Log: AM BCB, March 5th, first look at more trans-Pacific reception

AM broadcast band DXing with:
Antenna 1: 6-foot diagonal wooden-frame loop
Antenna 2: 23-foot “fishing rod” vertical with MFJ-1020C amplified pre-selector
Combiner: Quantum Phaser
Receiver: RTL-SDR dongle, Ham It Up upconverter into laptop

I did an unattended SDR recording and there was a major enhancement of trans-Pacific reception around 6:30-6:45am (1330-1345UT), just before local sunrise. This was just with my 6-foot loop. I may do a longer post sometime, but for the moment, a representative recording of 1566-HLAZ out of Korea at 1340UT, not necessarily the best possible time:

And, presumed China National Radio at 1593 kHz, but very weak, also at 1340UT:

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