[Fwd: LF: Nags Head Report #3]
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 10:47:45 -0500
Simon Lloyd-Hughes wrote:
> I have had reports of Radio 4LF in the North west Territories and
> Argentina. Congratulations if you can identify the programme.
> At 11:57 AM 1/24/99 -0500, you wrote:
> >rsgb: please note that one of us _may_ have heard bursts of BBC4 on
> >198kHz on a regular car radio :-)
> >Tracy K Wood K7UO wrote:
> >> After the week-end, I continued my stay on the Outer Banks through
> Tuesday night, ultimately driving down to Hatteras Village and then by
> ferry to Okracoke.
> >> Tuesday (Wednesday UTC) at 01:22 just north of Hatteras I copied an LF
> station we did not hear at Oregon Inlet. On 207 a regional Morrocan
> (running 800kw) was quite audible, even better than signals on 153kHz. No
> traces of other LFers at that time.
> >> From the hotel parking lot near the ferry terminal at 0:320 (roughly) I
> believe I copied English speech on 198kHz under that ever present DIW
> beacon. This would of course be Radio 4. Weak but audible for bursts of
> a second or two.
> >> Both LF signals were heard on my Becker Mexico 2340 car radio.
> >> Even more surprising was the MW conditions. I heard two broadcasters
> from Cancun (Quintana Roo state, Mexico) which I have never heard up here.
> My '98 WRTH says these stations were running 3.5 and 5kw repectively. I
> believe there might be an almost all-water path down there.
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