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All dates/times are in UT, all frequencies in kHz
Saturday/Sunday 8/9 June 2013
0850-0857 UT on
7410 (PNG & south-west Pacific)
11945 (south Pacific, NZ, central America, Europe)
1230-1237 UT on
6080 (PNG, west Pacific, Philippines, Japan), new freq for MFSK
9580 (central Pacific, NAM)
12065 (central Pacific, NAM)
2150-2157 UT on
11695 (south-east Asia, Europe) new freq for MFSK
21740 (central Pacific, NAm) new freq for MFSK
with 40s of RA tuning signal (Waltzing Matilda) at the start of each session.
Extremely poor reception here this morning of 11695. I could barely detect that there was a station there and only a few words were decoded.
The tests have been a success and reports are coming in from around the globe. The Voice of America's Dr Kim Elliot, reports on his reception in Northern Virginia where despite poor audio reception, the digital text message was perfect.