DXpedition in Lapland: AM stations from Fiji, Micronesia
and Tuvalu heard
Pacific island music was the soundtrack of the 76th
DXpedition to Aihkiniemi. Hawaiian stations
were heard almost daily, AM catches from New Zealand
were netted on several days, and a few rare stations
from other islands were logged as well, Radio Tuvalu
(621 kHz) and V6AH from Micronesia (1449 kHz) being
the highlights. Conditions to North America were
not quite as good as low solar activity would have
the AIH76 DXpedition report (November 22, 2017)
The Ultimate AM DXing Base
in Lapland Available for Rent
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
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the article (updated in Nov. 2017)
the latest DXpedition report from Aihkiniemi
(November 22, 2017)
Solar-terrestrial indices for 27 November follow.
Solar flux 74 and estimated planetary A-index 6.
The estimated planetary K-index at 2100 UTC on 27 November was 2.
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
How to Identify Chinese Radio
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
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
the Article (January 1, 2014)