DXing the Middle East

Laurence Glavin lglavin@lycos.com
Sun May 22 13:20:25 EDT 2005

----- Original Message -----
From: "Garrett Wollman" <wollman@csail.mit.edu>
To: "Joseph Pappalardo" <joepappalardo2001@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: DXing the Middle East
Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 15:01:28 -0400

> <<On Sat, 21 May 2005 14:43:51 -0400, "Joseph Pappalardo" 
> <joepappalardo2001@yahoo.com> said:
> > Regularly?  Wow...
> > I guess you would need to null out KB and WWZN.
> The guys who do this use a Beverage antenna, and frequently an
> external phasing box as well.  From down on the Cape, 1510 would not
> be a problem (it's easily knocked down with a good filter and
> sufficiently off-axis anyway), and the Beverage has a high
> front-to-back ratio (it was designed specifically to provide a way to
> pull out signals in one direction while nulling the opposite
> direction).
> > Anyone know what hours would be best (taking into account bothe here and
> > there?)
> Winter around sunset is the best.  I used to get Algiers on 891 on an
> ordinary receiver in Brighton until Dedham came on.
> -GAWollman

Does their crawl go from left to right?

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