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Monday, July 7, 2014

PROPAGATION REPORT

On July 6 2014, an interesting propagation event was tracked between 0455 and 0545, dominated by transmissions from Brazil, in the 49, 25 and 31 metre bands. This was in the time span 2.55 pm to 3.45 pm, with reception in the Warrandyte State Park, Pound Bend Reserve, in Melbourne's outer east, at a site which is relatively free of power-line interference, on the banks of the Yarra River.
 
The Brazilian signals included several stations which were running 24-hour services for the World Cup, very rarely heard here in Melbourne in this time window.
 
Other signals were long path from Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
 
This is a summary of this propagation event!
 
5975 ENGLAND NHK-Woofferton English
5990 BRAZIL R. Bandeirantes/R. Senado
6010 BRAZIL R. Inconfidencia
6030 USA R. Marti Greenville
6060 CUBA RHC Spanish
6080 SAO TOME VOA English
6090 ANGUILLA Caribbean Beacon English
6105 GERMANY RL-Lampertheim Belarusian
6125 SPAIN Spanish
6155 AUSTRIA ORF German
6175 FRANCE RFI-Issoudin French
6180 BRAZIL R. Nacional
7250 VATICAN VR-SMG Latin *0535
7260 VANUATU Vila domestic
7295 FRANCE R. Algeria Issoudin Arabic
9500 SWAZILAND TWR-Manzini *0500 English
9515 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick Arabic
9565 BRAZIL R. Tupi network
11780 BRAZIL R. Nacional
11790 S. AFRICA BBC-Meyerton *0530 Hausa
11815 BRAZIL R. Brasil Central
11925 IRAN Turkish
 
The map shows the Great Circle route between Rio de Janeiro and Melbourne, a distance of some 13247 km along the Earth's surface. 
 
 

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