Utility Planet is the official blog for the column of the same name in The Spectrum Monitor. It replaces Utility World in the discontinued Monitoring Times magazine. Utilities are all VLF/LF/MF/HF (and sometimes low-band VHF) radio communications except broadcasting, CB, and non-emergency amateur. If you understood the last sentence, you know enough to read this blog.
Friday, August 14, 2015
VOA Radiogram for 15-16 August
This weekend’s VOA
Radiogram will be all-MFSK32 (except for the Olivia 64-2000 bonus mode)
and will include some interesting science news.
Here is the lineup for VOA Radiogram, program 124, 15-16 August 2015, all in MFSK32 except where noted:
1:31 Program preview (now)
2:39 Genome of octopus species*
9:50 New sunspot index shows no climate link*
19:23 Economic growth threatens Asian biodiversity*
VOA Radiogram transmission schedule
(all days and times UTC):
Sat 0930-1000 5745 kHz
Sat 1600-1630 17870 kHz
Sun 0230-0300 5745 kHz
Sun 1930-2000 15670 kHz
All via the Edward R. Murrow transmitting station in North Carolina.
The Mighty KBC will
transmit a minute of MFSK64 Sunday at 0230 UTC (Saturday 10:30 pm EDT)
on 9925 kHz, via Germany. Please send reports about this KBC reception
Thanks for your
reports for last weekend’s show. Reception seems to have been very good.
I’ll continue working my way up the inbox, responding to your emails
and including a gallery of decoded MFSK images.