Augusta Radio, IQA
DSC Call Report:
Full-data paper card and copy of the DSC Call Report via Palermo Radio in 38 days for English report, mint stamps, envelope and address label (all used). V/s: Raimondo Mercadante
TIM Servizi Radiomarittimi
Centro Operativo Palermo Radio
Via Plauto 29
Milford Haven Coastguard QSL
via Butt of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Full-data QSL letter in 12 days for English language report, souvenir postcard and mint stamps, envelope and address label (all used), v/s Simon Twitchen, Senior Maritime Operation Officer.
Butt of Lewis must be a nice transmitter site, I now have QSL’d Stornoway and Milford Haven Coast Guard via the Butt of Lewis MF transmitter, in addition to Belfast Coast Guard, normally via Tiree Island which was un-serviceable at the time.
Milford Haven CGOC
Falmouth Coastguard QSL
Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, UK
2,187.5 kHz – 250 watts
Partial-data letter, History of HM Coastguard and Weather Forecasts by NAVTEX booklets received in 10 days for English language report, souvenir postcard and mint stamps, envelope and address label, v/s Dave Searl, MCA Falmouth.
Bodø Radio QSL
2,187.5 kHz USB
Full-data PFC QSL, postcards and personal note received in 11 days for English language report, SASE and souvenir postcard, v/s Tove Magnussen, Radiooperator.
I am not sure if this is already well know, but it appears that WABC 770 kHz in New York is experiencing some transmitter issues as viewed on this overnight spectrum waterfall capture of 770 kHz (50 Hz bandwidth) over the evening of July 7/8 2014:
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While monitoring their signal, there is a distinctive audible ‘crack’ sound heard each time the carrier makes the jump.