Sample log: 31-meter band on August 4th, 2014

I hope most logs to be near real-time, but here is an example of a particularly good dawn cruise of the 31-meter band (I also worked the 25-meter and 41-meter bands).

Received in central AZ, local time UT – 7 hours, see above links for more information on equipment and log format:

Ionosonde at 11:43
10000 WWV, +25dB at 4:44
9955 Radio France Intl in Chinese from China, +25dB at 11:45, 3 bar
9910 KTWR Guam in Chinese with interference, +30dB at 11:46, 2 bar
9890 China Radio Intl in Russian, +30dB at 11:47, 3 bar
9880 China Radio Intl (?), +15dB at 11:47, 1 bar
Ionosonde at 11:47
9870 AIR New Dehli in Hindi, +20dB at 11:48, 2 bar
9850 Radio Havana, +40dB at 11:48, 3 bar
9845 VOA in Chinese from Philippines, +40dB at 11:49, 3 bar
9840 Voice of Vietnam in English, +30dB at 11:50, 2 bar
9835 RTM Sarawak from Malaysia, +25dB at 11:50, 2 bar
9830 Multiple
9820 Radio 9 De Julho from Brazil, +25dB at 11:52, 1 bar
9810 Multiple
Ionosonde at 11:52
9805 Radio Marti being jammed
9795 Interference
9785 China Radio Intl in Thai (?), +15dB at 11:54, unintelligible, 1 bar
9770 KBS World Radio from Korea in Chinese, +20dB at 11:54, 1 bar
9750 Multiple
9745 Guanghua zhi Sheng from Taiwan, +25dB at 11:56, 2 bar, getting an LSB
transmission over this at times
9740 BBC in English but multiple, +40dB at 11:57

(Hour break)

9735 Radio Taiwan Int in Indonesian, +30dB at 12:02, 1 bar, another SSB
transmission under this
9730 China Radio Int in English (?), +15dB at 12:02, unintelligible, 1 bar
9725 Nothing on short-wave.info, +15dB at 12:03, unintelligible
9720 Sri Lanka BC (?), +10dB at 12:04, unintelligible, 3 bar
9710 CNR 1 (?), +15dB at 12:04, unintelligible, 1 bar
9700 Radio New Zealand Int, +30dB at 12:05, 2 bar
9680 Radio Taiwan Intl in Chinese jammed, +40dB at 12:07, unintelligible, 2 bar
9665 KCBS Pyongyang, +30dB at 12:06, 1 bar
9660 Radio Taiwan Intl in Chinese jammed, +25dB at 12:08, 1 bar, same as 9680
9650 Voice of Korea in Japanese, +25dB at 12:09, 2 bar
9645 China Radio Intl in English, +30dB at 12:09, 2 bar
9620 CNR 2, +20dB at 12:10, 2 bar
9615 CNR 8, +15dB at 12:10, poor, 1 bar
9600 Multiple
9595 Radio Nikkei 1, +30dB at 12:11, 3 bar
9580 Radio Australia, +55dB at 12:11, 3 bar
9575 Interference from 9580
9570 China Radio Intl from Cuba in Cantonese, +35dB at 12:12, 3 bar
Ionosonde at 12:12
9550 China Radio Intl in Vietnamese, +25dB at 12:14, 2 bar
9540 China Radio Intl, +20dB at 12:14, 2 bar
9530 CNR 11 in Tibetan (?), +15dB at 12:15, 1 bar
9525.9 Voice of Indonesia in Japanese (?), +25dB at 12:16, unintelligible, 3 bar
9520 PBS Nei Menggu in Chinese, +25dB at 12:17, 3 bar
9515 Heavy interference, +20dB at 12:17
9500 CNR 1, +25dB at 12:17, poor, 1 bar
9490 VOA in Korean from Tinian, +25dB at 12:18, 2 bar
9475 Radio Australia, +30dB at 12:18, 1 bar
9440 China Radio Intl in Cambodian, +25dB at 12:19, 1 bar
9430 FEBC Radio in Chinese from Philippines (??), +25dB at 12:20, 2 bar, playing
music, could be an unknown religious station
9420 Multiple
9410 Interference from 9408
9400 FEBC Radio in Chinese from Philippines, +25dB at 12:21, 2 bar, not 9430
Cracking morning on 31-meter band!!

 

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