8 February 2024

Some notable FM DX in the last 24 hours: KLAI Laytonville, CA – 90.3, 500 watts – Eskip – 3:03 AM, 1771 miles Tropo highlights include WSUI 91.7 Iowa City at 208 miles and WVIK 90.3 Rock Island at 190 miles.

22 January 2024 E-Skip

4:47 PM CST – currently receiving XHDP 89.7 Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico (1183 miles) and XHEPL 91.3 Cuauhtemoc (1189 miles) via E-skip. Audio has some fades but overall coming in clearly. Also verified by RDS. Update: Later in the evening and overnight, the...

28 December 2023 administrative update

Not much activity of late on the FM/TV/WX DX front, so this is a brief administrative update to call attention to a few things: A large batch of TV ID and newscast screengrabs has been uploaded to that area of the site. Continuing to track developments of the St....

KMOV relaunch from new studio on December 2

KMOV meteorologist Kristen Cornett posted on her Facebook page that the debut broadcast from the new studio in Maryland Heights will be next Sunday, December 2nd, at 10 PM. Also, KMOV has been teasing a new stylized “4” logo in some recent promos on-air....

8 November 2023

Logged KZSN Hutchinson/Wichita, KS 102.1 at 5:02 AM. It is otherwise a quiet morning, so far, on a day forecast to have record high or near record high temperatures.

7 November 2023

Logged KFXJ 104.5 from Augusta/Wichita, KS at 1:06 PM CST today. In addition, some other regional stations including KPOW 97.7, WFMB 104.5 and KGRS 107.3 have also logged in the past few hours, as well as 820 watt KLMZ 107.1 from 69 miles away.

28 September 2023 (AM 1380)

I was driving around Florissant yesterday evening around 9 PM listening to the weak but audible signal of KXFN 1380 (St. Louis), with a 1000 watt night signal located on the other end of the metro area from my location. However, there was significant heavy...

Shannon County, MO Recap

Radio dial and NWR dial recap from a few days ago in northeastern Shannon County, MO using a portable yellow La Crosse AM/FM/NWR radio with a short telescoping antenna. 88.5 KMST Rolla 88.7 KDMC Van Buren 89.5 gospel 91.1 KBGM Park Hills 91.7 KCVX Salem 92.5...

2 September 2023

Today’s FM logs in decreasing order of distance down to 100 miles. All times CDT (UTC -5). KNXR Rochester, MN 97.5 376 miles 2:09 AM KNSK Fort Dodge, IA 91.1 349 miles 3:11 AM KSRZ Omaha, NE 104.5 345 miles 8:40 AM WHHI Highland, WI 91.3 294 miles 8:44 AM WOI-FM...

25 August 2023

The DX event is winding down as this is the first day since Sunday I had no reception farther than 250 miles. Still, there are a few notables (that don’t usually come in) to report. TV: In addition to 7 KHQA, 10 WGEM and 29 KRCG which are the three most common...

24 August 2023

FM DX logs since yesterday evening, in descending order by miles down to 130 miles: KSRZ Omaha, NE 104.5, 345 miles, 15:58 UTC WOI-FM Ames, IA 90.1, 269 miles, 11:57 UTC KNWI Osceola, IA 107.1, 253 miles, 6:09 UTC KCKC Kansas City, MO 102.1, 221 miles, 15:43 UTC KASU...

23 August 2023

The DX opening to the northwest continued into another day, as on a scan this morning I heard Omaha stations such as KIWR 89.7, KQKQ 98.5 and KSRZ 104.5 (as well as NOAA KIH61) for another consecutive day. Interestingly enough, KIH61 was the only non-local weather...

22 August 2023

The DX opening to eastern Nebraska, western Iowa and southeast South Dakota continues into another day… FM logs (all heard/confirmed) between 8:30 and 9:15 AM CDT (13:30-14:15 UTC): WBNH 88.5 Pekin, IL KLFG 89.5 Fort Dodge, IA KIWR 89.7 Council Bluffs, IA WOI...

21 August 2023

More DX reception this morning and last night: KMNE-FM Bassett, NE 90.3 94,600 watts, 8/21 11:47 UTC, 537 miles KARZ Marshall, MN 99.7 100,000 watts, 8/20 21:53 UTC, 488 miles KICT Wichita, KS 95.1 100,000 watts, 8/21 11:50 UTC, 394 miles KHCD Salina, KS 89.5 100,000...

20 August 2023 Afternoon

Some additional DX logs this afternoon (Sunday, August 20). TV: 15 KYOU-TV, 12:19 PM, 185 miles FM: KTIS-FM Minneapolis, MN 98.5 100,000 watts, 2:26 PM, 455 miles KATO-FM New Ulm, MN 93.1 100,000 watts, 3:29 PM, 418 miles KHCD Salina, KS 89.5 100,000 watts, 10:07 AM,...

20 August 2023

FM and TV DX received in the past 24 hours: TV 7 KHQA-TV, 6:33 AM 8/20, 96 miles 10 WGEM-TV, 5:17 AM 8/20, 95 miles 11 KFVS-TV, 6:43 AM 8/20, 105 miles 18 KCPT, 11:54 PM 8/19, 220 miles 20 KFDR, 12:02 AM 8/20, 92 miles 21 WJKT, 5:36 AM 8/20, 219 miles 21 KTAJ-TV,...

18 August 2023

Logged KSRZ 104.5 Omaha at 345 miles for over 30 minutes between about 11:45 and 12:20 PM. At times audio was near local quality, though it was starting to fade at the time this recording was made. Things have been fairly quiet on the DX front for the last couple...

30 July 2023

FM tropo and e-skip logging on July 30th: KZHK 95.9 St. George, UT (transmitter in Arizona), 70000 watts, 1268 miles (11:22 AM) KMGJ 93.1 Grand Junction, CO, 100000 watts, 987 miles (12:00 PM) KPRN 89.5 Grand Junction, CO, 19830 watts, 987 miles (11:57 AM) KLCV 88.5...

27 July 2023

FM DX today: KEXL 97.5 Pierce, NE 443 miles @ 9:36 AM KSRX 104.5 Omaha, NE 345 miles @ 8:47 AM WOI-FM 90.1 Ames, IA 269 miles @ 10:38 AM