RabbitEars Live FM Bandscan

I have joined the RabbitEars.info Live FM Bandscan (joining the live TV bandscan I have participated in for the last few years, and continue to do so). The live bandscan updates every five minutes and shows FM stations I have received as identified by RDS data....

20 September 2022

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these FM stations were received between 7:20 and 7:50 AM on the 20th: 89.3 – WIPA 89.7 – WLUJ 90.1 – KRHS 90.3 – WQUB 91.9 – WUIS 92.7 – K224EZ 92.9 – KATF 93.3 –...

30 August 2022

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these FM stations were received between 8:30 and 10 AM: 88.5 – KMST 88.7 – KSDQ 88.9 – KJLU 89.3 – WIPA 89.5 – KHCD 89.7 – KCVQ 89.9 – KMCV 90.1 – KKFI 90.3...

15 August 2022 TV Reception

Several distant TV signals logged in the last 24 hours: 8 – KCCI Des Moines 18 – KCPT Kansas City 21 – KDLT-TV Sioux Falls (456 miles, a new distance record) 21 – KTAJ-TV St. Joseph/Kansas City 22 – WOWT Omaha (345 miles, and the first...

23 July 2022

I have not had the time I would like to have for running FM dial scans, but have logged some distant TV reception, including KXVO Omaha (again) with an ATSC 3.0 signal. In the past 24 hours: 7 KHQA Hannibal 8 KCCI Des Moines 10 WGEM Quincy 12 KIIN Iowa City 17 KWQC...

16 June 2022

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these FM stations were received between 12 and 1 PM: 88.9 – KJLU 89.3 – WDLM 90.1 – WOI 90.3 – WVIK 91.7 – KSUI (HD Radio) 92.7 – mix of KLOZ and KTWA 97.7 – KPOW 99.7...

14 June 2022

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these FM stations were received this morning at about 7:30 AM: 88.5 – KMST Rolla 88.9 – KJLU Jefferson City 89.3 – WDLM East Moline 90.1 – WOI Ames 90.3 – WQUB Quincy 91.7 –...

13 June 2022

Couple of distant TV signals received via tropospheric ducting over the last 48 hours: WJKT (RF 21, virtual 16) Jackson, TN (about 219 miles) — 6/12 6:18 AM WEPH (RF 17, virtual 49) Tupelo, MS (about 352 miles) — 6/13 9:44 AM WEPH beats out KXVO Omaha...

11 June 2022

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these were received this morning at about 8:30 AM: 88.5 – KMST solid signal, no WGCA 88.9 – KJLU 92.7 – K224EZ 92.9 – KWRH-LP 99.7 – KZPT 101.5 – KKSI 104.7 – KRES...

19 May 2022 – Iowa, Illinois opening

Lots of stations this morning around 8 AM, not including the usual Hannibal/Quincy signals like 88.5, 91.7, 99.5 and 105.1. 88.9 – unidentified NPR signal, possibly KSEF Ste. Genevieve 89.3 – WIPA Pittsfield, IL 89.5 – WNIJ DeKalb, IL over local KCFV...

TV DX, ATSC 3.0, Omaha, Etc.

TV logged in the last 12 hours: 7 – KHQA 15 – KMOS 17 – KWQC 21 – KTAJ 25 – KMCI (ATSC 3.0) 29 – KXVO (ATSC 3.0) – 347 miles 34 – WQEC KXVO Omaha (Gretna) moves into 2nd place on TV signals I’ve logged, ahead of...

12 May 2022

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these were received this morning at about 8:45 AM: 88.9 – KJLU 89.3 – WIPA 89.7 – WLUJ alongside KGNX 90.1 – WOI 92.7 – KLOZ 94.5 – KRXL 95.3 – KQKL 96.7 – KCMQ...

Admin Update: New Nebraska Screengrabs

I recently uploaded some new TV ID and newscast screengrabs from Omaha, Nebraska and Lincoln, Nebraska to my TV Screengrabs site, https://joelwnelson.net/. Most full-power and low-power stations from Omaha and Lincoln, with the exception of KFDY-LD, are updated. Radio...

Arkansas TV DX

Logged 15 KHOG and 18 KFSM yesterday (Sunday, October 10) out of the Fort Smith-Fayetteville market. Admin note: I have not been as actively looking for DX signals the past couple of months due to some schedule changes. This is something I do fully intend to get back...

ATSC 3.0 Arrives In St. Louis

At 10:01 AM CDT today, KPLR unceremoniously shut off their ATSC 1.0 signal and began broadcasting in ATSC 3.0.  About ten minutes prior to 10 AM, I observed the KPLR subchannels duplicated on other St. Louis stations: 11.2 on KDNL, 11.3 on KSDK and 11.4 on KMOV. ...

Local Radio News

Effective Monday, KNBS 94.1 (Bowling Green) will flip from retransmitting KXBS 95.5 to retransmitting KLJY-HD3 (99.1). This will extend the newly-launched “NewsTalkSTL” format to the northwest. A completely separate talk station known as “Real Talk...

29 July 2021

TV logged since yesterday evening, by mileage (rounded to the nearest 5). 34 WQEC (95) 9 WILL (125) 21 KTAJ (220) 29 KMBC (220) 34 WDAF (225) 25 WATN (245) 13 WIBW (305)

28 July 2021

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these were received this morning at about 9:45 AM: 88.5 – KMST 88.7 – KSDQ over local WSIE 88.9 – KJLU 89.9 – KMCV 90.1 – KKFI 90.3 – KCKE 91.7 – WRVX 91.9 – KCKV...

2 July 2021

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these were received this morning at about 8:35-9:00 AM: 88.9 – KSEF 89.3 – WIPA 90.1 – KKFI 90.3 – WMSH 91.9 – WUIS 92.7 – WMAY 93.9 – WTAX 94.5 – KRXL 95.1...

18 June 2021

In addition to the stations shown in the local dial guide these were received this morning at about 7:40 – 8:00 AM: 88.5 – KMST 88.9 – KJLU 89.3 – WIPA 89.7 – WLUJ 89.9 – KMCV 90.1 – K211GB and KKFI 91.9 – KCKF and KWJC...