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60 day NEW & Rare!

Welcome to "60d-N-R", or 60 days:New and rare! What's posted here is what was reported as new or rare in the previous AT LEAST 60 days prior to the current month. The loggings are posted PLUS the top political units and any other things of note. Posted monthly on the 11th! Look and see what you might have heard or missed!
APRIL'S HOTTEST NEW:MA NJ PA TN TX WV Rare: IL MI MN Still---quite a listing!
660 WAMO PA Wilkinsburg (Pittsburgh) 4/10 0643 P-F- kept trading places with WXIC (not new), heard with Urban AC music with IDs as "107.3 The Beat", NEW! TL-IN
1190 WBWA MN Wabasha 4/19 0750 Vp -no WOWO. Weatherology, NO CALLS, OLD C&W, Blake Shelton, couldn't hear slogan, LID for AM & xlator, Fox news. Alone, super weak. Hoping for needed KKOJ-MN. Rare! JJR-MI
1250 KCUE MN Red Wing 4/19 0817 Vp Bluff County KCUE, wx, OLD C&W. Alone! Rare! JJR-MI
1300 WFGM WV Morgantown 4/3 1906 P tho CCM (Contemp Christian mx) cut thru. Sounded like "Power 93.1 WFGM" 1300 #24, WV #33 #2477 NEW! JJR-WI
1330 WTRX MI Flint 4/1 1851 Vp -Sports. Sports Xtra 1330, lost to WHBL fade in. Rare! JJR-WI
1430 WEEF IL Highland Park 4/10 0708 Vp --hearing hum. :15 into ETHnic programming. Drove to nearby Bender Park. Signal was in w/WBEV. Most of signal goes into Lake Michigan, but it was WEEF, not CHKT which is Chinese. Due to D-KZQZ, this is rare. JJR-WI
1430 WPLN TN Madison 4/29 0630 P WPLN International promo, BBC promo, Lost to WNXT. First new log on 1430 since 2009! 1430 #18 TN #106 #2479 NEW! JJR-WI
1450 WELY MN Ely 4/22 0700 P "WELY" (did not hear "Ely")then ESPN feed. Going for others.Rare! JJR-MI
1520 KYND TX Houston 4/1 2035 G- must be on day facilities, promo loop for radio station with many IDs and phone number. NEW! TL-IN
1570 WUBG MA Methuen 4/18 0002 P- contemporary christian music format, heard // to webstream, ID as "K-Love" at 0010, in local WHLY splatter. NEW! TL-IN
1710 WQFG689 NJ Jersey City 4/29 2015 P- with recorded loop mostly info about COVID-19 making it easily to IN, long fades but heard several IDs. NEW! TL-IN


MARCH'S HOTTEST ELEVEN NEW/rare logs and two from out of US/Canada! A few rare logs not heard in years!!
650 CKOM SK Saskatoon 3/8 0548 F- WSM off the air, with Van Morrison's Brown Eyed Girl, several CKOM IDs then talk about what else, hockey! NEW! TL-IN
750 WQOR PA Olyphant 3/16 0817 P til lost. Catholic talk, promos, replacing CKJH. Rare! JJR-MI
870 WTIM IL Assumption 3/13 0718 P nx, Cental IL references, Calls & xlator freqs. Only 2nd time heard! Rare! JJR-WI
1170 KFOW MN Waseca 3/18 0645 F// their web feed with oldies or classic rock music. They ID as The Train 106.3 and 1170. They also include a train whistle on some ID’s making it very distinctive. NEW! SMA-MB
1230 WMQU MI Grayling 3/20 2304 P- no ID but religious format with Relavent Radio programming, only fit that makes sense. NEW! TL-IN
1240 WHFA WI Poynette 3/20 1959 P- clear ID "WHFA Poynette" with FM xlator W247CI ID. NEW! TL-IN
1270 KXRO OK Claremore 3/12 0814 P in fade up--"1270AM & 107.7FM the Franchise, into newscast. Logged in '06 as KRVF "the River." Only 3rd time heard. Rare! JJR-WI
1490 WPNA IL Oak Park 3/10 0810 Vp but the few seconds of Polish stood out/popped thru. Not common. JJR-WI
890 CMDZ CUBA Chambas Mar24 0140 P-F strong at times in with WLS, // to Key West SDR, my 31st Cuban. NEW! TL-IN
891 ALGERIA Chaîne 1 Ouled Fayet Mar21 0440 P- with clear, and decent at times, but weak audio, using USB mode to block WLS, // to Alicante Spain SDR. NEW! TL-IN
1170 KDDJ CO Windsor 3/5 0746 P SS "La Ley...en Colorado..." o/weak KFAQ. Tune-In match. 1st new since Dec! NEW!JJR-MI



FEBRUARY'S HOTTEST SEVENTEEN NEW/rare logs and two from out of US/Canada. A few rare logs not heard in years!!
570 WMCA NY New York 2/9 1837 Vp in big pileup with preacher, got // to Webcast, and lost to WKBN. NEW! EB-MI
570 WSYR NY Syracuse 2/9 1839 P in big pileup with ad, 'News Radio 570, WSYR' into talk show. Lost to resurgent WKBN. NEW! EB-MI
780 KKOH NV Reno 2/16 0206 P- DX test before maintenance, sweep tones easiest and code IDs heard. cut thru WBBM easily, NV #2. NEW! TL-IN
780 KKOH NV Reno 2/16 0204 Barely audible under WBBM with DX Test: Morse code, sweep tones, off-the-hook phone sounds. Thanks for the Test! NV #2! NEW! EB-MI
840 KVJY TX Pharr 2/16 2154 F- Matched // to a TX SDR, ID @ ToH, strong at times w/slow SS music. NEW! TL-IN
1150 KIMM SD Rapid City 2/4 0822 P "here's your Fox Sports Rapid City forecast..." Alone. Rare! JJR-MI
1210 WDAO OH Dayton 2/15 0608 Vp but mx popped thru WPHT! Calls. Been a while on this. Rare. JJR-WI
1240 KFMO MO Farmington 2/7 2159 P- heard slogan "The Parkland's News, Sports and Weather Leader", into CBS news. NEW! TL-IN
1250 WYKM WV Rupert 2/13 1837 Poor with C&W, 'Your Home For the Best Country, WYKM' between records. Daytimer on late! NEW! EB-MI
1270 WCMR IL Elkart 2/10 0829 P end of Back to the Bible" & "... Gospel 1270 & 105-3FM." Rare! JJR-MI
1280 WBIG IL Aurora 2/19 0747 Vp in fade up o/WNAM. Talk of Bolingbrook, Eola Rd. Shopping show. Logged as WMRO in 1971. Not heard in years. Rare. JJR-WI
1310 KNOX ND Grand Forks 2/24 0717 P "in Thief River Falls" --ment of 107.9FM. Thru WIBA. Rare. JJR-WI
1470 WRGA GA Rome 2/13 1807 Poor with wx, 'News Talk 98.7, AM 1470, WRGA' into Talk. Thought I had this! NEW! EB-MI
1490 KBUR IA Burlington 2/22 0630 Vp w/many other talk stns, but "KBUR" popped out. Not heard in years. Rare. JJR-WI
1590 WHLX MI Marine City 2/3 0723 Vp tho a nice 92-7 the Hills popped out o/a weak WGBW. Rare. JJR-MI
840 CMKC CUBA Palma Soriano Feb17 0347 F- Radio Revolución with pop Spanish music, ID heard and also confirmed by other DXers. NEW! TL-IN
840 4VEF HAITI La Petite Anse Feb17 0419 P- Matched // to a web stream, instrumental versions of old-time church hymns, IDed w/help from RD in NE. NEW! TL-IN

JANUARY'S HOTTEST SIX NEW LOGS and ONE rare!
540 WRGC NC Sylva 1/28 2029 F- end of basketball between Smokey Mountain Mustangs and Brevard, 105.7 The River IDs, day power? NEW! TL-IN
690 KFXN MN Minneapolis 1/26 1716 G- Very distinct program in "Hmong", easy to // to Minneapolis SDR, first time heard. NEW! TL-IN
760 KDFD CO Thornton 01/10 0820 F // their web feed with several “Freedom 93 7” ID’s. Local ads and Political talk. First new one of the decade! NEW! SMA-MB
980 WPFP WI Park Falls 1/15 0725 P -nice fade up. Trading w/WITY o/30 mins! Jack-FM is rare! JJR-WI
1000 WKLF AL Clanton 1/21 2240 VP- gospel music with a country music sounding style, // to an SDR in GA and live stream, u/WMVP. 2nd AL station logged on 1000. NEW! TL-IN
1180 WKCE TN Knoxville 1/9 1608-1625 weak but atop the pile w 50s-60s songs, W??E IDs, promo at 1623 for ten thousand watt W??E, "Mid Century Radio for east Tennessee." 2.6 KW CH.NEW! TS-MI
1280 WWTC MN Minneapolis 1/27 0828 Vp tho clear "AM 1280 the Patriot." Due to WNAM, this is rare! JJR-WI
891 ALGERIA Chaîne 1 Ouled Fayet Jan2 0336 UTC P- used USB mode, weak audio at times, matched the SDR in Alicante, Spain, very loud monster het on WLS, strongest from NE, I've chased this het for years, finally audio! Algeria #2. NEW! TL-IN


DECEMBER'S HOTTEST FIVE NEW LOGS, in which OCT & NOV were clearly better.Have had better Decembers!
770 WKFB PA Jeanette 12/16 0640 P The Happening,Supremes, Dont Pull Your Love, Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart, Rascals, "KFB" heard, w/WTOR after they signed on. No WABC. NEW! JJR-MI
880 WIJR IL Highland 12/11 1814-1819 faded up and over WCBS w SS music and talk. No CLS heard but what I heard matches the Regional Mexican format mentioned in the stn's Wikipedia entry. NEW! TS-MI3
960 WATS PA Sayre 12/22 0549 Barely audible in WWJ HD fizz with AC, recognized "Memories" by Maroon 5, got Webcast match. 'Choice 102.1,' NEW! EB-MI
1380 WABH NY Bath 12/23 1541 P-greetings from C&W artists "1380 WABH" NY#71 1380#29 #2476, NEW! JJR-WI
1420 WCED PA DuBois 12/20 1651 Faded in and out, mixing with WHK; local ads, 'Connect FM' into talk. NEW! EB-MI


NOVEMBER'S HOTTEST 32 NEW & rare in NOVEMBER and FOUR in June & July! HELLO!
610 WRUS KY Russellville 11/6 0555 P clashing with WTVN with Bluegrass mx, // Webcast. NEW! EB-MI
1080 WALD SC Johnsonville 11/30 2202 P with deep voiced OM preacher speaking on Moses, // Webcast! Thanks to fellow DXer for tip. NEW! EB-MI
1110 WKDZ KY Cadiz 11/20 1655 P, heard ment of 96.5 and 100.9 WHVO into Styx record; lost by TOH. NEW! EB-MI
1150 WJRD AR Tuscaloosa 11/6 1852 Barely audible with oldies, True Oldies Channel, // Webcast. NEW! EB-MI
1180 WGUE AR Turrell 11/4 0535 P with SS mx, 'La Jefa' and 'Noventa Nueve Punto Tres' between records, // Webcast. NEW! EB-MI
1230 WIBQ IN Terre Haute 11/20 1628 Vp above slush; heard ID, bump mx, talk, and lost. NEW! EB-MI
1290 KBMO MN Benson 11/27 0840 P in brief fade up. Sunrise w/Sara on 93.5 KSC..." and lost. Unusual, in fact no CFRW, others! Truly blessed/lucky! NEW!!JJR-MI
1310 WDCT VA Fairfax 11/4 1945 P in WDTW null with Korean Christian AC-ish mx, OM spoke afterwards; // Webcast. Thanks to tip from fellow DXer! NEW! EB-MI
1360 WFLW KY Monticello 11/6 1648 P in pile; heard 'WFLW' clearly, into C&W, and gone. NEW! EB-MI
1390 WBLL ON Bellefontaine 11/7 0704 P w/WGRB "the new 106-9 the Bull" OH#94 1390#24 #2473 NEW!JJR-WI
1470 WQXL SC Columbia 11/4 0522 P with local ad, '100-7 The Point,' into talk. NEW! EB-MI
1490 WFXY KY Middlesboro 11/6 1712 Vp in din with oldies, 'WFXY' jx between records. Playlist match! NEW! EB-MI
1520 WMLM MI St. Louis 11/22 1540 F-G- Real Country, fadey but strong at times, ad for Soaring Eagle Casino, ID at ToH. heard while driving home from work. Despite only being 140 miles, NEW! TL-IN
1520 KZOY SD Sioux Falls 11/10 0615 P- top 40 countdown of some kind, heard song by Metallica and 93 point 3 mention which matched webstream. NEW! TL-IN
580 WKSK NC West Jefferson 11/02 0653 p- CW music, SID "93-5 the Farm" more CW music. NEW! TL-IN
870 WPWT TN Colonial Heights 11/17 2314 on late C&W & slogan 96.3 The Possum. NEW! Paszkiewicz WI
910 WLTP OH Marietta 11/2 0806 P- several weak WLTP IDs after fade of WXJX. NEW! TL-IN
910 WXJX PA Apollo 11/2 0805 P- "... right here on your home of the Penguins 98.7 Jack FM Am 910". NEW! TL-IN
1150 WGOW TN Chattanooga 11/5 0704 Vp-"WGOW" said twice. Thought new, but logged in 1970! Rare. JJR-WI
1260 WWIS WI Black River Falls 11/14 0733 Vp talk of WI Badgers, calls. Lost to KROX. Rare. JJR-MI
1330 WKTA IL Evanston 11-6 0729 P -steady. ETHnic, "Chicago" ments. Logged in '85 as WEAW.Rare! JJR-WI
1330 WTRX MI Flint 11/14 0729 Vp MI Hi School sports. MHSAA.com given. 3 Flints in 15 mins!Rare!JJR-MI
1380 KHWK MN Winona 11/24 0706 Vp Real Country 1380 & 101.5. Despite closeness, quite rare! JJR-WI
1420 WFLT MI Flint 11/14 0717 P-Vp w/fades. Black GOS, would be lost to KTOE. Assumed. Rare! JJR-MI
1450 WRLL IL Cicero 11-6 0743 P tho steady SS. Assumed. Not heard in years! Rare. JJR-WI
1470 KHND ND Harvey 11/14 0845 Vp-no KMNQ!Minot,Rugby,Jamestown wx"in Harvey,35 degrees.." Rare!JJR-MI
1490 KKAN KS Phillipsburg 11/13 0823 P pre-Beatles songs and an old KKAN jingle at :32. Rare. JJR-MI
1490 WGEZ WI Beloit 11/22 2000 Vp -LID as Beloit-Lanseville. C&W. Despite closeness, rare! JJR-WI
1530 WCKG IL Elmhurst 11/9 0716 Vp calls clear in Fox Sports promo for game leter on. Rare. JJR-WI
1570 WBGX IL Harvey 11-6 0737 P -Black GOSpel, Cgo ments:Roosevelt Rd, Cottage Grove. Rare. JJR-WI
1570 WWCK MI Flint 11/3 0700 P "Super Talk 1570" LID, WW1 news, Christopher Cruze. Quite rare. JJR-MI
1480 WIOS MI Tawas City-East Tawas 11/1 0858 Vp "and right here on WIOS" w/2 SS stns! Rare! JJR-MI
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OCTOBER'S HOTTEST 39 NEW & rare vs 15 in September and FOUR in June & July!
550 WDUN GA Gainesville 10/5 2230 P- heard two very clear WDUN IDs then into Jim Bohannon. Heard while driving home near Bremen, IN. NEW! TL-IN
570 WSYR NY Syracuse 10/19 0534 P- two quick WSYR IDs heard just after tuning in, NEW! TL-IN
590 WMBS PA Uniontown 10/4 2246 f- heard clear ID briefly in with WKZO, ID again before ToH. NEW! TL-IN
610 WAGG AL Birmingham 10/28 0623 Vp under WTVN with Urban Gospel mx, // Webcast! NEW! EB-MI
610 KSCR NE Chadron 10/27 0639 P-steady. Others nullable,C&W songs,Butler Ag,calls//stream.NEW! JJR-WI
630 KVMA AR Magnolia 10/25 0645 P- heard mention of Magnolia in wx forecast, ID after, rare. TL-IN
670 WWFE FL Miami 10/24 2150 f- strong behind WSCR in SS talk with several La Poderosa slogans heard, NEW! TL-IN
670 WLUI PA Lewistown 10/19 0622 P- playing classic hits oldies music, matched // webstream, NEW! TL-IN
690 WNZK MI Dearborn Heights 10/31 0736 P --ETHnic programming, but an EE "in Livonia" (Detroit suburb) helped! Rare! JJR-MI
720 KFIR OR Sweet Home-Eugene-Springfield 10/7 0656 Vp -WGN totally nulled. Sounds of Silence (close out song of Coast to Coast) :58, Nat'l ads,LID as such Town Hall nx. NEW STATE! NEW! JJR-MI
770 WKFB PA Jeanette 10/14 0618 G- oldies song Chapel of Love, weather, ID as "97.5, 770 KFB", promo for food bank. NEW! TL-IN
770 KTTH WA Seattle 10/9 0746 Poor w/ads, Rush morning update, LifeLock. Lost. Have written stn. 3rd person wrote back. Was KTTH! Nice to West-again! (KATL, CHQR yesterday) NEW! JJR-MI
770 CHQR AB Calgary 10/21 1934 F- good behind WABC with possible talk about election, Canadian accented presenters, // to SDR stream. NEW! TL-IN
770 CHQR AB Calgary 10/8 0605 P -no WABC. Canadian elections, nx by woman, Global News. Rare! JJR-MI
780 WWOL NC Forest City 10/25 0727 p- very weak behind WBBM with preaching, well after NC sunrise, matched w/NC SDR, NEW! TL-IN
790 WPIC PA Sharon 10/18 1908 G- very loud and alone w/Hickory vs Wilmington HSFB (I was thinking this was NC), very good WPIC ID at break. At 298 miles,NEW! TL-IN
790 WAYY WI Eau Claire 10/27 0755 Vp -while listening to WKRD,clear"SportsTalk 105.1"Very rare!JJR-WI
810 WPIN VA Dublin 10/27 1743 F to SSE with Carolina Panthers vs San Francisco 49ers Football, then gone. Only Panthers affiliate on 810! NEW! EB-MI
830 WQZQ TN Goodlettsville 10/4 2002 G- 80 music, heard Mellencamp's Small Town, ID after song. NEW! TL-IN
870 WTIM IL Taylorsville 10/29 0739 Christian Co. farm bureau, cities in IL Ag report. Only 2nd time heard. Rare. JJR-WI
1010 WPCN WI Stevens Point 10/4 0542 Vp with True Oldies, playlist match! Been looking for this one! NEW! EB-MI
1030 KTWO WY Casper 10/7 2132 P u/WBZ with Talk, // Webcast! Knocked off my Most Wanted List! WY #2! NEW! EB-MI
1090 KEXS MO Excelsior Springs 10/4 2002 Good with TOH ID, ment. 92.9 FM, into EWTN programming, in null of local WCAR. NEW! EB-MI
1110 WUPE MA Pittsfield 10/4 2220 P- in briefly, oldies music, heard Brother Louie by Stories, matched // stream. NEW! TL-IN
1120 WUST DC Washington 10/20 1707 F- weak but clear behind not yet strong KMOX. Ethnic programming and // to DC SDR, NEW! TL-IN
1140 WXLZ VA St. Paul 10/31 1853 P- ID "your number one preset 107.3 WXLZ" then into weather followed by song called Jolene, second VA on this freq. no sign of WRVA. NEW!TL-IN
1210 WSBI TN Static 10/26 0711 P SS Radio Vida said twice. WYXE, WSBI, WMRB LID's given. Rare. JJR-WI
1240 WHIZ OH Zanesville 10/31 1659 f- out of Dave Ramsey promo then quick "AM 12-40 WHIZ", on a blah late afternoon, NEW! TL-IN
1320 WDMJ MI Marquette 10/27 0708 P thru fade out. NOS mx (Sun morn only vs usual talk) -calls. Rare. JJR-WI
1560 KLNG IA Council Bluffs 10/3 1859 Top of the hour ID after Religious programming. ID included K268DI 101.5 FM. With KKAA off the air, this is NEW! SMA-MB
1560 KLTI MO Macon 10/13 2030 P- faded up with old style country music and True Country ID later on. Thanks to Wayne Heinen for help with the ID. #6 on 1560 since KKAA went dark. NEW! SMA-MB
1570 KVAM CO Loveland 10/17 1930 P in a mess but faded up for about 10 minutes with lively Mexican music // their web feed. This has been a long time target finally heard. NEW! SMA-MB
1590 WHLX MI Marine City 10/18 0634 P Blue Water....WHLX.com, C&W song. Rare! JJR-MI
1590 WGBW WI Denmark 10/13 0705 P- many WGBW IDs heard, sounded like s/on, "Welcome to our broadcast day, WGBW Denmark-Green Bay...", NEW! TL-IN
1600 WRPN WI Ripon 10/6 0650 Vp in fade up. WIsc Nat'l Guard promo. This almost rare here! JJR-WI
1640 KZLS OK Enid 10/26 0735 P- Under the Hood car program, many OKC and Oklahoma spots during breaks, had to null WSJP WI to finally nail this one. NEW! TL-IN
620 MEXICO XENK Guadalupe del Monte Oct16 1028 G- playing 80s American music, Beach boys etc., ID as "Radio seis veinte", very loud, no WTMJ. NEW! TL-IN
531 ALGERIA Jil FM F'Kirina Oct21 2329 P- weak but occasionally clear with music matching the online stream for Jil FM using an SDR in Barcelona, My TA#3 and Africa #1, my furthest catch @ 4799 miles. NEW! TL-IN
1089 UNITED KINGDOM TalkSport Oct17 0400 P- causing a massive het on 1090, Talksport UK with very decent audio using LSB mode, audio matching an SDR in the UK!! My second TA. NEW! TL-IN



SEPTEMBER'S HOTTEST NEW & rare as the AMDX season heats up!!
860 KTRB CA San Francisco 9/15 0620 P EE (I'm thinking KNUJ-MN) and get "860AMtheAnswer.com, LifeStockRetirement.com, TownHall, 860AMtheAnswer, Sebastian Gorka. Steady. Alone. No CJBC. NEW! JJR-MI
1090 KMXA CO Aurora 9/30 2002 P- with lively spanish music sometimes over KAAY. ID heard as "Jose", matched // SDR in CO. NEW! TL-IN
1380 KQKD SD Redfield 9/29 0625 P Take on Me by A-Ha (1985), clear "KQKD" and lost. Rare! JJR-MI
1480 KQAM KS Wichita 9/21 2317 P but clear ID as 1480 and 102.5 FM The Big Talker NEW! SMA-MB
1480 WRCK NY Remsen 9/21 2300 Heard the DX test here with code and tones about 30 seconds into the test then again around 0008 and 0011. FIRST NEW one of the season! NEW! SMA-MB
1480 WRCK NY Remsen 9/21 2300 F- DX test with code, alternating between high and low audio frequency. Many heard this. For me, NEW! TL-IN
1490 WMRN OH Marion 9/21 0622 P- new GYer for me, mentions of Marion, heard zip code that matched Marion's during an event promo. NEW! TL-IN
1510 WWHN IL Joliet 9/4 0612 Vp "get comfortable, W H N" by female o/UNID R&B stn, others. Rare.JJR-WI
1510 WCAZ IL Macomb 9/3 0615 P Illinois farm bureau mentioned 2x, possible WWHN underneath. Farm commodity prices and finally calls. Cannot believe this has never been logged! First new log on 1510 since 2006! IL #122, 1510 #22. Log #2468. NEW! JJR-WI
1510 KIFG IA Iowa Falls 9/30 2335 P-F three clear IDs with mention of twitter address. Listed as 1 kw daytimer. Good o/u WLAC. NEW! TL-IN
1530 KGBT TX Harlingen 9/15 0148 Faded in and out, poor with SS sports, ment. of Harlingen/Brownsville at 0202. WCKY off until 0203. NEW! EB-MI
1560 WKDO KY Liberty 9/26 0624 Faded up in a jumble with lady reading the news then ID’ing as The WKDO Newsroom I am…? This was a big surprise but a good one. NEW! SMA-MB
1560 WTOU MI Portage 9/26 0620 Faded up in a jumble with Michigan Lotteries ad and then into R&B music. The Touch slogan. NEW! SMA-MB
1560 WFME NY New York 9/25 1940 Weak signals fighting with WGLB with Family Radio religious talk/ their web feed. NEW! SMA-MB
1560 KGOW TX Bellaire 9/25 0640 F- fading up and down with Vietnamese talk that was // their web feed. No sign of KKAA which is supposed to be off air leaving this frequency much more DX’able. NEW! SMA-MB
AUGUST'S HOTTEST NEW & rare even in August!!!
560 KMON MT Great Falls 8/3 0000 Faint, but in there, with Conway Twitty's version of "The Rose", then a late legal ID. First Montana logging for me on this SDR. NEW! RD-IA1
800 CJBQ ON Belleville 8/23 0452 P OLD C&W (thinking VAL or 'DEX)"Hank Snow on CJBQ!" Very Rare!JJR-MI
1120 KCRN CO Limon 8/7 0406 F signals fading in and out under KMOX with a woman talking. // The web feed. Thanks to Paul B Walker for the tip on line about this one running day power at night. NEW! SMA-MB
1120 KCRN CO Limon 8/7 0442 Vp tho steady. Mother Angelica/EWTN Rosary w/KMOX nulled 50000w daytimer Tnx to Paul Walker for heads up! NEW! JJR-MI

JULY'S HOTTEST Mostly rare, one NEW!
730 WLIL TN Lenoir City 7/12 2140 F with ad for Synergy Homes LLC of Lenoir City, heard phone # given as 388-9309. 3rd new logging on the same evening from Tennessee! NEW! RD-IA1
960 WKVX OH Wooster 7/7 1952 Fair peaks, but lots of QSB with classic hits, IDs between every couple of records. "Wooster's home for classic hits." Rare! EB-MI
1050 WGRI OH Cincinnati 7/6 0413 P out of nowhere, in WLIP null. Cincy's Inspiration 1050 WGRI by YL. Logged as WTSA in '84. Rare! JJR-WI
1590 WHLX MI Marine City 7/5 0345 P 92-7 the Hills plays... 92-7 the Hills. Not heard in years! Rare! JJR-MI

JUNE'S HOTTEST
590 WKZO MI Kalamazoo 6/27 1231-1245 weak, very light WSNL splash, Tigers BB. New pattern on 600 makes listening E and S of Flint possible. At this QTH, NEW! TS-MI2
620 WTMJ WI Milwaukee 6/27 1245-1304 easy copy, Brewers pregame show, legal ID at TOH "Wisconsin's radio station, WTMJ AM 620 and FM 103.3 (pause for call sign of translator read too fast to copy) Milwaukee." New pattern on 600 (WSNL) makes listening E and S of Flint possible. At this QTH, NEW! TS-MI2
810 KBHB SD Sturgis 6/22 2348 G with "Ranch Radio" slogan. Possibly on day power. Matched with web stream. NEW! CR-IL
1050 WGRI OH Cinncinati 6/23 0106 G with gospel music. Most likely on daytime power. Matched to web stream. NEW! CR-IL
1170 WDEK SC Lexington 6/26 P 1170AM 97.9 FM 70s 80s 90s and beyond - WDEK. R&B OLDies. Early? Testing? Logged in 2004 as WLGO. Rare. JJR-WI
1280 WONW OH Defiance 6/27 0421 P Coast to Coast, ads, AM 1280 WONW popped out.Logged:'80. Rare.JJR-WI

MAY'S HOTTEST
610 WTEL PA Philadelphia 5/6 0316 P ESPN radio promos/hype. Finally "610 ESPN" Been a while! JJR-WI
940 KPSZ IA Des Moines 5/29 0344 P "940 KPSZ" tween CCM songs. No GX-94. Been a while! JJR-WI
950 KTNF MN Saint Louis Park 5/30 0524 P "on AM 950, the progressive voice of MN." Not common. JJR-MI
960 WCRU NC Dallas 5/7 0500 P w/LID, Town Hall news, t/c, ?? htg #336-779-XXXX WSBT quite weak. 960 #23, NC#64 log#2465. NEW! JJR-WI
1430 WFOB OH Fostoria 5/6 0400 P -out of nowhere. LID. Gone few minutes later. Been a while. JJR-WI
1600 WHIY AL Huntsville 5/3 0400 P o/u others. LID, by luck! Logged in 1970 as WEUP. Rare! JJR-WI


APRIL'S HOTTEST
1290 WHKY NC Hickory 4/10 0647 P "WHKY Talk Radio" jingle. Ment of 102.3FM. WZTI off totally. First new 1290 since 9-7-13! 1290 #18 NC #63 Log#2464. NEW! JJR-WI
1360 WKMI MI Kalamazoo 4/16 0605 P Talk Radio 1360 WMKI, Steve Gruber show. Alone. Rare! JJR-WI
1530 WCKG IL Elmhurst 4/12 0624 P "Doug Gottileb on Fox Sports Radio" Only fit. Very RARE! JJR-WI
MARCH'S HOTTEST
1240 KBIZ IA Ottumwa 3/17 0059 P- GY mess, Top of hour ID as ".. and 107-7 FM KBIZ", into college basketball news. Overall log #2000! NEW! TL-IN Congratulations!!!! -ed
1350 WPDR WI Portage 3/13 2259 P- popped out of the mess, sounded like oldies format, couldn't tell the song, ID "AM 13-50 WPDR Portage" NEW! TL-IN
1380 KHWK MN Winona 3/25 0718 Fair signals under KLIZ with country music and Real Country slogan. // the web feed. First new station heard on my SDRPlay RSPduo! NEW! SMA-MB
1120 KCRN CO Limon 3/3 1858:50-1900 (when went off). F u/KMOX with full list of Catholic Radio Net stations that hasn't yet been updated to reflect that KLIM is now KCRN. CO #52. NEW! NK-IL


FEBRUARY'S HOTTEST As the AMDX season rapidly die down, 6 NEW logs in FEBRUARY, compared to 28 NEW logs in January and December!
600 WSJS NC Winston-Salem 2/11 2323 ads, ment Sports Hub, NC cities, calls. Pretty much alone on freq. NEW! SP-WI
840 WRYM CT New Britain 2/25 2203 F toward east with SS Tropical mx, talk and phone numbers given after record; // Webcast. Not bad for 125 watts; NEW! EB-MI
990 KFCD TX Farmersville 2/6 0600 P --LID into mx. chatter at :03, no CBW. NEW! JJR-WI
1060 KFIL MN Preston 2/9 2020 C&W faded up over KYW w calls. NEW! Paszkiewicz WI
1370 KWTL ND Grand Forks 2/7 1658 P-F Soliciting businesses to advertise on Real Presence Radio Network. Only station in RPR Network on 1370. NEW! Jeff-MO
1380 WAOK GA Atlanta 2/6 1700 F local news/wx/tfc "1380 WAOK" NEW! Jeff-MO
1180 Cuba Radio Rebelde various sites Feb 1 0228 Heard with two men in Spanish and Radio Rebelde ID's // 5025. Oddly enough I have ignored logging this and when I looked at my book I had them from back in the 1990's in Villa Maria which is no longer a transmitter. NEW! SMA-MB


JANUARY'S HOTTEST 28 NEW logs (tied with DEC 18!) These reporters:SMA-MB EB-MI Jeff-MO GH-IL TL-IN JJR-MI & TS-MI.
530 CHLO ON Brampton 1/15 1902 P-F alone on the frequency with woman doing Polish language programming // their web feed. ID as AM 530. Now using these calls ex-CIAO. NEW! SMA-MB
570 WWNC NC Ashville 1/9 1724 P Hannity, "You're listening to Fox Radio 670 WWNC" then back in the mess only to pop up again from time-to-time. NEW! Jeff-MO
570 KWML NM Las Cruces 1805 P OLD mx in a crowd, mostly WWNC, but songs on top: Turn Turn Turn. Sugar Sugar, Love Is Here And Now You're Gone, Dancin' In The Moonlight // webstream. "KOOL 104.5 FM @1815. NEW! Jeff-MO
610 WAGG AL Birmingham 1/4 17:08 P-F KCSP nulled ID "WAGG" followed by Gospel Music // webstream. NEW! Jeff-MO
610 WRUS KY Russellville 1/4 17:25 P KCSP nulled, mixing with WAGG Russellville ad, Take A Letter Maria-R.B. Greaves and Rockin' Robin-Michael Jackson // webstream then gone. NEW! Jeff-MO
610 KOJM MT Havre 1/18 0713 P caught "M" of jingle, Out of My Head/?? 610-KOJM, Northern Ag Network thru KDAL. 100% ch of snow. 1st NEW log this year! Knocked off my Most Wanted List! NEW! JJR-MI
730 WJMT WI Merrill 1/1 1615 F KWRE null. Funeral home ad, local wx id@ 16:17 "WJMT Bluejay 96.3" NEW! Jeff-MO
790 KXXX KS Colby 1/1 1740 P id "K-Triple X", mx Can't Keep A Good Man Down. Heavy QSB. Still on daytime power? NEW! Jeff-MO
830 WCRN MA Worcester 1/17 0055 heard oldies O/U WCCO, strong peaks, "AM 830 WCRN" liner at 0102. Covering WCCO at 0107. NEW! TS-MI
980 WYFN TN Nashville 1/17 1640 F KMBZ nulled. Religious mx; ment www.bbnradio.org/ mx// webstream NEW! Jeff-MO
990 KRSL KS Russell 12/3 1643 F Local Russell ads, movies showing at local theatre. NEW! Jeff-MO
1000 WLNL NY Horseheads 1/3 1554 Vp with seemingly looping elevator mx, s/off just before TOH; back to flute/elevator mx, carrier cut revealing WMVP. NEW! EB-MI
1050 WBQH MD Silver Spring 1/3 0538 Vp toward SE, u/WTKA/CHUM pileup with SS mx, got Webcast match! NEW! EB-MI
1110 WTOF AL Bay Minette 1/17 1725 F o/KFAB "Tell 'em you heard about it on WMOB-WTOF" OM preaching. NEW! Jeff-MO
1110 KGFL AR Clinton 1/2 1655 F KFAB nulled ID "The Trip KGFL", classic rock. NEW! Jeff-MO
1110 WSLV TN Ardmore 1/17 1800 F ID "105.1 and 1110 Tennessee Ardmore" (yup state listed first) NEW! Jeff-MO
1220 KZEE TX Weatherford 1/19 1740-1755 P Asian mx //webstream. NEW! Jeff-MO
1330 KPTY IA Waterloo 1/7 2233 right after KNSS, with contemporary hits. "107.3 the Party" NEW! Paszkiewicz-WI
1330 KNSS KS Wichita 1/7 2230 Talk radio, calls, mentions of Kansas. In WHBL null, 1st log in ages. NEW! Paszkiewicz-WI
1350 WOYK PA York 1/22 0055 "WOYK" by female announcer. Surfaced briefly out of the mush then gone. NEW! GH-IL
1390 WRIG WI Schofield 1/4 1115 P Bill Michaels show. Wausau ads. 11:35 "Fox Sports 1390 & 93.9" NEW! Jeff-MO
1410 WIZM WI LaCrosse 1/28 0905 P La Crosse wx forecast into Clark Howard show NEW! Jeff-MO
1430 WDAL GA Dalton 1/9 2102 F- CW music, "This is Bulldog Country WDAL Dalton" then into Fox News, NEW! TL-IN
1440 WNFL WI Green Bay 1/29 2000 "1440 and 101.9 WNFL " by male announcer. Briefly strong then gone. NEW! GH-IL
1470 KWAY IA Waverly 1/3 1523 P with C&W, 'AM 1470 & FM 96.3' Lost in WSDS slop; first K on 1470! NEW! EB-MI
1550 KUAZ AZ Tucson 1/6 0447 Barely audible at bottom of pile with YL, NPR-ish accent, // Webcast! Daytimer on late! NEW! EB-MI
1670 WMGE GA Dry Branch 1/7 1615 F Mixing with semi-nulled WOZN. Georgia news/wx, ment I-475 & I-75 traffic, local ad, slogan "1670 Fox Sports Radio". NEW! Jeff-MO
1690 WPTX MD Lexington Park 1/28 1733 P mx Sister Golden Hair Surprise //webstream. only stn on freq. with the format. NEW STATE! NEW! Jeff-MO



DECEMBER'S HOTTEST 28 NEW logs, Graveyard NEW: 2 1240 MO>MO and 1400 SD>MB
540 CBK SK Watrous 12/24 1745 P Discussion of internet smart devices. Nnx abt SUV rear end wreck near Regina "CBC Radio One" NEW! Jeff-MO
570 WWNC NC Ashville 12/6 0538 P w/calls into commercials. WNAX, others weak, leaving this. NEW!JJR-WI
590 WJMS MI Ironwood 12/27 1641 P KXSP null ID WJNS Alabama song 16:45 "This is real country" ment Grand Ole Opry then gone. NEW! Jeff-MO
600 WSJS NC Winston-Salem 12/2 1659 "AM 600/AM920 Sportshub" ID's and local ads. Fair strength no WMT. NEW! GH-IL
630 CFCO ON Chatham 12/27 1723 G Country mx id @ 17:30 "CFCO Chatham-Kent's Country" NEW! Jeff-MO
770 KATL MT Miles City 12/15 1630 Adult contemporary music. Fading in and out with band noise but two consecutive songs were easily confirmed via the station webstream at tunein.com. New state for me! NEW! Jeff-MO
810 KSWV NM Santa Fe 12/28 0714 P 2 OLDies, clips of songs/mx that makes u feel good/ 810-99.9 KSWV Santa Fe! Alone! NEW! JJR-MI
810 WGY NY Schenectady. 12/20 1743 id "WGY traffic center" with traffic news followed by "News Radio 810 WGY", local and national ads then back to Michael Berry show. NEW! Jeff-MO
810 KBHB SD Sturgis 12/21 1630 P mixing with WHB in WHB null. Continuous Christmas songs matched with tunein.com webstream. "Thank you for listening to a Prairie Christmas" Local ad mentioning Rapid City at 16:47 NEW! Jeff-MO
900 WKDA TN Lebanon 12/25 1955 F-P mixing w/CHML, ID as "esta es, Radio Luz nova ciento, WKDA" NEW! TL-IN
1070 WDIA TN Memphis 12/26 0657 F id "The heart and soul of Memphis 1070 WDIA" NEW! Jeff-MO
1210 WMPS TN Bartlett 12/21 1400 P Nostalgia music, deep long fades and peaks, unique oldies songs including @14:21 Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! Sunny 103 slogan @14:27 followed by request number 901-483-7000 and live on air requests! Interesting station. NEW! Jeff-MO
1240 KNEM MO Nevada 12/21 1015 P o/usual KLIK. Country music id above background jumble id @ 10:23 "KNEM KNEO" NEW! Jeff-MO
1260 KSGF MO Springfield 12/21 1250 P o/20kw WSDZ Dana Loesch show, local ads and seasons greetings from "All About Trees Springfield" ID @ 12:55 KSGF 104.1 NEW! Jeff-MO
1270 WMKT MI Charlevoix 12/26 1554 id P "Your Fox News Station 1270 WMKT" NEW! Jeff-MO
1280 WGBF IN Evansville 12/26 1619 F Hannity guest host id@16:24 The voice of Evansville 1280 WGBF NEW! Jeff-MO
1300 WMVO OH Mount Vernon 12/18 0618 P in fade up. Calls after 1960's oldie. No WOOD. NEW! JJR-WI
1380 WMJR KY Nicholasville 12/19 0658 P "Relevant Radio app...." LID. Newscast. w/others NEW! JJR-WI
1400 KBJM SD Lemmon 12/31 0800 Full ID on the top of the hour then back into Oldies music. Fair signals rising above the usual KQDJ and KMHL pests. NEW! SMA-MB
1520 WHOW IL Clinton 12/7 1632 G-F- local weather (cold, lows in teens) promo for Michael Medved, clear WHOW ID. NEW! TL-IN
1520 WHOW IL Clinton 12/1 2100 faded up for on the hour ID as “WHOW 1520, W294DJ 106.5 Lincoln and W222BG 92.3 Clinton. Not a daytimer anymore?? First time heard in Winnipeg. NEW! SMA-MB
1520 WRCI MI Three Rivers 12/1 1124 VP- Daytime DX logging my closest unheard, "River Country 97 point 1, WRCI" ex WLKM-1510. NEW! TL-IN
1540 WPTT WI Hartford 12/7 1600 G-F- Good in and out with KXEL, Classic Rock (Billy Joel, Tears for Fears, Aretha Franklin, etc) IDs as The Party. NEW! TL-IN
1570 WUBG MA Methuen 12/18 1516-1518 weak, faded up and over the pile, station Xmas event plug w mention of 103.7 FM. Per Google, WUBG is the only combo of 1570 and 103.7. Good DX to the NE today. No CLS but it's them. Day power 44KW. NEW! TS-MI
1600 KRFS NE Superior 12/12 0850 P talking of Christmas. LID at TOH! No KGYM. NEW! JJR-MI
1600 KUSH OK Cushing 12/31 1650 P Keystone Gas Co. Oklahoma owned ad 1700 id NEW! Jeff-MO
1650 KFSW AR Ft. Smith 12/26 1641 G Christian Contemporary music confirmed via webstream. id at 16:43 "Life 98.7" NEW! Jeff-MO
NOVEMBER'S HOTTEST 13 NEW logs, 2 NEW countries! 2 on 1110,1340!
560 KMON MT Great Falls 11/22 1945 P Caught ID – 890mi. NEW! AJ-AZ
720 WRZN FL Hernando 11/6 0452 Poor under WGN with preacher, // Webcast. The Shepherd. NEW! EB-MI
790 WQXI GA Atlanta 11/28 2200 Korean prog R Korea & WQXI IDs. Day power? NEW! (Paszkiewicz WI)
950 WAKM TN Franklin 11/1 0100 "AM 950 WAKM Franklin" by male announcer. fair in WNTD null.NEW! GH-IL
1110 WSLV TN Ardmore 11/30 1843 P- Country format, local traffic report, ID "Cat Country 105.1", promo by Rascall Flatts, 4th new one tonight. NEW! TL-IN
1170 WGMP AL Montgomery 11/28 2101 F- heard mention of Montgomery and "104.9 the Gump", lost to a spanish station, listed 850w day, 7w nite, NEW! TL-IN
1170 WCXN NC Claremont 11/30 2059 F-G non-stop regional Mexican music, english ID at 0159, 5th new one tonight. NEW! TL-IN
1280 KNBY AR Newport 11/17 1758 "KNBY AM1280 Jackson County (missed)" by male announcer. Oldies MX then another similar ID. Strong ..no WONW. NEW! GH-IL
1340 WXFN IN Muncie 11/30 1555 G- Sports talk, many Muncie mentions in local ads, new one here as my local WTRC was off. NEW! TL-IN
1340 WLEW MI Bad Axe 11/30 1700 P- Clear "AM 13-40 Bad Axe, Michigan" ID in local WTRC absence. Second new one here tonight. NEW! TL-IN
1410 WDOE NY Dunkirk 11/3 1759 "(missed) and 94.9 FM WDOE" by male announcer. Surfaced briefly over QRM then gone. NEW! GH-IL
800 BONAIRE PJB Trans World Radio Nov 25 0230 – Man with Spanish language religious talk. Heard // their web feed for confirmation as well as KW4VA SDR feed on line. Heard weakly under CHAB. NEW COUNTRY #76 on BCB. NEW! SMA-MB
252 ALGERIA TIPAZA CHAINE 3 11/28 2113 very faint signal with French language talk and background music. Tough copy due to extreme noise level on LW at my location. Matched with web stream. NEW! CR-IL


OCTOBER'S HOTTEST 39 NEW logs, NEW countries too! 2 on 1000, 1 on each GY, 2 on 1450!
540 WGOP MD Pocomoke City 10/8 1909 Vp with oldies, IDs every few records. NEW! EB-MI
570 WWNC NC Asheville 10/11 0612 "Newsradio 570 WWNC" by male announcer. Some local WIND 560 slop. Fair. NEW! GH-IL
590 KGLE MT Glendive 10/18 0700 P with tail end of one of their ID slogans coming thru KXSP. "Western North Dakota" MT #19. NEW! NK-IL
650 CKOM SK Saskatoon 10/24 2120 heard in WSM fade, nulled and heard at 2122 " ... Twitter ... AM 650 CKO(?)." Weak and still buried in WFAN splash. 1st nighttime log of something other than WSM on 650 NEW! TS-MI
740 WNYH NY Huntington 10/26 0602 Very poor with QSB in CFZM null with IDs -- several xltrs IDed, NY ments. Radio Cantico Nueva, into SS mx. NEW! EB-MI
790 KFYO TX Lubbock 10/19 0105 "C2C AM on KFYO" by OM. Fair then faded. NEW! GH-IL
790 WNIS VA Norfolk 10/10 0130 "On AM 790 WNIS" by male announcer. briefly fair under local WBBM 780 IBOC then gone. NEW! GH-IL
810 WZRK WI Dodgeville 10/26 0655 G- heavy metal rock (Thin Lizzy), faded before ID, presumed WZRK, NEW! TL-IN
840 CFCW AB cAMbrose 10/30 1911 P-WHAS nulled,steady. PrairieToyota,Red Arrow,Alberta based.NEW!JJR-MI
850 WNMT MN Nashwauk 10/26 1806 Poor with local ads, Fox nx, wx, into Joe Pags. In WSM null. EB-MI
860 WNOV WI Milwaukee 10/26 1804 Poor u/CJBC with R&B mx, 'The Voice.' NEW! EB-MI
890 KQLX ND Lisbon 10/31 1837 P in tight WLS null w/c&w music. Confirmed with web stream. Have been able to partially null WLS at my QTH lately, but usually just hearing a Spanish speaking (Cuba?) station.NEW!CR-IL
910 KVIS OK Miami 10/31 0100 "KVIS (missed) Oklahoma". then local WX. Weak . NEW! GH-IL
930 KSDN SD Aberdeen 10/24 0641 P temps:N/SD MT NE. AutoMax in Aberdeen. Never added in logs. Duh! NEW! JJR-MI
940 WCPC MS Houston 10/28 1800 "AM 940 WCPC" by male announcer and other ID's. Strong some WMIX Mt Vernon IL QRM. NEW! GH-IL
980 CKNW BC New Westminster 10/18 0700 F/G atop with "980 CKNW" and "CKNW.com" ments into local nx. BC #8. NEW! NK-IL
1000 WLNL NY Horseheads 10/24 0616 P in WMVP null. Very, very detailed s/on. REL. NEW! JJR-MI
1000 WCCD OH Parma 10/7 1636-1646 VG no fades, gospel music and liner "AM 1000, broadcasting from Cleveland Ohio and covering the world, this is WCCD." NEW! TS-MI
1060 CKMX AB Calgary 10/24 2202 p-f - behind KYW, comedy format, heard ad for Canadian Tire, also heard Calgary mentioned, NEW! TL-IN
1070 KILR IA Estherville 10/28 1932 P- only heard "brought to you by KILR" at tune-in, listed nite 48 watts. NEW! TL-IN
1070 KHMO MO Hannibal 10/12 0553 "Sunday mornings on KHMO" by male announcer then Local WX. Briefly strong then gone. NEW! GH-IL
1130 WAMB IN Brazil 10/17 0624 Vp way way u/WISN. Calls. Thought I had this! Not. NEW! JJR-WI
1130 WBBR NY New York 10/19 0100 Slogan ID "Bloomberg 1130" by male announcer. Good. no WISN. NEW! GH-IL
1140 WVHF MI Kentwood - 10/15 0646 - Good with "Morning Glory" pgm via EWTN Radio. Only 2 affiliates on 1140 are currently shown on EWTN's website, and the stream from the other, KGEM in Idaho, was not matching up with what I was hearing. WVHF's stream DID match up, so it was logged as such. This was before LSR in Kentwood, so there's a possibility that WVHF is signing on at Richmond's sunrise time nowadays. MI #16. NEW! RD-IA
1170 KBOB IA Davenport 10/2 0100 "Real Country " ID weak amid QRM. NEW! GH-IL
1220 WLPO IL LaSalle 10/18 1840 P-F "Classic Hits 103.9", NEW! JB-WI
1230 KWNO MN Winona 10/26 2004 Faded up with Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball, Timberwolves ads, lost. MN #30! NEW! EB-MI
1240 KLIK MO Jefferson City 10/17 0051 "Newstalk 1240 KLIK" by male announcer. Rose briefly from the babble then gone. NEW! GH-IL
1400 KLIN NE Lincoln - 10/15 1926 - Briefly atop with ment of "grahamtirelincoln.com" in ad for -- what else? -- Graham Tire, then into sportstalk pgm "Husker Sports Nightly" //KXSP-590. 2nd Nebraska graveyarder in the Davenport logbook, KOMJ-1490, logged last December, was first. NEW! RD-IA
1450 KOKO MO Warrensburg - 10/10 1921- Atop with Sam Cooke's "Havin' A Party" off satellite, then ID: "Good Time Oldies 1450 KOKO, Ko-Ko". 400th domestic logging, and entry #414 overall in the Davenport logbook. NEW! RD-IA
1450 WMOH OH Hamilton - 10/9 2023 - Weak to fair with Columbus Blue Jackets HKY. Confirmed via webstream. Only 1450 shown on the 2018-19 Blue Jackets affiliate list. 352 miles, 1st Ohio graveyarder, and easily my best entry in the Davenport logbook so far in this young MW DX season. NEW! RD-IA
1470 WNYY NY Ithaca 10/8 1723-1753 in and out among the pile, a couple long peaks, pre-Beatles oldies, one "FM 94.1 AM 1470, Pure Oldies" liner. CLS heard at 1753 TS-MI 1470 WVOL TN Berry Hill 10/11 2310 G-F- Urban oldies format, James Brown, etc, // stream. My log #1960 (year I was born, hi), NEW! TL-IN
1490 WCHM GA Clarkesville 10/10 0259 P- a brief but clear WCHM ID heard just before ToH rising out of GY mess, new GY at 821 miles, NEW! TL-IN
1530 WLAK IL New Holstein 10/26 1812 Very poor with oldie u/WCKY, lost. True Oldies 1530; only thing that fits! NEW! EB-MI
1550 WIGN TN Bristol - 10/15 1959 - Over/under KESJ for about 5 minutes with southern bluegrass GOS music, finally rising at legal ID time (great timing!) with "AM 1550...WIGN, Bristol..." ID. TN #15. NEW! RD-IA
1630 KRND WY Fox Farm - 10/8 2045 - Weak but readable under KCJJ with clear "La Jota Mexicana!" slogan heard in liner between SS songs. KCJJ was breaking into normal AdCon/Top 40 music programming at the time with severe storm warnings in eastern Iowa, which helped. WY #1 in the Davenport logbook. NEW! RD-IA
540 MEXICO XETX Nuevo Casas Grandes Oct11 1122 F! La Ranchera ments and calls said 2x. No CBK. NEW! JJR-MI
972 S.KOREA Dangjin HLCA 10/29 1215 P-F clearly speaking KK. NEW COUNTRY! NK-IL 1205.96 CHINA Yanbian RGD 10/29 1217 P-F in KK. They are located near the border with N. Korea and have been slightly off freq. for years. NEW COUNTRY! NK-IL
1205.96 CHINA Yanbian RGD 10/29 1217 P-F in KK. They are located near the border with N. Korea and have been slightly off freq. for years. NEW COUNTRY! NK-IL
720 GREENLAND Simiutaq KNR 10/28 0050-0125 P peaks well under my roughly 50 dB phased BOG null of super local WGN (12 miles SSE). Mostly men talking in their lang. // stream. Two bouncy songs by gals 0104-8 clinched it for sure. NEW COUNTRY! NK-IL



SEPTEMBER'S HOTTEST 7 NEW logs, 2 reported as rare.
790 KJRB WA Spokane 9/6 0601 P-YL LID, incl FM xlator. The Rock you know. No KGHL. ROCK mx stood out. Never dreamed of hearing this! Listened to tape easily 10 times! NEW! JJR-MI
800 KDDD TX Dumas 9/17 0630 briefly noted sneaking past XEROK/others with "Farm Talk... allagnews.com". No sign of unn. // KFLP as Mexico too strong on 900. NEW! NK-IL
930 WEOL OH Elyria 9/5 0100 "AM 930 WEOL" by OM. Good signal NEW! GH-IL
1140 KXRB SD Sioux Falls - 9/28 1925 heard in WRVA null, weak but easy copy, promo for Mark Patrick Stop Smoking Seminar in Sioux Falls, CLs, "Original Country Gold" liner, George Strait song. Faded under UNID REL, gone by 1940. SD #3 NEW! TS-MI
1390 WNIO OH Youngstown 9/21 0200 "Sports Animal 1390 WNIO" by OM. Weak amid the mush. NEW! GH-IL
1400 WDTK MI Detroit 9/21 1759 P- getting ready to carry a local (college) FB game, ID heard ment of Detroit, new GYer for me - NEW! TL-IN
890 CUBA Radio Progresso Sep 25 0105 Fair to poor signals under WLS // 4765 kHz Shortwave with Latin music. First time heard from Winnipeg! NEW! SMA-MB
AUGUST'S HOTTEST 3 NEW logs
1300 WLXG KY Lexington 8/17 0000 "WLXG (missed-1 other callsign and an FM frequency) Lexington" by male announcer. 1 local ad. Weak and QRN from local storm. NEW! GH-IL
1330 WBGW IN Evansville 8/29 0055 FRN News then "AM 1330 WBGW Radio" by male announcer. Good sig no KNSS. NEW! GH-IL
1440 WKPR MI Kalamazoo 8/15 0535 "Good News Radio WKPR" by OM. Briefly very strong then gone. NEW! GH-IL
JULY'S HOTTEST 2 NEW logs
550 WGR NY Buffalo 7/3 2301 "WGR (missed - string of stations) 98.4" by OM Then ESPN sports call-in show. Good sigs no trace of KTRS. NEW! GH-IL
600 CKAT ON North Bay 7/8 2200 "Country 600" ID by OM . Briefly strong then gone. No trace of WMT. NEW! GH-IL
JUNE'S HOTTEST no NEW logs, but one rare bird
1230 WMQU MI Grayling 6/1 0536 P Catholic chatter tho nice multi stn LID at TOH. Alone - Rare! JJR-MI
MAY'S HOTTEST
no new, rare logs
APRIL'S HOTTEST
1260 KDLF IA Boone 4/16 0706 Vp o&o by ??? -sounded like power up anncmnt. Heard SS here b4, but never knew who it was. This solidifies KDLF. LaReina NEW! JJR-MI
MARCH'S HOTTEST
570 WIDS KY Russell Springs 3/21 0601 P alone, multi station ID. Gospel mx. NEW! JJR-WI
590 WROW NY Albany 3/12 2336 P u/WVLK Lexington KY with Standards, 'Magic 590 and 100.5.' NEW! EB-MI
730 WZMF PA Nanticoke 3/14 0618 F toward the east with Classic Hits, 'Gem 104' between records. NEW! EB-MI
740 WNOP KY Newport 3/22 0010-0029 in CFMZ null, talk weak, way under, faded up at 0029 w mention of Catholic Radio. At this QTH, NEW! TS-MI
940 WFAW WI Ft.Atkinson 3/12 0734 P on NewsTalk 940 WFAW. No WIDG,CJGX gone. Rare. JJR-MI
960 KFLN MT Baker 3/25 2105 P- ??? Farm Eqipment, Calls, Real Country. Not hrd in while. JJR-MI
1150 KSEN MT Shelby 3/13 0800 Vp tho "Shelby" clearly heard 2x (temp & LID) into local nxcast at TOH. No WHBY at all. Good! NEW! JJR-MI
1350 KCHK MN New Prague 3/14 0846 P no KRNT WCMP WARF! (Trifecta) Polkas, Knights of Columbus, possible ment of Main St in New Prague, St. Patricks day parade. Talked for 11 minutes. So very, very faint, weak. Wrote stn hoping for a definitive answer. ANSWER:"...you were listening to us. TRG" Off Most Wanted list! NEW! JJR-MI
890 WHNC NC Henderson 3/3 0534-43 P many "North Carolina" & "here in North Carolina" ments, woman jock equal to WLS at times! No calls heard, tho not "Joy" WKNV. Urban GOS. 890 #9, NC #61 NEW! JJR-WI


FEBRUARY'S HOTTEST
730 WDOS NY Oneonta 2/19 2359 P but totally alone with ad for Country Club Motors in Oneonta and faded. NEW! NK-IL
930 KROE WY Sheridan 2/26 0635 P Dalton RV, Sheridan Holiday Inn 1809 Sugarland Dr in Sheridan, Sheridan Media.... Alone, no KKIN. First new log since 1/23 when 3 were logged! NEW! JJR-MI
1450 WHRY WI Hurley 2/13 2245 P- oldies format (Supremes, Simon & Garfunkel) with several good WHRY IDs, first new one in ages, NEW! TL-IN
1660 KBRE CA Merced 2/13 0300 F mixing with KQWB with their great rock music rarely heard on AM these days. Stands out on the frequency which is dominated by talk and sports. Also heard was a 105.7 The Bear ID. This has been a long time target. NEW!! SMA-MB
864 EGYPT Santah ERTU Feb15 0021 F-G peaks for about 3 hours with AA Koranic chanting nicely pushing back CJBC slop on peaks. Nice that France is gone from this channel. NEW COUNTRY! NEW! NK-IL
891 TURKEY Antalya TRT-1 Feb15 0318 P-F peaks with gal in Turkish for a few minutes during sunrise peak at the xmtr. WLS phased down about 40 dB. No sign of Algeria which may be off this channel again? NEW! NK-IL
JANUARY'S HOTTEST
540 KWMT IA Fort Dodge 1/22 1701-1713 F-G, good peaks, Iowa State Cyclones BKB pregame show, CLS in Stine Seed spot. Faded and gone by 1713. NEW! TS-MI
640 WMFN IL Peotone 1/15 0040-0101 weak, over/under CFMJ w SS ranchera music, legal ID at 0100 "You're listening to AM 640 WMFN Peotone- Chicago." NEW! TS-MI
690 WELD VA Fisher 1/19 1724-1754 long VG peaks in CKGM null, liner at 1733 "good time oldies 690 AM WELD." Faded and gone by 1754. 500w critical hours. NEW! TS-MI
740 WDGY WI Hudson 1/16 1630 Poor signals in null of mega pest KNFL with oldies and full ID as WDGY the Original Rock and Roll station. Long time target finally heard. NEW! SMA-MB
750 WQOR PA Olyphant 1/15 0155-0210 weak, way under WSB in null, YL talk w mention of EWTN. No CLS heard. Per website affiliate list, WQOR is the only 750. FCC sez 1.6 kw daytime only. NEW! TS-MI
810 WPIN VA Dublin 1/16 0125-0201 in WGY null, up and down, several strong peaks, ESPN Overnight. Legal ID at 0200 as "ESPN Christiansburg" w mentions of simulcast stns WWLB 93.1 Ettrick and W240BZ 97.1 Crewe. FCC sez 4.2 KW ND daytime only. NEW! TS-MI
840 CFCW AB Camrose 1/6 1720 Finally logged this one with Shania Twain music // the on line web feed. First new one of 2018. NEW! SMA-MB
870 WMTL KY Leitchfield -- 1-19 1645 appeared over the pile w classic country and "AM 870 The Legend" liners, fair peaks, slight WCBS splash. Fox news at 1700, local news w KY mentions. 500w days only. Leitchfield is on CST but 10 mi from the border w EST. NEW! TS-MI
900 WILC MD Laurel 1/22 1604-1655 mostly over CHML, long, strong peaks, SS news, several mentions of DC-MD sponsors and 301 area code, several "America Novecientos" ("America 900") liners. No CLS heard. Faded after 1655. Per phone call to the stn, they are America 900. Not DE after all. NEW! TS-MI
920 WMPL MI Hancock 1/11 2200 ID and into Fox news. Mixing with CFRY. NEW! CR-IL
980 WPFP WI Park Falls 1/26 0718 P ...in Phillips & Conover, the WPFP wx from.... Rare!JJR-MI
1300 KMMO MO Marshall 1/23 0934 P tradio calls, Marshall Realty 886-77XX NEW! JJR-MI
1470 KSMM KS Liberal 1/23 0925 P alone "here in SW KS... SuperHits 95-5,Let Good Times Roll,Cars NEW! JJR-MI
1570 WCCM MA Methuen 1/28 1520-1603 in and out, long VG peaks, SS music, ID at 1602 w simulcast stns WNNW Lawrence (heard first), WCEC and W297DH Haverhill. 50KW daytime. NEW! TS-MI
530 CUBA CMBY Jan30 0335-0445 o/u CIAO and Enciclopedia.mostly over, better after 0350, OM and YL w SS talk, ID at 0401 "C???, Radio Caribe, transmitiendo (something) La Juventud, Cuba." Then EZL music, newer than the stuff Enc plays. Faded and gone by 0445. Per MediumWave Info, Caribe usually on 1220 is temp using Rebelde 530 TX. NEW! TS-MI
870 CUBA R. Reloj Jan19 "RR" in code heard above the pile at 2306, 2307, 2310 and 2311. Earliest ever logging of Reloj NEW! TS-MI
DECEMBER'S HOTTEST
560 KPQ WA Wenatchee 12/15 0715 P alone!Limbaugh 9-noon on NewsRadio 560 KPQ. Catch of year! NEW!JJR-MI
570 CKSW SK Swift Current 12/15 0646 P alone, Shawnavon in 3 mentions, CKSW 570 -no WNAX!NEW! JJR-MI
580 KIDO ID Nampa 12/15 0638 P KIDO Talk Radio. 28,cl Kevin Miller on KIDO 107-5 & 580AM.Alone! NEW! JJR-MI
840 KMAX WA Colfax 12/17 0646 P in tight WHAS null. Dave Ramsey "Debt free scream" & of course, no calls into psa's. Ramsey in Boston in 2018, Shelter project, Red Cross. "the Max" ---I'm thinking unn KNXT w/new slogan? Looked at prog sked on site: nothing. 4 talk stations on 840. Ding! k-MAX, prog match! Hello! Certainly not 200w. NEW! JJR-MI
880 WMDB TN Nashville 12/5 1658 blasting on car radio with Mexican Ranchera music. ID in Spanish at TOH. NEW! CR-IL
890 WYAM AL Hartselle 12/27 2021 On the air late with Mexican ballads. First official new catch for me with the ICOM-7300. NEW! TS-MN
1040 WYSL NY Avon 12/28 1355-1401 weak, over / under WHO w talk, legal ID in peak at 1400: "(something) for thirty years ... (something) FM 92.1 ... AM 1040 WYSL Avon-Rochester." "Thirty years" re AM 1987 sign-on. NEW! TS-MI
1070 WCSZ SC Sans Souchi 12/25 2355 //Tune-in w/ reg mex mx. Oddly enough I needed this here but not in Bloomington Mn. NEW! TS-IA
1180 KOFI MT Kalispell 12/24 2200 G Local Ads, ID and Xmas Music - MT #1 NEW! AJJ AZ
1190 WBHA MN Wabasha 12/16 1610 Faded up all alone on the frequency with NO KKOJ mega pest with country music and ID with both AM and FM frequencies given. Station #2700 on Broadcast band so I did make my goal for 2017. NEW! SMA-MB
1250 KIKC MT Forsythe 12/29 2251 in well briefly on top of the channel with Roy Orbinson, matching web stream when in from 2155-2310 but never very strong. Reported on day power. WSSP very strong at times but CJYE poking in as well. This on the ICOM-7300 With the superloop. NEW! TS-MN
1280 CFMB QC Montreal 12/10 2130 P u/WTTC, Multillingual format, NEW! JB-WI
1290 WHKY NC Hickory 12/28 0014 F with talk and ads. Confirmed with web stream. NEW! CR-IL
1320 WBRT KY Bardstown 12/2 0602 P "local nx on WBRT"&"this is the KY news network" gone. First new log on 1320 since 1-13-07! NEW! JJR-WI
1340 WJYI WI Milwaukee 12/13 0700 Vp "W25.....98.7....kee" only fit! NEW! JJR-MI
1410 WNWZ MI Grand Rapids 12/30 0830 P Steve Harvey Sat.Show, WIZM nulled. Assumed. Rare. JJR-MI
1410 CJWI QC Montreal -- 12-26 1503 good, FF church service announcement ("eglise protestant du Montreal") followed by non-ID "CPAM quatorze-dix" (fourteen-ten) and FF cover of "I Believe" (Frankie Laine 50s hit). Faded and gone by 1525. To this freq NEW! TS-MI
1410 KQV PA Pittsburgh 12/28 2335-2354 Heard in and out with old time radio show. No one else has this on this freq. Ads also matched streaming. NEW! TS-MN



NOVEMBER'S HOTTEST
540 KMLB LA Monroe 11/7 2206 fair- several "Newstalk 107.5 and 540" IDs, into Michael Savage, listed @ 26 w nite, NEW! TL-IN
550 KCRS TX Midland 11/14 1732 F with news item about construction on I-20 near Midland and on FM1788 in Andrews County, then weather forecast from CBS7 in Odessa. Ad at 1736 for Shrimp Boat restaurant inside the MCM Elegante Hotel in Odessa. First time heard here, and first time I've logged KCRS from anywhere since Oct. 2002. NEW! RD-NE
570 WMCA NY NYC 11/7 2257 fair- lots of IDs as "AM 570 The Mission", NEW! TL-IN
580 CFRA ON Ottawa 11/09 2027 good- talk program with very clear "580 CFRA" ID, NEW! TL-IN
590 WJMS MI Ironwood 11/19 2009 P- In and out with KXSP and WKZO with older country music, // online stream, NEW! TL-IN
680 WMFS TN Memphis 11/10 2241 Way atop channel right now with a 92.9 ESPN ID. I realize this is AU cx right now but this is so strong so it makes me suspect they may be on day facilities but Kevin can help with this. Not needed but super rare at night. TS-MN
700 KHSE TX Wylie 11/10 2243 on top of the channel with modern hip hop, ID mentioning Plano? Richardson and Dallas TX, a 972 phone number and back into hip hop. NEW! TS-MN
790 KBME TX Houston 11/14 2024 F with Houston Rockets Radio Network broadcast vs. the Toronto Raptors. Texas logging #78 here, and overall logging #1008 at this QTH. NEW! RD-NE
800 KQCV OK Oklahoma City 11/09 2155 fair- religious bible program with ID for Oklahoma City at 0357, NEW! TL-IN
950 CFAM MB Altona 11/24 2305 F- sounded like religious program, at 0505 two clear CFAM IDs, weather then sports, local WSBT causing slop, used LSB mode, NEW! TL-IN
980 KMBZ MO Kansas City 11/8 0541 good- traffic report with clear KMBZ ID, in well, ID heard three times, NEW! TL-IN
990 KRKS CO Denver 11-5 0556 P-F REL, "Denver's all-new AM 990, The Word", NEW! JB-WI
1020 KCKN NM Roswell 11/10 0025 poor- mostly under KDKA with spanish sounding religious music, ID about 2 min after ToH, NEW! TL-IN
1040 CKST BC Vancouver 11/6 2245 P- decent at times in with WHO with hockey coverage, // to webstream and local BC SDR, BC #1 NEW! TL-IN
1090 WCZZ SC Greenwood 11/15 1819-1848 //Tune-In with black gospel almost UC sounding. Mostly under KAAY but during deep KAAY fades WCZZ would be on top weakly.NEW! TS-MN
1220 KZEE TX Weatherford 11/10 2226 G with Hindi language talk and music. Matched with web stream. NEW! CR-IL
1510 KCKK CO Littleton 11/30 2039 Vp under WLAC with classic rock, '93.7 The Rock.' Heard Michael Bolton, followed by Mountain records; Webcast match. Thanks to a tip from a fellow DXer, I have one new catch! NEW! EB-MI
1510 WWHN IL Joliet 11/20 1641 P "He can work it out" Gos mx. "AM 1510 WWHN" not hrd in years! Rare! JJR-MI
580 PUERTO RICO WKAQ San Juan Nov 10 0239 Poor in CKWW null with SS: OM speaking, sounded like he was talking into a barrel; // Webcast. Thanks to tip from fellow DXer! FIRST log from PR!!! NEW! EB-MI
740 CUBA CMKO Sagua de Tanamo Nov 10 0250 Vp under CFZM with mx, sounded EZListening in nature, 'Radio Angulo.' NEW! EB-MI
1050 MEXICO XEG Monterrey Nov9 2308 fair- strong at times, long peaks and fades, nice ranchera music with frequent "Ranchera Monterrey" IDs, // to SDR in Houston area, NEW! TL-IN
1215 UNITED KINGDOM Absolute Radio unknown location, Nov7 0309 UTC P- strong carrier, weak bits of audio being heard at times, // to the Twente web SDR and a web SDR in NJ, my first TA! NEW! TL-IN