Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Shortwave Special Broadcasts to mark 70th anniversary of the NZ Radio DX League

To mark the 70th anniversary Convention of the NZ Radio DX League being held this coming weekend, the following special transmissions have been scheduled:

WRMI Radio Miami International from Okeechobee Florida USA will broadcast League member David Miller's 'Southern Rock Connection' at 0700-0800 UTC on Sunday 8 April. Frequencies will be 7730 and 5850kHz. f the NZ Radio DX. Numbered QSLs will be issued for reception reports on the broadcast sent to Southern Rock Connection, PO Box 1212, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand.  For QSL response please include US$2 to help pay for return postage.

Marconi Radio International from Europe have scheduled two 3-hour long transmissions to celebrate the League's 70th Anniversary:

Saturday 7 April from 1630 to 1930 UTC on 7720 kHz USB mode with 100 watts
Monday 9 April from 1630 to 1930 UTC on 6970 kHz USB mode with 1000 watts

Address for DX reports is marconiradiointernational (a)gmail (dot) com

Several North American Hobby Broadcasters have advised they will transmit broadcasts to coincide with the DX Convention, and at a time that would provide possible reception in New Zealand. Already indicating their intentions to operate are Channel Z (which has been heard regularly in NZ in past years) and Radio Illuminati. Look for them in USB mode on frequencies between 6900 and 7000 kHz between 0500 and 0700 UTC on Saturday 7 April or Sunday 8 April.

Norwegian station Radio Northern Star will activate a 1kw Rockwell Collins 1kW transmitter on 5895 kHz operating USB mode on Saturday 7 April at 1800-1900 UTC specially for the Convention.
Reception reports should go go to 1000 (a) northernstar (dot) no

(Bryan Clark via WOR List)

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