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DRM™ - Digital Radio Mondiale - Reception in New Zealand

Reception Results - 2009

DRM™ Reception at Wellington, New Zealand
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2009/12/26 11:15 9760 KBS World Radio, 60kW to Europe via VT Digital, Woofferton, UK. AAC+ 18.4k mono audio, too weak for any decoding. Ogg 76/3/1 view
2009/12/12 06:30 6020 Radio Romania International to Europe via Galbeni TX. Too weak for any audio.     view
2009/12/09 11:37 6100 All India Radio, New Delhi. Faint signs of test Indian regional service on 49m, but too poor for any decoding.     view
2009/11/28 06:07 6100 Radio Romania International to Europe via Galbeni TX. Too weak for any audio.     view
2009/11/24 11:38 12080 Radio Australia, Brandon. Faint signs only.     view
2009/11/02 08:32 13810 BBC World Service/DW Radio joint service to Europe, 90kW from Sines, Portugal. 4 & 1/2 hours of generally good decoding of 17.8k AAC+ mono programming from both BBC & DW, along with Journaline news service from both broadcasters. Ogg 72/2/1 view
2009/11/02 08:00 9780 REE Spain, 100kW to Europe. 17.4k AAC+ mono in Spanish, but too poor for decoding. Ogg 72/2/1 view
2009/11/02 07:22 17755 TDPradio techo dance music, 125kW beamed to Asia from Darwin, Australia. Just 10 seconds decodable. Ogg 72/2/0 view
2009/11/02 06:29 6020 Radio Romania International, 90kW to Europe from Galbeni. 20.9k AAC+ stereo English service signing on, but no decoding possible.   72/2/0 view
2009/11/02 05:58 6100 Radio Romania International, 90kW to Europe from Galbeni. 20.9k AAC+ stereo French service signing on, but only the odd word decodable. Ogg 72/2/0 view
2009/10/22 09:10 13810 DW Radio/BBC WS via Sines, Portugal, with some reasonable decoding of 17.8k AAC+ mono audio. Ogg 71/2/3 view
2009/10/22 05:00 17525 Faint signs of DW Radio via Sri Lanka. No decoding.   71/2/3 view
2009/09/11 04:24 9400 BNR Digital Bulgarian National Radio. Friday only relay of Program Horizont in Bulgarian, 14.7k AAC mono audio. Ogg 69/2/1 view
2009/08/29 21:40 15280 HCJB Quito, Ecuador, transmitting to Europe. Some decoding of AAC+ 14.7k mono German audio possible. Ogg 68/3/1 view
2009/08/28 04:18 9400 BNR Digital Bulgarian National Radio. Friday only relay of Program Horizont in Bulgarian, 14.7k AAC mono audio. Ogg 68/5/1 view
2009/08/21 04:00 9400 BNR Digital Bulgarian National Radio. Friday only relay of Program Horizont in Bulgarian, 14.7k AAC mono audio. Ogg 68/13/3  
2009/06/25 21:33 15280 HCJB Quito, Ecuador, transmitting to Europe. No decoding possible.   68/6/2 view
2009/06/25 02:45 11675 Radio Kuwait (MOI - Ministry of Information) 11.6k AAC mono audio in Arabic. Just the odd bit decodable. Ogg 67/18/3 view
2009/06/24 23:15 9755 Vatican Radio transmitting to North America. Signal detected but too weak for any decoding.   67/18/4 view
2009/05/20 12:35 9445 Voice of Russia, in Russian, broadcasting to India from Irkutsk transmitter site with 15kW. Bad adjacent channel interference here means very little decoding of 13k AAC+ mono audio is possible. Ogg 74/4/0 view
2009/05/17 05:59 9780 REE Spain. Good decoding of 17.4k AAC+ mono programme to Europe in Spanish for an hour before fading. Ogg 74/4/1 view
2009/04/26 08:30 11580 FEBC testing to China/Japan via KFBS Saipan. Weak signs of DRM, but no id or decoding possible.   69/2/0 view
2009/04/26 07:21 9780 REE Spain. Some decoding of 17.4k AAC+ mono programme to Europe in Spanish. Ogg 69/2/0 view
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2009/04/26 02:41 9500 BNR Digital, Sofia, Bulgaria. Transmission to North America, but blocked by Iran on 9495kHz most of the time. 21.9k AAC+ mono audio, just a few audio blips decoded. Ogg 69/2/0 view
2009/04/22 22:41 17640 CVC Chile, test broadcast for NAB conference in Las Vegas. 18k AAC+ stereo programming, but too poor for anydecoding.   71/4/2 view
2009/04/21 21:28 15280 HCJB, Quito, Ecuador, broadcasting in German to Europe with only 4kW power. Some decoding of 14.7k AAC+ mono possible. Ogg 71/5/1 view
2009/04/21 00:29 17545 TDF Montsinery, French Guiana, test broadcast for NAB conference in Las Vegas. 14.5k AAC mono RFI programming, decoding good at times, 150kW. Ogg 70/5/1 view
2009/04/20 02:38 9500 BNR Digital, Sofia, Bulgaria. Transmission to North America, but blocked by Iran on 9495kHz most of the time. 21.9k AAC+ mono audio.   70/4/2 view
2009/04/19 09:00 11650 FEBC testing to Asia via KFBS Saipan. Signs of tests using 5kHz b/w DRM, 8.8k audio, but no decoding possible.   70/8/2 view
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2009/04/19 08:40 9780 REE Spain. Some decoding of 17.4k AAC+ mono programme to Europe in Spanish. Ogg   view
2009/04/19 04:05 3995 BBC/DW via Sines, Portugal. Observed daily, but not decodable. 16.8k AAC+ stereo audio.     view
2009/04/18 23:16 17545 TDF Montsinery, French Guiana, test broadcast for NAB conference in Las Vegas. 14.5k AAC mono RFI programming, decoding rate gradually improving. Ogg   view
2009/04/18 22:08 17545 TDF Montsinery, French Guiana, test broadcast for NAB conference in Las Vegas. 14.5k AAC mono RFI programming, some decoding possible. Ogg 70/8/2 view
2009/04/18 21:08 15280 HCJB, Quito, Ecuador, broadcasting in German to Europe with only 4kW power. Some good decoding of 14.7k AAC+ mono audio at times considering the low power and target area. Ogg 70/8/2 view
2009/04/05 07:02 9545 BBC/DW joint DRM service for Europe via Sines, Portugal. Some broken decoding of 16.8k AAC+ stereo DW audio. Ogg 70/1/1 view
2009/04/05 06:39 9780 REE Spain. Some decoding of 17.4k AAC+ mono programme to Europe in Spanish. Ogg 70/1/1 view
2009/04/05 06:25 11900 BNR Digital, Sofia, Bulgaria. Some bits decodable from 21.9k AAC mono audio. Ogg 70/1/1 view
2009/04/04 08:58 11995 RDPI Portugal, 80kW via Sines. Suffers major interference from their own AM mode transmission on 12000kHz using 300kW to South America. 18.3k AAC+ mono audio in Portuguese. Ogg 70/2/0 view
2009/04/04 07:14 9545 BBC/DW joint DRM service for Europe via Sines, Portugal. Some broken decoding of 16.8k AAC+ mono DW audio. Ogg 70/2/0 view
2009/04/04 07:03 9780 REE Spain. Some decoding of 17.4k AAC+ mono programme to Europe in Spanish. Ogg 70/2/0 view
2009/04/04 04:30 3995 BBC/DW via Sines, Portugal. Observed daily, but not decodable. 16.8k AAC+ mono audio.   70/2/0 view
2009/02/23 19:13 9950 All India Radio General Overseas Service, 20.8k AAC+ mono service to Europe. Good decoding for 40 minutes or so. Ogg 70/5/3 view
2009/02/22 02:37 15785 DW Radio via Sri Lanka, 17k AAC+ stereo audio, too weak for any decoding.   71/3/1 view
2009/02/06 11:15 9760 VT Digital via Woofferton, UK, with European Service (NHK at this time), but too poor for any decoding of 18.4k AAC+ mono audio.   70/7/0 view
2009/02/04 19:00 9950 All India Radio General Overseas Service, 14k AAC+ mono service to Europe. Fair decoding for 40 minutes or so. Ogg 69/3/3 view
2009/02/04 09:00 11875 TDF France, test transmission to Tunis. No decoding possible from any of these tests. This was the best signal received.   69/3/3 view
2009/01/31 11:24 12080 Radio Australia, Brandon, Queensland. Faint traces only, but not often noted at all here.   69/8/3 view
2009/01/31 09:42 9815 RDP Internacional, Portugal, via DW Sines facility. 1st day of DRM broadcasting for them. 18.3k AAC+ mono audio, still tagged as Deutsche Welle. No decoding possible due to a massive AM signal from CNR China Business Radio on 9810 kHz. European listeners reported QRM from China on 9820 kHz instead!   69/8/3 view
2009/01/19 09:54 9870 RNZI 17k AAC+ mono, decodable for a few minutes. Ogg 71/2/3 view
2009/01/19 08:00 9610 BBC-DW 17.8k AAC+ mono services via Sines, Portugal. Ogg 71/2/2 view
2009/01/19 03:06 17675 RNZI at good strenght for over an hour. 17k AAC+ mono relay of domestic Radio NZ National programming after RNZI Pacific News. Ogg 71/2/4 view
2009/01/17 23:02 17675 RNZI, peaking up at times. 17k AAC+ mono relay of domestic Radio NZ National programming. Ogg 72/4/2 view
2009/01/17 21:54 15720 RNZI, peaking up at times. 17k AAC+ mono relay of domestic Radio NZ National programming. Ogg 72/4/2 view
2009/01/16 09:00 11875 TDF Issoudon, France with test programme for China Radio International, beamed to Finland. Last day of test. Broadcast only for one hour but excellent reception. 150kW, 19.1k AAC+ stereo audio, plus a slideshow. Ogg 71/7/1 view
2009/01/16 08:00 9725 TDF Issoudon, France with test programme for China Radio International, beamed to Finland. A few drop-outs to start with but then excellent reception here in NZ. 150kW, 19.1k AAC+ stereo audio, plus a slideshow. Ogg 71/7/1 view
2009/01/15 09:00 11875 TDF Issoudon, France with test programme for China Radio International, beamed to Finland. Much better than the previous night, but still suffered interfence at times. 150kW, 19.1k AAC+ stereo audio, plus a slideshow. Ogg 70/7/2 view
2009/01/15 08:02 9725 TDF Issoudon, France with test programme for China Radio International, beamed to Finland, but provided excellent reception here in NZ. 150kW, 19.1k AAC+ stereo audio, plus a slideshow. Ogg 71/7/2 view
2009/01/14 18:10 9950 All India Radio, Khampur, New Dehli, India, service to Europe. Good decoding of 11.6k AAC mono audio. Ogg 71/2/2 view
2009/01/14 09:00 11875 TDF Issoudon, France with test programme for China Radio International, beamed to Finland. Good to start with, but suffered interfence during most of the broadcast. 150kW, 19.1k AAC+ stereo audio, plus a slideshow. Ogg 71/2/2 view
2009/01/14 08:00 9725 TDF Issoudon, France with test programme for China Radio International, beamed to Finland, but provided excellent reception here in NZ. 150kW, 19.1k AAC+ stereo audio, plus a slideshow. Ogg Ogg 71/2/2 view
2009/01/11 18:25 9950 All India Radio, Khampur, New Dehli, India, service to Europe. Quite good decoding of 20.8k AAC+ mono audio. Ogg 71/2/1 view

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