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AIH72 DXpedition in Lapland: Argentinian stations heard daily despite solar storms

Berry season in Lapland as wellThe unusually restless sun spew vast amounts of particles at us almost throughout September, which wreaked havoc on the AM band. However, there was still a daily opening towards Argentina before sunrise. From the eastern front, the AIH72 DXpedition in Finnish Lapland logged a handful of rare stations from the Philippines, but only few from Australia, which was our most coveted target this time of the year.
 To the AIH72 DXpedition report (October 3, 2017)

How to Identify Chinese Radio Stations

China National Radio logoChina is one of the few countries increasing its presence on the medium wave (AM) radio dial, as DXers have been able to observe. Identifying Chinese stations can however be tricky if you don't understand the language. With this guide you will learn how to identify Chinese stations based on just a few keywords and phrases. Don't let the language barrier intimidate you, because DXing Chinese stations can be extremely exciting and rewarding.
 To the Article (January 1, 2014)


NOAA photo of CME
Solar-terrestrial indices for 19 October follow. Solar flux 73 and estimated planetary A-index 12. The estimated planetary K-index at 0000 UTC on 20 October was 3. No space weather storms were observed for the past 24 hours. No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.

Source: NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (updated here in real time every three hours)

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The Ultimate AM DXing Base in Lapland Available for Rent

Aihkiniemi cabinImagine spending a week in the middle of nowhere with 13 Beverage antennas — each roughly a kilometer in length and capable of hearing hundreds of rare stations. It's possible because we're making our famous DXpedition base in Aihkiniemi, Finland available for rent to other DXers. Going on a first class DXpedition has never been this easy.
 To the article (updated in October 2017)
 To the latest DXpedition report from Aihkiniemi (October 3, 2017)


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