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HOT TIPS:Mar-Aug'13

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AUG AV:67.5o,HI:194('00),LO:7 ('84)
AUG'12:64 NOW:076 <-Besting average AND Aug'12!
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550 WSAU WI Wausau 8-14 2200 Dominating the channel in the null of KTRS with Milwaukee Brewers BB.  RD-IA    
570 CKGL ON Kitchener 8-22 2035 P "570 News, News-Talk-Sports", Pennzoil 10 min oil ch ad:Davenport & Northfield. JJR-MI
580 CFRA ON Ottawa 8-22 2021 P "580 CFRA" "This is an encore presentation from 580 CFRA." Alone. JJR-MI
600 KSJB ND Jamestown 8-5 1125 Strong, but rather distorted, with C&W song "Timber I'm Falling In Love" by Patty Loveless, then "Classic Country 600 KSJB" ID.  The distortion was due to the fact that KSJB has a sharp daytime null to the SE to protect WMT, and I was probably sitting right in the middle of it at the time of reception.   RD-ND2  
630 WLAP KY Lexington 8-18 2232 P in KSJL tight null. "Newsradio 630 WLAP" promos, Bill Cunningham JJR-WI
720 WGN IL Chicago 8-1 2114 VG, as expected, with Chicago Cubs BB.  RD-MN1   
830 WUMY TN Memphis 8-18 0513 P in WCCO null. "Y105" w/C&W JJR-WI  
910 KJJQ SD Volga 8-5 1351 F with ad for farm implement dealer in Brookings.  Heard while paying a 45-minute visit to my family's old summer vacation spot from my childhood years.  RD-MN3   
920 CFRY MB Portage la Prairie 8-23 2348 F in KYFR null with ID: ""You're listening to CFRY...", then into Glen Campbell's "Bonaparte's Retreat". Not heard from any QTH since the DX test on 1/30/1995. RD-NE
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  
940 KVSH NE Valentine 8-26 F @ 30/9! Nice, detailed s/on "on until 10 o'clock tonight." JJR-WI

940 WFAW WI Ft. Atkinson 8-9 0622 Vp calls hrd in passing. Lost to others JJR-MI
950 CKNB NB Campbellton 8-17 2118 VG well atop everything else with call ID and back into mx best decribed as a combo of AC and rock oldies. NK-WI
960 KLTF MN Little Falls 8-27 0531 P w/ "degrees at KLTF" sandwiched between 2 "Insight for Living" programs. Hoping for needed WDLM. Still, from here, not bad. o/WSBT. JJR-WI
970 KQAQ MN Austin 8-14 2206 FINALLY heard at the Iowa City QTH after all those times of going after it during the 1990s proved to be fruitless. Fair under WGTK with fragments of an ID: "...southern Minnesota', 970 KQAQ." RD-IA
1010 WMOX MS Meridian 8-14 2259 Weak but in the clear in CFRB's null with "Newstalk 1010 WMOX, Meridian" ID heard.  RD-IA   
1030 WQSE TN White Bluff 8-14 2256 Quite strong in WBZ's null with Southern Gospel music and "WQSE" ID by male announcer.  RD-IA    
1050 WLIP WI Kenosha 8-11 0600 Vp -LID incl "WLIP" jx into CBS nx. Never hrd in L'Anse b4. JJR-MI
1060 KNLV NE Ord 8-3 0528 P tho clear calls 'tween songs. KYW gone by now. JJR-WI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8-22 0535 P story tagged "KNX Newsradio 1070" and into ad for Dewey Pest Control, "KNX newstime 3:35" and traffic on the 5's. Still in at:56 w/end of wx report "for the Southland" from CBS2. LID @ :56. 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 WFXN IL Moline 8-3 2200 P w/"Fox SportsRadio 1230" and LID. FOX Sports in w/others, tho in o/45 mins.JJR-WI
1230 WFER MI Iron River 8-20 0506 Vp "Heartland wx" jx, "WFER meteorolgist" Rare! JJR-WI
1230 WKLK MN Cloquet 8-22 0532 P w/jingle that ust popped out: "America's Best Music - WKLK" and into mess! JJR-MI
1230 KYSM MN Mankato 8-22 2100 Vp really buried bad w/LID. JJR-MI
1230 KWNO MN Winona 8-11 0630 P "KWNO Business of the day", Menards ad... JJR-MI
1230 KWSN SD Sioux Falls 8-8 2100 Vp -L:ID, very clear Sioux Falls into Fox Sportstalk in mess JJR-MI
1240 WSBC IL Chicago 8-9 0632 Vp "at 6:32, traffic on the Dan Ryan, into Chicago traffic rpt in fade up. No calls hrd. JJR-MI
1240 WTAXtIL Springfield 8-29 2215 P -ad cluster, "NewsTalk 1240 and 107.5FM" Alan Colmes, Nat'l ads. only fit. JJR-WI
1240 WMFG MN Hibbing 8-4 1500 G with Minnesota Twins BB.  RD-MN2      
1240 WJON MN St.Cloud 8-8 2130 P -nice LID, tween ads. Clark Howard in w/others. JJR-MI
1240 KCCR SD Pierre 8-23 2359 Atop with ID: "...central South Dakota's...KCCR, Pierre." RD-NE
1250 WGL IN Ft.Wayne 8-14 2055 P -WSSP totally nulled. "Oldies 102.9 WGL" 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

1300 KCSF CO Colorado Springs 8-28 2038 Atop briefly with Colorado Springs Sky Sox BB. RD-NE
1310 CIWW ON Ottawa 8-14 1955 F on peaks with Toronto Blue Jays BB and a mention of "...on the Blue Jays Radio Network", then into commercials.  RD-IA   
1320 WKAN IL Kankakee 8-3 2222 P w/calls into talk. No WILS,WJAS,local TIS was nulled. I'd never report this, being so close, but WKAN is never hrd at night, thus the report. JJR-WI
1330 CJYM SK Rosetown 8-11 0518 P "Classic Hits 1330 CJYM" tween songs JJR-MI
1340 KVBR MN Brainerd 8-26 2149 F with severe weather warnings for Crow Wing and Aitkin Counties, including a tornado warning for the latter. Meanwhile, KKIN-930, which has been coming in well here at night in recent months under WKY, had no storm warnings whatsoever after listening for several minutes. Probably nobody at the station! KKIN gets an F on this one. RD-NE
1360 WMOB AL Mobile 8-29 2043 P w/calls popping thru. No WTAQ seemingly. JJR-WI
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
1390 WLCM MI Holt 8-22 0527 P in WGRB null. Poss KRRZ in there. Clear calls w/PO Box, 1-800 number for info. Not common. JJR-MI     

1400 WSLB NY Ogdensburg 8-16 2200 P with "ESPN Radio 1400 WSLB Ogdensburg". NK-WI
1440 WJJL NY Niagra Falls 8-23 2025 F calls in stn promo. Kinda strong. Always hoping for "W 1440!" Good selection of OLDies. JJR-MI

1450 KMRY IA Cedar Rapids 8-29 0126 P in brief fade up, "Classic Hits -KMRY." Lost. JJR-MI
1450 KBMW MN Breckenridge 8-8 2145 P but o/others. "1450 KBMW, the Voice of the Valley" sweep in w/3 others. OLD C&W JJR-MI
1450 KNSI MN St.Cloud 8-9 0532 P "KNSI nx-time is 5:32" then gone seconds later. JJR-MI
1450 KOKO MO Warrensburg 8-14 0153 P "1450-KOKO" between two OLDies. Out in 5 mins. JJR-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
1450 WHRY WI Hurley 8-9 0721 P cal;ls. Lost to others. OLDiesJJR-MI

1460 KDWA MN Hastings 8-11 0635 P -calls given b4 psa. JJR-MI
1460 KXPN NE Kearney 8-9 0659 P "of Omaha" "tri-cities" LID:00, lost to KXNO ESPN. JJR-MI
1480 WSPY IL Geneva 8-7 0550 P Oswego, Plano notes, coupon deals, Calls to fade. No usual WLMV. JJR-WI
1490 WDAN IL Danville 8-27 2224 P "Danville's Talk Station WD..." lost. In/out like that! JJR-WI
1490 WQQX IL East Saint Louis 8-30 2157 P but "on 1490 WQQX" popping out into ad and back to mess. JJR-WI

1510 WWHN IL Joliet 8-18 0605 F in nice fade up, "Reverend Hawkins on WHN" was unusual in fact WRRD should have been on by now. JJR-WI
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
1540 WYCL OH Niles 8-23 1830 Vp, mixing with two other stations with C&W mx, 'The Farm.' NEW! EB-MI
1560 WNWN MI Portage 8-27 0549 F with ments of Kalamazoo and Michigan in news stories, then "...from the WKZO Newsroom..." heard at the end, which clinched it. Last heard as WHEZ on 5/9/1988 from Iowa City! RD-NE
1560 KTUI MO Sullivan 8-27 0609 G with very long list of current temps at locations around southern Missouri. Probably the same station heard with SSB and s/on at 0600. RD-NE
1570 WBGZ IL Alton 8-7 0519 P in fade up. Madison County news, Z-1570 ments ny YL,OM JJR-WI
1560 KGOW TX Bellaire 8-30 2001 F w/LID - Football game and no sign of WQEW or WGLB which might still be expected to be in. JJR-WI
1570 WFRL IL Freeport 8-31 0705 Faded up in the jumble with local news SA-MB
1570 KAKK MN Walker 8-31 0600 F in a jumble with Oldies music and ID SA-MB
1570 WLKD WI Minocqua 8-31 0700 Faded up on top with full ID SA-MB
1570 CKMW MB Winkler 8-30 1000 They pulled the plug on the AM Transmitter at 10:00 local time. This was about two weeks ahead of when their 90 day simulcast on 88.9 FM would have expired. Now off air on AM and only heard on 88.9 FM. There is a short video of them going dark. SA-MB  
1570 CKMW MB Winkler 8-6 0206 No ID heard, but had to have been them noted with a clear mention of "Grand Forks" during what was probably a regional (in this case, bi-national) weather update before going into a long string of classic C&W songs.  Nice to get this one last time before the AM goes silent for good in a few days. RD-IA    
1590 WIXK WI New Richmond 8-12 0525 VG "Classic Country 1590 WIXK" tween songs. Unusually strong! JJR-MI
1630 KCJJ IA Iowa City 8-5 0529 F, with ads for King's Auto Repair and DeliMart, then "The Mighty 1630 KCJJ" ID, and into chatter from morning show co-host "Captain" Steve Bridges.  RD-ND1
1670 WPLA GA Dry Branch 8-20 0540 P "Fox Sports 1670" over & over in stn promos/hype. No WOZN at all. JJR-WI

AMazing and unsolved mysteries:
1360 UNID 8-23 2010 P - fading in and out mixing with WSAI with R&B mx, faded at ends of records. EB-MI
1410 UNID 8-28 0549 P w/Cowsills song, uptempo jock and "your radio station" which I never found out what it was, hi. Jock presentaion suggested OLDies vs NOS. Certainly not a classic hits stn, hi. JJR-MI

Pan-AM dx:
1170 MEXICO XECD Puebla Aug16 0600 G! Nice clear calls at TOH. In most of night on 14th, 15th after 2200UTC. Websteam match. Not new ;( Other XE's:600,1050, but not 1060. JJR-WI

Trans Atlantic dx:
783 MAURETANIA NOUAKCHOTT R.Mauretanie Aug18 0223 P-F peaks with typical overnight mx sounding like Arabic stringed mx but with an African flavor. Later at 0348 thx mx was more typical Arabic type. These guys have been running all night for at least 2 years now. They were the only TA noted this weekend with decent audio, although I had trace audio on 549,837, and 891. Phasing down WBBM helped here. NK-WI

JUL AV:13.05,HI:103('00),LO:2('99)
JUL'12:8 FINAL: 14
HOT NOW: none
580 CKWW ON Windsor 7-12 0056 P "Motor City Favorites" &short jingle. Alone o/UNID SS JJR-WI
740 WDGY MN Hudson 7-29 0553 P -tons of local,, AARP-Hudson County, 651/715 codes. JJR-MI
950 KDCE NM Espanola 7-28 0559 F with George Strait's C&W classic "A Fire I Can't Put Out", then legal ID: "KDCE, Espanola, now broadcasting on the internet..."   Station made the switchover to Spanish programming for the day at 0700.  RD-NE   
960 KLTF MN Little Falls 7-29 0609 P -"46 at KLTF" into sports o/all.JJR-MI
990 KRSL KS Russell 7-16 2059 G with ID: "Your hometown classic country station, we are AM 990 KRSL, Russell".  RD-NE   

1070 KVKK MN Verdale 7-29 0559 P SSB-very detailed s/on, wiped out by WTSO in mins. JJR-MI
1150 WIMA OH Lima 7-11 0506 P "1150 WIMA nxtime is 606" alone. No WHBY. JJR-WI
1180 KYES MN Rockdale 7-24 0033 Weak in WHAM null w/"Relevant Radio" ID heard, then a replay of the Drew Mariani Show, with discussion about the Pope's visit to Rio.  RD-NE   
1180 WHAM NY Rochester 7-24 0005 G with "Wham 1180" ID heard during weather forecast.  Local 1180, KZOT, was taking a rare silent period at the time.  RD-NE

1300 KPMI MN Bemidji 7-29 0619 Vp w/Bemidji, Weatherye ments lost to WOOD. Not common JJR-MI
1320 CJMR ON Oakville 7-18 0348 P in w/WJAS. "Overnights...1250 CJYE and 1320 CJMR" by YL. Softer tyme mx. Not common. JJR-MI
1340 KRBT MN Eveleth 7-29 0622 P ads and "The Iron Range's Sports Leader- The Fan 1340" JJR-MI
1410 KRWB MN Roseau 7-29 0555 P "for KRWB sports..." into Geo.Thorogood's Bad to the Bone." JJR-MI
1450 WRCO WI Richland Center 7-22 0320 F -Come Softtly to Me/Fleetwoods and liner including "WRCO Richland Center" and complete fade out! JJR-MI
1570 CKMW MB Winkler 7-18 0309 F boomin in. County88 ments and "Manitoba" hrd later on. This goes off in Sep, moving to FM. JJR-MI
1590 WPVL WI Platteville 7-22 0430 P tho steady w/promo for Brewers/Miller Park trip tagged w/"the ESPN Double Team" into wx by YL and lost. Not common. JJR-MI

JUN AV:24.09,HI:86('02),LO:1('10/'11)
Jun'12:11 FINAL: 17
810 CKJS MB Winnipeg 6-9 0130 P "in Winnipeg, this is Radio 810 CKJS" into ad "100 yrs and family owned" and lost. JJR-MI
940 WCSW WI Shell Lake 6-24 2207 P "234-xxxx...Hwy 53, the Cody Ins. Agy" "AM940 WCSW" is never hrd at night! Alone. JJR-MI
1050 WJOK WI Kaukauna 6-22 2129 P -Ads for Green Bay area, 920-632-xxxx, "off 172..." No Winnipeg at all! JJR-MI
1230 WXCO WI Wausau 6-24 2107 P ton of stns. "on Sunny 1230" into ad. "Wausau" hrd later in hr at "39. JJR-MI
1240 KWLC IA Decorah 6-22 2203 P Blackhawks Hockey stuff, "KWLC" said 4x! Lost to WOBT JJR-MI
1240 WJON MN St Cloud 6-7 2255 Vp "on Hwy 23, St.Cloud" in ad in mess JJR-MI
1240 KCCR SD Pierre 6-9 0146 P "from the So.Dakota...(wx)...KCCR. It's 57" KCCR jingle, music in w/others, but cut through. JJR-MI
1270 KNWC SD Sioux Falls 6-8 0431 P -steady. Listener testimonials after 2 songs. Contemp Christian mx, "Faith 1270." Not common. JJR-MI
1330 CHYM SK Rosetown 6-9 0209 P in fade up o/weak WHBL. Devil You/Stampeders (CanCon oldie) "Classic Hits 1330 CJYM" into next song. JJR-MI
1360 WKYO MI Caro 6-24 2110 Vp u/WTAQ. "OLdies 1360" jingle. Dominique/Singing Nun. Calls not hrd. JJR-MI
1380 KCIM IA Carroll 6-22 2030 F "1380 KCIM" by young sounding jock. Lost. 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
1400 WQXO MI Munising 6-7 2243 P in mess 70s weekend, True Oldies Channel. "QXO" noted. JJR-MI
1450 WNBY MI Newberry 6-7 2229 P calls, Kewadin Casino ad, Christmas,Michigan. Mess, not common. OLD C&W JJR-MI
1450 WRCO WI Richland Center 6-22 2048 P "on WRCO" noted in passing. Lost in mess. JJR-MI
1570 CKMW MB Winkler 6-12 1130 VG signals with their new FM station on today. They are on 88.9 FM and will be going dark within the next 3 months leaving only the FM station active. They are still Country music. The new slogans are: "Country 88","Southern Manitoba's home of big hats and big boots and the local information you need Country 88", "Country 88 Southern Manitobaâ's music authority."  SA-MB
1660 KUDL KS Kansas City 6-30 2054 G with audio feed from Bloomberg TV's "Live From Asia" program.  First time hearing anything from Kansas City on this frequency at this QTH.  RD-IA

MAY AV:32.4o,HI:127('02),LO:1('87) May'12:11 NOW: 32 besting 2012/11/10/9/8/7/6! HOT NOW: 1450
690 CKBF-1 SK Gravelbourg 5-6 0500 P w/clear "Gravelbourg" hrd in insert in satellite programming. In o/one other. No CKGM noted. JJR-MI
700  WLW OH Cincinnati 5-11 1005 Weak daytime signal, as expected, with "...Stormtracker Forecast on Newsradio 700 WLW", then into weather read by female announcer.  When KCCV-1510 moved to 760 in 1990, WLW took over the honor as being the furthest station that I could hear on AM from Iowa City in the daytime.  RD-IA

800 CHAB SK Moose Jaw 5-6 0507 P w/no CKLW. "800 CHAB" and OLD JJR-MI  
870  WIJR IL Shelbyville  5-11 1338 Weak in KWPC splash (and using USB option on my receiver) with lots of southern gospel songs off the Here's Help Radio Network.  Long ID at :58 mentioned every station on the network, including WIJR.  RD-IA 
930 WRVC WV Huntington 5-20 2100 F o/u WAUR with ID and back into sports. NK-IL
950 WBES WV Charleston 5-20 2100 F o/u WNTP with ID after Fox sports. NEW! NK-IL  
960  WABG  MS Greenwood 5-10 2119 F with "WABG" heard in liner after blues ballad.  KMA took over with Kansas City Royals BB about a minute later.  RD-IA
960 WTCH WI Shawano 5-10 2136 F with Milwaukee Brewers BB and instantly recognizable voice of pbp man Bob Uecker.  First time for hearing WTCH at this locale since 1/23/1991.  RD-IA        
1020  KMMQ NE Plattsmouth  5-11 1322 F in WPEO null with regional Mexican music and "La Nueva Diez Biente Ah Emmay" ID.  Caught a mention of "Omaha" at :32.  First time ever heard at this QTH -- in the old days, it was just WPEO alone on this channel in the daytime.  RD-IA
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
1240 KCCR SD Pierre 5-16 2200 G peaks and clear with Central SD ment in call ID then CBS nx. Common. 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  
1290  WIRL IL Peoria  5-11 1315 G with The Crystals' "Then He Kissed Me", an ID as "Oldies 1290 - 102.7, WIRL", then into The Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud To Beg".  A daytime regular in Iowa City, but first time heard since switching to the oldies format.  RD-IA
1340 KGGS KS Garden City 5-12 2200 P-PF with "Big Dog Sports AM 1340 KGGS". A GY record. NEW! NK-IL

1400 KBRB NE Ainsworth 5-16 2200:30 P after Huskers BB coverage (all 3 NE on 1400 are on net) into weather for N. Cent. NE and S. Cent. SD with nuisance WGIL faded down. NK-IL
1400 WMAN OH Mansfield 5-20 2100 P-F with AM and FM ID's. 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
1430 WION MI Ionia 5-6 0526 P w/calls noted, local ad. JJR-MI
1430 WBEV WI Beaver Dam 5-6 0527 P w/words "Beaver Dam" said 4-5 times. Lost Pets promo, 383-XXXX. No calls hrd. JJR-MI
1440 WYGH KY Paris 5-19 2000 F atop with call and Central KY gospel ment. NK-IL
1450 WKAL NY Rome 5-4 2300 DX test not heard here.SA-MB
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
1450 WKAL NY Rome 5-5 0000-0030 NOT HEARD. Had hrd Nora Jones song, You Send Me/Platters at :08, Tijuana Brass song @:24, though all are hardly big band, but might be "nostalgaia" by today's definitions, I guess. No codes though I have "possible at :09" written down. That isn't enough, hi. unn WDLB-WI popped thru @:27. Slept thru 3 alarms for 0000-0030 effort. Quite nice cx though. Thanx to all involved. JJR-MI
1450 WDLB WI Marshfield 5-5 0127 P w/"AM 1450 WDLB" in fade up thrying for WKAL DX test. JJR-MI
1470 WBFC KY Stanton 5-19 2000 G with gal with heavy local accent giving LID. NK-IL
1490 WBEX OH Chillicothe 5-19 2000 P with call ID and several cities including Chillicothe mentioned. NEW! NK-IL
1490 WERE OH Cleveland Heights 2100 F-G with call and city ID. NK-IL

1510 KMSD SD Milbank 5-6 0453 P "98.3FM and 1510 KMSD" into usual satellite OLDies. WLAC gone by now. JJR-MI
1570 WSCO WI Appelton 5-6 0532 P in w/3-4 others. "95.3 WSCO" noted after Yahoo sports report. JJR-MI
1590 WAIK IL Galesburg 5-15 2053 P "You're listening to Chicago Bulls on 1590 WAIK Galesburg" out of nowhere and gone! Over ESPN'er and oldies. JJR-WI
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

APR AV:56.86,HI:130('01),LO:12('10) Apr'12:28 NOW: 24 HOT NOW: squat
580 CKKW ON Windsor 4-27 2100 P "CKKW" jingle, ads, Steve Goddard 70s show. Alone. JJR-MI
650 WNMT MN Nashwauk 4-27 2105 P ABC nx, "650 WNMT wx....Gr Rapids ... Tues 60s... at 9:05, it's 54" into Talk, WSM nulled. JJR-MI
1070 CHOK ON Sarnia 4-27 2153 P song, then "don't miss the CHOK...." lost to WTSO. C&W JJR-MI
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
1150 KSAL KS Salina 4-13 0605 P steady "AM 1150 KSAL" into chatter on wx. Alone. No usual WHBY, CKOC. JJR-WI
1230 WFXN IL Moline 4-9 0100 P w/LID and ment, CBS nx o/others. JJR-WI
1250  WGL  IN Fort Wayne  4-26 2116 F with ad mentioning URL "" and including a phone # in the 260 area code, then got an ID of "AM 1250 The River".  Not new, but not the most common station on 1250 at this QTH.  RD-NE
1250 -WGL IN Ft.Wayne 4-20 2315 F w/local WSSP off! and WSSP returning @:20. NOS JJR-WI
1330 WEBO NY Owego 4-15 0613 Faded up poor with 'Southern Tier's Hometown Station, WEBO' into AC mx. NEW! EB-MI
1330 WHBL WI Sheboygan 4-27 2049 P " Lakeland in Sheboygan" in ad in fade up. Never hrd here nite! JJR-MI
1340 WEKY KY Richmond 4-25 2104 Vp toward south with oldies. Was able to // to Webcast. EB-MI
1350 WOYK PA York 4-25 2019 P, mixing with unid and WARF with 'Sports Radio 1350 WOYK' out of ad break. 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
1410 WHLN KY Harlan 4-25 2122 Faded in and out under WING with Hot AC mx, 'WHLN' jx between records. EB-MI
1420 WOC IA Davenport 4-13 0626 P -"NewsTalk 1420 WOC" noted. No usual KTOE. Normally, wouldn't report this, but it is April:Slim Pickins! JJR-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  
1460 CJOY ON Guelph 4-27 2054 P "on the web, on the radio, 1460 CJOY" o/weak KXNO. Night They Drove Old Dixie Down/Joan Baez. JJR-MI
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
1590 WIXK WI New Richmond 4-13 0618 P simple "1590 WIXK" noted in passing. Hoping for better, but... JJR-WI

1310 UNID 4-25 2047 P toward south with SS: mx and OM DJ. Might be WTIK; as Irecall, I think they're SS. EB-MI
1350 UNID 4-25 2002 Faded in and out toward SSW with America's Best Music, seemed to be raw feed as dead air where IDs should have been. Gave up after :00. EB-MI

MAR AV:112.25,HI:401('01),LO:8('88) Mar'12:95 NOW: 118 -ABOVE average! HOT NOW: 123o
540 WKFN TN Clarksville 3-27 0600 P with local spots, Ned Jarrett's World Of Racing. EB-MI
580 CKWW ON Windsor 3-22 2249 P AM 580 non-ids, @:55, "AM 580, Motor City Favorites" in null of others. JJR-MI
550 KFYR ND Bismarck 3-31 0611 G! Calls, short wx: 29, partly cloudy, jock:Crystal Rivers, "KFYR 550, the Voice of the Northern Pains." Alone, strong! JJR-MI
630 KJSL MO St.Louis 3-21 0615 P no CFCO. "Truth Talk 630" w/various prog times, ments. Alone. JJR-MI
680 KFEQ MO Saint Joseph 3-22 0618 P "Saint Joseph this morning" t/c "St.Joe" nx story:coach of 48 yrs, died at 70. JJR-MI
700 KHSE TX Wylie 3-18 0634 P w/rolling SS "Dallas-Fort Worth...Raaaaaadio..." no WLW at all! SS ballad and then heavy echo,echo,echo,echo by male. Former UNID vd as new format flip by Saul Chernos, who noted same earlier in morning. JJR-MI
700 KALL UT North Salt Lake City 3-26 0644 P-VP w/ESPN Radio Mike and Mike in the Morning show, mixing w/real weak signal from WLW and a UNID, not a newbie, but a catch anyhow! JB-WI
810 WDMP WI Dodgeville 3-18 0626 "...implements in Mauston,WI" "6:25 at D99.3" by woman. "Below normal temps..." nice to hear this one. No WGY, others. JJR-MI
810 CKJS MB Winnipeg 3-20 0553 P w/FF by woman "in Winnipeg" after song. Said 2x. Not common. Alone. 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
860 KNUJ MN New Ulm 3-21 2043 Vp in CHML null. "this is 860 KNUJ" tween C&W songs. 5w. JJR-MI
910 KPOF CO Denver 3-30 0630 F steady w/LID, Focus on the Family. Not hrd in ages. JJR-MI
910 KCJB ND Minot 3-21 0637 F suprisngly. "91 Classic Country KCJB" after farm report. Alone, strong. JJR-MI
930 WTAD IL Quincy 3-30 0548 P "Talkradio 930 WTAD" into Wall St Journal...Alone on freq JJR-MI
930 KWOC MO Poplar Bluff 3-22 0615 P steady tho. "KWOC newstime" right off the bat! UNID SS in tow. JJR-MI
930 WEOL OH Elyria 3-29 1955 P "medical minute every afternoon at 1:05 on 930 WEOL. See more at Only thing on freq. 1000w. JJR-MI
930 KSDN SD Aberdeen 3-30 0606 P -steady w/wx for Fri night(!), Sat, Sun,Mon,Tu,Wed & Thur,promo:Thom Hartmann NewsTalk 930 KSDN (David Lee v/o) JJR-MI
940 KVSH NE Valentine 3-30 0606 P steady, alone. "33 in downtown Valentine...on KVSH" JJR-MI
950 KXJK AR Forrest City 3-22 0614 F rainy, 1st Nat'l Bank of AR, obits, wx: 44. "here in AR", "in the delta" and finally "in Forrest City" Alone. JJR-MI
950 KRWZ CO Parker 3-19 0636 P -"Crusin' 950" noted in WWJ null. Not hrd in a while 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                                                        
990 KWAM TN Memphis 3-22 0611 G! AM 990, t/c, "storms in Memphis this morning" No CBW! ad: 528-CASH, nx:woman bit off neighbor's finger. Ouch! JJR-MI
1010 KXEN MO St.Louis 3-20 0530 P w/various times for REL programming on stn, calls. WINS,CFRB in tow. JJR-MI
1030 KCWJ MO Blue Springs 3-21 2115 P in WBZ null. Tight! "...the Light, 1030 KCWJ" REL/CCM mx. JJR-MI
1060 KNLV NE Ord 3-21 1943 P "the mighty 1060 KNLV serving NE and northern ???" tween OLDies. KYW would fade in within 2 mins. JJR-MI
1080 KRLD TX Dallas 3-18 0641 P traffic on the 8's on KRLD, wx. Notable because of lack of WNWI, KYMN. JJR-MI
1090 WKBZ MI Muskegon 3-19 0607 F to slight fade. Fox nx, Chevy-Cad-GMC dlr on Henry Strret, NewsTalk 1090 WKBZ, traffic. Can't think if ever hrd here. Usually:WAQE KAAY JJR-MI
1170 WFDL WI Waupun 3-18 0619 P -alone. "324-XXXX, Waupun's Pizza Ranch...Main Street" o/anything. JJR-MI
1200 WCHB MI Taylor 3-31 2235 Vp "Detroit's NewsTalk 1200 & 99.9 FM WCHB" in WOAI null. Light jazz mx. JJR-MI
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 WTKG MI Grand Rapids 3-31 2100 P pub serv prog, 2 psas, LID, FOX nx in w/o other stn I was trying for JJR-MI
1230 WSOO MI Sault Ste Marie 3-29 1932 P 1230 WSOO out of song., Fernelius Hyundia ad, live copy to fade. JJR-MI
1230 WKLK MN Cloquet 3-31 2134 F alone w/calls. NOS JJR-MI
1230 KGHS MN International Falls 3-31 0600 P LID after 2 OLDies " ....KGHS, International Falls, Minnesota" ABC nx. To me, the "Minnesota" part of the LID was important, as most of the CE's/owners/engineers I have written to/back forth have said "we get more reports from Finland and Norway than the US." Easily identifyable. JJR-MI
1230 KGHS MN International Falls 2-23 2304 P "weathereye ...on KGHS your Good Time Oldies staion" 23 farenheit/celcius temps. JJR-MI
1230 KTRF MN Thief River Falls 3-18 0606 P "84 % overcast, 21 at KTRF in Thief River Falls" into long long forecast. Up from nowhere. In a while o/others JJR-MI
1230 KSEY TX Seymour 3-24 0010 DX not heard here. Band conditions were terrible with a high noise level SA-MB
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
1230 WCLO WI Janesville-Beloit 3-19 0622 F "WCLO nx-time is 6:22. Now a test of the emergency alert system" 3 tones. "WCLO Janesville-Beloit" upon return. Only thing there. JJR-MI
1240  KWAK  AR Stuttgart 3-17 2147 F with the Righteous Brothers' 1974 hit "Rock and Roll Heaven", then "KWAK" heard in ID.  Tipped off to this from O'Neill, Nebraska DXer Dean Wayman in the #MWDX room on  RD-NE
1240 WMFG MN Hibbing 3-21 0622 P wx by female "on AM 1240 WMFG" into NOS o/others. JJR-MI
1240 KCCR SD Pierre 3-21 0635 P steady "in central SD, 1240 KCCR" w/info on Pierre, Ft.Pierre after CBS news update. Alone to fade. JJR-MI
1250 WGL IN Ft,Wayne 3-29 0106 P in local WSSP null, tho steady. 1250theRiver and JJR-WI
1270 KFAN MN Rochester 3-19 0653 P Viking ? of Rochester, Molly Maid of Rochester 285-XXXX, Charter Biz. No WMKT WXYT. JJR-MI
1340 WMBN MI Petoskey 3-29 1943 P break in bkbl game (MI/KS) " Cadillac, 800-800-??34, .... motorcycle swap meet, 93.7..." fade. 93.7 is //1340 WMBN. JJR-MI
1340 KVBR MN Brainerd 2-23 2306 P "on Brainerd's ??? Radio, 1340 KVBR" weather in mess. JJR-MI
1340 KROC MN Rochester 3-20 0613 P in mess "KROC-AM" in passing. JJR-MI
1340 KROC MN Rochester 3-31 2134 P weatherye on NewsTalk 1340 KROC - AM. Strong then lost. JJR-MI
1350 WIOU IN Kokomo 3-14 1903 P with ID into sports. EB-MI
1370 KSUM MN Fairmont 3-31 0626 P upon tune-in, "1370 KSUM" into "Walking in Memphis" OLD C&W o/anything! JJR-MI
1380 WPHM MI Port Huron 3-23 2300 P LID sung in Det Red Wings break. JJR-MI
1400 KCOW NE Alliance 3-30 2303 with "AM1400 KCOW" 380 miles. WKBI not heard. TK-MT
1400 WKBI PA St Marys 03/31 0100 DX test not heard here (SA-MB)
1400 WKBI PA Saint Marys 3-30 2300 Not heard. I have one short 2sec sweep up to down,flat tone at :00 and 45 seconds. I am dismissing this as an automation/satellite glitch or as we all have hrd, someone tuning a nearby radio, tho I am certain that was not happening. Not heard, but thanx much! JJR-MI
1410 WSCW WV South Charleston 3-12 0135 P "Charleston's home for Classic Country is AM 1410" o/others. JJR-WI
1420 WKCW WV Warrenton 3-12 0130 P full LID w/"AM 1420" slogan, NBC nx o/anything. JJR-WI
1430 KEZW CO Aurora 3-21 0647 F out of song into ad "Colorado's fair" Studio 1430 nsaid quickly into NOS. Alone. JJR-MI
1430 WBEV WI Beaver Dam 3-18 0354 Vp "1430 WBEV" way u/anything on freq., which of course was never id'ed. JJR-MI
1450 WHTC MI Holland 3-31 2258 P short forecast, 5 day forecast at JJR-MI
1450 WNBY MI Newberry 3-30 2125 P -"Newberry ...Joy Hospital" 2x, "...Casino in Michigan, exit 386..." Sweeper "Randy Travis...WNBY" in/out entire duration. Not common at all despite closeness! JJR-MI
1450 WHLS MI Port Huron 3-31 2228 P "WHLS AM 1450 & 1590 the Cruise" Rockstar/Nickleback. Faded, of course. JJR-MI
1450 KATE MN Albert Lea 3-31 2141 P ads:Wells Fargo, downtown Albert Lea, BG Loft at ??? Furniture, Amberin then gone JJR-MI
1450 KNSI MN St.Cloud 2-21 2000 P LID noted while chasing other stn on freq. JJR-MI
1460 CJOY ON Guelph 3-17 2310 F almost loud. Calls, OLD. Still nice to hear mx on AM! G6 JJR-MI
1460 CJOY ON Guelph 3-14 1907 P with ID into Oldies. Lost. EB-MI
1470 WBKV WI West Bend 3-17 2300 F "News Talk West Bend's 1470 WBKV" (hardly legal id!) into OC o/WMBD. G6 JJR-MI
1480 WGVU MI Kentwood-Grand Rapids 3-19 0611 P "Real Oldies 1480 and 850 at" into OLD. Chasing other stn w/obits, but no luck. JJR-MI
1480 KAUS MN Austin 3-18 0650 P "...,arkets on AM 1480 KAUS" on top of a weak WLMV. JJR-MI
1480 KBXD TX Dallas 3-17 DX test not heard only WGVU with oldies and WLMV in Spanish SA-MB  
1490 KBZY CO Manitou Springs 3-18 2045 in Spanish "Radio Quebueno" this one just kept building after local SS, trying for WVBG tones. No go. TK-MT
1490 WVBG MS Vicksburg 3-18 DX test not heard. No station ID'ed SA-MB
1490 WVBG MS Vicksburg 3-18 2032 NOT HEARD tho did try for entire run of testing period. Nothing else noted in passing here.JJR-WI
1490 KXRE OR Salem 3-18 2035 Mention of Portland wx, trying for WVBG tones. No go. TK-MT
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  
1490 WOSH WI Oshkosh 3-18 0032 P "forecast on News Talk 1490 WOSH" G6 JJR-MI
1540 KLKC KS Parsons 3-21 2146 Vp in tight KXEL null. ESPN, promos, March playoffs. Only fit in EE, as Cleveland was off. 1 watt. JJR-MI
1550 KAPE MO Cape Girardeau 3-22 0600 P legal id + xlator, FOX nx. No CBEF at all. JJR-MI
1560 KSUM MN Fairmont 3-31 0626 P fades. Easter message, " Blue Earth, ... in Blue Earth" and back to Bible readings. Alone, not common. JJR-MI
1580 WWSJ MI St. Johns 3-21 1948 P "Joy 1580 AM - 100.3 FM" after ad for tax service by woman. CKDO not in yet. JJR-MI
1590 KVGB KS Great Bend 3-21 0639 P calls noted in passing. In w/others. JJR-MI
1620 KOZN NE Bellevue 3-18 0548 P 120th & I street, 1620the Zone, to fade. Alone. JJR-MI
1670 CJEU PQ Gatineau 3-22 2349 Weak to fair under WOZN with what sounded like a French version of Radio Disney, with banter in FF by kids heard in between songs "Billie Jean" and "Bad" by Michael Jackson. Confirmed via webstream.  RD-NE 

650 UNID 3-19 0645 P -no WSM. Only a clear SS w/"Buenos Dias" by M. Too weak. JJR-MI
930 UNID 3-19 0640 F loud SS! Male/female chatter lost to WLBL. Fade up into ad @:41. WKY? JJR-MI
1430 UNID 3-22 0621 P steady to fade out at :48. 4 songs (C&W) and finally "that was Dwight Yokum" right into Buffalo Wildwings, Carfax ads, "sun today & a high of 30-35" then Community Spotlight "at 8:15" Farm show, John Deere ad, cottonseed, commodity prices, 1-800-221-3089 which shows squat, Greg Miller (many farmers named such!) more commodities and finally lost at :48. No calls were ever, ever said! In 30+ minutes! Wow! Educated guesses: WFHK-AL WRMG-AL JJR-MI
1450 UNID 2-21 2000 P in for 20 mins w/Rumour Has It/Adele, Your Body Is A Wonderland/John Mayer, "when you need to know, CBS nx, Last Dance/Donna Summer, ???/Hootie & Blowfish. Music might fit a "TESH" like show. would fade out after chasing 20 mins. Lost. Still, I remember hearing an UNID on 1450 w/Who Knew/Pink months ago. Me thinks same outlet. JJR-MI

Pan-AMerican DX: GMT used
1060 MEXICO XEEP Mexico City Mar31 0317 Poor and lost. Later would fade up @ :32. Big Band, Female songs, lounge type music, 30s/40s standards. "Let's Fall in Love" was followed up by SS (female) "Radio Educacion..." While XEEP is noted often here, the Standards programming was interesting! Thought KBFL-MO was on day power, hi. 20,000w JJR-MI


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
540 WKFN TN Clarksville 3-4 1755 P with ESPN, 'AM 540 The Fan,' local ads. EB-MI
740 WDGY WI Hudson 3-2 0724 P in fade up. True Oldies Channel, Top5 countdown and calls at:29. JJR-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. 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
1000 KXRB SD Sioux Falls 3-2 0641 Vp in WMVP null. Finally "Classic Country 1000 KXRB" o/unid CCM stn. "From 1955..." JJR-MI
1080 WOAP MI Owosso 3-4 0618 P w/"Superhits 10-8-Oh" between songs. JJR-MI
1230 WCLO WI Janesville 3-1 0634 P in/out "WCLO newstime"....wx and woman w/"" popping up o/anything. JJR-MI
1240 WATT MI Cadillac 3-3 1800 P LID ment "Stimulating Talk" FOX nx o/mess. JJR-MI
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
1290 WHIO OH Dayton 3-3 1935 P "95.7FM & AM 1290 WHIO" and Limbaugh promo, wx every 15 mins...JJR-MI
1300 KOLY SD Mobridge 3-4 0730 P "...on KOLY" into Huckabee report. Alone o/faded WOOD. JJR-MI
1320 KOZY MN Grand Rapids 3-4 0530 P w/no usual WILS. Sat thru 3 songs b4 hearing "Classic Hots 1320 KOZY." JJR-MI
1370 WLJW MI Cadillac 3-2 0600 P w/end of SRN nx, LID, wx:high in 30s. Long forcast thru next Thur. Weekend Magazine show. JJR-MI
1430 WION MI Ionia 3-4 0732 P "on WION" in fade up/out w/KZQZ,CHKT in backround. JJR-MI
1450 KMRY IA Cedar Rapids 3-2 0700 P -"93.1FM, 1450 Classic KMRY...." CBS nx in mess. JJR-MI
1450 KOKO MO Warrensburg 3-1 1711 P wx:hi 40s, low:30's...calls finally hrd at :11 and :16 Over others. JJR-MI
1470 WFNT MI Flint 3-4 0650 P "Flin's NewsTalk 1470-WFNT" into America's morning news, after sitting thru 4 mins of nat'l ads. o/others. JJR-MI
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 WOSH WI Oshkosh 3-4 0720 P "...more with the Badgers later this hr on WOSH" in fade up. JJR-MI
1510 KMSD SD Milbank 3-2 0749 P -"12 degrees at Hometown Radio" Calls, winter storm watch. JJR-MI
1520 WMLM MI Saint Louis 3-4 0516 P tho "1520 WMLM" popped out o/KOLM. C&W JJR-MI
1570 WLKD WI Minocqua 3-2 0701 P "NewsTalk 1570 WLKD" and "Northern Wisconsin wx" jingle o/anything. JJR-MI
1700 KKLF TX Richardson 3-3 1821 P but o/KBGG w/comedy. Dropped @:23, leaving KBGG. No calls hrd. Only comedy format on 1700. JJR-MI

540 UNID 3-4 1753 P with C&W Gospel, lost. EB-MI


/who /where
/equipment-antennas used

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 S350 w/Grundig AN-200 loop antenna

EB-MI Eric Berger, Carrolton,MI
GE Superadio II stock

RD-IA Rick Dau, on the road in Iowa City, IA
 Sangean ATS-909X, Quantum QX Pro loop  

RD-IA     Rick Dau, at the Super 7 in Coralville (Iowa City), IA.  Sangean ATS-909X, Quantum QX Pro loop 

RD-MN1  Rick Dau, at Lac Lavon/Fisher Fields Park (NRC/IRCA/MDXC DXpedition) in Burnsville, MN.  Kenwood R-5000, Quantum QX Pro loop. 

RD-MN2  Rick Dau, on State Highway 11 just west of International Falls, MN.  2004 Toyota Avalon car radio   

RD-MN3  Rick Dau, on the north shore of Otter Tail Lake near Richville, MN (46-25-26 N 95-40-16 W).  Sangean ATS-909X, Quantum QX Pro loop

RD-ND1   Rick Dau, at the Staybridge Suites in Grand Forks, ND.  Sangean ATS-909X 

RD-ND2   Rick Dau, on State Highway 13 just east of Gwinner, ND.  2004 Toyota Avalon car radio   

RD-NE Rick Dau, South Omaha, NE. 
Kenwood R-5000, Sangean ATS-909X, Quantum QX Pro loop//768 domestics heard here

DH-IN Dave Hascall, Indianapolis IN 
Grundig S-350/Eton e-100

NK-IL Neil Kazaross Barrington IL
Perseus and two element Broadside Double KAZ array spaced 260 ft and aimed at 270 degrees.

NK-IL Barrington IL
Perseus and Double KAZ antenna at 90 deg (WYGH WBFC WMPC WQEL350 CJWI WBEX logs)

NK-IL Barrington IL Perseus and Broadside Double KAZ Array spaced 260 ft at 90 deg: WMAN WERE WRVC WBES logs

NK-WI Neil Kazaross Grafton WI
Perseus and Phased BOG System at 63 deg 660 ft //490 ft

TK-MT Tom Kraft, Billings, MT 
Kenwood R-600, tuned KIWA Loop

JJR-MI John J Rieger, L'Anse,MI
Grundig Satellit 750, Grundig G6 Avaitor

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,Panasonic RF-738 70s portable for WABH log

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...the Big 11 who know dx'ing doesn't stop on Jan 1!