Friday, October 24, 2008
The development of rx hardware has proceeded from classic rigs to software defined radios. Each of us has several front-end classic rigs for hunting - we all love DXing with the gambling element included. We also have background sdr's (Perseus, SDR-14) for automated DXing. Thanks to the wideband DX option of Perseus we actually have them "all" waiting on the disks, it just takes approximately 3000 hours to go them all through. So your detailed loggings are highly appreciated for the berry picking (...grin...)
And we like it ! Fine signals from the Caribbean at night followed by excellent day for DX with stations from SC to CA with nice signal levels. Especially the MN-SD-ND triangle was hot on the dial. Huge amount of work will be needed to solve all the audio puzzles on the disks !
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Lowsy night, miserable morning (though WSBT logged), standard afternoon with lots of common GY-stations (KIHH seems to be one of the dominants on 1400 nowadays). It seems that this time we haven't been as lucky as last year. But we still have two days left and ... WE SHALL NEVER SURRENDER !
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Earlier we were informed that this particular day should be the beginning of the Super Cx period of the decade. Would you buy a used car from that man: we had strong signals from dominant stations at night followed by mediocre daytime cx. No special hotspot areas noted and only a few interesting stations were found. Some of the picks include WNYY, WXXI, KRIB, KFJB, WLFN, KJOC, WAUR.