Tuesday, 5 January 2016

New Year, New Start

Well with the start of 2016 I have decided to commit to a change of direction and this has meant launching my new blog and fully committing to this blog / hobby, whatever direction it takes me in. With this in mind I will be keeping this blog alive for a few more weeks and then it will be gone forever.

My new blog can be found here: http://launcestonanalyticalradioscanning.blogspot.com.au

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

The Death Of Dick Smiths

http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/retail/want-to-be-a-retailer-dont-be-a-dick-smith/news-story/afbe55035329f2f57652bc1505f219e0

This is interesting:
"The death of RadioShack in the US a year ago, with $1 billion in debt, should have been a warning sign. Radioshack went from being very geeky and selling electronics parts to being just another place to buy a mobile phone — a path Dick Smith also seems to be on."

When Dick Smith sold things I wanted to buy I could spend a lot of time and money with them, now I buy online, not because I want to but simply because I have no choice as they don't stock in their stores items I want to purchase....

Update: 4/12/2015.
Suicidal sale has started: http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/retail/dick-smith-kicks-off-suicidal-sale/news-story/1cca25a6cbe81056ecaa34380a7f7582  

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Medium Wave DXing Report - Launceston Tasmania – 24/11/2015

Date: 24/11/2015
Time: 20:45 – 21:35 Local
Location: Home, Launceston Tasmania
Radio: AR1733 + AR1748
Total medium wave stations logged: 107
New medium wave stations logged: 0
Notes: On Tuesday night I undertook another medium wave DXing session at my home. Results were as I would expect with 107 stations being logged across both radios. I have a couple of interesting observations from this session.
684KHz – 2KP was very badly down in the noise, signal was close to unreadable at times.
1143KHz – I logged 2HD at a very good signal level early in this session, until another station, possible 4HI came crashing in with peaking audio, turning this frequency in to a real mess.
1548KHz – I managed to confirm this station as 4QD via an announcement for “ABC Queensland”

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531
3GG
540
7SD
549
2CR
558
7BU
567
4JK
576
2RN
585
7RN
594
3WV
603
2RN
612
4QR
621
3RN
630
2PB
648
2NU
657
2BY
666
2CN
675
2CO
684
2KP
693
3AW
702
2BL
720
3MT
729
5RN
738
2NR
747
7PB
756
3RN
765
2EC
774
3LO
792
4RN
801
HPON - Gosford
810
2BA
828
3GI
837
7XS
846
2RN
855
3CR
864
7RPH
873
2GB
882
3YB
891
5AN
900
7AD
918
2XL
927
3UZ
936
7ZR
945
HPON - Bendigo
954
2UE
963
5SE
972
2MW
981
3HA
1008
HPON - Launceston
1035
2EA
1044
2UH
1053
2CA
1062
5MV
1071
3EL
1080
HPON - Hobart
1089
3WM
1107
2EA
1116
3AK
1125
1RPH
1134
3CS
1143
2HD
1152
2WG
1161
7FG
1170
2CH
1179
3RPH
1188
2NZ
1197
5RPH
1206
2GF
1215
HPON - Bowral
1224
2RPH
1224
3EA
1233
2NC
1242
3GV
1251
2DU
1260
3SR
1269
2SM
1278
3EE
1287
2TM
1305
5RN
1314
3BT
1323
5DN
1332
3SH
1341
HPON - Geelong
1350
2LF
1359
HPON - Mildura
1368
2GN
1377
3MP
1404
2PK
1413
HPON - Shepparton
1422
HPON - Melbourne
1431
2RN
1440
1SBS
1449
2MG
1458
2PB
1467
3ML
1476
0_HPON
1485
5LN
1494
2AY
1503
3KND
1512
2RN
1521
2QN
1539
0_HPON
1548
4QD
1557
2RE
1566
3NE
1575
0_HPON
1584
7SH
1593
HPON - Melbourne
1602
3WL



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