DX Radio DX News - July 2002

This is a compilation of all the logs and news items that have appeared on this site in July 2002.

Some external links may no longer be valid though they did work at the time of writing.

July 28, 2002

Propagation - Sporadic E (just) to Spain and Portugal.

08.55  87.7 POR RDP 1, Mendro (Be)                                 8201          weak  MH
09.45  89.3  E  SER                                                E039          weak  MH
09.53  88.0  E  RNE 5                                              E215          weak  MH
12.22  87.8 TUN RTCI                                               7202          weak  MH

July 27, 2002

Propagation - Overnight tropo to the north, in the morning tropo to the West of England and Wales.

00.00 106.0  G  Century 106, Copt Oak    ID, news                  C3AB CENTURY_ fair  MH
00.01  97.1  G  Buzz 97.1, Birkenhead    IRN, wx, ID                             fair  MH
                                         "Andy Gregory on Wirral's Buzz 97.1"
00.03  95.4  G  BBC Newcastle            BBC 5 Live                CA14          weak  MH

06.56  97.2  G  GWR Wiltshire            promo's, ID, adverts, nx                fair  MH
07.00  96.3  G  GWR Bristol              ID, news, weather         CC86 GWR_BSTL fair  MH
                RT: 'BRISTOL'S GWR FM - TODAY'S BEST MIX                         '
07.05  94.7  G  BBC Hereford and Worcs   ID                                      fair  MH
07.06  94.8  G  BBC WM                   ID                                      weak  MH
07.08 103.4  G  BBC R Devon              traffic news                            fair  MH

July 26, 2002

Propagation - Morning tropo to the West of England and Wales.

08.25 102.5  G  R Pembrokeshire, Haverfordwest  "At Work Network"                fair  MH

July 25, 2002

Propagation - Some meteor overnight, then again a weak Sporadic E to Spain and Portugal at the bottom of the band.

01.17  87.6  I  RAI 1, Monte Cavo (RM)                             5201          brief MH

16.00  87.7 POR Voz da Raia FM (Cb)      pop                       80AC VOZ-RAIA weak  MH
16.11  87.7 POR RDP 1, Mendro (Be)       talk                      8201 ANTENA_1 fair  MH
16.13  87.6 POR Seixal FM, Seixal (Se)   pop                       8042 SEIXALFM fair  MH

July 24, 2002

RDS - New PS name for Soul City in Romford noted on 107.5 MHz.

14.54 107.5  G  Soul City, Romford       music                     C09E Soulcity fair  MH

Propagation - Sporadic E to Spain and Portugal at the bottom of the band.

18.27  87.6  E  RCM Radio, Almaden (Cam) talk                      E396 RCMRADIO weak  MH
20.23  87.7 POR RDP 1, Mendro (Be)       music                     8201 ANTENA_1 fair  MH
20.37  88.0  E  RNE 5                    promo's                   E615 RNE_5___ fair  MH
20.38  87.5  E  Hispanidad R, Huelva     OM, music, IDs            E500 _*_HR_*_ good  MH
                PS: _______H  ______HI  _____HIS  ____HISP  ___HISPA
                    __HISPAN  _HISPANI  HISPANID  ISPANIDA  SPANIDAD
                    PANIDAD_  ANIDAD__  NIDAD___  IDAD____  DAD_____
                    AD______  D_______  _RADIO__  **_HR_**  DISFRU__
                    DEL_____  VERANO__  CON_____  NOSTROS_  Vive _la
                    Energia_  con_mas_  fuerza__  _*_HR_*_  87.5_fm_
                RT: 'HISPANIDAD RADIO 87.5 FM            '
                RT: 'HUELVA                              '
                RT: 'AAVV. VIRGEN DEL PIL  . HUELVA      '
                RT: 'SI QUIERE QUE SU COMERCIO LLEGUE A O'
                RT: 'CONTACTE CON NOSOTROS               '
                RT: 'DEPT. COMERCIAL 959 157113  619 8744'

July 23, 2002

Propagation - Tropo to Northern France.

08.29 100.7  F  R Blue                   music, YL, OM promo       FD05 BLEU.COT fair  MH
                AF: 100.7 : 95.0 99.8

July 22, 2002

Propagation - Just a meteor ping to Poland.

19.35  87.8 POL PR 2, Przemysl                                     3222          brief MH

July 17, 2002

Propagation - Some tropo late in the evening.

21.02  88.0  D  SR-1, Göttelborner Höhe                            D3B1          weak  MH

July 16, 2002

Propagation - Sporadic E opening to Finland and some Baltic states.

11.28  88.0 FIN YLE 1, Joutseno                                    6201 YLENYKSI fair  MH
                RT: 'Radion kamarikuoro C'

July 14, 2002

Propagation - Just a meteor ping to Poland.

22.35  87.8 POL PR 2, Przemysl                                     3222          brief MH

July 12, 2002

Propagation - Just on the edge of a Sporadic E opening this afternoon.

16.33  87.6 TUN R Tataouine, Zarzis                                7205 RG-Tatao brief MH

July 11, 2002

Propagation - Maybe just a sizeable meteor ping this evening.

21.09  87.6  I  RAI 1, Monte Cavo (RM)                             5201 RAI_MF1_ brief MH

July 9, 2002

Access Radio - Forest of Dean Community Radio have begun testing on 1521 kHz from Coleford with 200 Watts, and 1503 kHz from Newent with just 5 Watts. Launch announced on-air as 19 July 2002. (via Alan Pennington, BDXC-UK)

July 6, 2002

Propagation - Minor Sporadic E openings today.

07.12  87.8  I  Kiss Kiss                                          5225 KISSKISS brief MH
10.44  87.8  E  La Onda Sueca (Val)                                E07D          brief MH

July 5, 2002

Propagation - The over-midnight Sporadic E lasted until 0115 UTC, alternating between Tunisia and Spain. Nothing all day until mid-evening opening to Italy.

00.59  87.6 TUN R Tataouine, Zarzis      YL, music                 7205 RG-Tatao fair  MH
01.04  87.6  E  Catalunya Info, Soriguera (Cat)  OM and music      E234 CATINFO_ fair  MH
                RT: 'EMISSORES DE LA GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA. CATALUNYA INFORMACIO  '
02.20  87.6  I  RAI 1, Monte Cavo (RM)                             5201          brief MH

20.26  89.3  I  R Flash Piu, (RM)        pop, ID                   53FF R*FLASH+ good  MH
                AF: 107.6 : 98.8
                PS: R*FLASH+  SPORT___  NETWORK_  30311238
20.29  87.5  I  R Dimensione Suono       pop                       5264 *_RDS_*_ fair  MH
                AF: 102.8 : 95.9
20.31  87.8  I  R Subasio                ID, adverts                             brief MH

July 4, 2002

Propagation - Just one Sporadic E log of Spain daytime today. But there was a good opening to Tunisia just before midnight.

09.36  88.0  E  RNE 5                                              E615 RNE_5___ brief MH
23.40  87.6 TUN R Tataouine, Zarzis      YL, music                 7205 RG-Tatao fair  MH

July 3, 2002

Propagation - Various Sporadic E openings today, best to Portugal in the middle of the afternoon.

10.01  87.8  I  Kiss Kiss                                          5225 KISSKISS fair  MH
11.19  87.8  I  Kiss Kiss                                          5225 KISSKISS fair  MH
12.28  87.8  I  Kiss Kiss                                          5225 KISSKISS fair  MH

14.18  87.9 POR RDP 1, Lousa (Co)        talk                      8201 ANTENA_1 fair  MH
14.20  92.0 POR R N A, Loures (Li)       pop                       8007 _R_N_A__ good  MH
14.21  91.6 POR R Voxx, Lisboa (Li)      rock                      804C __VOXX__ good  MH
14.22  90.4 POR R Paris Lisboa (Li)      YL song                   8059          fair  MH
14.22  90.2 POR RR1, Montejunto (Li)     OM talk                   8221          fair  MH
14.23  89.5 POR TSF, Lisboa (Li)         adverts                   8343 _T_S_F__ good  MH
14.24  88.7 POR RDP 2, Montejunto (Li)   classical music           8202 ANTENA_2 good  MH
14.24  87.8 POR R Montemuro, Cinfaes (Vi) EG pop                   809C MONTMURO good  MH
14.28  91.8 POR R Clube de Penafiel (Po) pop                       805F PENAFIEL good  MH
14.29  92.7  E  R Galega, Lobios (Gal)   OM                        E4E0 R.GALEGA good  MH
                RT: 'Radiotexto Radio Galega, Xunta de Galicia Santiago de Compostela'
14.33  91.9 POR R Barcelos (Br)          PT pop                    80B7 BARCELOS good  MH
14.35  91.7 POR R Nova Contrasta, Valenca (Vc)    YL talk          8092 CONTRAST good  MH
14.36  90.8 POR Geice FM, Viana do Castelo (Vc) music, OM, adverts 8026 GEICE_FM good  MH
14.42  90.7 POR un-id                    dance music, R Compania                 fair  MH
14.43  87.8  E  COPE Vigo (Gal)          OMs talk                  E2CA __COPE__ good  MH
                                                                        __VIGO__
14.45  89.4 POR un-id                    adverts                                 fair  MH
14.46  90.1  E  RNE 1, Domayo (GAL)      YLs talk                  E211 RNE_1___ fair  MH
14.47  87.6 POR R Afifense, Viana do Castelo (Vc)  pop             80AB AFIFENSE good  MH
14.47  88.3 POR RDP 1, Muro (Vc)         YL                        8201 ANTENA_1 good  MH
14.48  90.6  E  R Cuarenta, Santiago de Compostel (Gal) SP pop     E235 CUARENTA good  MH
14.52  94.5  E  RNE 3, Monte Xalo (Gal)  talk                      E213 RNE_3___ good  MH
14.53  87.6 POR R Afifense, Viana do Castelo (Vc)  OM/YL with ID   80AB AFIFENSE good  MH
14.54  87.8 POR R Montemuro, Cinfaes (Vi) pop                      809C MONTMURO good  MH
14.57  91.6  E  RNE Clasica, Monte Xalo (Gal) talk                 E212 RNE-CLAS good  MH
14.58  88.0 POR RDP 2 (Vr or Br)         YL with ID                8202 ANTENA_2 fair  MH
15.06  87.8  E  La Onda Sueca (Val)                                E07D LA_ONDA_ fair  MH
15.52  87.8  E  SER R Aranda (Cal)                                 E239 __SER___ fair  MH
                                                                        R.ARANDA

18.31  88.0 GRC un-id                                              1201          weak  MH
18.33  88.0 GRC Relax FM, Patra                                    1008          fair  MH
19.34  88.0  I  Radio 105                                          5211 .RADIO_. brief MH
                                                                        ._105__.
21.05  87.5  I  R Maria                                            51CC          brief MH

July 2, 2002

Propagation - Weak Sporadic E to Italy the bottom of the band in the afternoon which then moved to Spain. Also Spain very late in the evening.

14.10  87.8  I  Kiss Kiss                until 14.46               5225 KISSKISS fair  MH
15.25  87.8  E  La Onda Sueca (Val)                                E07D          poor  MH
17.51  87.8  E  COPE                                               E2CA          poor  MH
23.27  87.8  E  La Onda Sueca (Val)                                E07D SUECA___ fair  MH
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