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DRM™ - Digital Radio Mondiale - Reception in New Zealand

Reception Results - 2008

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
2008/12/31 12:43 15280 Faint signs of HCJB GlobalVoice, 4kW from Quito, Ecuador, beamed to Europe. No decoding possible.   69/0/4 view
2008/12/13 09:52 13810 Joint BBC/DW DRM service from Sines, Portugal. Good decoding of 17.9k AAC+ stereo programme from DW. Service includes electronic programme guide. Ogg 71/2/0 view
2008/12/19 11:33 9760 Faint signs of VT Digital European service from Rampisham, UK, but no decoding possible.     view
2008/12/11 09:50 13810 Joint BBC/DW DRM service from Sines, Portugal. Good decoding of 17.8k AAC+ mono programme from DW. Ogg 71/2/1 view
2008/11/29 10:20 13810 Test transmission from Sines, Portugal, prior to start of joint BBC/DW DRM service. Very good decoding of 18k AAC+ stereo programme. Ogg 67/5/1 view
2008/11/27 10:17 13810 Test transmission from Sines, Portugal, prior to start of joint BBC/DW DRM service. Some very good decoding of 17.8k AAC+ stereo programme at times. Ogg 68/11/2 view
2008/11/27 08:00 9610 Test transmission from Sines, Portugal, prior to start of joint BBC/DW DRM service. Some decoding of 17.8k AAC+ stereo programme. Ogg 68/11/3 view
2008/11/26 10:00 9545 Test transmission from Woofferton, UK, prior to start of joint BBC/DW DRM service. No decoding possible.   68/12/3 view
2008/11/26 08:35 9610 Test transmission from Sines, Portugal, prior to start of joint BBC/DW DRM service. Mixed decoding of 17k & 17.8k AAC+ stereo segments. Ogg 68/12/3 view
2008/11/25 09:45 9925 RTBF Belgium, 14.4k AAC+ mono, but not decodable due to strong AM-mode station on 9930 kHz.   68/1/3 view
2008/11/24 18:15 9950 All India Radio, quite good decoding of 12.2k AAC+ mono audio before fading with NZ morning. Ogg 69/3/0 view
2008/11/23 02:21 11675 MOI Radio Kuwait, 11.6k AAC mono audio in Arabic. Ogg 69/1/0 view
2008/11/22 09:55 13810 DW Radio via Sines, Portugal. 18k AAC+ stereo audio. Ogg 69/0/0 view
2008/11/20 08:39 9925 RTBF Belgium, very faint traces of 100kW transmission to Southern Europe.     view
2008/11/12 02:21 15785 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Decodable for a whole 2 seconds. Ogg 71/2/1 view
2008/11/10 08:46 13810 DW Radio via Sines, Portugal. Partial decoding of 17k AAC+ stereo audio. Ogg 68/14/2 view
2008/11/08 06:22 11675 RNZI 17k AAC+ mono audio, poor decoding at times with NZ general election night coverage. Ogg 68/10/4 view
2008/11/07 1100 9760 NHK via Woofferton UK. 60kW to Europe noted in unattended overnight log. No decoding possible.     view
2008/11/05 19:13 9950 All India Radio. 50kW to Europe. Fair decoding of 11.6k AAC at times. Ogg 68/1/0 view
2008/11/02 02:11 15785 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. 90kW to East Asia. AAC+ 17k stereo audio. Weak, fluttery signal, only occasionally decodable. Ogg 67/1/1 view
2008/11/01 1121 12080 Radio Australia Brandon still noted present on this frequency with 20k audio but never decodable here.     view
2008/10/31 02:19 15785 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. 90kW to East Asia. AAC+ 17k stereo audio. Only briefly decodable. Ogg 67/13/2 view
2008/10/29 1914 17860 Faint signs of CVC Chile, 15kW to Brazil. No decoding possible.     view
2008/10/29 1500 6060 Vatican Radio, 125kW to Europe. Noted in unattended overnight log, but no decoding.     view
2008/10/28 1200 6100 All India Radio is also transmitting DRM on the 49m band during local Indian daylight hours. This is the most I've seen of this signal here - just noticeable for a few minutes before they sign off.     view
2008/10/26 0803 13810 DW Radio via Sines, Portugal. 17k AAC+ stereo stream fading up to be good for nearly an hour. Switched to 18k bit rate at 0900 and decoding dropped out. Ogg 68/1/2 view
2008/10/25 03:55 6085 BR (Bayerischer Rundfunk) B5 Germany. 10kW 15.5k AAC+ mono German news service. Unattended logging across local NZ sunset. Ogg 68/1/0 view
2008/10/22 18:10 9950 All India Radio broadcasting to Europe. Good decoding of 14k AAC+ mono audio for 90 mins, then faded. Ogg 69/4/3 view
2008/10/16 19:07 9950 All India Radio broadcasting to Europe. Good decoding of 12.22k AAC+ mono audio, then faded. Ogg 71/7/1 view
2008/10/13 18:15 9950 All India Radio broadcasting to Europe. Fair decoding of 11.6k AAC audio. Ogg 70/16/1 view
2008/10/07 18:15 9950 All India Radio broadcasting to Europe. Fair decoding of 11.6k AAC audio. Ogg 67/4/1 view
2008/10/05 18:25 9950 All India Radio broadcasting to Europe. Poor decoding of 11k AAC audio. Ogg 67/14/2 view
2008/10/02 18:30 9950 All India Radio broadcasting to Europe with 50kW(?) from Khampur, Delhi. 11.6k AAC audio. I was decoding this using both Dream and DRM Software Radio, both on the same DRT1 receiver. Ogg Ogg 66/8/2 view view
2008/09/30 05:48 6195 BBC World Service via Kvitsoy, Norway, 35kW. Peaking up nicely for a few minutes with 20.3k AAC+ mono audio, live transmission schedule data and marine weather forecast data.
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Ogg 67/3/0 view
2008/09/27 12:15 5995 Radio Australia from Brandon. AAC+ 20.4k mono audio of Saturday Night Country show. Not properly decodable.
Ogg 68/3/0 view
2008/09/27 08:00 13810 DW Radio via Sines, Portugal transmitter site with AAC+ stereo 17.0k audio stream. Too poor for decoding, but haven't logged this frequency for a long while here. Ogg 68/3/0 view
2008/09/27 07:15 9780 REE Spain Noblejas transmitter site with AAC+ mono 17.4k audio. Too poor for proper decoding, but haven't logged this frequency for a long while here. Ogg 68/3/0 view
2008/09/20 05:00 6085 BR (Bayerischer Rundfunk) B5 Germany. 10kW 15.5k AAC+ mono German news service, with Journaline service, peaking up enough for some decoding around local NZ sunset.
Ogg 68/5/1 view
2008/08/23 12:20 5995 Radio Australia from Brandon. AAC+ 20.4k mono audio of Olympic coverage. Not properly decodable. Ogg 68/3/1 view
2008/08/12 05:00 9890 RNZI putting in a solid local signal for a while today. Normally skips right over my location. 17k AAC+ mono audio. Ogg 66/9/3 view
2008/07/12 05:03 9890 RNZI making a brief appearance in its home town. 17k AAC+ mono audio. Ogg 66/8/3 view
2008/07/12 03:35 11675 RNZI making a brief appearance in its home town. 17k AAC+ mono audio. Ogg 66/8/3 view
2008/06/07 12:26 5995 Radio Australia via Brandon, Queensland. 8kW 20.4k AAC+ mono audio. This signal is always ruined by adjacent-channel AM signals + & - 5kHz. Ogg 66/10/3 view
2008/05/29 15:00 9700 Radio Bulgaria is now using DRM on 9700 & 11900 kHz to Europe, but this is the most I've detected on either frequency so far.      
2008/04/24 12:11 5995 Radio Australia via Brandon, Queensland. 8kW 20.4k AAC+ mono audio. This signal is always ruined by adjacent-channel AM signals + & - 5kHz. Ogg 71/27/3 view
2008/04/22 04:54 5875 BBC World Service via Kvitsoy, Norway. 20k AAC+ mono audio, partially decodable for a few minutes. Ogg   view
2008/04/21 21:12 9800 CBC Sackville, Canada. On rare occasions this site is detectable here, but normally does not propagate this far and is never decodable.   71/5/1 view
2008/04/21 20:03 9880 MOI Radio Kuwait. Good signal, but low audio bit rate, before signal faded. 11k audio in Arabic. Ogg 71/5/1 view
2008/04/14 19:49 17640 CVC Chile, broadcasting to Brazil in Portuguese. Just a few bits of music decodable from 18k stereo audio prior to sign-off. Ogg 68/8/0 view
2008/04/12 05:23 17525 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Detectable, but too weak for decoding.     view
2008/04/03 19:15 17640 CVC Chile, broadcasting to Brazil in Portuguese. Just a few words decodable from 18k audio. Ogg 76/1/1 view
2008/04/02 19:18 17640 CVC Chile, broadcasting to Brazil in Portuguese. Peaked up for a few minutes, but I mucked up the audio recording.     view
2008/03/20 05:22 6130 RNW to North America from Bonaire. At the moment this signal sits stubbornly just below decodable level here in NZ. AAC+ 17.3k mono audio in English. Ogg 69/6/2 view
2008/03/08 05:55 6195 BBC World Service to Europe via Kvitsoy, Norway. Only broken audio decodable - 35kW, 20.3k AAC+ mono audio. Ogg 71/2/0 view
2008/02/24 02:40 15785 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. 90kW to East Asia. Just peaking up a bit at the end of transmission. Just a wee bit of 17k AAC+ stereo audio decodable. Ogg 72/4/2 view
2008/02/23 07:07 11615 Voice of Russia World Service, 35kW 17.4k AAC+ mono service from Taldom. Good decoding for a few minutes before fading. Ogg 72/4/0 view
2008/02/23 06:33 6195 BBC World Service via Kvitsoy, Norway. New frequency, relatively clear here, but never peaks up enough for any decoding.   72/4/0 view
2008/02/23 05:00 6130 Radio Netherlands English to North America via Bonaire. 120kW 17.3k AAC+ mono audio. Good decoding for part of the broadcast today. Ogg 72/4/1 view
2008/02/23 02:50 15785 DW Radio via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. 90kW to East Asia. Just peaking up a bit at the end of transmission. No audio recorded.   74/4/1 view
2008/02/18 10:50 13810 DW Radio via Sines, Portugal. 18k AAC+ stereo audio. This used to be a regular signal here but I haven't been able to receive it well recently. Ogg 71/8/2 view
2008/02/13 06:14 15050 All India Radio testing from Khampur. A weak and unstable signal, with only the odd few seconds of audio decodable. Ogg 72/15/3 view
2008/01/04 09:14 13620 Radio Kuwait, 120kW Arabic service. 11.6k AAC mono audio, at a very low level. Very little decoding possible. Ogg   view
2008/01/03 01:33 11675 Radio Kuwait, 120kW Arabic service. 11.6k AAC mono audio, at a very low level. Ogg   view
2008/01/02 07:53 11615 Voice of Russia World Service, 35kW from Taldom, Russia. 17.4k AAC+ mono audio. Very nice sounding audio. Ogg   view
2008/01/02 07:40 5990 RTL Luxembourg. 50kW French service, 17.4k AAC+ mono audio with RTL Matin programme. Ogg   view
2008/01/02 07:33 6085 Bayerischer Rundfunk B5 10kW from Germany. 15.5k AAC+ mono audio in German. Ogg   view

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