Broadcast Band Log from 1931

BROADCAST BAND LOG.

From the New Zealand Herald, Volume LXVIII, Issue 20938, 30 July 1931, Page 15.

SIXTEEN AMERICAN STATIONS — FOUR-VALVE BATTERY SET USED.

With reference to DX loggings Mr. S. Beard, of 239, Great North Road, Grey Lynn, writes as follows:-

I was particularly interested in the radio notes published on July 16, especially the log submitted by Mr. A. Satchell, of Northcote, which he states was received on an eight-valve set. My aerial is 80ft. in length and 40ft. high. I am using a locally-built four-valve battery set (no screen grid) and my log for four months comprises the following American stations:— “KGO, KFI, KPO, KNX, KFAR, California; WTAM, WLW, Ohio; KMOX, St. Louis, Missouri; WABC, New York City; KVCO, Tulsa, Oklahoma; WHDH, Boston, Massachusetts; WFAA, WOAI, Texas, WENR, Chicago, Illinois; KJR, Seattle, Washington; and KZRM, Manila, Philippine Islands.

Other loggings are:—JFAK, JODK, JOCK, JOGK, JOAK, JQAK, JOFK, JOIK, all Japanese; XOL, Tientsin, China; and HSPI, Bangkok, Siam.

In addition to the New Zealand stations and the principal Australian stations the following transtasman B stations were logged:— 2GB, 2ME, 2UE, 2KY, Sydney; 2AY, Albury; 2MO, Gunnedah; 2NG, Newcastle; 3UZ, 3BO, 3DB, 3BY, 3EF, 3KU, 3GC, 3AR, 3KZ, 3GL, Victoria; 4BC, 4RK, Queensland; 5KA, 5AD, 5CL, Adelaide; 6WF, Perth; 7ZL, Hobart; and 7LA, Launceston, Tasmania.

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