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Monday, April 20, 2020

WQFG689 1710 kHz

WQFG689, 1710 kHz, Hudson County (NJ) TIS in Jersey City, NJ, is running higher power during the virus pandemic and is easy pickens in this neck of the woods. (S-9 on the IC-R8600 and a good signal on the car radio.) If you haven’t logged them before, now is a good time to catch them because they may go back to 10 W once the virus blows over.


  1. Good signal in SE Michigan at 2220 EDST. On Icom 7780 and magnetic loop at 8' they were S7-9. Covid info, park closures, some .ramp closing info

  2. Heard 4:30 AM EDT 13 September 2020 at FN05 Newmarket, Ontario. S9 Good Audio - playing message "...we are currently experiencing technical difficulties..." Working Conditions : Yaesu FT857D into 80m Dipole at 60ft sloping East Down to 25ft