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Pirate Hunt 2017


Pirate hunt ”Pongaa Piraatti Pääsiäisenä” 2017 will be held during Easter 2017 (celebrated in Finland on April 14th – 16th). We try to keep rules simple:

  • log as many PIRATE station as possible between April 14th 0000 UTC and April 16th 2359 UTC
  • all bands are accepted but only stations without license are counted (no relays by legal stations) Stations with many names shall be counted only once.
  • ID has to be heard or identification should be otherwise confirmed
  • post your full logs on forum (http://bbs.fmdx.tk/index.php?topic=436.0), FMDX.tk Facebook group or by e-mail staff @ radioaktiiviset.info, during or after the contest (but until April 30th, 2017)
  • participating is free for anyone and all participants will receive a diploma later
  • results will be published in May

Pongaa piraatti pääsiäisenä 2017 is organized by a local radio club Sisä-Suomen Radioaktiiviset (Radioactives of Middle Finland)

A warm welcome!

Radioactives/Radioaktiiviset

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Logs for March 2017 from JJH in Jyväskylä

Here is log for March 2017 – Jyväskylä Finland KP22TF

Mar 01.

0429 1540 USA: KXEL Waterloo IA

Mar 02.

0601 1557 G: BBC Lancashire, Oxcliffe

Mar 03.

1730 1548 G: City Talk, Liverpool

Mar 06.

1602 1026 G: BBC Jersey, Trinity
1607 1116 G: BBC Guernsey, Saint Peter Port
1626 1332 G: BBC Wiltshire, Lacock
1637 1413 G: BBC Gloucestershire, Bourton-on-the-Water

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Logs for February 2017 from JJH in Jyväskylä

Here is log for February 2017 – Jyväskylä Finland KP22TF

Feb 06.

0657 1584 G: Panjab Radio

Feb 06.

1535 810 UAE: Pravasi Bharathi
1554 1341 PAK: Radio Pakistan
1602 828 UAE: Abu Dhabi FM
1627 918 AIR Suratgarh
1654 1633 SRB: Rome Radio

Feb 11.

1718 1633 SRB: Radio Kalibar

Feb 12.

0454 1290 VEN: Radio Puerto Cabello

Feb 15.

1627 765 IND: AIR Dharwad

Feb 20.

1542 1386 IND: AIR Gwalior

Feb 21.

0458 1160 USA: WYLL Chigago IL
0503 1200 USA: WOAI San Antonio TX
0554 1476 I: Tent. Free Radio AM, Trieste (TS)
0641 801 G: BBC Radio Devon

Feb 27.

0409 1130 CAN: CKWX ”News 1130” Vancouver BC
0429 1300 USA: KKOL Seattle WA
0453 1360 USA: KKMO Tacoma WA

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January 2017 logs by JJH

Here is log for January 2017 – Jyväskylä Finland KP22TF

Jan 9.

0705 1395 HOL: Studio Denakker

Jan 15.

0503 1380 USA: KRKO Everett WA ”Fox Sports Radio Everett”
0611 1140 USA: CHRB High River AB
0615 710 USA: KIRO Seattle WA ”ESPN Seattle 710”
0641 1410 CAN: CFTE Vancouver BC ”TSN 14-10 Vancouver”
0644 1520 USA: KKXA Snohomish WA ”Classic Country 1520 KXA”
0833 1090 USA: KFNQ Seattle WA ”The Fan”

Jan 16.

0331 1200 USA: KFNW West Fargo ND ”The Faith”
1645 1440 JPN: STV Sapporo

Jan 18.

0325 1310 CAN: CIWW Ottawa ON
0330 1080 USA: WTIC Hartford CT

Jan 19.

0614 936 I: RAI Veneto

Jan 25.

0246 930 CAN: CJYQ Saint John NL ”KIXX Country”

Jan 30.

0322 660 USA: KFAR Fairbanks AL, ”True What-a-hell feeling?! Alaska in this time of morning in this part of Finland”!
0324 670 USA: KBOI Boise ID
0327 850 USA: KOA Denver CO, ”Newsradio 850”
0349 750 CAN: CKJH Melforth SK, ”CK750”
0358 960 CAN: CFAC Calgary AB ”The Fan”
0459 1180 USA: WHAM Rochester NY
0528 1630 USA: KCJJ Iowa City IA
0530 1530 USA: KFBK Sacramento CA
0558 830 USA: WCCO Minneapolis MN ”Newsradio 830”
0619 1500 USA: WFED Federal News Radio, Wahington D.C.
0813 1050 USA: WEPN – ”ESPN Deportes Radio”

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Couple of Nice QSL’s

30.11.2016 WLAM Lewiston ME 1470

Received this really nice QSL from Mr. Bob Bittner, owner of The Memories Stations (WLAM, WJIB, WJTO, WJYE and WLVP)

17.12.2016 KFAB Omaha NE 1110kHz

Second nice reply came from KFAB Omaha. This kind of QSL’s are really really nice!

17.12.2016 WDAY Fargo ND 970 kHz

WDAY send some nice retro-photos of station with verification.

30.11.2016 SER Radio Réus 1026

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December logs by JJH

Here I post logs for December.

QTH: Jyväskylä, Finland
RX: AirSpy Mini with SpyVenter, Magnetic Loop and random wire

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Dec 01

0525 837 E: COPE Sevilla
0549 1080 E: SER Radio Huesca
0754 1026 E: SER Radio Reus

 

Dec 02

0548 207 ISL: RÚV Rás 2, Eiðar
0617 1062 RAI Radio1 Sardegna

 

Dec 05

1259 1000 USA: KOMO Seattle WA
1341 680 USA: KBRW Barrow AK
1541 1566 KOR: HLAZ Cheju
1557 1557 TWN: RTI iLoveMusic 1557 / Radio Taiwan Int, Kouhu

 

Dec 06

 

0610 1470 PRU: OAU4B Radio Capital, Lima
0659 820 USA: KGNW Christian Radio, Seattle WA
0758 1660 PTR: WGIT Faro de Santidad, Canóvanas
1417 4010 KGZ: KTRK Birinchi Radio, Bishkek
1713 1296 SDN: SRTC Sudan Radio, Reiba

 

Dec 07

0700 1130 USA: WBBR Bloomberg Eleven-Three-O, New York NY
0801 1040 CAN: CKST Team 1040, Vancouver BC

 

Dec 08

0633 1510 USA: WMEX 1510 AM, Boston MA

 

Dec 09

0653 1179 E: SER La Rioja, Logroño
0709 792 G: BBC Radio Foyle, Londonderry

 

Dec 10

0714 1377 G: Asian Sound Radio, Ashton Moss

 

Dec 11

0718 1521 G: +Radio Panj, Coventry First time in Finland!(?) ”This is a test transmission of Radio Panj – 1521AM”
1629 1368 IRN: IRIB Radio Golestan

 

Dec 15

0503 1270 USA: WXYT Detroit MI
0521 1500 VEN: Radio DosMil, Cumaná

 

Dec 16

0617 1200 CAN: CFGO – TSN 1200 Ottawa ON
0731 1120 USA: KMOX St. Louis MI
0735 1170 USA: KFAQ Tulsa OK
0753 1580 CAN: CKDO Oshawa ON
0800 1030 USA: WBZ Newsradio Boston MA
0805 1300 USA: WOOD Grand Rapids MI

 

Dec 17

0416 1610 AIA: Caribbean Beacon, The Valley
0443 1020 USA: KDKA Newsradio Pitssburgh PA
0459 1050 CAN: CHUM – TSN 1050 Toronto ON
0605 950 USA: WWJ Newsradio Detroit MI
0636 840 CAN: CFCW Camrose AB
0705 1110 USA: KFAB Omaha NE
0726 970 USA: WDAY Fargo ND

 

Dec 31

0658 1010 CAN: CFRB Toronto ON, Huge QRM from Groot Nieuws Radio from 1008
0725 1560 PNR: R Adventista de Panamá, Panamá (New Country for me)

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November logs by JJH

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Nov 02

0613 1575 I: RAI Liguria
0620  657 I: RAI Toscana
0627  900 I: RAI Lombardia

Nov 03

0617  999 I: RAI Piemonte

Nov 05

0258 1431 G: Smooth Radio, Only network commercials
1607 6950 I: Radio Voyager

Nov 08

1758 1287 E: SER Radio Castilla de Burgos

Nov 09

1500 1278 IRN: IRIB Radio Kermanshah, Kermanshah
1729 621 IRN: IRIB Khorazan-e Jonubi, Birjand
1827 1224 E: COPE Mallorca
1928 1134 E: COPE Salamanca

Nov 10

0502 1107 G: MFR2, Tarbat Ness
0707 1485 G: BBC Humberside, Hull

Nov 16

1727 1224 E: COPE Mallorca, Palma
1731 837 G: BBC Asian Network, Leicester
1759 1287 E: SER Burgos, Burgos

Nov 17

1707 1368 BBC Lincolnshire, Lincoln

Nov 19

0404 657 ISR: IBA Reshet Bet, Yavne

Nov 20

1529 1026 IRN: IRIB Radio Tabriz

Nov 21

1400 774 EGY: ERTU Al-Sharq al-Awsat
1547 666 G: BBC Radio York
1552 1566 HOL: Vahon Hindustani Radio

Nov 26

1720 1670 GRC: Radio Vrazilianos, Leivadia

Nov 30

0513 1470 USA: WLAM, Lewiston ME
0553 1390 USA: WEGP, Presque Isle ME

 

Utility – NDB

02.11.2016

336 NOR: ULV, Ylvingen Br.sund
355 BEL: ONW, Antwerpen / Deurne
357 HOL: VZ, Eelde
360.5 BEL: MAK, Mackel for Brussels
363 S: OEM, Kristianstad
374.5 I: ANC, Ancona
376 D: HAN, Hahn
379 NOR: REK, Reksten
382 AUT: SBG, Salzburg
397 HOL: EHN, Eindhoven
421 S: MF, Halmstad
424 HRV: PIS, Zagreb
438 SVK: PE, Tatry
444 POL: NRD, Inowroclaw
448 CZE: HLV, Holesov
452 D: ANS, Ansbach

19.11.2016

326 HOL: LLS, Lelystad
354 D: PAD, Lippstadt
368 D: BYC, Bückeburg
371 D: MYN, Münster
383.5 HOL: GUL, Gulpen

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Back in the MW & SW – October logs

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Now when we moving towards the dark seasons it’s time to open good ol’ MW & SW. Early mornings are offered new radio stations. Here is my log for october:

Oct 09

1809 6295 IRL: Reflections Europe
1729 6317 G: Rock Radio Network

Oct 19

0524 747 E: RNE Andalucía
1754 1314 E: RNE Catalunya

Oct 20

0605 1503 G: BBC Stoke, dominating this fq in the morning
0616 1530 G: Pulse2
0620 1323 G: Smooth Radio, Didn’t catch local id or commercials :/
0624 1026 G: BBC Cambridgeshire
1747 1305 E: RNE Castilla-La Mancha

Oct 21

0447 1161 G: Tay 2
0603 1170 G: Swansea Sound, Finally received this!

Oct 22

1529 6308 D: Radio Marabu
1544 3930 HOL: Zender Kachelboer / Stove Farmer
1547 6530 AUT:Straightline Radio Austria

Oct 31

1604 6100 AFG: Radio Afghanistan, Back in the shortwaves

 

Utility – NDB Beacons

  • 311     D: LMA, Lima 23.10.2016
  • 330    HOL: SO, Eelde 24.10.2016
  • 344    D: HN, Hohn 23.10.2016
  • 350    FIN: LAA, Oulu / Laanila 23.10.2016
  • 406.5 D: BOT, Bottrop 23.10.2016
  • 413.5  D: DLS, Berlin 23.10.2016

 

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13.10.2016 Nice Aurora signals

After nice tropo signals to Sweden there was a great aurora signals. Geomagnetic activity was intensifying as Earth passes through the wake of a CME that was hit our planet. Below is short log:

73.49 1607 BLR BR Radio Stalitsa, Braslaw/RTPS 736km
72.98 1611 BLR BR Radio Vitebsk, Braslaw/RTPS 736km
71.48 1617 BLR BR Radio Vitebsk, Vitebsk/RTPS Jurjeva Gorka 824km
73.10 1638 RUS Grad Petrov, Sankt-Peterburg/Olgino (SP) 346km
71.69 1639 BLR BR Kanal Kultura, Brest/RTPS Rakitnica (BR) 1126km
67.64 1642 BLR BR Radio Vitebsk, Myadzel/RTPS Telyaki (MI) 818km
91.80 1700 S SR P2, Västervik/Fårhult TM (ka) 716km
100.30 1704 S SR P4, Skövde/Åsbotorp 2/Billingen TM (vg) 776km

+ plenty of OIRT Rossii stations.

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Pientä tropoa

24.8 – Ei mitään maata mullistavaa, mutta pitkästä aikaa pohjoisen SR-asemat kuuluivat normaalia paremmin. Harmillisesti ei kuitenkaan niin hyvin, että pitkään jahtaamani Radio Skellefteå 89.7MHz olisi luureihin tarttunut. Muutaman kerran se on vuosien varrella noussut toviksi, muttei koskaan idille saakka. Parille seuraavalle päivälle ”LENni” enteilee hyvää, joten täytyypä olla kuulolla.

100.10 0435 S SR P4, Örnsköldsvik/Åsberget TM (vn) PI logged: E224 PS logged: SR_P4___ 375km
94.40  0443 S SR P2, Örnsköldsvik/Åsberget TM (vn) PI logged: E402 PS logged: SR_P2___ 375km
95.40  0443 S SR P2, Lycksele/Knaften-Rålidsberget TM (vb) PI logged: E402 PS logged: SR_P2___ 432km
96.30  0444 S SR P2, Skellefteå/Prästfäbodsberget TM (vb) PI logged: E402 PS logged: SR_P2___ 366km
101.20 0447 S SR P4, Sollefteå/Multrå-Flugtjärnshöjden TM (vn) 432km
103.30 0450 S SR P4, Lycksele/Knaften-Rålidsberget TM (vb) PI logged: E224 PS logged: SR_P4___ 432km
93.50 0514 S SR P2, Sollefteå/Multrå-Flugtjärnshöjden TM (vn) PI logged: E402 PS logged: SR_P2___ 432km
96.90 0516 S SR P2, Sundsvall/Södra Stadsberget TM (vn) PI logged: E402 PS logged: SR_P2___ 431km
98.70 0603 S SR P3, Lycksele/Knaften-Rålidsberget TM (vb) PI logged: E203 PS logged: SR_P3___ 432km
92.70 0607 S SR P1, Sundsvall/Södra Stadsberget TM (vn) PI logged: E201 PS logged: SR_P1___ 431km
97.10 0612 S SR P3, Arvidsjaur/Julträsk-Akkanålke TM (no) PI logged: E203 PS logged: SR_P3___ 491km
97.90 0613 S SR P3, Kalix/Långträskryggen TM (no) 425km
94.40 0755 S SR P2, Örnsköldsvik/Åsberget TM (vn) 375km

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