Shortwave Radiogram, 3-6 August 2018
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Thanks to everyone who participated in last weekend’s test of 8PSK-125F in AM versus SSB modes. For the most part, reception in SSB was better than AM. But even in SSB, there were more decoding errors than we usually experience in MFSK64 and 32. I think we have given 8PSK every opportunity. I am always open to suggestions for experiments with other modes and techniques.
This weekend we will press our luck with a news item in MFSK128 (480 wpm), including an MFSK128 image. Most of the show will be in our usual MFSK 64 and 32 modes. There will be a total of eight MFSK images.
Here is the lineup for Shortwave Radiogram, program 59, 3-6 August 2018, in MFSK modes as noted:
1:34 MFSK32: Program preview
2:47 NASA marks its 60th year*
7:45 MFSK128: Used cars exported to Africa*
11:46 MFSK64: Milky Way sibling devoured by Andromeda*
16:32 Passing of Oldrich Cip, shortwave frequency planner*
19:46 Images of the week*
28:29 MFSK32: Closing announcements
* with image(s)
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Shortwave Radiogram Program 59
(27-30 July 2018)
|Friday||2030-2100 UTC||7780 kHz
|Saturday||1600-1630 UTC||9400 kHz||Space Line, Bulgaria|
|Sunday||2330-2400 UTC||7780 kHz||WRMI Florida|
Slow Scan Radio transmits SSTV images and text modes Wednesdays at 1830-1900 UTC on 6070 kHz via Channel 292 in Germany. The website is http://www.slowscanradio.com. Reception reports to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mighty KBC transmits to Europe Saturdays at 1500-1600 UTC on 9400 kHz (via Bulgaria), with the minute of MFSK at about 1530 UTC (if you are outside of Europe, listen via websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/ ). And to North America Sundays at 0000-0200 UTC (Saturday 8-10 pm EDT) on 9925 kHz, via Germany. The minute of MFSK is at about 0130 UTC. Reports to Eric: email@example.com See also http://wwwkbcradio.eu/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheMightyKbc/.
Italian Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) Five minutes of MFSK32 is at the end of the 30-minute English-language “Shortwave Panorama. For the complete IBC transmission schedule visit http://ibcradio.webs.com/
Broad Spectrum Radio is transmitted by WRMI Florida Mondays at 0700-0800 UTC on 5850 and 7730 kHz. MFSK32 is broadcast during the second half hour of the show. Reports to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for your reception reports!
Kim Andrew Elliott, KD9XB
Producer and Presenter
Reporting on international broadcasting at https://twitter.com/kaedotcom
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