Attention all AM DX-ing fans!
Paul B. Walker, Jr.
Thu Dec 3 17:07:40 EST 2009
WGSF, according to Flinn Broadcasting's own website is broadcasting in
spanish as Radio Ambiente.
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Dan.Strassberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> WGSF Memphis TN on 1030 runs 50 kW-D, 10 kW-CH, 1 kW-N DA-N (three
> towers in-line protecting WBZ). The D and CH operations are ND. The
> format is Black Gospel, I believe. The distance between WGSF and WBZ
> is 1135 miles. There is a second AM 1030 in TN 165 miles closer to WBZ
> but it runs 1 kW-D/250W-N DA-N; no separate CH facilities.
> Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
> eFax 1-707-215-6367
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Martin Waters" <
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 3:36 PM
> Subject: Attention all AM DX-ing fans!
> I don't now much about a science book, but there appears to be unusual
> propagation today on the medium wave band:
> -- All day, at my Connecticut location, a signal has been audible
> behind WINS -- never, ever happened here in the daytime in my 24 years
> at my location. They were playing Jingle Bell Rock just before noon on
> my CC Radio Plus.
> -- Starting around 2 p.m., there was a strong "beating" rhythm on top
> of WBZ, which had sounded like it was using 50 kW. But even at 10 kW,
> I've never heard that before here either, that long before sunset.
> Just before 3, they were playing Neil Diamond. The audible went away
> right around 3, but there's still some beating -- although less. Later
> on, I'm going to check the FCC to see if any stations on 1030 have
> reduced critical hours power that might have kicked in at 3.
> I already was thinking this winter might be good for DX-ing -- after I
> heard KOA in the clear for several minutes a week or two ago at around
> 6 or 7 p.m. EST. Very rare here in the last couple decades -- very,
> very rare.
> However, what I heard today seems way beyond anything I'm familiar
> with even during a really good late January for DX-ing.
Paul B. Walker, Jr.
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