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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 13th! Look and see what you might have heard or missed!
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