This is a summary of monitoring notes on August 17 2019 at a noise-free location at Westerfolds Park, in Templestowe, in Melbourne's outer east. Survey periods were 0359 to 0355 and 0400 to 0415, mid-afternoon. Receiver was Eton E5, 2 m random antenna. ...

 

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This is a summary of monitoring notes on August 17 2019 at a noise-free location at Westerfolds Park, in Templestowe, in Melbourne's outer east. Survey periods were 0359 to 0355 and 0400 to 0415, mid-afternoon. Receiver was Eton E5, 2 m random antenna.
 
0350 to 0359
 
9440 OMAN BBC English
9515 TURKEY English to 0355*
9535 CUBA RHC Spanish
9570 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick Chinese
0400 to 0415
 
11640 TAIWAN RTI Chinese
11760 CHINA CNR1
11800 CHINA CNR2
11850 CUBA RHC Spanish
11860 S. ARABIA Arabic
11875 OMAN BBC Persian
11905 CHINA CNR6, Amoy
11935 CHINA CNR5 Chinese
11980 TURKEY Turkish
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
 

HF MONITORING RESEARCH FROM WESTERFOLDS PARK

 
This is a summary of important frequency usage on July 31, 2019, made at the Westerfolds' Park, at Templestowe, in Melbourne's outer east.

The receiver was the Eton E5, with two metres random wire in a bush, across the time span 0400 to 0430.
 
7315 FRANCE R. Tamazuj, Issoudin Sudanese
7325 SAO TOME VOA Kirundi\
7335 USA R. Marti
7435 USA R. Marti
9395 WRMI English
9410 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya Arabic
9420 GREECE Greek
9490 FRANCE R. Republica,Issoudin Spanish
9535 CUBA RHC Spanish
9545 SOL ISLES local
9790 CUBA CRI-Havana Cantonese
9825 BULGARIA BBC-Kostinbrod Persian
9865 INDIA national
9885 SAO TOME VOA Shona
11560 INDIA Persian
11610 USA WEWN English
11745 S. ARABIA Arabic
11825 MADAGASCAR WCB English
11860 S. ARABIA Arabic
11875 OMAN BBC Persian
11895 KUWAIT RFA Chinese
11980 TURKEY Turkish
11995 MADAGASCAR BBC-Talata Somali
12065 GERMANY AWR-Nauen Amharic
12095 OMAN BBC English
21505 MARIANAS RFA-Tinian Chinese
21600 PHILS VOA-Tinang Tibetan
21800 TAIWAN SOH Chinese
 
 
      
 
 

Monitoring Scan - Melbourne pre-sunrise

 
This is a summary of notable frequency usage on July 23 2019, across the time span 2000 to 2100.
 
3325 PNG Kieta morning service
5960 KUWAIT  R. Farna Persian
5875 THAILAND VOA-Udon Korean
5910 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya Arabic
5945 CHINA CNR1
5950 FRANCE KBS-Issoudin French
5960 TURKEY Turkish
5995 S. KOREA VOH Korean
6055 BULGARIA TOM-Kostinbrod English
6110 ETHIOPIA R. Fana Oromo
6125 CHINA CNR1
6145 UAE KBS-Dhabbaya Arabic
6170 ROMANIA English
7215 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick Arabic
7230 CHINA CNR1
7345 CHINA CNR1
7390 CHINA CRI-Jinhua Hungarian
9460 TURKEY Turkish
9555 S. ARABIA Arabic
9705 VATICAN VR-SMG English
9750 IRAN English to 2020*
 
 
 
 
      
 
 

6 MHz Propagation pre-sunrise

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This is a summary of pre-sunrise selected spectrum occupancies between 2030 and 2100 on July 14 2019, from Melbourne, Australia.
 
5910 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya Arabic
5920 GERMANY HCJB low-powered txer, at Weenermore, German
5995 S. KOREA VOH Korean
6055 BULGARIA TOM-Kostinbrod English
6145 UAE KBS-Dhabbaya Arabic
 
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
 

SPECTACULAR AFTERNOON HF PROPAGATION EVENT!

 
Mid-afternoon on July 9 2019 was marked by excellent propagation into Melbourne on the 5,6,7, 9 and 11 MHz bands across the time span 0430 to 0500. The event was monitored from the Westerfolds Park, in the outer eastern suburb of Templestowe, where power-line noise is extremely low.
 
The receiver was the little Eton E5, with a short antenna of two metres tossed into a bush!
 
Propagation from all continents was apparent, for complex transmission modes, long and short paths, acknowledging that local time was pnly 2.30 pm!
 
This is a summary of notable spectrum usage!
 
5040 CUBA RHC Spanish
6005 ENGLAND BBC-Woofferton English (0500)
6015 ROMANIA RRI French (0500)
6050 FRANCE RTA-Issoudin Arabic
6100 CUBA RHC English (0500)
6155 GERMANY AWR-Nauen French (0500)
6165 GERMANY NHK-Nauen Russian (0500)
6180 ROMANIA RRI Romanian (0500)
6185 MEXICO R. Educacion Spanish (0500)
7205 SUDAN Arabic
7315 VATICAN R. Dabanga via SMG Sudanese
7325 ROMANIA RRI Romanian
7340 FRANCE R. Eye, Issoudin, English
7345 ENGLAND BBC-Woofferton English
7365 USA R. Marti from *0500
7435 USA R, Marti to 0500*
9330 USA WCBQ English
9370 GERMANY R. Farda Lampertheim Persian
9410 UAE BBC-Dhabbaya Arabic
9420 GREECE Greek
9490 GERMANY NHK-Nauen Japanese
9525 FRANCE V. of Welte, Issoudin Kurdish
9535 CUBA RHC Spanish
9545 SOLOMON ISLANDS local service to 0500*
9590 ALBANIA CRI-Cerrick *0500 Arabic
9655 FRANCE RFI-Issoudin Swahili
9685 CHINA CNR5 Chinese
9790 CUBA CRI relay Cantonese
9790 FRANCE RFI-Issoudin French, co-channel Cuba
9825 USA WHRI English
9860 VATICAN NHK-SMG *0500 English
9900 IRAN Arabic
9915 MADAGASCAR BBC-Talata English
11610 USA WEWN English
11735 N. KOREA VOK Spanish
11825 MADAGASCAR KNLS English
 
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
 
 
   
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