[Fwd: Longwave broadcast stations]
Wed, 16 Dec 1998 16:58:13 -0500
Sandy WB5MMB wrote:
> I was able to hear 4 longwave stations just after 5PM EST ( = 2200 GMT ) last night. 153 khz in German, 162 khz and 171 khz both in French and 252 khz a voice in the background under the NDBs.
> Receivers are an Icom R71A and a cubic R-3080.
> Antenna is 1/2 meter of wire connected to the gate of a MPF102 ( a North Country Radio active antenna kit ) on top of a 3 story office building full of computers, located a few miles due West outside the Washington DC Beltway.
> Noise level was high ( always is here ) but it was easy to copy all but 252 khz.