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DRM™ - Digital Radio Mondiale - Reception in New Zealand

Reception Results - 2004

DRM™ Reception at Wellington, New Zealand
Date
(year/month/day)
Time
UTC
Frequency
kHz
Broadcast Details Screen/Graph Audio Solar Indices
SF/A/K
Log File
2004/12/20 08:35 21675 DW Radio, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Christmas music programming - 11.6k AAC mono audio. Ogg 94/3/1 view
2004/12/19 09:30 21675 DW Radio, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Some audio decoding possible from 11.6k AAC mono audio. Real MP3 Ogg 91/9/1 view
2004/12/19 08:30 17795 RTRN SRC Novosibirsk. No audio decodable.   91/9/1 view
2004/12/19 07:45 15780 Voice of Russia, English service. Some poor decoding of 14.5 AAC mono audio. Real MP3 Ogg 91/9/1 view
2004/12/18 11:00 15440 DW Digital, Sines, German service. Excellent recption once China left the frequency. 20.9k AAC SBR mono audio. Real MP3 Ogg 90/17/2 view
2004/12/14 12:00 12060 Voice of Russia, German service. Some poor decoding of 17.4k stream. Real MP3 Ogg 90/12/2 view
2004/12/14 11:00 17710 DW Digital, Sines, "Update Europe" Excellent reception of 20.7k AAC SBR stereo stream. Real MP3 Ogg mp3pro 90/12/2 view
2004/12/14 10:15 17700 DW Digital, Sines, "Update Europe" very good reception of 20.7k AAC SBR stereo stream after the first 15 minutes (once adjacent channel QRM had cleared). Real MP3 Ogg mp3pro 90/12/2 view
2004/12/14 09:30 13620 MOI Kuwait. Poor reception in Arabic. Real MP3 90/12/2 view
2004/12/07 07:55 17795 RTRN SRC Novosibirsk, Russia, with 20 kW transmission to Europe. I was amazed the signal was detectable at all here.     view
2004/12/04 16:00 11900 TDPradio/NASB from Sackville, Canada. Signal barely detectable.   101/3/0 view
2004/12/04 14:00 9880 Radio Kuwait, 11.6k Arabic audio. Limited audio quality, but reliable decoding. Real MP3 Ogg 101/3/0 view
2004/12/04 12:54 9655 DW Wertachtal. Only very limited audio decoding possible. Real MP3 Ogg 101/3/0 view
2004/12/02 11:00 17710 DW Sines. Excellent reception of 20.7k AAC SBR stereo stream for 30 minutes before adjacent channel interference degraded the signal. Real MP3 Ogg mp3pro 111/11/2 view
2004/11/29 10:24 15790 TDF France, still testing.     view
2004/11/28 18:15 9685 DW Sines. Excellent reception of 17.4k AAC SBR mono stream. Real MP3 Ogg mp3pro 110/10/2 view
2004/11/28 09:37 15790 TDF France, still testing to Libya. Very weak here, only occasionally detectable, though I can generally hear the DRM "hiss" in AM mode most of the time.     view
2004/11/24 18:10 9685 DW Sines. New frequency to Europe, also providing excellent reception here in NZ. 17.4k AAC SBR mono stream. Real MP3 Ogg 107/5/2 view
2004/11/23 18:30 9685 DW Sines. New frequency to Europe, also providing excellent reception here in NZ. 17.4k AAC SBR mono stream. Real MP3 Ogg mp3pro 106/10/2 view
2004/11/23 16:00 11830 DW Sines. New frequency to Europe, also providing some very good reception here in NZ. Some audio problems at the start of the broadcast. Real MP3 Ogg 106/10/2 view
2004/11/23 09:58 15790 TDF France, noted testing to Libya. Very weak here. Yes Chris, I confirm that TDF is transmitting to Libya between 0800 and 1655UTC from today 23 to 25 november. Frequency: 15790kHz, Transmitter: linearised AM, 35kW RMS, Antenna: 3/4/0.5, azimut 144°, Programme: usual CD in french and english. All reports welcomed. Best regards. Jacques Gruson      
2004/11/05 12:08 15440 DW Sines. More good reception. Real MP3 Ogg 136/9/0 view
2004/11/05 11:00 17710 DW Sines. Multi-service test transmission. Varied between 1 x 24.6k stream, 21k + 3.2k, 10k + 10k, and 4 x 3.2k (English, German, French & Russian news) service combinations. Real mp3 136/9/0 view
2004/11/05 08:00 15440 DW Sines. Good reception of AAC SBR 17.4k German news & music stream, before co-channel CRI signs on. Real mp3 136/9/0 view
2004/11/05 06:35 7265 DW Wertachtal. Regularly present here, but always too poor to decode.   136/9/0 view
2004/11/05 06:15 6095 RTL Fun Radio. I can't imagine myself listening to this sort of programming 1st thing in the morning! Real mp3 136/9/0 view
2004/10/27 09:00 15545 DW Sines. 3 hour multiple stream broadcast. The first hour or so one stream was 14.3k AAC music, the other 3.2k HVXC SBR audio news. It then switched to two almost equal bit rate AAC streams (10.4k & 10.6k). The audio recordings switch between the two streams every few minutes.
 
Real mp3   view
2004/10/25 06:00 15780 Voice of Russia World Service. 17.4k stream. Very good reception. Real MP3 Ogg   view
2004/10/24 09:00 15545 DW Sines. 21k stream. Easy listening pop/rock music, then German news. 3 hours of mixed reception. Real mp3 132/2/0 view
2004/10/24 08:00 15440 DW Sines. 17.4k stream. Excellent reception. Real mp3 132/2/0 view
2004/10/24 06:00 21675 DW Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Just a few minutes of 11.6k AAC stream decodable. Real mp3 132/2/1 view
2004/10/23 09:00 15545 DW Sines. 21k stream. Easy listening pop/rock music, then German news. 3 hours of mixed reception. Real mp3 123/5/0 view
2004/10/23 08:00 15440 DW Sines. 17.4k stream. Excellent reception. Real mp3 123/5/0 view
2004/10/23 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire. Very good reception, but only a 14.5 kbps audio stream. Real mp3 123/5/0 view
2004/10/22 09:45 15545 DW Sines. 21k stream. Easy listening pop/rock music, then German news. Excellent reception at times. Real mp3   view
2004/10/19 09:00 15545 DW Sines. 21k stream. Two hours of easy listening pop/rock music, then 1 hour of German news & current affairs. Excellent reception at times. Real mp3 96/4/1 view
2004/10/12 06:00 6095 RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg service, 17.4k stream. Very good to excellent reception for 20 minutes. Real mp3 87/11/3 view
2004/10/09 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire 14.4k AAC mono stream to NZ/Australia. Real mp3 91/7/2 view
2004/10/07 09:30 15545 DW Radio, Sines, 24k mono stream. Easy listening music for Europe. Real mp3 92/4/1 view
2004/10/06 18:35 15435 DW Radio, Sines, 20k stream to Europe. Real mp3   view
2004/10/05 21:00 15150 RNW Bonaire. 14.4k English beamed to Europe. Real mp3   view
2004/10/05 06:00 6095 RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg service, 17.4k stream. Good for 20 minutes. Real mp3 91/10/2 view
2004/10/03 15:00 13790 DW Radio, Sines. 20k German stream. Real mp3   view
2004/10/03 06:00 5990 RTL DRM 2 French service, 14.5k stream. Peaked up for the news at 06:00 UTC. Real mp3 88/10/2 view
2004/10/03 05:41 3995 DW Wertachtal. No audio decodable.     88/10/2 view
2004/10/02 09:23 15545 DW Radio, Sines. 24.7k parametric stereo audio stream. Choppy audio decodable for a while. Real mp3 88/4/3 view
2004/09/30 13:30 9880 Radio Kuwait in Arabic. Unattended logging - some broken audio decoded around 15:00 UTC. 11k stream. Real mp3   view
2004/09/30 06:30 15790 TDF France. 20.9k test transmission beamed to Morroco. You can also see the edge of the signal from VoR on 15780 in the spectrum of the DRM Software Radio screenshot.   Real mp3 90/6/1 view
2004/09/30 06:00 15780 Voice of Russia - News & Moscow Mailbag. 17.4k stream. My best reception yet from VoR. Real mp3 90/6/1 view
2004/09/28 06:36 15780 Voice of Russia - some audio of Russian language lessons. 17k stream. Real mp3 90/4/2 view
2004/09/28 05:58 5990 RTL DRM 2 French service, 14.5k stream. Peaked up nicely for the news at 06:00 UTC. Real mp3 90/4/2 view
2004/09/27 09:47 15545 DW Radio, Sines. 24.7k parametric stereo audio stream. Not perfect reception, but Sines and Wellington are as far apart as you can get on this planet - nice to hear some stereo shortwave over that distance!   Real mp3 90/4/0 view
2004/09/27 05:58 5990 RTL DRM 2 French service, 14.5k stream. Peaked up nicely for the news at 06:00 UTC. Real mp3 90/4/0 view
2004/09/26 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire. 14.5k stream. Real mp3 90/6/1 view
2004/09/25 05:58 5990 RTL DRM 2 French service, 14.5k stream. Very strong signal today, but audio decoding was ruined by extremely strong interference from 5985 kHz. Real mp3   view
2004/09/23 06:00 5990 RTL DRM 2 French service, 14.5k stream. 30 minutes of choppy audio. Real mp3 91/16/4 view
2004/09/19 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire. Quite good reception inspite of an interfering AM signal on 15395 kHz. 14.5k stream. Real mp3 103/24/1 view
2004/09/14 05:50 15780 Voice of Russia, Taldom. "The Frustrations of a Down-Under DRM DXer" - 5 minutes of very good level test tones, followed by a rapid fade to nothing before the programming started at 0600 UTC. Real mp3 118/8/4 view
2004/09/09 19:30 15435 DW Radio, Sines. 20k classical music stream, fair reception. Real mp3 125/10/1 view
2004/09/08 06:40 15780 Voice of Russia, Taldom. 1st time I've been able to decode any audio from VoR. 17.4k stream, with broken audio of English Service & classical music. Real mp3 119/17/3 view
2004/08/29 19:20 6095 RTL DRM 14.5k stream. A good example of how annoying DRM can sound if the reception isn't quite good enough...   Real mp3 87/12/2 view
2004/08/28 06:00 5990 RTL DRM 2 French service, 14.5k stream. Little audio decodable. Real mp3 91/6/2 view
2004/08/28 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire in English, back again after several weeks of being too poor to decode anything. 14.5k stream. Real mp3 91/6/2 view
2004/08/25 07:06 21675 DW Radio, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Too poor for any audio, but unusual reception here.       view
2004/08/25 06:43 15780 Voice of Russia. Id screen only - too weak for any audio. First time I've been able to id VoR here.        
2004/07/11 01:56 11675 Radio Kuwait, 11.5k stream in Arabic. Real mp3 93/8/2 view
2004/07/10 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire in English poor reception of 14.5k audio stream. Some good bits, but not good listening. Real mp3 87/7/2 view
2004/07/10 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Very good reception apart from one brief dropout. 20.9 kbps audio stream. Real mp3 87/7/2 view
2004/07/04 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Good reception of 20.9 kbps audio stream. Real mp3   view
2004/07/03 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire in English good for 40 minutes then faded. 14.5k audio stream. Suffers from interference from an AM signal on 15395 kHz. Real mp3 81/8/2 view
2004/06/30 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Very good reception after the first few minutes. 20.9 kbps audio stream. Real mp3   view
2004/06/07 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Good reception - very good for the last 30 minutes. Real mp3 88/13/2 view
2004/06/06 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Marginal reception. Real mp3 85/10/3 view
2004/06/04 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Good reception today - 20.9k audio stream. Real mp3 90/11/3 view
2004/05/30 20:00 12080 China Radio International testing in English from Qiqihar, 200kW, 11.5k audio stream. Suffers co-channel interference from Radio Australia at this time.   Real mp3 101/18/3 view
2004/05/26 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, beamed to North America. Good reception today - 20.9k audio stream. Real mp3   view
2004/05/23 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire in English good for 30 minutes then faded. 11.6k audio stream. Real mp3 102/13/3 view
2004/05/23 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada. Reception not quite good enough for the 20.9k audio stream. Real mp3 102/13/3 view
2004/05/23 01:56 11675 MOI Kuwait, 11.6k stream to North America. Just a couple of minutes.   Real mp3 102/13/2  
2004/05/22 04:00 15400 RNW Bonaire in English, good reception, 11.6k audio stream. Real mp3   view
2004/05/22 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada. Good to very good reception of 20.9k audio stream. Real mp3   view
2004/05/18 21:00 12080 China Radio International testing in English from Qiqihar, 200kW, 11.5k audio stream.   Real mp3   view
2004/05/16 04:00 15400 RNW from Bonaire to NZ/Australia. 17.4 kbps AAC SBR stream. Good at times despite co-channel interference. Real mp3 115/12/2 view
2004/05/16 03:00 11955 BBC World Service via Sackville, Canada, to western North America. Good at times. Real mp3 115/12/2 view
2004/05/15 04:00 15400 RNW from Bonaire to NZ/Australia. 17.4 kbps AAC SBR stream. Good for the first 10 minutes or so, then faded too much for this bit rate. Real mp3 110/6/4 view
2004/05/15 01:56 11675 MOI Kuwait, 11.6k stream to North America. 4 minutes of DRM audio after REE signed off 11680kHz and before Kuwait switched to analogue mode at 02:00. For comparison, there is a minute or so of the analogue tranmission on the end of the DRM audio recording. Real mp3 110/6/2 view
2004/05/14 23:52 17890 RNW from Bonaire. Special test transmission to Brazil. Signal was too poor to decode any audio.     110/6/2 view
2004/05/01 04:00 15400 RNW from Bonaire to NZ/Australia. 11.6 kbps stream. Signal dropped out after 25 minutes. Real mp3 89/14/3 view
2004/04/03 04:06 15400 RNW from Bonaire to NZ/Australia. Good, stable reception, but only 11.6 kbps stream. Real mp3 108/4/1 view
2004/04/02 05:05 21520 BBC Thailand, special test transmission to China. Just a few bits of audio decodable. Real mp3   view
2004/03/28 08:18 21675 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Just a few bits of audio decodable. Real mp3 128/19/3 view
2004/03/28 05:00 15255 RNW 17.4 kbps AAC SBR mono stream to NZ/Australia. Mostly good reception. Real mp3 128/19/5 view
2004/03/21 05:10 15255 RNW 17.4 kbps AAC SBR mono stream to NZ/Australia. Fair to good reception. Included some special programming to mark the death of HRH Princess Juliana. Real mp3 114/13/2 view
2004/03/20 06:00 6095 RTL Luxembourg. 20 minutes of very good stereo reception before the signal faded. German language commercial classic hits programming. Real mp3 112/8/1 view
2004/03/19 21:30 13670 BBC from Rampisham, UK. Special test broadcast to Brazil. 11k stream with BBC World Service English & BBC Portuguese programming. Good at times over 2 1/2 hours. Real mp3 113/7/1 view
2004/03/17 19:15 21560 DW Radio, Sines. Test 20k stream to Brazil. Signal improved dramatically with local sunrise, but audio very distorted this day. Real mp3   view
2004/03/16 19:00 21560 DW Radio, Sines. Test 20k stream to Brazil. Signal improved dramatically with local sunrise. Real mp3 101/20/3 view
2004/03/15 21:30 13670 BBC from Rampisham, UK. Special test broadcast to Brazil. 11k stream. Real mp3   view
2004/03/14 06:00 6095 RTL Luxembourg 20.9 kbps parametric stereo stream with German religious programming. Best decoding I've had from RTL so far. Real mp3 104/13/3 view
2004/03/14 05:00 15255 RNW 17.4 kbps AAC SBR mono stream to NZ/Australia. Very good reception for most of the broadcast. Real mp3 104/13/3 view
2004/03/13 05:13 15255 RNW 17.4 kbps AAC SBR mono stream to NZ/Australia. Real mp3 108/22/1 view
2004/03/11 18:23 6140 DW Radio Juelich, 11 kbps in German. Just a few bits of audio decodable due to bad adjacent channel interference, and local sunrise. Real mp3 113/30/5 view
2004/03/07 05:00 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. 17.4 kbps stream. Reception upset by AM signal on 15260 kHz. Real mp3 105/6/0 view
2004/03/06 06:05 6095 RTL Luxembourg. 17.4 kbps stream. Just a few bits of audio decodable. Real mp3 107/6/3 view
2004/03/06 05:10 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. 17.4 kbps stream. Reception upset by AM signal on 15260 kHz. Real mp3 107/6/3 view
2004/02/07 21:00 11730 RNW Bonaire 17.4k stream to Europe. Very good reception until the last 10 minutes. Real mp3 111/9/2 view
2004/02/05 21:00 11730 RNW Bonaire 17.4k stream to Europe. Lots of dropouts. Real mp3 106/17/3 view
2004/01/31 05:00 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. Poor reception. 14.4 kbps stream. Real mp3 93/18/2 view
2004/01/28 11:00 17710 DW Radio, Sines, 17.4k stream to Europe.       view
2004/01/28 09:00 17700 DW Radio, Sines, 17.4k stream to Europe. Real mp3   view
2004/01/21 05:00 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. Poor reception. Real mp3 115/30/2 view
2004/01/21 11:00 17710 DW Radio, Sines, 17.4k stream to Europe. Strong signal but many drop-outs. Real mp3   view
2004/01/21 09:10 17700 DW Radio, Sines, 17.4k stream to Europe. Strong signal but many drop-outs. Real mp3   view
2004/01/17 16:00 9880 Radio Kuwait, testing in Arabic using 11.6k stream. Still using the "old" DRM standard.   Real mp3 120/20/2 view
2004/01/17 05:20 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. Very poor reception. Real mp3 120/20/3 view
2004/01/16 21:20 11730 RNW Bonaire to Europe. Fair reception for a few minutes before fading out. Real mp3 120/20/4 view
2004/01/15 09:30 17700 DW Radio to Europe from Sines, Portugal. Good reception of 17.4k stream. Text stream being used for news headlines.   Real mp3 121/10/2 view
2004/01/15 09:25 17700 DW Radio to Europe from Sines, Portugal. Poor reception of the last 5 minutes 20.9k stream. Broadcast switched to 17.4k at 09:30 which provide much better reception.   Real mp3 121/10/2 view
2004/01/11 05:00 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. Fair reception of 17.4k stream. Real mp3 119/24/1 view
2004/01/10 07:30 6095 RTL Luxembourg detectable, but far too weak for any audio.     118/21/5 view
2004/01/10 05:00 15255 RNW Bonaire to NZ/Australia. Fair reception of 17k stream. Real mp3 118/21/5 view

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chris.www@owdjim.gen.nz (or chris@digitalradio.co.nz)


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