Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Ultralight DXing Facebook Group

I have just created a Facebook group for the Ultralight DXing hobby. Feel free to join it.
This will mostly be used to promote the Yahoo group to a different range of people, it is not designed to be used instead of the Yahoo group or take it's place in any way, shape or form.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1604530559767076/

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/ultralightdx/info

Long term Ultralight DXing Project Results - 25,26,27 January 2015

Date: 25/01/2015
Time: 10:35 - 10:45
Location: Home, Launceston Tasmania
Weather: Sunny with recent rain. Warm and some cloud cover.
531 - 3GG: 2
540 - 7SD: 5
549 - 2CR: 1
558 - 7BU: 4
585 - 7RN: 4
621 - 3RN: 5
693 - 3AW: 4
747 - 7PB: 4
774 - 3LO: 5
855 - 3CR: 3
900 - 7AD: 3
954 - 2UE: n
1008 - HPON (Launceston) : 5
1080 - HPON (Hobart): 3
1116 - 3AK: c
1179 - 3RPH: c
1224 - 3EA: n
1260 - 3SR: c
1341 - HPON (Geelong): 1
1377 - 3MP: c
1395 - 5AA: n
1440 - 1SBS: n
1503 - 3KND: n
1593 - HPON (Melbourne): n
Notes: Session produced some interesting results with 3RN again powering in with a great signal,  much better than a number of Tasmanian stations. The top end of the band was again dead with only one station logged (poorly) above 1100KHz

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Date: 26/01/2015
Time: 6:15 - 6:35
Location: Home, Launceston Tasmania
Weather: A cool morning with a clear sky and fine weather.
531 - 3GG: 2
540 - 7SD: 5
549 - 2CR: 1
558 - 7BU: 2
585 - 7RN: 3
621 - 3RN: 4
693 - 3AW: 4
747 - 7PB: 3
774 - 3LO: 4
855 - 3CR: 1
900 - 7AD: 2
954 - 2UE: c
1008 - HPON (Launceston) : 5
1080 - HPON (Hobart): 2
1116 - 3AK: 3
1179 - 3RPH: 2
1224 - 3EA: 3
1260 - 3SR: 2
1341 - HPON (Geelong): 1
1377 - 3MP: 3
1395 - 5AA: c
1440 - 1SBS: 1
1503 - 3KND: c
1593 - HPON (Melbourne): 2
Notes: A nice early morning session with some good signals received in the mid - high end of the band. 3AW on 693KHz was a stand out signal with good audio.

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Date: 27/01/2015
Time: 20:10 - 20:25
Location: Home, Launceston Tasmania
Weather: Mild with heavy cloud cover and an approaching storm front.
531 - 3GG: 2
540 - 7SD: 5
549 - 2CR: 1
558 - 7BU: 3
585 - 7RN: 4
621 - 3RN: 4
693 - 3AW: 4
747 - 7PB: 3
774 - 3LO: 4
855 - 3CR: 2
900 - 7AD: 2
954 - 2UE: c
1008 - HPON (Launceston) : 5
1080 - HPON (Hobart): 2
1116 - 3AK: 1
1179 - 3RPH: 1
1224 - 3EA: 2
1260 - 3SR: c
1341 - HPON (Geelong): 2
1377 - 3MP: 2
1395 - 5AA: c
1440 - 1SBS: c
1503 - 3KND: 1
1593 - HPON (Melbourne): 2
Notes: Signals were generally good for the time of night. 3GG on 531KHz had bad mixing with 2PM on the same frequency. 7BU on 558KHz was very weak. 7AD on 900KHz was also very weak and signal level was very poor. 3AK on 1116KHz was down in the noise and had some mixing from 4BC from Brisbane. Overall an enjoyable session and I hope to be able to undertake a session slightly later in the night soon to compare results.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Long Term Ultralight DXing Project Results - 23/01/2015

Date: 23/01/2015
Time: 14:15 - 14:30
Location: Riverside, Launceston Tasmania
Weather: Hot (25.5c) with no clouds and light winds.
    531 - 3GG: 2
    540 - 7SD: 5
    549 - 2CR: c
    558 - 7BU: 2
    585 - 7RN: 3
    621 - 3RN: 4
    693 - 3AW: 3
    747 - 7PB: 2
    774 - 3LO: 4
    855 - 3CR: 1
    900 - 7AD: c
    954 - 2UE: c
    1008 - HPON (Launceston) : 5
    1080 - HPON (Hobart): 1
    1116 - 3AK: c
    1179 - 3RPH: 1
    1224 - 3EA: c
    1260 - 3SR: c
    1341 - HPON (Geelong): c
    1377 - 3MP: c
    1395 - 5AA: c
    1440 - 1SBS: 1
    1503 - 3KND: c
    1593 - HPON (Melbourne): c   
Notes: Signals were a mixed bag with some signals improving from last night and others dropping off badly. Generally Tasmanian stations did worse today and Victorian stations were slightly better.

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