Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Sandipan Basu Mallick (VU3JXD), for sharing the following guest post:
2019 Henry’s Island DXpedition with Perseus – Logs by Debanjan Chakraborty (VU3DCH)
This year’s DXpedition to Henry’s Island on 10th -13th Feb 2019 witnessed some of the finest receivers available in the country. Among them, there were 3 Perseus SDR which made it to this year’s expedition. Powered with Active Mini Whip Antennas, there have been terabytes of recordings of airwaves.
Expedition member Debanjan Chakraborty (VU3DCH) shared some of his loggings with the Perseus during the DXpedition :
HLAZ Korea FEBC on 1566 KHz
Voice of Greece on 9420 KHz
Radio Exterior De Espana on 12030 KHz
NBC Bougainville on 3325 KHz
Until now we all knew about the pirate stations in Europe and America. However, DXpedition to Bay of Bay of Bengal had some surprise in store for us. Yes, it’s the pirate stations of Bay of Bengal flocking the Medium Wave which were the prized catch. Below are the Bengali Medium Wave Pirate Stations logs
Bengali Medium Wave Pirate Sagardeep No 1, 1272 KHz
Unknown Bengali Medium Wave Pirate 1127 KHz
Unknown Bengali Medium Wave Pirate on 1251 KHz
Unknown Bengali Medium Wave Pirate 1388 KHz
More About Dxer Debanjan Chakraborty (VU3DCH): http://radiowaveshunter.blogspot.in/
Debanjan Chakraborty, is a self taught DXer from the city of Kolkata, West Bengal, India. In mid 90’s when he came across an article about radio listening and became fascinated by the hobby to scan the airwave for signals from far way land. His first QSL was from Radio Netherlands in 1996 and in over 2 decades now, adding up to a few thousand QSLs in his collection. It was only in 2009 he started his blog RadioWavesHunter http://radiowaveshunter.blogspot.in/ to put up his loggings and QSL collections. Interestingly his blog site has garnered over 12K+ visitors from across the globe. He has also, got some of vintage radios scanning the airwaves. Sony ICF 5900 (1975), Panasonic FR 2200 (1977), Yaesu – Musen FRG-7 (1976 -1980), Kenwood R-1000 (1979) and Sony ICF 2010 (1985) are few from his collection.
Follow blog (http://radiowaveshunter.blogspot.in/) for more about his loggings and QSL archive.
Thank you for sharing your DXpedition videos! Those are some excellent catches! We look forward to your future reports.