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60 day NEW & Rare!

Welcome to "60d-N-R", or 60 days:New and rare! What's posted here is what was reported as new or rare in the previous AT LEAST 60 days prior to the current month. The loggings are posted PLUS the top political units and any other things of note. My hope is this will help just a bit, to make the dx experience a bit better for the folks in midAMerica! Posted monthly on the 13th! Look and see what you might have heard or missed!

OCTOBER'S HOTTEST Arkansas, Florida, Iowa and Tennessee each had TWO new logs. These had one each: IL MI MN MO ND PA QC SD TX UT & WI! If you try logs can be added! It's only getting better!
830 WGUE TN Memphis 10/31 1949-2030 several VG peaks in WCCO null, classic hits and many "99-3 Guess FM" liners. Wikipedia sez 3KW daytime only. NEW! TS-MI
920 WMPL MI Hancock 10-20 0633 P-F w/Talk, wxcast w/temps in the mid-40s throughout the UP, mentions of wx. cx. in Merrimac and other cities. NEW! JB-WI
920 KVEL UT Vernal 10-20 0622 F wiping out KDHL w/Morning in America, FM 104.5 (Transltr.) and AM-920, NEW! JB-WI
930 WSEV TN Seiverville 10/7 0530 P over & over ments of Smokey Mts & tourism. Rare! JJR-WI
980 KMBZ MO Kansas City 10/22 0641 P but abve w/wx from Channel 9, mobile traffic, calls. Rare! JJR-MI
980 KDSJ SD Deadwood 10/31 0732 P tho atop. WX:High 70, Low ..."Saturday on KDSJ" Rare! JJR-MI
980 CHRF QC Montreal 11/1 1942 P -CFPL nulled. FF songs plus songs by Pink, Bruno Mars, Love Shack/B52s. Sweeper "Radio Fiente" aired @:55. NEW! JJR-MI
1010 WHFS FL Seffner 10-19 0545 P on top w/CBS Sports Radio CFB Top 25 scores, no calls heard, but Radio-Locator's advanced search has confirmed this as a new catch/state for me! NEW! JB-WI
1010 KTNZ TX Amarillo 10-19 0556 G w/ESPN Radio, promos for various ESPN shows, /lid w/ments of Amarillo and West Texas, NEW! JB-WI
1050 WLIP WI Kenosha 10/9 1927 P "AM 1050 WLIP" local talk show. From L'Anse, NEW! JJR-MI
1160 WCCS PA Homer City 10/16 1624 appeared over WCXI w sports PBP, a couple good peaks, one mention of Mount Aloysius College "one (??) schools in Pennsylvania." Faded by 1640. NEW!TS-MI
1180 WUMY AR Turrell 10-17 0643 P-F o/u KYES-MN w/OLD C&W songs by Alabama, Lonestar, G. Strait, etc., "Big Country 105.5 (W288BJ Memphis, TN) and 100.1 (W261CE Southaven, MS)", WUMY calls are ex-830, NEW! JB-WI
1180 WUMY AR Turrell 10/10 0628 P "Big Country 105.5" over weak KYES. No WHAM. NEW! JJR-MI
1230 WKLK MN Cloquet 10/5 2323 P "AM 1230 WKLK" and Ray Charles song. From SMilwaukee NEW! JJR-WI
1230 KDIX ND Dickinson 11/1 0738 P "AM 1230 KDIX Dickinson Radio" Locomotion/Little Eva o/others in tight null. Off my most wanted list. NEW! JJR-MI
1370 WLLM IL Lincoln 10-31 1839 F and alone w/someone named Brad Davis, I believe reading the LID for this station and FM sister WTSG-90.1 in Carlinville, Gospel mx format, supposedly haven't powered down to 35w nites yet, but its NEW! JB-WI
1520 KSIB IA Creston 10/1 1728 F-G IDing as "Sportsradio AM 1520" with legal ID, NEW! TN-WI
1520 KSIB IA Creston 10/10 0800 P o/KOLM. Local HiSchool picks. LID o/faded KOLM. Rare. JJR-MI
1620 WNRP FL Gulf Breeze 10/8 2000 G with legal ID, NEW! TN-WI

SEPTEMBER'S HOTTEST CO led the list: 56o-KLZ 810 KLVZ and 1450 KGRE. Tennessee had 1180 WVLZ. Texas had 750 KAMA reported 2 times as new! Kansas too had two! 950 KJRG and 1550 KLFJ. Others were new/rare from AZ GA IL IN MO NY & WI. September was sizzlin'!
560 KLZ CO Denver 9/25 0635 P "morn show on KLZ 560" Alone, Rare! JJR-MI
750 WNDZ IN Portage 9/25 0630 P woman w/s/on, disclaimers, ETHnic. Rare! JJR-MI
750 KAMA TX El Paso 9/7 2147 Heard a "Kama Siete Sinquenta Ah Emmay" mention in a local ad during a Spanish broadcast of the Sunday Night NFL game between Denver and Indianapolis. Took a dive under CKJH shortly thereafter. TX #64 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
750 KAMA TX El Paso 9/7 0600 F loud! LID tween SS chatter w/tons of phone #'s. No WSB at all. KTSM not in, but XEROK appeared to be. Something out of whack? NEW! JJR-MI
810 KLVZ CO Brighton 9/25 0623 P "...Colorado Springs...810 KLVZ" REL song o/CKJS. NEW! JJR-MI
930 WSRV TN Sevierville 9/12 2130 Strong w/continual Smoky Mountain Radio promos and local ads. On day rig late. New ULR log. DH-IN
950 KJRG KS Newton 9/30 0630 P no WWJ. Bott & SE Kansas wx: Hi:72. No calls. REL. NEW! JJR-MI
1030 WEPS GA Calhoun 9/2 2000 F with legal ID in WBZ null.NEW! TN-WI
1120 WKAJ NY Saint Johnsville 9/21 1912 P -clear "...on 1120 AM WKAJ" OLDies in KMOX null!NEW!JJR-MI
1180 WVLZ TN Knoxville 9/1 2037 G with "Knoxville's greatest hits, Oldies 1180 WVLZ." NEW! TN-WI
1180 WVLZ TN Knoxville 9/10 2212 Vp u/KYES-MN w/OLD mx., songs by Jan & Dean and Bobby Goldsboro, online streaming on station website helps confirm this, a daytimer probably on CH power of 2.6 kw past sunset, NEW! JB-WI
1180 WVLZ TN Knoxville 9/13 0000 Very strong w/Oldies and TOH ID. Thanks to Steve Francis (TN). I heard earlier and thought it was Conservative talk lead in music, lol. New ULR log. DH-IN
1260 WOCO WI Oconto 9/17 0620 P and lost! "for WOCO radio, I'm meteorologist.." Rare! JJR-WI
1330 WTRE IN Greenburg 9/17 0535 P "...on True Country WTRE, good morning..." Lost. Rare! JJR-WI
1430 WCMY IL Ottawa 9/17 0630 P but up a bit "Full Service WCMY... from the WCMY newsroom.." Rare! JJR-WI
1450 KGRE CO Greeley 9/9 0650 Atop w/Mexican banda mx //KGRE's webstream. CO #36 and GYer #98 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
1550 KDCC KS Dodge City 9/25 0700 F all alone for about 2 minutes. Heard a full ID on the top of the hour with a barking dog just before the lady gave the callsign. Big surprise and NEW! SMA-MB
1550 KLFJ MO Springfield 9/13 2040 Fairly good signals fading in and out under CBEF with lots of talk about Branson and what shows and sites to see. NEW! SMA-MB
1580 KMIK AZ Tempe 9/25 0658 P "R Disney" said 3x. Kids voice really cut through. Rare! JJR-MI

AUGUST'S HOTTEST TWO NEW from PA and NY! 1 NEW from AR CO IL TN and TX. Canada: NB! A sizzlin' summer!
540 CBGA-1 NB Grand Anse 8-17 2200 VG with FF talk and ID into CBC FF nx. Word perfect clarity with local WAUK in a 40 dB phase null. Traces of ethnic stuff from WLIE also noted. NEW! NK-IL
930 WKBM IL Sandwich 8/2 0440 P fading in and out with CJCA. They were running Relevant Radio programming // to the web feed. NEW! SMA-MB
970 KIXL TX Del Valle 8-18 0600 P in mess but with clear Relevant Radio 970 slogan. Big surprise! NEW! NK-WI
1120 WKAJ NY St. Johnsville 8-13 1908 VG fade-up over KMOX w/NY Mets radio net closing billboard. Gone before the billboard ended. Per Wikipedia, WKAJ is the only Mets affiliate on 1120. NEW! TS-MI
1160 WCCS PA Homer City 8/15 1835 bottom of hour ID in fade-up during Pirates BB: "This is Indiana County's home of the Bucs, WCCS Homer City-Indiana." Weak for a few mins atop the pile, then gone. NEW! TS-MI-2
1260 WNOO TN Chattanooga 8/9 1939-42 While listening to Indy Indians receive a shellacking from Rochester four other stations rolled in and out. I heard a Black male voice say, "". NEW! LDW-IL
1300 KCSF CO Colorado Springs 8/20 0620 P-F fading in and out with Imus in the morning and a Sports Animal 1300 ID. This one has been on my target list for a very long time. Finally no KGLO this morning. NEW! SMA-MB
1430 WENE NY Endicott 8-14 1808 heard Mets play-by-play over CKYC for about 30 seconds. Wikipedia's Mets radio affiliate list has no 1430; confirmed by Tunein's WENE page indicating Mets-Nationals game is now airing. NEW! TS-MI-2
1450 KENA AR Mena 8/14 2103 Atop with late legal ID: "...1450 KENA, a Ouachita Broadcasting station", then into a gospel song by female, possibly Sandi Patti. NEW! RD-NE
1490 WNTJ PA Johnstown 8-17 2000 F rising atop for a bit with gal ment Penn. and local phone #. NEW! NK-WI

JULY'S HOTTEST Two new! AM still available in the middle of summer.
1390 WZZB IN Seymour 7/16 2146 F on presumed day power with Blondie's "Call Me", then ID as "Classic 1390 WZZB". NEW! RD-NE
1560 KNZR CA Bakersfield 7/28 0612 P "presented by Cal-State Credit Union, Parker Aerospace, Keysone Bank, MoniCAL Bank.." and others. All of these sponsors have Calif references. Too many co-incidences. Certainly not NYC, KGOW, KKAA, etc. L-o-n-g fade. Lost. First listed as tentative, after listening to web stream, and hearing same voice over talent and the CAL, and California" references, it's NOT KLNG, WQEW, KKAA, etc., I'm quite sure this is NEW! JJR-WI

JUNE'S HOTTEST Down to three new/rare but the goodies are still there if we try!
730 KWOA MN Worthington 6/26 2134 P, Red Cross of AMerica psa's, No calls, NOS. No CKDM. Rare! JJR-MI
960 KNEB NE Scottsbluff 6/27 2120 G u/KMA with Colorado Rockies baseball //KOA-850. First new logging on AM at this QTH since early April. NEW! RD-NE
1640 WSJP WI Sussex 6/5 2200 P-F with news report then into Relevant Radio programming and ID’s. New calls and format and back on air. NEW! SMA-MB

MAY'S HOTTEST NEW log from TN. Only one! Certainly not the NOV numbers, nor those temperatures, hi! Rare from IL, MI, MN and WI.
580 WILL IL Urbana 5/12 2130 P BBC, prog nots"Sat @1, Sun @6 on AM 580" into more BBC fare. Rare! JJR-MI
630 WREY MN St.Paul 5/23 2125 P uptempo echo/reverb SS. R.Rey lost to CFCO. Rare! JJR-MI
1210 WMPS TN Bartlett 5-9 2141 appeared under WPHT w SS music, in & out w several VG peaks, ID at 2200 "esta es WM?? Columbia, Tennessee." FCC database sez Bartlett. Heritage CLS from 680 in Memphis. NEW! TS-MI
1230 WBET MI Sturgis 5/11 2200 P LID SportsCenter "ESPN Radio 1230" Rare! JJR-MI
1420 WJUB WI Plymouth 5/23 P 2102 -LID and "1420 the Breeze" jingle, SRN news. WOC/KTOE tight nulled. Rare! JJR-MI

APRIL'S HOTTEST NEW logs from IN, KS, OH, TN, TX, VA , WI and WY! One each, but who is counting?
940 WECO TN Wartburg 4/14 0518 F! So.Gospel morning show on AM940 WECO. Ad for Cross Int'l. Rare! JJR-WI
960 KGKL TX San Angelo 4/2 2012 G under KMA with local ad mentioning a phone # in the 325 area code, a "960 KGKL" ID, then back to Texas Rangers BB. 7th station from Texas added to the logbook here this season. NEW! RD-NE1
990 WNRV VA Narrows 4/19 2314 F peak with "WNRV AM 990, The Ridge" into bluegrass mx. I stayed mostly on 990 for almost an hour and there was NEVER a trace of CBW in crushing back null whereas CBW was a superpest on other antennas. Weak QRM was a talk stn or two in EE and an occasionally strong unID SS mx stn, that didn't match XET's stream and seemed to disappear at midnight when XET was noted weakly and // stream with LONG Mexican NA and then male ancr. NEW! NK-IL
1230 WCLO WI Janesville 4/9 2016 Atop briefly with Milwaukee Brewers BB //WIBA-1310. Only 1230 shown on the 2014 Brewers affiliate list. First Wisconsin GYer heard here since nabbing KFIZ-1450 back in December. NEW! RD-NE1
1560 WWYC OH Toledo 4/17 0600 P tho very clear ID while listening to semi local WGLB. Logged years ago as Top40 WTOD. Very rare! JJR-WI
1580 WAMW IN Washington 4/29 0522 P in nice 5 min fade up o/CKDO. "The General -95-9" and C&W. Thought I had this! NEW! JJR-WI
1580 KKTS WY Evansville 4/10 2211 VG with modern pop hit "Glad You Came" by The Wanted, then ID as "Hit Radio KKTS". Tried for this after other DXers in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest reported hearing it. This and KVOC-1230 are the only Wyoming stations added here this season. NEW! RD-NE1
1600 KMDO KS Fort Scott 4/4 0653 Atop after late switch to day power with "...a proud KMDO/KOMB Sports Booster..." heard in a local ad (was sure I also heard a mention of "Hy-Vee", but I can find none anywhere close to Fort Scott). Rare. RD-NE1

MARCH'S HOTTEST 2 NEW EACH from KS KY and TX! KY/TX were the results of dx tests! Certainly not the number of NEW logs in January, but in June this will look good!
1010 KRNI IA Mason City 3/20 2059 Overtook CBR and a cheating KIND for a few moments with a clear "Iowa Public Radio" mention in the legal ID. NEW! RD-NE
1240 KIUL KS Garden City 3/21 2300 P thru mess with ID // KYUL 1310 which was behind WIBA. NEW! NK-IL
1330 KCKM TX Manahans 3/22 0004 Heard the DX test with great sweep tones and Code ID’s under WLOL with their Relevant radio programming. Great DX test and thanks to all who were involved. NEW! SMA-MB
1330 KCKM TX Monahans 3/22 0004 Vp tho weak code (sweeps) ar 04,06,10, code at:14, into sweeps. No doubt! NEW! JJR-MI
1350 KZTD AR Cabot 3-23 2200 P-F with Mexican mx u/KRNT into ads with 501 area codes and back into mx. NEW! NK-IL
1350 WGDN MI Gladwin 3/21 0800 P "Talk 1350 WGDN AM Gladwin" info on prog: "" Glad I turned loop on Grundig seconds before tune in! Much wanted and NEW! JJR-MI
1590 WRCY IN Mount Vernon 3/14 0456 P steady upon tune-in. "1590 WRCY" into Ring of Fire/Johnny Cash. No WAKR which has always dominated. Second new 1590 in 2 days! OLD C&W NEW! JJR-WI
1590 WKTP NY Jonesborough 3/12 2246 P tho up upon tune in "ESPN Tri Cities" into ESPN fare. Hung around fort TOH, but never hrd ID. WAKR not as strong as I've been used to. Almost dismissed as ESPN on WPVL. Glad I stuck around. NEW! JJR-WI
1640 KBJA UT Sandy 3/27 0645 F-P w/Spanish, “Super 1640”. no calls heard, but checking out’s advanced search has confirmed this station to be the only one on the frequency with that format, NEW! JB-WI
1050 KGTO OK Tulsa 3/6 0634 In suddenly after switch to day power with music from Earth, Wind, & Fire and Beyonce during the syndicated Tom Joyner Show. A quick Google search revealed KGTO as the program's only affiliate on 1050. NEW! RD-NE
1380 KCNW KS Fairview 3/4 0700 P in mess. "Radio that changes the way you live. Good morning, Kansas City." LID. Not hrd in years! JJR-WI
1390 WGRB IL Chicago 3/2 2316 Weak to fair with black gospel song "Well Done" by Deitrick Haddon running about 15 seconds BEHIND the webstream. First time heard at this location, but this station, as WGCI, used to come in very well nearly every night about 15-25 years ago to my Iowa QTHs. Their reach has really eroded since, it would seem. NEW! RD-NE
1450 WWXL KY Manchester 3/1 2219 Barely heard Morse code during special DX Test. Thanks to the people who made this possible! NEW! EB-MI
1450 WWXL KY Manchester 3/1 2214 and 2231 Weak to fair with rapid barrage of Morse Code. Transmitting too fast for me to make a report, but at least it's logged. Heard again weakly at 2248 CDT during its test on 3/29, although cx the second time around weren't as good as on 3/1. First Kentucky graveyarder here and, at 709 miles from this QTH, it's now my most-distant GYer logged here (I decided to scratch WKAL's December 2013 DX test from my logbook, as what I was sure I was hearing at the time -- albeit faintly -- as Morse Code was most likely high-pitched QRM on the channel). NEW! RD-NE
1720 Undercover Radio 3/9 0113 P with some music and ID. Thanks to the HF Underground for postings so I knew when they were on.,3.0.html is the web site that is of great help for Shortwave and AM Pirate stations. First time heard here. NEW! SMA-MB

FEBRUARY'S HOTTEST So much! 26 political units logged as NEW or rare! FIVE from KS. These are first underneath. Then THREE from CO,MO,KY,NY, then the rest in freq order. Here we go!
1270 KSCB KS Liberal 2/27 1820 P -"in SW Kansas at KSCB and the Legends..... in Liberal" Not new, but Rare! JJR-MI
1340 KDTD KS Kansas City 2/27 1808 F and loud. Sat thru sveral sweeps into ad cluster at :12. Finally a nice "LaGrande" at:17. Rare! JJR-MI
1400 KVOE KS Emporia 2/23 1923 Briefly in with "...thank you for shopping in Emporia's..." heard in promo for local businesses. Had been my 2nd closest unheard graveyarder here. NEW!RD-NE
1410 KGSO KS Wichita 2/3 0804 P in /several others. "All new 1410 KGSO" Fox Sports after ad for Union Bank. Rare! JJR-MI
1490 KKAN KS Phillipburg 2/27 1738 P -2 OLDies then "KKAN Remembers" jingle -2 more OLDies. Still in 1/2 hr later! NEW! JJR-MI
1040 KCBR CO Monument 2/10 0659 P-F w/Garth Brooks song “Rodeo”, calls not heard in fade-down, ABC news now w/Karen Chase, local nxcast, o/u WHO, Rare! JB-WI
1140 KNAB CO Burlington 2/18 1828 P-F w/Sign-off, almost missed this one when I tuned to other freqs., but I came back to this one before it was gone! NEW! JB-WI
1530 KCMN CO Colorado Springs 2/27 1823 P no WCKY. Thought it was KQNK til I heard "I-25 Radio, 5:25 and the Rolling Stones..." and power dropped at :25. Pumped up jock! NEW! JJR-MI
770 WEW MO St. Louis 2/12 1743 FINALLY snagged after many months of trying with Croatian (or Bosnian?) music program "Pendzer u Svijet". Gone in mid-song at 1845, as expected. No sign of KUOM, which usually tops 770 at sunset before it signs off. NEW! RD-NE
1140 KCXL MO Liberty 2/10 1752 F w/Neon Beat mx. program, song “Mack The Knife” by Ella Fitzgerald, mainly over KSOO, wx. forecast, LID for both AM-1140 and FM-102.9 Xlator K275BQ, CBS nx. at TOH, NEW! JB-WI
1140 KPWB MO Piedmont 2/10 1827 P-VP w/Country mx., “Kickin’ Country 105, 104.9”. o/u WRVA w/fade-ups and downs, a daytimer on past sunset, NEW! JB-WI
1320 WCVG KY Covington 2/12 1820 Vp in CJMR fade with Urban Gospel mx, '1320 AM, Cincinnati's Voice Of Gospel'into next record. Lost to CJMR. NEW! EB-MI
1560 WKDO KY Liberty 2/26 1829 F u/WQEW with Classic Hits, 'The Vault, 1560 AM, WKDO.' NEW! EB-MI
1440 WFNY NY Gloversville 2/21 2301 Weak to F with Morse Code noted in varying pitches four different times during the hour long DX test. NY #10 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
1440 WFNY NY Gloversville 2/21 2300 F pwr, NRC, codes. Wrote stn. Still in as of this typin. Thanx to WFNY for doing this! NEW! JJR-MI
1590 WASB NY Brockport 2/25 1800 P w/CBS Sports, LID for 1310 WRSB and 1590 WASB. Atop freq! NEW! JJR-MI
600 CJWW SK Saskatoon 2/3 2241 \Under WMT with "CJWW" jingle ID, then Blake Shelton C&W song "Sure Be Cool If You Did". Confirmed via webstream. My 900th overall logging at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
660 KEYZ ND Williston 2/26 0621 F First Choice Auto Body ad +ph#, Ryan Used cars and finally "the new Keys AM 660" into chatter and info on Geo. Jones. Wind chill was -20. Off my Most Wanted listing. NEW! JJR-MI
660 WAMO PA Wilkinsburg 2/9 1822 F R&B,Hip-Hop,Rap. "Rick Smiley in the Morning 6-11 on Wamo 100" noted at :36 wiping out anything on freq! NEW! JJR-MI
720 WGCR NC Pisgah Forest 2/17 0616 - Weak in WGN null with sign-on, weather forecast, and Bible verse, then into music from a Southern gospel quartet. Confirmed via webstream, and NC #3 from this QTH. No sign of much-wanted WVCC, which I was after at the time. NEW! RD-NE
730 WZGV NC Cramerton 2-20 0545 P w/ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike, new state for me! NEW!JB-WI
730 WLIL TN Lenoir City 2-20 0559 P w/Classic C&W mx., song by Hank Williams, LID, NEW! JB-WI
800 WKZI IL Casey 2/9 1800 P LID for several sttion. REL. Rare! JJR-MI
860 KONO TX San Antonio 2/9 1943 P CBS sports, ads and on Interstate 10 732-51XX, Multiple scratchoffs in the TX lottery. No calls hrd. Rare! JJR-MI
980 KICA NM Clovis 2/20 2055 Fair in KMBZ null with modern pop song "Love Somebody" by Maroon 5, then ID as "...(Fly?) 98.3...eastern New Mexico's best music". Left the day stick running late, NM #11 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
1050 WDZ IL Decatur 2/13 1704 G with two local news briefs, one about Illinois state treasurer and current gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford being accused of sexual harassment by a former aide, the other about the number of Illinois residents who have enrolled in Obamacare up to the present. Stories were read by Mike Spaulding, who gave his name at the end of the newscast before station went into sports programming. No CLs heard, but the news stories were good enough for me to count it since WDZ is the only 1050 in the state. NEW! RD-NE
1050 KMTA MT Miles City P "Come & Get Your Love/Redbone talk, possible ads, Calls into Band of Gold/Freda Payne, news at :32. Montana news network or similar. No WTKA, KLOH. Only 2nd time heard. JJR-MI
1140 KZMQ WY Greybull 2/17 1825 P w/Real Country, songs by Johnny Paycheck, Alabama, and Darius Rucker, RARE! JB-WI
1150 KZNE TX College Station 2/13 2124 Over KSAL with ments of 979 area code phone # and "Tell 'em you heard about it on The Zone..." during ad for Boardwalk Salon in Bryan, then back to Texas A&M basketball postgame show. First time heard since the spring of 1988, when it was WTAW and I was living in the dorms at the Univ. of Iowa!! RD-NE
1190 WBHA MN Wabasha 2/26 0614 P "on 1190 KBHA" ments of "Bluff Country 1250" and an FM outlet for HS sports games. Never in this well. Rare! JJR-MI
1190 WNWC WI Sun Prairie 2/6 0800 P -WOWO nulled. LID, news, "Faith 1190" into REL programming (spoken word) at "05. Rare. JJR-MI
1230 KMRS MN Morris 2/3 0757 P talking w/HS coach "on 1230 KMRS" into Sr.Lodging MN psa 1-800-338-2433, then "AM 1230 KMRS in Morris." Rare! JJR-MI
1230 KHAS NE Hastings 2/26 0611 P "and now a news update from 1230 KHAS, good morning I'm Jennifer..." in o/others.NEW! JJR-MI
1240 KOKL OK Okmulgee 2/23 2134 F with Eddy Arnold's 1955 C&W classic "Cattle Call", then weather forecast and CLs given by young female DJ. First time heard from any of my QTHs. NEW! RD-NE
1260 WWRC DC Washington 2/21 0630 F! nice sig! No WNDE. "Moore real estate in the Wash DC area 816-414-58XX" Morning in AMerica ino SRN nx, then "1260 WRC newstime 7:31" Bam! NEW! JJR-MI
1300 KBRL NE McCook 2/27 1841 F wiping out freq. Fox sports, ABC nx run at :41, then "SW NE/NW KS Big Talker: 1300 KBRL McCook" Rare! JJR-MI
1340 KGFW NE Kearney 2/25 0615 P "on ourwebsite, into ad " the Kearney..." Lost. Rare! JJR-MI
1340 WIZE OH Springfield 2/27 1850 Faded up over semi-local WEXL with ads, Springfield ment. into Classic Country. Rare! EB-MI
1370 KAWL NE York 2/20 0754 P " center in York" psa, where to volunteer in York. Later "37 at 8:18" by same woman as hrd earlier. No calls noted. NEW! JJR-MI
1410 WNWZ MI Grand Rapids 2/11 0554 P "More Music Mornings"...Rite-ASid ad, 2 psas "from Gr. Rapids, you are listening to 1410 AM" Once WGRD years ago, not heard here ion years! JJR-WI
1410 CJWI QU Montreal 2/13 1818 P fading up over CKSL with lady in French. // their internet feed. Nice way to celebrate International Radio Day with log that's NEW! SMA-MB
1470 WFNT MI Flint 2/6 0725 P host chattering on "Morning Gazette" -never hrd calls in 10+ mins, but 810-743-TALK was given 2 times. No WMBD found. Rare. JJR-MI
1520 KKXA WA Snohomish 2/03 0740 F over KOKC with John Denver’s Rocky Mountain High and then ID as “Classic Country K-X-A” Finally off my target list. NEW! SMA-MB
1540 WBTC OH Uhrichsville 2/23 1741 Faded up very poor with ads, wx, 'News Sports Talk 1540, WBTC,' lost. No KXEL; much wanted! NEW! EB-MI
1540 KGBC TX Galveston 2/23 1901 Faded in and out with China Radio Intl programming, ID "Galveston/Houston" and lost. Almost dismissed this as CHIN until something didn't seem quite right, and was rewarded! NEW!EB-MI
1580 KKTS WY Evansville 2/19 0808 P Counting Stars, That's What Makes You Beautiful (YL saying) "Hitradio 99.3" into Start Me Up/Rolling Stones at :13. One long fade after overtaking KDOM-MN. NEW! JJR-MI
1720 Radio Free Whatever 2/1 2240 P with a big Het on this Pirate station. Music and part ID but was assured by the posts on the Pirate HF Underground loggings page that was what I did hear. NEW! SMA-MB

JANUARY'S HOTTEST Nineteen NEW/Rare logs to kick off 2014!! NC had three new logs:730 WZGV and WKTE along with WTSB, both on 1090! MI, NY and WI each had two:1050-WTKA and 1450-WATZ for MI. 770-WTOR and 870 WHCU from NY. 970-WGEE and 980-WPFP for WI. CO,IA,NY,ND,OH and SD. Alberta was represented for Canada. Not bad stuff!
670 WIEZ PA Lewiston 1/11 0735 P WSCR nulled. calls, shopping info, area ments. NEW! JJR-MI
730 WZGV NC Cramerton-Charlotte 1/7 0611 F! Loud, no CKDM. ESPN Mike&Mike, Cintas, "ESPN 730 Charlotte" 730 #25 NC #59 NEW! JJR-WI
740 KVOX ND Fargo 1/19 0700 P LID, ESPN o/a weak CFZM by this time. Heard quite a few times tho I've never logged. Forgot. Hello! NEW! JJR-MI
740 CBX AB Edmonton 1/15 0708 F! Suprisingly well! No CFZM. "This is Edmonton AM on CBC I. Traffic....468-XXXX or #740" Stanley Cup on display today.... 740#19 AB#13 NEW! JJR-WI
770 WTOR NY Youngstown 1/13 0704 P no WABC. IN w/nice signal for o/60 mins on several rechecks. ETHnic programming and #416-855-XXXX a few times. Never hrd LID or missed if said. 770 #15, NY #55 NEW! JJR-MI
870 WHCU NY Ithaca 1/4 0630 P -WWL nulled. "970AM, 95.9FM WHCU. WHCU Newstime 7:30." 870 #11 NY #54. NEW! JJR-WI
880 WRFD OH Columbus-Worthington 1/27 0730 P "Life Changing Radio 880 WRFD" &lost to CKLQ.Rare.JJR-MI
970 WGEE WI Superior 1/28 0759 G, over KQAQ, with B.J. Thomas song "I Just Can't Help Believing", then ID: "The Music of Your Life, AM 970 WGEE, Superior-Duluth." Cleans up the Duluth-Superior area on AM for me at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
980 WPFP WI Park Falls 1/24 0734 P nx w/Bruce Marcus. "Freedom Talk 980 WPFP" o/WONE. Rare. JJR-MI
1050 WTKA MI Ann Arbor 1/4 1755 F-F with CBS sports and ID’s. First time heard in Winnipeg. NEW! SA-MB
1090 WKTE NC King 1/8 0530 P You Keep Me Hanging On/Supremes, lively jock "Marvin Gaye on WKTE." 1090 #26 NC#60 NEW! JJR-WI
1090 WTSB NC Selma 1/8 0530 P possibly 50 seconds after new WKTE, "...with an info. update on AM 1090 WTSB." 1090#27 NC#61 NEW! JJR-WI
1130 KTLK MN Minneapolis 1/10 1800 G with talk programming and "News Talk AM 11-30" ID. Lots of local ads and weather report. Now has these new calls NEW! SA-MB
1190 WBHA MN Wabasha 1/20 0604 P "1250 KCUE, 1190 WBHA" wx: low 3, now:30. WOWO nulled. Sports at :25. Not heard in long, long time. Rare! JJR-MI
1360 KHNC CO Johnstown 1-7 1758 P w/News talk of the ultra-conservative right-wing type, LID w/mention of Denver, IRN/USA Net. nx., NEW! JB-WI
1430 WRDN WI Durand 1/23 0749 P ", western Wisconsin's..." lost. Rare! JJR-MI
1440 KCHE IA Cherokee 1/28 0717 P tight nulled KDIZ,WNFL. YL: calls, web info, well produced newscast. Still in 15 mins later. Rare! JJR-MI
1450 WATZ MI Alpena 1/23 1858 P MI Hockey on the ING network. After 2 promos, psas, "You're listening to Michigan Hockey on WATZ Alpena." Rare! JJR-MI
1490 KORN SD Mitchell 1/22 0821 P w/news accounts, "KORN newstime 8:21" BC news feature, Weathereye ment, NEW! JJR-MI

DECEMBER'S HOTTEST DX TESTS for OH and NY added quite a few! WV:2 WI:2 IA GA ND SC IN MO MI and RI all had one each. Still, this is good and just think how short this list will be in May!
610 CHTM MB Thompson 12/21 0708 P in tight KDAL null. Hrd mx b4 news on hour. Fades/in/out "Northern..Rogers Wireless....CHTM (bingo!)...(YL wx/road conditions) snow covered, icy....Flin Flon -40, Churchill -35 ...102.9.....sunny." After 46 years of dx'ing: WoW! Much Wanted! MB#17 610#11 #2317 NEW! JJR-MI
630 WPRO RI Providence 12/14 1730 P in CFCO tight null. "News Talk 630 & 99.7 WPRO" Accuweather forecast. Unn. Logged in 1979. JJR-MI
690 WELD WV Fisher 12/28 1738 P -no CKGM for welcome change. Lola/Kinks, calls. Rare! JJR-WI
800 WHVQ WV Huntington 12/16 0830 P "News Radio 800 WHVQ" Local news stries. Fox news update. Rare! JJR-MI
880 WRFD OH Columbus-Worthington 12/16 0827 F J.Vernon McGee and AM 880 WRFD after program. Usually here: CKLQ. Rare! JJR-MI
920 WMPL MI Hancock 12/31 1758. P -Hrd Yahoo Sports Radio @:40, but WOKY carries Fox and NBC sports content. Kinda wondered if WOKY was carrying Yahoo now too. Or could it just be WMPL? Bingo! Pats/Festival foods ad, Happy New Year in LID, Fox News at TOH and Yahoo Sports again at :03. Only 2nd time hrd! Rare! JJR-WI
940 WCIT OH Lima 12/16 0004 F at best under KPSZ with slow Morse Code IDs. Heard sweep tones several times before :50. NEW! RD-NE1
940 WCIT OH Lima 12/16 0100 DX test heard with Morse Code ID’s at about :03. This was a HUGE surprise for me as 1-I have never heard the station before and 2- CJGX is a big signal here and dominates the frequency almost all the time. The Code ID’s were heard under CJGX with its country music. NEW! SA-MB
940 WCIT OH Lima 12-16 0122 P w/slow code ID at :22. Thanks to all! NEW! DH-IN
980 WPFP WI Park Falls 12/28 0705 P IRN/USA nx, "Heatland wx" jingle, ...Northlands....Weatherology....Freedom Talk 980." I cannot remember hearing this in years! Just never makes the trip! Logged in 1978 as WNBI. Rare! JJR-WI
1010 KRNI IA Mason City 12/21 0905 P NPR, Iowa Public radio, Friends of KUNI ments. Not common. JJR-MI
1050 WLIP WI Kenosha 12-5 0615 P w/News/Talk, promo for H.S. BKB, NEW! JB-WI
1240 KODY NE North Platte 12/15 0700 P -steady. "Hannity ??? & Fox News. They're all here! 1240 KODY North Platte" Fox news. 1240#32, NE#33 #2316 NEW! JJR-MI
1270 WJJC GA Commerce 12/9 0507 P tho alone. What might have been a late s/on. "WJJC 1270 in Commerce" into ad. Then, "the WJJC time is 6:08" automated.GA#63 1270#24 #2314 NEW! JJR-WI
1320 KHRT ND Minot 12/9 0902 From the Perseverance Pays Off file: after about a week of hearing (albeit faintly) the theme music to the REL program "Insight For Living" around this time nearly every day, I was finally able on THIS day to get enough signal to hear a mention of "North Dakota" and CLs during a weather forecast before they went into the program. ND #10 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE2
1360 WELP SC Easley 12/17 1601 Faded up with "On 1360, WELP" into local promo, then religious show. NEW! EB-MI
1370 WLTH IN Gary 12/9 1859 P -LID popped out of nowhere by W. "WLTH Radiothron...." Aside, I saw studios in 1968 on Broadway in Gary. Stn was Top40-daytimer then. Rare! JJR-WI
1420 KRLL MO California 12/10 0633 P in fade up. Deep accened man w/ad for Gold Star Realty 573-338-2060 which saved the day as this then faded out. MO#82 1420#28 #2315 NEW! JJR-WI
1430 WRDN WI Durand 12/14 0712 P -sat thru 2 songs before hearing calls. No usual Torono/St.Louis. Rare! JJR-MI
1450 WKAL NY Rome 12/14 2301 CW ID heard at TOH. Thanks Bob Carter and all involved! NEW! DH-IN
1450 WKAL NY Rome 12/14 2300 Vp at bottom of pile with Morse codes. DX TEST. Mixing with unid station playing Supertramp record. Thanks for the test! NEW! EB-MI
1450 WKAL NY Rome 12/14 2202 Faint but in there with Morse Code IDs audible in the soup. Heard again at :01, but even weaker. Not heard at all at 2200 or 0100ELT. First graveyarder from New York state at ANY of my QTHs. The logging of the decade so far! NEW! RD-NE1
1450 KFIZ WI Fond du Lac 12/16 1712 Briefly atop with "...with the KFIZ Junior..." heard in promo. Leaves WHRY as the only unlogged 1450 from Wisconsin at this locale. NEW! RD-NE1

NOVEMBER'S HOTTEST 40 NEW stations logged in November! WoW! 17% of the stations reported in NOV were NEW! Leaders of the pack: KY and MI, each with 4 new logs: 730 WFMW 2x, 1230 WHIR and 1470 WFBC from KY. MI had 920-WMPL 970-WZAM 1230-WBET and 1420-WKPR. 1440 was the hot frequency with 3 new logs on 1440 alone! WPGW-IN WKPR-MI and WGVL-SC. 20 of the 50 states and 2 provinces (AB,MB) were either reported as new or rare! We won't see stuff like this in June. That's for sure and it sure is nice having a hobby carrying one through the long, cold winter months.
580 WIBW KS Topeka 11/18 0525 – “...from White Star Machinery right here on 580 WIBW.” NEW! SC-BR
580 WYHM TN Rockwood 11/17 0628 – Bluegrass and old country followed by ID: “You’re listening to WHYM.”Mixing with CKWW-ON and others. NEW! SC-BR
630 KYFI MO St Louis 11/08 1910 heard with religious preaching from the BNN network. The signals were good rising over top of CFCO. The preaching was // the live feed on their website. NEW! SA-MB
630 KTKK UT Sandy 11/22 1706 P -steady and no usual CFCO, while chasing UNID REL outlet, which faded out, heard ad for DeKalb then a farm market report, followed by "Here's the forecast for Western Utah..." and very cold temps. Regional temps given, tho no calls noted as CFCO popped in at :18. NEW! JJR-MI
670 KHGZ AR Glenwood 11/13 1743 Ad for Tim Parker Chrysler in Hot Springs, Hog Call Sports Radio nID, web site. Mixing with WSCR-IL and Rebelde Cuba. NEW!SC-BR
690 WELD WV Fisher 11/13 1816 F 20/9! WELD jingle, ClassicHits WELD slogan. Basically alone. In over 1 hr. First new log on freq since 3/23/87! WV#30, 690#19 NEW! JJR-WI
730 WFMW KY Madisonville 11/11 1808 P-F w/Classic Country mx. on both AM-730 and FM-94.9 translator W235AC, songs by Tom T. Hall, Randy Travis, Rosanne Cash, and many others, CBS nx. update, ad for convenience store in Madisonville, 215 watts, NEW! JB-WI
730 WFMW KY Madisonville 11/14 1640 “730 AM WFMW” ID. NEW!SC-BR
770 CHQR AB Calgary 11/22 0715 P but alone. Canadian Tire ad which peaked my interest! "QR 77, 5:15 in the 24 hr news center, traffic and weather..." All alone. Tight null thru IBOC hash. Lost to KUOM in 3 mins. Rare! JJR-MI
780 WAVA VA Arlington 11/24 0602 P ??? Christian radio" app, then WBBM nulled. NEW! JJR-MI
810 CKJS MB Winnipeg 11/18 1617 – Woman speaking language, likely Tagalog, // web stream. NEW! SC-BR
880 KLRG AR Sheridan 11/15 0608 F-G w/various PSAs, calls including xlator K233BF 94.5 FM, Gospel mx., ex-talk, NEW! JB-WI
880 WRFD OH Columbus-Worthington 11/18 0625 P-F REL format, Meeting With God pgm., wxcast w/calls, NEW! JB-WI
920 WMPL MI Hancock 11/5 1741 Briefly up in KYFR null with Hancock Bulldogs vs. L'Anse Purple Hornets volleyball in Class C district tournament action. CLs and local ad break heard at 1744. Confirmed via webstream. First AM catch from the Michigan UP at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
930 WBEN NY Buffalo 11/11 1726 F under WTAD with CLs clearly heard at the end of a phone interview between a male talk show host and his guest. Heard again at 1959 CLT on 11/14 with "Newsradio 930 WBEN" in promo for Rush Limbaugh. First Buffalo logging here, and NY #8 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
930 WSEV TN Sevierville 11/14 0523 P but alone on freq w/"Smokey Mtn Radio" over & over.Text to win.... 930#17 TN#102 NEW! JJR-WI
970 WZAM MI Ishpeming 11/22 0645 F-P w/ESPN Radio, local ad for Fox Marquette, wx. forecast, Mike & Mike in the Morning, NEW! JB-WI
1050 KSIS MO Sedalia 11/20 0705 P-F Fade-up for Missouri wx. cx. and forecast, then gone, went to to look this one up and the only other MO station on this freq. has a sports format, so I say count it as NEW! JB-WI
1050 WJOK WI Kaukauna 11/14 1633 G with 920 area code phone # heard in ad for Green Bay dentist, then back into the Drew Mariani Show via Relevant Radio. Have both Catholic stations in Wisconsin on this frequency logged here now. NEW! RD-NE
1060 WILB OH Canton 11/13 0657 P-F w/REL, Son Rise Morning pgm. @0700, NEW! JB-WI
1150 KIMM SD Rapid City 0815 P steady. Only thing there. Imus into sports. After 7 mins of chatter, went to affil list. Only one. Rare! JJR-MI
1170 KRUE MN Waseca 11/4 0755 P -Christmas music and "North Pole Radio 1170" non ids. Only stn there and not heard here in years! JJR-MI
1230 WHIR KY Danville 11/11 1656 “AM 1220 WHIR” ID twice. Mostly alone. NEW!SC-BR
1230 WBET MI Sturgis 11/16 0727 “ESPN Radio 1230 news. Good morning, I’m Mike Stiles.” Followed by weather. NEW! SC-BR
1320 WKRK NC Murphy 11/4 1800 P with call ID and city after C&W mx. NEW! NK-IL
1330 WAEW TN Crossville 11/4 1800 P-F o/u WKTA with call and city and 96.9 ment after talk show. NEW! NK-IL
1360 WIXI AL Jasper 11/13 1830 “WJLD 1400 ... 1360” ID with RnB oldies. NEW! SC-BR
1370 WGCL IN Bloomington 11/5 1705 F with wx, calls given, into Sports Talk: Illini and Hoosier talk. No sign of WSPD! NEW! EB-MI
1400 WATW WI Ashland 11/15 1735 P "Heartland weather" jingle "weather-eye..." "Freedom Talk 1400" "...the Spur station in Iron River..." Despite closness, rare! JJR-MI
1430 WEEF IL Deerfield 11/15 0840 Greek talk fits morning program per web site. Underneath CHKT’s Chinese. NEW! SC-BR
1440 WPGW IN Portland 11/29 1700 P id'ed at "WPGW AM and FM Portland" into NBC news. Website shows differently, tho not updated since 2012. 1440#34, IN#69 NEW! JJR-WI
1440 WKPR MI Kalamazoo 11/12 0658 “You’re tuned to WKPR AM 1440 Kalamazoo and FM translator W286AU.” NEW! SC-BR
1440 WGVL SC Greenville 11/4 1700 F with call and city ID and ESPN. A hour later it was mixed with rather rare WHDM. Nice to have no WZYX nuisance. NEW! NK-IL
1460 WHIC NY Rochester 11/22 1555 P tight null w/chatter on Catholic church teaching, Canon Law and more. Finally LID, in w/C&W, OLDies, TWO SS staions & common KXO. Rare! JJR-MI
1470 KWAY IA Waverly 11/22 0837 P "News & weather on the hour" "Easten Iowa Ford dealer Ford in Waverly..." Caught earlier in hr but lost (as usual) but in 1/2 hour later. "AM 1470" strict non-ids. Rare JJR-MI
1470 WBFC KY Stanton 11/27 2123 F and in the clear with "1470 WBFC" ID, then into Southern Gospel music. First time I've heard this from anywhere, had to have left the day stick running. NEW! RD-NE
1500 WAKE IN Valparaiso 11/12 0659 The greatest hits of all time on Oldies 1500 WAKE.” Again 11/18 0742 with “1500 WAKE” ID. NEW!SC-BR
1520 KZOY SD Sioux Falls 11/22 0822 F "Whos Sorry Now"/Journey "John && Heidi on Sunny Radio...Sunny Radio, always in the 80's!" Faded out, lost to KOLM. Off Most Wanted List! NEW! JJR-MI
1530 KVDW AR England 11/11 1735 Several Black gospel fade-ups // web. NEW!SC-BR
1600 KGYM IA Cedar Rapids 11/16 1759 Local ads and quick "KGYM" ID from OM fair under WAAM. NEW! GH-IL

OCTOBER'S HOTTEST Now this is starting to look like dx! 1640 is the #1 frequency for new loggings with WKSH-WI going silent. Other hot frequencies: 540 1380 and 1450 for new loggings. Areas? Best:CO, MN, MS, OK. 29 new/rare loggings in October, way up from just one month ago. Other interesting reports from FL, SK, WA, NB and MEXico! We still have a great AMDX season ahead of us, so really the dx is there waiting for you. Go get it!
540 KWMT IA Fort Dodge 10-18 0745 P -calls, timecheck into ad. CBK gone, but really nothing dominates 540 here. JJR-MI
540 WXYG MN Sauk Rapids 10-18 0743 P -slight fades. L-o-n-g songs, "the Goat" went into another album cut. Not common. JJR-MI
540 WXYG MN Sauk Rapids 10-20 2126 P in tight CBK null. Canned Heat/On the Road Again faded and then "...540 WXYG" into Question by the Moody Blues. Never hrd at night. Rare! JJR-MI
540 CBGA-1 NB Grande Anse 10-29 1827 F w/FF lang which was lost to CBK "CBC Radio 1" programming. The French was in fair and strong and lost within minutes. It certainly WASN'T WAUK, WKFN, WYNN, WDAK, WXYG, KWMT, KMNX, WLIE, WGOP, etc. By process of elimination, what else could it be? Former UNID. Two SEASONED DX'ERS agreed: I heard NB. 540 #19, NB #4 NEW! JJR-MI
580 WILL IL Urbana 10-10 0400 P "WILL AM and WILL FM Urbana" by YL. CKMW nulled. NPR nx. At night, Rare! JJR-WI
670 KHGZ AR Glenwood 10-6 2343 P-F o/u WSCR w/CBS Sports Radio After Hours w/Amy Lawrence, a daytimer on long after sunset, NEW! JB-WI
780 KCEG CO Fountain 10-15 2228 P u/WBBM w/Classic C&W, song by Don Williams, checked back later by going to station website w/streaming audio and it matches, NEW! JB-WI
800 WSVS VA Crewe 10-12 0603 P but o/anything. LID, Ap news. Morning show promo, including calls as "WSVS -800AM." Usually here for old C&W, it would be WDUX or WVAL. Not common. JJR-WI
940 WCPC MS Houston 10-27 1829 G with conclusion of "Word of Truth" REL broadcast, then ID: "Thank you for listening to AM 940 WCPC, Houston, Mississippi." Logging #10 from Ole Miss at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
950 KOEL IA Oelwein 10-21 1810 F with weather forecast from KWWL Channel 7 in Waterloo, then into George Strait C&W song "The Cowboy Rides Away". IA# 59 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
1030 WONQ FL Oviedo 10-19 2122 F-G with deep-voiced male speaking in Creole French. Odd type of music at :29 that sounded like a squeaking clarinet or a pungi (instrument used by snake charmers). I counted it after Earl Higgins in St. Louis said he matched this up with WONQ's webstream, which never would come up on my lapper. My thanks to Tom Jasinski, Saul Chernos, Jim Renfrew and Earl for tipping me off, as WONQ was most definitely using the full 45 kw day torch at the time. FL#3 here. NEW! RD-NE
1210 CFYM SK Kindersley 10-30 0741 P "Classic Hits 1210 CFYM" into Abba's Mama Mia. Lost to WJNL. Rare! JJR-MI
1240 KICD IA Spencer 10-18 2027 Atop with Spencer Tigers HS football vs. Algona Bulldogs, ad for Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint, and Sports Surgeons. Confirmed by webstream, which was lagging by a full 2 minutes. IA#58 here, had been one of my closest unheard GYers. NEW! RD-NE
1300 KOLY SD Mobridge 10-19 1859 VG with Carole King's 1980 version of "One Fine Day" (which she co-wrote with Gerry Goffin way back in the early 1960s), then ID: "America's best music, 24 hours a day...AM 1300 KOLY, Mobridge". SD#25 here. NEW! RD-NE
1350 KCCY CO Pueblo 10-28 2000 P-F u/nuisance KRNT with "KCCY Pueblo" ID. Rather rare. NK-IL
1380 WMJR KY Nicholasville 10-4 1942 P tho while chasing UNID SS outlet 3rd nite in a row, heard "Real Life Radio 1380" pop out of nowhere! Rare! JJR-WI..
1380 WHEW TN Franklin 10-23 1815 Regional Mexican and Bonita slogans. // to web stream ULR log:NEW! DH-IN
1410 KIIX CO Ft. Collins 10-23 1914 P-F briefly atop the weak mess with local WRMN phased to dust with local ad. C&W mx noted later. NEW! NK-IL
1420 KULY KS Ulysses 10-12 2300 P with call ID. New thx to WOC/KTOE being in fade downs. Bits of Cl C&W mx noted earlier. An hour later WOC was tremendous on that recording.NEW! NK-IL
1450 WROX MS Clarksdale 10-7 2041 Topping the channel briefly with clear "105.7 WROX and AM 1450..." ID. First Mississippi GYer here, and this was also my only Mississippi GYer from Iowa City, having been logged there on 10/25/1998. NEW! RD-NE
1450 KYLS MO Fredericktown 10-14 2246 G with Commander Cody's "Hot Rod Lincoln", then an ID that mentioned KYLS, KPWB-1140, and an FM whose CLs I didn't clearly catch. Then went into Paul McCartney's "My Love". Domestic logging #800 here, #845 overall. NEW! RD-NE Congrats on Domestic #800 Rick! -ed
1520 KKXA WA Snohomish 10-23 2024 F with ID "...Country 1520 KXA" into C&W mx during a nice KOKC fade with KRHW subdued as well. NEW! NK-IL
1570 WNCA NC Siler City 11-1 1900 JW High School Jets Football and Siler City mentions. On Day Power. Been trying for them for ages at LSS. NEW! DH-IN
1590 WLBN KY Lebanon 11-2 1800 F-G well atop ending oldies with ID. NEW! NK-IL
1590 WCSL NC Cherryville 10-26 0329 P steady but choppy sig. WAKR nulled, end of song, calls! 1590 #29, NC #53 NEW! JJR-WI
1640 WTNI MS Biloxi 10-4 2305 P-F u/KZLS w/ESPN Radio, ad w/Golden Eagles ment, must have been Southern Miss FB, Brett Favre’s alma mater, WKSH-WI is silent while awaiting a new buyer, so it’s NEW! JB-WI
1640 KZLS OK Enid 10-1 1950 F along on the frequency with the True Oldies Program and ABC news. New call new format. NEW!SA-MB
1640 KZLS OK Enid 10-28 1809 Barely audible with Oldies, 'Oklahoma City & Beyond' ment between records. Much wanted. NEW! EB-MI
710 MEXICO XEMP Mexico City Oct13 1106 F wiping out anything - "Interferencia 710" and softer ballads. 3rd MEX on 710: others: XELZ XEDP and this is NEW! JJR-WI

SEPTEMBER'S HOTTEST What a difference a month makes! WoW! FOUR NEW from ND! TWO each from CA, MT, MN and MO. Best frequency: 1570, as CKMW left for FM! 1230 and 1260 had two each! 23 states and provinces had NEW or rare dx reported! Take a look below and see what was hot, and it's only getting better!
550 KFYR ND Bismarck 9-21 0630 "Here on the voice of the North" by OM. Briefly strong then gone. No trace of St Louis. NEW! GH-IL
710 KXMR ND Bismarck 9-29 0622 P -"in Bismarck.....710 the Fan" ESPN and lost to WDSM. NDSU Ment. Off Most Wanted List! NEW!JJR-MI
740 CBX AB Edmonton 9-28 2159 F with Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street", then chatter and show credits by Randy Bachman at the conclusion of "Randy Bachman's Vinyl Tap." First time I've heard CBX from anywhere in over 22 years! RD-NE
930 WKCT KY Bowling Green 9-15 2301 "Newstalk 930 WKCT" by OM. Briefly strong then back in the noise. NEW! GH-IL
1050 KMTA MT Miles City 9-30 0655 P tho steady and alone. Listening to song and noted "so many songs on one great stn for Miles City's greatest hits - KMTA." Been after this for years! Off my Most Wanted List. NEW! JJR-MI
1070 KATQ MT Plentywood 9-16 0642 P u/WTSO, Classic C&W mx., songs by John Conlee, Freddie Hart, etc., help wanted ad for job openings at the station, 49.5w?, NEW! JB-WI
1130 CKWX BC Vancouver 9-28 2230 F with ID: "Vancouver's breaking news...", then into traffic and weather report, with webstream running about 5 seconds behind this. BC #2 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
1230 KMRS MN Morris 9-28 2036 G with promo: "Get your help wanted ads posted on KMRS and KKOK...". 4th Minnesota station on this frequency logged here. NEW! RD-NE
1230 KDIX ND Dickinson 9-28 2103 F with "KDIX" heard in liner between The Carpenters' "Goodbye To Love" and The Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe". Had to sprint back and forth between radio and laptop, as the difference from this to webstream was only about a second and a half. NEW! RD-NE
1260 KROX MN Crookston 9-24 0625 P w/morning show, ment of Michael Job to call in to claim a prize, NEW! JB-WI
1260 WEKZ WI Monroe 9-21 0605 P Weather forecast, callsign jingle, polka mx. NEW! JB-WI
1290 WFBG PA Altoona 9-11 2100 P thru others with ID. NEW! NK-IL
1290 KOWB WY Laramie 9-7 0633 P in tight null of others. "KOWB" clearly said 2x. #2301 WY:7 1290 #26. Off my Most Wanted list. NEW! JJR-MI
1300 WPNH NH Plymouth 9-7 2100 F o/u WOOD w/ID also ment. // 1240 WFTN (not hrd). They left day power on late tonight. My array has enough directivity that there was no trace of Chicago's Disney. NH#3 NEW! NK-IL
1320 KCTC CA West Sacramento 9-13 2259-2300 P thru a weakish KELO with ad with a couple of Calif. ments. and then calls, location, and ESPN 1320. Shocked to hear this! NEW! NK-IL
1330 KCKM TX Monahans 9-23 2131 F atop with ID after a C&W song just before my recording ended. NEW! NK-IL
1340 WLEW MI Bad Axe 9-6 0707 Vp w/calls. Info on transit for elderly, 1-800-322-11XX, 989-269-XXXX in fade up/out. Was in earlier w/talk of Branson and "Jimmy Price." C&W. Rare. JJR-MI
1410 KDKT ND Beulah 9-22 2200 P with ID as KDKT Beulah Bismark noted during a few seconds of dead air between ID and nx on local WRMN. This was the last remaining non-GYer needed here from the Dakotas. Still need 4 GYers (2 each) to complete them. NEW! NK-IL
1430 KLO UT Ogden 9-13 2259-2300 G peaks basically alone and far atop KRGI. Gal giving an ad w/801 area code and then KLO, Ogden ID. I think this is running day rig at night as never a trace before on what is a very wide open channel here aimed west. NEW! NK-IL
1450 WDLB WI Marshfield 9-28 1946 CLs clearly heard on top of the pileup, then into The Zombies' "Time Of The Season." DXer John Rieger in South Milwaukee says WDLB made the switch to oldies within the past couple months. NEW! RD-NE
1470 KAIR KS Atchison 9-13 2100 F-G o/u WMBD with a gal with a bunch of local ads during a HSFB break. NEW! NK-IL
1550 KXEX CA Fresno 9-30 2100 P u/KYAL with SS accented ID "KXEX Fresno, La Misionera". Rare. NK-IL
1560 KEBC OK Del City 9-21 2200 G well atop with comedy format and ID as "Comedy 1560". NEW! NK-IL
1570 WBGX IL Harvey 9-8 2008 P-F fading in and out with Gospel music // their live web feed. NEW! SA-MB
1570 KQWC IA Webster City 9-14 0630 Faded up over XERF pest with oldies music then a group of local ads for Iowa. NEW! SA-MB
1570 KLEX MO Lexington 9-13 1930 P fading in and out with religious talk then into local ads. NEW! SA-MB
1570 KBCV MO Hollister 9-4 0354 Bott Radio religious talk then ID on the hour. First new one on 1570 since CKMW went dark. NEW! SA-MB
1570 WFLR NY Dundee 9-8 2200 P-F atop with call ID. From IL it's NEW! NK-IL
1590 WCSL NC Cherryville 9-27 1933 Faded in and out with High School Football: Cherryville Ironmen. Local ads. NEW! EB-MI
1710 WQFG689 NJ Hudson Cty 9-6 all evening and other times F peaks usually atop Radio Celestial's SS rlg. M and W with Hudson Cty info. NEW! NK-IL

AUGUST'S HOTTEST Well, we had one month of zilch and now we're getting back to AMDX season! 2 NEW loggings and quite a few more rare, not common and similar! From MT,OK to NJ, it only gets better from here on in!
930 KKIN MN Aitkin 8-18 2220 P "Sports call, Monday morning at 8 on 94 KKIN." No KBCK,WAUR. Not common here. JJR-WI
1050 WLIP WI Kenosha 8-11 0600 Vp -LID incl "WLIP" jx into CBS nx. Never hrd in L'Anse b4. JJR-MI
1090 WFCV IN Ft. Wayne 8-18 0500 P w/LID, ment of 100.1FM programming. Bott Radio jingle. Hearing REL, thought it was KAAY. WFCV not common here. JJR-WI
1230 WFER MI Iron River 8-20 0506 Vp "Heartland wx" jx, "WFER meteorolgist" Rare! JJR-WI
1250 KCUE MN Red Wing 8-11 0650 VG "Bluff Country 1250 KCUE" sweep. Never in this well! Only 4th time hrd. JJR-MI
1370 KXTL MT Butte 8-15 0659 F in KDTH null with wrap-up of local newscast sponsored by funeral home in Butte. A nice surprise, not heard here since 12/2/1992. RD-IA
1380 WABH NY Bath 8-21 1755-1805 buried under WPHM but NY Yankees anncrs were easy copy. WABH is only 1380 on the Yankees' radio affiliate list. NEW! TS-MI
1400 WSLB NY Ogdensburg 8-16 2200 P with "ESPN Radio 1400 WSLB Ogdensburg". NK-WI
1450 WPGG NJ Atlantic City 8-17 2200 P-F with ad for something on Sunday mornings, and Atlantic City ment and WPG slogan. This one gets out very well. NK-WI
1450 KSIW OK Woodward 8-7 2343 F-G with mention of "northwest Oklahoma" heard during severe storm warnings for Beaver, Harper, and Woodward Counties. RD-NE
1520 KSIB IA Creston 8-11 0700 P "we're SW IA's home...1520 KSIB" and no KOLM! 1520 #19, IA #61. NEW! JJR-MI

NO new loggings were reported in July. Not hot! ;)

Still stuff being reported! Stuff was closer in, yet still a NEW logging was to be had!
1270 KNWC SD Sioux Falls 6-8 0431 P -steady. Listener testimonials after 2 songs. Contemp Christian mx, "Faith 1270." Not common. JJR-MI
1400 KBRB NE Ainsworth 6-7 2234 Vp but long forecast. OLD C&W and calls in front by OM and clear "Nebreaska" said toward end. Listened 3x to tape. NEW! JJR-MI

NINE of our 32 reports for May were NEW loggings! OH was the most reported with two new logs.
950 WBES WV Charleston 5-20 2100 F o/u WNTP with ID after Fox sports. NEW! NK-IL  
1230 WMPC MI Lapeer 5-21 2000 VG and loud with ID after Rlg stuff. NEW! NK-IL
1240 KODY NE North Platte 5-12 0000 P-PF with ID. A GY record and NEW this season. NK-IL
1250 WARE MA Ware 5-22 2200 F atop with Real Oldies 1250 slogan and "WARE, Ware" ID. No sign of pests WGL or WDDZ at the time. NEW! NK-IL  
1340 KGGS KS Garden City 5-12 2200 P-PF with "Big Dog Sports AM 1340 KGGS". A GY record. NEW! NK-IL
1410 CJWI PQ Montreal 5-21 2203 F-G peaks ending Hatien mx and then an ID in accented French. The situation on the channel had CKSL atop a bit more often than CJWI, and my local WRMN was buried way underneath. NEW! NK-IL
1450 WKAL NY Rome 5-5 0029 Code @:29 finally! Sweeper at 0018:00?  Sounded like a ham tuning up, if that makes any sense. Started listening at :58 only loud UNID country (George Jones Two Dollar Pistol (who that? )) but faded by TOH.   No CW or tones for the DX Test. Possibly a sweep at 0003. NEW! DH-IN
1490 WBEX OH Chillicothe 5-19 2000 P with call ID and several cities including Chillicothe mentioned. NEW! NK-IL
1640 WQEL350 OH Middleburg Heights 5-21 2142 VP but atop T-storm QRM and traces of Disney on peaks. Strongsville OH information station. Meant of and other local stuff. There may be another TIS or 2 mixing in at times. Almost no Disney and no trace of WTNI in the array side nulls. NEW! NK-IL

EIGHT stations were noted as NEW or rare! Still, a nice listing! Very nice!
1090 WCAR MI Livonia 4-27 2200 P Sportstalk. I was thinking it was WAQE on late, hi. LID, "ESPN1090"Rare! JJR-MI
1100 WISS WI Berlin 4-6 1901-1947 several brief, ragged peaks over WTAM w Brewers-DBacks PBP. No CLs but, per Brewers web site, WISS is on their radio net. NEW! TS-MI
1330 WEBO NY Owego 4-15 0613 Faded up poor with 'Southern Tier's Hometown Station, WEBO' into AC mx. NEW! EB-MI
1360 WKYO MI Caro 4-25 2126 Faded in and out with oldies, 'Oldies 1360.' Was able to get match to wx forecast at :04. Rare! EB-MI
1380 KCNW KS Fairway 4-18 0730 P-F w/REL, some old-time southern sermon pgm., LID at MOH then SRN nxcast. NEW! JB-WI
1380 KOTA SD Rapid City 4-17 0732 F w/local newscast, ment of Minnehaha County, Rapid City, South Dakota among other things. Not common around here. JB-WI
1430 WRDN WI Durand 4-17 1728 P w/Real Country format in adjacent channel slop from Radio Disney, which has apparently shut down their IBOC for good. Heard the restart of this local station several times already, it's NEW! JB-WI  
1480 WQOH AL Irondale-Birmingham 4-14 0533 P upon tune in. "Hi, this is Father Kevin ... of the Diocese of Birmingham. This is 1480 WQOH Ironton-Birmingham..." talk of shows, podcasting and lost to others. Lucked out good! 1480 #37, AL #58. NEW! JJR-WI

540 CBEF moves to 1550, opening up 540! 830 WUMY moves from MO as KBOA Kennett! 1230 KSEY TX test widely heard and reported! NEW loggings still noted. It ain't over 'til it's over!
540 WDAK GA Columbus 3-7 0058-0102 weak but readable over UNID SS w Coast To Coast AM, legal ID and Fox News at 0100. CBEF not on but nothing I read indicates they're now silent NEW! TS-MI
540 WDAK GA Columbus 3-4 1825 P-F with talk, ads, 'News Radio 540, WDAK.' NEW! EB-MI
540 WETC NC Wendell-Zebulon 3-4 1800 P with SS, ID :00 'W___' Only thing that fits! NEW! EB-MI
780 KSPI OK Stillwater 3-3 0601-0624 P but some fade ups in WBBM null. CBS sportsradio chatter. Ads possibly at :11. In/out w/REL b'cst ment Holy Spirit 2x and St.Peter. Only CBS Sports outlet on 780 is WPTN in Cookville TN out of 232 affils. BUT, WPTN website says FOX Sports! WJAG KKOH KCEG show no sports. Thanks much to Rick Dau-NE for pointing out KSPI affiliation. Website matches. Much better shape than first hearing hours ago. NEW! JJR-MI
830  WUMY  TN Memphis 3-22 2134 VG in WCCO null with "Y-105.5" ID between C&W songs "Amie" by the Pure Prairie League and "I Love A Rainy Night" by Eddie Rabbit.  Confirmed via webstream.  RD-NE 
830 WUMY TN Memphis 3-23 0515 Loud w/Classic Country and slogans.  Easily over WCCO.  Must be on day rig.  NEW! DH-IN
830 WUMY TN Memphis 3-22 2146 G in WCCO null. "Y105.5, your country favorites" LID @ :02 +W288BJ. EX:KOTC Kennett,MO NEW! JJR-MI
900 WILC MD Laurel -- 3-7 0025-0040 fair with CHML nulled, SS pop music and "La Romantica" liners. Confirmed // Net stream. NEW! TS-MI
910 KPOF CO Denver 3-30 0630 F steady w/LID, Focus on the Family. Not hrd in ages. JJR-MI
960  WABG  MS Greenwood - 3-20 2104 Gunder KMA, on obvious day power/pattern with ID by female as "The Awesome AM", then into Tyrone Davis' 1970 R&B classic "Turn Back The Hands Of Time".  This was followed by several delta blues numbers (heavy on the blues harp, or harmonica) with CLs finally heard at 2220.  Confirmed via webstream.  2nd new logging from Ole Miss this season, and #8 overall in the South Omaha logbook. NEW!  RD-NE                                            
1230 WHCO IL Sparta 3-24 0035 Easily atop the channel at times w/Classic Country and ID.  Heard while trying for KSEY TX DX Test. NEW! DH-IN 
1230  KSEY  TX Seymour 3-24 0010 Wasn't giving this one much of a chance to get here, so you can imagine my surprise when sweep tones and Morse Code IDs showed up at this time -- and not only did they show up, they dominated everything else on 1230!  Heard again from 0117-0121 with sweep tones, "phone-off-the-hook" tones and more code IDs.  An e-mail was sent within minutes to Paul Walker, who confirmed it before the first hour was up.  Probably the best DX test I've heard on a graveyard channel since KORN-1490 in late 1990.NEW! RD-NE    
1230 KSEY TX Seymour 3-24 0111 Vp w/Test tones and sweeps. NEW! DH-IN
1230 KSEY TX Seymour 3-24 0009 P poss sweeps :02, two mins worth at :09 over & over. No code, just clear sweeps in w/UNID Sports outlet. 1230 #37 TX#82 NEW! JJR-WI
1280  KZNS  UT Salt Lake City  3-2 2017 Good with Utah State Univ. BKB, mention of the "Utah State Aggie Sports Network" before going into commercial break during timeout.  First time I've heard this from any QTH, and it's Utah logging #8 from here. NEW! RD-NE
1490 KDRO MO Sedalia 3-6 2105 P "and a low of 21.."fade in/out" and that's the forecast from 1490 KDRO" in mess. 2nd time hrd. Rare! JJR-WI
1490 WCOR TN Lebanon 3-27 0603 Vp in GY pile with community bulletin board, ment. WANT, wx, 'Real Country 98-9' into C&W mx. 1490 #20 and first GY from TN! NEW! EB-MI  

FEBRUARY'S HOTTEST Down to twelve rare/NEW! The season is winding down!
NO TOP STATE AL AR FL MI NC OH ON TN VA WV WI were represented with one each. Wait until March, hi!
670 WWFE FL Miami 2-1 0003-0059 weak in WSCR null, under Rebelde w SS music and talk, fadeup at 0057 with easy copy EE ID. Rare TS-MI
780 WWOL NC Forest City 2-17 1711 G w/Southern Gospel.  Abruptly gone at :13 power cut (or outright sign off), leaving WBBM in the clear.  No ID but given the direction, the time of disappearance and the strength of WGCR, this one is counted. Domestic 780 #3! NEW! DH-IN
810 WPIN VA Dublin 2-1 1650 P "Real Country ...WPIN" No WGY. Alone. 810 #18, VA #53 NEW! JJR-WI
940 WIDG MI St.Ignace 2-26 0703 P-F w/fade-ups and downs,  Catholic Connection w/Teresa Romeo, Baraga Broadcasting Net., nxcast, Ms. Romeo mentions phone no. and her Facebook page. NEW! JB-WI
1090 WAQE WI Rice Lake 2-17 1730 G w/Fox Sports and some local WI scores. NEW! DH-IN
1330 WZCT AL Scottsboro 2-17 1743 F "Best in So. Sospel, WZCT" after 2 songs, then pwr drop. Rare! JJR-WI
1450 WHNK WV Parkersburg 2-16 0520 Loud w/local ad strings and contest promos.  NEW! DH-IN
1520 WNWT OH Rosecommon 2-22 0711 P -steady for 5-7 mins. "Positive, encouraging K-Love" was the only fit on 1520. Only 3rd time hrd. Rare! JJR-MI
1580 KHGG AR Van Buren 2-26 0120 P in fade up o/dominant CKDO. "Western AR & Eastern OK's local sports station. 103.1FM & 1580AM the Sports Hog" has not been hrd in ages. Rare! JJR-WI
1600 WATX TN Algood 2-17 1748 Loud at times w/U of TN - Vanderbilt NCAAW Basketball.  Local ads at a timeout, nailed it. NEW! DH-IN
1650 KYHN AR Fort Smith 2-23 0700 Faded up w/full clear ID on the top of the hour. Mentions of Arklahoma and 10,000 watts of Conservative Radio. Back on the air after years of being silent. NEW! SA-MB
1650 CINA ON Mississauga 2-13 1804 P with ad (905-XXX-XXXX) then slipped under KCNZ. Off my Most Wanted List! NEW! EB-MI

JANUARY'S HOTTEST Check out the new/rare logs from Jan'13!
TOP STATE:WA (4), CA and NC (2 each) and the rest with ONE, though the MN and ND logs were GYDX to Illinois!!!
830 KOTC TN Memphis 1-15 1632 Vp with C&W mx, '95-3 The Rebel,' and legal ID after ads. ex-Kennett, MO! NEW! EB-MI
930 WRVC WV Huntington 1-5 1705 P -LID incl 94.1FM xlator. DialGlobal 1/2 time FB rpt. Not common. Alone. JJR-WI
960 WABG MS Greenwood 1-18 2343 Vp, matched webstream.  Thanks to Earl Higgins, in StL., MO for tip.  NEW! DH-IN
1000 KKIM NM Albuquerque 1-1 0657 P w/REL, wxcast w/ments of different NM cities and towns, LID sung in jingle at BOH, obviously on day power all through the night, in WMVP null, NEW! JB-WI
1110 KBND OR Bend 1-16 2059-2101 P thru KFAB's Huskers BKB talk with Blazers BKB coverage and Portland ment. This also must explain the Fox news heard an hour earlier thru Huskers BKB. I've been noticing something occasionally weakly thru KFAB, but had discounted it as WBT leaking thru the back null. OR#8. NEW! NK-IL  
1160 KFXE IA Waukon 1-3 0736 F-G fading in and out over and under KSL with Fox Sports programming. Been after this one for months. NEW! SA-MB
1230 KGHS MN International Falls 1-16 2100 P but with clear CoL ment just after WCLO IDed. MN is almost completed here. NEW! NK-IL
1320 WKRK NC Murphy 1-21 1640 P with ads, wx, Old C&W. NEW! EB-MI
1330 KWKW CA Los Angeles 1-2 2100 P-F rising atop KWLO with "Ud. escuchando La Mera Mera..deportes America.. KWKW Trece Trenta, Los Angeles. Quite a shock to log! CA #37 NEW! NK-IL
1370 WTAB NC Tabor City 1-18 041 P under WSPD with C&W mx, local promo with Website given. Much wanted. NEW! EB-MI
1410 KLEM IA Le Mars 1-8 2100 F with LID u/ local WRMN. Likely on day power as is very rare. NK-IL
1410 WRIS VA Roanoke 1-25 1627 Vp, mixing with WSCW with YL preacher speaking on abortion, etc. Was able to // to Webcast. Nx at :30. Rare! EB-MI
1430 KCLK WA Asotin 1-16 2100 P-F slightly atop with sports radio mention, KCLK calls and Sports Fan slogan. I remain shocked that this is becoming common and in spite mediocre high end cx to more westerly WA last night. The more narrow beamwidth of my area helps makes former nuisance KQZQ rare. NK-IL
1450 KZZJ ND Rugby 1-16 2100 P-PF atop ending C&W and into ID. For once, C&W here was not KBMW and little of pest KMRY noted at the time. I'm getting closer and closer to completing the Dakotas. NEW! NK-IL
1550 KXEX CA Fresno 1-8 1900 P with slogan "La Missionera" after what sd/lk calls in a lull of pest KYAL just after the TOH. This is the likely source of weak SS rlg noted in the mess here lately. CA #38.NEW! NK-IL
1550 KRPI WA Ferndale 1-2 2000 and 2100 P-F in the mix with KRPI Ferndale ID and usual stn disclaimer and back into Indian lang talk and some mx. Never heard before on night pattern but there's a small lobe this way. NK-IL
1550 WHIT WI Madison 1-3 2050-2102 weak fade-ups in CBEF null, True Oldies Channel confirmed w played songs log on TOC web site. WHIT is only 1550 on TOC affiliate list. NEW! TS-MI
1560 KVAN WA Burbank 1-7 1834-7 F-G peaks atop KLNG/KKAA with SS gal with rlg oriented talk. Familia mentions and a Washington mention. Lost at late power/pattern switch. I presume they were the one from the previous night around 2000 in very good cx with bits of a similar format poking thru. Not heard in several years. NK-IL
1590 KLFE WA Seattle 1-1 1900 F rising atop as something (likely KVGB) with a bowl game faded. ..."Freedom 1590 KLFE Seattle". Long sought after. WA #20!! NEW! NK-IL
1610 ------- NE Crofton 1-11 2026:30 P-F female voice rising atop phased CHHA and giving phone # for Lewis and Clark Visitors Center and then fading. QRM also from Milwaukee area TIS' and something unID from the Lakes area of MN. I can't find any info about this station anywhere and think it may be quite new. NEW! NK-IL
1610 WQIV246 ND Ellendale 1-8 1959-2000 P peaks with CHHA phased. Rising atop other TIS's and audible with a twangy male ancr with phone # and ment and Ellendale City Hall ment. There are several TIS's occ. showing up with a few seconds of audio on the channel and what must be a part 15 with oldies/NOS mx. One has 515 area code phone numbers so likely Ames IA and another has a woman's voice but can't copy much, but it isn't a recognizable traffic station. NEW! NK-IL  

DECEMBER'S HOTTEST 32 new/rare logs from Dec'12!
730 WZGV NC Cramerton 12-31 1602 ESPN 730 and local Charlotte NC mentions. NEW!  DH-IN
740 WDGY WI Hudson 12-7 1630 Another One Bites The Dust into abrupt sign off. Called station and confirmed it was them. NEW! BM-WI  
750 KHWG NV Fallon 12-3 2315 very weak with WSB nulled, but confirmed // Net stream w "Yellow Rose Of Texas." Occasional v weak fade-ups in WSB null for the next hour. NV #1, state #42 NEW! TS-MI Congrats Tom! JJR
750 CKJH SK Melfort 12-13 2015 I could hear a faint voice under WSB, and the announcer was quiet just long enough to catch an ad for Murray Dunn Automotive. NEW! BM-WI  
760 KKZN CO Thornton 12-8 1705 End of CBS NX, into traffic report. NEW! BM-WI
760 KCCV KS Overland Park 12-13 1625 End of "Through the Bible", KCCV ID, into some serious thumping. Booming in, over WJR. NEW! BM-WI  
800 WHOS AL Decatur 12-5 1808 Political talk, mention of the best newspaper in Northern Alabama. NEW! BM-WI
800 WVAL MN Sauk Rapids 12-7 1620 C&W, local ads, WVAL ID. NEW! BM-WI
900 CKBI SK Prince Albert 12-5 2223 CW into ID of "Saskatchwan's favorite radio station, CKBI". Almost fell out of my recliner. NEW! BM-WI    
980 KCAB AR Dardanelle 12-18 1653 Caught call signs above mess, then mentions of Hannity and the like. NEW! BM-WI
990 KWAM TN Memphis 12-31 1628 Local Memphis talk, ?? to webstream. NEW!  DH-IN
1020 KJJK MN Fergus Falls 12-2 0100 Christmas music, ID of "KJJK Fergus Falls Minnesota. Family friendly Radio." NEW! BM-WI
1030 WUFL MI Sterling Heights 12-10 0800 Xmas mx, matched web stream. NEW! BM-WI
1040 WPBS GA Atlanta 12-18 1600 Heard with what I thought might have been Vietnamese, but thanks to John for giving me an ID on this one. Loud and clear in WHO null. MY 2010 book has them listed as SS Rel. I guess they've changed a bit. Can't believe I've never heard them before. NEW! BM-WI
1040 CJMS QC St Constant 12-26 0558 P u/WHO with mx, OM in FF, partial calls copied. Much wanted! NEW! EB-MI   
1090 WCAR MI Livonia-Detroit 12-1 0600 Vp LID, no KAAY, WBAL, others. Rare! JJR-MI   
1180 KZOT NE Bellevue 12-19 0930 Fading in and out under KYES with Fox Sports programming. Being trying for months for this one and finally got an ID. NEW! SA-MB
1180 KZOT NE Bellevue-Omaha 12-27 1657 P in WHAM null, Mortgage Specialists 402-591-51XX, LID and power drop. Not common. JJR-MI
1190 WNWC WI Sun Prarie 12-4 1233 Relgion, with a WNWC ID. My second closest unheard. NEW! BM-WI
1200 WEMM WV Huntington 12-4 1604 Local weather and traffic, lock down in local school. NEW! BM-WI
1210 KUNF UT Washington 12-31 2300 P with call ID and 107/102 (FM //'s) ment thru pest KGYN. UT#20 NEW! NK-IL
1240 KDEC IA Decorah 12-27 1605 P "on Winnebago in downtown Decorah, Kens Construction ad, "here's your KDEC forecast: snow low:5, snow Fri 1-3", high 27 "from the KWWL forecast center" (by YL) and then Garage Logic show. NEW! JJR-MI
1270 KSCB KS Liberal 12-8 1637 P steady. " furniture at 1015 N. Kansas....Liberal" into girls bkb game. Score: 21-13 tho I couldn't decipher names, if even given. Gone in 5 mins. Rare! JJR-WI  
1310 KLIX ID Twin Falls 12-31 2300 P well under WIBA and coming out of same ads after same talk show and into ID and then news. ID #11 NEW! NK-IL
1320 CJMR ON Mississauga 12-10 2335 Talk. Not sure of language but matched web stream. NEW! BM-WI   
1340 KTOQ SD Rapid City 12-30 1800 P with Rapids City's ESPN.. KTOQ. Very rare. NK-IL
1370 KXTL MT Butte 12-30 1800 F briefly nearly alone with SW MT ment and calls. Very rare. NK-IL
1370 WGIV NC Pineville 12-10 2259 Gospel,"The soul of Charlotte". Are they really only 45 watts? NEW! BM-WI  
1460 WRVK KY Mount Vernon 12-2 0601 Vp with end of SSB, sign on message, ment. "1200 watts," lost. Calls sounded like "WRBJ," but only station listed at 1460 with matching power. NEW! EB-MI
1550 WLFP PA Braddock 12-15 1548 P with ads, ID, talk, lost in shuffle. Off my Most Wanted List! CBE(F) off. NEW! EB-MI
1670 WOZN WI Madison 12-30 1832 F with continuous Heavy metal type music. No more Christmas music no more WTDY. New calls effective 12/28 on FCC web site. Look for CBS sports in the new year. NEW! SA-MB
1700 KKLF TX Richardson 12-4 2306 Couldn't hear the jokes, but I could hear the laughs. Can't imagine who else it could be. NEW! BM-WI

NOVEMBER'S HOTTEST NEW/Rare from 28 states and provinces!! 67 new/rare logs from Nov'12!
950 produced 4 new loggings, including a NEW CKNB-NB! 1050 CJNB-SK was NEW for TWO! 1230 & 1340 had two each, but 1490 bested all. OH,ND and TX had FIVE rare/NEW each!
530 CIAO ON Brampton 11-3 0157 Unknown language, no Id on the hour, but matched internet feed.NEW! BM-WI
550 WGR NY Buffalo 11-21 2259 Many mentions of Buffalo into news. NEW! BM-WI  
570 WMCA NY New York 11-20 2228 End of religious program, local ads, WMCA fund for storm victims. NEW! BM-WI
740 WLVN IL Olney 11-27 1728 "Fox Sports WLVN" ID. NEW! BM-WI
750 KHWG NV Fallon 11-4 2231 P in WSB null. Songs match their online feed. NEW! BM-WI
750 CKJH SK Melfort 11-4 2126 P u/WSB. They're still audible at 2229. OLD NEW! BM-WI
800 KQCV OK Oklahoma City 11-16 1722 Off the wall religious show with ad for Red Dawn Survival.NEW! BM-WI
800 WVHU WV Huntington 11-1 0010 ID of WVHU Huntington NEW! BM-WI
820 WBKK MN Wilton  11-3 1440 P in CKJS null but clear. Playing music from 50's 60's and 70's and local ads. On the air with music news talk and Motor Sports programming. They are running 10,000 Days 750 nights NEW! SA-MB
830 WFNO LA Norco 11-3 0100 Id of "La Raza, New Orleans" on the hour.NEW! BM-WI
880 CKLQ MB Brandon 11-1 0130 The Trucker Show on CKLQ NEW! BM-WI
900 WKDA TN Lebanon 11-26 1645 Spanish, matched web stream. NEW! BM-WI
950 KXJK AR Forest City 11-2 0559 F-G w/LID, nat'l anthem, ABC nx. local nx. and wx. AR radio net nx., all part of hour long nx. block, on day power early, RARE! JB-WI
950 KWOS MO Jefferson City 11-28 1620 End of Sean Hannity, "News Radio 950 KWOS" NEW! BM-WI
950 WAKM TN Franklin 11-2 0655 P-F Classic C&W song by Don Williams, station EEO ad., TN Radio Net nx. LID, NBC Net nx., NEW! JB-WI
950 CFAM AB Altona 11-3 0557 P-F w/Classics Til Dawn mx. pgm. calls, local nx. NEW! JB-WI
950 CFAM MB Altona 11-1 0135 CFAM weather, classical mx NEW! BM-WI
950 CKNB NB Cambellton 11-20 1825 Loud and clear. Call Me Maybe/Carly Rae Jepsen. ID of "Your Community, Your Station, CKNB." Local wx. Forgot to lower power? I almost fell out of my chair when I heard this. On of my best catches ever. NEW! BM-WI
960 WABG MS Greenwood 11-10 0015 Blues, with Id of WABG AM Mississippi Delta. Fairly strong. NEW! BM-WI
970 WNED NY Buffalo 11-13 1800 Id popped up out of the muck, and gone. NEW! BM-WI
970 WFUN OH Ashtabula 11-5 0530 P -steady w/"ESPN970WFUN", Ashtabula's Pizza Hut, Political ads, Prop #39 spot. Rare. JJR-WI
990 WDEO MI Ypsilanti 11-25 1955 End of "Life and Money". Ave Maria Radio. NEW! BM-WI
1010 KXEN MO St. Louis 11-23 0021 Sermon, matched web stream. NEW! BM-WI
1050 CJNB SK North Battleford 11-20 0658 G w/Country mx., LID for both CJNB and FM sister CJNS-102.3 Meadow Lake at TOH, local nxcast, ads, Wood Pile segment, sports nx., NEW! JB-WI
1050 CJNB SK North Battleford 11-30 0656 P -F w/Caniso ad, "Hot new, Hit Kickin' county and more of it! 1050 CJNB" and "CJNB news" and Jeff Kent on the TOH. Alone on freq! Almost loud 20 mins later. Most Northerly catch ever! NEW! JJR-MI
1070 KNTH TX Houston 11-3 2353 Popped up out of the muck with "Houston 1070 KNTH" and disappeared.NEW! BM-WI
1110 WGNZ OH Fairborn 11-26 0628 P w/REL Southern Gospel mx. KFAB in fade-down, NEW! JB-WI
1190 WIXE NC Monroe 11-9 HS football talk, Go Redhawks, local ads NEW! BM-WI
1210 KOKK SD Huron 11-13 1639 C&W // to online. NEW! BM-WI
1230 WSAL IN Logansport 11-1 2223 Faded up with 'AM 1230 WSAL' into Standards. Was able to keep in for a couple more records to make sure I heard that. 'The music, the personalities, the station. WSAL' was another sweep. IN#10! NEW! EB-MI
1230 KMRS MN Morris 11-10 0815 P Obits: "church here in Morris...Starbuck (MN)...AM 12-30 KMRS." "Ace Hardware and KMRS." Only 2nd time hrd. Rare. JJR-MI
1240 KDLR ND Devils Lake 11-11 0700 P -LID incl "since 1925" into CBS nx. After nx, a sounder then "....ND State Patrol is cracking down...ND Soybean crops...." by OM, tho young sounding, hi. Finally again at :08 "AM 1240 KDLR" sweep into closings. "The veteran's supper..." Not hrd in 2 yrs at least. Rare. JJR-MI
1250 WNEM MI Bridgeport 11-30 0717 P, psa, "First 4and5 wx" or similar. Local ments. High today:38. Rare! JJR-MI
1330 WELW OH Willoughby 11-21 1627 P mixing with WSPQ, with traffic, local ad, 'Talk Of the Town, WELW.' Rare! EB-MI
1340 WJRW MI Grand Rapids 11-20 0058 Caught a good ID on the hour. My first station on 1340 other than our local. NEW! BM-WI
1340 WXKX WV Clarksburg 11-21 2159 Faded up with ESPN ads, 'ESPN Radio Clarksburg, 1340 WXKX,' into ESPN stuff and lost. NEW! EB-MI
1350 KBRX NE O'Neil 11-1 0700 F low tonight:41, now 55 degrees. Shamrock Livestock Mkt. LID, ABC news. C&W. NEW! JJR-MI
1370 WLLM IL Lincoln 11-16 1651 WLLM 105.3 1370. NEW! BM-WI
1370 KAWL NE York 11-1 0652 P in WSPD null. "1370 KAWL" by YL, matching satellite jock. OLDies. NEW! JJR-MI
1390 WBLL OH Bellefontaine 11-17 1530 Ohio St Sports Network.NEW! BM-WI
1400 KVFD IA Fort Dodge 11-3 0732 P -steady w/traffic info "we'll keep you informed on the Voice of Ft. Dodge, 1400 KVFD." Rare! JJR-MI
1400 KQDJ ND Jamestown 11-10 0033 P in fade up & out. "This is the home for the MN Twins and the MN Vikings. Dakota Country Radio." Same liner I'd hrd last report. Rare. JJR-MI
1410 KDKT ND Beulah 11-10 0715 P "at 701-774-xxxx in Dickinson or 483-xxxx" lost to WIZM. Only 2nd time hrd. Rare. JJR-MI
1410 WCMT TN Martin 11-23 1655 Home of Tennessee basketball. NEW! BM-WI
1420 WHBN KY Harrodsburg 11-25 0006 "AM 1420 WHBN, the rooster." NEW! BM-WI
1420 WKCW VA Warrenton 11-15 1553 popped up with 1420 WKCW ID. NEW! BM-WI
1430 KGRI NE Grand Island 11-15 1713 Discussion about gambling. NEW! BM-WI
1440 KCHE IA Cherokee 11-10 0801 P "KCHE 92.1 Cherokee" upon tune in. Ad for auto service store "... the right thing to do since 1962." ABC nx. Alone. Rare. JJR-MI
1440 KTNO TX University Park 11-15 1700 KTNO 1440 AM 102.5 FM ID. NEW! BM-WI
1450 WMOH OH Hamilton 11-12 1632 Faded up with ID, show promo, lost. Off my Most Wanted List! NEW! EB-MI
1490 KNDC ND Hettinger 11-11 0600 P w LID as "KNDC-AM Hettinger" into ABC nx. Calls again at :11. Long wanted! Off my most wanted listing. NEW! JJR-MI
1490 KOVC ND Valley City 11-1 0619 F suprisingly! "November 3rd in Carrington...treasure hunt. 31 in Carrington, 36 in Oakes, 35 in Valley" into CNBC radio/stocks. One of a whopping 10 QSLs I have, hi! Only 2nd time hrd. I'd say it's rare.JJR-MI
1490 WESB PA Bradford 11-21 1610 Long newscast, with story about a body found in Allegheny Reservoir. NEW! BM-WI
1510 WWHN IL Joliet 11-21 1617 F, then P with Urban Gospel, barely audible 'AM 1510 WWHN' between records. Rare! EB-MI
1550 CBEF ON Windsor 11-1 1815 G solid signals dominating the frequency with French talk and music. I checked the internet stream and it is them for sure. Also big thanks to Robert Ross for confirming them now here testing. I suppose that means that 540 will be freed up in the next while. NEW! SA-MB
1580 WVOK AL Oxford 11-3 0250 Oldies with local ads. WVOK Id on the hour.NEW! BM-WI  
1590 WHLX MI Marine City 11-25 0100 Chuck Berry Run Run Rudolph, 1590 WHLX ID. NEW! BM-WI
1590 WCSL NC Cherryville 11-2 0515 Local WNTS was off since 0300. Added for a new one. Calls. NEW! DH-IN
1620 WTAX TX College Station 11-23 2210 College Station Weather, 60's and sunny tomorrow. u/KOZN. NEW! BM-WI
1630 KKGM TX Ft Worth 11-3 0220 Anti government rant, ad for survival seed vault.NEW! BM-WI
1630 KKGM TX Ft.Worth 11-23 2145 Woman talking, matched web stream. Actually o/KCJJ at times. NEW! BM-WI
1630 KRND WY Fox Farm 11-23 2135 Mexican music, poor but fairly clear. NEW! BM-WI
1640 WTNI MS Biloxi 11-17 1658 ESPN Radio, SEC football. NEW! BM-WI
1640 KFXY OK Enid 11-23 2121 Looking for gospel song writers. NEW! BM-WI
1650 WPXZ497 IL Evanston 11-4 1645 w/test loop for City of Evanston TIS stn. Never heard before. NEW! KDF-IL
1660 WBCN TN Charlotte 11-23 2105 Out of news, into Dennis Miller Show. NEW! BM-WI