Friday, November 19, 2010

Monitoring checks from Australia

The sun seems to have reactivated itself, with the latest IPS solar report advising that the 10.7 cm solar flux has risen to 90, and daily smoothed sunspot number has increased to 36.

So, some monitoring research in Melbourne of Nov 18 revealed these new frequency occupancies during our post-sunrise period:

5840 KUWAIT RFE 2000 Belarusian
5850 SRI LANKA VOA-Iranawela 2014 Farsi
5895 THAILAND RFE-Udorn Russian
5940 RUSSIA VOR-Novosibirsk 1850 Polish
5950 ROMANIA RRI 2000 Ukrainian
6000 ALBANIA R. Tirana Italian *1800-1830*
6040 ENGLAND Polish Radio, Skelton 2015 Ukrainian
6065 IRAN VOIRI Arabic 1800-1900, moved to this freq which was previously
occupied by Radio Sweden, now departed from SW!
6130 SWAZILAND TWR-Manzini 2010 African langs
6135 GERMANY VOA-Biblis 15 min service in Croatian *1930-1945*
6155 RUSSIA VOR-Samara Russian 1900
7175 ETHIOPIA V. of Broad Masses, Asmara, 1850 Amharic, operating illegally
in the exclusive ARO band!
Bob Padula/Cumbre DX