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Friday, November 8, 2019


An amazing night!

Ten new navigational beacon loggings between 0342 and 0517 UTC on 8 November:

HKF on 239 kHz transmitting 25 watts from Middletown - Hook Field, Ohio, 621 miles west-southwest

ZLP on 341 kHz transmitting 40 watts from Toronto - Meadowvale, Ontario, Canada, 371 miles west-northwest

AA on 365 kHz transmitting 100 watts from Fargo – Harwood, North Dakota/Minnesota, USA, 1231 miles west-northwest

ZDX on 369 kHz transmitting 1200 watts from St. John's - V.C. Bird, Antigua, 1816 miles south-southeast

CQD on 372 kHz transmitting 50 watts from Erie - Cascade, Pennsylvania, 370 miles west

DL on 379 kHz transmitting 50 watts from Duluth - Pike Lake, Minnesota, 1023 miles northwest

BT on 382 kHz transmitting 25 watts from Burlington, Vermont, 201 miles north

VP on 390 kHz transmitting 500 watts from Kuujjuaq, Quebec, Canada, 1152 miles north

NHK on 400 kHz transmitting 400 watts from Patuxent River, Maryland, 295 miles southwest

ZTO on 403 kHz transmitting 50 watts from Toronto - Woodhill, Ontario, Canada, 373 miles northwest 

Again, my ICOM IC-R8600 receiver and 80-meter dipole antenna were the receptors.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Good DX

The LW and MW bands have been very good lately. Tuesday night, I had two new navigational beacon loggings.

ZSB on 344 kHz transmitting 100 watts from Greater Sudbury, Ontario, 520 miles to the northwest

IN on 353 kHz transmitting 100 watts from International Falls, Minnesota, 1095 miles to the northwest (photo above)

Heard with my ICOM IC-R8600 receiver and 80-meter dipole antenna.