LF wonders

Andre Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Mon, 09 Feb 1998 07:53:27 -0500

Great, thanks
Elton & Nancy Sanders wrote:

> CLB 216 khz Carolina Beach Wilmington N.C.
>  you can down load a list (30 pages landscape Excel format) I will give the
> you the url when I can find it again.
>                                 Sandy
> At 11:33 AM 2/8/98 -0500, Andre Kesteloot wrote:
> >Taco Gang,
> >
> >(a) I am now the proud owner of a US Navy receiver, type
> >RBA-CFT-46154, covering from 15KHz through 600KHz. (Obtained
> >from its past owner, Gerald N4GA)
> >
> >Built in 1942 and weighing 95 pounds, it is undoubtedly the
> >actual boat anchor, but it has the great advantage of being
> >a TRF receiver: 3 RF tuned amplifier stages (6SK7) followed
> >by a detector and some audio amplifier stages.  As a TRF
> >receiver, it has no local oscillator that can drift, etc.
> >
> >(b) at midnight yesterday, I heard for a fairly long time a
> >station that simply identifies itself incessantly in slow
> >morse code: CLB on 215.25KHz.  Does anyone know what that
> >station could be?
> >
> >(c) this morning around 10:00 am (EST), I heard on 220 KHz a
> >station transmitting in Farsi. It faded in and out, but the
> >language was quite recognizable. I then called Terry WB4JFI,
> >who heard it too on a Sony receiver.  Because of the number
> >of tuned circuit in my Navy receiver, I doubt that my front
> >stage was overloaded, and that what I was hearing was a beat
> >of two US transmitters on medium wave (although it is
> >possible).   I shall try and record it later (if it comes
> >back) and play it back for some friend of mine who
> >understand Farsi , and will --I hope-- tell me whether this
> >is a local (US) transmission, or some incredible path from
> >Iran to the East Coast of the US.
> >
> >73
> >André
> >
> >
> >
> >