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HOT TIPS:March-August,2o14


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1270 KIML WY Cheyenne 12/25 1800 P end of song, LID-local nx. - XXX-WY
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AUG AV:65.72,HI:194('00),LO:7('84)
LAST AUG: 69 NOW: 98 <--above average!
HOT NOW: 1o7o

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
570 WNAX SD Yankton 8/9 2309-31 Also doing Twins game. Positive cal sign ID. I may have heard an advert for farm implement dealer in Iowa. Extremely poor co-channel and adjacent channel interference. LDW-IL
580 WIBW KS Topeka 8/11 0506 P calls, local news. In w/WKTY. No WTCM. JJR-MI
610 KDAL MN Duluth 8/9 2235-51 Twins baseball vs. A's in a late game. Positive call sign ID. Often OK level if you are a Twins fan. LDW-IL
620 KMNS IA Sioux City 8/11 0500 P steady in WTMJ null. Usually CKRM, if anything. Not common. Fox Sports. LID. JJR-MI
640 KFI CA Los Angeles 8/25 0557 P Geico, IheartRadio app, at least NINE psas incl SmokeyBear and AdoptUSkids.com (which both aired twice) -HUGE lightning crash, thus no LID, news "Coast to Coast next" into ads. Weather w/temps: 63, 65 and 69 "at the beaches" and FINALLY "KFI w/news on the hr, 1/2 hour and when it breaks" JJR-MI
640 KFI CA Los Angeles 8/23 0601 P "KFI traffic" "LAX" "KFI news" ?? Solar, #1 in S. California 800-954-3900, the cyber security experts in Los Angeles. First time hear since 2004 tower incident. Nice to hear! Coast2Coast after newscast. JJR-MI
660 CFFR AB Calgary 8/23 0600 P tho steady. Temp:6C, CRTC proposal, Sports @:15, "660 Newstime" JJR-MI
680 KNBR CA San Francisco 8/23 0600 P LID, "KNBR-680" into CBS Sportsradio, Female host. In tight null of others. JJR-MI


710 KNUS CO Denver 8-18 0600 F-G with a few call ID's. NK-WI
730 KKDA TX Grand Prarie 8-18 0559:30 VG! Loud with ID in Korean. NK-WI
740 KVOR CO Colorado Spring 8-18 0600 to 0601 P u/WRPQ with several ID's. NK-WI
770 KATL MT Miles City 8/24 0556 P Justn Timberlake song, promo but could dig out calls, but a nice "770 KATL" sweep at :56. Alone. JJR-MI
780 WJAG NE Norfolk 8/27 0605 P -WBBM nulled. "WJAG news continues....780AM -105.9FM" (Same as WBBM ...780/105.9) JJR-MI


800 KQCV OK Oklahoma City 8/13 0543 P in w/SS (XEROK?), OLD C&W (WVAL?) and no CKLW. Bott Radio content. JJR-MI
800 CHAB SK Moose Jaw 8/25 0516 P Too Late.../Cornelius Bros "800 CHAB..." & CHAB jingle. Gone in mins. JJR-MI
810 KLTZ CO Brighton 8-18 0600 F with a couple of ID's. This seems to do its best job of getting past WHB at sunrise. NK-WI
810 CKJS MB Winnipeg 8/11 0452 P NightFlight on Radio 810 CKJS, info on concerns w/stn. CKJS.com. Not common. No WGY. JJR-MI
880 KLRG AR Sheridan-Little Rock 8/16 0559 P Gospel 880 (LID) and FM94.5. Alone JJR-WI
880 KHAC NM Tse Bonito 8-18 0600 F u/KLRG's gospel with western accented man with ID. All on USB, no trace on LSB. NK-WI
880 CKLQ MB Brandon 8/9 2127-36 WCBS usually very big here but it nulled out and came CKLQ with country music and a positive ID. LDW-IL
890 KJME CO Fountain 8-18 0559 P-F u/WLS with ID into mx. Best in LSB. NK-WI
910 KJJQ SD Volga 8/13 0542 F! Rarely in this well. "The Ranch, AM 910" Commodities. JJR-MI
920 WMOK IL Metropolis 8/9 1830-41 Country music, (unintelligible) "9-20 WMOK". Country music duet Willie Nelson (maybe) with another guy alternating. Huckabee report around 2335. Real Country ID. Poor with WBAA-Lafayette all over it. LDW-IL
920 WBAA IN West Lafayette 8/20 0549 P -Female and calls in WOKY null. JJR-WI
920 CFRY MB Portage La Prairie 8/24 0542 F -lod "CFRY" jingle. C&W wiping out anything! JJR-MI
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
940 KIXZ TX Amarillo 8/23 0552 P "this stations website at voiceofAMarillo.com" for contest info: Albuquerque ,Rio Grande... Faded out within 1 minute. JJR-MI
940 CJGX SK Yorkton 8/18 0442 P not really "dx", per se, but a nice indicator of things to come. "GX 94" C&W JJR-WI
950 CFAM MB Altoona 8/18 0439 P -distinctive classical music. "Music til dawn, Radio 950 CFAM" WNTD in backround. JJR-WI
950 CKNB NB Campbellton 8-17 2125 noted rising atop with usual "Your Community, Your Radio Station, CKNB" into AC type mx. Very common here. NK-WI
960 KMA IA Shenandoah 8/11 0447 P SSB/s/on for AM and FM. So few s/ons/off anymore. JJR-MI
970 KIXL TX Del Valle 8-18 0600 P in mess but with clear Relevant Radio 970 slogan. Big surprise! NEW! NK-WI
970 WKCI VA Waynesboro 8/16 0458 P Fox News. "News radio 1300 WKCY" over & over. "News Talk Sports 1300 WKCY" basically alone. Been a while JJR-WI
980 WITY IL Danville 8/20 0517 P end of REL devotion. Calls o/others on freq JJR-WI
1020 KJJKtMN Fergus Falls 8/20 0527 F 2o/9! Loud. Never ever hrd calls in break @:29, nor :43. JJR-WI
1050 KLOH MN Pipestone 8/13 0532 P upon power-up o/other C&W (CJNB?). "Classic Country 10-5-Oh" JJR-MI
1050 WEPN NY New York 8/24 1956 P but o/anything. Deportes. 5 Hr Energy and O'Reilly Auto Parts ads in SS. Loud echo-y "Deportes New York" Years since this heard! JJR-MI
1050 WJOK WI Kaukauna 8/11 0632 P Catholic Mutual Life Area Code 920..... Of note, in WJOK legal id, there is now a mention of "AM 1640 in So Eastern Wisconsin." JJR-MI
1060 WILB OH Canton 8/25 0615 P steady w/R Maria ....Catholic Community ments. Alone. JJR-MI
1060 CKMX AB Calgary 8/12 0539 F dominating. "Funny 1060, your second favorite radio stn." No KYW. JJR-MI



Most reported: August 2014
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8/28 0555 G! "KNX newstime 3:55, traffic and wx on the 5's....High surf & 81....I'm CBS weathercaster Jackie Johnson" in AGAIN! Loud, no WTSO. JJR-MI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8/27 0652 P upon tune in "the next 9 KNX listeners who call 844-88-Lasik..." in again this morning. Honestly, I cannot remember hearing KNX as much as I've heard it this past August. Nice stuff! JJR-MI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8/25 0550 P w/the KNX 1070 Here of the week. Sports: NY "crushed" Dodgers. No WTSO at all. JJR-MI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8/24 0528 F loud upon tune in! "KNX newstime 3:28" into domestic abuse story. Ad for what sounded like Mikes Diamonds. Lost. JJR-MI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8/23 0545 P "of So. California 800-329-9600" Kalvin(?) Ford, "Golden state...2 car accident...traffic & wx on the 5's....KNX 1070 or CBSLA.com ....we'll have low clouds..." still in later at :13. Tight null. JJR-MI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 8/11 0448 F ad for Mazda of Orange, ? back taxes, "KNX newstime..." and still in 30 mins later w/sports at :21 "KNX 1070 Newsradio" in tight null. JJR-MI
1070 KVKK MN Verndale 8/14 0732 P Tri County Health Care 218-631-XXXX ad o/others. JJR-MI


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
1150 WIMA OH Lima 8/18 0434 P 1150WIMA.com. News Tips at 419-229-NEWS. Wall Street Journal. No WHBY. CKOC way, way in back. JJR-WI
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
1160 KCTO MO Cleveland 8/13 0653 F SS w/WYLL nulled. Lively mx, M-F hots and "LA Super X" after 2 songs. Chatter. JJR-MI
1160 KSL UT Salt Lake City 8/18 0506 P -WYLL nulled. "KSL FM, KSL.com", the app, etc. Hoping for something else, hi. JJR-WI
1170 KRUE MN Waseca 8/23 2024 P Boogie Fever/Sylvers and weak "KRUE" noted. JJR-MI
1180 KZOT NE Bellevue-Omaha-Council Bluffs 8/28 0600 G LID after ad for business on 108th & Q, 50th & Dodge. No WHAM. Only thing there. JJR-MI
1190 WNWC WI Sun Prairie 8/13 0632 P up/down w/WOWO. REL announcements. Weather, "Faith 1190", SRN news. JJR-MI


1210 WILY IL Centralia 8/13 2030-2114 faint under WPHT but w the occasional brief fade-up-and-over; classic hits and "WILY Centralia" liners. Weak but alone and readable with WPHT nulled. Also frequent stronger fade-ups between 2100 and 2000 previous two nights. FCC database sez 1.1 KW during CH but only 3W night power. Not heard for several years, until now TS-MI
1210 KGYN OK Guymon 8/26 0539 P but clear "KGYN" & C&W music u/WPHT. JJR-MI
1210 KGYN OK Guymon 8/16 0451 P but no WPHT. "U S 1210 KGYN" C&W. JJR-WI
1220 WFKN KY Franklin 8/9 2039-09 Reds baseball. KY ID and call sign ID. Surprisingly good over WSLM Salem which I though it was. WSLM was IDing as in Kentuckiana. LDW-IL
1240 WOBT WI Rhinelander 8/11 0642 P NRG media looking for sales person. "Unlimited potential." Hodag Country Classics, Northern Wisconsin wx. In w/others. JJR-MI
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, " www.WNOO.com". NEW! LDW-IL
1270 KSCB KS Liberal 8-18 0600 P-F in QRM with ID. NK-WI
1290 WKLJ WI Sparta 8/14 0744 P WI sports headlines, "Coulee Region" realtor licensed in MN & WI. JJR-MI


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
1330 KNSS KS Wichita 8/18 0553 P tho steady. Promo for Rush, NewsRadio 1330 KNSS." Surprised, as the same voice over guy as more common and closer WHBL. JJR-WI
1350 WPDR WI Portage 8/24 2020 P Time Of The Season/Zombies "WPDR" sweep How Deep Is Your Love/BGs. KRNT in back, tho KRNT is way more common. Never hrd at night. 41w. JJR-MI
1360 KKBJ MN Bemidji 8/13 0705 P -calls, program notes in brief fade up o/WTAQ. Paul Bunyan co-op, news. JJR-MI


1400 WQXO MI Munising 8/13 0647 F and loud! Calls over a well nulled WCCY, 28 mi away. JJR-MI
1410 CJWI QC Montreal 8-17 2200 F-G in French. This has become pesty and is often noted with Creole and Haitian stuff. NK-WI
1430 KNSP MN Staples 8/14 0755 P "43rd annual Wadena....Wadena Luth Church" Alone. JJR-MI
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
1430 WRDN WI Durand 8/11 0625 P "Real Country WRDN" o/CKFH. Nice fade up. One hr later noted w/"WRDN news" Station is not common. JJR-MI
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
1450 KFIZ WI Fond du Lac 8/11 0608 P but o/others. Calls, detailed local news. Over others. JJR-MI
1450 WHRY WI Hurley 8/14 0759 P Greatest Hits of the 50s 60s 70s AM 1450 WHRY" OLDies JJR-MI
1460 KDWA MN Hastings 8/25 0620 VP while listening to another, heard woman w/weak "KDWA" JJR-MI
1460 KKAQ MN Thief River Falls 8/14 0800 P Calls after Black Dog/Led Zeppelin. Cl ROCK, Alone. JJR-MI
1460 WBOG WI Tomah 8/26 0534 P "Kool Gold 1460" into Sledgehammer/Peter Gabriel. Over anything on freq, unusual in fact that no/little KXNO noted. JJR-MI
1460 WBOG WI Tomah 0619 P "Wisconsin Brodcasters Assn." psa. Tight null. "Kool Gold 1460" JJR-MI
1460 CJOY ON Guelph 8/13 0622 P calls, t/c in mess u/with KXNO. Rarely in on SRS. More common at nite. JJR-MI
1470 KWAY IA Waverly 8/12 0602 P end of C&W song, LID, news in w/others. Mostly under. JJR-MI
1470 WNYY NY Ithica 8-17 2200 P-F in mess with clear call ID. NK-WI
1470 WBKV WI West Bend 8/14 0739 P WI news, local obits, alone. weak. JJR-MI
1490 KTOP KS Topeka 8-18 0600 VP but audible with their hourly ID that really pokes thru QRM. NK-IL
1490 KXRA MN Alexandria 8/14 0719 P Alexandria Motors ad in w/2-3 others JJR-MI
1490 WNTJ PA Johnstown 8-17 2000 F rising atop for a bit with gal ment Penn. and local phone #. NEW! NK-WI


1550 WEVR WI River Falls 8/23 2012 P Milw Brewers -Uecker PBP. CBEF not in yet, WHIT off. Only affil. JJR-MI
1580 WTTN WI Columbus 8/11 0613 P Home Depot ad tagged w/"Beaver Dam", ESPN Deportes. No CKDO to be found. JJR-MI
1590 WPVL WI Platteville 8/12 0549 P out of 3 or 4 ESPN promos. "ESPN Double Team" Mike & Mike. JJR-MI
1600 KPNP MN Watertown 8/14 0717 P Hmong chanting o/assumed WAAM JJR-MI


1300 UNID 8/18 0502 P NBC Sports Radio content. One is WJYP-WV. Dunno. I'm sure something else might have changed which is closer, and more probable. JJR-WI
1300 UNID 8/20 0539 P o/u others. Disney in, no WOOD. JJR-WI


Pan-AM loggings:
840 Mexico unID presumed 8-18 1100 VP here weakly with Mexican NA. Presumed Mexican since KVJY which I believe still carries R.Formula overnights, has their own programming on by this time. NK-WI
Trans Atlantic loggings in UTC
1521 Saudi Arabia Duba 8-18 0120-0300 F peaks. Faded in a bit late like all TA's tonight but was up to decent level by 0125 with AA chanting. Later on, AA talk was often at least at a threshold level. Phase nulling KOKC helped reduce QRM and sometimes signal was at the same strength as adjacent 1520. NK-WI
1089 United Kingdom TalkSport synchros 8-18 0320 P with EE talk at a level where I could copy a few words. Since Kitchener is gone from 1090 this is rather easy as all I need do is to phase null KAAY. NK-WI
909 United Kingdom R.5 Live synchros 8-18 0312 P peaks with EE talk. NK-WI
738 Tahiti Papeete 8-18 1055 P with gal speaking French and into mx and faded. A few other TP carriers noted but cx not going well to Australia in this part of the band as almost no trace of 702 which can put in audio at times, and no SAH on 738 from 2NR was noted. NK-WI


JUL AV:13.4,HI:103('00),LO:1('11)
LAST JUL: 14 NOW: 37 besting 2010,11,12+13!
HOT NOW: 1580

640 KWPN OK Moore 7/30 0520 P steady. Mike&Mike, only affiliate, lost to WOI. JJR-MI
730 KKDA TX Grand Prairie 7/30 2145-2208 "You are listening to ( unintelligible) 730 Dallas-Ft. Worth.". Grand Prairie. Is in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. LDW-IL
820 WVSG OH Columbus 7/27 2024-34 Dramatic telling of Philip and the Ethiopian eunich. EWTN ID at bottom of hr. (Only 820 station on their affiliate list) LDW-IL
910 WDOR WI Sturgeon Bay 7/30 0605 P ABC nx, "6:05 at WDOR..." Rarely heard here. Usually WHSM or KCJB. JJR-MI
930 WSEV TN Sevierville 7/27 2106-17 "Official Smokey Mtn Welcome and Discovery Ctr." Adverts on continuous loop lile TIS. WSEV ID. LDW-IL
950 KTNF MN Saint Louis Park 7/30 0642 P -no WWJ. Twin Cities ments, ads. "the Progressive Voice of MN. AM 950" w/local chatter. 952-946-20XX. JJR-MI
990 KRSL KS Russell 7/2 2200 P-F with ID u/CBW. NK-IL
1040 KCBR CO Monument 7/1 2200 P-F u/WHO with I-25 Talk Radio slogan. Stuck on too late, but gone an hour later. NK-IL
1060 WILB OH Canton 7/28 0645 P Local Mass info, advertise: 330-926-XXXX o/others. JJR-MI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 7/31 0527 P -steady. No WTSO. "5 North at Smokey Bear Rd....So. California's traffic Leader, KNX 1070 and cbsla.com." Nice to hear, so clear! JJR-MI
1080 KNDK ND Langdon 7/28 0604 P "on Hwy 14....Borderand news...in Langdon...CHS in NoEast North Dakota." Sunny-Mid 70's and finally "Maverick 105" jingle. C&W o/KYMN. JJR-MI
1150 WCRK TN Morristown 7/21 1931-39 Twilight jumble. Heard wx report "Greatest oldies of all time" WCRK ID (unintelligible) 1-oh-5 point 7 love grows where my Rosemary goes. then it faded out LDW-IL
1170 KBOB IA Davenport 7/9 2258 F alone on the frequency with ESPN sports programming and full ID as “1170 KBOB Davenport Quad Cities” on the top of the hour. New callsign ex KJOC. SMA-MB
1150 WCUE OH Cuyahoga Falls 7/2 2109 P with Christian hymns, Family Radio.EB-MI
1240 WJON MN St Cloud 7/10 2021 P psa then "AM 1240 WJON" Dennis Miller o/others. JJR-MI
1270 WLBR PA Lebanon 7-19 1911-1920 buried under WXYT w a couple fade-ups, Phillies BB and out-of-break liner "You're listening to Phillies baseball on WLBR." NEW! TS-MI-2
1290 WHYK NC Hickory 7/24 2336-0008 "12-90 WHYK your information link." PSA for Carolina blood donors. Carolina wx. Armchair level copy of Fox Sports Net until near top of hr. Fox News at hr. LDW-IL
1300 KBRL NE McCook 7/2 2100 F-G atop with local health oriented ad, wx, and High Plains Radio ment. F an hour later u/KGLO. NK-IL
1320 WFHR WI Wisconsin Rapids 7/10 2015 P "on AM 1320 WFHR Wisconsin Rapids" Immediately after WILS power drop. JJR-MI
1340 KHUB NE Fremont 7/1 2200 F atop with LID. Very rare noting that they aren't a full powered GY. NK-IL
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
1440 KRDZ CO Wray 7/2 2200 F with LID o/u WROK and ment of "a Medialogic Radio Station". P-F an hour later and presumed to be the one in decently with oldies and instantly gone at 2216 power switch. NK-IL
1450 WPSE PA Erie 7/2 2059 P in slush with ID into CBS nx.EB-MI
1450 WRCO WI Richland Center 7/9 0530 P w/calls said 2 times and a very clear "Ritchland Center" into farm commodities. In mess. JJR-MI
1460 WTMB WI Tomah 7/30 0621 P -wx, "Kool Gold 1460." Faded up o/KXNO. JJR-MI
1460 WTMB WI Tomah 7/9 0602 P "in Tomah yesterday...Hwy 21..." local news, references. Atop, out. JJR-MI
1460 CJOY ON Guelph 7/2 2101 F with Classic Hits, Webcast match. I don't recall them ever being in that good!EB-MI
1480 WBBP TN Memphis 7/27 1907-31 Wonderful dynamic Black Gospel x choir backing lady soloist. Up and down with presued WHBC - Canton sports programming. WBBP ID. LDW-IL
1490 WZOE IL Princeton 7/2 2327 P in fade up. Calls and wzoe.com ment into ads. Lost. JJR-WI
1510 KIFG IA Iowa Falls 7/1 2300 G far atop with Iowa River Radio slogan and calls into nx. Not supposed to be on at night and almost never noted on at night. NK-IL
1530 KQNK KS Norton 7/2 2300 F with AM and FM ID mixed with WCKY/others. NK-IL
1550 KLFJ MO Springfield 7/11 0507 P "expressway here in Branson" & more TI like info. No usual CBEF. JJR-MI
1560 KNZRtCA 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. JJR-MI
1580 KREL CO Col. Springs 7/2 2200 VG with ID and ESPN likely on day power late. Much weaker an hour later likely on night power o/u weak others. NK-IL
1580 KREL CO Colorado Springs 7/30 0523 P steady w/Mike&Mike, wx:high of 74. "ESPN 1580"....Cell phone ad or something w/"Radio Colorado" ment in ad. This clears up the ESPNer on 1580 hrd a while back that I couldn't figure out. CKDO nowhere to be found. JJR-MI
1580 KAMI NE Cozad 7/1 2300 P-F atop with Bott Radio Network ment. NK-IL
1590 KVGB KS Great Bend 7/9 0506 P ABC nx, calls, local news atop freq JJR-MI


JUN AV:24.85,HI:70('00),LO:1(''10/'11)
LAST JUN: 16 NOW: 25
HOT NOW: nuttin'!

690 KFXN MN Minneapolis 6/13 0513 P Hmong chanting. No ID, but only one w/format. Really not common. More common here:Montreal. JJR-MI
730 KWOA MN Worthington 6/26 2134 P WorthingtonMNAA.org, Red Cross of AMerica psa's, No calls, NOS. No CKDM. Rare! JJR-MI
910 WHSM WI Hsyward 6/13 0544 P "WHSM, Magic 101FM Sports Fan..." not//. Just promo for FM. 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
1060 KNLV NE Ord 6/14 2200 F well atop WRHL, ending oldies with "The Mighty 1060" and "Regional Radio" slogans and ID. NK-IL
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 6/13 0445 F! "..in Whittier. KNX Newstime 2:24, traffic & wx on the 5's. Cal-Trans..." Really bad traffic for 2:45am! wx:84 in the valley, 76 on the coast. "KNX 1070, Southern California's only All News Radio staion." No WTSO. Always nice to hear. JJR-MI
1170 KRUE MN Waseca 6/14 0446 P "True Oldies Krue 1170" oddly in w/KJOC which dumped format recently. JJR-MI
1230 KWSN SD Sioux Falls 6/14 2300 P-F o/u WCLO with Sportradio ments and call ID. Gets out well for 440 watts. NK-IL
1260 KROX MN Crookston 6/14 2300 P-F but alone with young gal with "The Voice of the Valley, KROX Crookston". I think they may leave day rig on for a few hours after sunset. NK-IL
1330 CJYM SK Rosetown 6/13 0423 P "1330 CJYM" into No Sugar Tonight/Guess Who. Not ususal "Classic Hits 1330" slogan. Alone. JJR-MI
1340 WMBN MI Petoskey6/13 2111 P ad for Northern Building Supply/Traverse City, "93-7 the Ticket" in mess. JJR-MI
1340 KGFW NE Kearney 6/14 2300 F-G dominant at the time with weather and call ID into news. Very common on the array. NK-IL
1390 WLCM MI Holt 6/19 2015 P tho clr "W-L-C-M" into REL show. WGRB nulled. JJR-MI


1450 WDLB WI Marshfield 6/13 2151 P Somebody To Love/Jefferson Airplane DJ chatter off bird then "WDLB Marshfield" into another OLDie. JJR-MI
1510 KCKK CO Littleton 6/13 0441 P "...93-7" into Better Davis Eyes/Kim Carnes. WLAC nulled. JJR-MI
1520 WMLM MI St.Louis-Alma-Ithaca 6/26 2100 P LID,ABC nx o/all. OLD C&W"Real" JJR-MI
1540 WTKM WI Hartford 6/13 0531 P in KXEL null. "Crusin' 1540 AM" Comes in a few times a year here. JJR-MI
1570 KAKK MN Walker 6/13 0600 P very nice detailed s/on. JJR-MI
1570 WKBH WI Holmen 6/14 0500 P Relevant Radio promo, LID over others a bit, then gone. JJR-MI
1600 KPNP MN Waterown 6/13 b0545 P Hmong chanting o/faded KGYM. JJR-MI
1630 KRND WY Fox Farm 6/13 0517 F loud SS way o/KCJJ. End of song & chatter. JJR-MI
1680 WQHC968 IA Davenport 6/14 2200 F peaks almost alone with computerized female voice with area traffic info and call ID and Quad Cities, IA ment. NK-IL
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


1340 UNID 6/14 2103 P but up/down thru 30 mins. OLDies format incl Good Lovin/Rascals, Life Is A Rock/Reunion and Green Eyed Lady/Sugarloaf. Cannot figure who this is. Will check again. JJR-MI
1580 UNID 6/13 0500 P w/ ESPN programming, /Mike & Mike, but just missing the LID, dunno who that was/is. Over CKDO for a few minutes. Lost. JJR-MI


MAY AV:32.20,HI:127('02),LO:1('87)
LAST MAY: 32 NOW: 5o
HOT NOW: 1230

540 WAUK WI Jackson 5/16 1332 P-F in tight null of KWMT with ESPN Radio programming. RD-IA1
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
580 WKTY WI La Crosse 5/17 1259 F in null of WILL with "WKTY" heard in station ID during 10-second break on the Milwaukee Brewers Radio Network. RD-IA1
590 WJMS MI Ironwood 5/17 0044 G in KXSP null with C&W mx, ID as "Real Country", so running that network. An instant Google search using "Real Country 590 AM" pointed directly to this. I'm inclined to think, by the loop bearing, that it was, indeed, WJMS. RD-IA2
630 WREY MN St.Paul 5/23 2125 P uptempo echo/reverb SS. R.Rey lost to CFCO. Rare! JJR-MI
640 WMFN MI Zeeland 5/17 1308 P in tight WOI null with music in Spanish. Only Michigan station audible here in the daytime, as KCCV-760 covers WJR. RD-IA1
640 KWPN OK Moore 5/17 0102 F in WOI null with mention of Oklahoma City Thunder BKB in local promo. UnID noted at the same time with REL program "Thru The Bible" -- most likely WCRV. RD-IA2
690 KFXN MN Minneapolis 5/17 0124 Strong with woman singing in Hmong language. RD-IA2
730 CKAC PQ Montreal 5/10 2125 P FF traffic reports R.Circulation. No CKDM at all. Unusual. JJR-MI
750 WNDZ IN Portage 5/13 1814 VG with Christian talk program by male in Spanish. 50 miles west of here, in Iowa City, 250 watt KBOE-740 comes in with a stronger daytime signal than WNDZ. Here, it's just the opposite. RD-IA1
790 WRMS IL Beardstown 5/17 1450 F with recitation of rosary. "WRMS" heard in a long string ID of Covenant Network stations at 1359. Only got this by pointing the loop straight south (and 90 degrees from Chicago) to eliminate as much of WBBM's IBOC as I could. RD-IA1
790 WKRD KY Louisville 5/16 2128 G with scoreboard show following Louisville Bats BB. RD-IA2
800 KXIC IA Iowa City 5/9 0431 P "on KXIC" into FOX news. No CKLW, tho on top of SS (XEROK?) JJR-MI
800 CJAD QC Montreal 5/23 2120 P "Hot Spot, a growing appetite...CJAD 800...Montreal Centre for..." Alone. JJR-MI
810 KBHB SD Sturgis 5/17 0159 VG signal, giving WHB fits with classic C&W tunes and a "KBHB, Sturgis" ID. Has since been noted running day power all night long by many DXers in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest. RD-IA2
810 WJJQ WI Tomahawk 5/9 0430 P ESPN "AM 810 and 100.7" WJJQ only fit. Over anything. JJR-MI
880 CKLQ MB Brandon 5/17 0131 F in WCBS null with C&W music and western Manitoba weather. RD-IA2
920 WBAA IN West Lafayette 5/16 1347 F in null of polka music (had to have been KDHL) with NPR program "Here and Now" //WSUI-910. Pointing the loop in a NE direction brought in a weak 3rd station, most likely WOKY in Milwaukee. RD-IA1
940 WFAW WI Fort Atkinson 5/16 1350 F in KPSZ null with Milwaukee Brewers BB. RD-IA1
1020 KJJK MN Fergus Falls 5/16 2256 F in KDKA null with Minnesota Twins BB. RD-IA2
1030 WQSE TN White Bluff 5/17 0019 F under WBZ with Southern Gospel music, ID: "...on WQSE...White Bluff, Tennessee..." RD-IA2
1050 WNES KY Central City 5/17 0017 G with "WNES 1050" heard in liner after Reba McIntire C&W oldie "Little Rock". RD-IA2
1180 WSQR IL Sycamore 5/13 1652 F with "WSQR" in liner between oldies by the Charlie Daniels Band and Kansas. Situated about 12 miles from the transmitter of KJOC-1170 at the time of reception, splatter on 1180 was minimal when turning the loop 90 degrees from KJOC. RD-IA1
1190 WNWC WI Sun Prairie - 5/13 1653 G with "Faith Radio" heard in promo. Turned the loop ESE (and away from Sun Prairie/Madison) in hopes of getting a daytime reception of WOWO, but it didn't show. RD-IA1
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 WTKG MI Grand Rapids 5/12 2023 P Lumber Liquidators, Key word: 1230WTKG. Alone. JJR-MI
1230 WSOO MI Sault Ste Marie 5/31 0445 P "1230 WSOO" into Diamond Girl/Seasls&Crofts. Gone in mins.JJR-WI
1230 WBET MI Sturgis 5/11 2200 P LID SportsCenter "ESPN Radio 1230" Rare! JJR-MI
1230 WXCO WI Wausau 5/10 2100 P LID,CBS nx atop freq. JJR-MI
1240 KBIZ IA Ottumwa 5/31 0400 P above mess. LID, CBS news. JJR-WI
1240 WOBT WI Rhinelander 5/11 2100 P 100.3 + 1240 WOBT Rhinelander (poss. x-lator calls) above mess JJR-MI
1250 WGL IN Ft Wayne 5/3 2220 "FT Wayne (missed) WGL" sung jingle. Briefly fair then gone.GH-IL
1320 KOZY MN Grand Rapids 5/12 2126 P "1320 KOZY" upon tune in into OLDie. No usual WILS. JJR-MI
1320 KELO SD Sioux Falls 5/22 0032 P tho atop. "aired by the SD b'casters", Ribfest, "107.9 Kelo" into chatter. Not common here. No WILS, the more dominant. JJR-MI
1340 WLEW MI Bad Axe 5/26 2026 P in fade up. Calls, artist info. A live jock. Nothing off bird here! JJR-MI
1340 WEVE MN Eveleth 5/11 2149 P "Henderson Electric 744" web search gave this lone result" JJR-MI
1360 WKMI MI Kalamazoo 5/26 2024 P "...mornings at 9 on Talk 1360 WKMI." No WTAQ, others. JJR-MI
1400 WBIZ WI Eau Claire 5/23 2137 P "Sportsradio 1400 WBIZ" clearly hrd in WCCY/Det Tigers null. JJR-WI
1420 WJUB WI Plymouth 5/23 P 2102 -LID and "1420 the Breeze" jingle, SRN news. WOC/KTOE tight nulled. Rare! JJR-MI
1450 WDLB WI Marshfield 5/11 2113 P "Singer Songwriter weekend - AM 1450 WDLB." Over all. JJR-MI
1450 KATE MN Albert Lea 5/7 1954 P end of ad for HyVee, calls ("1450 KATE") in mess. JJR-MI
1490 WDBQ IA Dubuque 5/16 1401 F in daytime pileup with "WDBQ" heard during ID time on the Chicago Cubs Radio Network. WZOE was topping the channel with Dave Ramsey at the time, and KBUR was airing the same, only able to separate the two at legal ID time. A 4th station was also audible when pointing the loop north, this one with satellite oldies -- WGEZ in Beloit is the most likely possibility. RD-IA1
1490 KXRA MN Alexandria 5/25 0330 P "AM 1490 - FM 100.3 -KXRA Alexandria" Toyota ad above + out.JJR-MI
1490 KOVC ND Valley City 5/25 0221 P "...on Dakota Country Radio" into C&W. Lost in seconds. JJR-MI


1510 WWHN IL Joliet 5/16 1436 Decent daytime signal in WLRB null with black gospel music. RD-IA1
1520 WLUV IL Loves Park 5/16 1459 F with "WLUV, Loves Park" ID during Alex Jones program. RD-IA1
1520 WMLM MI Saint Louis 5/26 2106 P "Big M-1520 AM wishing you a happy Memorial Day." Lost to KOLM. JJR-MI
1560 KKAA SD Aberdeen 5/9 0359 P "Family Radio KKAA Aberdeen" and no usual WQEW. JJR-MI
1570 WBGX IL Harvey 5/9 0441 P "5810 S.Lafayette in Chicago"....o/u UNID OLDies stn. "ChicagoFireRevival....com" Only fit. JJR-MI
1600 WRPN WI Ripon 5/7 2050 P "AM 1600 WRPN"..."WRPN"...."from the WRPN newsroom" lost to KGYM. JJR-MI
1660 KWOD KS Kansas City 5/7 2010 F Bloomberg Newscast in rather well, tho lost to KQWB. JJR-MI


APR AV:54.78,HI:162('05),LO:12('10)
LAST APR: 25 NOW: 56 <-ABOVE AVERAGE!
HOT NOW: 1570

550 KFYR ND Bismarck 4/20 1249 F under KFRM with "K-Fire" heard in DJ chatter, then into the Little River Band's "Reminiscing". Nice to see that KFYR is still going with the oldies format on the weekends. KWMT-540 off completely at the time, so no splatter to deal with on 550. RD-NE2
650 WNMT MN Nashwauk 4/6 0528 F o/WSM. "It's Polka Time" in WSM null. Kinda strong. JJR-WI
690 WQNO LA New Orleans 4/2 0559 F! Sonrise morn show on EWTN, First Bank "in SE Louisian, 504-584-XXXX" Alone on freq. JJR-WI
710 WAQI FL Miami 4/2 0531 P loud SS. YL and news/traffic "Miami" "turnpike" "expressway" loud, steady. Logged in '79 as WGBS. Un-nullable. JJR-WI
720 WGN IL Chicago 4/16 1256 Weak but audible with Chicago Cubs BB //KCIM-1380. Announcer Pat Hughes was talking about the Cubs' World Series appearances in the 1930s vs. the New York Yankees. RD-NE2
730 WFMW KY Madisonville 4/14 0515 P no CKDM! "Your home in the country-WFMW 730AM, 94.9FM" into OLD C&W.JJR-WI
810 WPIN VA Dublin 4/14 0551 P tho alone. "Real Country I-81" into song. Gone in 5 mins. JJR-WI
860 WMRI IN Marion 4/13 0543 P Advanced Auto Parts ad, NRA ...Indiana promo, ESPN content. Local WNOV off! JJR-WI
880 KLRG AR Sheridan-Little Rock 4/15 0600 P but steady w/LID for AM/FM xlator. GOS. No WCBS,CKLQ JJR-WI
910 KLCN AR Blytheville 4/14 0432 P after breaks at :20 and :30 w/no calls, finally psa tagged "from the Arkansas ..." and "the Tri-State's Information Station." Not hrd in while. Alone, no WFDF! JJR-WI
910 KCJB ND Minot 4/1 0611 F! "91 Classic Country -KCJB" alone, strong into C&W. Rare this strong! JJR-WI
910 KCJB ND Minot 4/15 0555 P LiveUnited psa, calls, OLD C&W. Alone. JJR-WI
930 KKIN MN Aitkin 4/23 0600 P LID, news just b4 WLBL came on. JJR-MI
940 WECO TN Wartburg 4/14 0518 F! So.Gospel morning show on AM940 WECO. Ad for Cross Int'l. Rare! JJR-WI
940 WECO TN Wartburg 4/15 0516 F w/calls, contest promo. 2nd morn in row after not hearing in long time. JJR-WI
950 KRWZ CO Parker-Denver 4/4 0527 P CO Rockies ad, CrisinOldies950.com. WNTD o/c allowed this. JJR-WI
950 CFAM MB Steinbach 4/4 0551 F @30/9! "CFAM -950, A Golden West radio station" into mx. WNTD o/c allowed this. 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
970 WGTK KY Louisville 4/2 0529 P but atop, Bill Bennet, local nxcast, calls. JJR-WI
980 CFPL ON London 4/24 0649 P "AM 980 Newstime..." in w/2-3 others. JJR-MI
990 WNML TN Knoxville 4/13 0621 F no CBW. "Sportsanimal99.com" ??? counter topsin Eastern TN. JJR-WI
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


1010 WINS NY New York 4/14 0441 F Traffic&Transit on the 1s. M/F anchors. No CFRB check 1010wins/Pulaski for detour info. Mess expected. JJR-WI
1070 KNX CA Los Angeles 4/23 0557 F- steady "CBS2 meteorologist...KNX 1070...in Ontario it's 53...KNX Newstime 3:57." Alone on freq. Always nice to hear. Alone on freq. JJR-MI x


1160 WCVX KY Florence 4/17 0630 P wx rpt, "Christian Talk 1160 WCVX" in WYLL null. JJR-WI
1160 WCRT TN Donelson 4/17 0630 P w/ad and clear "Nashville" and Bott Radio ment, Bott Radio jingle. WYLL nulled. JJR-WI
1220 KLBB MN Stillwater 4/14 0540 P "America & the Tin Man on 1220 KLBB" into GM ad. No usual WKRS. JJR-WI
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
1230 WXCO WI Wausau 4/22 0619 P in fade up w/2 male dj's talking about Milw Brewers, Wausau West..."and for our listeners up North...." If they only knew! JJR-MI
1240 WATT MI Cadillac 4/7 0606 P Fox news, Phone XXX-WATT. Atop freq a bit. JJR-WI
1270 WLIK TN Newport 4/13 0530 P w/calls into REL broadcast. Alone. No usual WKBF. JJR-WI
1280 CFMB QC Montreal 4/6 0513 F loud FF w/song and down tempo jock. Lost in 5 mins. JJR-WI
1310 WTLC IN Indianapolis 4/17 0622 P "AM 1310 the Light" by woman. WIBA nulled. JJR-WI
1360 WIXI AL Jasper 4/4 0454 P sweeper "serving the community-WJLD" in WTAQ null. JJR-WI
1360 WSAI OH Cincinnati 4/11 0548 P but no WTAQ. Promo for "Dan Patrick -9 o'clock on Fox Sports 1360." Been a while on this. JJR-WI
1410 WRMN IL Elgin 4/4 0627 P in/out w/2 others. "in S.Elgin...847-662-XXXX" Not hrd in while.JJR-WI
1410 KLFD MN Litchfield 4/23 0707 P in WIZM null in fade up. News, calls. JJR-MI
1450 KBUN MN Bemidji 4/22 0714 P "on the Bun, KBUN Sportsradio 1450 and FM ..." in mess. JJR-MI
1450 WDLB WI Marshfield 4/6 2142 P tho clear "1450 WDLB" popped out into Me&Julio/P.Simon. JJR-WI
1490 WQQX IL East Saint Louis 4/6 2100 P LID after ad for Adriana's on the Hills 314-773-38XX. Fox Sports. Later hrd "QQX 1490, Insanity B'Cstng..." (W was missed upon tune in.) Noticed strong Fox Sports in of late. Nice to finally identify. JJR-WI
1490 KOVC ND Valley City 4/22 0710 P "Dakota News Network ...Dakota Country...Toast in the Morning." No usual KRIB. JJR-MI
1490 WOSH WI Oshkosh 4/24 0620 Vp "at WOSH" in mess of stations. JJR-MI


1520 WNWT OH Rossford 4/21 2037 P tho clear "Positive Encouraging K-Love" into chatter about stuff at KLove.com. KRWH in tow, no KOLM. JJR-MI
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
1570 WBGZ IL Alton 4/13 0600 P w/woman "1570 WBGZ" while chasing UNID SS, which conveniently faded. JJR-WI
1570 WNDA IN New Albany 4/4 0505 P in brief fade up. Woman w/wx "on NewsTalk 1570 WNDA." Lost. JJR-WI
1570 WNDA IN New Albany 4/15 0547 P -calls popped out while in 1570 mess. JJR-WI
1570 WFUR MI Grand Rapids 4/11 0603 P but atop. IRN/USA news, male anncr w/wx chat "AM 1570 and now FM 92-9" and lost. Former UNID id'ed as WFUR. I was unaware of 92-9FM xlator. JJR-WI
1570 WLKD WI Minocqua 4/1 2011 F! "The Lakeshore's home of soft & easy favorites: AM 1570 the Lake." Never ever in this well. 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
1590 KWBG IA Boone 4/22 0600 P tho clear LID in w/WAKR, WGBW, WCGO. Always trying for elusive KDJS. JJR-MI
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


1600 KPNP MN Watertown 4/22 0707 P thru WRPN. Hmong language talking. JJR-MI
1660 KWOD KS Kansas City 4/12 0700 G on top with Bloomberg radio programming. Some Kansas City ads then ID on the hour. New callsigns ex-KUDL. SMA-MB
1660 KWOD KS Kansas City 4/24 0533 P-F Bloomberg news. KQWB, WQLR in back. Unusual to be in, much less this well. JJR-MI


MAR AV:110.51,HI:409('05),LO:8('88)
LAST MAR: 172 FINAL: 135 <-ABOVE AVERAGE. THANK YOU ALL!
HOT NOW: 134o

540 WXYG MN Sauk Rapids 3/25 0706 P u/CBK. Faded up/down. "W-X-Y-G" said slowly. Cl ROCK format.JJR-MI
540 CBGA-1 NB Grande Anse 3/9 1824 P o/a weak CBK. FF chatter and finally @:30 Premiere Chaine...Canada" over mx. JJR-MI
570 CKGL ON Kitchener 3/9 0741 P news w/male, female anchors. Ad then "this is 570 News." Alone. JJR-MI
580 CFRA ON Ottawa 3/18 0638 F-P w/News format, Traffic, Sports, wx. JB-WI
590 CJCL ON Toronto 3/25 0521 P PorterPlains.com, ad for Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealer, Sportsnet "590 the Fan" Toronto sports chatter. Nothing else on freq. Nobody dominates freq. JJR-MI


660 KCRO NE Omaha 3/20 0730 P "Focus on the Family on KCRO" lost to KBHR power up. JJR-MI
680 WOGO WI Hallie 3/20 0729 P Bill Bennett, "WOGO Sports..." Tight nulled. JJR-MI
690 KGGF KS Coffeyville 3/18 0659 F w/LID and Morning Magazine and Sports Radio ments, ABC nx. JB-WI
690 WVOX AL Birmingham 3/18 0701 F w/CBS Sports Radio, abruptly switching to day facilities. JB-WI


800 KQCV OK Oklahoma City 3/25 0628 P Walk in the Word, "AM 800 Bott Radio" Cancer Treatment Centers, no CKLW, others. JJR-MI
810 WMJH MI Rockford 3/21 0713 P "Classic Hits M-J-H" into song. In null of others. JJR-MI
810 KBHB SD Sturgis 3/9 1948 F in WGY null. Sams Trailer Sales in Rapid City. "wx for Sturgis..." No calls heard. OLD C&W JJR-MI
820 WCPT IL Willow Springs 3/23 2106 P ad for Permaseal.net "WCPT AM, FM and Cicagosprogressivetalk.com" into Stephanie Miller replay. Others tight nulled. JJR-MI
820 WBKK MN Wilton 3/21 0820 P tight null "AM 820 forecast" High 35, Saturday:14. Laura Ingram. JJR-MI
830 WMMI MI Shepherd 3/22 0700 P "on AM830 WMMI...Real Talk..." LID IRN-USA news. WCCO nulled tightly. JJR-MI
850 WQRM MN Duluth 3/26 0725 Clear WQRM ID and then back to VCY America religious programming. These are supposed to be the new calls for the station which is under new owners. They are no longer local religious programming but part of the VCY America network. Ex WWJC Possibly as FCC has not listed the change yet SMA-MB
850 KFUO MO Clayton 3/16 2000 P steady/alone. S/off, tune KFUO.org. Not hrd in while. JJR-WI
860 KNUJ MN New Ulm 3/21 0639 P "6:39 at KNUJ" Country Hearth Bread ad. JJR-MI
860 WNOV WI Milwaukee 3/22 0730 F over & over prayer requests/intentions "WNOV, Pastor (Johnny) Greene..." WNOV has never been noted here in L'Anse. Nice to hear. JJR-MI
870 WHCU NY Ithaca 3/21 0638 Vp to east with wx, ID, ads. EB-MI
870 WHCU NY Ithaca 3/17 0618 P "Stimulating Talk-870AM 95-9FM WHCU" No WWL JJR-WI
870 WPWT TN Colonial Heights 3/21 0652 P with local chatter, ad, C&W mx, ID :00 into USA Radio nx. EB-MI
880 WRFD OH Columbus-Worthington 3/25 0658 P -EAS tones, "...Ohio Emergency Alert System.." lost to CKLQ. JJR-MI


940 KVSH NE Valentine 3/20 0601 P in CJGX null. SSB/detailed s/on -ment "on until 10pm tonight." JJR-MI
950 KRWZ CO Parker-Denver 3/10 0708 P in null of others. "Crusin' Oldies" said two times into Green River/CCR. OLDies JJR-MI
990 WDCX NY Buffalo 3/23 0700 P in CBW null. LID & "WDCX-HD" ment. REL JJR-MI
1000 KXRB SD Sioux Falls 3/9 1851 P -WMVP null. "Classic Country 100 KXRB" after song. JJR-MI
1010 WKJW NC Black Mountain 3/14 0632 F @30/9. Obits w/many Black Mtn, Ashville ments. Dominating. JJR-WI
1010 WKJW NC Black Mountain 3/26 0657 P with C&W Gospel mx, dual ID with WKJV (// 1380 Asheville.) EB-MI
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
1040 WCHR NJ Flemington 3/26 0623 P in WBZ IBOC fizz with religion, ID at :30. Rare! EB-MI
1050 KLOH MN Pipestone 3/20 0753 P Piestone Monument brings you the wx on KLOH" by woman. JJR-MI
1050 WJOK WI Kaukauna 3/20 0532 P "in Green Bay"..."Hello Relevant Radio listeners in Kaukauna, call 920-XXX-XXX" in Body Shop ad. JJR-MI
1060 WHFB MI Bento Harbor 3/21 0635 P "AM 1060 WHFB" ad for Meijers. No longer //WIMS. JJR-MI
1060 CKMX AL Calgary 3/20 0650 P "98.5 Virgin Radio -sister to Funny 1060 AM, giving away $10,000" JJR-MI
1060 CKMX AB Calgary 3/11 0618 F w/Comedy format, various ads, wxcast, “Funny 1060”. JB-WI
1060 WHFB MI Benton Harbor 3/11 0625 P 0/U CKMX w/NOS mx. JB-WI
1060 WILB OH Canton 3/11 0653 P-F REL, “Living Bread Radio:”, LID at BOH. JB-WI
1070 KVKK MN Verndale 3/9 1820 P calls, wx. No sign of usual WTSO. OLD C&W JJR-MI
1070 WKOK PA Sunbury 3/26 0637 F with News Radio 1070, WKOK Sunrise. EB-MI
1070 WFLI TN Lookout Mountain 3/21 0706 P with preacher, church info matched sked. EB-MI
1070 CHOK ON Sarnia 3/24 1946 P with AC, 'CHOK 103.9 & 1070 AM' ment between records. Common daytime catch but quite rare at night! EB-MI
1080 WKJK KY Louisville 3/21 0705 P with wx, 'Talk Radio 1080' into Wall Street Journal. EB-MI
1080 KYMN MN Northfield 3/12 0610 P -woman w/"from tyhe KYMN newsroom,...." lost. JJR-WI
1090 KSOU IA Sioux City 3/20 0722 P way u/WAQE. "KSOU AM 1090" ito OLDies. JJR-MI
1090 WBAL MD Baltimore 3/26 0649 G with "Maryland's Morning News, WBAL..." EB-MI
1090 WKBZ MI Muskegon 3/21 0705 P traffic rpt for Meijer's. "NewsTalk 1090, the Talk of Muskegon." Menards ad. JJR-MI
1090 KTGO ND Tioga 3/10 0705 F SRN nx, "KTGO Weathereye forecast...hi:39" "KTGO AM 1090, the Flag" into America in the Morning. Rarely, if ever, heard this well. JJR-MI


1210 WILY IL Centralia 3/24 0733 P "Southern Illinois Powerhouse-The Big 1210 WILY" into OLDies. WPHT nulled. JJR-MI
1210 KOKK SD Huron 3/20 0811 P "that's the local news on Dakota Country 1210 KOKK" into ad. JJR-MI
1210 KHAT WY Laramie 3/20 0809 P in tight KOKK null. "Buckin' Country" sweeper into C&W song. JJR-MI
1220 WKRS IL Waukegan 3/22 0748 P only thing there! "ESPN...en Chicgo" by woman. JJR-MI
1220 KDDR ND Oakes 3/10 0818 P KLBB nulled. Fluttery. "NewsDakota.com" ments w/Jamestown, Valley City temps. C&W. JJR-MI
1230 KMRS MN Morris 3/20 0741 P "it's 7:49 at KMRS, the Birthday Bash..." in mess. JJR-MI
1230 WCLO WI Janesville 3/22 0718 P "WCLO news..." in mess. JJR-MI
1230 WXCO WI Wausau 3/9 2019 P "Keeping you in touch w/the world at the top of every hour with CBS news, Sunny 1230" SoftAC/NOS. Smooth Operator/Sade played. JJR-MI
1230 WXCO WI Wausau 3/26 1906 P weathereye forecast. Cloudy and 28 at Sunny 1230. Up in mess.JJR-MI
1240 WSDR IL Sterling 3/24 0730 P in mess of stns, a clear "WSDR Sterling" into possible newscast. JJR-MI
1240 KIUL KS Garden City 3/21 2300 P thru mess with ID // KYUL 1310 which was behind WIBA. New! NK-IL
1240 KCCR SD Pierre 3/21 0809 P "1240KCCR" into SD news stories In/out quickly. JJR-MI
1240 WJMC WI Rice Lake 3/27 0758 P -woman w/sweeper "..good friends..1240 WJMC." to music in mess.JJR-MI
1280 CJSL SK Estevan 3/10 0648 P in tight null. "This is CJSL, a Golden West radio station in Estevan." Been a while on this one. JJR-MI


1300 KOLY SD Mobridge 3/23 0824 Vp w/Sun Morning GOSpel mx show. Local requests for Mobridge and Aberdeen. No calls heard in 20 mins. Others nulled. JJR-MI
Added to DX-midAMerica Top 7+3!::::::::::::::::::::::
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 Manahans 3/22 0006 Heard, taped w/taped. Tones came through at both :06 and again at :10. That is about all I can get but the :10 sweep was fairly clear. What sounded like weak code also heard at :24w/C and the K. 10,000 watt CJYM in a tight null. TK-MT
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
1330 WBTM VA Danville 3/21 0714 Faded up over WVHI with Hot AC (Black Eyed Peas record) ID, lost. EB-MI
1330 WBTM VA Danville 3/23 1852 P with Classic R&B, 'WBTM - Sunday Night Beach & Motown.' EB-MI



HOT NOW!
1340 WLEW MI Bad Axe 3/10 0755 P steady. song into community calendar incl events in Bad Axe #989-269-XXXX or 989-975-XXXX into next song. N call heard. JJR-MI
1340 WLEW MI Bad Axe 3/22 0713 P Ashley Furniture in Bad Axe, "Obituaries on WLEW..." JJR-MI
1340 WAGN MI Menominee 3/26 1834 P in fade up. "the Dennis Miller show on 1340 WAGN."JJR-MI
1340 KRBT MN Eveleth-Virginia 3/20 2000 P Fox sports,LID into MN Wild hockey in mess. JJR-MI
1340 KROC MN Rochester 3/9 2000 P "KROC AM Rochester" into ABC nx in mess. JJR-MI
1340 KWLM MN Willmar 3/21 0843 P "35 degress at KWLM" and quick fade. JJR-MI
1340 KWLM MN Willmar 3/25 0740 P "...with a KWLM news update, I'm .... at twenty mins before 8." 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: "www.103Country.com." Glad I turned loop on Grundig seconds before tune in! Much wanted and NEW! JJR-MI
1380 WKJV NC Asheville 3/11 0728 F tho on top, "WKJV King Jeses Victory in No.Carolina" Sharathon. JJR-WI


1400 KQDJ ND Jamestown 3/21 2400 F atop with multi station Dakota Country ID also heard on 1220, 1600 and rare 1490. NK-IL
1410 KRWB MN Roseau 3/9 0804 P -WIZM nulled. "Quality Rock- 1410 KRWB" into Cl ROCK song. JJR-MI
1420 WFLT MI Flint 3/27 0642 P in tight KTOE null. "on WFLT" w/lively, uptempo female. GOSpel music. Weather:high of 43. Rare! JJR-MI
1450 KMRY IA Cedar Rapids 3/23 2056 P ad, "93.1FM, 1450AM KMRY" into OLDie by Monkees. JJR-MI
1450 WATZ MI Alpena 3/25 0735 P -while on freq listening to ads for ND,MN "North Dakota" and "Minnesota" ments but no calls (KBMW?), a very clear "WATZ Alpena" popped thru. JJR-MI
1450 KBMW MN Breckenridge 3/20 0823 P but alone. Calls into C&W. JJR-MI
1450 KZZJ ND Rugby 3/21 0737 P in mess. "Go to our website -KJJZ.com." Fade. Not in much this seasson. JJR-MI
1460 WKAM IN Goshen 3/24 0759 P w/SS music, chatter into EE "WKAM Goshen" LID. Others (KXNO,CJOY) nulled. Hearing SS for some time off & on.Now I know what it was. JJR-MI
1470 WNYY NY Ithaca 3/26 1859 P with ID, ment. 97-7 xltr, into ABC nx. Rare, Ex-WTKO Cx weren't too good, but caught a format change in WNYY anyway. EB-MI
1490 WIGM WI Medford 3/21 0900 P "WIGM 1490 AM Medford" ESPN Sports Center in w/2-3 others. JJR-MI


1510 KCKK CO Littleton 3/25 0641 P "93.7 the Rock" sweeper into Little River Band song. JJR-MI
1530 KCMN CO Colorado Springs 3/25 0824 P "the music you grew up with and still like on the I-25 radio network." OLDies. JJR-MI
1540 WTKM WI Hartford 3/21 0825 P in tight KXEL null. "Crusin' 1540 AM" into OLDies. JJR-MI
1550 KAPE MO Cape Girardeau 3/17 0603 P "Cape Radio 1550 & 100.3 Radio Morning News" to fade.JJR-WI
1550 WDLR OH Delaware 3/12 0551 P "QT1270 + WDLR" ments over & over. wx: high in 50s. Two jocks. JJR-WI
1550 WIGN TN Bristol 3/21 0732 Briefly fair over CBEF with preacher, C&W mx. EB-MI
1560 WBYS IL Canton 3/23 2044 P -WQEW nulled. "WBYS AM 1560 and 93.7FM" w/Cl HITS. Suprised by this. JJR-MI
1560 KLNG IA Council Bluffs 3/21 0730 P after ad "402-330-oXXX" clear "KLNG" into REL. JJR-MI
1560 KGOW TX Bellaire 3/10 0630 F -loud w/Yahoo Sports 1560 slogan into chatter. JJR-MI
1560 KGOW TX Bellaire 3/11 0648 F tho steady, on top. "TX Ford Dealers, Yahoo SportsRadio 1560" back to Yahoo content.
1570 WFRL IL Freeport 3/23 0808 F in w/others. "Big Radio news..." "1570 WFRL" into Dick Clark. JJR-MI
1580 WVKO OH Columbus 3/26 1834 F with Urban Gospel, ads, '1580 The Praise.' Heard often in car, but usually not on DX rig! EB-MI
1580 KKTS WY Evansville 3/21 2400 P-F after KREL's ESPN promos ended with call ID and "Evansville-Casper". 2nd time hrd. NK-IL
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
1590 WPVL WI Platteville 3/22 0817 P w/3-4 ESPN promos. "the ESPN Dounle Team" into prog. Atop. JJR-MI
1600 KDAK ND Carrington 3/10 0726 P in tight null of others. Dakota Country news. JJR-MI
1640 WTNI MS Biloxi 3/21 0615 P traffic "on News-Sports radio 96-7 the Champ." Alone. JJR-MI
1640 KZLS OK Enid 3/27 0806 F LID, Oklahoma News Net., mention of “Hank FM”. JB-WI
1640 KBJA UT Sandy 3/20 9521 P light fading. "Es Super" said in SS 3 times. In w/over assumed KZLS. JJR-MI
1640 KBJA UT Sandy 3/27 0645 F-P w/Spanish, “Super 1640”. no calls heard, but checking out Radio-Locator.com’s advanced search has confirmed this station to be the only one on the frequency with that format, NEW! JB-WI
1700 KLFF TX Richardson 3/21 0610 F loud SS "Tejano is alive & well on Kick!" No KBGG at all! JJR-MI
870 UNID 3/21 0626 P, mixing with unid with religion: preacher, then religious story. Was hoping for new catch from VA but never got an ID. Lost. EB-MI
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650 KGAB WY Orchard Valley 3/2 0611 P "#1 in NewsTalk radio-650 KGAB" into talk. Alone. JJR-MI
660 KTNN AZ Window Rock 3/2 0600 P LID. Alone, steady. Still in 20 mins later w/chanting.JJR-MI
750 KHWG NV Fallon 3/2 0624 P long fades. 2 OLD C&W songs and finally "KHWG 100.1FM" into song. All alone. No WSB. JJR-MI
810 KBHB SD Sturgis 3/8 0729 P Northern Ag Network w/info on new rail service, double-tracking in ND,MT. SD Lotto ad for problem gambling, "the Big 81 KBHB, the biggest country hits foy your weekend." JJR-MI
870 WHCU NY Ithaca 3/2 0507 P wx, "NewsTalk WHCU" into Wall Street Journal report. Alone. JJR-MI
880 WMDB TN Nashville 3/5 2342 G -loud! SS lively mx "La Ranchera Ocho Ochenta" & no WCBS at all.JJR-WI
930 WBEN NY Buffalo 3/8 0520 P in null of others, calls, time. JJR-MI
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
1210 WILY IL Centralia 3/4 0624 P "JJ McKay later ...on 1210 WILY" o/anything.JJR-WI
1210 KOKK SD Huron 3/8 0710 P Dakota Country 1210 KOKK, Slumberland at 98th&Dakota. JJR-MI
1250 KCUE MN Red Wing 3/8 0749 P in/out w/KBRF. YL w/chatter and talk of Red Wings HS coaches show. No calls hrd. JJR-MI
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
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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
1450 WWXL KY Manchester 3/1 2204 CW started at 2304 ET. First heard on the stream and then on Grundig S-350. DH-IN
1450 WATZ MI Alpena 3/8 0700 P "This Is WATZ Alpena" in/out w/others. JJR-MI
1450 KATE MN Albert Lea 3/8 0635 P psa:MN Nat'l Guard, "K-A-T-E forecast for Albert Lea" JJR-MI
1550 KLFJ MO Springfield 3/5 0634 F w/Branson,MO tourist info, attractions. JJR-WI
1550 KYAL OK Sapulpa 3/5 0501 F "97.1 the Sports Animal" said 2x. Alone. JJR-WI
1550 WDLR OH Delaware 3/5 0500 P in null of KYAL. LID for WDLR and //1270-QT1270 WUCO. True OLDies Channel.JJR-WI
1590 WPVL WI Platteville 3/8 0800 P many HS scores and then LID for this and 1280 WGLR. Ments of HS sports also on 97.7 WGLR and 107.1 WPVL-FM. JJR-MI
1600 WAOS GA Austell 3/5 0434 G loud, dominating. LaMejor and LID @:58. JJR-WI
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. http://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/board,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


Hot-Tippers:

/who /where
/equipment-antennas used


SA-MB Shawn M. Axelrod, VE4DX1SMA, VEPC4SWL, Winnipeg MB Canada
Icom ICR‑70, 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 James Beer, Houlton, WI
Tecsun PL-310, Quantum Q Stick antenna
Ford car audio system for KZLS


EB-MI Eric Berger, Carleton,MI
Superadio III


RD-NE or RD-NE1 (April) Rick Dau, South Omaha, NE
Kenwood R-5000, Quantum QX Pro loop (922 overall loggings here)
RD-NE2 Rick Dau, on U.S. 75 just north of Plattsmouth, NE. 2009 Ford Ranger factory radio
RD-IA1 Rick Dau, on the road in Davenport, IA. Sangean ATS-909X, Quantum QX Pro loop for daytime loggings
RD-IA2 Rick Dau, at Travelodge in Davenport, IA. Kenwood R-5000, Quantum QX Pro loop for nighttime loggings


Greg Harris, Park Forest,IL
Icom R75/Preamp/Terk Loop.


DH-IN Dave Hascall, Indianapolis,IN
Grundig S-350


NK-IL Neil Kazaross, Barrington IL
Perseus and Double KAZ antenna 21' x 120' due west
Perseus and 21' x 128' Double KAZ antenna due south: WNRV log
Perseus and Broadside Double KAZ array spaced 260 ft aimed due west (June/July loggings)


Persues SDR and Phased BOGs 655 ft at 67 deg, and a single BOG 480 ft and 243 degrees (August logs)


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


JJR-MI John J Rieger, L'Anse,MI
Grundig Satellit 750, Terk AM 1000 loop


JJR-WI John J Rieger, South Milwaukee WI
Icom IC-R71, Kiwa loop, MFJ-959B tuner,preamp


TS-MI Tom Sanders, KC8YBX, Lakeport MI
Grundig S350 barefoot


TS-MI-2 Tom Sanders / KC8YBX, Lakeport (MI) State Park
Zenith Royal 59 portable


LDW-IL L D White Champaign IL
Tecsun PL-360 w/ AN-200 loop

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