI-Kashi English
9750 UAE BVB-Dhabbaya Urdu
9810 CHINA CNR2
9835 MALAYSIA RTM domestic
9865 INDIA national
9870 TURKEY Spanish
9890 SINGAPORE BBC Bengali
9925 GERMANY Mighty KBC, Nauen English