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DX-midAMerica/HOT TIPS:Jan-Feb'13

Dec'12 Tips!:::DX-midAMerica.com Home Page Domestics:CENTRAL, LW,PanAM/World:GMT --->DX reporting form! FEB AV:160,HI:479('01),LO:19('88) FEB'12:225 NOW: 71 HOT NOW: 1450, as of 2-23! Got Tips? Email us at AM DX Tips info@dx-midAMerica.com LATEST TIPS: "most recent/longform" page!


570 WKBN OH Youngstown 206 0623 P "570 WKBN" in passing. Usually WKYX or WNAX would be more common. JJR-WI
580 CKWW ON Windsor 2-3 0452 P "CKWW" jingle tween OLDies. Alone. JJR-WI
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
720 WGCR NC Pisgah Forest 2-17 1705 G w/S. Gospel.  Equal w/WGN @ times. Relog but new to ULR log.  DH-IN
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
820 WVSG OH Columbus 2-17 1722 Loud w/Catholic service. First time heard with these calls.  Relog but new to ULR log. DH-IN
900  KHOZ  AR Harrison 2-10 0759 G with mention of "khozradio.com" website in live legal ID by female announcer.  RD-NE
900 WATK WI Antigo 2-22 1950 P -calls in peak o/CHML. Unusual @nite.NOS.JJR-MI
900 WDLS WI Wisconsin Dells 2-22 1951 F in nice fade up "in the Dells, Country Western 900" OLD C&W. Never hrd @nite! JJR-MI    
930  KKIN  MN Aitkin 2-3 1905 F with promo for upcoming fishing event on Mille Lacs Lake, then CLs.  Not heard from anywhere since the DX test of March 13, 1994.  RD-NE
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
950 CFAM MB Altoona 2-13 0300 P u/WNTD w/long 40 min set of classical mx. No calls hrd, but this is most likely. JJR-WI
970 KOAQ MN Austin 2-3 0436 F nice sig. Calls. alone. C&W JJR-WI
970 WZAM MI Ishpeming 2-21 0614 P w/ESPN970 ments, promo for Cowherd, local sports w/Casey Ford o/anything. JJR-WI
980 WITY IL Danville 2-11 1824 P-F EZL mx. songs by Dean Martin and David Gates, KKMS-MN nulled down in NW-SE direction. JB-WI
980 WONE OH Dayton 2-11 1824 P-F FOX Sports Radio. JB-WI
990 WCAZ IL Carthage 2-22 1944 Vp w/Illiani basketball.Only affil on 990. No calls hrd. Way u/CBW. JJR-MI


1010 WTZA GA Atlanta 2-1 1643 P -"For Atlanta, Old School 1010" sweepper w/OLD R&B songs. ex:WGUN JJR-WI
1030 WNVR IL Vernon Hills-Chicago 2-8 0659 P in WCTS-MN null w/ETH format, LID w/Chicago ment in it, "Radio Polskie". JB-WI
1060 WRHL IL Rochelle 2-15 0634 P-F w/NewsTalk, promo for Michael Koolidge show, ads. JB-WI
1070 WFNI IN Indianapolis 2-25 0600 n P -LID incl x-lator, WIBC-HD-2 in WTSO null. JJR-WI
1070 WFLI TN Lookout Mountain 2-13 1726 P with preacher, ID between shows at BOH. EB-MI    
1080  WYHY  KY Cannonsburg 2-22 2059 G with legal ID: "...Solid Gospel 1080...WYHY, Cannonsburg".  Tipped off to this by the bcblog page on dxworld.com.  RD-NE 
1080 WYHY KY Cannonsburg 2-22 1750 P -"WYHY....WYHY" noted 2x at TOH. Tnx to Saul Chernos. Relog, of course,hi. JJR-MI
1080 KNDK ND Langdon 2-22 1750 P -calls into Yahoo Sportsradio 2-22 1750 P Yahoo Sportsradio w/calls b4 segment. Weak WTIC. WNWI nulled. JJR-MI
1090 WFCV IN Fort Wayne 2-3 0612 P tho in almost 1 hr. Alone o/very very weak OLD stn. Only "Bott" net fit on freq. JJR-WI
1090 KNWS IA Waterloo 2-15 0659 G w/Sigm-on, REL, SRN nx. "Faith 1090". JB-WI
1090 WKBZ MI Muskegon 2-15 0652 F w/News Talk, "Michiganâ's Big Show", ments of Battle Creek. JB-WI
1090 WAQE WI Rice Lake 2-17 1730 G w/Fox Sports and some local WI scores. NEW! DH-IN   
1090  WAQE  WI Rice Lake 2-5 0731 F with local news: "Now an update from the Northwest Wisconsin news center..."  My 800th logging overall at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE  
1160 WPIE NY Trumansburg 2-22 0650 F tho lost to KSL. Mike & Mike. Faded up in time for TOH LID into Sports Center. Only 2nd time hrd. JJR-MI
1160 KSL UT Salt Lake City 2-22 0650 P w/"high of 30" and forcast 5 days out. "KSL newstime 5:50. Traffic and weather on the 9's on KSLnewsradio." Always nice to hear. JJR-MI
1190 KQQZ MO St.Louis 2-11 1835 Classic C&W mx. of the 60s, songs by Reeves, Cash, etc. JB-WI
1190 CFSL SK Weyburn 2-11 1841 P-F C&W mx. “AM-1190, A Golden West Radio Station”. JB-WI


1230 WSOO MI Sault Ste Marie 2-24 0618 Vp in mess, tho clear "1230 WSOO" in liner w/softer OLDies. JJR-MI
1240 WJTN NY Jamestown 2-13 1731 Faded up with HS sports promo, list of sponsors, lost. EB-MI
1240 WOBT WI Rhinelander 2-24 0703 P in w/2 others. "Hodag" heard clearly. Slogan is "Hodag Country Legends" OLD C&W JJR-MI
1250 KCNZ IA Cedar Falls 2-13 1805 Faded up over CINA with Fox Sports. EB-MI
1250 CJYE ON Oakville 2-13 1740 F o/WXYT IBOC! with "Walk In the Word," online program schedule match. Rare now due to WXYT IBOC. EB-MI
1260 WNDE IN Indianapolis 2-11 1841 1848 F w/FOX Sports Radio. JB-WI
1290 WKLJ WI Sparta 2-15 0711 G Local ads, ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning. JB-WI


1310 WCCW MI Traverse City 2-25 1659 P with Fox Sports, lost after ID EB-MI
1320 WILS MI Lansing 2-14 1709 Vp with talk show, "On WILS" ment. EB-MI
1330 WZCT AL Scottsboro 2-17 1743 F "Best in So. Sospel, WZCT" after 2 songs, then pwr drop. Rare! JJR-WI
1330 WVHI IN Evansville 2-22 0730 P w/"AM 1330 WVHI Evansville" into REL programming. No sign of WHBL/KWWL. JJR-MI  
1340 WAGN MI Menominee 2-23 0648 P in mess. Quicken ad, "...here in Menomoniee...."and by now, dx was mostly dead vs 2-22 when SRS went 45 mins longer. JJR-MI
1350 WIOU IN Kokomo 2-25 1707 F with local ads, ID, into local sports show. EB-MI
1360 WMOB AL Mobile 2-5 0109 P-F "1360 on the dial, WMOB in Mobile." Alone. JJR-WI
1370 KWRT MO Boonville 2-21 0607 P-F o/WSPD most of time. Snow 8-12" and closings, advisories, Nash's towing at 660-537-33XX. JJR-WI


1400 KEYL MN Long Prairie 2-24 0606 P -"AM 1400 KEYL Long Prairie" into mx in mess. OLD C&W Rare JJR-MI
1400 WBIZ WI Eau Claire 2-24 0633 P "Sportsradio1400.com" over & over in promos for shows. In mess. JJR-MI
1420 WIMS IN Michigan City 2-22 0634 P "at the Walmart in Michigan City...WIMSradio.com...CBS at the top of the hour on WIMS." usually here it's KTOE, but not today! JJR-MI
1450 WRLL IL Cicero 2-22 2-23 0556 P w/"Cicero" clear at :00. SS kinda stood out on freq, hi! JJR-MI
1450 WATZ MI Alpena 2-18 1659 Vp w/TOH ID,lost to GY pile again. EB-MI  
1450  KNSI  MN St. Cloud 2-6 1949 Atop with ID: "...One Oh Three Three, KNSI".  First new graveyard logging here in 3 1/2 months.  I got a very nice ceramic mug from these guys during a brief visit to their studios on 10/19/2011. NEW! RD-NE  
1450 KNSI MN Saint Cloud 2-22 1900 P -LID inclding "103.3" K277BS. NBC nx in mess JJR-MI
1450 WPSE PA Erie 2-14 1658 P in slush with ID, lost. EB-MI
1450 WHNK WV Parkersburg 2-16 0520 Loud w/local ad strings and contest promos.  NEW! DH-IN
1450 KFIZ WI Fond du Lac 2-22 0632 P "from the KFIZ newsroom" in mess JJR-MI
1490 WZOE IL Princeton 2-17 1730 P w/wx:low:24, LID, wzoe.com in mess. Still, nice to hear. JJR-WI


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
1530 WMCE PA North East 2-16 1633 P, mainly under WCKY with Classic Hits. Only station that fits! Despite being a relatively close NDA, it's a very rare catch! EB-MI
1550  KUAZ  AZ Tucson  2-3 1859 Weak with conclusion of NPR program "Car Talk", weather (hi tomorrow 66, lo tomorrow night 45), then mention of "Tucson" in legal ID.  RD-NE  
1560  KBEW  MN Blue Earth 2-9 0709 F in KLNG's open carrier with news, mention of the Blue Earth school board at 0806, ID at the end: "That's a look at local news headlines on KBEW".  RD-NE 
1560 KTUI MO Sullivan 2-13 0627 P -Sports show b'cst on weekends, calls & obits. Nothing else on freq. JJR-WI
1570 WNDA IN New Albany 2-24 1758 P "Kentuckana's News Talk Station -1570 WNDA" into talk in fade up. JJR-WI
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  KYHN  AR Fort Smith 2-14 0625 Good with "We are KYHN 1650" heard in promo for the Clark Howard Show.  It was nice having this one off for nearly 5 years.  Its re-emergence now makes my chances of hearing El Paso on this frequency a little bit tougher from here.  RD-NE
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
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1570 MEXICO XERF Ciudad Acuna Feb4 0457 P jumpy -bouncy mx in for 40 min and nice LID by woman at :57. JJR-WI


1460 UNID 2-23 1812 P in CJOY w/Rosary. Lost in 2 mins. JJR-MI


Pan-AM loggings GMT:
670 CUBA Rebelde Feb1 0503-0559 G (for Cuba), above WWFE, easy copy in WSCR null, "Nosotros" Cuban music show. Sync echo effect from 2 xmtrs, first log of this on any Rebelde freq TS-MI

JAN AV:183,HI:558('02),LO:65('85) LAST JAN:161 NOW: 15o HOT NOW: 155o
550 KTRS MO St.Louis 1-16 1819 F w/local ads, The Big Sports Show. JB-WI
560 KWTO MO Springfield 1-16 1816 P-F Local ads, talk pgm. w/ment of Samuel Adams as sponsor. JB-WI
570 WIDS KY Russell Springs 1-21 1709 P under WKBN with C&W Gospel, cycling through records. Presumed. EB-MI
570 CKGL ON Kitchener 1-25 0613 P in/out w/WNAX. "...in downtown Kitchener"...."570News." JJR-MI  
580  WELO  MS Tupelo 1-2 2030-2049 Fair to good w/R&B oldies from the Brothers Johnson, Diana Ross & the Supremes, War, and Tina Turner, then an ID of "...heart and soul, 104.3 The Pulse".  Heard again after 2100 w/songs from Sister Sledge and Michael Jackson.  Was tipped off to this by Earl Higgins and confirmed it by looking up www.pulseoftupelo.com, which mentioned WELO 580 AM on the homepage.   MS #7 at this QTH, and first time I've heard WELO since 4/21/1991.  RD-NE    
580  CKWW  ON Windsor 1-2 1956 W in WIBW null with "Sundown" by Gordon Lightfoot and "Let's Hang On" by Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, then jingle ID of "580 CKWW, more music".  First time heard since 3/9/1995.  RD-NE
590 WVLK KY Lexington 1-21 1717 P with ads, 'Sports Info 590.' EB-MI    
600  WSJS  NC Winston-Salem 1-14 2217 F u/WMT w/tape-delayed NASCAR discussion pgm "Fast Talk".  Stuck with it, and finally got CLs in a promo at 2334 for the Clark Howard Show.  NC #3 here.NEW!  RD-NE
680 WMFS TN Memphis 1-17 0130 P -steady. "ESPN 92-9, Memphis' sports station. ESPN. JJR-WI
690 CKGM PQ Montreal 1-16 1829 F SPO talk, Mansford Realty ad, promo for Canadian Figure Skating Championship on TSN, sports update. JB-WI
710 WFNR VA Blacksburg 1-14 0705 P steady, Valley Staffing, Job Fair at VATech, 540-731-XXXX, Cumulus ments, America's Morning Nx. Alone. JJR-WI
730 CKDM MB Dauphin 1-16 P-F Sounder id, song “Don’t Hold Your Breath”. JB-WI
740 CFZM ON Toronto 1-16 1839 G Classic AC mx. JB-WI
770 WVNN AL Athens 1-18 1806 Dale Jenkins Show, ments of both AM 770 and FM 92.5 freqs. JB-WI  
790 WKRD KY Louisville 1-17 1859 P with ads, 'Cards Radio 790 WKRD Louisville" ID :00, Fox Sports. AKA 'Sports Radio 790,' as both slogans heard. EB-MI
790  WSGW  MI Saginaw 1-18 1622 Weak, but in there, with "790 WSGW" ID, then into the Tom Sullivan program.  Had been after this one at sunset nearly every day for the past three winters, but today, usual sunset pest WAYY was nowhere to be found.  Another one off the Most Wanted list, and a nice present on my birthday, to boot. NEW! RD-NE1 
810 WMGC TN Murfreesboro 1-21 1728 Mainly under WGY but sometimes atop with SS mx, 'La Sabrosita.' EB-MI
810  WMGC  TN Murfreesboro 1-21 2301 - G under WHB with regional Mexican music and "La Saborsita" ID, which clinched it.  RD-NE  
810 WJJQ WI Tomahawk 1-14 0700 P -LID, Mike & Mike. No CBS nx. That has moved to 92.5FM to update. JJR-WI  
820  WWBA  FL Largo 1-23 0628 Appeared suddenly in null of WBAP with programming from America's News Network.  ID finally snagged at 0734 as "Tampa Bay's AM 820 News".  FL #2 at this locale. NEW! RD-NE
830 WTRU NC Kernersville 1-15 1612 P but alone with religion, 'The Truth' promos at BOH. EB-MI
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  
850  KFUO  MO Clayton 1-6 1736 F w/instrumental piano hymns and sacred music.  Took the webstream, which was only about 3 sec. behind, to nail it.  RD-NE 
870 WMTL KY Leitchfield 1-15 1702 Vp with local nx, C&W mx later. 'AM 870 the Moose.'EB-MI    
900  WLSI  KY Pikeville 1-22 2214 G with promo for East Kentucky Broadcasting (including phone # of 432-2809), then an ad that mentioned "ESPN Pikeville".  Tipped off to this from the bcblog page on www.dxworld.com.  RD-NE
900 CKBI SK Prince Albert 1-24 2000 P steady. "900 CKBI a .... radio station." No CHML. C&W JJR-MI
930 WTAD IL Quincy 1-27 1902 F o/UNID SS. Illin-ianna basketball. :02: Talkradio 930 WTAD Quincy. JJR-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
930 WRVC WV Huntington 1-15 2216 P -calls o/bumper mx. Alone on quiet freq. JJR-WI
940 WMAC GA Macon 1-6 0632 P -wx:33, more at 13wmac.com Lifelock,Safelite ads, NewsTalk940 WMAZ, Hannity replay. Alone. JJR-WI
940 KVSH NE Valentine 1-4 0706 P w/Local nx. Psra @500w. JB-WI
940 WFAW WI Ft. Atkinson 1-18 1826 F over CJGX w/ Yahoo Sports Radio. Citrus Café, Basics Co-Operative ads. JB-WI
950 CFAM MB Altona 1-18 1832 P in jumble w/others, calls. JB-WI
950 CFAM MB Altona 1-24 1950 G almost at times. "Classics til Dawn" Christan ??? (Business name) calls into more mx @:00. Lost to WWJ mins later JJR-MI
960 WSBT IN South Bend 1-18 1842 G w/H.S. BKB, Adams vs. Mishiwaka. JB-WI
960 WABG MS Greenwood 1-18 2343 Vp, matched webstream.  Thanks to Earl Higgins, in StL., MO for tip.  NEW! DH-IN
970 WZAM MI Ishpeming 1-6 1658 P LID by HS sports coach in w/ESPN stuff. "ESPN 970" Alone, suprisingly! JJR-WI       
980  KSGM  IL Chester 1-5 1658 Fair, //their FM sister with "KBDZ, Perryville" ID, then C&W songs "Born To Fly" by Sara Evans and "Meet In The Middle" by Diamond Rio.  Not heard anywhere since 2/6/1991.  RD-NE    
980  WYFN  TN Nashville  1-5 1659 F w/brief legal ID: "This is WYFN, Nashville".  RD-NE  
990  KRKS  CO Denver 1-1 1759 F in CBW null w/"KRKS" jingle, mentions of "the Mighty 990" and "Denver" in legal ID.   RD-NE
990 KDMO MO Cassville 1-27 1820 F temps:50s/60s. Knew it wasn't CBW, hi. Sat thru 2 songs b4 "KDMO AM 990 Cassville-Minette-Aurora- and Mt.Vernon" by YL into OLD C&W. JJR-MI


1000 KKIM MN 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
1000 KKIM NM Albuquerque 1-4 0656 F w/Adventures in Oddysey pgm., a presentation of Focus On The Family, wxcasr sponsored by Lawn Rangers, LID @ BOH, still on day power around the clock, should only be 38w nites! JB-WI  
1010  KXXT  AZ Tolleson 1-1 1844 G w/"KXXT Ten-Ten AM" ID between REL pgrograms.  AZ #5 here. NEW!  RD-NE  
1010 CBR AB Calgary 1-25 0737 F steady! "on the Calgary eyeopener..." Sports. "CBCsports.ca" "Here in Calgary...local sports writer here in Calgary" Alone. Rarely in this well! JJR-MI
1040 CJMS QC St Constant 1-17 2000 P with C&W mx, FF DJ, one ment. 'En Francias.' EB-MI
1060 KFIL MN Preston 1-28 0641 P "in Spring Valley......KFIL" in w/several others. JJR-MI
1080 WNWI IL Oak Lawn 1-18 1848 G ETH format on “Chicago’s Super Ethnic Station. JB-WI
1080 WYHY KY Cannonsburg 1-18 2119 F with "Night Lights" program on Solid Gospel, C&W Gospel mx.EB-MI


1100  KDRY  TX Alamo Heights 1-5 1755 Weak to fair in KFAB splatter with conclusion of REL program "Leading The Way", then an ID that sounded like "All Teaching...KDRY...".  Only have this one, WTAM, and KNZZ logged on this channel at this QTH.  RD-NE 
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  
1140  KLTK  AR Centerton 1-15 0829 Faint w/CLs in EE heard during SS ID.  Noted a "La Mas Mexicana" ID a half hour before.  RD-NE  
1140  WVEL  IL Pekin 1-28 0715 Popped in suddenly with "Thru The Bible" hosted by J. Vernon McGee.  WVEL's website shows them as carrying his program at this time, and :15 corresponds to WVEL's power-up time at sunrise for the month of January.  Good enough for me to count it. NEW!  RD-NE  
1140  KCXL  MO Liberty 1-15 0832 F w/ad for event at local raceway, mention of I-70, then CLs.  Had been one of my closest unheards. NEW! RD-NE    
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
1180 WSQR IL Sycamore 1-27 0703 P w/AM/FM xlator id, Calls. Alone. OLD JJR-MI
1190 KQQZ MO DeSoto 1-14 2040 F @20/9! "KQQZ" jingle tween OLD C&W songs. Kinda loud for 22w! hi No WOWO. JJR-WI
1190 KPHN MO Kansas City 1-27 1755 P easily 4 mins of Disney promos. Only affil. No WOWO. JJR-MI
1190 CFSL SK Weyburn 1-25 622 P "Todays Hits & All Time Country favorites...AM 1190" DiscoverWeyburn.com, Roads: Regina, Hwy 33, ice, drifting snow. JJR-MI


1200  WAMB  TN Nashville 1-1 1657 G w/"Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" by B.J. Thomas, then ID: "Happy New Year from WAMB, Nashville".   Had been looking for KYOO, which is still unlogged here.  RD-NE  
1210 KGYN OK Guymon 1-4 2035 P -calls(YL) into chatter (OM) and Little Ceaser ad o/weak WPHT. JJR-WI
1210 KUNF UT Washington 1-16 2059 P-F in mix with no KGYN (perhaps running night pattern for once?). Infowest, the Interner people ad is spot on for SW Utah. NK-IL
1210 KHAT WY Laramie 1-16 2100 P mixed with KOKK/KUNF etc with superpest KGYN strangely missing. C&W mx and call ID's. NK-IL
1220 WSLM IN Salem 1-14 0545 P -"Instant Winner Thursdays" promo "on 97-9 the Bird(?)" Doesn't show anywhere. Must be newer slogan. Steady. JJR-WI
1230 KFJB IA Marshalltown 1-21 0300 P -steady & clear LID, ABC nx. Alone. JJR-WI
1230 WKLK MN Cloquet 1-25 2024 P in fade up o/assumed WSOO. "AM 1230 WKLK" NOS JJR-MI
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
1230 KGHS MN International Falls 1-24 1854 P mostly in/out 50+ mins: Beatles, Cars, Rolling Stones, etc. 60s/70s/80s songs. Calls finally noted thru fade ins/outs/ups. JJR-MI
1230 KTRF MN Thief River Falls 1-24 2043 P "coverage... right here on KTRF" Hockey or something. Not in long enough. JJR-MI
1230 WXCO WI Wausau 1-28 0700 P but o/others. LID, CBS nx. JJR-MI
1240 WJON MN St.Cloud 1-25 2005 Break in MN Wild hockey and calls back to game. JJR-MI
1240 KODY NE North Platte 1-8 1900 P with hourly ID after KCCR faded down. NK-IL
1240 WJMC WI Rice Lake 1-24 1800 P end of Domino/Van Morrison, LID by woman, CBS nx. Alone in fade up/out. JJR-MI
1270  KSCB  KS Liberal 1-19 1622 G w/ Liberal at Colby girls HS BKB game, ads for Al Shank Insurance and Keating Tractor & Equipment in Liberal.  Not new, but not often heard here.  RD-NE   
1280 CFMB QC Montreal 1-6 0554 G @50/9! FF chatter, soft mx. Only thing there, calls, lost. JJR-WI
1290 WIRL IL Peoria 1-8 1725 G w/Classic C&W song by M. Haggard. JB-WI


1300 KGLO IA Mason City 1-8 1728 G Mike Huckabee show, ads, local nx. JB-WI
1310 WCCW MI Traverse City 1-15 0739 Presumed to be the ESPN station with Mike & Mike fading in and out.EB-MI
1310 WCCW MI Traverse City 1-25 0654 P "AM 1310 the Score" noted in passing, upon tune in. How lucky can ya get? JJR-MI
1310 WNAE PA Warren 1-16 0645 Vp with local nx.EB-MI
1310 WIBA WI Madison 1-15 1622 P with talk, traffic, ads. Was able to // to Web feed. EB-MI
1320 WKRK NC Murphy 1-21 1640 P with ads, wx, Old C&W. NEW! EB-MI
1320 WAGY NC Forest City 1-21 1700 Popped in with "Your Country," ID, gone. EB-MI
1330 WZCT AL Scottsboro 1-21 1644 Vp with local ads, 'Best In Southern Gospel Music.' 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
1330 WETZ WV New Martinsville 1-18 2150 P, fading in and out with Classic Hits, 'Best Oldies 1330 and 93.1 FM.' Looks like another format change for this one! EB-MI 
1330 CJYM SK Rosetown 1-24 1842 P ...on 1330 CJYM, Classic Hits Radio" Mexico/Edward Bear. Love Can Content oldies, er Classic Hits, hi. JJR-MI
1350 WIOU IN Komkomo 1-14 0621 P -Limbaugh update, Lifelock, "here in Cent. IN" 3.99# pork chops:White Meat Market. JJR-WI  
1350  WCMP  MN Pine City  1-23 0920 F with mentions of Cambridge, Mora, and Hinckley in listing of local funeral services.   RD-NE  
1350  KBRX  NE O'Neill 1-29  0805 G with ad for Carquest in Atkinson, then TC: "Time now is 8:06, time for a look at KBRX News..."  RD-NE   
1350 WCMP MN Pine City 1-19 1652 P -'AM 1350 WCMP" was alone. No other from region in. Alone. NOS JJR-WI
1350 WZGM NC Black Mountain 1-21 1615 P with ad, (828) phone number. EB-MI  
1350 WPDR WI Portage 1-4 0347 P -calls tween songs. Never hrd at nite. OLDies JJR-WI
1360 WIXI AL Jasper 1-19 1944 Presumed to be the SS station, 'La Jefa De Musica.' Heard that they'd switched to SS. EB-MI
1360 WMOB AL Mobile 1-6 0549 P-F call, GOS. No WTAQ at all. JJR-WI
1360 WMOB AL Mobile 1-21 1658 F with local preacher, ID EB-MI  
1370 WLJW MI Cadillac 1-24 1654 P some fades, "support for Ava Maria Radio"...."WLJN." //WLJN. JJR-MI
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
1380  WKJG  IN Fort Wayne 1-30 1941 Weak with Purdue Univ. basketball (//WGBF-1280) vs arch-rival Indiana.  RD-NE
1380 WKJV NC Asheville 1-15 1858 P, fading in and out with C&W Gospel, ID, wx. Gone soon after.EB-MI
1380 WABH NY Bath 1-19 2014 F with ESPN, ID at the end of ads. 'The Sports Giant.' 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 WHLN KY Harlan 1-19 1729 P o/fade WING, no WIZM. Calls. AC mx. JJR-WI
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
1410 WSCW WV South Charleston 1-25 1625 Vp with 'AM 1410 - Classic Country' into more mx.EB-MI  
1430  KEZW  CO Aurora 1-27 1747 F with "KEZW" jingle ID, then into Bobby Vee's "Devil Or Angel".  Buried shortly thereafter by KZQZ.  RD-NE
1430 KNSP MN Staples 1-28 0713 P "in Wadena....swap-shop, daily at 12:20....KWAD-KNSP." o/u/others. JJR-MI
1430 KCLK WA Asotin 1-6 2000 P atop weak mess with sports mention and call ID. First logged during Halloween's spectular SSS just before they switched power, but I've noted them a couple of times on presumed night power now. 1430 is quite clear this direction with only some KRGI/KNSP ususual. NK-IL
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
1440 KMAJ KS Topeka 1-8 1809 P w/Local ad for credit union w/ment of Lou Holtz and Topeka. JB-WI
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
1450 WDLB WI Marshfield 1-26 0723 P "weathereye...on 1450 WDLB" 2 degrees, high:12. Live jock /Sports rpt o/anything. JJR-MI
1460 KLTC ND Dickinson 1-24 1650 P ABC nx, MN Twinsfest, ? Mills in Richardson & Amerin 701-974-21XX, Discover card, O'Reilly, "SWest NDakota forecast...Classic Country 1460 KLTC" Alone. JJR-MI
1460 CJOY ON Guelph 1-24 1735 F in fade up. "...the Guess Who on C-J-O-Y." Lost to KXNO. JJR-MI
1470 WBTX VA Broadway-Timberville 1-6 1515 F weather forecast and sign-off announcement. NW-ON
1480  KLVL  TX Pasadena 1-15 0719 F w/ad in EE read by slightly-accented male: "...the #1 best-selling....in Houston", along with a mention of a phone number in the 713 area code during the spot.  Confirmed via webstream.  RD-NE 
1490 KRIB IA Mason City 1-31 0649 P in w/others. NOS JJR-WI
1480 KRAE WY Cheyenne 1-6 2001 F-G peak ending an oldie and into ID. New this season and becoming common as there's not much QRM on 1480 to my west. Also uses K-RAY slogan sometimes. 72w nights? NK-IL
1480 KRAE WY Cheyenne 1-16 2000 & 2100 F-G peaks and often the dominant stn now. Oldies, some of what could be classified as NOS and K-Ray slogans. Are they using 72w night power? NK-IL
1490 WTIQ MI Manistique 1-24 1826 P in fade up. "in downtown Manistique..." Pauls Plumbing & Appliances 341-XXXX.JJR-MI


1520 WSVX IN Shelbyville 1-4 2300 P way u/KOLM. LID and pop mx:Minaj, etc. Hot AC or similar. 4w? JJR-WI
1520 KRHW MO Seikston 1-14 0605 P -steady w/"Country Legends nx..." calls in w/a weak KOLM. JJR-WI
1520 KOKC OK Oklahoma City 1-26 0635 P ad for ??? on Broadway. Ph:973-99XX. "Most programming on KOKC over the weekend is recorded, but we'll have some live..." Rather candid info by jock. I'd normally not report a 50kw stn but in absence of usual KOLM-MN, I will. JJR-MI
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 KRKE NM Albuquerque 1-8 2058 P-F with KYAL/KRPI with Kool 107.5 slogan into more oldies. I am told they've been using day power at night recently. NK-IL
1550 KRKE NM Albuquerque 1-2 2100 P mixing with KRPI and other's underneath. Occ. oldies on the channel turned out to be them with hourly ID. Never heard before on presumed 27 watt night power. No trace of CBEF or WDLR or anything else that can come from the east. 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 WQEW NY New York 1-8 1757 F Radio Disney, LID for WQEW and WQEW HD-1. JB-WI
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
1560 KVAN WA Burbank 1-8 1902 P-F in mix with SS M&W giving phone numbers, some of which had 206 prefixes. SS rlg oriented pgmg. On day power late? NK-IL
1570 WNDA IN New Albany 1-22 0550 P in fade up + out quickly. "NewsTalk 1570 WNDA" JJR-WI  
1570 WSCO WI Appleton 1-9 1823 P in mess w/calls, SPO format. JB-WI
1580 KAMI NE Cozad 1-2 2058:30 F-G o/u KREL's 140 watts and SS rlg presumed to be from KBLA. Bott Radio promos and a multi stn ID. Never heard on 17 watt night power before. Both KREL and KAMI can be heard at sunset and drop power when they should and both never heard at night here until I built the array. No trace of CKDO off the back and considerably less KOKB QRM on the array. NK-IL
1580 CKDO ON Oshawa 1-8 1555 P w/OLDmx. song "Heartache Tonight" by The Eagles. JB-WI
1580 WTTN WI Columbus 1-24 1642 P til power down at :45. Deportes, same as co-owned WRRD. No CKDO. JJR-MI
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
1590 KLFE WA Seattle 1-6 2000 F rising atop KVGB with hourly ID "Liberty and Justice for all...Freedom 1590 (then a female voice KLFE Seattle)..". NK-IL
1600 KPNP MN Watertown 1-24 1818 Vp-P YL Hmong chanting. Only Hmong on freq so pretty sure this is it, hi. No WAAM, KGYM. Unusual. JJR-MI
1600  KRFS  NE Superior 1-27 0759 F under KNCY with live "KRFS AM, Superior, Nebraska" ID by male, then brief weather check.  Only second time I've ever heard this, previous was on 11/9/2002, when I was living out in the Millard area of west Omaha.  RD-NE  


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 ellendalend.com 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  
1640 KOAG OK Enid 1-3 2158 F o/u WKSH with Agricultural programming. KOAG All Ag All Day ID into USA Radio News. New calls new format. SA-MB
1670 WQFA538 IA Des Moines 1-8 1900-2100 P-F peaks quite clear at times u/WOZN with bits of KNRO. Endless loop by computized female voice saying there are no traffic reports and ID's. NK-IL
1680 WQHC968 IA Sioux City 1-8 1959 F atop KNTS and other TIS's with ID ment Sioux Falls and I-29 traffic info. This and Quad Cities are the most common IA TIS's heard on 1680. NK-IL  
1690 KFSG CA Roseville 1-2 2100 F o/KDDZ with little trace of semi-local WVON. RR pgmg and EE ID. The situation at night on 1690 here is now as follows. KDDZ often atop but KFSG shows up lots. WVON is usually 3rd on the channels never a trace of CHTO or anything else from the east. NK-IL


940 UNID 1-25 2011 P -How Do You Do/Mouth&McNeil @:11, long fade and then Magnet&Steel/Walter Egan @:26, lost then then GX94. I am 99.44/100% sure this was KMER Kemmerer,WY as I cannot think of anything else remotely close. Still, not good enough. Music is fed by Cumulus:Classic Hits,which 97.7 WOLV runs up here. These songs would fit format! Will try again tonight. This hobby is frustrating, hi! JJR-MI
1340 UNID 1-21 1603 P with ad, 'Today's Best Country,' toward SE. Calls sounded like _MSR or something similar. Lost. EB-MI
1350 UNID 1-21 1753 P w/'This Kiss' by Faith Hill, lost. No clue who this could be. EB-MI
1370 UNID 1-14 0617 Vp in way behine WSPD w/Fox Sports sounder. Chattanooga? 50kw WQLL? Never know here. JJR-WI
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SA-MB Shawn M. Axelrod VE4DX1SMA, VEPC4SWL, Winnipeg MB Canada
Icom IC-R70, Drake R8
3 Foot un-AMplified box loop, Quantum QX loop v2.0/ 155 Foot "U" shaped outdoor wire, 100 Foot indoor wire run around the basement walls, MFJ 1026 Phasing unit


JB-WI Jim Beer, Houlton, WI
Grundig G8 w/Quantum Q Stick antenna
Panasonic RF-2200 w/Jim Dale Loop
Realistic AM pocket radio (a find at Goodwill) Grundig AN 200 AM loop antenna.
Sony SRF-59


RD-NE     Rick Dau, South Omaha, NE   
Kenwood R-5000, Quantum QX Pro loop
RD1-NE Rick Dau
2009 Ford Ranger factory radio


EB-MI Eric Berger, Carleton,MI
GE Superadio III


DH-IN Dave Hascall Indianapolis, IN
Tecsun PL-606, Grundig S-350


NK-IL Neil Kazaross, Barrington IL
Rx: Perseus
Antenna System: Two element endfire Double KAZ array at 285 deg.


JJR-MI John J Rieger, L'Anse,MI
Grundig Satellite 750 stock


JJR-WI John J Rieger, South Milwaukee,WI
Icom IC-R75, Kiwa loop, MFJ-959B tuner-preamp


TS-MI Tom Sanders, KC8YBX, Lakeport, MI
Sony 2010 barefoot


NW-ON Niel Wolfish, Toronto, Ontario
Honda Accord car stereo

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