Sunday, November 25, 2007

WIMA Ohio DX test

WIMA 1150 kHz Lima, Ohio DX Test

Date: Saturday morning (late Friday night), Jan. 5, 2008.
Time: 2 - 2:30 a.m. Eastern Time, 0700 - 0730 UTC.
1,000 watts using non-directional antenna pattern.

Programming will consist of special voice announcements by
our own Fred Vobbe of NRC's DX Audio Service, music by the Ohio State
Marching Band, Morse code and 1,000 Hz tones. Reception reports may be sent
to WIMA Radio, Attn: Lima Engineering, 667 West Market St., Lima, OH 45801.
E-mail reception reports may also be submitted to
(city of license)engineering - No eQSL service is being offered for this
test. Recordings on disk in .mp3 or .wav format will be accepted as proof of
reception. More information is available at This great and
historic station has long been DXer friendly, having previously tested in
1992 and 2005. NOTE: All requests for verifications must be accompanied by
return postage in order to receive a reply. Many thanks to WIMA Director of
Engineering Mark Gierhart for agreeing to conduct this test, and to Fred
Vobbe for his help in putting the test program together.

Jim Pogue - KH2AR - comcast ( dot net )

IRCA/NRC Joint BTC Coordinator

(sorry about the despammed email addresses - ds)

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